Check out this list of iTunes and last.fm’s top downloaded singles of 2008. As you can see, it was quite the year for Coldplay and Rihanna, both of whom will probably figure heavily when the Grammy Award nominations are announced tonight. Every year, I predict the winners of the February award ceremony, and I generally call the winners pretty closely (which says as much for my prognostication skills as it does the Grammys’ predictability). Here […]
This series caused me quite a few headaches. I mean, how in the world was I going to pick ONE shoulda-been-a-hit song out of all the albums that I’ve digested over the years? When I first put pen to paper, I was going to go for the okey-doke and pick one of the million Michael Jackson or Prince songs that weren’t released as singles. Then I changed my mind and decided to go for something […]
I feel kinda stupid writing a John Mayer fanboy post less than two weeks after my most recent John Mayer fanboy post, but, fuck it.
As many of you know (well, you do if you read my new release column on Tuesdays), John Mayer recently released a live album called “Where The Light Is”. Technically speaking, it’s his *third* live album (although to be fair, one of the three included almost all new material). However, since […]