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    Default Great Music - Tournament Finals: Round 1 (Matchup 1 of 13)

    For this finals poll, please choose one track to move on to the next round.

    IMPORTANT! Please do not simply vote on name recognition (or lack thereof) alone. Please do listen to each nomination and then make your choice. Even if you think you know a track well, it's still worth giving it a listen for a refresher.

    The poll will run for seven days. Discussion is greatly encouraged!

    The nominees are (please let me know if any video doesn't play for you):

    Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002)


    Adele - Set Fire to the Rain (2011)

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    HOW WE GOT HERE


    Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002)

    Nominated by Iwritecode on February 5, 2016.
    Seconded by Heather19 on February 5, 2016.

    In Round 1 it placed 1st in Group 1 (April 11-18, 2016):
    • Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002) 72.22%
    • Eminem - Sing for the Moment (2002) 55.56%
    • Coldplay - In My Place (2002) 50.00%
    • Modest Mouse - Float On (2004) 44.44%
    • Madonna - Don't Tell Me (2000) 33.33%
    • Beyoncé feat. Jay Z - Crazy in Love (2003) 27.78%
    • Kelis - Milkshake (2003) 11.11%

    In Round 2 it placed 1st in Group 5 (May 30 - June 6, 2016):
    • Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002) 68.75%
    • Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood (2001) 62.50%
    • Michael Andrews feat. Gary Jules - Mad World (2002) 50.00%
    • Enya - May It Be (2001) 43.75%
    • Moby - Extreme Ways (2002) 18.75%

    In Round 3 it placed 2nd in Group 7 (July 15-22, 2016):
    • Eminem feat. Dido - Stan (2000) 66.67%
    • Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002) 50.00%
    • Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out (2004) 38.89%
    • Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris - Yeah! (2004) 22.22%

    Entering the playoffs it was ranked 5th.

    In Playoffs Round 2 it beat out Linkin Park - In the End (2000) with 70.59% of the vote (October 19-26, 2016).

    In the Quarterfinals it beat out Staind - It's Been Awhile (2001) with 66.67% of the vote (November 19-26, 2016).

    In the Semifinals it beat out Coldplay - Clocks (2002) with 58.82% of the vote (December 10-17, 2016).

    In the Finals it beat out Michael Andrews feat. Gary Jules - Mad World (2002) with 52.63% of the vote (December 20, 2016 - January 1, 2017).

    Throughout the tournament it earned an average vote percentage of 62.81%, good for 12th out of 14.

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    HOW WE GOT HERE


    Adele - Set Fire to the Rain (2011)


    Nominated by T-Dogz_AK47 on February 14, 2016.
    Seconded by Heather19 on February 16, 2016.

    In Round 1 it placed 2nd in Group 1 (April 15-22, 2016):
    • Fun feat. Janelle Monáe - We Are Young (2011) 90.00%
    • Adele - Set Fire to the Rain (2011) 50.00%
    • Lana Del Rey - Video Games (2011) 40.00%
    • Caribou - Odessa (2010) 30.00%
    • Daft Punk feat. Panda Bear - Doin' It Right (2013) 30.00%
    • Beach House - Myth (2012) 10.00%
    • Sufjan Stevens - All Delighted People (2010) 10.00%

    In Round 2 it placed 1st in Group 7 (June 3-10, 2016):
    • Adele - Set Fire to the Rain (2011) 66.67%
    • Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks (2011) 50.00%
    • Kavinsky - Nightcall (2010) 41.67%
    • Lana Del Rey - Gods and Monsters (2012) 33.33%
    • Sia - Chandelier (2014) 33.33%

    In Round 3 it tied for 1st in Group 6 (July 20-27, 2016):
    • One Republic - Counting Stars (2013) 66.67%
    • Adele - Set Fire to the Rain (2011) 66.67%
    • Daft Punk - The Game of Love (2013) 33.33%
    • Kavinsky - Nightcall (2010) 13.33%

    Entering the playoffs it was ranked 13th.

    In Playoffs Round 1 it beat out Rihanna - Diamonds (2012) with 82.35% of the vote (September 9-13, 2016).

    In Playoffs Round 2 it beat out Adele - Someone Like You (2011) with 58.82% of the vote (October 25 - November 1, 2016).

    In the Quarterfinals it beat out Adele - Rolling in the Deep (2010) with 53.33% of the vote (November 22-29, 2016).

    In the Semifinals it beat out Imagine Dragons - Radioactive (2012) with 66.67% of the vote (December 11-18, 2016).

    In the Finals it beat out Hozier - Take Me to Church (2013) with 50.00% of the vote (December 20, 2016 - January 1, 2017).

    Throughout the tournament it earned an average vote percentage of 61.81%, good for 13th out of 14.

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    Set Fire To The Rain
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    I'm really surprised Cash is still chugging ahead, and as a representative of the wrong time period!

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    I love both songs, and both artists. But Adele gets my vote.
    "Only the gentle are ever really strong."

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    Wow, poor Adele...

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    The poll has closed. "Hurt" will face Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight (1981) in Round 2.

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