Mixx 96.1 Songs!

Need to know an artist name or song title or where to find a song? Click here for our playlist from the past few hours or email our program director, with the date and approximate time heard, any lyrics or other clues to identification, and whether it was sung by a man, woman, or any combination thereof, or, if it was an instrumental, which instrument was most dominant.


 

The Latest Hits/Top 28

 

Rixton4New Tunes! Nico & Vinz from Norway with “Am I Wrong,” British boy band Rixton with “Me & My Broken Heart,” Justin Timberlake with “Not a Bad Thing,” OneRepublic with their latest hit “Love Runs Out,” alternative band O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) of “Shattered (Turn the Car Around)” fame with “Peace,” and indy duo identical twins Tegan & Sara from Calgary with “I Was a Fool.” 








M
ixx 96.1 Top 28:

  1. Pharrell (Williams), producer-composer-clothing designer, with “Happy,” which he wrote for Despicable Me 2 (nominated for “Best Song” Oscar)
  2. John Legend, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, with "All of Me"
  3. Paramore (fronted by Tennessee singer Hayley Williams) with “Ain’t It Fun”
  4.  Ingrid Michaelson, NY-based songwriter (“The Way I Am” + lots more on Grey’s Anatomy and other TV shows, movies, & commercials) with “Girls Chase Boys”
  5. One Direction with "Story of my Life" and “Best Song Ever”
  6. Sam Smith, British singer-songwriter (joined by Mary J. Blige on Mixx 96.1's exclusive version), with “Stay with Me” who, like Pharrell or Aloe Blacc, is also heard singing on songs credited to other folks on the radio.
  7. American Authors, the Brooklyn-based indie-rock band with “Best Day of My Life”
  8. Imagine Dragons, the Las Vegas alt-rock band, with “Demons”
  9. Passenger (Mike Rosenberg), with “Let Her Go” from the British singer-songwriter’s third album, All the Little Lights (Nettwerk Records)
  10. Idina Menzel, known for her roles in “Wicked” (Tony winner) and “Rent” on Broadway and Glee on TV, with “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen soundtrack
  11. OneRepublic with "Counting Stars"
  12. Sara Bareilles with "I Choose You" and "Brave"
  13. A Great Big World, a singer-songwriter duo, & Christina Aguilera with "Say Something"
  14. Avicii, the Swedish producer, with the acoustic version of “Wake Me Up”  featuring vocals by American Aloe Blacc (who also wrote the lyrics)
  15. Anna Kendrick, the actress from Portland, Maine (Tony nominee at age 13 in 1998!) with “Cups (When I’m Gone)”
  16. Lorde, the New Zealandish teen, with “Royals”
  17. Rihanna with Louisiana singer-songwriter Mikky Ekko "Stay"
  18. Capital Cities, the L.A.-based pop duo, with "Safe & Sound"
  19. The Fray from Colorado with "Love Don't Die"
  20. Jason Derulo with “Marry Me,” written for his girlfriend Jordin Sparks
  21. Florida Georgia Line, the country-pop duo (one from Georgia, one from Florida) with "Stay"
  22. Bruno Mars with "Treasure" & “When I Was Your Man” from Unorthodox Jukebox (Atlantic)
  23. Daughtry “Waiting for Superman”
  24. Katy Perry with “Roar” from her new Prism CD (Capitol)
  25. Maroon 5 with “Love Somebody,”"Daylight," “One More Night” and "Payphone" from Overexposed (A&M/Octone)
  26. Zedd the German/Russian producer, featuring English vocalist Foxes with “Clarity,” which recently won the Grammy for “Best Dance Recording”
  27. Lady Gaga (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) with "Applause"
  28. Justin Timberlake with "Mirrors" from The 20/20 Experience (RCA)

 

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bingcrosbyTop Christmas Songs

We have a new winner in our 2012 listener poll of Christmas songs. While "White Christmas" was the runaway winner in Mixx 96.1's 2008 poll, "Silver Bells" takes the prize by a nose in 2012, with Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "Xmas Eve Sarajevo" making the biggest jump tieing "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)" at #2. Email me, , if you have song suggestions for airplay and our next songs survey.

 

Song Title ♦♦ ♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦ ♦♦♦♦♦ Average
Score
12 Days of Christmas 12.8% 16.7% 34.6% 14.1% 21.8% 3.15
A Holly, Jolly Christmas 3.9% 11.8% 27.6% 31.6% 25.0% 3.62
A' Soalin' - Peter, Paul & Mary 12.3% 26.3% 21.1% 24.6% 15.8% 3.05
Adestes, Fideles 8.8% 19.3% 26.3% 22.8% 22.8% 3.32
All I Want to For Christmas is You - Mariah Carey 19.2% 8.2% 20.5% 17.8% 34.2% 3.40
Ave Maria 8.1% 12.2% 31.1% 17.6% 31.1% 3.51
Away in a Manger 3.9% 15.6% 32.5% 23.4% 24.7% 3.49
Baby It's Cold Outside 5.3% 9.2% 22.4% 27.6% 35.5% 3.79
Believe - Josh Groban from Polar Express 6.9% 2.8% 15.3% 37.5% 37.5% 3.96
Blue Christmas - Elvis 13.2% 11.8% 23.7% 26.3% 25.0% 3.38
Carol of the Bells 7.0% 12.7% 14.1% 16.9% 49.3% 3.89
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Darlene Love 8.1% 21.0% 37.1% 11.3% 22.6% 3.19
Christmas in the Northwest 12.2% 10.8% 14.9% (11) 17.6% (13) 44.6% (33) 3.72
Christmas Time is Here (from A Charlie Brown Christmas) 4.8% 19.4% 30.6% 21.0% 24.2% 3.40
Deck the Halls 2.6% 13.2% 36.8% 22.4% 25.0% 3.54
Do They Know It's Christmas - Band-Aid 8.1% 16.1% 30.6% 24.2% 21.0% 3.34
Do You Hear What I Hear? 1.3% 6.4% 25.6% 28.2% 38.5% 3.96
Feliz Navidad 9.6% 6.8% 23.3% 30.1% 30.1% 3.64
Frosty the Snowman 4.0% 14.7% 28.0% 25.3% 28.0% 3.59
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer 22.1% 11.7% 23.4% 16.9% 26.0% 3.13
Grown-Up Christmas List 9.1% 18.2% 23.6% 27.3% 21.8% 3.35
Happy Christmas (War Is Over) 7.1% 17.9% 35.7% 21.4% 17.9% 3.25
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 2.7% 14.7% 24.0% 29.3% 29.3% 3.68
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 2.7% 9.5% 13.5% 37.8% 36.5% 3.96
Here Comes Santa Claus 8.3% 12.5% 25.0% 29.2% 25.0% 3.50
Home for the Holidays - Perry Como 4.3% 14.5% 21.7% 30.4% 29.0% 3.65
I Believe in Father Christmas - Greg Lake 8.2% 24.5% 32.7% 26.5% 8.2% 3.02
I Need a Silent Night - Amy Grant 10.7% 23.2% 19.6% 23.2% 23.2% 3.25
I'll Be Home for Christmas 5.3% 13.3% 16.0% 26.7% 38.7% 3.80
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 13.5% 17.6% 24.3% 18.9% (14) 25.7% (19) 3.26
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear 5.3% 4.0% 30.7% 24.0% 36.0% 3.81
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas 2.8% 9.9% 22.5% 25.4% 39.4% 3.89
Jingle Bell Rock 6.8% 12.2% 13.5% 21.6% 45.9% 3.88
Jingle Bells 4.0% 17.3% 26.7% 24.0% 28.0% 3.55
Joy to the World 1.3% 10.3% 20.5% 29.5% 38.5% 3.94
Last Christmas - Wham 9.4% 18.8% 12.5% 21.9% 37.5% 3.59
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow 5.1% 9.0% 19.2% 35.9% 30.8% 3.78
Little Drummer Boy 3.9% 13.2% 18.4% 22.4% 42.1% 3.86
Little Saint Nick - Beach Boys 8.7% 10.1% 31.9% 27.5% 21.7% 3.43
Mary's Boy Child 6.9% 13.8% 25.9% 17.2% 36.2% 3.62
Mary, Did You Know? 10.1% 7.2% 17.4% 21.7% 43.5% 3.81
Merry Christmas Darling - Carpenters 11.9% 6.0% 29.9% 20.9% 31.3% 3.54
O Come All Ye Faithful 6.8% 8.1% 25.7% 21.6% 37.8% 3.76
O Holy Night 4.0% 6.7% 18.7% 22.7% 48.0% 4.04
O Little Town of Bethlehem 10.0% 8.6% 25.7% 21.4% 34.3% 3.61
Please Come Home for Christmas - Eagles 1.6% 11.5% 19.7% 32.8% 34.4% 3.87
Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree 5.4% 12.2% 24.3% 25.7% 32.4% 3.68
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 5.5% 20.5% 19.2% 19.2% 35.6% 3.59
Santa Baby 5.6% 8.3% 23.6% 23.6% 38.9% 3.82
Santa Claus is Coming to Town 5.6% 8.5% 29.6% 23.9% 32.4% 3.69
Silent Night 6.5% 3.9% 16.9% 27.3% 45.5% 4.01
Silver Bells 4.2% 2.8% 18.3% (13) 25.4% (18) 49.3% (35) 4.13
Sleigh Ride 3.0% 3.0% 29.9% 26.9% 37.3% 3.93
Step into Christmas - Elton John 11.8% 17.6% 27.5% 21.6% 21.6% 3.24
The Chipmunk Song 23.0% 17.6% 13.5% 17.6% 28.4% 3.11
The Christmas Canon - Trans-Siberian Orchestra 4.3% 8.6% 18.6% 25.7% 42.9% 3.94
The Christmas Shoes 10.3% 17.2% 19.0% 17.2% 36.2% 3.52
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting) 4.1% 2.7% 20.5% 21.9% 50.7% 4.12
The First Noel 4.1% 9.6% 24.7% 24.7% 37.0% 3.81
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year 5.6% 6.9% 20.8% 33.3% 33.3% 3.82
This Christmas 5.7% 13.2% 20.8% 34.0% 26.4% 3.62
We Three Kings 10.1% 15.9% 26.1% 18.8% 29.0% 3.41
We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Peter, Paul & Mary 4.3% 14.5% 20.3% 27.5% 33.3% 3.71
White Christmas 5.6% 4.2% 18.3% 26.8% 45.1% 4.01
Winter Wonderland 7.7% 4.6% 21.5% 23.1% 43.1% 3.89
Wizards in Winter - Trans-Siberian Orchestra 6.8% 1.7% 27.1% 32.2% 32.2% 3.81
Wonderful Christmastime - Paul McCartney 9.2% 10.8% 20.0% 24.6% 35.4% 3.66
Xmas Eve Sarajevo - Trans-Siberian Orchestra 3.1% 4.6% 18.5% 24.6% 49.2% 4.12

 

 


50 All-Time Best Summer Songs (as suggested by Mixx 96.1 listeners 8/07)

1. Kokomo - Beach Boys
2. Summer in the City - The Lovin' Spoonful
3. Summertime - Billy Stewart
4. Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
5. Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
6. Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer - Nat King Cole
7. Wipe Out - Surfaris
8. Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
9. See You in September - Happenings (1966)
10. Sailing - Christopher Cross
11. California Girls - Beach Boys
12. Theme From 'A Summer Place' - Percy Faith
13. In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry
14. Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
15. Soak up the Sun - Sheryl Crow
16. Sunny Afternoon-The Kinks
17. Summer Lovin' - Grease
18. Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
19. Sunshine on my Shoulders - John Denver
20. Surf City - Jan & Dean
21. Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
22. Barbara Ann - Beach Boys
23. Summertime Summertime - The Jamies
24. Reminiscing - Little River Band
25. School's Out - Alice Cooper
26. Seasons in the Sun -Terry Jacks
27. Hotel California - Eagles
28. Under the Boardwalk - Drifters
29. Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
30. Breathe - Faith Hill (2000)
31. Dancing in the Streets - Martha & the Vandellas
32. Miss You - Rolling Stones (1978)
33. Summer Breeze - Seals & Croft
34. Hot Fun in the Summertime - Sly & the Family Stone (1969)
35. The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin Groovy) - Simon & Garfunkel
36. Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr. (1984)
37. Surfin' USA - Beach Boys
38. My Sharona - The Knack (1979)
39. Rock the Boat - Hues Corporation (1974)
40. Boys of Summer - Don Henley
41. Surfer Girl - Beach Boys (1963)
42. (Everything I Do) I Do It for You - Bryan Adams (1991)
43. Low Rider - War
44. Flashdance … What A Feeling - Irene Cara (1983)
45. Crazy - Gnarls Barkley (2006)
46. Saturday (in the Park) - Chicago
47. I Swear - All-4-One (1994)
48. Night Moves - Bob Seger
49. Brother Louie - Stories (1973)
50. Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder