100 Greatest Songs From 2018

Criteria: These songs released in the year 2018 were chosen and ranked based on their initial popularity, U.S. and international music sales charts, averaged critics reviews, and digitaldreamdoor members advice. ("Lasting popularity" may be considered in the future and may affect the ranking.)

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. Shallow - Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
  2. This Is America - Childish Gambino
  3. The Middle - Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey
  4. God's Plan - Drake
  5. Old Town Road - Lil Nas X
  6. All the Stars - Kendrick Lamar and SZA
  7. I Like It - Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin
  8. Psycho - Post Malone (feat. Ty Dolla Sign)
  9. Say Something - Justin Timberlake (feat. Chris Stapleton)
10. Thank U, Next - Ariana Grande
11. Shotgun - George Ezra
12. Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
13. Sweet but Psycho - Ava Max
14. One Kiss - Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa
15. Eastside - Benny Blanco, Halsey, and Khalid
16. No Tears Left to Cry - Ariana Grande
17. Love It If We Made It - The 1975
18. In My Blood - Shawn Mendes
19. Pray for Me - The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar
20. Girls Like You - Maroon 5 (feat. Cardi B)
21. These Days - Rudimental (feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen)
22. Sunflower - Post Malone and Swae Lee
23. Be Alright - Dean Lewis
24. Zombie - Bad Wolves
25. High Hopes - Panic! at the Disco
26. Sicko Mode - Travis Scott (feat. Drake, Swae Lee, and Big Hawk)
27. Boo'd Up - Ella Mai
28. Africa - Weezer
29. Back to You - Selena Gomez
30. Ddu-du Ddu-du - BLACKPINK
31. Never Be the Same - Camila Cabello
32. Make Me Feel - Janelle Monáe
33. Happier - Marshmello and Bastille
34. Delicate - Taylor Swift
35. Natural - Imagine Dragons
36. Flames - David Guetta and Sia
37. Youngblood - 5 Seconds of Summer
38. Be Careful - Cardi B
39. 2U - David Guetta (feat. Justin Bieber)
40. Beautiful - Bazzi (feat. Camila Cabello)
41. Without Me - Halsey
42. God Is a Woman - Ariana Grande
43. Lovely - Billie Eilish and Khalid
44. Faded Love - Tinashe (feat. Future)
45. Baby - Clean Bandit (feat. Marina and Luis Fonsi)
46. Apeshit - The Carters
47. Dangerous Night - Thirty Seconds to Mars
48. Fake Love - BTS
49. In My Feelings - Drake
50. Freaky Friday - Lil Dicky (feat. Chris Brown)
51. No Brainer - DJ Khaled (feat. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper & Quavo)
52. Nice for What - Drake
53. Love Lies - Khalid and Normani
54. Jumpsuit - Twenty One Pilots
55. Powerglide - Rae Sremmurd (feat. Juicy J)
56. Mantra - Bring Me the Horizon
57. Sick Boy - The Chainsmokers
58. Better Now - Post Malone
59. Walk It Talk It - Migos (feat. Drake)
60. Sad! - XXXTentacion
61. Lucid Dreams - Juice WRLD
62. Zeze - Kodak Black (feat. Travis Scott and Offset)
63. Lucky You - Eminem (feat. Joyner Lucas)
64. Never Fade - Alice in Chains
65. Filthy - Justin Timberlake
66. Gold Rush - Death Cab for Cutie
67. When the Curtain Falls - Greta Van Fleet
68. My My My! - Troye Sivan
69. Four Out of Five - Arctic Monkeys
70. Done for Me - Charlie Puth (feat. Kehlani)
71. Look Alive - BlocBoy JB (feat. Drake)
72. Summertime Magic - Childish Gambino
73. Gonna Love Me - Teyana Taylor
74. King's Dead - Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, and James Blake
75. New Light - John Mayer
76. Lost in Japan - Shawn Mendes (remix with Zedd)
77. I Love It - Kanye West (with Lil Pump)
78. Remind Me to Forget - Kygo (feat. Miguel)
79. X - Nicky Jam and J Balvin
80. We're Going Home - Vance Joy
81. What It Is - Jonathan Davis
82. All My Friends - The Revivalists
83. The Joke - Brandi Carlile
84. Say Amen (Saturday Night) - Panic! at the Disco
85. Bad Bad News - Leon Bridges
86. Self Care - Mac Miller
87. Come On to Me - Paul McCartney
88. Get Out - Chvrches
89. Devil - Shinedown
90. Honey - Robyn
91. Can't Deny Me - Pearl Jam
92. 1950 - King Princess
93. Wild Love - James Bay
94. Middle America - Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
95. Paradise - George Ezra
96. Red Cold River - Breaking Benjamin
97. Narcos - Migos
98. Hunger - Florence + the Machine
99. Bulletproof - Godsmack
100. The Mountain - Three Days Grace
20 more worth mentioning.
101. KOD - J. Cole
102. Chun-Li - Nicki Minaj
103. Malamente - Rosalía
104. Uncomfortable - Halestorm
105. Pristine - Snail Mail
106. Nervous - Shawn Mendes
107. Trip - Ella Mai
108. Venice Bitch - Lana Del Rey
109. Fefe - 6ix9ine (feat. Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz)
110. Rats - Ghost
111. Quarter Past Midnight - Bastille
112. Torn in Two - Breaking Benjamin
113. Taste - Tyga (feat. Offset)
114. Charcoal Baby - Blood Orange
115. Mardi Gras Beads - Parquet Courts
116. Nobody - Mitski
117. Sangria Wine - Pharrell Williams & Camila Cabello
118. Yes Indeed - Lil Baby and Drake
119. Head Held High - Kodaline
120. Mariners Apartment Complex - Lana Del Rey
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2018
An unheralded great record from 2018
Lew's choice:
* Wait by the River - Lord Huron
Ryan's choice:
* Night Shift - Lucy Dacus
Bruce's choice:
* Rock Everybody - Eddie & the Head-Starts
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Last Updated: 2020-01-22