Best Hit Songs of 2017

Any song that has or had chart success in 2017 qualifies. The song doesn't have to be released in 2017.

The Top Ten

1 Love on the Brain - Rihanna

People who didn't liked Work need to listen to this and see the difference: Rihanna's vocals are insane in both studio and live, the old school base is great, one of her best songs. - DaisyandRosalina

What a great song! Those vocals are great this time around (Unlike "Work"). This song is one of her best, along with "Umbrella" and "Disturbia". - DCfnaf

I love this song! - VideoGamefan5

Love the song

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2 Praying - Kesha

Except for maybe DNA by Kendrick, there is no song with really good lyrics that was a hit this year besides this one. The difference between DNA and this? While DNA was all about making a statement and convincing the person to believe, Praying is about doing the same things, but driving the point home with hands down, the best vocal performance on a hit song this year. Good Job Kesha. I can't wait to hear more.

Yeah, this deserves Number 1. Nothing on the Top 100 currently is as jaw dropping as this. - DCfnaf

This is probably my FAVOURITE song of the year. I don't care what the last few months have to offer, but if it's something better than this I will be incredibly shocked. This is a big step up from stuff like Tik Tok, Blah Blah Blah, We R Who We R, Die Young, come on, etc.


3 All Time Low - Jon Bellion

Really great song! I love it! The beat is fantastic! Its unusuall,but that makes it unique! - H1DRO

I LOVE THIS SONG. I only like the clean version though because the swearing in the explict version destroys the song’s gentle vibe for me. 6/5.

This song deserves to be higher up and dumb songs like “Strip That Down” deserve to be low low low low low, low low low low, low low low low low, low, low low low down. - Lunala

4 Dna - Kendrick Lamar

Dna is one of the best hip hop songs of all time

Get lyric

5 Starboy - The Weeknd

Hit #1 on the 1st week of 2017. Yay! Unfortunately, that wasn't a sign of things to come... - PhenomentalOne

Don't know what's so special about this song that everybody like. It is a good songs but it's been overrated in my opinion.

The robot things in the chorus add so much.

6 Feel It Still - Portugal. the Man

Feel It Still should be higher than it is.

Good to see some kind of rock coming back

Extremely catchy!

I like this song because it has a really nice beat and its made simple.But sometimes the simple stuff are the best stuff! Portugal.The Man deserve this win! - H1DRO

7 Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
8 Water Under the Bridge - Adele

Listened to it today on the radio, Adele never fails to be awesome. Love her. Not her best, but I love it anyway. - DCfnaf

Decent but nowhere near her best song - JamesBourne

Really enjoy the lyrics and meaning

9 Malibu - Miley Cyrus

Beautiful Miley

My favorite song by miley

Very decent, not amazing, but listenable - VideoGamefan5

Within 3 months,Malibu has sold already 3 million copies.WOW!

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10 I Don't Wanna Live Forever - Zayn & Taylor Swift

The Contenders

11 Unforgettable - French Montana

It's good but not worthy of top 10 material, 6.5/10 - Maxo

12 Paris - The Chainsmokers

I think this is a really good song because the singer sounds really good and I like the lyrics. I would rate this 11/10.

13 Redbone - Childish Gambino

Super nostalgic. It's got a great '70s vibe with a bit of a modern spin on it. A serious example of what a talented and diverse artist Childish Gambino is.

Finally, a Childish Gambino song that made the top 50, let alone the top 15! Also an amazing and relaxing song to listen to, 9/10. - Maxo

What Redbone would sound like if... - DCfnaf

The relaxed vibe just puts you in this trance.

Also, it was a great source for music remixes until it fell off the Hot 100

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14 Havana - Camila Cabello

Should definitely be higher! It hit #2 on Billboard Hot 100!

It actually hit #1, BUT it should definitely be higher!

Am I the only one who does not like this song? - AnimeDrawer

It is the best song ever!

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15 Rockabye - Clean Bandit

Love this song

Yes please vote for this one I love it I am a single mom.I was about to put my baby up for adoption then I heard this song.I was a sign from heaven and I decided to keep my kid.This song got me threw the restless nights.

16 Mercy - Shawn Mendes

Nah the first guy was right, this is very bad

Who voted for this? This sucks! - Maxo

U suck awesome song

17 It Ain't Me - Kygo & Selena Gomez
18 Million Reasons - Lady Gaga

I love this. I love that Lady Gaga is experimenting with every genre, and she's now hit country music. Best song on the album to be honest. - DCfnaf

A beautiful song in which her vocals sound so pure and touching. It gives you a certain, unexplainable feeling, between sadness and hope.

No offense but I think this song is the worst

Honestly, this song is pretty weak, it's not that bad, just disappointing. - DaisyandRosalina

I kinda enjoy it, mainly cause she's not using much autotune, not her best song though. - DCfnaf

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19 Issues - Julia Michaels
20 Human - Rag'n'bone Man

Absolutely a top ten. Great voice, along with just a smooth sound to the whole song, simply great.

21 Scars to Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara
22 Sign of the Times - Harry Styles

I hate that damn ugly ass song!

This is my third least favorite song.

Be my one and only Harry! Love ya! 💛Grace💛

23 Bad and Boujee - Migos
24 Heathens - Twenty One Pilots

This was the best movie soundtrack song of 2016! Great song and a great band overall. - H1DRO

All my friends are eating steak & snow.

2016 song... - DCfnaf

25 I Feel It Coming - The Weeknd

It is one of the best songs of all time

This song is beautiful.

The Best Song

This song is fantastic, who wouldn't want songs reminiscent of MJ the LEGEND in 2017? - DCfnaf

26 Bounce Back - Big Sean

Good song, one of his better songs. 8/10 - Maxo

27 Party Monster - The Weeknd
28 Body Like a Back Road - Sam Hunt
29 Starving - Hailee Steinfeld & Grey
30 Green Light - Lorde
31 Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd

Yay! my favorite song

32 That's What I Like - Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars is a great singer, not his best, but this is very catchy and I love it. Great beat and vocals. - DCfnaf

Right now #1 on the hot 100! This is a catchy song.

Super catchy! - DaisyandRosalina


come at me - VideoGamefan5

33 24K Magic - Bruno Mars
34 Humble. - Kendrick Lamar

In WHAT universe is damn CLOSER better than THIS?

I don't like this song, it annoys me.


35 Slide - Calvin Harris


36 Sorry Not Sorry - Demi Lovato
37 Congratulations - Post Malone
38 Still Breathing - Green Day

I love green day lol

39 I Got You - Bebe Rexha

This song is catchy

40 There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back - Shawn Mendes
41 Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
42 Attention - Charlie Puth
43 This Town - Niall Horan

I think this song is Mediocre Pop Trash

44 Heavy - Linkin Park & Kiiara
45 Side to Side - Ariana Grande

This is a 2016 hit...and it has to do with sex...yeah, whatever. - DCfnaf

46 Don't Wanna Know - Maroon 5

I don't wanna know why Kendrick Lamar ruined a song.

47 iSpy - KYLE
48 Caroline - Amine
49 T-Shirt - Migos

This song is really good and should easily be #1

50 Better Man - Little Big Town
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Top Remixes (9)

1. Love on the Brain - Rihanna
2. Feel It Still - Portugal. the Man
3. Dna - Kendrick Lamar
1. Praying - Kesha
2. Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran
3. Green Light - Lorde
1. Unforgettable - French Montana
2. Paris - The Chainsmokers
3. Redbone - Childish Gambino

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