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]The first and the best English song I've ever heard
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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..
Iam an indian. And really this song blows my mind eeverytime I heard. It makes me cry. So this has to be here.
From my views sarah is not a sarah but a superblasting sarah. I cannot express how much I like her. She is so passionable in every song she sings and style she gives while singing inspired me always that you can also become like her so great.
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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
People love linkin park because linkin park was the first rock band that meant the rock in another way, but they don't want to understand that there is much better band these days like 30 seconds to mars! 30 seconds to mars has more powerful songs than linkin park, it is some people that they don't want to agree because of their emotions...
In the end is ok but the kill is better than ever song above
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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!
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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!
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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...
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7You 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
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8Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
Best song of our time... It will be playing for só many years, if you listen you will enjoy.
This can't happen. simply can't happen. this song is far better from jesus of suburbia or hung up of madona or in the end. I don't say it's best ever but it is rocking and must be at top 5.
Hey I see them at the top 3 but what the hell is this?


I love Green Day in general. But no "Holiday"?
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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.
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
The best song of the 21st century. Should be first! This list is fail, because half of it are unknown or unpopular songs.
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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]Green Day is one of the best bands known to man! Any song of theirs should be number 1! Just look at the title! That's all you need to know it's an awesome song! Green Day forever! They're my life!
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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.
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12Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park
Legendary song. Just so awesome and the music, lyrics is perfect!
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13Fix 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


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14The 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
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15Stan - 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.


Hands down Stan is the best rap/ hip hop song ever. Hands down he is also the best hip hop artist ever as well.
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
Definitely deserves a higher place. GO ENIN3M
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16My Immortal - Evanescence Listen to sample

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
Pure Gold from the Queen, the one and only. This is the true meaning of quality, perfection on all levels.
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
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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.
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19Firework - Katy Perry

20Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
It is one of the best... Now cancel "one of"
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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.
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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.
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23Mr. Brightside - The Killers
Should be higher, way better than Bruno mars. And who even is that girl at number two?
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.
why isn't this higher? like no.2 on my ipod after drops of jupiter- train
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24Lux 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.
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25Grenade - 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
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26Complicated - Avril Lavigne Listen to sample

27Someone Like You - Adele
Adele is the Queen and this song is her legacy.. This NEEDS TO BE AT 1!
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28Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand Listen to sample

29Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye Listen to sample

30Knights 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
Fantastic introduction and nothing is better than Muse to get you pumped :3
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31Let It Go - Idina Menzel Listen to sample

32Chinese Democracy - Guns N' Roses Listen to sample

33Poker Face - Lady Gaga Listen to sample

34Famous 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?
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35Yeah! - Usher Listen to sample

36Closer - Kings of Leon Listen to sample

37The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin Listen to sample

38The One That Got Away - Katy Perry Listen to sample

39Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold
Dear god my fave song
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40I Need a Doctor - Dr. Dre Listen to sample

41Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs Listen to sample

42No One - Alicia Keys Listen to sample

43Pyro - Kings of Leon Listen to sample

44(Reach Up for The) Sunrise- Duran Duran Listen to sample

45What the Hell - Avril Lavigne Listen to sample

46Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani Listen to sample

47Crazy In Love - Beyonce Listen to sample

48Nothin' on You - B.o.B Listen to sample

49I'm Not Okay (I Promise) - My Chemical Romance Listen to sample

50The Pretender - Foo Fighters Listen to sample

51U Remind Me - Usher Listen to sample

52Rolling In the Deep - Adele Listen to sample

53Hey Ya! - Outkast Listen to sample

54Stronger - Daft Punk Listen to sample

55Never Say Never - The Fray Listen to sample

56Neon Lights - Demi Lovato

57Love the Way You Lie - Eminem Listen to sample

58Forever - Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, & Eminem Listen to sample

596 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne Listen to sample

60Viva la Vida - Coldplay
What is this song doing all the way at #60?
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61Syndicate - The Fray Listen to sample

62Dark Horse - Katy Perry Listen to sample

63Teenage Dream - Katy Perry Listen to sample

64Headstrong - Trapt Listen to sample

65Fighter - Christina Aguilera Listen to sample

66Bad Romance - Lady Gaga Listen to sample

67I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace
Its just amazing! I'm stunned its not in the top ten!
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68Too Little, Too Late - JoJo Listen to sample

69Do 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.
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70Replay - Iyaz Listen to sample

71The Pikachu Song Listen to sample

72I Miss You - Blink 182 Listen to sample

73Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z Listen to sample

74We Found Love - Rihanna
Awesome song way to go Calvin Harris!
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75The Scientist - Coldplay Listen to sample

76Heart Attack - Demi Lovato

77Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis
never bored of this
leona rulez
Gosh this song should go up there... its similar to heroin or nicotin, damn addictive. shocked to see it on this spot. became all time favourites of almost all people I know. listen to it, you'll be tempted 2 vote it. mark my word!
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78Speechless - 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
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79Misery Business - Paramore Listen to sample

80U Got It Bad - Usher Listen to sample

81Gives You Hell - The All-American Rejects Listen to sample

82Crazy - Gnarls Barkley Listen to sample

83How to Save a Life - The Fray Listen to sample

84Solo - Iyaz Listen to sample

85Don't Stay - Linkin Park Listen to sample

86Spotlight - Mutemath Listen to sample

87Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Listen to sample

88Just Give Me a Reason - Pink Listen to sample

89Thriller - Michael Jackson Listen to sample

90Ding Dong Song - Gunther & The Sunshine Girls Listen to sample

91I.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.


92Pain - 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.

93The Night - Disturbed
Awesome song, guitar solo is just wonderful. One of my favourite by Disturbed.
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94I Predict a Riot - Kaiser Chiefs Listen to sample

95My Humps - The Black Eyed Peas Listen to sample

96Otis - Kanye West & Jay-Z Listen to sample

97Breakin' a Sweat - Skrillex Listen to sample

98The Rat - Dead Confederate Listen to sample

99Stay - Rihanna Listen to sample

100Demons - Imagine Dragons Listen to sample

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