If you’re a fan of electronic dance music, then you’ll want to check out our list of the top tracks of the year, as compiled by the experts at Billboard. From the latest hits to classic tunes, there’s something for everyone on this list.
It’s been a big year for electronic dance music, with new tracks from some of the genre’s biggest names as well as exciting new voices. Here are Billboard’s picks for the top 10 EDM tracks of the year.
What is Billboard Electronic Dance Music?
Billboard Electronic Dance Music is a compilation of the year’s top tracks in the electronic dance music genre. It includes both club tracks and radio hits, and is compiled from sales, airplay, and streaming data.
The Top Tracks of the Year
It’s been an amazing year for electronic dance music, with some truly spectacular tracks making their way onto the Billboard charts. Here are the top tracks of the year, as voted by the fans.
“Get Lucky” by Daft Punk
“Get Lucky” is a song by French electronic music duo Daft Punk, featuring vocals by American singer Pharrell Williams and co-written by the duo, Williams, and Nile Rodgers. It is the lead single from Daft Punk’s fourth studio album, Random Access Memories (2013). The single reached number one in several countries including Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Denmark, France, Germany and Switzerland. “Get Lucky” peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song has received critical acclaim since its release and is often cited as one of the best songs of 2013 and of the 2010s decade.
A number of high-profile remixes were released in 2013 and 2014, including versions by The complete list of official remixes for “Get Lucky” are:
-Daft Punk Remix
-Nile Rodgers Remix
-Chilly Gonzales Solo Piano Version
-FS Green Edit
“Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke
In 2013, “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke was one of the biggest songs of the year. The track spent 12 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making it the longest-running #1 single of the year. “Blurred Lines” was also a big hit on the Billboard Electronic Dance Music (EDM) charts, spending eight weeks at #1 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart.
“Wake Me Up” by Avicii
This was one of the biggest hits of 2013, and it’s no surprise that it’s still being played today. “Wake Me Up” by Avicii is a perfect example of a track that has both commercial and underground appeal. The catchy melody is sure to please mainstream audiences, while the hard-hitting drops will get even the most hardened EDM fan up and dancing.
2018 was another phenomenal year for electronic dance music. From major EDM festivals to top-charting songs, there was no shortage of great music to enjoy. As we look back on the year, let’s take a moment to reflect on the best tracks that the genre had to offer.
1. “Havana” by Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug
2. “No Tears Left to Cry” by Ariana Grande
3. “All I Wanna Do” by The Alan Walker ft. NOËP
4. “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers
5. “Faded” by Alan Walker
6. “lean on” Major Lazer ft. MØ & DJ Snake
7. “Taki Taki” by Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B
8.”icide Boy$ – Xanny Family (Official Audio)” Billie Eilish 9.”Remind Me to Forget” by Kygo ft. Miguel
10.”Saviour” The Islander