Music Reviews

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Far more kid-friendly than the PG-13 movie it's inspired by.
By Various Artists
(2010)
age 10+
 
Nick Cannon proteges cut clean but bland tune about dancing.
By School Gyrls
(2010)
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age 10+
 
Youngest JoBro cuts more mature CD but still keeps it clean.
By Nick Jonas & the Administration
(2010)
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age 10+
 
Big-name stars help Haiti earthquake victims with clean CD.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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age 10+
 
Luscious love songs filled with deep but clean emotions.
By Corinne Bailey Rae
(2010)
age 10+
 
Nonsensical techno-funk safer than group's past work.
By Gorillaz
(2010)
age 10+
 
Innocent love song for tweens from a PG-13 movie soundtrack.
By Taylor Swift
(2010)
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age 10+
 
OK for young Idol fans but lacks kid appeal.
By Katharine McPhee
(2010)
age 10+
 
Second set of cover tunes is tamer than the show itself.
By Glee Cast
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Mixed messages mar Idol rocker's otherwise clean CD.
By Allison Iraheta
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Unlikely phenom belts out safe hits kids won't want to hear.
By Susan Boyle
(2009)
age 10+
 
Upbeat song about insomnia is odd but inoffensive.
By Owl City
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Wholesome Idol winner cuts clean yet creative CD.
By Kris Allen
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Excellent pop album OK for the whole family to enjoy.
By Leona Lewis
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Musically dense, lyrically deep CD is OK for tweens.
By Switchfoot
(2009)
age 10+
 
Excellent traditional Christmas music from Idol alum.
By David Archuleta
(2009)
age 10+
 
TV show is edgy, but the soundtrack is OK for tweens.
By Glee Cast
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Queen of country churns out third wholesome CD.
By Carrie Underwood
(2009)
age 10+
 
Dark, cool tunes OK for kids too young for the movie.
By Various Artists
(2009)
age 10+
 
Country belter takes womanizer to task but keeps it clean.
By Carrie Underwood
(2009)

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