“Show das Poderosas”, “When I Was Your Man” and more: the songs that complete 10 years in 2023

“Show das Poderosas”, “When I Was Your Man” and more: the songs that complete 10 years in 2023

Did you feel old? Hits like “Show das Poderosas”, by Anitta, “When I Was Your Man”, by Bruno Mars, and “We Can’t Stop”, by Miley Cyrus, were released in 2013 and, consequently, complete 10 years now in 2023.

In the case of the song by Bruno Mars, the hit – which rocked not only couples in love at the time and played repeatedly on the radio – would have inspired Miley Cyrus herself in her new song “Flowers”, recently released and which is in the Top 1 of Billboard. In it, the eternal “Hannah Montana” seems to respond to excerpts from Mars’ music, as a form of indirection for her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth – yes, brother of Chris Hemsworth, interpreter of the character “Thor” in the Marvel universe.

We have gathered here releases by artists that were successful in 2013:

“We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball” – Miley Cyrus

10 years ago, when Facebook dominated, Instagram was in its infancy and TikTok hadn’t even come into the world yet, Miley Cyrus had the image still associated with the Disney era.

The two successful hits, which appear on the album Bangerz (2013), made the artist be seen in a more “adult and independent way”, and marked a generation. Together, the videos for “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball” have over 2 billion views on YouTube today.

“Show das Poderosas” – Anitta

2013 was the year in which the whole of Brazil met Anitta, the most successful singer in the country today. Before hitting “Envolver”, the offspring of Honório Gurgel made the whole country dance to the sound of “Prepare that now is the time / From the show of the powerful”. After that, it was just success for our “Girl from Rio”.

“Mirror” – Justin Timberlake

Popstar Justin Timberlake does it all: sings, dances, acts and creates hit songs. “Mirror” was released by the former member of boy band ‘N Sync in early 2013 and ended the year at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Wake Me Up” – Avicii

Let the one who went to a club in 2013 throw the first stone and didn’t hear the famous chorus “So wake me up when it’s all over”. Avicii’s single was one of the top hits for the Swedish DJ, who died in 2018 aged just 28.

“Roar” – Katy Perry

American singer Katy Perry was one of the “pop divas” who were super high in 2013. That year, the artist released the hit “Roar”, one of the tracks from “Prism”, her 4th studio album. Currently, the clip has more than 3.9 billion views on YouTube – a very high number for the platform.

“Get Lucky” – Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

The “retro” beat and the vibe The 1970s of “Get Lucky” marked the year 2013. The hit, a partnership between the French duo of house music Daft Punk, with singer Pharrell Williams and guitarist Nile Rodgers, topped the charts in Brazil and the United States.

“Feel This Moment” – Pitbull and Christina Aguilera

Do you remember him? American rapper Pitbull was quite successful in the early 2010s, with several successful partnerships. 10 years ago feat. his with popstar Christina Aguilera was another hit that conquered the ballads and marked an era.

“Counting Stars” – OneRepublic

Years after having a hit with “Apologize”, the American rock band OneRepublic hit with “Counting Stars”. The song is still one of the most remembered by the group, and the music video – released in May 2013 – has more than 3.7 billion views on YouTube.

“Best Song Ever” and “Story Of My Live” – One Direction

In 2013, the British group One Direction was experiencing the peak of success and dragged crowds of young people to concerts around the world. That year, the boy band formed by Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik released the hits “Best Song Ever” and “Story Of My Live”, present in the group’s 3rd album, “Midnight Memories”. .

It is worth noting that, at the time, One Direction was so successful that the video for “Best Song Ever” even featured the then UK Prime Minister, David Cameron.

“Royals” – Lord

In 2013 you probably heard the chorus “And we’ll never be royals (royals)” until getting tired. “Royals” leveraged the career of New Zealand singer Lorde and made the artist win the following year in the category of “Song of the Year” at the Grammys.

“Play Hard” – David Guetta, Ne-Yo and Akon

Yes, Akon – himself, who rocked the 2000s with “Don’t Matter” – was still successful in 2013. That year, “Play Hard”, a partnership between the Senegalese artist and the French DJ David Guetta and the American singer Ne- Yo was a sure hit in ballads at the time.

And there are more Brazilians on the list!

“My New World” – Charlie Brown Jr.

10 years ago, Brazil lost idol Chorão and bassist Champignon – two members of the band Charlie Brown Jr. However, in 2013 they still left the hit “My new world”, which is still remembered by fans today.

Hit the nostalgia? At the end of 2013, DJ Daniel Kim even released a mashup (compilation of songs) with the international songs that were successful that year. Check out:

Source: CNN Brasil