Best EDM Songs of 2016


The Top Ten

1 Faded - Alan Walker

Yeah, Alan Walker! The vocals and production mix quite well, and the orchestral version is amazing as well.

Should be higher! - InfernoTopTenners

Didn't expect this guy to show up here, but hey, he's one of the best out there! This is the wrong album cover though... this is the restrung version for China or wherever. But the song itself is great! Sorry Chainsmokers, but you're going to have to step up your game a lot to beat this solo artist...

Worst song ever

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2 Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers

It is trap not edm

Well technically, trap is under the umbrella genre of EDM, so it counts.

Best song ever

The Illenum remix was amazing

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3 Say Goodbye (Headhunterz Edit) - Crystal Lake
4 No Matter Where We Are - Manse
5 Hollywood - Afrojack, Hardwell
6 Closer - The Chainsmokers

Vote it fastt...!

Best of 2016 - lovefrombadlands

The most popular EDM song of 2016, with over 10 weeks atop the BBHot100.

thumbs UPP

7 Candyman - Zedd & Aloe Blacc

This sucks. This is generic pop music. Not the Zed I used to know: (Stay The Night, Clarity, Beautiful Now)

I agree to this. This song is really good and is always welcoming to hear. - Nick-brick8

8 Working for It - ZHU x Skrillex x THEY

Yeah skrillex the best dj of the world

BEST SONG OF 2016 - venomouskillingmachine

9 Never Giving Up - Tom Swoon
10 Temple - Baauer

The Contenders

11 Sakura - R3hab
12 Saved - Deadmau5

Some of the mau5's career-best works, going back to his progressive revolution. - PositronWildhawk

13 Now That I've Found You - Martin Garrix

Number 11!? Really! A bunch of people have probably never heard this song, but if you have watched a recent 7up commercial you have heard at least about 30 seconds of it. The Chainsmokers aren't even real EDM artists as most of their songs have been hits in the mainstream. Please vote this masterpiece up to Number One and show this website what true EDM is!

Like any Martin Garrix song, great till the drop. 4.5/5 - ProPanda

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14 Kundalini - Headhunterz & Skytech
15 VIPs - Skrillex
16 Universe - Don Diablo
17 Like a Bitch - Zomboy

Stop acting like a bitch, put your hands up!

18 Inside Out - The Chainsmokers

This was so amazing.

19 Daylight (With You) - Yves V vs Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman
20 Waiting - Oliver Heldens
21 Make a Move - Skrillex Remix
22 Together - Martin Garrix, Matisse & Sadko


23 Pitch Black - Vicetone
24 Cantina Boys - Baauer
25 Fragile - Kygo & Labrinth

I love how Labrinth's vocals sound fragile as well; plus Kygo's production.

26 In the Name of Love - Martin Garrix

This track is pure bliss. Martin decided to switch it up for this one from his usual progressive to more of a future bass sounds and it works for an emotional love song like this. Bebe Rexha also is a powerhouse behind the mic and this song rules on all levels

27 Alone - Marshmello

Only Marshmello song on here so I had to vote for it

28 Novell - Nicky Romero
29 Heathens - Twenty One Pilots

Awesome song

30 I Took a Pill in Ibiza - Mike Posner

This is a great song! Why is it only 35?

Deserves to be in top ten

I like the seeb remixed one..

31 Shelter - Porter Robinson & Madeon
32 Last Dance - Steve Angello

It's Nice - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

33 This is What You Came For - Calvin Harris
34 Barricade - Axwell

This is a song of revolution. That's all I think of when I hear this track.

35 Drippy Dub - Panda Eyes
36 True Colors - Zedd
37 Hello Summer - Rameez
38 Wildcard - KSHMR
39 Shed a Light - Robin Schulz, David Guetta & Cheat Codes

I love this get it higher

40 By Your Side - Jonas Blue
41 Breathe - Eric Prydz
42 Hey - Fais
43 Lions in the Wild - Martin Garrix
44 Talk - DJ Snake
45 This One's for You - David Guetta
46 Dreamers - MC Mario
47 The Right Song - Tiësto
48 Summer Nights - Tiësto
49 Give Me Your Love - Sigala
50 Slam Dunk - Skrillex, Valentino Khan
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Say Goodbye (Headhunterz Edit) - Crystal Lake
2. No Matter Where We Are - Manse
3. Faded - Alan Walker
1. Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers
2. Faded - Alan Walker
3. Temple - Baauer
1. Hollywood - Afrojack, Hardwell
2. VIPs - Skrillex
3. Like a Bitch - Zomboy

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