100 Greatest Songs From 2008

Criteria: These songs from the year 2008 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.

Single Ladies - single cover
Viva la Vida single cover
Just Dance single cover
Poker Face single cover
I Kissed a Girl single cover
I'm Yours single cover
Hot N' Cold single cover
Sex On Fire single cover
1 Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) Beyoncé
2 Viva la Vida Coldplay
3 Just Dance Lady Gaga and Colby O'Donis
4 Poker Face Lady Gaga
5 I Kissed A Girl Katy Perry
6 I'm Yours Jason Mraz
7 Hot N' Cold Katy Perry
8 Sex On Fire Kings of Leon
9 Use Somebody Kings of Leon
10 Disturbia Rihanna
11 Live Your Life T.I. (feat. Rihanna)
12 Love In This Club Usher (feat. Young Jeezy)
13 A Milli Lil Wayne
14 If I Were A Boy Beyoncé
15 Blind Hercules and Love Affair
16 Heartless Kanye West
17 Pork And Beans Weezer
18 Whatever You Like T.I.
19 White Winter Hymnal Fleet Foxes
20 Machine Gun Portishead
21 Lollipop Lil Wayne featuring Static Major
22 The Rip Portishead
23 L.E.S. Artistes Santogold
24 Ready For The Floor Hot Chip
25 So What Pink
26 Forever Chris Brown
27 Gives You Hell The All-American Rejects
28 Township Funk DJ Mujava
29 Lust For Life Girls
30 Dead And Gone T.I. and Justin Timberlake
31 Take A Bow Rihanna
32 Day 'n' Nite Kid Cudi
33 American Boy Estelle (feat. Kanye West)
34 Kim & Jessie M83
35 Sexy Can I Ray J (feat. Yung Berg)
36 Blame It (On The Alcohol) Jamie Foxx and T-Pain
37 Let It Rock Kevin Rudolf and Lil Wayne
38 Walking On A Dream Empire of the Sun
39 Pocketful Of Sunshine Natasha Bedingfield
40 Kiss Me Thru The Phone Soulja Boy Tell 'Em and Sammie
41 Touch My Body Mariah Carey
42 4 Minutes Madonna and Justin Timberlake
43 Nothing Ever Happened Deerhunter
44 House Jam Gang Gang Dance
45 Closer Ne-Yo
46 Halo Beyoncé
47 Love Lockdown Kanye West
48 Mercy Duffy
49 Womanizer Britney Spears
50 Second Chance Shinedown
51 Leavin' Jesse McCartney
52 I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance Black Kids
53 Paparazi Lady Gaga
54 Little Lion Man Mumford & Sons
55 Miss Independent Ne-Yo
56 Dangerous Kardinal Offishall (feat. Akon)
57 Don't Trust Me 3OH!3
58 Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!! Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
59 Lovegame Lady Gaga
60 Waking Up In Vegas Katy Perry
61 Sober Pink
62 Sabali Amadou & Mariam
63 Got Money Lil Wayne (feat. T-Pain)
64 Mad Ne-Yo
65 Bust It Baby Pt. 2 Plies (feat. Ne-Yo)
66 Can't Believe It T-Pain (feat. Lil Wayne)
67 When I Grow Up Pussycat Dolls
68 Two Doors Down Mystery Jets
69 Human The Killers
70 I Hate This Part Pussycat Dolls
71 Please Don't Leave Me Pink
72 It's Not My Time 3 Doors Down
73 Beautiful Akon, Colby O'Donis and Kardinal Offishall
74 Graveyard Girl M83
75 Right Now (Na Na Na) Akon
76 In The Ayer Flo Rida (feat.
77 Out There On The Ice Cut Copy
78 Get Like Me David Banner (feat. Chris Brown)
79 Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body) Three 6 Mafia
80 Diva Beyoncé
81 How Do You Sleep? Jesse McCartney and Ludacris
82 Geraldine Glasvegas
83 Golden Age TV on the Radio
84 My Life The Game (feat. Lil Wayne)
85 Mrs. Officer Lil Wayne (feat. Bobby Valentino)
86 Turn My Swag On Soulja Boy Tell 'Em
87 Green Light John Legend and André 3000
88 Agoraphobia Deerhunter
89 Wearing My Rolex Wiley
90 Mykonos Fleet Foxes
91 Great DJ The Ting Tings
92 Chasing Pavements Adele
93 Swagga Like Us Jay-Z & T.I.
94 Hellhole Ratrace Girls
95 Soul On Fire Spiritualized
96 Hercules Theme Hercules And Love Affair
97 One Day Like This Elbow
98 The Age Of The Understatement The Last Shadow Puppets
99 Heartbreaker Metronomy
100 Which Song Max Tundra
20 more worth mentioning.
101 Sleepyhead Passion Pit
102 Stuck On Repeat Little Boots
103 Water Curses Animal Collective
104 Gobbledigook Sigur Rós
105 Strange Overtones David Byrne & Brian Eno
106 The Healer Erykah Badu
107 Put On Young Jeezy (feat. Kanye West)
108 Lights Out Santogold
109 Standing Next To Me The Last Shadow Puppets
110 Collapsing At Your Doorstep Air France
111 I Will Posess Your Heart Death Cab for Cutie
112 If I Had A Heart Fever Ray
113 In The New Year The Walkmen
114 Lights & Music Cut Copy
115 Bruises Chairlift
116 Dog Days Are Over Florence + The Machine
117 Warwick Avenue Duffy
118 Dance Wiv Me Dizzee Rascal (feat. Calvin Harris)
119 Run To Your Grave The Mae Shi
120 Eraser No Age
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2008
Lew's Choice - An unheralded great record from 2008
* Shattered (Turn The Car Around) O.A.R.
Brett's Choice:
* Daytime Emmy Town & Country
Ryan's Choice:
* Ghosts Laura Marling

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