AMP’s Top Songs: The 97.1 Hits Of 2010

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This is it!  The years come to it’s end and AMP’s running down all 97.1 of the biggest songs of 2010.  Your favorite AMP Artists have made the list, but the looming question remains, who ended up at number one?  Well, there’s only one way to find out.

Think you know who made the list?

1.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Usher[/lastfm] – “O.M.G.”

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Even before Usher stopped by AMP Radio to chill with McCabe, we knew his album Raymond vs. Raymond was going to be a smashhit.  Nearly a year later, we’ve got proof of the album’s success, but now what we really want to know is if Usher’s got plans for a new album in 2011?

2.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]B.o.B.[/lastfm] – “Airplanes”

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B.o.B. did everything right this year.  The jet setter even got a chance to headline a switch party at the Highlands in Hollywood.  Earlier in the year, while he was still establishing himself, he stopped in and talked with Carson and from that point on, there was no doubt in our minds that B.o.B. would be one of the biggest people in music.

3.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Guetta[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Akon[/lastfm] – “Sexy Bitch”

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David Guetta had an explosive 2010 and even spoke with AMP Radio’s Booker about his wild ride and what to expect from his new album in 2011.  However, if you ask us, the sky’s the limit with this super talented DJ.

4.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eminem[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Love The Way You Lie”

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Clearly, Eminem’s not afraid of anything, exploding back onto the music scene with the multi-platinum album Rehab and solidifying the fact that he’s one of the biggest forces in rap today.

5.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm] – “Teenage Dream”

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This year, Katy Perry proved that you could accomplish becoming the Teenage Dream well into your twenties.  She visited with Carsonperformed at our Pink for October party, had a hit album and managed to get married in 2011.  Word is babies could be on board for her and hubby Russell Brand in 2011, but we hope there’s another album before she takes a maternity hiatus.

6.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Taio Cruz[/lastfm] – “Dynamite”

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With multiple songs on AMP’s Top Songs of 2010, Taio Cruz is definitely doing something right.  He captained the Taio Cruz Cruise one of AMPs most exciting Switch Parties of the summer and dropped by to chill out in AMP’s backyard with McCabe.  We can’t wait to see more of the sexy singer around AMP Studios in 2011.

7.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]B.o.B.[/lastfm] – “Nothin’ On You”

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B.o.B. did everything right this year.  The jet setter even got a chance to headline a switch party at the Highlands in Hollywood.  Earlier in the year, while he was still establishing himself, he stopped in and talked with Carson and from that point on, there was no doubt in our minds that B.o.B. would be one of the biggest people in music.

8.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Guetta[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kid Cudi[/lastfm] – “Memories”

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David Guetta had an explosive 2010 and even spoke with AMP Radio’s Booker about his wild ride and what to expect from his new album in 2011.  However, if you ask us, the sky’s the limit with this super talented DJ.

9.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Bad Romance”

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If you have to ask yourself, who was the biggest artist in 2010, Lady Gaga should be one of the first names out of your mouth.  Not only did she have a sold out world tour, but she headlined Lollapalooza and managed to chat with Carson Daly earlier this year.

10.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Far East Movement[/lastfm] – “Like A G6″

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Far East Movement really changed the scene with hit “Like A G6″ inspiring music lovers everywhere to get up and dance.  Now that they’ve gained a cult like following, we expect for the group to do some truly amazing things in 2011.

11.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bruno Mars[/lastfm] – “Just The Way You Are”

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Bruno Mars came to AMP and visited with Carson Daly and even signed some schwag for our Pink for October campaign.  His debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans is quite possibly one of the best albums of 2010.  Now, all he has to do is top that in 2011 and he’s set.

12.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ke$ha[/lastfm] – “Tik Tok”

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Our very own Seena was lucky enough to catch up with the “We R Who We R” singer and chat exclusively about her career plans and her up and coming tour stop in Los Angeles.  If memory serves correct, Ke$ha will be waiting for Seena and that update is something we’re not gonna want to miss.

13.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Usher[/lastfm] – “DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love”

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Even before Usher stopped by AMP Radio to chill with McCabe, we knew his album Raymond vs. Raymond was going to be a smashhit.  Nearly a year later, we’ve got proof of the album’s success, but now what we really want to know is if Usher’s got plans for a new album in 2011?

14.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm] – “California Gurls”

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This year, Katy Perry proved that you could accomplish becoming the Teenage Dream well into your twenties.  She visited with Carsonperformed at our Pink for October party, had a hit album and managed to get married in 2011.  Word is babies could be on board for her and hubby Russell Brand in 2011, but we hope there’s another album before she takes a maternity hiatus.

15.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Only Girl (In The World)”

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Rihanna has managed to not only be one of the most talked about and fashionable women in pop during 2010, but also release her latest studio effort Loud on the heels of her 2009 release of Rated R.  At this rate, we expect the greatest album of all time from her in mid-to-late 2011.  We’re sure you agree.

16.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]New Boys[/lastfm] – “Tie Me Down”

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The New Boys certainly were the new kids on the block this year but made their way around AMP Radio, solidifying themselves as those boys, but in their interview with McCabe they talked about being new, becoming old and being totally awesome.

17.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mike Posner[/lastfm] – “Cooler Than Me”

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Some might say that Mike Posner’s magic quality is his fantastic voice and good looks, but we’ll venture to say that it’s ability to produce total hits that we can listen to a hundred billion times in a row.  And he’s proved that by having two songs on the AMP’s Top Songs list, including one in the top 20.

18.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Travie McCoy[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bruno Mars[/lastfm] – “Billionaire”

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Some might think that Travie McCoy lost out when his relationship with Katy Perry fizzled out, but it inspired some great music on his debut album, which included the single “Billionaire.”  Travie came by AMP and dished with McCabe on tattoos, music and life before the release of the album, and we can tell you, if anyone deserves to be a “Billionaire” it’s him.

19.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Timbaland[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Timberlake[/lastfm] – “Carry Out”

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It’s hard to stay relevant in an industry that is constantly changing, but super producer and performer, Timbaland, manages to do so with ease.  We can tell you exactly what 2011 will bring for Timbaland, and that’s more hits because that’s what he does best.

20.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Alicia Keys[/lastfm] – “Empire State Of Mind”

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Jay-Z might be “Young Forever” but 2010’s gotten old and is moving on, which is nice since we can now anticipate new music from the Hova, which is always awesome.

21.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Enrique Iglesias[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pitbull[/lastfm] – “I Like It”

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Make no mistake, Enrigue Iglesias is an international superstar and the fact that he’s so high on the list isn’t a surprise.  In 2011 we want to see him do more collaborations and more dance hits.  Cause if you can get the kids from the Jersey Shore to find the beat in your song, you’ve done your job right.

22.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Trey Songz[/lastfm] – “Say Ahh”

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Around AMP Radio, Trey Songz is known for being more than Mr. Steal Your Girl.  In fact, if you ask DJ Michelle, the best thing about Trey is how he smells and it’s oh so good.  Trey Songz came by the studio for an exclusive meet and greet for some lucky AMP fans, as well as a sit down interview with McCabe.  In 2011, we want him to come by the station as much as possible so we can get a whiff of the sexy singer too!

23.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Rude Boy”

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Rihanna has managed to not only be one of the most talked about and fashionable women in pop during 2010, but also release her latest studio effort Loud on the heels of her 2009 release of Rated R.  At this rate, we expect the greatest album of all time from her in mid-to-late 2011.  We’re sure you agree.

24.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Young Money[/lastfm] – “Bed Rock”

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Only a collaboration like Young Money’s  “Bed Rock” could make it narrowly into the top 25 of 2010.  However, this salacious song about getting your groove on is a hit for a reason.  Now, in 2011, we want to see more of this from Young Money.

25.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]La Roux[/lastfm] – “Bulletproof”

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The edgy British singer made her mark on AMP Radio with her summer smash hit, “Bulletproof” but it wasn’t until she came by the beach house to perform in an exclusive show or lucky AMP listeners that we realized how super talented front woman Elly Jackson was, even taking time afer the show to speak  exclusively to Booker.  Here’s to knowing 2011 will bring much more success to the singer and her looming projects.

26.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Taio Cruz[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ludacris[/lastfm] – “Break Your Heart”

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With multiple songs on AMP’s Top Songs of 2010, Taio Cruz is definitely doing something right.  He captained the Taio Cruz Cruise one of AMPs most exciting Switch Parties of the summer and dropped by to chill out in AMP’s backyard with McCabe.  We can’t wait to see more of the sexy singer around AMP Studios in 2011.

27.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yolanda Be Cool[/lastfm] vs. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]D Cup[/lastfm] – “We Speak No Americano”

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When AMP started playing “We Speak No Americano” the calls asking about the “Italian sounding dance song” were non-stop.  However, the Australian band Yolanda Be Cool has garnered a huge LA fanbase and we doubt people even have to ask who they are anymore.

28.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drake[/lastfm] – “Find Your Love”

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2010 was the year that gave Drake legs as a hip hop artist.  Now that the year is ending people keep talking about what to expect from him in 2011, but let’s be clear about this.  First, expect him to continue being cute and then expect him to release his much anticipated mixtape.

29.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Iyaz[/lastfm] – “Replay”

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Iyaz was one of the most wildly popular AMP artists of 2010, even performing at an exclusive AMP switch party in the Pacific Palisades.  Now that he’s got a solid year of being one of the biggest things in pop music, we cannot wait to see how he evolves in 2011.

30.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]LMFAO[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil John[/lastfm] – “Shots!”

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The LMFAO duo found time to stop by AMP radio and talk with Carson, chatting about up and coming plans for new music.  Now, we just need them to release said music so we can amp up the party factor considerably.

31.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm] – “Meet Me Halfway”

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After visiting with Carson Daly in the morning, Black Eyed Peas let us know that their plans for 2011 are bigger than 2010, which is both awesome and expected.  But seriously, how do you top 2010 as the Black Eyed Peas?  Well, it seems like The Beginning was a good start.

32.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]YG[/lastfm] – “Toot It And Boot It”

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YG gave AMP Radio a lesson in tooting and booting, but it’s not what you think.  Seriously.  Now that he’s made it into the top 30, we can’t wait to see what he has in store for fans in 2011.

33.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katy Perry[/lastfm] – “Firework”

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This year, Katy Perry proved that you could accomplish becoming the Teenage Dream well into your twenties.  She visited with Carson, performed at our Pink for October party, had a hit album and managed to get married in 2011.  Word is babies could be on board for her and hubby Russell Brand in 2011, but we hope there’s another album before she takes a maternity hiatus.

34.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drake[/lastfm] – “Forever”

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2010 was the year that gave Drake legs as a hip hop artist.  Now that the year is ending people keep talking about what to expect from him in 2011, but let’s be clear about this.  First, expect him to continue being cute and then expect him to release his much anticipated mixtape.

35.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Telephone”

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If you have to ask yourself, who was the biggest artist in 2010, Lady Gaga should be one of the first names out of your mouth.  Not only did she have a sold out world tour, but she headlined Lollapalooza and managed to chat with Carson Daly earlier this year.

36.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nelly[/lastfm] – “Just A Dream”

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McCabe dug deep into this vault of interviews to bring us some old school Nelly, but somehow we think that Nelly dug deepest of all with the release of his smash hit, “Just A Dream,” which consistently found itself on the Daly Download throughout 2010.

37.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jason Derulo[/lastfm] – “Whatcha Say”

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Jason Derulo obviously had a great year, touring with Lady Gaga and having one of the most successful music videos on Youtube.  But we like to think the cherry on top of Jason’s 2010 was his Relaxed interview he did with our very own McCabe.

38.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eminem[/lastfm] – “Not Afraid”

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Clearly, Eminem’s not afraid of anything, exploding back onto the music scene with the multi-platinum album Rehab and solidifying the fact that he’s one of the biggest forces in rap today.

39.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ke$ha[/lastfm] – “Your Love Is My Drug”

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Our very own Seena was lucky enough to catch up with the “We R Who We R” singer and chat exclusively about her career plans and her up and coming tour stop in Los Angeles.  If memory serves correct, Ke$ha will be waiting for Seena and that update is something we’re not gonna want to miss.

40.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm] – “Imma Be”

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After visiting with Carson Daly in the morning, Black Eyed Peas let us know that their plans for 2011 are bigger than 2010, which is both awesome and expected.  But seriously, how do you top 2010 as the Black Eyed Peas?  Well, it seems like The Beginning was a good start.

41.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drake[/lastfm] – “What’s My Name?”

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Rihanna has managed to not only be one of the most talked about and fashionable women in pop during 2010, but also release her latest studio effort Loud on the heels of her 2009 release of Rated R.  At this rate, we expect the greatest album of all time from her in mid-to-late 2011.  We’re sure you agree.

42.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Paparazzi”

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If you have to ask yourself, who was the biggest artist in 2010, Lady Gaga should be one of the first names out of your mouth.  Not only did she have a sold out world tour, but she headlined Lollapalooza and managed to chat with Carson Daly earlier this year.

43.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Usher[/lastfm] – “Hey Daddy (Daddy’s Home)”

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Even before Usher stopped by AMP Radio to chill with McCabe, we knew his album Raymond vs. Raymond was going to be a smashhit.  Nearly a year later, we’ve got proof of the album’s success, but now what we really want to know is if Usher’s got plans for a new album in 2011?

44.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay Sean[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] – “Down”

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McCabe caught up with Jay Sean at last years GRAMMYs but now that 2011 is looming, it’s got us really wondering if Jay Sean’s new album, slated for release in 2011, will have the same dance vibe or will he evolve into something even greater?

45.  Snoop Dogg – “Gangsta Luv”

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Perhaps, no one alive knows West Coast hip hop like the Doggfather himself, Snoop Dogg.  However, this LA native rapper always seems to have new tricks up his sleeve, keeping him out of the dogg poung.

46.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Guetta[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Fergie[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]LMFAO[/lastfm] – “Getting Over You”

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David Guetta had an explosive 2010 and even spoke with AMP Radio’s Booker about his wild ride and what to expect from his new album in 2011.  However, if you ask us, the sky’s the limit with this super talented DJ.

47.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ya Boy[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Doc Hollywood[/lastfm] – “We Run LA”

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If it’s about Paradise and more then expect to hear about it from Ya Boy.  We might not all run LA, but throwing down when you hear this song in the club is one of those satisfying moments of 2010 that we won’t soon forget.

48.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mr. Hudson[/lastfm] – “Young Forever”Photo by Mark Metcalfe // Getty Images

Jay-Z might be “Young Forever” but 2010’s gotten old and is moving on, which is nice since we can now anticipate new music from the Hova, which is always awesome.

49.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Richard Vission[/lastfm] & Static Revenger featuring Luciana- “I Like That”

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McCabe was lucky enough to catch up with Richard Vission when he stopped by AMP Radio in 2010 where they talked about the up and coming performance of “I Like That” at Kress Night Club.  We couldn’t get enough of him in 2010 and it’s likely that’ll be the trend in 2011.

50.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drake[/lastfm] – “Over”

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2010 was the year that gave Drake legs as a hip hop artist.  Now that the year is ending people keep talking about what to expect from him in 2011, but let’s be clear about this.  First, expect him to continue being cute and then expect him to release his much anticipated mixtape.

51.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm] – “Rock That Body”

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After visiting with Carson Daly in the morning, Black Eyed Peas let us know that their plans for 2011 are bigger than 2010, which is both awesome and expected.  But seriously, how do you top 2010 as the Black Eyed Peas?  Well, it seems like The Beginning was a good start.

52.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Flo-Rida[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Guetta[/lastfm] – “Club Can’t Handle Me”

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2010 was Flo-Rida’s year to prove to the world that actually the club can handle him, even if there is Only One Flo. The Southern charmer hit it off with AMP’s Seena by making her swoon with a big, juicy kiss on her cheek.

53.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ludacris[/lastfm] – “Baby”

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Justin Bieber may have a baby-face, but the teenage heartthrob garnered a stellar 2010 by releasing a book, an acoustic album of his already popular songs, and having one of the most watched videos on Youtube. Plus, he probably got about 100 phone numbers in our comments from devoted AMP listeners.

54.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Trey Songz[/lastfm] featuring Nicki Minaj – “Bottoms Up”

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Around AMP Radio Trey Songz is known for being more than Mr. Steal Your Girl.  In fact, if you ask DJ Michelle, the best thing about Trey is how he smells and it’s oh so good.  Trey Songz came by the studio for an exclusive meet and greet for some lucky AMP fans, as well as a sit down interview with McCabe.  In 2011, we want him to come by the station as much as possible so we can get a whiff of the sexy singer too!

55.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]B.o.B.[/lastfm] – “Magic”

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B.o.B. did everything right this year.  The jet setter even got a chance to headline a switch party at the Highlands in Hollywood.  Earlier in the year, while he was still establishing himself, he stopped in and talked with Carson and from that point on, there was no doubt in our minds that B.o.B. would be one of the biggest people in music.

56.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay Sean[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lil John[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sean Paul[/lastfm] – “Do You Remember?”

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McCabe caught up with Jay Sean at last years GRAMMYs but now that 2011 is looming, it’s got us really wondering if Jay Sean’s new album, slated for release in 2011, will have the same dance vibe or will he evolve into something even greater?

57.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Usher[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm] – “Hot Tottie”

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Even before Usher stopped by AMP Radio to chill with McCabe, we knew his album Raymond vs. Raymond was going to be a smashhit.  Nearly a year later, we’ve got proof of the album’s success, but now what we really want to know is if Usher’s got plans for a new album in 2011?

58.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Train[/lastfm] – “Hey Soul Sister”

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San Francisco rock band, Train, transcended radio boundaries by writing one of the most hummable pop-rock tunes of 2010. The song also received a 2011 Grammy nod for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. You better hop on this train in 2011, before it gets too jam-packed with other fans who want to go along for the ride.

59.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pitbull[/lastfm] – “Hotel Room Service”

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Pitbull doesn’t just have the smoothest head in hip-hop; the sexy Cuban rapper also has a smooth way of crafting edgy latin dance hits. 2010 saw Pitbull releasing his first Spanish studio album, Armando. 2011 can only get sexier by the second.

60.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jason Derulo[/lastfm] – “In My Head”

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Jason Derulo obviously had a great year, touring with Lady Gaga and having one of the most successful music videos on Youtube.  But we like to think the cherry on top of Jason’s 2010 was his Relaxed interview he did with our very own McCabe.

61.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type=""]Kanye West[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Run This Town”

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Jay-Z might be “Young Forever” but 2010’s gotten old and is moving on, which is nice since we can now anticipate new music from the Hova, which is always awesome.

62.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mike Posner[/lastfm] – “Please Don’t Go”

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Some might say that Mike Posner’s magic quality is his fantastic voice and good looks, but we’ll venture to say that it’s ability to produce total hits that we can listen to a hundred billion times in a row.  And he’s proved that by having two songs on the AMP’s Top Songs list, including one in the top 20.

63.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] – “Alejandro”

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If you have to ask yourself, who was the biggest artist in 2010, Lady Gaga should be one of the first names out of your mouth.  Not only did she have a sold out world tour, but she headlined Lollapalooza and managed to chat with Carson Daly earlier this year.

64.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Timbaland[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drake[/lastfm] – “Say Something”

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It’s hard to stay relevant in an industry that is constantly changing, but super producer and performer, Timbaland, manages to do so with ease.  We can tell you exactly what 2011 will bring for Timbaland, and that’s more hits because that’s what he does best.

65.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ke$ha[/lastfm] – “Blah Blah Blah”

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Our very own Seena was lucky enough to catch up with the “We R Who We R” singer and chat exclusively about her career plans and her up and coming tour stop in Los Angeles.  If memory serves correct, Ke$ha will be waiting for Seena and that update is something we’re not gonna want to miss.

66.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ludacris[/lastfm] – “How Hard”

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Grammy-award winning rapper, Ludacris, has the power to make booties pop in just about every area code. 2010 saw Luda releasing his certified-gold album, Battle of the Sexes, and tweeting about his upcoming 2011 collab with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Neptunes[/lastfm] entitled Ludaversal.

67.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Hard”

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Rihanna has managed to not only be one of the most talked about and fashionable women in pop during 2010, but also release her latest studio effort Loud on the heels of her 2009 release of Rated R.  At this rate, we expect the greatest album of all time from her in mid-to-late 2011.  We’re sure you agree.

68.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] – “Today Was A Fairytale”

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In 2010, country-pop beauty Taylor Swift was able to forgive and forget the previous annoyances of 2009 with a mature, focused album appropriately called Speak Now. As of December 2010, Taytay has sold over 16 million albums worldwide and will undoubtedly continue to dominate the charts in 2011.

69.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pitbull[/lastfm] – “Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor)”

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Pitbull doesn’t just have the smoothest head in hip-hop; the sexy Cuban rapper also has a smooth way of crafting edgy latin dance hits. 2010 saw Pitbull releasing his first Spanish studio album, Armando. 2011 can only get sexier by the second.

70.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chris Brown[/lastfm] – “Deuces”

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Hip-hop underdog, Chris Brown, proved his merit as a musician/choreographer in 2010. The young star hasn’t let F.A.M.E go to his head though; at the 2010 BET Music Awards, Chris Brown broke down and cried during an emotional [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Michael Jackson [/lastfm] tribute, proving that he’s not just about taking heat from the media. Brown is about heart.

71.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Shakira[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dizzee Rascal[/lastfm] – “Loca”

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Going back to her latin-infused rock roots with in 2010 with album Sale El Sol, Shakira made us all a little “Loca” for her guttural warble and sexy hip gyrations. The feisty Columbian beauty will bring a some heat to 2011 by continuing her The Sun Comes Out World Tour.

72.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm]: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dirty Money[/lastfm] – “Hello Good Morning”

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Diddy-Dirty Money ended the year right with both burning models and a ton of artistic music videos for their Last Train To Paris album. Carson Daly got a chance to bro-down with the ever-jovial Diddy and premiere Diddy-Dirty Money’s first hit-single, “Coming Home.”

73.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bruno Mars[/lastfm] – “Grenade”

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Bruno Mars came to AMP and visited with Carson Daly and even signed some schwag for our Pink for October campaign.  His debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans is quite possibly one of the best albums of 2010.  Now, all he has to do is top that in 2011 and he’s set.

74.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dev[/lastfm] – “Bass Down Low”

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Punky electro-pop princess, Dev, made 2010 her best musical year yet, by scoring huge points after Far East Movement sampled her tune, “Booty Bounce,” and featured her in their video. Dev is now coming out with more music and videos of her own, proving that 2011 will by “fly like a G-6″ for the burgeoning young vocalist.

75.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]P!nk[/lastfm] – “Raise Your Glass”

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In 2010, P!nk owned the stage with her slick Cirque Du Soleil aerial tricks and her infectious pop tunes. All this flexibility paid off; in November, the pop star announced that she was gonna be hubby Carey Hart’s baby mama in 2011.

76.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jason Derulo[/lastfm] – “Ridin’ Solo”

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Jason Derulo obviously had a great year, touring with Lady Gaga and having one of the most successful music videos on Youtube.  But we like to think the cherry on top of Jason’s 2010 was his Relaxed interview he did with our very own McCabe.

77.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nicki Minaj[/lastfm] – “Your Love”

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There is no doubt that when it comes to female hip-hop stars, Nicki Minaj dominated 2010 by collabing with every hot star out there, building up her pink-hued personal brand, and single handedly making crazy wigs popular. The pint-sized Pink Friday powerhouse sat down with McCabe to talk about what it is like to be the world’s number one pink lady.

78.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pitbull[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Akon[/lastfm] – “Shut It Down”

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Pitbull doesn’t just have the smoothest head in hip-hop; the sexy Cuban rapper also has a smooth way of crafting edgy latin dance hits. 2010 saw Pitbull releasing his first Spanish studio album, Armando. 2011 can only get sexier by the second.

79.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ke$ha[/lastfm] – “We R Who We R”

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Our very own Seena was lucky enough to catch up with the “We R Who We R” singer and chat exclusively about her career plans and her up and coming tour stop in Los Angeles.  If memory serves correct, Ke$ha will be waiting for Seena and that update is something we’re not gonna want to miss.

80.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bobby Brackens[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ray J[/lastfm] – “143”

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Bay-area based rapper, Bobby Brackins, showed off his retro-90s paging skills in his 2010 summer jam, “143.” AMP’s McCabe to chat IRL with Brackins about what else but the “ladies.”

81.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Guetta[/lastfm] featuring Rihanna – “Who’s That Chick?”

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David Guetta had an explosive 2010 and even spoke with AMP Radio’s Booker about his wild ride and what to expect from his new album in 2011.  However, if you ask us, the sky’s the limit with this super talented DJ.

82.  Ne-Yo – “Beautiful Monster”

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If you want to find the world’s sexiest man, look no further than the gentleman responsible for 2010’s R&B fantasy album, Libra Scale.

83.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Far East Movement[/lastfm] – “Rocketeer”

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Far East Movement really changed the scene with hit “Like A G6″ inspiring music lovers everywhere to get up and dance.  Now that they’ve gained a cult like following, we expect for the group to do some truly amazing things in 2011.

84.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Wiz Kahlifa[/lastfm] – “Black & Yellow”

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Pittsburgh’s prodigious hip-hop wonderkin has been dominating the underground music world for a long time, but in 2010 Wiz Khalifa brought his ferocious bangers to mainstream radio after being named MTV’s Hottest Breakthrough MC of 2010 and signing to Atlantic Records.

85.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Iyaz[/lastfm] – “Solo”

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Iyaz was one of the most wildly popular AMP artists of 2010, even performing at an exclusive AMP switch party in the Pacific Palisades.  Now that he’s got a solid year of being one of the biggest things in pop music, we cannot wait to see how he evolves in 2011.

86.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kevin Rudolf[/lastfm] – “I Made It”

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Cash Money singer-songwriter and record producer, Kevin Rudolph, released his sophomore album, To The Sky, in 2010. No doubt we will continue to see if Rudolph has “made it” in 2011.

87.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm] – “The Time (Dirty Bit)”

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After visiting with Carson Daly in the morning, Black Eyed Peas let us know that their plans for 2011 are bigger than 2010, which is both awesome and expected.  But seriously, how do you top 2010 as the Black Eyed Peas?  Well, it seems like The Beginning was a good start.

88.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]T.I.[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Keri Hilson[/lastfm] – “Got Your Back”

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T.I. has had a tough year with his arrest and subsequent return to prison, but the gorgeous rapper has declared No Mercy when it comes to dominating the music business. When T.I. is finally released from prison in 2011, we can only expect great things.

89.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] – “Somebody To Love”

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Justin Bieber may have a baby-face, but the teenage heartthrob garnered a stellar 2010 by releasing a book, an acoustic album of his already popular songs, and having one of the most watched videos on Youtube. Plus, he probably got about 100 phone numbers in our comments from devoted AMP listeners.

90.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm] – “Power”

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“No one man should have all this power,” but Kanye West asserted his leadership as 2010’s King of Hip-Hop by releasing his critically-acclaimed fifth album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, a gorgeous short film entitled Runaway, and craftily dealing with the media and amusing his fans with his infamous Twitter page.

91.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pitbull[/lastfm] – “Pearly Gates”

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Pitbull doesn’t just have the smoothest head in hip-hop; the sexy Cuban rapper also has a smooth way of crafting edgy latin dance hits. 2010 saw Pitbull releasing his first Spanish studio album, Armando. 2011 can only get sexier by the second.

92.  Nicki Minaj featuring Rihanna – “Fly”

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There is no doubt that when it comes to female hip-hop stars, Nicki Minaj dominated 2010 by collabing with every hot star out there, building up her pink-hued personal brand, and single handedly making crazy wigs popular. The pint-sized Pink Fridaypowerhouse sat down with McCabe to talk about what it is like to be the world’s number one pink lady.

93.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jamie Foxx[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]T.I.[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Timberlake[/lastfm] – “Winner”

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R & B singer and actor, Jamie Foxx, just released his 2010 album Best Night Of My Life. With featuring artists such as Justin Timberlake, Rick Ross, and Drake, 2o11 looks to be a great year musically for Foxx.

94.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Edward Maya[/lastfm] – “Stereo Love”

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Romanian musician and producer, Edward Maya, took AMP by surprise with the popularity of his seductive dance-hit, “Stereo Love.” With all the love Maya is hearing on Los Angeles stereos, he will undoubtedly garner more international popularity in 2011.

95.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dr. Dre[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Akon[/lastfm] – “Kush”

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The Doctor is in and he is here to prescribe you a treatment for mediocre hip-hop. This February, Dr. Dre  is set to release his first album in 12 years, Detox, which Dre states is his final album.

96.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sean Kingston[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] – “Eenie Meenie”

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Miami-native, Sean Kingston, might be an “eenie meenie miny mo lover,” but he is big on potential. The 20-year-old star has spent 2010 not only making music, but making guest acting appearances on television shows.

97.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Diddy[/lastfm]: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dirty Money[/lastfm] featuring [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Skylar Grey[/lastfm] – “Coming Home”

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Diddy-Dirty Money ended the year right with both burning models and a ton of artistic music videos for their Last Train To Paris album. Carson Daly got a chance to bro-down with the ever-jovial Diddy and premiere Diddy-Dirty Money’s first hit-single, “Coming Home.”

97.1  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Antoine Dodson[/lastfm] – “Bed Intruder”

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If there is one person that sticks out as the face of 2010, that person is the cult-status icon and autotuned sensation, Antoine Dodson. Much to our collective delight, Dodson chatted it up at the AMP Studios with Carson Daly, so you can run and tell that. Homeboy.

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