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  • Jay-Z's New 'Hits Collection Volume One' Already Needs a Sequel

    Jay-Z's New 'Hits Collection Volume One' Already Needs a Sequel | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z recently released The Hits Collection Volume One, which collects 14 of the rapper's biggest songs — from "Big Pimpin'" to "Empire State of Mind." But as Jody Rosen's Rolling Stone review points out, the album...

    December 16, 2010 4:45 PM ET
  • Ke$ha, "We R Who We R"

    Ke$ha, "We R Who We R" | LIST ENTRY

    Over Dr. Luke's arena-electro beat, Ke$ha takes stupid-savvy pop to bombastic heights. • Video: Ke$ha on Ke$ha: Pop's Party Animal Asks Herself the Tough Questions

    December 16, 2010 11:33 AM ET
  • Drake feat. Nicki Minaj, "Up All Night"

    Drake feat. Nicki Minaj, "Up All Night" | LIST ENTRY

    One of the year's great driving songs, with Minaj "doing doughnuts in a six-speed."

    December 16, 2010 11:32 AM ET
  • Junip, "In Every Direction"

    Junip, "In Every Direction" | LIST ENTRY

    Pale-voiced Swede José González kicks up the volume for a supremely pretty folk swirl. • Rolling Stone's Best of 2010: Albums, Singles, Movies and more

    December 15, 2010 7:25 PM ET
  • LCD Soundsystem, 'This Is Happening'

    LCD Soundsystem, 'This Is Happening' | LIST ENTRY

    DFA/Virgin James Murphy convenes his team of New York punk-funk troopers for a heavy-duty breakup album, tunneling out of the emotional wreckage with the help of Nancy Whang's keyboard glimmers and Pat Mahoney's monster drums. Murphy testifies about...

    December 15, 2010 7:01 PM ET
  • Superchunk, 'Majesty Shredding'

    Superchunk, 'Majesty Shredding' | LIST ENTRY

    Merge The Chapel Hill punk lifers helped jumpstart the indie revolution of the Nineties, but unlike most of their peers, they didn't burn out or get cynical — they just waited until they had a great album's worth...

    December 15, 2010 6:59 PM ET
  • My Chemical Romance, 'Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys'

    My Chemical Romance, 'Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys' | LIST ENTRY

    Reprise Emo's reluctant princes follow The Black Parade with a magnificent album about vampires, rock stars, and rock-star vampires. It's a blazing, pissed-off record — but it's also MCR's poppiest disc yet. Amid synth bursts, Gerard Way slings...

    December 15, 2010 6:57 PM ET
  • Das Racist, "hahahaha jk?"

    Das Racist, "hahahaha jk?" | LIST ENTRY

    NYC trio transcend joke-rap status by making a song about transcending joke-rap status, set to a finely stoned beat.

    December 15, 2010 4:10 PM ET
  • Elizabeth Cook, "El Camino"

    Elizabeth Cook, "El Camino" | LIST ENTRY

    A twangy, hilarious vignette about a schoolgirl who becomes powerless against the charms of a mulleted, El Camino-driving skeezeball.

    December 15, 2010 4:08 PM ET
  • Kid Rock, "Born Free"

    Kid Rock, "Born Free" | LIST ENTRY

    Rock throws on a fringed jacket and cuts a Seventies-rock anthem that's perfect for cruising in a vintage Chevy — or just pumping your fist. • Video: Exclusive Clip from Kid Rock: Born Free

    December 15, 2010 4:05 PM ET
  • MGMT, "Congratulations"

    MGMT, "Congratulations" | LIST ENTRY

    The psych-pop jokers let down their guard and rip off the Band for a hazily pretty singalong about fast fame. • Video: Checking in With MGMT

    December 15, 2010 4:03 PM ET
  • The Rolling Stones, "Plundered My Soul"

    The Rolling Stones, "Plundered My Soul" | LIST ENTRY

    An expertly reconstructed track from the Exile on Main Street sessions, with Keith Richards' damaged licks crying across the years. • Gallery: Photos from the Making of Exile on Main Street • ...

    December 15, 2010 4:01 PM ET
  • Neil Young, "Love and War"

    Neil Young, "Love and War" | LIST ENTRY

    "I've been in love, and I've seen a lot of war": Young wrestles with his two biggest topics — and meditates on his entire career. • Gallery: Neil Young, Buffalo Springfield and More Play the 2010 Bridge...

    December 15, 2010 4:00 PM ET
  • B.o.B. feat. Bruno Mars, "Nothing on You"

    B.o.B. feat. Bruno Mars, "Nothing on You" | LIST ENTRY

    A nearly perfect pop-rap ballad, with the Atlanta MC telling his one and only, "You the whole package, plus you pay your taxes." • Gallery: B.o.B., Bruno Mars and More at the Grammy Nominations Gallery

    December 15, 2010 3:58 PM ET
  • Surfer Blood, "Floating Vibes"

    Surfer Blood, "Floating Vibes" | LIST ENTRY

    Florida guys combine a Beach Boys-style surf tune with Nineties alt-rock riffs. Why didn't anyone think of this before? • Video: Breaking: Surfer Blood

    December 15, 2010 3:57 PM ET
  • Kanye West, "Power"

    Kanye West, "Power" | LIST ENTRY

    The first sign of how crazy Twisted Fantasy would be: 'Ye goes all schizoid while sampling King Crimson. • Rolling Stone's Best of 2010: Albums, Singles, Movies and more

    December 15, 2010 3:52 PM ET
  • The Gaslight Anthem, "The Diamond Church Street Choir"

    The Gaslight Anthem, "The Diamond Church Street Choir" | LIST ENTRY

    Brian Fallon triangulates doo-wop, Bruce Springsteen and New Jersey emo. Result: a finger-snapping ode to basement gigs and lost love. • Video: Gaslight Anthem Live at Austin City Limits 2010

    December 15, 2010 3:49 PM ET
  • Spoon, "The Mystery Zone"

    Spoon, "The Mystery Zone" | LIST ENTRY

    2010's most mesmerizing guitar groove — a dark, dubby burner with lyrics about basement gigs and lost love.

    December 15, 2010 3:49 PM ET
  • Lloyd Banks feat. Juelz Santana, "Beamer, Benz, or Bentley"

    Lloyd Banks feat. Juelz Santana, "Beamer, Benz, or Bentley" | LIST ENTRY

    Two New York badasses team up over the year's rawest beat to celebrate paying way too much in car insurance.

    December 15, 2010 3:46 PM ET
  • Massive Attack feat. Hope Sandoval, "Paradise Circus"

    Massive Attack feat. Hope Sandoval, "Paradise Circus" | LIST ENTRY

    The U.K. trip-hoppers call in guest moaner Hope Sandoval for a narcotic ballad that's both surreal and unnervingly erotic. • Rolling Stone's Best of 2010: Albums, Singles, Movies and more

    December 15, 2010 3:43 PM ET
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