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1000 Songs 798-833

I'm 10 months into the 1000 Songs In A Year challenge now (I started on 24th March), so I only have 2 months to go! I've listened to over 800 songs so far but I've still got less than 200 to go.

Here is this fortnight's update. :)




Kehlani- Cloud 19 mixtape (minus FWD because I already heard it).
798. As I Am
799. Get Away
800. Deserve Better
801. How We Do Us feat. Kyle Dion
802. 1st Position
803. Act A Fool
804. Tell Your Mama

Listen to/download it here: http://www.datpiff.com/Kehlani-Cloud-19-mixtape.642820.html


805. Justin Bieber and Cody Simpson- Home To Mama

806. G.R.L.- Lighthouse

Weekly Music Video

This week's video is Wading by Jhené Aiko. It's from her debut album Souled Out which came out last September. Wading is out now.





If you're also a fan of Jhene's sister Mila J you can check out her latest video here:  http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/weekly-music-video_14.html
I'd say Mila is more "mainstream" R'n'B and Jhene is more alternative. I like them both. :)

Some Mariah Carey + J.Lo Songs

Two of my favourite singers are Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez. In the past I've done Top 10 posts and follow ups for both of them but this time I thought it would be good to do a combination post. :)

Here are my previous Mariah posts: Top 10 Mariah Carey Songs, More Mariah songs and
And more Mariah songs!

And my previous J.Lo posts:  Top 10 Jennifer Lopez Songs and More J.Lo songs.



Mariah Carey

You Got Me (with Freeway and Jay-Z)

This song is from Mariah's 9th album Charmbraclet and is one of my faves on it. It wasn't released as a single, so there's no video.





Weekly Music Video

This week's music video is Tera Mera Rishta from the Bollywood film Awarapan (2007). Along with Toh Phir Aao and Mahiya it's one of my favourite songs from the film. In the video Shivam (played by Emraan Hashmi) is in mourning for his fiancee Aaliyah (Shriya Saran). She was accidentally shot by her father during a fight with Shivam. (Visit the Toh Phir Aao link for more information on what happened and the Mahiya link for more about the movie in general). :)

Like Toh Phir Aao, Tera Mera Rishta was originally recorded by Pakistani singer Mustafa Zahid, and his rock band Roxen.




There's also a remix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XKCNWNAk5E

And you can watch Roxen's music video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNdHSqHChzw

1000 Songs 785-797

Latest installement in the 1000 Songs In A Year Challenge. Only a couple of months left to go now!


Now Music- 2015: Big Hits & New Vids

785. Philip George- Wish You Were Mine
786. Parra For Cuva feat. Anna Naklab- Wicked Games
787. Usher feat. Nicki Minaj- Lil Freak
788. 5 Seconds of Summer- What I Like About You


789.  Pia Mia- F**k With You (FWU) (Explicit)
790. Kehlani- FWU

Weekly Music Video

This is the video for Mila J's new single Champion featuring rapper/singer B.o.B. It's from her EP M.I.L.A (Made In LA) and is available on iTunes now. :)

When Mila is dressed as a man it makes me think of Robin Thicke'sBlurred Lines video (you know the one!), lol. Especially with the hashtags. Maybe it's meant to be a parody?

Note: The song contains explicit lyrics.




Girls vs Boys- K-pop

Here is the first Girls vs Boys post of the year. :) It's between K-pop groups AOA and BTS.


AOA are a girl group/band who formed in 2012. Their name is short for Ace of Angels. AOA has 8 members altogether but they are divided into 2 halves. One half is an idol dance group with 5 members and the other half is a band who play instruments (guitar, drums, keyboard and bass). Seol Hun, Cho A, Hye Jeong, Chan Mi, Yu Na,  Ji Min, Min A and You Kyung make up the whole group, all of the members except You Kyung are in the idol group and then You Jyung, Yu Na, Mi Na, Cho A and Ji Min are in the band. AOA describe themselves as 7+1 group. It's a bit confusing but I think I get it now!

There are also two sub units, AOA Black (made up of Ji Min, Cho A, Yu Na, Mi Na and You Kyung)  and AOA White (made up of Seol Hyun, Hye Jeong, and Chan Mi). The concept is that 7 of the members are full angels and You Kyung is half angel and half mortal. You can read about it here: http://www.allkpop.com/…

Weekly Music Video

Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a good one. :)

Today's video is Red Love by Pia Mia.  Her full name is Pia Mia Perez and she's from Guam. Pia started out by recording videos of herself singing and uploading them to YouTube. She went on to work with music producer Nic Nic and released a free mixtape called The Gift in December 2013. Red Love is on The Gift and was her debut single. Pia also covered Drake's song Hold On, We're Going Home.

Last February she released The Gift on iTunes but it only had 6 songs rather than the 8 which were on the free version. That same month she signed to Interscope Records and in May brought out the single Mr. President. Her debut album is due out this year.

Red Love was released on 9th December 2013 in the US. Commenters on YouTube think the song is about losing your virginity to your first love and then him leaving you once he's got what he wanted.




For more on Pia Mia check out her official site: www.piamiamusic.com

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1000 Songs 766-784

Latest update on the 1000 Songs Challenge. :) I didn't listen to as many new songs over Christmas, so it's not as big a list but there's still 18 there, so quite a lot.


766. Asia Monet (from Dance Moms)- Christmas Time
767. Bobby Brackins feat. G. Eazy and Mila J- Hot Box
768. Tamar Braxton feat. Future- Let Me Know

Pia Mia

769. What A Girl Wants
770. Shotgun Love
771. The Last Man On Earth

You can listen to these songs on Spotify (sign up or log in): https://play.spotify.com/artist/1BhWF9W2PngtPSyobKg0rP?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open