Justin Timberlake to Shakira: No.1 Songs From 2006
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It's been more than an entire decade since 2006—feel old yet?
It was the year Facebook became open to the public, Wii launched, Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion, the first Tweet was sent, and millions of people were glued to their TVs watching The Hills.
In other decade-old news, no one could get James Blunt's "You're Beautiful" out of their heads, no social gathering was considered a party without blasting Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie," and Justin Timberlake became every woman's dream man with the music video of "Sexyback."
Relive the rest of 2006 through the year's chart-topping hits below.
Mariah Carey, "Don't Forget About Us"
Mariah Carey's "Don't Forget About Us" from her tenth album The Emancipation of Mimi was the first song of 2006 to reach number one on the Hot 100.
D4L, "Laffy Taffy"
D4L made a name for themselves with "Laffy Taffy" when it landed a spot on the Hot 100. Shortly after its release, a remix was made featuring rapper Busta Rhymes and new verses by original group members.
Nelly's song "Grillz," based on the gold-encrusted metal apparatus that covers one's teeth, hit the Hot 100 with a sample of 50 Cent's 2003 hit song "21 Questions." The music video for the hip-hop single features rappers Iamsu! and Big Boi.
Beyonce Feat. Slim Thug, "Check On It"
Columbia Records released "Check On It" at the end of 2005, and by February of 2006, it made it to No. 1 on the charts. That same year, the music video won the MTV Music Video Award for Best R&B Video.
James Blunt, "You're Beautiful"
In a break from the hip-hop and R&B singles taking over the Hot 100, James Blunt's soft-rock song "You're Beautiful" reached number one for one week in March.
Ne-Yo, "So Sick"
Considered Ne-Yo's biggest hit to this day, "So Sick" topped the charts right when it came out in March of 2003. The melodic R&B song is about Ne-Yo's own heartbreaking relationship with an old girlfriend, which translated well with critics.
Sean Paul, "Temperature"
From his album The Trinity, "Temperature" earned Sean Paul the Grammy Award for Dance Song of the Year in 2007.
Daniel Powter, "Bad Day"
First debuted in a Coca-Cola commercial in 2004, "Bad Day" became a commercial success after Powter signed a contract with Warner Bros. Records. The music video, which depicts the parallel "bad" days of two love interests who end up meeting at the end, boasts upwards of 84 million views.
From Rihanna's second studio album A Girl Like Me, "SOS" remained on the Hot 100 for three weeks, making it Rihanna's first single to hit number one.
Centered around police brutality and racial profiling, Chamillionaire's "Ridin" could've easily been written today. The hip-hop hit was released as a single on Chamillionaire's debut album The Sound of Revenge.
Still a crowd favorite at any social event, Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" was released on the Latin singer's seventh studio album Oral Fixation, Vol. 2. It quickly became Shakira's first number one hit, and earned her a People's Choice Award, an MTV Latin America Video Music Award, and an MTV Video Music Award.
Taylor Hicks, "Do I Make You Proud"
Taylor Hicks' first debuted "Do I Make You Proud" as his winning performance on the finale of American Idol's fifth season. Shortly after, Hicks was signed with the Arista record label and the song was released as a single.
Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous," from her third studio album Loose remained number one on the Hot 100 chart for six weeks. The sexual song garnered Furtado the Billboard Music Award for Top Pop Song, the Juno Award for Single of the Year, and two Teen Choice awards.
Fergie, "London Bridge"
"London Bridge," off Fergie's debut album Dutchess, made the Hot 100 and was an international commercial success.
Justin Timberlake, "SexyBack"
Featured on his second studio album FutureSex/LoveSounds, Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" became the pop singer's first number one on the Hot 100.
Ludacris Feat. Pharrell, "Money Maker"
"Money Maker" was Ludacris' first single off his fifth album Release Therapy. The rap song became a number one hit single, and earned him the Grammy for Best Rap Song.
Justin Timberlake Feat. T.I, "My Love"
Justin Timberlake's slow R&B song "My Love," for his album FutureSex/LoveSounds, reached number one on the Hot 100 in November, a month after its initial release.
Akon Feat. Snoop Dogg, "I Wanna Love You"
Originally named "I Wanna F*** You," Akon's second single from his album Konvicted earned the rapper his first number one spot on the Hot 100.
Written by Beyonce, Ne-Yo and Stargate, "Irreplaceable" was on the Beyonce's second studio album B'day, and was meant to resonate with listeners of any gender.