Popular modern songs that I actually like

Excluding releases by classic rock artists.

2015

  • “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

2014

  • “Blank Space” – Taylor Swift
  • “Fireproof” – One Direction
  • “Night Changes” – One Direction
  • “Problem” – Ariana Grande
  • “Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
  • “Shut Up and Dance” – Walk the Moon

2013

  • “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke
  • Girls” – The 1975
  • “Happy” – Pharrell Williams

2011

  • “Call Me Maybe” – Carly Rae Jepsen
  • “Rolling in the Deep” – Adele
  • “Someone Like You” – Adele
  • “What Makes You Beautiful” – One Direction

2009

  • “Fuck You” – Cee Lo Green
  • “Telephone” – Lady Gaga

2008

  • “Just Dance” – Lady Gaga
  • “Paparazzi” – Lady Gaga
  • “Poker Face” – Lady Gaga
  • “Rehab” – Amy Winehouse

2007

  • “Billy Brown” – Mika
  • “Foundations” – Kate Nash
  • “Grace Kelly” – Mika
  • “New Kid in School” – The Donnas

2006

  • “Dani California” – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • “Here it Goes Again” – OK Go
  • “Smile” – Lily Allen

2004

  • “Maps” – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • “Portions for Foxes” – Rilo Kiley

2005

  • “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” – Dropkick Murphys

2003

  • “Are You Gonna Be My Girl?” – Jet
  • “Electric Version” – The New Pornographers
  • “Hey Ya!” – Outkast
  • “Toxic” – Britney Spears