Top Ten Songs of the 21st Century that Should Be on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time but Aren't

Should include songs that have had exceptional critical reception and have some sort of significance, not only songs you just happen to like.

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61 Anaconda - Nicki Minaj

Again no this song is completely retarded - Ihategwyn310

WHAT? IS THIS A JOKE - christangrant

62 Work - Rihanna

Being one of the few TopTenners that actually like Rihanna: no. This song didn't receive critical praise and was not a milestone in her career. Also, it's not one of her best. If anything other than her signature song "Umbrella", which is already on the list, should be included on the list, it should be from either "Good Girl Gone Bad" or "Rated R". Those albums were when she was both popular and had favorable reviews. - Martin_Canine

No This is awful - christangrant

Absolutely not. this song is just completely awful. It sounds like she didn't put in much work work work work work, when making this song, if she even makes her own songs - Ihategwyn310

63 At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
64 Hotel California - Eagles

No, it's 20th century, not 21st - Metal_Treasure

Again, not 21st century - Metal_Treasure

65 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

Not 21st century... - Metal_Treasure

66 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

A great song but not 21st century - Metal_Treasure

67 Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

Do people even know what the 21st century is? - djpenquin999

68 Thriller - Michael Jackson

As much as I appreciate you guys add items to my list...
...are you sure you carefully read the title of the list!? - Martin_Canine

69 Du Hast - Rammstein

From the 90s. Also, they suck. - 445956

First of all: this is from the 1990s!
Secondly: I never got why this song is among their most popular songs. While it sure has catchy music, it has little lyrics, only a few lines, which are entirely based on homophones, while most other Rammstein songs are basically poems sung over Industrial metal music, and even if you don't understand the lyrics, the other songs have more and better singing. - Martin_Canine

70 Painkiller - Judas Priest

Great song but not 21st century - Metal_Treasure

71 Blind - Korn
72 Basket Case - Green Day
73 Applause - Lady Gaga
74 Heathens - Twenty One Pilots

No - christangrant

75 Joanne - Lady Gaga
76 LGBT - Cupcakke

This song is everything! Represent us! - Worksponge

77 Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
78 I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas

No - christangrant

The chart success was huge and The Black Eyed Peas were an important group of 2000s pop culture. But this album's reviews were not good enough for this dong to be included I think. I rather think one of the Elephunk singles would make the list, because back they had positive reviews.

And now to make me even more unpopular:
I really think they are highly overhated. We all know My Humps has some really stupid lyrics, but apart from that, what is so bad about them? Elephunk and Monkey Business have great production, and The E.N.D. was them fooling around with electronic effects, which ultimately came out as pretty funky. Okay, The Beginning was beyond generic. - Martin_Canine

79 Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue
80 Poker Face - Lady Gaga
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