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.
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…
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!
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”?
“I’m nervous as a motherf*cker, I’m not gonna lie…”
As it turns out, a lot of people have collaborated with Britney Spears. And interestingly enough, a lot of prominent singers have lent their vocals to the singer — appearing on a number of her tracks, including “Piece of Me” and “Lucky.” It makes you wonder what the song would have sounded like if they had taken over. But alas, we’ll never know.