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Here Come The Sugababes (Again)

ARTIST: Sugababes
TITLE: “Girls”
WEB DEBUT: Aug. 11, 2008
RELEASE DATE: Oct. 6, 2008…

By: Maura / August 12, 2008

Lloyd Shows Us How To Do A Q & A

Here at Idolator, we have a collective love for the R & B singer Lloyd, whose forthcoming album Lessons In Love drops Aug. 5. That admiration was mainly based on his musical output, which is made up of some of the finest R & B tracks of the last few (maybe more) years. But there’…

By: Maura / July 23, 2008

A Nickelodeon-Groomed Star Brings Yesterday Back Around

Could a Sugababes song actually get some airplay on American radio? Well, sort of. “About You Now,” which appeared on their 2007 album Change, is actually available outside of U.S. stores’ import sections thanks to some pandering to the 8-to-11 set: The track, co-written by Cathy Dennis and Dr. Luke, has been covered by tween

By: Maura / June 18, 2008

Kylie Minogue Apparently Needs MIMS To Show America Why She’s Hot

I’ve been pretty vocal about my enthusiasm over Kylie Minogue’s latest album X, on which she plays vamp and storms Star Wars conventions. It’s finally getting a Stateside release; X‘s April 1 release date is a good five months after it came out overseas, presumably because Minogue’s label, Capitol Records, needed to find the perfect…

By: Maura / March 21, 2008

Wiz Khalifa, Alice Deejay, And The Pop Potential Of Turn Of The Millennium Club Cuts

Whether they’re petroleum-based or digital downloads, singles remain pop’s most fascinating format. Twice a week in Single Spin, a singles-focused twist on Second Spin, we’ll take a look at a song, sound, scene, or star that we think deserves more than two lines and a Rapidshare link–whether it’s CMT country, underground dance, unfriendly noise, or

By: Jess Harvell / March 3, 2008

Basia Bulat Invites The Nighttime Animals To Her Slumber Party

Basia Bulat’s “In The Night” is a chiming slice of autoharp-topped pop that’s been getting a lot of play around my house lately.

By: Maura / January 22, 2008

R. Kelly Is Kanye’s New Strobelite Honey

Today’s second reference to a musician (potentially) hitting the pipe comes with Blender’s mention of “all those word-of-mouth drug rumors” surrounding R. Kelly in their write-up of this brand-new remix of the 31st Awesomest Song Of 2007.

By: Jess Harvell / January 22, 2008

Idolator’s 2007 Top 40 List Of Awesomeness: The 10 Tunes That <em>Almost</em> Made It

Naturally we heard more than 40 great songs in 2007. And so before we get to the top two slots, here are 10 tracks that might have made it into our list of awesomeness on another day, from Radio Disney to Brooklyn art-rock to Euro-techno to Britney:

By: jharv / December 31, 2007

No. 1 (And No. 1): Backyard Tea Parties And Blue Balls

Our year-end countdown ends with a pair of songs that are, when you get right down to it, pretty much polar opposites of one another. But we wouldn’t have it any other way.

By: Maura / December 31, 2007

No. 5: We Choose UGK And Outkast

And for a few minutes, let’s all bask in four thirtysomethings showing those soulja boys and girls how it’s done.

By: jharv / December 28, 2007

Idolator’s 2007 Top 40 List Of Awesomeness: The Story So Far

Three weeks and change ago, Jess and I started counting down our own year-end list, the songs from the past year that we listened to more than any others, a list put together through the not-very-scientific process of “smooshing together” of my top songs and Jess’ top songs.

By: Maura / December 28, 2007

No. 3: R. Kelly And Friends Are Dogs On The Prowl

And lord help us if a non-flirter gets in their way.

By: jharv / December 28, 2007

No. 4: Fall Out Boy Have Smiles On Their Faces

And the song at No. 4 invites you to open your mind and shake your behind.

By: Maura / December 28, 2007

No. 8: Sissy Wish Wants To Pick You Up And Float Away

And the song at No. 8 has enough sass, pluck, and bubbly keyboards to lift an entire room filled with Gloomy Guses.

By: Maura / December 27, 2007

No. 6: Siobhan Donaghy Shows Off Her Scars

And in the No. 6 song, she wants you to heal along with her.

By: Maura / December 27, 2007

No. 7: Rich Boy’s On The Marquee But Polow Da Don Brings The Real Heat

Because we could listen to damn near anyone rap over No. 7.

By: jharv / December 27, 2007

No. 10: Lloyd Only Has Eyes For You (And That Lady Over There)

But if you don’t quite believe his claims of fidelity, that’s probably a smart move.

By: Maura / December 26, 2007

No. 9: And Now Lil Mama On The Care And Presentation Of Your Lips

Though maybe balm might be more important now that the weather is chapping the hell out of ‘em.

By: jharv / December 26, 2007

No. 11: Rihanna And Ne-Yo Make Neediness Sound Like The Best Thing Ever

Because when your better half sings so sweet, it’s easy to overlook diminishing relationship returns.

By: jharv / December 24, 2007

No. 14: M.I.A. Hands Over Some Paper

And the song at No. 14 doesn’t need your fascist publicity thing in order to prove its greatness.

By: Maura / December 21, 2007
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