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

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Last Updated: 2017-05-09

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.