Best Songs of the Noughties 2000-2009

A real list without dodgy "rappers". This is a real good list.

The Top Ten

1 This is It - Michael Jackson
2 Teaching Angels How to Fly - Jackie Evancho

Song about the death of a young girl, performed astonishingly by another, real-life young girl. - BobG

Composed by James Breedwell, a Country Song Writer, but wrote this song from his Heart, and the Heart is touched by Jackie Evancho...

From her first independent CD "Prelude To A Dream", released in 2009.

3 Knights of Cydonia - Muse

A TRULY epic song. The riffs! The chorus! The lyrics! The vocals! Shouldn't really work, but Muse MAKES it WORK! Beautifully Amazing.

Truly a classic. I love muse, and this song, without a doubt, is the best song of the decade. Matt Bellamy's finest work.

MUSE DESERVES TO BE IN THE TOP 3 now lets make it number one - maloriebellamy

4 The Pretender - Foo Fighters


5 Mr. Brightside - The Killers

A pop-rock song - now, I have every Killers album, and they write really catchy songs, but this one stands above the rest

Best song ever written, catchy beats, great lyrics. Mix them together, best song ever.
It really stands out from any other song.

6 Ridin' - Chamillionaire
7 Lose Yourself - Eminem

What u douche lose yourself at 8? Really? Have you been living underneath a rock for the last 15 years?

8 Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

The song what pretty much put Franz Ferdinand on the map in terms of the music industry.

Another song that everyone knows. Real catchy and fun.

9 In the End - Linkin Park
10 Naive - The Kooks

Put simply, very well done. Really well done.

The Contenders

11 Superman - Eminem
12 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

Should be in the top 10

13 Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas
14 Do You Want To - Franz Ferdinand

A British indie act with more quality than a tin of Quality Street chocolate. It's a shame that This is it is only on top because of people feeling sorry for Jacko.

15 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes

The riff that everyone knows, it is just that good. Everyone knows about it.
(from the queen of England to the hounds of hell)

16 I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
17 Numb - Linkin Park
18 Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
19 Love Story - Taylor Swift
20 Supermassive Black Hole - Muse
21 Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
22 Sexyback - Justin Timberlake
23 Complicated - Avril Lavigne
24 Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys
25 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
26 Beautiful Day - U2
27 All the Small Things - Blink 182

This song just makes me happy anytime I hear it, definitely deserves higher

Album: Enema of the State
Year: 2000 -

28 Stan - Eminem

A great rap song. Eminem rights about real things. His life, his problems and his daughters. He kicks every rappers ass!

good song and is meaningful too

29 Clocks - Coldplay

Album: A Rush of Blood to the Head
Year: 2002/3 -

30 Hysteria - Muse
31 Yellow - Coldplay
32 Unfaithful - Rihanna
33 Kids - MGMT

A great song which is very catchy. The video is scary though.

34 19-2000 - Gorillaz

I love the beat to it, they are so awesome.

This song always makes me so happy! I love it :D
And the soulchild remix is great as well!

35 New Divide - Linkin Park
36 Snow (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers

I was in a tossup between this and Dani California, but I think this song is just a bit better

37 Crazy in Love - Beyonce & Jay-Z

Album: Dangerously In Love
Year: 2004 -

38 Joker and the Thief - Wolfmother
39 Viva la Vida - Coldplay
40 The Seven Deadly Sins - Flogging Molly
41 Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

Definitely should be at the top! One of my favourite songs of all time! So simple... but so perfect

One of the best songs I've ever heard!

42 Teenage Dream
43 Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
44 Paparazzi - Lady Gaga

Album: The Fame
Year: 2008 -

45 She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
46 Let's Get it Started - Black Eyed Peas
47 Gold Digger - Kanye West

Album: Late Registration
Year: 2005 -

48 Yeah! - Usher & Lil Jon & Ludacris
49 Speechless - Michael Jackson
50 Christmas My Arse - Ricky Tomlinson
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Ridin' - Chamillionaire
2. Lose Yourself - Eminem
3. Superman - Eminem
1. Knights of Cydonia - Muse
2. Mr. Brightside - The Killers
3. Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
1. In the End - Linkin Park
2. The Pretender - Foo Fighters
3. Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

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