Sunday, August 31, 2008

Haddaway - What Is Love


"What Is Love" is a 1993 dance track by the singer Haddaway, from his self-titled 1993 album, Haddaway. The song reached #1 in an impressive thirteen countries, all of them European or Asian. Elsewhere, the song peaked at #2 in the United Kingdom and Germany, #11 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, and #12 in Australia.

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Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel


"The Way You Make Me Feel" is the third single by American singer-songwriter Michael Jackson from his seventh album Bad (1987). Produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones, the song became another number-one hit from the album on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Jackson performed the song live at the 1988 Grammy Awards.

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Black Eyed Peas - My Humps


"My Humps" is the third single from The Black Eyed Peas' fourth album, Monkey Business (2005). The song reached number three in the U.S., becoming the band's third top ten single in the U.S. The single also reached number three on the UK Singles Chart, their sixth top ten single on the chart.

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Alanis Morissette - My Humps


Alanis Morissette's cover of "My Humps" by The Black Eyed Peas in 2007, seemingly as an April Fools' Day prank, was very well received. Fergie confirmed to E! News that she thought that the parody was "hilarious", and "genius". In contrast to the original video, Morissette's cover is performed slowly and in the style of a ballad, with only a piano accompanying the vocal.

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Los Del Rio - Macarena


"Macarena" a Spanish song by Los del Río, was a very successful between 1995 and 1997. The song became the second longest running #1 and best selling debut single of all time in the US. It was ranked the "#1 Greatest One-Hit Wonder of all Time" by VH1 in 2002.

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Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun


"Black Hole Sun" was a song by the American alternative rock band Soundgarden. Released as the third single from the album Superunknown (1994), it is arguably the band's most recognizable and most popular song. The song topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The song would later appear on the band's greatest hits compilation album, A-Sides (1997).

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Selena Gomez - Tell Me Something I Don't Know


"Tell Me Something I Don't Know" is a single recorded by Selena Gomez, for the soundtrack of Another Cinderella Story. The song was released on August 5, 2008 on iTunes. Gomez has signed with Hollywood Records for a debut album in 2008.

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Simple Plan - Shut Up!


"Shut Up!" is the second single taken from Simple Plan's second studio album, Still Not Getting Any.... The album showed a dramatic change in the band's style and managed to transcend from the standard pop-punk genre.

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Roxette - Listen to Your Heart


"Listen to Your Heart" was the third single from Swedish pop duo Roxette's 1988 album Look Sharp! It reached number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on November 4, 1989; their second chart-topper of the year.

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T.I. - Whatever You Like


"Whatever You Like" is the first single from hip-hop artist T.I.'s sixth studio album, Paper Trail, released on July 16, 2008. The song became his most successful single of his career so far, breaking the record for the highest jump to number one on U.S. Billboard's Hot 100, jumping from #71 to #1. It is T.I.'s first solo number one on the chart.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

T-Pain - Can't Believe It (feat. Lil Wayne)


"Can't Believe It" featuring rapper Lil Wayne is the first official single from T-Pain's album Thr33 Ringz. The song was released July 29, 2008 and debuted at #11 on the US iTunes chart upon its release. It was #1 on iTunes hip-hop charts for a few weeks. The video premiered on BET's Access Granted on Monday August 25th, 2008.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Kanye West - Homecoming


"Homecoming" is the fifth single taken from Kanye West's album Graduation (2007). The song was released in the U.S. on May 13, 2008. Shot entirely in black and white, the music video features a montage of West walking through many different areas of his home city of Chicago.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Demi Lovato - Get Back


"Get Back" is the first single from Demi Lovato's debut album, Don't Forget, which will be released on September 23, 2008. The song was released on August 12, 2008; and it debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at #43. The Radio Disney edit, which changes the lyrics 'kiss me' to 'hold me', is available on iTunes. The music video premiered after the Disney Channel Original Movie The Cheetah Girls: One World on August 22.

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Nicole Scherzinger - Whatever U Like (feat. T.I.)


"Whatever U Like" is a pop–R&B-hip-hop single for Nicole Scherzinger's debut solo album, Her Name Is Nicole (2009). Featuring rapper T.I., the song was released in July 2007 to U.S. radios.

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Pink - So What


"So What" will be the first single from American pop singer Pink's forthcoming fifth studio album called Funhouse. She will perform the song live at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, on the 7th September.

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Friday, August 22, 2008

Josh Groban - You Raise Me Up


"You Raise Me Up" is a cover by Josh Groban from his second album, Closer (2003). The song proved very popular in the US and his version made it to the top of the Billboard Adult contemporary chart and remained there for six weeks. A special surprise performance by Groban, for Oprah Winfrey's 50th birthday, also gave the song a massive international prominence. Groban's recording was also nominated for a 2005 Grammy Award.

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Chris Brown - Dreamer


"Dreamer" is a song by American R&B singer Chris Brown. It is one of the songs featured on the AT&T TEAM USA Soundtrack. The song was released on August 7, 2008 on iTunes and so far has reached number 3 on iTunes Top 10.

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Taylor Swift - Change


"Change" is a single by country music artist Taylor Swift. It was released to iTunes on August 8, 2008, as part of the compilation album AT&T TEAM USA Soundtrack. It will also appear on her forthcoming second studio album, Fearless, which is scheduled to be released in the United States on November 11, 2008.
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Gavin Rossdale - Love Remains the Same


"Love Remains the Same" is the first single from Gavin Rossdale's 2008 album WANDERlust. The song debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at #76 and has since been used in the CBS series Moonlight for its first season finale. He is most famous for being the lead singer and guitarist of the former rock band, Bush. He is also married to Gwen Stefani.

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Kate Voegele - Lift Me Up


"Lift Me Up" is a Rock song by American singer Kate Voegele. Released on July 08, 2008, the song was added on the charity and promotional compilation AT&T TEAM USA Soundtrack. The music video of the song was released on YouTube on August 08, 2008 in conjunction with the opening of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Michael Jackson - Remember the Time


"Remember the Time" was the second single off Michael Jackson's hit 1991 album, Dangerous. The song peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and #1 on U.S. Billboard's R&B Singles chart. Jackson performed the song live at the 1993 Soul Train Awards in a chair saying he had an injury in rehearsals. He was given 3 awards including Best Male Single of the year as well as Best R&B Album for Dangerous.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Ricky Martin - She Bangs


"She Bangs" was a hit single from from Ricky Martin's album Sound Loaded (2000). Like many of Martin's songs, it is a romantic salsa song about being infatuated with a woman. The song reached #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. The Spanish version of this single received a Latin Grammy Award in 2001 for Best Short Form Music Video.

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Monday, August 18, 2008

Taylor Swift - Picture to Burn


"Picture to Burn" is the fourth single from Taylor Swift's self-titled debut album, Taylor Swift. The single peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, making it the album's fourth consecutive Top Ten hit. Swift was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2008 Grammy Awards, but lost to Amy Winehouse.

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Saturday, August 16, 2008

Michael Jackson - Billie Jean


"Billie Jean" is a 1983 hit single from Michael Jackson's Thriller album. The song is one of Jackson's most critically acclaimed songs and was a number-one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, and also the number-one R&B single for nine weeks in the United States. The song received two Grammy Awards in 1984 in the categories Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best New Rhythm & Blues Song. It was nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year, along with "Beat It", at the Grammy Awards of 1984.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody


"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a song written by Freddie Mercury and originally recorded by the band Queen for their 1975 album A Night at the Opera. The song became a huge commercial success and it marked a decisive point in the band's career and set them on the way to become one of the world's most popular music groups.

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Blur - Music Is My Radar


"Music Is My Radar" was released as a single in support of British alternative rock band Blur's Best of album, Blur: The Best Of (2000). The song reached Number 10 in the UK.

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Kylie Minogue - The One


"The One" will be the fourth and final single to be released by Australian singer-songwriter Kylie Minogue from her tenth studio album, X (2007). The song debuted on the UK Singles Chart at #36.

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John Legend - Green Light (feat. Andre 3000)


"Green Light" is the first single from John Legend's album, Evolver. The song features André 3000 of OutKast. The song was released as a single download on July 29, 2008 and became Legend's third top 40 hit in the UK Singles Chart. It is his third biggest hit in the UK and his first single to chart in the top forty since "Ordinary People". The song is also his second top 40 hit in U.S..

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Monday, August 11, 2008

Blur - Song 2


"Song 2" is the second single by Blur released from their fifth album Blur in April 1997. The song is among the band's most well-known songs, particularly in the United States, where it remains their biggest hit to date. The song has been featured on various advertisements, films and TV shows, including South Park.

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Saturday, August 9, 2008

Kylie Minogue - Spinning Around


"Spinning Around" was originally intended for Paula Abdul's "comeback" album (as she wrote the lyrics as well as some of the music). However, as the album never came into fruition, it was given to Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her seventh studio album Light Years in 2000. The song was a worldwide success, charting high in many countries, marking Minogue's return to the forefront of pop music.

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Friday, August 8, 2008

Queen - We Are The Champions


"We Are the Champions" is a power ballad written by lead singer Freddie Mercury, recorded and performed by Queen for their 1977 album News of the World. It is one of their most famous and popular songs, and has since become an anthem for sporting victories and has been often used or referenced in popular culture.

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Kylie Minogue - All I See


"All I See" is a pop–R&B song performed by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her tenth studio album, X (2007). The song was released digitally as a lead single in North America on March 11, 2008. Minogue performed the song live on Dancing with the Stars on April 1, 2008 and on the following week, she appeared and performed "All I See" on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Blur - Coffee and TV


"Coffee & TV" is a song by the British rock band Blur. The song appears on the band's sixth studio album, 13 (1999) and reached #11 in the UK singles chart. The single edit of the song also appeared on Blur's Best Of compilation, released in 2000. The song was featured on the Cruel Intentions soundtrack.

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The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony


"Bitter Sweet Symphony" was released as the lead single by British alternative rock band The Verve from their third album Urban Hymns (1997). The song reached number two on the UK Singles Chart and peaked at number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100. After the song became a massive worldwide hit, the band broke up due to creative struggles between band members.

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Kylie Minogue - Wow


"Wow" is a dance-pop song performed by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her tenth studio album, X (2007). Released as the album's second single in Australia and the United Kingdom in February 2008, the song was a commercial success, reaching the top twenty on the majority of the charts it entered.

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Friday, August 1, 2008

Lady GaGa - Just Dance (feat. Colby O'Donis)


"Just Dance" is a dance-pop song and lead single from Lady GaGa's first album, The Fame. The song features Colby O'Donis and Akon. The song climbed in the charts after she performed at the Miss Universe 2008 pageant on July 14, 2008.

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