Music Reviews

age 9+
 
Cleanest song yet from R&B diva; video is very sexual.
By Rihanna
(2011)
age 9+
 
Clean, cute tune compares love and music; OK for tweens.
By Gym Class Heroes
(2011)
age 11+
 
Upbeat track encourages girls to be strong, independent.
By Beyonce Knowles
(2011)
age 14+
 
Slick R&B single about dancing has some drinking, too.
By Chris Brown
(2011)
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age 15+
 
RiRi sheds her darker tone, but not the sex and drinking.
By Rihanna
(2010)
age 13+
 
Intense song from usually sweet crooner has dark imagery.
By Bruno Mars
(2010)
age 15+
 
Suggestive, steamy lyrics are too mature for younger kids.
By Drake, Rihanna
(2010)
age 13+
 
Clean, carefree fun is the topic of this R&B track.
By Jay Sean
(2010)
age 14+
 
Very sexy, but not as graphic as some of Rihanna's songs.
By Rihanna
(2010)
age 16+
 
Expletives abound in angry song about a broken heart.
By Cee-Lo Green
(2010)
age 8+
 
Sweet, clean R&B song about accepting others as they are.
By Bruno Mars
(2010)
age 13+
 
Slick dance club tune is mature but not explicit.
By Usher
(2010)
age 12+
 
Clean rap/R&B song is a great choice for older tweens.
By B.o.B.
(2010)
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age 14+
 
Hot R&B singer's CD is edgy, although not graphic.
By Jason Derulo
(2010)
age 12+
 
Materialistic lyrics mar R&B song's contagious sound.
By Chris Brown
(2009)
age 11+
 
R&B star cheats on his girl -- but admits his mistake.
By Jason Derulo
(2009)
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age 18+
 
Popular R&B singer is explicit in every way.
By Akon
(2006)
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age 14+
 
R&B artist likes to talk sexy.
By Chris Brown
(2005)
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age 10+
 
Soulful R&B/pop from a talented 13-year-old.
By Jojo
(2004)