For my final post of 2011, it’s my top 15 singles of December: Tennis – Origins Ariana Grande – Put Your Hearts Up Taio Cruz – Hangover Pia Mia & Bella Thorne – Bubblegum Boy The Storm – My Crown The Vaccines – Wetsuit Helena Paparizou – Mr Perfect Linnéa Henriksson – Väldigt kär/Obegripligt ensam… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!
Here is the top 100 in full: Cher Lloyd – Swagger Jagger Avril Lavigne – What The Hell Six D – Best Damn Night Martin Solveig ft. Dragonette – Hello Lady GaGa – Edge of Glory Tove Styrke – Call My Name Robyn – Call Your Girlfriend Lady GaGa – Judas Lady Gaga – Born… Continue reading The 100 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011
When I pick my most poptastic single of each year, I try to go for something that I know I’ll never regret when I look back on my choices in future years. Since this song was hated by many people, including those I usually agree with, I was unsure whether it was a safe choice,… Continue reading And the no.1 most poptastic single of 2011 is…
The 5th Most Poptastic Single of 2011 Lady Gaga – Edge of Glory An unfortunate moment to cough Released: 9th MayWriter: Stefani Germanotta, Fernando Garibay, Paul BlairTrivia: Last year Lady Gaga was the first artist ever to win first place in my Most Poptastic Singles countdown for a second time. She hasn’t continued her run… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 – Part 5
My countdown of the Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 is about to reach the top 5! You’ve seen which songs took the places 6 to 25, but what’s missing? Here are some clues: 1. One is by a group no longer signed to their record label.2. One was released on the very first day of… Continue reading A hint of what’s to come…
The 10th Most Poptastic Single of 2011 Rihanna – We Found Love Head of a superstar, body of a chimney sweep Released: 22nd SeptWriter: Calvin HarrisTrivia: Much like Example, the main problem with Calvin Harris is his attempt to be a popstar himself. This is proof that he’d be much better off behind the scenes,… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 – Part 4
The 15th Most Poptastic Single of 2011 Beyoncé – Best Thing I Never Had Who knew Beyoncé lived in a barn? Released: 1st JuneWriters: Antonio Dixon, Kenneth Edmonds (Babyface), Larry Griffin, Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Caleb McCampbell, Patrick Smith, Shea TaylorTrivia: When this song was first recorded it was more upbeat and 90s-influenced. You can hear… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 – Part 3
The 20th Most Poptastic Single of 2011 Parade – Louder Tie-dye is back! (maybe) Released: 13th MarchWriters: Alan Sampson, Kuk Harrell, George Hannides, Anthony HannidesTrivia: This isn’t Jessica’s first experience of being in a girlband. Neither is it Sian‘s. Or Emily‘s!Best bits: 1. Turn it up louder, louder, louder-oh-ohoh2. Hold that bass under my feet,… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 – Part 2
Another poptastic year is almost complete, so it’s time for my annual countdown! To qualify the song must have been released somewhere in the world as a single this year, and must not have featured in the top 100 of a previous year. Now, let’s begin! The 25th Most Poptastic Single of 2011 September –… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2011 – Part 1
Last week I wrote about how the major labels are still managing to block independent and unsigned artists from success, even with the amazing promotional opportunities the internet provides. By total coincidence just a few days later I opened up iTunes to find out who was in contention for the Christmas no.1… to discover an… Continue reading The Impossible Has Been Achieved!