“I Hope” is a song by a choir of relatives of missing children, the Missing People Choir, along with the choir featuring Chesney Hawkes, Rick Astley, Carol Decker, Lesley Garret and Royal Mail’s Mail Voice Choir.
The song was Maroon 5′s lead single from the band’s upcoming fifth studio album V. This song “Maps” was released as a digital download performed by American pop rock band Maroon 5. The song was released on June 16, 2014, it was at #9 spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 chat on the issue week of July 19, 2014. “Maps” was written by Adam Levine, Ryan Tedder, Benjamin Levin, Ammar Malik and Noel Zancanella.
The song “Scream” is recorded by American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor Usher Terry Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), who performs under the mononym Usher. “Scream” was released from his seventh studio album Looking 4 Myself (2012). The song premiered on April 26, 2012 and was released as a digital download on April 27, 2012 as the album’s second single. “Scream” is an electropop song with elements of dance-pop that contains sexual lyrics. It is a synth-heavy song and critics noted that it was a club song, similar to Usher’s previous songs. “Scream” debuted at number 70 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 32 on the Billboard Pop chart due to strong radio play. It peaked at number 10 in its ninth week on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Usher’s eighteenth top-ten hit on the chart. The song also peaked at number 7 on Japan Hot 100 thus far as well. An accompanying music video for the song premiered on June 12, 2012. The video was shot by directorial team BB GUN (Maxim Bohichik and Alex Bergman), using footage filmed at Fuerza Bruta in New York City.
The song “Ass Back Home” (clean version known as “Get Yourself Back Home”) was recorded by American group Gym Class Heroes featuring British singer/songwriter Neon Hitch. The song was first released as the second single from the group’s fifth studio album, The Papercut Chronicles II. The song was first released on November 1, 2011 in New Zealand. “Ass Back Home” became the group’s third biggest hit on the Billboard Hot 100 when it peaked at number twelve, also reaching number one in Australia, eleven in New Zealand and number ten in Ireland. The song’s official music video was directed by Dugan O’ Neal and was made available on December 9, 2011—amassing over nine million views as of February 25, 2012.
The song “Hangover” is a song performed by English singer-songwriter, record producer, occasional rapper, Jacob Taio Cruz (born 23 April 1983) known professionally as Taio Cruz. The song was released from his third studio album, TY.O. Released on October 4, 2011 in Germany, and March 4, 2012 in the United Kingdom, the song serves as the album’s international lead single, and follows Troublemaker as the album’s second British single. American rapper Flo Rida contributes guest vocals. Cruz performed the song on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and during the finale of The Voice of Holland’s second season.
The song “Call Me Maybe” is an upbeat pop track that draws influences from dance-pop and disco. The song was recorded by Canadian recording artist and singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, taken from her first EP, Curiosity (2012). It was released as the lead single from the EP on September 20, 2011, through 604 Records. “Call Me Maybe” has attained commercial success worldwide and is already one of the biggest hits of 2012, reaching number one in Australia, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, while peaking inside the top ten in Belgium, Norway, and The Netherlands. After reaching the top position in Canada, Jepsen became the fifth Canadian artist to do so in her home country.
“Payphone” is an pop, pop rock and pop rap song recorded by American pop/rock band Maroon 5. It features American rapper Wiz Khalifa. It was written by Adam Levine, Benny Blanco, Ammar Malik, Shellback, Dan Omelio and Wiz Khalifa, and it was produced by Shellback and Benny Blanco. The song was released on April 16, 2012, as the lead single from their upcoming fourth studio album Overexposed (2012). The song has proved to be a success. On the Billboard Hot 100, the song debuted at number three, with sales of 493,000 copies. It became the best sales week for a digital song by a group and also the eighth-best sales week overall.