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The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing songs in the United States, published by Billboard magazine. In the s, each chart's "week ending" date was the Saturday of the following two weeks. The data were compiled by Nielsen SoundScan based collectively on each single's weekly physical CD , vinyl and cassette and digital sales, airplay , and streaming.
The s were a tough time in the music business. Artists bypassed record labels to release music independently. What's more, online file sharing and music streaming disrupted the radio industry, and the biggest record store chains went out of business. Amid the industry chaos, pop music still thrived, with hip-hop and dance music leading the way. Even established artists such as Bruce Springsteen and Madonna had big comeback hits in the s. Take a musical trip back to the first decade after the turn of the millennium with this list of the best songs of the s. It had been more than five years since Mariah Carey's last No. The song is uncharacteristically restrained for Mariah Carey, but it soon worked its magic with pop audiences and ultimately spent 14 weeks at No. The song spent 12 weeks at No. Perhaps the perfect song for going out on a weekend night, " I Gotta Feeling " spent 14 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot , helping to give the Black Eyed Peas a stunning combined 26 consecutive weeks at the top.
Britney Spears gets "Toxic. Troy L. Smith, Cleveland. They've stood the test of time and are here again, in all their glory, to remind you of better times.