M.I.A.
Paper Planes





Release Year: 2007

Rankings:
All-Time
#31 / 2000s #2 / 2007 #1


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
BBC America (UK/USA) - 100 Greatest British Songs of the 21st Century So Far (2015) 1
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 2000s (2010) 31
Complex (USA) - The 100 Best Songs of the Complex Decade 2002-2012 (2012) 6
Complex (USA) - The Top 100 Songs of the 2000s (2009) 7
Consequence of Sound (USA) - The Top 50 Songs of the 2000s (2009) 16
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top 50 Songs of 2007 (2017) 2
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The Must List: Best Single Each Year 1990-2014 (2015) No Order
NPR (USA) - The 50 Most Important Recordings of the 2000s (2009) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s (2009) 3
Popdose (USA) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2000s (2009) 17
Pretty Much Amazing (USA) - Best Songs of the 2000s (2010) 10
Rhapsody (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 2000s (2009) 3
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 236
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Top 100 Songs of the 2000s (2009) 5
Rolling Stone (USA) [panel of artists, record producers, industry professionals and music journalists] - 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far (2018) 2
Slant (USA) - The 250 Best Singles of the 2000s (2010) 2
Spin (USA) - Nominations For the Best Songs of the Last 25 Years (2010) No Order
Spinner (Canada) - The 50 Best Songs of the 2000s (2009) 22
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 1001-2750
Stylus (USA) - The Top 100 Singles of the 2000s (2010) 12
TimeOut (USA) - 1000 Songs to Change Your Life (2008) No Order
Treble (USA) - The 150 Best Singles of the 2000s (2010) 1
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of the 00s (2011) 89
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 575
BBC Radio 6 Music (UK) - 100 Best Tracks of the Last 10 Years (2013) No Order
BBC Radio 6 Music (UK) - Alternative Jukebox: 500 Extraordinary Tracks That Tell the Story of Alternative Music (2014) No Order
Gigwise (UK) - The 50 Greatest Songs of the 2000s (2009) 3
Guardian (UK) - A history of modern music (2011) No Order
NME (UK) - 100 Best Songs of the '00s (2012) 4
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of NME's Lifetime (2012) 43
NME (UK) - The 150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years (2011) 15
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 53
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 2000s (2009) 4
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - The 75 Best Singles of the 2000s (2009) 5
Nollnolltalet (Sweden) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2000s (2009) 3
Nuorgam (Finland) - Best Songs of the 2000s (2013) 8
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
FM4 (Austria) - 20 Years of FM4: The 100 Best Songs (2015) 4
Laut (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 2000s (2009) 27
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 113
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 2000s (2010) No Order
Fluctuat (France) - The Best Songs of the 2000s (2009) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 101-1000
Technikart (France) - Top 20 Songs per Year 1991-2011 (2012) 13
Heineken (Spain) - The 50 Best International Songs of the 2000s (2009) 2
Indiespot (Spain) - The 1000 Best Songs of the 21st Century (2009) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 15 Best Singles of the 2000s (2009) 4
Rolling Stone (Spain) - The 50 Best Songs of the 21st Century (2013) 3
Radio Hauraki (New Zealand) - Top 300 Songs of the 2000s [and 2010s] (2017) 181
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
Junkonline (Malaysia) - The 333 Best Songs of the 2000s (2009) 61
Quart (Hungary) - The 50 Best Pop Hits of the 2000s (2009) 1
Screenagers (Poland) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2000s (2010) 2
End of Year Lists
Amazon (USA) - Top Songs of 2008 13
Blender (USA) - Top Songs of 2008 2
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - Top Singles of 2008 3
Eye Weekly (Canada) - Top Singles of 2008 2
Grammy Awards (USA) - Record of the Year Nominee
Idolator (USA) - Top Songs of 2007 (Jackin' Pop Poll) 3
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Songs of 2007 4
PopMatters (USA) - Top Singles of 2007 8
Slant (USA) - Top Singles of 2008 1
Spin (USA) - Top Songs of 2008 1
Stylus (USA) - Top Songs of 2007 44
Treble (USA) - Top Songs of 2007 9
Village Voice Pazz&Jop (USA) - Top Singles of 2008 1
FACT (UK) - Top Songs of 2007 6
Mixmag (UK) - Top Songs of 2008 8
NME (UK) - Top Songs of 2008 8
The Observer (UK) - Top Songs of 2008 19
Radio P3 (Sweden) - Top Songs of 2007 3
Rumba (Finland) - Top Songs of 2007 16
Intro (Germany) - Top Singles of 2007 12
Musikexpress (Germany) - Top Singles of 2007 27
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top Singles of 2008 2
Heineken.es (Spain) - Top Songs of 2007 1
Conteos Reactor 105.7 (Mexico) - Top 105.7 Songs of the Year 3