Drake 's "One Dance" is the official song of summer , but we polled Billboard editors to give us their personal picks for the hottest jams burning up their headphones for the past three months. Drake's One Dance Is the No. I still haven't seen Suicide Squad.
The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States. Its data, published by Billboard magazine and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan , is based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales, as well as airplay and streaming. At the end of a year, Billboard will publish an annual list of the most successful songs throughout that year on the Hot chart based on the information. For , the list was published on December 8, calculated with data from December 5, to November 26,
No one can quite agree on what a song of the summer actually is. Technically, the song of the summer is the most commercially successful track between the months of June and September. For example, the technical winner of wasn't Taylor Swift or The Weeknd; it was "Cheerleader," a sickeningly cheerful reggae pop track by newcomer Jamaican artist OMI. This by no means makes it the best song of summer —only that it hit No. The same could be said about Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" in [shudders], or "Blurred Lines" in [groans]. This summer it will very likely be Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling," which isn't even in the top 20 best Justin Timberlake songs.
The 10 best songs of summer We all need a song to soundtrack the joy and the heartbreak, and the laughter and the tears that come with this most amazing season we call summer. There's always one tune that rises above the rest, because it captures the glory and tragedy of those few months we wait for all year that we wish would last forever. And so here we are, it's summer and it's time to pick that one perfect summer jam, turn it up, put it on repeat. Here are 10 of our favourite summer songs. He also showed the world how a DJ can be a debutante at the same time. His collaborations with Rihanna have been particularly transcendent: We Found Love is one of the best pop songs ever written and their follow-up, This Is What You Came For, is equally wonderful and desperate. Harris popcorns her vocal on the delightfully strung-out hook, and for a few moments, you are in love. Luke Winkie. Kanye West.