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Summer songs: best if played outside before September 21. Mike Weinberg/flickr.com hide caption

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Songs Of The Summer: How To Win The Season

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LMFAO (Redfoo on the left, SkyBlu on the right), so named because the response of SkyBlu's grandmother to their original name, Sexy Dudes, was, "LMFAO. Are you serious?" Stephanie Ma/Universal Records hide caption

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Songs Of The Summer: 'Party Rock Anthem'

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Madonna performed "Like A Virgin" at the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images hide caption

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LMFAO, comprising members Redfoo (left) and SkyBlu, are the uncle-nephew duo behind "Party Rock Anthem." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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LMFAO: The Science Of Party Rocking

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Beyonce singing "1+1" onstage at the American Idol 2011 finale results show. Kevin Winter/American Idol 2011/Getty Images hide caption

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Beyonce's Twin Kingdoms: Pop And Hip-Hop

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Beyonce's '4': An Escape From Her Past

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How Much Does It Cost To Make A Hit Song?

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The judges of The Voice (from left to right) Cee Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. Michael Desmond/NBC hide caption

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We Are The Champions: Why We Like Singing Talent Shows So Much

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