2003 Top 10 Songs
Greetings everyone from Topten10.net. Today we have compiled the top 10 songs released in 2003 for you. Welcome back to our list, which includes bonus songs. This list has been prepared according to the listening numbers of the songs. Here is the 2003 top 10 songs list!
1. In the Club - 50 Cent
The American rapper 50 Cent’s first studio album, Get Rich or Die Tryin’, contains the song “In da Club” (2003). The song, which features an unusual off-beat rhythm and was written by 50 Cent with producers Dr. Dre and Mike Elizondo, was made available in January 2003 as the album’s debut single and reached at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, making it 50 Cent’s first number-one hit.
2. Ignition - R. Kelly
R. Kelly, an American R&B singer, wrote and produced the song “Ignition.” The first single from his sixth studio album, Chocolate Factory, was made available in 2002. (2003). It was a huge smash in the US, Europe, and Oceania and is regarded as one of his most well-known songs.
For five weeks in a row, “Ignition” peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The song reached the top of the charts in Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom outside of the United States. It later appeared at position 494 on the revised list of the 500 greatest songs of all time published by Rolling Stone in 2010. In Pitchfork Media’s top 500 songs of the 2000s, the song was ranked 19th.
3. Get Busy - Sean Paul
Sean Paul, a Jamaican reggae artist, released the dancehall song “Get Busy” on his album Dutty Rock. The song was one of many songs from the bouncy handclap riddim, or “Diwali Riddim,” produced by Steven Marsden, a relative novice at the time. It was the only song that didn’t appear on the “Diwali” rhythm album on Greensleeves Records because it was probably a late entry.
Paul stated that it was “primarily a party tune It’s not just about smoking marijuana “. For three weeks in May 2003, “Get Busy” was the number-one song in the US, Italy, and the Netherlands. It also peaked in the top 10 in 11 other nations. In May 2003, it was live-performed on Saturday Night Live.
4. Crazy in Love - Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z
On her debut solo studio album Dangerously in Love, American singer Beyoncé released the song “Crazy in Love,” which features a rap verse and ad-libs from her future husband Jay-Z. (2003). On May 14, 2003, the song was made available through Columbia Records and Music World Entertainment as both the official debut single for the artist and the lead single for the album.
The song was written and recorded by both singers with Rich Harrison and Eugene Record; the former also worked with Beyoncé to produce it. The Chi-Lites’ 1970 song “Are You My Woman (Tell Me So)” was sampled for the song “Crazy in Love,” a pop, hip-hop, and R&B love song with funk and soul undertones. The lyrics speak of a passionate fixation that leads the lead character to behave inappropriately.
5. When I'm Gone - 3 Doors Down
American rock group 3 Doors Down is the author of the song “When I’m Gone.” It was made available as the second single from their second album, Away from the Sun, on September 23, 2002. In the Billboard Hot 100 chart, it reached its apex at position four in April 2003. The song also became one of the longest-running number-one songs on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart when it spent seventeen weeks at the top of that chart from November 2002 to March 2003.
The song also reached its highest position at number two on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart in the issue dated February 15, 2003, narrowly missing Queens of the Stone Age’s “No One Knows” by one spot. On May 3, 2003, it topped the Top 40 Mainstream list for a week while also reaching its highest point on the Adult Top 40 chart, where it peaked at number three.
6. Unwell - Matchbox Twenty
American alternative rock band Matchbox Twenty has a song called “Unwell.” It was written by Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas and debuted on February 3, 2003, as the second single from their third album, More Than You Think You Are. It was popular on American radio, topping the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart for two weeks and the US Billboard Adult Top 40 chart for 18 weeks. Also, it made it to the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number 20 in Australia and New Zealand. A Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was given to the song in 2004.
7. Right Thurr - Chingy
“Right Thurr” is a song by Chingy, an American rapper. The Trak Starz, a St. Louis production crew, co-wrote and produced the song. It was released as the debut single off his debut album, Jackpot, on April 14, 2003, by Capitol Records, Priority Records, and Disturbing tha Peace (2003). Critics complimented the production and Chingy’s hypnotic delivery, and the song earned excellent reviews.
8. Miss You - Aaliyah
Aaliyah’s song “Miss You” was released in 2008. The song was written by Johntá Austin, Ginuwine, and Teddy Bishop in 1998 and was first recorded in 1999 for Aaliyah’s eponymous third studio album (2001). It did not, however, make the final cut for Aaliyah and was unreleased until after her death in 2001. It was then included on the posthumous compilation album I Care 4 U (2002). With Blackground Records and Universal Records releasing it as the lead single on October 28, 2002.
9. Picture - Kid Rock feat. Sheryl Crow
“Picture” is a duet composed by Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow that was released as the fourth single and ninth track from Kid Rock’s 2001 album Cocky on November 12, 2002. The song’s writers perform the original recording on the CD. When Atlantic was unable to obtain permission from Crow’s label to release the album version as a single, Rock re-recorded the song for radio with alternative country vocalist Allison Moorer. When the Moorer version was published, some radio stations started playing the Crow version instead. Prompting Billboard to attribute the song to Kid Rock starring Sheryl Crow or Allison Moorer. The song was a financial and critical triumph. And it was nominated for Vocal Event of the Year at the Country Music Association awards in 2003.
10. Bring Me to Life - Evanescence feat. Paul McCoy
Evanescence’s debut single, “Bring Me to Life,” is taken from their debut studio album, Fallen (2003). On April 7, 2003, Wind-up released it as the album’s lead single. Amy Lee wrote the song when she was 19 years old, after an exchange with an acquaintance during a period of relationship instability; the song is about being desensitized and discovering all the things she had been missing in life. The song was written by guitarist Ben Moody and David Hodges. And it features guest vocals by Paul McCoy of the band 12 Stones. “Bring Me to Life,” produced by Dave Fortman, is a nu metal/goth metal crossover song. The label forced the male vocal rap, despite Lee’s desires. And in order to market it in the musical scene of the moment.
Bonus: Everyway That I Can - Sertab Erener
Sertab Erener of Turkey won the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 with “Everyway That I Can,” performed in English. Demir Demirkan wrote the song in early 2003. And Ozan Olakolu, known for his work with pop sensation Tarkan, produced and orchestrated it. It created controversy in Turkey at first due to its subject matter and English-language lyrics. And it was not considered a favorite to win the competition.
The song went on to gain commercial success throughout Europe, reaching at number one on singles charts in Greece, Sweden, and Turkey. As well as top ten peaks in Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Romania, and Spain. It is still considered one of the finest Eurovision entries of all time. And this is the last content of our 2003 Top 10 Songs list!