Top Ten Greatest Songs of 2008


The Top Ten

1 A Beautiful Lie - 30 Seconds to Mars

I've never even heard of this song in my life

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2 Viva La Vida - Coldplay

This song is awesome. - PatrickStar3

Easily number 1. Listen to it and you will know to vote for it above all others.

Just beautiful. Never even heard of A Beautiful Lie

I am so pissed of at the voters. this is an instant classic and one of the greatest songs of the modern era. number 24? This has got to be the best selling song of 2008 as well (the album is - 8 million copies just that year producing the largest number of digital downloads of any record). Viva la Vida is amazing and shame of all of you for voting otherwise. shame on you.
And who is the troll who votes linking park for every list. linking park sucks. this list shows that the new generation of people have TERRIBLE taste in music. I'll give anyone here a dollar if anyone who voted for given up by linking park ( by the way I have never heard of that song in my life) could tell me what artist produced the dark side of the moon. probably no one knows because they are stuck listening to linking park. and by the way, likin park sucks.

3 4 Minutes - Madonna
4 Given Up - Linkin Park

It's not a single, but it have a powerful scream that will pound all the songs around here!

Bye bye bitches! LP for a life! Keep rock&metal alive people!

It is a single -_-

5 The Day that Never Comes - Metallica

Uh, this is THE BEST song of 2008. So much better than the rest of the songs on this list. - PhoenixAura81

Jennifer lopez, rihanna, Lil Wayne, 30 secs to mars... Total crap. For that reason Metallica gets my vote. As well being a badass song.

Death magnetic was there comeback album from st anger and this song is the reason why this album is so great

What the day that never comes has more emotion and takes more talent than every piece of dirt in the top ten combined... Metallica STILL RULES!

6 Take a Bow - Rihanna

very sweet song with catchy beats - Shynash21

7 Nine in the Afternoon - Panic at the Disco

nice song!
i can hear this song all time
best song from panic at the disco - kemalbarca

this and viva la vida are my favs from 2008 - Flyingcobra

Awesome... So Glad to See P! Atd up here!

8 Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold

Oje of the greatest songs in metal history

I like Coldplay, paramore, Linkin Park and 30 seconds to mars, but this is THE BEST SONG THAN I HEAR IN MY WHOLE LIFE

9 Lollipop - Lil' Wayne

RIP Static Major, you will be known for putting together one of the best hooks in the decade.

Shawty wanna thug
Bottles in the club
Shawty wanna hump
You know I like to touch
Your lovely lady lumps

This song is the best of weezy

I usually don't like this mainstream stuff but I admit I love this song. It the "Thriller" of the 21st century - awesomenessdefined

10 Psychosocial - Slipknot

Is this list real or big fake. c'mon Psychosocial was the most amzing song of 2008 after All nightmare long.
- Slashhead

The Contenders

11 All Nightmare Long - Metallica

The fact that a Katy Perry song is above one of Metallica's best songs is just sad - christangrant

12 Decode - Paramore

The only good thing about Twilight! Sigh

13 Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback

Nickelback's greatest song in my opinion - Metal_Treasure

Amazing riff and vocals. - Userguy44

Was this great song not on the list? - christangrant

14 Leave Out All the Rest - Linkin Park

This is the best song compared to others on the list!

15 Propane Nightmares - Pendulum
16 Rock And Roll Train - AC/DC

This Is The First New ACDC Song In 8 Years
And I Think They Did A Bloody Good Job With It
Should Be Much Higher

17 Disturbia - Rihanna

This song is awesome - PatrickStar3

18 Love in This Club - Usher
19 Hot N Cold - Katy Perry

This is one of my favorites from Katy! - PandasNGaga

Absolutely incredible.

Best Katy Perry song. - PatrickStar3

This should be #1

20 Indestructible - Disturbed

Very powerful song. - Disturbedpotato

21 Touch My Body - Mariah Carey

I wanna touch your body and you a beautiful lady =) x

22 Kung Fu Fighting - Cee-Lo
23 Inside the Fire - Disturbed
24 Natasha - Pig Destroyer
25 Dead and Gone - T.I. & Justin Timberlake
26 That's What You Get - Paramore
27 Heartless - Kanye West


28 Poker Face - Lady Gaga

This is my favorite song of hers, and my favorite song ever! - PandasNGaga

29 A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold
30 Sober - Pink
31 You're Gonna Go Far, Kid - The Offspring
32 From Head Unworthy - Rise Against
33 Love Lockdown - Kanye West
34 Halo - Beyoncé
35 Arrab Kaman - Tamer Hosny

This is surely the best song of 2008. Listen to it and you will see for yourself. - anony

36 So What - P!nk

This is the song of 2008

37 Womanizer - Britney Spears

Britney Spears has always been hot 😊 😊 - PatrickStar3

38 Luma - Mario Galaxy Orchestra
39 My People - The Presets
40 Lay All Your Love On Me - Amanda Seyfried
41 American Boy - Estelle
42 Broken Strings - James Morrison & Nelly Furtado
43 Family - Mario Galaxy Orchestra
44 I Hate This Part - Pussycat Dolls
45 Dear God - Avenged Sevenfold
46 Stop and Stare - OneRepublic
47 Hay Amores - Shakira
48 Mercy - Duffy

Catchy as hell and a Brit on top of that. I'd pick Duffy over the US slags any day of the week. - Skinner

This lass from Wales was one of the brightest up and coming talents of 2008.

Why this isn't number 1. Maybe becouse it isn't American. Shame.

49 Dear Maria, Count Me In - All Time Low
50 Call Me - Shinedown
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Top Remixes (29)

1. I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
2. You're Gonna Go Far, Kid - The Offspring
3. Audience of One - Rise Against
1. Miles Away - Madonna
2. Leave Out All the Rest - Linkin Park
3. 4 Minutes - Madonna
1. Psychosocial - Slipknot
2. Indestructible - Disturbed
3. All Nightmare Long - Metallica

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