Top Walking Songs of the 2000s

Rev up your walks with our millennial music playlists. We chose upbeat songs from each year to keep you motivated and moving, plus slower songs to warm you up and cool you down.


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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2000

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"That's the Way It Is" - Celine Dion
"Smooth" - Santana
"I Need to Know" - Marc Anthony
"Independent Women, Part 1" - Destiny's Child
"Waiting for Tonight" - Jennifer Lopez
"All the Small Things" - Blink-182
"Blue (Da Ba Dee)" - Eiffel 65
"Ex-Girlfriend" - No Doubt
"Back Here" - BBMak
"Otherside" - Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2001

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"I'm Like a Bird" - Nelly Furtado
"Crazy for This Girl" - Evan & Jaron
"The Way You Love Me" - Faith Hill
"Family Affair" - Mary J. Blige
"Whenever, Wherever" - Shakira
"Beautiful Day" - U2
"Hanging by a Moment" - Lifehouse
"South Side" - Moby
"U Remind Me" - Usher
"Thank You" - Dido

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2002

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"A Thousand Miles" - Vanessa Carlton
"Complicated" - Avril Lavigne
"Wherever You Will Go" - The Calling
"The Middle" - Jimmy Eat World
"I'd Do Anything" - Simple Plan
"Get the Party Started" - Pink
"Heaven" - DJ Sammy & Yanou feat. Do
"Can't Get You Out of My Head" - Kylie Minogue
"In a Little While" - Uncle Kracker
"All You Wanted" - Michelle Branch

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2003

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"Where Is the Love? - Black Eyed Peas & Justin Timberlake
"Bring Me to Life" - Evanescence
"Such Great Heights" - The Postal Service
"Rock Your Body" - Justin Timberlake
"Crazy In Love" - Beyonce
"Me Against the Music" - Britney Spears feat. Madonna
"The Anthem" - Good Charlotte
"Swing, Swing" - The All-American Rejects
"Clocks" - Coldplay
"Big Yellow Taxi" - Counting Crows & Vanessa Carlton

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2004

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"Float On" - Modest Mouse
"This Love" - Maroon 5
"Lady" - Lenny Kravitz
"Somebody Told Me" - The Killers
"Let's Get It Started" - Black Eyed Peas
"Hey Ya!" - OutKast
"Are You Gonna Be My Girl" - Jet
"Take Me Out" - Franz Ferdinand
"On the Way Down" - Ryan Cabrera
"One Thing" - Finger Eleven

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2005

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"Rich Girl" - Gwen Stefani
"Pon de Replay (Radio Edit)" - Rihanna
"Don't Cha" - The Pussycat Dolls
"Listen to Your Heart" - DHT
"Since U Been Gone" - Kelly Clarkson
"Get Right" - Jennifer Lopez feat. Fabolous
"Bananza (Belly Dancer)" - Akon
"Hung Up" - Madonna
"Lonely No More" - Rob Thomas
"Shake It Off" - Mariah Carey

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2006

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"Over My Head (Cable Car)" - The Fray
"Unwritten" - Natasha Bedingfield
"Hips Don't Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean)" - Shakira
"Everytime We Touch" - Cascada
"Temperature" - Sean Paul
"When You Were Young" - The Killers
"Move Along" - The All-American Rejects
"Ain't No Other Man" - Christina Aguilera
"Crazy" - Gnarls Barkley
"Who Says You Can't Go Home" - Bon Jovi


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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2007

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"Irreplaceable" - Beyonce
"Who Knew" - Pink
"No One" - Alicia Keys
"Umbrella (feat. Jay-Z)" - Rihanna
"Wind It Up" - Gwen Stefani
"The Great Escape" - Boys Like Girls
"First Time" - Lifehouse
"Beautiful Girls (Nickelodeon Mix)" - Sean Kingston
"Because of You" - Ne-Yo
"Glamorous (Radio Edit)" - Fergie

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2008

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"Tattoo" - Jordin Sparks
"Love Song" - Sara Bareilles
"See You Again" - Miley Cyrus
"Disturbia" - Rihanna
"4 Minutes (feat. Justin Timberlake & Timbaland)" - Madonna
"What You Got (feat. Akon)" - Colby O'Donis
"Damaged" - Danity Kane
"Burnin' Up" - Jonas Brothers
"Bleeding Love" - Leona Lewis
"The Time of My Life" - David Cook

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2009

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"Love Story" - Taylor Swift
"No Surprise" - Daughtry
"Party in the U.S.A." - Miley Cyrus
"Boom Boom Pow," Black Eyed Peas
"Sweet Dreams" - Beyonce
"Knock You Down" - Keri Hilson, Kanye West & Ne-Yo
"Just Dance" - Lady Gaga & Colby O'Donis
"Goodbye" - Kristinia DeBarge
"Beautiful" - Akon, Colby O'Donis & Kardinal Offishall
"Fallin' for You" - Colbie Caillat

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Top 10 Walking Songs of 2010

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"Breakeven (Falling to Pieces)" - The Script
"If You Only Knew" - Shinedown
"Hey, Soul Sister" - Train
"Somebody to Love (feat. Robin Thicke)" - Leighton Meester
"Give It Up to Me (feat. Lil Wayne)" - Shakira
"If We Ever Meet Again (feat. Katy Perry)" - Timbaland
"Evacuate the Dancefloor" - Cascada
"All the Right Moves" - OneRepublic
"Live Like We're Dying" - Kris Allen
"Heartbreak Warfare" - John Mayer

Originally published on FamilyCircle.com, May 2010.

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