Music Reviews

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age 8+
 
Pop princess releases another fierce girl-power anthem.
By Katy Perry
(2013)
age 8+
 
Pop idols sing clean pop song about pop music.
By One Direction
(2013)
age 8+
 
1D raises money for charity with upbeat single.
By One Direction
(2013)
age 8+
 
Sweet boy-band tune about young love will make tweens swoon.
By One Direction
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Boy band's debut album is surprisingly solid; OK for tweens.
By One Direction
(2012)
age 8+
 
Boy band sings about true beauty; great message for tweens.
By One Direction
(2012)
age 8+
 
More of a China Anne McClain album than TV show soundtrack.
By Various Artists
(2011)
age 8+
 
Clean pop-rap track with positive message.
By B.o.B., Jessie J
(2011)
age 8+
 
Boy-band single featuring Snoop Dogg is catchy and clean.
By Big Time Rush
(2011)
age 8+
 
Unusually clean Perry song emphasizes self-esteem.
By Katy Perry
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Nickelodeon boy band's debut album is fine for tweens.
By Big Time Rush
(2010)
age 8+
 
Sweet, clean R&B song about accepting others as they are.
By Bruno Mars
(2010)
age 8+
 
The movie is for teens, but the theme song is OK for kids.
By Miley Cyrus
(2010)
age 8+
 
Classic song is remade to help Haiti's earthquake victims.
By Various Artists
(2010)
age 8+
 
Spirited single from Alice movie is OK for tweens.
By Avril Lavigne
(2010)
age 8+
 
Miley charms with a message of friendship over fame.
By Miley Cyrus
(2009)
age 8+
 
JoBros enter mature territory but keep it clean and catchy.
By Jonas Brothers
(2009)
age 8+
 
Pop BFFs sing about friendship and acceptance.
By Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez
(2009)
age 8+
 
JoBros reckon with the glare of fame in tween-friendly tune.
By Jonas Brothers
(2009)
age 8+
 
OMG! More of, like, the same sweet punk pop!
By Jonas Brothers
(2008)

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