Top 10 Songs of 2014

Songs will always play a good part in every person’s life. Today’s songs maybe different from how it was in the previous decades, but it’s actually the evolution of tunes that make listening always a different yet wonderful experience. Here are the ones that made it into this year’s Top 10 songs.

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10. Problem by Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 16 Weeks

problem - ariana grande

Rising star Ariana Grande is taking the charts by storm. Her collaboration with rapper Iggy Azalea was an instant hit when it was released in April 28, 2014 by Republic Records. Then song debuted at No. 3 at the Billboard charts and has sold 438,000 copies worldwide.

9. Rude by Magic
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 16 Weeks

rude - magic

There definitely magic in this Canadian band after they have successfully released a song that made it big in the Canadian, United States, United Kingdom, and Australian charts. This song also dominated the airwaves of New Zealand, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Sweden. This song is not only popular on the radio, but over YouTube as well.

8. Fancy by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 17 Weeks

fancy - iggy azalea

After her successful collaboration with Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea entered the Billboard chart with her own single. This song came from her debut solo album released on February 17, 2014. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and held that spot for seven consecutive weeks.

7. Timber by Pitbull featured Kesha
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 17 Weeks

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Pitbull made a comeback this 2014 with this hit single ‘Timber’. Collaborating with American recording artist Kesha, this song released in 2013 sealed its spot in the Billboard Top Ten all the way to 2014. It became number one for three consecutive weeks and were aptly enjoyed in other countries like Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands.

6. Talk Dirty by Jason Derulo featuring 2 Chainz
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 18 Weeks

talk dirty - Jason Derulo

‘Talk Dirty’ is American singer and songwriter Jason Derulo’s third album. Originally, that album’s title was ‘Tattoos’ while ‘Talk Dirty’ is just the second single. But since this is the song that gained the highest popularity in the charts, it is but fitting to do a retitling with the corresponding alternative track listing.

5. Stay with Me by Sam Smith
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 21 Weeks

stay with me - sam smith

British singer and songwriter Sam Smith’s debut album made it big via the single “Stay with Me”. Written by Jimmy Napier and Sam Smith himself, the song was a pop ballad peaked at number one at the UK charts. In the US Billboard chart, this song peaked at number 2 and held that spot for a couple of weeks. This song also landed in the Top 10 worldwide, more particularly in countries such as Canada and New Zealand.

4. Happy by Pharrell Williams
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 22 Weeks

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Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ song came from the soundtrack album of the animated movie Despicable Me 2. But it is also the lead single of his second album, ‘Girl’. Released in the later part of 2013, this song continued dominating the 2014 charts and was even nominated at the 2014 MTV Music Awards. This single sold 1.65 million copies in the UK and around 10 million copies worldwide.

3. Dark Horse by Katy Perry featuring Juicy J
Week in the Billboard Top 10: 22 Weeks

Dark Horse - Katy Perry

Released in September 17 2013, this Katy Perry song was well-celebrated straight into 2014. Collaborating with rapper Juicy J gained her yet another influential song that figured well on the charts. Described as the Southern rap techno mashup, this song combined hip hop, trap, and Perry’s seductive vocals.

2. All of Me by John Legend
Weeks in Billboard Top 10: 23 Weeks

all of me - john legend

In a generation when ballads are almost totally forgotten, music fans has a lot to thank John Legend for. From his fourth album ‘Love in the Future’, John Legend sung a song that touched the hearts of many lovers that it peaked at number one at the Billboard Hot 100 right after its release. It displaced Pharrell William’s ‘Happy’. ‘All of Me’ is Legend’s first hit song. It was an equally big hit in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Portugal, and Canada, among others. The song was released in January 2014.

1. Counting Stars by One Republic
Weeks in Billboard’s Top 10: 25 Weeks

counting stars - onerepublic

Pop rock band One Republic crafted yet another song that went on to be No. 1 at the charts. Although it debuted only at No. 2 in the United States, the song found itself at the top of the Canadian and United Kingdom charts. It also figured in the top ten in almost 20 countries. This song is written by Ryan Tedder, the band’s lead singer.