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For the past five days, I’ve had to remind myself to write (or type) 2023, and not 2022.
As if I needed another reminder that I am a year older, I found out that some of my heavy rotations on Spotify have turned 20 years old.
20 years ago in 2003, the cool kids were wearing low-rise jeans and listening to music on iPods. I was learning to use the toilet.
Here are 20 songs that turn 20 in 2023.
1) 99 Problems by Jay-Z
Release date: Nov. 4, 2003
2) Are You Gonna Be My Girl by Jet
Release date: Aug. 25, 2003
3) Bring Me To Life by Evanescence
Release date: Mar. 11, 2003
4) Crazy in Love by Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z
Release date: June 30, 2003
5) Everybody’s Changing by Keane
Release date: May 13, 2003
6) Hey Ya! by OutKast
Release date: Sep. 9, 2003
7) I Don’t Wanna Know by Mario Winans
Release date: Nov. 8, 2003
8) I Know What You Want by Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey
Release date: Mar. 17, 2003
9) In da Club by 50 Cent
Release date: Jan. 7, 2003
10) Milkshake by Kelis
Release date: Aug. 25, 2003
11) Mr. Brightside by The Killers
Release date: Sep. 29, 2003
12) Numb by Linkin Park
Release date: Sep. 8, 2003
13) Ocean Avenue by Yellowcard
Release date: Jul. 22, 2003
14) Stacy’s Mom by Fountains of Wayne
Release date: June 10, 2003
15) Superstar by Jamelia
Release date: Sep. 13, 2003
16) Toxic by Britney Spears
Release date: Nov. 12, 2003
17) The Reason by Hoobastank
Release date: Dec. 9, 2003
18) Turn Me On by Kevin Lyttle
Release date: Oct. 13, 2003
19) Unholy Confessions by Avenged Sevenfold
Release date: Aug. 26, 2003
20) Where Is The Love? by Black Eyed Peas
Release date: June 16, 2003
Special mention: Hollywood by Madonna
Release date: July 3, 2003
This is also the same song that Madonna and Britney performed at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards.
Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliot shared the same stage with the duo as well, but were quickly overshadowed when Madonna and Britney infamously kissed on stage.
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