New research has drummed up a list of the ten most timeless songs since 1950. It's Throwback Thursday so we're sharing the list which doesn't include anything from The Beatles or Elvis, but the likes of Journey and even Coldplay. Read on and see if you agree!

The website Polygraph took every Billboard Hot 100 hit from 1950 to 2005 and cross-referenced its play count on Spotify to figure out which songs remain the most popular today.

The 10 Most Timeless Songs (according to Polygraph):

 

  • 10

    'Fix You' by Coldplay (2005)

  • 9

    'Seven Nation Army' by White Stripes (2003)

  • 8

    'Billie Jean' by Michael Jackson (1983)

  • 7

    'Hey Ya' by Outkast (2003)

  • 6

    'In The End' by Linkin Park (2001)

  • 5

    'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by Nirvana (1991)

  • 4

    'Don't Stop Believin' by Journey (1981)

  • 3

    'Numb' by Linkin Park (2003)

  • 2

    'Mr. Brightside' by The Killers (2005)

  • 1

    'Lose Yourself' by Eminem (2002)