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Tonight’s The Night: The 15 Best Songs About Losing Your Virginity

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Everyone knows that having sex for the first time is pretty much the most important moment of your life. Hahaha, jkkk y’all. It’s usually pretty awkward and hilarious and (occasionally) humiliating. Or so we’ve heard. But that hasn’t stopped it the being romanticized in tons of classic songs over the years! Usually in a way that thoroughly creeps us out…From Rod Stewart to AC/DC, Lyfe Jennings and the great Vanessa Carlton, you’ll never forget THESE musical first times.

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Almost Greatest: 14 Near Misses From The List Of VH1′s 100 Greatest Women In Music

All next week, VH1 will be counting down a list of the 100 Greatest Women In Music. Each weeknight at 10 p.m. ET/PT beginning on Monday, February 13, a new hour-long episode of The Greatest will air on VH1, each show focusing in on the merits of the best female artists of the last 20 years and change.

As a precursor to the next week’s reveal, we thought that we’d kick off the discussion by revealing this list of 14 women who ALMOST made the list. They’re all terrific artists in their own right, which just goes to show how amazing the full list is going to be next week. This list of the Almost Greatest goes, as follows (in alphabetical order, natch):

Christina Perri, Ciara, The Corrs, The Cranberries, Danity Kane, Duffy, Enya, Jessica Simpson, Lily Allen, Michelle Branch, Selena, Sinead O’Connor, Sugarland, and Vanessa Carlton.

To find out who DID make the list, be sure to watch VH1′s 100 Greatest Women in Music special (brought to you by Summer’s Eve) all next week on VH1! And be sure to make your voice heard by tweeting your support for your favorite female musician by voting in our new poll, Who Is The Greatest Female Artist of ALL TIME?

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Last Lap: Monday’s Odds And Ends In Music News

Boyz II Men Join NKOTBSB Onstage For 2-Song Medley
The combined forces of over a decade of talented-vocalist guy-groups sang “I’ll Make Love To You” and “End Of The Road” and turned an entire generation into mush for four and a half minutes Friday night in Orlando. [Vulture]

Noel Gallagher Debuts Single And Video
Watch and hear “The Death of You And Me” from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds above. [Guardian]
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