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100 songs everyone should listen to in their lifetime

INSIDER Logo By Amy Daire of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 101: <p> Some of these songs have gone down in the history books for breaking records and reaching new heights. Others might have been terribly received by critics, but are still adored by the masses to this day. There might even be a few underrated goodies that you've never heard of.</p><p> We took the songs with the highest ratings, biggest sales, most awards, and top ranks on radio charts and included them alongside some of our newsroom's favorite picks to create a definitive list of the 100 songs everyone should listen to in their lifetime. </p><p> Here they are, in no specific order. </p>

Some of these songs have gone down in the history books for breaking records and reaching new heights. Others might have been terribly received by critics, but are still adored by the masses to this day. There might even be a few underrated goodies that you've never heard of.

We took the songs with the highest ratings, biggest sales, most awards, and top ranks on radio charts and included them alongside some of our newsroom's favorite picks to create a definitive list of the 100 songs everyone should listen to in their lifetime.

Here they are, in no specific order.

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