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Hot 100 Roundup 12/19/10

T.I. featuring Eminem—”That’s All She Wrote” #18 No matter how much he brags, the events of the last couple of years have worn the sharp edges off of T.I. Even when he’s trying to be threatening he sounds ruminative, as … Continue reading

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Weird tales of record pricing

I’ve been noticing more and more anomalies in record pricing lately, especially in terms of downloads. A lot of people brought up the fact last week that with a little tweaking of special offers, you could buy Kanye West’s new … Continue reading

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My blue humps

James Cameron will be directing the Black Eyed Peas’s 3-D concert movie.

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New this week—4/11/10

Usher featuring will.i.am—”OMG” #14 Despite the seal of approval provided by will.i.am, this is the lamest Black Eyed Peas rip you could imagine, and as far as I can tell it’s all Usher’s fault. The stylish minimalism that makes the … Continue reading

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New this week

Mary J Blige featuring Drake—”The One” #63 As good as it was to know that Blige had found marital happiness, her odes to her man and their relationship didn’t sell very well, so here she toughens up, brings in a … Continue reading

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Who says singles don’t build slowly anymore?

I first mentioned The Ting Tings’s “That’s Not My Name” over a year ago, when it was a hit in the UK. Finally released as a single in the US near the end of the year, it crawled, slowly, up … Continue reading

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New This Week

The Black Eyed Peas–”I Gotta Feeling” #2 For a band that claims to be “so three thousand and eight” this sounds awfully nineteen eight-ohs. Reminds me of Wang Chung somehow, even though it doesn’t sound anything like them. What it … Continue reading

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New This Week

As everybody knows, this is American Idol week on the Hot 100. Before last year, this would have meant that whatever lamentable ballad had been foisted on the winner would debut at number one, and that yet another version of … Continue reading

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