There is no prettier sight for an artist to see his song smashing the Billboard hit list. There are many songs in the Billboard Top 10 2022 list that make the audience groove throughout the year. This chart of top Billboard songs is published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Fans wait every week to see if their favorite song gets entry to this list or not. The ranking on this chart is based on multiple factors such as radio play, sales (both physical and digital), and online streams in the United States. Go through this post to know the Billboard Top 10 song in 2022.
Top 10 Billboard Songs 2022
As you know Billboard Magazine releases the list to top 10 songs every week. So, the songs keep on changing every week. Today, we will focus on those ten best iconic songs that remain on the top of the list throughout the year. Let’s move to the list without further ado.
1. Anti-Hero by Taylor Swift
Release Date – 21st October 2022
Studio – Electric Lady (NYC), Sound House (Lakeland, Florida), Rough Customer (Brooklyn)
Label – Republic
Genre – Pop rock and synth-pop
Producers – Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff
Songwriter – Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff
Overview – Inspired by Taylor Swift’s nightmare Anti-Hero is one of the best songs of 2022. It created a sensation by breaking global and US records for the biggest opening-day streams for a song in Spotify history. The song is famous not only in the US but throughout the world. In fact, it reached the top 10 of the official charts in 38 other countries including Canada, Australia, Belgium, Israel, UK, Singapore, etc.
2. Unholy by Sam Smith and Kim Petras
Release Date – 22ndSeptember 2022
Length – 2 minutes and 36 seconds
Label – Capitol
Genre – Hyperpop
Producers – Sam Smith, Jimmy Napes, Slatkin, Cirkut and Kim Petras
Songwriter – Sam Smith, James Napier, Salmanzadeh, Blake Slatkin and Kim Petras
Overview –If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the past year, it’s that Sam Smith is a force to be reckoned with. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter has skyrocketed to fame in a short amount of time with his soulful, emotive ballads, and his latest release, “Unholy” proves just that.
The album is full of haunting and emotive songs, with themes of love and loss. Smith’s voice is angelic and soothing, and he knows how to capture the heart of his audience.
3. Bad Habit by Steve Lacy
Release Date – 29th June 2022
Length – 3 minutes and 55 seconds
Label – RCA
Genre – R&B
Producers – Steve Lacy
Songwriter – Steve Lacy, John Kirby, Diana Gordon, BritannyFoushee, Matthew Castellanos
Overview – Steve Lacy’s Bad Habit hit the chart this year with a bang. The song has a catchy tune paired with Steve Lacy’s soulful vocals, and the result was something truly special. Bad Habit Song is about a relationship that’s on the rocks. The lyrics talk about how the couple has become addicted to each other and how they can’t seem to break free from each other. It’s a song that’s both sad and hopeful at the same time.
4. Super Freaky Girl by Nicki Minaj
Release Date – 12th August 2022
Length – 2 minutes and 50 seconds
Label – Republic, and Young Money
Genre – Hip Hop and Pop-Rap
Producers – Dr. Luke, Malibu Babie, Vaughn Oliver, Aaron Joseph
Composers – Rick James, Aaron Joseph, Lauren Miller, Alonzo Miller, Lukasz Gottwald, and Vaughn Oliver
Overview – This song is super freaky, and we love it! The beat is catchy and the lyrics are super dirty. Nicki Minaj is one of ourfavorite rappers, and she does not disappoint with this song. It’s the perfect song to get you in the mood for a party. The song has already won awards like MTV Europe Music Awards and NMPA Awards.
5. Break My Soul by Beyonce
Release Date – 20th June 2022
Length – 4 minutes and 38 seconds
Label – Parkwood, and Columbia
Genre – Diva house and Dance-pop
Producers – Beyonce, The Dream, Tricky Stewart, and Isaken
Composers –Beyonce, Terius Nash, Christopher Stewart, Jens Christian Isaken, Adam Pigott, Shawn Carter, Freddie Ross, Allen George, and Fred McFarlane.
Overview – This song is so soulful and haunting. The lyrics are so powerful andBeyoncé’s voice is so angelic. The lyrics are about letting go of stresses in life including pandemic stress, work stress, relationship stress, etc. This song is so beautiful and tragic at the same time.
6. About Damn Time by Lizzo
Release Date – 14thApril 2022
Length – 3 minutes and 11 seconds
Label – Nice Life, and Atlantic
Genre – Disco, Pop, and Funk
Producers – Blake Slatkin, and Ricky Reed
Songwriters – Blake Slatkin, Eric Frederic, Larry Price, Ronald Larkins, Malcolm McLaren, Stephen Hague, and TheronMakiel Thomas.
Overview – Lizzo is one of the most underrated rappers out there. Her music is raw and honest, and she doesn’t hold back when it comes to speaking her mind. Her latest single, “About Damn Time,” is no exception.The song is about Lizzo’s experiences with dating and relationships. The songwriters have done an inspirational job by writing such powerful lyrics.
7. Jimmy Cooks by Drake featuring 21 Savage
Release Date – 11thOctober 2022
Length – 3 minutes and 38 seconds
Label – OVO, and Republic
Genre – Hip-Hop and Trap
Producers – Vinylz, Tay Keith, and Cubeatz
Songwriters – Aubrey Graham, Sheyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, Brytavious Chambers, Anderson Hernandez, Kevin Gomringer, Tim Gomringer, and Ibn Young.
Overview – Jimmy Cooks is a song from Canadian Rapper Drake’s 7th studio album “Honestly, Nevermind”. The beats and lyrics of the song are extremely catchy. The song was number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 4 months prior to its official release. This is the only song in this album with a guest appearance from 21 savage.
8. Wait for U by Future featuring Drake and Tems
Release Date – 3rd May 2022
Length – 3 minutes and 10 seconds
Label – Epic, and Freebandz
Genre – Hip-Hop and Trap
Producers – FnZ, and ATL Jacob
Songwriters – Nayvadius Wilburn, Aubrey Graham, TemiladeOpeniyi, Michael Mule, Issac De Boni, Jacob Canady, TejriAkpoghene
Overview – “Wait for U” is one of the finest songs by the US rapper “Future”. The song also includes vocals from Drake and Nigerian singer Tems. Released on 3rd May 2022, this song debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Drake’s 10th and Future’s 2nd song to achieve this.
9. First Class by Jack Harlow
Release Date – 8th April 2022
Length – 2 minutes and 53 seconds
Label – Atlantic, and Generation Now
Producers – Chahayed, Harlow, Harris, and Charlie Handsome
Songwriters – Jackman Harlow, Jasper Harris, Ryan Vojtesak, Will Adams, Elvis Williams, MicaiahRaheem, Christopher Bridges.
Overview – “First Class” is Jack Harlow’s first solo song to top the chart of the US Billboard Hot 100. The song showcases the journey of Harlow as a successful rapper. This song becomesan instant hit and tops the charts in various countries including Austria, Germany, South Africa, Ireland, Switzerland, and UK.
10. As It Was by Harry Styles
Release Date – 1stApril 2022
Length – 2 minutes and 47 seconds
Label – Erskine, and Columbia
Producers – Kid Harpoon, and Tyler Johnson
Genre – Synth-Pop
Songwriters – Harry Styles, Thomas Hull, and Tyler Johnson
Overview –If you’re a fan of Harry Styles, then you’re going to love his single, “As It Was.” This track is a beautiful ballad that features a haunting melody and heartfelt lyrics.Styles has always been a talented singer, and “As It Was” is no exception. This song topped the charts in 35 countries.
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