Saturday, June 11, 2011

Song of the Summer?

Very interesting and nostalgic list put together by New York Magazine's Vulture blog as they try to predict what song will represent the Summer of 20-11.

1980: "Call Me," Blondie
1981: "Endless Love," Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
1982: "Eye of the Tiger," Survivor
1983: "Every Breath You Take," The Police
1984: "When Doves Cry," Prince
1985: "Power Of Love," Huey Lewis & The News
1986: "Papa Don't Preach," Madonna
1987: "I Wanna Dance With Somebody," Whitney Houston
1988: "Roll With It," Steve Winwood
1989: "Right Here Waiting," Richard Marx
1990: "Vision Of Love," Mariah Carey
1991: "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You," Bryan Adams
1992: "Baby Got Back," Sir Mix-A-Lott
1993: "That's The Way Love Goes," Janet Jackson
1994: "I Swear," All-4-One
1995: "Waterfalls," TLC
1996: "Macarena," Los de Rio
1997: "I’ll Be Missing You," Puff Daddy
1998: "The Boy Is Mine," Brandy and Monica
1999: "Livin' La Vida Loca," Ricky Martin
2000: "It's Gonna Be Me," 'N Sync
2001: "Lady Marmalade," Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink
2002: "Hot In Herre," Nelly
2003: "Crazy In Love," Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z
2004: "Yeah," Usher
2005: "We Belong Together," Mariah Carey
2006: "Promiscuous," Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland
2007: "Umbrella," Rihanna feat. Jay-Z
2008: "I Kissed A Girl," Katy Perry
2009: "I Gotta Feeling," Black Eyed Peas
2010: "California Gurls," Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg

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