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published Friday, December 30th - 3:25pm

Every single year we are innundated with lists and peoples choices for the best and worst of the given year. So I figured I would jump in with the list of the best 25 songs of 2011 according to Reuvers.

So Judges the envelope please:

1) Someone Like You - Adele
- In the autotune and over processed world of music that we live in now we should all take a moment and appreciate what Adele has meant to the world of music. She is an artist who relies on two things. One is pure raw emotion in her lyrics and the other is one of the most powerful voices that we have heard in a long, long time. You add all of that together and you get this song. It's quite simply a perfect song. It's I love you, I miss you, and (bleep) you all wrapped in one perfect flowing smooth melody.

I may be overstating it a bit but I put "Someone Like You" up there with "At Last" by Etta James and John Lennon's "Imagine. This is a song and an artist that will absolutely define music in the year 2011. It will also be a song will stand the test of time. Get better Adele we need to hear more from you in 2012.

2) Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
- Once you can get past the fact that all LMFAO does is make stupid party anthems then you can enjoy the "Song of the Summer." As dubbed by Chanhassen Redbirds all-star Davis Butler. It's fun, it's dumb, and it's necessary.

3) Rolling in The Deep - Adele
- This song was the first smash hit form Adele's "21" albumn and what a year it was

4) You & Tequila - Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter
- Never was a huge fan of Kenny Chesney and didn't know who Grace Potter was as a singer. This song changed both of that for me

5) Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
- The message of this song is pretty dark but a catchy tune

6) Give Me Everything - Pitbull
- We have had many beat filled dance jams and this was no exception

7) If I Die Young - The Band Perry
- Love this song and the three young siblings complement each other very well

8) Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
- Another breakthrough artist in 2011 with by far his biggest hit of the year

9) S&M - Rhianna
- A big year from Rhianna and another album in 2012 should solidify her as one of the biggest female pop-stars of her generation

10) Moment For Life - Nikki Minaj
- Another breakout star of 2011. In the rap world many stars rave about her, this song will show you why

11) Colder Weather - Zach Brown Band
- Aside from Adele's "Someone Like You" I thought this song was the best ballad of the year. It also applied the same theory that less is more when it comes to over production on music

12) Only Girl (In The World) - Rhianna

13) Stereo Hearts - Gym Class Heroes

14) Good Life - One Republic

15) Til The World Ends - Brittney Spears

16) The One That Got Away - Katy Perry

17) Just A Kiss - Lady Antebellum

18) The Time - Black Eyed Peas

19) For The First Time - The Script

20) Dirt Road Anthem - Jason Aldeen

21) Born This Way - Lady Gaga

22) Your Love Is My Drug - Ke$ha

23) Jar Of Hearts - Christina Perry

24) Don't You wanna Stay - Jason Aldeen & Kelly Clarkson

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Honorable mention for the year:

E.T. - Katy Perry & Kanye West

Grenade - Bruno Mars

Super Baas - Nikki Minaj

Moves Like Jaegger - Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera

Just Can't Get Enough - Black Eyed Peas

We R Who We R - Ke$ha

Jar of Hearts - Christinna Perry

Sexy and I know It - LMFAO

Hold It Against Me - Brittney Spears

Don't You Wanna Stay - Jason Aldeen & Kelly Clarkson

Without You - David Guetta & Usher

 

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