Andrew Celani --

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing is estimated to hit $500 million due to a meteoric rise in ticket sales. Be sure to buy tickets before the 9:30pm deadline, because experts predict that there’ll most certainly be a winner this time.

However, statistics show it probably won’t be me or you to walk away with the prize. The odds of a person getting struck by lightning in their lifetime are 1 in 5,000. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 175 million. Although the math isn’t in our favor, what’s the point of playing the game if you’re afraid of striking out?

Here are 10 songs to get you ready for tonight’s 11:20pm drawing. If you happen to be the winner, you must promise to call into Mix at 617-931-1234 to share your story.

Gwen Stefani, “Rich Girl”

If you win the $500 million Powerball jackpot and you just so happen to be a female, then this song is about you!

Travie McCoy, “Billionaire”

Electing to take the up-front cash option mean you’d walk away with approximately $327 million before taxes. Not bad eh? Well on your way to a billion, indeed.

Destiny’s Child “Independent Women”

With $500 million you’d be richer than Beyonce. Think about that!

Barenaked Ladies, “If I Had $1,000,000”

Your newfound fortune could possibly lead to a remix with the Barenaked Ladies, even though “If I Had $500,000,000” doesn’t have the same ring to it.

Jessie J, “Price Tag”

It’s easy to say “It ain’t about the money money money” when you’re already rich. Quite frankly, it is about the money money money.

M.I.A., “Paper Planes”


Good Charlotte, “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous”

You may not be famous for long (which is a good thing), but you’ll certainly be rich. Might as well live the lifestyle then, right?

Everclear, “I Will Buy You A New Life”

$500 million could buy not only a new life for you, but a new life for all your friends and family members too!

Rihanna, “Diamonds”

Treat yourself to some new jewelry now that you have a boatload of cash!

Kanye West, “Gold Digger”

More money more problems, we’ve heard this time and time again. So be careful of gold diggers now that your filthy rich.

Andrew Celani —

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