EW Staff
April 08, 2011 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Pittbull feat. Ne-Yo, ”Give Me Everything”
The latest booty-shaker from Pitbull, the de facto mayor of Miami dance clubs, is not exactly elegant (one verse references Lindsay Lohan’s arrest record). But Ne-Yo’s chorus — and the production values — give this track an unexpectedly pretty patina. B —Tim Stack

Jennifer Lopez feat. Lil Wayne, ”I’m Into You”
Lopez gets caught up in a stud’s irresistible eyes and swoon-inducing charm on her reggae-pop-inflected latest. Her thin vocals suffice, but the Rihanna-like chants throughout make the track come off like a low-cost ”What’s My Name?” C+ —Brade Wete

Death Cab for Cutie, ”You Are a Tourist”
Though ”Tourist,” from the upcoming Codes and Keys, has hooky-enough guitar lines and singer Ben Gibbard’s bright vocals, it lacks the band’s usual melancholic gravity. The song fades away with repeat listens. B —Darren Franich

NKOTBSB, ”Don’t Turn Out the Lights”
The comeback-seeking supergroup of New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys reclaim their reputation for creating perfect, infectious pop tunes with this danceable debut single. A- —Sandra Gonzalez

Little Dragon, ”Nightlight”
Sweden’s Little Dragon endow their icy electronics with a sinuous R&B bounce that’s earned them studio time with OutKast’s Big Boi and Gorillaz. B+—Joe Lynch


”Collard Greens & Cornbread”

The American Idol alum celebrates the ups and downs of love, weaving appreciative warbles through a soulful, finger-snapping melody that’s as delightful as Southern fixin’s. A- —Brad Wete

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