Juice WRLD scored top artist and top track on SoundCloud’s 2018 year-in review wrap up. The rapper got the most likes, reposts and streams on the music site, plus his song “Lucid Dreams” garnered over 123 million plays. The song also hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
Elsewhere, Illenium and The Chainsmokers had the top remix with “Don’t Let Me Down”. This version racked up over 101 million streams since being posted two years ago.
The top podcast was comedian Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast, while Two Friends Big Bootie Mix had the top DJ set with 2F Big Bootie Mix, Volume 13, which included tracks like Eminem‘s “Lose Yourself” and an a cappella version of “The Middle” by Zed, Maren Morris and Grey.
The top track tags were Synthwave, #SCFIRST, Phonk, Chillhop, Deeptech, Afrohouse, Retrowave and Melodictechno, while Lil Skies’ “Creeping (feat. Rich The Kid)” spent the most consecutive weeks atop the platform’s New & Hot chart. The “buzziest drops” of the year, where tracks spiked in under a day with the most condensed amount of 24-hour plays, were May 25 when Drake dropped his Pusha T diss track “Duppy Freestyle,” May 29 when Pusha T responded with “The Story of Adidon” and Sept. 19 when late rappers Lil Peep and XXXTentacion‘s “Falling Down” dropped.
Check out the SoundCloud Playback graphic below: