The world's most popular Throwback Thursday song

Oh, the memories...

Oh, the memories...

There's something weirdly uplifting about throwback Thursday.

That trip down memory lane somehow just brightens your day, whether it's movies, music, that one time in high school, or that time you were so goth your outfit had to match the colour of your soul.

Whatever you were into, throwback Thursday is the time to let your freak flag fly.

Now though, Spotify's hoisting the flags on our behalves.

In honour of the ninth anniversary of the original Throwback Thursday (#TBT), they've compiled a list of the world's most popular #TBT songs.

The line up says a lot about the age of Spotify users; 90s kids are leading the charge ensuring those classic pop and early hip hop anthems make the grade.

The list boasts everything from Britney Spears' Toxic to Outkast's Ms. Jackson, and all the Spice Girls, Shaggy and Jesse McCartney you can handle in between.

Top honours go to R.Kelly's hit Ignition, which we're probably all guilty of jamming to at one stage or another.

Spotify's data shows women were responsible for 74 per cent of #TBT playlists on the streaming site, so if you know any women born in the 90s, you can thank them for this glorious insight into our nostalgic listening habits.

Here's the full list, in order:

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1.    Ignition (Remix) – R.Kelly

2.    Yeah! – Usher, Lil Jon, Ludacris

3.    Crazy in Love – Beyoncé, JAY Z

4.    It Wasn't Me – Shaggy, Ricardo Ducent

5.    Hollaback Girl – Gwen Stefani

6.    One, Two Step – Ciara, Missy Elliott

7.    Wannabe (Radio Edit) – Spice Girls

8.    Beautiful Soul – Jesse McCartney

9.    Hips Don't Lie – Shakira, Wyclef Jean

10. Get Low – Ying Yang Twins, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz

11. Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake

12. Gold Digger – Kanye West, Jamie Foxx

13. Ms. Jackson – OutKast

14. Beautiful Girls – Sean Kingston

15. Temperature – Sean Paul

16. Toxic – Britney Spears

17. Stacy's Mom – Fountains of Wayne

18. Ride Wit Me – Nelly, City Spud

19. Low (Feat T-Pain) – Flo Rida, T-Pain

20. Bye Bye Bye – *N Sync

21. No Scrubs – TLC

22. Hey Ya! Radio Mix/Club – OutKast

23. Survivor – Destiny's Child

24. SexyBack – Justin Timberlake, Timbaland

25. Suga Suga – Baby Bash, Frankie J

26. Sk8er Boi – Avril Lavigne

27. Candy Shop ­- 50 Cent, Olivia

28. In Da Club – 50 Cent

29. Umbrella – Rihanna, JAY Z

30. Cry Me a River – Justin Timberlake

What's your favourite Throwback Thursday song? 

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