The Number Ones. Album Of The Week. The year is almost over, and the lists are abundant. As conceptualized from the outset , TWIP is hyper-focused on the upper reaches of the charts — particularly the Billboard charts, but also Spotify or YouTube or what have you. Besides, those three acts in particular all got plenty of well-deserved love in our general lists. I am including a couple rap songs that surged to the Hot top 10 and a sprinkling of select K-pop and country and urbano hits. This list is by no means exhaustive where those genres are concerned; their representation here is proportionate to how often I cover them in this space. Humans break up all the time, and we keep finding compelling new ways to express our grief over it. The gear-shift into the chorus is just devastatingly beautiful. This is what a boy band song should sound like in our modern era.
40. Halsey – “Nightmare”
Lizzo – Tempo (feat Missy Elliott)
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Stars of ten years ago, like the Jonas Brothers and Lady Gaga, have been rubbing elbows not only with modern-day marquee names like Ariana Grande and Post Malone, but with breakout artists like Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X, who may end up setting the pace for pop's next decade. It's all combined to make this final year of the s one of the least-predictable pre-summer seasons we've had in a long time. Check out our 50 favorites from so far below. The members of K-pop's reigning girl group don't just transcend language barriers with their highest-charting U.
The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2019
Finding the top 15 songs of was extremely hard, as was putting a top list together. I thought about listing different categories of music and ranking them that way. The thought of any song from any place in the music spectrum that spoke to me in any- way, should be on a list with other songs that gave me the same feelings, regardless of parameters. So here we are with the master list of songs. Being a year that provided us game changing music across many genres is absolutely one of those things. I would say that makes me a lucky listener.
You can listen to all songs that were voted for in our playlist. M ore than 50 Guardian music writers were polled for their favourite albums and tracks of the year, and a bewilderingly complex spreadsheet was created to tally their votes. For the Serf s Up! Her incitement to cunnilingus is admirably casual, but Missy Elliott steals the show with her menagerie of purrs and trills. Even as Lykke Li catalogues the torments doled out by her would-be lover, the distant steel pan chime, sparkling disco chorus and sugar-spun melodies maintain the glimmering mirage of possibility. Motivation is the pop equivalent of an Olympics-winning gymnastics routine: Normani serves take-it-or-leave-it cool, effortless vocal workouts and nonchalant cheerleader authority on the Ariana Grande co-write. The former Fifth Harmony member swiftly establishes her own brand of excellence, and demands that lovers and fans alike recognise her game.