Albums
Songs

The Best Songs of 2020 Aggregate

7
Phoebe Bridgers - Kyoto

Phoebe Bridgers

Kyoto

# Lists
13
Points
62
12
Rina Sawayama - XS

Rina Sawayama

XS

# Lists
12
Points
45
15
Lil Baby - The Bigger Picture

Lil Baby

The Bigger Picture

# Lists
7
Points
37
16
HAIM - The Steps

HAIM

The Steps

# Lists
12
Points
37
17
RMR - Rascal

RMR

Rascal

# Lists
9
Points
36
18
Fiona Apple - Shameika

Fiona Apple

Shameika

# Lists
10
Points
35
19
Mac Miller - Good News

Mac Miller

Good News

# Lists
10
Points
35
21
BTS - Dynamite

BTS

Dynamite

# Lists
10
Points
34
22
Charli XCX - anthems

Charli XCX

anthems

# Lists
8
Points
34
23
Waxahatchee - Fire

Waxahatchee

Fire

# Lists
8
Points
34
25
Grimes - Delete Forever

Grimes

Delete Forever

# Lists
10
Points
33
27
Arlo Parks - Black Dog

Arlo Parks

Black Dog

# Lists
9
Points
32
29
Bartees Strange - Boomer

Bartees Strange

Boomer

# Lists
7
Points
29
32
Dua Lipa - Levitating

Dua Lipa

Levitating

# Lists
7
Points
28
33
Adrianne Lenker - anything

Adrianne Lenker

anything

# Lists
8
Points
28
34
Jessie Ware - Spotlight

Jessie Ware

Spotlight

# Lists
8
Points
27
35
Chloe x Halle - Do It

Chloe x Halle

Do It

# Lists
9
Points
27
36
Dua Lipa - Hallucinate

Dua Lipa

Hallucinate

# Lists
5
Points
25
37
Taylor Swift - exile

Taylor Swift

exile

# Lists
7
Points
25
38
The Chicks - Gaslighter

The Chicks

Gaslighter

# Lists
11
Points
25
39
Dua Lipa - Physical

Dua Lipa

Physical

# Lists
7
Points
24
41
John Prine - I Remember Everything

John Prine

I Remember Everything

# Lists
6
Points
23
42
Sufjan Stevens - America

Sufjan Stevens

America

# Lists
7
Points
23
43
Waxahatchee - Lilacs

Waxahatchee

Lilacs

# Lists
9
Points
23
44
SZA - Hit Different

SZA

Hit Different

# Lists
8
Points
22
45
Romy - Lifetime

Romy

Lifetime

# Lists
7
Points
21
47
Pa Salieu - My Family

Pa Salieu

My Family

# Lists
5
Points
20
48
Roddy Ricch - The Box

Roddy Ricch

The Box

# Lists
7
Points
20
49
070 Shake - Guilty Conscience

070 Shake

Guilty Conscience

# Lists
8
Points
20
50
Billie Eilish - My Future

Billie Eilish

My Future

# Lists
6
Points
19
The Individual Lists
The overall list was compiled using the lists below. How Points are Measured: How Points are Measured:

Ranked Lists
1st Place:
10 points
2nd Place:
8 points
3rd place:
6 points
Top 10:
5 points
Top 25:
3 points
Other:
1 point
Unranked Lists
10 Albums or Less:
5 points
25 Albums or Less:
3 points
More than 25 Albums:
1 point
American Songwriter
  • Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  • Black Pumas - "Colors"
  • Rapsody - "12 Problems"
  • John Prine - "I Remember Everything"
  • Taylor Swift - "the last great american dynasty"
  • The Buckleys - "Money"
  • Perfume Genius - "Describe"
  • Tyler Childers - "Long Violent History"
  • Lady Gaga - "Rain on Me"
  • Public Enemy - "State of the Union"
BBC Culture
  • Miley Cyrus - "Midnight Sky"
  • Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  • The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  • Cardi B - "WAP"
  • Lady Gaga - "Rain on Me"
  • RAYE - "Natalie Don't"
  • Harry Styles - "Watermelon Sugar"
  • Arlo Parks - "Black Dog"
Beats Per Minute
  1. Fiona Apple - "Shameika"
  2. Half Waif - "Ordinary Talk"
  3. U.S. Girls - "4 American Dollars"
  4. Young Jesus - "(un)knowing"
  5. Open Mike Eagle - "Everything Ends Last Year"
  6. Moses Sumney - "Me in 20 Years"
  7. Jessie Ware - "Spotlight"
  8. Perfume Genius - "Describe"
  9. Cardi B - "WAP"
  10. The Alchemist, Boldy James - "Surf & Turf"
Billboard
  1. Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  2. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  3. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  4. Harry Styles - "Adore You"
  5. Cardi B - "WAP"
  6. Doja Cat - "Say So"
  7. BTS - "Dynamite"
  8. 24kGoldn - "Mood"
  9. DaBaby - "Rockstar"
  10. Dua Lipa - "Break My Heart"
Clash
  • Nick Hakim - "QADIR"
  • Pa Salieu - "My Family"
  • Lady Gaga - "Rain on Me"
  • Dizzee Rascal - "Don't Be Dumb"
  • Freddie Gibbs - "Look At Me"
  • Jayda G - "Are U Down"
  • V9 - "Right Or Wrong"
  • The 1975 - "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
  • Mac Miller - "Good News"
  • Victoria Monét - "Experience"
Complex
  1. Lil Baby - "The Bigger Picture"
  2. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  3. Pop Smoke - "Christopher Walking"
  4. The Weeknd - "Escape From LA"
  5. Cardi B - "WAP"
  6. 21 Savage, Metro Boomin - "Runnin"
  7. Bad Bunny - "Yo Perreo Sola"
  8. The Alchemist, Freddie Gibbs - "Scottie Beam"
  9. Westside Gunn, Joey Bada$$ - "327"
  10. Lil Baby - "We Paid"
Consequence of Sound
  1. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  2. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  3. BTS - "Dynamite"
  4. Run the Jewels - "ooh la la"
  5. Waxahatchee - "Fire"
  6. Lady Gaga - "Stupid Love"
  7. Fiona Apple - "Under the Table"
  8. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  9. Dua Lipa - "Don't Start Now"
  10. Pearl Jam - "Superblood Wolfmoon"
Crack Magazine
  1. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  2. I. JORDAN - "For You"
  3. Yves Tumor - "Gospel For A New Century"
  4. Pa Salieu - "Betty"
  5. Bad Bunny - "Safaera"
  6. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  7. Bullion - "We Had a Good Time"
  8. Dua Lipa - "Hallucinate"
  9. Anz - "Gary Mission"
  10. Beabadoobee - "Care"
Dazed
  1. Shygirl - "FREAK"
  2. Pa Salieu - "My Family"
  3. Cardi B - "WAP"
  4. Rina Sawayama - "XS"
  5. Dua Lipa - "Physical"
  6. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  7. Yves Tumor - "Gospel For A New Century"
  8. Bree Runway - "ATM"
  9. Christine and the Queens - "La vita nuova"
  10. Billie Eilish - "My Future"
DIY
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
  2. Arlo Parks - "Black Dog"
  3. Dua Lipa - "Hallucinate"
  4. The 1975 - "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
  5. Perfume Genius - "On the Floor"
  6. Cardi B - "WAP"
  7. Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  8. Rina Sawayama - "XS"
  9. Miley Cyrus - "Midnight Sky"
  10. Hayley Williams - "Dead Horse"
Dummy
  1. Pangaea - "Like This"
  2. Headie One - "Ain't It Different"
  3. Bicep - "Apricots"
  4. K-Trap - "Paid The Cost"
  5. HAAi - "Bon Viveur"
  6. Ghetts - "Mozambique"
  7. Ragz Originale - "4AM"
  8. 070 Shake - "Guilty Conscience"
  9. Frisco - "Red Card"
  10. Breaka - "The Startup"
Esquire
  • Grimes - "Delete Forever"
  • Clem Snide - "Roger Ebert"
  • Beabadoobee - "Horen Sarrison"
  • Taylor Swift - "betty"
  • Bad Bunny - "Safaera"
  • Cardi B - "WAP"
  • J Hus - "Big Conspiracy"
  • Jamie xx - "Idontknow"
  • Jay Electronica - "A.P.I.D.T.A."
  • Fiona Apple - "Under the Table"
FLOOD
  1. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  2. Perfume Genius - "On the Floor"
  3. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  4. Fiona Apple - "Shameika"
  5. Channel Tres - "Weedman"
  6. Romy - "Lifetime"
  7. Sufjan Stevens - "America"
  8. Terrace Martin, Denzel Curry - "Pig Feet"
  9. Cardi B - "WAP"
  10. Nothing - "Say Less"
Gaffa (Denmark)
  1. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  2. Dua Lipa - "Don't Start Now"
  3. Billie Eilish - "No Time To Die"
  4. Taylor Swift - "exile"
  5. Miley Cyrus - "Midnight Sky"
  6. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  7. Run the Jewels - "JU$T"
  8. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
  9. HAIM - "The Steps"
  10. Bon Iver - "AUATC"
Gigwise
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
  2. Fontaines D.C. - "A Hero's Death"
  3. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  4. Arlo Parks - "Hurt"
  5. Rina Sawayama - "XS"
  6. Doves - "Carousels"
  7. Cardi B - "WAP"
  8. Dua Lipa - "Don't Start Now"
  9. Porridge Radio - "Sweet"
  10. Idles - "Model Village"
Gorilla vs. Bear
  1. Salem - "Starfall"
  2. SAULT - "Wildfires"
  3. Oklou - "unearth me"
  4. 070 Shake - "Guilty Conscience"
  5. Pa Salieu - "My Family"
  6. Grimes - "Delete Forever"
  7. SAULT - "Little Boy"
  8. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  9. Dua Lipa - "Levitating"
  10. Oneohtrix Point Never - "Lost But Never Alone"
KCRW
  • Gabriels - "In Loving Memory"
  • Jamila Woods - "Sula (Paperback)"
  • Jensen McRae - "Wolves"
  • Khruangbin - "Time (You and I)"
  • Mac Miller - "Good News"
  • Kate Bollinger - "Grey Skies"
  • EOB - "Brasil"
  • Fiona Apple - "Shameika"
  • Ricky Reed - "Real Magic"
  • Gabriels - "Love And Hate In A Different Time"
Los Angeles Times
  • HAIM - "The Steps"
  • Khruangbin - "Time (You and I)"
  • Lil Baby - "Emotionally Scarred"
  • Jetty Bones - "Taking Up Space"
  • Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  • clipping. - "Chapter 319"
  • Hit-Boy - "Legend"
  • Kelly Lee Owens - "Corner Of My Sky"
  • City Girls - "Pussy Talk"
  • Touché Amoré - "Come Heroine"
NBHAP
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  2. Sufjan Stevens - "Video Game"
  3. Porridge Radio - "Sweet"
  4. Gordi - "Aeroplane Bathroom"
  5. Braids - "Snow Angel"
  6. Fontaines D.C. - "I Don't Belong"
  7. Becky And The Birds - "Wondering"
  8. Idles - "Mr. Motivatior"
  9. Caribou - "Never Come Back"
  10. Mura Masa - "Teenage Headache Dreams"
NME
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. Dua Lipa - "Physical"
  3. Idles - "Grounds"
  4. Arlo Parks - "Black Dog"
  5. Romy - "Lifetime"
  6. Run the Jewels - "JU$T"
  7. Rina Sawayama - "XS"
  8. Taylor Swift - "the last great american dynasty"
  9. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  10. The Strokes - "Bad Decisions"
Noisey
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. Lil Baby - "The Bigger Picture"
  3. Glaive - "Astrid"
  4. Sada Baby - "Whole Lotta Choppas"
  5. IMarkkeyz, DJ Suede the Remix God - "You About to Lose Your Job (Remix)"
  6. Pa Salieu - "Frontline"
  7. RMR - "Rascal"
  8. SZA - "Hit Different"
  9. Soul Glo - "29"
  10. 100 gecs - "hand crushed by a mallet (remix)"
Northern Transmissions
  • Fiona Apple - "Shameika"
  • The Strokes - "The Adults Are Talking"
  • Peel Dream Magazine - "Dialetics"
  • The Koreatown Oddity - "Weed in LA"
  • Phoebe Bridgers - "ICU"
  • Gum Country - "Somewhere"
  • Dogleg - "Kawasaki Backflip"
  • Thundercat - "Black Qualls"
  • Perfume Genius - "On the Floor"
  • Serengeti - "Unblu"
NPR Music
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  3. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  4. Mickey Guyton - "Black Like Me"
  5. Bad Bunny - "Safaera"
  6. Adrianne Lenker - "anything"
  7. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
  8. Thundercat - "Dragonball Durag"
  9. Ana Tijoux - "Antifa Dance"
  10. Adia Victoria - "South Gotta Change"
Okayplayer
  1. KeiyaA - "Negus Poem 1 & 2"
  2. Thundercat - "Dragonball Durag"
  3. Cardi B - "WAP"
  4. SZA - "Hit Different"
  5. Bad Bunny - "Si Veo a Tu Mamá"
  6. Lil Baby - "The Bigger Picture"
  7. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  8. Noname - "Song 33"
  9. Jhené Aiko - "Pussy Fairy (OTW)"
  10. Roddy Ricch - "The Box"
Our Culture
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  2. Cardi B - "WAP"
  3. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  4. Fiona Apple - "Shameika"
  5. Adrianne Lenker - "anything"
  6. Dua Lipa - "Levitating"
  7. Taylor Swift - "mirrorball"
  8. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  9. Waxahatchee - "Fire"
  10. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
Paste
  1. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  2. Soccer Mommy - "circle the drain"
  3. Fiona Apple - "I Want You To Love Me"
  4. Perfume Genius - "Describe"
  5. Waxahatchee - "Fire"
  6. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
  7. SAULT - "Fearless"
  8. Adrianne Lenker - "anything"
  9. Thundercat - "Dragonball Durag"
  10. Lido Pimienta - "Eso Que Tu Haces"
Pitchfork
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  3. Fiona Apple - "I Want You To Love Me"
  4. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  5. Bad Bunny - "Safaera"
  6. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
  7. Yves Tumor - "Gospel For A New Century"
  8. Perfume Genius - "Describe"
  9. Phoebe Bridgers - "Garden Song"
  10. Waxahatchee - "Fire"
Refinery29
  • The Aces - "Daydream"
  • Victoria Monét - "Jaguar"
  • Dua Lipa - "Levitating"
  • Rina Sawayama - "XS"
  • Pink Sweat$ - "Ride With Me"
  • Doja Cat - "Cyber Sex"
  • JoJo - "What U Need"
  • Taemin - "Criminal"
  • BTS - "Dis-ease"
  • Run the Jewels - "JU$T"
Rolling Stone
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. Bob Dylan - "Key West (Philosopher Pirate)"
  3. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  4. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  5. Taylor Swift - "august"
  6. Dua Lipa - "Don't Start Now"
  7. BTS - "Dynamite"
  8. Fiona Apple - "Ladies"
  9. Harry Styles - "Adore You"
  10. The Chicks - "Gaslighter"
Slant Magazine
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  2. Grimes - "Delete Forever"
  3. Jessie Ware - "Spotlight"
  4. Taylor Swift - "exile"
  5. Dua Lipa - "Levitating"
  6. Cardi B - "WAP"
  7. Troye Sivan - "Easy"
  8. The 1975 - "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
  9. Charli XCX - "anthems"
  10. Bad Bunny - "Yo Perreo Sola"
Slate
  • Sam Hunt - "Hard to Forget"
  • Dua Lipa - "Don't Start Now"
  • Sufjan Stevens - "My Rajneesh"
  • IMarkkeyz - "You About to Lose Your Job (Remix)"
  • John Prine - "I Remember Everything"
  • Rina Sawayama - "XS"
  • Zagga - "New Hail"
  • Bob Dylan - "I Contain Multitudes"
  • Bartees Strange - "Mustang"
  • Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
Spectrum Culture
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  2. John Prine - "I Remember Everything"
  3. Run the Jewels - "walking in the snow"
  4. Perfume Genius - "On the Floor"
  5. Sufjan Stevens - "America"
  6. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
  7. Adrianne Lenker - "anything"
  8. Sevdaliza - "Joanna"
  9. Bob Dylan - "Key West (Philosopher Pirate)"
  10. Yves Tumor - "Gospel For A New Century"
SPIN
  1. Bartees Strange - "Boomer"
  2. Run the Jewels - "yankee and the brave (ep. 4)"
  3. Fiona Apple - "Heavy Balloon"
  4. The 1975 - "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
  5. Cardi B - "WAP"
  6. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  7. Waxahatchee - "Fire"
  8. Caribou - "New Jade"
  9. Tame Impala - "Borderline"
  10. Deftones - "Ohms"
Stereogum: Chris DeVille
  1. Sam Hunt - "2016"
  2. Soccer Mommy - "circle the drain"
  3. Thundercat - "Dragonball Durag"
  4. HAIM - "The Steps"
  5. Laura Marling - "Held Down"
  6. Pop Smoke - "Dior"
  7. The 1975 - "Me & You Together Song"
  8. ME REX - "Heart Of Garbage"
  9. Little Kid - "Losing"
  10. Jeff Rosenstock - "Ohio Tpke"
Stereogum: James Rettig
  1. Katie Dey - "Dancing"
  2. Frances Quinlan - "Went to L.A."
  3. Told Slant - "Family Still"
  4. Braids - "Young Buck"
  5. Rico Nasty - "IPHONE"
  6. Pinkshift - "I'm Gonna Tell My Therapist On You"
  7. Knot - "The World"
  8. Cartalk - "Las Manos"
  9. The Innocence Mission - "On Your Side"
  10. Katie Gately - "Waltz"
Stereogum: Peter Helman
  1. Yves Tumor - "Kerosene!"
  2. Oneohtrix Point Never - "I Don't Love Me Anymore"
  3. Annie - "The Bomb"
  4. clipping. - "Say the Name"
  5. Waxahatchee - "Lilacs"
  6. Peel Dream Magazine - "Pill"
  7. Hum - "Waves"
  8. Machinedrum - "Kane Train"
  9. The Strokes - "At The Door"
  10. Bicep - "Apricots"
Stereogum: Ryan Leas
  1. Nation of Language - "The Wall & I"
  2. Casper Clausen - "Used To Think"
  3. Kelly Lee Owens - "Corner Of My Sky"
  4. Taylor Swift - "seven"
  5. Fontaines D.C. - "Sunny"
  6. Sorry - "Right Round The Clock"
  7. Westerman - "Blue Comanche"
  8. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - "Cameo"
  9. Annie - "The Streets Where I Belong"
  10. The Weather Station - "Robber"
Stereogum: Scott Lapatine
  1. The 1975 - "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
  2. Porridge Radio - "Lilac"
  3. Bartees Strange - "Boomer"
  4. Militarie Gun - "Life In Decline"
  5. Oneohtrix Point Never - "Long Road Home"
  6. Ashley McBryde - "Never Will"
  7. GUM - "Low To Low"
  8. Disheveled Cuss - "Oh My God"
  9. Chris Stapleton - "Hillbilly Blood"
  10. Thundercat - "I Love Louis Cole"
Stereogum: Tom Breihan
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. BRELAND - "My Truck (Remix)"
  3. Lil Baby - "We Paid"
  4. One Step Closer - "Lead To Grey"
  5. Touché Amoré - "Reminders"
  6. Masterpiece Machine - "Rotting Fruit"
  7. Bfb Da Packman - "Free Joe Exotic"
  8. City Morgue - "ACAB"
  9. Young T & Bugsey - "Don’t Rush (Remix)"
  10. Napalm Death - "Logic Ravaged By Brute Force"
The FADER
  1. HAIM - "The Steps"
  2. Thundercat - "Dragonball Durag"
  3. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  4. U.S. Girls - "4 American Dollars"
  5. Bladee, Ecco2k - "Girls just want to have fun"
  6. Glaive - "Astrid"
  7. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
  8. Skullcrusher - "Places/Plans"
  9. RMR - "Rascal"
  10. Koffee - "Pressure"
The Forty-Five
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  3. Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
  4. Arlo Parks - "Eugene"
  5. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  6. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  7. Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  8. HAIM - "I Know Alone"
  9. Romy - "Lifetime"
  10. Taylor Swift - "exile"
The Guardian
  1. Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  2. Cardi B - "WAP"
  3. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  4. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  5. SAULT - "Wildfires"
  6. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  7. Waxahatchee - "Fire"
  8. Dua Lipa - "Physical"
  9. Perfume Genius - "On the Floor"
  10. Rina Sawayama - "XS"
The Line of Best Fit
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
  2. Dua Lipa - "Hallucinate"
  3. Rina Sawayama - "XS"
  4. Cardi B - "WAP"
  5. Arlo Parks - "Black Dog"
  6. Charli XCX - "anthems"
  7. Skullcrusher - "Places/Plans"
  8. Fiona Apple - "Under the Table"
  9. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  10. Flohio - "Unveiled"
The Needle Drop
  1. Mac Miller - "Good News"
  2. Cardi B - "WAP"
  3. The Strokes - "At The Door"
  4. Jessie Ware - "Spotlight"
  5. Blu, Exile - "The Feeling"
  6. Dorian Electra - "My Agenda"
  7. HMLTD - "Blank Slate"
  8. 100 gecs - "ringtone (remix)"
  9. Lianne La Havas - "Weird Fishes"
  10. RMR, RMR - "Rascal"
The New York Times: Jon Caramanica
  1. ppcocaine - "3 Musketeers"
  2. Lil Baby - "Emotionally Scarred"
  3. Saweetie - "Tap In"
  4. Lil Mosey - "Blueberry Faygo"
  5. Internet Money - "Lemonade"
  6. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  7. Cardi B - "WAP"
  8. Cam'ron - "50 bars"
  9. Vedo - "You Got It"
  10. BRELAND - "My Truck (Remix)"
The New York Times: Jon Pareles
  1. Avenue Beat - "F2020 (Remix)"
  2. BTS - "Dynamite"
  3. Ashley McBryde - "One Night Standards"
  4. Sarah Jarosz - "Johnny"
  5. Tame Impala - "Lost in Yesterday"
  6. Lido Pimienta - "Nada"
  7. Bad Bunny - "Yo Perreo Sola"
  8. Tiwa Savage - "Koroba"
  9. Stevie Wonder - "Can't Put It in the Hands of Fate"
  10. Rapsody - "12 Problems"
The New York Times: Lindsay Zoladz
  1. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  2. U.S. Girls - "4 American Dollars"
  3. Charli XCX - "anthems"
  4. Bad Bunny - "Yo Perreo Sola"
  5. Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga - "Rain on Me"
  6. Sufjan Stevens - "America"
  7. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  8. The 1975 - "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
  9. Kathleen Edwards - "Glenfern"
  10. Taylor Swift - "betty"
The Quietus
  1. Sleaford Mods - "Mork N Mindy"
  2. Jockstrap - "Acid"
  3. Shit & Shine - "Hillbilly Moonshine"
  4. Divide And Dissolve - "Denial"
  5. Chloe x Halle - "Do It"
  6. Kelly Lee Owens - "Corner Of My Sky"
  7. Black Country, New Road - "Science Fair"
  8. Terrace Martin, Denzel Curry - "Pig Feet"
  9. Nadine Shah - "Buckfast"
  10. Headie One - "Ain't It Different"
The Ringer
  1. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  2. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  3. Lil Baby - "We Paid"
  4. Chloe x Halle - "Do It"
  5. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  6. Bartees Strange - "Boomer"
  7. RMR - "Rascal"
  8. Digga D - "Woi"
  9. Lianne La Havas - "Weird Fishes"
  10. Yves Tumor - "Strawberry Privilege"
Thrillist
  • Nasty Cherry - "I Am King"
  • Mac Miller - "Good News"
  • Sufjan Stevens - "America"
  • Lil Uzi Vert - "I'm Sorry"
  • Dehd - "Loner"
  • Grimes - "My Name is Dark (Art Mix)"
  • Fleet Foxes - "Sunblind"
  • Car Seat Headrest - "Deadlines (Thoughtful)"
  • Charli XCX - "claws"
  • Jay Electronica - "Ghost of Soulja Slim"
TIME
  1. Christine and the Queens - "People, I've been sad"
  2. Cardi B - "WAP"
  3. Ivy Queen, Nesi, Bad Bunny - "Yo Perreo Sola [Remix]"
  4. Bree Runway - "Little Nokia"
  5. Mac Miller - "Good News"
  6. Daði Freyr - "Think About Things"
  7. Morgan Wallen - "7 Summers"
  8. Stray Kids - "Back Door"
  9. Shimza, Ami Faku, Prince Kaybee, Black Motion - "Uwrongo"
  10. Oneohtrix Point Never - "Long Road Home"
Treble
  1. Yves Tumor - "Gospel For A New Century"
  2. Fiona Apple - "I Want You To Love Me"
  3. Moses Sumney - "Virile"
  4. Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
  5. Run the Jewels - "walking in the snow"
  6. Caribou - "Never Come Back"
  7. Jeff Parker - "After the Rain"
  8. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  9. Mary Lattimore - "Til a Mermaid Drags You Under"
  10. Fiona Apple - "Heavy Balloon"
Uproxx
  1. Cardi B - "WAP"
  2. Run the Jewels - "a few words for the firing squad (radiation)"
  3. Roddy Ricch - "The Box"
  4. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  5. The Killers - "My Own Soul's Warning"
  6. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  7. Doja Cat - "Say So"
  8. Denzel Curry, Terrace Martin - "Pig Feet"
  9. Ariana Grande - "34+35"
  10. Pop Smoke - "Dior"
USA Today
  1. Billie Eilish - "My Future"
  2. Dua Lipa - "Levitating"
  3. Chappell Roan - "Pink Pony Club"
  4. Cardi B - "WAP"
  5. The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"
  6. Taylor Swift - "invisible string"
  7. Bob Dylan - "I Contain Multitudes"
  8. HAIM - "Gasoline"
  9. Run the Jewels - "ooh la la"
  10. Christine and the Queens - "La vita nuova"
Variety
  1. Dua Lipa - "Don't Start Now"
  2. Bob Dylan - "Murder Most Foul"
  3. Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
  4. SAULT - "Wildfires"
  5. John Prine - "I Remember Everything"
  6. Mickey Guyton - "What Are You Gonna Tell Her?"
  7. Benee - "Supalonely"
  8. HAIM - "I Know Alone"
  9. Taylor Swift - "mirrorball"
  10. Chloe x Halle - "Ungodly Hour"
Vulture
  1. Phoebe Bridgers - "I Know The End"
  2. Charli XCX - "anthems"
  3. Megan Thee Stallion - "Savage (Remix)"
  4. Bad Bunny - "Safaera"
  5. Fiona Apple - "I Want You To Love Me"
  6. Waxahatchee - "Lilacs"
  7. Victoria Monét - "Jaguar"
  8. Lil Baby - "The Bigger Picture"
  9. Lil Uzi Vert - "POP"
  10. Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga - "Rain on Me"

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