Songs of the Decade!


Laura Bray

Since our decade is coming to a end in the next few months, lets take a moment and look at all the great songs and artist of each year.


2010-  “Love the Way You Lie” is 2010 top song of the year.

The genre of the song is hip-hop/rap. The artist is Eminem and the featured artist is Rihanna. This song was released May 27, 2010.  It was  a great song to jam out to in the car with your friends.


2011-  “Rolling in the Deep” is the 2011 song of the year.


This song won Awards Grammy Award for best music video of the year. The genre is pop. It was released November 29, 2011. This was mine favorite song to sing all the time in the car.


2012-  The song of 2012 is “Gangnam Style.”

PSY is the artist of this song. This song starred many different people.This song was released July 15, 2012  The genre of PSY song is k-pop, electro house, and dance pop. I remember this being one of my favorite songs as a kid.


2013-  The song of the year in 2013 is “Blurred Lines.”

by Robin Thicke. the genre of this song id contemporary R&B, pop. It was released March 26,2013. The album that this song is listed in is Blurred Lines. The featuring artist is T.I. and Pharrel William. This was also another song that I knew every word to this song.


2014- “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith is 2014 most listened song of the year.

The genre is soul music and pop. It was released April 14,2014. The album that this song is in is In the Lonely Hour. This song is a very good one to listen to when you’re not feeling the best.


2015- “See You Again” is 2015.

The artist is Wiz Khalifa. The genre is hip-hop/ rap. It was released March 10, 2015. The featuring artist is Charlie Puth. The album that Furious 7. This, in my opinion, is a very emotional song that makes me feel so grateful for everything I have, every time I hear it.


2016- “Closer” by The Chainsmokers is 2016 song of the year.

It was released July 29, 2016.  The genre that this song falls in is dance/electronic. The featuring artist is Hasley. The album that it is in is collage. This was mine and one of my good friends favorite song to listen to when we spent the night with each other.


2017- “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran is 2017.

The genre that this song is placed under is pop. The album that it is under is ÷. It was released January 6,2017. This song is a very fun song to play when you are with your friend.


2018-  “Shallow” by Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.

 The genre is country. It was released September 27, 2018. This song was played in the movie “Star is Born”. Also won a award being the best original song. This song has to be my favorite song out of all of these.


2019- “Old Town Road” is the top song of the year 2019.

The artist of this song is Lil Nax X. The genre of  this country rap, pop. It was released December 3, 2018.  The album this song is listed under is 7. This is a very fun song to dance to, if you ask me.


Do you have a favorite song that you listen to that makes you happy? If you could pick your own song from one of these decades, what would it be?