Hot 100 Songs

Year-End Charts

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HOT 100 SONGS

This year's most popular songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data provided by online music sources.

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6

GLAD YOU CAME

The Wanted

7

STRONGER (WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU)

Kelly Clarkson

10

WHAT MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL

One Direction

12

SET FIRE TO THE RAIN

Adele

13

SEXY AND I KNOW IT

LMFAO

14

SOME NIGHTS

fun.

16

GOOD FEELING

Flo Rida

18

ONE MORE NIGHT

Maroon 5

19

DRIVE BY

Train

20

THE MOTTO

Drake Featuring Lil Wayne

21

WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN

Rihanna

22

EVERYBODY TALKS

Neon Trees

25

I WON'T GIVE UP

Jason Mraz

26

IT WILL RAIN

Bruno Mars

27

MERCY

Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz

32

YOUNG, WILD & FREE

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars

33

WE ARE NEVER EVER GETTING BACK TOGETHER

Taylor Swift

37

BLOW ME (ONE LAST KISS)

P!nk

38

GOOD TIME

Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen

39

GIVE YOUR HEART A BREAK

Demi Lovato

40

NI**AS IN PARIS

Jay Z Kanye West

41

THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

Katy Perry

43

SOMEONE LIKE YOU

Adele

44

SCREAM

Usher

45

RACK CITY

Tyga

47

GANGNAM STYLE

PSY

53

DRUNK ON YOU

Luke Bryan

56

DON'T WAKE ME UP

Chris Brown

59

BROKENHEARTED

Karmin

62

BACK IN TIME

Pitbull

64

RUMOUR HAS IT

Adele

71

ROLLING IN THE DEEP

Adele

73

WORK HARD, PLAY HARD

Wiz Khalifa

74

LET ME LOVE YOU (UNTIL YOU LEARN TO LOVE YOURSELF)

Ne-Yo

75

POUND THE ALARM

Nicki Minaj

77

HEART ATTACK

Trey Songz

78

DRANK IN MY CUP

Kirko Bangz

81

50 WAYS TO SAY GOODBYE

Train

82

RED SOLO CUP

Toby Keith

84

TURN UP THE MUSIC

Chris Brown

85

DIE YOUNG

Ke$ha

89

YOU DA ONE

Rihanna

92

CASHIN' OUT

Ca$h Out

93

I DON'T WANT THIS NIGHT TO END

Luke Bryan

95

HARD TO LOVE

Lee Brice

96

SOMETHIN' 'BOUT A TRUCK

Kip Moore

99

EVEN IF IT BREAKS YOUR HEART

Eli Young Band

100

BURN IT DOWN

Linkin Park