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Round 2 of the Battle for the Best Song of the Millennium

Continuing the madness of our latest utterly infuriating Grantland Bracket

For all the agonizing results from Round 1, go here.

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2000-03

No. 1 “Ignition (Remix),” R. Kelly (2003) vs. no. 9 “Fell in Love With a Girl,” the White Stripes (2001)

No. 2 “Hot in Herre,” Nelly (2002) vs. no. 7 “Cry Me a River,” Justin Timberlake (2002)

No. 3 “Hey Ya!,” OutKast (2003) vs. no. 6 “Crazy in Love,” Beyoncé (2003)

No. 4 “In da Club,” 50 Cent (2003) vs. no. 5 “99 Problems,” Jay Z (2003)

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2004-07

No. 1 “Since U Been Gone,” Kelly Clarkson (2004) vs. no. 9 “Mr. Brightside,” the Killers (2004)

No. 2 “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell (2004) vs. no. 7 “Feel Good Inc.,” Gorillaz (2005)

No. 3 “Yeah!,” Usher feat. Lil Jon & Ludacris (2004) vs. no. 6 “Umbrella,” Rihanna feat. Jay Z (2007)

No. 5 “Take Me Out,” Franz Ferdinand (2004) vs. no. 13 “Paper Planes,” M.I.A. (2007)

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2008-10

No. 1 “Rolling in the Deep,” Adele (2010) vs. no. 9 “Kids,” MGMT (2008)

No. 2 “A Milli,” Lil Wayne (2008) vs. no. 7 “Empire State of Mind,” Jay Z (2009)

No. 3 “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” Beyoncé (2008) vs. no. 6 “TiK ToK,” Ke$ha (2009)

No. 12 “Use Somebody,” Kings of Leon (2008) vs. no. 13 “1901,” Phoenix (2009)

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2011-13

No. 1 “N—-s in Paris,” Jay Z and Kanye West (2011) vs. no. 9
“F—in’ Problems,” A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar (2012)

No. 2 “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen (2012) vs. no. 7 “Get Lucky,” Daft Punk (2013)

No. 4 “Mercy,” Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz (2012) vs. no. 5 “We Found Love,” Rihanna (2011)

No. 6 “Blurred Lines,” Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell (2013) vs. no. 14 “Midnight City,” M83 (2011)

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