Reviews Of Singles
Justin Timberlake - "Mirrors"
Justin Timberlake released "Mirrors" as the second single from his album 'The 20/20 Experience.' The album version is an eight minute epic pop song.
Review of My Chemical Romance's "Sing"
This is a review of the song "Sing" by My Chemical Romance. The song was released in November 2010 by Reprise Records, and was used in commercials promoting season 10 of American Idol.
Lady Gaga - "Judas"
Lady Gaga's single "Judas" is the second release from the 'Born This Way' album. It was co-written and co-produced by RedOne.
Jennifer Lopez - "On the Floor" featuring Pitbull
"On the Floor" is a single by Jennifer Lopez produced by RedOne. It includes a featured rap from Pitbull. The song is her first released after she began work as a judge on 'American Idol.'
Katy Perry - "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)"
"Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" is the fifth single from Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' album. It follows four consecutive #1 pop hit singles.
Katy Perry - "E.T." featuring Kanye West
"E.T." is the fourth single from Katy Perry's album 'Teenage Dream.' It follows three consecutive #1 hits. The song was co-produced by Max Martin, Dr. Luke, and Ammo. It features a rap from Kanye West.
Jennifer Lopez - "Dance Again" featuring Pitbull
"Dance Again" is a single collaboration by Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull with dance-pop producer RedOne.
Usher - "Scream"
Usher follows up the slow burn hit "Climax" with a return to the dance floor on "Scream."
Coldplay - "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall" is Coldplay's first single from their fifth studio album. The album is inspired by graffiti. Brian Eno is the producer on the project.
Coldplay - "Paradise"
"Paradise" is the second Coldplay single from the album 'Mylo Xyloto.'
M.I.A. - "Bad Girls"
"Bad Girls" first appeared on the 'Vicki Leekz' mixtape. It is now the first single from M.I.A.'s fourth studio album.
Chris Brown - "Turn Up the Music"
"Turn Up the Music" leads off the music from the album 'Fortune.'
Maroon 5 - "Payphone" featuring Wiz Khalifa
Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa join forces on an upbeat tune from the 'Overexposed' album.
Pink - "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)"
"Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" is vintage Pink with humor and intensity adding up to a brilliant pop single.
Maroon 5 - "One More Night"
"One More Night" is the second release from the album 'Overexposed.' It was co-written by singer Adam Levine and producer Max Martin among others.
Lady Antebellum - "Just a Kiss"
This is a review of Lady Antebellum's "Just a Kiss" which was released on May 3rd. It is the first single from their third album, slated to be released later in 2011. The group will perform the song for the first time on national TV on American Idol on May 5, 2011.
Pink - "F**kin' Perfect"
"F**kin' Perfect" is Pink's second single from her 'Greatest Hits...So Far!!!' collection. It was produced and co-written by Max Martin and Shellback.
Colbie Caillat - "I Do"
This is a review of the new Colbie Caillat song "I Do," which was released on February 7, 2011. "I Do" is the first single from Colbie Caillat's still untitled new CD, which is due in May 2011.
Britney Spears - "Hold It Against Me"
"Hold It Against Me" is Britney Spears' first single from her seventh studio album. It incorporates elements of dubstep. It was co-written and co-produced by Max Martin and Dr. Luke.
Rihanna - "S&M"
"S&M" is a single from Rihanna's album 'Loud.' It was co-written and co-produced by Stargate and Sandy Vee. The music video directed by Melina Matsoukas generated controversy for its sexually explicit imagery and resemblance to the work of photographer David LaChapelle.
Christina Perri - "Jar Of Hearts"
This is a review of Christina Perri's "Jar of Hearts," which was introduced to the public on a 2010 episode of "So You Think You Can Dance."
Chris Brown - "Yeah 3X"
"Yeah 3X" is the second single from Chris Brown's 'F.A.M.E.' album project. It is uptempo dance-pop music produced by DJ Frank E.
Jennifer Lopez - "I'm Into You" featuring Lil Wayne
"I'm Into You" by Jennifer Lopez is the follow up single to the hit single "On the Floor." It features rapper Lil Wayne.
Justin Bieber - "Mistletoe"
Justin Bieber's "Mistletoe" Christmas single is produced by the Messengers.
Ke$ha - "Blow"
"Blow" is the second single from Ke$ha's EP 'Cannibal.' It features songwriting and production work from Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Benny Blanco
Maroon 5 - "Moves Like Jagger" featuring Christina Aguilera
"Moves Like Jagger" is a single released by Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera. The song premiered live on the TV show 'The Voice' on which Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera are judges.
Rihanna - "We Found Love" featuring Calvin Harris
"We Found Love" is the first single from Rihanna's upcoming sixth studio album. It is a collaboration with Scottish producer Calvin Harris.
Beyonce - "Run the World (Girls)"
"Run the World (Girls)" is the first single from Beyonce's fourth studio album. It was co-produced by Beyonce, Switch, and Shea Taylor. It samples Major Lazer's "Pon De Floor."
Black Eyed Peas - "The Time (Dirty Bit)"
"The Time (Dirty Bit)" is the Black Eyed Peas first single from their album 'The Beginning.' It samples the song "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" from the film 'Dirty Dancing.'
David Guetta - "Without You" featuring Usher
Usher is the lead vocalist for the song co-written by Taio Cruz.
Evanescence - "What You Want"
"What You Want" is the first single from the third album by rock band Evanescence. It is an upbeat, aggressive rock cut with a danceable beat.
Pink - "Just Give Me a Reason" featuring Nate Ruess
"Just Give Me a Reason" is a collaboration between Pink and Nate Ruess, lead vocalist of the band fun.
Rihanna - "Cheers (Drink To That)"
Rihanna's "Cheers (Drink To That)" is a single from her album 'Loud.' It is essentially a pop drinking song. The production was handled by the Runners and Makeba Riddick.
Hot Chelle Rae - "Tonight Tonight"
"Tonight Tonight" is the breakthrough pop hit song from the band Hot Chelle Rae. It was produced by Emanuel Kiriakou.
Jason Derulo - "Don't Wanna Go Home"
Jason Derulo - Don't Wanna Go Home
Review: Bad Meets Evil - "Lighters" featuring Bruno Mars
"Lighters" is a single from the Bad Meets Evil EP 'Hell: The Sequel.' Eminem and Royce da 5'9" are the rappers which make up the duo Bad Meets Evil. The song was co-produced and co-written by Bruno Mars' collective the Smeezingtons.
Lady Gaga - "You and I"
"You and I" is the fourth Lady Gaga single from the album 'Born This Way.' It is a rock ballad produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange and featuring guitar work from Brian May of Queen.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - "Can't Hold Us" featuring Ray Dalton
"Can't Hold Us" is an upbeat, anthemic hip hop and pop blend that follows Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' breakthrough hit "Thrift Shop."
Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers - "The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie"
"The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie" is the first single from the Red Hot Chili Peppers album 'I'm With You.' The song is produced by Rick Rubin.
Psy - "Gentleman"
Psy follows his international mash breakthrough "Gangnam Style" with another dance single "Gentleman."
Foster the People - "Pumped Up Kicks"
"Pumped Up Kicks" is Foster the People's breakthrough hit single. It has topped alternative and mainstream rock charts as well as heading into the pop top 40.
Avril Lavigne - "What the Hell"
"What the Hell" is the lead single from Avril Lavigne's fourth studio album 'Goodbye Lullaby.' It was produced and co-written by Max Martin and Shellback.
Jonas Brothers - "Pom Poms"
The Jonas Brothers return from a four year hiatus with the first single from their upcoming fifth studio album.
Olly Murs - "Troublemaker" featuring Flo Rida
"Troublemaker" is Olly Murs' breakthrough pop hit single in the US. It reached #1 on the pop singles chart in the UK.
Review: blink-182 - "Up All Night"
"Up All Night" is the first new studio music released by blink-182 in eight years. It is the lead single from an upcoming album.
Lady Gaga - "Born This Way"
"Born This Way" is the title single from Lady Gaga's third album. It is an anthem about living life as one's authentic self. "Born This Way" was co-produced by Fernando Garibay.
Justin Timberlake - "Suit and Tie" featuring Jay-Z
Glossy R&B is the sound of Justin Timberlake's return with a guest appearance from Jay-Z.
Kelly Clarkson - "Catch My Breath"
The release of her first 'Greatest Hits' album is the occasion for the song "Catch My Breath" which looks back on Kelly Clarkson's career as a pop star.
LMFAO - "Party Rock Anthem" featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
"Party Rock Anthem" is the first single from LMFAO's album Sorry For Party Rocking. It has topped pop singles charts around the world.
Kelly Clarkson - "Mr. Know It All"
Kelly Clarkson's "Mr. Know It All" is an impressive vocal performance of words of strength in leaving a negative relationship.
Ed Sheeran - "The A Team"
Ed Sheeran stormed on to the UK charts with the dark and sad ballad "The A Team." It has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Song of the Year.
Enrique Iglesias - "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)" featuring Ludacris and DJ Frank E
"Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)" is a single by Enrique Iglesias. It is dance pop that aims straight for the club. There is a "dirty" version titled "Tonight (I'm F**kin' You)."
Drake - "Over"
Review of "Over," Drake's first single from the album 'Thank Me Later'
Lil Wayne - "How To Love"
"How To Love" is a Lil Wayne single from his album 'Tha Carter IV.' It was produced and co-written by Noel "Detail" Fisher.
Justin Bieber - "As Long As You Love Me" featuring Big Sean
Justin Bieber embraces the sound of dubstep on this single collaborating with rapper Big Sean and R&B production master Rodney Jerkins
Adele - "Skyfall"
Adele has co-written and performed the theme song for the James Bond film 'Skyfall.' It is reminiscent of classic themes from the movie series in the 60s and 70s.
Bruno Mars - "Locked Out of Heaven"
Bruno Mars introduces his second album 'Unorthodox Jukebox' with an uptempo first single.
Ke$ha - "Die Young"
Ke$ha combines hippie rock and dance party music in the oddly celebratory "Die Young."
Katy Perry - "Wide Awake"
"Wide Awake" was created with frequent collaborators Bonnie McKee, Dr. Luke, and Max Martin.
Rihanna - "Where Have You Been"
"Where Have You Been" is a second big dance single from the 'Talk That Talk' album following "We Found Love."
Nelly Furtado - "Big Hoops (The Bigger The Better)"
Nelly Furtado takes on dance music head first with producer Rodney Jerkins.
Justin Bieber - "Boyfriend"
"Boyfriend" is co-written and co-produced by Mike Posner. It is the first single from the 'Believe' album.
Flo Rida - "Wild Ones" featuring Sia
"Wild Ones" by Flo Rida marks the first appearance in the upper reaches of the US pop charts by Australian singer Sia.
Katy Perry - "Part Of Me"
Katy Perry follows six consecutive top 3 hit singles with a song about surviving a relationship breakup.
K'Naan - "Is Anybody Out There" featuring Nelly Furtado
K'Naan's "Is Anybody Out There" is a single from his EP 'More Beautiful Than Silence.'
Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"
"Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" shows off Kelly Clarkson's vocals in a familiar uptempo pop context.
Adele - "Rolling In the Deep"
"Rolling In the Deep" is Adele's first single from her second album '21.' It was produced by Paul Epworth.
Adam Lambert - "Better Than I Know Myself"
"Better Than I Know Myself" is a collaboration with Dr. Luke and Claude Kelly.
Rihanna - "Russian Roulette"
"Russian Roulette" is Rihanna's first single from the album 'Rated R.' It was co-written and co-produced by Ne-Yo.
Madonna - "Girl Gone Wild"
"Girl Gone Wild" is a dance-pop single from the album 'MDNA.'
Britney Spears - "Till the World Ends"
"Till the World Ends" is the second single from Britney Spears' album 'Femme Fatale.' It was written by Kesha and produced by Max Martin and Dr. Luke.
Rihanna - "You Da One"
"You Da One" incorporates island reggae and dub step flourishes in a sweetly charming mix.
Take That - "The Flood"
"The Flood" is the first single from the Take That album 'Progress.' It is the first new music with Robbie Williams in the group in 15 years.
Madonna - "Give Me All Your Luvin'"
Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin'" will be included on the album 'MDNA.' Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. are featured artists on the song.
Jason Mraz - "I Won't Give Up"
This song is a powerful ballad about staying the course in relationships.
Ke$ha - "Your Love Is My Drug"
"Your Love Is My Drug" is Ke$ha's third single from the album 'Animal.' Her mother Pebe Sebert co-wrote the song.
X Factor Finalists - "Heroes"
"Heroes" is the 2010 charity single by the 'X Factor' finalists. The original version of the song was recorded by David Bowie in 1977. Proceeds from sales will benefit 'Help For Heroes.'
Edward Maya featuring Vika Jigulina - "Stereo Love"
"Stereo Love" is the debut hit single by Romanian DJ and producer Edward Maya. It is built around sampling from the Azerbaijani song "Bayatilar" by Eldar Mansurov.
Coldplay - "Christmas Lights"
"Christmas Lights" is the first original holiday single released by Coldplay. The band released the song simultaneously with a promotional video. It is a melancholy Christmas song about coping with the breakup of a relationship.
Diddy - Dirty Money - "Coming Home" featuring Skylar Grey
"Coming Home" is a Diddy single from the album 'Last Train To Paris.' It was co-produced by Alex Da Kid and Jay-Z. The song features vocals from Skylar Grey.
Far East Movement - "Rocketeer" featuring Ryan Tedder
"Rocketeer" is Far East Movement's follow up single to the #1 hit "Like a G6." It features Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic
Taio Cruz - "Higher" featuring Travie McCoy
Taio Cruz' single "Higher" has been recorded in different versions for different countries. The Travie McCoy guest version is the official US release. For the UK and many other countries there is a version with Kylie Minogue as guest vocalist.
Jessie J - "Price Tag" featuring B.o.B.
Review of Jessie J's first official US single "Price Tag" featuring rapper B.o.B. It was produced by Dr. Luke.
'Glee' Cast - "Loser Like Me"
"Loser Like Me" is one of 'Glee's' first two original songs to be used on the show and released as singles. Max Martin is a co-writer of the song.
Willow Smith - "21st Century Girl"
"21st Century Girl" is the second single from Willow Smith. It is uptempo, girl power pop.
Tinie Tempah - "Written In the Stars" featuring Eric Turner
"Written In the Stars" was Tinie Tempah's third single at home in the UK and his second #1. It was released as his first official single in the US. The chorus is sung by Eric Turner.
Bruno Mars - "The Lazy Song"
"The Lazy Song" is the third single from Bruno Mars' debut album 'Doo-Wops and Hooligans.' It was written with K'Naan and Bruno Mars' partners in the Smeezingtons.
Pitbull - "Give Me Everything" featuring Ne-Yo, AfroJack, and Nayer
"Give Me Everything" is Pitbull's second single from his 'Planet Pit' album. The song was produced by AfroJack and co-written and performed with Ne-Yo.
Review: Pia Toscano - "This Time"
"This Time" is the first single from Pia Toscano, a finalist on American Idol Season 10.
Britney Spears - "I Wanna Go"
"I Wanna Go" is the third single from Britney Spears' album 'Femme Fatale.' It was co-produced by Max Martin and Shellback. The accompanying music video features Britney Spears taking on cyborg paparazzi.
Demi Lovato - "Skyscraper"
Demi Lovato's "Skyscraper" single is her first after a much publicized stay in rehab. It was co-written with Toby Gad, Kerli, and Lindy Robbins. It is an inspirational song of survival.
Lady GaGa - "Lovegame"
Lovegame is Lady GaGa's follow up to the chart-topping hits Poker Face and Just Dance. It was produced by RedOne.
Gym Class Heroes - "Stereo Hearts" featuring Adam Levine
"Stereo Hearts" has become the second biggest hit single for the group Gym Class Heroes. It follows the success of lead vocalist Travie McCoy with his hit "Billionaire."
Beyonce - "Best Thing I Never Had"
"Best Thing I Never Had" is the second single from Beyonce's album '4'. It was co-written by Babyface and produced by Symbolyc One who worked on Kanye West's "Power."
Review: Selena Gomez and the Scene - "Love You Like a Love Song"
"Love You Like a Love Song" is the second official single for Selena Gomez and the Scene from the album 'When the Sun Goes Down.' Lyrically, the song is about the initial honeymoon stage of a love relationship.
Taio Cruz - "Hangover" featuring Flo Rida
Taio Cruz collaborates with Dr. Luke and Flo Rida for a song about parties and drinking.
Florence and the Machine - "What the Water Gave Me"
The single "What the Water Gave Me" was inspired by the suicide of Virginia Woolf. It is the first single from the second Florence and the Machine album.
Dev - "In the Dark"
Dev returns to the pop top 40 with "In the Dark" and a boost from the Cataracs.
Bruno Mars - "It Will Rain"
Bruno Mars' first single since his debut album 'Doo-Wops and Hooligans' leads the soundtrack for the movie 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1'
LMFAO - "Sexy and I Know It"
"Sexy and I Know It" is a single from the album 'Sorry For Party Rocking.' It follows the worldwide #1 hit "Party Rock Anthem."
Christina Perri - "A Thousand Years"
Christina Perri's first single after her album 'Lovestrong' is a track from the film 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1.'
Dev and Enrique Iglesias - "Naked"
Dev and Enrique Iglesias join forces in this single from Dev's album 'The Night the Sun Came Up'
Neon Trees - "Everybody Talks"
Neon Trees return with the first single from their upcoming second album 'Picture Show.'
Justin Bieber - "One Time"
"One Time" is Justin Bieber's first single. He is a 15 year old Canadian singer discovered via YouTube.
Train - "Drive By"
Train's "Drive By" is the first single from Train's sixth studio album. It uses the same songwriting and production team that put together the hit "Hey, Soul Sister."
Bruce Springsteen - "We Take Care Of Our Own"
"We Take Care Of Our Own" is a Bruce Springsteen rock anthem which both praises and challenges the US at a crucial point in history.
fun. - "We Are Young"
Indie pop band fun. have broken into the pop mainstream with this single. It was featured on 'Glee' and in a notable Super Bowl commercial.
Calvin Harris - "Feel So Close"
Calvin Harris aims for his first solo pop hit in the US on this single from his upcoming third studio album.
Carrie Undwerwood - "Good Girl"
"Good Girl" is a Carrie Underwood single that straddles the genres of country, pop, and rock.
Nicki Minaj - "Starships"
The first official single from 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' is "Starships." It is a dance party track co-produced by RedOne.
The Wanted - "Gold Forever"
"Gold Forever" is the follow up single to The Wanted's breakthrough top 5 US pop smash. It will be included on the group's first EP released in the US.
One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"
One Direction broke into the US pop charts with this first single, a #1 hit in the UK.
Karmin - "Brokenhearted"
"Brokenhearted" is a single from Karmin's debut album 'Hello.' It is their breakthrough mainstream pop hit.
Pitbull - "Back In Time"
Pitbull samples the Mickey and Sylvia classic "Love Is Strange" to create an uptempo blend of the past and the future.
Gotye - "Somebody That I Used To Know" featuring Kimbra
Australian artist Gotye has a worldwide pop smash with "Somebody That I Used To Know."
The Wanted - "Glad You Came"
"Glad You Came" is being promoted in the US to try to break successful British boy band into the pop charts on this side of the Atlantic.
Ellie Goulding - "Lights"
Elle Goulding's "Lights" has found a home at adult pop radio and in dance clubs in the US.
Fiona Apple - "Every Single Night"
Fiona Apple previews her album 'The Idler Wheel...' with the deceptively quiet and simple single "Every Single Night."
Jessie James - "Wanted"
Wanted is the first single from pop-country singer Jessie James. It was co-written by Kara DioGuardi
Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"
Use Somebody is Kings of Leon's breakthrough pop single in the US. It is the second single from the album Only By the Night
Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"
Carly Rae Jepsen is a young Canadian artist crossing over to the US pop market with her #1 Canadian pop hit.
David Guetta - "Titanium" featuring Sia
David Guetta enlists Australian singer-songwriter Sia as vocalist here. The result is a top 10 pop hit single worldwide.
Whitney Houston featuring Jordin Sparks - "Celebrate"
"Celebrate" was recorded for the soundtrack to the movie 'Sparkle' just days before the untimely death of Whitney Houston.
One Direction - "One Thing"
One Direction worked with the same production and songwriting team that helmed "What Makes You Beautiful" the their second US single release.
Big Time Rush - "Windows Down"
Big Time Rush adopt a more adult oriented pop sound here with co-writing from Mike Posner and Matt Squire.
No Doubt - "Settle Down"
No Doubt return with their first single in nearly a decade.
Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen - "Good Time"
Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen collaborate on what is likely the second big pop hit for both artists after debuting with #1 smashes.
Calvin Harris - "Let's Go" featuring Ne-Yo
Calvin Harris teams up with singer Ne-Yo for a big, bold dance pop hit.
fun. - "Some Nights"
The title song from the group's breakthrough album is fun.'s follow up single to their number one smash hit "We Are Young."
Taylor Swift - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"
Taylor Swift collaborates with Swedish pop master Max Martin for the first single from her 'Red' album.
Rihanna - "diamonds"
Rihanna kicks off promotion for her seventh album with a midtempo happy song "Diamonds."
Train - "50 Ways To Say Goodbye"
Train follow their top 10 hit "Drive By" with this second single from the album 'California 37.'
Carly Rae Jepsen - "This Kiss"
Carly Rae Jepsen became one of the biggest breakout pop artists of the year with her single "Call Me Maybe." "This Kiss" is her next solo release.
OneRepublic - "Feel Again"
OneRepublic explore gospel sounds on their single "Feel Again."
One Direction - "Live While We're Young"
One Direction charge forward with "Live While We're Young," the first single from their album 'Take Me Home.' It follows the same formula as their previous hits.
Christina Aguilera - "Your Body"
Christina Aguilera turns to pop mastermind Max Martin to help out on the debut single from her album 'Lotus.'
will.i.am - "Scream and Shout" featuring Britney Spears
will.i.am previews his #willpower album with a high profile Britney Spears collaboration. The pair worked together in the judges' houses segment of 'X Factor USA'
One Direction - "Little Things"
Ed Sheeran co-wrote "Little Things," the second single from One Direction's album 'Take Me Home.'
Calvin Harris - "Sweet Nothing" featuring Florence Welch
"Sweet Nothing" is a collaboration between dance music artist and producer Calvin Harris and vocalist Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz
Macklemore and musical partner Ryan Lewis broke into the charts with their album 'The Heist.' Pop radio has taken notice of the song "Thrift Shop" sending it up the charts.
Destiny's Child - "Nuclear"
"Nuclear" is the first new song by Destiny's Child in nearly a decade.
Fall Out Boy - "My Songs Know What You Did In the Dark (Light Em Up)"
Fall Out Boy return after a more than three year hiatus with a heavier, more intense rock sound than ever before. However, the melodies will catch the ears of pop fans.
Demi Lovato - "Heart Attack"
Demi Lovato's first new music since appearing as a judge on 'X Factor.' It is a midtempo pop triumph.
Britney Spears - "If U Seek Amy"
"If U Seek Amy" is Britney Spears' third single from her album Circus. The song has generated controversy ultimately resulting in a renamed version "If You See Amy" created for pop radio in the US. The song was produced by Max Martin.
Kelly Clarkson - "Already Gone"
Kelly Clarkson's "Already Gone" is the third single from her album 'All I Ever Wanted.' It was co-written and produced by Ryan Tedder
Emeli Sande - "Next To Me"
"Next To Me" is Emeli Sande's breakthrough pop hit single in the US.
Michael Franti and Spearhead - "Say Hey (I Love You)"
Michael Franti and Spearhead's single "Say Hey (I Love You)" is their breakthrough top 40 pop hit. Its style is based in reggae but is a fusion of a wide number of other musical styles.
Selena Gomez - "Come and Get It"
Selena Gomez officially begins her solo career with this midtempo song.
Icona Pop - "I Love It" featuring Charli XCX
An in your face slice of dance pop has launched a young Swedish duo to worldwide pop stardom.
Kanye West - "Heartless"
"Heartless" is the second Kanye West single from the album 808's and Heartbreak. He refers to the song as part of a new genre "pop art."
Daft Punk - "Get Lucky" featuring Pharrell Williams
Capping the surge of dance music to the top of the pop charts, Daft Punk team with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers to bring classic disco into contemporary sounds.
will.i.am - "thatPOWER" featuring Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber's chorus vocals fuel this single from will.i.am's '#willpower' album.
Ingrid Michaelson - "Parachute"
This is a review of Ingrid Michaelson's 2010 single release "Parachute," originally recorded by UK pop singer Cheryl Cole in 2009
Chris Medina - "What Are Words"
This is a review of "What Are Words," the debut single from American Idol season 10 contestant Chris Medina. The song was produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, and was released on February 24, 2011.
Kanye West - "Love Lockdown"
"Love Lockdown" is Kanye West's first single from the album 808s and Heartbreak. The song includes only singing not rapping.
Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson - "Don't You Wanna Stay"
This is a review of Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson's hit duet "Don't You Wanna Stay." The song originally hit number one on the Billboard country charts in March 2011, and then began to climb several pop charts in mid 2011.
Tegan and Sara - "Closer"
"Closer" is a pop breakthrough for the identical twin sister act Tegan and Sara. It was produced by Greg Kurstin.
T.I. featuring Rihanna - "Live Your Life"
T.I. joins Rihanna in a superstar duet that hit the upper reaches of the charts instantly.
Rihanna featuring Jay-Z - Umbrella
This is the first single from the album 'Good Girl Gone Bad.'
One Direction - "One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)"
For one of this year's Comic Relief charity singles, boy band One Direction take on Blondie's classic "One Way Or Another" and toss in a bit of another punk classic, the Undertones' "Teenage Kicks."
Psy - "Gangnam Style"
Korean rapper Psy has released the first worldwide K-Pop smash hit.
My Chemical Romance - Teenagers
The song details reasons behind violent actions by teenagers.
Haley Reinhart - "Free"
This is Haley Reinhart's long awaited debut single. It includes elements of pop, jazz, and blues.
M.I.A. - "Paper Planes"
"Paper Planes" is the first major pop single hit by M.I.A. in the US. The song has generated some controversy for its use of gunshots in the song's chorus.
Wallpaper - "F**king Best Song Everrr"
"F**king Best Song Everrr" is an instant party classic from Oakland pop and hip hop collective Wallpaper.
John Mayer - Waiting on the World to Change
"Waiting on the World to Change" is the first single from John Mayer's 'Continuum' album. It is intended as a depiction of the response of Mayer's generation to negative world events and politics.
Hilary Duff - Wake Up
Wake Up, the new single from Hilary Duff, is reviewed. It's one of the key pop anthems of the summer of 2005.
Pink - U + Ur Hand
This is the third single from the album 'I'm Not Dead.' The song was produced by Max Martin and Dr. Luke.
Rihanna featuring Ne-Yo - Hate That I Love You
"Hate That I Love You" is Rihanna's third single from the album 'Good Girl Gone Bad.' It features vocals from Ne-Yo and was written and produced by Stargate
Gym Class Heroes - "The Fighter" featuring Ryan Tedder
Gym Class Heroes move in a strong pop direction on this collaboration with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder.
Natasha Bedingfield - "Pocketful of Sunshine"
"Pocketful of Sunshine" is a hit single from the album of the same name by Natasha Bedingfield.
Maroon 5 - Makes Me Wonder
"Makes Me Wonder" by Maroon 5 is the lead single from the group's second album 'It Won't Be Soon Before Long.'
Katy Perry - "Teenage Dream"
"Teenage Dream" is the second single from the 'Teenage Dream' album by Katy Perry. It is produced by the trio of Max Martin, Dr. Luke, and Benny Blanco.
Jordin Sparks with Chris Brown - No Air
"No Air" is the second single from Jordin Sparks' debut album. It includes guest vocals from Chris Brown and was produced by the Underdogs.
Adele - "Rumour Has It"
"Rumour Has It" was released as the fourth single from the hit album '21.'
John Mayer - "Shadow Days"
John Mayer works with producer Don Was for this first single from the album 'Born and Raised.'
Coldplay - "Viva La Vida"
"Viva La Vida" is the first single from Coldplay's 4th studio album 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends.'
Katy Perry - "Firework"
"Firework" is the third single from Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' album. It is a powerful self-esteem anthem influenced by Jack Kerouac's 'On the Road.' Stargate co-wrote and co-produced the track.
Adele - "Set Fire To the Rain"
Review of "Set Fire To the Rain," the third single from the album '21.'
Christina Aguilera - "Not Myself Tonight"
"Not Myself Tonight" by Christina Aguilera is reviewed. It is Christina Aguilera's first single from the album 'Bionic.' It was produced by Polow da Don. The song was co-written by Ester Dean and Polow da Don
Mike Posner - "Please Don't Go"
"Please Don't Go" is the follow up single to Mike Posner's breakthrough top 10 smash "Cooler Than Me." It was co-produced by Benny Blanco.
Michael Buble - "Hollywood"
"Hollywood" is the first single from Michael Buble's expanded version of the album 'Crazy In Love.' It was produced by Bob Rock.
Review: Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Bad Romance is the first single from Lady Gaga's re-release of the album the Fame called the Fame Monster. It was produced by RedOne
David Bowie - "Where Are We Now?"
David Bowie released "Where Are We Now?" on his 66th birthday as the first single from the album 'The Next Day.'
John Mayer - "Who Says"
Who Says is John Mayer's first single from his album Battle Studies. It was co-produced by Steve Jordan.
Adele - "Someone Like You"
"Someone Like You" rushed to the top of digital sales charts in the US following a live performance of the song by Adele at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Cobra Starship - "You Make Me Feel..." featuring Sabi
"You Make Me Feel..." is the first single from Cobra Starship's 'Night Shades' album. It features guest vocals from singer Sabi.
Review: Lady Gaga - "The Edge of Glory"
"The Edge of Glory" is the third single from Lady Gaga's album 'Born This Way.' It is a power ballad with rock elements.
Pink - "Please Don't Leave Me"
"Please Don't Leave Me" is Pink's third single from the album Funhouse. It was produced and co-written by Max Martin.
Kelly Clarkson - "I Do Not Hook Up"
"I Do Not Hook Up" is Kelly Clarkson's second single from All I Ever Wanted. It follows the smash hit "My Life Would Suck Without You." The song was produced by Howard Benson and Kara DioGuardi and Katy Perry are among the songwriters.
Asher Roth - "I Love College"
"I Love College" is the breakthrough pop single by rapper Asher Roth. It is the first single from the album Asleep in the Bread Aisle.
Katy Perry - "Waking Up In Vegas"
Waking Up in Vegas is the fourth single from Katy Perry's One of the Boys album. It was co-produced by Katy Perry and Greg Wells, The song was written by Andreas Carlsson, Desmond Child and Katy Perry.
David Cook - "The Last Goodbye"
This is a review of David Cook's "The Last Goodbye," which is the first single from his third CD This Loud Morning. The single was released on April 19, 2011 in advance of his CD's release on June 28, 2011.
"Jai Ho!" (You Are My Destiny)" - A R Rahman and the Pussycat Dolls
"Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)," the remix of the Academy Award winning song from Slumdog Millionaire including vocals from the Pussycat Dolls added to the original recording by A R Rahman.
Selena Gomez and the Scene - "Who Says"
"Who Says" is the first single from the third studio album for Selena Gomez and the Scene. It was produced by Emanuel Kiriakou and debuted inside the pop top 40 in the US.
David Cook - "Don't You (Forget About Me)"
This is a review of David Cook's "Don't You (Forget About Me)," which was recorded for American Idol season 10 as a send-off song for eliminated contestants. This is a remake of the classic Simple Minds song that appeared in the movie 'The Breakfast Club.'
Linkin Park - What I've Done
This is the first single from the album 'Minutes to Midnight.' The song is primarily straightforward rock with little of the band's hip hop influence.
Shwayze - "Corona and Lime"
"Corona and Lime" is Shwayze's second successful pop single following "Buzzin'" The sound is laidback sunsplashed hip hop.
Christina Aguilera - Ain't No Other Man
This first single from 'Back to Basics' is a blend of vintage jazz influences with contemporary hip hop sensibilities.
Christina Aguilera - Candyman
Christina Aguilera's "Candyman" is reviewed. It is the 3rd single from the album 'Back to Basics.'
Christina Aguilera - Hurt
Christina Aguilera's "Hurt" is the second single from her album 'Back to Basics.' It is a collaboration with producer/songwriter Linda Perry.
Christina Aguilera - "Keeps Gettin' Better"
Christina Aguilera's single "Keeps Gettin' Better" is the lead-in for her greatest hits collection. It is electro-pop produced by Linda Perry.
Clay Aiken - "On My Way Here"
"On My Way Here" is Clay Aiken's first single from the album of the same name. The song was written by Ryan Tedder, Hunter Davis and Chris Faulk.
Clay Aiken - Without You
This is the first single from the album 'A Thousand Different Ways.' The song originated as an album cut for the band Badfinger, but Harry Nilsson had a #1 pop hit with a remake and Mariah Carey hit #3 with the song in 1994.
The Ting Tings - "That's Not My Name"
"That's Not My Name" by the Ting Tings was first released independently in May 2007. In May 2008 it hit #1 on the UK pop singles chart. The song finally made a major impact on the US pop singles chart beginning in March 2009.
Akon - Don't Matter
This is the 3rd single from Akon's album 'Konvicted.' The song finds Akon in a laidback ballad mood singing defiantly about true love despite not being sanctioned by others.
All-American Rejects - Dirty Little Secret
Includes discussion of the use of PostSecrets in the music video for "Dirty Little Secret."
All-American Rejects - It Ends Tonight
"It Ends Tonight" by All-American Rejects is the 3rd hit single from the album 'Move Along.' "It Ends Tonight" is a somewhat ambiguous song about bringing a relationship to an end.
All-American Rejects - Move Along
This is the second single from the album 'Move Along' and follows the top 5 pop hit "Dirty Little Secret."
American Idol Finalists - When You Tell Me That You Love Me
Review of the tsunami relief single 'When You Tell Me That You Love Me' featuring finalists from American Idol season 4.
Ashley Parker Angel - Let U Go
Ashley Parker Angel is a former member of O-Town. This is his first solo single.
Backstreet Boys - Just Want You To Know
The second single from 'Never Gone' is a throwback to the group's classic midtempo singalong sound.
Sara Bareilles - Love Song
"Love Song" is Sara Bareilles' first pop hit. It is classic hook heavy piano pop.
Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten
The second U.S. single from Natasha Bedingfield. It's an anthemic pop tune about self-determination that breaks into a rousing gospel chorus in the end.
Natasha Bedingfield feat. Sean Kingston - Love Like This
Love Like This is the first single in the US from Natasha Bedingfield's N.B. album. Teenage pop star Sean Kingston appears as a guest vocalist.
Beyonce featuring Jay-Z - Deja Vu
The first single from Beyonce's upcoming album 'B-Day' is reviewed. Raps from Beyonce's partner Jay-Z are featured. Production is from Rodney Jerkins.
Beyonce featuring Shakira - Beautiful Liar
Beautiful Liar, recorded by Beyonce featuring Shakira, is a single released to promote the deluxe rerelease of Beyonce's album B'Day.
Maroon 5 - Won't Go Home Without You
"Won't Go Home Without You" is the 3rd single from Maroon 5's 'It Won't Be Soon Before Long' album. It is a gentle, relaxed, r&b infused tune based on a bass line reminiscent of the Police's classic "Every Breath You Take."
Beyonce featuring Slim Thug - Check On It
This is the second single from the Destiny's Child compilation album '#1's.' It is also featured in the film 'The Pink Panther' to be released in early 2006.
Bo Bice - Inside Your Heaven and Vehicle
Review of the first single by American Idol season 4 runner-up Bo Bice.
Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
The first single from the album 'The Breakthrough.'
James Blunt - You're Beautiful
A beautiful, simple song about the aching pain of a love at first sight that will never bear fruit.
Bow Wow featuring Ciara - Like You
The dating pair put their feelings for each other into a song.
Bowling For Soup - Ohio (Come Back To Texas)
Review of the Bowling For Soup single "Ohio (Come Back To Texas)" from the album 'A Hangover You Don't Deserve.'
Chris Brown - Run It!
The first single by Chris Brown, 16-year-old upcoming star on Jive Records. The single features Def Jam recording artist Juelz Santana.
Chris Brown - Yo (Excuse Me Miss)
The second single from Chris Brown's self-titled debut album.
Ryan Cabrera - Shine On
"Shine On", the first single from Ryan Cabrera's 'You Stand Watching' album, is reviewed. The song was written, produced and performed by Ryan Cabrera
Lil Mama - "Lip Gloss"
Lip Gloss is the first hit single from teenage rapper Lil Mama.
Mariah Carey - Don't Forget About Us
"Don't Forget About Us" follows three single releases from Mariah Carey's smash hit album 'The Emancipation Of Mimi.' It is another collaboration with producer/songwriter/performer Jermaine Dupri.
Mariah Carey featuring Snoop Dogg - Say Somethin'
This song is produced by the Neptunes. The accompanying video was filmed in Paris.
Mariah Carey - Shake It Off
Review of 'Shake It Off,' the 3rd single from Mariah Carey's #1 album 'The Emancipation Of Mimi.' The single is co-produced by Mariah Carey, Jermaine Dupri, and Bryan Michael Cox.
Cassie - Me & U
This is the first single from model turned singer Cassie.
Ciara and Justin Timberlake - "Love Sex Magic"
"Love Sex Magic" is Ciara's second single from the 'Fantasy Ride' album. It was co-written and performed by Ciara and Justin Timberlake. The Y's contributed production talents to the song.
Kelly Clarkson - Because Of You
"Because Of You," is the 4th single from the album 'Breakaway.' The song was co-written with Ben Moody and David Hodges, formerly of the group Evanescence.
Kelly Clarkson - Walk Away
This is the 5th single from the album 'Breakaway.' The song was co-written by Clarkson, Kara DioGuardi, Chantal Kreviazuk, and Raine Maida.
Lindsay Lohan - Confessions Of a Broken Heart
Heart-wrenching, emotional song about painful family relationships.
The Click Five - Just the Girl
Review of the debut single by power pop quintet The Click Five.
Crazy Frog - Axel F
Review of Crazy Frog version of Harold Faltermeyer's "Axel F."
D4L - Laffy Taffy
This simply constructed song has become a phenomenon. More details about the song and the group D4L are included.
Daughtry - Feels Like Tonight
Feels Like Tonight is the 4th single from the debut Daughtry album. It is the second big ballad released as a single.
Daughtry - Home
This is the second single from the band's debut album and is featured as a closing song on American Idol's elimination night in season 6.
Daughtry - It's Not Over
Daughtry's "It's Not Over" is the first single from Chris Daughtry's self-named band. Chris Daughtry was one of the most popular finalists in the 2006 season of 'American Idol.'
Daughtry - Over You
"Over You" is the 3rd pop hit single by the band Daughtry. It was co-written by Chris Daughtry and Brian Howes.
Paula DeAnda featuring the DEY - Walk Away (Remember Me)
Paula DeAnda's second single Walk Away (Remember Me) is bittersweet but still catchy. The song was written by Ne-Yo, Christina Milian and StarGate. It was produced by StarGate.
Kat DeLuna featuring Elephant Man - Whine Up
Kat DeLuna's debut single. It is a summer dance anthem.
Missy Elliott featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop - Lose Control
Review of 'Lose Control,' by Missy Elliott featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop from the album 'The Cookbook.'
Eminem featuring Nate Dogg - Shake That
This second single from 'Curtain Call' features Nate Dogg on vocals.
Eminem - When I'm Gone
This song by Eminem provides an argument for hanging up the microphone wrapped in family responsibilities.
Evanescence - Call Me When You're Sober
This is the first single from the album 'The Open Door.'
Fall Out Boy - Dance, Dance
This is Fall Out Boy's second single from the album 'From Under the Cork Tree.' The video for the song features bassist Pete Wentz in a starring role at a high school homecoming dance.
Fall Out Boy - This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race
This is the first single from the album 'Infinity on High.' It marks a turn toward r&b for the group.
Fall Out Boy - Thks fr th Mmrs
This is the second single from 'Infinity on High.' The song is a musical and lyrical tour de force for the band.
Fergie - London Bridge
This first single from the solo album 'The Duchess' was co-written by Sean Garrett and produced by Polow the Don.
Fort Minor - Where'd You Go
Featuring Holly Brook and Jonah Matanga on vocals, this song deals with the loneliness of having a family member away from home for an extended period of time.
The Fray - How to Save a Life
This is the title song from The Fray's breakthrough pop album. The song was inspired by real-world experience and has been featured in advertising for the television series 'Grey's Anatomy.'
The Fray - Over My Head (Cable Car)
This is the first pop hit single by the Denver-based band The Fray.
Nelly Furtado - Maneater
"Maneater" is Nelly Furtado's second single from the album 'Loose' in the US. It was the first single from the album in the UK and a smash #1 hit there.
Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland - Promiscuous
This is the first single from Nelly Furtado's album 'Loose.'
Teddy Geiger - For You I Will (Confidence)
This is the first single from the album 'Underage Thinking' and the first hit single by 17-year-old Geiger.
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
The first single by Gnarls Barkley, a joint project of Danger Mouse and Cee-Lo.
Goo Goo Dolls - Better Days
"Better Days" is the first studio work by Goo Goo Dolls in 3 years.
Gorillaz - Dare
The second single from the hit album 'Demon Days.'
Paris Hilton - Stars Are Blind
This is the first single from Paris Hilton's upcoming album 'Paris.' It is a simple, straightforward reggae-pop tune.
Janet Jackson - Feedback
"Feedback" is the first single from Janet Jackson's upcoming album 'Discipline.' It promises to be her biggest hit in many years.
Janet Jackson with Nelly - Call On Me
This is the first single from the upcoming album '20 Years Old.' Jermaine Dupri produced the song with songwriting assistance from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
Jibbs - Chain Hang Low
"Chain Hang Low" is the first pop hit by Jibbs, a teenage rapper from St. Louis. It is constructed around a rewrite of the children's tune "Do Your Ears Hang Low?"
Elton John - The Bridge
This is the first single from the album The Captain and the Kid. The album is a 31-year-later sequel to Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy. Both albums deal with the personal and professional lives of songwriting partners Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
JoJo - Too Little Too Late
This is the lead single from 'The High Road,' the second album by teen pop star JoJo.
Jonas Brothers - When You Look Me in the Eyes
This is the 3rd single from the Jonas Brothers breakthrough self-titled album. It was produced by John Fields.
The Killers - All These Things That I've Done
Review of the pop/rock anthem from Hot Fuss.
Soulja Boy - Crank That
17-year-old Soulja Boy from Atlanta is climbing the charts with his single "Crank That." The dance that goes with the hit is a somewhat complicated series of steps that stars with the basics of snap dance to create a full routine. The song and dance have gained some very high profile supporters like Beyonce, Bow Wow, Omarion, and T-Pain
Sean Kingston - Beautiful Girls
"Beautiful Girls," sampling instrumental tracks from Ben E. King's classic "Stand By Me," is the first hit from Jamaican-born vocalist Sean Kingston
Sean Kingston - Me Love
Sean Kingston's second hit single is "Me Love." The song uses the hook from Led Zeppelin's classic "D'Yer Mak'er."
Madonna - Hung Up
This song is a big embrace of classic disco and dance music.
Madonna and Justin Timberlake - "4 Minutes"
Madonna and Justin Timberlake collaborate with superstar producers Danja and Timbaland. This is the lead single for Madonna's Hard Candy album.
Jesse McCartney - "How Do You Sleep?"
Jesse McCartney's "How Do You Sleep" is the third single from the album Departure. Both the original version and the remix featuring Ludacris showcase an underrated artist.
Paul McCartney - Fine Line
This single is a preview for the album 'Chaos and Creation In the Backyard.'
Metro Station - "Shake It"
"Shake It" is the breakthrough pop single for the band Metro Station. Trace Cyrus and Mason Musso of the band are related to stars of the TV series Hannah Montana.
Mika - Grace Kelly
This is Mika's first single and a #1 pop smash in the UK.
Christina Milian featuring Young Jeezy - Say I
This is the first single from the album 'So Amazin',' is reviewed. The song was recorded with production from Cool and Dre.
Ne-Yo - So Sick
This single precedes the album 'In My Own Words.'
Nelly featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp - Grillz
A celebration of the latest in gold, silver and jewelled dental appliances.
New Kids on the Block - "Summertime"
"Summertime" is the first new record from New Kids on the Block in 14 years.
Nickelback - Photograph
This is the leadoff single from the Canadian band's album 'All the Right Reasons.'
Nickelback - Savin' Me
This is the second pop single from the album 'All the Right Reasons.'
Kelly Osbourne - One Word
Review of Kelly Osbourne's lead single from her album 'Sleeping In the Nothing.'
Panic! at the Disco - I Write Sins Not Tragedies
The second Panic! at the Disco single from the album 'A Fever You Can't Sweat Out.'
Sean Paul - We Be Burnin'
This is the first single from the album 'The Trinity.' Sean Paul's music combines elements of dancehall, hip hop, and reggae.
Pharrell featuring Kanye West - Number 1
An unprecedented collaboration by 2 of the top producers in pop, hip hop and r&b.
Pink - Stupid Girls
This song is a response to female celebrities who appear less than intelligent. The song is the first single from Pink's upcoming album 'I'm Not Dead.'
Daniel Powter - Bad Day
This is the first hit single by the Canadian artist. 'American Idol' is using "Bad Day" as a closing theme during season 5.
Pussycat Dolls - Stickwitu
The burlesque stage group hit the top of the pop charts in the summer of 2005 with "Don't Cha." This is their second single.
Pussycat Dolls featuring Snoop Dogg - Buttons
This is the 4th single from the album 'PCD.'
Pussycat Dolls featuring will.i.am - Beep
This is the 3rd single from the album 'PCD.'
Rihanna - If It's Lovin' That You Want
This is the second single from the 'Music of the Sun' debut album.
Rihanna - Pon De Replay
Review of Rihanna's single 'Pon De Replay'
Rihanna - S.O.S. (Rescue Me)
This is the lead track from Rihanna's second album. The album will be released in April 2006.
Pussycat Dolls - "When I Grow Up"
This is the first single from the Pussycat Dolls' 'Doll Domination' album. It was produced by Rodney Jerkins.
Rihanna - Unfaithful
This song was co-written by Ne-Yo and Stargate, the team behind Ne-Yo's hit "So Sick."
Saving Jane - Girl Next Door
This pop song has been slowly building in popularity across the country.
Shakira - Don't Bother
This is the first single from Shakira's English language album 'Oral Fixation Vol. 2.'
Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean - Hips Don't Lie
This song is a variant on "Dance Like This," originally recorded by Wyclef Jean with Claudette Ortiz for the 'Havana Nights' movie soundtrack.
Jessica Simpson - A Public Affair
A dance song with sonic similarities to Madonna's classic "Holiday" and a piece from Diana Ross' hit "Ain't No Mountain High Enough."
Jessica Simpson - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
Review of These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Jessica Simpson featuring Willie Nelson. Includes discussion of the video for These Boots Are Made For Walkin'.
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Chasing Cars is Snow Patrol's American pop breakthrough single. The band's album 'Eyes Open' debuted at #1 in the UK, but it took a featured spot on the hit tv show 'Grey's Anatomy' for "Chasing Cars" to break into the US pop top 40.
Gwen Stefani - Cool
Review of 'Cool,' the fourth single from Gwen Stefani's multi-platinum album 'Love, Angel, Music, Baby.' The single is co-written and produced by Dallas Austin.
Gwen Stefani - Luxurious
The fifth single from 'Love, Angel, Music, Baby'
Rob Thomas - This Is How a Heart Breaks
Review of the second single from Rob Thomas' album '...Something To Be.'
Timbaland feat. Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake - Give It To Me
The first single from the album 'Timbaland Presents Shock Value.' The song features vocals from Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake
Timbaland featuring OneRepublic - Apologize
"Apologize," the 3rd single from Timbaland's album 'Shock Value,' features the band OneRepublic, according to the label. It actually is a OneRepublic record with Timbaland as producer.
Justin Timberlake - SexyBack
"SexyBack" is the first single from Justin Timberlake's album 'FutureSex / LoveSounds.'
Justin Timberlake - Summer Love
This is Justin Timberlake's 4th single from the album 'FutureSex/LoveSounds.' The sound is a returned to his boy band past.
Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around...
What Goes Around... is Justin Timberlake's third single from the album FutureSex / LoveSounds. It is a change of pace to a midtempo ballad.
Justin Timberlake featuring T.I. - My Love
"My Love" is Justin Timberlake's second single from the album 'FutureSex/LoveSounds.' It features a rap fom hip hop star T.I. and was produced by Timbaland.
T-Pain - I'm N Luv (Wit a Stripper)
The song features raps by Mike Jones. It is the second single from the album 'Rapper Ternt Sanga.'
KT Tunstall - Suddenly I See
"Suddenly I See" is the followup single to "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" by KT Tunstall
Carrie Underwood - Inside Your Heaven and Independence Day
Review of the first single by Carrie Underwood, winner of American Idol Season 4.
Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx - Gold Digger
West effortlessly combines pointed humor with a total command of the wide-ranging vocabulary of popular music.
Amy Winehouse - Rehab
Rehab is Amy Winehouse's breakthrough US hit single. The song comes from her second solo album Back to Black.
Young Jeezy feat. Akon - Soul Survivor
This song features a chorus from Akon and is Young Jeezy's first major pop hit single.
Bruno Mars - "Just the Way You Are"
Bruno Mars' first single is "Just the Way You Are." He is a successful writer, producer, and guest vocalist. This is Bruno Mars's first success as a solo artist.
Nicki Minaj - "Super Bass"
"Super Bass" is a track originally included as a deluxe track for the album 'Pink Friday.' Following expression of love for the song by Taylor Swift, it was released as an official single.
OneRepublic - "Good Life"
This is a review of OneRepublic's "Good Life," which was the third single from their second album entitled "Waking Up." The song was a hit on Top 40 and Adult Pop radio stations in 2011.
Mariah Carey - "#Beautiful" featuring Miguel
Mariah Carey kicks off promotion for her upcoming thirteenth album with a retro soul song that is "#Beautiful"
Capital Cities - "Safe and Sound"
The alternative duo Capital Cities are breaking into the pop mainstream with their single "Safe and Sound."
Mariah Carey - "Almost Home"
Mariah Carey sings a song from the soundtrack to the film 'OZ: The Great and Powerful'