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From Robbie Williams's huge solo success, Amy Winehouse's second album to Barack Obama's presidential election and the untimely passing of Michael Jackson, we look at the most iconic moments of the 2000s.
In 2000 All Saints were everyone's favourite girl band. The girls won Best Pop act award at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2000. Picture: PA
If All Saints were everyone's favourite girl band, Westlife were definitely favourite boy band. Picture: PA
Who can forget this image of the ex Take That and at the time former Spice Girl at the BRIT Awards 2001? Robbie won Best Male Solo, cementing his incredible success once more. The year before the 'Angels' singer had signed a whopping £80m deal with EMI. Picture: PA
The attack on the Twin Towers on 9/11 was the most tragic event of the decade.
Kylie made video history when she danced around in a tiny pair of gold hot pants in her video for single 'Spinning Around' in 2001.
It's hard to believe that there was a time when we didn't have iPods.
Heart-warming film 'Amelie' becomes a huge success and puts its star, Audrey Tautou on the world's map. Picture: PA Photos
'Crazy in Love' by Beyonce and Jay Z is released in 2003 and becomes one of the most successful singles of the year. Then Bey and Jay also fell in love with each other and start dating. They married in 2008.
Britney Spears, Madonna and Christina Aguilera performed together at the VMAs and shocked the US when they kissed on live TV.
The first 'Harry Potter' films are released, with 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone' being the first one in 2001.
It was quite a sad moment when everyone's favourite TV comedy, 'Friends' ended in 2004.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie met whilst filming 'Mr & Mrs Smith' in 2005 and a marriage and six children later, the rest is history. Picture: Photoshot
And the way we started watching videos and listening to music changed forever.
Obama became president in 2005 and made history by being the first black person ever to be in office. Picture: PA
From 2005 to 2007 everybody was obsessed with Kate Moss and Peter Doherty's relationship. The pair got together at Moss's 31st birthday but split a couple of years later following the Libertines singer's struggle with drug addiction.
The hugely popular show started in 1998 and within a few episodes women were identifying themselves as either Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte or Miranda. In 2004 it came to an end, but only three years later the film hit the cinemas to huge success.
The 2000 also give us reality TV shows and Paris Hilton. The heiress starred with friend Nicole Richie in 'The Simple Life' and was everywhere for the entire decade. Then her former friends the Kardashians made an appearance....
Who doesn't own a copy of Winehouse's brilliant sophomore and last studio album?
Pop singer Britney Spears had a bit of a meltdown in 2007 and the picture of her looking dishevelled and sporting a shaved head was one of the most published that year...and possibly after.
Mamma Mia! had everybody singing and dancing. And on top of ABBA's classic tunes, it had Meryl Streep and Colin Firth in it. No wonder it was so successful.
Stephenie Meyer's 'The Twilight Saga' books were first published in 2005. The first movie from the series, 'Twilight' was released in November 2008, making huge stars of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson.
The world was in morning when news broke that Michael Jackson passed away on 25 June 2009. Nobody could quite believe that The King Of Pop was no longer with us. But his music will always live on.
And now we are all tweeting....
Director James Cameron beat his own record when his film 'Avatar' became highest grossing films of all time in 2009, beating the director's previous topper, 'Titanic'. No film has beaten 'Avatar' yet.