"Cuando Me Enamoro" (English: "When I Fall in Love") is a Latin pop song written and performed by Spanish pop singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias and featuring Dominican singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra released on April 26, 2010, as the first single from his ninth studio album. The song is the main-theme of the Mexican telenovela of the same title starring Silvia Navarro and Juan Soler. This is the second time since "Nunca Te Olvidaré" that a song of Enrique Iglesias was chosen as the main-theme of a telenovela. "Cuando Me Enamoro" became a contender for Latin Grammy Award for Song of the Year.
"Dynamite" is the fourth single from English recording artist Taio Cruz's second album Rokstarr. It was written by Taio Cruz, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Benny Blanco, and Dr. Luke, and produced by Dr. Luke and Blanco for the international version of Rokstarr.
"Versus" is the first extended play by American R&B recording artist Usher. It was released on July 20, 2010 on LaFace Records and Jive Records in conjunction with the deluxe edition of his sixth studio album Raymond v. Raymond. Several producers contributed to the production of the EP, including Polow da Don, Jim Jonsin, Rico Love, Drumma Boy, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and Max Martin. Versus is marked as "the last chapter of Raymond v. Raymond", and follows the theme of [Usher] exploring around the subjects of being newly single and a father.
"Club Can't Handle Me" is a song by American rapper Flo Rida. It was released as a digital download on iTunes on June 28, 2010 as the lead single of the Step Up 3D soundtrack album and is also included on Flo Rida's third studio album, Only One Flo (Part 1). The song features French disc jockey David Guetta, who also co-wrote and produced the song. The song topped the charts in Ireland, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom, and became a top five hit in Australia, Belgium Flanders, Canada, Finland, Germany, New Zealand and the Netherlands. In the United States, the song peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100. As of March 2013, the song had sold 3,025,000 copies in the US.
"Mine" is a country pop song performed by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. The song was written by Swift alone and produced by Swift along with Nathan Chapman. It was released as the lead single from Swift's third studio album, Speak Now by Big Machine Records. Following an unauthorized Internet leak, the song was released on August 4, 2010, two weeks earlier than the intended release date. Swift was inspired to write "Mine" after reflecting on one of her unnamed crushes and explained that the song is about her tendency to run from love. The song contains elements of pop music and its lyrics speak of the ups and downs of a young love.
"Teenage Dream" is the third studio album by American recording artist Katy Perry, released on August 24, 2010, by Capitol Records. Its music has pop and rock styles with influences of disco, electronic music, funk, house, gothic rock, Hi-NRG, and hip hop; its themes focus on teenage love, partying, self-empowerment, and personal growth. Perry co-wrote every song on the album, and also worked with a number of producers and writers, including Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Benny Blanco, Tricky Stewart, Stargate, Ryan Tedder, Greg Kurstin, Ester Dean, and The-Dream.
"Airplanes" is a song by American rapper B.o.B featuring Hayley Williams, lead singer of the rock band Paramore. The song was released as the second official and third overall single from his debut studio album, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray. The track was produced by Alex da Kid and DJ Frank E, both of whom also co-wrote the song with B.o.B himself and Kinetics & One Love. The song was sent to urban radio on April 27, 2010.
"Magic" is the third single from B.o.B's debut studio album, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray. The track features Weezer's lead singer, Rivers Cuomo. It was written by both artists, and produced by Dr. Luke. In the UK the track made Radio 1's B-Playlist. The Treblemakers, an all male acapella group in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect, sang this song in their finale performance. Rapper Becky G did a new version of the song for The Smurfs 2 soundtrack. Her rendition features singer Austin Mahone.
"California Gurls" is a song by American recording artist and songwriter Katy Perry from her third studio album, Teenage Dream (2010). Production was handled by Dr. Luke, Max Martin and Benny Blanco, all of whom contributed to the writing of the song along with Perry and Bonnie McKee. American hip hop artist Snoop Dogg also has a writing credit, and is featured as a guest vocalist on the song. According to Perry, the song is an answer song to "Empire State of Mind" by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. "California Gurls" is a midtempo disco-pop and funk-pop song with influences of New Wave and electropop, while its lyrics are an ode to the west coast, the state in which Perry was born and raised.
"Cooler than Me" is the debut single by American recording artist Mike Posner. The instrumental was produced by Gigamesh. Another version, labeled "Gigamesh Remix", was released on Mike Posner's October 2009 mixtape One Foot Out the Door. The original version features "Cooler Than Me" – Mike Posner & the Brain Trust Ft. Big Sean. They were later removed on the single mix.
"Ridin' Solo" is the third single from Jason Derulo's debut self-titled album, Jason Derülo produced by J.R. Rotem. The demo originally sampled "Bittersweet Symphony" by The Verve, but the sample was not cleared and was subsequently replaced with electronic motifs which are featured throughout the entire song.
On May 16, 2010, "Ridin' Solo" became Derulo's third consecutive top three hit on the UK Singles Chart. It is his third consecutive number-one hit on the UK R&B Chart and third top ten hit on the US Billboard Hot 100.
"Love the Way You Lie" is a song by the American hip hop recording artist Eminem from his seventh studio album Recovery (2010). Skylar Grey, a singer-songwriter, wrote and recorded the demo alongside the producer Alex da Kid when she felt she was in an abusive romantic relationship with the music industry. Eminem wrote the verses and chose the Barbadian singer Rihanna to sing the chorus; their past experiences in abusive relationships influenced the collaboration. Recording sessions were held in Ferndale, Michigan, and Dublin, Ireland. Backed by guitar, piano and violin, the track is a midtempo hip hop ballad with a pop refrain and describes two lovers who refuse to separate despite being in an abusive love–hate relationship.