Best Songs of 2009

Bonnie Johnson's Post I love looking back at the previous year and all the “best of”‘ lists that so many people compile.

I also love music so I thought I’d check what the most popular songs were for 2009.

You can agree or disagree with the list below but these are Amazon’s best selling songs of 2009.  I’m a little disturbed that there are so many on this list that don’t sound familiar.  Could I be getting old and out of touch?  Nah! Guffaw!

Bestselling Songs of 2009

Boom Boom Pow
Right Round
The Climb
I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) (Radio Edit Fade)
New Divide
My Life Would Suck Without You
Dont Trust Me [Explicit]
Fire Burning
Down
Knock You Down
Say Hey (I Love You)
You Found Me
Run This Town [Jay-Z + Rihanna + Kanye West] (Explicit)
Day 'N' Nite [Explicit]
Whatcha Say
Good Girls Go Bad [Feat. Leighton Meester]
Obsessed
Fireflies
Sugar [Feat. Wynter]
21 Guns
1.  Boom Boom Pow by Black Eyed Peas
2.  I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas
3.  Right Round by Flo Rida
4.  The Climb by Miley Cyrus
5.  I Know You Want Me (C… by Pitbull
6.  New Divide by Linkin Park
7.  My Life Would Suck Wi… by Kelly Clarkson
8.  Dont Trust Me [Explicit] by 3OH!3
9.  Fire Burning by Sean Kingston
10.  Down by Jay Sean
11.  Knock You Down by Keri Hilson
12.  Say Hey (I Love You) by Michael Franti
13.  You Found Me by The Fray
14.  Run This Town [Jay-Z … by Jay-Z
15.  Day ‘N’ Nite [Explicit] by Kid Cudi
16.  Whatcha Say by Jason Derulo
17.  Good Girls Go Bad [Fe… by Cobra Starship
18.  Obsessed by Mariah Carey
19.  Fireflies by Owl City
20.  Sugar [Feat. Wynter] by Flo Rida
21.  21 Guns by Green Day
22.  She Wolf by Shakira
23.  Crack A Bottle [Expli… by Eminem
24.  Fallin’ For You by Colbie Caillat
25.  No Surprise by Daughtry
26.  Battlefield (Main Ver… by Jordin Sparks
27.  Big Green Tractor by Jason Aldean
28.  Empire State Of Mind … by Jay-Z
29.  Best I Ever Had [Expl… by Drake
30.  Show Me What I’m Look… by Carolina Liar
31.  Her Diamonds by Rob Thomas
32.  Then (Single Edit) by Brad Paisley
33.  I’m On A Boat [Explicit] by The Lonely Island
34.  Need You Now by Lady Antebellum
35.  Sideways by Dierks Bentley
36.  Meet Me Halfway by Black Eyed Peas
37.  Goodbye by Kristinia DeBarge
38.  Never Say Never by The Fray
39.  Uprising by Muse
40.  Hotel Room Service by Pitbull
41.  Know Your Enemy by Green Day
42.  Love Sex Magic by Ciara featuring Justi…
43.  She’s Country by Jason Aldean
44.  Ain’t No Rest For The… by Cage The Elephant
45.  Panic Switch by Silversun Pickups
46.  Love Drunk by Boys Like Girls
47.  Already Gone by Kelly Clarkson
48.  Birthday Sex by Jeremih
49.  (Do You Wanna Date My… by The Guild
50.  Sometime Around Midnight by The Airborne Toxic Event
51.  Break Up by Mario featuring Gucci…
52.  Out Last Night by Kenny Chesney
53.  You’re A Jerk (Album … by New Boyz
54.  Kiss A Girl by Keith Urban
55.  Major Tom by Shiny Toy Guns
56.  I Told You So (Featur… by Carrie Underwood
57.  We Made You by Eminem
58.  City On Our Knees by Tobymac
59.  Beggin’ by Madcon
60.  The One by Mary J. Blige
61.  Revelation Song by Craig And Dean Phillips
62.  American Ride by Toby Keith
63.  I Love College [Expli… by Asher Roth
64.  Summer Nights by Rascal Flatts
65.  Everything by Michael Bublé
66.  Bad Day (Album Version) by Daniel Powter
67.  Every Girl [Explicit] by Young Money
68.  Untouched [Explicit] by The Veronicas
69.  One Time by Justin Bieber
70.  3 by Britney Spears
71.  Sobeautiful by Musiq Soulchild
72.  (If You Are Wondering… by Weezer
73.  Turnin Me On by Keri Hilson
74.  Daylight by Matt & Kim
75.  Celebration by Madonna
76.  Sexy Bitch (Featuring… by David Guetta – Akon
77.  All The Above [Feat. … by Maino
78.  I Do Not Hook Up by Kelly Clarkson
79.  Here Comes Goodbye by Rascal Flatts
80.  Replay (Album Version) by Iyaz
81.  Pretty Wings (Uncut) by Maxwell
82.  D.O.A. [Death Of Auto… by Jay-Z
83.  Help I’m Alive by Metric
84.  Don’t Stop Believin’ … by Glee Cast
85.  Only You Can Love Me … by Keith Urban
86.  Make Her Say [Explicit] by Kid Cudi
87.  Gettin’ You Home by Chris Young
88.  Cowboy Casanova by Carrie Underwood
89.  Get On Your Boots by U2
90.  Home Sweet Home by Carrie Underwood
91.  When Love Takes Over … by David Guetta – Kelly …
92.  No You Girls by Franz Ferdinand
93.  Champagne (Album Vers… by Cavo
94.  1901 by Phoenix
95.  Prom Queen by Lil Wayne
96.  Ice Cream Paint Job [… by Dorrough
97.  Closer To Love by Mat Kearney
98.  Do I by Luke Bryan
99.  How Far We’ve Come by Matchbox Twenty
100.  Bad Things (Theme fro… by Jace Everett

Bonnie

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Procrastination!

Tracy

Never do today what you can put off for tomorrow. Better yet, never put off ’til tomorrow what you can avoid altogether!

While I was surfing the web looking at the reasons we all procrastinate from time to time I found this very funny video that nailed it for me~

Apparently I am not the only one who does this.  Phew!  I love the feeling of getting ‘my stuff done’ each day but there are some days, like today for instance, that it’s just not going to happen.

My list today is sitting right in front of me, glowing in fact, calling to me to look at it, but I am not going to, it can’t make me!!
I do procrastinate from time to time and I often wonder why?  Is there a Scientific answer?  Maybe it’s just the position of the Moon?  Here is what I found~

Contrary to popular belief, procrastinators generally aren’t perfectionists; (well that can’t be right?) instead, they’re more likely to delay tasks they’re not confident about, says researcher Piers Steel, Ph.D. (Ph.D Shmee h deee) Steel is an assistant professor in the human resources and organizational dynamics department of Canada’s University of Calgary. “Essentially, procrastinators have less confidence in themselves, less expectancy that they can actually complete a task,”  Steel says in a University of Calgary news release. 

“Perfectionism is not the culprit,” he continues. “In fact, perfectionists procrastinate less, but they worry about it more.”  Procrastination has been around ever since civilization began and “does not appear to be disappearing anytime soon,” writes Steel.

So he boiled procrastination down to a mathematical formula. (Just to confuse me personally!  On Tuesday procrastinators were given $1.00 if they did not procrastinate until noon on Wednesday, by the second Friday of the third week how many times did they procrastinate …Mathematical Trickery!)

The formula predicts procrastination based on a person’s expectation of finishing a task, the task’s importance, the person’s desire to complete the task, and how soon the task needs to be done. The formula suggests people are less likely to procrastinate if the task has to be done ASAP and they feel confident they are up to the task.  It suggests people are more likely to procrastinate if the task is less urgent, less appealing, or daunting to the person facing the task. (Yep that’s me, if it’s not captivating, or I don’t feel passionate about it, or there’s not a handsome guy to flirt with, I will go back and forth with my Monkey mind about whether it’s important enough to get done right away.)

Other factors may also be involved, Steel notes.

For example, he points out that rebellious people may tend to procrastinate tasks given by authority figures; and depressed people may procrastinate due to low energy. (Can’t it just be that we are feeling lazy today?)

More research is needed on procrastination, and the sooner, the better, Steel concludes. (His Professor asked him to conclude but he was feeling a little low energy so I will get an update soon, soon meaning sometime in the future, probably next month or next year, it really depends, I am super busy right now 🙂 )

Procrastination = Avoidance of Success. Next time you procrastinate, ask yourself why you’re avoiding success…

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