Here they are ladies and gentlemen, the top played tunes of 2014!
John Legend's love ballad off his most recent album, Love is the Future, is probably one of his more polished songs, focusing more on honing his Adele coos and less on his soulful piano arrangements.
You might not traditionally associate Ed Sheeran's slow acoustics and soulful crooning with the epic sweeping landscapes of Middle Earth, but somehow the pairing just feels right.
Strangely enough, the song was almost cut from the film after testing poorly with a child audience, but the songwriters insisted on keeping it and for good reason: the song ultimately became a Disney music staple and even received an applause at one of the early public screenings.
The lines between EDM and other genres are increasingly blurring and the results are surprisingly not that awkward.
Sam Smith's career took a long minute to get noticed "Latch" was released a whole year ago), but he's finally getting the recognition he deserves. After providing vocals hotter than 2014 world temperatures for Disclosure's pulsing house throwback "Latch", the singer took a mellow approach on his debut single, "Stay With Me".
If you simultaneously play this song while listening to "Blurred Lines," your brain might explode from an earworm infestation. You've been warned.
"Surely I've written better things," Beethoven said of his Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Opus 27, No. 2. know best as his "Moonlight Sonata," and yet, this piece continues to be one that musicians return to over and over again.
A dark horse, this Frozen tune climbed up the Chromatik charts early this holiday season and never looked back. Regardless of your snow situation, this tune inspired us all.
Recently, the lines between pop and classical music have become increasingly blurred, and Yiruma's 2001 single "River Flows in You" is a landmark piece in the pop-classical hybrid. With a piano melody that begs comparisons to DHT's "Listen to Your Heart", "River Flows in You" keeps itself lightweight, somber, and concise.
Man, you guys just couldn't let it go, huh?