While Billboard has already despatched out its decrees for the 100 Best Songs and 50 Best Albums of 2018, we're speaking a extra informal method on the Best of 2018 Must-Hear Music podcast and chatting about 5 songs apiece that we couldn't get out of our heads this yr.
From No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 reminiscent of Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode" and Childish Gambino's "This Is America" to undersung album cuts like Cardi B's "Bickenhead" and Ariana Grande's "Better Off" to left-field delights like Tirzah's "Gladly" and Sophie's "Faceshopping," we're eyeballing hip-hop, R&B, rock, nation, pop and digital standouts from a yr that gave us plenty of unimaginable music on the charts and effervescent beneath.
The crew for our year-end look-back is Joe Lynch, Lyndsey Havens and Jason Lipshutz. right here and fee us -- and take a look at the 15 songs we Stan for beneath.