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Ryan Tedder: A Hit-Maker With A Golden Touch

As a songwriter and producer, Tedder has crafted smash singles for Adele, Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and others, as well as for his own band, OneRepublic.

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Kelly Clarkson: A Pop Star Survives

Clarkson has come a long way since winning the first American Idol way back in 2002, but the road hasn't always been easy.

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Hey Ladies: Pop Stars Vs. Role Models

Is it possible to sell a bunch of records and be an iconic female musician in 2010?

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