In todays super-competitive music industry, finding success seems beyond most peoples wildest dreams. So how did those who are there make it happen? Each has an extraordinary story to tell, and Guy Osearyan industry powerhouseshares more than 150 of them here. From artists and songwriters to directors and publicists, On the Recordoffers an insiders look at the dreams, labor, lucky breaks, and rude awakenings of the industrys top performers. We hear revealing thoughts and advice from Madonna, Sean P. Diddy Combs, Moby, Alicia Keys, and others, throwing light on a broad range of experiences. As they speak candidly of their careers, a portrait emerges of a glamorous and capricious culture, making On the Recordan invaluable introduction to those who wonder what its really like to reach superstardom.