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Flashback To the 100 Top Songs Of the 90s
A subjective guide to the best pop music of the 90s. These are 100 of the very best songs of the 1990s.
100 Great Songs Of Love
The top 100 best love songs of all time. They range from warm romance to more erotic encounters.
Best Sites for Downloading Free Music
The 5 best free music download sites online. All of these allow free and legal downloading of mp3 files.
10 Best Pitbull Songs
Armando Perez, aka Pitbull , was a teenage drug dealer, but he used music to escape that lifestyle. Rapper
Hits Don't Lie: Shakira's 10 Biggest Pop Songs
Shakira's Career In Pictures .1. "Hips Don't Lie" featuring Wyclef Jean - 2006 - #1 Courtesy Epic "Don't
Get Your House Rocking with the 100 Best Party...
The top 100 party songs of all time. These are the starting point for creating a soundtrack to the best events.
Get Your Party Started With These 10 Current...
This is an all-purpose party songs collection of guaranteed current hits. These songs will be a perfect soundtrack to a great time.
100 Greatest Pop Songs Ever Recorded
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in order from 1 to 100. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.
10 Songs About the Power of Friendship
Friendship songs are some of the most touching in pop music. They express a unique kind of love. This is a list of 10 of the best and most memorable.
40 Pop Songs That Define Music Today
These are the 40 current songs that define pop music today.
Turn Your Tassels to the 40 Best Graduation...
Graduation is an occasion that benefits from great music. Whether it is a party, ceremony, or you are creating a gallery of memories, these are 40 of the top songs of all time for celebrating graduations.
10 Awesome Birthday Songs
Birthday songs are led of course by "Happy Birthday To You" sung just before you blow out the candles
The 10 Songs That Mean Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber first came to attention in 2009. He soon became a teen pop sensation. These are the 10 best of Justin Bieber's songs.
Say "Hello" to Lionel Richie's 10 Biggest Solo...
After leaving the Commodores for a solo career, Lionel Richie became one of the biggest male pop singers of the early 1980s. This is a guide to his best songs.
Clean Songs To Jumpstart Your Kids Party Playlist
Party music that is clean for kids is not always easy to find. Start your playlist off with these 10 current party songs that are lyrically safe for children.
10 Best Katy Perry Hits
The top 10 best Katy Perry hit songs. She has emerged as one of the top female pop vocalists. Your guide to her 10 best songs including hits produced by Max Martin and Dr. Luke.
Akon's 10 Biggest Hit Songs
musical profile rose quickly after his first single "Locked Up" became a hit in 2004. He has since had
10 Best Maroon 5 Hits
Maroon 5 are a highly successful pop-soul group. They have achieved their biggest success on the pop singles chart with lead vocalist Adam Levine appearing on 'The Voice.' This is a guide to their 10 best songs.
10 Best Adele Songs
The top 10 best Adele songs. Adele is a world pop phenomenon. Her album '19' was critically acclaimed, and her follow up '21' became one of the biggest hit albums of all time.
Today's Musical Forecast: 10 Great Songs About...
Rain is a frequent topic of pop songs. This is a list of 10 of the best and most evocative of the feelings associated with rain. The Beatles, Eurythmics, Rihanna, Prince, and more are included.
Celebrate With 2014's Best Graduation Songs
A new list of top graduation songs for 2014. These songs are perfect for graduation ceremonies and parties with friends and family.
Selena Gomez Songs
Selena Gomez first emerged as a Disney pop star in the TV series 'Wizards of Waverly Place.' She then made a significant impact on the pop charts with her group the Scene. In her debut as a solo artist she reached the top 10 for the first time.
Taylor Swift's Most Irresistible Pop Hits
Taylor Swift first came to attention in 2006 as a teen country star. However, by the time of her second
10 Most Romantic Songs of All Time
Love songs are a fundamental part of pop music. This is the top 10 love songs that deal with the period when two people twine together as one - romance.
Rihanna Is At Her Best In These 10 Songs
These are Rihanna's best songs. The top 10 includes
Michael Jackson's 10 Biggest Hit Songs
Michael Jackson is one of the top pop artists of all time. These are 10 of his biggest songs in his career. All were released within a phenomenal 16 year period which made Michael Jackson the biggest pop star in the world.
Top 10 One Direction Songs
One Direction's best songs. These are the boy band's top 10 recordings ranging from uptempo pop rock to thoughtful ballads.
10 Best Demi Lovato Songs
Demi Lovato is one of the most successful singers to emerge from the Disney music camp. Personal issues interrupted her career, but she returned even stronger than before. These are her 10 best songs.
10 Happy Pop Songs Sure to Make You Smile
These 10 happy songs are guaranteed to make you smile. For days when you are down or times are bad, pop songs like these 10 happy songs can bring you back up again within minutes.
Top 10 Justin Timberlake Songs
Justin Timberlake's 10 best songs. Included are songs from the albums 'Justified' and 'FutureSex / Love Sounds' as well as featured apperances with other artists.
"Yeah!" These are Usher's 10 Best Songs
Usher Raymond IV, aka Usher, is one of the top R&B-pop singers of all time. He became a star as a teenager and successfully transitioned to being a top selling adult artist. His songs have been hits across R&B, hip hop, pop, and dance genres.
'90s Pop Songs: Your Year-by-Year Guide to the...
Connect to 90s songs, the best music of the decade of the 1990s. Featured artists include Britney Spears, Madonna, and Whitney Houston.
New to ABBA? Start with These 10 Songs
These are ABBA's top songs of all time, guaranteed to get anyone started on the riches of ABBA's music.
Bruno Mars Songs
Bruno Mars emerged as a major pop star in 2010. He is a top performer as well as songwriter and producer. These are his 10 best songs.
10 Great Reggae Songs That Made the Pop Charts
The top reggae pop hit songs of all time. Includes descriptions of songs by Shaggy, Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Ziggy Marley, Johnny Nash and more.
The Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs for January 7, 2014
Chart of the 10 hottest pop songs as determined by About Top 40.
Coldplay's 10 Best Songs
Coldplay had their first hit songs in 2000 and rose through the decade to become one of the world's most
Jennifer Lopez's 10 Best Songs
Jennifer Lopez is one of the most successful pop singers of Latin descent of all time. She is also a very successful actress. These are her 10 best pop hit songs.
Dig Into the 10 Best Calvin Harris Dance-Pop Hits
Calvin Harris has emerged as one of the world's top pop dance artists and producers. He has produced his own vocals and worked with singers as varied as Rihanna, Florence Welch, and Kelis. These are his best songs.
Remember Whitney Houston's 10 Best Songs
These are Whitney Houston's biggest hit songs. All are #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. From
10 Great Pop Stations to Listen to Online
List of 10 of the best top 40 / pop radio sations. All are available for listening online. Internet and satellite based stations are included along with traditional radio.
The 10 Best and Biggest Flo Rida Hits
Flo Rida is one of the most successful of all rappers on the pop singles chart. He has created a series of major hit singles that effectively blur the boundaries between the two genres.
Beyonce's 10 Biggest Hits (So Far)
These are Beyonce's best hit songs. They range from the romance of
Pink Songs
Pink is one of the most consistently successful female pop artists. She has spent a decade as both a critically acclaimed and commercially successful artist.
Enjoy the Very Best Of Miley Cyrus Songs
Courtesy RCA Three years after her Can't Be Tamed album Miley Cyrus returned with this down tempo but
10 Best Songs to Blast in Your Car
The best driving songs range far and wide. These songs are not necessarily about driving, but they just sound great while in your car.
Turn Up the Heat with the 50 Sexiest Pop Songs...
The 50 best sexy pop songs. These are the songs that best depict the power of sex in song.
10 Hits That Made Lady Gaga's Career
Lady Gaga has emerged as one of the world's biggest pop stars in an amazingly short period of time. Her first seven singles all landed in the pop top 10. This is your guide to the 10 best songs by Lady Gaga.
10 Biggest Black Eyed Peas Hits
These are the Black Eyed Peas' biggest hit songs. They range from the feel good anthem
Madonna's Record-Setting 38 Top 10 Hits
Complete list of Madonna's top 10 pop hit singles. These are the biggest songs of her career. The total of 38 makes her the artist with the most top 10 singles of the rock era.
10 Best Britney Spears Songs
Britney Spears is a pop music icon. She defined teen pop and then return to regain her crown among top pop divas. Her best songs are included here from ...Baby One More Time to Womanizer and beyond.
Cry Along to the 10 Saddest Songs Ever Written
These 10 sad songs just might make you cry. However, they just may be the catharsis to bring you back up when you are down or life is blue.
The 10 Best Chris Brown Songs
The top 10 best Chris Brown songs. He first hit the charts at the age of 16. Chris Brown has evolved into a compelling adult R&B singer and dancer. This is a guide to his 10 best songs.
Your Guide to the 40 Most Essential Pop Artists...
These are the top 40 pop recording artists of all time. The list is based on commercial success as well as timeliness and quality of music. The artists included range from top rock and roll performers to today's top recording artists. Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Elton John, and Madonna are among those included.
You've Gotta Have "Faith" in the 10 Best George...
George Michael was one of the most successful solo male pop artists of the 1980s and 1990s. He first emerged a star as part of the duo Wham and did not miss a beat when the duo broke up. These are his 10 best songs.
When Pop Songs Talk About War
War songs, particularly anti-war songs, are an integral part of pop music history. This is a collection of 10 of the best and most influential. Not all pop songs about war have been against war as this list indicates.
10 Best Boy Bands of All Time (Not Counting the...
The top 10 boy bands of all time from the Jackson 5 to One Direction. Both American and British groups are included.
Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs July 8, 2014
The hottest pop songs of the week including July 8, 2014. The list is lead by Maroon 5's aim for their sixth consecutive top 10 pop hit.
The 10 Best Christina Aguilera Songs
Christina Aguilera first hit national pop charts in her late teens in 1999. Since then her career has
Our 10 Favorite NSYNC Songs (Yes, We Admit It)
NSYNC's best songs. The boy band were one of the world's top pop artists from 1997 through 2002. Justin Timberlake became a top pop solo artist after the group became inactive.
Top 10 Ellie Goulding Songs
Ellie Goulding's 10 best songs. Although she has released only two full-length studio albums, her songwriting and vocals have distinguished her work among current pop artists.
Pharrell Williams' Best Songs
Pharrell Williams has had major success on the pop charts as artist, songwriter, and producer. These are his best songs, the highlights of his career.
The 10 Best Barbra Streisand Songs
Barbra Streisand is one of the top pop recording artists of all time as well as an accomplished film
Top 10 Best OneRepublic Songs
OneRepublic's best songs. The band are one of the most successful adult pop bands of the past decade. These are their 10 best songs.
10 Barry Manilow Songs That Make the Whole...
Barry Manilow is one of the top pop artists of all time. These are his 10 best songs.
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough: A Guide to...
In addition to his phenomenal impact on the world of pop music, Michael Jackson was also one of the top
How Armando Christian Perez Became Pitbull
Pitbull is a Cuban-American rapper. He has become a very successful mainstream pop artist reaching the pop top 10 four times as lead artist. Pitbull is also highly successful as a featured artist on the music of others.
10 Asian Boy Bands You Need to Know
The concept of the boy band is alive and well in Asia. Top boy bands from Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and mainland China are selling huge numbers of songs and albums. This is an introductory guide to the best in Asian boy bands.
Bow Before the 10 Best Divas in Music History
The dictionary defines diva simply as 'goddess.' All of these women are pop music goddesses. The top 10 pop music divas of all time are listed.
What Is Pop Music Anyway?
Pop music defined. The difference between pop and popular music is explored as well as elements that make up pop music.
The Top 10 Best Bee Gees Songs
The Bee Gees are one of the most successful brother groups of all times. They had their first success as a pop group in the 1960s and became the biggest pop group in the world in the late 1970s. This is a guide to their 10 best songs.
Celebrate Summer With These 10 Great Songs
These are the top 10 pop songs that instantly bring to mind and sing of summer. Enjoy these great songs cruising the highway, at the beach, or the BBQ.
Unwrap the 100 Greatest Christmas Songs in Pop...
The 100 top Christmas songs of all time as performed by pop artists. Includes details about each song and links to videos of performances by pop artists.
10 Pop Songs Everyone Sings Along To
Part of what makes pop music memorable is the ability to sing along with your favorite hit songs. This list narrows the field down to 10 of the absolute favorites for singing along of all time.
10 Love Songs Lovely Enough for Your Wedding
Love songs are a fundamental part of pop music. This is the top 10 love songs that are appropriate for a wedding.
10 Songs That Define Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart is one of the top 20 pop artists of all time in the US. These is a list of his top 10 pop hit songs.
Review: Nico & Vinz - "Am I Wrong"
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The Best 100 Pop Songs Of 2013
Top 100 Pop Songs of 2013. These are the most memorable recordings of the year.
Don't Miss These 10 Recent Must-See Music Videos
These are the 10 definitive current pop music videos.
Godfather of Soul: James Brown's 10 Greatest...
James Brown's top 10 singles on the pop chart. He reached the Billboard pop singles chart 99 times in his career and is one of the top 10 pop artists of all time.
Nothing "Complicated" about the 10 Best Avril...
Avril Lavigne first hit the pop charts as a teenager. Since then she has become one of the world's top female pop-rock singers. This is a guide to her 10 best songs.
Happily Ever After: 10 Love Songs About Lasting...
Love songs are a fundamental part of pop music. This are the top 10 that celebrate a relationship that lives on happily ever after.
Nothing Compares to the 10 Best Pop Songs of 1990
The top 10 pop songs of 1990. Sinead O'Connor, Madonna, Tom Petty, Janet Jackson, Rod Stewart, and Mariah Carey are among those included. Remember songs like
Top 10 Graduation Songs - 2013
A new list of top graduation songs for 2013. Use these songs to celebrate one of life's great events.
The 10 Best Songs of Elton John's Career
Elton John is one of the most successful pop artists of all time. This list distills his work into the 10 most essential of all of his songs. Included are
Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs July 15, 2014
These are the hottest 10 pop songs of the week as determined by About Top 40. This chart is compiled
Watch the 10 Best Enrique Iglesias Videos
Enrique Iglesias' music is clearly enhanced by his creation of accompanying videos. Most of his music videos celebrate the star's natural sex appeal. This is guide to the 10 best.
Top 10 Fall Out Boy Songs
Fall Out Boy's best songs. These are the top 10 from the group that defined post-hardcore and then stormed the pop mainstream.
Top 10 Amy Winehouse Songs
Amy Winehouse tragically died at the age of 27. She was one of the most acclaimed female singer-songwriters
How Many of Mariah Carey's No. 1 Hits Can You...
Mariah Carey had a phenomenal string of number one hit singles in the 1990's. This is a listing of her number one hit singles and albums.
Celebrate the Crush: 10 Giddy Songs about New...
Love songs are a fundamental part of pop music. This is the top 10 love songs that deal with that giddy first flush of love - the crush.
The 10 Greatest Songs of Kelly Clarkson's Career
The best songs released so far by Kelly Clarkson with commentary on each. She is the first 'American Idol' and has continued on to become one of the top pop female recording artists.
UK Pop Charts for July 26, 2014
Coverage of the UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending July 26, 2014 by James Masterton.
Rihanna's 10 Best Music Videos
Rihanna's music is celebrated and enhanced by the accompanying videos. The subject matter ranges from highly dramatic to pure fun in the club. This is the guide to the 10 best.
Aaliyah's 10 Best Songs
Aaliyah was an R&B and hip hop singer who died in 2001 in a plane crash at the age of 22. Although quite young, she left a powerful legacy as one of the most innovative and engaging R&B vocalists of her time. She recorded groundbreaking songs with producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott. Her biggest single was the #1 hit
Flashback: The Top 10 Pop Songs of 1991
The top 10 pop songs of 1991. R.E.M., Gloria Estefan, Boyz II Men, and C&C Music Factory are included. Songs featured include
Let Him Entertain You: The 10 Best Robbie...
These are Robbie Williams best hit songs. The top 10 include the classic ballad
10 Awesome James Bond Themes That Will Leave...
The best of James Bond movie songs. There have been many classics. This is a list of the 10 best including songs by Paul McCartney & Wings, Shirley Bassey, and Carly Simon.
Shakira
Shakira, from Colombia, is one of the biggest selling Latin-born musicians of all time. Her album 'Pies Descalzos' made her a star in Spanish-speaking countries and the album 'Laundry Service' broke into the American music market.
One Direction Music Videos
Music videos have been a major component of the success of One Direction. This is a complete list with details for each music video.
Top 10 New Pop Artists To Watch in 2014
10 of the most acclaimed new artists expected to make a pop splash in 2014. Among the artists included are Chloe Howl, Sam Smith, Banks, and Drowners.
10 Songs That Will Get You Through Your Breakup
Love songs are a fundamental part of pop music. This is the top 10 love songs for when things just don't work out.
Flashback: The Top 10 Pop Songs of 1992
The top 10 pop songs of 1992. Nirvana, Whitney Houston, U2 and Boyz II Men are included. Songs featured include
Flashback: The Top 10 Songs of 1993
The top 10 pop songs of 1993. Dr. Dre, R.E.M. and Soul Asylum are included. Songs featured include
Top 10 Halloween Songs - Best Tracks for Your...
Halloween songs for a great party playlist. These are the best and the spookiest. Start your soundtrack here.
The 10 Most Popular Songs from "Glee"
Glee songs have invaded the pop music charts like music from no other movie or TV show ever has. This is an ongoing list of the 10 biggest hit songs from the show Glee.
We Just Can't Get Enough of the 10 Best Depeche...
Depeche Mode's best and most representative songs. The list begins with
Top 10 American Idol Performances of All-Time
These are the best individual performances from twelve seasons of American Idol. Among the singers included in the list are Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Haley Reinhart, Fantasia, and Chris Daughtry.
The 10 Greatest Tony Bennett Songs of All Time
Tony Bennett is a living legend of popular music. He was signed to a singing contract by Columbia Records in 1950 where he has remained his entire life. Tony Bennett had his first #1 hit in 1951. His signature song is
Skrillex's 10 Best Pop Remixes
10 of the best remixes of pop songs by Skrillex, aka Sonny John Moore. He started his music career as lead vocalist for the post-hardcore band From First To Last. As a solo artist, DJ, and remixer, he is a nominee for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2012.
Top 10 Best Novelty Songs
A listing of the top 10 best novelty pop hits of all time, those songs with a gimmick.
Top 10 Pool Party Songs
The top songs to play at your midsummer pool party.
The 10 Best Songs by Disney Pop Stars
The Walt Disney record label family has promoted a style of pure pop that has been a mainstay of the teen pop genre for over a decade. These are the top 10 defining Disney teen pop songs.
The 6 Best 2014 World Cup Songs
The 2014 World Cup has inspired a wide range of new international pop music. These are six of the most notable songs.
Top 10 Kelly Rowland Songs
Kelly Rowland's top songs. She began her career as a member of Destiny's Child. Her best work includes solo songs as well as collaborations with other artists.
Flashback: The 10 Best Songs of 1994
The top 10 pop songs of 1994. Sheryl Crow, Bruce Springsteen, and Madonna are among the artists included. Featured songs include
The Indestructible Cher and Her Best Songs
Cher's top songs. The living legend has hit the pop charts for nearly 50 years. These are her 10 best hits.
Beyonce
Beyonce Knowles, formerly of Destiny's Child and now a solo artist, is profiled. Details of her early life, career with the group, and future singing solo are included.
Review of Iggy Azalea's "Fancy"
Iggy Azalea is the breakthrough pop hit single by the Australian rapper. It is the second top 10 hit to feature vocals from Charli XCX.
Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs July 22, 2014
These are the hottest 10 pop songs of the week as determined by About Top 40. This chart is compiled
Flashback: The Top 10 Songs of 1995
The top 10 pop songs of 1995. Mariah Carey, TLC, and Coolio are among the artists included. Featured songs include
Weird Al Yankovic's Greatest Musical Moments
These are the 10 best Weird Al Yankovic parody classics. He has reigned as the undisputed king of pop music parody for 30 years.
Lana Del Rey In 10 Great Songs
In 2011 Lana Del Rey released her debut single "Video Games" in a flurry of controversy over her stage
Top 10 New Albums July 8, 2014
The top new album releases of the week for pop fans. Sia's commercial breakthrough as a solo pop artist
What Are the 4 Major Record Labels?
Descriptions and identification of key artists for the top 4 major pop record labels.
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is a teen actress and singer. She first gained attention on the Disney TV series 'Wizards of Waverly Place,' and she has since become a successful pop singer with her band the Scene.
15 Songs That Make 2014 a Great Year For Pop...
The best 15 pop songs of 2014 so far. It is an international mix with less half of the songs by US artists. 2014 is also a year of blending pop styles.
Top 10 Carole King Songs
Carole King is one of the top pop songwriters of all time. She is also a very accomplished artist. These are 10 of her very best songs as both songwriter and artist.
Top 10 Songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Burt Bacharach and Hal David were one of the most successful pop songwriting teams of the 1960s and early 1970s. They created a legacy of elegant, timeless pop songs.
Top 10 Hot Pop Songs April 15, 2014
Chart of the 10 hottest pop songs as determined by About Top 40.
Never Say Never: The Career of Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber was discovered by way of homemade videos posted on YouTube. He was flown from his native Canada to Atlanta at the age of 13 to begin the process that would result in a major label recording contract. His first single
What Adam Lambert Performed on American Idol
More details on the songs sung by Adam Lambert on American Idol. Descriptions of the original recordings.
Top 10 Hot Pop Songs March 4, 2014
Chart of the 10 hottest pop songs as determined by About Top 40.
US Pop Music Charts July 17, 2014
Coverage of the US pop singles, albums and radio airplay charts with commentary.
10 Best Madonna Music Videos of All Time
Madonna is one of the top pop music artists of all time. The best of her music videos are nearly as memorable as the best of her music. This is a guide to her 10 best music videos.
Robot Rock: The 10 Best Uses of Auto-Tune in...
These are great pop songs enhanced by the use of Auto-Tune, an audio processing system created by Antares Technologies. The technology has drawn controversy because it can be used to give artists perfect pitch who do not have the skill without the help of the technology. However, Auto-Tune has been used as an integral instrument in producing deliberate effects in pop music. These are 10 songs that stand out in the use of Auto-Tune to alter the sound of the human voice for artistic purposes.
Check Out Alanis Morissette's Best Lyrics
The best in song lyrics by Alanis Morissette, one of the top personal songwriters in the business. Excerpts from
10 All-Time Best Donna Summer Songs
Donna Summer was living in Europe and singing backup for the pop group Three Dog Night when she met Giorgio
Top 10 Comforting Pop Songs
The top 10 pop songs to provide comfort when times are difficult. These songs help ease feelings of helplessness, loneliness and despair.
Review of Rixton "Me and My Broken Heart"
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Top 10 Lady Gaga Videos
The music of Lady Gaga is visual as well as audio. She has presented a powerful set of film clips to accompany her music. This is a guide to Lady Gaga's 10 best music videos.
Arena Rock: The 10 Best Jock Jam Anthems Ever
Jock anthems or jock jams, music that makes you want to move is a major part of a sports event. These are 10 of the best.
Top 10 Pop Songs For Thanksgiving
10 great pop songs for Thanksgiving. There are more than childrens songs that celebrate giving thanks.
Rihanna
Profile of pop music star Rihanna.
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