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31 Songs From The Early '00s Women Will Never Forget

"All the women who are independent, throw your hands up at me."

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1. "Survivor" —Destiny's Child

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "You thought that I'd be weak without you, but I'm stronger"

2. "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)" —Blu Cantrell

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "You better let him know that if he messed up, you gotta hit 'em up"

3. "No More (Baby I'ma Do Right)" —3LW

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "You promised me Kate Spade, but that was last year boy in the 8th grade"

4. "Can't Hold Us Down" —Christina Aguilera feat. Lil' Kim

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "This is for my girls all around the world, who've come across a man who don't respect your worth"

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5. "Girl Talk" —TLC

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Girls talk about the booty too"

6. "Miss Independent" —Kelly Clarkson

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Miss guarded heart, Miss play it smart, Miss if you want to use that line you better not start"

7. "More Than a Woman" —Aaliyah

Lyric in your AIM profile: "I don't think you're ready for this thing"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "I don't think you're ready for this thing"

8. "Complicated" —Avril Lavigne

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "I see the way you're acting like you're somebody else gets me frustrated"

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9. "Say My Name" —Destiny's Child

Lyric in your AIM profile: "If no one is around you, say baby I love you, if you ain't runnin' game"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "If no one is around you, say baby I love you, if you ain't runnin' game"

10. "Leave (Get Out)" —JoJo

Lyric in your AIM profile: "You said that you would treat me right but you was just a waste of time"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "You said that you would treat me right but you was just a waste of time"

11. "Satisfaction" —Eve

Lyric in your AIM profile: "This whole shit is my shit bitch, and I'm the captain"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "This whole shit is my shit bitch, and I'm the captain"

12. "I'm Gonna Be Alright" —Jennifer Lopez feat. Nas

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "I know inside that I'm gonna be alright"

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13. "Superwoman (Part II)" — Lil' Mo feat. Fabolous

Lyric in your AIM profile: "The girl you need is right before your eyes"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "The girl you need is right before your eyes"

14. "Lady Marmalade" — Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink

Lyric in your AIM profile: "We independent women, some mistake us for whores, I'm sayin' why spend mine when I can spend yours?"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "We independent women, some mistake us for whores, I'm sayin' why spend mine when I can spend yours?"

15. "A Woman's Worth" —Alicia Keys

Lyric in your AIM profile: "A real man just can't deny a woman's worth"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "A real man just can't deny a woman's worth"

16. "Beautiful" —Christina Aguilera

Lyric in your AIM profile: "I am beautiful no matter what they say, words can't bring me down"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "I am beautiful no matter what they say, words can't bring me down"

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17. "Independent Women, Pt. I" —Destiny's Child

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "All the women who are independent, throw your hands up at me"

18. "The Jump Off" —Lil' Kim feat. Mr. Cheeks

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Shake your body body, move your body body, on the dance floor don't hurt nobody body"

19. "Intuition" —Jewel

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Follow your heart, your intuition, it will lead you in the right direction"

20. "Me, Myself, and I" —Beyoncé

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "I took a vow that from now on, I'm gonna be my own best friend"

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21. "Milkshake" —Kelis

Lyric in your AIM profile: "My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and they're like it's better than yours, damn right it's better than yours"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and they're like it's better than yours, damn right it's better than yours"

22. "Hollaback Girl" —Gwen Stefani

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "I'm gonna fight, gonna give it my all, gonna make you fall, gonna sock it to you, that's right I'm the last one standing, another one bites the dust"

23. "Dont Cha" —Pussycat Dolls feat. Busta Rhymes

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Don't cha wish your girlfriend was hot like me?"

24. "Shake It Off" —Mariah Carey

Lyric in your AIM profile: "Gotta do what's best for me, baby and that means I gotta shake you off"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Gotta do what's best for me, baby and that means I gotta shake you off"

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25. "These Words" —Natasha Bedingfield

Lyric in your AIM profile: "These words are my own, from my heart flow"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "These words are my own, from my heart flow"

26. "I'm Real (Remix)" —Jennifer Lopez feat. Ja Rule

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "My life I live it to the limit and I love it, now I can breathe again, baby, now I can breathe again"

27. "You Make Me Sick" —P!nk

Lyric in your AIM profile: "Got me lit like a candlestick"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Got me lit like a candlestick"

28. "Stronger" —Britney Spears

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Now I'm stronger than yesterday, now it's nothing but my way"

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29. "Bag Lady" —Erykah Badu

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "One day all them bags gonna get in your way, so pack light"

30. "My Neck, My Back" —Khia

Lyric in your AIM profile: "Lick it now, lick it good"
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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Lick it now, lick it good"

31. "Since U Been Gone" —Kelly

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "Thanks to you now I get what I want"

And HONORABLE MENTION* goes out to "No Scrubs" by TLC.

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Lyric in your AIM profile: "A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me"

*Even though TLC released the track in 1999, it was *still* a kick-ass lady anthem into 2000...and beyond.

Here’s a playlist so you can always feel empowered and ready to take on the world: