The eminent British newspaper the Guardian has compiled a list of the hundred best songs of 2018, which included songs like famous stars and newcomers of the business. I made a list based on a survey of 50 music critics, who called the leader in this prestigious rating.
He became an American singer and actor Donald Glover (stage name’i Childish Gambino) with his single, This is America, which appeared in may. Since the publication on YouTube, it was viewed almost 450 million times.
The song This Is America, which has stirred up the music world, talks about the problems of black people, violence, police brutality and the easy availability of weapons. The single just took first place in the weekly list of hundreds of the most popular hits in the US — the Billboard Hot 100, which publishes Billboard magazine.
In August this year at the awards ceremony MTV Video Music Awards 2018 Donald Glover for the song This is America was nominated 7 times in different categories. And in two of them he was nominated – “Best video with a social message” and “Best Director” (Director Hiro Murai).
Second place was taken by the song Make Me Feel singer Janelle Monet. The single, released in February 2018, the year was also recognized as the “anthem bisexuals”.
The third place was occupied by American pop singer Ariana Grande with the song No Tears Left to Cry. It was the first single that Grande was released after the terrorist attack in Manchester, which occurred after her concert in may 2017. Then killed 22 people.
TOP 10 songs of 2018, according to the Guardian:
1. Childish Gambino – This Is America
2. Janelle Monáe – Make Me Feel
3. Ariana Grande – no tears left to cry
4. Robyn – Honey: watch the video:
5. Christine and the Queens – Girlfriend
6. Ariana Grande – thank u, next
7. Let’s Eat Grandma – Hot Pink
8. Robyn – Missing U
9. Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin – I Like It: watch the video:
Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.