Best Songs of 2010

Here’s my list of the Top 50 best songs of 2010. I was going to do a write-up for each track but decided not to because I’d either write a lot about each song that would take too much time or come up with a short thought but then I felt it would be half-assing it so I’ll leave you with just the list.
I feel that there’s a good mix of songs on here but for the most part, my ears were dominated by pop music this year. Lady GaGa, Robyn, Katy Perry, with a few slightly older favourites Amy MacDonald, Sarah Harmer, Brandi Carlile and some rap from Eminem, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj. The songs I chose based on how often I listened to them, how much I liked them, how good I think the song actually is based on the recording, lyrics and music, and whether the song moved me or otherwise had sentimental value.

Court Yard Hounds

Court Yard Hounds

50. Ash Koley – Brighter At Night

49. Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man

48. Diane Birch – Nothing But A Miracle

47. Sara Bareilles – King Of Anything

46. Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

45. MGMT – It’s Working

44. V.V. Brown – Shark In The Water

43. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals – White Rabbit

42. Court Yard Hounds – Ain’t No Son

41. Broken Social Scene – All To All

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

40. Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are

39. La Roux – Bulletproof

38. Hawksley Workman – The Ground We Stand On

37. Shelby Lynne – Alibi

36. Arcade Fire – Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)

35. Corrine Bailey Rae – I’d Do It All Again

34. KT Tunstall – Difficulty

33. B.o.B – Airplanes Part I/II [featuring Eminem & Hayley Williams]

32. Lady GaGa – Alejandro

31. Florence + The Machine – Dog Days Are Over

Amy MacDonald

Amy MacDonald

30. Sarah Harmer – The City

29. Jon Bryant – Deaf

28. Nicki Minaj – Roman’s Revenge [featuring Eminem]

27. DJ Earworm – United State Of Pop 2009 (Blame It On The Pop)

26. Cee Lo Green – Fuck You

25. Amy MacDonald – This Pretty Face

24. Lady GaGa – Poker Face/Speechless/Your Song [Live @ The Grammys with Elton John]

23. Kanye West – Monster [featuring Jay-Z, Rick Ross & Nicki Minaj]

22. Tiësto – Feel It In My Bones [featuring Tegan & Sara]

21. Lil’Wayne – Hot Revolver

Robyn

Robyn

20. Melissa McClelland – Brake [featuring Sarah McLachlan]

19. Arcade Fire – We Used To Wait

18. Ray LaMontague & The Pariah Dogs – Beg Steal Or Borrow

17. Robyn – U Should Know Better [featuring Snoop Dogg]

16. Edward Maya – Stereo Love [featuring Vika Jigulina]

15. Robyn – Dancing On My Own

14. Sarah Harmer – Silverado [with Neko Case]

13. Rihanna – Man Down

12. Wallis Bird – An Idea About Mary

11. Meaghan Smith – Poor

Lady GaGa

Lady GaGa

10. Pink – Glitter In The Air

9. Eminem – Love The Way You Lie [featuring Rihanna]

8. Katy Perry – California Girls [featuring Snoop Dogg]

7. Jay-Z – Empire State Of Mind [featuring Alicia Keys]

6. Katie Melua – The Flood

5. Robyn – Fembot

4. Eminem – No Love [featuring Lil’Wayne]

3. Lady GaGa – Telephone [featuring Beyoncé]

2. Brandi Carlile – That Year

1. Lady GaGa – Bad Romance

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