107 Best 2010s Songs

Best 2010s Songs

The 2010s were an incredible decade for music. We saw the rise of new genres, the fall of others, and the continued evolution of sound.

Some would say this was the best decade for music in recent history. So, what were the best songs of the 2010s? Here's our list:

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“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

Song Year: 2015

Uptown Funk is the song that just won't quit. It's catchy, it's fun, and it's impossible to resist dancing to. It's the one song people of all ages can enjoy, and it's one of the defining songs of the 2010s. No wonder this song spent 14 weeks at the top of the Billboard charts.

“All of Me” by John Legend

Song Year: 2013

John Legend's All of Me is a gorgeous ballad that will tug at your heartstrings. It's a perfect song for a wedding or any other special occasion.

It spent 21 days at the top of the Billboard charts and got nominated for several Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year.

“Beez in the Trap” by Nicki Minaj

Song Year: 2012

Beez in the Trap is a fierce anthem for the independent woman by Nicki Minaj. She has done it all and has earned the right to beez in the trap. It's a powerful song with a catchy beat that will get you moving. And it's one of Nicki's songs that you'll never forget no matter how old you get.

“Boo'd Up” by Ella Mai

Song Year: 2018

Ella Mai's Boo'd Up is a sensual R&B song about being head-over-heels in love. It's a charming song to listen to when you're in the mood for some romance or missing your spouse.

Dance to this one with your boo and enjoy the moment. Whether married or single, you know what it feels like to be in love with someone and not have the courage to tell them how you really feel.

“Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

Song Year: 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe is a bubbly pop song that will put a smile on your face. Ever had that one person you'd love to take to 1st base, but you're too shy to give them your number?

It's the perfect song for a summer road trip or a party with your friends to reminisce about it. Don't forget to laugh about it.

“All Me” by Drake

Song Year: 2013

Any song by Drake is a hit. But his All Me is a motivational song about grinding and making your way to the top. It features two of hip-hop's biggest stars, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz. And it's one of those songs you can't help but sing along to when you hear it.

“Can't Feel My Face” by The Weekend

Song Year: 2015

Like a moth to a hot flame or a butterfly to honey, the Weeknd's Can't Feel My Face is a feel-good song about being in love and not being able to control yourself. It's the perfect song to dance to when you're out with your friends or significant other.

“Hotline Bling” by Drake

Song Year: 2015

Drake's Hotline Bling is a song about an ex that he can't quite figure out. The history between them is complicated, existent, and then non-existent. But it's also a catchy song that you can't help but sing along to. And the music video is iconic, with Drake's signature dance moves that everyone has tried to imitate.

“B.M.F. (Blowin Money Fast)” by Rick Ross

Song Year: 2010

Rick Ross's B.M.F. (Blowin Money Fast) is a song about, you guessed it, making money and spending it. It features one of hip-hop's biggest stars, Styles P. And it's a song that will get you excited and motivated to go out and get what you want in life.

“Formation” by Beyonce

Song Year: 2016

Beyonce's Formation is a song about black pride and empowerment. It's a song that will make you want to get up and dance. And it's an important song highlighting black women's beauty and strength.

Beyonce has worked hard to stay true to her roots, family, and career and motivates other women to do the same. If you've ever seen her perform it, you'd understand what makes the song so awesome.

“All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled (Remix) ft. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and Rick Ross

Song Year: 2010

DJ Khaled's remix of All I Do Is Win is a song about, you guessed it, winning. It features some of hip-hop and rap's biggest stars, like Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and T-Pain. And it's a song that will get you pumped up and ready to take on the world.

“Gangnam Style” by PSY

Song Year: 2012

PSY's Gangnam Style is a song that took the world by storm. In no time, people from all walks of life were grooving it Gangnam style. It's a catchy song with a fun dance that everyone can do. And it's a song that will put a smile on your face, no matter how many times you hear it.

But did you know it was an ode to PSY's peers that pretend to be rich when they really aren't?

“Black Beatles” by Rae Sremmurd ft. Gucci Mane

Song Year: 2016

Rae Sremmurd's Black Beatles is a song about, you guessed it, being rich and famous. It features one of rap's biggest stars, Gucci Mane. And it's a song that will make you want to get up and dance. This is the one if you're looking for a piece to get you hyped up.

“No Flex Zone” by Rae Sremmurd

Song Year: 2014

Rae Sremmurd's No Flex Zone is a song about not caring what other people think of you. It's a song that will make you want to get up and dance. And it's a song that will remind you to stay true to yourself and not let anyone else control your life.

“Bad and Boujee” by Migos ft. Lil Uzi Vert

Song Year: 2017

Migos's Bad and Boujee is a song about being wealthy and successful. It features one of rap's biggest stars, Lil Uzi Vert. The song tells women that they just don't want a beautiful woman but one that's high class.

They work to get paid so that they support their lifestyle and that of a high-class woman, hint, bad, and bougie.

“Stir Fry” by Migos

Song Year: 2018

Migos's Stir Fry is a song about being the best. It's a song that will make you want to get up and dance. It's a song that will remind you to stay focused and grind hard to achieve your dreams to live the best life you could ever imagine.

“I'm the One” by DJ Khaled ft. Chance the Rapper, Quavo, Justin Bieber, and Lil Wayne

Song Year: 2017

DJ Khaled's I'm The One is a song about being the best. It features some of hip-hop and rap's biggest stars, like Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne.

The song's meaning lies in the self-confidence of these men, proving they can get any woman they want. And it's a song that will get you pumped up and ready to take on the world.

“Humble” by Kendrick Lamar

Song Year: 2017

Kendrick Lamar's Humble is a song about being humble and not letting success get to your head. It's an important song that reminds us to stay grounded and not get carried away with ourselves. It's a song that you'll want to turn up the volume to. Just make sure you're not at a library.

“DNA” by Kendrick Lamar

Song Year: 2017

Kendrick Lamar's DNA is a song about being proud of who you are and where you come from. It's a song that will make you want to get up and dance.

It's an important song highlighting black men's beauty and strength. If you've ever seen him perform it, you'd understand what makes the song so awesome.

“Rockstar” by Post Malone ft. 21 Savage

Song Year: 2017

Post Malone's Rockstar is a song about being famous and successful. It features one of rap's biggest stars, 21 Savage. And it's a song that will make you want to cruise on the highway at night and imagine you're driving your dream car.

That's only if you don't already, of course.

“Congratulations” by Post Malone ft. Quavo

Song Year: 2017

Post Malone's Congratulations is a song about being successful. The struggle is always worth it when it brings you to your ultimate self. It features one of rap's biggest stars, Quavo. And it's a song that will make you want to celebrate your own accomplishments. But be careful not to get too cocky.

“Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott ft. Drake

Song Year: 2018

Travis Scott's Sicko Mode is a song about being the best. It features one of hip-hop and rap's biggest stars, Drake. And it's a song that will make you understand that your purpose is more significant than what's against you.

That's when you tune into sicko or beast mode to really amp up your competition. Don't forget to celebrate the wins.

“No Limit” by G-Eazy ft. Cardi B & A$AP Rocky

Song Year: 2017

G-Eazy's No Limit is a song about not having any limits. It's a song that will make you want to get up and achieve your dreams. It's a song that will inspire you to be the best you can be. All three rappers tell stories about their lives as celebrities.

“Work” by Rihanna ft. Drake

Song Year: 2016

Rihanna's Work is a song about, well, work. It features one of hip-hop and rap's biggest stars, Drake. Rihanna is interested in creating a relationship with a deeper connection. Unfortunately, the man she is interested in only wants physical intimacy or what she calls work.

“All Night Longer” by Sam Adams

Song Year: 2015

Sam Adams All Night Longer is a song about partying all night long. It's a song that will make you want to let loose and have some fun. Go ahead and have a grand ole time. You deserve it. But be sure to stay safe and don't overdo it.

“Can't Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake

Song Year: 2016

Justin Timberlake's Can't Stop the Feeling is a song about feeling good. He can't stop the feeling of wanting to get up and dance.

It's an invite to whoever hears it that will make you want to get up and dance. And it's a song that will remind you to appreciate the good moments in life.

“One Dance” by Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla

Song Year: 2016

Drake's One Dance is a song about dancing. It features another one of hip-hop and rap's biggest stars, Wizkid. This song is all about when your emotions take over, and you feel like you have to have just one dance with the person you lust after.

“Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran

Song Year: 2017

Ed Sheeran's Shape of You is a song about looking for love. Ed spends time out with his friends in hopes of meeting someone new. It's a song that will make you want to appreciate the person you're with, especially when you first met them.

Guess what happens in the song? A love interest walks up to him and starts a conversation.

“The Middle” by Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

Song Year: 2018

Zedd's The Middle is a song about being yourself. It features two of country music's biggest stars, Maren Morris and Grey. The middle is the peaceful ground where two people can get along without quarreling. It's the place for relational growth. That's for sure.

“Havana” by Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug

Song Year: 2017

Camila Cabello's Havana is a song about, well, Havana. It's a song that will make you want to travel to Cuba and experience the culture. And it's a song that will remind you that no matter where you come from, you can be whoever you want to be.

“In My Feelings” by Drake

Song Year: 2018

Drake's In My Feelings is a song about, well, feelings. The song is a love letter to a few women he was recently involved with. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to feel things deeply. Don't be afraid to show your emotions.

“Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande, A Top Song Of The 2010s

Song Year: 2018

Ariana Grande's Thank U, Next is a song about thankfulness. It's a song that will make you want to appreciate the people who have been in your life. In Ariana's case, she's telling her exes that she learned a valuable relationship from their relationship. Sweet girl.

The song will remind you that moving on from the past is okay. Release things that no longer serve you.

“Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X

Song Year: 2019

Lil Nas X's Old Town Road is a song about, well, old town roads. It's a song that will make you want to get up and explore the world until you better understand it.

Old Town Road is all about country living and womanizing. The song also talks about his love for Lean. But the kicker is Lil Nas X tells his listeners that there are underestimated benefits to country living.

“Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish

Song Year: 2019

Billie Eilish's Bad Guy is a song about, well, bad guys. The song shows that Billie was in an abusive relationship. However, the twist is that she was the bad guy because her crazy could outweigh her partners crazy.

“Sucker” by the Jonas Brothers

Song Year: 2019

The Jonas Brothers' Sucker is a song about being a sucker for love. The song talks about their deep love and connection with their partners. The love they have is so deep that it makes them want to dance on top of cars. It sounds like a dream.

“Truth Hurts” by Lizzo

Song Year: 2019

Lizzo's Truth Hurts is a song about, well, the truth. It's a song that will make you want to get up and dance. And it's a song that will remind you that you don't need to be in a relationship to be whole or feel good about yourself. Don't be afraid to face the truths in your life.

“Thinking Bout You” by Frank Ocean

Song Year: 2012

Frank Ocean's Thinking Bout You is a song about, well, thinking about someone. It's a song about a relationship out of reach because of the turmoil it causes. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to miss someone and be okay with them not being a good partner. Don't be afraid to feel nostalgia.

“Hello” by Adele

Song Year: 2015

Adele's Hello is a song about, well, hello. It's a song that will make you want to pick up the phone and call someone you love. IT will remind you that it's okay to reach out to someone you're thinking about. Don't be afraid to connect with the people in your life.

“Million Reasons” by Lady Gaga

Song Year: 2016

Lady Gaga's Million Reasons is a song about a million reasons to give up on a relationship. Her partner constantly breaks her heart, and she keeps giving him chances.

She prays for things to work but wears thin with the relationship even though it hurts to let it go. The reasons she shouldn't stay outweigh why she should.

“God's Plan” by Drake

Song Year: 2018

Drake's God's Plan is a song about God's plan. It's a song that will remind you that it's okay to have faith even when you don't feel motivated that your life is going in the right direction. Don't be afraid to believe in something bigger than yourself.

“Sledgehammer” by Fifth Harmony

Song Year: 2015

Fifth Harmony's Sledgehammer is a song about being turned on by your partner. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit wild sometimes. Don't be afraid to let your inner power animal out.

“This Is America” by Childish Gambino

Song Year: 2018

Childish Gambino's This Is America is a song about America. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be proud of where you come from while acknowledging the things that work against you and your culture.

Don't be afraid to celebrate your heritage and stand up for what you believe in.

“Work from Home” by Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign

Song Year: 2016

Fifth Harmony's Work from Home is a song about working from home. Working from home can easily invade our personal lives. It's a song that will remind you that it's okay to take a break from the grind and relax. Remember to enjoy time with your spouse.

“Firework” by Katy Perry

Song Year: 2010

Katy Perry's Firework is a song about, well, fireworks. The song reminds those who have been bullied or have trouble with self-esteem that they are worth it. The song aims to lift the spirits of listeners who know what it feels like to feel unworthy and picked on.

“All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor

Song Year: 2014

All About That Bass is Meghan Trainor's ballad about thick women. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a bit curvy and voluptuous. Don't be afraid to embrace your body and love yourself just as you are.

“Roar” by Katy Perry

Song Year: 2013

Katy Perry's Roar is a song about, well, roaring. Many of us have been in a situation or relationship where we let someone take our freedom to be ourselves away. Katy's song motivates women to be true to themselves and avoid letting this happen to them.

“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift

Song Year: 2014

Taylor Swift's Shake It Off is a song about, well, shaking it off. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit silly and carefree sometimes. So many things can interfere with your happiness, but the only way you'll stay connected to it is if you shake it off.

“No Tears Left to Cry” by Ariana Grande

Song Year: 2018

Ariana Grande's No Tears Left to Cry is a song about the 2017 Manchester Arena attack. Grande talks about how it has impacted her life mentally and emotionally. But she has recovered and will continue with her career.

“We Can't Stop” by Miley Cyrus

Song Year: 2013

We Can't Stop is a song about not stopping. The song is about a house party but signifies where Miley was in her life. Being able to choose for herself was important to her. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit wild and carefree sometimes.

“7 Rings” by Ariana Grande

Song Year: 2019

Ariana Grande's 7 Rings is a song about overcoming depression. Part of overcoming depression is investing in happiness and being around the people you love. That's precisely what Ariana did.

“I Like It” by Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin

Song Year: 2018

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin's I Like It is a song about all the things they like. From money to diamonds and even proving people wrong, these things make them happy.

“Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” by Cardi B

Song Year: 2017

Cardi B's Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) is a song about money moves. And it's a song that will remind you that sometimes it's okay to be a little bit ambitious and driven.

If you have goals to reach, you'd likely have to make money moves to achieve them. This is the ode to reaching your goals.

“Juice” by Lizzo

Song Year: 2019

Lizzo's Juice is a song about, well, juice. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be confident. You are how you feel. Taking care of yourself starts with self-love. Do you have that self-love juice?

“We Found Love” by Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris

Song Year: 2011

We Found Love is about finding love in a hopeless place which is the story for many of us. It isn't always sugary and spicy. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be vulnerable and open-hearted sometimes.

Don't let fear prevent you from falling in love and experiencing all the ups and downs that come with it.

“It Ain't Me” by Kygo & Selena Gomez

Song Year: 2017

Kygo & Selena Gomez's It Ain't Me is a song about a relationship breaking down. Relationships aren't perfect, and that's normal. But in this case, excessive partying and alcohol abuse lead to the relationship's demise.

“Closer” by The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey

Song Year: 2016

The Chainsmokers' Closer is a song about getting closer to an ex. The song is about a relationship that ended in the past. By chance, the two meet up, and that love gets resurrected. Don't be afraid to let yourself get emotionally attached to someone and develop a deep connection with them. Second chances can happen in many ways.

“This Is What You Came For” by Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna

"This Is What You Came For" by Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna

Song Year: 2016

Calvin Harris’s This Is What You Came For is a song about two people knowing why they are together. They don't have to talk about it. They only have to do what they came to do and move on.

“Feel It Still” by Portugal. The Man

Song Year: 2017

Portugal The Man's Feel It Still is a song about the rebel just for kicks. The man in the story is a family man. However, he can still feel his rebellious days, and they feel good. It's the song you play loud at the beach with your doors off the Jeep.

“Sorry” by Justin Bieber

Song Year: 2015

Justin Bieber's Sorry is a song about, well, being sorry. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit remorseful and embarrassed sometimes. Don't be ashamed to admit when you've made a mistake and take responsibility for your actions, especially when you love the person.

“Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber

Song Year: 2015

Justin Bieber's Love Yourself is a song about loving yourself. It's a song that will remind you that sometimes it's okay to be a bit self-centered and selfish. Always put yourself first and take care of yourself emotionally and mentally.

“What Do You Mean?” by Justin Bieber

Song Year: 2015

This is another song by Justin Bieber about, well, being confused. We all experience this, some more than others. The song reminds us that sometimes it's okay to be uncertain and conflicted. Ask questions and seek clarity when you're feeling lost.

“I Took a Pill in Ibiza” by Mike Posner

Song Year: 2016

Mike Posner's I Took a Pill in Ibiza is a song about taking a pill in Ibiza. The metaphorical pill is depression related to his success as a musician. He is one of the artists who experienced a rise and fall in the industry and tells the story of how fame isn't what it's cracked up to be.

“Despacito” by Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber

Song Year: 2017

Luis Fonsi's Despacito is a song about taking it slow. Taking it slow in the physical sense is telling a woman everything you want to do to her and moving slowly and intimately to the main event. The artists take their time and savor each moment with this particular woman.

“Stay with Me” by Sam Smith

Song Year: 2014

Stay with Me is a song about, well, staying with someone. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit clingy and needy sometimes, even if it's a one-night stand. Don't be afraid to let yourself be emotionally dependent on someone and need their support.

“Without Me” By Halsey

Song Year: 2018

Halsey's Without Me is a song about, well, being dumped. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit heartbroken and lost sometimes. It's about finding love and being the one to help your partner heal, only to get taken advantage of.

“Girls Like You” by Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B

Song Year: 2018

Maroon 5's Girls Like You is a love song. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be grateful for the person in your life. Don't be afraid to show them how thankful you are and how much you appreciate the positive impact they've made in your life.

“Boys” by Charli XCX

Song Year: 2014

Charli XCX's Boys is a song about, well, boys. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit boy crazy and love-struck sometimes. Charli sings about all the guys in her black book she talks to worldwide.

“I Love It” by Kanye West & Lil Pump feat. Adele Givens

Song Year: 2018

Kanye West's I Love It is a song about the things the rappers love. Kanye even goes so far as to call himself a sick f*ck because of the things he likes. The song reminds us that it's okay to be a little bit obsessed and passionate sometimes. Don't be afraid to let yourself get entirely consumed by something you're interested in and go all out.

“Fancy” by Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX

Song Year: 2014

Iggy Azalea's Fancy is a song about, well, being fancy. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a bit materialistic and superficial sometimes. Enjoying the fancy things in life and indulging your senses is a part of life.

“I Don't Care” by Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber

Song Year: 2019

Ed Sheeran's I Don't Care is a song about the stress of social anxiety. However, the answer is his lover. When he's with her, he feels safe. He feels that he belongs without feeling out of place. We all have that special person that makes us feel that way.

“Beautiful People” by Ed Sheeran feat. Khalid

Song Year: 2019

Ed Sheeran's Beautiful People is a song about being true to who you are. The music motivates listeners not to get pulled into living for material things. Beautiful people love people and use things, not the other way around.

“Good as Hell” by Lizzo

Song Year: 2016

Lizzo's Good as Hell is a song about feeling good as hell. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit confident and self-assured sometimes. Don't be afraid to love yourself and believe in your own greatness.

“We the People” by A Tribe Called Quest

Song Year: 2016

A Tribe Called Quest We the People is a song about, well, the people. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit patriotic and proud of your country sometimes. Don't be afraid to let yourself support and stand up for your fellow citizens.

“All Night” by Chance the Rapper ft. Knox Fortune

Song Year: 2016

Chance the Rapper's All Night is a song about women, businessmen, and family all wanting a ride from him. But the song ties it all together when Chance gets drunk and paranoid and can only think about everybody wanting a ride. The concept is interesting and funny.

“No Problem” by Chance the Rapper feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz

Song Year: 2016

Chance the Rapper's No Problem is a song about anything standing in the way of his goals. The problem is any person or force trying to prevent him from fulfilling his purpose. The point is to keep going no matter what.

“Blessings” by Chance the Rapper feat. Drake & Jeremih

Song Year: 2015

Chance the Rapper's Blessings is a song about being blessed. Chance experienced success as an artist and had a child. Don't be afraid to let yourself appreciate all the good things in your life.

“Malemente Cap. 1: Augurio” by Rosalia

Song Year: 2018

Rosalia's Malemente Cap. 1: Augurio is a song about, well, being cursed. Bad omens impact how you think and how you feel. It's crucial to deal with them so that you can live the life you deserve.

“Con Altura” by Rosalia & J Balvin feat. El Guincho

Song Year: 2019

Rosalia and J Balvin's Con Altura is a song about being high on success. Getting money, living fast, and doing things your way is your choice. Being high is the freedom of living life on your terms, something that so many of us don't do.

“Taki Taki” by DJ Snake feat. Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B

Song Year: 2018

So many songs have different meanings. Taki Taki doesn't have a meaning. It's a made-up word that gives you the freedom to create your own definition. How fun is that? This is what we should all be living by, in a sense, on our own terms.

“Mia” by Bad Bunny feat. Drake

Song Year: 2018

Bad Bunny's Mia is a song about him telling his love interest that she belongs to him. Drake does the same. Both men are a little bit possessive and territorial. However, the song can prove that these traits are what led to their success.

“High Hopes” by Panic! At the Disco

Song Year: 2018

Panic! At the Disco's High Hopes is a song about having high hopes. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit optimistic and idealistic sometimes. Hope is a part of the equation when chasing after dreams.

“Cellophane” by FKA Twigs

Song Year: 2019

FKA Twigs' Cellophane is about a troubled relationship. One of the troubles is that she has given her all to the relationship, and the other person doesn't seem particularly interested in her. These experiences happen, unfortunately. Wanting to be with someone that doesn't want the same isn't a failure.

“Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyonce

Song Year: 2020

Megan Thee Stallion's Savage is a song about being savage. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit wild and untamed sometimes. Don't be afraid to let yourself be your true self and let your freak flag fly.

“Controlla” by Drake

Song Year: 2016

Drake's Controlla is a song about getting to spend time with a woman he loves. Whoever this woman is, Drake is dedicated to her and is thankful for her presence in his life. It's a lovely dance song to share with your partner for sure.

“Nonstop” by Drake

Song Year: 2018

Drake's Nonstop is a song about his music, business deals, and talent being nonstop. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit relentless and unstoppable sometimes. Don't be afraid to let yourself keep going and never give up.

“Started from the Bottom” by Drake

Song Year: 2013

Drake's Started from the Bottom is a song about humble beginnings. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be humble and down-to-earth sometimes. But it's also fantastic to boast about everything you achieved.

“Ocean Eyes” by Billie Eilish

Song Year: 2016

Billie Eilish's Ocean Eyes talks about a love interest at 14. She compares his eyes to the beauty of the ocean and tells him how she keeps falling into them. It's a sweet song about young love that we've all experienced at one time or another.

“When the Party's Over” by Billie Eilish

Song Year: 2018

Billie Eilish's When the Party's Over is a song about heartbreak. The twist here is that two people choose to be in a toxic relationship. There's a lot of screaming and disagreeing until one person says they don't want to deal with it anymore.

“Bury a Friend” by Billie Eilish

Song Year: 2019

Billie Eilish's Bury a Friend is an interesting song. Billie is asking questions about death. The song makes you think because how much do we know about death? Do we even want to know about death? How do we ever learn to cope with it?

“Pristine” by Snail Mail

Song Year: 2018

Snail Mail's Pristine is another song about loving someone and second-guessing yourself when they don't respond. It's an experience on many timelines all over the world and well worth making a song about. Thank you, Snail Mail.

“Glow” by Drake Ft. Kanye West

Song Year: 2018

Drake and Kanye West's Glow is a song about, well, being successful. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit proud and accomplished sometimes. Don't forget to let yourself feel like you've made it.

“My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)” by Fall Out Boy

Song Year: 2013

My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up) is a song about being in the dark. The song gives hints that they made a deal with the devil, and that's what caused them to fall apart. It asks fans to light up the things they love about them.

“Centuries” by Fall Out Boy

Song Year: 2014

Fall Out Boy's Centuries is a song about being a legend. Anyone can be a living legend. They just have to keep getting back up. They can't let failure put them in between a rock and a hard place. Legends are the people who kept going despite adversity because they were doing something they loved.

“The Phoenix” by Fall Out Boy

Song Year: 2013

The Phoenix is about the mythical bird that burns itself every 500 years and reemerges as a rose. It's a metaphor for them as teenagers living without a care in the world to where they are now as a group. It takes you back in time to see how things have changed with time.

“Uma Thurman” by Fall Out Boy

Song Year: 2015

Fall Out Boy's Uma Thurman is an ode to the beautiful actress and model. It references her role in the movie Pulp Fiction when she asks Travolta to dance with her. The classic scene is unforgettable.

“Young and Menace” by Fall Out Boy

Song Year: 2017

Young and Menace is an awesome song that talks about a real problem in our country, children growing up in an unstable environment. It's normal for these children to feel like they are alone and that no one understands them. It's a reminder of the support they need to live better.

“Champion” by Fall Out Boy

Song Year: 2018

Fall Out Boy's Champion is a song about being a champion. Just like many of the songs on this list, it reminds us to keep going through the hard times. Nothing can stop us. The only thing that stands in our way of achieving our purpose is ourselves.

“Sunflower by Post Malone & Swae Lee

Song Year: 2018

Post Malone and Swae Lee's Sunflower is about a rocky relationship. The sunflower in the song is a girl who the man loves. However, she is challenging to love. The woman isn't dedicated to the relationship.

“SOS” by Avicii feat. Aloe Blacc

Song Year: 2013

Avicii's SOS is a song about needing help. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit helpless and hopeless sometimes. So many people in our world hate to look like they need help or are embarrassed to ask for it. This song is for them.

“Circles” by Post Malone

Song Year: 2019

Post Malone's Circles is a song about a relationship stuck in a never-ending circle of breaking up and making up. The couple wants to be together but can't sustain the relationship. Have you ever been there?

“Goodbyes” by Post Malone feat. Young Thug

Song Year: 2019

Post Malone and Young Thug's Goodbyes is a song about saying goodbye to a troubled relationship. The song is another ode to the toxic relationship. Both individuals still love each other but are incompatible and unwilling to make their relationship work.

“Wow.” by Post Malone

Song Year: 2018

Post Malone's Wow is a song about being in awe. And it's a song that will remind you that it's okay to be a little bit amazed and astonished sometimes. Don't be afraid to let yourself be impressed and amazed.

“Side to Side” by Ariana Grande feat. Nicki Minaj

Song Year: 2016

Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj's Side to Side is a song about getting sore after sex. It's about rough and dirty sex that prevents you from walking normally. It's hard to describe the song further than that because it's that self-explanatory.

“Mask Off” by Future

Song Year: 2017

Mask Off is a song by the only Future who is never shy to talk about his drug use and tell it how it is in his book. Doing drugs, chasing money, and never trusting women is all that the song is about. The beat is definitely what keeps people coming back for more.

“Wrecking Ball” By Miley Cyrus

Song Year: 2013

Miley Cyrus's Wrecking Ball is a song about being broken and in a dying relationship. Looking at the should haves, and the could haves is a normal part of life. In Miley's case, she feels like she's her attempts to work on the relationship are backfiring.

“Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

Song Year: 2018

Shallow is about yearning for depth. Feeling empty or just going through the motions but never dealing with the pain that is always in front of you. Shallow touches the heart, the gut, and the mind and makes you think more about what you don't want.

“Tempo” by Lizzo

Song Year: 2019

Tempo is all about music that a thicker woman can move to. So many things have stereotypes for being for smaller women. Lizzo breaks the curse with her very persona and her music. Tempo is a song to motivate you to get up and move. Don't be shy or worry about having a little extra.

Top 2010s Songs, Final Thoughts

The 2010s was a decade of bangers, ballads, and everything in between. And while there are too many good songs to list them all, these are just a few of the best. Some you may have never heard, but we guarantee you won't regret giving them a listen. Life is a rollercoaster, and these songs are here to provide the soundtrack. So crank up the volume to these 2010s songs, press play, and enjoy.

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