Top 10 Songs of the 21st Century

The best songs from all genres so far into the 21st century.

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1In 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


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?

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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..

Sarah g. Is very talented not just a awesome and amazing shes also a total performer a truly entertainer... She remains humble and down to earth despite of her success... The one and only popstar princess... We love you sarah g...

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3Lose Yourself - Eminem

what could be more inspirational than this song?! - decorulez97

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!

The best song ever

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4The 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. - apocalypticsoldier95

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

I connect with this song in a way I will never understand! POWERFUL SONG!

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5Bring 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...

Uptown funk bruno mars

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6Boulevard 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? - Aafeen

Should've been 2nd only to in the end

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7Numb - 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

This song is so amazing and unforgettable - Ajkloth

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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

My favorite song, killed it brother RIP

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9Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye

Great song, great lyrics. Should be higher on this list.

Good flow like a stream

Great lyrics,greater music and legendarily composed. Should be at the top somewhere.

10Firework - Katy Perry

The Newcomers

?Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Roamnce
?Counting Stars - Onerepublic

Great song with great lyrics.

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11Stan - 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. - Slashhead

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.

This is the best one here. Eminem is the best artist of modern times and this song was him showing the world just how powerful he could be

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12Jesus 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.

Does this epic masterpiece of a song really need any kind of description?

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13Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park

Legendary song. Just so awesome and the music, lyrics is perfect!

14Mr. 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

Just AMAZING Love the killers

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15Demons - Imagine Dragons

Truly great. Invokes the spirit within you and forms a deep connect. Well done.

16Fix 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 - Greenday

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

The Scientist is also too good

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17My Immortal - Evanescence
18Lost 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.

19Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

It is one of the best... Now cancel "one of"

20Feel 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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