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Top 10 Jennifer Lopez Songs

From humble beginnings as a backup dancer on the show 'In Living Color,' Jennifer Lopez is one of the most recognizable artists worldwide. After major success from her debut album 'On the 6,' Lopez has gone on to release eight full-length studio albums. Her success can be attributed to her smooth R&B beats and her heartfelt lyrics of real life problems. Even as she changes her style up on her latest work 'Love?' we can not help but be enamored. Here are the Top 10 Jennifer Lopez songs as chosen by AOL Radio Listeners.
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'I'm Gonna Be Alright'
First appearing on Lopez's second studio album, 'J.Lo,' featuring the rapper 50 Cent, Lopez released the song as a single a year later. The album version proved too long for radio play, so Lopez hired the great Nas to do a new verse, cutting the song down roughly a minute and making it suitable for radio play. Regardless, Lopez nails it on this track.

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The Offspring, 'Days Go By' -- New Song


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The Offspring is back with a new single titled 'Days Go By,' the first single from their forthcoming album of the same name. It's been four years since The Offspring gave us 'Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace' which spawned hits like 'Hammerhead' and 'You're Gonna Go Far, Kid.' The formula for The Offspring hasn't changed much from their straight forward American power punk. With their edgy guitars and massive hooks, The Offspring is ready to unload some more west coast angst on the masses.

Writing for the new album began in 2009 while the band was on tour supporting 'Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace.' The band hinted several times over the past few years that the album would be coming out soon but was delayed several times since 2010 in order for the band to complete writing. With the release of the first single, The Offspring has announced that the album will finally be available for sale June 26, 2012.

Offspring fans can now hear 'Days Go By' on AOL Radio's New Alternative First station.


Filed under: New Music, Alternative

The Cab, 'La La' -- New Song


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The Cab's 'La La' is the second single off their smash album, 'Symphony Soldier.' The Las Vegas-based band made their debut in 2008 with their debut album 'Whisper War," which quickly helped them earn the honor:"The Band You Need To Know 2008," by Alternative Press magazine. 'Symphony Soldier' was self-funded by the band after they left Fueled by Ramen/Decaydance Records and has received solid reviews from both the Alternative and Pop music world.

'La La' is a sugary pop-rock track about falling in love at first sight, with lyrics such as, "You're like a song / A beautiful symphony to my eyes" paired with "You make me wanna lose my voice / I just wanna get you sideways." The song contains lyrical honesty coupled with intense imagery. Fans of all genres and ages will fall in love with the sing-along hook and catchy instrumentals.

'Symphony Soldier' is now available on iTunes and you can hear 'La La' on AOL Radio's Fresh 40 station.


Filed under: New Music, Pop, Alternative

Silversun Pickups, 'Bloody Mary' -- New Song


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Silversun Pickups, the L.A.-based alternative stalwart is back with a new single, 'Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings),' from the their latest album, 'Neck of the Woods.' The formula for Silversun Pickups has continued onto their latest effort, with screaming, synthetic guitars coupled with melodic vocals that portray dark content in only the way Silversun Pickups can do it.

'Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)' portrays the common story of love gone wrong and how the end can sting more than we ever see on the surface. Deep into the darkness, 'Bloody Mary, (Nerve Endings)' plunges into the pit of despair and talks about the hurt one can feel when coping with the loss of love. Accompanied with the band's signature guitar sound and synthetic keyboard play, this song ends with no closure and a thirst to find out what is next.

To hear Silversun Pickups' 'Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings),' tune to AOL's New Alternative First station.


Filed under: New Music, Alternative

Top 10 Aerosmith Songs

Aerosmith is one of the most iconic and dynamic hard rock bands worldwide. Introduced to the world with their hit single, 'Dream On' in 1973, Aerosmith have been able to transcend the rock genre into a more bluesy atmosphere, dabble with hair metal, explore multiple instrumental parts, and collaborate with a notable hip-hop group. The versatility is one of the major aspects that define Aerosmith, and it is also one of the reasons that the band released so many multi-platinum albums. Here, we look at the top 10 Aerosmith songs as chosen by AOL Radio listeners.
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'Rag Doll'
Originally called 'Rag Time' because of its Delta roots, 'Rag Doll' was written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, and Jim Vallance. The title was altered because John Kalodner of Geffen records didn't like it, so he sent in rock singer Holly Knight to change it. It was Knight who suggested 'Rag Doll' as an alternative, but the song still has some New Orleans sounds with Tyler's scat singing, heavy bass and the use of a horn section.

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Filed under: Top 10 Lists, Rock

Civil Twilight, 'Fire Escape' -- New Song


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Civil Twilight -- the three-piece band from Nashville by way of Cape Town, South Africa -- broke onto the scene in 2009 with their critically-acclaimed single 'Letters From The Sky.' They're back with a new tune called 'Fire Escape' from the new album, 'Holy Weather,' which dropped in stores March 26th. It's been nearly two years since we have heard new music from Civil Twilight, who last released 'Teardrop' in 2010. The band calls their sound "a safe haven in a vast musical desert for you to seek refuge."

Civil Twilight's latest effort is best described by the band as a journey through nostalgia. After spending most of 2011 on the road, the band sat down in the creative process to pen an album that would take them through the very same journey they found themselves on less than a year ago. 'Fire Escape' takes listeners on a ride of self-discovery while in the midst of life-altering change. The phrase "fire escape" in the song is a person's chance to jump out of the life road they are on for a chance at a better path.

Be sure to check out 'Fire Escape,' now playing on AOL Radio's New Alternative First station.


Filed under: New Music, Alternative

Jennifer Lopez, 'Dance Again' -- New Song


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Jennifer Lopez as reteamed with superstar Pitbull on 'Dance Again,' a new single to be released next week digitally. The upbeat dance track was produced by RedOne. The track made its debut on On-Air with Ryan Seacrest this morning on March 30th, 2012.


'Dance Again' marks the third collaboration between JLo and Pitbull after the songs 'Fresh Out the Oven' and last year's wildly successful 'On the Floor.' The song is a dance track with lyrics celebrating the joy of dance and love, with hot lyrics such as "Baby your fire is lighting me up / The way that you move boy is reason enough / That I love to make love to you baby."

The music video for 'Dance Again' will appear on the April 5th episode of American Idol. You can hear 'Dance Again' by click ing on the video below and be sure to stay tuned to Fresh 40 and Top Dance on AOL Radio to hear the track as well. Also revisit some of the best hits by Jennifer Lopez by tuning into our Jennifer Lopez station.

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