Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade

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Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade

Post by Dexter » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:29 am

The 113 best songs of the past decade, ranked
Dec 13, 2019, 8:00 PM ... -robyn-113

There's an endless number of ways to judge a great song. Is it something you can listen to over and over without getting tired of it? Is it something you can only listen to sparingly because it makes you feel all the feelings? Did it pioneer a totally unique sound, or does it perfectly harness a musical trend that you already enjoy? There are many beautiful songs that are best heard within the context of an album, when an artist has weaved their tracklist together seamlessly and gracefully. (Fiona Apple and Mitski come to mind, for example, as well as two of this year's best albums: "Norman F---ing Rockwell!" by Lana Del Rey and "Igor" by Tyler, the Creator.) But which songs can be pulled out from an album or discography and still be just as good, if not better? This process becomes even more complicated when you're asking how a song fits into its own era (in this case, its decade). How do we measure musical legacy? Here at Insider, we don't have definitive answers — only educated suggestions. Our list attempts to consider both cultural impact (ubiquitous bangers, meme-able anthems, social commentaries, record breakers) as well as innovation and quality.

113. "Baby" by Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris
112. "Sucker" by the Jonas Brothers
111. "Sit Next to Me" by Foster The People
110. "Face" by Brockhampton
109. "F--- With Myself" by Banks
108. "XO Tour Llif3" by Lil Uzi Vert
107. "Feel It Still" by Portugal. The Man
106. "New Rules" by Dua Lipa
105. "Girl" by The Internet featuring Kaytranada
104. "Lover" by Taylor Swift
103. "Attention" by Charlie Puth
102. "Dang!" by Mac Miller featuring Anderson .Paak
101. "No Role Modelz" by J Cole
100. "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith
99. "What's My Name?" by Rihanna featuring Drake
98. "Caroline" by Aminé
97. "I Like It" by Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin
96. "1950" by King Princess
95. "Fallingwater" by Maggie Rogers
94. "Prblms" by 6lack
93. "Sweater Weather" by The Neighbourhood
92. "Chandelier" by Sia
91. "Lemon" by N.E.R.D featuring Rihanna
90. "Get You" by Daniel Caesar featuring Kali Uchis
89. "Delicate" by Taylor Swift
88. "Latch" by Disclosure
87. "Missing U" by Robyn
86. "Slow Burn" by Kacey Musgraves
85. "We Found Love" by Rhanna and Calvin Harris
84. "Gasoline" by Halsey
83. "This Is America" by Childish Gambino
82. "Don't Wanna Fight" by Alabama Shakes
81. "Make Me Feel" by Janelle Monáe
80. "God Is a Woman" by Ariana Grande
79. "Breezeblocks" by Alt-J
78. "Chanel" by Frank Ocean
77. "Cheerleader" by St. Vincent
76. "Take Me to Church" by Hozier
75. "Track 10" by Charli XCX
74. "Habits (Stay High)" by Tove Lo
73. "Black Skinhead" by Kanye West
72. "F**kin' Problems" by A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar
71. "Despacito (Remix)" by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber
70. "Black Beatles" by Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane
69. "Hold Up" by Beyoncé
68. "Sober" by Childish Gambino
67. "Antidote" by Travis Scott
66. "Congratulations" by Post Malone featuring Quavo
65. "Slide" by Calvin Harris featuring Frank Ocean, Quavo, and Offset
64. "Praying" by Kesha
63. "Garden Shed" by Tyler, the Creator featuring Estelle
62. "Hannah Hunt" by Vampire Weekend
61. "Sunday Candy" by Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment
60. "Into You" by Ariana Grande
59. "Call Your Girlfriend" by Robyn
58. "Primadonna" by Marina and the Diamonds
57. "Norf Norf" by Vince Staples
56. "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga
55. "Humble." by Kendrick Lamar
54. "Blackstar" by David Bowie
53. "Retrograde" by James Blake
52. "Love on the Brain" by Rihanna
51. "The Weekend" by SZA
50. "High for This" by The Weeknd
49. "Ribs" by Lorde
48. "Marvins Room" by Drake
47. "Malamente - Cap.1: Augurio" by Rosalía
46. "Zebra" by Beach House
45. "Two Weeks" by FKA Twigs
44. "Oblivion" by Grimes
43. "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus
42. "Love If If We Made It" by The 1975
41. "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish
40. "Sicko Mode" by Travis Scott featuring Drake
39. "Run Away With Me" by Carly Rae Jepsen
38. "Love on Top" by Beyoncé
37. "I Follow Rivers" by Lykke Li
36. "Hold On, We're Going Home" by Drake featuring Majid Jordan
35. "Ni**as in Paris" by Kanye West and Jay-Z
34. "Loud Places" by Jamie xx featuring Romy
33. "B---- Better Have My Money" by Rihanna
32. "Super Bass" by Nicki Minaj
31. "Midnight City" by M83
30. "Everything Is Embarrassing" by Sky Ferreira
29. "Style" by Taylor Swift
28. "Do I Wanna Know?" by Arctic Monkeys
27. "Partition" by Beyoncé
26. "Ultralight Beam" by Kanye West featuring The-Dream, Kelly Price, Chance the Rapper, and Kirk Franklin
25. "Dance Yrself Clean" by LCD Soundsystem
24. "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
23. "Green Light" by Lorde
22. "Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry
21. "Swimming Pools (Drank)" by Kendrick Lamar
20. "Sorry" by Justin Bieber
19. "The Less I Know the Better" by Tame Impala
18. "Thank U, Next" by Ariana Grande
17. "Video Games" by Lana Del Rey
16. "Bad Girls" by M.I.A.
15. "Hotline Bling" by Drake
14. "Cranes in the Sky" by Solange
13. "212" by Azealia Banks featuring Lazy Jay
12. "Thinkin Bout You" by Frank Ocean
11. "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele
10. "Holocene" by Bon Iver
9. "Somebody Else" by The 1975
8. "Royals" by Lorde
7. "Runaway" by Kanye West featuring Pusha-T
6. "Redbone" by Childish Gambino
5. "All Too Well" by Taylor Swift
4. "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar
3. "Formation" by Beyoncé
2. "Nights" by Frank Ocean
1. "Dancing On My Own" by Robyn

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Re: Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade

Post by Henrik » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:53 pm

Do they have any album reviews?
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Re: Business Insider (US): The 113 best songs of the past decade

Post by Dexter » Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:52 am

Henrik wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:53 pm
Do they have any album reviews?
It doesn't seem to have its own reviews. The latest album review I read (Harry Styles' new one) was originally posted in AP.
link: ... um-2019-12

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