Don't Phunk With My Heart" serves as the first single taken from Monkey Business (2005). Interscope Records solicited the song to mainstream radios on April 12, 2005 in the United States. Composition "Don't Phunk with My Heart" is a hip-hop dance song that runs for 4 minutes and 4 seconds.
"Ghetto Gospel" is a song by rapper Tupac Shakur, which was originally released as the second single on his posthumous 2004 album Loyal to the Game. It samples Elton John's 1971 track, "Indian Sunset". The single topped the charts in the United Kingdom (for 3 weeks), Australia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
Carey is the only artist to have earned two number-one singles in 2005 after "Don't Forget About Us" topped the chart in the final calendar issue of Billboard Hot 100. "Don't Forget About Us" is Carey's 17th number-one single, placing her second in the list of acts with most number ones in the United States, tying with Elvis Presley.
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" is also featured in the movie trailer of Lords of Dogtown (2005), starring Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch and John Robinson. In an episode of the MTV series When I Was 17, Ashley Fink reveals that "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" was a favorite song of hers.
Hip hop artist Kanye West gained his first number-one single, "Gold Digger", as lead artist; West previously had a number-one single with "Slow Jamz", a 2004 song by rapper Twista. Two acts, Underwood and Brown, scored a number-one debut single this year. R ...
"Mockingbird" is a song by American rapper Eminem from his fifth studio album Encore (2004). It was released as the fifth single from the album on April 25, 2005. It peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100, and number four in the United Kingdom.
"Wake Me Up When September Ends" is a song by American rock band Green Day, released on June 13, 2005, as the fourth single from the group's seventh studio album, American Idiot (2004). The song was written by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong regarding the death of his father.