100 Greatest Songs From 2005

  1. Feel Good Inc. - Gorillaz
  2. Gold Digger - Kanye West (feat. Jamie Foxx)
  3. I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
  4. 1 Thing - Amerie
  5. We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
  6. Hate It Or Love It - The Game (feat. 50 Cent)
  7. Speed Of Sound - Coldplay
  8. Stay Fly - Three 6 Mafia
  9. Do You Want To - Franz Ferdinand
10. Check On It - Beyoncé (feat. Slim Thug)
11. My Doorbell - The White Stripes
12. Hoppípolla - Sigur Rós
13. La Rock 01 - Vitalic
14. Diamonds from Serra Leone - Kanye West
15. Chicago - Sufjan Stevens
16. Technologic - Daft Punk
17. Bad Day - Daniel Powter
18. Temperature - Sean Paul
19. Hung Up - Madonna
20. Hope There's Someone - Antony and The Johnsons
21. Don't Cha - The Pussycat Dolls (feat. Busta Rhymes)
22. Candy Shop - 50 Cent (feat. Olivia)
23. Ridin' - Chamillionaire and Krayzie Bone
24. Let's Make Love And Listen To Death From Above - CSS
25. Be Mine - Robyn
26. You and Me - Lifehouse
27. Run It! - Chris Brown and Juelz Santana
28. Be Withounellyt You - Mary J. Blige
29. Grillz - Nelly, Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp
30. I Feel Space - Lindstrøm
31. Daft Punk Is Playing at My House - LCD Soundsystem
32. Over My Head (Cable Car) - The Fray
33. Just a Lil Bit - 50 Cent
34. Don't Phunk With My Heart - The Black Eyed Peas
35. Lose Control - Missy Elliott (feat. Ciara & Fat Man Scoop)
36. Apply Some Pressure - Maxïmo Park
37. DARE - Gorillaz
38. Shake It Off - Mariah Carey
39. Buttons - Pussycat Dolls and Snoop Dogg
40. Pon de Replay - Rihanna
41. My Humps - The Black Eyed Peas
42. Beverly Hills - Weezer
43. I Write Sins Not Tragedies - Panic! at the Disco
44. Welcome to Jamrock - Damian Marley
45. Destroy Everything You Touch - Ladytron
46. Move Along - The All-American Rejects
47. Lonely No More - Rob Thomas
48. Photograph - Nickelback
49. Mr. November - The National
50. Fuck Forever - Babyshambles
51. Sugar, We're Goin Down - Fall Out Boy
52. How to Save a Life - The Fray
53. Best of You - Foo Fighters
54. I Turn My Camera On - Spoon
55. Galvanize - The Chemical Brothers
56. Switch - Will Smith
57. Let Me Hold You - Bow Wow (feat. Omarion)
58. Lips of an Angel - Hinder
59. Like You - Bow Wow (feat. Ciara)
60. Everytime We Touch - Cascada
61. Obsession (No Es Amor) - Frankie J Featuring Baby Bash
62. Dance, Dance - Fall Out Boy
63. Trains to Brazil - Guillemots
64. Bucky Done Gun - M.I.A.
65. (When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me - Sean Paul and Keyshia Cole
66. Let Me Go - 3 Doors Down
67. Stickwitu - Pussycat Dolls
68. Casimir Pulaski Day - Sufjan Stevens
69. Biology - Girls Aloud
70. I'm 'n Luv (Wit a Stripper) - T-Pain and Mike Jones
71. Grind With Me - Pretty Ricky
72. Soul Survivor - Young Jeezy (feat. Akon)
73. Yo (Excuse Me Miss) - Chris Brown
74. John Wayne Gacy, Jr. - Sufjan Stevens
75. Where'd You Go - Fort Minor, Holly Brook and Jonah Matranga
76. Laffy Taffy - D4L
77. Tribulations - LCD Soundsystem
78. Grass - Animal Collective
79. Slow Down - Bobby Valentino
80. Trapped in the Closet (Chapter 1 of 5) - R. Kelly
81. Ooh La La - Goldfrapp
82. Dirty Little Secret - The All-American Rejects
83. Savin' Me - Nickelback
84. B.Y.O.B. - System of a Down
85. Waters of Nazareth - Justice
86. Don't Forget About Us - Mariah Carey
87. Shake That - Eminem and Nate Dogg
88. Wait (The Whisper Song) - Ying Yang Twins
89. We Be Burnin' - Sean Paul
90. Can I Have It Like That - Pharrell Williams (feat. Gwen Stefani)
91. Fix You - Coldplay
92. It's Like That - Mariah Carey
93. Gimme That - Chris Brown and Lil Wayne
94. Outta Control - 50 Cent (feat. Mobb Deep)
95. Don't Lie - The Black Eyed Peas
96. Pump It - The Black Eyed Peas
97. Just the Girl - The Click Five
98. When I'm Gone - Eminem
99. Who Says You Can't Go Home - Bon Jovi and Jennifer Nettles
100. Black and White Town - Doves
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Fake Palindromes - Andrew Bird
102. 16 Military Wives - The Decemberists
103. Hard to Beat - Hard-Fi
104. Don't Save Us From the Flames - M83
105. Push the Button - Sugababes
106. Munich - Editors
107. We Are Nowhere and It's Now - Bright Eyes
108. Juicebox - The Strokes
109. Blue Orchid - The White Stripes
110. Oh My Gosh - Basement Jaxx
111. Fake Tales of San Francisco - Arctic Monkeys
112. Dirty Harry - Gorillaz
113. The Corner - Common
114. Precious - Depeche Mode
115. Jumpers - Sleater-Kinney
116. Emily Kane - Art Brut
117. In the Morning - The Coral
118. Shine a Light - Wolf Parade
119. Forever Lost - The Magic Numbers
120. 7/4 (Shoreline) - Broken Social Scene
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2005
Lew's choice -
An unheralded great record from 2005

* Lady Do or Die - Billy Idol

Brett's choice -
* All Will Be Well - Gabe Dixon Band

Adam's choice -
* Since When - CunninLynguists

Ryan's choice -
* Dance Me In - Sons and Daughters

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Last Updated: 2012-08-11

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.