Pop Songs

Year-End Charts

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POP SONGS

Year-end most popular pop songs, ranked by mainstream top 40 radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

2011

Time Machine

  • 2011 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2011's best music.

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  • 2012 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2012's best music.

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  • 2013 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2013's best music.

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  • 2014 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2014's best music.

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  • 2015 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2015's best music.

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  • 2016 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2016's best music.

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2

GIVE ME EVERYTHING

"Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer"

3

E.T.

Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West

4

LAST FRIDAY NIGHT (T.G.I.F.)

Katy Perry

5

ROLLING IN THE DEEP

Adele

12

WE R WHO WE R

Ke$ha

14

F**KIN' PERFECT

P!nk

18

F**K YOU (FORGET YOU)

Cee Lo Green

19

RAISE YOUR GLASS

P!nk

21

THE EDGE OF GLORY

Lady Gaga

26

THE LAZY SONG

Bruno Mars

28

BORN THIS WAY

Lady Gaga

29

SOMEONE LIKE YOU

Adele

33

ONLY GIRL (IN THE WORLD)

Rihanna

34

JUST A DREAM

Nelly

39

THE SHOW GOES ON

Lupe Fiasco

41

ROCKETEER

Far*East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder

43

HOW TO LOVE

Lil Wayne

47

JUST THE WAY YOU ARE

Bruno Mars

48

IN THE DARK

Dev

50

FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Script