Top Songs of 1996


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
226
The Prodigy Firestarter
2
434
Beck Where It's At
3
737
Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre No Diggity
4
894
Fugees Ready or Not
5
906
Eels Novocaine for the Soul
6
911
Beck Devils Haircut
7
954
The Chemical Brothers Setting Sun
8
985
Manic Street Preachers A Design for Life
9
1030
Spice Girls Wannabe
10
1158
DJ Shadow Midnight in a Perfect World
11
1305
Fiona Apple Criminal
12
1319
Marilyn Manson The Beautiful People
13
1415
Busta Rhymes Woo-Hah!! Got You All in Check
14
1557
Belle and Sebastian The State I Am In
15
1568
Erykah Badu On & On
16
1787
Fugees Killing Me Softly
17
1803
The Cardigans Lovefool
18
1824
Rage Against the Machine Bulls on Parade
19
1960
DJ Shadow Building Steam with a Grain of Salt
20
1994
Weezer El Scorcho
21
2171
Tori Amos Professional Widow (Armand's Star Trunk Funkin' Mix)
22
2228
Aphex Twin Girl/Boy Song
23
2303
The Prodigy Breathe
24
2424
Tool Stinkfist
25
2512
Suede Trash
26
2563
Sublime What I Got
27
2580
Beck The New Pollution
28
2736
Super Furry Animals The Man Don't Give a Fuck
29
2818
Sleater-Kinney I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone
30
2858
Cake The Distance
31
2871
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach God Give Me Strength
32
2876
R.E.M. E-Bow the Letter
33
2903
Makaveli Hail Mary
34
3027
Placebo Nancy Boy
35
3411
Orbital The Box
36
3448
Nas If I Ruled the World
37
3455
Primitive Radio Gods Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand
38
3588
The Wallflowers One Headlight
39
3601
George Michael Jesus to a Child
40
3693
Stereolab Cybele's Reverie
41
3739
Dave Matthews Band Crash into Me
42
3816
Butthole Surfers Pepper
43
3830
Jay-Z Dead Presidents
44
3834
Soundgarden Burden in My Hand
45
3842
Khaled Aïcha
46
3901
Mark Morrison Return of the Mack
47
3925
BabyBird You're Gorgeous
48
4091
Dr. Octagon Blue Flowers
49
4182
Sepultura Roots Bloody Roots
50
4370
Sheryl Crow If It Makes You Happy
51
4385
Wilco Misunderstood
52
4388
R. Kelly I Believe I Can Fly
53
4424
Tortoise Djed
54
4431
Nada Surf Popular
55
4504
Fun Lovin' Criminals Scooby Snacks
56
4678
Green Day Brain Stew
57
4733
Ghostface Killah Daytona 500
58
4758
Jay-Z feat. The Notorious B.I.G. Brooklyn's Finest
59
4787
Noir Désir L'homme pressé
60
4918
Belle and Sebastian Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying
61
4927
Belle and Sebastian The Stars of Track and Field
62
4974
Ginuwine Pony
63
5015
OutKast Elevators (Me & You)
64
5169
Maxwell Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)
65
5235
Sneaker Pimps Spin Spin Sugar
66
5393
Sneaker Pimps 6 Underground
67
5410
Ash Goldfinger
68
5555
Eric Clapton Change the World
69
5640
Quad City DJ's C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)
70
5654
Beck Jack-Ass
71
5672
Fountains of Wayne Radiation Vibe
72
5681
Belle and Sebastian The Fox in the Snow
73
5722
Photek The Hidden Camera
74
5827
Ghostface Killah feat. Mary J. Blige All That I Got Is You
75
5916
Nick Cave & PJ Harvey Henry Lee
76
5957
Suede Beautiful Ones
77
5986
Noir Désir Un jour en France
78
5991
Luscious Jackson Naked Eye
79
6042
George Michael Fastlove
80
6051
Laurent Garnier Crispy Bacon
81
6056
Supergrass Going Out
82
6132
Aaliyah One in a Million
83
6188
Kula Shaker Tattva
84
6251
Jamiroquai Virtual Insanity
85
6287
The Verve Pipe The Freshmen
86
6309
Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds Three Lions
87
6416
Weezer The Good Life
88
6434
Beth Orton She Cries Your Name
89
6436
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Patio Song
90
6452
Arab Strap The First Big Weekend
91
6457
Die Sterne Was hat dich bloß so ruiniert
92
6515
Neneh Cherry Woman
93
6570
Fiona Apple Sleep to Dream
94
6581
LeAnn Rimes Blue
95
6638
Diabologum A découvrir absolument
96
6657
Counting Crows A Long December
97
6772
Boards of Canada Roygbiv
98
6806
Sebadoh On Fire
99
6832
Faze Action In the Trees
100
6846
The Charlatans One to Another
101
6967
Air Casanova 70
102
6978
Spice Girls Say You'll Be There
103
7079
De La Soul Stakes Is High
104
7127
Jay-Z feat. Foxy Brown Ain't No Nigga
105
7210
The Tragically Hip Ahead by a Century
106
7242
En Vogue Don't Let Go (Love)
107
7247
Stone Temple Pilots Trippin' on a Hole in a Paper Heart
108
7346
Space [UK] Female of the Species
109
7410
The Divine Comedy Something for the Weekend
110
7438
Tricky Christiansands
111
7449
Shihad Home Again
112
7573
Bis Kandy Pop
113
7602
Fatboy Slim Everybody Needs a 303
114
7696
Fountains of Wayne Sink to the Bottom
115
7733
Tricky Makes Me Wanna Die
116
7785
Ocean Colour Scene The Riverboat Song
117
7821
Spice Girls 2 Become 1
118
7866
Bush Swallowed
119
7891
Babylon Zoo Spaceman
120
7999
Robert Miles Children
121
8086
Shawn Colvin Sunny Came Home
122
8162
Jarabe de Palo La Flaca
123
8193
Fiona Apple Shadowboxer
124
8274
Sublime Santeria
125
8286
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Stagger Lee
126
8402
Placebo Teenage Angst
127
8450
Innerzone Orchestra Bug in the Bassbin
128
8521
DJ Shadow Stem
129
8524
Radiohead Talk Show Host
130
8536
Modest Mouse Dramamine
131
8605
Metallica Hero of the Day
132
8717
Metallica Until It Sleeps
133
8748
Nasty Habits Shadow Boxing
134
8756
2Pac I Ain't Mad at Cha
135
8807
2Pac feat. K-Ci & JoJo How Do U Want It
136
8882
Backstreet Boys Quit Playin' Games (With My Heart)
137
8931
Lush Ladykillers
138
8944
Franco Battiato La cura
139
8966
Cake I Will Survive
140
9015
The Roots What They Do
141
9016
The Lemonheads The Outdoor Type
142
9118
Jay-Jay Johanson So Tell the Girls That I Am Back in Town
143
9296
Sloan The Good in Everyone
144
9492
Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High
145
9617
Los Piojos Verano del '92
146
9648
The Blue Nile Happiness
147
9660
Whirlpool Productions From: Disco To: Disco
148
9682
Tortoise Along the Banks of the Rivers
149
9785
Soul Coughing Super Bon Bon
150
9831
Dodgy Good Enough
151
9985
Paula Cole I Don't Want to Wait

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Jay-Z feat. Mary J. Blige Can't Knock the Hustle
The Chemical Brothers Loops of Fury
Sleater-Kinney Call the Doctor
Low Over the Ocean
Company Flow Eight Steps to Perfection
Basement Jaxx Fly Life
Thomas Bangalter Spinal Scratch
Sepultura Ratamahatta
The Wallflowers 6th Avenue Heartache
Fatboy Slim Going Out of My Head
Tool AEnema
Propellerheads Take California
Soundgarden Blow Up the Outside World
Everything But the Girl Wrong
Ash Oh Yeah
The Lemonheads If I Could Talk I'd Tell You
Tiger Race
Guided by Voices The Official Ironmen Rallysong
Skunk Anansie Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)
Stone Temple Pilots Big Bang Baby
Social Distortion I Was Wrong
Elio e le Storie Tese La terra dei cachi
C.J. Bolland Sugar Is Sweeter
Ocean Colour Scene The Day We Caught the Train
Kula Shaker Hey Dude
Leonardo's Bride Even When I'm Sleeping
Lamb Górecki
Belle and Sebastian Like Dylan in the Movies
Superdrag Sucked Out
Deana Carter Strawberry Wine
Fun Lovin' Criminals Fun Lovin Criminal
Smog I Break Horses
Extremoduro So payaso
Odds Someone Who's Cool
Tool Forty Six & 2
Matchbox 20 3 AM
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion 2Kindsa Love
Tonic If You Could Only See
Savage Garden To the Moon and Back
MC Lyte Cold Rock a Party
Paul Kelly [Australia] How to Make Gravy
Adam F Metropolis
Cat Power Nude as the News
Marilyn Manson Tourniquet
Joe Henry & Madonna Guilty by Association
Mobb Deep Drop a Gem on 'Em
Barenaked Ladies If I Had $1000000
Cibo Matto Sugar Water
The Divine Comedy Becoming More Like Alfie
Olive You're Not Alone
Supergroove Can't Get Enough
Way Out West The Gift
Metallica Ain't My Bitch
Westside Connection Bow Down
Suede Filmstar
Palace Music You Have Cum in Your Hair and Your Dick Is Hanging Out
The Cranberries Salvation
Neutral Milk Hotel Song Against Sex
Akinyele Put It in Your Mouth
Vasco Rossi Sally
Toni Braxton Un-break My Heart
Death in Vegas Dirt
Red House Painters Have You Forgotten
Sublime Wrong Way
Super Furry Animals Hometown Unicorn
Do or Die feat. Johnny P & Twista Po Pimp
Weezer Pink Triangle
Jay-Z Can I Live
Black Grape England's Irie
Pascal Obispo Lucie
Elliott Smith Angeles
Bim Sherman Solid as a Rock
Type O Negative My Girlfriend's Girlfriend
Chico Science & Nacao Zumbi Maracatu Atômico
16 Horsepower Black Soul Choir
dEUS Little Arithmetics
Nearly God Poems
Jimi Tenor Can't Stay with You Baby
Mark Eitzel No Easy Way Down
Belle and Sebastian Judy and the Dream of Horses
Hypocrisy Roswell 47 
Geggy Tah Whoever You Are
Jamiroquai Cosmic Girl
Faithless Salva Mea
Failure Stuck on You
Barry Adamson feat. Jarvis Cocker Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis
Tortoise Remixed by Spring Heel Jack Galapagos 1
Wilco Monday
Jimmy Webb Wichita Lineman
Lil' Kim feat. Puff Daddy No Time
The Divine Comedy The Frog Princess
Manic Street Preachers Australia
Luscious Jackson Why Do I Lie?
Broadcast The Book Lovers
Super Furry Animals God! Show Me Magic
Lost Boyz Renee
The Heartists Belo Horizonti
Lewis Taylor Lucky
R.E.M. Bittersweet Me
The Afghan Whigs Going to Town
R.E.M. Electrolite
Modest Mouse Broke
Pavement Give It a Day
Brainiac Pussyfootin'
Manic Street Preachers Everything Must Go
The Afghan Whigs Honky's Ladder
Eels Beautiful Freak
Mazzy Star Flowers in December
Wilco Outtasite (Outta Mind)
Mogwai Summer
Shed Seven Chasing Rainbows
Patti Smith Summer Cannibals
Super Furry Animals If You Don't Want Me to Destroy You
Soundgarden Pretty Noose
Elliott Smith Speed Trials
Lois & Dub Narcotic Sound System Rougher