This is the best song ever! I cry every time I listen to it. Green DAy, you rule, you rock. One of the first truly amazing songs I had ever listened to
Things We Lost in the Fire (2001)
Every year, Billboard launches the Song of the Summer chart to track the most dominant songs on the Hot from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and every year, different sounds, voices and ideas rule pop radio and, now, streaming services to vie for the crown. Out of the past Songs of the Summer, which one could we simply not do without during any given summer? And be sure to turn your volume up to listen along with every one of them. Sandwiched in between No. In the half-decade since, OMI has yet to return to the Hot
Getty Images. There are still four full months left in the s, but it's never too soon to look back on the songs that have affected us most during this millennium. But even that pales in comparison to the tracks that make up our list of the greatest songs of the century thus far. The music landscape since has been an interesting one. We've seen women like Beyonce, Adela and Taylor Swift take turns being the biggest pop star in the world. Jay-Z retired, unretired and then became a billionaire.
In , the rules were changed so that legal downloads of all songs, irrespective of whether a physical copy was available, were eligible to chart  and since July , streaming has been included. This is a list of the sales of records released from 1 January onwards; sales for this period of records released before are not included. As of September , 62 singles released in the s have sold over 1 million copies. Until June , only a paid download or a purchase of a physical single counted as a sale. Based on this definition, these are the best-selling singles in the UK since From streaming has counted towards sales sometimes called "combined sales" or "chart sales" at the rate of streams equal to one download or physical purchase, although the singles chart no longer uses this ratio.