March Madness Tournament - (Winner: Lady Gaga - John Wayne)

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Postby cheapthrills » Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:27 pm

It's that time again!

For those of you new to this, we hosted a 2016 tournament in which all participants submitted eight songs, and then went against each other in head to head competition.

I have reposted the instructions below, but I have made one change to how submissions will work.

This is a tournament that involves your input. Each person submits songs and from those songs we create a single elimination tournament like this:
http://challonge.com/ukmix2016

I will be put everything into the challonge bracket so we can track the match-ups.

The rules:

1. There is no limit on the number of participants. The number of rounds is subject to the number of participants. Otherwise, we will go through a cycle of preliminaries (if necessary), quarter-finals, sweet sixteen, semi-finals, final four, and championship. Rounds will last 24-48 hours. I will post the full bracket at Challonge

2. Vote for the song you most prefer of the two songs listed. One vote for each battle per person. You are not required to vote on each battle. You do not have to submit songs to be able to vote.

3. In the first round, ties will be broken by higher seed number. For subsequent rounds, ties will be broken first by total cumulative vote, including previous rounds. Keep this in mind when you rank your songs. When you list your songs, please put them in order from 1-8, so that this rule may be applied.

I love this tournament because I learn of new songs! :)

To participate, please send me a list of 14 songs that you have enjoyed over the last three months. (This is a change from the previous tournament, so that the people who come up with songs last aren't disadvantaged.) I will then randomize the order in which the submissions came in. Only the first 8 non-matching songs will be used.

Please make sure you rank your songs. Keep in mind that in the preliminary rounds, the song with the higher ranking moves on in case of a tie.

You cannot use the same song as a song already previously submitted in the UKMix 2016 tournament. If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the thread. You have until March 5th to submit your choices. I figure three weeks is enough time to generate interest.

Hopefully, the turnout will be even bigger than the last one :)
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Postby Carbon » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:12 pm

not sure I understand - why nominate 14 songs if you only take 8?
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Postby cheapthrills » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:25 pm

Carbon wrote:not sure I understand - why nominate 14 songs if you only take 8?
Because you might pick the same songs as other people when you submit them, and so I will need to use the next items on your list.
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Postby cheapthrills » Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:52 pm

BY the way, if you change your mind on the songs in your list, you can always resubmit up until March 5th. I've gotten a few entries, but if say, Adele, had a surprise release on March 3 (please god let this happen) and you wanted to add it, you can update your list if you like.
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Postby cheapthrills » Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:47 pm

So far, there are still only five submissions.

There are less than two weeks left. :P
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Postby cheapthrills » Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:48 am

cheapthrills wrote:So far, there are still only five submissions.
Still. :-?

Hopefully we will get more submissions between now and then. Perhaps people preferred to submit on the thread. :/

You have five days!
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Postby Affillate » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:25 am

Just to be clear they don't have to just be released in the first three months of 2017? Because I think I'd be having trouble picking 8 that someone else hasn't already lol.
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Postby cheapthrills » Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:54 pm

No, they don't have to be released this year :)

There's only five submissions, so you probably have a good chance of getting all your picks. :)
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Postby SilentDream » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:05 pm

I'll send you my submissions tomorrow. :)
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Postby cheapthrills » Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:01 am

SilentDream wrote:I'll send you my submissions tomorrow. :)
Yay :D
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Postby cheapthrills » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:37 am

So that makes 7. Would be nice to have at least 8 to have 64 songs. So throwing it out there to any interested parties.... :)
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Postby Affillate » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:09 am

cheapthrills wrote:So that makes 7. Would be nice to have at least 8 to have 64 songs. So throwing it out there to any interested parties.... :)
I'll see if I can drum up a few when I get home tonight. :)
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Postby Affillate » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:04 pm

voted. Let me know if I did it right cheapthrills, sent you a list of 14. 1. is my top. :)
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Postby cheapthrills » Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:06 pm

You did it right. :)
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Postby cheapthrills » Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:09 am

Last call for submissions. You have about 30 hours from now :)
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Postby CrazyCrazy » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:24 am

This is similar to my lastfm game, I guess it will be redundant now :lol:

I think we should post our songs in this thread so people don't duplicate songs.

I know I'm naughty but I'm posting mine here:

Jamiroquai - Automaton
Anastacia - I'm Outta Love
The Beach Boys - That's Not Me
Nelly Furtado - Pipe Dreams
The Beach Boys - Surf's Up
Judee Sill - The Kiss
Paul Simon - St. Judy's Comet
Morten Harket - Scared of Heights
The Moody Blues - Legend Of A Mind
Paul Simon - Take Me to the Mardi Gras
Michael Franks - B'wana-He No Home
Jamiroquai - Too Young to Die
Goldfrapp - Anymore
Jamiroquai - Seven Days in Sunny June

New and old songs right? I'll add links later. Boldes are ones are songs which can be classed as "new".
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Postby cheapthrills » Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:15 am

Thanks for posting. I will include your songs, and let you know if there are any duplicates. :)

I won't be starting this until tomorrow morning, so you people have another 10 hours or so to submit songs.
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Postby cheapthrills » Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:43 pm

Here are the songs! I will be putting these in a bracket today!

I randomized the list of people submitting songs. There ended up being 9 of us, so slightly down from last time. So maybe I will just have people post their songs in the future. I just thought this made it even so people who saw the post late had an equal chance of submitting their songs. Anyhow, here we go:

Erotica is up first:
1 Basement Jaxx - Oh My Gosh
2 George Michael - Look At Your Hands
3 Katy Perry - Chained To The Rhythm
4 Falco - Wiener Blut
5 The Shapeshifters - Lola's Theme
6 Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
7 Linkin Park - Valentine's Day
8 Lady Gaga - John Wayne

crazycrazy is next!
1. Jamiroquai - Automaton
2. Anastacia - I'm Outta Love
3. The Beach Boys - That's Not Me
4. Nelly Furtado - Pipe Dreams
5. The Beach Boys - Surf's Up
6. Judee Sill - The Kiss
7. Paul Simon - St. Judy's Comet
8. Morten Harket - Scared of Heights

bluecherry is next (Gaga was taken)
1 SZA - Drew Barrymore
2 Jorja Smith - Carry Me Home
3 AlunaGeorge - Not Above Love
4 Kehlani - Undercover
5 Sampha - (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano
6 Syd - Body
7 Courtnie - Hearts Desire
8 Ray Blk - My Hood

cheapthrills is next (Gaga was taken)
1. Rockabye - Clean Bandit ft. Anne-Marie & Sean Paul
2. Alone - Alan Walker
3. No Lie - Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa
4. Venus Fly - Grimes ft. Janelle Monae
5. It Ain't Me - Kygo ft. Selena Gomez
6. Something Just Like This - The Chainsmokers and Coldplay
7. Down - Marian Hill
8. Faith - Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande

trebor is next :
Brantley Gilbert - It's About To Get Dirty"
Candi Carpenter - Burn The Bed
Wess Morgan - You Paid It All
Lee DeWyze - Weight
Thrice - Black Honey
Jeremy Camp - I'm Not Ashamed
Faker - This Heart Attack
Gregory Alan Isakov - Liars (With The Colorado Symphony)

carbon is next:
1. Alicia Keys - Un-thinkable (I'm Ready)
2. Jazmine Sullivan - Bust Your Windows
3. Demi Lovato - Give Your Heart a Break
4. Austra - I Love You More Than You Love Yourself
5. NEIKED - Sexual (feat. Dyo)
6. Tracy Chapman - Talkin' Bout a Revolution
7. Kylie Minogue - Got to Be Certain
8. Ella Fitzgerald - Someone to Watch Over Me

SilentDream is next:
1. Pixie Lott - Paper Planes
2. Bonnie McKee - Easy
3. Nina Nesbitt - 18 Candles
4. Gwen Stefani - Where Would I Be?
5. Nicole Scherzinger - Power's Out (feat. Sting)
6. Ariana Grande - Be Alright
7. Alessia Cara - Four Pink Walls
8. Norma Jean Martine - No Gold

Affilate is next: (Katy, Clean Bandit, Neiked, Gaga taken)
1. Ed Sheeran - Castle On The Hill
2. Carly Rae Jepsen - EMOTION
3. Zedd ft. Alessia Cara - Stay
4. Zayn & Taylor Swift - I Don't Wanna Live Forever
5. Alessia Cara - Scars To Your Beautiful
6 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
7. Steve Aoki & Louis Tomlinson - Just Hold On
8. Dj Snake & Justin Bieber - Let Me Love You

And lastly we have Goldmoney... (Katy, Ed, Gaga, CLean Bandit, Zayn, & Alessia taken)
1. Rihanna - Love on the Brain
2. Andy Grammer - Fresh Eyes
3. Mariah Carey featuring YG - I Don't
4. The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk - Starboy
5. Little Mix - Touch
6. John Legend - Love Me Now
7. Anna Kendrick & Justin Timberlake - True Colors
8. Michael Bublé - Nobody but Me
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Postby bluecherry » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:26 am

sorry, sza's song is called "drew barrymore"!
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Postby cheapthrills » Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:17 pm

Corrected. I will set up the bracket and we can get started today. :D
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Postby cheapthrills » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:22 pm

Preliminary Round

Since we have 72 songs, we need 8 matches to get us down to 64. We will get to the First Round on Thursday.

I will post 4 contests a day until the tournament is over! While seed number determines the tie, we have a couple matches where the seed is the same, and there's not really a way around that, so if two of the same seed tie in this round, we'll cross the bridge when we come to it :P

Matches:

DJ Snake & Justin Bieber - Let Me Love You (Affillate-8) vs.
Michael Buble - Nobody But Me (Goldmoney-8)

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake - True Colors (Goldmoney-7) vs.
Norma Jean Martine - No Gold (SilentDream-8)

Marian Hill - Down (cheapthrills-7) vs.
Ray Blk - My Hood (bluecherry-8)

Kylie Minogue - Got to Be Certain (carbon-7) vs.
Lady Gaga - John Wayne(Erotica-8)
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Postby Goldmoney » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:59 pm

Michael Buble - Nobody But Me (Goldmoney-8)

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake - True Colors (Goldmoney-7)

Marian Hill - Down (cheapthrills-7)

Lady Gaga - John Wayne (Erotica-8)
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Postby Nippian93 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:00 pm

Michael Buble - Nobody But Me (Goldmoney-8)
Norma Jean Martine - No Gold (SilentDream-8)
Ray Blk - My Hood (bluecherry-8)
Lady Gaga - John Wayne(Erotica-8)
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Postby bluecherry » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:56 pm

Nippian93 wrote:Michael Buble - Nobody But Me (Goldmoney-8)
Norma Jean Martine - No Gold (SilentDream-8)
Ray Blk - My Hood (bluecherry-8)
Lady Gaga - John Wayne(Erotica-8)
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Postby Erotica » Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:03 am

Michael Buble - Nobody But Me (Goldmoney-8)
Norma Jean Martine - No Gold (SilentDream-8)
Marian Hill - Down (cheapthrills-7) vs.
Lady Gaga - John Wayne(Erotica-8)
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