100 Greatest Songs From 2006

  1. Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
  2. Rehab - Amy Winehouse
  3. SexyBack - Justin Timberlake
  4. What You Know - T.I.
  5. Irreplaceble - Beyoncé
  6. My Love - Justin Timberlake (feat. T.I.)
  7. Hips Don't Lie - Shakira (feat. Wyclef Jean)
  8. Starlight - Muse
  9. Young Folks - Peter Bjorn & John
10. Dani California - Red Hot Chili Peppers
11. When You Were Young - The Killers
12. Supermassive Black Hole - Muse
13. Say It Right - Nelly Furtado
14. Smile - Lily Allen
15. Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
16. Steady as She Goes - The Raconteurs
17. Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
18. Promiscous - Nelly Furtado (feat. Timbaland)
19. What Goes Around......Comes Around - Justin Timberlake
20. Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's
21. Wolf Like Me - TV On the Radio
22. White & Nerdy - "Weird Al" Yankovic
23. View from the Afternoon - Arctic Monkeys
24. Snow (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers
25. Over and Over - Hot Chip
26. S.O.S. - Rihanna
27. The Sweet Escape - Gwen Stefani (feat. Akon)
28. Big Girls Don't Cry - Fergie
29. And I Was a Boy from School - Hot Chip
30. We Are Your Friends - Justice Vs. Simianu
31. I Wanna Love You - Akon (feat. Snoop Dogg)
32. Smack That - Akon (feat. Eminem)
33. Glamorous - Fergie (feat. Ludacris)
34. Don't Matter - Akon
35. The Funeral - Band of Horses
36. Bro's - Panda Bear
37. Standing in the Way of Control - The Gossip
38. Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
39. It's Not Over - Daughtry
40. So Sick - Ne-Yo
41. Me & U - Cassie
42. In the Morning - Junior Boys
43. It's Goin' Down - Yung Joc
44. Fergalicious - Fergie (feat. will.i.am)
45. Silent Shout - The Knife
46. Unfaithful - Rihanna
47. London Bridge - Fergie
48. U + Ur Hand - Pink
49. Maneater - Nelly Furtado
50. Runaway Love - Ludacris (feat. Mary J. Blige)
51. Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken - Camera Obscura
52. Snap Yo Fingers - Lil Jon, E-40 and Sean Paul
53. Pull Shapes - The Pipettes
54. Home - Daughtry
55. Lean wit It, Rock wit It - Dem Franchize Boyz
56. A Certain Romance - Arctic Monkeys
57. We Fly High - Jim Jones
58. Walk It Out - Unk
59. The Greatest - Cat Power
60. Money Maker - Ludacris and Pharrell
61. Bossy - Kelis and Too Short
62. Summer Love - Justin Timberlake
63. We Share Our Mother's Health - The Knife
64. Postcards from Italy - Beirut
65. Pop, Lock & Drop It - Huey
66. Ms. New Booty - Bubba Sparxxx and Ying Yang Twins
67. Waiting on the World to Change - John Mayer
68. Last Night - Diddy (feat. Keyshia Cole)
69. Not Ready to Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
70. Make It Rain - Fat Joe (feat. Lil Wayne)
71. Running the World - Jarvis Cocker
72. Knife - Grizzly Bear
73. Ice Box - Omarion (feat. Timbaland)
74. Lost Without U - Robin Thicke
75. Sexy Love - Ne-Yo
76. U and Dat - E-40, T-Pain and Kandi Girl
77. Face Down - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
78. Kick Push - Lupe Fiasco
79. I Don't Feel Like Dancin' - Scissor Sisters
80. Shortie Like Mine - Bow Wow (feat. Chris Brown and Johntá Austin)
81. Keep Holding On - Avril Lavigne
82. Who Knew - Pink
83. Intervention - Arcade Fire
84. Roscoe - Midlake
85. Déjà Vu - Beyoncé and Jay-Z
86. Shoulder Lean - Young Dro and T.I.
87. Long Distance Call - Phoenix
88. Stuck Between Stations - The Hold Steady
89. Go Getta - Young Jeezy (feat. R. Kelly)
90. LoveStoned - Justin Timberlake
91. That's That - Snoop Dogg (feat. R. Kelly)
92. Stupid Girls - Pink
93. Knights of Cydonia - Muse
94. Won't Do - J Dilla
95. So What - Field Mob and Ciara
96. Touch It - Busta Rhymes
97. Hate Me - Blue October
98. Wind It Up - Gwen Stefani
99. When the Sun Goes Down - Arctic Monkeys
100. Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Fidelity - Regina Spektor
102. Incinerate - Sonic Youth
103. Blood on My Hands - Shackleton
104. Black Sweat - Prince
105. Gold Lion - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
106. Wamp Wamp (What It Do) - Clipse with Slim Thug
107. Ghetto Story - Cham (feat. Akon)
108. Country Girl - Primal Scream
109. Ring the Alarm - Beyoncé
110. You Only Live Once - The Strokes
111. Pop the Glock - Uffie
112. Cheated Hearts - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
113. World Wide Suicide - Pearl Jam
114. Hustlin' - Rick Ross
115. Remmidemmi (Yippie Yippie Yeah) - Deichkind
116. LDN - Lily Allen
117. Get Myself Into It - The Rapture
118. Falling Slowly - The Swell Season
119. Bird Flu - M.I.A.
120. Das Zelt - Jeans Team
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2006
Bruce's choice -
An unheralded great record from 2006

* Chelsea Dagger - Fratellis

Lew's choice -
* On an Island - David Gilmour

Brett's choice -
* Somerville - Pernice Brothers

Ryan's choice -
* Please Visit Your National Parks - Oxford Collapse

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Last Updated: 2012-08-16

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.