What are the Top 100 Songs of 2016?

Top 100 Songs for 2016

2016 isn’t quite over, but these are the top 100 songs so far according to Pandora.

There are dozens of ways to measure the most popular songs in a year (or week, or day).  That includes downloads, streams, even total Shazam IDs.  There’s also Pandora’s list of most thumb’d up songs, which offers a pretty good glimpse of what people like.  Pandora has roughly 80 million active users in the US; here’s their just-published top 100 list of songs.

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1. Rihanna – Work (Feat. Drake)

2. Drake – One Dance (Feat. Wizkid & Kyla)
3. Rihanna – Needed Me
4. Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
5. Adele – Hello
6. G-Eazy & Bebe Rexha – Me, Myself & I
7. Drake – Pop Style (Feat. The Throne)
8. Jeremih – Oui
9. Desiigner – Panda

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10. Drake & Future – Jumpman

11. Bryson Tiller – Exchange
12. Lukas Graham – 7 Years
13. Future – Low Life (Feat. The Weeknd)
14. Flo Rida – My House
15. Drake – Controlla
16. Bryson Tiller – Don’t
17. Kevin Gates – 2 Phones
18. Fifth Harmony – Work From Home (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
19. Kevin Gates – Really Really

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20. Justin Bieber – Sorry

21. Beyoncé – Formation
22. Twenty One Pilots – Stress Out
23. Zayn – Pillowtalk
24. Drake – Too Good (Feat. Rihanna)
25. Beyoncé – Sorry
26. The Weeknd – Earned It
27. The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down (Feat. Daya)
28. Yo Gotti – Down in the DM
29. Zara Larsson & MNEK – Never Forget You

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30. Gnash – I Hate U, I Love U (Feat. Olivia O’Brien)

31. Mike Posner – I Took a Pill in Ibiza (SeeB Remix)
32. Post Malone – White Iverson
33. Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For (Feat. Rihanna)
34. Drake – Right Hand
35. Kent Jones – Don’t Mind
36. Thomas Rhett – Die a Happy Man
37. Young Thug – Best Friend
38. Drake – Summer Sixteen
39. Tory Lanez – Say It

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40. Beyoncé – Hold Up

41. Selena Gomez – Hands to Myself
42. The Chainsmokers – Closer (Feat. Halsey)
43. Ruth B. – Lost Boy
44. Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman
45. Twenty One Pilots – Ride
46. Meghan Trainor – Like I’m Gonna Lose You (Feat. John Legend)
47. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa and Imagine Dragons – Sucker For Pain (Feat. Logic, Ty Dolla $ign & X Ambassadors)
48. Future – Wicked
49. Future – March Madness

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50. Selena Gomez – Same Old Love

51. Twenty One Pilots – Heathens
52. DJ Khaled – For Free (Feat. Drake)
53. Chris Brown – Back to Sleep
54. Future – Where Ya At (Feat. Drake)
55. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling!
56. Fetty Wap – 679 (Feat. Remy Boyz)
57. Charlie Puth – One Call Away
58. Fetty Wap – RGF Island
59. Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean

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60. Meghan Trainor – No

61. Alessia Cara – Here
62. Future – Stick Talk
63. O.T. Genasis – Cut It (Feat. Young Dolph)
64. Future – Purple Reign
65. The Weeknd – Acquainted
66. D.R.A.M. – Broccoli (Feat. Lil Yachty)
67. PARTYNEXTDOOR – Come and See Me (Feat. Drake)
68. Drake – Still Here
69. Travis Scott – Antidote

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70. Daya – Hide Away

71. Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
72. R. City – Locked Away (Feat. Adam Levine)
73. Kid Ink – Promise (Feat. Fetty Wap)
74. Kiiara – Gold
75. Nick Jonas – Close (Feat. Tove Lo)
76. X Ambassadors – Renegades
77. DNCE – Cake By the Ocean
78. DJ Snake – Middle (Feat. Bipolar Sunshine)
79. The Chainsmokers – Roses (Feat. ROZES)

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80. Rihanna – Sex With Me

81. Shawn Mendes – Treat You Better
82. Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – I Know What You Did Last Summer
83. Sia – Cheap Thrills
84. Fetty Wap – Jimmy Choo
85. Major Lazer – Cold Water (Feat. Justin Bieber & MØ)
86. Dreezy – Body (Feat. Jeremih)
87. Fat Joe and Remy Ma – All the Way Up (Feat. French Montana)
88. Yo Gotti – Law (Feat. E-40)
89. Adele – When We Were Young

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90. Meghan Trainor – Me Too

91. Rae Sremmurd – Come Get Her
92. Young Greatness – Moolah
93. Future – Trap N**gas
94. Bryson Tiller – Sorry Not Sorry
95. Meek Mill – R.I.C.O. (Feat. Drake)
96. Lil Durk – My Beyoncé (Feat. DeJ Loaf)
97. Drake – Childs Play
98. Pink – Just Like Fire (From Alice Through the Looking Glass)
99. Florida Georgia Line – H.O.L.Y.

100. Usher – No Limit (Feat. Young Thug)

 

Check out more on Pandora’s top 100 thumbs up list here.  Image by e.c.johnson (CC by 2.0).