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R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe on 'Losing My Religion's' success: 'I couldn't go anywhere'

Before R.E.M. sold 85 million albums worldwide and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, there was a time when they were hoping to get $100 for playing a gig. Singer Michael Stipe tells Sunday TODAY's Willie Geist about their catapult into the spotlight with the 1991 hit "Losing My Religion," and how it changed the band.
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Before R.E.M. sold 85 million albums worldwide and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, there was a time when they were hoping to get $100 for playing a gig. Singer Michael Stipe tells Sunday TODAY's Willie Geist about their catapult into the spotlight with the 1991 hit "Losing My Religion," and how it changed the band.