Top 10 Songs of 2015

You know those songs your friends are always screaming singing at the top of their lungs that you have never heard and they say are “popular”? Well, now you’ll know what they were talking about with this list of the top ten songs of 2015!

Number 10; My House: Flo Rida. This song is the fourth extended play by American rapper Flo Rida; it was released on April 7, 2015, by Poe Boy Entertainment and Atlantic Records.

Number 9; Like I’m Gonna Lose You: Meghan Trainor. The song was recorded by American singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor for her first studio album Title (2015). The song features American singer John Legend. It was written by Trainor, Justin Weaver, and Caitlyn Smith, and produced by Chris Gelbuda and Trainor. Released by Epic Records on June 23, 2015 as Trainor’s fourth single from the album, it is a soul song. Lyrically, it is an optimistically inspiring love song with a theme of fatalism, and conveys the message to not take time with ones you love for granted.

Number 8: TRAPSOUL: Bryson Tiller.  The debut studio album by American R&B singer-songwriter Bryson Tiller. Released on October 2, 2015, by RCA Records, the album has been marked as his first major label debute release with RCA Records.

Number 7: Traveller: Chris Stapleton.  Written and recorded by American country music artist Chris Stapleton. It was released to radio on April 27, 2015 as his debut solo single from his debut album of the same name.

Number 6: Beauty Behind The Madness: The Weekend.  the second studio album by Canadian singer The Weekend. It was released on August 28, 2015, by XO and Republic Records. The album features guest appearances from Labrinth, Ed Sheeran, and Lana Del Rey, while the production on the album was handled by Illangelo, Mike Dean, Danny Boy Styles, and Max Martin, among others.

Number 5: Blurryface: Twenty One Pilots. Not only does this song have a funny name, the song has an album named after it, and is the fourth studio album by American duo Twenty One Pilots. It is the band’s second studio album released through Fueled by Ramen. Originally set to be released on May 19, 2015, it was released two days early by the band on May 17, via iTunes. The album was preceded by its lead single, “Fairly Local”, released on March 17, 2015. As of January 2016, the album has sold 592,000 copies worldwide. Description provided by Wikipedia under Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0

Number 4: Best Of Bowie: David Bowie.  The ” song” is a career-spanning greatest hits album by multi-platinum recording artist David Bowie. It was released on 22 October 2002. The songs range from his second self-titled album in 1969 to 2002’s Heathen. It was released 35 years after his first album, David Bowie. Personally, I only know him from The Labyrinth.

Number 3: Purpose: Justin Bieber.  The fourth studio album by Canadian singer Justin Bieber. It was released on November 13, 2015, by Def Jam Recordings and School Boy Records. The album serves as the follow-up to Justin’s third studio album Believe. The album was preceded by the release of the lead single “What Do You Mean?”, which it had reached at number one on several music charts, and the record-breaking second single “Sorry”. The third single, “Love Yourself” also met chart success, by reaching at number one in seven countries, while reaching the top five in the United States.

Number 2; 25: Adele. The song was released on 20 November 2015, through XL Recordings. Following the release and international success of her second studio album 21, Adele considered quitting the music industry and going out on a positive note. However, she decided to take a hiatus instead and raise her son. During her sabbatical, she suffered from writer’s block and rescheduled studio sessions for a new album, fearing she had lost her ability to write songs. In 2013, Adele had a breakthrough and the material that eventually became 25 manifested, with writing and recording continuing through 2015.

Number 1; “Uptown Funk”: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. Recorded by British producer Mark Ronson, with vocals from American singer Bruno Mars, for Ronson’s fourth studio album, Uptown Special (2015). RCA Records released the song as the album’s lead single on 10 November 2014. Jeff Bhasker assisted the artists in co-writing and co-producing the track, with additional writing from Philip Lawrence. This is Mars’ fourth collaboration with Ronson (following Mars’ own songs “Locked Out of Heaven”, “Moonshine”, and “Gorilla”) and sixth with Bhasker (after “Talking to the Moon”, “Young Girls” and the three previously mentioned songs).



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