Billboard's Top 10 Pop Songs Of The Past 20 Years

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Maroon 5 or Ace of Base? Gwen Stefani or Britney Spears? Justin Timberlake or … Sugar Ray?When it comes to number one music hits, we bet you don’t know who has more radio cred. 

In honour of the 20th anniversary of its Top Pop Songs chart, Billboard released the top 100 songs to ever make the list since its debut in ’92. 

And, some of the results are shocking. (Smash Mouth’s “All Star” ranks at 61 while Pitbull and Ne-Yo’s “Give Me Everything” tie at 34 with Jason Derulo’s “Watcha Say.”) 

Billboard compiled the ranking based on its weekly radio chart comparing which songs had the highest number of weeks at the top.  

While you can check out the entire list here, we’ve compiled the tracks that made it into the top 10. 

Missing from the top are some of the most memorable singers and boybands of the ’90s: *N Sync, Backstreet Boys, and even Britney Spears. 

And, at #15, Ke$ha’s “TIK TOK” makes it higher than “…Baby One More Time.”  


Check out the hits and see if you agree.

Iris spent 39 weeks on Billboard's Pop Song Chart.

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