I found myself wanting to expand my musical horizons the other day, but I had no clue where to start. I wanted not just good, but GREAT songs that people loved!
I hit the jackpot when I found Billboard's "Greatest Of All Time Hot 100 Songs." Turns out, so many of my absolute faves are on this list, and some real surprises too! Now it's your turn:
"The Twist" by Chubby CheckerVia Parkway Records"Smooth" by Santana feat. Rob ThomasVia Arista"Mack The Knife" by Bobby DarinVia Atco"How Do I Live" by LeAnn RimesVia Curb"Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRockVia will.i.am music group / Cherrytree / Interscope / Panther"I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed PeasVia Interscope"Macarena" (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del RioVia RCA Records"Physical" by Olivia Newton JohnVia MCA"You Light Up My Life" by Debby BooneVia Warner Bros"Hey Jude" by The BeatlesVia Apple"We Belong Together" by Mariah CareyVia Island"Uptown Funk!" by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno MarsVia RCA"Un-Break My Heart" by Toni BraxtonVia LaFace"Yeah!" by Usher feat. Lil Jon & LudacrisVia Arista"Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim CarnesVia EMI America"Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel RichieVia Motown"Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)" by Rod StewartVia Warner Bros."Foolish Games/You Were Meant For Me" by JewelVia Atlantic"(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" by Bryan AdamsVia A&M"I'll Make Love To You" by Boyz II MenVia Motown"The Theme From A Summer Place" by Percy Faith and his orchestraVia Columbia Records"Le Freak" by ChicVia Atlantic"How Deep Is Your Love" by the Bee GeesVia RSO"Eye of the Tiger" by SurvivorVia EMI / Scotti Brothers"We Found Love" by Rihanna feat. Calvin HarrisVia Def Jam / SRP"Low" by Flo Rida feat. T-PainVia Atlantic"I Just Want To Be Your Everything" by Andy GibbVia RSO"Too Close" by NextVia Arista"Every Breath You Take" by The PoliceVia A&M"Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye feat. KimbraVia Eleven"Flashdance...What A Feeling" by Irene CaraVia Network / Polygram / Casablanca"Rolling In The Deep" by AdeleVia XL"Tossin' And Turnin'" by Bobby LewisVia Beltone"The Battle Of New Orleans" by Johnny HortonVia Columbia"One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey and Boyz II MenVia Columbia"Truly Madly Deeply" by Savage GardenVia Columbia"Silly Love Songs" by WingsVia Capitol"Let's Get It On" by Marvin GayeVia Tamla"Night Fever" by the Bee GeesVia RSO"Another One Bites The Dust" by QueenVia EMI / Elektra"Say Say Say" by Paul McCartney and Michael JacksonVia Columbia"How You Remind Me" by NicklebackVia Roadrunner"Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree" by Dawn feat. Tony OrlandoVia Bell"It's All In The Game" by the Four TopsVia Motown"I Want To Hold Your Hand" by The BeatlesVia Capitol Records"Shadow Dancing" by Andy GibbVia RSO"Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae JepsonVia 604 / Schoolboy / Interscope"Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and PharrellVia Star Trak / Interscope"Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight" by Elton JohnVia Mercury / Rocket"No One" by Alicia KeysVia J"I Will Always Love You" by Whitney HoustonVia Arista"End Of The Road" by Boyz II MenVia LaFace / Arista / Motown"Boom Boom Pow" by The Black Eyed PeasVia Interscope"Call Me" by BlondieVia Polydor / Chrysalis / Salsoul"Let Me Love You" by MarioVia J / Epic"Stayin' Alive" by the Bee GeesVia RSO"Lady" by Kenny RogersVia Liberty"Tik Tok" by Ke$haVia RCA"I'm A Believer" by The MonkeesVia Colgems"Gold Digger" by Kanye West feat. Jamie FoxxVia Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam"Apologize" by Timbaland feat. OneRepublicVia Mosley / Interscope"The Sign" by Ace Of BaseVia Eleni / Mega"Centerfold" by The J. Geils BandVia EMI America"(Just Like) Starting Over" by John LennonVia Geffen"Royals" by LordeVia Lava / Republic / Universal / Virgin"The Boy Is Mine" Brandy and MonicaVia Atlantic"Because I Love You (The Postman Song)" by Stevie BVia LMR / RCA"I Love Rock 'N Roll" by Joan Jett and the BlackheartsVia Boardwalk"All About That Bass" by Meghan TrainorVia Epic"Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In" by The 5th DimensionVia Soul City"Whoomp! (There It Is)" by Tag TeamVia Life Records"Moves like Jagger" by Maroon 5 feat. Christina AguileraVia A&M / Octone"Ebony and Ivory" by Paul McCartney and Stevie WonderVia Columbia"Rush Rush" by Paula AbdulVia Virgin"That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & FriendsVia Arista"Happy" by Pharrell WilliamsVia Back Lot Music / i Am Other / Columbia"Upside Down" by Diana RossVia Motown"Sugar, Sugar" by The ArchiesVia Calendar / Kirshner / RCA"Just The Way You Are" by Bruno MarsVia Elektra / Atlantic"Dilemma" by Nelly feat. Kelly RowlandVia Universal / Columbia"I Heard It Through The Grapevine" by Marvin GayeVia Tamla"You're Still The One" by Shania TwainVia Mercury Nashville"Billie Jean" by Michael JacksonVia Epic"Hot Stuff" by Donna SummerVia Casablanca"Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio feat. L.V.Via Tommy Boy"Abracadabra" by Steve Miller BandVia Capitol"You're So Vain" by Carly SimonVia Elektra"Play That Funky Music" by Wild CherryVia Epic"Say You, Say Me" by Lionel RichieVia Motown"My Sharona" by The KnackVia Capitol"All Night Long (All Night)" by Lionel RichieVia Motown"Nothing Compares 2 U" by Sinéad O'ConnorVia Chrysalis"I Swear" by All-4-OneVia Blitzz / Atlantic"Family Affair" by Mary J. BligeVia MCA"Waiting For A Girl Like You" by ForeignerVia Atlantic"Are You Lonesome To-Night?" by Elvis PresleyVia RCA"Killing Me Softly With His Song" by Roberta FlackVia Atlantic"Hurts So Good" by John Cougar MellencampVia Riva"I'll Be Missing You" by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans feat. 112Via Bad Boy / Arista"Dark Horse" by Katy Perry feat. Juicy JVia Capitol