100 Greatest Songs From 2001

  1. Last Nite - The Strokes
  2. Get Ur Freak On - Missy Elliott
  3. Fallin' - Alicia Keys
  4. Fell in Love with a Girl - The White Stripes
  5. Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue
  6. Family Affair - Mary J. Blige
  7. How You Remind Me - Nickelback
  8. Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk
  9. Survivor - Destiny's Child
10. Izzo (H.O.V.A.) - Jay Z
11. Hard to Explain - The Strokes
12. Chop Suey! - System of a Down
13. Pyramid Song - Radiohead
14. Clint Eastwood - Gorillaz
15. Someday - The Strokes
16. Get the Party Started - Pink
17. Digital Love - Daft Punk
18. New Slang - The Shins
19. The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
20. Island in the Sun - Weezer
21. Where's Your Head At - Basement Jaxx
22. Schism - Tool
23. Mississippi - Bob Dylan
24. All for You - Janet Jackson
25. Let Me Blow Ya Mind - Eve and Gwen Stefani
26. Bootylicious - Destiny's Child
27. Jaded - Aerosmith
28. Crystal - New Order
29. Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me) - Train
30. Wherever You Will Go - The Calling
31. Emerge - Fischerspooner
32. I'm Real - Jennifer Lopez and Ja Rule
33. What's Luv? - Fat Joe, Ashanti and Ja Rule
34. U Got It Bad - Usher
35. Romeo - Basement Jaxx
36. Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!) - Blu Cantrell
37. Blurry - Puddle of Mudd
38. Witness (One Hope) - Roots Manuva
39. The Modern Age - The Strokes
40. Imitation of Life - R.E.M.
41. Always on Time - Ja Rule and Ashanti
42. Ain't It Funny - Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule and Caddillac Tah
43. It's Been Awhile - Staind
44. My Red Hot Car - Squarepusher
45. We Need a Resolution - Aaliyah (feat. Timbaland)
46. U Remind Me - Usher
47. U Don't Have to Call - Usher
48. My Sacrifice - Creed
49. (This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan - Dntel feat. Ben Gibbard
50. Pagan Poetry - Björk
51. Bang - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
52. Where the Party At - Jagged Edge and Nelly
53. Peaches & Cream - 112
54. What Would You Do? - City High
55. All You Wanted - Michelle Branch
56. Lady Marmalade - Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mýa and Pink
57. Astounded - Bran Van 3000
58. Eple - Röyksopp
59. Love Don't Cost a Thing - Jennifer Lopez
60. Wasting My Time - Default
61. One Last Breath - Creed
62. Whenever, Wherever - Shakira
63. Love at First Sight - Kylie Minogue
64. Juxtaposed with U - Super Furry Animals
65. I'm Gonna Be Alright - Jennifer Lopez and Nas
66. Hey Baby - No Doubt and Bounty Killer
67. Differences - Ginuwine
68. Don't Let Me Get Me - Pink
69. Someone to Call My Lover - Janet Jackson
70. Party Hard - Andrew W.K.
71. Sing - Travis
72. No Such Thing - John Mayer
73. Just Like a Pill - Pink
74. When It's Over - Sugar Ray
75. Missing You - Case
76. Lights, Camera, Action! - Mr. Cheeks
77. A Woman's Worth - Alicia Keys
78. A Stroke of Genius - Freelance Hellraiser
79. New York, New York - Ryan Adams
80. Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground - The White Stripes
81. Superwoman Pt. II - Lil' Mo and Fabolous
82. I Do!! - Toya
83. Move Bitch - Ludacris, Mystikal and I-20
84. Livin' It Up - Ja Rule and Case
85. One Minute Man - Missy Elliott, Ludacris and Trina
86. More than a Woman - Aaliyah
87. Whatever Happened to My Rock'n'roll? (Punk Song) - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
88. Lapdance - N.E.R.D. (feat. Lee Harvey & Vita)
89. Hella Good - No Doubt
90. Butterflies - Michael Jackson
91. The Space Between - Dave Matthews Band
92. Underneath Your Clothes - Shakira
93. Underneath It All - No Doubt and Lady Saw
94. Play - Jennifer Lopez
95. Life in a Glasshouse - Radiohead
96. Hotel Yorba - The White Stripes
97. Rollout (My Business) - Ludacris
98. No More Drama - Mary J. Blige
99. Contagious - The Isley Brothers, R. Kelly and Chanté Moore
100. Music - Erick Sermon and Marvin Gaye
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Takeover - Jay-Z
102. Hash Pipe - Weezer
103. Is This It - The Strokes
104. Plug-In Baby - Muse
105. The Trees - Pulp
106. Has It Come to This - The Streets
107. Silver Screen, Shower Scene - Felix Da Housecat
108. Take Me to Broadway - Gonzales
109. Stop Your Cryin' - Spiritualized
110. Poor Leno - Röyksopp
111. Shining Light - Ash
112. 21 Seconds - So Solid Crew
113. Ugly - Bubba Sparxxx
114. Radio No. 1 - Air (feat. Jason Falkner)
115. 2 Rights Make 1 Wrong - Mogwai
116. Everything Hits at Once - Spoon
117. La Cienega Just Smiled - Ryan Adams
118. Standing Still - Jewel
119. Jenny and the Ess-Dog - Stephen Malkmus
120. Harvest - Opeth
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2001
Lew's choice -
An unheralded great record from 2001

* Strange Condition - Pete Yorn

Brett's choice -
* The Only People In The World - The Lolas

Adam's choice -
* St. Patrick's Day - John Mayer

Ryan's choice -
* Eighties Fan - Camera Obscura

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Last Updated: 2012-06-12

Criteria: These records were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.

Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release). Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.