The 2022 Pop Soundtrack
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The 2022 Pop Soundtrack

Song of the Year

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soundtrack   |   #1 (6 Weeks)   |  May 29, 2022

Harry Styles – Daylight

High-energy 146 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US

Remix of the Year

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  January 9, 2022

Madonna, Sickick – Frozen (Sickick Remix)

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

Song of the Year Nominees

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soundtrack   |   #1 (9 Weeks)   |  December 18, 2022

Rema, Selena Gomez – Calm Down

Crossover 107 BPM song with an initial key of B, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (3 Weeks)   |  November 20, 2022

Taylor Swift – Anti-Hero

Crossover 97 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  September 11, 2022

KT Tunstall – Out Of Touch

High-energy 140 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  February 27, 2022

Smith & Thell – Planet Mars

Low-energy 83 BPM song with an initial key of Gb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  January 2, 2022

Adele – Oh My God

This pop song was atop the Pop Soundtrack chart for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  July 17, 2022

Dagny – Brightsider

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  October 16, 2022

Dagny – Highs & Lows

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  May 22, 2022

Florence + The Machine – Choreomania

High-energy 157 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  March 6, 2022

Flume – Say Nothing (feat. MAY-A)

This avant-garde dance pop song was atop the Pop Soundtrack chart for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  January 16, 2022

Garbage – Anonymous XXX

This pop rock song was atop the Pop Soundtrack chart for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (4 Weeks)   |  April 17, 2022

Harry Styles – As It Was

Harry Styles’ “As It Was” is a modern throwback to synth-pop in the style of A-Ha’s “Take on Me”, and an undeniably, yet lyrically ambiguous earworm about a relationship in flux

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soundtrack   |   #1 (6 Weeks)   |  May 29, 2022

Harry Styles – Daylight

High-energy 146 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US

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soundtrack   |  August 21, 2022

Harry Styles – Satellite

High-energy 139 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  September 11, 2022

KT Tunstall – Out Of Touch

High-energy 140 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  October 9, 2022

KT Tunstall – Synapse

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  July 10, 2022

Kygo – Freeze

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  January 9, 2022

Madonna, Sickick – Frozen (Sickick Remix)

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

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soundtrack   |   #1 (9 Weeks)   |  December 18, 2022

Rema, Selena Gomez – Calm Down

Crossover 107 BPM song with an initial key of B, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  November 13, 2022

Selena Gomez – My Mind & Me

Low-energy 72 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  February 27, 2022

Smith & Thell – Planet Mars

Low-energy 83 BPM song with an initial key of Gb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (3 Weeks)   |  November 20, 2022

Taylor Swift – Anti-Hero

Crossover 97 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

The Number Ones of 2022 (34)

WeekDateArtist(s) – Title
1Jan. 2Adele – Oh My God (#1 for 1 Week)
2Jan. 9Madonna, Sickick – Frozen (Sickick Remix) (#1 for 1 Week)
3Jan. 16Garbage – Anonymous XXX (#1 for 2 Weeks)
4Jan. 23
5Jan. 30Kacey Musgraves – Camera Roll (#1 for 1 Week)
6Feb. 6Bob Moses – Love Brand New (#1 for 1 Week)
7Feb. 13Billie Eilish – Billie Bossa Nova (#1 for 2 Weeks)
8Feb. 20
9Feb. 27Smith & Thell – Planet Mars (#1 for 1 Week)
10Mar. 6Flume – Say Nothing (feat. MAY-A) (#1 for 2 Weeks)
11Mar. 13
12Mar. 20Florence + the Machine – King (#1 for 1 Week)
13Mar. 27Leona Naess – Name Across The Sky (#1 for 1 Week)
14Apr. 3Adele – Wild Wild West (#1 for 1 Week)
15Apr. 10Kylie Minogue – Slow/Love To Love You Baby (#1 for 1 Week)
16Apr. 17Harry Styles – As It Was (#1 for 4 Weeks)
17Apr. 24
18May 1
19May 8
20May 15Bruno Be, Zerky – Soldiers (feat. Leiner) (#1 for 1 Week)
21May 22Florence + The Machine – Choreomania (#1 for 1 Week)
22May 29Harry Styles – Daylight (#1 for 6 Weeks)
23Jun. 5
24Jun. 12
25Jun. 19
26Jun. 26
27Jul. 3
28Jul. 10Kygo – Freeze (#1 for 1 Week)
29Jul. 17Dagny – Brightsider (#1 for 1 Week)
30Jul. 24Harry Styles – Late Night Talking (#1 for 2 Weeks)
31Jul. 31
32Aug. 7Ellie Goulding – Easy Lover (feat. Big Sean) (#1 for 2 Weeks)
33Aug. 14
34Aug. 21Harry Styles – Satellite (#1 for 3 Week)
35Aug. 28
36Sep. 4
37Sep. 11KT Tunstall – Out Of Touch (#1 for 1 Week)
38Sep. 18Calvin Harris – Obsessed (feat. Charlie Puth, Shenseea) (#1 for 1 Week)
39Sep. 25Elton John, Britney Spears – Hold Me Closer (#1 for 1 Week)
40Oct. 2KT Tunstall – Three (#1 for 1 Week)
41Oct. 9KT Tunstall – Synapse (#1 for 1 Week)
42Oct. 16Dagny – Highs & Lows (#1 for 2 Weeks)
43Oct. 23
44Oct. 30Ellie Goulding – Let It Die (#1 for 1 Week)
45Nov. 6KT Tunstall – Dear Shadow (#1 for 1 Week)
46Nov. 13Selena Gomez – My Mind & Me (#1 for 1 Week)
47Nov. 20Taylor Swift – Anti-Hero (#1 for 3 Weeks)
48Nov. 27
49Dec. 4
50Dec. 11Clean Bandit, Elley Duhe – Don’t Leave Me Lonely (#1 for 1 Week)
51Dec. 18Rema, Selena Gomez – Calm Down (#1 for 9 Weeks)
52Dec. 25Ella Fitzgerald – It Came Upon A Midnight Clear (#1 for 1 Week)

The Top 10s of 2022 (92)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 6, 2022

Adele – I Drink Wine

This adult contemporary pop song has become part of the Pop Soundtrack playlist

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 4, 2022

Agnes – Love And Appreciation

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 10, 2022

Agnes – XX

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 2, 2022

Alesso, Katy Perry – When I’m Gone

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 5, 2022

Alex Lustig, Elohim – Breathe

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 2, 2022

Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi – Just Look Up

This comedy pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 6, 2022

Avril Lavigne – Avalanche

This pop rock song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 2, 2022

bbno$ – Edamame (feat. Rich Brian)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 11, 2022

Betta Lemme – I Love The Weekend

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 25, 2022

Beyonce – Cuff It

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 30, 2022

Bob Moses – Old Love (feat. BROODS)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 8, 2022

BONNIE X CLYDE – Another You

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 25, 2022

Brenda Lee – Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Crossover 142 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 30, 2022

Claptone – Queen Of Ice (Nora En Pure Remix) (feat. Dizzy)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 30, 2022

Dagny – It’s Only A Heartbreak

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 10, 2022

Dagny – Tension

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 24, 2022

Daphni – Clavicle

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 18, 2022

Daya – See You In My Dreams

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 3, 2022

Disclosure, RAYE – Waterfall

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 24, 2022

Disclosure, Zedd – You’ve Got To Let Go If You Want To Be Free

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 17, 2022

Empress Of – Save Me

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 18, 2022

Felix Cartal – When I’m In Need

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 10, 2022

Fireboy DML – Peru

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 24, 2022

Florence + The Machine – Free

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 3, 2022

Florence + The Machine – My Love

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 3, 2022

Flume – Sirens (feat. Caroline Polachek)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 16, 2022

Foxes – Absolute

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 11, 2022

Frank Turner, KT Tunstall – Little Life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 30, 2022

Gryffin – Forever (feat. Elley Duhe)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 21, 2022

Harry Styles – Cinema

Crossover 106 BPM song with an initial key of Am, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 24, 2022

Jewel – Grateful

This adult contemporary pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 11, 2022

Kacey Musgraves – Easier Said

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 24, 2022

Kacey Musgraves – Simple Times

Low-energy 80 BPM song with an initial key of Dbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 17, 2022

Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)

Crossover 108 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 24, 2022

Kelsea Ballerini – Heartfirst

This adult contemporary country pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 11, 2022

KT Tunstall – Canyons

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 17, 2022

KT Tunstall – I Am The Pilot

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 7, 2022

KT Tunstall – Private Eyes

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 2022

Kygo – Lonely Together (feat. Dagny)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 30, 2022

Ladyhawke – Walk Away

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 14, 2022

Lauv – Stranger

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 17, 2022

Lizzo – 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 17, 2022

Lizzo – About Damn Time

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 14, 2022

Mabel – Animal

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 17, 2022

Malou – Burnout

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 1, 2022

Mansionair – Happy Now

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 17, 2022

MØ – New Moon (feat. Rebecca Black)

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 20, 2022

Natalie Imbruglia – Nothing Missing

This adult contemporary pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 6, 2022

Natalie Imbruglia – What It Feels Like

This adult contemporary pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 7, 2022

OneRepublic – I Ain’t Worried

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 17, 2022

Pink – Irrelevant

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 6, 2022

Pink – Never Gonna Not Dance Again

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 30, 2022

Purple Disco Machine, Sophie And The Giants – In The Dark

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 2022

Rihanna – Born Again

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 30, 2022

Rihanna – Lift Me Up

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 15, 2022

Rita Ora – Finish Line

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 10, 2022

Royksopp – Impossible (feat. Alison Goldfrapp)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 2022

Rudimental – Break My Heart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 11, 2022

Ruel – Growing Up Is _____

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 20, 2022

Sam Feldt, Rita Ora – Follow Me

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 14, 2022

SG Lewis – Missing You

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 25, 2022

Shania Twain – Waking Up Dreaming

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 20, 2022

Sia – Unstoppable (R3HAB Remix)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 18, 2022

Smith & Thell – I Feel It In The Wind

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 1, 2022

Steff da Campo – Hot In Here (Ownboss Remix)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 30, 2022

SZA – Shirt

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 20, 2022

Taylor Swift – Bejeweled

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 9, 2022

Tori Amos – 29 Years

Crossover 135 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 1, 2022

twocolors, Pascal Letoublon – Break Up

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 18, 2022

Vera Blue – Mermaid Avenue

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 12, 2022

Winona Oak – Radio

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 9, 2022

Yola – Stand For Myself

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 6, 2022

Zella Day – Mushroom Punch