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     Pop Song Reviews 
Episodes originally on YouTube (uploaded on Blip and That Guy with the Glasses as "From the Vaults"):

Episodes on TGWTG:

     Top Tens 
  • Worst Hit Songs of 2009 note 
  • Best Hit Songs of 2009
  • Worst Hit Songs of 1987
    • 10. Pseudo Echo: "Funkytown"
    • 09. Gregory Abbott: "Shake You Down"
    • 08. Chicago: "Will You Still Love Me?"
    • 07. Lionel Richie: "Ballerina Girl"
    • 06. Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam: "Head To Toe"
    • 05. Genesis: "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"
    • 04. Europe: "Carrie"
    • 03. Peter Cetera & Amy Grant: "The Next Time I Fall"
    • 02. Glenn Medeiros: "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You"
    • 01. Kenny G: "Songbird"
  • Worst Songs of 2010 (I Didn't Already Cover) note 
    • 06. Enrique Iglesias feat. Pitbull: "I Like It"
    • 05. Jason DeRulo: "In My Head"
    • 04. Cali Swag District: "Teach Me How to Dougie"
    • 03. OneRepublic: "All The Right Moves"
    • 02. 3OH!3 feat. Kesha: "My First Kiss"
    • "Some scattered observations" on other pop hits that deserved some comment:
      • Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars: "Billionaire"
      • Taylor Swift: "Mine"
      • Taio Cruz: "Dynamite"
      • B.o.B. feat. Hayley Williams: "Airplanes"
      • The Band Perry: "If I Die Young"
      • Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg: "California Gurls"
      • Nelly: "Just A Dream"
      • Maroon 5: "Misery"
    • 01. Ke$ha: "Take It Off"
  • Best Hit Songs of 2010
  • Worst Hit Songs of 1976
    • 10. Henry Gross: "Shannon"
    • 09. Captain & Tenille: "Shop Around"
    • 08. Chicago: "If You Leave Me Now"
    • 07. Dr. Hooknote : "Only Sixteen"
    • 06. Silver Convention: "Get Up & Boogie"
    • 05. Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots: "Disco Duck"
    • 04. John Travolta: "Let Her In"
    • 03. Barry Manilow: "I Write The Songs"
    • 02. C.W. McCall: "Convoy"
    • 01. Starland Vocal Band: "Afternoon Delight"
  • Most Awful Moments in U2's Rattle And Hum
  • Songs About Mediocre Romance
    • 10. Huey Lewis: "Stuck With You"
    • 9. Rupert Holmes: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)"
    • 8. Billy Joel: "She's Always A Woman"
    • 7. REM: "The One I Love"
    • 6. Pearl Jam: "Better Man"
    • 5. Stephen Stills: "Love The One You're With"
    • 4. Sammy Kershawnote : "Third Rate Romance"
    • 3. Flight of the Conchords: "The Most Beautiful Girl (In The Room)"
    • 2. Meat Loaf: "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad"
    • 1. Deep Blue Something: "Breakfast At Tiffany's"
  • Worst Hit Songs of 2011
  • Best Hit Songs of 2011
  • Worst Hit Songs of 2004
    • 10. Jessica Simpson: "With You"
    • 9. Nickelback: "Someday"
    • 8. Beyoncé feat. Sean Paul: "Baby Boy"
    • 7. Hoobastank: "The Reason"
    • 6. Chingy feat. J-Weav: "One Call Away"
    • 5. Lloyd feat. Ashanti: "Southside"
    • 4. Kelis: "Milkshake"
    • 3. Jadakiss feat. Anthony Hamilton: "Why"
    • 2. Eamon: "Fuck It (I Don't Want You Back)"
    • 1. Eminem: "Just Lose It"
  • Worst Hit Songs of 2012 note 
    • 10. Train: "50 Ways To Say Goodbye"
    • 9. Rihanna: "Where Have You Been"
    • 8. Pitbull: "Back In Time"
    • 7. Cher Lloyd: "Want U Back"
    • 6. Hunter Hayes: "Wanted"
    • 5. will.i.am feat. Britney Spears: "Scream & Shout" note 
    • 4. Flo Rida: "Whistle"
    • 3. Maroon 5: "One More Night"
    • 2. Train: "Drive By"
    • Honorable mentions include:
    • 1. Rihanna feat. Chris Brown: "Birthday Cake (Remix)"
  • Best Hit Songs of 2012
    • 10. Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa feat. Bruno Mars: "Young, Wild & Free"
    • 9. Flo Rida: "I Cry"
    • 8. Jay-Z & Kanye West: "Niggas In Paris"
    • 7. Imagine Dragons: "It's Time"
    • 6. Gotye feat. Kimbra: "Somebody That I Used To Know"
    • 5. Ke$ha: "Die Young"
    • 4. fun.: "Some Nights"
    • 3. Bruno Mars: "Locked Out of Heaven"
    • 2. Ellie Goulding: "Lights"
    • Honorable mentions include:
    • 1. Drake feat. Rihanna: "Take Care"
  • Worst Hit Songs of 2013
    • 10. Passenger: "Let Her Go"
    • 9. Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly: "Cruise (Remix)"
    • 8. Fall Out Boy: "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light 'Em Up)"
    • 7. Jay-Z feat. Justin Timberlake: "Holy Grail"
    • 6. Drake: "Started From The Bottom"
    • 5. Lil Wayne feat. Drake and Future: "(Bitches) Love Me" note 
    • 4. Imagine Dragons: "Demons" note 
    • 3. Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera: "Feel This Moment"
    • 2. will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber: "#thatPOWER"
    • Honorable mentions include:
      • Taylor Swift: "22"
      • Drake feat. Majid Jordan: "Hold On, We're Going Home"
      • will.i.am feat. Britney Spears : "Scream & Shout" note 
      • Zedd feat. Hayley Williams: "Stay The Night"
      • Selena Gomez: "Come & Get It" note 
      • Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell Williams and T.I.: "Blurred Lines"
      • Maroon 5: "Daylight"
      • Taylor Swift: "I Knew You Were Trouble" note 
      • Baauer: "Harlem Shake"
    • 1. Katy Perry: "Roar"
  • Best Hit Songs of 2013
    • 10. The Neighbourhood: "Sweater Weather"
    • 9. Mariah Carey feat. Miguel: "#BEAUTIFUL"
    • 8. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz - "Thrift Shop"
    • 7. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton - "Can't Hold Us"
    • 6. One Direction - "Best Song Ever"
    • 5. Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z: "Suit & Tie"
    • 4. Lady Gaga feat. R. Kelly - "Do What U Want" note 
    • 3. Kendrick Lamar - "Swimming Pools (Drank)" note 
    • 2. Bruno Mars - "Treasure"
    • Honorable mentions:
      • Ariana Grande feat. Mac Miller - "The Way"
      • Zedd feat. Foxes - "Clarity"
      • Lorde - "Royals"
      • Mumford & Sons - "I Will Wait"
      • Capital Cities - "Safe & Sound" note 
      • Eminem - "Berserk" note 
      • Brad Paisley feat. LL Cool J - "Accidental Racist" note 
    • 1. Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers - "Get Lucky"
  • Worst Hit Songs of 2014 note 
    • 10. Maroon 5 - "Animals"
    • 9. Taylor Swift - "Shake It Off"note 
    • 8. Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan - "This Is How We Roll"
    • 7. 5 Seconds of Summer - "She Looks So Perfect"
    • 6. Kid Ink feat. Chris Brown - "Show Me"
    • 5. Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora - "Black Widow"
    • 4. Jason DeRulo - "Trumpets"
    • 3. Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga - "Loyal"note 
    • 2. The Chainsmokers - "#Selfie"
    • Honorable mentions:
      • Jeremih feat. YG - "Don't Tell 'Em"
      • Rixton - "Me & My Broken Heart"
      • John Legend - "All of Me"
      • Hozier - "Take Me To Church"
      • Justin Timberlake - "Not A Bad Thing"
      • Katy Perry feat. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"
      • Nicki Minaj - "Anaconda"note 
    • 1. Jason DeRulo feat. Snoop Dogg - "Wiggle"
  • Best Hit Songs of 2014 note 
    • 10. Ariana Grande feat. The Weeknd - "Love Me Harder"note 
    • 9. Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
    • 8. Ed Sheeran - "Sing"
    • 7: Ed Sheeran - "Don't"
    • 6: Katy Perry - "Birthday"
    • 5: Paramore - "Ain't It Fun"
    • 4: Sia - "Chandelier"
    • 3: Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne - "Rather Be"
    • 2: Charli XCX - "Boom Clap"
    • Honorable Mentions:
      • Coldplay - "A Sky Full of Stars" note 
      • Disclosure feat. Sam Smith - "Latch"
      • Naughty Boy feat. Sam Smith - "La La La"
      • DJ Snake feat. Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
      • Nicki Minaj - "Anaconda" note 
    • 1: Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - "Uptown Funk"

     One-Hit Wonderland 
  • aha: "Take On Me"
  • Sir Mix-a-Lot: "Baby Got Back"
  • Carl Douglas: "Kung Fu Fighting"
  • Dexys Midnight Runners: "Come On Eileen"
  • Gerardo: "Rico Suave"
  • Billy Ray Cyrus: "Achy Breaky Heart"
  • Men Without Hats: "Safety Dance"
  • Wild Cherry: "Play That Funky Music"
  • Bobby "Boris" Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers: "Monster Mash"
  • Chumbawamba: "Tubthumping"
  • Elmo & Patsy: "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"
  • Eddie Murphy: "Party All The Time"
  • Semisonic: "Closing Time"
  • Billy Paul: "Me & Mrs. Jones"
  • Weather Girls: "It's Raining Men"
  • Rednex: "Cotton-Eye Joe"
  • EMF: "Unbelievable"
  • A Flock of Seagulls: "I Ran (So Far Away)"
  • The Proclaimers: "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
  • Mr. Big: "To Be With You"
  • Iron Butterfly: "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida"
  • Baha Men: "Who Let The Dogs Out"
  • Rockwell (feat. Michael Jacksonnote ): "Somebody's Watching Me"
  • Alien Ant Farm: "Smooth Criminal"
  • Debby Boone: "You Light Up My Life"
  • Dead Or Alive: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)"
  • Marc Cohn: "Walking In Memphis"
  • OMC: "How Bizarre" (also features That Dude in the Suede)
  • Modest Mouse (except not really, it's The Floaters): "Float On"
  • Pras (feat. Mýa and Ol' Dirty Bastard): "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)"
  • Nine Days: "Absolutely (Story of A Girl)"
  • Deee-Lite (feat. Bootsy Collins and Q-Tip): "Groove Is In The Heart"
  • Biz Markie: "Just A Friend"
  • Snow: "Informer"
  • Blue Swede: "Hooked On A Feeling"
  • Michael Sembello: "Maniac"
  • Shawn Mullins: "Lullaby"

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