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From “Rump Shaker” to “Blurred Lines”: Pharrell Williams’ Biggest Summer Jams

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If there is one hit maker who knows how to churn out a Summer Jam, it’s Pharrell Williams. For over 20 years — yes 20! — the singer, songwriter, producer has been cranking out hits for both himself and popular rappers, singers and Daft Punk. Since he has had some many summer hits, we wanted to round up his most successful (as well as our favorites) into one fantastic playlist. All the hits are here, from his first for Wreckx-n-Effect (“Rump Shaker”) to his most recent, “Happy.” But what song was the biggest of his career? We bet you can guess.

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Drawn To It: The 15 Greatest Animated Music Videos Of All Time

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Not all music videos have to be insanely sexy all the time. In fact, they don’t even have to have real people! Some of our very favorite clips feature the work of extremely talented designers and illustrators, who craft a colorful world that dazzle our eyes while the music seduces our ears. From A-ha to Yeezy, read on for 15 of the greatest animated music videos of all time!

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13 Biggest Comebacks Of 2013

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Every year there’s always a crop of breakout stars but what about those who have been around for awhile? 2013 saw the return of a number of artists who raced back to prominence by topping the charts. Among the most notable returns are Justin Timberlake and Daft Punk, both of who released new albums after nearly almost a decade of no new music. The easily dominated the year in music thanks to their radio-friendly jams and diehard fans’ zealous appetite.

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The Winner Of The 2013 Battle Of The Summer Jams Is…

All summer you voted on your favorite jams of the summer as two songs were put up against each other in a head to head battle. Acts like Robin Thicke and Selena Gomez didn’t have the stamina to make it past the first round. While others, like Mariah Carey and P!nk, proved they had staying power. Over the weekend, the 11 winners fought it out in a melee of hooks and beats to determine which song was the ultimate song of the summer. The votes are in and the readers’ 2013 song of the summer is… Read more…

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Battle Of The Summer Jams: Vote For The Song Of Summer

End of summer is here and so is the final round of the Battle Of The Summer Jams. Each week you voted on songs that you thought best represented your summer and now it’s time to determine which song will reign supreme. Many artists put up a good fight but didn’t have the juice to make it to the finals. That’s right, Robin Thicke, Bruno Mars and Selena Gomez are all licking their wounds as Miley Cyrus goes up against Imagine Dragons, Daft Punk and Mariah Carey among others. Read more…

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The Biggest Comebacks Of The Summer

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Something unexpected happened this summer: Instead of buzzing about new artists, most of the attention was focused on established acts returning to the spotlight. Daft Punk kicked off a summer of nostalgia that included the original line up of Backstreet Boys, Ciara charting again, disco making a comeback and Nile Rodgers. Nile Rodgers, man! The first half of 2013 proved to be ripe for comebacks and these are our favorites from the past few months.

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