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  • The top five all-time best lyrics of ABBA

    The top five all-time best lyrics of ABBA

    ABBA, the second best-selling music group in history, adopted their name when they began in 1973 from their hometown of Stockholm. They used the first letters of their first names, Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad to form the trademark ᗅᗺᗷᗅ. The two husbands...
  • Jennifer Hudson's 10 best songs

    Jennifer Hudson's 10 best songs

    Jennifer Hudson is a powerhouse talent both on screen and vinyl. The 33-year-old singer is a Golden Globe and an Academy Award Best Supporting Actress winner for her portrayal of Effie White in “Dreamgirls,” season three Top 10 “American Idol” finalist (when Fox showcased singers), and a Grammy...
  • The top ten best James Brown songs of all time

    The top ten best James Brown songs of all time

    The “Godfather of Soul,” James Brown, earned the descriptor “the hardest working man in show business” as an inexhaustible singer, songwriter, band leader and unbelievable dancer. Recognized by all the usual suspects, James Joseph Brown, Jr. was one of the most influential performers in music...
  • The top 10 best Amy Winehouse songs of all time

    The top 10 best Amy Winehouse songs of all time

    Talented and rebellious, Amy Jade Winehouse favored the Tattooed-Beehived-Rockabilly-Cleopatra-1960s girl group look as she grew in her career. Her first album, “Frank,” was released in October 2003 to positive reviews. Her first single, “Stronger Than Me,” helped earn her an Ivor Novello Award. Her...
  • Cake's 10 best songs

    Cake's 10 best songs

    Cake broke onto the scene in 1996 with the MTV and radio hit “The Distance” and gave alternative music fans something completely different, with an almost spoken word musical style that was often comical, and at times ridiculous. Over the years, they have released some amazing songs, retaining their...
  • Ranking all 18 songs from the Empire season one soundtrack

    Ranking all 18 songs from the Empire season one soundtrack

    Fox's show "Empire" has it all: murder, cougars, record company executive standoffs, glimpses into physical and mental debilitating diseases, Gabourey Sidibe, doctors committing fraud, illegitimate children, double-crossing, and the Nation of Islam. And if you haven't seen it, the show also has...
  • 20 amazing classic rock love songs

    20 amazing classic rock love songs

    When we think of the classic rock genre, we think of the music persuasion from the late '60s to the late '80s and into the early '90s. Although the genre is album oriented, classic rock has managed to produce some of the best songs the world has ever been introduced to, including some of the...
  • 10 best Dave Matthews Band songs

    10 best Dave Matthews Band songs

    For many fans of Dave Matthews Band, selecting the top 10 songs — and even the top 20 — from the band’s extensive discography is no easy task. Do you opt for the older songs, including “Ants Marching” or “Tripping Billies,” or do you add a few of the newer songs, like “Dive In,” to the mix? And don...
  • The 10 best Jason Mraz songs

    The 10 best Jason Mraz songs

    One of the greatest things about two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz is that his songs don’t fit neatly into one genre box. He’s a brilliant wordsmith with the incomparable capacity to lyrically bend the English language like no other. His musically eclectic catalog offers up a little Rap, some Scat...
  • The 10 best Maroon 5 songs

    The 10 best Maroon 5 songs

    Three-time Grammy-winning pop-rock band Maroon 5 rose to fame following the success of their 2002 debut album Songs About Jane. The group gained critical-acclaim for the heavily-played lead single “Harder to Breathe” and in 2005 they snagged the coveted Best New Artist Grammy Award. Four studio...
  • The 10 best Barbra Streisand songs

    The 10 best Barbra Streisand songs

    Brooklyn-born Barbra Streisand may arguably be the biggest and best American songstress of all time. The multi-talented singer is also an accomplished stage and screen actress who joins an elite, small club of entertainers who have won an Emmy, Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award. Words like “superstar...
  • The 10 best Chaka Khan songs

    The 10 best Chaka Khan songs

    Yvette Marie Stevens also known as the legendary Chaka Khan is a singer-songwriter that has been active in the music business since the 1970's. Chaka Khan's melodic and flavorful vocals has given the entertainment world songs that will always be remembered. Here is a guide to 10 best Chaka Khan...
  • The 10 best Train songs

    The 10 best Train songs

    Train is a rock band formed in San Francisco back in 1993. The group scored a hit when their debut (and self-titled) album hit in 1998. The band’s sound has evolved significantly over the past two decades, from groovy alt-rock to country collaborations (“Bruises”) to outright pop and dance tunes...
  • The 10 best Ray Charles songs

    The 10 best Ray Charles songs

    Ray Charles’ career started after he lost his sight due to glaucoma at the tender age of seven. Charles developed his musical talent while attending the Florida School For The Deaf & The Blind. As a young man, he toured the country breaking through many racial barriers. Charles continued to...
  • The 10 best Carpenters songs

    The 10 best Carpenters songs

    Karen and Richard Carpenter already had something special as a talented brother and sister vocal and instrumental duo. “Something special” became something extraordinary as soon as Karen Carpenter opened her mouth to sing. Loved by millions around the world, “Rolling Stone” ranked her No. 94 on its...
  • The 10 best John Mayer songs

    The 10 best John Mayer songs

    Seven-time Grammy winner John Mayer has accomplished a lot since his grass roots beginnings at Atlanta clubs like Eddie’s Attic. His rise to fame started with the 2001 release of his debut album Room for Squares which spawned several radio hits like “No Such Thing,” “Why Georgia” and Grammy-winning...
  • The 10 best Nickelback songs

    The 10 best Nickelback songs

    Nickelback has enjoyed a hugely successful career despite becoming an Internet joke, with many calling them the worst band of all time. While the Internet crowds love to hate on Nickelback, Chad Kroeger and company have enjoyed a hugely successful career as the second-best selling foreign musical...
  • The 10 best Michael Jackson songs

    The 10 best Michael Jackson songs

    Arguably, the most popular male pop singer of the '80s was Michael Jackson, someone who grew into legendary status as the King of Pop. He started out his career as a child music star with his brothers before becoming the most famous Jackson sibling to move on to a singles career. His personal life...
  • The 10 best Earth, Wind & Fire songs

    The 10 best Earth, Wind & Fire songs

    One of the greatest funk and disco groups of all time, Earth, Wind & Fire have enough material to make two of these lists. Founded in 1971 by Maurice White, the group’s music has gone on to become the feel-good soundtrack of not only family reunions, barbecues, and house parties but also at big...
  • The 10 best Frank Sinatra songs

    The 10 best Frank Sinatra songs

    Frank Sinatra is a legend whose music crossed the decades from World War II to the 1990s. Until his death in 1998, he continued to perform as one of the world’s most beloved entertainers, drawing a crowd wherever he went. Sinatra is associated with so many iconic parts of our American culture over...
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