Top 10 Hilary Duff Songs

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10. "Beat Of My Heart" (2005)

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Hilary Duff - "Beat Of My Heart". Courtesy Hollywood

Hilary Duff became a teen TV star after landing the title role in Disney's hit TV show Lizzie McGuire. She soon began pursuing a pop music career in addition to activity. Her 2003 #1 hit album Metamorphosis turned Hilary Duff into a pop star. 

"Beat Of My Heart," the second single from the Most Wanted compilation album, has a distinct 80s influenced electro-pop sound. It was co-written and produced by Dead Executives. The song was frequently compared to the 80s work of teen pop stars Debbie Gibson and Tiffany. The accompanying music video presented a more mature image of Hilary Duff inspired by James Bond films.

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9. "Our Lips Are Sealed" with Haylie Duff (2004)

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Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff - "Our Lips Are Sealed". Courtesy Hollywood

In 2004 Hilary Duff starred in the film A Cinderella Story.  She recorded a cover of the Go-Go's "Our Lips Are Sealed" with her sister Haylie for the movie's soundtrack. The original was the Go-Go's first chart hit in 1982. John Shanks produced the record and it is a faithful cover that sticks close to the original. The record was a top 10 pop hit in Australia.

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8. "Fly" (2004)

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Hilary Duff - "Fly". Courtesy Hollywood

Hilary Duff moved into a dramatic, rock-oriented feel for this first single from her self-titled album. The song was co-written by the pair of Kara DioGuardi and John Shanks. The accompanying music video topped MTV's Total Request Live video chart. "Fly" broke into the mainstream pop radio top 40. It earned Hilary Duff top 40 pop success in Australia and New Zealand.

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7. "Why Not?" (2003)

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Hilary Duff - "Why Not?". Courtesy Hollywood

Included on the soundtrack to The Lizzie McGuire Movie, "Why Not?" introduced many pop fans to the teen actress' pop music career.  It is a breezy bubblegum song from Hilary Duff that reached the top 20 on the pop singles chart in both Australia and New Zealand. Some criticized the fluffiness of the song's lyrics. The accompanying music video reached the top 10 on MTV's show Total Request Live.

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6. "Chasing the Sun" (2014)

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Hilary Duff - "Chasing the Sun". Courtesy RCA

For her comeback single Hilary Duff turned to a cheerful midtempo pop song co-written by Colbie Caillat and her frequent songwriting partner Jason Reeves. "Chasing the Sun" moves Hilary Duff forward into adult pop territory without abandoning the spirit of her earlier work. Veteran pop songwriter and producer Toby Gad handled the production here. The song brought Hilary Duff back to the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in seven years.

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5. "Stranger" (2007)

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Hilary Duff - "Stranger". Courtesy Hollywood

"Stranger" takes Hilary Duff into exotic dance music territory with an international twist. Speculation swirled as to whether the song was about her relationship with ex-boyfriend Joel Madden.  However, Hilary Duff stated that the song is actually about how she thinks her mother feels around her father. Released as the second single from the Dignity Album, "Stranger became Hilary Duff's second consecutive #1 dance hit. The song was praised for showing a more serious side of the singer. It hit #1 on the US dance chart while just barely scraping the bottom edges of the Billboard Hot 100.

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4. "So Yesterday" (2003)

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Hilary Duff - "So Yesterday". Courtesy Hollywood

Songwriting and production team The Matrix, best known for their work with Avril Lavigne, worked on "So Yesterday." There were mixed reviews for the similarity in sound to such Avril Lavigne hits as "Complicated." However, the aim was to move Hilary Duff beyond the sound of her Radio Disney material. The song was released as the first single from the Metamorphosis album and became a top 10 pop smash in Canada and the UK while peaking just outside the top 40 in the US. "So Yesterday" reached #15 at mainstream pop radio.

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3. "Wake Up" (2005)

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Hilary Duff - "Wake Up". Courtesy Hollywood

Hilary Duff fully embraced anthemic bubblegum on this first single from the compilation album Most Wanted. Then boyfriend Joel Madden's production and songwriting team Dead Executives worked on the record. "Wake Up" opened inside the top 30 on the Billboard Hot 100 and ultimately became Hilary Duff's second gold selling single. It reached the top 10 on the UK pop singles chart and charts across Europe.

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2. "Come Clean" (2004)

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Hilary Duff - "Come Clean". Courtesy Hollywood

"Come Clean" is a somewhat pensive love song co-written by Kara DioGuardi and John Shanks.  As the second single from the album Metamorphosis it became Hilary Duff's first top 40 pop hit and also reached the top 40 at adult pop radio.  The song was certified gold for sales.  The accompanying music video was nominated for Best Pop Video at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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1. "With Love" (2007)

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Hilary Duff - "With Love". Courtesy Hollywood

To introduce her third studio album Dignity, Hilary Duff steered clear of the bubblegum pop of much of her career. "With Love" is electronic dance pop underlined by a bit of rock. The song was co-written by Kara DioGuardi.  "With Love" topped the dance chart and climbed to #24 on the Billboard Hot 100 making it the highest charting single of Hilary Duff's career so far. The song's title was used to name Hilary Duff's fragrance. "With Love" was a top 40 pop hit in Canada and the US.

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