Billboard Top 50 Canadian Singles – 20/04/2013

14 04 2013




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7 03 2012




Top 100 1988 Billboard Year-End Chart

1 02 2012




Flashback: Video Music Awards 1993

12 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Pearl Jam – Jeremy (Winner)
Aerosmith – Livin’ On The Edge
En Vogue – Free Your Mind
Peter Gabriel – Digging In The Dirt
R.E.M. – Man On The Moon

Best Male Video

Lenny Kravitz – Are You Gonna Go My Away (Winner)
Peter Gabriel – Steam
George Michael – Killer/Papa Was A Rolling Stone
Sting – If I Ever Lose My Faith

Best Female Video

k.d. Lang – Constant Craving (Winner)
Neneh Cherry – Buddy X
Janet Jackson – That’s The Way Love Goes
Annie Lennox – Walking On Broken Glass

Best Group Video

Pearl Jam – Jeremy (Winner)
En Vogue – Free Your Mind
Depeche Mode – I Feel You
R.E.M. – Man On The Moon

Best Rap Video

Arrested Development – Everyday People (Winner)
Digable Planets – Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
Dr. Dre – Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang
Naughty By Nature – Hip Hop Hooray

Best R&B Video

En Vogue – Free Your Mind (Winner)
Mary J. Blige – Real Love
Boyz II Men – End Of The Road
Prince and the New Power Generation – 7

Best Dance Video

En Vogue – Free Your Mind (Winner)
Janet Jackson – That’s The Way Love Goes
Ru Paul – Supermodel
Stereo MC’s – Connected

Viewer’s Choice

Aerosmith – Living On The Edge (Winner)
En Vogue – Free Your Mind
Peter Gabriel – Digging in the Dirt
Pearl Jam – Jeremy
R.E.M. – Man on the Moon

Best New Artist

Stone Temple Pilots – Plush (Winner)
Tasmin Archer – Sleeping Satellite
Belly – Feed The Tree
Pornos For Pyros – Pets

Breakthrough Video

Los Lobos – Kiko & The Lavender Moon (Winner)
Aerosmith – Livin’ On The Edge
Terence Trent D’Arby – She Kissed Me
Green Jelly – Three Little Pigs
George Michael – Killer/Papa Was A Rolling Stone
Pornos For Pyros – Pets

Best Metal/Hard Rock

Pearl Jam – Jeremy (Winner)
Aerosmith – Livin’ On The Edge
Helmet – Unsung
Nine Inch Nails – Wish

Best Alternative Video

Nirvana – In Bloom (Winner)
4 Non Blondes – What’s Up
Belly – Feed The Tree
Pornos For Pyros – Pets
Stone Temple Pilots – Plush

Best Video From a Filme
Alice In Chains – Would? (Winner)
Arrested Development – Revolution
Boy George – The Crying Game
Paul Westerberg – Dyslexic Heart

Best Direction

Pearl Jam – Jeremy (Winner)
En Vogue – Free Your Mind
Los Lobos – Kiko & The Lavender Moon
R.E.M. – Man On The Moon

Best Choreography

En Vogue – Free Your Mind (Winner)
Mary J. Blige – Real Love
Janet Jackson – That’s The Way Love Goes
Michael Jackson – Jam

Best Special Effects

Peter Gabriel – Steam (Winner)
Aerosmith – Livin’ On The Edge
Terence Trent D’Arby – She Kissed Me
Billy Idol – Shock To The System

Best Art Direction

Madonna – Rain (Winner)
Aerosmith – Livin’ On The Edge
Faith No More – A Small Victory
k. d. lang – Constant Craving
Lenny Kravitz – Are You Gonna Go My Way
R.E.M. – Man On The Moon
Sting – If I Ever Lose My Faith

Best Editing

Peter Gabriel – Steam (Winner)
Tasmin Archer – Sleeping Satellite
Billy Idol – Shock To The System
R.E.M. – Man On The Moon

Best Cinematography

Madonna – Rain (Winner)
Duran Duran – Ordinary World
En Vogue – Free Your Mind
k. d. lang – Constant Craving
Sting – If I Ever Lose My Faith





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1988

7 08 2009

Video Of The Year

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

Best Male Video

Prince – U Got The Look (Winner)
Terence Trent D’Arby – Wishing Well
George Harrison – Got My Mind Set On You
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love
Steve Winwood – Back In The High Life

Best Female Video

Suzanne Vega – Luka (Winner)
Cher – I Found Someone
Lita Ford – Kiss Me Deadly
Janet Jackson – The Pleasure Principle
Jody Watley – Some Kind Of Lover

Best Group Video

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady)
Eurythmics – I Need A Man
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

Viewer’s Choice

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Suzanne Vega – Luka
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name

Best New Artist

Guns N’ Roses – Welcome To The Jungle (Winner)
The Godfathers – Birth, School, Work, Death
Buster Poindexter – Hot, Hot, Hot
Swing Out Sister – Breakout
Jody Watley – Some Kind Of Lover

Breakthrough Video

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Squeeze – Hourglass
Suzanne Vega – Luka
XTC – Dear God

Best Concept Video

Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
XTC – Dear God

Best Stage Performance

Prince – U Got The Look (Winner)
Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady)
Grateful Dead – Touch Of Grey
Elton John – Candle In The Wind
Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name

Best Video From a Film

Los Lobos – La Bamba (Winner)
The Bangles – Hazy Shade Of Winter
Bryan Ferry – Kiss & Tell
Peter Gabriel – Biko
Bob Seger – Shakedown

Best Direction

George Michael – Father Figure (Winner)
Eurythmics – You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart
Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly
R.E.M. – The One I Love
XTC – Dear God

Best Choreography

Janet Jackson – Pleasure Principle (Winner)
Michael Jackson – Bad
Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel
Prince – U Got The Look
Sting – We’ll Be Together

Best Special Effects

Squeeze – Hourglass (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
INXS – Need You Tonight/Mediate
Grateful Dead – Touch of Grey
George Harrison – I’ve Got My Mind Set On You

Best Art Direction

Squeeze – Hourglass (Winner)
INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate
George Michael – Faith
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel of Love

Best Editing

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
INXS – Devil Inside
Loverboy – Notorious
Prince – U Got The Look
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love

Best Cinematography

Sting – We’ll Be Together (Winner)
George Michael – Father Figure
Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly
Robert Plant – Heaven Knows
Suzanne Vega – Luka





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1986

6 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (Winner)
a-ha – Take On Me
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Godley & Creme – Cry

Best Male Video

Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Summer Of 69
Phil Collins – Take Me Home
Sting – If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days

Best Female Video

Whitney Houston – How Will I Know? (Winner)
Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill
Aretha Franklin – Freeway Of Love
Tina Turner – We Don’t Need Another Hero
Grace Jones – Slave To The Rhythm

Best Group Video

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (Winner)
a-ha – Take On Me
INXS – What You Need
Talking Heads – And She Was
The Rolling Stones – The Harlem Shuffle

Viewer’s Choice

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Godley & Creme – Cry

Best New Artist

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Whitney Houston – How Will I Know?
Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls
Simply Red – Holding Back The Years
The Hooters – And We Danced

Best Concept Video

a-ha – Take On Me
Godley & Creme – Cry
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Talking Heads – And She Was
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing

Best Stage Performance

Bryan Adams & Tina Turner – It’s Only Love (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Huey Lewis & The News – The Power Of Love
Pete Townshend – Face To Face

Best Overall Performance

David Bowie & Mick Jagger – Dancing In The Streets (Winner)
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days
Sting – If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free

Most Experimental Video

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Direction

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Special Effects

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Coreography

Prince & The Revolution – Raspberry Beret (Winner)
Madonna – Like a Virgin (Live)
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
Madonna – Dress You Up
Morris Day – Oak Tree

Best Art Directing

ZZ Top – Rough Boy (Winner)
Pat Denatar – Sex As A Weapon
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV
Honeymoon Suite – Feel It Again

Best Editing

a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV (Winner)
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy

Best Cinematography

a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
X – Burning House Of Love
Joe Walsh – The Confessor
ZZ Top – Rough Boy