100 Greatest Songs From 2009

  1. I Gotta Feelin' - Black Eyed Peas
  2. Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
  3. Empire State of Mind - Jay Z (feat. Alicia Keys)
  4. My Girls - Animal Collective
  5. While You Wait for the Others - Grizzly Bear
  6. Sexy Bitch - David Guetta (feat. Akon)
  7. 1901 - Phoenix
  8. Right Round - Flo Rida and Ke$ha
  9. New Divide - Linkin Park
10. Know Your Enemy - Green Day
11. Two Weeks - Grizzly Bear
12. Stillness Is the Move - Dirty Projectors
13. Zero - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
14. Daniel - Bat for Lashes
15. Lisztomania - Phoenix
16. Knock You Down - Keri Hilson, Kanye West and Ne-Yo
17. Crystalised - The XX
18. Run This Town - Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West
19. Exhibit C - Jay Electronica
20. Telephone - Lady Gaga (feat. Beyoncé)
21. Bonkers - Dizzee Rascal
22. Domino - The Big Pink
23. You Found Me - The Fray
24. Crack A Bottle - Eminem, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent
25. Bulletproof - La Roux
26. Hey, Soul Sister - Train
27. In For The Kill - La Roux
28. Hyph Mngo - Joy Orbison
29. Young Hearts Spark Fire - Japandroids
30. Summertime Clothes - Animal Collective
31. Walkabout - Atlas Sound (feat. Noah Lennox)
32. Tik Tok - Ke$ha
33. In My Head - Jason Derülo
34. Heavy Cross - Gossip
35. Brother Sport - Animal Collective
36. I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) - Pitbull
37. Best I Ever Had - Drake
38. Bedrock - Young Money
39. I'mma Be - Black Eyed Peas
40. Sea Within a Sea - The Horrors
41. Islands - The XX
42. Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
43. Down - Jay Sean featuring Lil Wayne
44. Die Slow - HEALTH
45. Birthday Sex - Jeremih
46. Rude Boy - Rihanna
47. Let's Go Surfing - The Drums
48. The Fear - Lily Allen
49. Warm Heart of Africa - The Very Best
50. Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson and Lil Wayne
51. Heads Will Roll - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
52. Surf Solar - Fuck Buttons
53. Animal - Mike Snow
54. Young Adult Friction - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
55. Obsessed - Mariah Carey
56. Fire Burning - Sean Kingston
57. Blood Bank - Bon Iver
58. The Reeling - Passion Pit
59. Digidesign - Joker
60. Hotel Room Service - Pitbull
61. Velvet - The Big Pink
62. 11th Dimension - Julian Casablancas
63. Raindrops - Basement Jaxx
64. This Tornado Loves You - Neko Case
65. French Navy - Camera Obscura
66. Knotty Pine - Dirty Projectors and David Byrne
67. Cornerstone - Arctic Monkeys
68. When I Grow Up - Fever Ray
69. Fireflies - Owl City
70. Ready, Able - Grizzly Bear
71. Papillon - Editors
72. Moth - Burial
73. Two - Antlers
74. People Got a Lotta Nerve - Neko Case
75. Sugar - Flo Rida and Wynter Gordon
76. Shine Blockas - Big Boi (feat. Gucci Mane)
77. Replay - Iyaz
78. Alejandro - Lady Gaga
79. I and Love and You - The Avett Brothers
80. Never Come Down (The Brownie Song) - CunninLynguists
81. Love Etc. - Pet Shop Boys
82. Whatcha Say - Jason DeRulo
83. Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home) - Usher
84. No Surprise - Daughtry
85. Break Up - Mario, Gucci Mane and Sean Garrett
86. Do You Remember - Jay Sean (feat. Sean Paul & Lil Jon)
87. Throw It in the Bag - Fabolous and The-Dream
88. Say Aah - Trey Songz (feat. Fabulous)
89. She Wolf - Shakira
90. Love Drunk - Boys Like Girls
91. I Love College - Asher Roth
92. Young Forever - Jay-Z (feat. Mr. Hudson)
93. Carry Out - Timbaland (feat. Justin Timberlake)
94. 21 Guns - Green Day
95. How Low - Ludacris
96. Meet Me Halfway - Black Eyed Peas
97. All The Right Moves - OneRepublic
98. According To You - Orianthi
99. Forever - Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem
100. Pretty Wings - Maxwell
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Who Can Say - Horrors
102. Party in the U.S.A. - Miley Cyrus
103. Rock That Body - Black Eyed Peas
104. Good Girls Go Bad - Cobra Starship and Leighton Meester
105. Breakeven - The Script
106. Hard - Rihanna
107. Secrets - OneRepublic
108. Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready) - Alicia Keys
109. Sweet Dreams - Beyoncé
110. Break Your Heart - Taio Cruz
111. Whataya Want From Me - Adam Lambert
112. Never Say Never - The Fray
113. How You Like Me Now? - The Heavy
114. Tie Me Down - New Boyz
115. Feel It All Around - Washed Out
116. Every Girl - Young Money
117. Her Diamonds - Rob Thomas
118. Oblivion - Mastodon
119. Two Is Better Than One - Boys Like Girls (feat. Taylor Swift)
120. Fire - Kasabian
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2009
Bruce's choice -
An unheralded great record from 2009

* Right Here In My Arms - Ray Collins

Lew's choice -
* You - Collective Soul

Adam's choice -
* They Don't Want Me - Electric Wire Hustle

Brett's choice -
* Let Your Loved One Sleep - Dennis Diken with Bell Sound

Ryan's choice -
* There are Listed Buildings - Los Campesinos!

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Last Updated: 2013-08-13

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.