R&B / Pop Songs Music Chart - April 24, 2011

April 25, 2011 Chart RecapWelcome to the Booth’s......Read More

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Chris Brown
After a tear-stained MJ Tribute, a hit single that’s also become popular slang (Deuces) and a growing number of guest features (see Keri Hilson’s One Night Stand), I think it’s safe to say that...Read More
Posted 4 years ago by richard
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Pitbull
Known for pumping out hits like BP pumps oil into the Gulf (is it too late for that joke?), Pitbull has developed the perfect formula for that thing we call the “single.” Year after year, I’ve...Read More
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3
Sade
“Timeless” is not a word I throw around lightly, but the critical and commercial success of Soldier of Love, Sade's first album since 2000, suggested that the UK soul vets' sound and style hadn't...Read More
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4
Ryan Leslie
Though Ryan Leslie's last single, Joan of Arc, met a positive reception in the Booth, the praise was tempered with some ambivalence in regard to the R&B heavyweight's decision to try his hand at...Read More
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5
Diddy-Dirty Money
Although The Last Train to Paris may have left the station, or arrived at the station, or whatever the right analogy is back in December, Diddy and his Dirty Money crew (a.k.a. Diddy Money) are still...Read More
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6
Estelle
If I said that there's nothing new under the sun, would you take that as a negative? I hope not because sometimes there’s nothing better than walking some familiar ground. UK sensation Estelle teams...Read More
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7
Jamie Foxx
Those in the mood for a tropical vacation but short on funds are in luck – today Jamie Foxx takes us to Brazil with his new record Fly Love, a song placed in the latest Blue Sky Films 3D...Read More
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8
Far East Movement
Originally featured back in October of 2010, Far East Movement's Rocketeer found Kev Nish, DJ Virman, Prohgress and J-Splif joined by hookman Ryan Tedder (of OneRepublic fame). Now, the Movement are...Read More
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9
Akon
If you woke up this morning thinking, “I wonder what Akon is up to lately?” or “I really hope Chris Brown tries to rap on another song – his verse on 'Look At Me Now' was actually pretty...Read More
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10
Bruno Mars
Originally featured back in October of 2010, single Grenade found Bruno Mars dealing with heartbreak on an epic scale – so racked with grief was he that he'd suffer any number of grisly (and messy)...Read More
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11
Lloyd
Sure most of us are still working off a bit of a romance hangover after the love fest that was Valentine’s Day, but can you ever really have too much of Cupid's touch? Ok, so maybe you can, but in...Read More
Posted 4 years ago by richard
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Bruno Mars
If you watched the Grammys like I did (on delay, shouts to YouTube), you might have caught the performance of a man who goes by the name of Bruno Mars. I’ve been a fan of the Hawaiian crooner since...Read More
Posted 4 years ago by richard
13
Cee-Lo Green
If you take nothing else away from Cee-Lo's music, bear in mind that the man goes hard in the paint in just about everything he does. When he was scorned, we got F*ck You, which became an anthem for...Read More
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14
New Boyz
As reader responses to their various features attest, there were many who initially thought Skinny Jeans and a Mic duo New Boyz weren't built to last. Too Cool to Care what the doubters think,...Read More
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15
Shanell
In the hypersexualized world of pop and R&B, it's nice to hear a singer like Young Money up-and-comer Shanell addressing life's more mundane frustrations: y'know, like when you're getting dressed, and...Read More
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16
Chris Brown
The last time I took a glance at the work Chris Brown was bringing on for his upcoming F.A.M.E. project, due out March 22, it was the Look at Me Now cut that Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne absolutely...Read More
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17
Brian McKnight
Those of us who came of age in the ‘90s associate the name Brian McKnight with smooth R&B like snack food lovers associate the name Hostess with cream filled pastries. However, the legendary...Read More
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18
Cris Cab
While it’s absolutely pouring down here on the East Coast, I managed to get enough Spring flavor yesterday to last me into next week (it would be nice to see the sun again before then, however)....Read More
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