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Today in Song of the Day: Our two-week survey of the decade -- one popular song per year, per weekday -- concludes with Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" - the jam of 2009 . . so far. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The summer jam of 2007 can be summarized in seven syllables: "ella, ella, ay, ay, ay." Ellen von Unwerth hide caption

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Today in Song of the Day: Our two-week survey of the decade -- one popular song per year, per weekday -- continues with Britney Spears' 2004 hit "Toxic." photo courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Are Rihanna and Chris Brown sending each other notes over the airwaves? courtesy of the artists hide caption

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