Choose YOUR Best Big Beats of 2011
Banging beats filled our ears in 2011... but which were the BEST? It's time for you to decide!
Dev - Bass Down Low
This 22-year-old rapper started of this year off the back of her success with Far East Movement’s Like A G6. Two successful team-ups with The Cataracs followed, but in May she released Bass Down Low, along with a video that perfectly showed off her cool and quirky style. Vote for Bass Down Low.
Pitbull - Give Me Everything
JLo, Ne-Yo, David Guetta, Enrique Iglesias… just some of the massive international stars that this Miami-born rapper has collaborated with over the past year. Pitbull's hookup with Ne-Yo was just one of his many 2011 hits. Vote for Give Me Everything.
Jennifer Lopez - On the Floor
If, we told you a year ago that JLo was going to have one of the world’s biggest selling singles of 2011, you would have laughed in our faces! That's exactly what happened when this tune was released in February. With RedOne's production and a guest rapper Pitbull, you’ve got this Best Big Beats nominee. Vote for On the Floor.
LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
Could LMFAO be nominated for any more 4Music Video Honours? Not unless they transform themselves into Girls! These Party Rockers wowed the world in 2011 with their massive worldwide hits and they show no signs of stopping. Vote for Party Rock Anthem.
Nicki Minaj - Super Bass
Nicki Minaj has teamed up with Rihanna for Fly and David Guetta for Where Dem Girls At. But it’s a solo offering that gets the honour of a Best Big Beats nomination. When she launched this video, her status as RnB’s Queen of Quirkiness was confirmed. Vote for Super Bass.
David Guetta - Where Them Girls At?
Speaking of Miss Minaj, David Guetta got cosy with her in 2011. This year, the French super-producer collaborated with the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull and Kelly Rowland. The track we’ve nominated for Best Big Beats is his hookup with Nicki Minaj and FloRida. Vote for Where Them Girls At?
Snoop - Sweat
Hip Hop Royalty Mr Snoop Dogg has been releasing music for almost 20 years, but manages to keep himself relevant by hooking up with some of the hottest artists around. But he really proved how down with the kids he was when he hooked up with fellow 4Music Honours Contender David Guetta for Sweat. Vote for Sweat.
Chris Brown - Beautiful People
Chris appears to have won the music buying public over and re-confirmed his place as a chart contender in 2011. He's worked with Bieber, released a spectacular video for Yeah 3x, and duetted with Chipmunk. But his his hook up with Producer Benny Benassi that earned him a Best Big Beats nomination. Vote for Beautiful People.
Jason Derulo - Don't Wanna Go Home
When he’s not busy sculpting his facial hair into geometric lines, Jason finds time to churn out a decent tune or two. It was back in May that we saw Derulo at his dancefloor dominating best with the first tune from his second album. Vote for Don't Wanna Go Home.
Wretch 32 - Traktor
One of this year’s most exciting newcomers, Wretch 32, has provided the chart with some brilliantly big tunes in 2011. It’s his dynamite debut that gets a nomination for Best Big Beat. Vote for Traktor.