Tag Archives: 2005

Every Hot 100 Number One Single: “Don’t Forget About Us” (2005) by Mariah Carey

Looks like the latest theme for this Every Number-One Single challenge is “slow R&B ballads about heartbreak with polished, dance-pop production sung by hugely prominent female performers”. I swear, though, that this song coming right after “Take a Bow” is … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Grillz” (2005) – Nelly ft. Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp

Ah… I honestly can’t think of a good enough introduction that would be fitting for… well, this song. So I’m just going to go ahead and jump right into it. Actually, no. Even just jumping into it is pretty difficult. … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day #100: “Chelsea Burns” (2005) by Keren Ann

Yes!! Finally, I’ve reached the big 100. Of course, I still need to catch up with at least 16-20 new entries in the immediate future to be completely on track. But in any case, I’ve reached 100 which is an … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day #76: “Ne retiens pas tes larmes” (2005) by Amel Bent

Amel Bent is a French performer whose career was jump-started by her inclusion in the TV talent showcase Nouvelle Star, which is essentially the French equivalent of Pop Idol and American Idol. Although she was eliminated from the show in the semifinal round, … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day: “Human” (2005) by Carpark North

So, out of these last four random daily singles I’ve been reviewing, this is the third in a row that comes from the first ten years of the 21st century. This is not so much a complaint, as I’m just … Continue reading

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