Rolling Stone publishes list of the top 50 songs of 2010

The well-known publication made his classic top 50 list of the best songs of the year.

Artists such as Kanye West and Katy Perry are to be successful, while Vampire Weekend and Arcade Fire, broke sharply in the music scene in 2010. Here is the top 10.

10. Kanye West feat. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Bon Iver, “Monster”

This song was taken off the market through the initiative of the rapper called ‘Good Friday’ (Good Friday), where every Friday left as a free download of their songs from the album ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. ”
For this song, Kanye West was attended by rapper and producer Jay-Z, as well as Rick Ross, Nicky Minaj and Bon Iver.

The rhythms are characteristic of this rapper, full of beats and electronic dark. The rhymes are provided by the rapper Jay-Z and Kanye West.

The singer Nicki Minaj impressed with its impressive quality to rhyme, with variations at the end of the song.
This song was released on October 23, 2010.

9. Broken Bells, ‘The Ghost Inside’

Broken Bells is a group formed by the renowned producer “Danger Mouse” (Brian Burton) and guitarist / vocalist of the band ‘The Shins’ James Mercer.
The duo shows its versatility in the variety of instruments such as organ, synthesizer, bass, drums and guitar, bringing together all the ingredients for the perfect blend of alternative rock song.
Their self-titled album was released in March 2010 at position 25 of the alternative charts in the United States.

8. Janelle Monáe feat. Big Boi, ‘Tightrope’

The young artist Janelle Monáe was nominated for a 2011 Grammy for best urban act and alternative.

With support from the rapper Big Boi of the group Outkast and signed with the company of P. Diddy, Bad Boy released his album The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III).

In addition to its versatility as a dancer, Janelle Monáe approaches defined as afrofuturismo style using pop tunes and soul.

His song ‘Tightrope’ was launched this year with her second single ‘Cold War’.

7. Vampire Weekend, ‘White Sky’

Vampire Weekend was born in 2006, their sound has grown and has become one of the bands revelation of 2010 with the release of their second album ‘Contra’ in January this year.
This song features the sounds of guitar and vocal versatility of Ezra Koenig, who, accompanied by rapid rates of drum and bass shows the new face of indie.
His success ‘A Punk’, ‘Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa “and” Oxford Coma’ have come largely from the American territory, becoming an innovative and refreshing sound in 2010.

6. Mavis Staples, ‘You Are Not Alone’

The African American Gospel singer and human rights activist Mavis Staples, launched in 2010 his new single ‘You Are Not Alone’ title will also lead his new album.

The song “You Are Not Alone” proves that the gospel and soul are still effective. For the production of this single, the singer was assisted by the famous guitarist and singer Jeff Tweedy.

Mavis Staples was part of ‘The Staples Singers’ family musical group that was popular in the mid-60’s.

5. Arcade Fire, ‘We Used to Wait’

The Canadian band formed by Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury, Jeremy Gara and Sarah Neufeld, born in 2001.

His success ‘We Used to Wait’ is part of their fifth album called ‘The Suburbs’, which was nominated for 2011 Grammy for best alternative album and best album of the year.
This song shows the influence Canadian Indie tunes in the world with soft and melodic voice of Win Butler with his wife, Régine Chassagne, making this a future classic composition.

4. Katy Perry, ‘Teenage Dream’
Singer Katy Perry was born in Santa Barbara, California in 1984.
His song ‘Teenage Dream’ is the second single from the album of the same name that was released in 2010, and was nominated for 2011 Grammy Award for Best Album of the year, best female pop vocal album and best female pop vocal performance.
This simple pop sound is characterized by slow in certain parts of the song, but in times of rapid change and stylish rhythm, which makes it an interesting proposal for this artist that changes with each work.

3. Sade, ‘Soldier of Love’

British singer Sade came this year with his hit “Soldier of Love ‘, which is captured a great artistic maturity.
This song Sade confirms return to the music scene, a combination of Jazz and Soul with electrical rhythms.
Sade has become the lead singer more representative of the United Kingdom with his successful musical career that dates back to 1984.

2. Cee Lo Green, ‘F**k You’

Cee Lo Green returned to the top of the charts with her single ‘F ** k You’ which debuted in 2010, and is part of the album ‘Lady Killer’.

‘F ** k You’ is a sign of the current mix of musical genres and this single is a clear interaction of soul and rap rhythms.

Cee Lo Green was known for his involvement with the acclaimed DJ Danger Mouse in the group Gnarles Barkley, in what would be his debut in the musical world.

1. Kanye West feat. Pusha T, ‘Runaway’

The rapper and producer Kanye West had a 2010 full of success with his latest album ‘My Beautiful Twisted Dark Fantasy’, success is reflected in the position that had several of their singles.

‘Runaway’ is a mini production in which the plasma its last record together with a film that lasts about 35 minutes.

This song is characterized by the distorted initial piano tunes, which are transformed into a combination of rap lyrics in the style of Kanye West and his many musical collaborations, in this case to rapper Pusha T.

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