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The Voices Behind The Hits: 10 Demo Versions Of MONSTER Songs (Sung By The Original Writers)

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Hit-making is a collaborative process, with many hands and minds going into the mix to create a finish product. Don’t believe us? Check the credits for your favorite song in the charts today! In amongst the seemingly dozens of names you’ll find the one tunesmith who had the original germ of the melodic hook…and sometimes even the whole song! Most of these songwriters are unsung heroes (see what we did there?), names and faces unfamiliar to the masses despite the hours of pure pop pleasure they’ve given us over the years. Today we’ve decided to honor them by sharing their original demo versions of some of their greatest hits. Read on and enjoy the original voices behind the songs!

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Friday Face-Off: Jessie J Vs. Rihanna

Hey boys! Can you hear us ladies?! Jessie J and Beyonce are two fabulous female artists who give guys a shout-out in their music (and a feisty shout-outs at that). Sometimes the lyrics are ferocious, and other times they’re simply controversial (give a good listen and you’ll know when you blush). But whichever way you want to spin it, the songs are unbelievably addictive. Do you think Jessie J’s video for “Do It Like A Dude” or Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” is the catchier male call-out?

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Got It Covered: The Hottest Album Art Of 2013

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A few days ago we gave you our list of the sexiest music videos of 2013. We thought it turned out pretty well, but after thinking on it some more we realized that we couldn’t possibly forget all of the super hot cover art from this past year! From album art to single sleeves, we’ve taken a look at some of the very steamiest that the music biz has to offer, and we’re pretty sure that you’ll be pleased with the results…

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Wrecking Balls, Motorcycles And Butts: The 15 Sexiest Music Videos Of 2013

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Music and sex go together like peanut butter and marshmallow fluff (A.K.A. a “Fluffernutter”). The combo isn’t immediately obvious -and both items definitely stand on their own- but when put together the results are pretty damn sweet. It’s fair to say that music videos keep getting hotter with each passing year. An unforeseen upside of Global Warming? Perhaps. 2013 boasted some of the most seriously sexy vids yet! Head down to the gallery below for 15 of our very favorites. From Miley and her wrecking ball, Nicki Minaj and her ”wrecking balls”, and even Beyonce‘s last minute additions (take your pick from seventeen!), we’re sure you’ll be more than satisfied. So read onward for the sexiest music videos of 2013! You’ll come for the hot pics, but you’ll stay for the great beats!

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Sell Outs! The 20 Highest-Grossing Concert Tours Of 2013

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Usually rock stars tend to get offended if you label them a sell-out, but not when you’re referring massive stadium shows! Music fans were spoiled this past year with some truly awesome concert tours making their way around the world, and now we’ve decided to take a look back at some of the highest grossing of 2013. There were many to choose from, but the top earner may surprise you…

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