Top 10 songs of the 2010s’ decade

Samantha Stiehler, Photographer/Staff Writer

  1. “Sunflower” by Post Malone & Swae Lee was released in 2018 and is now nominated for a 2020 Grammy Award for Record of the Year. The song stacked up over 800 million plays on Vevo.
  2. “Black Beatles” by Rae Sremmurd f. Gucci Mane is a hip-hop/rap mashup, released in 2016 and was a hit making its way to #1, dethroning “Closer” by The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey. 
  3. “Taste” by Tyga was released in 2018 by Last Kings Music and Empire Distribution as the lead single for his seventh album called Legendary, racking up over 800 million views on Vevo
  4. “Low Life”by Future f. The Weeknd was released in 2016, the music video for the song received over half a billion views on Youtube. This was the lead song on Future’s fourth album, Evol. 
  5. “Love The Way You Lie” written by Eminem f. Rihanna was nominated for Record of the Year at the 2011 Grammys. The song currently has 1.8 billion views on Vevo and climbing.
  6. “I’m The One”, a collaboration with DJ Khaled f. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne was released on April 28, 2017, making its way to Billboards #1 and nominated for Best Rap Song collaboration at the Grammy Awards. 
  7. “Hotline Bling” by Drake was released in 2016, it’s considered a mashup of pop, and contemporary R&B. The song reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 and won the award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Song at the 2016 American Music Awards. 
  8. “No Type” by Rae Sremmurd was released in 2014 and was Billboard’s Top 100 #1 song for a while. The song is classified as a hip hop/trap mashup and has over 750 million views on Vevo.
  9. “Congratulations” by Post Malone f. Quavo was released in 2016, although Malone debuted the track while performing in Austin, Texas in September of 2016, two months before the song’s official release. The song was dedicated to celebrate success and hard work. The song was #8 on Billboard’s Top 100 and received over 1.1 billion views on Vevo.
  10. “Watch me (Whip/Nae Nae)” by Silento came out in 2015, the music video consisted of fans doing “the whip.” Silento received the Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance, and Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Song (Video). The song racked up over 1.7 billion views on Vevo.
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