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  1. Songs of the Week: Grimes Goes, La Materialista Vibrates, and Ab-...

    Molly Lambert

    This is the song that Grimes wrote for Rihanna, which was rejected for reasons we will never know or understand, so that we might have the Grimes version instead. And like Sia's "Chandelier," just the mere association with almost being...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  2. Overplayed Song of the Week: Rixton, ‘Me and My Broken Hear...

    Molly Lambert

    Welcome to the Overplayed Song of the Week, in which we take songs we've heard too many times on the radio and generally overthink them. Weeks on Chart: 10 Peak: No. 14 on Billboard's Hot 100 (last week) Cur...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  3. The Musical Genealogy of Lana Del Rey’s New Single ‘W...

    Molly Lambert

    This weekend, Lana Del Rey finally dropped the first single from her upcoming album Ultraviolence, after teasing fans with Sunset Strip billboards and incomplete first couplets. A song that leaked recently, called "Meet Me in the Pale Moonl...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  4. Overplayed Song of the Week: Pharrell Williams, 'Happy'...

    Molly Lambert

    Welcome back to the Overplayed Song of the Week, in which we take songs we've heard too many times on the radio and generally overthink them. Weeks on Chart: 13 Peak: No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 (fo...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  5. My Sidekicks of the Year: A Top 10 List

    Molly Lambert

    Now more than ever, pop culture is about the small stuff — an obscure TV show, a few notes in a pop song, a tweet. To celebrate a year of micro moments, every day a new Grantland writer will highlight one specific thing — a Big Little Thi...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  6. What's in the Sex Box? Not Much, It Turns Out

    Molly Lambert

    What is Sex Box? A. A new program on British public television B. An R. Kelly song C. A dystopian game show D. The new Xbox E. A pornographic riff on Houdini's water torture cell trick F. A natural brand extension of The Box G. A 1991 La Toya ...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  7. Grading the Top 10 Songs in & HEATSEEKERS!

    Molly Lambert

    Every week on Grading the Charts, Molly Lambert examines a different musical top-10 list, covering the best-selling and most-played songs from specific genres in every corner of the world. This week, GTC takes on Billboard's "Heatseekers" chart, whic...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  8. Grading the Top 10 Songs in & SWITZERLAND!

    Molly Lambert

    Every week on Grading the Charts, Molly Lambert examines a different musical top-10 list, covering the best-selling and most-played songs from specific genres in every corner of the world. This week, GTC heads to Switzerland, where jazzy pop and folk...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  9. Grading the Top 10 Songs in & AMERICANA!

    Molly Lambert

    Every week on Grading the Charts, Molly Lambert examines a different musical top-10 list, covering the best-selling and most-played songs from specific genres in every corner of the world. This week GTC heads back to the U.S. for the Americana chart,...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  10. Grading the Top 10 Songs of ... SUMMER 2013!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Robin Thicke ft. T.I. & Pharrell, "Blurred Lines" Robin Thicke probably has an average-sized dick #JUSTSAYIN. Grade: B Best YouTube Comment: "#OVERPLAYEDONRADIO" — KRBYFIED 2. Daft Punk ft. Pharrell, "Get Lucky" Oh sure you're...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  11. Grading the Top 10 Songs in & Dance/Club Play!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Duke Dumont ft. A*M*E, "Need U (100%)" Duke Dumont is a British DJ and producer who runs a label called Blasé Boys Club. He's a protégé of Switch and has his own volume of the FabricLive series. He's remixed artists like Lily...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  12. Grading the Top 10 Songs in & AFGHANISTAN!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Farzana Naz & Tahir Shabab, "Lah Lah" Farzana Naz is a singer from Kabul who sings in both of Afghanistan's official languages: Pashto and Dari. She is the current reigning queen of the Afghan charts. Tahir Shabab is a pop singer based ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  13. Grading the Top 10 Comedy Songs in the U.K.!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Funny Song Factory, "#1 Banana Song Dance Remix, Despicable Me Minion Fun Song" So I'm not sure exactly why this doesn't happen here, too, but in Europe it seems like novelty ringtones go to no. 1 sometimes. For whatever reason, Americans wer...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  14. Grading the Top 10 Songs in ... JAPAN!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Nogizaka46, "Girls Rule" Nogizaka46 is a girl group created to be the rivals of popular 90-member supergroup AKB48. It has a TV variety show called Where Is Nogizaka? and a radio program named "Nogizaka46no." Here they are performing new hi...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  15. Grading the Top 10 Songs in & INDONESIA!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Noah, "Jika Engkau" Noah, formerly known as Peterpan, is a five-person pop-rock group that started out playing Brit-pop, moved into grunge, and now makes adult alternative indie rock. Grade: B Best YouTube Comment: "NOAH NO. 1" &#8212...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  16. Grading the Charts in & HOT COUNTRY!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Florida Georgia Line ft. Nelly, "Cruise" YEAH OF COURSE IT'S THE REMIX. I still don't have very much love for this song, although I obviously love Nelly, and his classically sing-songy verse and cameo in the video makes it about 200 percent...

    Blog | June 25, 2013