Saturday, January 09, 2010

2000'S MOST LICENSED SONGS




From Hits Daily Double:

Here are the 50 most “played and used” songs of the noughties—including nine oldies—compiled by U.K. licensing org PPL:

"Chasing Cars," Snow Patrol (2006)
"Shine," Take That (2006)
"I Don't Feel Like Dancin'," Scissor Sisters (2006)
"Love It When You Call," The Feeling (2005)
"About You Now," Sugababes (2007)
"Rule the World," Take That (2007)
"You're Beautiful," James Blunt (2004)
"I Predict a Riot," Kaiser Chiefs (2004)
"Can't Get You Out Of My Head," Kylie Minogue (2001)
"Crazy," Gnarls Barkley (2006)
"America," Razorlight (2006)
"The Boys Are Back in Town," Thin Lizzy (1976)
"The Sweet Escape," Gwen Stefani featuring Akon (2006)
"Dakota," Stereophonics (2005)
"Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) (extended vocal mix)," Spilller (2000)
"Patience," Take That (2006)
"Say It Right," Nelly Furtado (2006)
"Grace Kelly," Mika (2006)
"Torn," Natalie Imbruglia (1997)
"Young Hearts Run Free," Candi Staton (1976)
"Bleeding Love," Leona Lewis (2007)
"Golden Brown," The Stranglers (1981)
"Hey Ya!," OutKast (2003)
"Somewhere Only We Know," Keane (2004)
"Mercy," Duffy (2007)
"Dancing in the Moonlight," Toploader (2000)
"Lady (Hear Me Tonight)," Modjo (2000)
"Ruby," Kaiser Chiefs (2006)
"Every Breath You Take," The Police (1983)
"Filthy/Gorgeous," Scissor Sisters (2003)
"Who Knew," Pink (2006)
"Crazy in Love," Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z (2003)
"Valerie," Mark Ronson featuring Amy Winehouse (2007)
"Beautiful Day," U2 (2000)
"Pure Shores," All Saints (2000)
"Have a Nice Day," Stereophonics (2001)
"Stuck in the Middle With You," Stealers Wheel (1972)
"She Moves in Her Own Way," Kooks (2006)
"Rock DJ," Robbie Williams (2000)
"Apologize," OneRepublic (2007)
"You're the First, the Last, My Everything," Barry White (1974)
"Fill My Little World," The Feeling (2005)
"Dancing Queen," Abba (1976)
"Livin' on a Prayer," Bon Jovi (1986)
"A Little Less Conversation," Elvis Presley (1972)
"Trouble," Pink (2003)
"Bad Day," Daniel Powter (2004)
"Big Girls Don't Cry (Personal)," Fergie (2006)
"No Tomorrow," Orson (2006)
"I Say a Little Prayer (LP version)," Aretha Franklin (1968)

So despite what Billboard's Top 100 Songs of The Decade list says, these are the songs we most likely heard the most. Being that they were most likely used in every medium imaginable throughout the 2000's.

My observation: Not a single rap song...

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