2001 was a year in which music fans enjoyed some of the greatest musical hits. That year, numerous artists released popular songs, often featured in movies, television shows, and commercials. Any music fan will love a mixtape of popular hits dropped in 2001. They were incredible and are still relevant to this day. This article will discuss the Top 10 Hit Songs of 2001.
10. Fallin’ (Alicia Keys)
Definitely one of the bangers in 2001, Fallin’ is a song about a lady who is deeply in love. She does not understand where her feelings are leading to. Sometimes she loves her man, and sometimes she feels used. Though she feels confused, she knows that she is in love. This song excellently reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Contemporary Soul songs.
Being the lead single in the album Songs in A Minor, the song was nominated for the Grammy Award for Record of the Year, among many others. This song has several awards, including the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist and Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, among others. It has been featured in several movies and films like A Beautiful Mind, Angel Eyes, and many more.
9. All for You (Janet Jackson)
All for You is a song about a girl who has a nice body and loves to dance. She shows her man nice moves while telling him that she belongs to him alone and they will have a good time together. According to Music Outfitters, this song was the lead track in the album All for You.
The song did quite well, reaching number six on the Billboard Hot 100 R&B songs. It has received numerous awards, including the MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video, the MuchMusic Video Award for International Video of the Year, the MuchMusic Video Award for International Video of the Year, and the BET Award for Video of the Year, among others.
This song has received the award for the Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Recording. This song has been used as a soundtrack in the movie The Brothers.
8. Drops of Jupiter-Tell Me (Train)
Drops of Jupiter is a song about a man who had time with her girlfriend, but when they get back together, she behaves differently. This makes him understand that everything is not the same anymore.
He needs to change, or else he might lose love and friendship. This song was released in 2001 and was the lead single in the album Drops of Jupiter. It was received well by fans reaching number twenty-seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Pop charts.
7. I’m Real (Jennifer Lopez)
I’m Real is a song about a woman who does not have different personalities. She tells her lover that what he sees is what he gets. She does not pretend to be someone she is not, and her love is real. It was the lead single in the album J. Lo. This song was quite a sensation and was appreciated by the fans reaching number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Hip Hop Charts.
This song received numerous awards, including the MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video. The song has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows like The Brothers, Bond of Love, and others.
6. Survivor (Destiny’s Child)
Survivor is a song about a young lady who has been through a lot and overcomes it all to achieve her goals. This song was released in 2001 and was one of the best-selling tracks in the album Survivor. This song was a huge hit that reached number eighteen on the Billboard Hot 100 Pop songs.
It has received numerous awards, including the American Music Award for Favorite Pop Album Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Group. This hit made its way into the movie and film industry featuring the movie Living in Fear.
5. Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!) (Blu Cantrell)
This song is about a girl who has caught his man cheating. She is in disbelief, shocked by this action. She is angry at him for wasting her time while he knows he isn’t ready to commit. According to Spin, this was the main hit song in the album So Blu. Most people, especially ladies, loved this song, and it wasn’t long before it ranked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 R&B Charts.
It was nominated for various awards, including the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance, among many others. This song has also been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows like Unfaithful and Catch me if you can, among others.
4. Stutter (Joe featuring Mystikal)
Stutter is a song about a man who finally caught her girl cheating, but she tries to deny it. She stutters while explaining because he already knows her whereabouts the previous night. She feels embarrassed for causing their break up.
This song did well, reaching number twenty-three on the Billboard Hot 100 R&B charts. This song has been featured as a soundtrack on the TV show Six Feet Under.
3. It’s Been a While (Staind)
This song is about two lovers who have been apart for a long time. They feel that in the time they’ve been apart, so much has changed. They don’t get along like normally and accept that they have been severed. This was the lead single in the album Break the Cycle.
The song has received numerous nominations, including the Billboard Music Award for Modern Rock Track of the Year, the MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio International Duo or Group of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Rock Video, among others. This song has been featured in several films and TV shows like the West Wing, My Wife, and Kids, among others.
2. U Remind Me (Usher)
U Remind Me is a song about a man who meets a girl who looks similar to his ex-lover who broke his heart. He is scared to get things going with her because of the fear of being hurt again. He does not want to risk his heart again. According to Live About, this song was released in 2001 and was the lead single in the album 8701.
The song received various nominations, such as Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, among others. It’s in numerous movies and films like Rat Race, and Spy Game, among others.
1. Where The Party At (Jagged Edge)
This song is about two young people who are in love and like attending parties. The girl goes to a party without the man, and he asks for directions to get there so that they both can enjoy great moments together.
This song was one of the best-selling tracks in the album Jagged Little Thrill. It has been nominated for numerous awards, including the Grammy Award for Best Melodic Rap Performance, among many others. This song has been featured in films and movies like Just Visiting, Summer Catch, and many others.
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