Thursday, December 11, 2008

Song Premiere: Ledisi - Be There For Christmas

Ledisi just released this exclusive EPK in support of her new album, "It's Christmas". See what she has to say about the process of recording this project and why the holiday time is special for her! Listen to the EPK streaming.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Music Info: Jupiter Rising Offers Sneak Peek At New Album

Los Angeles electropop duo Jupiter Rising is releasing a digital extended play on Tuesday, 16 December 2008, featuring two songs from their forthcoming record, "The Quiet Hype". The EP consists of "Tres Cool" and "LA Girls," two ridiculously funky tracks that show off Jupiter Rising's smart hooks and body-moving beats. 

The duo will be releasing two tracks from "The Quiet Hype", "Tres Cool" and "LA Girls" on 16 December 2008 via digital retailers. The two tracks pick up where their first smash hits "Go" and "Electropop" left off with ridiculously funky, catchy dance beats that showcase Spencer's keen sense of production with dense rhythms and synth arrangements. 

 "LA Girls" was featured on MTV's The Hills last month and has been played almost half-million times on MySpace. "Tres Cool" and "Flip My Switch," also from the new album, will be featured on 'The Hills' tonight (Dec 10). 

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Live Performance: Electrik Red - Medley [Live At Showcase]

American R&B girl group Electrik Red gave us performance their "Medley" live at Showcase on 3 December 2008. Take a look their performance and decide your opinions!

New Music Video: Seal - People Get Ready

A new music video from American R&B artist Seal. "People Get Ready" is his new music video for his new single. It features passionate take on the Curtis Mayfield classic, People Get Ready!




Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Official Album Cover: Brutha - Brutha

This is official album cover from American R&B boyband Brutha. They will release the album on 3 December 2008 under Island Def Jam Music Group through digital retailers. Don't miss their album!

Album Review: Enya - And Winter Came...


"And Winter Came..." is a new album by Irish new age singer, Enya. This album was released on 7 November 2008. The songs on the album are having christmas theme. The album peaked #6 in the United Kingdom on 16 November 2008.

Tracklisting:

01. And The Winter Came...
02. Journey Of The Angels
03. White Is In The Winter Night
04. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
05. Trains And Winter Rains
06. Dreams Are More Precious
07. Last Time By Moonlight
08. One Toy Soldier
09. Stars And Midnight Blue
10. The Spirit Of Christmas Past
11. My! My! Time Flies!
12. Oíche Chiúin (Chorale)

Monday, December 1, 2008

Music Info: Tokio Hotel Brand New DVD

Tokio Hotel's brand new DVD "Tokio Hotel TV – Caught On Camera" is set to hit U.S. shelves on 9 December 2008. Join Bill, Tom, Gustav and Georg on their couch for an intense, on-the-road documentary that chronicles the best of Tokio Hotel TV. The guys picked their favorite moments and spiced them up with uncensored, never before seen footage. Exclusive band commentary adds a unique touch to the wildly popular episodes and reveals the band's most intimate thoughts during a very exciting year. Get a taste of what's to come on the Hot Topic exclusive DVD with this just released video trailer.

DVD Chapters:

01 Intro
02 Tel Aviv, Paris, Cannes, Essen
03 TH-TV: MTV Europe Music Awards 2007
04 Montreal, Toronto, Los Angeles
05 TH-TV: Climbing with Gustav and Georg
06 New York City
07 TH-TV: On the Kart Track with Tom, Gustav and Georg
08 New York City, Oberhausen
09 TH-TV: Hot Topics @ Hot Topic
10 TH-TV: Interview above the clouds
11 Lisbon, Paris
12 TH-TV: Shopping with Bill
13 Modena, Geneva
14: Werchter, Mexico City
15 TH-TV: MTV VMA 2008: Music, Mayhem, Tokio Hotel

Click HERE to pre-order the DVD now!

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Behind The Scenes: Electrik Red - Friend Lover

Behind the scenes footage from American R&B girl group Electrik Red's official music video for "Friend Lover".

Song Premiere: Chris Richardson - Can't Believe It

"Can't Believe It" is a song by American singer also American Idol alumn, Chris Richardson. This song was posted on his MySpace account on 2008. This song originaly by T-Pain. This is the remix version of pop R&B song with a little electro touch.

Music Info: Q-Tip's Tap Tap

Q-Tip's "Getting Up [Remix]" is the first hip-hop track to be included in popular free iPhone game, "Tap Tap". Tap Tap Revenge is a music game in the tradition of Guitar Hero or Dance Dance Revolution that puts your rhythmic skills to the test in all-new ways. Tap through the beats or shake left and right as the arrows fall. Download exclusive tracks or take on your friends in Tap Tap Revenge's unique head-to-head two-player mode.

Q-Tip has the honor of contributing to this iPhone phenomenon by contributing its very first Hip-Hop track in the form of his "Getting Up Remix" featuring Eve. Go to http://tapulous.com/ to download the game and the "Getting Up [Remix]" for free.

Track Of The Day: Ruben Studdard - Flying Without Wings

"Flying Without Wings" is a song by Ruben Studdard for his first single in 2003. The single was released on 10 June 2003 and charted at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Flying Without Wings" also gained attention on the Hot R&B / Hip-Hop Songs, charting at #13, while it peaked at #27 on the adult contemporary chart. It was also released in New Zealand and reached #2 behind Clay Aiken. The single has sold 751, 000 copies through December 2006.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Official Album Cover: Various Artists - Juicy: Vibe To The Juiciest Diva Hits!!! [Indonesia Edition]

"Juicy: Vibe To The Juiciest Diva Hits!!! [Indonesia Edition]" is a compilation album by Various Artists such as Nicole Scherzinger, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Girls Aloud and many female vocalists and groups. This compilation album was released on 2008 by Universal Music Limited.

Tracklisting:

Disc 1
01. Nicole Scherzinger - Baby Love (Featuring Will.I.Am)
02. Gwen Stefani - Now That You Got It
03. Fergie - Clumsy
04. Rihanna - Hate That I Love You (Featuring Ne-Yo)
05. Mariah Carey - It's Like That
06. Nelly Furtado - Promiscuous (Featuring Timbaland)
07. Amy Winehouse - Rehab
08. Eve - Tambourine
09. Ciara - Like A Boy
10. Robyn - With Every Heartbeat
11. Girls Aloud - Sexy! No No No...
12. Sugababes - Push The Button
13. The Pussycat Dolls - Don't Cha (Featuring Busta Rhymes)
14. Mary J. Blige - Family Affair
15. P!nk - Get The Party Started
16. Danity Kane - Heartbreaker
17. Macy Gray - Shoo Be Doo
18. Paris Hilton - Stars Are Blind

Disc 2
01. t.A.T.u. - All About Us
02. Ashlee Simpson - L.O.V.E.
03. Cassie - Me And U
04. Ashanti - Foolish
05. Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
06. Jojo - Too Little Too Late
07. Amerie - Touch
08. Christina Milian - Dip It Low
09. Mya - Best Of Me (Featuring Jadakiss)
10. Kelis - Milkshake
11. Olivia - So Sexy
12. India.Arie - I Am Not My Hair (Featuring Akon)
13. Ms. Dynamite - Put Him Out
14. Chante Moore - Straight Up
15. Lumidee - Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh)
16. Teairra Mari - Stay In Ya Lane
17. Samantha Mumba - Gotta Tell You
18. Lindsay Lohan - Rumours

Track Of The Day: Taylor Hicks - Do I Make You Proud

"Do I Make You Proud" is a soul-pop song written for American Idol season five winner Taylor Hicks by Tracy Ackerman, Andy Watkins, and Paul Wilson of the Absolute production team, and co-produced by Dave Way. The song was released as a single on June 13, 2006 from the Arista record label.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Single Of Yesterday: Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever

Welsh singer Donna Lewis released "I Love You Always Forever" in the United States on 14 May 1996 as the lead single of her studio album "Now In A Minute". It gained success reaching #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. This pop song was #1 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart for thirteen weeks and the Top 40 Mainstream for eleven weeks, becoming one of the most played songs of the 1990s.

Song Premiere: Gathania - Blackout

"Blackout" is a song by Swedish Idol alumn on 2007, Gathania. This song may be her next single on late 2008.

Track Of The Day: Jordin Sparks - This Is My Now

"This Is My Now" is a song written by Jeff Peabody and Scott Krippayne, and is the first single from Jordin Sparks' self-titled, debut album. The top two finalists of the sixth season of American Idol (Blake Lewis and Jordin Sparks) sang it during the May 22 and 23 May 2007 finale shows. It was chosen over thousands of other entries in a songwriting contest for fan-written songs to be sung on the show. However, despite the new origins, its slow tempo and inspirational theme is typical of contracted American Idol "winner single" material from prior years.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Track Of The Day: Fantasia Barrino - I Believe

"I Believe" is an award-winning debut single released by the music artist and American Idol season 3 winner, Fantasia Barrino, as well as the American Idol season 3 runner-up, Diana DeGarmo. The song significantly helped Fantasia rise to fame. The song was co-written by former American Idol contestant Tamyra Gray. The single was released on 29 June 2004.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Track Of The Day: Carrie Underwood - Inside Your Heaven

"Inside Your Heaven" is a song written by Andreas Carlsson, Pelle Nylén, Savan Kotecha and produced by Desmond Child.

Carrie Underwood's recording of the song, released on June 14, 2005 in the U.S., debuted at number one on the Canadian Singles Chart and on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It was certified gold by the RIAA and two times platinum by the CRIA, and it was later included on her debut album, Some Hearts. The B-side is a cover of the Martina McBride song "Independence Day". The song entered the UK Singles Chart at number forty-nine and moved up to forty-six the following week.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Track Of The Day: Kelly Clarkson - A Moment Like This [New Mix]


"A Moment Like This" is a song originally recorded by American singer Kelly Clarkson the first winner of American Idol, released from her multi-platinum debut album, Thankful.

The song was co-written by Jörgen Elofsson and John Reid (of dance act Nightcrawlers) and produced by Stephen Ferrera and Steve Mac. It was written to be the first single for the winner of the first season of American Idol. As a result, the four remaining finalists, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Guarini, Nikki McKibbin, and Tamyra Gray each recorded a version of the song in case they won. The song was first revealed to the public when Guarini and Clarkson competed in a final showdown while singing this song, along with another track, "Before Your Love". After the American public had voted, Guarini performed the song (and Clarkson performed "Before Your Love") at the final show before the results were revealed. When Clarkson was announced as the winner, she became emotional, and sang the song as her final performance.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Live Perfomance: Brutha - She's Gone [Acapella]

Check out their latest acapella video where the group performs "She's Gone" from their upcoming debut album, in stores on 23 December 2008!

Single Review: Geraldine McQueen - The Winners Song


"The Winner's Song" is a single by fictional character Geraldine McQueen from Britain's Got the Pop Factor..., a mock talent contest / comedy by British comedian Peter Kay who also plays Geraldine. It was released in Europe 13 October 2008.

The song was co-written by Gary Barlow from Take That and Kay.

The song features two key changes half way through - a popular trick of modern day pop songs - and parodies this style by starting out in A flat major, moving up to B flat major, and then quickly up to B major.

The video to the song was released both as a DVD single and as part of the Peter Kay compilation "Special Kay".

Listen: Geraldine McQueen - The Winners Song

Single Review: Christian Falk - Dream On (Featuring Robyn)


"Dream On" is an electronica song written by Christian Falk, Robyn, and Klas Åhlund. The song is produced and performed by Falk, with vocals from Robyn and The Ark's Ola Salo. The song appears on Falk's 2006 album "People Say" and was released as a single in Sweden, and later, the United Kingdom.

Listen: Christian Falk - Dream On (Featuring Robyn)

Single Review: Rihanna - Disturbia

"Disturbia" is a dance-pop song written by Andre Merritt, Chris Brown, and Robert Allen for the re-release of Rihanna's third album, "Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded", and is the second single from the album, following "Take a Bow". The song was produced by Brian Kennedy with background vocals by Brown and Merritt. It was featured in a Circuit City commercial. On 7 September 2008, she opened the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards with a live performance of the song.

Single Review: Kid Rock - All Summer Long

"All Summer Long" is the title of a song recorded by Kid Rock. It was released in 2008 as the third single from his ninth studio album "Rock N Roll Jesus". The song is based on Warren Zevon's "Werewolves Of London" and Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama". The idea for the mashup was suggested by Mike E. Clark. The song has become #1 hit in several countries, and has even crossed over to country music radio, giving Kid Rock his first Top Ten country hit.

Kid Rock - All Summer Long

Track Of The Day: Coldplay - Viva La Vida

"Viva la Vida" is a song by English alternative rock band Coldplay. It was written by all members of the band for their fourth album, "Viva La Vida" or "Death And All His Friends". Built around a repeating string section, it utilises the song's upbeat riff and supported by a steady bass drum beat, church bell, and bass guitar.

The single was first released on 7 May 2008 as the second single from "Viva La Vida" or "Death And All His Friends" and has reached number one on the U.K. Singles Chart and Billboard's Hot 100. "Viva La Vida" debuted to critical and commercial success. The song was complimented for its music and profound lyrics. The track was part of an iPod and iTunes advertising commercial.

Coldplay - Viva La Vida

Monday, November 24, 2008

Track Of The Day: The Script - The Man Who Can't Be Moved

"The Man Who Can't Be Moved" is the second single from Irish band The Script from their album "The Script". The song was released on 25 July 2008.

The Script - The Man Who Can't Be Moved

Track Of The Day: Shayne Ward - No U Hang Up

"No U Hang Up" is a song written by Arnthor Birgisson, Rami Yacoub and Savan Kotecha and performed by U.K. The X Factor winner, Shayne Ward. The song was released as a double A-side single along with "If That's OK With You". 

Shayne Ward - No U Hang Up

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Single Review: Groove Armada - Song 4 Mutya (Out Of Control) (Featuring Mutya Buena)

"Song 4 Mutya (Out Of Control)" is an electropop song by British music duo Groove Armada with vocals by recording artist Mutya Buena. This song supposed to be with British singer Estelle but Groove Armada picked Mutya Buena was the right person due to her departure from Sugababes in December 2005. The lyrics were interpreted by the media as an insult to Mutya Buena's Sugababes replacement Amelle Berrabah, although Mutya denied such allegations.

Andy Cato, Tim Hutton, Karen Poole and Tom Findlay wrote this pop song and Groove Armada produced this song. Columbia and Sony BMG Records released this song as their official collaboration single via CD single and digital download on 23 July 2007. The song hitted at #8 on the U.K. Singles Chart amd at #1 on the U.K. Dance Chart.

Se:Sa - Like This Like That (Featuring Sharon Phillips)

Like This Like That is a song by Se:Sa and released on 2007.

Se:Sa - Like This Like That (Featuring Sharon Phillips)

Ida Corr - Let Me Think About It (Versus Fedde Le Grand)

"Let Me Think About It" is a 2007 single by Dutch dance artist Fedde le Grand. The track features primary vocals from Danish singer Ida Corr. The song has a decidedly upbeat and house feel, with a 'jerky' beat. The song also has an element of jazz, the music video featuring various women dressed in a similar manner dancing and playing trumpets. The song is the third single from Fedde le Grand released in the UK, following the No. 1 smash hit "Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit", and the well-received collaboration with Danish singer Camille Jones, "The Creeps". "Let Me Think About It" was just as successful; the single reached No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart on the October 7, 2007 chart and stayed there for one more week. It has peaked at number 14 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart so far, number 58 in the Polish Singles Chart and number 11 on South African Radio 5FM. The single also peaked 3 in Romania. In the United States it was released by Ida Corr (but listed as "Ida Corr Vs. Feddy le Grand") and reached number one on Billboard's Hot Dance Airplay chart on February 9, 2008, making it the first import single to reach the chart, up until the week ending March 1, when Warner Bros. Records picked up the single for a US commercial release. Many stations such as Hot 99.5, z100, and 102.7 (Kiss FM), may add this song to their inventory due to high digital download sales. This song was also featured in the 2008 film Wild Child.

Ida Corr - Let Me Think About It (Versus Fedde Le Grand)

Axwell - I Found U (Featuring Max'C)

I Found You is a song by Axwell and released as single on August 13, 2007.

Axwell - I Found U (Featuring Max'C)

Freaks - The Creeps (Get On The Dancefloor)

"The Creeps (Get on the Dancefloor)" is a song by London-based electronic dance band Freaks. It entered the charts on 2 September 2007 and went to number nine in the UK Singles Chart.

It is a remix by Vandalism of an instrumental from a couple of years back. Freaks vocalist Stella Attar provides the vocals.

Freaks - The Creeps (Get On The Dancefloor)

Peter Gelderblom - Waiting 4

An electro house remix of Red Hot Chili Peppers "By The Way" by Rene Amesz and Peter Gelderblom was released on the 5th of July, 2007, and became a popular track in clubs worldwide. The remix is also known as "Waiting 4", which is a prominently featured lyric. It reached #29 for one week in late November / early December 2007 in the United Kingdom.

Peter Gelderblom - Waiting 4

Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah

"Hey There Delilah" is the third single released from the band Plain White Ts 2005 album All That We Needed. In June 2007, over two years after the song's release, it became the band's first hit in the United States, eventually reaching the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in July. From July 3, 2007 through July 28, the song was the number one most played song on the radio, and the number one downloaded song on the U.S. iTunes Music Store. After a few days, the version of the song found on Every Second Counts became the number one most downloaded, but was eventually replaced with "See You Again" by Miley Cyrus.

After the song jumped from number 16 to number 6 on the chart it continued to climb one position every week (6-5-4-3-2-1), making it the first chart-topping hit to have this pattern on the Hot 100 in 21 years. It also reached number two in the UK.

The song ended 2007 as the year's 14th biggest-selling single in the UK.

Although "Hey There Delilah" is from the Plain White Ts' third album, All That We Needed, since the single's popularity new versions of the intervening fourth album, Every Second Counts, have "Hey There Delilah" added as a bonus track with a string section augmenting the original recording.

Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah

Newton Faulkner - Dream Catch Me

"Dream Catch Me" is a song written by Crispin Hunt, Newton Faulkner and Gordon Mills, produced by Mike Spencer and performed by Faulkner. It is the third single to be released from his debut album Hand Built by Robots. Its highest British chart position was at #7 in August 2007, and its highest peak position in Australia is #5.

This is the first single on the North American release of the album Hand Built by Robots, released on April 29, 2008.

Newton Faulkner - Dream Catch Me

The Hoosiers - Worried About Ray

"Worried About Ray" is the debut single by London pop rock band The Hoosiers, noted for its remarkable resemblance to The Turtles' 1967 hit "Happy Together".

It was the first single to be released from the band's debut album The Trick to Life. It reached #16 on the UK Singles Chart on 24 June 2007 on downloads alone. The single climbed to #6 the following week with CD sales included and the song climbed one place to its peak chart position of #5 the following week. It also reached #4 on the download charts. The music video for the song is inspired by the American special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen.

The Hoosiers - Worried About Ray

Scouting For Girls - Shes So Lovely

"She's So Lovely" is a 2007 single by London-based British band Scouting for Girls, taken from their self-titled debut album. It was released on 27th August 2007 and peaked at #7 on the UK singles chart and #6 on the UK Download Chart.

Scouting For Girls - She's So Lovely

Avril Lavigne - When You're Gone

"When You're Gone" is a song by Avril Lavigne, and is the second single from her 2007 album, The Best Damn Thing. It was released in Japan on June 20, 2007, coupled with the track "Girlfriend" (Japanese version).

Avril Lavigne - When You're Gone

McFly - The Heart Never Lies

The Heart Never Lies" is the thirteenth single from the British pop rock / pop punk band McFly. It was released on October 22, 2007, as a part of the band's All the Greatest Hits album.

Rumours were around that the song was going to originally be called "We Are The Lovers", but then the name "The Heart Never Lies" was officially confirmed on the band's official website and MySpace.

The song debuted at number three in the official UK Singles Chart, being beaten by Take That, "Rule the World"' which charted at number two, and Leona Lewis, "Bleeding Love" which debuted at number one. Although The Heart Never Lies debuted at number three, it sold 9,000 more copies than their last number one hit Baby's Coming Back did in its first week (40,000 against 31,000).

"The Heart Never Lies" also reached number sixteen in Ireland.

McFly - The Heart Never Lies

KT Tunstall - Hold On

"Hold On" is an alternative rock song performed by Scottish singer KT Tunstall. The song was written by Tunstall and produced by Steve Osborne for Tunstall's third album Drastic Fantastic (2007). The song was released as the album's first single on 16 July 2007 in the United States and on 13 August 2007 in Canada. It was released on CD and 7-inch in the United Kingdom on 27 August 2007.

KT Tunstall - Hold On

The Killers - Tranquilize (Featuring Lou Reed)

"Tranquilize" is a song by Las Vegas-based rock band, The Killers featuring Lou Reed. The song was written by Brandon Flowers and it is featured on the compilation album Sawdust.

The song was made available for download on iTunes from October 12, there was also a limited edition etched 7" vinyl of "Tranquilize" available from November 5, featuring a lyric from the song hand picked by Brandon Flowers etched onto one side. The song reached #13 on the UK Singles Chart and #11 on the Download chart. The track also won Best International Alternative / Indie Track at NME's first ever USA awards.

The Killers - Tranquilize (Featuring Lou Reed)

Stereophonics - It Means Nothing

"It Means Nothing" is a single by Stereophonics from their album Pull the Pin. It was released September 24, 2007 and has so far made it to number 12 on the UK Singles Chart.

"Helter Skelter" is a cover version of the original song by The Beatles.

Stereophonics - It Means Nothing

Peter Bjorn And John - Young Folks (Featuring Victoria Bergsman)

"Young Folks" is the first single from Peter Bjorn and John's third album, Writer's Block (released in 2006). The single features Victoria Bergsman of The Concretes as a guest vocalist. The chorus is based on the song, "Rich Folks Hoax" by Rodriguez.

The song first attracted notice on websites such as MySpace and YouTube, and was used in a number of commercials and television shows. Only since mid-2007 has the song earned extensive airplay on American radio, most notably on dance radio outlets like KNHC / Seattle, KNGY / San Francisco and Sirius Satellite's "The Beat".

The song was ranked #5 on Pitchfork Media's "Top 100 Tracks of 2006" list. Pitchfork reviewed the song on 19 July 2006, giving it three out of five stars. The song was also voted #2 in the 2006 NME Track of the Year poll. Planet Sound named this their #2 single of 2006. The song was named the number one song of 2007 according to the iTunes Music Store. Y-Rock On XPN also named the song #1 of 2007.

On Peter Bjorn and John's recent Australian tour, Victoria Bergsman's vocals were performed by Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura. The group performed the song on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on 29 January 2007, and on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on 18 May 2007 (the latter with Tonight Show band member Vicki Randle on bongos). On 29 September 2007, the band played "Young Folks", with Victoria Bergsman's vocals, on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross on BBC1.

The single was re-released on 17 September 2007, when it reached number 13 in the UK, beating the original chart position of number 33 in 2006.

The accompanying video was directed by Ted Malmros with animation by Graham Samuels.

The song is featured on the 2007 compilation album, Acoustic 07, the FIFA 08 soundtrack, and was also used in the E3 trailer of Lips, the video game. Gossip Girl also uses this track for its theme.

Peter Bjorn And John - Young Folks (Featuring Victoria Bergsman)

Mika - Big Girl (You Are Beautiful)

"Big Girl (You Are Beautiful)" is the fourth single from the debut album Life in Cartoon Motion of singer, Mika. It reached #9 in the UK charts. It was released on 23 July 2007. It was inspired by, and written for the Butterfly Lounge, the first Size Acceptance nightclub in Orange County, California. The club is mentioned specifically in the lyrics "Get yourself to the Butterfly Lounge. Find yourself a big lady”, and is now their theme song. When Mika performed this song at Oxegen 07 he dedicated it to Beth Ditto of The Gossip, who had performed on Stage 2 / NME before him. A B-side of the single is "Standing in the Way of Control".

Mika has also rerecorded the track as the promo theme for the second season of the American Dramedy series "Ugly Betty", but with altered lyrics to say "Hey Betty, You Are Beautiful" in its chorus.

Mika - Big Girl (You Are Beautiful)

Amy Winehouse - Tears Dry On There Own

"Tears Dry on Their Own" is a song written and recorded by English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse for her second studio album, Back to Black (2006). It was released as the album's fourth single on 31 July 2007. While the melody and lyrics are composed by Winehouse, the music behind her voice is a sample interpolation of Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell's 1967 Motown classic hit "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", penned by the married duo of Ashford & Simpson.

Amy Winehouse - Tears Dry On There Own

Jennifer Lopez - Do It Well

"Do It Well" is a dance-pop–R&B song written and produced by Ryan Tedder for Jennifer Lopez's fifth studio album, Brave (2007). It contains a sample of 1973's "Keep on Truckin'", written by Leonard Caston, Anita Poree, and Frank Wilson and performed by Eddie Kendricks, and was solicited to radio formats on August 21, 2007 and digital formats on September 18, 2007 in the United States.

The song has reached the top ten in and Italy and the top twenty in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ireland, Australia, and on a composite European Hot 100 Singles. "Do It Well" also topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart in the U.S. in late 2007.

Jennifer Lopez - Do It Well

Fergie - Big Girls Dont Cry (Personal)

"Big Girls Don't Cry", also known as "Big Girls Don't Cry (Personal)", is a song written by Fergie and Toby Gad for pop / R&B singer Fergie's debut solo album The Dutchess (2006). The song was released as the album's fourth single in 2007 (see 2007 in music) and topped the charts in several countries, most notably in Australia (for nine consecutive weeks—also becoming the number-one single in the ARIA's Year End Charts for 2007), and in the United States. It was the most played song of 2007 in Brazil (the success of the song there is due to Big Brother Brasil, which chose the song as the theme of the most popular couple of the show) and the most downloaded track in the U.S., with astonishing sales of more than 3,080,000 copies sold. It was also the first single by the artist to reach number one on the United World Chart where it gathered more than eight million points and was certified an impressive four times platinum. In July 2007, Fergie performed the song at the Concert for Diana and Live Earth. By the end of August 2007, the song became Fergie's third number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was nominated in the 'Best Female Pop Vocal Performance' category at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards, which was held February 10, 2008.

The songs was listed at #89 on The All-Time Hot 100 Top Songs.

Fergie - Big Girls Dont Cry (Personal)

Louise - Stuck In The Middle With You

Stuck in the Middle With You is a song by English singer, Louise Redknapp. This is her 11th singles and peaked #4 on UK Singles Chart. The single was released on August 27, 2001.

Louise - Stuck In The Middle With You

Pink - So What

"So What" is a song written by American pop singer Pink, Max Martin and Shellback. It was released as the first single from Pink's fifth studio album Funhouse.

"So What" was performed by Pink at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, on September 7, 2008, and is being used to promote the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. Pink performed So What on MTV Europe Music Awards 2008 on November 6, 2008 - 40,000 feathers were released on stage making her unable to sing the line "And you're a tool, so..." , due to having a few feathers in her mouth.

On the weeks ending of September 26, 2008, Pink scored her first solo number-one hit in her native USA. It has also reached #1 in several countries, including a large part of the Anglophonic world.

Pink - So What

Yung Berg - The Business (Featuring Casha)

"The Business" is the third official single (fourth overall) released from Yung Berg's debut album, Look What You Made Me. The track is produced by Rob Holiday and Yung Berg himself and features label mate Casha from Candy Hill. It was released May 13, 2008. Both Yung Berg and Casha utilize the auto-tune effect throughout the duration of the track. The song reached #33 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Yung Berg's 2nd and Casha's first top 40 hit.

Yung Berg - The Business (Featuring Casha)