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More music lists: 2009 & the '00s

Posted by: Jon Bream under Music Updated: December 27, 2009 - 4:21 PM

By Jon Bream

Top artists of 2009

1. Michael Jackson
2. Taylor Swift
3. Lady Gaga
4. Beyonce
5. Phoenix
6. U2
7. Green Day
8. Pink
9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
10. (tie) Owl City; Kings of Leon
 
Best Twin Cities concerts of 2009
1.     Green Day, 7/11, Target Center
2.     The Killers, 1/19, Northrop
3.     Taylor Swift, 10/11, Target Center
4.     Leonard Cohen, 5/3, Orpheum
5.     K’naan, 2/11, Varsity
6.     Phoenix, 6/23, Varsity
7.     Raphael Saadiq, 3/13, Fine Line
8.     Beyonce, 7/16 Target Center
9.     Lady Gaga, 3/23, Fine Line
10. Levon Helm, 6/10, Fitzgerald
11. Pretenders, 8/19, First Avenue
12. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, 5/30 First Avenue
13. Prince, 10/24 , Paisley Park
14. Stray Cats, 4/10, Fine Line
15. Bonnie Raitt, 8/27, State Fair
16. Demi Lovato, 8/8, Target Center
17. Lily Allen, 4/11, First Avenue
18. Britney Spears, 4/3 Target center
19. Metallica, 10/13, Target center
20. Rickie Lee Jones, 5/26, Dakota
 
 
Singles that made me turn up the radio in 2009
Single Ladies, Beyonce
You Belong with Me, Taylor Swift
Hot N Cold, Katy Perry
Bad Romance, Lady Gaga
Empire State of Mind, Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
1901, Phoenix
Party in the USA, Miley Cyrus
Day N Nite, Kid Cudi
21 Guns, Green Day
Right as Rain, Adele
 
Best albums of 2009
1. Horehound, Dead Weather
2. 21st Century Breakdown, Green Day
3. Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, Phoenix
4. The Crying Light, Antony & the Johnsons
5. My One and Only Thrill, Melody Gardot
6. It’s Blitz, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
7. No Line on Horizon, U2
8. Revolution, Miranda Lambert
9. Backspacer, Pearl Jam
10. Big Whiskey & Groo Grux King, Dave Matthews Band
 
 
 Top artists of the decade
1. Kanye West
2. Jack White
3. Beyonce
4. U2
5. Arcade Fire
6. Dixie Chicks
7. Taylor Swift
9. OutKast
10. Radiohead
11. Green Day
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Justin Timberlake
14. The Hold Steady
 
Singles that made me turn up radio in '00s
Lose Yourself, Eminem
Crazy, Gnarls Barkley
Hey Ya,. OutKast
7 Nation Army, White Stripes
Beautiful Day, U2
Gold Digger, Kanye West
Rehab, Amy Winehouse
Yellow, Coldplay
Mr. Brightside, Killers
Single Ladies, Beyonce
 
 
 
 
 

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