Everybody is freaking out about their favorite celebrity secrets. Just as “The World’s a little Burry” reveals Billie Eilish's personal thoughts, unpublished information has been revealed about the most iconic characters in the music industry through incredible documentaries you cannot miss for anything in the world.We put together a list of the best for you to save some time. Keep scrolling to find them!
5- Lady Gaga: "Five Feet Two"
Did you know that Lady Gaga suffers from a disease without a cure? In 2017 Netflix surprised us with the most sensitive sides of the New York singer. The “Born this Way” interpreter talked about her conflict with Madonna, how difficult it has been to deal with Fibromyalgia at the same time, and the fear that loneliness causes her.
4-Sensation: The story of The Who’s Tommy
"Tommy" was The Who's first rock opera and composed by Pete Townshend, the band's guitarist. The masterpiece was published in 1969 and had as its protagonist a character who became blind, deaf, and mute after multiple traumas, whose stories made up one of the best musical works of the 20th century.
The songs on the British band's album not only became the anthems of the time, but the London Symphony Orchestra also create an incredible adaptation in 1972. In 1975 director Ken Russell produced the Tommy film and in 1993 Broadway made an incredible musical that reached Mexico.
The documentary The Story of The Who's Tommy, directed by Martin Smith and published by Amazon, contains exclusive interviews with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who, where they explain the process of creating the historic album that sold more than 20 million copies around the world.
3- "20 feet from Stardom"
Surely you have heard the names of Steve Wonder, Michael Jackson, Beach Boys, and Elvis Presley, but what you did not know was that behind these incredible artists were hidden the voices of powerful women who worked as their backup singers.“20 Feet of Stardom" tells the story of how Darlene Love, Judith Hill, Lisa Fischer, Merry Clayton, and Tata Vega felt in second place, while another earned the recognition of becoming a superstar. The documentary premiered in 2013 and grossed $ 5.8 million in theaters.
2- Billie Eilish: "The World is a Little Blurry"
Billie Eilish has become a teenage superstar and is not an accident! Maggie Baird and Patrick O'Connell are two actors who instilled in their daughter a passion for music. The “Bad Guy” performer learned to play musical instruments since her childhood and rose to global fame when she was 16 ears-old. The Grammys winner's documentary premiered in February 2021 on Apple TV and continues to leave fans on the edge of their seats.
1-Michael Jackson: "This is it"
Without knowing it, Kenny Ortega was filming the last moments of the King of Pop's life. Michael Jackson passed away on July 25, 2009, and the documentary "This is it" was released in October of that same year. Even though it's been more than a decade since the idol's last goodbye, his legacy remains intact and followed by artists like The Weeknd and Bruno Mars.
The "Billie Jean" interpreter had planned to retire and was preparing his last 10 concerts before passing away. Despite the success on the big screen, the Jackson family completely disapproved of the release of the content of the documentary, but if Michael's death had not occurred, Sony Music would have published the film anyway because the singer had it on his plans!
What’s coming in 2021:
It's 10 years since Amy Winehouse's big absence and the BBC channel is working on the summary of her iconic career. The life of the soul singer was already created in a Netflix documentary called Amy, but the new production of the famous British chain promises to tell the story differently, from the perspective of the mother of the "Back to Black" interpreter. The one from the United Kingdom died of alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011, and the premiere of her film is expected on the day that a decade without her is commemorated.
The life of the musician is characterized by perseverance and irreverence. The stories of people who changed the world continue to be the audience's favorites and we can't wait to know the new releases that are coming. What do you think the next documentary will be? Leave your comments below!