The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States. Its data, published by Billboard magazine and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan , is based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales, as well as airplay and streaming. At the end of a year, Billboard will publish an annual list of the most successful songs throughout that year on the Hot chart based on the information. For , the list was published on December 4, calculated with data from December 2, to November 17,
1. Childish Gambino – This Is America
40. Shawn Mendes & Zedd – “Lost In Japan”
The track, which spent eight weeks at Number 1 between April and June, takes the top spot on the chart of the year with a combined sales figure of 1. The song, which trailed his fifth album Scorpion, spent nine weeks at the helm between February and April. Drake may have just missed out on the top spot, but he bags two more spots in the Top fellow chart-toppers Nice For What and In My Feelings place at 7 and God's Plan also finishes as the year's most streamed song with m plays. See Drake's full UK Chart history here. In December, a landmark 2 billion audio streams were served in a single week for the first time.
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We're over halfway through the year so it's time we took a look at the biggest songs so far! Eleven different songs have topped The Official Vodafone Big Top 40 in the first half of the year but which will come out on top overall? See the full Top 40! George Ezra returned with his second album Staying At Tamara's in and it's produced some of his biggest hits to date. He's not managed to hit the top spot yet, with 'Shotgun' and 'Paradise' both just missing out at Number 2. I'll Be There topped the charts in June and spent two weeks at the top. Nobody does collaborations like Clean Bandit. It was the second Number 1 of and stayed in the chart for 24 weeks.
The Number Ones. Album Of The Week. It seems like just yesterday that I published the inaugural installment explaining why The Week In Pop would be a good addition to the Stereogum portfolio. Neither the music nor the writing about the music has always been top-shelf, but my, have the highs been high. Before we do this together, let me specify my parameters for inclusion. So if I want to put media darlings Kacey Musgraves and the on here alongside the stars that actually dominated pop in , you better believe I will and did. Believe it or not, the Cardi-infused remix that made this song a hit came out this year.