Library of Top 10 Songs With Videos for the Year 2000

Updated on January 10, 2018

Year 2000

There was a lot of fear prior to this year from all over the globe.  Did you prepare for Y2K?
There was a lot of fear prior to this year from all over the globe. Did you prepare for Y2K?

The Year is, 2000

The year is 2000. George Bush is President. The cost of gas is $1.26 gallon. Average cost of a home is $134,150, Average cost of a new car is $24,750. Dozen Eggs cost $.89. Vermont okays same sex marriage. Concorde crashes killing everyone on board. Playstation 2 is released. Y2K passes without incident even though fears mounted and preparation for a global disaster for put in place. A computer virus called ILOVEYOU shut down computers worldwide. In the meantime, music survived and continues to do so.


Breathe

No 1: Breathe

Faith Hill brought the song “Breathe” into the Billboard year end number one position. “Breathe”vwas written by Stephania Bentley and Holly Lamar. It was the first song on her recorded album by the same name. “Breathe” followed six other previous number one hits on the Hot Country Songs charts in the United States, spending six weeks as number one.

“Breathe” was popular on both the country and pop charts. It remained on the tracking charts in some position for fifty three weeks. In the United Kingdom, “Breathe” was ranked number thirty-three.

Smooth

No. 2: Smooth

“Smooth” came to the limelight by the Latin rock band, Santana and the band, Matchbox Twenty. It was written by Thomas DeGaetano and Itaal shur. It won three Grammy Awards, Record of the Year, and Best Pop Collaboration. “Smooth” was ranked as the second most successful song of all times by Billboard ranking.

“Smooth” was Carlos Santana’s first chart topping song in his career. In the United Kingdom, “Smooth” was ranked number seventy-five on the UK singles charts.


No. 3: Maria Maria

“Maria Maria” was recorded by Santana. It hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 list and stayed there for ten weeks. At the 2000 Grammy Awards, it won the award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. In this version, Marc Anthony also sang. On the fiftieth anniversary of the Hot 100 chart, “Maria Maria” came in at number 96 and number two on the top Billboard Hot 100 Latin songs of all time. For the 2000 to 2009 decade, it was named number fourteen on the Billboard Hot 100 songs of the decade. Carlos Santana has open five restaurants called Maria Maria in San Francisco, Arizona, and Texas.

I Wanna Know

No. 4: I Wanna Know

“I Wanna Know” is the single by Rhythm and Blues musician, Joe. The single was a hit throughout the United States reaching the number four spot on the Billboard Hot 100. It made it to number two on the Hot Rhythm and Blue/ Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. This became Joe’s third most successful song hit in the United States.

“I Wanna Know made it to the year end charts coming in at number four.

Everything You Want

No. 5: Everything You Want

“Everything You Want” is by the band Vertical Horizon which is an alternative rock band. It reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 after a climb that took twenty six weeks. Matt Scannel, lead vocalist, has said, “Everything You Want is a great example of honest songwriting.” The music is sullen and and has moody characteristics.


Say My Name

No. 6: Say My Name

“Say My Name” is a recording by the group, Destiny’s Child. It was written by several of the band members: Beyonce Knowles, LeToya Luckett, LaTavia Roberson,Kelly Rowland,LaShawn Daniels, Fred Jerkins III, and Rodney Jerkins. It was written specifically for their second album, “The Writing’s on the Wall.

“Say My Name” won two Grammy Award in 2001 for the Best Rhythm and Blues Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and the Best Rhythm and Blues Song. They were nominated for the Record of the and Sound of the Year,

I Knew I Loved You

No. 7: I Knew I Loved You

“I Knew I Loved You” was recorded by the Australian pop duo, Savage Garden. It was released from their second studio album, Affirmation and was the second single. Their song went immediately to the number one position on the Billboard Hot 100. This was the group's second number one hit in the United States It got knocked down after only three weeks but later returned to the top for two more weeks.

“I Knew I Loved You” was the last song that any Australian Band were able to get to the top in the United States for twelve years.


Amazed (Live)

No. 8: Amazed

“Amazed” was written by Marv Green, Chris Lindsey, and Aimee Mayo. It was recorded by the country band Lonestar. It was their second single from their album, Lonely Grill. This was their longest running number one single and their biggest hit. It was on the top of the charts on the Billboard country charts. It reached the number two position on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks charts in the year 2000. It has sold over 1,650,000 digital copies.

“Amazed” has been covered by other artist such as Bonnie Tyler and Fady Maalouf.

Bent

No. 9: Bent

The song “Bent” was recorded by the alternative rock group, Matchbox Twenty. It came out in July of 2000. It was the lead single from their second album titled Mad Season. “Bent” hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the same month. To date, it is the band's only song that reached the number one spot on the charts.

The band's leader speaks of “Bent” as being a love story about two people who are “messed up” but as long as they are together, it doesn’t matter.

He Wasn't Man Enough

No. 10: He Wasn't Man Enough

“He Wasn’t Man Enough” was recorded by American Rhythm and Blues writer and recording artist, Toni Braxton. This was from her third studio album, The Heat. It is generally considered an uptempo dance, pop, and rhythm and blues. It is dramatically different from her mainstay genre of ballads.

“He Wasn't Man Enough” had great international success and became known as one of Braxton’s best works. It hit the number one position on the Hot Rhythm and Blues, Hip Hop Song charts. Toni Braxton earned her sixth Grammy Award on the Best Female Rhythm and Blue Vocal performance.

Thanks

Thanks for checking out the ten number one Billboard hits for the year 2000. I hope you checked out some of the videos and tapped your feet. Please feel free to leave comments below. Be sure to check out some of the other years. More to come!

Hope you have some good music in your life today!

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