Tag Archives: Jessie J

Pouting Will Get You Nowhere
Hot 100 Roundup—6/30/12

Justin Bieber featuring Big Sean—“As Long As You Love Me” #21 Bieber isn’t stupid, and he tries harder than he probably even needs to, but he’s still young, and he still feels the need, in order to connect with his … Continue reading

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Only Sleeping
Hot 100 Roundup—6/9/12

Phillip Phillips “Home”, #10 “We’ve Got Tonight”, #97 Though it’s nice that American Idol has decided to go with something besides a third-rate Diane Warren imitation for its winner’s first single, a second-rate Mumford and Sons imitation is not an … Continue reading

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A British Invasion?

This is old news, but I felt a need to comment on the piece Billboard ran on The Wanted a couple of weeks back. I have no doubt that The Wanted are a real story; their single (which I’ll get … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—10/29/11

Snoop Dogg featuring Bruno Mars & Wiz Khalifa—“Young, Wild & Free” #10 Half good-time dope song, half, thanks to Khalifa, public service message on behalf of marijuana as a mood stabilizer, all charming in its way, but too sleepy and … Continue reading

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Bubbling Under 4/30/11

Rihanna—”California King Bed” #113 Ever wondered what Colbie Caillat would sound like if she sang for Guns ‘n Roses? Me neither. The Ready Set—”Young Forever” #115 Better than “Love Like Woe”, but what wouldn’t be? This is much tougher, and … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—2/13/11

Dr. Dre featuring Eminem & Skylar Grey—”I Need a Doctor” #5 This seemingly heartfelt but confusing tribute to Dr. Dre might be touching if it were an Eminem record, or even a Skylar Grey record. But it’s not, so we’re … Continue reading

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