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The Best Ballads of the 2000s  

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List Rules Vote up the best ballads from the 2000s, regardless of genre.

There is nothing like a good love song. The best ballads of the 2000s feature songs about being in love, unrequited love, lost love, and even learning how to love yourself. Because you are beautiful in every single way, here are the top ballads of the 2000s.

The best 2000s power ballads come from every genre from country to pop to rock to even grunge. Ballads have been a staple in music for over 50 years. They are the songs that you dance to at your wedding, but can also be the songs that you cry with during a bad breakup.

Several of the biggest names in pop music had a monster hit with one of these ballads from the first part of the 21st century. Make your voice heard and vote up your favorite 2000s ballads. If we’ve left out one of your picks, feel free to add it to the list!

 

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Coldplay
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Justin Timberlake
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OneRepublic
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Alicia Keys
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Christina Aguilera
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Mariah Carey
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Plain White T's
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Nelly Furtado
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Snow Patrol
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Rascal Flatts
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Kelly Clarkson
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Vanessa Carlton
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Enrique Iglesias
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James Blunt
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Alicia Keys
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Norah Jones
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I'm Yours Jason Mraz
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Love Story Taylor Swift
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The Postal Service
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Everything Michael Buble
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Pure Shores All Saints
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The Reason Hoobastank
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Where Is The Love? Black Eyed Peas
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs