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Top 100 Pop Songs 2000


90. Mariah Carey feat. Joe & 98 Degrees - "Thank God I Found You"

Mariah Carey feat. Joe & 98 Degrees - "Thank God I Found You"
Courtesy Columbia Records

This love song was inspired by Mariah Carey's boyfriend at the time Luis Miguel. When it hit #1 it marked the 11th consecutive year with a #1 hit for Mariah Carey.

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89. Smash Mouth - "Then the Morning Comes"

Smash Mouth - "Then the Morning Comes"
Courtesy Interscope

"Then the Morning Comes" was the second consecutive top 10 pop single from Smash Mouth's biggest album Astro Lounge.

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88. Vertical Horizon - "You're a God"

Vertical Horizon - Everything You Want
Courtesy RCA

Rock band Vertical Horizon emerged from the Washington DC area at the end of the 1990s. This was the band's second top 40 pop hit.

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87. Pink - "Most Girls"

Pink - "Most Girls"
Courtesy LaFace

Pink went all the way to the pop top 5 with this second single from her R&B and hip hop influenced debut album Can't Take Me Home. She did not climb higher on the pop singles chart until 2008's "So What" hit #1.

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86. Britney Spears - "Lucky"

Britney Spears - "Lucky"
Courtesy Jive Records

This second single from Britney Spears' Ooops!...I Did It Again album depicts the loneliness of the beautiful and famous.

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85. Godsmack - "Bad Religion"

Godsmack - "Bad Religion"
Courtesy Universal

Heavy rock band Godsmack climbed into the top 10 of the mainstream rock track chart with "Bad Religion." The song gained more notoriety later when it was one of the songs recommended to be pulled from radio airplay by Clear Channel Communications after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.


84. Everclear - "Wonderful"

Everclear - "Wonderful"
Courtesy Capitol

This song depicted the trajectory of a divorce as observed by a child became the first top 40 pop hit for the band Everclear and has been frequently featured in the soundtracks for TV series.

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83. Filter - "Take a Picture"

Filter - "Take a Picture"
Courtesy Warner Bros.

"Take a Picture" showed off a softer, more melodic side to the rock band Filter and became a smash top 40 pop hit.

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82. Stone Temple Pilots - "Sour Girl"

Stone Temple Pilots - "Sour Girl"
Courtesy Atlantic

Stone Temple Pilots' lead vocalist Scott Weiland wrote "Sour Girl" about his relationship with his first wife. The song became the group's highest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 reaching #78.

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81. Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Otherside"

Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Otherside"
Courtesy Warner Bros.

Red Hot Chili Peppers depicted the battles that ex-addicts have with their prior problems in this song from the album Californication. It was a #1 modern rock hit and climbed inside the pop top 40.

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