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The Death of Rock N' Roll?

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I just came across this list of the top 10 most downloaded songs worldwide of 2009. I was interested to see the type of songs that inspired a somewhat apathetic music-buying public to click and spend a virtual 99 cents.

Here is the list:
1. "Poker Face" - Lady Gaga - 9.8 million
2. "Boom Boom Pow" - Black Eyed Peas - 8.5 million
3. "I'm Yours" - Jason Mraz - 8.1 million
4. "Just Dance" - Lady Gaga - 7.7 million
5. "I Gotta Feeling" - Black Eyed Peas - 7.1 million
6. "Love Story" - Taylor Swift - 6.5 million
7. "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" - Beyoncé -6.1 million
8. "Kiss Me Thru The Phone" - Soulja Boy Tell'Em - 5.7 million
9. "Heartless" - Kanye West - 5.5 million
10. "Circus" - Britney Spears - 5.5 million

My personal opinion? Three of these songs I would put on the list of worst songs I have ever heard in my life ("I'm Yours", "Single Ladies", and "Boo…