Music is the food for soul. Just like all living beings need food for living and survival, human souls need music to be rekindled and energized. Music makes us all feel alive. To some it doesn’t matter much, but for some people it’s like the daily fuel, ritual and whatnot! You feel bad? Down? Low on self-esteem? Just listen to some good happy, full of life soundtracks and it’ll boost up your mood and you’ll cherish yourself all over again; that’s truly not an overstatement, trust us!
Here, in this article we’ll tell you about some amazing songs released in 2018 that made their necessary jam spot on everyone’s playlist.
#1 All the stars by Kendrick Lamar:
This maybe the night that my dreams might let me know
All that stars are closer, all the stars are closer…
Our first pick is All the stars, song recorded by an American rapper, Kendrick Lamar and an American singer, SZA. This song is written by Lamar, SZA, Sounwave and Al Shux and produced by the latter two, this song was released in January, 2018 got featured in the famous movie of 2018, “Black Panther” it was released as the movie’s lead single. This song won many awards and people loved it so much that we legit listened to this track played in every restaurant and friend’s gathering. It was also nominated as the best song original song at the 76th Golden Global Awards.
#2 I like it by Cardi B:
Next on our list is the song “I like it” sang by Cardi B.
You gotta believe me when I tell you
I said, I like it….
Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, popularly known as Cardi B, who’s a famous American rapper, songwriter and television personality released this song in 2018 with Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny and Colombian singe J. Balvin for her debut studio album.
This song is listed as one of the most famous tracks of the year 2018. It was the fourth song of Cardi’s album, “Invasion of privacy” the song’s genre is Latin rap or hip hop rap. This song got various nominations like People’s Choice Award for Favorite Song; Best Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video, Best Hip Hop Award for best collabo, due or group and the list goes on.
Everybody loved this track and most of the people called her “FIRE” after she officially released the song’s video.
“Yeah they called me Cardi B, I run this shit like cardio…
#3 Girls like you:
Girls like you
Love fun, yeah me too
what I want when I come through
I need a girl like you, yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah….
Can NOT stop singing? Because we just can’t! Yes we are talking about one of the most beautiful and coolest songs of the year 2018 that is “Girls like you” by Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B.
This song was recorded by famous American band maroon 5 for their sixth album called “Red Pill Blues” the song made it to the us Billboard Hot 100 chart and not only this but also it was listed as the number one song on the us Billboard Hot 100 chart, made it as Maroon 5’s fourth and Cardi B’s third chart topper. It stayed at the top of the radio songs chart for straight sixteen weeks.
Yeah, it was amazing! We just couldn’t get over this song in 2018 and still it’s on our driving jams-on list and we play it on a loop, that too every time. Ha-ha. What about you?
#4 In my feelings:
Kiki, do you love me? Are you ridin’?
There would probably not a single person left on this planet that has not heard this track, honestly it was played in every car; inspired internet meme dance challenge known as the Kiki challenge and thousands of people made their videos while one person was driving a car and the other just jumped out and start doing the Kiki challenge on the road with the car still moving, oh yeah. It was one of the most viral and popular songs of 2018.
In my feelings was released by Canadian musician drake for his fifth studio album, called Scorpion. The song topped the billboards top 100 chart for ten weeks and broke various records. It was the most viral track of 2018
#5 Love it if we made it :
This song was released by an English pop-rock band from Manchester called the 1975. The 1975 are an English pop-rock band from Manchester UK, with the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Matthew “Matty” Healy, lead guitarist Adam Hann, bassist Ross MacDonald, and drummer George Daniel. This track was released in July 2018 and instantly got famous with so many metaphors and hidden messages. The band called out the world, especially the youth for all the behaviours we adopted and all the bad that we are used to be doing on a regular basis. They beautifully highlited all the wrong in the world that’s been done by us through this song, from Lil Peep’s death to the Syrian refugee crisis to quoting Donald trump praising Kanye West, “Thank you Kanye, very cool.”
Frontman Matt Healy stated that the repeated verses in the track saying, “Modernity has failed us/And I’d love it if we made it”, came straight from heart and our genuinely positive.”
#6 Shallow by Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga:
The next track that was one of 2018’s music highlites is shallow by Bradley cooper and Lady Gaga, this song was featured in the film, a star is born released in September 2018 by interscope records. “Shallow” was written by Lady Gaga with Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, and produced by Gaga with Benjamin Rice.
The track received very positive reviews from various music critics who praised Gaga’s vocals, the dramatic nature of the composition and the songwriting, while feeling it worthy of award nominations. Commercially the song topped the record charts in more than a dozen countries, the digital charts in four European countries, and reached the top five in eight other countries. It received a Golden Globe Nomination for Best Original Song (OST) as well as four Grammy Award nominations, including Record of the year and Song of the year as well.
The song is beautiful as a whole but our favorite lines from this track are:
Tell me something girl, are you happy in this modern world ?
Tell me something boy, aren’t you tired trying to fill that void?
#7 thank u, next:
Next on our list is thank u, next by Ariana Grande. Released in November, 2018. This track broke all records and is played everywhere, be it on the internet; you open your Snapchat or Instagram story and listen to thank u, next playing in the background or any public spot, the track is viral and people are loving it like anything. The song is released by Grande from her upcoming fifth studio album of the same name.
This track was written by Grande herself that mentions many of her past relationships. Grande’s basically giving a message to all the young girls to learn from their relationships, mistakes and move on by saying thank u, next.
That’s it for now