Here we bring you the top 10 hits on the Billboard chart. For those who are not aware, the Billboard charts tabulate the popularity of the albums and even songs across various countries. These charts may be dedicated to all the genres or sometimes can include only a specific one like country, rock, etc. So today let’s see which hits have made their way to the top 10 recently.
1. Drivers license – By Olivia Rodrigo
To not much surprise, the winner here is “Drivers License”, which is the debut single by American singer Olivia Rodrigo. This is an atmospheric power ballad. It can also be described as bedroom pop, indie pop, and power pop songs. Soon after its release, it broke records in several countries like the US, UK, Austria, Australia, Denmark, Canada, etc. making its way to the topmost place in Global Billboard 200.
2. Mood-24kGoldn featuring Iann Dior
The runner-up here is the “Mood”, which is a song by American rapper and singer 24kGoldn, featuring vocals from Puerto Rican rapper and singer Iann Dior. No doubt that this melodious guitar-driven pop-rap and rap-rock song reached this position. This song about a toxic relationship became a commercial success worldwide after gaining popularity on the platform like TikTok.
3. Positions- Ariana Grande
Next on the list is “Positions”, which is a song recorded by American singer Ariana Grande. It indeed is a pop and R&B song built around trap beats, plucked guitar, and violin. Here, Grande extends romantic overtures to her love interest in a very mellow sound and breezy music. This song soon reached the top 10 charts of the Billboard Global200 and Billboard Global Exl.US.
4. Blinding lights -The Weeknd
The song “Blinding Lights” is the fourth on the list. This is a song by singer The Weeknd and it was released in Nov 2019. It topped in 34 countries, including the US and Canada, where it got entitled as the number 1 single on the Billboard Hot100 for 4 weeks and the Canadian Hot100 for 7 weeks. It also became number-one single in Germany for 10 weeks, in the UK for 8weeks. It is undoubtedly the most weeks spent song in the top 5 and top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
5. Go crazy-Chris Brown and Young Thug
The song “Go Crazy” was released by American singer Chris Brown and rapper Young Thug on July 17, 2020. It earned good reviews from many music critics as one of the mixtape’s best song. Despite being dropped from a mixtape released for free in the early days, this song proved to be a great success ahead. It ranked number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
6. Levitating -Dua Lipa featuring Madonna
The sixth on the list “ Levitating ” is another breathtaking song by the English singer Dua Lipa from the album, Future Nostalgia (2020). It is an electro-disco and nu-disco type of song with several amazing disco tropes and also includes elements of dance-pop, pop-funk, and R&B styles. The lyrics are based on the idea of falling in love and this well-expressed song has reached 5 th place on the UK singles chart along with 6th on Billboard Hot 100
7. Holy-Justin Bieber featuring Chance the Rapper
The pop song “Holy” by very well-known Canadian singer Justin Bieber, featuring vocals from American rapper Chance the Rapper was released on September 18, 2020. This song had to make its way in the top 10 as it is a rare pop song with elements of the gospel. Its album video includes Justin as an oil worker and his co-worker being helped by a soldier. This simply stunning hit made its place in the 7th of the Billboard Global 200.
8. Bang! -AJR
This unique song by American pop band AJR was released on 12 th February 2020, through their AJR Productions. AJR says about the inspiration for writing the song about the odd middle-ground between being a kid and turning into an adult; a time when we’re trying to do all the things adults are supposed to do, but still we don’t feel like grown-ups. With such a strong emphasis and fantastic music, this song entered the US Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 99.
9. Wasted On You -Morgan Wallen
The ninth on the list “Wasted on You” song by an American country music singer Morgan Wallen. It is a track from his album Dangerous. It was released on January 11, 2021. This song is a mixture of trap snares and also guitar twangs and partly is a form of hip hop hybrids. So this unique combination of various genres was worth gaining popularity in various countries and thus this track soon reached the 9th position in Billboard hits.
10. Good days-SZA
Last but not least here is “Good Days”, a song by SZA featuring Jacob Collier which was released on December 25, 2020. This song has a tinged guitar play and dreamy vocals making it much more than just a carefree love song. In the United States, “Good Days” entered the Billboard Hot 100 at 38th position as the week’s highest debut, and on the chart dated January 23, 2021.