10 Songs And Albums You Won't Believe Are 10 Years Old In 2014
Has it really been an entire decade since all this happened?
1. Everyone went out to buy Usher's 'Confessions' album.
It sold 1.1 million copies in its first week, making Usher the first R&B artist to ever accomplish that. Four singles – Yeah, Burn Confession and Confession II - would go to no.1 and it would be the second best selling album of the year.
2. Kanye West made his debut with 'The College Dropout'.
Can you believe Kanye's been in the industry a full decade already? His debut album 'College Dropout,' which included tracks 'Jesus Walks,' 'All Falls Down,' and 'Workout Plan,' blew everyone away when it was released in February 2014.
3. It was the last new music we heard from Destiny's Child.
Released on November 10th 2004, 'Destiny Fulfilled' was the fourth and final Destiny's Child album. It featured tunes including 'Lose My Breath,' 'Soldier' and 'Girl' – who knew nine years later the girls would hook up for a one-off performance at the Super Bowl. Could 2014 be the year we get something new from the girls?
4. Outkast's 'Speakerboxxx/ The Love Below' made history.
It was the first rap album ever to win 'Album Of The Year' at the 2004 Grammys. Ten year's on from their revolutionary win we're seeing Outkast reunite for the first time in eight years. They recently accounted they'll be performing 40 festival dates. Picture: Getty
5. In 2004, Snoop had his first no. 1 since 1994 with 'Drop It Like A Hot'.
It was a decade ago that 'Drop It Like It's Hot' featuring Pharrell, hit the top spot on the charts, a full decade after Snoop's previous top 10 hit 'Gin and Juice' in 94'.
6. Beyoncé went solo with 'Dangerously In Love'.
2004 was the year DC split and Bey released her debut solo album 'Dangerously In Love'. The lead single 'Crazy In Love' is one of the best-selling singles of the noughties.
7. Kelis released 'Milkshake'.
And no one ever drunk one in the same way again.
8. Can I get an 'Encore'?
The Jay Z, Linkin Park collaboration was the only release off their 'Collision Course' album, but it was all we needed.
9. Alicia Keys won the 'Best Female Vocal Performance' Grammy for 'If I Ain't Got You'.
Even thought it's a decade old the second single off 'The Diary Of Alicia Keys' sounds like it could have been released yesterday.