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Ben’s Top 200 Songs of the 2000’s Countdown Part 5: 120-101

A while ago, I took on the massive task of compiling a ranking of the top 200 songs of the 90’s and 2000’s decades.

For a full disclaimer/explanation of how this countdown was created, please read this:


Here are links to the other installments:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Part 9

Part 10

120. Alicia Keys – If I Ain’t Got You

Year: 2004

Album: The Diary of Alicia Keys

“If I Ain’t Got You” sat atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for six weeks and won a Grammy for  Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.



119. Breaking Benjamin – The Diary of Jane

Year: 2006

Album:  Phobia

“The Diary of Jane” gained a massive amount of radio play throughout the United States and was added at the place of #1 under three rock charts.



118. Simple Plan – I’d Do Anything

Year: 2002

Album: No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls

“I’d Do Anything” was featured in “Buzz Cuts,” a compilation of the 30 best alternative rock songs.


117.  Story of the Year – Until The Day I Die

Year: 2003

Album: Page Avenue

Story of the Year’s most popular single peaked at #12.


116. Jet – Are You Gonna Be My Girl

Year: 2003

Album: Get Born

Jet’s hit reached #3 on the U.S. Hot Modern Rock Tracks



115. Crazy Town – Butterfly

Year: 2000

Album: The Gift of Game

“Butterfly” reached number-one in 15 countries, including the USA.



114.  Our Lady Peace – Innocent

Year: 2002

Album: Gravity

“Innocent” became a top 20 modern rock hit for Our Lady Peace.



113.  System Of A Down – Chop Suey!

Year: 2001

Album: Toxicity

On the Modern Rock Tracks, “Chop Suey!” peaked at No. 7, becoming the band’s first top ten single.



112. SR-71 – Right Now

Year: 2000

Album: Now You See Inside

“Right Now” remained in the top 10 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart for 11 consecutive weeks.



111.  Panic! At The Disco – I Write Sins Not Tragedies

Year: 2006

Album: A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out

This is Panic’s biggest hit, reaching #7 on the United States Billboard Hot 100



110.  Blink 182 – First Date

Year: 2001

Album: Take Off Your Pants and Jacket

“First Date” peaked high at number six on Billboard‘s Modern Rock Tracks chart.



109. The Click Five – Just The Girl

Year: 2005

Album: Greetings from Imrie House

“Just the Girl” reached the top 10 of the U.S. Billboard Pop 100 in 2005.



108. Dr. Dre feat. Eminem – Forgot About Dre

Year: 2000

Album:  2001

The song addresses Dre’s critics in a defiant manner, as Dre announces his return to the hip-hop scene and reminds listeners of his significant influence on the genre. “Forgot About Dre” won Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group at the 2001 Grammy Awards.



107.  The Postal Service – Such Great Heights 

Year: 2003

Album: Give Up

“Such Great Heights” ranked #27 onRolling Stone‘s 100 Best Songs of the Decade list.


106. Paramore: Misery Business

Year: 2007

Album: Riot!

Paramore’s breakaway hit was featured in many video games including  Saints Row 2NHL 08Guitar Hero World TourLips, and Rock Band 3.



105.  Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On

Year: 2006

Album: Corinne Bailey Rae

“Put Your Records On” was a nominee at the 2007 Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.



104. Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Follow You Into The Dark

Year: 2006

Album: Plans

“I Will Follow You Into The Dark” was nominated for the 2007 Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals



103. Cascada – Everytime We Touch

Year: 2005

Album: Everytime We Touch

“Everytime We Touch” peaked in the number one position in Ireland and Sweden while attaining top five chart positions in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. In the USA, it reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.



102. Good Charlotte – Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

Year: 2002

Album:  The Young and the Hopeless

“Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” marked Good Charlotte’s first entry into the top 20 in the USA. It also won the “Viewer’s Choice Award” at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2003.



101.  The Offspring – Want You Bad

Year: 2000

Album: Conspiracy of One

“Want You Bad” continued The Offspring’s success as another top 10  US Hot Modern Rock Track hit.



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