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Countdown To Midnight: 20 Party Anthems To Help You Ring In The New Year

Instead of playing “Auld Lang Syne” until the old ball drops, we have a few party anthems that will help ring in 2013 with a bang. Our list mixes the hits from yesteryear with club bangers from the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna and Taylor Swift (yeah, Taylor Swift).

12/28/2012

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How Well Do You Remember 2012?

Obviously you haven’t forgotten “Gangnam Style” or NASA’s Curiosity rover landing on Mars. Who could ever forget wondering what the fiscal cliff is or Superstorm Sandy?

12/28/2012

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5 Rock Bands That Hit The TV Commercial Jackpot In 2012

Combining popular music with TV commercials is nothing new. Even the venerable Rolling Stones once famously penned an original tune for a Rice Krispies ad back in 1963.

12/28/2012

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4 Champagne Cocktail Recipes For Adults (And Kids, Too)

To ring in 2013, make a signature champagne drink that anyone can enjoy, even the kids. Their’s will be booze-free, of course.

12/27/2012

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Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood Among Most Charitable Celebs Of 2012

Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood know how to give back when it came to charity in 2012.

12/27/2012

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The 12 Most Talked About Stories Of 2012

From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.

12/26/2012

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10 Best Sing-Along Songs of 2012

2012 was a great year for sing-along songs. In fact, there were so many that it was hard to choose only 10!

12/26/2012

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Best Songs of 2012

Everyone’s got an opinion, so we’ve pulled together the #1 songs at the top of the best music lists in 2012 for your compilation of the very best songs of the year. Amazingly this year several outlets picked the same songs — lots of Carly Rae Jepsen and Kanye West with a surprising number of nods to Usher.

12/26/2012

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