THE 2010s: Best Songs Of The Decade 2010 – 2019

A Decade Of Pop!

It’s hard to believe it’s almost the end of the decade. We are fast approaching 2020.

The way we listen to music and the music we listen to has changed so much in the past 10 years so as the ’10s are almost over it is the perfect chance for us to reflect on songs from this decade.

We want to know YOUR favourite song! We want YOU to tell us YOUR favourite song from the last 10 years. You can do this by leaving a comment here.

We will add all the songs to a Talk About Pop Music playlist (see the end of this post) and then we will put the 10 most chosen songs in a big poll and YOU will get to vote on the…

“Talk About Pop Music – Best Song Of The Decade”

What an honour, right?

My Most Played Songs Of The Decade

To get us started here are my 10 “most played” songs from 2010 – 2019. Thanks to last.fm this is a very simple process. Is your favourite in here? Mine is!

‘I Am Not A Robot’ – Marina and the Diamonds

‘Chandelier’ – Sia

‘Born This Way’ – Lady Gaga

‘Another Love’ – Tom Odell

‘Dancing’ Kylie Minogue

‘Neon Blue’ – Steps

‘Tilted’ – Christine and the Queens

‘Euphoria’ – Loreen

‘Sing Me To Sleep’ – Alan Walker

‘Bury It’ – CHVRCHES

Best Selling Songs Of The Decade In The UK

What are the 100 best selling songs of the decade according to UK Charts Top Source? Other sources are of course available and we’re not saying this is the definitive list but it gives you an idea!

Is your favourite in here?

Position

Artist

Title

1

Ed Sheeran

Thinking Out Loud

2

Ed Sheeran

Perfect

3

Ed Sheeran

Shape of You

4

George Ezra

Shotgun

5

John Legend

All Of Me

6

Pharrell Williams

Happy

7

Clean Bandit Ft Jess Glynne

Rather Be

8

Sia

Chandelier

9

Hozier

Take Me To Church

10

Adele

Someone Like You

11

Bastille

Pompeii

12

Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble

This Is Me

13

Idina Menzel

Let It Go

14

Mark Ronson Ft Bruno Mars

Uptown Funk

15

Sam Smith

Stay With Me

16

Onerepublic

Counting Stars

17

George Ezra

Budapest

18

Drake Ft Wizkid & Kyla

One Dance

19

David Guetta Ft Sia

Titanium

20

Major Lazer Ft MØ & DJ Snake

Lean On

21

Avicii

Wake Me Up

22

Passenger

Let Her Go

23

Imagine Dragons

Radioactive

24

Justin Bieber

Sorry

25

Maroon 5 Ft Christina Aguilera

Moves Like Jagger

26

Sia

Cheap Thrills

27

Gotye Ft Kimbra

Somebody That I Used To Know

28

Ed Sheeran

Photograph

29

Lmfao

Party Rock Anthem

30

Justin Bieber

What Do You Mean?

31

Mariah Carey

All I Want for Christmas Is You

32

Lewis Capaldi

Someone You Loved

33

Justin Timberlake

Can’t Stop The Feeling!

34

Dua Lipa

New Rules

35

Lmfao

Sexy And I Know It

36

James Bay

Hold Back The River

37

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Ft Justin Bieber

Despacito (Remix)

38

Mr Probz

Waves

39

Adele

Rolling In The Deep

40

Lumineers

Ho Hey

41

Justin Bieber

Love Yourself

42

The Pogues Ft Kirsty MacColl

Fairytale of New York

43

Camila Cabello Ft Young Thug

Havana

44

Shawn Mendes

Stitches

45

Ed Sheeran

The A Team

46

Weeknd

Can’t Feel My Face

47

Weeknd

The Hills

48

Eminem Ft Rihanna

Love The Way You Lie

49

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Shallow

50

Skrillex & Diplo Ft Justin Bieber

Where Are U Now

51

Jessie J Ft BoB

Price Tag

52

Adele

Make You Feel My Love

53

Carly Rae Jepsen

Call Me Maybe

54

Christina Perri

A Thousand Years

55

PSY

Gangnam Style

56

Vance Joy

Riptide

57

Christina Perri

Jar Of Hearts

58

Robin Thicke Ft T.I. & Pharrell

Blurred Lines

59

Tinie Tempah

Pass Out

60

Omi

Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)

61

Walk The Moon

Shut Up and Dance

62

Rudimental Ft John Newman

Feel The Love

63

Rihanna Ft Calvin Harris

We Found Love

64

Coldplay

Paradise

65

Bruno Mars

Just the Way You Are

66

One Direction

What Makes You Beautiful

67

Calum Scott

Dancing On My Own

68

Ed Sheeran

Sing

69

French Montana Ft Swae Lee

Unforgettable

70

Post Malone Ft Swae Lee

Sunflower

71

Ella Henderson

Ghost

72

Portugal. The Man

Feel It Still

73

Zara Larsson

Lush Life

74

Ava Max

Sweet but Psycho

75

Daft Punk Ft Pharrell Williams

Get Lucky

76

Ed Sheeran

Don’t

77

Adele

Set Fire To The Rain

78

Ed Sheeran

Castle on the Hill

79

Tom Walker

Leave a Light On

80

Katy Perry

Firework

81

Calvin Harris & Disciples

How Deep Is Your Love

82

Nicki Minaj

Starships

83

Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa

One Kiss

84

Rihanna

Diamonds

85

Fun Ft Janelle Monae

We Are Young

86

Chainsmokers Ft Halsey

Closer

87

Fetty Wap

Trap Queen

88

MNEK & Zara Larsson

Never Forget You

89

Clean Bandit Ft Zara Larsson

Symphony

90

Sam Smith

I’m Not The Only One

91

Swedish House Mafia Ft John Martin

Don’t You Worry Child

92

Jay-Z & Kanye West

Niggas In Paris

93

Mike Posner

I Took A Pill In Ibiza

94

Chainsmokers Ft Daya

Don’t Let Me Down

95

Major Lazer Ft Nyla

Light It Up

96

Rag’N’Bone Man

Human

97

Taylor Swift

Shake It Off

98

Calvin Harris Ft Rihanna

This Is What You Came For

99

Panic! At The Disco

High Hopes

100

Katy Perry

Roar

A DJ Earworm Mash Up

I’ve followed DJ Earworm for ages and look forward to his end of year mash up every year. His latest one is almost complete and I think he even might be doing a Christmas mash up this year too (here’s hoping) so here is his decade mash up. He’s so clever!

Watch the one-minute edit and keep checking here for the full edit coming soon!

You Decide!

Tell us your favourite song in the comments on our Facebook Post and we will add it to the list.

The Playlist

So far we have my most played songs, some of the best selling songs so now we are waiting for your suggestions. Add yours here and then follow and enjoy the playlist.

THE '10's: The Best Songs Of The Decade 2010 - 2019

Keep checking the page for updates and to hear songs suggested by other readers and once the poll is published – get ready to cast your vote!

Happy listening!

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Written by Steve

I’m Steve and live in a village called Alford (home of Emeli Sande & birthplace of the Aberdeen Angus cow) in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. I currently work in the IT industry (yawn) I just want to share my ideas, findings and general reflections with whoever wants to listen.
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