As 2019 comes to a close, Billboard names the top ten dance/electronic songs of the decade. Coming in first on the list is ‘Happier‘ by Marshmello and Bastille.
Dominating four different spots on Billboard’s list are The Chainsmokers. The number two spot features the duo’s 2017 hit with Coldplay, ‘Something Just Like This‘. The Chainsmokers’ other list toppers included ‘Closer‘, ‘Don’t Let Me Down‘, and ‘Roses‘.
Another repeat artist on the list is DJ Snake claiming two spots out of the top ten. Coming in the No. 5 spot is DJ Snake’s collaboration with Major Lazer featuring MØ titled ‘Lean On‘. The most recently released song on the list is ‘Taki Taki‘ featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna, and Cardi B.
Making a lasting impact on the decade of dance music is Avicii, who claimed the No. 4 spot with ‘Wake Me Up‘.
Completing the list is Zedd‘s ‘The Middle‘ featuring Maren Morris and Grey at the No. 3 spot and Jack Ü‘s ‘Where Are Ü Now‘ featuring Justin Bieber at No. 8.
Comments on Billboard’s list posted to Instagram are creating a mixed bag of reactions. Some comments are noticing the large amount of entries from the second half of the decade.
Upon closer investigation of the list posted on Billboard’s website show that the list is only taking into account songs from 2013 and on.
While people may not be able to agree on the placement of some of these tracks, it’s safe to say the songs had a large impact on the Billboard charts this decade.
Take a look at EDMTune’s Top 100 tracks of the decade and see how our list stacks up!