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100 Greatest Songs From 2001

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.
Edited By:
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.
No.
Song
Artist

Last Nite single cover
Get Ur Freak On single cover
Fallin' single cover
Fell in Love with a Girl single cover
Can't Get You Out of My Head single cover
Family Affair single cover
How You Remind Me single cover
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger single cover
Survivor single cover
Izzo single cover
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
Adam's Choice:
*
St. Patrick's Day
John Mayer
Brett's Choice:
*
The Only People In The World
The Lolas
Ryan's Choice:
*
Eighties Fan
Camera Obscura





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