Sunday, December 31, 2023

The Top 20 Songs of 2023

Dave’s Music Database:

Top 20 Songs of 2023

These are the top 20 songs of the year based on their overall performance in Dave’s Music Database, which is determined by combining chart data, sales figures, streaming, video views, and aggregates from year-end lists and charts. Note that songs which were originally released or charted prior to 2023 are ineligible for this list.

Check out “Top Songs and Albums of the Year” lists here.

Spotify Podcast:

Check out the Dave’s Music Database podcast episode The Top 20 Songs of 2023 based on this list.

DMDB Top 1%:

1. Miley Cyrus “Flowers

DMDB Top 2%:

2. Morgan Wallen “Last Night

DMDB Top 5%:

3. Olivia Rodrigo “Vampire
4. Billie Eilish “What Was I Made For?
5. Doja Cat “Paint the Town Red
6. Zach Bryan with Kacey Musgraves “I Remember Everything
7. Luke Combs “Fast Car
8. Dua Lipa “Dance the Night”
9. The Beatles “Now and Then
10. Pink Pantheress with Ice Spice “Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2”

11. Jack Harlow “Lovin’ on Me”
12. Bizarrap with Shakira “BZRP Music Sessions, Vol. 53”
13. Boygenius “Not Strong Enough”
14. Jung Kook with Latto “Seven”
15. Dave with Central Cee “Sprinter”
16. Ed Sheeran “Eyes Closed”
17. Olivia Rodrigo “Bad Idea, Right?”
18. Oliver Anthony “Rich Men North of Richmond”
19. Drake with J. Cole “First Person Shooter”
20. Taylor Swift “Is It Over Now?”

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First posted 12/30/2023; last updated 1/19/2024.

1 comment:

  1. Excellent list! Eight of your top 20 songs are also in my top 20 for the year. "Flowers" was my #3; my #1 (by a wide margin) was "What Was I Made For."