U2, Rihanna, Amy Winehouse, Foo Fighters fill out VH1's '100 Greatest Songs of the '00s': An EW Exclusive! | EW.com

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U2, Rihanna, Amy Winehouse, Foo Fighters fill out VH1's '100 Greatest Songs of the '00s': An EW Exclusive!

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While nobody seems to know exactly what to call the first decade of the 21st century (we refuse to say “the aughts” out of an unwillingness to sound like Grandpa Simpson), but it’s certainly safe to start collecting and collating 10 years’ worth of culture.

That’s exactly what VH1 is up to with their 100 Greatest Songs of the ’00s special, which counts down the finest tunes the post-Y2K era had to offer.

Last week, we pulled the curtain back on the first 11 songs on the list, and now we can exclusively reveal the full 100 (headed up by Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love,” which is basically inarguable). Follow the jump for the complete list.

1.Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z, “Crazy in Love”

2.OutKast, “Hey Ya!”

3.Lady Gaga, “Poker Face”

4.Eminem, “Lose Yourself”

5.Kelly Clarkson, “Since U Been Gone”

6.Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx, “Gold Digger”

7.Justin Timberlake featuring Timbaland, “SexyBack”

8.Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind”

9.Mariah Carey, “We Belong Together”

10.50 Cent, “In Da Club”

11.Rihanna featuring Jay-Z, “Umbrella”

12.Black Eyed Peas, “I Gotta Feeling”

13.Green Day, “American Idiot”

14.Gnarls Barkley, “Crazy”

15.U2 , “Beautiful Day”

16.Beyoncé, “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”

17.Coldplay, “Clocks”

18.Christina Aguilera, “Beautiful”

19.Destiny’s Child, “Bootylicious”

20.Britney Spears, “Toxic”

21.Jay-Z , “99 Problems”

22.Alicia Keys, “Fallin’”

23.P!nk, “Get the Party Started”

24.Missy Elliott, “Get Ur Freak On”

25.Nelly, “Hot in Here”

26.The White Stripes, “Seven Nation Army”

27.Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris, “Yeah!”

28.Madonna, “Music”

29.Foo Fighters, “The Best of You”

30.Gwen Stefani, “Hollaback Girl”

31.Amy Winehouse, “Rehab”

32.Maroon 5, “This Love”

33.Johnny Cash, “Hurt “

34.Janet Jackson, “All For You”

35.John Mayer, “Daughters”

36.*NSYNC, “Bye Bye Bye”

37.Britney Spears, “Oops!…I Did It Again”

38.Miley Cyrus, “Party in the U.S.A.”

39.Adele, “Chasing Pavements “

40.Fall Out Boy, “Sugar, We’re Going Down”

41.R. Kelly, “Trapped in the Closet”

42.Train, “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)”

43.Katy Perry, “I Kissed a Girl”

44.Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Californication”

45.Eve featuring Gwen Stefani, “Let Me Blow Ya Mind”

46.Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow, “Picture”

47.Christina, Lil’ Kim, Mya, Pink, “Lady Marmalade”

48.Kings of Leon, “Sex On Fire”

49.Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance”

50.Taylor Swift, “You Belong With Me”

51.Natasha Bedingfield, “Pocketful of Sunshine”

52.Shakira feautring Wyclef, “Hips Don’t Lie”

53.Blink-182, “All the Small Things “

54.Norah Jones, “Don’t Know Why”

55.The Killers, “Mr. Brightside”

56.DMX, “Party Up (Up In Here)”

57.Mary J. Blige, “Family Affair”

58.Jason Mraz, “I’m Yours”

59.Justin Timberlake, “Cry Me a River”

60.Ke$ha, “Tik Tok”

61.Kelis, “Milkshake”

62.Avril Lavigne, “Complicated”

63.Andrew W.K., “Party Hard”

64.Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule, “I’m Real (Murder Remix)”

65.Aaliyah, “Try Again”

66.Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell, “Drop It Like It’s Hot”

67.Leona Lewis, “Bleeding Love”

68.Ludacris featuring Shawnna, “Stand Up”

69.Evanescence, “Bring Me to Life”

70.Chris Brown featuring Juelz Santana, “Run It!”

71.Colbie Caillat, “Bubbly”

72.Jet, “Are You Gonna Be My Girl”

73.Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland, “Promiscuous”

74.Chamillionaire featuring Krayzie Bone, “Ridin’”

75.Gavin Degraw, “I Don’t Want to Be”

76.T.I. featuring Rihanna, “Live Your Life”

77.Nickleback, “How You Remind Me”

78.Plain White T’s, “Hey There Delilah”

79.Enrique Iglesias, “Hero”

80.Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins, “Get Low”

81.Bruce Springsteen, “The Rising”

82.Matchbox Twenty, “Unwell”

83.D’Angelo, “(Untitled) How Does It Feel”

84.Linkin Park, “In the End”

85.Macy Gray, “I Try”

86.Aerosmith, “Jaded”

87.The Darkness, “I Believe in a Thing Called Love”

88.Fountains of Wayne, “Stacy’s Mom”

89.M.I.A., “Paper Planes”

90.Mystikal, “Shake Ya Ass”

91.Creed, “With Arms Wide Open”

92.Flo Rida featuring T-Pain, “Low”

93.Ok Go, “Here It Goes Again”

94.Daughtry, “It’s Not Over”

95.James Blunt, “You’re Beautiful”

96.Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes, “Don’t Cha”

97.Shaggy, “It Wasn’t Me”

98.3 Doors Down, “Kryptonite”

99.Carrie Underwood, “Before He Cheats”

100.Sisqò, “Thong Song”

A few things jump out. First, doesn’t “Thong Song” really deserve to be higher on the list? Also, we remember “Shake Ya Ass” being a much bigger cultural phenomenon than number 90, though perhaps we here at EW are just obsessed with songs about ladies’ derrieres.

To get the full experience, you’ll have to check out the special, which premieres this Monday, October 3 at 10 PM on VH1 and continue for five nights. Pete Wentz serves as the host, with commentary from the likes of Kelly Rowland, Lil Jon, Colbie Caillat, and Train.

What do you think of those rankings? Who got undersold? Who is way too high? And what’s missing? Sound off in the comments below!

Read more on EW.com:
Vh1’s Top 100 Songs of the ’00s: Find the first 11 songs here! – An EW Exclusive
The worst songs of the ’90s named in new poll — Do you agree?


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