Top 10 Best Songs of 2022

2022 is here, another year for people around the world to listen to new music from their favorite artists, bands and genres. Let's see which songs, regardless of genre of music, are the best songs you've listened to in 2022. Of course, this list will evolve as the year goes by the more people cast their votes so don't be surprised if the rankings change often.

Please note that certain songs on this list have been released in 2021 on social media, however due to their respective albums coming out in 2022, these songs get a pass and belong on this list.
The Top Ten
1 Sacrifice - The Weeknd

Ah yes, The Weeknd does it again. This song is amazing. The beat is in my opinion better than Blinding lights and Heartless and is so groovy. Dawn FM is the best album of the year so far

The Weeknd keeps on impressing me. I really like the funky vibe on this one and the infectious chorus. Thank you Abel for making the first great album of the year!

This song is fantastic. Abel has gone 110% in the direction of retro synth and this track truly has one of the best hooks off his latest record.

I'm not the biggest R&B / hip hop fan, but honestly this song is damn good. The music video is very impressive like his other works (epilepsy warning though). The beats sound great and have a sort of disco feel which is refreshing. 10/10

2 Cannonball - Avril Lavigne

Her previous albums turned me off because they sounded too girly, but this is awesome! I have that new album on repeat all the time.

One of the finest singers, composing new Music this year. Good!

3 Out of Time - The Weeknd
4 Only You - Alesso & Sentinel
5 My Love - Florence + the Machine

I really love the chorus and Florence Welch's vocals on this track. Florence + The Machine rarely disappoint.

6 Glimpse of Us - Joji

New favorite for the year going into August. Joji's emotive voice and the exquisite production complement the soulful lyrics of someone who is haunted by a former love and their future together which will never be. But what really seals the deal is the shocking music video of violence, poverty, and antisocial outrage - at once an extreme contrast with the lyrics and emotion, but at the same time tying it all together in the most unexpected way.

now this is something I would never expect from joji. It's chill, beautiful, and offers a lot of meaning. Already one of my favorite singles of the year, hopefully we could get it into top 10.

7 Holding Back - Banks
8 Don’t Forget - Sky Ferreira

Awesome new song by Sky Ferreira. I hope she will finally drop an album.

9 Goodbye - Cannons

Cannons had one of the best songs of 2021 (Bad Dream) and they now have my favorite song of 2022 through June. Michelle Joy has such an entrancing voice - this song is filled with pure dreamy synths and poetic emotional longing.

10 Love It When You Hate Me - Avril Lavigne

The Newcomers

? Royal Flush - Silva Hound
? Shut Off the Lights - Bastille
The Contenders
11 Okay Okay - Lights
12 Bite Me - Avril Lavigne

This song is awesome!

13 Constant Repeat - Charli XCX
14 Woke Up in Love - Kygo, Gryffin & Calum Scott
15 The Only Heartbreaker - Mitski

It's her best song in this album. It's 1 of her most uptempo, it's her most powerful & emotional hit. It was a perfect choice as the lead single for this comeback album. She's among the hardest working alternative/indie popstars out there & this song was a great way to get us back into her.

This song is from her upcoming album "Laurel Hell" set to release in February 2022. It was the first time I heard one of her songs and I am simply amazed, I might even be in love! Her voice is so beautiful I could listen to her all day. 10/10

16 Kruel Kreator - Tophamhat-Kyo
17 Escape - Kx5, deadmau5 & Kaskade
18 San Quentin - Nickelback

This new single rocks. Can't wait for the new album.

19 Gasoline - The Weeknd

This one took a while to grow on me, but man do I love it. It's easy to sing along to, the production is great, and the accents that Abel does is great.

Another song from The Weeknd's new album "Dawn FM". It sounds a lot like the 80s and it seems like The Weeknd is going for a mix of old and new. 9/10.

20 Dead But Pretty - IC3PEAK
21 Zombified - Falling in Reverse

Good song. This band is surprising me recently, since I hate all of their old stuff and love their latest tracks (I'm not a vampire (revamped) and popular monster are great songs in my opinion). I like their new direction

This one is a 10/10 for me. The sound quality is amazing, it's catchy, the riffs are great, the drums are powerful, Ronnie Radke's performance is on point (I love when he says "Zombified") and most importantly the lyrics make you think about what's going on in the world today.

22 Black Summer - Red Hot Chili Peppers

While it's not their best song even when it comes to their newer music. I just want to say that the Red Hot Chili Peppers are still making good music in 2022 so that's pretty good going.

Just got back into RHCP recently, heard this new song and I really liked it! Their comeback is looking great so far!

23 Ruin My Life - Simple Plan
24 How Do I Make You Love Me? - The Weeknd
25 Loved You a Little - The Maine
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