TOP 100 FAVORITE SONGS OF 2009




1. LOVE THE WORLD AWAY (Jimi Jamison)

2. THAT'S WHY I SING (Jimi Jamison)
3. CLOSER (IQ)
4. I LOVE COLLEGE (Asher Roth feat. Weezer)
5. ONE LOVE (W.E.T.)
6. BITTERSWEET (Jimi Jamison)
7. FALLING FROM THE MOON (Blanc Faces)
8. INDIGO (Pendragon)
9. TWICE THE MAN I WAS (Wetton/Downes)
10. THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKIN' ABOUT (Danger Danger)

11. NEVER THOUGHT I'D SEE YOU AGAIN (Wetton/Downes)
12. BOARDWALK (Sugar Ray)
13. CROSSROADS MOMENT (Jimi Jamison)
14. RUNAWAY (Love and Theft)
15. EVERYWHERE I GO (Hollywood Undead)
16. AIR IT OUT (Grand Design)
17. GO-GETTER GREG (Ludo)
18. JUGGALO ISLAND (Insane Clown Posse)
19. BANGIN' (House of Lords)
20. ONE LAST SUNDOWN (Doc Walker)
21. NEXT TIME AROUND (Mr. Big)
22. TOES (Zac Brown Band)
23. SOMETHING IN YOUR MOUTH (Nickelback)
24. CRACK A BOTTLE (Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent)
25. SINNER (Big B feat. Scott Russo)
26. CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE (Johnny Lima)
27. SMILE (Uncle Kracker)
28. BIG JACK (AC/DC)
29. SHADOW OF A DOUBT (Asia)
30. WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE (Foreigner)
31. MONEY (Native Window)
32. TURN DOWN THE WORLD TONIGHT (Journey)
33. THE FREAK SHOW (Pendragon)
34. THE VINE (Howard Leese feat. Jimi Jamison)
35. VISIONS (From The Inside)
36. BLUE JEANS AND A ROSARY (Kid Rock)
37. LOVE WON'T WAIT (Farcry)
38. WANNA GET IT ON (Wildstreet)
39. JIZZ IN MY PANTS (The Lonely Island)
40. WOMAN ENOUGH (Alias)

41. EVERYDAY NORMAL GUY (Jon Lajoie)
42. DON'T GO OUT TONIGHT (Wetton/Downes)
43. READY OR NOT (Marcello/Vestry)
44. IT'S ONLY ME (Pendragon)
45. DAYS OF HUNGER (From The Inside)
46. DON'T TRUST ME (3Oh!3)
47. I DON'T WANNA HEAR ANYMORE (The Eagles)
48. BETTER THIS WAY (7th Heaven)
49. BAPTIZED BY FIRE (Lou Gramm Band)
50. IN YOUR WILDEST DREAMS (Places of Power)
51. REVOLUTION OF MIND (Mastedon)
52. DANCE (AH EE YA YA YA YA) (Munich Syndrome)
53. WE WEREN'T BORN TO FOLLOW (Bon Jovi)
54. I DON'T CARE (Fall Out Boy)
55. THE GREATEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED (Weezer)
56. A RITE OF PASSAGE (Dream Theater)
57. LIFELINE (Papa Roach)
58. DOWN THE ROAD (HipBootJoe)
59. MY LIFE IS IN YOUR HANDS (Wetton/Downes)
60. HELPIN' HAND (Highest Dream)
61. LOVE SONG (Valentine)
62. LOUISIANA STATE LINE (HipBootJoe)
63. CARELESS WHISPER (Seether)
64. INNER CITY PRESSURE (Flight of the Conchords)
65. CHECK MY BRAIN (Alice in Chains)
66. LET IT OUT (Charlie Wilson feat. Snoop Dogg)
67. DEATH TO ALL BUT METAL (Steel Panther)
68. GHOSTS (It Bites)
69. WE MADE YOU (Eminem)
70. UNDEAD (Hollywood Undead)
71. MY GUARDIAN ANGEL (Place Vendome)
72. KISS A GIRL (Keith Urban)
73. THE SUMMER'S GONNA LAST FOREVER (7th Heaven)
74. A SCENE IN REPLAY (Place Vendome)
75. ONE PASSENGER (Rick Springfield)
76. GOOD GIRLS GO BAD (Cobra Starship feat. Leighton Meester)
77. HEARD IT ON THE RADIO (Brother Firetribe)
78. 1980 (Rehab)
79. LET'S TAKE A LIFETIME (Chicago)
80. STRUT (KMFDM)
81. ALMIGHTY LOVE (Emm Gryner feat. Joe Elliott)
82. I FEEL LIKE DYING (China Blue)
83. MY WENA (Bowling for Soup)
84. ONE MORE NIGHT (Marcello/Vestry)
85. MODERN DAY DELILAH (Kiss)
86. REACH HIGHER (Highest Dream)
87. SPACE CADET (Pendragon)
88. WE RUN (Out Loud)
89. NOT AN ANGEL (Highest Dream)
90. DON'T BE A STRANGER (China Blue)
91. LIFE (One Flew South)
92. CAN'T HOLD ME BACK '08 (Awesome Dre, Big Herk, Esham, Merciless Amir, Shaggy 2 Dope and Boss)
93. ZOMBIE SLIDE (Insane Clown Posse)
94. (IF YOU'RE WONDERING IF I WANT YOU TO) I WANT YOU TO (Weezer)
95. NEW DIVIDE (Linkin Park)
96. I GET OFF (Halestorm)
97. OPEN UP YOUR HEART (Wildstreet)
98. IN THIS CITY (Iglu & Hartly)
99. G-GET UP AND DANCE (Faber Drive)
100. WE ARE GOLDEN (Mika)

TOP 40 ALBUMS OF 2009



1. CROSSROADS MOMENT (Jimi Jamison)

2. FREQUENCY (IQ)
3. ICON III (Wetton/Downes)
4. ARC OF THE DAWN (Dare)
5. 3 (Mastedon)
6. REVOLVE (Danger Danger)
7. TIME ELEVATION (Grand Design)
8. KING BABY (Jim Gaffigan)
9. RELAPSE (Eminem)
10. ISOLATED INCIDENT (Dane Cook)

11. SWAN SONGS (Hollywood Undead)
12. CARTESIAN DREAMS (House of Lords)
13. THE ESSENTIAL MICHAEL JACKSON (Michael Jackson)
14. THE FOUNDATION (Zac Brown Band)
15. CAN'T SLOW DOWN (Foreigner)
16. SOUL SALVATION (Valentine)
17. PURE (Pendragon)
18. RADITUDE (Weezer)
19. FALLING FROM THE MOON (Blanc Faces)
20. W.E.T. (W.E.T.)
21. MUSIC FOR COUGARS (Sugar Ray)
22. NATIVE WINDOW (Native Window)
23. YOU'RE AWFUL, I LOVE YOU (Ludo)
24. LIVIN' OUT LOUD (Johnny Lima)
25. BANG POW BOOM (Insane Clown Posse)
26. NEVER SAY NEVER (Alias)
27. BLACK CLOUDS AND SILVER LININGS (Dream Theater)
28. FAR AWAY FROM HERE (Highest Dream)
29. DARK HORSE (Nickelback)
30. INCREDIBAD (The Lonely Island)
31. STREETS OF FIRE (Place Vendome)
32. WILDSTREET (Wildstreet)
33. THE TALL SHIPS (It Bites)
34. LET ME PUT MY THOUGHTS INTO YOU (Dana Gould)
35. AMERICAN UNDERDOG (Big B)
36. HAPPY HOUR (Uncle Kracker)
37. NUMBER ONES (Michael Jackson)
38. WANT (3Oh!3)
39. CHEWED UP (Louis CK)
40. SONIC BOOM (Kiss)

TOP AOR/MELODIC HARD ROCK SONGS




1. LOVE THE WORLD AWAY (Jimi Jamison)
2. THAT'S WHY I SING (Jimi Jamison)
3. ONE LOVE (W.E.T.)
4. BITTERSWEET (Jimi Jamison)
5. FALLING FROM THE MOON (Blanc Faces)
6. TWICE THE MAN I WAS (Wetton/Downes)
7. THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKIN' ABOUT (Danger Danger)
8. NEVER THOUGHT I'D SEE YOU AGAIN (Wetton/Downes)
9. CROSSROADS MOMENT (Jimi Jamison)
10. AIR IT OUT (Grand Design)
11. BANGIN' (House of Lords)
12. NEXT TIME AROUND (Mr. Big)
13. CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE (Johnny Lima)
14. SHADOW OF A DOUBT (Asia)
15. WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE (Foreigner)
16. MONEY (Native Window)
17. TURN DOWN THE WORLD TONIGHT
18. THE VINE (Howard Leese feat. Jimi Jamison)
19. VISIONS (From The Inside)
20. LOVE WON'T WAIT (Farcry)

TOP AOR/MELODIC ALBUMS




1. CROSSROADS MOMENT (Jimi Jamison)
2. ICON III (Wetton/Downes)
3. ARC OF THE DAWN (Dare)
4. 3 (Mastedon)
5. REVOLVE (Danger Danger)
6. TIME ELEVATION (Grand Design)
7. CARTESIAN DREAMS (House of Lords)
8. CAN'T SLOW DOWN (Foreigner)
9. SOUL SALVATION (Valentine)
10. FALLING FROM THE MOON (Blanc Faces)

TOP MODERN ROCK SONGS




1. I LOVE COLLEGE (Asher Roth feat. Weezer)
2. BOARDWALK (Sugar Ray)
3. EVERYWHERE I GO (Hollywood Undead)
4. GO-GETTER GREG (Ludo)
5. SOMETHING IN YOUR MOUTH (Nickelback)
6. SINNER (Big B feat. Scott Russo)
7. SMILE (Uncle Kracker)
8. BLUE JEANS AND A ROSARY (Kid Rock)
9. DON'T TRUST ME (3Oh!3)
10. I DON'T CARE (Fall Out Boy)
11. THE GREATEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED (Weezer)
12. LIFELINE (Papa Roach)
13. CARELESS WHISPER (Seether)
14. CHECK MY BRAIN (Alice in Chains)
15. UNDEAD (Hollywood Undead)
16. GOOD GIRLS GO BAD (Cobra Starship feat. Leighton Meester)
17. 1980 (Rehab)
18. STRUT (KMFDM)
19. MY WENA (Bowling for Soup)
20. (IF YOU'RE WONDERING IF I WANT YOU TO) I WANT YOU TO (Weezer)

MODERN ROCK ALBUMS




1. SWAN SONGS (Hollywood Undead)
2. RADITUDE (Weezer)
3. MUSIC FOR COUGARS (Sugar Ray)
4. YOU'RE AWFUL, I LOVE YOU (Ludo)
5. DARK HORSE (Nickelback)
6. AMERICAN UNDERDOG (Big B)
7. HAPPY HOUR (Uncle Kracker)
8. WANT (3Oh!3)
9. BLACK TURNS INTO BLUE (Alice in Chains)
10. HOT MESS (Cobra Starship)

TOP COUNTRY SONGS




1. RUNAWAY (Love and Theft)
2. ONE LAST SUNDOWN (Doc Walker)
3. TOES (Zac Brown Band)
4. DOWN THE ROAD (HipBootJoe)
5. LOUISIANA STATE LINE (HipBootJoe)
6. KISS A GIRL (Keith Urban)
7. LIFE (One Flew South)
8. WHATEVER IT IS (Zac Brown Band)
9. ONE IN EVERY CROWD (Montgomery Gentry)
10. SWEET THING (Keith Urban)
11. SMALL TOWN USA (Justin Moore)
12. SHE WOULDN'T BE GONE (Blake Shelton)
13. RED WHITE & PINK SLIP BLUES (Hank Williams Jr.)
14. RIVER OF LOVE (George Strait)
15. IT'S A BUSINESS DOING PLEASURE (Tim McGraw)
16. SEVEN NATION ARMY (Oak Ridge Boys)
17. ONLY YOU CAN LOVE ME THIS WAY (Keith Urban)
18. COLD COFFEE AND HOT BEER (John Anderson)
19. DOWN THE ROAD I GO (Kenny Chesney with Mac McAnally)
20. TRAILER PARK PULP FICTION (Whiteacre)

TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS




1. THE FOUNDATION (Zac Brown Band)
2. LOUISIANA STATE LINE (HipBootJoe)
3. DEFYING GRAVITY (Keith Urban)
4. WORLD WIDE OPEN (Love and Theft)
5. 127 ROSEVILLE AVENUE (Hank Williams Jr.)
6. BEAUTIFUL LIFE (Doc Walker)
7. BIGGER HANDS (John Anderson)
8. BACK WHEN I KNEW IT ALL (Montgomery Gentry)
9. SOUTHERN VOICE (Tim McGraw)
10. GREATEST HITS VOL. II (Kenny Chesney)

TOP HIP/HOP/RAP/R&B SONGS




1. I LOVE COLLEGE (Asher Roth feat. Weezer)
2. JUGGALO ISLAND (Insane Clown Posse)
3. CRACK A BOTTLE (Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent)
4. SINNER (Big B feat. Scott Russo)
5. EVERYDAY NORMAL GUY (Jon Lajoie)
6. LET IT OUT (Charlie Wilson feat. Snoop Dogg)
7. WE MADE YOU (Eminem)
8. CAN'T HOLD BACK '08 (Awesome Dre, Big Herk, Esham, Merciless Amir, Shaggy 2 Dope and Boss)
9. ZOMBIE SLIDE (Insane Clown Posse)
10. 9X'S OUTTA 10 (DJ Quik & Kurupt)

TOP HIP/HOP/RAP/R&B ALBUMS




1. RELAPSE (Eminem)
2. BAM POW BOOM (Insane Clown Posse)
3. AMERICAN UNDERDOG (Big B)
4. BLAQKOUT (DJ Quik & Kurupt)
5. ASLEEP IN THE BREAD AISLE (Asher Roth)

TOP PROG ROCK ALBUMS




1. FREQUENCY (IQ)
2. PURE (Pendragon)
3. BLACK CLOUDS AND SILVER LININGS (Dream Theater)
4. DIGITAL GHOSTS (Shadow Gallery)
5. THE HUMAN CONDITION (Saga)

TOP CANADIAN CONTENT




1. ONE LAST SUNDOWN (Doc Walker)
2. SOMETHING IN YOUR MOUTH (Nickelback)
3. WOMAN ENOUGH (Alias)
4. EVERYDAY NORMAL GUY (Jon Lajoie)
5. ALMIGHTY LOVE (Emm Gryner feat. Joe Elliott)
6. G-GET UP AND DANCE (Faber Drive)
7. BURN IT TO THE GROUND (Nickelback)
8. STEP INSIDE (Saga)
9. ORDINARY (Honeymoon Suite)
10. GUILT TRIPS SINK SHIPS (Shout Out Out Out Out)

TOP MOVIES




1. AVATAR
2. THE HANGOVER
3. I LOVE YOU MAN
4. PARANORMAL ACTIVITY
5. 2012
6. DISTRICT 9
7. X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE
8. BRUNO
9. TERMINATOR SALVATION
10. THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT

TOP CD REISSUES




1. RUBICON/AMERICA DREAMS (Rubicon)
2. TANE CAIN (Tane Cain)
3. LIVING IN FRICTION (Fast Forward)
4. THAT'S THE STUFF (Autograph)
5. IT'S A JUNGLE OUT THERE (Mastedon)


MUSIC MAN OF THE YEAR: Michael Jackson

MOST DISAPPOINTING CDs OF THE YEAR





1. THE BOYS ARE BACK (Oak Ridge Boys)
2. HQ (Circa)
3. EQUILIBRIUM (Balance)
4. WICKED WONDERLAND (Lita Ford)
5. NO U-TURN (101 South)

TOP COMEBACK ARTISTS




1. DANGER DANGER
2. MASTEDON
3. SUGAR RAY
4. MR. BIG
5. UNCLE KRACKER
6. ALIAS
7. LOU GRAMM BAND
8. ALICE IN CHAINS
9. KISS
10. WINGER

TOP NEW/BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTS




1. GRAND DESIGN
2. NATIVE WINDOW
3. LOVE & THEFT
4. W.E.T.
5. JIM GAFFIGAN
6. HIGHEST DREAM
7. WILDSTREET
8. THE LONELY ISLAND
9. HIPBOOTJOE
10. ASHER ROTH

TOP COMEDY ALBUMS




1. KING BABY (Jim Gaffigan)
2. ISOLATED INCIDENT (Dane Cook)
3. INCREDIBAD (The Lonely Island)
4. LET ME PUT MY THOUGHTS INTO YOU (Dana Gould)
5. CHEWED UP (Louis CK)
6. MIDLIFE VICES (Greg Giraldo)
7. BUSY BEING AWESOME (Chad Daniels)
8. DO YOU WANT SOME OF THIS? (Jon Lajoie)
9. FEEL THE STEEL (Steel Panther)
10. JACK AND COKE (Artie Lange)

 


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