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23 Songs That Will Make Every '00s Girl Miss Her Childhood

Your life just wouldn't be the same without Destiny's Child.

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1. Britney Spears, "Oops!... I Did It Again" / Via

Making up choreography to this song with your besties in the living room was most definitely a thing.

2. TLC, "No Scrubs" / Via

These lyrics are forever etched in our brains, and we ain't mad at it.

3. J.Lo feat. Ja Rule, "I'm Real (Remix)" / Via

This was the start of the Murder Inc golden age, and also the only reason why you wanted a velour suit.

4. Backstreet Boys, "I Want It That Way" / Via

This song and video are so quintessentially '90s that it would be a crime not to love it. Plus, you still definitely know all the words verbatim without shame.

5. Christina Aguilera, "What A Girl Wants"

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You couldn't help but belt this song out at the top of your lungs in your room on your CD player when you thought no one was listening. That high note got you every single time.

6. Brandy and Monica, "The Boy is Mine" / Via

We all wanted to have a boy that we could fight over just because of this song, and the chimes or xylophone or whatever that instrument was in the beginning gave you chills.

7. Mariah Carey feat. Jay-Z, "Heartbreaker" / Via

Mariah and Jay-Z seemed like an unlikely, but perfect, duo at the time.

8. Usher, "U Don't Have To Call"

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That voice. Those melodies. THAT BEAT. He immediately became one of your first ~celeb~ crushes.

9. Destiny's Child, "Say My Name"

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This song taught you how to cleverly call out a guy on his bullshit, you just didn't know it then.

10. NSYNC, "It's Gonna Be Me" / Via

The song that made you beg your parents for an NSYNC doll for Christmas.

11. P!nk, "Get This Party Started" / Via

We were all a bit confused when P!nk went from R&B to pop, but this song was just too catchy to care and brought out our inner (pop) rocker.

12. Justin Timberlake feat. Clipse, "Like I Love You" / Via

Yes, our little hearts broke into a million pieces when NSYNC broke up, but JT softened the blow with this gem.

13. No Doubt, "Hey Baby" / Via

Gwen made us all want to be BAMFs.

14. 3LW, "No More (Baby I'ma Do Right)" / Via

You didn't know what or who Kate Spade was, but after Kiely mentioned her in her dope-ass rap, you did some research.

15. Aaliyah, "Rock the Boat"

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The lyrics were a bit inappropriate for our age, but did we even know or care? HELL NO.

16. Shakira, "Whenever, Wherever" / Via

You may have questioned her vocals, but there's no way you DIDN'T want to learn how to belly dance.

17. Will Smith, "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It"

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The beat was so good that you completely disregarded Will's rapping skills, or lack thereof.

18. Lou Bega, "Mambo #5"

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You felt accomplished whenever you sang the hook correctly because there were so many damn names in it.

19. Outkast, "Hey Ya!" / Via

"Shake it like a Polaroid picture" was probably your AIM away message for like a year.

20. Missy Elliot, "Work It" / Via

You didn't know what she was saying after "Flip it and reverse it," but that didn't stop you from singing it when it came on the radio.

21. Nelly Furtado, "Turn Off The Lights"

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It was nearly impossible to decipher what she was singing, but that didn't matter because she just seemed so cool.

22. Samantha Mumba, "Baby Come On Over"

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She only had a couple hits, and this was for sure one of them. You were also so surprised when you found out she was Irish because there was no trace of an accent in this song. Girl, whet?

23. Aaron Carter, "Aaron's Party (Come Get It)"

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Chances are you forgot about this song, but you definitely danced to it at a middle school shindig.

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