Curiosity killed the one-hit-wonder

When Thrift Shop came out of the gate a success, the song itself had the makings of a novelty hit. Many novelty songs end up making their creators one-hit-wonders so it looked like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis would become just that, despite having an album of legitimate songs and content. Thanks to their new single, Can’t Hold Us, it looks

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Viral Sensations

When can a song featured in a viral video be considered a hit song? That’s a question that has popped up a lot over the last month since Baauer entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1 with Harlem Shake where it’s been ever since. The song has received modest amounts of digital downloads and very minimal amount of radio

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2012 In Music

2012 was the year pop music got it right. Before you take into account vast radio overplay, the songs were actually good pop songs. The year is almost over and with that comes the annual year-in-review in music. I think 2012 will be seen as a big year for transitioning as a lot has changed since January with indication that

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Bieber And A Steve

Justin Bieber has been in the news a lot lately. His video for Baby, which was the most watched video on YouTube for a long time, has finally been shoved aside by this year’s biggest novelty hit Gangnam Style by South Korean artist Psy. He was booed throughout his performance at last night’s Grey Cup Halftime Show in Toronto, and

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