Songs have been a part of our life and has helped us to emerge ourselves from hard times so, today I have choosen some songs which we enjoyed thoroughly in the previous year 2020.
1. How You Like That
Album: The Album
Year Released: 26 June, 2020
Nearly, after a year since their comeback in April, BLACKPINK comeback with another banger titled "How You Like That" a single from their debut album "The Album". The song garnered tremendous success earning 5 Guiness World Records which include the record of having the most viewed music video and video overall in first 24 hours with 86.3 million views on YouTube.
The song charted in total of 26 countries worldwide reaching top positions in South Korea, Malaysia, Hungary, Singapore and US World Digital Song Sales. The song received gold certification in Canada and silver in Japan.
The song fall into the genre of pop, hip-hop, and trap track. It won numerous accolades which include Song Of The Summer at 2020 MTV Video Music Awards (making BLACKPINK first and only female korean act and kpop girl group to do so), Best Digital Song at Golden Disc Awards, Best Music Video at APAN Music Awards, etc
The song was the most streamed girl group song released in 2020 with above 400 million streams on Spotify. Its music video garnered more than 800 million views on YouTube becoming the most viewed music video by a female artist for 2020 and the most like music video of all time by a lead female artist of all time with 20 million likes.
Billboard ranked the song as the 23rd among the 100 best songs of 2020. The song has sold above 14 million copies as of 14 April, 2021.
2. Blinding Lights
Album: After Hours
Year released: 29 November, 2019
Artist: The Weeknd
The song fall into the genre of synth wave, synth pop and electro pop. The song was declared as the biggest hit in Billboard charts history, it officially reached number one in 34 countries. It was the best performing global single of 2020 racking up 2.72 billion streams according to International Federation Of Phonographic Industry(IFPI). The song is also the second most streamed song on spotify with 1.6 billion streams.
The song received platinum certifications in more than 10 countries and diamond certifications in Poland, France, Germany, and Canada with 2×Diamond in Brazil. It received number of accolades including Variety's Record of the year, MTV Video Music Awards for Best R&B, etc.
However, despite the gigantic success of the song, it failed to receive a nomination for 63rd Annual Grammy Awards which racked up controversy.
The song has sold above 22 million copies globally.
3. Say So
Album: Hot Pink
Year released: January, 2020
Artist: Doja Cat
A single from an American rapper and singer, Doja Cat , the song revolves around the genre of disco pop, pop rap and funk. The music video earned praise for its matching retro 1970s vibes.
The song garnered huge success and became a breakthrough and first worldwide hit for Doja, the song subsequent remix with Nicki Minaj, reached number one on Billboard Hot 100 making it their first song to do so. The song reached top ten in 25 countries receiving Platinum certifications in ten countries and diamond certification in Brazil.
The song became the most streamed solo song by a female rapper garnering above 730 million streams on Spotify.
The song was nominated for Record of the year and Best Pop solo performance at 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.
The song has sold above 10 million copies globally.
4. Rain On Me
Year released: May 22, 2020
Artist: Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande
The single revolved around dance pop, synth disco, electro pop genre. The song was a huge hit becoming Gaga's fifth and Grande's fourth number one hit on Billboard Hot 100. The song topped charts in 13 countries and entered top ten in 50 territories. It was also the seventh most streamed song of summer 2020.
The song earned countless accolades including Grammy award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at 63rd Annual Grammy Awards (becoming first all female collaboration to do so), NRJ Music Awards for International Collaboration of the Year, etc.
The song received Platinum certifications in ten countries and was also been declared number one song of 2020 by Billboard. Gaga described the song as a "celebration of tears".
The song has sold above 9 million copies globally.
Year released: August 21, 2020
The song revolved around disco pop genre and debuted at top spot at Billboard Hot 100 making it the first song by a Kpop act to do so. The song debuted at 7.7 million streams, making it the biggest opening day for a song in 2020.
The song charted in top ten in 25 countries topping charts in Hungary, Israel, Malaysia, Lithuania, Scotland, Singapore and South Korea, its accompanied music video reached one billion views on YouTube.
The song gathered countless accolades including Song of 2020 at People's Choice Awards and Song of the Yeat at Asia Artist Awards.
The song received a Grammy nomination for 63rd Annual Grammy Awards for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance making BTS the first kpop group to do so.
The song received Platinum certifications in eight countries.
The song has sold above 10 million copies globally.
Sanjoy Khoirom on May 13, 2021:
I like more "How You Like That" from other song... ❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️
Nice.. keep it up Kailash
Neojit Potshangbam on May 13, 2021:
Nice article keep it up bro/ Mt. Kailash
Oinam Jackson singh on May 13, 2021:
Not bad at all
PranjalxLusifa on May 13, 2021:
Shyamanti Devi on May 13, 2021:
Super duper article
Baishali ngangom on May 13, 2021:
In our community and sincerely appreciated its message.Keep it up bro
Anamika Chakraborty on May 13, 2021:
Awesome dear... U always shine like u do ... And come out with flying colours
Avinash Singh Haobijam on May 13, 2021:
Awesome bro keep it up
Btw my fav is How You Like That
Mayengbam Luxmi on May 13, 2021:
Preferred that blinding lights as his music sounds like the past, present n future. Actually we need more songs like this in 80s vibes in these days
Ricky K on May 13, 2021:
I love how you never compromise on being yourself. Keep it up.