100 Greatest Songs From 2003

Criteria: These songs from the year 2003 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.

Hey Ya! single cover
Crazy In Love single cover
Seven Nation Army single cover
Jesus Walks single cover
In Da Club single cover
99 Problems single cover
Mr. Brightside single cover
Maps single cover
1 Hey Ya! Outkast
2 Crazy In Love Beyoncé and Jay-Z
3 Seven Nation Army The White Stripes
4 Jesus Walks Kanye West
5 In Da Club 50 Cent
6 99 Problems Jay-Z
7 Mr. Brightside The Killers
8 Maps Yeah Yeah Yeahs
9 Where Is The Love Black Eyed Peas
10 Toxic Britney Spears
11 Bring Me To Life Evanescence
12 Milkshake Kelis
13 Roses OutKast
14 The Way You Move OutKast
15 Such Great Heights The Postal Service
16 12:51 The Strokes
17 Out Of Time Blur
18 I Luv U Dizzee Rascal
19 2 + 2 = 5 (The Lukewarm) Radiohead
20 Me And Giuliani Down By The Schoolyard (A True Story) !!!
21 If I Ain't Got You Alicia Keys
22 Baby Boy Beyoncé and Sean Paul
23 The Reason Hoobastank
24 Right Thurr Chingy
25 Staring At The Sun TV on the Radio
26 Fix Up, Look Sharp Dizzee Rascal
27 Slow Motion Juvenile and Soulja Slim
28 Shake Ya Tailfeather Nelly, P. Diddy and Murphy Lee
29 There There Radiohead
30 Naughty Girl Beyoncé
31 P.I.M.P. 50 Cent
32 La Ritournelle Sébastien Tellier
33 Easy Lee Ricardo Villalobos
34 21 Questions 50 Cent and Nate Dogg
35 Someday Nickelback
36 Mundian To Bach Ke / Beware Of The Boys Panjabi MC (feat. Jay-Z)
37 My Immortal Evanescence
38 You Don't Know My Name Alicia Keys
39 Frontin' Pharrell and Jay-Z
40 Magic Stick Lil' Kim and 50 Cent
41 I Believe In A Thing Called Love The Darkness
42 Dirt Off Your Shoulder Jay-Z
43 Into You Fabolous and Tamia
44 Me, Myself and I Beyoncé
45 The First Cut Is The Deepest Sheryl Crow
46 Are You Gonna Be My Girl Jet
47 Through the Wire Kanye West
48 Comfortably Numb Scissor Sisters
49 Can't Let You Go Fabolous, Lil' Mo and Mike Shorey
50 White Flag Dido
51 Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh) Lumidee
52 Don't Look Back Into The Sun The Libertines
53 One Call Away Chingy and J-Weav
54 Turn Me On Kevin Lyttle
55 Stand Up Ludacris and Shawnna
56 Damn! YoungBloodZ and Lil Jon
57 Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone? Ted Leo, Rx/Pharmacists
58 Suga Suga Baby Bash and Frankie J
59 Rock Wit U (Awww Baby) Ashanti
60 Numb Linkin Park
61 No Letting Go Wayne Wonder
62 Diary Alicia Keys and Tony! Toni! Toné!
63 All The Things She Said t.A.T.u.
64 It's My Life No Doubt
65 So Gone Monica
66 Gay Bar Electric Six
67 Splash Waterfalls Ludacris
68 Calling All Angels Train
69 Salt Shaker Ying Yang Twins, Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz
70 Pass That Dutch Missy Elliott
71 Holidae In Chingy, Ludacris and Snoop Dogg
72 Thoia Thoing R. Kelly
73 In Those Jeans Ginuwine
74 Meant To Live Switchfoot
75 Are You Happy Now? Michelle Branch
76 Walked Outta Heaven Jagged Edge
77 Fuck It (I Don't Want You Back) Eamon
78 My Love Is Like...Wo Mýa
79 Read Your Mind Avant & Snoop Dogg
80 Darts Of Pleasure Franz Ferdinand
81 One Thing Finger Eleven
82 Angel Amanda Perez
83 The Jump Off Lil' Kim and Mr. Cheeks
84 U Should've Known Better Monica
85 Intuition Jewel
86 Breaking the Habit Linkin Park
87 Gigolo Nick Cannon and R. Kelly
88 Rain On Me Ashanti
89 Big Sur The Thrills
90 I'm A Cuckoo Belle and Sebastian
91 Can't Stop, Won't Stop Young Gunz
92 Y Control Yeah Yeah Yeahs
93 Change Clothes Jay-Z
94 Don't Tell Me Avril Lavigne
95 Step in the Name of Love R. Kelly
96 Hey Mama Black Eyed Peas
97 Superman Eminem
98 Shoreline Broder Daniel
99 Inertiatic Esp The Mars Volta
100 Run Ghostface Killah feat. Jadakiss
20 more worth mentioning.
101 Trick Me Kelis
102 Maple Leaves Jens Lekman
103 Molly's Chambers Kings of Leon
104 Jessica Simpson Adam Green
105 So Says I The Shins
106 Pass It On The Coral
107 Slow Kylie Minogue
108 She Sends Kisses The Wrens
109 Reptilia The Strokes
110 No Good Advice Girls Aloud
111 Stacy's Mom Fountains of Wayne
112 Everybody's Changing Keane
113 I Don't Blame You Cat Power
114 Pretty (Ugly Before) Elliott Smith
115 Heartbeats Jóse González
116 Mad World Michael Andrews (feat. Gary Jules)
117 Cameltoe Fanny Pack
118 Come Over Aaliyah
119 Wanna Get To Know You G-Unit and Joe
120 Lost In The Plot Dears
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2003
Lew's Choice: An unheralded great record from 2003
* Your Mistake Sister Hazel
Adam's Choice:
* The Nosebleed Section Hilltop Hoods
Ryan's Choice:
* The First Single The Format

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