Connect with us

Music

My Favorite Songs From 2008

What were you listening to 10 years ago?

Published

on

Editor’s Note: As part of CMN’s ongoing music journalism program, we asked our team of music writers to come up with a list of some of their favorite (music) things. 

2008 was arguably one of the best of the decade for pop music. It was filled with catchy hits and one-hit-wonders that many of us may never forget.

Rihanna dominated the charts and Flo Rida’s “Low” was stuck in everyone’s head for weeks. Between the collaborations and near- addicting music videos, there was plenty to enjoy during the year. Some may even say 2008 was the year pop culture peaked!

2008 gave younger generations a reason to be excited about music and obsess over their favorite artists and bands.

One in particular, the Jonas Brothers, were practically taking over the world. Camp Rock blessed both televisions and iPods, and those who grew up watching might even admit they still they jam to these tunes currently.

Music was fun, evolving and full of life. And although 2008 had a bunch of life-changing tracks, here are a list of my personal favorites.

1. “Apologize” – Timbaland ft. One Republic

2. “Love Song” – Sara Bareilles

3. “Don’t Stop the Music” – Rihanna

4. “American Boy” – Estelle ft. Kanye

5. “Hot N Cold” – Katy Perry

6. “Let It Rock” – Kevin Rudolf ft. Lil Wayne

7. “Burnin’ Up” – Jonas Brothers ft. Big Rob

8. “So What” – P!nk

9. “If I Were a Boy” – Beyoncé

10. “Poker Face” – Lady Gaga

11. “Paper Planes” – M.I.A.

12. “Viva La Vida” – Coldplay

13. “Bubbly” – Colbie Caillat

14. “Whatever You Like” – T.I.

15. “No Air” – Jordin Sparks ft. Chris Brown

If you obsess over singers and bands, and are one of those people who make a playlist for every occasion, join CMN’s Music Journalism Course and get real-time experience, intense feedback on your writing, exposure to music industry insiders, and a great place to display build your portfolio. Get all the details on the Music Journalism Course here.

Alessandra is a music journalist originally from the New York area, who loves to speak and write about music of all different genres. The world of sound is filled with endless possibilities and experiences that both fans and musicians should recognize.

Sign up for the Morning Scoop

and wake up with us each day.

CMN Reports

2018 Midterms1 week ago

Bernie Sanders Literally Saved Someone from a Possible Car Accident in Washington, D.C.

Bernie Sanders helps a young musician and law student from a possible car accident.

by , The Catholic American University
Government1 week ago

Analysis: the Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing

The Ford-Kavanaugh hearing was in full force with a tearful testimony from both parties.

by , Mercy College
Free Speech2 weeks ago

Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski Amongst Many Arrested at Capitol Hill ‘No Kavanaugh’ Protest

The final vote on Kavanaugh could come as early as this weekend, and these women are not backing down.

by , CMN Senior Correspondent
National News2 weeks ago

Confusion At Skatepark Leads to Arrests

Distrust with Law Enforcement creates a worse situation

by , Fisher College
Academics2 weeks ago

The Catholic University of America Suspends a Dean Over a Tweet

The university's administration suspended a dean that tweeted out a controversial comment about one Kavanaugh's alleged accusers.

by , The Catholic American University
National News3 weeks ago

FBI Reports Body of Missing Six Year Old Boy With Autism has Been Found

Maddox was last seen at Rankin Lake Park on Saturday with his father.

by , CMN Senior Correspondent
Academics3 weeks ago

Meet The Press’ Chuck Todd Visits George Washington University

A summary of Chuck Todd's visit to GW.

by , George Washington University
Campus Crime3 weeks ago

Ohio University Students Take Action Amidst Growing Sexual Assault Reports

OU students are fed up.

by , U. Alabama Birmingham

Top Reads