The Most Popular Song Every Year Since 1970

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2015
> Most popular song: Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk!
> Hot 100 debut: Nov. 29, 2014
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 1
> Weeks on Hot 100: 56
> Runner-up song: Fetty Wap – Trap Queen

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2016
> Most popular song: The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya – Don’t Let Me Down
> Hot 100 debut: Feb. 27, 2016
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 3
> Weeks on Hot 100: 52
> Runner-up song: twenty one pilots – Stressed Out

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2017
> Most popular song: Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You
> Hot 100 debut: Jan. 28, 2017
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 1
> Weeks on Hot 100: 58
> Runner-up song: Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like

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PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 31: Serena Williams of The United States celebrates during the ladies singles second round match against Ashleigh Barty of Ausralia during day five of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on May 31, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

2018
> Most popular song: Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line – Meant To Be
> Hot 100 debut: Nov. 11, 2017
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 2
> Weeks on Hot 100: 51
> Runner-up song: Ed Sheeran – Perfect

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2019
> Most popular song: Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse)
> Hot 100 debut: Nov. 3, 2018
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 1
> Weeks on Hot 100: 53
> Runner-up song: Post Malone – Wow.