Top Summer Pop Songs of the 2000's
The top 10 pop songs of summer 2012.
New stars emerged in the summer of 2012 that may stick around for awhile. Carly Rae Jepsen, fun., Ellie Goulding, and Gotye all look set for the potential for enduring success.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2000
For the summer of 2000 boy bands crashed into hip hop and rock. The lead sound, however, was a production masterpiece from Timbaland with the voice of Aaliyah who would leave us all too soon.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2001
Hip hop party songs were strong in the summer of 2001, but it was a post-grunge alternative rock band that took the laurels as the top song of the summer.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2002
2002 was the summer of Nelly and it also featured the return of Eminem after a two year absence that seemed a lot longer than that. There was plenty of pop as well among the summer's top 10 songs.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2005
The summer of 2005 was the summer of THE comeback by Mariah Carey. However, she faced a hard challenge for the summer song crown by the cheerleader rock of Gwen Stefani.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2003
Alternative rock began to fade and hip hop grew stronger in the summer of 2003. However, it was the dizzying expression of love for Beyonce's first solo hit song that led the summer pop airwaves.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2004
Usher was inescapable in the summer of 2004. He owned three of the top 10 songs of the summer. Hoobastank had one of the most memorable debuts with their first power ballad hit.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2006
The intricate production style of Timbaland made a big comeback in the summer of 2006 as he turned Nelly Furtado into a dance pop star. Few will forget Shakira's international dance party sound of the summer.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2007
One of the Black Eyed Peas struck out on her own with a huge ballad in the summer of 2007. It was neck and neck with the song that remains one of the biggest hits of Rihanna's career.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2008
The summer of 2008 was led by one of the most audacious summer pop songs of all time. For the second year in a row Rihanna released the song that took runner up status for the summer.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2009
The Black Eyed Peas ruled the summer pop of 2009, and they ruled pop music in general for the year. Party music was a powerful presence all summer long.
Top 10 Pop Songs - Summer 2010
Summer 2010 is notable for the dominance of male solo performers among the top songs of the season. It was also the second time in three years Katy Perry had the biggest summer pop song of all.