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Top 10 New Pop Songs March 11, 2014

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This week's new releases for pop fans are led by the single release of fun's "Sight Of the Sun" which first appeared on the first soundtrack for the HBO TV show Girls.

1. fun - "Sight Of the Sun"

fun - "Sight Of the Sun"
Courtesy Fueled By Ramen

fun's new single "Sight Of the Sun" first appeared last year on the soundtrack album Girls Vol. 1 from the HBO TV series Girls.  It follows three platinum selling singles from the group's most recent album Some Nights.  The album has sold over one million copies as well.

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2. Classified - "Higher" featuring B.o.B.

Classified - "Higher" featuring B.o.B.
Courtesy Atlantic

Canadian rapper Classified broke into the top 5 of the Canadian pop singles chart in 2012 with his hit single "Inner Ninja."  The song also won a Juno Award for Rap Recording Of the Year.  He will host this year's Juno Awards celebration.

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3. Youngblood Hawke - "Pressure"

Youngblood Hawke - "Pressure"
Courtesy Republic

The indie pop band Youngblood Hawke take their name from a Herman Wouk novel of the same name.  The group broke into the top 10 of the US alternative songs chart with the 2012 single "We Come Running."  It was followed by the group's debut album Wake Up.  "Pressure" is the first single from an expected upcoming second album.

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4. The Alexanders - "Don't Miss" featuring Anna Lunoe

The Alexanders - "Don't Miss" featuring Anna Lunoe
Courtesy Partyfine

The Alexanders is a collaboration between British DJ Alex Metric and French DJ Yuksek.  It is released on Yuksek's own Partyfine label.  The vocals are provided by Australian dance music artist Anna Lunoe.

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5. Christina Perri - "Burning Gold"

Christina Perri - "Burning Gold"
Courtesy Atlantic

Singer-songwriter Christina Perri broke into the pop mainstream in 2010 with the triple platinum certified single "Jar Of Hearts."  It was followed by the top 5 hit lovestrong.  "Burning Gold" is the second single released from the upcoming album Head Or Heart. The album is due in stores April 1, 2014 and includes the adult pop hit single "Human." 

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6. Miley Cyrus with Cedric Gervais - "Adore You" Remix

Miley Cyrus vs Cedric Gervais - "Adore You" Remix
Courtesy RCA

"Adore You" has climbed inside the top 20 at mainstream pop radio for Miley Cyrus.  Now, a new remix from Cedric Gervais, who put together the hit remix of "Summertime Sadness" for Lana Del Rey, should give the song a bit more of a boost.  

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7. Tank - "You're My Star"

Tank - "You're My Star"
Courtesy Atlantic

Durrell Babbs, aka Tank, hit the top 10 of the R&B singles chart with his first hit "Maybe I Deserve" in 2010.  His brand of smooth R&B vocals has topped adult R&B radio twice.  "You're My Star" is the first single from his upcoming sixth studio album Stronger.

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8. The Bulletproof Bomb - "Suitcase"

The Bulletproof Bomb - "Suitcase"
Courtesy Paper Round

The Bulletproof Bomb are a five piece rock group from south London. "Suitcase" is one of their first two released songs.  BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe has shown the young band support on the radio.

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9. Jennifer Lopez - "I Luh Ya Papi" featuring French Montana

Jennifer Lopez - "I Luh Ya Papi" featuring French Montana
Courtesy Capitol

"I Luh Ya Papi" is the first single from Jennifer Lopez' upcoming eighth studio album.  It was produced by Detroit based Detail who worked on Beyonce's "Drunk In Love."  The accompanying music video was directed by Jessy Terrero.

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10. Eli "Paperboy" Reed - "Shock To the System"

Eli "Paperboy" Reed - "Shock To the System"
Courtesy Warner Bros.

Eli "Paperboy" Reed is a native of the Boston area who immersed himself in the classic blues, soul, and gospel music of the Mississippi Delta and Chicago.  His debut major label album Come and Get It! appeared in 2010 steeped in the sound of late 60s and early 70s Chicago soul.  "Shock To the System" is the first single from an upcoming studio album.

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