Music Reviews

"Titanium" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Dance tune about staying strong has some violent imagery.
By David Guetta, Sia
(2012)
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"Celebrate" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring, bittersweet duet was Whitney Houston's last song.
By Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston
(2012)
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"Wide Awake" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Thoughtful break-up ballad from sometimes-edgy pop star.
By Katy Perry
(2012)
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"Too Close" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Clean dance tune advocates for honesty in relationships.
By Alex Clare
(2012)
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"Give Your Heart a Break" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Positive pop anthem about facing fears in love and life.
By Demi Lovato
(2012)
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Trespassing Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Idol winner mixes edgy glam-pop and introspective ballads.
By Adam Lambert
(2012)
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"Lights" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Pulsing electro-pop from U.K. is upbeat and clean.
By Ellie Goulding
(2012)
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The Music of Smash Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 10+
Mix of pop covers and show originals is fun but too short.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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"Some Nights" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Popsters explore emotional highs, lows; get edited version.
By fun.
(2012)
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"Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Feisty hip-hop song about living large is clean and fun.
By Nelly Furtado
(2012)
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"Payphone" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Anti-love song is full of profanity; get the edited version.
By Maroon 5, Wiz Khalifa
(2012)
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The Wanted Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Charming Brits sing sweet songs; videos are sexier.
By The Wanted
(2012)
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"Dance Again" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Mediocre dance song with too-sexy video.
By Jennifer Lopez
(2012)
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"One Thing" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet boy-band tune about young love will make tweens swoon.
By One Direction
(2012)
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"Girl Gone Wild" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Dance-pop track is OK, but sexual video isn't for kids.
By Madonna
(2012)
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MDNA Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Her Madgesty returns with a less edgy, dance-pop album.
By Madonna
(2012)
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The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond Music Poster Image
age 13+
Dark, haunting alt-rock/country soundtrack; best for teens.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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Shake It Up: Live 2 Dance Music Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, upbeat dance tracks will get kids on their feet.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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"Feel So Close" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Remixed club beat by Scottish singer is surprisingly clean.
By Calvin Harris
(2012)
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Up All Night Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 8+
Boy band's debut album is surprisingly solid; OK for tweens.
By One Direction
(2012)
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