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100 Greatest Songs From 2016

Criteria: These songs released in the year 2016 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.
No.
Song
Artist

Starboy single cover
One Dance single cover
Closer single cover
That's What I Like single cover
Heathens single cover
Work single cover
Cheap Thrills single cover
Pillowtalk single cover
1
Starboy
The Weeknd (feat. Daft Punk)
2
One Dance
Drake (feat. Wizkid and Kyla)
3
Closer
The Chainsmokers (feat. Halsey)
4
That's What I Like
Bruno Mars
5
Heathens
Twenty One Pilots
6
Work
Rihanna (feat. Drake)
7
Cheap Thrills
Sia (feat. Sean Paul)
8
Pillowtalk
Zayn
9
24K Magic
Bruno Mars
10
Human
Rag'n'Bone Man
11
Redbone
Childish Gambino
12
Say You Won't Let Go
James Arthur
13
Bad and Boujee
Migos (feat. Lil Uzi Vert)
14
In The Name Of Love
Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha
15
Cold Water
Major Lazer (feat. Justin Bieber and MØ)
16
Don't Let Me Down
The Chainsmokers (feat. Daya)
17
Black Beatles
Rae Sremmurd (feat. Gucci Mane)
18
Too Good
Drake (feat. Rihanna)
19
I Feel It Coming
The Weeknd (feat. Daft Punk)
20
Can't Stop the Feeling!
Justin Timberlake
21
Don't Wanna Know
Maroon 5 (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
22
Rockabye
Clean Bandit (feat. Sean Paul and Anne-Marie)
23
This Is What You Came For
Calvin Harris (feat. Rihanna)
24
Just Like Fire
Pink
25
Into You
Ariana Grande
26
The Greatest
Sia (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
27
I Don't Wanna Live Forever
Zayn (with Taylor Swift)
28
Million Reasons
Lady Gaga
29
Side to Side
Ariana Grande (feat. Nicki Minaj)
30
Work from Home
Fifth Harmony (feat. Ty Dolla Sign)
31
My Way
Calvin Harris
32
Treat You Better
Shawn Mendes
33
We Don't Talk Anymore
Charlie Puth (feat. Selena Gomez)
34
No
Meghan Trainor
35
Let Me Love You
DJ Snake (feat. Justin Bieber)
36
Low Life
Future (feat. The Weeknd)
37
Close
Nick Jonas (feat. Tove Lo)
38
iSpy
Kyle (feat. Lil Yachty)
39
There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back
Shawn Mendes
40
I Hate U, I Love U
Gnash (feat. Olivia O'Brien)
41
Famous
Kanye West
42
Ophelia
The Lumineers
43
Sucker for Pain
Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons, Logic, Ty Dolla Sign, X Ambassadors
44
Way Down We Go
Kaleo
45
Mercy
Shawn Mendes
46
On Hold
The xx
47
This Town
Niall Horan
48
Pick Up the Phone
Young Thug and Travis Scott (feat. Quavo)
49
Hardwired
Metallica
50
Dance Off
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Idris Elba, Anderson .Paak)
51
The Sound
The 1975
52
Perfect Illusion
Lady Gaga
53
Bad Things
Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello
54
Pop Style
Drake (feat. The Throne)
55
Bang Bang
Green Day
56
Really Doe
Danny Brown (feat. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Earl Sweatshirt)
57
Broccoli
D.R.A.M. (feat. Lil Yachty)
58
For Free
DJ Khaled (feat. Drake)
59
No Problem
Chance the Rapper
60
Shut Up Kiss Me
Angel Olsen
61
Formation
Beyoncé
62
Make Me Like You
Gwen Stefani
63
THat Part
Schoolboy Q (feat. Kanye West)
64
Never Be Like You
Flume (feat. Kai)
65
Daydreaming
Radiohead
66
How Far I'll Go
Alessia Cara
67
Bounce Back
Big Sean
68
Keeping Your Head Up
Birdy
69
Me and Your Mama
Childish Gambino
70
We the People....
A Tribe Called Quest
71
I Can't Give Everything Away
David Bowie
72
Drone Bomb Me
Anohni
73
Burn the Witch
Radiohead
74
Needed Me
Rihanna
75
Like I Would
Zayn
76
untitled 07 | levitate
Kendrick Lamar
77
Misery
Gwen Stefani
78
Sorry
Beyoncé
79
Frankie Sinatra
The Avalanches
80
Tiimmy Turner
Desiigner
81
Bake Sale
Wiz Khalifa (feat. Travi$ Scott)
82
Ain't My Fault
Zara Larsson
83
Dangerous Woman
Ariana Grande
84
In the Dark
3 Doors Down
85
Atlas, Rise!
Metallica
86
Do It, Try It
M83
87
In Common
Alicia Keys
88
Still Breathing
Green Day
89
Why You Always Hatin?
YG (feat. Drake and Kamaiyah)
90
I Can't Stop Thinking About You
Sting
91
Cranes in the Sky
Solange
92
Goosebumps
Travis Scott (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
93
Juju on That Beat (TZ Anthem)
Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
94
Down
Marian Hill
95
Conqueror
AURORA
96
Aquasun
Basement
97
Cleopatra
The Lumineers
98
Your Best American Girl
Mitski
99
Brace for Impact (Live a Little)
Sturgill Simpson
100
Go!
M83 (feat. May Lan)
20 more worth mentioning.
101
When It Rain
Danny Brown
102
Make Me...
Britney Spears (featuring G-Eazy)
103
Nikes
Frank Ocean
104
All Time Low
Jon Bellion
105
Legend Has It
Run the Jewels
106
Berlin Got Blurry
Parquet Courts
107
Somebody Else
The 1975
108
Who Am I
Katy B (feat. Major Lazer and Craig David)
109
When the Tequila Runs Out
Dawes
110
Vertigo Flowers
Nothing
111
33 "GOD"
Bon Iver
112
Prayers/Triangles
Deftones
113
Older and Taller
Regina Spektor
114
Below
White Lung
115
Love & Hate
Michael Kiwanuka
116
Help Me Run Away
St. Lucia
117
Go Off
M.I.A.
118
Cruel
Foxes
119
Say It
Flume (feat. Tove Lo)
120
You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2016
Lew's Choice - An unheralded great record from 2016
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Hot Blood
Kaleo