The top lists the most popular hits in the UK singles music charts in This was the year when the people of Samoa lost a day. The decision to redraw the International Date Line to the east of Samoa instead of the west meant that the citizens of Samoa went to bed on the evening of 29th December but woke up on the morning of 31st December. There were natural disasters aplenty in Japan was hit by an earthquake and tsunami, causing damage to the Fukushima nuclear plant, and precipitating the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl. For the second year in succession, Pakistan was badly affected by flooding, then as the end of the year was in sight, Typhoon Washi brought flash floods and landslides to the Philippines. It started in Tunisia with a young man setting himself on fire to protest against the ruling regime. This act served to ignite the resentment against the rulers and led to widespread demonstrations and riots leading to the overthrow of the government. In Norway, a gunman shot 69 people at a summer camp whilst a bomb he had planted in Oslo killed another 8 people. Closer to home, there was more pleasant news as the UK celebrated a Royal Wedding.
Thinking Out Loud. Shape of You. All Of Me. Rather Be. Take Me To Church. Someone Like You. This Is Me. Let It Go. Someone You Loved.
Luke and Pharrell Williams. This list was assembled using Billboard data from Hot charts between June 20th and this week, dictated by peak chart positions and total length of run on the Hot To boil the list down to the most seasonally appropriate summer anthems, we omitted melancholy rap power ballads Eminem, B. After releasing an album every summer early in her career, Rihanna has recently taken to dropping albums in November. But her singles campaigns always last a year, and late 's Talk That Talk kept spinning off hits well into the next summer, with Calvin Harris and Dr. The duo of Bryan Kelley and Tyler Hubbard first topped the country charts in the winter of with their debut single, "Cruise. The title track and sixth single from Ellie Goulding's debut album, Lights, was one of her least successful releases in her native U. But in the States it was her breakthrough, a slow burning sleeper hit that climbed to Number Two in the summer of after 32 weeks!
With the year nearly drawing to a close, there's no better way to celebrate the past decade than to take a look back on all the things that happened from to — including, of course, in the music world. There's no doubt that the s were massive, musically. We enjoyed more viral music videos and internet meme songs than ever before — but if we consider all of the songs that have been released from to now, we can probably say that there are some tracks more memorable than others. From Carly Rae Jepsen's addictive "Call Me Maybe" to the more recent "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X, these top songs of the s have truly become representative of this decade, helping define and shape the musical landscape in the s and most likely being remembered for tens of years to come. So to celebrate the true whirlwind that has been this past decade in music, we've rounded up 28 of the best songs that have defined the s — so we can totally ring in the New Year by jamming to all the decade's biggest hits. The rock world may not have had the biggest decade, but there was a time when this song seemed to be everywhere. Kacey Musgraves was certainly one of if not, the one biggest breakout stars of the s. She brings a fresh perspective to country music and "Follow Your Arrow" is a prime example.