Editors’ Notes Love in the 21st century came with a few extra challenges, namely fast technological changes that would transform nearly all methods of wooing, flirting, and hooking up. Fortunately, this gave the biggest pop stars on the planet plenty more to sing about. The first half of the decade saw former teen heartthrobs Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake coming of age, navigating fresh love with smooth R&B beats and brilliant falsetto, while making room for openhearted acoustic mavericks, led by Coldplay and John Mayer, to paint their sweetest scenes in spectacular colors. By the second half, Taylor Swift was writing the book on modern love through intimate tales ribboned with exquisite detail, as Rihanna and Beyoncé gave us inspirational anthems that hit straight through pop, hip-hop, and the heart. All the while, understated indie artists like The xx and Death Cab for Cutie helped soundtrack some of TV and film’s most romantic moments.

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ALBUM
Crazy in Love (feat. Jay-Z)
3:56
 
Rock Your Body
4:27
 
Can't Get You Out of My Head
3:50
 
Ain't No Other Man
3:48
 
By Your Side
4:34
 
We Belong Together
3:21
 
Come Away With Me
3:18
 
Fix You
X&Y
4:54
 
You're Beautiful
3:32
 
Your Body Is a Wonderland
4:09
 
Better Together
3:27
 
No One's Gonna Love You
3:37
 
Umbrella (feat. JAY Z)
4:36
 
Love In This Club (feat. Young Jeezy)
4:19
 
American Boy (feat. Kanye West)
4:44
 
Love Story
3:55
 
Fallin'
3:30
 
Make You Feel My Love
19
3:32
 
4:24
 
Underneath It All (feat. Lady Saw)
5:02
 
1234
3:03
 
Crystalised
3:21
 
Breathe Me
4:36
 
Such Great Heights
4:27
 
Sweet Disposition
3:50
 
Somewhere Only We Know
3:55
 
First Day of My Life
3:08
 
Untitled (How Does It Feel)
7:15
 
This I Promise You
4:44
 
A Moment Like This
3:48
 
Whenever, Wherever
3:16
 
U Got It Bad
4:07
 
Angel (feat. Rayvon)
3:55
 
The Way You Move (Radio Mix) [feat. Sleepy Brown]
3:56
 
Halo
4:21
 
Bleeding Love
4:22
 
This Modern Love
4:25
 
You've Got the Love
2:48
 
She Will Be Loved
4:18
 
Arms of a Woman
4:11
 
A Thousand Miles
3:57
 
3:16
 
She's Mine
4:33
 
Yellow
4:29
 
Chasing Cars
4:27
 
Soul Meets Body
3:50
 
Little Bit
4:33
 
3:39
 
You Are the Best Thing
3:51
 
I'm Yours
4:02
 
Need You Now
4:37
 
My Love (feat. T.I.)
4:36
 
Nicest Thing
4:05
 
Hanging By a Moment
3:38
 
Sweet Pea
2:09
 
Cannonball
O
5:10
 
Hey There Delilah
3:52
 
To Be Alone With You
2:48
 
You Really Got a Hold On Me
3:59
 
3:08
 
You Belong With Me
3:51
 
Breathe
4:07
 
Breathless
3:25
 
You And I
2:28
 
Sexy Love
3:40
 
Do You Realize??
3:32
 
Shape of My Heart
3:50
 
Baby
4:25
 
4:24
 
Caught Up
3:44
 
L-O-V-E
2:48
 
If I Ain't Got You
3:48
 
What a Girl Wants
3:35
 
Baby Boy (feat. Sean Paul)
4:04
 
Almost Lover
4:28
 
Banana Pancakes
3:11
 
Marry Me
3:25
 
Blue Eyes (Bonus Track)
4:19
 
I Knew I Loved You
4:10
 
Inside Your Heaven
3:44
 
These Words
3:36
 
The Space Between
4:02
 
Me & U
3:12
 
In Love With You
5:21
 
Like a Star
4:00
 
Love and Some Verses
3:40
 
Lucky (feat. Colbie Caillat)
3:11
 
4:15
 
The Luckiest
4:25
 
Hold You In My Arms
5:06
 
Heartbeats
2:41
 
Always On Time (feat. Ashanti) [feat. Ashanti]
4:05
 
Why Don't We Fall In Love
2:39
 
Cater 2 U
4:05
 
I Love You
4:27
 
Love of My Life (Main)
4:41
 
In These Arms
3:33
 
Love At First Sight
3:58
 
When I Get You Alone
3:37
 

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