Dominic’s 50 Singles of 2018

Here are my Top 50 Singles of 2018...

In the midst of the music industry’s streaming era, each year seems to outdo each other in terms of music releases. This year, we have seen surprise releases such as Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’ and The Weeknd’s ‘My Dear Melancholy,’ to hidden gems such as Ava Max’s ‘Sweet But Pyscho’ and the debut single from King Princess, ‘1950’ which comes Harry Styles-approved.

Here are Dominic’s Top 50 Singles of 2018:

50. Rae Morris – Someone Out There

“Someone out there loves you, someone out there is lonely too”

49. Kali Uchis – After The Storm (feat. Tyler, The Creator & Bootsy Collins)

“I know times are rough but winners don’t quit so don’t you give up”

48. Julia Michaels – Jump (with Trippie Redd)

“Even though I’m cautious, I just like the way it feels when it’s us, baby, when it’s us, you make me forget that I’m not ready for love, I jump”

47. Troye Sivan – Bloom

“Come on baby, play me like a love song, every time it comes on I get this sweet desire (Yeah, I bloom) I bloom just for you”

46. CHVRCHES – Miracle

“And I need you to know, I’m not asking for a miracle”

45. Halsey – Without Me

“Tell me how’s it feel sittin’ up there feeling so high but too far away to hold me, you know I’m the one who put you up there. Name in the sky, does it ever get lonely? Thinking you could live without me”

44. Jax Jones, Mabel – Ring Ring (feat. Rich The Kid)

“No more late night Ubers baby, I’m not coming to your house, are you crazy? You said you were home but I saw on your story, you’re out till’ the morning not alone, so now you’re gonna call, ring ring”

43. Khalid, Normani – Love Lies

“So baby, tell me where your love lies, waste the day and spend the night, underneath the sunrise, show me where your love lies”

42. Avril Lavigne – Tell Me It’s Over

“My heart, oh no, is not your revolving door”

41. Eleni Foureira – Fuego

“‘Cause I’m burning up and I ain’t coolin’ down, yeah I got the the fire, ah yeah ah yeah ah yeah, yeah ah yeah ah yeah, Fuego”

40. RAY BLK – Run Run

“Run run if you wanna see the sun, we don’t wanna lose another one”

39. Silk City (with Dua Lipa) – Electricity

“I wanna let you know, I’ll never let this feeling go, this love has no ceiling, I cannot deny”

38. Christina Aguliera – Accelerate (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz

“Accelerate, c’mon babe pick up the speed, stamina fill me up that’s what I need”

37. Billie Eilish – when the party’s over

“Tore my shirt to stop you bleedin’, but nothing ever stops you leaving”

36. Ariana Grande – breathin 

“I can so overcomplicate, people tell me to medicate”

35. Lana Del Rey – Mariners Apartment Complex

“They mistook my kindness for weakness, I f**ked up I know that but Jesus, can’t a girl just do the best she can?”

34. Paloma Faith – Loyal

“I know we tried pretend that this will work out, but lately acting’s just no good”

33. Theophilus London – Bebey (feat. Giggs) [SNL Road Mix]

“Ten percenting, you know where I’m reppin’ cause I’m representing

32. The 1975 – Sincerity is Scary

“I’ve just got one more thing to say, I’m just pissed off because you pied me off after your show when you let go of my hand”

31. Allie X – Girl of The Year

“There’s a hollow inside you, but don’t worry I’m here, I don’t care that you’re looking for the next girl of the year”

30. Hayley Kiyoko – Curious

“Did you take him to the pier in Santa Monica? Forget to bring a jacket, wrap up in him cause you wanted to? I’m just curious, is it serious?”

29. Mariah Carey – With You

“Ooh, I’m in love, it’s true yeah, damn I f**ks with you”

28. Cruel Youth – Portrait of a Female

“I wish I don’t need you, I’ve been so deprived, boy when I’m with you, my hands are tied, my hands are tied (literally literally) to the bedpost”

27. Rina Sawayama – Cherry

“Even though I’m satisfied, I live my life with thinner lines”

26. Kylie – Dancing

“When I go out, I wanna go out dancing, ah ah ah ah, ah ah ah ah”

25. Louisa – YES (feat. 2 Chainz)

“Hey girls, what’s up? She’s bad, hands up”

24. Charli XCX – 5 In The Morning

“I’m going all in, it’s 5 in the morning, I’m so devoted”

23. Mariah Carey – GTFO

“Might as well down this Caymus bottle, I ain’t the type to play the martyr, how ’bout you get the f**k out?”

22. Bebe Rexha – I’m A Mess

“I’m a mess, I’m a loser, I’m a hater, I’m a user, I’m a mess for your love, it ain’t new”

21. Kacey Musgraves – High Horse

“So why don’t you giddy up, giddy up? And ride straight out of this town, you and your high horse”

20. The 1975 – Give Yourself A Try

“You learn a couple things when you get to my age, like friends don’t lie and it all tastes the same in the dark”

19. Stefflon Don – Senseless

“Look how you make me feel, look how you make me get senseless”

18. Rita Ora – Let You Love Me

“I wanna stay the whole night, I wanna lay with you until the sun’s up, I wanna let you inside, oh heaven knows I’ve tried”

17. Janelle Monáe – Make Me Feel

“It’s like I’m powerful, with a little bit of tender, an emotional sexual bender”

16. Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow

“I’m off the deep end, watch as I dive in, I’ll never meet the ground, crash through the surface where they can’t hurt us, we’re far from the shallow now”

15. Jessie Ware – Overtime

“Let’s find a way, meet me the bar and don’t be late, I could drink you up like summer lemonade”

14. The Weeknd – Call Out My Name

“Call out my name, when I kiss you so gently, I want you to stay even though you don’t love me”

13. Charli XCX – No Angel

“Baby I’m bad to the bone, I just wanna let you know that I’m no angel but I can learn”

12. Ariana Grande – God is a woman

“And I can be all the things you told me not to be, when you try to come for me, I’ll keep on flourishing”

11. Ava Max – Sweet But Pyscho

“People say run don’t walk away, yeah she’s sweet but a pyscho”

10. Ariana Grande – thank u, next

“One day I’ll walk down the aisle, holding hands with my mama, I’ll be thanking my dad ‘cause she grew from the drama”

9. Mahalia – I Wish I Missed My Ex

“Every time the weekend comes yeah, you’ll be like ‘Babe, come over, I know how this goes, yeah, talk about you need closure, too many missed calls, too many texts, damn, I wish I missed my ex”

8. Charli XCX – Focus

“I just want you to focus on my love

Just focus on my

I just want you to focus on my love

Just focus on my

I just want you to focus on my love

Just focus on my

Just focus on my love, yeah

I just want you to focus on my love

Just focus on my

I just want you to focus on my love

Just focus on my

I just want you to focus on my love

Just focus on my

Just focus on my love, yeah”

7. Clean Bandit – Baby (feat. Marina & Luis Fonsi)

“I was young, didn’t know ’bout love, you were wild, couldn’t get enough, gave my heart to another lover, don’t know how I ever let you go”

6. Zara Larsson – Ruin My Life

“You set fire to my world, couldn’t handle the heat, now I’m sleeping alone and I’m starting to freak, baby come bring me help, let it rain over me, baby come back to me”


“I only called her one time, maybe it was two times, don’t think it was three times, can’t be more than four times, think we need to rewind, you text that boy sometimes, must be more than three times, didn’t mean to two-time ya, two-time ya”

4. Lily Allen – Lost My Mind

“Now I’m stuck in a rut, kicking stones, looking at my phone all night, baby I’ve lost my mind”

3. King Princess – 1950

“Did you mean it when you said I was pretty? That you didn’t want to live in the city, where the people are shitty? I like it when we play 1950”

2. Ariana Grande – No Tears Left To Cry

“Oh, I just want you to come with me, we’re on another mentality, ain’t got no tears left to cry, so I’m pickin’ it up, pickin’ it up, I’m lovin’, I’m livin’, I’m pickin’ it up”

1. Lily Allen – Higher

“Why did you do it? Why would you choose to use and abuse me? This close to ruin, why just stand by? Don’t you dare roll your eyes

Why put me through it? Enough with the lies, I know what the truth is, sorry, but I know your type I won’t be undermined”

You can re-cap Dominic’s Top 50 Singles of 2018 via the Spotify playlist below: 

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Written by Dominic Beck

My name is Dominic Beck and I am an aspiring music industry journalist/writer from Manchester, UK. My first step into journalism started in April 2017 when I published my own website. Since then I have been constantly writing which eventually lead me to working for CelebMix. I look forward to working with CelebMix and all the opportunities it has to offer.

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