The Most Popular Song Every Year Since 1970

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2000
> Most popular song: Faith Hill – Breathe
> Hot 100 debut: Nov. 6, 1999
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 2
> Weeks on Hot 100: 53
> Runner-up song: Joe – I Wanna Know

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2001
> Most popular song: Lifehouse – Hanging By A Moment
> Hot 100 debut: Feb. 10, 2001
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 2
> Weeks on Hot 100: 54
> Runner-up song: Train – Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me)

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2002
> Most popular song: Vanessa Carlton – A Thousand Miles
> Hot 100 debut: March 2, 2002
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 5
> Weeks on Hot 100: 41
> Runner-up song: The Calling – Wherever You Will Go

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2003
> Most popular song: matchbox twenty – Unwell
> Hot 100 debut: March 22, 2003
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 5
> Weeks on Hot 100: 54
> Runner-up song: 3 Doors Down – When I’m Gone

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2004
> Most popular song: Usher Featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris – Yeah!
> Hot 100 debut: Jan. 10, 2004
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 1
> Weeks on Hot 100: 45
> Runner-up song: Maroon 5 – This Love