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    30 Songs From The Early 2000s That Only Gay People And Woke Straights Will Remember

    Beethoven has been real quiet since these bops were released!

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    1. "Holler" by the Spice Girls

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    This song is proof that if these '90s icons hadn't disbanded, they definitely would have had a career in the 2000s!

    2. "Irresistible" by Jessica Simpson

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    "Irresistible" was Jessica Simpson doing her best Britney Spears cosplay, and we as gay people ate it up.

    3. "Hot" by Avril Lavigne

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    Better than any song the Beatles ever made.

    4. "Nothing in This World" by Paris Hilton

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    Most straight people know "Stars Are Blind," but gay people equally stan "Nothing in This World."

    5. "Upside Down" by A*Teens

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    A group of Swedish teenagers making flawless millennium pop? Only gay people could respect the greatness of it all.

    6. "AM to PM" by Christina Milian

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    One of the greatest songs of the early 2000s period!

    7. "Untouched" by the Veronicas

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    The Strokes wish they wrote something this catchy and good.

    8. "Full Moon" by Brandy

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    A God-tier Brandy song that I'm pretty sure only a couple hundred straight people know about.

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

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    The greatest made for TV band since, well, probably Dream.

    10. "This Is Me" by Dream

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    "This Is Me" is better than "He Loves U Not" and that's just a fact!

    11. "She Wolf" by Shakira

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    Shakira's most iconic music video and also underrated single.

    12. "Scandalous" by Mis-Teeq

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    Just an overall banger.

    13. "Rollercoaster" by B*Witched

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    Ireland's greatest export since like Riverdance or the song "Breathless" by the Corrs.

    14. "In My Pocket" by Mandy Moore

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    "Nothing but panties in my pocket." That was iconic lyricism.

    15. "BareNaked" by Jennifer Love Hewitt

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    Only gay people know about Jennifer Love Hewitt's brief but nonetheless iconic solo career.

    16. "Baby Come On Over" by Samantha Mumba

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    Samantha Mumba is the patron saint of two-hit wonders. The Pope needs to recognize that.

    17. "Feedback" by Janet Jackson

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    Because if it wasn't for J***** T********* throwing her under the bus, this track by Janet would've been a No. 1 hit.

    18. "Strong Enough" by Cher

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    The cute cousin of "Believe."

    19. "Another Dumb Blonde" by Hoku

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    Hoku was a fierce advocate for blonde people and she needs to be recognized for it.

    20. "With Love" by Hilary Duff

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    The Dignity album was simply too ahead of its time for straight people.

    21. "Intuition" by Jewel

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    A stunning and cutting critique on popular culture that apparently only gay people can appreciate.

    22. "Rock DJ" by Robbie Williams

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    Just for the music video.

    23. "Slow" by Kylie Minogue


    We could have put any Kylie song on this list because Kylie Minogue is like the gay whisperer...only gay people give her music the respect it deserves!

    24. "Look at Me" by Geri Halliwell

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    I'm pretty sure gay people are the only people who cared about Geri Halliwell post Spice Girls.

    25. "A Public Affair" by Jessica Simpson

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    A cute song the general hetero population completely ignored.

    26. "Bossy" by Lindsay Lohan

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    A highlight of Lindsay Lohan's gorgeous and robust two-album discography.

    27. "Us Against the World" by Play

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    A revolutionary Disney Channel group. Legends.

    28. "Mirror Mirror" by M2M

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    M2M is like the Hall & Oates of me.

    29. The original "I'm Real" by J.Lo (or whoever was actually singing it)

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    Straight people know the remix, gay people stan the original.

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

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    The patron saint of BuzzFeed. It wouldn't be a BuzzFeed list without the inclusion of the queen of pop, Stacie Orrico.

    And here's the playlist: