There were few songs in 2009 that captured the nation and the world as the boys from Tennessee did with their Use Somebody.
Use Somebody is one of those tracks that shows no signs of slowing. Think about it: Use Somebody is still in heavy rotation on regular and sateliite radio, as well as the music video channels. The track debuted in February! In modern pop music, that never happens. Here today, gone tomorrow is usually the case.
Not with Kings of Leon and their anthem which will I'm sure define the band for years to come, use Somebody. Now, one more time (at least!), here is Kings of Leon:
Not much else to say in 2009 about Lady Gaga other than that she ruled. From the first arrival of the last year of the decade to its final notes December 31 -- 2009 was the year we went Gaga.
There is no better representation of what this song did to audiences than when The Black Eyed Peas performed I Gotta Feeling as Oprah Winfrey kicked off her 24th season. Watch this video...one of 2009's don't miss TV moments! Watch Oprah as she cannot believe what the audience has done. It will get you chocked up!
Plus, SheKnows Entertainment has to chime in to the can Fergie sing debate. It is her pipes that make The E.N.D. one of the year's best albums! Just our two cents...
Taylor Swift rocked 2009 and no one else came close to the year in music she had. Swift had the classic country crossover success that sent Shania Twain and Faith Hill to the top of the charts and the public's consciousness.
In 2009, Swift won Grammys, MTV Video Awards (famously, thanks to Kanye West), Country Music Awards and the hearts and minds of millions of fans who cheer her every move.
Up next...three terrific songs that didn't make the cut, the SheKnows honorable mentions:
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