100 Greatest Songs From 2005

Criteria: These songs from the year 2005 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.

Feel Good Inc. single cover
Gold Digger single cover
I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor single cover
1 Thing single cover
We Belong Together single cover
Hate It or Love It single cover
Speed of Sound single cover
Stay Fly single cover
1 Feel Good Inc. Gorillaz
2 Gold Digger Kanye West (feat. Jamie Foxx)
3 I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor Arctic Monkeys
4 1 Thing Amerie
5 We Belong Together Mariah Carey
6 Hate It Or Love It The Game (feat. 50 Cent)
7 Speed Of Sound Coldplay
8 Stay Fly Three 6 Mafia
9 Do You Want To Franz Ferdinand
10 Check On It Beyoncé (feat. Slim Thug)
11 My Doorbell The White Stripes
12 Hoppípolla Sigur Rós
13 La Rock 01 Vitalic
14 Diamonds From Serra Leone Kanye West
15 Chicago Sufjan Stevens
16 Technologic Daft Punk
17 Bad Day Daniel Powter
18 Temperature Sean Paul
19 Hung Up Madonna
20 Hope There's Someone Antony and The Johnsons
21 Don't Cha The Pussycat Dolls (feat. Busta Rhymes)
22 Candy Shop 50 Cent (feat. Olivia)
23 Ridin' Chamillionaire and Krayzie Bone
24 Let's Make Love And Listen To Death From Above CSS
25 Be Mine Robyn
26 You And Me Lifehouse
27 Run It! Chris Brown and Juelz Santana
28 Be Withounellyt You Mary J. Blige
29 Grillz Nelly, Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp
30 I Feel Space Lindstrøm
31 Daft Punk Is Playing At My House LCD Soundsystem
32 Over My Head (Cable Car) The Fray
33 Just A Lil Bit 50 Cent
34 Don't Phunk With My Heart The Black Eyed Peas
35 Lose Control Missy Elliott (feat. Ciara & Fat Man Scoop)
36 Apply Some Pressure Maxïmo Park
37 DARE Gorillaz
38 Shake It Off Mariah Carey
39 Buttons Pussycat Dolls and Snoop Dogg
40 Pon de Replay Rihanna
41 My Humps The Black Eyed Peas
42 Beverly Hills Weezer
43 I Write Sins Not Tragedies Panic! at the Disco
44 Welcome To Jamrock Damian Marley
45 Destroy Everything You Touch Ladytron
46 Move Along The All-American Rejects
47 Lonely No More Rob Thomas
48 Photograph Nickelback
49 Mr. November The National
50 Fuck Forever Babyshambles
51 Sugar, We're Goin Down Fall Out Boy
52 How To Save A Life The Fray
53 Best Of You Foo Fighters
54 I Turn My Camera On Spoon
55 Galvanize The Chemical Brothers
56 Switch Will Smith
57 Let Me Hold You Bow Wow (feat. Omarion)
58 Lips Of An Angel Hinder
59 Like You Bow Wow (feat. Ciara)
60 Everytime We Touch Cascada
61 Obsession (No Es Amor) Frankie J (feat. Baby Bash)
62 Dance, Dance Fall Out Boy
63 Trains to Brazil Guillemots
64 Bucky Done Gun M.I.A.
65 (When You Gonna) Give It Up to Me Sean Paul and Keyshia Cole
66 Let Me Go 3 Doors Down
67 Stickwitu Pussycat Dolls
68 Casimir Pulaski Day Sufjan Stevens
69 Biology Girls Aloud
70 I'm 'n Luv (Wit a Stripper) T-Pain and Mike Jones
71 Grind With Me Pretty Ricky
72 Soul Survivor Young Jeezy (feat. Akon)
73 Yo (Excuse Me Miss) Chris Brown
74 John Wayne Gacy, Jr. Sufjan Stevens
75 Where'd You Go Fort Minor, Holly Brook and Jonah Matranga
76 Laffy Taffy D4L
77 Tribulations LCD Soundsystem
78 Grass Animal Collective
79 Slow Down Bobby Valentino
80 Trapped In The Closet (Chapter 1 of 5) R. Kelly
81 Ooh La La Goldfrapp
82 Dirty Little Secret The All-American Rejects
83 Savin' Me Nickelback
84 B.Y.O.B. System of a Down
85 Waters of Nazareth Justice
86 Don't Forget About Us Mariah Carey
87 Shake That Eminem and Nate Dogg
88 Wait (The Whisper Song) Ying Yang Twins
89 We Be Burnin' Sean Paul
90 Can I Have It Like That Pharrell Williams (feat. Gwen Stefani)
91 Fix You Coldplay
92 It's Like That Mariah Carey
93 Gimme That Chris Brown and Lil Wayne
94 Outta Control 50 Cent (feat. Mobb Deep)
95 Don't Lie The Black Eyed Peas
96 Pump It The Black Eyed Peas
97 Just The Girl The Click Five
98 When I'm Gone Eminem
99 Who Says You Can't Go Home Bon Jovi and Jennifer Nettles
100 Black and White Town Doves
20 more worth mentioning.
101 Fake Palindromes Andrew Bird
102 16 Military Wives The Decemberists
103 Hard To Beat Hard-Fi
104 Don't Save Us From The Flames M83
105 Push The Button Sugababes
106 Munich Editors
107 We Are Nowhere And It's Now Bright Eyes
108 Juicebox The Strokes
109 Blue Orchid The White Stripes
110 Oh My Gosh Basement Jaxx
111 Fake Tales Of San Francisco Arctic Monkeys
112 Dirty Harry Gorillaz
113 The Corner Common
114 Precious Depeche Mode
115 Jumpers Sleater-Kinney
116 Emily Kane Art Brut
117 In The Morning The Coral
118 Shine A Light Wolf Parade
119 Forever Lost The Magic Numbers
120 7/4 (Shoreline) Broken Social Scene
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2005
Lew's Choice: An unheralded great record from 2005
* Spark Over the Rhine
Brett's Choice:
* All Will Be Well Gabe Dixon Band
Adam's Choice:
* Since When CunninLynguists
Ryan's Choice:
* Dance Me In Sons and Daughters

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