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« 2001 2002 2003 »
Position  Artist Song Title
« 2001 2002 2003 »
1 Nickelback How You Remind Me
2 Ashanti Foolish
3 Nelly Hot in Herre
4 Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland Dilemma
5 The Calling Wherever You Will Go
6 Vanessa Carlton A Thousand Miles
7 Linkin Park In the End
8 Fat Joe feat. Ashanti What's Luv?
9 Usher U Got it Bad
10 Puddle Of Mudd Blurry
11 Avril Lavigne Complicated
12 Ja Rule feat. Ashanti Always on Time
13 Jennifer Lopez feat. Ja Rule Ain't it Funny
14 Jimmy Eat World The Middle
15 P. Diddy feat. Usher and Loon I Need a Girl (Part One)
16 Usher U Don't have to Call
17 Mary J. Blige Family Affair
18 P. Diddy and Ginuwine feat. Loon, Mario Winans and Tammy Ruggeri I Need a Girl (Part Two)
19 Eve feat. Alicia Keys Gangsta Lovin'
20 Creed My Sacrifice
21 Eminem Without Me
22 Enrique Iglesias Hero
23 Michelle Branch All You Wanted
24 Pink Get the Party Started
25 Chad Kroeger feat. Josey Scott Hero
26 Default Wasting My Time
27 Creed One Last Breath
28 Shakira Whenever, Wherever
29 Jennifer Lopez feat. Nas I'm Gonna Be Alright
30 Cam'ron feat. Juelz Santana Oh Boy
31 DJ Sammy and Yanou feat. Do Heaven
32 No Doubt feat. Bounty Killer Hey Baby
33 'N Sync feat. Nelly Girlfriend
34 Mario Just a Friend 2002
35 Sheryl Crow Soak up the Sun
36 Pink Don't Let Me Get Me
37 N.O.R.E. Nothin'
38 Tweet Oops (Oh My)
39 Kelly Clarkson A Moment Like This
40 Truth Hurts feat. Rakim Addictive
41 Ashanti Happy
42 John Mayer No Such Thing
43 Pink Just Like a Pill
44 Irv Gotti Presents The Inc. feat. Ja Rule, Ashanti, Charli Baltimore and Vita Down 4 U
45 Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Out of My Head
46 Five For Fighting Superman (It's not Easy)
47 Eminem Cleanin' out my Closet
48 Musiq Halfcrazy
49 Mr. Cheeks Lights, Camera, Action!
50 Big Tymers Still Fly
51 Alicia Keys A Woman's Worth
52 Craig David 7 Days
53 Cam'ron feat. Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey and Toya Hey Ma
54 Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Work It
55 Ludacris feat. Mystikal and Infamous 2.0 Move Bitch
56 LeAnn Rimes Can't Fight the Moonlight
57 Enrique Iglesias Escape
58 Aaliyah More than a Woman
59 No Doubt Hello Good
60 Faith Evans I Love You
61 Daniel Bedingfield Gotta Get Thru This
62 Busta Rhymes feat. P. Diddy and Pharrell Pass the Courvoisier Part II
63 Eminem Lose Yourself
64 Michael Jackson Butterflies
65 Brandy What About Us?
66 Shakira Underneath your Clothes
67 Mary J. Blige feat. Ja Rule Rainy Dayz
68 Ginuwine Differences
69 Angie Martinez feat. Lil' Mo and Sacario If I could Go!
70 OutKast feat. Killer Mike The Whole World
71 No Doubt feat. Lady Saw Underneath it All
72 City High feat. Eve Caramel
73 LL Cool J Luv U Better
74 Sean Paul Gimme the Light
75 'N Sync Gone
76 Ja Rule feat. Case Livin' it Up
77 Ludacris Roll Out (My Business)
78 Goo Goo Dolls Here is Gone
79 Mary J. Blige No More Drama
80 Dirty Vegas Days go By
81 Ashanti Baby
82 Kenny Chesney The Good Stuff
83 Fat Joe feat. R. Kelly We Thuggin'
84 Steve Holy Good Morning Beautiful
85 Aaliyah Rock the Boat
86 Alan Jackson Drive (For Daddy Gene)
87 Jewel Standing Still
88 Jaheim feat. Next Anything
89 Brandy Full Moon
90 B2K Uh Huh
91 Celine Dion A New Day has Come
92 Nelly Furtado Turn Off the Light
93 George Strait Living and Living Well
94 Toby Keith My List
95 Alanis Morissette Hands Clean
96 Avril Lavigne Sk8er Boi
97 Dixie Chicks Long Time Gone
98 Alan Jackson Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)
99 Justin Timberlake Like I Love You
100 Toya I Do!!

Billboard Hot 100 Year-End Top 100 Singles of 2002