2020 didn’t give us much to work with in terms of sports or movies- But music? Boy, 2020 came to play with some of the music it brought us this year.
From TikTok to K-Pop and beyond, the music came from everywhere this year. It was far-reaching and generation-defining. It was a good year when it came to the sounds that graced our ears.
As done in previous lists, any song that reached peak air or play time in 2020 qualifies for this countdown. And because I typically determine the entrants in late November-early December, there are some songs from 2019 that qualify, because I either didn’t include them on last year’s list, or because their peak popularity was from this year.
And of course, this is all personal opinion. Sorry I’m not Billboard magazine.
Let’s run back the year that was with some of the 2020’s best music: