Monday, August 31, 2009

Alanis Morissette - Crazy


Alanis Morissette covered Seal's song "Crazy" in her greatest hits album Alanis Morissette: The Collection (2005). Although less successful than Seal's original, this version was popular in nightclubs, becoming Morissette's second top ten Hot Dance Club Play hit.

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Selena Gomez - Falling Down


"Falling Down" is the lead single by American recording artist Selena Gomez and her band The Scene from their upcoming debut album, Kiss & Tell. The song was released to Radio Disney on August 21, 2009 and later available via iTunes Store on August 25.

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Seal - Crazy


"Crazy" is the first single from English soul artist Seal's debut album Seal (1991). The song was one of his biggest hits, reaching the top five in the United Kingdom and the top ten in the United States. It since has been covered by several artists, including Alanis Morissette, whose version was released as a single from her album The Collection (2005).

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Geri Halliwell - Look at Me


"Look at Me" is the first single by British singer-songwriter Geri Halliwell from her debut solo album Schizophonic, after her split from the Spice Girls. It peaked at #2 on the UK Singles Chart, and at #3 in both Australia and Canada.

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Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go


"Where Do Broken Hearts Go" is the fourth single from Whitney Houston's second album, Whitney, released in March 1988. The song was Houston's seventh consecutive number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 and was ranked #35 on the Billboard Hot 100 Year-End Charts for 1988.

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Ashlee Simpson - Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)


"Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)" is the first single by Ashlee Simpson from her third album Bittersweet World, released in December 2007. The song peaked at #16 on the Australian Singles Chart.

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Sunday, August 30, 2009

Toni Braxton - Breathe Again


"Breathe Again" is the second single from Toni Braxton's multi-platinum debut album Toni Braxton in 1993. This R&B ballad was the most successful single released from the album. Written and produced by Babyface, the single peaked at number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number four on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Adult Contemporary charts.

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Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart


"Un-Break My Heart" is the second single from Toni Braxton's second studio album, Secrets (1996). The song became her second consecutive number-one single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Braxton won a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1997.

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Whitney Houston - All the Man That I Need


"All the Man That I Need" is the second single from Whitney Houston's third album I'm Your Baby Tonight. The song became her ninth number-one on the Billboard Hot 100.

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INXS - Need You Tonight


"Need You Tonight" is the first single from INXS's 1987 album Kick. The song is the band's only single to reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also peaked at #2 on the UK Singles Chart and ultimately become the band's signature song.

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Vanessa Williams - Colors of the Wind


"Colors of the Wind" was recorded by American singer/actress Vanessa Williams for the end credits of the Disney animated feature film Pocahontas. The song was successfully released as a single and became one of Williams' biggest hits in 1995. It went on to win the 1995 Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Original Song as well as the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Movie.

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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Geri Halliwell - It's Raining Men


"It's Raining Men" is the first single from Geri Halliwell's second solo album, Scream If You Wanna Go Faster (2001). The song was also featured on the soundtrack to the film Bridget Jones's Diary. It debuted at number-one in UK Singles Chart and stayed there for two weeks, becoming Halliwell's fourth consecutive number-one single in United Kingdom.

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Staind - Believe


"Believe" is the first single by Staind from their sixth studio album, The Illusion of Progress. The song was a success on the rock charts, peaking at #4 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks. It also became their third #1 hit on the Modern Rock Tracks (for 3 weeks), after "It's Been Awhile" and "So Far Away".

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Oasis - Falling Down


"Falling Down" is the third single by English rock band Oasis from their seventh studio album Dig Out Your Soul, released in March 2008. The song debuted at 10 in the UK Singles Chart.

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Staind - So Far Away


"So Far Away" is the second single by American hard rock band Staind's fourth album 14 Shades of Grey, released in September 2003. The song reached #1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks for fourteen consecutive weeks, and #1 on the Modern Rock Tracks for seven non-consecutive weeks. The song was also featured in one episode of Smallville.

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Jonas Brothers - Mandy


"Mandy" is the first single from the American pop band Jonas Brothers' debut album It's About Time. It was released as a single on December 27, 2005 and made it to #4 on TRL.

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Oasis - I'm Outta Time


"I'm Outta Time" is the second single by English rock band Oasis, released from their 2008 seventh studio album Dig Out Your Soul. The song was written by lead vocalist Liam Gallagher and it charted at #12 in the UK Singles Chart.

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Fat Joe - Make It Rain (feat. Lil Wayne)


"Make It Rain" is the first single released by American rapper Fat Joe from his album Me, Myself & I, released in October 2006. It features southern rapper Lil Wayne, who only sings the chorus. The song peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for a Grammy at the 2008 Grammy Awards.

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Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything for Love


"I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" is the first single from Meat Loaf's 1993 album Bat out of Hell II: Back into Hell. The song reached number one in twenty-eight countries, including Australia (8 weeks) and UK (7 weeks). It also became Meat Loaf's first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and on the UK Singles Chart. Meat Loaf went on to win a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo for the song.

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Coldplay - The Hardest Part


"The Hardest Part" is the fourth single by English alternative rock band Coldplay from their third album, X&Y, released in April 2006. The piano-based ballad song was released as a radio-only song on United Kingdom radio stations. It appeared on the U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and peaked at number 37.

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Ace of Base - Don't Turn Around


"Don't Turn Around" is a popular song written by Diane Warren and was originally recorded by Tina Turner in 1986. In 1994, Swedish pop group Ace of Base took a minor key version of the song to #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and to #5 in the UK.

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Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know


"You Oughta Know" is a single from Alanis Morissette's first album Jagged Little Pill (1995). The song reached number one on Billboard magazine's Modern Rock Tracks chart in the U.S. and was instrumental in launching Morissette's career. It won two Grammy Awards in 1996, for Best Rock Song and Best Female Rock Vocal Performance. However, it lost out to "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal for Song of the Year.

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Papa Roach - Forever


"Forever" is the second single from Papa Roach's fifth album, The Paramour Sessions, released in June 2007. The album debuted at #16 on the Billboard 200 Chart with 37,000 copies sold.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Panic at the Disco - Nine in the Afternoon


"Nine in the Afternoon" is the first single by Panic at the Disco from their second album, Pretty. Odd. This song was number 44 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008. The music video was also nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Pop Video in July 2008.

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Kylie Minogue - Come Into My World


"Come Into My World" is the fourth and final single from Kylie Minogue's 2001 album, Fever. Minogue established a presence in the mainstream North American market when Fever debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The song went on to win the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.

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Whitney Houston - Heartbreak Hotel (feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price)


"Heartbreak Hotel" is the second single from American R&B/Pop singer Whitney Houston's 1999 album My Love Is Your Love. The song features R&B singers Faith Evans and Kelly Price and peaked at #1 on the Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It also received nominations for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance by a Group or Duo at the 2000 Grammy Awards.

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Selena Gomez & Demi Lovato - One and the Same


"One and the Same" is a duet between Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato, co-stars in the Princess Protection Program, a Disney Channel Original Movie. The song is featured on the Disney compilation album, Disney Channel Playlist, which was released on June 9, 2009.

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Janet Jackson - Together Again


"Together Again" is the second single by American singer Janet Jackson from her sixth studio album, The Velvet Rope (1997). The song became Jackson's eighth number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and sold nearly six million copies worldwide. It is one of the biggest-selling singles from a female artist in the history of the UK Singles Chart.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Akon - Smack That (feat. Eminem)


"Smack That", featuring Eminem, is the first single from Akon's second album Konvicted. The single peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Akon's second #1 after "Lonely" and Eminem's 7th UK number one.

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D12 - My Band


"My Band" is the first single by the rap group D12 from their second album D12 World, released in 2004. The song is a parody of the false concept that Eminem is the lead singer of the "band" D12. To date, the single is the group's most successful, reaching #2 in the UK, #6 in the U.S. and #1 in Australia.

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Sugababes - Get Sexy


"Get Sexy" is the first single from the English all-female pop group Sugababes yet untitled seventh studio album. The song is the group's twenty-fifth single overall, but the first to be released in the US since "Hole in the Head" in 2004. The song is scheduled to be released digitally on August 30 2009 and physically the following day in the UK.

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Pink - Funhouse


"Funhouse" is the fifth single from Pink's fifth studio album, Funhouse. The song became Pink's 5th consecutive #1 single on the Australian Airplay Chart, with all 4 previous singles (including "So What", "Sober", "Please Don't Leave Me") from Funhouse peaking at number one too.

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D12 - Purple Pills


"Purple Pills" is a hip-hop single by D12 from their 2001 debut album Devil's Night. The song achieved notable success, reaching #2 on the UK Singles Chart and #19 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Nine Inch Nails - The Hand That Feeds


"The Hand That Feeds" is the lead single by Nine Inch Nails from their album With Teeth (2005). The song stayed at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks for five weeks, the highest charting song by the band to date.

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Staind - All I Want


"All I Want" is the second single by American rock band Staind from their sixth studio album, The Illusion of Progress, released in August 2008.

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Usher - Trading Places


"Trading Places" is the third single from American R&B singer Usher's fifth studio album, Here I Stand, released in September 2008. The song reached #4 on the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and #45 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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Il Divo & Céline Dion - I Believe in You


"I Believe in You (Je crois en toi)" is a duet between Céline Dion and Il Divo. It was released as the third and last single from Dion's On ne change pas album and the first single from Il Divo's Ancora. The song was featured on the official 2006 FIFA World Cup album, called Voices from the FIFA World Cup.

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Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply


"Truly Madly Deeply" is the third single by Australian pop band Savage Garden from their 1997 self-titled debut album. The song is considered to be the best song throughout the run of the duo and is considered their signature song. In 2008, The song was listed at #30 on Billboard's All Time Top 100.

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Monday, August 24, 2009

Breaking Benjamin - I Will Not Bow


"I Will Not Bow" is the first single from rock band Breaking Benjamin's 2009 album Dear Agony. The song will be released on iTunes on September 1, 2009. It will also be featured on the new Bruce Willis film Surrogates.

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Savage Garden - To the Moon and Back


"To the Moon and Back" is the third single by Australian pop duo Savage Garden from their self-titled debut album, released in 1996. The song peaked at #24 in the U.S. and also debuted at #3 in the UK, becoming the duo's biggest UK hit.

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Josh Groban - Per Te


"Per Te" is a track from Grammy-nominated U.S. singer-songwriter Josh Groban's second studio album, Closer, released in November 2003.

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Paramore - Ignorance


"Ignorance" is the first single from Grammy-nominated American rock band Paramore's upcoming third album, Brand New Eyes, set for a September 29, 2009 release. It is the band's eighth US single and ninth UK single. The official music video aired on all MTV platforms, networks, and websites on August 13, 2009.

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Prince - Purple Rain


"Purple Rain" is the third single and title track by Prince and the The Revolution from Prince's 1984 album of the same name. The song combines elements of rock and roll, pop and gospel music and is widely considered as one of Prince's signature songs. It peaked at #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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Jay-Z - Run This Town (feat. Rihanna & Kanye West)


"Run This Town" is the second single from American hip-hop musician Jay-Z's 2009 studio album, The Blueprint 3. The song features Barbadian R&B Singer Rihanna and rap artist Kanye West, who also produced the song. The song jumped to the third position on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 after it was released to iTunes on August 11, 2009.

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Il Divo - Amazing Grace


"Amazing Grace" (a cover of a well-known traditional Christian hymn) is the final track from operatic group Il Divo's fifth studio album The Promise, released in November 2008. The album reached the number one spot in the UK and also made it into the MTV US top 20 after a special appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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Kid Cudi - Make Her Say (feat. Kanye West & Common)


"Make Her Say" is the second single by American hip-hop artist Kid Cudi from his debut album Man on the Moon: The End of Day (2009). It features Kanye West and Common. The song contains a vocal sample of an acoustic version of "Poker Face" by Lady GaGa.

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Savage Garden - Crash and Burn


"Crash and Burn" is the third single by Australian pop group Savage Garden from their second album Affirmation (2000). The song peaked at number 24 in the US and hit number one in several other countries including Finland and Norway.

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Sugababes - Stronger


"Stronger" is the third single from the Sugababes' second studio album Angels with Dirty Faces (2002). The single reached Number 7 in the UK Singles Chart and also reached the top ten in the Netherlands and Norway.

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Shakira - She Wolf


"She Wolf" is the worldwide lead single by Colombian singer–songwriter Shakira from her third English studio album, She Wolf, released on June 29, 2009. The song has a Spanish version ("Loba") that is being used to prounmote the English album in Spanish-speaking countries. The song went on to peak at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Latin Songs.

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Janet Jackson - If


"If" is the second single from American singer Janet Jackson's fifth studio album, janet. (1993). The song peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.

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Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You


"I Will Always Love You", first released by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton in 1973, was covered by Whitney Houston in 1992 for the soundtrack to The Bodyguard. This version of the song became one of the best-selling singles of all time, selling over 12 million copies worldwide. The song was ranked #1 on VH1's 100 Greatest Love Songs.

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Céline Dion - Goodbye's (The Saddest Word)


"Goodbye's (The Saddest Word)" is the third and last commercial single from Céline Dion's album A New Day Has Come, released on November 18, 2002. The album ended her three-year break from the music industry and debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 album charts.

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Alanis Morissette - Hand In My Pocket


"Hand in My Pocket" is the second single from Alanis Morissette's third album, Jagged Little Pill (1995). The song became Morissette's second number-one hit on Billboard's U.S. Modern Rock Tracks chart.

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ABBA - Mamma Mia


"Mamma Mia" is a song from ABBA's self-titled third album in September 1975. It initially topped the charts in November 1975 in Australia where it stayed at the No.1 position for 10 weeks. The song re-entered the Australian Charts at #48 33 years later due to the popularity of the movie adaptation of "Mamma Mia" in 2008.

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Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance with Somebody


"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" is the first single from Whitney Houston's second studio album Whitney, released in May 1987. The song reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 within a month of its release. Houston won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and also the American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single in 1998.

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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Lionel Richie - Hello


"Hello" is the third single from Lionel Richie's multi-platinum album Can't Slow Down (1984). The song is considered by many as Richie's signature song. It reached number one on three Billboard music charts and also went to #1 on the UK Singles Chart. The song was recently featured in the 2005 film The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

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Pet Shop Boys - Heart


"Heart" is a song by Pet Shop Boys from their third studio album, Actually (1998). The song was a massive hit and reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in April 1988. It was the group's fourth and last UK number one single.

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Josh Groban - You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)


"You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)" is the first single from Josh Groban's third album, Awake, released on November 7, 2006. The single peaked at #9 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart.

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Josh Groban - February Song


"February Song" is the fourth track from American singer-songwriter Josh Groban's platinum-certified third studio album, Awake, released on November 7, 2006. The song peaked at #13 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. Groban also performed the song live during the 2006 American Music Awards.

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George Michael - Faith


"Faith" was a number-one song by George Michael from his 1987 Faith album. The song reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and #2 on the UK Singles Chart. It ended the year as the top-selling single in the United States in 1988 according to Billboard Magazine.

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Friday, August 21, 2009

UB40 - Red Red Wine


"Red Red Wine", a song originally written and recorded by Neil Diamond in 1968, was covered by UB40 in 1983. The UB40-rendition featured a lighter, reggae-style flavor and reached number one in the UK chart in August 1983.

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Black Eyed Peas - Let's Get Retarded


"Let's Get Retarded" is the fourth single from the Black Eyed Peas' 2003 album Elephunk. Due to the perceived offensive word "Retarded", the song's lyrics were edited and "Let's Get It Started" was released in it's place. The song earned the group a 2005 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.

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Cascada - Evacuate the Dancefloor


"Evacuate the Dancefloor" is the lead single and title track from Cascada's third studio album, Evacuate the Dancefloor. The song debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart the week of July 5, 2009 upon its release in the United Kingdom on June 29, 2009.

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Lifehouse - You and Me


"You and Me" is a song released by Lifehouse from their 2005 self-titled album. The song peaked at #5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and remained there for 62 weeks. It was the 9th best-selling song of 2005. The song has also been featured on many TV shows, most notably on Season 2 of Grey's Anatomy.

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Creed - Higher


"Higher" is the first single from American post-grunge band Creed's 1999 album, Human Clay. The song placed at #95 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs in 2009.

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Janet Jackson - Again


"Again" is the third single by American singer Janet Jackson from her fifth studio album, janet. (1993). The song topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in late 1993 and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

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Gwen Stefani - Early Winter


"Early Winter" is the fifth and final single from Gwen Stefani's second studio album, The Sweet Escape (2006). The 1980s-inspired pop rock ballad received positive reviews from music critics. The song is also Stefani's final single of her solo career.

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Lily Allen - 22


"22" is the fourth worldwide single from British pop singer Lily Allen's second album It's Not Me, It's You. The album peaked at #1 on the UK Albums Chart in the first week of release.

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Martina McBride - I Just Call You Mine


"I Just Call You Mine" is the second single from Martina McBride's tenth studio album Shine, released in May 2009. The song has reached the Top 40 on the Hot Country Songs chart.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

t.A.T.u. - Snowfalls


"Snowfalls" is the English version to the Russian song "Snegopady" released by the Pop Duo t.A.T.u. Set for a Fall 2009 release, the song was premiered on MTV Baltic channels as well as the official t.A.T.u. YouTube Channel, MySpace and iLike on the 13th of July 2009.

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Daniel Merriweather - Impossible


"Impossible" is the third single from Australian R&B singer Daniel Merriweather's second studio album, Love and War (2009). Released on 1st June 2009, the album has reached #2 on the UK Albums Chart. The song was released on 17th August 2009.

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Gwen Stefani - What You Waiting For?


"What You Waiting For?" is the lead single from Gwen Stefani's 2004 debut solo album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. The song details Stefani's lack of inspiration and fear of producing the album. It was nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 47th Grammy Awards.

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Fort Minor - Believe Me


"Believe Me" is the third single from Fort Minor's 2005 debut album, The Rising Tied. Mike Shinoda, the vocalist and guitarist of Linkin Park and Jay-Z were involved in the production of this song.

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The Fray - Heartless


The Grammy Award-nominated four-piece piano rock band, The Fray covered the Kanye West song, "Heartless". The cover debuted at number seventy-nine on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. This video for the cover was recently released worldwide on iTunes on August 11, 2009.

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Enya - Amarantine


"Amarantine" which means everlasting or immortal, is a single by Irish musician Enya, taken from the album of the same name. The album reached the Top 10 in both the UK and the U.S. and won Enya's fourth Grammy Award for Best New Age Album for 2007.

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Frankie J - Daddy's Little Girl


"Daddy's Little Girl" is the second single from Frankie J's third English-language album, Priceless (2006).

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