The 2016 Pop Soundtrack

Song of the Year

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soundtrack   |   #1 (8 Weeks)   |  October 2, 2016

KT Tunstall – It Took Me So Long To Get Here, But Here I Am

Crossover 136 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism

Remix of the Year

Song not yet announced.

Song of the Year Nominees

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  June 19, 2016

Flume – Never Be Like You (feat. Kai)

This dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  June 12, 2016

The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya)

This dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (3 Weeks)   |  January 24, 2016

Ellie Goulding – Army

High-energy 87 BPM song with an initial key of B, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 3, 2016

Birdy – Keeping Your Head Up

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   #1 (3 Weeks)   |  January 24, 2016

Ellie Goulding – Army

High-energy 87 BPM song with an initial key of B, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  June 19, 2016

Flume – Never Be Like You (feat. Kai)

This dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (8 Weeks)   |  October 2, 2016

KT Tunstall – It Took Me So Long To Get Here, But Here I Am

Crossover 136 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 25, 2016

Tegan And Sara – Stop Desire

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  June 12, 2016

The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down (feat. Daya)

This dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

The Number Ones of 2016 (26)

WeekDateArtist(s) – Title
1Jan. 7
2Jan. 14
3Jan. 21
4Jan. 28
5Feb. 4
6Feb. 11
7Feb. 18
8Feb. 25
9Mar. 4
10Mar. 11
11Mar. 18
12Mar. 25
13Apr. 1
14Apr. 8
15Apr. 15
16Apr. 22
17Apr. 29
18May 6
19May 13
20May 20
21May 27
22Jun. 3
23Jun. 10
24Jun. 17
25Jun. 24
26Jul. 1
27Jul. 8
28Jul. 15
29Jul. 22
30Jul. 29
31Aug. 5
32Aug. 12
33Aug. 19
34Aug. 26
35Sep. 2
36Sep. 9
37Sep. 16
38Sep. 23
39Sep. 30
40Oct. 7
41Oct. 14
42Oct. 21
43Oct. 28
44Nov. 4
45Nov. 11
46Nov. 18
47Nov. 25
48Dec. 2
49Dec. 9
50Dec. 16
51Dec. 23
52Dec. 30

The Top 10s of 2016 (49)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 7, 2016

Adele – Million Years Ago

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 17, 2016

Adele – When We Were Young

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 21, 2016

Azealia Banks – The Big Big Beat

This dance hip-hop & rap pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 3, 2016

Birdy – Keeping Your Head Up

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 13, 2016

Birdy – Wild Horses

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 28, 2016

Britney Spears – Slumber Party

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 31, 2016

Drake – Too Good (feat. Rihanna)

This hip-hop & rap pop R&B song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 31, 2016

Ellie Goulding – Codes

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 24, 2016

Ellie Goulding – Something In The Way You Move

High-energy 109 BPM song with an initial key of Dbm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 21, 2016

Ellie Goulding – Still Falling For You

Crossover 96 BPM song with an initial key of Db, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 14, 2016

Florence + The Machine – Too Much Is Never Enough

Notable lyrics And who cares about the thing I did that night?So what? Maybe Luna had it rightAnd who cares if I’m coming back alive?So what? ‘Least I have the strength to fight

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 9, 2016

Garbage – Magnetized

This pop rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 25, 2016

Koichi Sugiyama – Memories Of A Lost World (feat. Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra)

This classical & jazz song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

KT Tunstall – Everything Has Its Shape

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

KT Tunstall – Evil Eye

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

KT Tunstall – Hard Girls

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

KT Tunstall – KIN

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

KT Tunstall – Maybe It’s A Good Thing

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

KT Tunstall – Run On Home

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

KT Tunstall – Turned A Light On

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 27, 2016

Kylie Minogue – Christmas Lights

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 31, 2016

Massive Attack – Take It There (feat. Tricky)

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 2016

Melanie C – Dear Life

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 3, 2016

MIKA – Hurts

Low-energy 122 BPM song with an initial key of F, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 21, 2016

MIKA – Hurts (Nexus Remix)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 31, 2016

Moby – Porcelain (Sick Individuals Remix)

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 7, 2016

Norah Jones – Carry On

Low-energy 121 BPM song with an initial key of Bb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 17, 2016

Pink – Just Like Fire

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 2, 2016

Radiohead – Ill Wind

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 28, 2016

Rihanna – Consideration (feat. SZA)

This pop R&B song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 3, 2016

Rihanna – Kiss It Better

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 24, 2016

Rihanna – Yeah, I Said It

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 20, 2016

Robbie Williams – Hotel Crazy (feat. Rufus Wainwright)

High-energy 94 BPM song with an initial key of Eb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 2016

Róisín Murphy – Discomfort of Strangers

This avant-garde dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 2016

Roisin Murphy – Mastermind

This avant-garde dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 2016

Roisin Murphy – Nervous Sleep

This avant-garde dance pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 2016

Roisin Murphy – Pretty Gardens

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 10, 2016

Roisin Murphy – Ten Miles High

This avant-garde dance pop song is part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 20, 2016

Roisin Murphy – Whatever

This avant-garde pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 1, 2016

RY X – Haste

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 25, 2016

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Crystallise

Low-energy 120 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 20, 2016

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Crystallise (F9 Remix)

High-energy 122 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 25, 2016

Tegan And Sara – Stop Desire

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