Top 10 Songs of the 21st Century

The best songs from all genres so far into the 21st century. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

In The End - Linkin Park
Linkin Park simply rocks... no match to them... not only this song but leave out all the rest and somewhere I belong are the songs which are out of time...
I once listened to this song non-stop on a 4 hour road trip and still am crazy about this... BEST NU METAL song ever!... Love shinoda raps and the beats that play in the chest cavity... Masterpiece by Linkin Park
[Newest]Linkin Park has been a great sense the beginning of the band's start. There the rock of his century. I don't know where I would be without them. Do you?

2I Still Believe In Loving You - Sarah Geronimo
She's a perfect performer... She really makes the audience amaze every time she sing, dance, rap, etc.. A lot of people admire and love SARAH GERONIMO.. Tickets are sold out in every concert of her.. But still, you'll see that she still a down to earth person.. The way she talk, the way she treat her fans, the way she show how much she respect her family.. Everything about her is really amazing.. Try to watch some of her performances, then you'll find what you've been looking for...
Sarah Geronimo, a multi-talented performer that you will be amazed to her every performances, God fearing, respectful, very humble person who is so loved by her fans, loves her family so much... So very fan of this young great singer. She's so beautiful inside and out... And sexy too even without sowing any skin! Love you much Sarah... Always be a blessings to everyone.
This is one of my favorite song of Miss Sarah Geronimo, she's really great when it comes to singing she will makes you feel the emotion and can really interpret the song well... She's a total performer, and so versatile. She never fails to amazed and entertained her fans/supporters... And despite her successful career she remains humble that's why a lot of people loved her..

3The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars
I just love this song. It is an inspirational song with a stong meaning. The singer Jared Leto, his brother Shanon Leto(drummer) and Tomo Milicevic and Matt Wachter(Guitarists) made a perfect song. All in all 30 Secons to Mars is a great band with all great songs and the song The Kill is one of the best and deserves to be in this top 10 of the songs of the 21st Century!
this song tells about your internal battle, in the most real way. there are no songs like this, it teaches you the reality, helps you accepting who you r, tells you that THERE'S NO WRONG TO BE DIFFERENT.


Jared Leto is awesome.. He's a great singer.. I her him singing live.. His voice is so beautiful.. I love all of their songs
[Newest]I connect with this song in a way I will never understand! POWERFUL SONG!

4Lose Yourself - Eminem
what could be more inspirational than this song?!


Long live Eminem... No one raps better than him, Listening to his lyrics I just think from where do he brings them...
This is a great song and I love it and Eminem is a AMAZING singer!
This song is really good and one of my favourite by him. I also love encore and stan but stan is really sad and makes me cry Eminem is great singer and the top 10 best songs ever should all be by him!
[Newest]One od the best rap songs ever

5It's My Life - Bon Jovi
one of the greatest rock songs of all time


I've been listening to this song since I was a kid. Even today when I hear it I feel uplifted and energetic. Thumbs up Bon jovi!

6Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
BEST SONG EVER! it's so amazing and it really does express Amy Lee and it shows her amazing capability to write the best music she can! Besides this song, there's also "My Immortal" and "Hello" which are also amazing songs by Evanescence and those, and this song, are a must!
One of the first truly amazing songs I had ever listened to... And Evanescence just keeps getting better.
The most haunting melody I've heard... Touching and resonates within your heart for a long time.. So real and achingly beautiful. Makes me thaw ad though I've been numb a very long time for a very long time.. Made for everyone who has a heart and has at some point become unfeeling with life bearing down... Amy Lee-a beautiful woman with a beautiful voice...
[Newest]Rock on Amy Lee and Ben Moody, Bring Me To Life is number 1.

7Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
Best song of our time... It will be playing for só many years, if you listen you will enjoy.
Great song it describes me. I feel lonely all the time because nobody likes me. So I listen to this song. Sometimes when I feel lonely I do bad things so people don't know. I love this song.
Hey I see them at the top 3 but what the hell is this?


8You Rock My World - Michael Jackson
Awesome song and video... and an awesome man... RIP Michael
You rock my world Michael you are the best singer and this is one of your best songs it will make you grove and dance to the beat, wherever you are, whatever occasion, you're gonna love this song!
Well... He is the king of pop. Every song is a masterpiece

9Numb - Linkin Park
Agreed, this list is just crap... Who is sarah geronimo anyway?... Many song in this list are not well known...

I'm not saying this is the best song but this song clearly deserves higher place. I bet the guy who post sarah geronimo vote her hundreds of time just to have a chick from nowhere in #1. Shame on you.
The best song of the 21st century. Should be first! This list is fail, because half of it are unknown or unpopular songs.
I believe this should be in top 3.. One of the best song ever heard... Its touches you to the core.. Clearly it deserved a good ranking.. This list talk false.. I doubt someone just clicked millions of time just to bring their favorite at top.. Crap...
Who is Sarah Geronimo by the way? :o
[Newest]<3 Can't get enough of this amazing song

10Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day
This list sucks if this song ain't number 1! Its a song that's highly relative to anyone in this world! This 9 min. Epic masterpiece needs to be no.1!
I think that nothing but Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody can top this song, to be honest. It's truly a masterpiece - and I'm not just saying it as a Green Day fan. Can you make a 9 minute, 5 part brilliant song?
9 minutes,5 parts, one story. The music video is also amazing. Watch it, vote it here and comment it. Best punk rock song of the best punk rock band ever.
[Newest]I love Green Day in general, but no " Holiday"?

The Contenders

11Lost Angel - Heart
The best song never allowed to get air play. Heart must sure know how the Dexie Chicks feel.
Unless you buy the album you will never hear this one. It worth the price of admission.

12Stan - Eminem
This song is great. I don't like rap songs at all but still this songs one of the best Ive heard. All other songs are also good in the list.


What can you say about Stan. A crazed Eminem fan who writes to him, but doesn't get a reply from Em so goes and kills him and his pregnant girlfriend. And as Em is writing back to him he realises that he is dead after hearing it on the news. What a story, what a song and what a legend. Eminem king of rap
Hands down Stan is the best rap/ hip hop song ever. Hands down he is also the best hip hop artist ever as well.

13Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park
Legendary song. Just so awesome and the music, lyrics is perfect!

14Fix You - Coldplay
This is such a great song. The voice of Chris Martin here, the music, the lyric... This must be on TOP 5! When I'm sad, or when I can't get what I want, or when I lose someone, this is the song I want to hear. And it heals me.
This song got to number 4 it should have got to number 1 and if it had it would have been number 1 for at least 10 weeks


1 of the best songs of all time only Jesus of Suburbia or Bohemian Rhapsody can possibly be better


[Newest]The Scientist is also too good

15My Immortal - Evanescence

16The Day That Never Comes - Metallica
Best Metallica's song of the 21st century. Death Magnetic is a good album and Metallica proved they're always at there best with the Death Magnetic tour
Whats the matter guys,
This song definitely deserve much more better position than this.
At least in the top ten. The intro of this song, the solo by kirk is awesome.
Come on vote for it

17Hung Up - Madonna
This dance track gives everybody that listen to it the real meaning to dance music. Always exciting, never boring and definally history making. Madonna never souded the same after this song. The great opening for her best album
Um I think that numb by linkin park should be somewhere on this list. I think that it is a great song and should at least be on the list. But ok

Cool list
Pure Gold from the Queen, the one and only. This is the true meaning of quality, perfection on all levels.
[Newest]For a Dance/Electronica song, Hung Up is a masterpiece!

18Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Every time you hear The White Stripes is the beginning an the end of a new era. The era you'd listen the best music since music.

19Firework - Katy Perry

20Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
It is one of the best... Now cancel "one of"

21Can't Stop - Red Hot Chili Peppers
This song is so unstopable and I really can't stopped it I tried with screwdriver but still nothing can't stop loving this song.
The rest of the songs on this list are just terrible, frankly. Linkin Park in top 5? Green Day? Awful bands.

22Feel Good Inc. - Gorillaz
This song has everything, the beat, the tune, the energy, the message...
This is my BAND! This was the third song from Gorillaz I heard.

23Mr. Brightside - The Killers
This is one of my favourite songs of all time. How in the hell is it not worthy of a top 20 spot? Gah The Killers.
Should be higher, way better than Bruno mars. And who even is that girl at number two?
why isn't this higher? like no.2 on my ipod after drops of jupiter- train

24Knights of Cydonia - Muse
Anything by Muse and Boulevard of Broken Dreams should be higher as well!
I was supporting in the end but saw this at number 14 it doesn't deserve this at all muse is great god of guitar it rocks th
Just Epic, great song and the band has one of the most unique sound around, great job and keep the good work!
[Newest]Fantastic introduction and nothing is better than Muse to get you pumped :3

25Lux Aeterna - Clint Mansell
Such a beautiful movie... The song is great on its own, but if you've seen the movie, Lux Aeterna is even more poignant.

26Grenade - Bruno Mars
This song should be number one. It is raw and has real human emotions, not just real human autotune. He is the real deal and the music video is unique. It is not just of a giant dance party like half of today's music videos R. It has a bold and controversial ending that leaves the viewer saying "WHAT? " He commits suicide. He lost his love and he killed himself. Bruno Mars understands human nature and love, as well as loss. He has talent. I love you, Bruno!
One of the best Bruno Mars songs of all time besides Wild girls
It's an ever green song

27Someone Like You - Adele
Adele is the Queen and this song is her legacy.. This NEEDS TO BE AT 1!

28Complicated - Avril Lavigne

29Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

30Famous Last Words - My Chemical Romance
Great song with inspirational motivational lyrics... Deserves a much higher position than this
What? Why this amazing and incredible good song is the 57?

31Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye
Great song, great lyrics. Should be higher on this list.

32Chinese Democracy - Guns N' Roses

33Let It Go - Idina Menzel

34Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold
Dear god my fave song

35Poker Face - Lady Gaga

36Yeah! - Usher

37The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

38Closer - Kings of Leon

39The One That Got Away - Katy Perry

40Right Where It Belongs - Nine Inch Nails

41I Need a Doctor - Dr. Dre

42Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs

43Viva la Vida - Coldplay
What is this song doing all the way at #60?

44Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani

45Snuff - Slipknot

46No One - Alicia Keys

47Pyro - Kings of Leon
One of the most beautiful songs written this century, the lyrics, the voice, the pain seeping through every note. Please listen to this song by the one of the best rock bands of this century.

48Crazy In Love - Beyonce

49(Reach Up for The) Sunrise- Duran Duran

50What the Hell - Avril Lavigne

51I'm Not Okay (I Promise) - My Chemical Romance

52Chop Suey! - System of a Down
Love itt! Love this song so much x yeah! Also love linkin park choices x Also down with the sickness is one of mine atm x And I have a song in my head that I know that I love, but I can't remember who sings it or what the lyrics are x hope ill find it here x
System of a Down at 33. I'm just sad. This song revolutionized the sound of nu-metal. Wake up you System fans and vote this to the top.

53Nothin' on You - B.o.B

54The Pretender - Foo Fighters
WHAT THE HECK! This song deserves at least top 20!

55Before I Forget - Slipknot

56U Remind Me - Usher

57Hey Ya! - Outkast

58Rolling In the Deep - Adele

59Stronger - Daft Punk

60Never Say Never - The Fray

61Neon Lights - Demi Lovato

62Love the Way You Lie - Eminem

63Forever - Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, & Eminem

646 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne

65Syndicate - The Fray

66Dark Horse - Katy Perry

67Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

68I Miss You - Blink 182

69Headstrong - Trapt

70Speechless - Michael Jackson
The INVINCIBLE album is the best album ever ever ever.. and this song is from another world.. he is such a unique artist!
Truly amazing song... Michael, speechless is how you made us feel... RIP

71Fighter - Christina Aguilera

72I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace
Its just amazing! I'm stunned its not in the top ten!

73Do You Want to - Franz Ferdinand
With lyrics like "Well he's a friend and he's so proud of you" this is the ultimate feel good song of the century.
One of the catchiest songs ever made, this should be higher than the RnB trash that's ahead of this.
It's the sort of song you hear in your local pubs amd clubs all the time and for good reason too.

74Bad Romance - Lady Gaga

75Too Little, Too Late - JoJo

76Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis
never bored of this
leona rulez

77East Jesus Nowhere - Green Day
Album: 21st Century Breakdown

78Replay - Iyaz

79The Pikachu Song

80We Found Love - Rihanna
Awesome song way to go Calvin Harris!

81The Scientist - Coldplay

82Misery Business - Paramore

83Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z

84Heart Attack - Demi Lovato

85Ding Dong Song - Gunther & The Sunshine Girls

86I.V. - X-Japan
YES! ~ Amazing song I love it and it is in a movie here in america called saw $ so amazing that they came back to gether with that genius song
its the reunion song and a great live song.


87U Got It Bad - Usher

88Gives You Hell - The All-American Rejects

89Don't Stay - Linkin Park

90Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

91How to Save a Life - The Fray

92Solo - Iyaz

93Spotlight - Mutemath

94Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

95Just Give Me a Reason - Pink

96Thriller - Michael Jackson

97Pain - Three Days Grace
THREE DAYS GRACE IS AMAZING! Their songs are full of emotion, touching the souls of everyday teenagers such as myself! I love them like crazy, and pain is one of their most amazing songs, though I prefer animal I have bcome over it.

98The Rains of Castamere - Jackie Evancho
This song is sung by a 14 year old girl that is in my opinion destined to be the greatest singer the world has ever known.
GOT Author/Creator George R.R. Martin endorsed
From "Game of Thrones".
Dark, brooding, and ominous.

99The Night - Disturbed
Awesome song, guitar solo is just wonderful. One of my favourite by Disturbed.

100I Predict a Riot - Kaiser Chiefs

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This list was created 7 years, 273 days ago and has been voted on over 9,000 times. This top ten list contains 457 items, has been remixed 22 times and has been blogged about 1 times.

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