'Showtune Countdown' Presents Top Songs By Pop, Rock, & Country Stars


On this episode of the Showtune Countdown sponsored by BroadwayHD, Mark Blankenship breaks down the 10 best musical theatre songs written by pop, rock, and country stars, and that means we'll be hearing from Sara Bareilles, Duncan Sheik, Dolly Parton and more. Come for the rock... and stay for the showtunes! 

Mark Blankenship on this week's episode: "On this week's Showtune Countdown, we're counting down the 10 best musical theatre songs written by pop, rock, and country stars, which means Mark gets to discuss pop chart facts (thank goodness!) while celebrating excellent tunes from Panic at the Disco, the guys from ABBA, and more. Plus, there's talk about a crucial Cyndi Lauper landmark in Manhattan and an Australian musical that Americans deserve a chance to see for themselves.". 

For the Showtune Countdown results, all songs are calculated via social media voting by using the hashtag #ShowtuneCountdown and by also calling in to our Google phone number. Did your song choice make the list? Join the voting each week by following iHeartRadio Broadway on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. New categories and questions are added every Wednesday! *Please note, the Showtune Countdown will be on hiatus for part of August.