100 Greatest Songs From 2001

Criteria: These songs from the year 2001 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.

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
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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