Music Reviews

age 12+
 
Tame dance-pop track explores conflicted romantic feelings.
By Ariana Grande
(2014)
age 13+
 
Energetic party song from young Dutch DJ has one iffy word.
By Martin Garrix
(2014)
age 6+
 
Catchy tune with upbeat message from Despicable Me 2.
By Pharrell
(2013)
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age 10+
 
1-D follows their same formula, adds a bit of preteen lust.
By One Direction
(2013)
age 16+
 
Typical Eminem anger and violence, not much Slim Shady fun.
By Eminem
(2013)
age 12+
 
Pop princess gets dark on hip-hop-influenced track.
By Katy Perry
(2013)
age 15+
 
Slim Shady roars back with rhymes, disses, and profanity.
By Eminem
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Pop princess releases another fierce girl-power anthem.
By Katy Perry
(2013)
age 11+
 
Young pop star rejects the lux life in minimalist single.
By Lorde
(2013)
age 8+
 
Pop idols sing clean pop song about pop music.
By One Direction
(2013)
age 13+
 
Star rapper advocates same-sex marriage in catchy single.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
age 13+
 
K-pop phenom is gleeful and lewd in crass viral parody.
By Psy
(2013)
age 13+
 
Empowering, positive rap track is mostly clean.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Swift celebrates being young in another mild track.
By Taylor Swift
(2013)
age 12+
 
Hard-hitting rock anthem is angsty but clean.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
age 10+
 
Power-pop track about relationships is catchy and clean.
By Demi Lovato
(2013)
age 8+
 
1D raises money for charity with upbeat single.
By One Direction
(2013)
age 10+
 
1D stays cute and catchy but adds some innuendo.
By One Direction
(2013)
age 15+
 
Rapper shops at Goodwill; hilarity and profanity ensue.
By Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
(2012)
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age 10+
 
One Direction stays sweet, but expect some innuendo.
By One Direction
(2012)

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