Music Reviews

csm_music
age 13+
 
Mature themes, but not explicit; best for older teens.
By Usher
(2010)
csm_music
age 13+
 
R&B album is clean but lacks an appealing punch.
By Monica
(2010)
age 15+
 
Sexist but not graphic tune is OK for older teens.
By Timbaland
(2010)
age 12+
 
Clean rap/R&B song is a great choice for older tweens.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
csm_music
age 14+
 
Hot R&B singer's CD is edgy, although not graphic.
By Jason Derulo
(2010)
age 12+
 
Catchy anti-cheating song is OK for older tweens and teens.
By Mariah Carey
(2010)
age 14+
 
R&B song isn't graphic, but still too steamy for tweens.
By Jason Derulo
(2010)
age 11+
 
Empowering songs from R&B diva. OK for older tweens.
By Mary J. Blige
(2009)
age 16+
 
Sex pervades super-smooth CD from R&B crooner.
By Robin Thicke
(2009)
age 13+
 
Not graphic, but too sexual for kids and tweens.
By Usher
(2009)
csm_music
age 12+
 
R&B star reinvents himself; only crime here is his swagger.
By Chris Brown
(2009)
age 3+
 
Jazzy holiday soundtrack makes great background music.
By Various Artists
(2009)
age 6+
 
Tween faves come together to spread holiday cheer.
By Ashley Tisdale, Miley Cyrus, Mitchel Musso, Vanessa Hudgens
(2009)
age 15+
 
Controversial single about suicide is dark, depressing.
By Rihanna
(2009)
age 10+
 
Excellent traditional Christmas music from Idol alum.
By David Archuleta
(2009)
age 2+
 
World music flavor enhances beloved Christmas classics.
By Various Artists
(2009)
age 12+
 
Materialistic lyrics mar R&B song's contagious sound.
By Chris Brown
(2009)
age 13+
 
R&B crooner chronicles his painful divorce.
By Usher
(2009)
csm_music
age 2+
 
Well-known Christmas favorites with a-Dora-ble Latin twists.
By Dora the Explorer
(2009)
age 11+
 
R&B star cheats on his girl -- but admits his mistake.
By Jason Derulo
(2009)

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