The 2023 Pop Soundtrack
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The 2023 Pop Soundtrack

Song of the Year

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soundtrack   |   #1 (11 Weeks)   |  May 21, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Padam Padam

High energy 128 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted & popular in Canada, UK.

Remix of the Year

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  April 2, 2023

070 Shake – Cocoon (Martin Garrix & Space Ducks Remix)

High-energy 127 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

Song of the Year Nominees

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soundtrack   |   #1 (11 Weeks)   |  September 3, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Tension

High-energy 120 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  August 6, 2023

Jazzy – Giving Me

High-energy 127 BPM song with an initial key of Gm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  April 23, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Better Man

Crossover 105 BPM song with an initial key of Fm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  March 12, 2023

Leony – Somewhere In Between

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

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  April 2, 2023

070 Shake – Cocoon (Martin Garrix & Space Ducks Remix)

High-energy 127 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 9, 2023

Alison Goldfrapp – So Hard So Hot (Yotto Remix)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 15, 2023

Bazzi – dlma (feat. LANY)

Crossover 116 BPM song with an initial key of Bm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 19, 2023

Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding – Miracle

High-energy 143 BPM song with an initial key of Dbm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  August 20, 2023

CamelPhat – Hope (feat. Max Milner)

Crossover 122 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  April 23, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Better Man

Crossover 105 BPM song with an initial key of Fm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  April 9, 2023

Ellie Goulding – By the End of the Night

High-energy 150 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 15, 2023

Everything But The Girl – Nothing Left To Lose

High-energy 128 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  August 6, 2023

Jazzy – Giving Me

High-energy 127 BPM song with an initial key of Gm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (11 Weeks)   |  May 21, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Padam Padam

High energy 128 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted & popular in Canada, UK.

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soundtrack   |   #1 (11 Weeks)   |  September 3, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Tension

High-energy 120 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  November 19, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Things We Do For Love

High-energy 156 BPM song with an initial key of G, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  March 12, 2023

Leony – Somewhere In Between

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 25, 2023

Manaka Kataoka, Maasa Miyoshi, Masato Ohashi, Tsukasa Usui – Tears Of The Kingdom Selections (Soundtrack Project Medley)

Low-energy 129 BPM song with an initial key of Gm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 9, 2023

Miley Cyrus – Flowers

High-energy 118 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  March 19, 2023

Pink – Feel Something

High-energy 146 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  February 26, 2023

Pink – Trustfall

High-energy 122 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 30, 2023

Rita Ora – Unfeel It

High-energy 120 BPM song with an initial key of Eb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 8, 2023

SZA – Kill Bill

High-energy 89 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 10, 2023

Zach Bryan – I Remember Everything (feat. Kacey Musgraves)

Low-energy 78 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

The Number Ones of 2023 (20)

WeekDateArtist(s) – Title
1Jan. 1Rema, Selena Gomez – Calm Down (#1 for 9 weeks)
2Jan. 8
3Jan. 15
4Jan. 22
5Jan. 29
6Feb. 5
7Feb. 12
8Feb. 19
9Feb. 26Pink – Trustfall (#1 for 2 weeks)
10Mar. 5
11Mar. 12Leony – Somewhere In Between (#1 for 1 week)
12Mar. 19Pink – Feel Something (#1 for 1 week)
13Mar. 26Fred Again – Danielle (Smile On My Face) (feat. 070 Shake) (#1 for 1 week)
14Apr. 2070 Shake – Cocoon (Martin Garrix & Space Ducks Remix) (#1 for 1 week)
15Apr. 9Ellie Goulding – By the End of the Night (#1 for 2 weeks)
16Apr. 16
17Apr. 23Ellie Goulding – Better Man (#1 for 2 weeks)
18Apr. 30
19May 7Ellie Goulding – How Long (#1 for 2 weeks)
20May 14
21May 21Kylie Minogue – Padam Padam (#1 for 11 weeks)
22May 28
23Jun. 4
24Jun. 11
25Jun. 18
26Jun. 25
27Jul. 2
28Jul. 9
29Jul. 16
30Jul. 23
31Jul. 30
32Aug. 6Jazzy – Giving Me (#1 for 2 weeks)
33Aug. 13
34Aug. 20CamelPhat – Hope (feat. Max Milner) (#1 for 1 week)
35Aug. 27twocolors – Heavy Metal Love (Fedde Le Grand Remix) (#1 for 1 week)
36Sep. 3Kylie Minogue – Tension (#1 for 11 weeks)
37Sep. 10
38Sep. 17
39Sep. 24
40Oct. 1
41Oct. 8
42Oct. 15
43Oct. 22
44Oct. 29
45Nov. 5
46Nov. 12
47Nov. 19Kylie Minogue – Things We Do For Love (#1 for 1 week)
48Nov. 26Kylie Minogue – Hold On To Now (#1 for 1 week)
49Dec. 3Kylie Minogue – Story (#1 for 1 week)
50Dec. 10Kylie Minogue – You Still Get Me High (#1 for 1 week)
51Dec. 17Kylie Minogue – Somebody To Love (#1 for 1 week)
52Dec. 24Kylie Minogue – Every Day’s Like Christmas (#1 for 1 week)
53Dec. 31Norah Jones – Christmas Glow (#1 for 1 week)

The Top 10s of 2023 (108)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 17, 2023

070 Shake – Black Dress

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 31, 2023

070 Shake – Black Dress (Anyma Remix)

High-energy 127 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 8, 2023

Alex Lustig – Fade (feat. Sølv)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 17, 2023

Alison Goldfrapp – Gateaux & Gelato

High-energy 121 BPM song with an initial key of Db, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 25, 2023

Alison Goldfrapp – Love Invention

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 9, 2023

Alison Goldfrapp – So Hard So Hot (Yotto Remix)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 22, 2023

Alison Goldfrapp, Claptone – Digging Deeper

High-energy 125 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 15, 2023

Bazzi – dlma (feat. LANY)

Crossover 116 BPM song with an initial key of Bm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 25, 2023

Beck, Phoenix – Odyssey

High-energy 116 BPM song with an initial key of Gb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 17, 2023

Becky Hill, Chase & Status – Disconnect

High-energy 176 BPM song with an initial key of Am, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 10, 2023

Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For?

Low-energy 78 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 5, 2023

Birdy – Raincatchers

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 8, 2023

Bob Moses – Round & Round

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 19, 2023

Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding – Miracle

High-energy 143 BPM song with an initial key of Dbm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 6, 2023

Calvin Harris, Sam Smith – Desire

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 17, 2023

Cher – DJ Play A Christmas Song (Robin Schulz Remix)

High-energy 134 BPM song with an initial key of Gb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 30, 2023

Dagny – Heartbreak In The Making

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 10, 2023

Dagny – Ray-Bans

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 18, 2023

Dagny – Same Again (For Love)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 2, 2023

Daya – Juliene

Crossover 100 BPM song with an initial key of Bm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 29, 2023

Dizzy – Birthmark

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 17, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Cure For Love

High-energy 111 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 31, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Higher Than Heaven

High-energy 104 BPM song with an initial key of Dbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 16, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Intuition

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 11, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Just For You

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 16, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Like A Saviour

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 16, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Love Goes On

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 17, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Midnight Dreams

High-energy 116 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 31, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Tastes Like You

High-energy 98 BPM song with an initial key of F, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 16, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Temptation

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 16, 2023

Ellie Goulding – Waiting For It

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 24, 2023

Eurythmics – Winter Wonderland

High-energy 81 BPM song with an initial key of G, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 24, 2023

Everything But The Girl – Come On Home

Low-energy 84 BPM song with an initial key of G, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 15, 2023

Everything But The Girl – Nothing Left To Lose

High-energy 128 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 19, 2023

Felix Cartal, Daya – Love You More

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 31, 2023

Griff – Vertigo

High-energy 90 BPM song with an initial key of D, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 12, 2023

Jess Glynne – Friend of Mine

High-energy 174 BPM song with an initial key of F, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 30, 2023

Jessie Ware, Roisin Murphy – Freak Me Now

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 31, 2023

Keane – Love Actually

Low-energy 116 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 1, 2023

KT Tunstall – Demigod

High-energy 125 BPM song with an initial key of D, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 3, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Drum

High-energy 82 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 1, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Green Light

High-energy song with an initial key of Em, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 24, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Hands

High-energy 113 BPM song with an initial key of Bm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 24, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Just Imagine

High-energy 124 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 3, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Love Train

High-energy 130 BPM song with an initial key of Eb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 24, 2023

Kylie Minogue – One More Time

High-energy 119 BPM song with an initial key of Am, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 2, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Padam Padam (Jax Jones Remix)

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

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 22, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Tension (Chromeo Remix)

High-energy 120 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 22, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Tension (KDA Remix)

High-energy 128 BPM song with an initial key of Am, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 1, 2023

Kylie Minogue – Vegas High

High-energy 125 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 27, 2023

Lauv – Love U Like That

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 2, 2023

Leony – Holding On

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 2, 2023

Leony – Shooting Stars

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 12, 2023

Leony, Niklas Dee, VIZE – I Can Feel

High-energy 160 BPM song with an initial key of Dbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 25, 2023

Madonna – Padam Padam

This is the first song to chart with synthesized vocals generated by artificial intelligence. Madonna did not record these vocals.

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 25, 2023

Manaka Kataoka, Maasa Miyoshi, Masato Ohashi, Tsukasa Usui – Tears Of The Kingdom Selections (Soundtrack Project Medley)

Low-energy 129 BPM song with an initial key of Gm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 1, 2023

MIKA – Grace Kelly (Clean Bandit Remix)

High-energy 121 BPM song with an initial key of Gm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 9, 2023

Miley Cyrus – Flowers

High-energy 118 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 12, 2023

Miley Cyrus – Jaded

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 12, 2023

Mimi Webb – Red Flags

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 9, 2023

Oliver Heldens – 10 Out of 10 (feat. Kylie Minogue)

Very high-energy 122 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 17, 2023

Olivia Dean – Dive

High-energy 90 BPM song with an initial key of G, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 10, 2023

Pink – Runaway

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 23, 2023

Post Malone – Chemical

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 15, 2023

Rebecca Black – Look at You

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 30, 2023

Rita Ora – Unfeel It

High-energy 120 BPM song with an initial key of Eb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 25, 2023

Roisin Murphy – Fader

Crossover 88 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 19, 2023

Roisin Murphy, DJ Koze – CooCool

High-energy 118 BPM song with an initial key of Bm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 27, 2023

Selena Gomez – Single Soon

High-energy 105 BPM song with an initial key of D, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 1, 2023

Shallou – Corners (KC Lights Remix)

Crossover 130 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 8, 2023

Shania Twain – Giddy Up!

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 11, 2023

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Hearing In Colour

High-energy 120 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 23, 2023

Stormzy – Hide & Seek (Rema Remix)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 8, 2023

SZA – Kill Bill

High-energy 89 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 25, 2023

SZA – Snooze

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 15, 2023

Taylor Swift – Anti-Hero (Charlie Lane Remix)

High-energy 123 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 8, 2023

Taylor Swift – Lavender Haze

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 27, 2023

The Chemical Brothers – Skipping Like A Stone (feat. Beck)

High-energy 128 BPM song with an initial key of F, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 27, 2023

The Killers – Your Side of Town

High-energy 114 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 12, 2023

Tove Lo – Borderline

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 17, 2023

Vandelux – Right Now

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 24, 2023

Wham! – Last Christmas

High-energy 107 BPM song with an initial key of D, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 10, 2023

Zach Bryan – I Remember Everything (feat. Kacey Musgraves)

Low-energy 78 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK