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 is the best I have ever seen and this got tons of hits on YouTube (over 100,000,000 views to be exact) so that tells you this song is perfect and it is one of my favorite songs in this album!

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]I'm not even rap fan, but this song is one of the things that got me into music at an early age. This song is very rare. This song is a true masterpiece and will be remembered in the future as well.

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]This song is a legend. That should be number 1?!

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

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.
Hey I see them at the top 3 but what the hell is this?


I love Green Day in general. But no "Holiday"?
[Newest]Should be the first

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]LP rules this should be 3 and Breaking The Habit 2 there should definitely be more Linkin Park songs on this list!

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.

12Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park
Legendary song. Just so awesome and the music, lyrics is perfect!

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


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

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

16My Immortal - Evanescence

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

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

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.

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

26Someone Like You - Adele
Adele is the Queen and this song is her legacy.. This NEEDS TO BE AT 1!

27Complicated - Avril Lavigne

28Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

29Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye

30Let It Go - Idina Menzel

31Chinese Democracy - Guns N' Roses

32Knights 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

33Famous 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?

34Poker Face - Lady Gaga

35Yeah! - Usher

36Closer - Kings of Leon

37The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

38The One That Got Away - Katy Perry

39Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold
Dear god my fave song

40I Need a Doctor - Dr. Dre

41Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs

42No One - Alicia Keys

43Pyro - 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.

44(Reach Up for The) Sunrise- Duran Duran

45What the Hell - Avril Lavigne

46Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani

47Crazy In Love - Beyonce

48Nothin' on You - B.o.B

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

50The Pretender - Foo Fighters

51U Remind Me - Usher

52Rolling In the Deep - Adele

53Hey Ya! - Outkast

54Stronger - Daft Punk

55Never Say Never - The Fray

56Neon Lights - Demi Lovato

57Love the Way You Lie - Eminem

58Forever - Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, & Eminem

596 Foot 7 Foot - Lil Wayne

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

61Syndicate - The Fray

62Dark Horse - Katy Perry

63Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

64Headstrong - Trapt

65Bad Romance - Lady Gaga

66Too Little, Too Late - JoJo

67Fighter - Christina Aguilera

68I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace
Its just amazing! I'm stunned its not in the top ten!

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.

70Replay - Iyaz

71The Pikachu Song

72The Scientist - Coldplay

73I Miss You - Blink 182

74Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z

75We Found Love - Rihanna
Awesome song way to go Calvin Harris!

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!
It didn't load at all. so I can't really tell you how good it is. but. yeah. seems quire the awesome. ahhah.. gr.

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

79Misery Business - Paramore

80U Got It Bad - Usher

81Gives You Hell - The All-American Rejects

82Don't Stay - Linkin Park

83Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

84How to Save a Life - The Fray

85Solo - Iyaz

86Spotlight - Mutemath

87Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

88Just Give Me a Reason - Pink

89Thriller - Michael Jackson

90Ding Dong Song - Gunther & The Sunshine Girls

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.

94I Predict a Riot - Kaiser Chiefs

95My Humps - The Black Eyed Peas

96Otis - Kanye West & Jay-Z

97Breakin' a Sweat - Skrillex

98The Rat - Dead Confederate

99Stay - Rihanna

100Demons - Imagine Dragons

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This list was created 7 years, 143 days ago and has been voted on over 9,000 times. This top ten list contains 395 items, has been remixed 20 times and has been blogged about 1 times.

Updated Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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