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    24 Pop Culture Moments From January 2010 That Made Me Say, "Oh Wow, Can't Believe That Was 10 Years Ago"

    This is how the 2010s started.

    1. Muse's "Uprising" continued its long run atop the alt-rock charts.

    2. While Kesha's iconic bop, "Tik Tok," was the No. 1 song in the country.

    3. Speaking of Kesha, she also had one of the No. 1 albums in the country that month with her debut album, Animal.

    4. Other No. 1 albums that month included Vampire Weekend's Contra and Susan Boyle's huge debut album, I Dreamed A Dream.

    5. Kanye West announced he was returning to the studio and urged his fans to "soak in positive forces and look down upon those who masquerade as truth tellers."

    6. Dozens of celebrities participated in the Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, a telethon that helped raise money for Haiti, following the devastating earthquake that struck the country earlier that month.

    7. Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones announced they would remake their song "We Are the World" (with all new singers) to benefit Haiti.

    8. Johnson & Johnson heiress, Casey Johnson, died at age at 30.

    9. It was announced that Sam Mendes would direct the next James Bond film (which would be Skyfall) and was met with skepticism.

    10. Jerry Seinfeld announced he would be returning to NBC with a new show called The Marriage Ref.

    11. Conan O'Brien hosted his final episode of The Tonight Show after being at the job for less than a year.

    12. It was announced that Blake Lively would star opposite Ryan Reynolds in the Green Lantern.

    13. Russell Brand confirmed that he was engaged to Katy Perry.

    14. Heidi Montag revealed her new look after having lots of plastic surgery at end of 2009.

    15. John Mayer did an interview with Rolling Stone where he confessed to still thinking about his breakup with Jennifer Aniston.

    16. Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, and Justin Bieber were all, of course, on the cover of J-14.

    17. Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock both tied for Best Actress at the Critics' Choice Awards, which led to this kiss between the two of them onstage.

    18. Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes for the first time and was hilarious.

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    19. One of the big winners of the night was Avatar, which won Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director.

    20. Speaking of Avatar, it officially surpassed Titanic as the biggest movie of all time.

    21. The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were held in LA, and Lady Gaga wore this iconic outfit (she also took home the Grammy for Best Electronic/Dance Album for The Fame).

    22. While Taylor took home the Grammy for Album of the Year for Fearless.

    23. The Simpsons celebrated its 20th anniversary by airing a one-hour special hosted by Morgan Spurlock.

    24. And finally, Leap Year and Tooth Fairy were among the movies released into theaters.