#TRENDING 12/21/20: 100 Best Songs of This Pandemic-Plagued Year

The 100 Best Songs of This Stupid, Pandemic-Plagued Year

Listening to music was one of the ways people coped with an extremely difficult 2020 . . . and so the staff at "Billboard" put together a list of the 100 best songs of the year.

Any song that was released or peaked on the charts in 2020 was eligible . . . although there were exceptions like "Watermelon Sugar" and "Don't Start Now", which were left out because they made LAST year's list. 

Here's the Top 20:

1. "Rain on Me", Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande

2. "Blinding Lights", The Weeknd

3. "Savage", Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé

4. "Adore You", Harry Styles

5. "W.A.P.", Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion

6. "Say So", Doja Cat

7. "Dynamite", BTS

8. "Mood", 24kGoldn and Iann Dior

9. "Rockstar", DaBaby and Roddy Ricch

10. "Break My Heart", Dua Lipa

11. "Cardigan", Taylor Swift

12. "The Bones", Maren Morris

13. "The Box", Roddy Ricch

14. "Therefore I Am", Billie Eilish

15. "The Bigger Picture", Lil Baby

16. "Midnight Sky", Miley Cyrus

17. "Supalonely", BENEE and Gus Dapperton

18. "Yo Perreo Sola", Bad Bunny

19. "Gaslighter",The Chicks

20. "Bloody Valentine", Machine Gun Kelly

(Hit up Billboard.comto see the full Top 100.)

Several similar lists have also hit the Internet this week . . .

The eclectic tastemakers at Pitchforkchose a somewhat surprising #1 . . . Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's"W.A.P.". Their #2 was more on-brand . . ."People I've Been Sad" by French star Christine and the Queens.

"NMEalso put "W.A.P." at #1 on their list.

The #1 for the "New York Times" was the TikTok sensation"F2020"byAvenue Beat and Jessie Reyez. . . and "Rolling Stone" tacked" Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac onto the end of their Top 50 Songs list.

Originally posted on December 9th, 2020

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