Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Christina Aguilera - Beautiful

"Beautiful" is a pop song and second single from American singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera from her second studio album, Stripped (2002). The song reached number one in several countries and also earned her a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

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Goo Goo Dolls - Iris

"Iris" is a song by American alternative rock band the Goo Goo Dolls. Originally written for the soundtrack of 1998 film City of Angels, the song was later included on the band's sixth album Dizzy Up the Girl. The song propelled the band to stardom, as it stayed on top of Billboard Hot 100 Airplay charts for 18 weeks, and was nominated for three Grammy Awards in 1998.

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Eminem - Without Me

"Without Me" is a song by rapper Eminem from his 2002 album The Eminem Show. The song was also included on his greatest hits album Curtain Call: The Hits. The song mocks a number of Eminem's critics, including Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne Cheney, the FCC and MTV, Chris Kirkpatrick, Limp Bizkit and Moby. The video received MTV Video Music Awards for Video of the Year, Best Male Video, Best Rap Video, and Best Direction. It also won Best Short Form Music Video at the 2003 Grammy Awards.

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Eminem - Cleanin' Out My Closet

"Cleanin' Out My Closet" is the second single from Academy Award-winning American rapper, record producer and actor, Eminem from his worldwide hit album, The Eminem Show (2002). The song is one of his most successful singles, reaching #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl

"Hollaback Girl" is the third single from Gwen Stefani's debut solo album Love. Angel. Music. Baby (2004). The song reached number one in Australia and the United States, where it became the first digital download to sell one million copies. It also received many award nominations, including Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Record of the Year at the 48th Grammy Awards.

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Christina Aguilera - Dirrty

"Dirrty" is a song performed by American singer Christina Aguilera featuring rapper Reggie "Redman" Noble from her second studio album, Stripped (2002). The song was nominated for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals at the 45th Grammy Awards. At the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, the music video was nominated for Best Female Video, Best Dance Video, Best Pop Video, and Best Choreography.

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Danity Kane - Bad Girl (feat. Missy Elliott)

"Bad Girl" is a dance-pop track and second single from American R&B group Danity Kane's second studio album, Welcome to the Dollhouse. The video features rapper Missy Elliot.

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Fall Out Boy - I Don't Care

"I Don't Care" is Fall Out Boy's first single from their fifth studio album Folie à Deux. The song was released to iTunes on September 8, 2008.

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30 Seconds to Mars - From Yesterday

"From Yesterday" is the third single released from 30 Seconds to Mars' second album, A Beautiful Lie. The song reached #1 on U.S. Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart, making it the band's first #1 on any Billboard chart. This makes it even more successful than "The Kill", a song considered to be the band's breakthrough single.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

A-ha - Take on Me

"Take on Me" is a song by the Norwegian band A-ha. The song is a track from a-ha's 1985 debut album, Hunting High and Low. In 2002, the song was ranked at number 8 on VH1's 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders. The song was also ranked at number 24 on VH1's Greatest Songs of the 1980s.

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Britney Spears - Do Somethin'

"Do Somethin'" is a single by Britney Spears, the third and final single taken from her 2004 Greatest Hits: My Prerogative compilation. Although the song was never officially released in the U.S., it managed to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 at #100 through aid of digital downloads. The song achieved more success on a worldwide scale, reaching the top ten in several nations. The single peaked at #6 in the UK.

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Breaking Benjamin - The Diary of Jane

"The Diary of Jane" is the first single from the Breaking Benjamin album Phobia, released in 2006. The single was the #1 most-added track at three formats: Modern Rock, Active Rock and Rock. The song was streamed from the band's MySpace over 160,000 times in two weeks of its release to the Internet. The success of the song led it to be featured in the video game NASCAR 07. It was also featured in the 2008 movie Step Up 2: The Streets.

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Three Days Grace - Pain

"Pain" is the second single from rock band Three Days Grace's second album, One-X. The song has become the band's biggest hit to date, reaching #1 on the Modern Rock Chart for 4 consecutive weeks. On the Mainstream Rock Chart, it reached #1 and stayed there for an impressive 13 consecutive weeks. The song was also featured on an episode on Grey's Anatomy, CSI: NY, and Ghost Whisperer.

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The Cranberries - Dreams

"Dreams" is the second track from The Cranberries' 1993 album Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? The album became a high commercial success and sold over five million copies in the United States.

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Infernal - From Paris to Berlin

"From Paris to Berlin" has come to be known as the signature song for Infernal, a two-piece Danish dance music group. The song charted in many countries throughout Europe and Australia in 2005 and 2006. It has so far been the duo's biggest hit internationally, as well as in the band's home country of Denmark.

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Fall Out Boy - The Take Over, the Breaks Over

"The Take Over, the Breaks Over" is the third single and second track from Fall Out Boy's 2007 album Infinity on High. The song found its greatest success in Australia, peaking at #17 on the singles chart there. The song won a People's Choice Award for best video.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Ne-Yo - She Got Her Own (feat. Jamie Fox & Fabolous)

"She Got Her Own" or "Miss Independent Pt. 2" is a song by American pop/R&B singer Ne-Yo and features Jamie Foxx and Fabolous. The song was released as the second single from his upcoming album Year of the Gentleman in September 2008 and is available as a bonus track in Japan and the pre-order of the album in the UK iTunes Store.

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Lindsay Lohan - Rumors

"Rumors" is the first single from Lindsay Lohan's debut album, Speak, and the most successful single from that album. The music video reached number one on MTV's TRL and was nominated for Best Pop Video at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Josh Groban - Remember

"Remember" is the original song for the end credits to the Troy movie. Josh Groban performed the song with Macedonian singer Tanja Tzarovska. The song is available from the movie's original soundtrack.

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Evanescence - Going Under

"Going Under" is the second single by American alternative metal band Evanescence, from their 2003 debut album Fallen. Originally planned to be the first single, the success of "Bring Me to Life" eclipsed the initial decision. The album spent 43 weeks on the U.S. Billboard Top 10 and sold more than 15 million copies worldwide.

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Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance

"The Safety Dance" was the biggest-selling single by the 1980s synth pop group Men Without Hats, from the album Rhythm of Youth. Released in the United States in 1982 and in the United Kingdom in September 1983, the song peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. It was actually released three times before sparking an interest on radio play. The song would prove to be the only major international hit for the group.

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Coldplay - The Scientist

"The Scientist" is the second single from the English alternative rock band Coldplay's second album A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002). It was released in the United States as the third single, and reached number eighteen on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks. The song won multiple MTV Video Music Awards in 2003 for Best Group Video, Best Direction, and Breakthrough Video.

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Monday, September 22, 2008

Josh Groban - To Where You Are

"To Where You Are" is the fifth track from Josh Groban's self-titled debut album, Josh Groban which was released on November 20, 2001. Over the next year, it went from gold to double-platinum. Groban who had played the role of Malcolm Wyatt in the May 2001 season finale of the television series Ally McBeal, performing "You're Still You" returned the next season to reprise his role and perform this hit single.

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Radiohead - Just

"Just" is the seventh track from English rock band Radiohead's 1995 album The Bends. In 2007, NME placed the song at number 34 in its list of the 50 Greatest Indie Anthems Ever.

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Nickelback - How You Remind Me

"How You Remind Me" is the first single from rock band Nickelback's 2001 album, Silver Side Up. A "Gold Mix" was made for latter editions of the single with the heavier guitars edited out of the chorus. This single would be the last rock single to be number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 until Maroon 5's song "Makes Me Wonder" went to number one six years later. VH1 ranked the song as the 16th Greatest Power Ballad.

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Pet Shop Boys - Domino Dancing

"Domino Dancing" is the lead single from UK synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys' 1988 album Introspective. The song peaked at number seven on the UK Singles Chart. The single missed the Top Ten on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #18, and was the duo's sixth and last Top 20 hit in the USA.

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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Pet Shop Boys - I'm with Stupid

"I'm with Stupid" is a song by British synthpop band Pet Shop Boys and is featured on their 2006 album, Fundamental. It was released 8 May 2006 as the lead single from the album in the United Kingdom and the European Union. It became the duo's 21st Top 10 single in the UK, peaking at #8.

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Spice Girls - Too Much

"Too Much" is the second single by the Spice Girls from their sophomore album Spiceworld (1997). It became the group's sixth consecutive number-one single in the UK where it was certified platinum. The song was released in 1998 the U.S., becoming the group's fourth and final top ten hit.

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Thursday, September 18, 2008

2Pac - Runnin' (Dying to Live)

"Runnin' (Dying to Live)", by Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. was the first released single from the posthumous soundtrack album Tupac: Resurrection (OST). 2Pac and Biggie originally recorded the song together in 1994. The song won the award for Best Soundtrack Song in 2003. It charted at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Missy Elliott - Work It

"Work It" is the first single from American rapper/singer Missy Elliott's critically acclaimed fourth studio album Under Construction (2002). The song was written by Missy and her producer Timbaland. The track reached the number two position on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, becoming her most successful single to date. The music video went on to win the MTV Best Video of the Year for 2003.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication

"Californication" is the fourth single and title track from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' seventh studio album, Californication. Released in 2000, the song hit number one on both U.S. Modern Tracks and U.S. Mainstream Rock Tracks.

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Sixpence None the Richer - Kiss Me

"Kiss Me" is a song recorded by Sixpence None the Richer and released on their 1997 self-titled album. It reached number two on the U.S. Hot 100 and number four on both the UK Singles Chart and the Canadian Singles Chart, making it the group's highest-charting single across the world.

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UB40 - Can't Help Falling in Love

"(I Can't Help) Falling in Love With You" is a 1993 single by the British reggae-band UB40. It was a cover of the 1961 Elvis Presley song of the same name. The song was released as the first single from the band's 1993 album Promises and Lies. The song was a great success, reaching number one in Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, UK, the US, Australia, and New Zealand. The song also appeared in the soundtrack of the 1993 Sharon Stone movie Sliver.

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Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine

"Sweet Child o' Mine" is a song by the hard rock band Guns N' Roses released from their debut album Appetite for Destruction on July 21, 1987. This song was the band's first and only number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100, spending two weeks at the top spot in September 1988. In May 2008, the song was voted as #210 on the RIAA's list of the best songs of the 20th century.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The Ting Tings - Shut Up and Let Me Go

"Shut Up and Let Me Go" is the third single by British dance-pop duo The Ting Tings from their debut studio album We Started Nothing. The song was the follow-up to the number one hit single "That's Not My Name". The single peaked at number six in both the UK Singles Chart and the UK Download Chart. After being featured in a successful Apple iPod advertisement in April 2008, the song became the group's first single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

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Jordin Sparks - One Step at a Time

"One Step at a Time" is the third single from American Pop/R&B artist Jordin Sparks, from her 2007 self-titled debut album, Jordin Sparks. The song was officially released in the U.S. on June 10, 2008. She performed the song on the season finale of the seventh season of American Idol. Jordin is the first American Idol contestant ever to have their first four singles all crack the Top 20 of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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David Archuleta - Crush

"Crush" is the debut single by David Archuleta, American Idol seventh season runner-up. The song debuted on August 1, 2008, on New York City radio station Z100. A digital download of the song became available on August 12, 2008 and the song debuted at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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Monday, September 15, 2008

The Police - Every Breath You Take

"Every Breath You Take" is a song written by Sting and originally performed by The Police. Released on their 1983 album Synchronicity, the single was one of the biggest of 1983, topping the UK charts for four weeks and the Billboard Music Charts for eight weeks. Sting won Song of the Year while The Police won Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the 1984 Grammy Awards.

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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

"Are You Gonna Go My Way" is the first single and title track released by Lenny Kravitz from the album of the same name. The song is one of Kravitz's most successful songs, and is also considered one of his signature songs. Kravitz was nominated for several awards and went on to win the MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Artist. It ranked #78 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s.

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Taylor Swift - Love Story

"Love Story" is the first single from Taylor Swift's upcoming 2nd album, Fearless, due out 11th November, 2008. The single has become her highest Hot 100 hit to date.

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Alizée - La Isla Bonita

"La Isla Bonita" or "The Beautiful Island" was the fifth and final single by American singer-songwriter Madonna from her third studio album, True Blue (1997). French pop singer, Alizée covered the song during her first promotional tours in Europe in 2001, but it wasn't until 2008 that a new studio version had been recorded and included on a special edition for her album, "Psychédélices" in Mexico. The song so far has gone on to become a hit becoming Alizée's first top ten single on the national top ten airplay chairt.

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Metallica - The Day That Never Comes

"The Day That Never Comes" is the first single by American heavy metal band Metallica from their new studio album, Death Magnetic. The song was released to the radio and for digital download on Thursday August 21st, 2008 and quickly climbed the iTunes chart, reaching #4 on their top selling songs after less than three days of availability, and eventually reaching #1.

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Friday, September 12, 2008

Robbie Williams - Somethin' Stupid

Robbie Williams recorded "Somethin' Stupid" as a duet in 2001 with Academy Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman. The song appeared on Williams' 2001 album, Swing When You're Winning, and it topped the UK Singles Chart at the end of the year. The song was originally released in 1967 by Frank Sinatra and his daughter, Nancy Sinatra, on the album The World We Knew.

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Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is the lead single by the American rock band Nirvana from their 1991 breakthrough album Nevermind. The song was the band's first and biggest hit, reaching number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and placing high on music industry charts all around the world in 1991 and 1992. In the years since Nirvana's breakup, listeners and critics have continued to praise this song as one of the greatest rock songs of all time.

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Bon Jovi - It's My Life

"It's My Life" is Bon Jovi's first single from the album Crush, released on May 23, 2000. It hit #33 on the Billboard charts and was the band's first Top 40 hit in the US since 1995. The song was nominated for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the Grammy Awards.

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Radiohead - No Surprises

"No Surprises" was the third single from Radiohead's 1997 album OK Computer. The song peaked at number four in the UK and is perhaps the most instantly melodic Radiohead track, due to its soft electric guitar riff. The album received a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album and a nomination for Album of the Year.

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Avril Lavigne - Complicated

"Complicated" is the first single from Avril Lavigne's debut album, Let Go, released in 2002. The single reached one in Australia, New Zealand and Mexico, number two on U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song spent 16 consecutive weeks in the Top Ten of the Billboard Hot 100 and 13 weeks in the Top Five, and number three in the United Kingdom. Based on its chart performance, the song is Lavigne's second most successful single and was one of the most successful releases of 2002.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

T.I. - No Matter What

"No Matter What" is a song by rapper T.I. off his 2008 album Paper Trail. The track was released as a promotional track for the album on April 29, with its eventual release onto the iTunes store on May 6. The song was nominated at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Male Video.

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T.I. & Jay-Z - Swagga Like Us

"Swagga Like Us" is the first single by hip-hop artists Jay-Z & T.I. from Jay-Z's eleventh studio album The Blueprint 3 and also appears on T.I.'s sixth studio album Paper Trail. Released on September 6, the song also features Kanye West & Lil Wayne.

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Saturday, September 6, 2008

Amy Winehouse - Stronger Than Me

"Stronger Than Me" is an Award-winning R&B–jazz song written and performed by English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse for her debut album, Frank (2003). The song was released as the album's lead single on October 6, 2003, and peaked at number seventy-one on the UK Singles Chart.

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Beyoncé - Crazy in Love (feat. Jay-Z)

"Crazy in Love", featuring Jay-Z, is the lead single by American R&B singer Beyoncé from her debut solo album Dangerously in Love (2003). The song reached number one in the charts of United States and the United Kingdom, and the top ten of many charts worldwide. The song went on to win three at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Female Video, Best R&B Video, and Best Choreography.

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Beyoncé - Freakum Dress

"Freakum Dress" is the seventh track from American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles' second solo studio album, B'Day (2006).

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R.E.M. - Losing My Religion

"Losing My Religion" was the first single from the American alternative rock band R.E.M.'s 1991 album Out of Time. The song became the group's highest-charting hit in the United States, reaching number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It was nominated for several Grammy Awards, and won two for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best Short Form Music Video.

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Extreme - More Than Words

"More Than Words" is a ballad written by and originally performed by rock band Extreme. The song was released in 1990 on the album Extreme II: Pornograffiti and reached #1 on U.S. Billboard's Hot 100.

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Friday, September 5, 2008

Las Ketchup - The Ketchup Song

"The Ketchup Song" is the English title of the song "Aserejé" which was an international hit in 2002. This song reached #1 in the UK charts, as well as 26 other charts worldwide.

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George Michael - Careless Whisper

"Careless Whisper" is a 1984 single by George Michael, his first number one single as solo artist and ranks as one of the most successful songs of the 1980s. The song reached number one in nearly twenty-five countries, selling about six million copies worldwide. According to the United World Chart, the song is the 31st highest selling single of all time.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)

"Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" is one of Swedish pop group ABBA's biggest disco hits. It appears on the group's Greatest Hits Vol. 2 album, as well as their best-selling ABBA Gold album.

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