Katy Perry and Carly Rae Jepsen are going head to head in Round 2 of March Music Madness! During Round 1, Perry's anthemic 'Firework' beat out Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' with 61% of the votes. It was a closer call for Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe,' which just barely won over One Direction's 'What Makes You Beautiful' -- but ultimately Jepsen edged 1D out of the competition with slightly more than 55% percent of the votes. Now, 'Firework' and 'Call Me Maybe' are battling it out! Which pop song could be the Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era?
In Round 1 of March Music Madness, Adele's 'Someone Like You' dominated over Lorde's 'Royals,' gaining 70.25% of votes, while Bruno Mars' 'Just the Way You Are' beat out Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' with 72.43% of votes. Now, the two songs are battling it out in Round 2 of the competition. Which tune is more iconic and deserving of being called the Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era?
We're one step closer to determining the Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era! In Round 1, 'N Sync beat Justin Bieber by 37 percent (!!!), while Rihanna just barely held Beyonce at bay. Now, in Round 2 of the competition, the boy band will face off against the provocateur. Which is the greater pop song: 'Bye Bye Bye' or 'Umbrella'?
It's time for Round 2 in our challenge to find the Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era! In our previous faceoffs, Kelly Clarkson beat Taylor Swift by more than 13 percent! Lady Gaga conquered Christina Aguilera with an even wider margin: 35 percent! Now it's the 'American Idol' champ again Mother Monster. Who has the greater pop song?
In Round 1 of March Music Madness, Britney Spears' 'Baby One More Time' won over the Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' with a whopping 70.14% of the votes. Likewise, Hanson's 'MMMBop' had a landslide win against Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's 'One Sweet Day' -- 80.42% of the votes went to the pop/rock band of brothers! Now, in a true battle of '90s pop greatness, 'Baby One More Time' faces off against 'MMMBop.' Which song should be given the title of Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era?
It was a close match for all, but in Round 1 of March Music Madness, the Backstreet Boys' 'I Want It That Way' pulled a last minute win against New Kids on the Block's 'Step by Step.' Fans voted wildly up until the final seconds of the song battle, resulting in BSB's hit single getting 59.09% of the votes. Meanwhile, Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' held a steady lead over Celine Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On' throughout Round 1 of the competition. In a duel between two of the greatest pop vocalists of all time, Whitney came through with the win. Now we're faced with an unexpected but interesting match to vote on in our quest to find the Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era: 'I Want It That Way' vs. 'I Will Always Love You'!
Here's what Bon Jovi's 'Livin' on a Prayer' and Cyndi Lauper's 'Girls Just Want to Have Fun' have in common: Both still retain the magical ability to immediately transport listeners to the mid-'80s -- and both have moved on to the second round of our March Music Madness competition! Our search for the Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era pits a pair of very different artists against each other with their (also very different) signature songs
Things are heating up in the second round of March Music Madness, as the most iconic tracks by the most iconic artists of the 1980s go head to head to win your votes for the title of Greatest Pop Song of the Modern Era. Famous frenemies born just 13 days apart, the King of Pop and the Material Girl take on each other with the dance-pop singles that made them global sensations.
After a brutal winter that had much of the country suffering from the effects of the polar vortex, spring is on its way -- and with it, new fashion and styles! It's time to ditch those scarves, coats and gloves and show a little more leg, as many of our favorite celebs like Taylor Swift and Zooey Deschanel have.