100 Greatest Songs From 2006

Criteria: These songs from the year 2006 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.

Gnarls Barkley - Crazy single cover
Amy Winehouse - Rehab single cover
Justin Timberlake - SexyBack single cover
T.I. - What You Know single cover
Beyoncé - Irreplaceble single cover
Justin Timberlake - My Love single cover
Shakira  - Hips Don't Lie single cover
Muse - Starlight single cover
1 Crazy Gnarls Barkley
2 Rehab Amy Winehouse
3 SexyBack Justin Timberlake
4 What You Know T.I.
5 Irreplaceble Beyoncé
6 My Love Justin Timberlake (feat. T.I.)
7 Hips Don't Lie Shakira (feat. Wyclef Jean)
8 Starlight Muse
9 Young Folks Peter Bjorn & John
10 Dani California Red Hot Chili Peppers
11 When You Were Young The Killers
12 Supermassive Black Hole Muse
13 Say It Right Nelly Furtado
14 Smile Lily Allen
15 Chasing Cars Snow Patrol
16 Steady As She Goes The Raconteurs
17 Ain't No Other Man Christina Aguilera
18 Promiscuous Nelly Furtado (feat. Timbaland)
19 What Goes Around......Comes Around Justin Timberlake
20 Hey There Delilah Plain White T's
21 Wolf Like Me TV On the Radio
22 White & Nerdy "Weird Al" Yankovic
23 View From The Afternoon Arctic Monkeys
24 Snow (Hey Oh) Red Hot Chili Peppers
25 Over And Over Hot Chip
26 S.O.S. Rihanna
27 The Sweet Escape Gwen Stefani (feat. Akon)
28 Big Girls Don't Cry Fergie
29 And I Was A Boy From School Hot Chip
30 We Are Your Friends Justice Vs. Simianu
31 I Wanna Love You Akon (feat. Snoop Dogg)
32 Smack That Akon (feat. Eminem)
33 Glamorous Fergie (feat. Ludacris)
34 Don't Matter Akon
35 The Funeral Band of Horses
36 Bro's Panda Bear
37 Standing In The Way Of Control The Gossip
38 Welcome To The Black Parade My Chemical Romance
39 It's Not Over Daughtry
40 So Sick Ne-Yo
41 Me & U Cassie
42 In The Morning Junior Boys
43 It's Goin' Down Yung Joc
44 Fergalicious Fergie (feat.
45 Silent Shout The Knife
46 Unfaithful Rihanna
47 London Bridge Fergie
48 U + Ur Hand Pink
49 Maneater Nelly Furtado
50 Runaway Love Ludacris (feat. Mary J. Blige)
51 Lloyd, I'm Ready To Be Heartbroken Camera Obscura
52 Snap Yo Fingers Lil Jon, E-40 and Sean Paul
53 Pull Shapes The Pipettes
54 Home Daughtry
55 Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It Dem Franchize Boyz
56 A Certain Romance Arctic Monkeys
57 We Fly High Jim Jones
58 Walk It Out Unk
59 The Greatest Cat Power
60 Money Maker Ludacris and Pharrell
61 Bossy Kelis and Too Short
62 Summer Love Justin Timberlake
63 We Share Our Mother's Health The Knife
64 Postcards From Italy Beirut
65 Pop, Lock & Drop It Huey
66 Ms. New Booty Bubba Sparxxx and Ying Yang Twins
67 Waiting On The World To Change John Mayer
68 Last Night Diddy (feat. Keyshia Cole)
69 Not Ready To Make Nice Dixie Chicks
70 Make It Rain Fat Joe (feat. Lil Wayne)
71 Running The World Jarvis Cocker
72 Knife Grizzly Bear
73 Ice Box Omarion (feat. Timbaland)
74 Lost Without U Robin Thicke
75 Sexy Love Ne-Yo
76 U and Dat E-40, T-Pain and Kandi Girl
77 Face Down The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
78 Kick Push Lupe Fiasco
79 I Don't Feel Like Dancin' Scissor Sisters
80 Shortie Like Mine Bow Wow (feat. Chris Brown and Johntá Austin)
81 Keep Holding On Avril Lavigne
82 Who Knew Pink
83 Intervention Arcade Fire
84 Roscoe Midlake
85 Déjà Vu Beyoncé and Jay-Z
86 Shoulder Lean Young Dro and T.I.
87 Long Distance Call Phoenix
88 Stuck Between Stations The Hold Steady
89 Go Getta Young Jeezy (feat. R. Kelly)
90 LoveStoned Justin Timberlake
91 That's That Snoop Dogg (feat. R. Kelly)
92 Stupid Girls Pink
93 Knights Of Cydonia Muse
94 Won't Do J Dilla
95 So What Field Mob and Ciara
96 Touch It Busta Rhymes
97 Hate Me Blue October
98 Wind It Up Gwen Stefani
99 When The Sun Goes Down Arctic Monkeys
100 Back To Black Amy Winehouse
20 more worth mentioning.
101 Fidelity Regina Spektor
102 Incinerate Sonic Youth
103 Blood On My Hands Shackleton
104 Black Sweat Prince
105 Gold Lion Yeah Yeah Yeahs
106 Wamp Wamp (What It Do) Clipse with Slim Thug
107 Ghetto Story Cham (feat. Akon)
108 Country Girl Primal Scream
109 Ring The Alarm Beyoncé
110 You Only Live Once The Strokes
111 Pop The Glock Uffie
112 Cheated Hearts Yeah Yeah Yeahs
113 World Wide Suicide Pearl Jam
114 Hustlin' Rick Ross
115 Remmidemmi (Yippie Yippie Yeah) Deichkind
116 LDN Lily Allen
117 Get Myself Into It The Rapture
118 Falling Slowly The Swell Season
119 Bird Flu M.I.A.
120 Das Zelt Jeans Team
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2006
Bruce's Choice - An unheralded great record from 2006
* Chelsea Dagger Fratellis
Lew's Choice:
* On An Island David Gilmour
Brett's Choice:
* Somerville Pernice Brothers
Ryan's Choice:
* Please Visit Your National Parks Oxford Collapse

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