100 Greatest Songs From 2013

  1. Get Lucky - Daft Punk (Featuring Pharrell & Nile Rodgers)
  2. Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke (Featuring T.I. & Pharrell)
  3. Happy - Pharrell Williams
  4. Royals - Lorde
  5. The Monster - Eminem (featuring Rihanna)
  6. Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
  7. Timber - Pitbull (featuring Ke$ha)
  8. Roar - Katy Perry
  9. Counting Stars - OneRepublic
10. Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake (featuring Majid Jordan)
11. All Of Me - John Legend
12. Pompeii - Bastille
13. Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo (featuring 2 Chainz)
14. Wake Me Up - Avicii
15. Dark Horse - Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J)
16. Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus
17. Brave - Sara Bareilles
18. Story Of My Life - One Direction
19. Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake (featuring Jay-Z)
20. Drunk In Love - Beyoncé (featuring Jay-Z)
21. Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys
22. Started from the Bottom - Drake
23. Reflektor - Arcade Fire
24. Burn - Ellie Goulding
25. We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
26. Applause - Lady Gaga
27. Holy Grail - Jay-Z (featuring Justin Timberlake)
28. Hey Porsche - Nelly
29. Berzerk - Eminem
30. Best Song Ever - One Direction
31. Here's To Never Growing Up - Avril Lavigne
32. The Walker - Fitz and The Tantrums
33. Still Into You - Paramore
34. The Other Side - Jason Derulo
35. Hey Brother - Avicii
36. Team - Lorde
37. One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks) - One Direction
38. Of The Night - Bastille
39. The Wire - Haim
40. My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up) - Fall Out Boy
41. Bonfire Heart - James Blunt
42. Wings - Birdy
43. White Noise - Disclosure (featuring AlunaGeorge)
44. Unconditionally - Katy Perry
45. Love Runs Out - OneRepublic
46. XO - Beyoncé
47. Power Trip - J. Cole (featuring Miguel)
48. Diane Young - Vampire Weekend
49. Wait for Me - Kings of Leon
50. Control - Big Sean, (feat. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica)
51. Trumpets - Jason Derulo
52. Sirens - Pearl Jam
53. Do What U Want - Lady Gaga (featuring R. Kelly)
54. We Own It (Fast & Furious) - 2 Chainz (with Wiz Khalifa)
55. Body Party - Ciara
56. Came Back Haunted - Nine Inch Nails
57. Black Skinhead - Kanye West
58. Tennis Court - Lorde
59. All Me - Drake (featuring Big Sean and 2 Chainz)
60. Rap God - Eminem
61. Beware - Big Sean (featuring Jhené Aiko & Lil Wayne)
62. I Hope You Suffer - AFI
63. The Way - Ariana Grande (featuring Mac Miller)
64. Shake - The Head and the Heart
65. Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High? - Arctic Monkeys
66. Out Of My League - Fitz and The Tantrums
67. Partition - Beyoncé
68. Bounce It - Juicy J (featuring Wale and Trey Songz)
69. Ohm - Yo La Tengo
70. Alive - Empire of the Sun
71. Where Are We Now? - David Bowie
72. Adore You - Miley Cyrus
73. Let Me Go - Avril Lavigne (featuring Chad Kroeger)
74. All Night - Icona Pop
75. Falling - Haim
76. How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
77. Lose Yourself To Dance - Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams)
78. Supersoaker - Kings of Leon
79. Walks Like Rihanna - The Wanted
80. What Doesn't Kill You - Jake Bugg
81. Survival - Eminem
82. If I Lose Myself - OneRepublic
83. Trampoline - Tinie Tempah (featuring 2 Chainz)
84. Entertainment - Phoenix
85. PrimeTime - Janelle Monáe (featuring Miguel)
86. Unbelievers - Vampire Weekend
87. My Story - R. Kelly (featuring 2 Chainz)
88. Work Bitch - Britney Spears
89. Give It 2 U - Robin Thicke (featuring Kendrick Lamar)
90. Mind Your Manners - Pearl Jam
91. Dope - Tyga (featuring Rick Ross)
92. Another Is Waiting - The Avett Brothers
93. Demons - The National
94. Come to Me - Goo Goo Dolls
95. Afterlife - Arcade Fire
96. Miss Jackson - Panic! at the Disco
97. Replay - Zendaya
98. Q.U.E.E.N. - Janelle Monáe (featuring Erykah Badu)
99. New - Paul McCartney
100. Waiting For Superman - Daughtry
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Who You Love - John Mayer (featuring Katy Perry)
102. Stone - Alice In Chains
103. Live For - The Weeknd (featuring Drake)
104. Without You - Natalie Maines
105. Song For Zula - Phosphorescent
106. The Phoenix - Fall Out Boy
107. I'm Out - Ciara (featuring Nicki Minaj)
108. I Was A Fool - Tegan and Sara
109. Retrograde - James Blake
110. Oh Sheit It's X - Thundercat
111. Step - Vampire Weekend
112. Because We Can - Bon Jovi
113. Walk Us Uptown - Elvis Costello and The Roots
114. Come A Little Closer - Cage the Elephant
115. Sweet Serenade - Pusha T (featuring Chris Brown)
116. Counting - Autre Ne Veut
117. Demon To Lean On - Wavves
118. GMF - John Grant (feat. Sinéad O'Connor)
119. YOLO - The Lonely Island (feat. Adam Levine, Kendrick Lamar)
120. Ohio - Patty Griffin
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2013
Lew's choice -
An unheralded great record from 2013

* Filthy Blues - Orianthi

Bruce's choice -
* Snake Slider - Jim Colegrove

Ryan's choice -
* Master Hunter - Laura Marling

Adam's choice -
* Rock Beast - Czarface

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Last Updated: 2015-05-18

Criteria: These records were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.

Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release). Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.