School Dance Safe Top 30 (9/2/10)

September 2, 2010 by Ric Hansen

So.  Green light this week goes to Justin Bieber.  I’ve been holding off debuting his new single, because there is a very definite ” Teen Idol” negative spin, particularly among teen males.   But the air play it is getting both on Mainstream Top 40 stations and on the edgier Rhythmic stations is undisputable.  Not to mention the I-Tunes sell through. .  It is a hit.  The “Biebs” somehow has magically transcended beyond just the 13 year old girl phenomenon.

On the DO NOT PLAY side…..It doesn’t get any more blatant than a song title:  “F**K You”.  I heard an edit on Sirius that removed the F bomb…but no matter how you slice it, it’s not a good fit with school dance events.  Trust me, the student know and will sing the original lyrics as loud as they can in the school gym.   It has been selling “Top 10” on I tunes for a few weeks.  Sad too.  The song has a good hook and is very melodic a hit in every other way.

You will notice  I have added two new features to the list this week.  Beats per Minute, and a easy reference number to the acceptable edited version of the song on “Prime Cuts” from TM.

LW TW Artist Title Featuring Prime Cuts # BPM
1 1 Taio Cruz Dynamite 201020 120
2 2 Eminem Love The Way You Lie Rihanna 201027 87 Edit Ver.
3 3 Usher DJ Got Us Fallin In Love Pitbull 201029 120 Edit Ver.
5 4 Jason Derula Ridin Solo 201019 90 Edit Ver.
8 5 B.O.B MAGIC Rivers Cuomo 201028 83
10 6 Enrique Iglesias I Like It Pitbull 201019 129
4 7 Katy Perry California Gurls Snoop Dog 201020 125
6 8 B.O.B Airplanes Hayley Williams 201016 94 Edit Ver.
7 9 Usher OMG Will I am 201012 130
16 10 Flo Rida Club can’t Handle Me D Guetta 201024 128
18 11 Katy Perry Teenage Dream 201031 120
12 12 Sean Kingston Letting Go (Dutty Love) 201025 92
9 13 Travie McCoy Billionaire Bruno Mars 201011 88
15 14 New Boyz Break My Bank Iyaz 201028 91 Edit Ver.
11 15 Mike Posner Cooler Than Me 201014 130
13 16 Lady Gaga Alajandro 201012 99
21 17 Kesha Take It Off 201028 125
14 18 Tao Cruz Break Your Heart 201004 122
19 19 Drake Find your Love 201019 95
23 20 Bruno Mars Just the way you are 201030 109
17 21 Black Eyed Peas Rock That Body 201013 125
26 22 Jay Sean 2012 (It ain’t the end…) 201032 127
20 23 Ready Set Love Like Woe 201020 90
25 24 Nelly Just a Dream 201032 90
27 25 David Guetta Getting Over You Fergie & LMFAO
22 26 3OH!3 My First Kiss Ke$ha 201019 138
New 27 Justin Bieber U Smile 201032 75
24 28 Nicki Minaj Your Love 201013 95
New 29 Kid Cudi Erase Me Kanye West 201034 94 Edit Ver.
New 30 Ne-Yo One in a Million 201035 100
(Still Polular)
Cali Swag District Teach Me How to Dougie
Kesha Your Love is My drug
Jay Z Young Forever
Justin Bieber Somebody to Love
Jason Derula In My Head
Justin Bieber Baby Ludacris
LaRoux Bulletproof
Lady Gaga Bad Romance
Timberland If We ever Meet again Katy Perry
KE$ha Tic Toc
Timberland Carry Out
Christina Aguilera Not Myself Tonight
Selena Gomez Naturally
Black Eyed Peas Imma Be
B.O.B. Nothing on you Bruno Mars
Trey Songz Say Aah
DO NOT PLAYLIST
NEW F**K You Cee Lo Green
NEW Right Above It Lil Wayne Drake
NEW Fancy Drake
Rick Ross Blowin Money Fast
Chris Brown Deuces
Drake Fancy
Richard Vission/Static I Like That Ludacris
Far East Movement Like a G6
Glasses Malone I Get Doe
Soulja Boy Pretty Boy Swag
Kanye West Power
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Ric Hansen Ric Hansen (106 Posts)

Ric Hansen is a Seattle radio executive who also created one of America’s largest event marketing companies that specializes in producing literally thousands of mobile DJ school dance events in most major cities across the country. His unique promotional partnership with many of the country’s highly successful radio stations has gained him notoriety in the radio industry, mobile DJ industry and with school administrators nationwide. His School Dance Network website (http://www.schooldancenetwork.com) is the go-to resource for schools, and mobile DJs looking to provide safe, clean and age appropriate dance events, yet at the same time provide high-energy and engaging dance events for teens.


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