Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Top 100 Songs from 2010-2018

Originally posted 7/31/2016. Updated 11/21/2018.

This list was originally posted in response to a VH1 countdown of The Top 100 Songs of the 2000s. That list and 64 others were consolidated into an aggregate DMDB list along with points in the overall Dave’s Music Database, sales figures, chart performances, and awards. It has been updated several times since.

When a title was recognized as the Song of the Year, it is noted with a code following the song. A key to the codes is at the bottom of the page.

1. Despacito…Luis Fonsi with Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber (2017) AMA, DM
2. Uptown Funk!… Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars (2014) BB, BMI, DM, G-R
3. Rolling in the Deep…Adele (2010) AG, BB, BMI, DM, G-R, G-S, RS, SS
4. Shape of You…Ed Sheeran (2017) BB
5. Hello…Adele (2015) DM
6. See You Again …Wiz Khalifa with Charlie Puth (2015)
7. Somebody That I Used to Know…Gotye with Kimbra (2011) BB, DM, G-R, VF
8. Gangnam Style…Psy (2012) AG, DM, PCM
9. Call Me Maybe…Carly Rae Jepsen (2011)
10. Blurred Lines…Robin Thicke with T.I. & Pharrell Williams (2013) VF, PCM

11. Happy…Pharrell Williams (2013) BB, PCM
12. Love the Way You Lie…Eminem with Rihanna (2010) PCA, VF
13. Shake It Off…Taylor Swift (2014) PCA, PCM
14. Party Rock Anthem…LMFAO with Lauren Bennett & GoonRock (1/25/2011) 15. Roar…Katy Perry (2013) DM, PCA
16. All About That Bass…Meghan Trainor (2014) BB, VF
17. Moves Like Jagger…Maroon 5 with Christina Aguilera (2011) BMI
18. Just the Way You Are (Amazing)…Bruno Mars (2010)
19. Closer…The Chainsmokers with Halsey (2016) DM, PCM
20. We Found Love…Rihanna with Calvin Harris (2011) VF

21. Thinking Out Loud…Ed Sheeran (2014) G-S
22. Sorry…Justin Bieber (2015)
23. Someone Like You…Adele (2011) Q, SS
24. All of Me…John Legend (2013) BMI
25. Firework…Katy Perry (2010) BMI PCM
26. Thrift Shop…Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with Wanz (2012) AG, BB
27. Counting Stars…One Republic (2013)
28. Dark Horse…Katy Perry with Juicy J (2013) AMA
29. Get Lucky…Daft Punk with Pharrell Williams (2013) G-S, NME, RS
30. Blank Space…Taylor Swift (2014) AMA

31. Wake Me Up!...Avicii with Aloe Blacc (2013)
32. Love Yourself…Justin Bieber (2015) AMA, BB
33. What Do You Mean?...Justin Bieber (2015) PCA, VF
34. We Are Young…Fun. with Janelle Monae (2011) G-S
35. Stay with Me…Sam Smith (2014) DM, G-R, G-S
36. Royals…Lorde (2013) G-S
37. Can’t Stop the Feeling!...Justin Timberlake (2016) PCA
38. One Dance…Drake with Wizkid & Kyla (2016)
39. Sugar…Maroon 5 (2014)
40. Fuck You (aka “Forget You”)…Cee-Lo Green (2010)

41. Let Her Go…Passenger (2012)
42. Grenade…Bruno Mars (2010)
43. California Gurls…Katy Perry with Snoop Dogg (2010)
44. Work…Rihanna with Drake (2016) NME, VF
45. Rude…Magic! (2013)
46. God’s Plan…Drake (2018) DM
47. That’s What I Like…Bruno Mars (2016) G-S
48. Chandelier…Sia (2014)
49. Diamonds…Rihanna (2012)
50. Give Me Everything…Pitbull with Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer (2011)

51. Only Girl in the World…Rihanna (2010)
52. Radioactive…Imagine Dragons (2012)
53. Fancy…Iggy Azalea & Charli XCX (2014)
54. Baby…Justin Bieber with Ludacris (2010)
55. Perfect…Ed Sheeran with Beyoncé (2017)
56. Love Me Like You Do…Ellie Goulding (2015)
57. On the Floor…Jennifer Lopez with Pitbull (2011)
58. Cheap Thrills…Sia with Sean Paul (2016)
59. Lean On…Major Lazer with DJ Snake & MØ (2015)
60. Locked Out of Heaven…Bruno Mars (2012)

61. Sexy and I Know It…LMFAO (2011)
62. The Hills…The Weeknd (2015)
63. Let It Go…Idina Menzel (2013)
64. Can’t Hold Us…Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with Ray Dalton (2011)
65. This Is What You Came For…Calvin Harris with Rihanna (2016)
66. Can’t Feel My Face…The Weeknd (2015) RS
67. Not Afraid…Eminem (2010)
68. What Makes You Beautiful…One Direction (2011) PCA
69. OMG…Usher with will.i.am (2010)
70. Stressed Out…Twenty One Pilots (2015)

71. Hotline Bling…Drake (2015)
72. Starboy…The Weeknd with Daft Punk (2016)
73. Just Give Me a Reason…Pink with Nate Ruess (2012)
74. Dynamite…Taio Cruz (2010)
75. Havana…Camila Cabello with Young Thug (2017)
76. Payphone…Maroon 5 with Wiz Khalifa (2012)
77. Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn remix)…OMI (2014)
78. E.T….Katy Perry with Kanye West (2010) PCA
79. One More Night…Maroon 5 (2012)
80. Bailando…Enrique Iglesias with Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona (2014)

81. Timber…Pitbull & Ke$ha (2013)
82. I’m the One…DJ Khaled with Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, & Lil Wayne (2017) VF
83. 7 Years…Lukas Graham (2015)
84. Ho Hey…The Lumineers (2012) BMI
85. Take Me to Church…Hozier (2013)
86. Work from Home…Fifth Harmony (2016)
87. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together…Taylor Swift (2012)
88. Born This Way…Lady Gaga (2011)
89. Rockstar…Post Malone with 21 Savage (2017)
90. Cruise…Florida Georgia Line (2012) AMA

91. Set Fire to the Rain…Adele (2011)
92. The Monster…Eminem & Rihanna (2013)
93. Wrecking Ball…Miley Cyrus (2013)
94. Stay…Rihanna with Mikky Ekko (2012)
95. Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)…Silento (2015)
96. When I Was Your Man…Bruno Mars (2012)
97. Don’t Let Me Down…The Chainsmokers with Daya (2016)
98. Teenage Dream…Katy Perry (2010)
99. Problem…Ariana Grande with Iggy Azalea (2014)
100. Pumped Up Kicks…Foster the People (2010)


Songs Which Won Year-End Awards But Didn’t Make the Top 100:
  • Best of Friends…Palma Violets (2012) NME
  • Do I Wanna Know?...Arctic Monkeys (2013) Q
  • Drunk in Love… Beyoncé with Jay-Z (2013) RS
  • Formation…Beyoncé (2016) RS
  • Green Light…Lorde (2017) NME
  • Hold On…Alabama Shakes (2012) RS
  • Ill Manors…Plan B (2012) Q
  • Pass Out…Tinie Tempah (2010) Q
  • Runaway…Kanye West with Pusha T (2010) RS
  • Seasons (Waiting on You)…Future Islands (2014) NME
  • Shut Up and Dance…Walk the Moon (2015) PCM
  • Shutdown…Skepta (2015) NME
  • Sign of the Times…Harry Styles (2017) RS
  • Spanish Sahara…Foals (2010) NME
  • Stitches…Shawn Mendes (2016) BMI
  • 24K Magic…Bruno Mars (2016) G-R
  • Video Games…Lana Del Rey (2011) NME

Key to the Codes: Click here for a full list of all year-end song awards.

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