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The Ultimate 2000s Playlist for a 2000s Themed Party

The 2000s marked an era rich with musical diversity, witnessing the evolution of genres like pop, hip-hop, and indie. This decade not only introduced us to unforgettable anthems and one-hit wonders but also saw the rise of digital music platforms, transforming how we accessed music. It was a period when talent shows like American Idol and X-Factor became the launching pads for new musical talents. The 2000s was a redefining time in music.

1. Pop Powerhouses

The 2000s pop scene was dominated by a mix of teen pop sensations, boy bands, and powerful solo artists making their mark. Think Britney Spears' "Toxic," Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River," and the infectious energy of "Hey Ya!" by OutKast. These tracks are perfect for setting a high-energy, nostalgic mood.

2. Hip-Hop and R&B Evolution

This era saw hip-hop and R&B artists topping the charts with hits that are still beloved today. From Usher's "Yeah!" to Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love" and Eminem's "Lose Yourself," these songs brought new depth to the genres.

3. Rock Revival

The 2000s witnessed a resurgence of rock in various forms, from the garage rock revival with The Strokes' "Last Nite" to the emo wave led by bands like My Chemical Romance with "Welcome to the Black Parade." Include these to add some edge to your playlist.

4. One-Hit Wonders

The 2000s were also a golden era for artists who shone brightly with a single hit before fading away. Memorable tunes like "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley, "Bad Day" by Daniel Powter, and "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" by The Darkness captured the hearts of many. 

5. Dance-Pop and Electronic Hits

Dance floors were never the same after the 2000s, thanks to hits like "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga and "Since U Been Gone" by Kelly Clarkson. These tracks blend pop sensibilities with danceable beats, perfect for keeping the party going.

60 songs for a 2000s party 

  1. "Toxic" - Britney Spears

  2. "Cry Me a River" - Justin Timberlake

  3. "Hey Ya!" - OutKast

  4. "Oops!... I Did It Again" - Britney Spears

  5. "Rock Your Body" - Justin Timberlake

  6. "Hollaback Girl" - Gwen Stefani

  7. "Since U Been Gone" - Kelly Clarkson

  8. "Beautiful" - Christina Aguilera

  9. "It's Gonna Be Me" - *NSYNC

  10. "I'm Like a Bird" - Nelly Furtado

  11. "Complicated" - Avril Lavigne

  12. "Sk8er Boi" - Avril Lavigne

  13. "Whenever, Wherever" - Shakira

  14. "Survivor" - Destiny's Child

  15. "Get the Party Started" - P!nk

  16. "Yeah!" - Usher featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris

  17. "Crazy in Love" - Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z

  18. "Lose Yourself" - Eminem

  19. "Gold Digger" - Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx

  20. "Dilemma" - Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland

  21. "Empire State of Mind" - Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys

  22. "Hot in Herre" - Nelly

  23. "Umbrella" - Rihanna featuring Jay-Z

  24. "In Da Club" - 50 Cent

  25. "Ms. Jackson" - OutKast

  26. "Family Affair" - Mary J. Blige

  27. "Drop It Like It's Hot" - Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell

  28. "Let Me Love You" - Mario

  29. "Lean Back" - Terror Squad

  30. "No Scrubs" - TLC

  31. "Crazy" - Gnarls Barkley

  32. "Bad Day" - Daniel Powter

  33. "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" - The Darkness

  34. "Take Me Out" - Franz Ferdinand

  35. "Somebody That I Used to Know" - Gotye featuring Kimbra

  36. "You're Beautiful" - James Blunt

  37. "Stacy's Mom" - Fountains of Wayne

  38. "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" - Nine Days

  39. "Butterfly" - Crazy Town

  40. "Who Let the Dogs Out" - Baha Men

  41. "The Middle" - Jimmy Eat World

  42. "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)" - Blu Cantrell

  43. "Teenage Dirtbag" - Wheatus

  44. "Heaven" - DJ Sammy & Yanou featuring Do

  45. "Just a Friend 2002" - Mario

  46. "Poker Face" - Lady Gaga

  47. "Since U Been Gone" - Kelly Clarkson

  48. "Hung Up" - Madonna

  49. "Titanium" - David Guetta feat. Sia

  50. "I Gotta Feeling" - The Black Eyed Peas

  51. "Just Dance" - Lady Gaga feat. Colby O'Donis

  52. "SexyBack" - Justin Timberlake

  53. "Hips Don’t Lie" - Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean

  54. "Sandstorm" - Darude

  55. "Call on Me" - Eric Prydz

  56. "Everytime We Touch" - Cascada

  57. "Stereo Love" - Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina

  58. "Firework" - Katy Perry

  59. "Evacuate the Dancefloor" - Cascada

  60. "Starships" - Nicki Minaj


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