TOP 100 FAVORITE SONGS OF 2011




1. THIS GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND (Pendragon)

2. GROWIN' UP IN CALIFORNIA (Night Ranger)
3. OLD ALABAMA (Brad Paisley feat. Alabama)
4. WE CAN FLY (Yes)
5. CHEATED BY LOVE (The Magnificent)
6. I WANT THE WORLD TO STOP (Belle & Sebastian)
7. READ MY MIND (Unruly Child)
8. TIME OF OUR LIVES (Night Ranger)
9. CAN'T WAIT FOR LOVE (Kimball/Jamison)
10. SHADOWS OF LOVE (John Waite)
11. WHEN WE WERE YOUNG (Unruly Child)
12. WAVE BYE BYE (Gin Blossoms)
13. THE GREAT FALL (Work of Art)
14. NO TIME TO LOSE (Night Ranger)
15. CITY OF HOPE (Journey)
16. HEARTBREAKER (Loverboy)
17. JESSIE'S GONE (Terry Brock)
18. COUNTRY BOY (Aaron Lewis feat. George Jones & Charlie Daniels)
19. SKARA BRAE (Pendragon)
20. I KILL PEOPLE (Jon Lajoie)
21. THUNDER IN YOUR HEART (Lionville)
22. KUSH (Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg & Akon)
23. MADMAN AT THE SCREENS (Yes)
24. CALL ME (Nelson)
25. IF YOU EVER GET LONELY (John Waite)
26. BET U WISH U HAD ME BACK (Halestorm)
27. CALIFORNIA SUN (The Outfield)
28. IT'S YOU (Terry Brock)
29. SAD SONG (The Cars)
30. THIS IS THE MOMENT (Toby Hitchcock)
31. LISTEN, CHILDREN (Asia)
32. WITH YOU (Lionville)
33. UNDEFEATED (Def Leppard)
34. FACE IN THE CROWD (Terry Brock)
35. EMPATHY (Pendragon)
36. UNDERTOW (Mr. Big)
37. LIFE ON THE LINE (Rob Moratti)
38. THE STORY NEVER ENDS (Aaron Lewis)
39. ANIMAL ATTRACTION (Reckless Love)
40. A ROAD SONG (America)
41. SOMEDAY WHEN (House of Lords)
42. ALL THE WAY UP (Mr. Big)
43. DON'T MISUNDERSTAND ME (TNT)
44. LOVE WILL SET YOU FREE (Whitesnake)
45. BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN NIGHT (Jake Owen)
46. WRITE ABOUT LOVE (Belle & Sebastian)
47. LOST FOR WORDS (John Wetton)
48. BAIT A HOOK (Justin Moore)
49. A LONG, LONG TIME AGO (The Outfield)
50. VERY SUPER FAMOUS (Jon Lajoie)
51. COUNTRY BOY (SHAKE IT FOR ME) (Luke Bryan)
52. JACK SPARROW (The Lonely Island feat. Michael Bolton)
53. KNEE DEEP (Zac Brown Band feat. Jimmy Buffett)
54. GET ON WITH THE ACTION (Grand Design)
55. FOREVER (Anderson/Wakeman)
56. SAVE ME (Foreigner)
57. RAN OUT OF TIME (Shy)
58. ALL FOR LOVE (Treat)
59. GIRL PANIC! (Duran Duran)
60. LIFETIME (Rob Moratti)
61. BLACKOUT (Breathe Carolina)
62. RADIO FRIENDLY SONG (Jon Lajoie)
63. SOMEONE'S GONNA BREAK YOUR HEART (Fountains of Wayne)
64. BOTTOMS UP (Nickelback)
65. DA HOUSE PARTY (Brokencyde)
66. COME ON (Bai Bang)
67. ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE (Journey)
68. HOT (Reckless Love)
69. DON'T FAIL ME NOW (White Widdow)
70. THE HOURGLASS AND THE LANDSLIDE (Ten)
71. ARE YOU SURE HANK DONE IT THIS WAY (Alabama)
72. SMILE (Avril Lavigne)
73. DON'T TAKE MY FUNK (Bootsy Collins)
74. WHAT THE HELL (Avril Lavigne)
75. WE'VE GOT THE WINGS (White Widdow)
76. HEAR ME NOW (Hollywood Undead)
77. TWO HEARTS (Stan Bush)
78. NAIL ON THE HEAD (Uriah Heep)
79. DOWNTOWN TRAIN (Bob Seger)
80. HERE COMES THE NIGHT (Terra Nova)
81. LIFE'S A SONG (Warrant)
82. BROKEN HEARTS WON'T LAST FOREVER (White Widdow)
83. CHEMICAL (Crashdiet)
84. HOME (Warrant)
85. LOVE SONG (Ten)
86. 21 TIL I DIE (Crazy Lixx)
87. SEARCH LIGHTS (Psychopathic Rydas)
88. LEAVE IT TO ME (Christopher Cross)
89. FASTER (Within Temptation)
90. WHERE I COME FROM (Montgomery Gentry)
91. COUGARS (Dirt Nasty feat. Bonnie McKee)
92. LITTLE YELLOW BLANKET (Dean Brody)
93. EVER YOURS (Asia)
94. STORM WARNING (Hunter Hayes)
95. KRANK (KMFDM)
96. PHILADELPHIA (Serpentine)
97. BLUE TIP (The Cars)
98. ON THE BACKS OF ANGELS (Dream Theater)
99. TALKING TO YOU (IS LIKE TALKING TO MYSELF) (Daryl Hall)
100. ENDLESS SYMPHONY (Ten)

TOP 40 ALBUMS OF 2011



1. SOMEWHERE IN CALIFORNIA (Night Ranger)

2. THE MAGNIFICENT (The Magnificent)
3. THIS IS COUNTRY MUSIC (Brad Paisley)
4. WRITE ABOUT LOVE (Belle & Sebastian)
5. FLY FROM HERE (Yes)
6. SERENADE (White Widdow)
7. PASSION (Pendragon)
8. KIMBALL/JAMISON (Kimball/Jamison)
9. IN PROGRESS (Work of Art)
10. FOREVERMORE (Whitesnake)
11. ME DOING STANDUP (Norm McDonald)
12. TOWN LINE (EP) (Aaron Lewis)
13. LIONVILLE (Lionville)
14. ROUGH & TUMBLE (John Waite)
15. HILARIOUS (C.K. Lewis)
16. WORLDS COLLIDE (Unruly Child)
17. SHY (Shy)
18. WELCOME 2 MY NIGHTMARE (Alice Cooper)
19. ALL YOU NEED IS NOW (Duran Duran)
20. ECLIPSE (Journey)
21. BIG MONEY (House of Lords)
22. BACK PAGES (America)
23. NO CHOCOLATE CAKE (Gin Blossoms)
24. ANIMAL ATTRACTION (Reckless Love)
25. I KILL PEOPLE (Jon Lajoie)
26. VICTORY (Rob Moratti)
27. MOVE LIKE THIS (The Cars)
28. TURTLENECK & CHAIN (The Lonely Island)
29. DIAMOND BLUE (Terry Brock)
30. IDOLIZER (Grand Design)
31. MERCURY'S DOWN (Toby Hitchcock)
32. AMERICAN TRAGEDY (Hollywood Undead)
33. REPLAY (The Outfield)
34. THE UNFORGIVING (Within Temptation)
35. WHAT IF... (Mr. Big)
36. LAUGHING DOWN CRYING (Daryl Hall)
37. INTO THE WILD (Uriah Heep)
38. EAT SHIT N DIE (Psychopathic Rydas)
39. A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS (Dream Theater)
40. HELL: THE SEQUEL (Bad Meets Evil)

TOP AOR/MELODIC HARD ROCK SONGS




1. GROWIN' UP IN CALIFORNIA (Night Ranger)
2. CHEATED BY LOVE (The Magnificent)
3. READ MY MIND (Unruly Child)
4. TIME OF OUR LIVES (Night Ranger)
5. CAN'T WAIT FOR LOVE (Kimball/Jamison)
6. SHADOWS OF LOVE (John Waite)
7. WHEN WE WERE YOUNG (Unruly Child)
8. THE GREAT FALL (Work of Art)
9. NO TIME TO LOSE (Night Ranger)
10. CITY OF HOPE (Journey)
11. HEARTBREAKER (Loverboy)
12. JESSIE'S GONE (Terry Brock)
13. THUNDER IN YOUR HEART (Lionville)
14. CALL ME (Nelson)
15. IF YOU EVER GET LONELY (John Waite)
16. CALIFORNIA SUN (The Outfield)
17. IT'S YOU (Terry Brock)
18. SAD SONG (The Cars)
19. THIS IS THE MOMENT (Toby Hitchcock)
20. LISTEN, CHILDREN (Asia)

TOP AOR/MELODIC ALBUMS



1. SOMEWHERE IN CALIFORNIA (Night Ranger)
2. THE MAGNIFICENT (The Magnificent)
3. SERENADE (White Widdow)
4. KIMBALL/JAMISON (Kimball/Jamison)
5. IN PROGRESS (Work of Art)
6. FOREVERMORE (Whitesnake)
7. LIONVILLE (Lionville)
8. ROUGH & TUMBLE (John Waite)
9. WORLDS COLLIDE (Unruly Child)
10. SHY (Shy)
11. ECLIPSE (Journey)
12. BIG MONEY (House of Lords)
13. ANIMAL ATTRACTION (Reckless Love)
14. VICTORY (Rob Moratti)
15. MOVE LIKE THIS (The Cars)
16. DIAMOND BLUE (Terry Brock)
17. IDOLIZER (Grand Design)
18. MERCURY'S DOWN (Toby Hitchcock)
19. REPLAY (The Outfield)
20. WHAT IF... (Mr. Big)

TOP MODERN ROCK SONGS




1. I WANT THE WORLD TO STOP (Belle & Sebastian)
2. WAVE BYE BYE (Gin Blossoms)
3. BET U WISH U HAD ME BACK (Halestorm)
4. WRITE ABOUT LOVE (Belle & Sebastian)
5. BLACKOUT (Breathe Carolina)
6. SOMEONE'S GONNA BREAK YOUR HEART (Fountains of Wayne)
7. BOTTOMS UP (Nickelback)
8. DA HOUSE PARTY (Brokencyde)
9. SMILE (Avril Lavigne)
10. WHAT THE HELL (Avril Lavigne)
11. HEAR ME NOW (Hollywood Undead)
12. KRANK (KMFDM)
13. WHAT YOU WANT (Evanescence)
14. GOD BLESS SATURDAY (Kid Rock)
15. BULLET (Hollywood Undead)
16. BADASS (Saliva)
17. BEEN TO HELL (Hollywood Undead)
18. GO CRYBABY (Gin Blossoms)
19. ROCK N ROLL (WILL TAKE YOU TO THE MOUNTAIN) (Skrillex)
20. MANTA RAYS (Ludo)

MODERN ROCK ALBUMS




1. WRITE ABOUT LOVE (Belle & Sebastian)
2. NO CHOCOLATE CAKE (Gin Blossoms)
3. AMERICAN TRAGEDY (Hollywood Undead)
4. HELL IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT (Breathe Carolina)
5. HERE AND NOW (Nickelback)
6. UNDER YOUR SKIN (Saliva)
7. GOODBYE LULLABY (Avril Lavigne)
8. SKY FULL OF HOLES (Fountains of Wayne)
9. WTF?! (KMFDM)
10. SCARY MONSTERS AND NICE SPRITES (Skrillex)


TOP COUNTRY SONGS




1. OLD ALABAMA (Brad Paisley feat. Alabama)

2. COUNTRY BOY (Aaron Lewis feat. George Jones & Charlie Daniels)
3. THE STORY NEVER ENDS (Aaron Lewis)
4. BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN NIGHT (Jake Owen)
5. BAIT A HOOK (Justin Moore)
6. COUNTRY BOY (SHAKE IT FOR ME) (Luke Bryan)
7. KNEE DEEP (Zac Brown Band feat. Jimmy Buffett)
8. ARE YOU SURE HANK DONE IT THIS WAY (Alabama)
9. WHERE I COME FROM (Montgomery Gentry)
10. LITTLE YELLOW BLANKET (Dean Brody)
11. STORM WARNING (Hunter Hayes)
12. THIS IS COUNTRY MUSIC (Brad Paisley)
13. LONG HOT SUMMER (Keith Urban)
14. TODAY (IS YOUR DAY) (Shania Twain)
15. KEEP ME IN MIND (Zac Brown Band)
16. IF YOU DON'T WANT ME TO (THE FREEZE) (Ronnie Milsap)
17. HERE FOR A GOOD TIME (George Strait)
18. WHAT'CHA GONNA DO (Oak Ridge Boys)
19. THIRSTY (Hank Williams Jr.)
20. SOMEBODY ELSE CALLING YOU BABY (Luke Bryan)

TOP COUNTRY ALBUMS




1. THIS IS COUNTRY MUSIC (Brad Paisley)
2. TOWN LINE (EP) (Aaron Lewis)
3. OUTLAWS LIKE ME (Justin Moore)
4. YOU GET WHAT YOU GIVE (Zac Brown Band)
5. HERE FOR A GOOD TIME (George Strait)
6. TAILGATES AND TANLINES (Luke Bryan)
7. BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN NIGHT (Jake Owen)
8. REBELS ON THE RUN (Montgomery Gentry)
9. GET CLOSER (Keith Urban)
10. ENJOY YOURSELF (Billy Currington)


TOP HIP/HOP/RAP/R&B SONGS




1. I KILL PEOPLE (Jon Lajoie)
2. KUSH (Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg & Akon)
3. VERY SUPER FAMOUS (Jon Lajoie)
4. JACK SPARROW (The Lonely Island feat. Michael Bolton)
5. DON'T TAKE MY FUNK (Bootsy Collins)
6. SEARCH LIGHTS (Psychopathic Rydas)
7. I NEED A DOCTOR (Dr. Dre & Eminem feat. Skylar Grey)
8. WHO I BE (Psychopathic Rydas)
9. BOOM (Snoop Dogg feat. T-Pain)
10. LIGHTERS (Bad Meets Evil feat. Bruno Mars)

TOP HIP/HOP/RAP/R&B ALBUMS




1. EAT SHIT N DIE (Psychopathic Rydas)
2. HELL: THE SEQUEL (Bad Meets Evil)
3. THA FUNK CAPITAL OF THE WORLD (Bootsy Collins)
4. HOT SAUCE COMMITTEE: PART TWO (Beastie Boys)
5. DOGGUMENTARY (Snoop Dogg)


TOP PROG ROCK ALBUMS




1. FLY FROM HERE (Yes)
2. PASSION (Pendragon)
3. A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS (Dream Theater)
4. THE LIVING TREE (Anderson/Wakeman)
5. XXV (Pallas)

TOP CANADIAN CONTENT




1. HEARTBREAKER (Loverboy)
2. I KILL PEOPLE (Jon Lajoie)
3. LIFE ON THE LINE (Rob Moratti)
4. VERY SUPER FAMOUS (Jon Lajoie)
5. LIFETIME (Rob Moratti)
6. RADIO FRIENDLY SONG (Jon Lajoie)
7. BOTTOMS UP (Nickelback)
8. SMILE (Avril Lavigne)
9. WHAT THE HELL (Avril Lavigne)
10. LITTLE YELLOW BLANKET (Dean Brody)

TOP MOVIES




1. WARRIOR
2. RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
3. BRIDESMAIDS
4. CAPTAIN AMERICA
5. HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2
6. THOR
7. TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON
8. JUST GO WITH IT
9. HORRIBLE BOSSES
10. THE DEBT

TOP CD REISSUES



LOVE CRIMES (Harlequin)


MUSIC MAN OF THE YEAR: BRAD PAISLEY

MOST DISAPPOINTING CDs OF THE YEAR



1. LULU (Lou Reed & Metallica)
2. MARAUDER (Mickey Thomas)
3. AGE OF REASON (Strangeways)

TOP COMEBACK ARTISTS



1. YES
2. THE CARS
3. DURAN DURAN
4. ALICE COOPER
5. WARRANT
6. CHRISTOPHER CROSS
7. BOOTSY COLLINS
8. EVANESCENCE
9. SHANIA TWAIN
10. LIMP BIZKIT

TOP NEW/BREAKTHROUGH ARTISTS



1. THE MAGNIFICENT
2. LIONVILLE
3. ROB MORATTI
4. JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT
5. TOBY HITCHCOCK
6. JAKE OWEN
7. HUNTER HAYES
8. SKRILLEX
9. DEAN BRODY
10. BAD MEETS EVIL

TOP COMEDY ALBUMS




1. ME DOING STANDUP (Norm MacDonald)
2. HILARIOUS (Louis CK)
3. I KILL PEOPLE (Jon Lajoie)
4. TURTLENECK AND CHAIN (The Lonely Island)
5. OSLO- BURNING THE BRIDGE TO NOWHERE (Doug Stanhope)


NO. 1 SINGLES OF 2011


I KILL PEOPLE (Jon Lajoie) (1)
KUSH (Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg & Akon) (1)
WHEN WE WERE YOUNG (Unruly Child) (2)
JESSIE'S GONE (Terry Brock) (1)
I WANT THE WORLD TO STOP (Belle & Sebastian) (2)
SHADOWS OF LOVE (John Waite) (3)
WAVE BYE BYE (Gin Blossoms) (1)
READ MY MIND (Unruly Child) (2)
THIS GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND (Pendragon) (9)
OLD ALABAMA (Brad Paisley feat. Alabama) (2)
CITY OF HOPE (Journey) (1)
GROWIN' UP IN CALIFORNIA (Night Ranger) (5)
WE CAN FLY (Yes) (5)
NO TIME TO LOSE (Night Ranger) (2)
HEARTBREAKER (Loverboy) (1)
THE GREAT FALL (Work of Art) (2)
CAN'T WAIT FOR LOVE (Kimball/Jamison) (5)
TIME OF OUR LIVES (Night Ranger) (3)
SKARA BRAE (Pendragon) (1)
CHEATED BY LOVE (The Magnificent) (4)


NO. 1 ALBUMS OF 2011


I KILL PEOPLE (Jon Lajoie) (2)
HILARIOUS (Louis CK) (1)
WRITE ABOUT LOVE (Belle & Sebastian) (5)
ROUGH & TUMBLE (John Waite) (3)
FOREVERMORE (Whitesnake) (3)
AMERICAN TRAGEDY (Hollywood Undead) (1)
PASSION (Pendragon) (6)
THIS IS COUNTRY MUSIC (Brad Paisley) (2)
ECLIPSE (Journey) (1)
ME DOING STANDUP (Norm MacDonald) (1)
SOMEWHERE IN CALIFORNIA (Night Ranger) (5)
FLY FROM HERE (Yes) (3)
IN PROGRESS (Work of Art) (6)
SERENADE (White Widdow) (3)
KIMBALL/JAMISON (Kimball/Jamison) (2)
ANIMAL ATTRACTION (Reckless Love) (1)
THE MAGNIFICENT (The Magnificent) (7)

 


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