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885 Countdown 2013

Calling All Music Fans!
The Polls Are Open for our Next 885 Countdown!

VOTE for your Top 10 Songs - from 2001 to Present, and Help Shape this Year's Countdown!

Vote for your favorite songs of the New Millennium and you could win a trip for two to see John Mayer, October 5 at the Hollywood Bowl in California. We'll fly you to L.A., take care of hotel and tickets to the show. Plus you'll also win a John Mayer CD catalog, including his new album, Paradise Valley.

Voting ends on 9/16/13. VOTE NOW.


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You can find the Contest Rules here.


The 885 Greatest Songs of the New Millennium Countdown is Coming this Fall. Countdown begins 10/14/13!

Need Help with Your List?

Here's 5 random songs from past XPN Year in Review lists to jog your memory. Want more? Then, visit our Year in Review List of All Lists (everyone loves lists, so we pulled together a list of lists) for even more suggestions.

  • 1. Well, Well by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa
  • 2. Stubborn Love by The Lumineers
  • 3. Born Again by Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons
  • 4. Used To Be A Cop by Drive-By Truckers
  • 5. Love is a Country by The Wallflowers

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