‘Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)’ was more than just a comeback single for the Backstreet Boys. It was a cultural reset for pop music as a whole.
‘When You’re Looking Like That’ is Westlife’s best single in every respect…except for the fact that it was never credited as a single in the UK at all.
‘As Long As You Love Me’ is about as perfect an example of Cheiron’s masterful execution of ‘90s pop music as you could hope to hear in 3½ minutes.
With ‘I’m Alive’, Celine Dion deftly swapped icebergs for a plucky literary rodent and delivered yet another iconic movie soundtrack song.
In one of the most ominous tales of foreboding in pop music, Britney Spears released ‘Lucky’ as the second single from her sophomore album in 2000.
*NSYNC curiously chose to consolidate their comeback in Europe with ‘I’ll Never Stop’, a region-exclusive single penned by the ever-reliable Max Martin
‘I Want It That Way’ was the culmination of the years that the Backstreet Boys had spent quietly growing their profile as the world’s biggest boyband
On Born To Make You Happy, she isn’t trying to be “Britney Spears” with her accentuated and exaggerated oral tics. Here she is simply the girl-next-door selling a pop song for all it’s worth
After sailing through the ‘difficult second album’ phase of their career, Steps were now in largely uncharted territory with their third album Buzz, having extended their predicted shelf-life by, well, three albums.