Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
Empire State of Mind





Release Year: 2009

Rankings:
All-Time
#157 / 2000s #17 / 2009 #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
Complex (USA) - The 100 Best Jay-Z Songs (2011) 9
Entertainment Weekly (USA) - The Must List: Best Single Each Year 1990-2014 (2015) No Order
Spin (USA) - Nominations For the Best Songs of the Last 25 Years (2010) No Order
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 701-800
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of the 00s (2011) 8
XXL (USA) - 40 Years of Hip-Hop: Top 5 Singles by Year (2014) No Order
XXL (USA) - 44 of the Best Jay-Z Songs (2013) No Order
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
NME (UK) - 100 Best Songs of the '00s (2012) 32
NME (UK) - The 150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years (2011) 13
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 265
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 2000s (2009) 90
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 80
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 462
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Cameron Adams (Australia) -The Best Songs from the 100 Must Have Albums (2013) No Order
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 496
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
End of Year Lists
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top Songs of 2009 12
Eye Weekly (Canada) - Top Singles of 2009 2
Grammy Awards (USA) - Record of the Year Nominee
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Songs of 2009 44
Pop Matters (USA) - Top Singles of 2009 9
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top Songs of 2009 2
The Agit Reader (USA) - Top Singles of 2009 17
Treble (USA) - Top Songs of 2009 24
Village Voice: Pazz & Jop (USA) - Top Singles of 2009 1
BBC (UK) - Top Songs of 2009 No Order
Fact (UK) - Top Songs of 2009 81
Muso's Guide (UK) - Top Singles of 2009 15
NME (UK) - Top Songs of 2009 6
Spex (Germany) - Top Songs of 2009 12
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top Singles of 2009 17
Blitz (Portugal) - Top Songs of 2009 9
Heineken (Spain) - Top Songs of 2009 5
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top Songs of 2009 71
Playground (Spain) - Top Songs of 2009 3
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Top Songs of 2009 12
Scanner FM (Spain) - Top Songs of 2009 2