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    Oct 16, 2017

    If You're Under 21, I Bet You've Literally Never Heard Any Of These 27 Songs

    Classics. All of them.

    1. "Upside Down (Bouncing off the Ceiling)" by A*Teens

    Yes, they looked like a teen Swedish cult that lives in the woods, but this song still goes off! The children should know that.

    2. "Baby Come On Over" by Samantha Mumba

    Samantha Mumba is literally the most important pop singer with exactly two hits. Those hits would be this song and the gorgeous "Gotta Tell You."

    3. "I Wanna Be Bad" by Willa Ford

    4. "This Is Me" by Dream

    The Spice Girls died so Dream could live. And that's just a fact!

    5. "Get Over Yourself (Goodbye)" by Eden's Crush

    Eden's Crush died so Danity Kane could live.

    6. "In My Pocket" by Mandy Moore

    The "faux hawk" was the pinnacle of early 2000s fashion and I won't sleep until every tween knows that.

    7. "C'est la Vie" by B*witched

    "Some people say I look like me dad" is an iconic lyric that I blame my daddy issues on.

    8. "Strong Enough" by Cher

    Today's youth should know Cher as an artist and not as that lady who uses a lot of emojis on Twitter.

    9. "Nobody Wants to Be Lonely" by Christina Aguilera and Ricky Martin

    Invented music videos in CGI castles.

    10. "Don't Say You Love Me" by M2M

    Invented singing like a literal baby.

    11. "Intuition" by Jewel

    I think this was Jewel's "Artpop." Poor thing.

    12. "Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)" by 98 Degrees

    Knowing another language is important and if everyone knew this song then they would know how to say "one night" in Spanish and that's a good thing :)

    13. "Where My Girls At" by 702

    An important anthem in the fight against shitty men.

    14. "Are You Happy Now?" by Michelle Branch

    Michelle Branch deserved more than two years of relevancy and that's that!

    15. "Irresistible" by Jessica Simpson

    Jessica Simpson was a budget Britney Spears. This is an important reminder that things can be imitated but never duplicated. Jess is still iconic, though!

    16. "Shadow" by Ashlee Simpson

    A song about hating your sister because she's the hot one? Sign me up!

    17. "Over" by Lindsay Lohan

    Rock music never sounded so good.

    18. "AM to PM" by Christina Milian

    Baby gays need to know their history, and part of that lesson is this Christina Milian bop.

    19. "Another Dumb Blonde" by Hoku

    A song with a positive message and good moral values.

    20. "Smile" by Vitamin C


    Normally I'd be against telling anyone to smile, but if Vitamin C told me to, then I'd gladly oblige!

    21. Literally anything by Jennifer Love Hewitt

    Folk music at its finest.

    22. "Playas Gon' Play" by 3LW

    Another song with a positive message and good moral values.

    23. "Nothing in This World" by Paris Hilton

    "Nothing in This World" is "Stars Are Blind's" cute cousin. Know your history!

    24. "Look at Me" by Geri Halliwell

    As one of the gayest music videos and songs of our time, this is a pivotal moment in gay culture.

    25. "My Love Is Like... Wo" by Mya

    I'm still rooting for you, Mya.

    26. "(There's Gotta Be) More to Life" by Stacie Orrico

    I would hope and pray that the children know about "Stuck," but they should also know about this song, which had a permanent place in my angsty away messages.

    27. And every Christina Aguilera song, because everyone under 19 should know her as more than just the "cookie lady."

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