by (@megsokay)

Music By The Numbers: Our 25 Favorite Songs “Numbered” 1 To 25

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Everyone loves a good old fashioned music video countdown, but we thought we’d turn the tables and do a countup…with a twist. The 25 songs on our list aren’t bound together by musical genre or release date. It’s just that when you listen these 25 songs in order, you’re not just listening to great music, you’re also counting from 1 to…25.

Or in the case of Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus, “22″ to “23″.

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Retro GIF Booth: Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” Turns 15

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Fifteen years ago today, a former Disney actress turned pop singer released her debut single. By the time she sang ‘hit me baby,’ our lives changed for ever. For (at least) the next five years, we were at the mercy of Britney Spears. But before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s take a stroll down memory lane back to where it all began: “…Baby One More Time.” Read more…

by (@JordanRuntagh)

Beginner’s Luck: The 50 Best-Selling Debut Records In Music History

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We’re waiting with baited breath for VH1 You Oughta Know artist Lorde to drop her first album Pure Heroine on Monday! This exclusive stream whetted our appetites, but we’re gonna need a bigger bite of her soulful pop confection. Her first single “Royals” is currently duking it out with heavy hitters Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus for the top of the charts, so we’re expecting big things from her debut disc. In fact, we’re thinking that it’ll measure up to these 50 record breaking freshman releases!

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by (@megsokay)

Why Does YOK Artist Lorde Love Britney Spears?

VH1′s September You Oughta Know artist Lorde might be on the verge of unwittingly becoming the world’s newest pop sensation, but don’t worry, the precocious teen is fully aware of the pitfalls of fame. If you follow Lorde’s twitter or tumblr, you’ll already know that she has a fascination with young starlets who have fallen from grace, but does she have a particular favorite “train wreck”?

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