The Number One Hits Of 2018
|December 23, 2017 – January 26, 2018
Ed Sheeran solo or duet with Beyoncé
The song was inspired by Ed Sheeran’s wife, Cherry Seaborn, and is known for its tender and emotive lyrics that convey the beauty of love.
|January 27, 2018 – February 2, 2018
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug
Havana showcases the Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello’s roots with a catchy chorus and Latin-infused beat. The song’s music video depicts a humorous telenovela-inspired story.
|February 3, 2018 – April 20, 2018
In the music video for God’s Plan, Drake gives away nearly $1 million to people in need, capturing real-life emotional reactions and spreading a message of love and generosity.
|April 21, 2018 – May 18, 2018
Nice for What
The song samples Lauryn Hill’s Ex-Factor and features empowering lyrics about strong women. The music video includes appearances from numerous female celebrities, such as Olivia Wilde, Tiffany Haddish, and Emma Roberts.
|May 19, 2018 – June 15, 2018
This Is America
The politically charged song and accompanying music video address gun violence, racism, and police brutality. The video has been praised for its powerful imagery and social commentary.
|June 16, 2018 – June 29, 2018
Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla Sign
The song’s laid-back vibe and catchy hook contributed to its success, and its lyrics touch on the theme of trust issues within relationships and the music industry.
|June 30, 2018 – July 6, 2018
The melancholic track delves into depression, failed relationships, and self-reflection. The song gained even more attention after the rapper’s untimely death in June 2018.
|July 7, 2018 – July 20, 2018
I Like It
Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin
I Like It is an energetic, Latin trap song that samples Pete Rodriguez’s 1967 hit I Like It Like That. The track celebrates the artists’ heritage and features bilingual verses.
|July 21, 2018 – September 28, 2018
In My Feelings
The song became a viral sensation due to the “In My Feelings Challenge,” which saw fans dancing to the catchy chorus and sharing their videos on social media.
|September 29, 2018 – November 16, 2018
Girls Like You
Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
The upbeat pop song is an ode to women, and its music video showcases a diverse array of accomplished and inspiring women, including Ellen DeGeneres, Gal Gadot, and Jennifer Lopez.
|November 17, 2018 – December 7, 2018
Thank U, Next
Ariana Grande’s self-empowering anthem reflects on her past relationships and personal growth. The music video pays tribute to iconic teen movies, such as “Mean Girls,” “Legally Blonde,” “13 Going on 30,” and “Bring It On.”
|December 8, 2018 – January 11, 2019
Travis Scott’s multi-layered track features multiple beat switches and a guest appearance from Drake. The song is from Scott’s highly acclaimed album, “Astroworld,” inspired by a now-defunct amusement park in Houston.
|The Biggest Pop Artists of 2018 include:
Ariana Grande, Bebe Rexha, BTS, Bruno Mars, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Chris Stapleton, Demi Lovato, Drake, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Ella Mal, Eminem, Forida Georgia Line, Halsey, Imagine Dragons, Juice WRLD, Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, Khalid, Luke Bryan, Maroon 5, Migos, Nicki Minaj, P!ink (Pink), Post Malone, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, ix9ine, Taylor Swift, Travis Scott, The Weeknd, and XXXTENTACION.