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Morning from Morning Phase Bob Boilen wonders whether or not Beck's Morning Phase would have been received differently had it come out closer to the end of the year. Katy Perry featuring Juicy J. Critics praised her lyrics and her vocal performance.

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Following the debut of the music video at the Billboard Music Awards, the song quickly went to No. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. It is a big, brassy, bold pop record that answers her critics by ignoring their hate and dancing confidently into the future.

We fended off many this year. So why focus on these smasheroos? Bill Lamb is a music and arts writer with two decades of experience covering the world of entertainment and culture. However, others saw her words as somewhat petty and focused on revenge instead of a more positive approach to solving problems. Lists of Billboard Hot top-ten singles.

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He interrupted her acceptance speech and insisted that Beyonce should have won the award. You could just fall into this record for months, I think. Ariana Grande featuring Zedd.

Many critics and fans embraced her journey into a darker pop sound and exploration of her villainous reputation as depicted in the press. The lyrics express remorse and ask for forgiveness after a breakup. All four hosts agree that St. Canadian Albums European Albums defunct.

Bush attended the premiere of the music video in Kennebunkport with approximately other residents. Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake. Within the constraints of radio-ready pop, it was a wide-ranging year. It's a record that's partly an apology to their fans, partly a kiss-off letter, and partially a remembrance of the way things were and the way things can be.

Why do arguments about why the radio is so numbingly repetitive always devolve into declinist arguments about pop itself? The accompanying music video was directed by frequent collaborator Trey Fanjoy. You can find new stories here. The cast was perfect for this film, the story-line and how everything played out just hit the nail on the head.

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Some of these songs seem very metaphysical and very high concept. Hot Country Songs Country Airplay. For the past couple of years, the Hot has included not just what radio foists on us but precise data on the songs we buy, the songs we stream, library books online the songs we YouTube. It's enriched by his incredible literary knowledge.

Male model Guntars Asmanis appears as Swift's love interest. What defined your year in music? It is both her first single released and her first song published. Like so many hits today, fans made it a hit before the industry caught on, voting to give the song an early release before the label knew it had hit potential. Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke featuring T.

The song was inspired by a real-life relationship with a boy of the same name. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. List of Billboard number-one singles Billboard Year-End. Perfect last-minute stocking-stuffer! It is one of the most overtly pop-oriented of her singles from her first two albums.

Influenced by Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, and other female singers, Taylor Swift initially pursued a career in country music. This is just the beginning of our year-end extravaganza. Taylor Swift Courtesy of the artist hide caption. Kanye West later issued a formal apology. There's a song that references Melville, a song that references Alice Munro.

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It's been a close companion. The song was praised for having more emotional depth than some of Swift's more pop-oriented songs. Hits is a dark comedy that truly points out what people have become. Like Ann said, Annie Clark is indomitable. She says that the song shows what it would be like if she let her guard down.

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Commercially, the song was an immediate success. Actor Clayton Collins appears as Taylor Swift's love interest.

Later, when Beyonce won the Video of the Year award, she called Taylor Swift back onstage to give her the opportunity to complete her speech. Joseph Kahn again directed the accompanying music video. It spent nearly an entire year on the Billboard Hot and ultimately sold nearly three million digital copies. It ultimately earned a quadruple-platinum certification for sales and spent six weeks at the top of the country charts.

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Beyonce Courtesy of the artist hide caption. She hasn't looked back since. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne. The subject matter of the lyrics is the experience of falling in love again after the end of a previous relationship.

Magic two-hit race so lame it might have convinced chart watchers to turn their eyes back to actual sports. Articles lacking reliable references from December All articles lacking reliable references. Heatseekers Songs Smooth Jazz Songs. It's a film about everyone doing anything to get popular, no matter what they do as everyone has a price tag on them in today's world.

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Later, as an official single, it hit No. Former president George H.

Taylor Swift s Top 15 Songs of All Time

The video was shot in Kennebunkport, Maine. Its a story in which fame, delusion, earnestness, and recklessness meet, shake hands, and disrupt the lives around them. Americans like gawping at attractive pop stars. Actor Taylor Lautner is speculated to be the subject of the song. Critics praised the lyrics for taking on an adult view of love.

The friend told about rumors that he heard of her getting back together with the boyfriend. Bob Boilen calls Luluc's Passerby his favorite album of the year.