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
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
29. Back to You
Selena Gomez
30. Ddu-du Ddu-du
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
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
49. In My Feelings
50. Freaky Friday
Lil Dicky (feat. Chris Brown)

51. No Brainer
DJ Khaled (feat. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper & Quavo)
52. Nice for What
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!
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
89. Devil
90. Honey
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
98. Hunger
Florence + the Machine
99. Bulletproof
100. The Mountain
Three Days Grace
20 more worth mentioning.
101. KOD
J. Cole
102. Chun-Li
Nicki Minaj
103. Malamente
104. Uncomfortable
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
111. Quarter Past Midnight
112. Torn in Two
Breaking Benjamin
113. Taste
Tyga (feat. Offset)
114. Charcoal Baby
Blood Orange
115. Mardi Gras Beads
Parquet Courts
116. Nobody
117. Sangria Wine
Pharrell Williams & Camila Cabello
118. Yes Indeed
Lil Baby and Drake
119. Head Held High
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