Ten years ago, music was going through one of the greatest times of all time, with the thunderous releases of some of the biggest names in the music industry. It will be a while before Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Adele, Rihanna, Beyoncé and so many other names converge on an era as spectacular as this – and, while it does not return, it is time to revisit some. of the biggest and best albums of 2011.
Check out our list of this year’s anniversary productions and tell us which one is your favorite:
Considered one of the greatest albums of all time, “21” made Adele a legend. With no less than seven Grammy statuettes, including the album of the year, the production presents the singles “Rolling in the Deep”, “Someone Like You”, “Set Fire to the Rain”, among others. Bringing in themes like forgiveness, empathy, introspection and a poignant autobiography, the tracks showed the singer’s lyrical and vocal versatility and received critical acclaim from around the world.
Three years after resuming the outline of her own career, pop princess Britney Spears returned with one of her most successful eras, “Femme Fatale”. Debuting at the top of the charts in the United States and dozens of other countries, the album was praised for its dance-pop style and the originality of its songs. The work features several hit singles, including “Hold It Against Me”, “Till the World Ends” and “I Wanna Go”.
‘LOVE?’ is one of those albums that deserves more attention, mainly for its competent pop production and vibrant songs. Despite mixed reviews, the seventh album from Jennifer Lopez, one of the most recognizable names of all time, was a commercial success and took the ‘On the Floor’ partnership to the top of the charts and to virtually every station. radio stations around the world. The production marks J-Lo’s return to pop and R&B.
Lady Gaga’s magnum opus would obviously not be excluded from our list, for the simple reason of being hailed as one of the greatest albums of all time. “Born This Way” was the first album to explicitly address the LGBTQ + community, with its eponymous debut single carrying a timeless legacy. Guided by topics such as self-discovery, religion, feminism and sexual empowerment, Gaga has once again proven that he doesn’t care what others think about his style and that he is. there to break the taboos imposed on him.
Beyoncé’s fourth solo studio album is simply amazing. After a long hiatus that rekindled her creativity, “4” won a Grammy statuette for the impeccable song “Love On Top” and showed that Queen B can very well reinvent herself whenever she wants. Moving away from the dominance of contemporary popular music, the artist has reopened the doors to R&B and has sold over 1.5 million copies since its launch.
Inspired by R&B elements and having the iconic Rihanna as the biggest influence, ‘Unbroken’ was Demi Lovato’s third studio album and represented a major transition from the bubble gum she had featured a few years earlier to more narratives. mature, as seen in “Skyscraper” and “Give Your Heart A Break”. Despite mixed reviews, the CD remains a fan favorite.
MY HEAD IS AN ANIMAL, monsters and men
Ten years ago, the incredible indie folk group Of Monsters and Man made their debut in the music world with the beloved ‘My Head Is an Animal’. Released in September 2011, the first single “Little Talks” was a hit in their homeland, Iceland, and led the band to sign with Universal Music Group so that the work would take on a global dimension and gain fans around the world. whole.
Well-known rock band Evanescence made a glorious comeback in 2011 with the release of the album of the same name. Bringing influences from Björk, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack and many other musical acts, the work mixes genres such as nu metal and hard rock and features the singles “My Heart Is Broken” and “Lost In Paradise”. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 1.1 million copies since its debut.
“Stronger” is one of Kelly Clarkson’s best known albums and one of her most successful. With very positive reviews, the work won a Grammy statuette for Best Pop Vocal Album, in addition to being nominated for three other categories by the first single “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”. Praised for the singer’s interpretations, the songs are mainly animated by pop rock.
With nearly 4 million copies sold since its release, “Talk That Talk” is the sixth studio album by legendary singer-songwriter Rihanna. With themes revolving around nihilistic and lustful lovers, the production is guided by a punchy mix of pop, dancehall, dubstep and R&B, in addition to the memorable singles “Where Have You Been” and “We Found Love”.
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