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Top 10 Songs of the Week - 25 Jan 2010
  `Hey Ya!` progresses; `Cham Cham` and `Kaise Jiyu` are nice!
  - Gianysh Toolsee
Selection based on Planet Bollywood music reviews, critical acclaim, sales figures, and overall popularity           Let us know what you think about these Top-10s
 

`Noor E Khuda` and `Sajda` have done the trick for My Name Is Khan and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. The trio has started off the year well with another hit; `Hey Ya!` has caught on in a big way. Pritam is also enjoying some success with Toh Baat Pakki!, as he keeps the same style, loved by his fans.

The latest release includes Road To Sangam, which has music by Sandesh Shandilya, Nitin Kumar Gupta and Prem Haria. The soundtrack explores the devotional genre further with aplomb and credits a range of well known singers like Kavita Krishnamurthi, Hari Haran, Kailash Kher and many others.

Striker is an upbeat soundtrack comprising of slow-paced and fast-paced songs. Music is composed by Shailendra Barve, Amit Trivedi, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Swanand Kirkire, Vishal Bhardwaj and Blaaze`. Cham Cham` by Sonu Nigam is simply beautiful. The other tracks are also worth a listen.

Hide and Seek has music by Chirantan Bhatt and Gourov Dasgupta. The tracks are catchy with `Kaise Jiyu` and `Friday Night` as the main picks.

# 10
 Remote Ko Baahar Phek  Singers: Jayesh Gandhi, Rajpal Yadav, Abhishek Nailwal  Best time to listen: In the shower
 Film: Rann
 Music: Jayesh Gandhi, Dharmaraj Bhatt, Sandeep Patil, Bapi-Tutul, Sanjeev Kohli  Lyrics: Vayu, Sarim Momin, Sandip Singh, Prashant Pandey  Audio On: Junglee Music
Rann`s songs make for a time-pass soundtrack, with most of them being mainly situational, while the remixes are rocking! Listen to Rajpal Yadav reciting some hilarious lines in the background!


# 9
 Kaise Jiyu  Singers: Krishna  Best time to listen: Night
 Film: Hide and Seek
 Music: Chirantan Bhatt, Gourov Dasgupta  Lyrics: Various  Audio On: Moser Baer Entertainment Ltd.
Krisha delivers a soulful `Kaise Jiyu` with passion and tackles the high-pitched portions very well. This song is dedicated for those looking for romance.

# 8
 Cham Cham  Singers: Sonu Nigam  Best time to listen: Anytime
 Film: Striker
 Music: Amit Trivedi, Shailendra Barve, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Swanand Kirkire  Lyrics: Various  Audio On: T-Series
Wait, Sonu Nigam is here to entertain and the recently released Striker has the solo `Cham Cham`, which is one of the best songs rendered by the singer in recent years. Composed by Shailendra Barve and written by Jeetendra Joshi, the song shows what results when a talented singer sings a powerful composition.

# 7
 Tu Jo Jaan Le  Singers: Sonu Nigam  Best time to listen: Anytime
 Film: Dulha Mil Gaya
 Music: Lalit Pandit, Pritam  Lyrics: Mudassar Aziz, Kumaar  Audio On:
The movie may have flopped and as a consequence, the music of Lalit Pandit went unnoticed. `Tu Jo Jaan Le` is one of the highlights of the soundtrack and has a nice feel, with Sonu Nigam at his best.

# 6
 Zoobi Doobi  Singers: Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal  Best time to listen: Night
 Film: 3 Idiots  PB Music Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 listeners): 5.17
 Music: Shantanu Moitra  Lyrics: Swanand Kirkire  Audio On: T-Series
`Zoobi Doobi` succeeds because of its simplicity and the beautiful singing by Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal.

# 5
 Phir Se  Singers: Sonu Nigam  Best time to listen: Anytime
 Film: Toh Baat Pakki!
Sonu Nigam is back in the charts with a vengeance and 2010 announces to be a good year for his fans all over the world. Pritam has made use of his voice in an exquisite manner, with a very 90`s touch. If you are a fan of the 90`s melody and Nikhil-Vinay`s music, then `Phir Se` is a must listen!

# 4
 Dil To Bachcha Hai  Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan  Best time to listen: Anytime
 Film: Ishqiya  PB Music Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 listeners): 5.17
 Music: Vishal Bhardwaj  Lyrics: Gulzar  Audio On: T-Series
This one is a simple and light song, composed by maestro Vishal Bhardwaj, which is sure to touch music lovers` hearts. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan adds his own touch, Gulzar`s words are easy on the ears and the music is soothing. High recommended!

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan can also be heard in My Name Is Khan.


# 3
 Hey Ya!  Singers: Shankar Mahadevan, Clinton Cerejo, Loy Mendosa  Best time to listen: Anytime
 Film: Karthik Calling Karthik  PB Music Rating: 7.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 listeners): 5.17
 Music: Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Midival Punditz  Lyrics: Javed Akhtar  Audio On: T-Series
Catchy, trendy and in synch with the current generation, `Hey Ya!` is easy on the ears and resonates in your mind for a long time! Addictive!

# 2
 Taali  Singers: Sonu Nigam, Sukhwinder Singh  Best time to listen: Late night
 Film: Veer  PB Music Rating: 7.5 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 listeners): 5.17
 Music: Sajid-Wajid  Lyrics: Gulzar  Audio On: Eros Music
Sajid-Wajid has tried a new genre, never offered to the them before and like they say, the brothers keep the best for Salman Khan! All the songs of Veer have gained more popularity after its release.

    .... And the No.1 Recommended Song of this Week is:
# 1
 Noor E Khuda  Singers: Shankar Mahadevan, Adnan Sami, Shreya Ghoshal  Best time to listen: Early morning
 Film: My Name Is Khan  PB Music Rating: 8.0 out of 10  Public Rating (by 400 listeners): 5.17
 Music: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy  Lyrics: Niranjan Iyengar  Audio On: Sony Music
The number one song of this week remains `Noor E Khuda` which brings talented singers in a rare song with doses of Sufism and spirituality. `Sajda` is equally great with more exposure in the promos.

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