Pick Taylor Swift’s next hit!


We’ve done it with Lady Gaga and Eminem and had so much fun we thought with all the requests we’ve had for Taylor Swift, why not try it again?

What exactly are we doing you ask? We’re putting in four new tracks from Swift’s new album Speak Now to see how many of the tracks from her latest effort have hit potential!

Swift made an impressive debut with “Back to December” coming in at No. 6 in its first week on the Billboard Hot 100, “Mean” debuting at No. 11 this week, and with all the suggestions we have gotten for the hidden song contest we want to know if any of these other tracks have the potential to chart high as well!

So, have a listen and let us know if you think one of the four following tracks that either has been released as a single was a good choice, or whether the others should be released as a single!

With your ratings we will tally the results based on the scores, and will report the rank order of popularity of the following tracks later next week and whether any of these tracks have at least a top 5 charting potential!

Go to HitPredictor now to vote and give us your opinion on:
– Mine
– Sparks Fly
– Better Than Revenge
– Enchanted

We’ll let you know what the results are next week!

Hear new music first – HP

Justin Bieber to debut video during World Series pre-show


Are you ready for some Bieber with your baseball?

(That’s Bieber – not beer I said, and yes, I’m serious!)

Well, you better be because the 16-year-old Canadian teen sensation will debut the music video for the acoustic version of his song “Never Say Never” during the pre-show for Game 3 of the World Series on Fox, Saturday Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. EDT.

The track is from Bieber’s just announced (and as-yet untitled) acoustic album that is scheduled to be released Nov. 23.

Billboard reports Bieber dons gear from both the Texas Rangers and the San Francisco giants in the “Never Say Never” clip, which was shot at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

Do you think Major League Baseball is trying to get teen girls to tune into the World Series by premiering the Bieber video? Does it seem odd to you?

Hear new music first – HP

Members pick Selena, Black Label Society & more – do you hear any hits here?


Thanks to another week of excellent nominations, we have some new tracks in the jukebox this morning, because we think our members may have some great ideas on new tracks with big hit potential! Among the artists we want your feedback on are Selena Gomez & The Scene, Trace Adkins, Black Label Society, and Matt Hires. So check these tracks out and let us know whether you think any of these picks from our members have hit potential!

“Off The Chain” is a new track from Selena Gomez & The Scene’s recent release A Year Without Rain. Nominated by boredjenny14, we want to know if you think this fun number about how awesome love is – “your love is off the chain” – from the Disney teen star’s latest release has the potential to be a radio hit!

Trace Adkins shakes things up with the track “Whoop A Man’s A**” from his most recent release Cowboy’s Back in Town. This track, nominated by ziggylover2000 is meant to be a funny bit to get you moving and will no doubt have you feeling like a tough guy. But, is this a song you think has the potential to be a hit on the radio? Or is it destined for a life licensed to movies and the WWE? Have a listen and let us know!

“Parade of the Dead” is a new track from Black Label Society’s recent release Order of the Black. Sent in by HitPredictor member bobbysuehs this single, first released in June, is starting to gain traction on the radio. Do you think it’s good enough to be a charting hit for the band? Check it out in the jukebox and tell us what you think!

HitPredictor member Rachel2 has suggested we put “O Sunrise” by Matt Hires in the jukebox for a few weeks now, so we thought we ought to check it out! “O Sunrise” is from Hires’ 2009 release Take Us To The Start and has been described by reviewers as “uplifting” and “simply beautiful.” Do you think this is a song that has the potential to be a mainstream hit?

Check all of these tracks out in your HitPredictor jukebox now and let us know whether you think any of our members’ picks are potential hits!

Hear new music first – HP

Lots of new releases as we head into holiday season – what’s on YOUR list?


Here is this week’s update to our ongoing running tally of upcoming album releases!

This list includes albums that are slated to come out within the next few months.

If you’ve got your eye on an album you know of that’s coming out soon let us know! Post it in the comments below and we’ll get it added to the list!

We want this to serve as a useful resource to you so if there’s anything else you’d like to see added just let us know, we want to help YOU discover new music :)

Upcoming releases:
Nov. 1, Jamiroquai “Rock Dust Light Star”
Nov. 1, Weezer “Death To False Metal” (rare tracks collection)
Nov. 1, Weezer “Death to False Metal”
Nov. 2, Good Charlotte “Cardiology”
Nov. 2, Brad Paisley “Hits Alive” (2 CDs)
Nov. 2, Matt & Kim “Sidewalks”
Nov. 2, Jason Aldean “My Kinda Party”
Nov. 2, Mariah Carey “Merry Christmas II You”
Nov. 2, Neil Diamond “Dreams”
Nov. 2, Elvis Costello “National Ransom”
Nov. 2, N.E.R.D., “Nothing”
Nov. 2, Pitbull, “Armando”
Nov. 9, Jason Castro “Who I Am”
Nov. 9, Anoop Desai “All Is Fair 2.0”
Nov. 9, Reba McEntire “All The Women I Am”
Nov. 9, Susan Boyle “The Gift”
Nov. 9, Marsha Ambrosius “Late Night & Early Mornings”
Nov. 9, Julianne Hough TBA
Nov. 9, Kid Cudi “Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager”
Nov. 9, Cee Lo Green “The Lady Killer”
Nov. 9, Aaron Neville, “I Know I’ve Been Changed,”
Nov. 16, Rascal Flatts “Nothing Like This”
Nov. 16, Keith Urban “Get Closer”
Nov. 16, Rihanna “Loud”
Nov. 16, Nelly “5.0”
Nov. 16, Josh Groban “Illuminations”
Nov. 16, Pink “Greatest Hits…So Far!”
Nov. 16 Norah Jones “…Featuring Norah Jones [collection of collaborations]”
Nov. 16 Kid Rock “Born Free”
Nov. 16 Bruce Springsteen “The Promise”
Nov. 16 Annie Lennox “A Christmas Cornucopia”
Nov. 16, Lee DeWyze “Live It Up”
Nov. 22, Ke$ha “Cannibal”
Nov. 22, Robyn “Body Talk”
Nov. 22, Kanye West “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”
Nov. 22, My Chemical Romance “Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys”
Nov. 23, Justin Bieber, Acoustic TBA
Nov. 23, Ne-Yo “Libra Scale”
Nov. 23 Nicki Minaj “Pink Friday”
Nov. 23 Akon “Akonic”
Nov. 30, Black Eyed Peas “The Beginning”
Nov. 30, Fefe Dobson “Joy”
Nov. 30, Soulja Boy “The DeAndre Way”
Nov. 30, Flo Rida “Only One Flo (Part 1)”
Nov. 30, Eric Benet “Lost In Time”
Dec. 7, Plain White T’s “Wonders of the Younger”
Dec. 7, Deadmau5, “4×4=12”
Dec. 7, Jessica Simpson “Happy Christmas”
Dec. 7, Natasha Bedingfield “Strip Me”
Dec. 7, Redman “Reggie”
Dec. 7, Duffy “Endlessly”
Dec. 14, Crystal Bowersox TBA
Dec. 14, Young Jeezy “TM103”
Dec. 31, Kimberly Caldwell “Without Regret”
January, 2011, Jessie James, “Daughter of a Gypsy”

TBA, Jo Dee Messina “Unmistakable: Drive”
TBA, Josh Gracin “She’s A Different Kind Of Crazy”
TBA, Bucky Covington “I’m Alright”
TBA, Jesse McCartney, “Have It All”
TBA, Kelly Rowland, TBA

Which album are you most looking forward to? And more importantly what should we add to the list?

Hear new music first – HP