The year is far from over, but that doesn't mean music hasn't left a mark on Dancehall influences had a moment, thanks to Rihanna and Drake, breakout hip-hop stars gained major traction and collaborations with DJs and EDM acts resulted in catchy hits. Scroll down to see—and listen to—the biggest songs of the year. But what kicked off the whirlwind was this single, which she dropped by surprise noticing a trend here? The celebration of female empowerment and southern black culture in the song made it all the more relevant, as it coincided and was inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, though some conservative listeners criticized it for being "anti-police. Wiz Kid and Kyla. With the reigning song of the summer on Spotify at least , Drake made a major impact with the biggest hit from his album Views.
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Top 100 Songs of 2016
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Pop music's best wasted no time getting into formation this year, with major releases from a galaxy of our brightest stars cluttering the calendar's opening months. But even with so many established huge names taking up space on the marquee, what really made the last twelve months in pop special was how they also found room for the lesser-known little guys; a Desiigner for every Drake, a Kiiara for every Kanye. Soundtracking a period of seemingly limitless real-world disagreement and strife, these artists big and small provided us with rare moments of much-needed unity, ones we all would've actually wanted to freeze time on. Here are the pop songs that pulled us closer in Note: Songs were considered eligible for this list if they were either released in or peaked on the Hot during that time — unless they already appeared on our list. After decades of men singing to women they know "want it" on the dance floor, Meghan Trainor hits the club and K. Flume feat.