On this day: Top songs from the last two decades

By Elizabeth Weiler on June 1, 2023
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LOS ANGELES – MARCH 20: Recording artist Usher attends “The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards” held at the International Cultural Center on March 20, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

From Timberlake to Stefani, to Styles and Rodrigo, the last two decades have offered a wide range of hits. From soulful melodies like Rolling in the deep to viral dance trends like Gangnam Style, there is no shortage of memories associated with Billboard Music‘s top. Here are the number one songs for the last 20 years on this day.

2023 – Last Night – Morgan Wallen

2022 – As It Was – Harry Styles

2021 – Good 4 U – Olivia Rodrigo

2020 – Savage – Megan Thee Stallion

2019 – Old Town Road – Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

2018 – This is America – Childish Gambino

2017 – Despacito – Luis FonsiĀ and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

2016 – Desiigner – Panda

2015 – See you again – Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

2014 – All of Me – John Legend

2013 – Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

2012 – Gangnam Style – PSY

2011 – Rolling in the Deep – Adele

2010 – Breakeven – The Script

2009 – Boom Boom Pow – Black Eyed Peas

2008 – Lollipop – Lil Wayne

2007 – Makes Me Wonder – Maroon 5

2006 – Hips Dont Lie – Shakira and Wyclef Jean

2005 – Hollaback Girl – Gwen Stefani

2004 – Burn – Usher

2003 – Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake

What were your favorite top songs from the last two decades?

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