Best Song Bracket Battle 2014: See Who Wins our Year-End Pop Showdown!

Which 2014 smash is the critics' pick for pop song of the year? We made 64 hits battle it out, March Madness-style, to determine a winner!

Welcome to BEST SONG BRACKET BATTLE 2014, Billboard.com's weeklong bracket-style tournament in which 64 of the year's biggest songs are placed against each other in head-to-head battles until one song emerges victorious! Each match-up is determined by the individual votes of a collection of music writers and critics, who have sounded off and helped us determine the collective choice for the strongest pop song of the year.



See the full bracket of songs below, and click on the individual match-ups to read the critics' thoughts and see who won each match-up! We also have an explanation of the rules and an introduction to this year's group of writers. After rolling out one round per day starting with Round 1 on December 15; the entire bracket is now complete. Click around, see who wins the BSBB 2014 crown and enjoy!


Best Song Bracket Battle: View the Matchups | Critics and Rules



The Finals


Drunk In Love


Beyonce feat. Jay Z
VS
Latch


Disclosure feat. Sam Smith

Round 5


Drunk In Love


Beyonce feat. Jay Z
VS
Fancy


Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX



Latch


Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
VS
Rather Be


Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne

Round 4


Dark Horse


Katy Perry feat. Juicy J
VS
Drunk In Love


Beyonce feat. Jay Z



Turn Down For What


DJ Snake & Lil Jon
VS
Fancy


Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX



Shake It Off


Taylor Swift
VS
Latch


Disclosure feat. Sam Smith



Boom Clap


Charli XCX
VS
Rather Be


Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne

Round 3


The Man


Aloe Blacc
VS
Dark Horse


Katy Perry feat. Juicy J



Drunk In Love


Beyonce feat. Jay Z
VS
Happy


Pharrell Williams



Turn Down For What


DJ Snake & Lil Jon
VS
Problem


Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea



Fancy


Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX
VS
Love Never Felt So Good


Michael Jackson feat. Justin Timberlake



Shake It Off


Taylor Swift
VS
Chandelier


Sia



Stay With Me


Sam Smith
VS
Latch


Disclosure feat. Sam Smith



Anaconda


Nicki Minaj
VS
Boom Clap


Charli XCX



Rather Be


Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
VS
Don’t Tell ‘Em


Jeremih feat. YG

Round 2


Counting Stars


One Republic
VS
The Man


Aloe Blacc



Dark Horse


Katy Perry feat. Juicy J
VS
Can’t Remember To Forget You


Shakira feat. Rihanna



Drunk In Love


Beyonce feat. Jay Z
VS
We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow


Soko



Team


Lorde
VS
Happy


Pharrell Williams



Wiggle


Jason Derulo feat. Snoop Dogg
VS
Turn Down For What


DJ Snake & Lil Jon



This Is How We Roll


Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan
VS
Problem


Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea



All Of Me


John Legend
VS
Fancy


Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX



Ain’t It Fun


Paramore
VS
Love Never Felt So Good


Michael Jackson feat. Justin Timberlake



Shake It Off


Taylor Swift
VS
Break Free


Ariana Grande feat. Zedd



Classic


MKTO
VS
Chandelier


Sia



Stay With Me


Sam Smith
VS
Maps


Maroon 5



Latch


Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
VS
Shower


Becky G



Anaconda


Nicki Minaj
VS
Don’t


Ed Sheeran



Bang Bang


Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
VS
Boom Clap


Charli XCX



Rather Be


Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
VS
Hot Boy


Bobby Shmurda



Steal My Girl


One Direction
VS
Don’t Tell ‘Em


Jeremih feat. YG

Round 1


Counting Stars


One Republic
VS
Hey Brother


Avicii



Timber


Pitbull feat. Kesha
VS
The Man


Aloe Blacc



Dark Horse


Katy Perry feat. Juicy J
VS
Let It Go


Idina Menzel



Can’t Remember To Forget You


Shakira feat. Rihanna
VS
#SELFIE


The Chainsmokers



Drunk In Love


Beyonce feat. Jay Z
VS
Show Me


Kid Ink feat. Chris Brown



Talk Dirty


Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz
VS
We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow


Soko



Let Her Go


Passenger
VS
Team


Lorde



Happy


Pharrell Williams
VS
Pompeii


Bastille



Best Day of My Life


American Authors
VS
Wiggle


Jason Derulo feat. Snoop Dogg



Play It Again


Luke Bryan
VS
Turn Down For What


DJ Snake & Lil Jon



Not a Bad Thing


Justin Timberlake
VS
This Is How We Roll


Florida Georgia Line feat. Luke Bryan



Loyal


Chris Brown
VS
Problem


Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea



All Of Me


John Legend
VS
Sing


Ed Sheeran



Me and My Broken Heart


Rixton
VS
Fancy


Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX



Ain’t It Fun


Paramore
VS
Magic


Coldplay



A Sky Full of Stars


Coldplay
VS
Love Never Felt So Good


Michael Jackson feat. Justin Timberlake



Am I Wrong


Nico & Vinz
VS
Shake It Off


Taylor Swift



Amnesia


5 Seconds of Summer
VS
Break Free


Ariana Grande feat. Zedd



Classic


MKTO
VS
Bailando


Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona



Summer


Calvin Harris
VS
Chandelier


Sia



Dirt


Florida Georgia Line
VS
Stay With Me


Sam Smith



Rude


MAGIC!
VS
Maps


Maroon 5



Love Runs Out


OneRepublic
VS
Latch


Disclosure feat. Sam Smith



Shower


Becky G
VS
Burnin' It Down


Jason Aldean



Anaconda


Nicki Minaj
VS
I’m Not The Only One


Sam Smith



All About That Bass


Meghan Trainor
VS
Don't


Ed Sheeran



Bang Bang


Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
VS
Animals


Maroon 5



Boom Clap


Charli XCX
VS
Trumpets


Jason Derulo



Rather Be


Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
VS
Take Me To Church


Hozier



Black Widow


Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora
VS
Hot Boy


Bobby Shmurda



Steal My Girl


One Direction
VS
Habits (Stay High)


Tove Lo



Don't Tell 'Em


Jeremih feat. YG
VS
Cool Kids


Echosmith

Best Song Bracket Battle: View the Matchups | Critics and Rules