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Album Review: School of Pop

School of Pop cover

Release date

30 May 2011

The style

If you love chart music, you'll love this. School of Pop is full of top 10 tracks, including the latest number one hits from the likes of Lady Gaga and J-Lo.

It's got a real mix of feel-good tracks and ballads too, so you're bound to find something you want to hear, whatever your mood.

The hits

Lady Gaga's Born This Way and Jennifer Lopez's Get On The Floor are still high in the charts, so having them on the album makes it feel bang up to date.

Other highlights include Jessie J's Price Tag, Rihanna's Only Girl in the World and The Wanted's Gold Forever, alongside older pop favourites like Justin Bieber's Baby & Cheryl Cole's Promise This.

The misses

There are no real howlers, but we wouldn't have minded if they'd missed off N-Dubz' Best Behaviour or Selena Gomez's Naturally.

Will you still be humming it next week?

Yes. lines from the Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus tracks were stuck in our heads... for days!

Will it make the charts?

Yes, yes, yes. It's got a really good mix of the latest chart toppers and some of your favourite pop acts. It's got to make the top 10 at least!

NR rating:

Your Comments

This is what you had to say about it...


Vicky, 13, England

"Very good."

Tara, 9, Leicestershire, England

"I think it is a great album."

Elvina, 10, New York, US

"It's really good and great to listen to!!!"

Becky, 9, Manchester, England

"I liked it."

Matty, 8, england

"I brought School of Pop and I love JB and J Lo! But N-Dubz rocks! Go School of Pop!"

Amy-Louise and Gabriella, 11 and 12, Manchester, England

"I love it!!! I got it as a birthday present and don't go anywhere without taking it with me."

Bella, 12, Brighton, England

"It's good and great to listen to!"

Chloe, 8, Poole, England


Jess, 12, Lancashire, England

"I LOVE it! I got it for my birthday! I can't get all the songs out of my head!"

Grac, 11, Oxford, England

"School of pop rocks!"

Emily, 9, Cheshire, England

"I love it because it has lots of different music on the album!"

Rosie, 9, Somerset, England

"I think it's class! I have it is sooooooo cool!"

Niall, 10, Belfast, England

"So good!"

Ellie, 9, Devon, England

"This is the best CD ever!"

Kai, 10, Leeds, England

"I think School of Pop is amazing it is the best in the world!"

Abigail, 7, Hertfordshire, England

"It's really cool! All of the music is up beat! It's sooo cool!"

Robyn, 12, Southampton, England

"I like this album!"

Joe, 10, London, England

"I luv this album, it rocks!"

Charlotte, 10, Derby, England

"I think this is a cool album!"

Holly, 9, Derby, England

"Really good, 5/5!"

Chloe, 12, London, England

"I dunno why Bieber and Cyrus are on it but everyone makes mistakes!"

Ruby, 11, Wakefield, England

"It is the best album ever!"

Amelia, 9, Kent, England

"It's great! I love Justin Bieber and J-Lo. So awesome!"

Christina, 11, Gloucestershire, England

"Who doesn't like school of pop!?"

Zoe, 12, London, England

"I listen to this ALL the time!"

Bethany, 11, Surrey, England

"I don't think School of Pop is that great!"

Eleanor, 10, Derbyshire, England

"Great! 5/5!"

Grace, 8, Warwick, England

"School of pop is an amazing CD with some amazing songs with the best artists."

Leanne, 12, Portsmouth, England

"They couldn't have put a worse bunch of so called 'artists' together on one CD could they? I don't know who would buy this CD! Seriously!"

Alexis, 14, Hertfordshire, England

"It's a good CD, and I really like the Lady Gaga and J-Lo songs, but there was no need to add in Justin Bieber's "Baby". They could have put one of his more recent songs!"

Chloe, 13, France

"I love this CD, especially new girl band SoundGirl's song, I'm The Fool. I listen to that song all the time!"

Anna, 11, Sunderland, England

"Amazing CD! It's got great songs and a great name! AWESOME!"

Megan, 10, Lanarkshire, Scotland

"There are some good songs and it's nice to listen to."

Kian and Mitchell, 10, Sheffield, England

"Really good new pop hits on this album, Justin Beiber is mint!"

Mollie, 10, Newcastle, England

"I think this CD has great songs, especially Jessie J! I'd give it 10/10!"

Julie, 13, Plymouth, England


Cara, 9, Lanarkshire, Scotland

"It's alright, it would be better if it was all Justin Bieber, the rest of the songs are good but his are better and you can't beat it."

Scott, 11, Gloucester, England

"I love this album. It has all my favourite songs on there, except for Justin Bieber."

Sam, 9, London, England

"Justin Bieber is on it so it's not going to be as good an album for me as expected, but I like N-Dubz!"

Amy, 11, Renfrewshire, England

"This is the most amazing album ever because I like Justin Bieber and I like Miley, the best thing was that I like Price Tag by Jessie J."

Chloe, 10, Derbyshire, England

"Best ever, good songs, good name, good people plus I LOVE JUSTIN BIEBER."

Demi, 9, Midlothian, Scotland

"I think this is great because you can dance too."

Kaleah, 8, Derbyshire, England

"I LOVE IT. It was really enjoyable. I got told off by my mum for putting it up really loud, oops!"

Miley, 7, Cornwall, England

"I heart this CD!"

Isabella, 12, Colchester, England

"I loved this album."

Amelia, 9, Hertfordshire, England

"School Of Pop is just fantastic, amazing and brilliant!"

Sarah, 10, Norwich, England

"I love it, but hate Justin Bieber"

Sharlett, 13, Bradford, England

"Amazing! I love Jessie J"

Katy, 12, Berkshire, England

"Great music! I really liked the Lady Gaga track, she's so talented!"

Amilie, 11, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

"This is the best album ever!"

Shannon, 12, Kent, England

"I was so happy to see The Wanted on there!"

Nivetha, 13, London, England

"It's the best album ever!"

Sammy, 11, Lincoln, England

"I love Get On The Floor by Jennifer Lopez and Price Tag by Jessie J."

Nihal , 11, London, England

"I love this album! It's the COOLEST I've heard!"

Brodie, 9, Midlands, England

"School of Pop has loads of great tracks... plus Justin Bieber is great!"

Joe, 11, Cheltenham, England