100 Greatest Songs From 1999

Criteria: These songs released in the year 1999 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.

My Name Is Eminem single cover
Smooth single cover
Scar Tissue single cover
No Scrubs single cover
Say My Name single cover
All The Small Things single cover
I Try single cover
Still D.R.E. single cover
1 My Name Is Eminem
2 Smooth Santana (feat. Rob Thomas)
3 Scar Tissue Red Hot Chili Peppers
4 No Scrubs TLC
5 Say My Name Destiny's Child
6 I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys
7 All The Small Things Blink 182
8 I Try Macy Gray
9 Still D.R.E. Dr. Dre
10 Drive Incubus
11 Forgot About Dre Dr. Dre (feat. Eminem)
12 Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers
13 All Star Smash Mouth
14 Higher Creed
15 What's My Age Again Blink 182
16 Porcelain Moby
17 Livin' la Vida Loca Ricky Martin
18 Maria Maria Santana and The Product G&B
19 Bills, Bills, Bills Destiny's Child
20 Unpretty TLC
21 Windowlicker Aphex Twin
22 Everything You Want Vertical Horizon
23 I Knew I Loved You Savage Garden
24 Red Alert Basement Jaxx
25 Every Morning Sugar Ray
26 Beautiful Stranger Madonna
27 Jumpin', Jumpin' Destiny's Child
28 Heavy Collective Soul
29 Race For The Prize The Flaming Lips
30 Hey Boy Hey Girl Chemical Brothers
31 Last Kiss Pearl Jam
32 He Wasn't Man Enough Toni Braxton
33 Where My Girls At? 702
34 If You Had My Love Jennifer Lopez
35 Thong Song Sisqo
36 Caught Out There Kelis
37 Svefn-G-Englar Sigur Rós
38 Got Your Money Ol' Dirty Bastard (feat. Kelis)
39 Back At One Brian McKnight
40 Flat Beat Mr. Oizo
41 Swastika Eyes Primal Scream
42 Thank You Dido
43 What A Girl Wants Christina Aguilera
44 Once Around The Block Badly Drawn Boy
45 Party Up (Up in Here) DMX
46 Get It On Tonite Montell Jordan
47 Fortunate Maxwell
48 Incomplete Sisqo
49 That's The Way It Is Celine Dion
50 Coffee + TV Blur
51 Someday Sugar Ray
52 Bring It All To Me Blaque
53 Hot Boyz Missy Elliott, Nas, Eve and Q-Tip
54 Wild Wild West Will Smith, Dru Hill and Kool Moe Dee
55 Deceptacon Le Tigre
56 Sing It Back Moloko
57 Heartbreaker Mariah Carey and Jay-Z
58 I Still Believe Mariah Carey
59 With Arms Wide Open Creed
60 Rendez-Vu Basement Jaxx
61 Re-Rewind (The Crowd Say Bo Selecta) The Artful Dodger
62 Mambo No. 5 Lou Bega
63 Sexx Laws Beck
64 It Feels So Good Sonique
65 Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) Christina Aguilera
66 I Turn To You Christina Aguilera
67 Never Let You Go Third Eye Blind
68 Dooms Night Azzido Da Bass
69 Thank God I Found You Mariah Carey, Joe and 98 Degrees
70 U Don't Know Me Armand Van Helden
71 14 Zero Zero Console
72 Tender Blur
73 Then The Morning Comes Smash Mouth
74 Waiting For Superman The Flaming Lips
75 You Got Me The Roots (feat. Erykah Badu)
76 Tell Me It's Real K-Ci & JoJo
77 Blue (Da Ba Dee) Eiffel 65
78 Otherside Red Hot Chili Peppers
79 Big Pimpin' Jay-Z and UGK
80 Steal My Sunshine Len
81 Guerrilla Radio Rage Against the Machine
82 The Next Episode Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg
83 Crash And Burn Savage Garden
84 Simon Says Pharoahe Monch
85 Northern Lites Super Furry Animals
86 808 Blaque
87 Desert Rose Sting and Cheb Mami
88 Xpander Sasha
89 Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? Moby
90 So Anxious Ginuwine
91 Satisfy You Puff Daddy and R. Kelly
92 Better Days (And The Bottom Drops Out) Citizen King
93 When You Believe Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey
94 Waiting For Tonight Jennifer Lopez
95 She's So High Tal Bachman
96 The Child Alex Gopher
97 Hip-Hop Dead Prez
98 I See A Darkness Bonnie "Prince" Billy
99 Guilty Conscience Eminem
100 Ms. Fat Booty Mos Def
20 more worth mentioning.
101 Knights Of The Jaguar The Aztec Mystic
102 Why Does It Always Rain On Me Travis
103 Teenage FBI Guided by Voices
104 Writing To Reach You Travis
105 Out Of Control Chemical Brothers
106 Afrika Shox Leftfield
107 Maria Blondie
108 Major Leagues Pavement
109 Big Love Pete Heller
110 Learn To Fly Foo Fighters
111 Sleep Now In The Fire Rage Against the Machine
112 Aisha Death in Vegas
113 Miss Parker Morgan
114 Happy Cycling Boards of Canada
115 Save Me Aimee Mann
116 The Jag The Micronauts
117 Via Chicago Wilco
118 Comedy Shack
119 The Bad Touch The Bloodhound Gang
120 Sweet Like Chocolate Shanks & Bigfoot
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1999
Bruce's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1999
* Jitterbop Little Leopold
Lew's Choice:
* Run Collective Soul
Adam's Choice:
* Annie Our Lady Peace
Ryan's Choice:
* Hum The Shiela Divine

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