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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1002
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 53
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 529
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 92
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 77
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 76
Robert Christgau (USA) - 10 Best Albums and Singles from the '80s (1990) 4
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1994?) No Order
Rolling Stone & MTV (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Songs Since the Beatles (2000) 22
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 50 Best Michael Jackson Songs (2014) 8
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 337
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 344
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 1980s (2012) 10
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (2013) 101-200
Swellsville, Chuck Eddy (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 80s (1990) 56
VH1 (USA) - Nominations for the 100 Greatest 80s Songs (2006) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs from the Past 25 Years (2003) 40
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 52
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 339
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 392
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussť (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Record of the Year Winner
Rolling Stone (USA) - Singles of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 7