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VH1's 100 Greatest Songs - 100 Greatest Songs Ever

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VH1's 100 Greatest Songs - 100 Greatest Songs of the Last 25 Years by VH1

Load your new ipod up with the 100 Greatest Songs Ever as chosen and announced by VH1. These are the best songs of the past 25 years - some of the songs are obvious nominations while others are somewhat baffling. For instance, Madonna's Ray of Light is #100 on the list - I personally didn't find that very influential or important or 'great'. Hanson's MMMBop is #98 - its wildly annoying so I'm pretty sure if you polled 100 people, only the teenage girls would include it in their top 100 songs.

That said, there is no complaining about the top three songs -   Nirvana represents the grunge rock phase, Michael Jackson - well he's self explanatory, and Guns N Roses represents all of the 1980s and early 1990s... These are definitely great songs.

The ``100 Greatest Songs of the Past 25 Years,'' as chosen by VH1.

1. Nirvana, ``Smells Like Teen Spirit''
2. Michael Jackson, ``Billie Jean''
3. Guns N' Roses, ``Sweet Child O' Mine''
4. Eminem, ``Lose Yourself''
5. U2, ``One''
6. Run-D.M.C., ``Walk This Way''
7. Prince, ``When Doves Cry''
8. Whitney Houston, ``I Will Always Love You''
9. The Police, ``Every Breath You Take''
10. Madonna, ``Like a Virgin''
11. Van Halen, ``Jump''
12. Alanis Morissette, ``You Oughta Know''
13. TLC, ``Waterfalls''
14. Sinead O'Connor, ``Nothing Compares 2 U''
15. Pink Floyd, ``Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)''
16. No Doubt, ``Don't Speak''
17. Def Leppard, ``Photograph''
18. R.E.M., ``Losing My Religion''
19. Public Enemy, ``Fight the Power''
20. AC/DC, ``You Shook Me All Night Long''
21. U2, ``With or Without You''
22. Cyndi Lauper, ``Time After Time''
23. Prince, ``Little Red Corvette''
24. Celine Dion, ``My Heart Will Go On''
25. Rick James, ``Super Freak''
26. Bon Jovi, ``Livin' on a Prayer''
27. Grandmaster Flash, ``The Message''
28. Britney Spears, ``... Baby One More Time''
29. Bruce Springsteen, ``Born in the U.S.A.''
30. Janet Jackson, ``Nasty''
31. Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg, ``Nuthin' but a `G' Thang''
32. Pearl Jam, ``Jeremy''
33. Tina Turner, ``What's Love Got to do With It''
34. Peter Gabriel, ``In Your Eyes''
35. The Sugarhill Gang, ``Rapper's Delight''
36. Joan Jett, ``I Love Rock 'n Roll''
37. Alicia Keys, ``Fallin'''
38. The Clash, ``London Calling''
39. Tom Petty, ``Free Fallin'''
40. Michael Jackson, ``Beat It''
41. Red Hot Chili Peppers, ``Under the Bridge''
42. Blondie, ``Heart of Glass''
43. The Go-Go's, ``Our Lips Are Sealed''
44. Gloria Gaynor, ``I Will Survive''
45. Aerosmith, ``I Don't Want to Miss a Thing''
46. Queen and David Bowie, ``Under Pressure''
47. Shania Twain, ``You're Still the One''
48. Naughty By Nature, ``O.P.P.''
49. Journey, ``Don't Stop Believin'''
50. Lenny Kravitz, ``Are You Gonna Go My Way?''
51. George Michael, ``Faith''
52. The Rolling Stones, ``Start Me Up''
53. Marvin Gaye, ``Sexual Healing''
54. Goo Goo Dolls, ``Iris''
55. Talking Heads, ``Once in a Lifetime''
56. Sheryl Crow, ``All I Wanna Do''
57. Eric Clapton, ``Tears in Heaven''
58. The Notorious B.I.G. feat. Puff Daddy & Mase, ``Mo Money Mo Problems''
59. Meat Loaf ``Paradise By the Dashboard Light''
60. Santana feat. Rob Thomas, ``Smooth''
61. Backstreet Boys, ``I Want It That Way''
62. Pretenders, ``Brass in Pocket''
63. Beck, ``Loser''
64. The Knack, ``My Sharona''
65. Nelly, ``Hot in Herre''
66. Squeeze, ``Tempted''
67. John Cougar Mellencamp, ``Jack and Diane''
68. Chic, ``Good Times''
69. Mary J. Blige, ``Real Love''
70. Culture Club, ``Do You Really Want to Hurt Me''
71. Dave Matthews Band, ``Crash Into Me''
72. John Lennon, ``(Just Like) Starting Over''
73. LL Cool J, ``Mama Said Knock You Out''
74. Hall & Oates, ``I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)''
75. The Ramones, ``I Wanna Be Sedated''
76. Eurythmics, ``Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)''
77. Missy Elliott, ``Work It''
78. Green Day, ``Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)''
79. Destiny's Child, ``Say My Name''
80. Duran Duran, ``Hungry Like the Wolf''
81. OutKast, ``Ms. Jackson''
82. Soft Cell, ``Tainted Love''
83. Band Aid, ``Do They Know It's Christmas''
84. Radiohead, ``Creep''
85. Eminem, ``My Name Is''
86. Tracy Chapman, ``Fast Car''
87. The Who, ``Who Are You''
88. Metallica, ``Enter Sandman''
89. Pat Benatar, ``Hit Me With Your Best Shot''
90. The Police, ``Roxanne''
91. Melissa Etheridge, ``Come to My Window''
92. Salt-N-Pepa, ``Push It''
93. Nine Inch Nails, ``Closer''
94. Cheap Trick, ``Surrender''
95. Oasis, ``Wonderwall''
96. Beastie Boys, ``(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)''
97. Devo, ``Whip It''
98. Hanson, ``MMMBop''
99. Norah Jones, ``Don't Know Why''
100. Madonna, ``Ray of Light''

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