Beyonce’s ‘Crazy In Love’ voted NME’s track of the decade

The Strokes, MGMT, MIA also make the run-down

Beyonce‘s ‘Crazy In Love’ has been voted the greatest track of this decade by NME.

It was announced today (November 25) that the 2003 single, which features Jay-Z, was Number One of the Top 100 poll, which was voted for by the staff at NME, NME.COM, NME TV and NME Radio.

MGMT were second in the run-down with their 2008 song ‘Time To Pretend’, while The Strokes‘Hard To Explain’, from 2001, was third.


The NME Top 20 tracks of the decade are:

1. Beyonce – ‘Crazy In Love’
2. MGMT – ‘Time To Pretend’
3. The Strokes – ‘Hard To Explain’
4. MIA – ‘Paper Planes’
5. OutKast – ‘Hey Ya!’
6. The Rapture – ‘House Of Jealous Lovers’
7. Klaxons – ‘Golden Skans’
8. Blur – ‘Out Of Time’
9. Arcade Fire – ‘Rebellion (Lies)’
10. Arctic Monkeys – ‘A Certain Romance’
11. The Libertines – ‘Can’t Stand Me Now’
12. The Streets – ‘Dry Your Eyes’
13. The Walkmen – ‘The Rat’
14. The White Stripes – ‘Seven Nation Army’
15. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Bang’
16. Rihanna – ‘Umbrella’
17. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Maps’
18. OutKast – ‘Ms Jackson’
19. Radiohead – ‘Reckoner’
20. Hot Chip – ‘Over And Over’

See the full 100 NME tracks of the decade on NME.COM now.

Vote for your favourite tracks of the decade and debate the list and listen to all the songs featured on it at NME.COM/Blogs now.