The Most Iconic Songs of the 2000s
The music industry made an iconic change in the 2000s. These are the years we got hits that are still being played and celebrated now! But, there are some songs that are still being celebrated decades later and can still stir up the crowds when performed.
Beyoncé- Crazy In Love
This song marked the debut of Beyoncé’s solo career. It was released in 2003 and is one of her biggest songs to date. This song has had a very long run with fans who love it. And even after all these years, it is still being played for concerts and parties.
Drake – Best I Ever Had
Before Drake came out he was just another rapper trying to get attention but he ended up getting recognition for his talent as a singer. His first single off his album Take Care was Best I Ever Had. This song proved that he was talented enough to sing in front of thousands of people and it also showed the world how much of a professional he was able to handle himself after becoming famous.
Eminem- Lose Yourself
Lose yourself took Eminem’s place as a star as he became one of the most well-known rappers of all time. He won so many awards and Grammys throughout his career. One of those Grammys and awards were for his performance on this song which included him performing live. Another thing about this song is the lyrics that are on the chorus “I’m black and I’m proud”. Those lyrics have helped shape the way today’s society views African Americans and their struggles. So, you could say this song changed history.
Rihanna – Umbrella
Umbrella is Rihanna’s most successful song and one of her signature songs. The song debuted at No. 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. At the end of May 2009, its worldwide sales climbed to nearly 4 million copies. In January 2011, the song re-entered the US charts selling more than 150,000 downloads.