100 Greatest Songs From 2015

  1. Hello - Adele
  2. Hotline Bling - Drake
  3. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  4. Alright - Kendrick Lamar
  5. King Kunta - Kendrick Lamar
  6. Love Me like You Do - Ellie Goulding
  7. Stitches - Shawn Mendes
  8. FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney
  9. 7 Years - Lukas Graham
10. What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber
11. Should Have Known Better - Sufjan Stevens
12. Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
13. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa (feat. Charlie Puth)
14. The Blacker the Berry - Kendrick Lamar
15. Don't Wanna Fight - Alabama Shakes
16. Lean On - Major Lazer x DJ Snake (feat. MØ)
17. Lazarus - David Bowie
18. Run Away with Me - Carly Rae Jepsen
19. Like I'm Gonna Lose You - Meghan Trainor (feat. John Legend)
20. The Hills - The Weeknd
21. One Call Away - Charlie Puth
22. Pedestrian at Best - Courtney Barnett
23. Loud Places - Jamie xx (feat. Romy)
24. Downtown - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
25. Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
26. When We Were Young - Adele
27. Cake by the Ocean - DNCE
28. Where Are Ü Now - Jack Ü with Justin Bieber
29. Stressed Out - Twenty One Pilots
30. Renegades - X Ambassadors
31. Marvin Gaye - Charlie Puth (feat. Meghan Trainor)
32. Worth It - Fifth Harmony (feat. Kid Ink)
33. Bitch Better Have My Money - Rihanna
34. Want to Want Me - Jason Derulo
35. I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times) - Jamie xx (feat. Young Thug, Popcaan)
36. On My Mind - Ellie Goulding
37. Blackstar - David Bowie
38. Light It Up - Major Lazer (feat. Nyla and Fuse ODG)
39. Smooth Sailin' - Leon Bridges
40. Let It Happen - Tame Impala
41. My House - Flo Rida
42. Sunday Candy - Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment
43. Blessings - Big Sean (feat. Drake and Kanye West)
44. Flesh Without Blood - Grimes
45. Ayo - Chris Brown and Tyga
46. Ship to Wreck - Florence + the Machine
47. Waiting for Love - Avicii
48. Jumpman - Drake and Future
49. Mess Around - Cage the Elephant
50. The Less I Know the Better - Tame Impala
51. Heartbeat Song - Kelly Clarkson
52. She's Kinda Hot - 5 Seconds of Summer
53. How Deep Is Your Love - Calvin Harris & Disciples
54. WTF (Where They From) - Missy Elliott (feat. Pharrell Williams)
55. Coffee - Miguel
56. REALiTi - Grimes
57. I Know What You Did Last Summer - Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
58. Feel You - Julia Holter
59. Believe - Mumford & Sons
60. Levels - Nick Jonas
61. I Really Like You - Carly Rae Jepsen
62. Black Magic - Little Mix
63. Don't Tell 'Em - Jeremih (feat. YG)
64. I Don't Like It, I Love It - Flo Rida (feat. Robin Thicke, Verdine White)
65. Air - Waxahatchee
66. Ride - Twenty One Pilots
67. S.O.B. - Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
68. I Want You to Know - Zedd (feat. Selena Gomez)
69. Dead Inside - Muse
70. Shots - Imagine Dragons
71. Dear Future Husband - Meghan Trainor
72. Hula Hoop - OMI
73. Clearest Blue - CHVRCHES
74. America's Sweetheart - Elle King
75. Trip Switch - Nothing But Thieves
76. What Kind of Man - Florence + the Machine
77. Black Sun - Death Cab for Cutie
78. Energy - Drake
79. Here - Alessia Cara
80. Pretty Pimpin' - Kurt Vile
81. Beautiful Now - Zedd (feat. Jon Bellion)
82. Piece by Piece - Kelly Clarkson
83. Bitches N Marijuana - Chris Brown and Tyga (feat. Schoolboy Q)
84. Hollow - Tori Kelly
85. Sparks - Beach House
86. Be Real - Kid Ink (feat. Dej Loaf)
87. Where Ya At - Future (feat. Drake)
88. Me, Myself & I - G-Eazy and Bebe Rexha
89. Uma Thurman - Fall Out Boy
90. Send My Love (To Your New Lover) - Adele
91. Fuck Up Some Commas - Future
92. Accelerate - Susanne Sundfør
93. One Man Can Change the World - Big Sean (feat. Kanye West, John Legend)
94. Music to My Soul - CeeLo Green
95. Alexander Hamilton - The Cast of "Hamilton"
96. Backyard Party - R. Kelly
97. Cheyenne - Jason Derulo
98. Depreston - Courtney Barnett
99. Sax - Fleur East
100. Love Myself - Hailee Steinfeld
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Footsteps (Go Higher) - Pop Evil
102. Don't Be So Hard on Yourself - Jess Glynne
103. Mountain at My Gates - Foals
104. I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around - Chromatics
105. Best Fake Smile - James Bay
106. Empire of the Clouds - Iron Maiden
107. Drag Me Down - One Direction
108. Crystals - Of Monsters and Men
109. Cool For The Summer - Demi Lovato
110. Not Letting Go - Tinie Tempah (feat. Jess Glynne)
111. Shutdown - Skepta
112. Sorry - Justin Bieber
113. Human Race - Three Days Grace
114. Throne - Bring Me The Horizon
115. Promise - Kid Ink (feat. Fetty Wap)
116. My Shot - The Cast of "Hamilton"
117. Failure - Breaking Benjamin
118. Everyday - A$AP Rocky (feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel, Mark Ronson)
119. Reality - Lost Frequencies (feat. Janieck Devy)
120. Stolen Car - Mylène Farmer & Sting
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2015
Lew's choice -
An unheralded great record from 2015

* 24 Frames - Jason Isbell

Ryan's choice -
* The Graduates - Speedy Ortiz

Bruce's choice -
* Papa's On The House Top - Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin

Adam's choice -
* Take Hip-Hop Back - Necro (feat. Immortal Technique & Vinnie Paz)
Last Updated: 2018-01-05

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.