Top 40 & Pop Music Sitemap - Page 6 2016-09-26

Montgomery Gentry - Folks Like Us
Veteran country music duo Montgomery Gentry have reached the top 10 on the country singles chart 16 times. Folks Like Us is their eighth studio album.

Tremonti - Cauterize
Cauterize is the second studio album from rock group Tremonti which was originally formed as a side project by Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs June 9, 2015
Maroon 5 are aiming for their ninth consecutive top 10 hit with the new single

OMI - "Cheerleader"
Jamaican artist Omar Pasley, aka OMI, has recorded one of the biggest international pop hits of the year with

Echosmith - "Bright"
Family group Echosmith are experiencing their second major pop hit as

Fifth Harmony - "Worth It" featuring Kid Ink
Top 40/Pop.

DJ Snake and AlunaGeorge - "You Know You Like It"
AlunaGeorge finished second in the BBC Sound of 2013 poll and are turning into pop stars in the US with the breakthrough hit

Skrillex and Diplo - "Where Are U Now" featuring Justin Bieber


Rachel Platten - "Work Song"
Rachel Platten knew she wanted to pursue a music career after performing onstage in Trinidad and Tobago while studying abroad.

Nicki Minaj - "The Night Is Still Young"
Nicki Minaj's

Major Lazer and DJ Snake - "Lean On" featuring M0
Major Lazer's

Andy Grammer - "Honey, I'm Good"
Andy Grammer's breakthrough mainstream pop hit

American Idol
American Idol is the world's top pop music competition show. It was completely revamped in season 10 with two new judges, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.

Jordin Sparks on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Muse on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Muse
British rock band Muse make an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Katy Perry and Russell Brand on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Katy Perry and Russell Brand
Katy Perry and her husband comedian Russell Brand make an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
Jennifer Lopez and her husband singer Marc Anthony make an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Justin Bieber on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Skylar Grey on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Skylar Grey
Skylar Grey made an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Usher on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Usher
Usher makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Miley Cyrus on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Selena Gomez on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Ricky Martin on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Paramore on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Paramore
Paramore make an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Florence Welch on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Florence Welch
Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Nicki Minaj on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Jennifer Hudson on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Adam Lambert on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Adam Lambert
Adam Lambert makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Rihanna on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Rihanna
Rihanna makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Lady Antebellum on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum make an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Sara Bareilles on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Sara Bareilles
Sara Bareilles makes an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Lady Gaga on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is carried inside an egg on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet

Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Willow Smith on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet - Grammy Awards Red Carpet Photo of Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Willow Smith
Will Smith, his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, and his daughter Willow Smith make an appearance on the 2011 Grammy Awards Red Carpet.

Hip Pop Artist #1 - U2
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Hip Pop Artist #2 - White Stripes
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Hip Pop Artist #8 - Sigur Ros
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Hip Pop Artist #7 - Alicia Keys
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Hip Pop Artist #6 - Outkast
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Hip Pop Artist #5 - Gorillaz
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Hip Pop Artist #4 - Mary J. Blige
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Hip Pop Artist #3 - David Bowie
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Top 10 Pop Artists for the Indisputably Hip
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Clive Davis
Clive Davis. Top 40/Pop. Page 2.

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson. Top 40/Pop. Page 5.

Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson. Top 40/Pop. Page 7.

Bruno Mars at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012
Bruno Mars at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012

Bruno Mars at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012
Bruno Mars at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012. Page 5.

Justin Bieber at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Justin Bieber at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Page 6.

Rihanna at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012
Rihanna at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012. Page 4.

Rihanna at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012
Rihanna at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012. Page 3.

Rihanna at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012
Rihanna at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012. Page 8.

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift. Top 40/Pop. Page 15.

Duffy
Duffy. Top 40/Pop. Page 6.

Jason Mraz
Jason Mraz. Top 40/Pop. Page 2.

Katy Perry
Katy Perry. Top 40/Pop. Page 7.

M.I.A. and Ben Brewer
M.I.A. and Ben Brewer. Top 40/Pop. Page 3.

Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton. Top 40/Pop. Page 14.

Songs Sung By Past American Idol Contestants
Profiles of songs sung by past American Idol contestants. More information on the songs that were performed.

2005 Billboard Music Awards
Coverage of the 2005 Billboard Music Awards

Hip Pop Artist #9 - Norah Jones
The top 10 artists to load into your iPod if you want to look hip. The music of these artists is guaranteed to boost your street cred. The list includes U2, Norah Jones, Outkast, White Stripes, and many more.

Ariana Grande - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Ariana Grande - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet. Page 8.

Austin Mahone - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Austin Mahone - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet. Page 7.

Ellie Goulding - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Ellie Goulding - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet. Page 6.

Lady Gaga - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Lady Gaga - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet. Page 3.

Macklemore and Tricia Davis - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Macklemore and Tricia Davis - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet. Page 4.

Rita Ora - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Rita Ora - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet. Page 11.

Adam Levine of Maroon 5 - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011. Page 3.

Jay-Z - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011
Jay-Z - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011. Page 6.

Kanye West - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011
Kanye West - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011. Page 4.

Maroon 5 - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011
Maroon 5 - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011. Page 2.

Nicki Minaj - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011
Nicki Minaj - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011. Page 7.

Nicki Minaj - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011
Nicki Minaj - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011. Page 8.

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton - 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Red Carpet. Page 2.

Leonard Cohen - Coachella 2009
Leonard Cohen - Coachella 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 6.

Paul Weller - Coachella 2009
Paul Weller - Coachella 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 5.

Public Enemy - Coachella 2009
Public Enemy - Coachella 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 8.

The Cure - Coachella 2009
The Cure - Coachella 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 9.

The Kills - Coachella 2009
The Kills - Coachella 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 15.

Travis Barker - Coachella 2009
Travis Barker - Coachella 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 16.

Jennifer Hudson Photo - Jennifer Hudson at the Michael Jackson Memorial
Jennifer Hudson. Top 40/Pop. Page 4.

Jermaine Jackson Photo - Jermaine Jackson at the Michael Jackson Memorial
Jermaine Jackson. Top 40/Pop. Page 12.

John Mayer Photo - John Mayer at the Michael Jackson Memorial
John Mayer. Top 40/Pop. Page 11.

Michael Jackson Memorial Photo
Michael Jackson Memorial. Top 40/Pop. Page 2.

Michael Jackson's Children Photo - Michael Jackson's Children at the Michael Jackson Memorial
Michael Jackson's Children. Top 40/Pop. Page 7.

Smokey Robinson Photo - Smokey Robinson at the Michael Jackson Memorial
Smokey Robinson. Top 40/Pop.

Stevie Wonder Photo - Stevie Wonder at the Michael Jackson Memorial
Stevie Wonder. Top 40/Pop. Page 10.

Usher Photo - Usher at the Michael Jackson Memorial
Usher. Top 40/Pop. Page 8.

Far East Movement
Far East Movement. Top 40/Pop. Page 3.

Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez. Top 40/Pop. Page 5.

M.I.A. - Coachella 2009
M.I.A. - Coachella 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 3.

Fergie at Idol Gives Back 2008
Fergie at Idol Gives Back 2008. Top 40/Pop.

Britney Spears - My Prerogative
Britney Spears - My Prerogative. Top 40/Pop. Page 4.

Prince at Coachella 2008
Prince at Coachella 2008. Top 40/Pop.

Serj Tankian at Coachella 2008
Serj Tankian at Coachella 2008. Top 40/Pop. Page 3.

The Verve at Coachella 2008
The Verve at Coachella 2008. Top 40/Pop. Page 4.

Kanye West - Grammy Awards 2008
Kanye West - Grammy Awards 2008. Top 40/Pop. Page 12.

Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend
Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend. Top 40/Pop. Page 12.

Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys
Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys. Top 40/Pop. Page 8.

Ben Harper at Lollapalooza 2009
Ben Harper at Lollapalooza 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 9.

Lou Reed at Lollapalooza 2009
Lou Reed at Lollapalooza 2009. Top 40/Pop. Page 11.

Jonas Brothers - Rolling Stone
Jonas Brothers - Rolling Stone. Top 40/Pop. Page 17.

Jonas Brothers Live
Jonas Brothers Live. Top 40/Pop. Page 14.

Pink - MTV Europe Awards 2008
Pink - MTV Europe Awards 2008. Top 40/Pop. Page 2.

Joe Jonas
Joe Jonas. Top 40/Pop. Page 10.

Jonas Brothers - MTV TRL
Jonas Brothers - MTV TRL. Top 40/Pop.

Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus
Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus. Top 40/Pop. Page 8.

Jonas Brothers in Private Jet
Jonas Brothers in Private Jet. Top 40/Pop. Page 9.

Kevin Jonas
Kevin Jonas. Top 40/Pop. Page 3.

Joe Jonas
Joe Jonas. Top 40/Pop. Page 2.

Johnny Lee - "Lookin' For Love"
Johnny Lee became a country and pop star when he recorded the frequently rejected

Olivia Newton-John - "If You Love Me (Let Me Know)"
Olivia Newton-John's

Charlie Daniels Band - "The Devil Went Down To Georgia"
The Charlie Daniels Band broke into the pop mainstream with their story song

Crystal Gayle - "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"
Loretta Lynn's sister Crystal Gayle crossed over into the upper reaches of pop charts with

John Denver - "Thank God I'm a Country Boy"
Recorded live, John Denver's

Shania Twain - "You're Still the One"
Shania Twain re-invented the art of the country pop crossover in the late 1990s.

Kenny Rogers - "Lady"
Kenny Rogers came from country and Lionel Richie came from R&B to create the #1 pop and country smash

Lonestar - "Amazed"
Lonestar hit #1 on the pop chart with a remixed version of

Glen Campbell - "Rhinestone Cowboy"
Glen Campbell recorded

Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"
Lady Antebellum earned both critical acclaim and major commercial success with their pop breakthrough

Dolly Parton - "9 To 5"
Dolly Parton was a country superstar and had already experienced a pop breakthrough with

Roger Miller - "King of the Road"
Roger Miller's signature song

Eddie Rabbitt - "I Love a Rainy Night"


BJ Thomas - "Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song"
BJ Thomas earned his first major country hit with

Freddy Fender - "Before the Next Teardrop Falls"
Freddy Fender's recording of

Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA"
Jeannie C. Riley's first hit

Taylor Swift - "Love Story"
Taylor Swift became one of the biggest country pop crossover artists of all time as a teenager. A decade into her career she released an entirely pop album.

Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly - "Cruise (Remix)"
Florida Georgia Line established themselves as country stars with their first chart single

Faith Hill - "Breathe"
Faith Hill crossed over from country into pop charts in the late 1990s.

Skeeter Davis - "The End of the World"


Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton - "Islands In the Stream"
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton collaborated with the Bee Gees for the huge country pop crossover smash

Patsy Cline - "Crazy"


Charlie Rich - "The Most Beautiful Girl"
Charlie Rich recorded

Billy Swan - "I Can Help"
Billy Swan's

Willie Nelson - "Always On My Mind"
Willie Nelson was already a country legend and

Country Pop Crossover Hits
Country pop crossover hits have a long distinguished history from the 1960s to the present.

US Pop Music Charts June 4, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of June 4, 2015 with commentary.

Simply Red - Big Love
Simply Red are one of the most successful pop groups of all time in the UK. Their new album Big Love is their first in eight years.

Florence and the Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Florence and the Machine's How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful is the third studio album following the critically celebrated Ceremonials.

Major Lazer - Peace Is the Mission
Peace Is the Mission is the third studio album from Major Lazer. The electronic dance music act is currently riding the charts with the pop breakthrough

Jason Derulo - Everything Is 4
Jason Derulo's Everything Is 4 is his fourth studio album and includes the top 10 pop hit

Billy Currington - Summer Forever
Billy Currington's sixth studio album is Summer Forever featuring the hit single

Indigo Girls - One Lost Day
The Indigo Girls' new album One Lost Day is their first new studio album in four years.

The Darkness - Last Of Our Kind
Rock band The Darkness are best known for the single

Jamie xx - In Colour
Jamie xx, a member of the band The xx, has released his first proper solo album In Colour.

Barenaked Ladies - Silverball
Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies hit #1 on the pop singles chart in 1998 with

Dawes - All Your Favorite Bands
Dawes are an acclaimed folk rock band that reference classic 70s rock. All Your Favorite Bands is their fourth studio album.

1. Maroon 5 - "This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a MotherF****r"
Maroon 5's

2. Andy Grammer - "Honey, I'm Good"
Andy Grammer has reached his greatest mainstream pop success yet with the single

3. OMI - "Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)"
OMI's breakthrough pop hit

4. Major Lazer and DJ Snake - "Lean On" featuring MO


5. Rachel Platten - "Fight Song"


6. DJ Snake and AlunaGeorge - "You Know You Like It"


7. Fifth Harmony - "Worth It" featuring Kid Ink
Fifth Harmony's

8. Ed Sheeran - "Photograph"
Ed Sheeran's latest hit single from the album x is

Skrillex and Diplo - "Where Are U Now" featuring Justin Bieber


Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs June 2, 2015
Swedish singer Tove Lo has her second top 20 US pop hit single with

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending June 6, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending June 6, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

US Pop Music Charts May 28, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of May 28, 2015 with commentary.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs May 26, 2015
These are the 10 hottest pop songs of the week on US charts for the week including May 26, 2015. Leading the list is OMI's breakthrough hit single

2010 Pop Music Reviews
Reviews of the best pop music of 2010.

2007 Pop Music Reviews
Reviews of the best pop music of 2007.

2011 Pop Music Reviews
Reviews of the best pop music of 2011.

Current Album Reviews
Reviews of top current pop albums from the hottest recording artists.

2012 Pop Music Reviews
Reviews of the best pop music of 2012.

2013 Pop Music Reviews
Reviews of the best pop music of 2013.

Maroon 5 - "This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a MotherF****r"
Review of Maroon 5's anthem

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending May 30, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending May 30, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Top Summer Songs
Top 10 lists of summer pop songs from 2000 through 2013 and the biggest summer hits of all time. These are the hits heard at the beach, in the car, and at backyard bbq's.

2015 Summer Pop Playlist
25 song summer pop playlist for 2015. This is where the season's best celebratory playlists should start for the car, the beach, or backyard bbq's.

2015 Summer Pop Playlist
25 song summer pop playlist for 2015. This is where the season's best celebratory playlists should start for the car, the beach, or backyard bbq's.

2015 Summer Pop Playlist
25 song summer pop playlist for 2015. This is where the season's best celebratory playlists should start for the car, the beach, or backyard bbq's.

US Pop Music Charts May 21, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of May 21, 2015 with commentary.

Top 10 New Albums May 19, 2015
The best new albums for the week of May 19, 2015. This week's list is led by Zedd's sophomore release True Colors.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs May 19, 2015
The hottest 10 pop songs on the US charts for the week including May 19, 2015. This week's list is led by the Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea superstar duet

X Factor
X Factor is surpassed only by American Idol as a top pop music competition show. It was created by Simon Cowell and headed to the US after seven successful seasons in the UK. It runs simultaneously in both the US and UK in the fall of 2011.

Glee
Glee is a TV show about a fictional high school glee club and their efforts to win the national singing championship. Swirling around the competition and performances is a comedic soap opera involving both students and teachers. The show has placed dozens of songs on the 'Billboard' Hot 100 chart.

Robyn - "Dancing On My Own"
Robyn electrified the audience with a performance of her song

Sonny and Cher - "I Got You Babe"
Sonny and Cher came together on Late Night with David Letterman in 1987 for a surprise live performance of their 1960s hit

Green Day - "Basket Case"
Green Day performed

The White Stripes - "Fell In Love With a Girl"
The White Stripes were emerging as one of the most critically celebrated acts in rock when they performed

Beastie Boys - "Ch-Check It Out"
Beastie Boys began their performance of

Adele - "Chasing Pavements"
Adele performed

James Brown - "Sex Machine"
James Brown gave his last great televised performance in 1982 in the debut season of Late Night with David Letterman.

R.E.M. - "So. Central Rain"
R.E.M. introduced their song

Whitney Houston - "Saving All My Love For You"
Whitney Houston performed her first #1 single

Bruce Springsteen - "Glory Days"
Bruce Springsteen helped David Letterman close out his NBC years on Late Night with David Letterman performing

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending May 23, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending May 23, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini - American Idol Season 1
Kelly Clarkson defeated Justin Guarini to become the first winner of American Idol in the summer of 2002.

Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina - American Idol Season 10
New energy and new judges boosted American Idol season 11, and the finale came down to a battle among country singers Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina.

Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez - American Idol Season 11
Phillip Phillips defeated Jessica Sanchez in American Idol season 11 singing

Candice Glover and Kree Harrison - American Idol Season 12
American Idol Season 12 saw battles among judges and a finale between women in which Candice Glover defeated Kree Harrison.

Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene - American Idol Season 13
Wild card contestant Jena Irene made it all the way to the finale in American Idol Season 13, but she was defeated by Caleb Johnson.

Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken - American Idol Season 2
Ruben Studdard defeated Clay Aiken in American Idol Season 2 by a comparatively tiny 130,000 votes out of 24 million cast.

Carrie Underwood and Bo Bice - American Idol Season 4
Carrie Underwood entered the American Idol Season 4 finale having never ended up in the bottom in voting and she won narrowly over Bo Bice.

Taylor Hicks and Katharine McPhee - American Idol Season 5
American Idol Season 5 seemed blessed with an overabundance of great talent. In the finale Taylor Hicks defeated Katharine McPhee

David Cook and David Archuleta - American Idol Season 7
American Idol's season 7 came down to a battle between the Davids and rocker David Cook emerged victorious.

Kris Allen and Adam Lambert - American Idol Season 8
American Idol Season 8 had a shocking ending when Kris Allen was declared the winner over Adam Lambert.

Lee DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox - American Idol Season 9
Although the press annointed Crystal Bowersox winner of American Idol Season 9, it was Lee DeWyze who emerged victorious in fan voting.

Fantasia Barrino and Diana DeGarmo - American Idol Season 3
Fantasia Barrino's stunning performance of George Gershwin's

Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis - American Idol Season 6
American Idol Season 6 encountered controversy over contestant Sanjaya Malakar, but the finale came down to a victory for teenager Jordin Sparks over Blake Lewis.

Nick Fradiani and Clark Beckham - American Idol Season 14
Band member Nick Fradiani emerged victorious in American Idol Season 14 over Nashville musician Clark Beckham.

Top 10 New Albums May 12, 2015
The best new albums for pop fans the week of May 12, 2015. The list is led by the soundtrack to the movie Pitch Perfect 2.

American Idol Season 10
Recaps of the songs and contestants on American Idol Season 10

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs May 12, 2015
The 10 hottest pop songs on the US charts for the week including May 12, 2015. This week's list is led by Andy Grammer and his mainstream pop breakthrough

Josh Kaufman - Season 6 Winner The Voice
Soul singer Josh Kaufman won the sixth season of the US TV series The Voice. He appeared in Broadway in the lead role of Pippin.

Craig Wayne Boyd - Season 7 Winner The Voice
Country singer-songwriter Craig Wayne Boyd won the seventh season of hit TV series The Voice. His debut album is expected in 2015.

Cassadee Pope - Season 3 Winner The Voice
Country singer Cassadee Pope won the third season of The Voice in the US. She has become a successful country singer with the top 5 hit

Danielle Bradbery - Season 4 Winner The Voice
Country singer Danielle Bradbery won the fourth season of The Voice in the US. She hit the country charts with her debut single

Jermaine Paul - Season 2 Winner The Voice
R&B artist Jermaine Paul was the winner of the second season of The Voice in the US. He has not yet released a solo album.

Javier Colon - Season 1 Winner The Voice
Soul singer Javier Colon was the winner of the first season of The Voice in US. He is planning a 2015 release date for his fourth studio album.

Tessanne Chin - Season 5 Winner The Voice
Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin won the fifth season of hit TV series The Voice. She has extensive history performing with other Jamaican artists.

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending May 16, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending May 16, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

US Pop Music Charts May 7, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of May 7, 2015 with commentary.

Andy Grammer Interview
Interview with singer-songwriter Andy Grammer about his single

Adam Lambert - "Fever"
Lady Gaga and Jeff Bhasker contributed to Adam Lambert's recording of the disco and glam stomper

Adam Lambert - "Better Than I Know Myself"
Adam Lambert released

Adam Lambert - "If I Had You"


Adam Lambert - "Time For Miracles"
Adam Lambert released

Adam Lambert - "Mad World"
Adam Lambert's performance of

Adam Lambert - "Never Close Our Eyes"
Adam Lambert's

Adam Lambert - "Trespassing"
Adam Lambert collaborated with Pharrell Williams for

Adam Lambert - "Whataya Want From Me"
Adam Lambert's

Adam Lambert - "For Your Entertainment"
Adam Lambert kicked off his post American Idol pop career with

Adam Lambert - "Ghost Town"


Chris Stapleton - Traveller
Chris Stapleton is a well established country songwriter and bluegrass musician who has just released his debut solo album Traveller.

Alejandro Sanz - Sirope
Spanish singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz is one of the world's most popular Latin performers. His studio album Sirope includes the song

Mumford and Sons - Wilder Mind
Mumford and Sons turn away from their trademark folk rock to straight ahead sleek rock on Wilder Mind.

The Proclaimers - Let's Hear It For the Dogs
One hit wonders The Proclaimers return with their latest album. They hit #3 in 1993 with the single

Ciara - Jackie
Ciara's sixth studio album Jackie is inspired by reflection on the artist's experience of motherhood and includes the hit single

My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall
Rock band My Morning Jacket return with The Waterfall, their first new album since 2011. Circuital, the most recent, hit #5 on the album chart.

Best Coast - California Nights
California based duo Best Coast are celebrated purveyors of sunny lo-fi alternative pop. California Nights is their third album.

Penguin Prison - Lost In New York
Penguin Prison is electronic pop producer and artist Chris Glover. Lost In New York is his second album.

Shelby Lynne - I Can't Imagine
I Can't Imagine is singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne's first album for acclaimed independent label Rounder Records.

Various Artists - NOW! That's What I Call Music 54
The NOW That's What I Call Music franchise is now in its 54th edition with music ranging from the #1 Taylor Swift hit

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs May 5, 2015
The hottest pop songs of the week including May 5, 2015. The list is led by David Guetta's new pop hit single

Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea - "Pretty Girls"
Review of the single

Mariah Carey - "Infinity"
Review of Mariah Carey's single

Top 10 Mother's Day Songs
10 of the best pop songs about moms to help celebrate Mother's Day. Artists range from The Beatles to The Backstreet Boys.

Top 10 Latin Pop Songs
Latin music is an indispensable part of contemporary pop. These are 10 of the biggest Latin hits and trailblazers.

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending May 9, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending May 9, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Clark Beckham
22-year-old Clark Beckham is a singer from Tennessee who has advanced to the final 4 in American Idol's Season 14.

Nick Fradiani
29-year-old Nick Fradiani is a singer from Connecticut who has advanced to the final 4 in American Idol's Season 14.

Rayvon Owen
23-year-old Rayvon Owen is a singer from Virginia who has advanced to the final 4 in American Idol's Season 14.

Jax
18-year-old Jax is a singer from East Brunswick, New Jersey who has advanced to the final 4 in American Idol's Season 14

Top 10 New Pop Albums April 28, 2015
The best new albums for pop fans in the week including April 28, 2015. This week's list is led by the latest release from Josh Groban titled Stages.

US Pop Music Charts April 30, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of April 30, 2015 with commentary.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs April 28, 2015
The hottest pop songs on charts for the week including April 28, 2015. This week's list is led by David Guetta's latest Nicki Minaj collaboration

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending May 2, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending May 2, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Top 10 New Pop Albums April 21, 2015
The best new albums for pop fans from the week including April 21, 2015. The list is led by the second studio album from critically acclaimed band Alabama Shakes.

US Pop Music Charts April 23, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of April 23, 2015 with commentary.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs April 21, 2015
The hottest pop songs on the charts for the week including April 21, 2015. The lead song on this week's list is Skrillex and Diplo's pop breakthrough

US Pop Music Charts April 16, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of April 16, 2015 with commentary.

Michael Jackson - Thriller (1982)
Michael Jackson's Thriller album cover depicts him reclining with a tiger cub at his knee. It was shot by celebrity photographer Dick Zimmerman.

Pet Shop Boys - Actually (1987)
Neil Tennant yawns on the cover of Pet Shop Boys' album Actually and it turns what could have been a boring image into an iconic one.

Janet Jackson - janet. (1993)
Janet Jackson's janet album cover is a crop of what became a much discussed Rolling Stone album cover.

Frank Sinatra - September Of My Years (1965)
Frank Sinatra recorded the concept album September Of My Years as he was turning 50. The album cover balances perfectly with the music.

Justin Timberlake - FutureSex / LoveSounds (2006)
Justin Timberlake's FutureSex / LoveSounds cover image was shot by controversial fashion photographer Terry Richardson.

Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death and All His Friends (2008)
Coldplay designed the art for their album Viva La Vida Or Death and All His Friends with graphic design pair Tappin Gofton.

Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975)
Elton John's Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy album cover is an image created to fit the standards of the world's top pop star of the time.

Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run (1975)
Bruce Springsteen leans on saxophone player Clarence Clemons in the image that makes up Born To Run's iconic album cover.

Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1977)
Fleetwood Mac's Rumours album cover contains iconic images of the group members that became permanently identified as quintessential Fleetwood Mac.

Supertramp - Breakfast In America (1979)
Supertramp's Breakfast In America depicts breakfast diner elements standing in for the skyline of New York City.

U2 - The Joshua Tree (1987)
The images for the cover of U2's landmark the Joshua Tree album were shot by photographer Anton Corbijn in the Mojave Desert.

Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956)
The cover of Elvis Presley's first album set a dramatic tone for the landmark recording career to come.

Madonna - Like a Virgin (1984)
Madonna's Like a Virgin album cover was an image that helped define Madonna as a groundbreaking artist in the early 1980s.

Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)
The Beatle's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band revolutionized future approaches to album covers and won a Grammy Award.

Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers (1971)
The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers album cover played with the band's bad boy image by presenting a man's jeans clad crotch with working zipper.

David Bowie - Young Americans (1975)
David Bowie's Young Americans album cover presented to pop fans a stylish gaze with bracelets, makeup and lip gloss.

Prince - Sign O' the Times (1987)
The meaning behind Prince's Sign O' the Times album cover may still be obscure, but the collection of items is memorable.

Depeche Mode - Violator (1990)
Anton Corbijn became a key part of the Depeche Mode creative team with his work on cover art and music videos surrounding their album Violator.

Green Day - Dookie (1994)
Dookie is a slang for feces, but the cartoon style artwork on the album depicts a wide range of personalities and objects.

Paul McCartney and Wings - Band On the Run (1973)
Paul McCartney recorded Band on the Run in Nigeria out of a desire to escape to somewhere exotic. The striking album cover completed the package.

Eagles - Hotel California (1976)
The sunset shot of the Beverly Hills Hotel on the cover of the Eagles' Hotel California matches the music's theme of rot at the heart of southern California.

Pop Artists In Concert
Current information on the hottest concert tours by today's top pop music artists.

DJ Snake at Coachella 2015
DJ Snake delighted Coachella 2015 crowds with special guests including AlunaGeorge, DMX and Rae Sremmurd.

Marina and the Diamonds at Coachella 2015
Marina and the Diamonds delivered music from the recent critically acclaimed album Froot at Coachella 2015.

Alabama Shakes at Coachella 2015
Critically acclaimed rock and soul group Alabama Shakes brought their confident performance to Coachella 2015 and mesmerized the crowd.

David Guetta at Coachella 2015
David Guetta pleased crowds with his accessible dance pop at Coachella 2015 and included special guests like the Black Eyed Peas and Nicki Minaj.

Stromae at Coachella 2015
Belgium's Stromae looked like a star on the rise during Coachella 2015 even being joined by Kanye West in his weekend two performance.

AC/DC at Coachella 2015
AC/DC proved they still know how to rock with well received headlining peformances at Coachella 2015. It was their first live concerts in six years.

Drake and Madonna at Coachella 2015
Madonna kissed Drake in an aggressively intense fashion onstage followed by a seemingly disgusted reaction from the Drake. It was Coachella 2015's social media sensation.

Florence and the Machine at Coachella 2015
Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine broke her foot during Coachella 2015's first weekend, but that didn't stop her from coming back on the second weekend.

The Weeknd at Coachella 2015
Kanye West joined The Weeknd for his performance on Coachella 2015's weekend two to the delight of the crowd.

Hozier at Coachella 2015
Hozier proved he knows how to please a crowd as he performed his hit

Top 10 European Music Festivals 2015
Music festivals are more popular than ever. This is a guide to the 10 best European music festivals in 2015.

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending April 25, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending April 25, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Shawn Mendes - Handwritten
Shawn Mendes delivers a solid, appealing album debut. This could just be the arrival of a major new star in the making.

Top 10 New Pop Albums April 14, 2015
The top new albums of the week including April 14, 2015 for pop fans. Shawn Mendes leads the list with his debut Handwritten.

Remembering Percy Sledge
Percy Sledege, the R&B singer who roared to the top of the charts with his first hit

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs April 14, 2015
The hottest songs on the pop charts for the week including April 14, 2015. This week's list is lead by girl group Fifth Harmony and their new hit single

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending April 18, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending April 18, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs April 7, 2015
The hottest chart songs of the week including April 7, 2015. This weeks chart is led for a third week by Jason Derulo's

US Pop Music Charts April 9, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of April 9, 2015 with commentary.

Top 10 Artists for Pop Fans To Watch At Coachella 2015
There is great music at Coachella 2015 for pop fans. This is your guide to the top 10 acts to catch.

Top 20 US Music Festivals for Pop Music Fans
Music festivals continue to expand in number and size in the US. This is a guide to the best 20 for fans of pop music.

Top 20 US Music Festivals for Pop Music Fans
Music festivals continue to expand in number and size in the US. This is a guide to the best 20 for fans of pop music.

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending April 11, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending April 11, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Top 10 New Pop Songs April 2, 2015
The best new songs for pop fans of the week including April 2, 2015. The week's list is led by Joy Williams of the folk duo The Civil Wars.

Rihanna - "Bitch Better Have My Money"
Rihanna's

Boyz II Men - "End of the Road"
Boyz II Men's

Los Del Rio - "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)"


Mark Ronson - "Uptown Funk!" featuring Bruno Mars


Whitney Houston - "I Will Always Love You"
Whitney Houston's recording of

Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men - "One Sweet Day"
Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men joined forces on

Brandy and Monica - "The Boy Is Mine"
Brandy and Monica spent 13 weeks at #1 with

Mariah Carey - "We Belong Together"
Mariah Carey capped a phenomenal career comeback by spending 14 weeks at #1 with her single

The Black Eyed Peas - "I Gotta Feeling"
The Black Eyed Peas surpassed their 12 weeks at #1 with

Boyz II Men - "I'll Make Love To You"
Boyz II Men's

Elton John - "Candle In the Wind 1997"
Elton John's re-recording of

US Pop Music Charts April 2, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of April 2, 2015 with commentary.

Top 10 New Pop Albums March 31, 2015
The best new albums of the week including March 31, 2015 for pop fans. The list is led by Death Cab for Cutie's latest Kintsugi.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs March 31, 2015
The hottest pop chart songs for the week including March 31, 2015. Jason Derulo remains at the top for a second week with his hit

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending April 4, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending April 4, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Fitz and the Tantrums - "The Walker"
Fitz and the Tantrums'

OneRepublic - "I Lived"
OneRepublic's

Ellie Goulding - "Anything Could Happen"
Ellie Goulding's

Yellowcard - "Miles Apart"
Yellowcard's

The Script - "Superheroes"
The Script's

Shawn Mendes - "Something Big"
Shawn Mendes

Capital Cities - "Safe and Sound"
Capital Cities'

Lorde - "Team"
Lorde's

Kendrick Lamar - "i"
Kendrick Lamar's

Matt and Kim - "Daylight"
Matt and Kim's

Top 10 New Pop Songs March 26, 2015
The best new songs of the week including March 26, 2015 for pop music fans. The leading song is Natalie Imbruglia's cover of Daft Punk's

Top 10 New Pop Albums March 24, 2015
The week's best new albums for pop music fans. Rising UK star James Bay leads off the album list.

US Pop Music Charts March 26, 2015
US pop music charts for the week of March 26, 2015 with commentary.

Donny Osmond - The Osmonds
Donny Osmond first gained fame fronting his brother group The Osmonds. He had even greater success as a solo artist.

Ricky Martin - Menudo
Ricky Martin became a Latin solo star following five years of performing with the Puerto Rican boy band Menudo.

Nick Jonas - Jonas Brothers
Nick Jonas, the youngest of the Jonas Brothers, has kicked off a promising solo career with the two hit singles

Michael Jackson - Jackson 5
Michael Jackson was only 11 years old when the Jackson 5 became pop stars. As a solo artist he eclipsed their success with two of the biggest hit albums of all time.

Gary Barlow - Take That
Top 40/Pop.

Bobby Brown - New Edition
After exiting New Edition, Bobby Brown embarked on a highly successful solo career. However, his success ended shortly after his marriage to Whitney Houston.

Ronan Keating - Boyzone
Ronan Keating was a founding member of Boyzone as a teenager. While the group was on hiatus, he embarked on a highly successful solo career.

Robbie Williams - Take That
Robbie Williams became one of the top male pop stars of all time after leaving the boy band Take That in 1995.

Justin Timberlake - *NSYNC
Justin Timberlake moved on to even greater success as a solo artist after the boy band *NSYNC disbanded in 2002.

Johnny Gill - New Edition
Johnny Gill joined New Edition after the exit of Bobby Brown. He then embarked on a successful solo career in both pop and R&B arenas.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs March 24, 2015
The hottest pop songs on the charts for the week including March 24, 2015. Jason Derulo storms mainstream pop radio this week and leads the list with

Mariah Carey's Number One Pop Hit Singles
Mariah Carey has more number one hit singles in the US than any other solo artist. With 18, she is just two behind the Beatles' all-time record of 20 number one singles.

2015 Prom Song Playlist
A 25 song playlist for prom 2015. Included are some of the hottest current hits and a few enduring classics.

2015 Prom Song Playlist
A 25 song playlist for prom 2015. Included are some of the hottest current hits and a few enduring classics.

2015 Prom Song Playlist
A 25 song playlist for prom 2015. Included are some of the hottest current hits and a few enduring classics.

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending March 28, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending March 28, 2015 with chart history and commentary.

Top 10 New Pop Songs March 19, 2015
The best new songs for pop music fans in the week including March 19, 2015. The top song for the week is an irresistible pop collaboration between Grimes and Bleachers.

Glee "Don't Stop Believin'"
Glee's cover of Journey's

Glee "Total Eclipse Of the Heart"
Glee took Bonnie Tyler's classic

Glee "Toxic"
Glee took on Britney Spears songs and their version of the often covered

Glee "We Are Young"
Glee helped fun's breakthrough hit single

Glee "Forget You"
Glee turned in a clean version of Cee Lo Green's

Glee "Rumour Has It / Someone Like You"
Glee mashed up two Adele songs

Glee "Teenage Dream"
The vocal arrangement of

Glee "Loser Like Me"


Glee "Get It Right"


Glee "Singing In the Rain / Umbrella"
Glee mashed up

Top 10 New Pop Albums March 17, 2015
The week's best new albums for pop fans. Kendrick Lamar leads the way with his powerful, challenging To Pimp a Butterfly.

Top 10 Hottest Pop Songs March 17, 2015
The hottest pop songs on the charts the week of March 17, 2015. This week newcomer Fetty Wap leads the way with his breakthrough hit

Ylvis - "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say)" (2013)
The Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis became unexpected international pop stars with their parody hit

The Buoys - "Timothy"
The Buoys

C.W. McCall - "Convoy" (1976)


Napoleon XIV - "They're Coming To Take Me Away Ha-Haa" (1966)
Napoleon XIV, aka Jerry Samuels, had a quick hit with the song

Nervous Norvus - "Transfusion" (1956)
Nervous Norvus had a top 10 pop hit with his song

Psy - "Gangnam Style" (2012)
Psy's

The Singing Nun - "Dominique" (1963)
The Singing Nun's

Captain & Tennille - "Muskrat Love"


Cheech and Chong - "Basketball Jones" (1973)


Crash Test Dummies - "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" (1994)
Crash Test Dummies' big hit single

Fleetwood Mac - "Tusk" (1979)
Fleetwood Mac's

Focus - "Hocus Pocus" (1973)
Dutch progressive rock band Focus recorded

Lorne Greene - "Ringo" (1964)
Lorne Greene of Bonanza fame took his spoken word story

Paul Hardcastle - "19" (1985)
Paul Hardcastle's

Gordon Lightfoot - "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" (1976)
Gordon Lightfoot wrote

Ellie Goulding - "Love Me Like You Do"
Ellie Goulding's

Queen and David Bowie - "Under Pressure" (1981)
The collaboration between Queen and David Bowie on

Diana Ross and Lionel Richie - "Endless Love" (1981)


Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes - "Up Where We Belong" (1982)


Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton - "Islands In the Stream" (1983)
The Bee Gees wrote

Ashford and Simpson - "Solid" (1984)
Songwriters and recording artists Ashford and Simpson wrote and recorded

Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush - "Don't Give Up" (1986)
Peter Gabriel's

Aretha Franklin and George Michael - "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" (1987)
Clive Davis brought Aretha Franklin and George Michael together on the #1 pop smash

Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes - "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" (1987)


Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson - "Scream" (1995)
Brother sister duo Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson took on the tabloid press in the song

Brandy and Monica - "The Boy Is Mine" (1998)
Rising teen stars Brandy and Monica collaborated on

Eminem and Dido - "Stan" (2000)


Jay-Z and Alicia Keys - "Empire State Of Mind" (2009)
Two Brooklyn based songwriters originally wrote

Beyonce and Lady Gaga - "Telephone" (2010)
Lady Gaga recorded

Beyonce and Jay-Z - "Drunk In Love" (2013)
Beyonce and Jay-Z revisit their relationship as a song topic on

Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer - "No More Tears" (1979)
Superstars Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer collaborated on the disco classic

Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty - "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" (1981)
Tom Petty originally intended

Elton John and Kiki Dee - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" (1976)
Elton John and Kiki Dee went straight to #1 with their affectionate Motown tribute on the song

Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway - "The Closer I Get To You" (1978)
The beautiful romantic ballad

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - "You're the One That I Want" (1978)


Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell - "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (1967)


Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg - "Je T'aime, Moi Non Plus" (1969)
French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg recorded

Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra - "Somethin' Stupid" (1967)
Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra followed solo #1 hits with this chart-topping duet smash.

Sonny & Cher - "I Got You Babe" (1965)
Sonny Bono and Cher pledged their love for each other on the song

Simon & Garfunkel - "The Sound of Silence" (1965)


Righteous Brothers - "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" (1964)
The Righteous Brothers thought

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Top 100 Essential Pop Songs of All Time
100 of the best pop songs of all time ranked in reverse order from 100 to 1. Songs selected range from pop standards to contemporary hit songs.

Gilbert O'Sullivan
Gilbert O'Sullivan became an international pop superstar with his hit single

Damien Rice
Singer-songwriter Damien Rice achieved strong commercial succes in the UK and broke into the top 20 of the US album chart with his third album in 2014.

The Script
The Script broke into the US pop charts with the #12 charting

Snow Patrol
Northern Irish band Snow Patrol recorded

U2
U2 are the bestselling Irish pop artists of all time. They have sold in excess of 150 million records.

Westlife
Westlife followed in the footsteps of Boyzone to become one of the most successful boy bands of all time with 13 #1 hit singles in the UK.

Van Morrison
Van Morrison is one of the most celebrated rock vocalists of all time. He recorded the classic albums Astral Weeks and Moondance.

Sinead O'Connor
Sinead O'Connor had one of the biggest hit singles ever by an Irish recording artist with her cover of Prince's

The Cranberries
The Cranberries were a successful Irish rock group in the 1990s. They came back together in 2009 to record another studio album Roses.

Enya
Enya is one of the most successful of all new age recording artists and has crossed over into mainstream pop success as well.

Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard is an Irish singer-songwriter who has earned acclaim in the group the Frames, the duo The Swell Season, and as a solo artist.

Hozier
Andrew Hozier-Byrne, aka Hozier, has earned international pop success with the arresting single

The Boomtown Rats
The Boomtown Rats were pioneers in new wave music in the late 1970s. The group's leader Bob Geldof later became known for his charity work.

Boyzone
Boyzone are one of the most successful boy bands of all time. Louis Walsh put the group together in hopes of matching the success of the UK's Take That.

The Corrs
The Corrs are an Irish sibling group. They reached the UK pop top 10 six times and broke into the US top 40 with

UK Pop Charts for the Week Ending March 21, 2015
James Masterton covers the official UK pop singles and albums charts for the week ending March 21, 2015 with chart history and commentary.