10. "Sexy and I Know It" by LMFAO
Apparently these crazy kids are at it again, this time with something more blandly typical of the group. There isn't really a hook, and I would not recommend watching the music video. Seriously.
9. "You Make Me Feel..." by Cobra Starship featuring Sabi
I can't lie to you kids, this song is my new jam, and I can't stop listening to it. Unlike LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It," its electronic flavor works and backs up a well written pop song. And don't even get me started on how much I love the disco guitar strums in the second verse. DON'T EVEN GET ME STARTED.
Is anyone else freaked out that she has a version for your own hometown? In Seattle, she's actually singing about Seattle on Seattle radio and it weirds me out because HOW DOES SHE KNOW. Also, this isn't helping the fact that I find her to be just as mercenary as any other pop artist. I will admit that I'm delighted to find that "Mutt" Lange still has the late-90s, Shania Twain touch. But then I remember "you" is spelled with a umlaut, and then really I can't decide how I feel about this song.
7. "Cheers (Drink to That)" by Rihanna
Rihanna almost had me convinced I was a fan with dance singles like "Only Girl (In the Word)" and "S&M," but this generic, medium tempo schlock is disappointing. I mean, generic is the name of the pop game, but at least you could leave out A SAMPLE OF AVRIL LAVIGNE FROM "I'M WITH YOU." Ugh. Is that where we are? Sampling Avril Lavigne now?
6. "Lighters" by Bad Meets Evil featuring Bruno Mars
This song still exists.
5. "Stereo Hearts" by Gym Class Heroes featuring Adam Levine
The chorus is still the best part.
4. "Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock
Remember LMFAO's one good song?
3. "Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the People
Fact: this song has been out for over a year now. That's really all I have to say about it.
2. "Someone Like You" by Adele
I feel like this is one of those songs I would like better if I just had a breakup or was suffering from an epic unrequited love situation and then started weeping loudly for an hour listening to it on repeat shamelessly singing along and using a whole box of Kleenex to clean up the various liquids coming out of my face. As it is, I'm just glad it's not "Rolling in the Deep." And of course Adele sounds great.
1. "Moves Like Jagger" by Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera
Really? Still number 1? The "moooOOOOoooooves" part is damn catchy, and y'all know I'm loving the disco guitar riffs, but it's so random. Whatever, I'll go with random over boring any day.