Monday, June 30, 2008

Linkin Park - Leave Out All the Rest


"Leave Out All the Rest" is the fifth and final single from Linkin Park's third studio album, Minutes to Midnight. Because of the song's popularity of digital sales during the release week of the album, it charted in the Top 100 songs for that week.

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Sunday, June 29, 2008

Gabriella Cilmi - Sweet About Me


"Sweet About Me" is the debut single by Australian singer Gabriella Cilmi. The song is taken from her debut album Lessons to Be Learned. On April 14, 2008, the song peaked at number one on the ARIA Singles Chart, making her the youngest Australian to reach the top of the charts at 17 years old.

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Usher - Moving Mountains


"Moving Mountains" is the third single from Usher's fifth studio album, Here I Stand. The song was released to radio in the U.S. on June 24, 2008 and has reached #69 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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Britney Spears - I'm a Slave 4 U


"I'm a Slave 4 U" was the first single from Britney Spears' 2001 album Britney. The song was an international success, becoming a top ten hit in nearly every country that it charted in. It also reached #27 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song was also considered as one of Britney's signature songs due to the fact that it was a transitional single in her career.

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Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana


"Dirty Diana" is the fifth and last number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 from Michael Jackson's 1987 album Bad. Released in April 1988, the song presented a harder rock sound similar to that of "Beat It" from the album Thriller.

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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Ciara - Can't Leave 'em Alone (feat. 50 Cent)


"Can't Leave 'em Alone" is the third single from American singer Ciara's second album, Ciara: The Evolution (2006). It features 50 Cent who also co-wrote the song.

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Evanescence - My Immortal


"My Immortal" is the third single from rock band Evanescence's major label debut album, Fallen. The song was nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards.

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Friday, June 27, 2008

Britney Spears - Overprotected


"Overprotected" is a dance-pop song by American pop singer Britney Spears released from the album Britney. In 2003, Spears was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the song but lost to Norah Jones' "Don't Know Why".

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal


"Smooth Criminal" is the seventh single from Michael Jackson's 1987 album, Bad. The song peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has since become one of Jackson's most popular songs. In 2003, the song was re-released on the Number Ones greatest hits album.

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Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough


"Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" is the debut single from Michael Jackson's Off the Wall album, released in July 1979. Written by Jackson, the track was the first solo recording over which he had creative control. The song also won Jackson his first solo Grammy and American Music Awards.

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Jonas Brothers - Burnin' Up


"Burnin' Up" is the first single from the Jonas Brothers' third studio album, A Little Bit Longer, which was officially released via Radio Disney on June 19, 2008, and other radio stations and iTunes on June 20, 2008. The band first performed this song on the "Look Me In The Eyes Tour" as well as at the 2008 Disney Channel Games. Their upcoming summer tour, titled the Burning Up Tour, is named after this song.

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Evanescence - Everybody's Fool


"Everybody's Fool" is the fourth and final single from the album Fallen by Evanescence. According to lead singer Amy Lee, the song is about fake celebrities who strip and sell their bodies for publicity, though it could also be interpreted that the song is about celebrities who have completely false images. The song reached #36 on the U.S. Modern Rock Tracks.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Britney Spears - Me Against the Music (feat. Madonna)


"Me Against the Music" is a song performed by Britney Spears featuring Madonna for Spears' fourth studio album In the Zone (2003). The video itself reached number one on the TRL Countdown and stayed there for a record-breaking twenty consecutive days.

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Chris Brown - Forever


"Forever" is the fifth single by Chris Brown from his second studio album Exclusive. Produced by Polow da Don, it is also the first single off the repackaged Exclusive: Forever Edition. The song has officially become Brown's 9th top ten hit in the US since it has reached number 8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The single is also his fifth top ten hit in 2008, after "Kiss Kiss", "With You", "Shawty Get Loose", and "No Air".

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Sean Kingston - Take You There


"Take You There" is the third single by Sean Kingston from his self-titled debut album. Released on November 17, 2007, the single debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 81 and has thus far peaked at number 7.

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Jack Johnson - Good People


"Good People" is the fourth track from Jack Johnson's album In Between Dreams, released as a single in June 2005. The song has a positive and relaxing sound and peaked at #29 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart in the US.

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Usher - Love in This Club (feat. Young Jeezy)


"Love in This Club" is the first single from Usher's 2008 album, Here I Stand. It features rapper Young Jeezy. The single was sent digitally released on February 26, 2008 and was able to peak at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, becoming Usher's 8th number-one single.

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Flo Rida - In The Ayer (feat. will.i.am)


"In the Ayer" is the third official single from Flo Rida's debut album Mail on Sunday. It was produced by and features will.i.am. The single has since peaked at number one on the U.S. iTunes Hip Hop/Rap charts.

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Maroon 5 - If I Never See Your Face Again (feat. Rihanna)


"If I Never See Your Face Again" is the fourth single from Maroon 5's second studio album, It Won't Be Soon Before Long (2007). A remix of the song was recorded with pop singer Rihanna was also featured on the re-release of Rihanna's third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007).

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Friday, June 20, 2008

Nicole Scherzinger - Baby Love (feat. will.i.am)


"Baby Love" is a pop–R&B song and lead single for Nicole Scherzinger's debut solo album, Her Name Is Nicole (2008). She performed the song at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 on November 1, 2007, in which she sang the song with will.i.am, the producer and featured artist of the song. The song reached number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play.

Vanessa Hudgens - Sneakernight


"Sneakernight" is the first single by American singer/actress Vanessa Hudgens from her upcoming second album, Identified. The song was given a digital release on May 20, 2008. The music video premiered on Disney Channel on June 13, 2008. It promotes Hudgens' shoes, Red by Marc Ecko.

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Alanis Morissette - Underneath


"Underneath" is the first single for Alanis Morissette's seventh studio album, Flavors of Entanglement, digitally released on April 15, 2008. The music video for "Underneath" first premiered on September 15 in Los Angeles, as part of the Elevate Film Festival. According to Morrisette, "the song is about how you can only change the world after you change yourself."

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Coldplay - Violet Hill


"Violet Hill" is the first single from Coldplay's fourth studio album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends, released 6 May 2008. On 15 June 2008, the album topped the UK Album Chart, despite having been on sale for only three days. In that time, it sold 302,000 copies, making it one of the fastest-selling records in history.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Lil Wayne - Lollipop (feat. Static Major)


"Lollipop" is the first single from Lil Wayne's sixth studio album, Tha Carter III. The track features the late R&B artist Static Major who died two weeks before the release of the song. The song is Lil Wayne's most successful to date, so far spending 5 non-consecutive weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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Colby O'Donis - What You Got (feat. Akon)


"What You Got" is the debut single of Colby O'Donis, from his debut album Colby O. It is produced by and features Akon. The song is O'Donis' biggest solo hit to date, peaking at #14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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Whitney Houston - I Have Nothing


"I Have Nothing" is the third single by American singer Whitney Houston from The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album, released in 1992. The song received nominations for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, and for a 1994 Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B Single - Female.

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Michael Jackson - Bad


"Bad" was a 1987 hit recording by American singer Michael Jackson. The song was the second of five U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit singles from the album Bad, and was his seventh number-one single overall. The song was the second consecutive number one single from the album, after "I Just Can't Stop Loving You".

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Pussycat Dolls - When I Grow Up


"When I Grow Up" is the first single to be taken from the Pussycat Dolls upcoming second studio album, Doll Domination. They performed this new single for the first time live on Jimmy Kimmel Live and again at the MTV Movie Awards on June 1.

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Saturday, June 14, 2008

Cher - Believe


"Believe" is a Grammy Award winning US #1, Multi-Platinum Dance Song which served as the world-wide lead single for American singer Cher's twenty-third studio album Believe. On the week ending March 13, 1999, it reached number one in the Billboard Hot 100, making Cher the oldest female artist (at the age of 52) to perform this feat. It also was ranked as the number-one song of 1999 by Billboard, and became the biggest single in her entire career.

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Friday, June 13, 2008

Ne-Yo - Closer


"Closer" is the first single from Ne-Yo's 2008 album, Year of the Gentleman. It was directed by Melina Matsoukas who also directed his "Because of You" music video. The song debuted at #22 in the UK Singles Chart on downloads only, and peaked at number five after five weeks on the chart.

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Estelle - American Boy (feat. Kanye West)


"American Boy" is a song by British R&B singer Estelle, featuring American rapper Kanye West. It is the second single from Estelle's second album, Shine (2008). She has received the MOBO for "Best Newcomer" and received three consecutive "Best Female Artist" trophies from the UK Hip-Hop Awards.

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

New Kids on the Block - Summertime


"Summertime" is the name of the first single off of the New Kids On The Block yet to be titled 2008 reunion album. The single was released on May 13th and was the first new music released by the group since 1994.

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Monday, June 9, 2008

Sum 41 - In Too Deep


"In Too Deep" is the second single by Canadian punk rock band, Sum 41 from the album All Killer No Filler, released in 2001. The song has been featured in American Pie 2 and Cheaper by the Dozen.

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Alanis Morissette - Ironic


"Ironic" was the fourth single from Alanis Morissette's third album Jagged Little Pill (1995). The single became Morissette's biggest hit. The video was nominated for six MTV Video Music Awards in 1996, and won three: Best Female Video, Best New Artist, and Best Editing.

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The Corrs - So Young


"So Young" is a song by the Irish folk rock band The Corrs from their album Talk On Corners (1998). The song, released as a single, reached number 29 on the Republic of Ireland pop music charts and number six in the United Kingdom.

The Corrs - Runaway


"Runaway" is the lead single by the Irish family band The Corrs from their debut album Forgiven, Not Forgotten. The song was first released in September 1995, then re-released in 1999. It peaked at #49 on the UK Singles Chart.

The Corrs - Breathless


"Breathless" is a single by Irish pop-rock group The Corrs, taken from their third studio album In Blue (2000). The song is considered to be the band's breakthrough worldwide hit, as it finally gave them a hit in the United States. It also scaled all major international charts and gave them their first (and only) UK number 1. The single was the 33rd biggest-selling in the UK in 2000.

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Sunday, June 8, 2008

Coldplay - Clocks


"Clocks" is the Grammy Award winning third single from English rock band Coldplay's second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head. In 2004, the song won the coveted Record of the Year honour at the Grammy Awards, beating out Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, OutKast, Beyoncé Knowles and Jay-Z.

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Saturday, June 7, 2008

Alanis Morissette - Thank U


"Thank U" is a song written by Alanis Morissette and Glen Ballard for Morisette's fourth album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie (1998). It was released as the album's lead single on October 6, 1998. The single was nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 2000 Grammy Awards. In May 2001, the video was voted #66 on VH1's 100 Greatest Videos.

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Friday, June 6, 2008

Weezer - Pork & Beans


"Pork and Beans" is a song from alternative rock band Weezer's 2008 album, Weezer. The song features several YouTube celebrities, including Gary Brolsma, Chris Crocker, the Star Wars kid and many others. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks charts in only its 3rd week on the charts and has now become the group's biggest hit to date.

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Shakira - Whenever, Wherever


"Whenever, Wherever" is a Latin pop song written by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira for her first English album, Laundry Service (2001). It is the second most successful song in her career, behind only "Hips Don't Lie" (2006). The music video won the 2002 Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video.

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Vitamin C - Graduation (Friends Forever)


"Graduation (Friends Forever)" is a single by, and the biggest hit to date for American pop singer Vitamin C. The song is well-known for being played at high school graduations. The single reached #38 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Martina McBride - Concrete Angel


"Concrete Angel" is a song performed by Martina McBride. The song was released in 2002, featured on McBride's 2001 Greatest Hits album. The song went on to reach number five on the country music charts. The main theme of the song is child abuse.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Green Day - Time of Your Life


"Time of Your Life" is a popular song by the American punk band Green Day from their third album Nimrod in 1997. In 1998, the band won their first MTV Video Music Award for Best Alternative Video for this song.

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O-Zone - Dragostea Din Tei


"Dragostea Din Tei" is the most successful single by the Moldovan pop group O-Zone. It shot to the #1 spot on the Eurochart Hot 100, where it remained for 12 weeks between June and early September 2004. The song was made famous in the United States by the viral video of Gary Brolsma dancing to the song, calling it "Numa Numa".

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Monday, June 2, 2008

Keyshia Cole - Shoulda Let You Go


"Shoulda Let You Go" is the second single from R&B singer Keyshia Cole off her second album, Just like You. The song has reached number one on Billboard's Hot Hip-Hop R&B Recurrents chart, and on Billboard's Hip-Hop/R&B Recurrents Airplay. At the 50th Grammy Awards, Cole was nominated for Best Contemporary R&B Album and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

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Keyshia Cole - Let It Go (feat. Lil' Kim & Missy Elliott)


"Let It Go" is a song by R&B singer Keyshia Cole released as the lead single from her second album, Just like You (2008). It features rappers Lil' Kim and Missy Elliott who also produced the song. The song was nominated in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards held in February 2008.

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Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl


"I Kissed a Girl" is the first single from Katy Perry's album, One of the Boys. The song was featured in one of the episodes on the first season of Gossip Girl. The music video for was released on May 21, 2008 on Katy Perry's MySpace page. It has peaked on iTunes Top 100 at #2, as of May 30, 2008.

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