Taylor Swift made weapons-grade teen pop; Kanye West put his brain on cruise-control, dubstep kingpins and stadium rockers invited us all to their parties. The last thing we expected from — a universal pop song that everybody loved. It has it all: disco guitar, Chic bass, Philly soul-synth strings and brilliant testifying to the power of overheated hormones. The debut single from country Next Big Thing Musgraves is a bleak-but-clever take on small-town inertia and ennui. This merry-go-round is no carnival ride, but the tune is gorgeous. Mau5 found James on Twitter, making this likely the first charting single built from crowd-sourced lyrics and vocals. Payphone — really? The title may have confused a few kids, but the song was a smash, and for good reason.
2012 was the biggest year for sales of singles in British history.
PopCrush is rounding up the Top 40 Pop Songs for June to let you in on what's going to be sizzling up the charts this first month of summer. After sorting through tons of hot pop and crossover tracks, we've come up with the list of Top 40 Pop Songs for June based on radio airplay, the most-searched songs on PopCrush, and the overall reception from listeners. Perry comes in twice on the list with her brand-new single 'Wide Awake' and her girl power anthem 'Part of Me.
Billboard Year-End Hot chart for For detailed information on how Billboard compiled the charts, see the Wikipedia article " Billboard Hot ". Top s Songs. We Are Young - Fun. Payphone - Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa 5. Lights - Ellie Goulding 6. Glad You Came - The Wanted 7. Starships - Nicki Minaj Wild Ones - Flo Rida featuring Sia
It was a strong year for increased variety in hit pop music. A slice of mainstream pop perfection introduced Canadian singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen to pop fans around the world. Watch Video. What happens when one of the biggest country crossover stars of all time meets Max Martin, one of the world's top pop music alchemists? It's an ultra-catchy song with all the cleverness of Taylor Swift's lyrical genius.