100 Greatest Songs From 2014

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.

1. Uptown Funk
Mark Ronson (feat. Bruno Mars)
2. Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran
3. Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn remix)
4. Stay with Me
Sam Smith
5. Shake It Off- Taylor Swift
6. Sugar
Maroon 5
7. Shut Up And Dance
Walk the Moon
8. All About That Bass
Meghan Trainor
9. Seasons (Waiting on You)
Future Islands
10. Problem
Ariana Grande (feat. Iggy Azalea)
11. Fancy
Iggy Azalea (feat. Charli XCX)
12. Trap Queen
Fetty Wap
13. Boom Clap
Charli XCX
14. Two Weeks
FKA twigs
15. Dangerous
David Guetta (feat. Sam Martin)
16. Rather Be
Clean Bandit (feat. Jess Glynne)
17. Fever
The Black Keys
18. Summer
Calvin Harris
19. Anaconda
Nicki Minaj
20. Blank Space
Taylor Swift
21. Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)
22. Something From Nothing
Foo Fighters
23. I Wanna Get Better
24. Me and My Broken Heart
25. Na Na
Trey Songz
26. Hey Mama
David Guetta (feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack)
27. I'm Not The Only One
Sam Smith
28. Steal My Girl
One Direction
29. Lips Are Movin
Meghan Trainor
30. Ex's & Oh's
Elle King
31. Time of Our Lives
Pitbull and Ne-Yo
32. Empire
33. Can't Do Without You
34. On the Regular
35. Wiggle
Jason Derulo (feat. Snoop Dogg)
36. Queen
Perfume Genius
37. A Sky Full of Stars
38. The Nights
39. Sing
Ed Sheeran
40. The Heart Wants What It Wants
Selena Gomez
41. 7/11
42. I Bet My Life
Imagine Dragons
43. She Looks So Perfect
5 Seconds of Summer
44. Black Widow
Iggy Azalea (feat. Rita Ora)
45. Honey, I'm Good.
Andy Grammer
46. Ghost
Ella Henderson
47. Let It Go
James Bay
48. Bang Bang
Ariana Grande (with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj)
49. Chandelier
50. Gotta Get Away
The Black Keys

51. Guilty All the Same
Linkin Park
52. i
Kendrick Lamar
53. Animals
Maroon 5
54. Can't Remember to Forget You
Shakira (feat. Rihanna)
55. Blame
Calvin Harris (feat. John Newman)
56. Bad Blood
Taylor Swift (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
57. West Coast
Lana Del Rey
58. No Type
Rae Sremmurd
59. Sleeping With A Friend
Neon Trees
60. Post To Be
Omarion (feat. Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko)
61. Love Never Felt So Good
Michael Jackson
62. Magic
63. Bury Our Friends
64. Money on My Mind
Sam Smith
65. Never Catch Me
Flying Lotus (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
66. Beating Heart
Ellie Goulding
67. Night Changes
One Direction
68. Don't
Ed Sheeran
69. Amnesia
5 Seconds of Summer
70. Only
Nicki Minaj (feat. Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown)
71. Do You
72. A Place With No Name
Michael Jackson
73. Final Masquerade
Linkin Park
74. Lovers On The Sun
David Guetta (feat. Sam Martin)
75. Lazaretto
Jack White
76. Digital Witness
St. Vincent
77. 679
Fetty Wap
78. The Days
79. Under The Pressure
The War on Drugs
80. Into The Blue
Kylie Minogue
81. I'm Not Part Of Me
Cloud Nothings
82. Flicker, Fade
Taking Back Sunday
83. The Black Market
Rise Against
84. Jealous
Nick Jonas
85. Scare Away The Dark
86. No Rest For The Wicked
Lykke Li
87. Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)
Run the Jewels
88. Soul To Preach To
89. Break Free
Ariana Grande (feat. Zedd)
90. Maps
Maroon 5
91. Bad
David Guetta and Showtek
92. Style
Taylor Swift
93. When The People Cheer
The Roots (feat. Greg Porn)
94. Tuesday
iLoveMakonnen (feat. Drake)
95. Don't Stop
5 Seconds of Summer
96. Painkiller
Three Days Grace
97. Early In The Morning
Ashanti (feat. French Montana)
98. Marilyn Monroe
Pharrell Williams
99. Really Love
D'Angelo and the Vanguard
100. Centuries
Fall Out Boy
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Someone New
102. Your Love Is Killing Me
Sharon Van Etten
103. Archie, Marry Me
104. Blue Moon
105. The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)
106. My Silver Lining
First Aid Kit
107. Wasted
108. Turtles All The Way Down
Sturgill Simpson
109. Johnny And Mary
Todd Terje (feat. Bryan Ferry)
110. Angel in Blue Jeans
111. Play Ball
112. Ultraviolence
Lana Del Rey
113. Try
Colbie Caillat
114. Coming Of Age
Foster The People
115. Congregation
Foo Fighters
116. Do It Again
Röyksopp & Robyn
117. Beggin For Thread
118. This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like A Motherfucker
Maroon 5
119. Until It's Gone
Linkin Park
120. Raging Fire
Phillip Phillips
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2014
An unheralded great record from 2014
Lew's choice:
* Broken Glass
Jack Savoretti
Ryan's choice:
* Mine is Mine
Line & Circle
Adam's choice:
* Bomb
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib (feat. Raekwon)
Bruce's choice:
* Teddy Boy Rock 'n' Roll
Lincoln's Adelaide
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Last Updated: 2016-05-10