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Guilty Pleasures, Round Two: Follow all the matchups here!

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Above, please find the official bracket for’s Music Mix Search for the Greatest Guilty Pleasure Act of All Time Tournament Poll Challenge Thing, now updated for Round Two, which will commence here shortly. We certainly hope your favorite advanced to the Sweet 16. Feeling disappointed? You have only yourself to blame. Over 9,000 Backstreet Boys fans voted to keep their lads in the competition – do you have what it takes to withstand that sort of devotion? Better get it soon, Meat Loaf lovers.

Careful readers will also notice that the bracket has been rearranged somewhat from the previous round. That is because the Game Commissioner didn’t properly do her research before setting up the initial chart, and had the seeds in the wrong order. Holler about it if you want, but bear in mind that first round results were in no way affected by the changes unless for some reason you were voting in other faceoffs, attempting to hand-pick your band’s upcoming opponents. (*cough*Phish fans*cough*) Anyway, it’s fixed now, and we’re back on the road to our thunderdome of epically cheesy proportions. Check out the matchups, print out the bracket so you can play at home, tweeter your friends to get on board, leave your comments after the beep. And please: no wagering.

Round Two
Britney Spears (1) vs. Lady Gaga (9)
Phish (16) vs. Mariah Carey (9)
Meat Loaf (5) vs. Backstreet Boys (4)
Celine Dion (5) vs. Ace of Base (4)
Hall & Oates (6) vs. Journey (3)
George Michael/Wham (6) vs. Spice Girls (3)
Styx (7) vs. ABBA (2)
Neil Diamond (7) vs. Barry Manilow (2)

Round One
Nickelback (1) vs. Phish (16)
Britney Spears (1) vs. Pussycat Dolls (16)
ABBA (2) vs. Hootie & the Blowfish (15)
Barry Manilow (2) vs. Matchbox Twenty (15)
Journey (3) vs. Fall Out Boy (14)
Spice Girls (3) vs. Rihanna (14)
Ace of Base (4) vs. Stone Temple Pilots (13)
Backstreet Boys (4) vs. Duran Duran (13)
Meat Loaf (5) vs. Garth Brooks (12)
Celine Dion (5) vs. Will Smith (12)
George Michael/Wham (6) vs. Phil Collins/Genesis (11)
Hall & Oates (6) vs. Poison (11)
Neil Diamond (7) vs. John Denver (10)
Styx (7) vs. Air Supply (10)
Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana (8) vs. Lady Gaga (9)
Ashlee Simpson (8) vs. Mariah Carey (9)

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