One of the top reigning teen pop princesses leads off this week's top new pop songs.
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Teen pop star Selena Gomez kicks off promotion of her upcoming third album with this bubbly self-esteem anthem. It pulls back from the aggressive dance floor approach of previous hits to midtempo pop aiming at a broad audience.
Christina Perri follows her massive debut single "Jar Of Hearts" with another beautiful ballad. There should be a strong audience out there waiting for another dose of Christina Perri's distinctive voice this time wrapped around a more upbeat point of view. The album Lovestrong is due in stores May 10, 2011.
Nanna Øland Fabricius, aka Oh Land, is one of the brightest new international pop stars. Listen here to her weave an irresistible melody from her self-titled debut album that hit stores this week.
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The Swedish pop onslaught continues as the Teddybears join fellow Swedish electronic pop artist Robyn in a catchy, upbeat little ditty. The Teddybears are a due to release a new album titled Devil's Music this summer.
Embrace the speed-infused crunch of punk veterans Rise Against. This song from the band's new album Endgame is filled with an energetic call to arms.
Cartoon band Gorillaz are set to release a physical copy of their previous download only album The Fall in April. This wistful song is gorgeous and propelled by just a touch of funk.
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Following two consecutive #1 albums at home in Ireland, rockers Bell X1 are aiming for American success. This song will inspire echoes of the The Killers and Talking Heads. The upcoming album will be titled Bloodless Coup.
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17 year old teen pop star Miranda Cosgrove trades vocals here with Weezer's Rivers Cuomo on the title song from her new EP. His presence on vocals helps move her sound in a slightly more adult direction.
9. Hollywood Undead - "Been To Hell"
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Rockers Hollywood Undead originally released this song earlier this year as a free download. Now it is the band's current single. They blend heavy rock and hip hop in a song about what happens to those who seek fame in Hollywood and fail.
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Horror movie dialogue and a bellowing scream kick off the latest single from heavy rockers Aiden. If you venture any further, the single is ultra-catchy with a shouted anthemic chorus. The album Disguises is due in stores March 29, 2011.