As is their custom, Slate has compiled its top 10 most popular stories for your perusal.

Throwing their hat into the year-end albums ring is... ABC News?

Meanwhile, The Guardian's readers' poll indicates that The Guardian is read exclusively by music critics.

Idolator's worst album cover of 2007 tournament has reached its Elite 8. My vote goes to The Nuge, but that Blake Lewis cover is a piece of work too.

Your best-selling musical artist of 2007? Josh Groban.

Status Ain't Hood views MTV's censorship double standard through the lens of M.I.A.

More links after the jump...

As is their custom, Slate has compiled its top 10 most popular stories for your perusal.

Throwing their hat into the year-end albums ring is... ABC News?

Meanwhile, The Guardian's readers' poll indicates that The Guardian is read exclusively by music critics.

Idolator's worst album cover of 2007 tournament has reached its Elite 8. My vote goes to The Nuge, but that Blake Lewis cover is a piece of work too.

Your best-selling musical artist of 2007? Josh Groban.

Status Ain't Hood views MTV's censorship double standard through the lens of M.I.A.

More links after the jump...

This Golden Compass stuff is getting out of hand.

AV Club scored an interview with Francis Ford Coppola.

Could Guillermo Del Toro be directing The Hobbit? (USA Today has a first look at his Hellboy II.)

Though I try to stay up on local lists, but somehow Kevin Elliott's Donewaiting list slipped by me last week.

Is imeem's recent deal with Universal a blessing or a death sentence for the streaming music site?

The People's Choice Awards ceremony has been canceled due to the writers' strike.

Pop Candy's latest installment of its top 100 people of the year list includes Jon Hamm from Mad Men (he's making a movie with Keanu Reeves?) and my homies from The Human Giant. Hell yeah!

A "Kenneth the page" bobblehead is almost as cool as a Dwight Schrute bobblehead.

Bow Wow outsold Wu-Tang? Really? I guess I should say "Ohio represent" or something.

Finally, here's the indie hit video for "You! Me! Dancing!" by the exclamation point-happy Los Campesinos!