Top Music 2013

Top 100 Songs of 2013 - Billboard Year End Charts

Oblique lyrics and a melody that never settles into the expected? And it's not pretty, though she is. These ten songs employ emotionalism, high craftsmanship, and a devotion to the pleasure principle to create spaces open for laughs and tears and dancing. Courtesy of Island Records. With a voice that sounds like your cranky but lovable neighbor's and a genius for laying back into the groove, he was born to sing this stuff.

Hall of Fame - The Script featuring will. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter.

50 Best Albums of Rolling Stone

Watch Top 10 Public Radio Studio Sessions Of Best Music Of NPR

Courtesy of Def Jam Records. Courtesy of Nonesuch Records. After four years away, the mod Scottish boys jump back into the game swinging hard. Courtesy of Columbia Records. Before the session, saxophone and flute player Karl Denson asked if we had a percussion shaker.

Top Hits of /Top Songs of

Every day, somewhere in America, a musician steps up to the microphone in a public radio station's studio and gives the sort of intimate performance that you'd never see in a concert hall. One of pop music's roles in society, after all, reel deal casino is to heighten the mood while lovers run bases on each other's bodies.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton. Most never built up that hipster patina that makes some aesthetes feel like certain songs are worthwhile despite the approval of the undiscerning masses. Arrow Created with Sketch.

Top Hits of /Top Songs of

Courtesy of Universal Music Group. He couldn't have been more gracious and charming, as you can hear in this video.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Justin Timberlake featuring Jay-Z. After a decade-plus making smart folk pop, this duo of Canadian twins took a leap into radio-hungry dance beats. But on the best record of their career, they pare back that richly ornamental sound to reveal its black-candy pop core. Thom Yorke's side band moves your body, even as it does Radiohead -ishly unnatural things to your mind.

Courtesy of The Null Corporation. Courtesy of Virgin Records. Courtesy of Don Giovanni Records. Ace Hood's speedy raps sound like threats.

The woman works well with machines. The Lips return to the apocalyptic acid punk of their Eighties albums, with monkish meditation, darkening-plains rumble and scouring electronics. On the first Nine Inch Nails album in five years, Trent Reznor threw a dance party at the edge of oblivion.

Watch Top 10 Public Radio Studio Sessions Of Best Music Of NPR

Aoife, Mike, Ruthy and all the guys in the band are good friends, and the vibe that beautiful spring day was great. That's one knee-bucklingly magnificent voice.

Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Courtesy of Warner Brothers Records. Courtesy of Universal Island. Wrapped inside Gervais's massive beats and swirling translucent synths like a body soon to be dumped in a lake, it becomes a more intimate expression. It's what happens when psych heroes find the hard-won honesty in whoa-dude revelation.

Top 100 Songs of 2013 - Billboard Year End Charts

Calendar Created with Sketch. Just Give Me a Reason - P! Courtesy of Capitol Records.

Number One Song References
Billboard Hot Chart

Courtesy of Merge Records. The acrobatic goddess of big notes and bigger empathy finds her match in fun. But that ability to provoke actual feelings is what makes this great. On its fifth album, this quintessentially British band moved to L. And he uses his gifts to create songs about love and sex that emphasize bodily delight, real intimacy and the heart-swelling joy of it all.

Billboard Hot Chart

These are pop songs, plain and simple. This charmingly matter-of-fact year-old Texan makes commercial country sound artistically fertile again. Marling is the most compelling singer-songwriter of the U. This feather-light confection, with its Off the Wall vocal layering, popcorn bass line and squiggly synth hook, is per cent sweetness and light.