Note: These countdowns ran from January 2013 to September 2013. A summertime special countdown was released in September 2014.

To listen to any of these episodes, please check Past MTI Countdowns here:


Episode 246: MTI Top 25 Special Countdown Best of Summer 2014

Hosts: Simone, Producer Jack & Andy

25. Jessie J ft. Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande- Bang Bang

24. Paramore- Ain’t It Fun

23. MKTO- Classic

22. Kongos- Come With Me Now

21. Taylor Swift- Shake It Off

20. Kid Ink ft. Chris Brown- Show Me

19. Charlie XCX- Boom Clap

18. Kiesza- Hideaway

17. Maroon 5- Maps

16. Trey Songz- Na Na

15. Pharrell Williams- Happy

14. Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chaniz- Talk Dirty

13. Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne- Loyal

12. Enrique Iglesias ft.Gente de Zona, Descemer Bueno & Sean Paul- Bailando

11. John Legend- All Of Me

10. Tinashe ft. Schoolboy Q- 2 On

9. DJ Snake & Lil Jon- Turn Down For What

8. Disclosure ft. Sam Smith- Latch

7. Jeremih ft. YG- Don’t Tell ‘Em

6. Sam Smith- Stay With Me

5. Calvin Harris- Summer

4. Nico & Vinz- Am I Wrong

3. Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea- Problem

2. Magic!- Rude

1. Iggy Azalea ft. Charlie XCX- Fancy

Hot Extra #1: Coldplay- A Sky Full Of Stars

Hot Extra #2: Echosmith- Cool Kids

Hot Extra #3: Meghan Trainor- All About That Bass

Hot Extra #4: Becky G- Shower

Hot Extra #5:Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne- Rather Be


Episode 104: MTI Top 25 January 2013 Special (Our favorite hits from the 80’s)

Hosts: Ruth, Sigma, Sandra, Jima

25. Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam- Head To Toe

24. Dexys Midnight Runners- Come On Eileen

23. Heart- Alone

22. Steve Winwood- Valerie

21. Tears For Fears- Everybody Wants To Rule The World

20. Starship- We Built This City

19. The Police- Every Breath You Take

18. New Order- Bizarre Love Triangle

17. Kenny Loggins- Footloose

16. Don Henley- The Heart Of The Matter

15. Prince- Raspberry Beret

14. David Bowie- Under Pressure

13. REO Speedwagon- Can’t Fight This Feeling

12. Bryan Adams- Run To You

11. Rick Ashley- Never Gonna Give You Up

10. Bon Jovi- You Give Love a Bad Name

9. Spandau Ballet- True

8. Phil Collins- Another Day In Paradise

7. Michael Jackson- Billie Jean

6. AC/DC- You Shook Me All Night Long

5. Wham!- Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

4. Cyndi Lauper- Time After Time

3. Madonna- Holiday

2. Journey- Don’t Stop Believing

1.Whitney Houston- I Wanna Dance With Somebody


Episode 109: MTI Top 25 February 2013

Hosts: Sandra, Manjima, Andy and Ruthie

25. Muse- Madness

24. Skylar Grey ft. Eminem- Let Me Ride

23. The Ready Set- Give Me Your Hand

22. Mumford & Sons- I Will Wait

21. Flo Rida- I Cry

20. Olly Murs ft. Flo Rida- Troublemaker

19. Fun- Carry On

18. Pitbull- Don’t Stop The Party

17. Of Monsters and Men- Little Talks

16. Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch- Sweet Nothing

15. Hunter Hayes- Wanted

14. Swedish House Mafia- Don’t You Worry Child

13. Kelly Clarkson- Catch My Breath

12. Imagine Dragons- It’s Time

11. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz- Thrift Shop

10. Pink- Try

9. Lumineers-Ho Hey

8. Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z- Suit and Tie

7. Britney Spears & Wil.I.Am- Scream and Shout

6. Bruno Mars- When I Was Your Man

5. Alicia Keys ft. Nicki Minaj- Girl on Fire

4. Ke$ha- C’Mon

3. Taylor Swift- I Knew You Were Trouble

2. Maroon 5- Daylight

1. Ed Sheeran- The A Team

Hot Extra #1: Ne-Yo- Forever Now

Hot Extra #2: Rihanna- Stay

Cool Canadian- Tegan & Sarah- Closer

80’s/90’s Flashback: Meredith Brooks- Bitch

2000’s Flashback: Michelle Branch- All You Wanted


Episode 116: MTI Top 25 for March 2013 Special (Best Boy Bands from the past 25 years!)

Hosts: Sandra, Ruth, Jima and Andy

25. Boys Like Girls- Love Drunk

24. 112- Peaches & Cream

23. New Edition- Hit Me Off

22. Menudo- Lost

21. Jagged Edge- Let’s Get Married

20. Color Me Badd- All 4 Love

19. Big Time Rush- Boyfriend

18. O-Town- All Or Nothing

17. Hanson- MmBop

16. JLS- Everybody In Love

15. All-4-One- I Swear

14. LFO- Every Other Time

13. Next- Too Close

12. The Wanted- Glad You Came

11. BBMak- Back Here

10. Westlife- Uptown Girl

9. One Direction- What Makes You Beautiful

8. Jonas Brothers- Burin’ Up

7. 98 Degress- I Do

6. Take That- Back For Good

5. Savage Garden- I Knew I Loved You

4. Boys 2 Men- Water Runs Dry

3. Nsync- Pop

2. Backstreet Boys- Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)

1. New Kids On The Block- You Got It (The Right Stuff)


Episode 128: MTI Top 25 April 2013

Hosts: Sandra, Manjima, Andy and Ruth

25. Linkin Park- Castle of Glass

24. Demi Lovato- Heart Attack

23. Walk Off The Earth- Red Hands

22. Bon Jovi- Because We Can

21. Goo Goo Dolls- Rebel Beat

20. Phillips Phillips- Gone, Gone, Gone

19. One Republic- If I Lose Myself

18. Justin Timberlake- Mirrors

17. Emeli Sande- Next To Me

16. Youngblood Hawke- We Come Running

15. Icona Pop ft. Charli XCX- I Love It

14. MKTO- Thank You

13. Ed Sheeran- Lego House

12. Tegan & Sara- Closer

11. Serena Ryder- Stompa

10. Muse- Madness

9. Cher Llyod ft. Juicy J- With Ur Love

8. Olly Murs ft. Flo Rida- Troublemaker

7. Of Monsters and Men- Little Talks

6. Fall Out Boy- My Songs Know What You Did Last Night (Light em up)

5. Taylor Swift-22

4. Bruno Mars- When I Was Your Man

3. Mumford & Sons- I Will Wait

2. Fun- Carry On

1. Pink ft. Nate Ruess- Just Give Me A Reason

Hot Extra #1: Hot Chelle Rae- Hung Up

Hot Extra #2: Jay Sean- Where You Are

Cool Canadian: Daniel Powter- Crazy All My Life

80’s/90’s Flashback: Kris Kross- Jump

2000’s Flashback: Destiny’s Child- Lose My Breath


Episode 136: MTI Top 25 for May 2013 Special (Guilty pleasure songs from the past 25 years)

Hosts: Alisha, Ruth, Jima, Sandra

25. The Darkness- I Believe in a Thing Called Love

24. ATC- Around The World (La La La)

23. 4 Non Blonds- What’s Up

22. Paula Abdul- Straight Up

21. Natasha Bedingfield- Pocketful of Sunshine

20. Divinyls- I Touch Myself

19. O-Zone- Numa Numa (Dragostea Din Tei)

18. Rebecca Black- Friday

17. Baha Men- Who Let The Dogs Out

16. Celine Dion- My Heart Will Go On

15. Justin Bieber- Baby

14. Fergie- London Bridge

13. Barenaked Ladies- One Week

12. Christina Aguilera- What A Girl Wants

11. Gwen Stafani- Hollaback Girl

10. Haddaway- What Is Love?

9. Nsync- Bye Bye Bye

8. Katy Perry- I Kissed A Girl

7. Britney Spears- Oops I Did It Again

6. Vanilla Ice- Ice Ice Baby

5. Spice Girls- Wannabe

4. MC Hammer- U Can’t Touch This

3. Backstreet Boys- I Want It That Way

2. Right Said Fred- I’m Too Sexy

1. Aqua- Barbie Girl


Episode 146: MTI Top 25 for June 2013

Hosts: Sandra, Sam, Zoe, Andy

25. Of Monster and Men- King and Lionheart

24. Sick Puppies- There’s No Going Back

23. Mumford & Sons- Babel

22. Taylor Swift- 22

21. Plain White T’s- Should’ve Gone To Bed

20. Ke$ha- Crazy Kids

19. Walk Off The Earth- Red Hands

18. Serena Ryder- Stompa

17. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Mary Lambert- Same Love

16. Paramore- Still Into You

15. Linkin Park- Castle of Glass

14. Phillip Phillips- Gone, Gone, Gone

13. Passion Pit- Carried Away

12. Goo Goo Dolls- Rebel Beat

11. Capital Cities- Safe and Sound

10. Icona Pop- I Love It

9. Ariana Grande ft. Mac Miller- The Way

8. Bruno Mars- Treasure

7. Sara Bareilles- Brave

6. Mariah Carey ft. Miguel- #Beautiful

5. Ed Sheeran- Lego House

4. Justin Timberlake- Mirrors

3. Imagine Dragons- Radioactive

2. Avril Lavigne- Here’s To Never Growing Up

1. Fall Out Boy- My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)

Hot Extra #1: Alicia Keys- Tears Always Win

Hot Extra #2: Twenty One Pilots- Holding Onto You

80’s/90’s Flashback- Kylie Minogue- The Loco-Motion

2000’s Flashback: Counting Crows ft. Vanessa Carlton- Big Yellow Taxi


Episode 155: MTI Top 25 for July 2013 (Best Canadian singers/songs/bands from the 2000’s)

Hosts: Sandra, Lara, Jima & Andy

25. Shania Twain ft. Mark McGrath- Party for Two

24. Billy Talent- Surrender

23. LIGHTS- Drive My Soul

22. Carly Rae Jepsen- Bucket

21. Daniel Powter- Free Loop

20. Alanis Morissette- Everything

19. Stabilo- Everybody

18. Marianas Trench- Cross My Heart

17. Theory of a Deadman- Not Meant To Be

16. Chantal Kreviazuk- Wonderful

15. Sam Roberts- Bridge To Nowhere

14. Faber Drive- G-Get Up And Dance

13. Amanda Marshall- Everybody’s Got A Story

12. Sum 41- In Too Deep

11. Serena Ryder- Weak In The Knees

10. Dragonette- Pick Up The Phone

9. K’naan- Wavin’ Flag

8. Hedley- On My Own

7. Feist- 1, 2, 3, 4

6. Michael Buble- Everything

5. Drake- Best I Ever Had

4. Nelly Futardo- Promiscuous

3. Simple Plan- Pefect

2. Sarah McLachlan- World On Fire

1. k.d Lang- Hallelujah

Hot Extra #1: dbClifford- Don’t Wanna

Hot Extra #2: Tomi Swick- Everything Is Alright

Hot Extra #3: Arcade Fire- Rebillion (Lies)

Hot Extra #4: The Philsopher Kings- Castles In The Sand

Hot Extra #5: David Usher- The Music


Episode 161: MTI Top 25 August 2013

Hosts: Sandra, Sam, Andy, Zoe

25. Train ft. Ashley Monroe- Bruises

24. Parachute- Can’t Help

23. Avicii- Wake Me Up

22. Backstreet Boys- In a World like This

21. Gavin DeGraw- Best I Ever Had

20. Paramore- Still into You

19. Pearl Jam- Mind Your Manners

18. Fall Out Boy- Alone Together

17. Matchbox 20- Our Song

16. Labrinth ft. Emeli Sande- Beneath Your Beautiful

15. Imagine Dragons- Radioactive

14. Bruno Mars- Treasure

13. Grouplove- Ways To Go

12. Awolnation- Sail

11. Neighbourhood- Sweater Weather

10. Robin Thicke ft. T.I & Pharrell- Blurred Lines

9. Pink ft. Lily Allen- True Love

8. New Politics- Harlem

7. Maroon 5- Love Somebody

6. One Direction- Best Song Ever

5. Justin Timberlake- Take Back the Night

4. Taylor Swift ft. Ed Sheeran- Everything Has Changed

3. Miley Cyrus- We Can’t Stop

2. Capital Cities- Safe and Sound

1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Mary Lambert- Same Love

Hot Extra #1: Mika ft. Ariana Grande- Popular Song

Hot Extra #2: Shinedown- Adrenaline

80’s/90’s Flashback: Madonna- Take A Bow

2000’s Flashback: Jason Mraz- I’m Yours

Cool Canadian: Serena Ryder- What Wouldn’t I Do


Episode 169: MTI Top 25 Special for September 2013 (Songs about dealing with bullying)

Hosts: Sandra, Sigma, Sam, Jima

25. Demi Lovato- Skyscraper

24. Blink 182- Adam’s Song

23. Suzie McNeil- Believe

22. TLC- Unpretty

21. Shinedown- Bully

20. Eminem ft. Lil Wayne- No Love

19. Mika- We Are Golden

18. R.E.M- Everybody Hurts

17. Kelly Clarkson- What Does Kill You (Makes You Stronger)

16. Pretenders- I’ll Stand By You

15. James Taylor- You Got A Friend

14. Red Hot Chili Peppers- Under The Bridge

13. The Fray- How To Save  A Life

12. My Chemical Romance- Teenager

11. Taylor Swift- Mean

10. Three Days Of Grace- Never Too Late

9. Lady Gaga- Born That Way

8. Pink- Perfect

7. Third Eye Blind- Jumper

6. Pearl Jam- Jeremy

5. Christina Aguilera- Beautiful

4. Selena Gomez- Who Says

3. Phil Collins- True Colors

2. Des’ree- You Gotta Be

1. Katy Perry- Fireworks