Top 10 Songs of the 21st Century

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

The Top Ten

1 In the End - Linkin Park 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


Best song ever ❤❤

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2 Lose Yourself - Eminem Lose 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!

Every single second of this song is just so spot on. It just has such an AMAZING beat to it!

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3 I Still Believe In Loving You - Sarah Geronimo I 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..

Iam an Indian. And really this song blows my mind eeverytime I heard. It makes me cry. So this has to be here.
From my views sarah is not a sarah but a superblasting sarah. I cannot express how much I like her. She is so passionable in every song she sings and style she gives while singing inspired me always that you can also become like her so great.

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4 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence Bring 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...

Evanescence is one of the most underrated bands of all time. They deserve more.

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5 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

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.

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? - Aafeen

Really man epic rock piece..the first time I heard this song,i felt like this song totally understands my lonliness.It takes me to another world where an beautiful agel voice comforts and tells me that someone out there will find me one day..

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6 The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars The 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

This is very beautiful song, with meaningful lyrics. The singer- Jared has really awesome voice, the drummer does really good work! I love all their songs, not only The Kill. I'm very proud of them and of that, I can be their ECHELON family!

People love linkin park because linkin park was the first rock band that meant the rock in another way, but they don't want to understand that there is much better band these days like 30 seconds to mars! 30 seconds to mars has more powerful songs than linkin park, it is some people that they don't want to agree because of their emotions...
In the end is ok but the kill is better than ever song above

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7 Numb - Linkin Park Numb - 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 should be the second best song

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8 You Rock My World - Michael Jackson You 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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9 Stan - Eminem Stan - 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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10 Feel Good Inc. - Gorillaz Feel 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.

The Newcomers

? Car Radio - Twenty One Pilots Car Radio - Twenty One Pilots
? Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye

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

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

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The Contenders

11 Firework - Katy Perry

Good song! Maybe not top 10 but good song.

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12 Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day Jesus 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.

Such a beautiful song.

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13 Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park

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

The only linkin park song I HATE - Th3Zm0nst3r

Breaking the Habit is the best! Catchy, feels, emotional, meaningful… I could go on and on! And Chester's vocals are simply the best!

14 Fix You - Coldplay Fix 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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15 Before I Forget - Slipknot Before I Forget - Slipknot
16 Apologize - OneRepublic Apologize - OneRepublic
17 Lost Angel - Heart Lost 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.

18 My Immortal - Evanescence My Immortal - Evanescence

So, so, so lovely song. Makes me cry every time I listen this song.

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19 Viva la Vida - Coldplay Viva la Vida - Coldplay

Great Song! Have listened to it for years and I still love it!

What is this song doing all the way at #60?

Beautiful. love Coldplay so much (in addition, another beautiful Coldplay song is paradise. almost made me cry, so beautiful...)

Love this song!

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