Thursday, April 01, 2010

The Singles Jukebox is live and happening for 2010. Below, as per last year, are my grades for the first quarter, with Jukebox averages in parentheses. Asterisk (*) = my grade but not my blurb is up.

Big Boi ft. Gucci Mane, "Shine Blockas" (7.43)

Corinne Bailey-Rae, "Paris Nights/New York Mornings" (6.86)
The Bangz ft. New Boyz, "Found My Swag" (7.23)*
Dam-Funk, "Mirrors" (6.5)
Hot Chip, "I Feel Better" (5.9)
Joy Orbison, "BRKLN CLLN" (7.8)
Miranda Lambert, "The House That Built Me" (7.75)
Professor Green ft. Ed Drewitt, "I Need You Tonight" (5.43)
Rihanna, "Rude Boy" (6.82)
Angie Stone, "I Ain't Hearin' U" (6.38)
Stornoway, "I Saw You Blink" (5.67)
Josh Turner, "Why Don't We Just Dance" (6.73)
Zinc ft. Ms. Dynamite, "Wile Out" (8)

Caribou, "Odessa" (6.5)
Gold Panda, "Quitters Raga" (7.44)
Miranda Lambert, "The House That Built Me" (7.75)
Sia, "You've Changed" (6.11)
Tinie Tempah, "Pass Out" (6.83)
T-Pain, "Reverse Cowgirl" (5.29)
Wiley & Chip Fu, "Take That" (7.91)
Yeasayer, "O.N.E." (6.21)

Justin Bieber ft. Ludacris, "Baby" (4.09)
Kenny Chesney, "Ain't Back Yet" (4.86)
The Raveonettes, "Bang" (6.75)
Rihanna ft. Young Jeezy, "Hard" (5.4)
Blake Shelton ft. Trace Adkins, "Hillbilly Bone" (6.67)
The Unthanks, "Lucky Gilchrist" (5.62)
Vampire Weekend, "Cousins" (6.6)
Yo Gotti ft. Lil Wayne, "Women Lie, Men Lie" (5.25)

Mary J. Blige, "I Am" (6)
Broken Social Scene, "World Sick" (4.5)
Mariah Carey ft. Nicki Minaj, "Up Out My Face" (6)
Vita Chambers, "Young Money" (5)
Gabriella Cilmi, "On a Mission" (6.29)
Dennis Ferrer, "Hey Hey" (7.4)
jj, "Let Go" (6.27)
The Knife, "Colouring of Pigeons" (5.78)
Lady Antebellum, "American Honey" (5.56)
Adam Lambert, "Whataya Want From Me" (5.67)
Los Campesinos!, "Romance Is Boring" (5.36)
Owen Pallett, "Lewis Takes Off His Shirt" (6.7)
Shiny Toy Guns, "Major Tom" (4.64)*

Trace Adkins, "Ala-Freakin'-Bama" (5.89)
The-Dream, "Love King" (5.22)
Nick Jonas & the Administration, "Who I Am" (4)
Alicia Keys, "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart" (6.12)
Jay Sean ft. Sean Paul & Lil Jon, "Do You Remember" (5)

Gary Allan, "Today" (4.38)
Miley Cyrus, "When I Look at You" (3.79)
Daisy Dares You ft. Chipmunk, "Number One Enemy" (4.79)
Die Antwoord, "Enter the Ninja" (3.18)
JLS, "One Shot" (4.33)
Alicia Keys, "Empire State of Mind Pt. II" (5)
Lil Wayne, "On Fire" (3.73)
Jennifer Lopez, "Louboutins" (4.07)
Love and Theft, "Dancing in Circles" (3.38)
Tim McGraw, "Still" (5.71)
McLean, "My Name" (3.4)
Orianthi, "Because of You" (4.43)
These New Puritans, "We Want War" (4.5)
Young Money ft. Lloyd, "BedRock" (4.2)

Steve Aoki ft. Zuper Blahq, “I’m in the House” (2.29)
Black Eyed Peas, "Imma Be Rockin' That Body" (4.57)
Hurts, "Blood, Tears & Gold" (5.25)
Owl City, "Vanilla Twilight" (3.67)