100 Best Songs of 2013

Daft Punk went disco, Kendrick Lamar murdered the competition, and a 16-year-old New Zealander dissed bling and made the whole world sing

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33. Kelly Rowland, "Dirty Laundry"

A slow-burn confessional produced by the-Dream in which the former Destiny's Child singer comes clean about a physically abusive ex and her jealousy over Beyoncé's success. When she cried performing it live, it was one of the year's most heart-rending moments.

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