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Top 100 Pop Songs 2000

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70. Destiny's Child - "Independent Women Pt. 1"

Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part 1
Courtesy Columbia Records

This song was initially released as the lead single for the soundtrack to the film Charlie's Angels. It was the first Destiny's Child hit to feature Michelle Williams and it went to the top of the Billboard Hot 100.

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69. Samantha Mumba - "Gotta Tell You"

Samantha Mumba - "Gotta Tell You"
Courtesy Polydor

This debut single from Irish singer Samantha Mumba hit the charts when she was only 17. It was an international smash and remains the biggest hit of her career.

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68. Jennifer Lopez - "Waiting For Tonight"

Jennifer Lopez - "Waiting for Tonight"
Courtesy Epic

Actress Jennifer Lopez followed her debut #1 hit single "If You Had My Love" with this second top 10 smash from her debut album On the 6.

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67. Celine Dion - "That's the Way It Is"

Celine Dion - "That's the Way It Is"
Courtesy Columbia Records

This was the lead single from Celine Dion's collection All the Way...a Decade of Song. Max Martin and Kristian Lundin produced the track that reached the pop top 10, topped the adult contemporary chart and also spawned a number of dance mixes.

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66. Papa Roach - "Last Resort"

Papa Roach - "Last Resort"
Courtesy Dreamworks

This single was the major label debut for hard rock band Papa Roach. It was a #1 modern rock smash and led off the triple platinum album Infest.

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65. Sade - "By Your Side"

Sade - "By Your Side"
Courtesy Epic

This song was the first single release from Sade's fifth studio album Lovers Rock. It wa nominated for a Best Female Pop Vocal Grammy Award. The song has been used frequently as a first dance at weddings.

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64. R. Kelly - "I Wish"

R. Kelly - TP-2
Courtesy Jive Records

R&B vocalist R. Kelly dedicated this song to loved ones who have died. It was a #1 R&B hit as well as a top 20 pop hit and led off the album TP-2.com.

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63. Third Eye Blind - "Never Let You Go"

Third Eye Blind - "Never Let You Go"
Courtesy Elektra

This was the fourth top 20 pop hit by the band Third Eye Blind and the only major pop hit from the album Blue.

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62. Blaque featuring JC Chasez - "Bring It All to Me"

Blaque featuring JC Chasez - "Bring It All to Me"
Courtesy Jive Records

The female trio Blaque rode all the way into the pop top 5 with this song featuring JC Chasez of boy band *NSYNC. "Bring It All to Me" samples Shalamar's "I Don't Wanna Be the Last to Know."

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61. Barenaked Ladies - "Pinch Me"

Barenaked Ladies - "Pinch Me"
Courtesy Reprise

This follow up of sorts to Barenaked Ladies' huge hit "One Week" became the band's only other top 40 pop hit in the US.

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