Below is the list is the top 10 hit songs that you’ve probably heard of in the 2010-2019 period. Check out to find out which is the most popular song for each year.
2010: “Tik Tok”
Kesha‘s debut single “Tik Tok” has reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for nine weeks. It quickly brought fame to the new singer and shot the first bullet to a long chain of hit songs that were out by Kesha.
2011: “Rolling in the Deep”
Billboard said that the first single from Adele‘s second album “21” entitled “Rolling in the Deep” was considered one of the most popular hit songs at that time.
The song appeared on 12 different charts, and also showed off Adele’s excellent wide-range voice.
2012: “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Gotye featuring Kimbra Seven years after the music video was released in 2011, “Somebody That I Used to Know” gained a billion views on YouTube in 2018. Moreover, The MV also won five ARIA (a music award by Australia) in 2011.
2013: “Thrift Shop”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz Although “Thrift Shop” is remembered as Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ first big hit, it was actually released after “Same Love” and “Can’t Hold Us”. “Thrift Shop” was released in August 2012, winning a flood of praise from fastidious audiences and critics.
Talking about 2014, we definitely can not ignore one of the “super” hit entitled “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. Since its debut, the song has created a global media storm.
2015: “Uptown Funk”
Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk” is a song by British music producer Mark Ronson in collaboration with American recording artist Bruno Mars.
The song is a combination of different genres, such as funk, soul, boogie, Minneapolis sound and disco-pop with content referring to the boys who enjoy the city life.
2016: “Love Yourself”
Justin Bieber‘s “Love Yourself” is an acoustic pop that refers to a guy who rejects an offer to mend the broken love of an ex-girlfriend who only loves herself.
After its release, “Love Yourself” received many positive responses from music critics, in which they appreciated Bieber’s acoustic part, Bieber’s voice, and also does the production process.
2017: “Shape of You”
Ed Sheeran‘s”Shape of You” became a phenomenon after its release in 2017. It officially became the most streamed song in Spotify history, with over 2.5 billion up to date.
“Shape of You” reached the highest position on the singles chart in 30 countries, including popular charts such as the Billboard Hot 100 of the United States, or the charts of the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada.
2018: “God’s Plan”
2018 was a golden time for Drake‘s career when he achieved much success in music. “God’s Plan” quickly spread worldwide vigorously, bringing the name of the male rapper every edge of the world.
“God’s Plan” received positive reviews from famous critics, who called it a typical Drake’s song.
2019: “Old Town Road”
Lil Nas X joins Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road” broke the 23-year-old record held by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men when it topped the charts for 19 consecutive weeks. Its remix with Billy Ray Cyrus quickly spread, especially on the TikTok platform.