Best Songs of 2018
The Top Ten
This...*sigh*...while I think it's good to see a classic rock band making a comeback, and this is definitely worthy of the top 10...for me, this isn't the best song of the year. I'm sorry. I have no idea why it's at number 1. It's an awesome song, don't get me wrong. And this is better than the majority of HIT songs that came out this year...but judging the song itself, it's not really that memorable, if I'm being honest. There are songs from this year that I will definitely remember, and will still have stuck in my head next year for the right reasons. Unfortunately, for me at least, this is not one of those songs. If this was the list for best ALBUMS of 2018, I would be saying otherwise. But the song itself doesn't stand out for me. - tonyb500
People suffered through music that annoyed them. This is probably the only way to make 2018 look like a good year for music. (Just Probably) - LightningStrike
Oh hell yeah this song is awesome - christangrant
The only list in the world to feature a metal song on top from all over the world...finally I am ready to die...
Even if it's not the best song on FIREPOWER, when it comes down to it, I gotta make sure that badass classic heavy metal triumphs over talentless garbage. - FacUtGaudeamV 128 CommentsUListen to Sample
I am not a big fan of Ariana Grande but damn this song is a total jam. Its reminiscent of a lot of the stuff Janet Jackson was doing in the early nineties. - crowdiegal
This was actually good, props to Ariana Grande. - NickelBackLinkinPark4Eva
This song is my jam. I love Ariana Grande. She's so beautiful and nice and unique. I share her love for cute cat-ear bands. I don't know why people hate her. Many say that she sings too high-pitch. People, please! That's her singing style! You gotta admire the fact that she sings really well in high-pitch. This song should be #1. Ari, love ya, girl! AG all the way!
I am not a big fan of Ariana Grande but this song is a total jam Its reminiscent of a lot of stuff Janet Jackson was doing in the early ninetiesV 166 CommentsUListen to Sample
This is now one of my favorite songs of the year. The song is overall very fun and has an awesome melody, and the message in the lyrics is amazing too, it's about being optimistic about your dreams. 5/5 - allamassal
One of my favorite songs this year should be more higher though, but it's a bit newer than the other ones. First time I listened to it was in camp and I heard it over and over again, that was when I starting loving the song. After watching Connor Ball make a cover it I enjoyed it more and more, making it a song that has a strong meaning behind it, having High Hopes all the time. - ilou
I love Panic! At The Disco. I am a total fan. However, if I'm being honest, this song is way overplayed. I liked it when I first heard it, then people started playing it way too much. Panic has had some better songs from some of their older albums. Modern Panic isn't that bad, but their old songs are better, in my opinion. If you really want to listen to some good Panic! At The Disco songs listen to Memories, This is Gospel, Girls/Girls/Boys, Emperor's New Clothes, Collar Full, Nicotine, Northern Downpour, or any other Panic song that isn't this one, to be honest. People started judging P! ATD based on this song, but before you judge, listen to some of their other songs. This really is an amazing band.
I remember when they played this when I graduated fifth grade... love itV 143 CommentsUListen to Sample
I'm surprised this is very low on this list. To fully enjoy this song you need to watch the music video as well to know what's really going on. The symbolism and underlying themes are absolutely spot on with this song's interpretation of everything wrong with American society. Try looking away from Childish Gambino and you'll see what I'm talking about. And the lyrics is purposely (just) like that as a diss on rappers these days. I absolutely love this song as an old school rap lover and this is first time hearing Donald Glover. - Bolshoy_Brat
The music video is what makes the experience. Considering the song is not nearly as strong by itself it doesn't deserve a spot in the top 10 - top 10 most important songs, maybe? By itself it's quite a fragmented, unmemorable piece.
So deep. Totally should be #1 here. Ariana is ass and High hopes should've won a grammy for "Most Overplayed Song of 2018". Music video is really needed for the full picture here.
This should be higher than No Tears Left To Cry. That song is pretty good, but This is America is definitely way better.V 78 CommentsUListen to Sample
Who the heck is Judas Priest. - Luckys
Why is Judas Priest so high up. He should be #50 - swagraccoon
The greatest song of 2018 in my opinion! - Peppapigsucks
Best riff, best solo, best rhythmV 16 CommentsUListen to Sample
This song is so incredible, beautiful, and amazing! It's such a shame of how underrated this is!
This song is awesome. Black Panther had a great soundtrack (well, this song and Pray for Me). - PhoenixAura81
Got robbed for the Grammy - 23MACCAja
Should be number 1 - 23MACCAjaV 26 CommentsUListen to Sample
Sometimes, sometimes you don't say goodbye once, you say goodbye over and over and over again, over and over and over again- Mike Shinoda, (I can see why this is the highest sad song of 2018, although This Is America, High Hopes and Lucid Dream- Owl City almost took my vote,)
Definitely not the most favourite song in Post Traumatic, but sure deserves it's place. - Rigel
This whole album was great - xEliHbkx
Beautiful song with very personal, honest lyrics and an incredibly catchy hook. Great production by Shinoda himself as well. Deserves to be at the top.V 31 CommentsUListen to Sample
I watched A Star is Born yesterday (2/23/19, it was amazing) and I planned on not listening to the song until I watched it despite the hype (and the Grammy performance). This song is amazing and probably the best song in a movie ever. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga sang this incredibly well and their voices blended perfectly. - PhoenixAura81
Okay to everyone above, you are not better than shallow. coming from a a lady gaga stan, you do not know how hard she has worked to get here and I am deeply offended that you rank her song, shallow, this low.
Excellent song and movie! Thank you Gaga and Cooper for putting in such a moving performance. And who knew bradley could sing as well!? - EditorsPick
The most overused song of the century. What a feat. - swagraccoonV 37 CommentsUListen to Sample
Though I do think Blurryface is better than Trench and Stressed Out better than this song I still really enjoy this song. I like the how aggressive it is in the Chorus and how it calms down in the verses. 8/10 would recommend. - FetusDeletus
I don't like their new album but I love the rest of their music
This is so much better than Stressed Out. - Userguy44
God no! 21 pilots is trash - CaptDeadeyeV 29 CommentsUListen to Sample
This "song" makes absolutely no sense. And it is NOT the best electric song of the year. That award goes to Lucid Dream by Owl City. - JasePowers
More people need to listen to Porter Robinson/Virtual Self. This is easily one of the best Virtual Self tracks. - Atham
Yep.V 1 CommentUListen to Sample
I honestly prefer YEAH RIGHT over this. But this is also enjoyable. - swagraccoon
Oh my god you look just like shakira no no you're catherine zeta actually my names marina
They played this at prom and it just brings back warm memories.
He went from STFU to this work of art. (Not saying STFU isn't a work of art either) - AthamV 2 CommentsUListen to Sample
I need some under armor sweatpants
If anyone doesn't take Logic seriously, than listen to this. It will shut all of them up.
44 stars out of 5
Logic killed it with this one. pretty sure he's up for something awesome! - sajaaltaiV 7 CommentsUListen to Sample
While I do believe what happened to X is tragic, I still believe that you should judge the dead as you would the living and this is still just more whiney emo crap. The only difference now is that I feel guilty when I listen to this, like I shouldn't be judging it. - hiphopgod
I would have never wished X the tragic fate he had, but this song has one lyric that sounds very manipulative. "Suicide if you ever try to let go". I never actually listened to this song, but that's already enough to make me question why this song is #54 on the best songs of 2018 list and not much lower. - allamassal
Come on people
This is the best time of all time
Its awesomeV 53 CommentsUListen to Sample
I really liked this song until I heard all the stars. - swagraccoon
This song is awesome. This and All the Stars are the best Black Panther songs. - PhoenixAura81
A great song that has the pleasure of being on a great film soundtrack. What more could you want?
This song is dah bombV 47 CommentsUListen to Sample
I absolutely agree, this song is the best song off of Ember. While I do also love The Dark Of You, Red Cold River, and Feed The Wolf, nothing on this album can top Torn In Two. I also believe this song should be much higher than all that other garbage
If you click on the blue cross, and it goes to post, does that mean you voted again and you can comment? - RioVale
One, I'm surprised that this is on this list but two, I am extremely happy to see it on here. This song was awesome! - RioVale
I love BB so much - HollieSwoffsV 10 CommentsUListen to Sample
Being Australian and this song having being heard a lot from my school, friends singing it and playing it on the piano is something that is impressive. The first time I heard of this band was last school year listening to Hey Everybody! Really enjoyed that song and then looking at the artists other songs got me into it. - ilou
This is extremely overplayed and overrated. - Userguy44
One of the best songs ever
An amazing song and definitely should be higher upV 44 CommentsUListen to Sample
Yes best band out there rock on
This song is so go damn boring and generic
I totally agree - HollieSwoffs
This song isn't about love, s3x, partying or breakups. It's about going through hard times and not giving up. It should be in the top ten. Definitely one of my favourite songs of the year. - CharismaticKatV 8 CommentsUListen to Sample
Love Charlie Puth
Charlie is best here in this list.
I agree that Charlie puth has gotten way better he was the first artist that I really liked there concert.
Very meaningful lyricV 21 CommentsUListen to Sample
Looking at what charted in the top 50 on the Billboard Hot 100 this year and seeing this only make #64 makes me disappointed.
Looking at the top 50 of this list and seeing this only at #132? That just feels like an insult.
For me? Best song of the year by a mile. With what Avril Lavigne has endured, and is currently enduring, he deserves to have this song more popular than it actually is. Especially since it's also her best song to date. - tonyb500
It the best song!
She completely sold out just like Maroon 5, not good at all. This shouldn't even be on the list. - CharismaticKat
This song helps through tough timesV 9 CommentsUListen to Sample
It suffers from minor mixing issues and Owl City's common problem of writing cheesy lyrics that only sometimes work, but it's still a really great song. - Atham
I love Lucid Dream. It's one of only a few songs that can take me to a galaxy of my imagination. - GeneralJP
Amazing song - FlareLightX
This was a creative masterpiece. It reminded me of what Adam used to do. Glad he hasn't lost his touch.V 27 CommentsUListen to Sample
Dang, how many shrimps did these guys eat? How did they go from Trampoline to Death Grips?
KKB managed to make a big change in their signature sound while keeping their charm and identity. The lyrics for this song are thoughtful, catchy, and more serious than KKB's previous work. The experimental noise parts sound cool as hell, and shows their will to take risks and experiment with their new material. Definitely one of my new favorite KKB songs. - Atham
ALBUM PHOTO. EPILEPSY WARNING. - swagraccoonUListen to Sample
Dan Owen is a singer-songwriter from the UK who released his first album "Stay Awake With Me" yesterday (it's a great album, check it out if you like pop, rock and blues) but I have to say I am really loving "Icarus" - a song about drug abuse, that chorus sends a real chill down my spine and Dan's vocals are incredible - crowdiegalUListen to Sample
Painfully bad, and I actually sort of like Trippie Redd and think he has potential, but not when he works with "artists" like Travis Scott and Young Thug. - DaWyteNight
Why'd this drop to 23? - CharismaticKat
Yes, now get this into the top 30. One of my fave songs ever and Trippie is lit. - CharismaticKat
Awesome song! - LilPumpTheGodV 5 CommentsUListen to Sample
Rest is peace XXXtentacion we will remember you for making amazing music
Best rapper of this century with the best music out there
I like gospel - XXXtentacion, Rich Brian. Better. - swagraccoon
Hell yeah I want to kill myselfV 17 CommentsUListen to Sample
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Why is this overplayed garbage here? Should be way lower.
With all due respect, Post Malone's songs are overplayed garbage, not this masterpiece. - allamassal
Absolutely wonderful - an anthem for our times! The shocking Don't give up" when all seems lost. Just the opposite of what everyone wants to do.
I don't like this song. To me, it sounds like he thought up a random phrase and shoved in a song hoping to make something out of it. The "it isn't in my blood" part sorta hangs out from the other part. 1/5 - TheInsomniac
Shawn Mendes is a garbage artist. His music gets overplayed all the time and only exists to annoy people.V 64 CommentsUListen to Sample
Best song by far in 2018.
Actually the best song of 2018, just like Sam smith writing on the wall
As much as I hate to agree with you as I am an avid bond fan Céline Dion is way more suited to singing an bond theme
This song is great, absolutely classic even better than adele skyfall. It one of deadpool soundtrack, you guys should try to check this out.V 4 CommentsUListen to Sample
Every song in Kamikaze but Nice Guy is great and I would recommend who was missing out on mmlp2 style eminem. This song however, is the most popular one on the album so I'm voting for this. Anyone who says "the rap songs in Eminem's Kamikaze album are trash for the most part" (yes I'm talking to you) probably couldn't catch the bars in the song because they were too fast for most people. This is why his classics blew up so much. Bars with a slow pace that is good enough for the common person the comprehend. I personally like the fast flow more so Kamikaze is my go to album as well as N9NA by tech n9ne. Yall crazy if you think moonlight, no tears left to cry and young blood are better than this fire probably just haven't listened to this yet.
This is definitely Em's best song since Rap God. I was always concerned how he would sound with a more modern trap-inspired production, but he still sounds great here. Joyner Lucas (the "I'm Not Racist" guy who's underrated as hell) is a rare rapper that's able to match Eminem's speed and intensity in one of of his songs, and the two sound absolutely great together. For anyone who was let down by Revival, I seriously recommend this song to you. - phillysports
The rap songs in Eminem’s Kamikaze album are trash for the most part. This song however, is great. Joyner Lucas shows his talent with his smooth voice as he spits fire. Eminem shows he still has ability as he lets loose a barrage of top-notch rhymes at mumble rappers. All this is constructed on a stellar beat. So yes, this is the best song of 2018.
This is way too low. This song is great - ShrekTheGoatV 6 CommentsUListen to Sample
LOVE IT but its sag he passed away
I really like this song. Godsmack just keeps getting better and better for me - KingSlayer93316UListen to Sample
Even though this song was originally released in 1993, for a completely different reason, it manages to stay relevant today!
This is actually one of the best covers I've heard in a longgg time - xEliHbkx
This song is almost haunting. Incredibly well done, Great tribute to Dolores. 10/10 for me - Revrad
its gay - coolthickynickeyV 15 CommentsUListen to Sample
This song talks about their depression and mental issues while distributing an amazing and calming sound. I love Billie Eilish and Khalid's voices together. Billie Eilish is the BEST!
This is one of my favorites from Billie! - PandasNGaga
I liked it, until I heard a million times. - Luckys
This is a goos song. I love how their voices sound together. The song is very peaceful. - SadEpicBadicalV 16 CommentsUListen to Sample
Needs to be in top ten
I love it. - Not_A_Weeaboo
Taking cues back from Iowa eh? Regardless, it's a great song, and it proves Slipknot is still as strong as ever. - CrimsonShark
Best song of 2018 and one of Slipknot's best period! - JarfDorkisV 3 CommentsUListen to Sample
I hate this garbage. Its overused while at the same time overrated. Marshmello is overrated as well. It is the definition of autistic music. Its only existing to roblox players and 11 year olds. This is my opinion. -634 / 5. overrated garbage. - swagraccoon
I sing it a lot, my cousins also likes it in there birthday. I like BTS but marshmello is really okay too! I wish Happier was number 1. Alone should be number 38 okay. I still like you BTS k!
This is a hot flaming pile of trash.
It is a amazing song with so many happy or sad moments one of my top 10 favorites!V 24 CommentsUListen to Sample
I like country music and this is one of my favorite songs in country music.
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This song makes me laugh, because it makes me think of those late-summer and fall flowers.
Why is this not among the top ten
Nothing against Post, but Swae Lee's verse was better, in my opinion.
Great lyrics, sick beat, nice production. Not to mention I like both of these artist's parts here. Especially Swae Lee's verse. 9/10 - StarlightSpanksV 3 CommentsUListen to Sample
An underrated gem of an improvised ambient piano piece. - Atham
JUST KEEP BREATHING AND BREATHING AND BREATHING - GinnyWeasleyLuna
I've heard some good things about this, and yeah, it is pretty good. Ariana has some great spotlight moments, just that some places here sound a bit "held back". 7/10 - StarlightSpanks
This is like No Tears Left to Cry in that it's a nice, catchy, and enjoyable tune, but at the same time also has a kind of bittersweet feel to it. Ariana's been doing pretty good this year, and in fact, this song is just as good as her other two hits off Sweetener. 4/5 - allamassal
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If you have not heard Neon Gravestones, you must! I may be biased because of my love for twenty one pilots, but the way in which Tyler has written this song is truly incredible. - Carlss
This makes XXXTentacion's Sad look like Rebecca Black's Friday by comparison when it comes to quality. This is the proper way to bring up suicide in a song and have it fully work, not threatening someone to take your own life if they leave you.
I love this song, and the meaning behind it is absolutely awesome. I love how Tyler can just take a topic that is extremely hard to write about and make something that is so creative and inspiring.
Why did this drop... - sadical
I think the only thing keeping it up so high was my remix. When I moved some things around on it I moved this a little lower because it had grown off me a little and I found some songs I enjoyed just as much if not more. - AthamV 9 CommentsUListen to Sample
It's a cool song
Annoying, Halsey is okay but Khalid on the other hand not so much. It's very mediocre if you ask me. - CharismaticKat
This song is growing on me. At first I found it kind of bland, especially compared to Halsey's songs as a lead artist, but now I find it somewhat catchy, and Halsey sounds good as always. 7/10 - allamassal
ye - coolthickynickeyV 8 CommentsUListen to Sample
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It's a beast
One of my favorite bands. Matt Tuck foreverUListen to Sample
Much better than sicko mode in my opinion
Yes. - CharismaticKat
ROLLIN ROLLIN ROLLIN GOT ME STARGAZING
So this is it then. This is the song that showed me speedcore is actually a really cool genre when it isn't far too experimental to be enjoyable. I love this so much. Kobaryo really knows how to blend pretty pianos and synths with energetic melodies, blaring leads, and blazing fast and chaotic percussion. - Atham
Japanese speedcore is the best speedcore - AthamUListen to Sample
I personally rate Mania as my second favourite FOB Album. I do understand why people don't, it sounds very little like From Under The Cork Tree, but it's what people like generally, so yeah.
Real FOB fans like this album? - Userguy44
Best song of that garbage can album. 0/5 - AlphaQV 6 CommentsUListen to Sample
Overrated trash - ShrekTheGoat
This is the best song of Selena's solo career without question, she sounds fantastic on it. Selena, stick with the EDM/pop because it works better for you than that Bad Liar and Fetish rubbish you released last year. Great song. Proud to say this has been a hit in Australia. - crowdiegal
This song is stuck in my head, and I can't get it out of it! If I could turn the radio on again, I know I'd listen to this song. 9/10 - allamassal
BEST SONG EVER! EXCEPT FOR HAVANA!V 2 CommentsUListen to Sample
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