‘I Want You Back’ was a watershed moment for the Spice Girls as Melanie B became the first to break rank and release a solo single.
‘On A Night Like This’ was a pivotal release for Kylie Minogue, confirming her triumphant comeback was so much more than a gimmick.
‘It’s Gonna Be Me’ siphoned the essence of *NSYNC’s ‘No Strings Attached album’ down into an immense three-and-a-half-minute pop package.
‘Take My Breath Away’ is one of Emma Bunton’s biggest hits, which makes it all the more surprising that it’s so often overlooked.
While not strictly the lead single, ‘Scream If You Wanna Go Faster’ felt a proper introduction to Geri Halliwell’s second album.
Kate Winslet might be a one-hit-wonder, but that was entirely her own choice because ‘What If’ is an epic debut single.
From the opening beats of ‘I’m A Slave 4 U’, it became evident that Britney Spears’ career was about to change forever.
With the newly-remixed ‘I Turn To You’, Melanie C set her sights on conquering the clubs with a single that was so on-trend, it couldn’t possibly fail.
‘You’ll Be Sorry’ saw Steps hit back with a massive ‘f**k you’ (and a brilliant B-side) after years on the receiving end of heartbreak.
With the muted response to their second album, ‘Around The World’ felt like a deliberate attempt to distance Aqua from themselves.
Every so often comes a song that re-defines the trajectory of a pop act. ‘Naked’ didn’t just save Louise’s career. It made her career.
‘Bop Bop Baby’ broke with stool-perching tradition and showcased Westlife being as experimental as they ever were or would be again.