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While we were humming along to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Flo Rida[/lastfm]’s “Good Feeling” and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jay-Z [/lastfm]and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm]’s “Otis” we realized that some of our favorite pop songs this year have boasted incredible collaborations or included amazing retro sampling.

So far, 2011 has been a year less about the power of the star as an individual and more about making beautiful music together–which is why we made our list of the Top 10 Pop Collaborations/Samplings Of 2011…So Far. See if your favorite song made the list!

10.[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Pitbull[/lastfm] f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]T-Pain [/lastfm]and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sean Paul[/lastfm] and sample by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lord Kitchener [/lastfm]-“Shake Senora”

9. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beyonce[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Major Lazer[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Vybz Kartel[/lastfm]-“Run The World (Girls)”

8. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Maroon 5[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Christina Aguilera[/lastfm]-“Moves Like Jagger”

7. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wiz Khalifa[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bruno Mars[/lastfm]-“Young, Wild, & Free”

6. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tony Bennett[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm]-“The Lady Is A Tramp”

5. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]T-Pain[/lastfm] f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wiz Khalifa[/lastfm] and[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Lily Allen[/lastfm]-“5 O’Clock”

4. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Flo Rida[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Etta James[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Avicii[/lastfm] -“Good Feeling”

3. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Drake[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jamie XX [/lastfm]and samples by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Leslie Gore[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gil Scott-Heron[/lastfm]-“Take Care”

2. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Betty Wright[/lastfm] f/ [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lil Wayne[/lastfm] and[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] The Roots[/lastfm]- “Grapes on a Vine”

1. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jay-Z[/lastfm] f/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Otis Redding[/lastfm]-“Otis”

  • Do you agree with our list of collaborations/sampling? Let us know in the comments!
  1. Ken says:

    Beyoncé the best artist ever!!

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