The years coming to a close and what better way to celebrate a great year in music than to look back at all tunes that have been the soundtrack to 2018. SoundCloud have released The 2018 SoundCloud Playback to summarise the music that made their year.
SoundCloud have released their year in review based on how the SoundCloud community have listened to music in 2018. According to SoundCloud the most popular genres throughout the year for tags were ‘synthwave’ and ‘phonk’ whilst Two Friends released the top DJ set.
Juice WRLD swept 2018 with most likes, reposts and streams.
And his track “Lucid Dreams” racked up the most plays.
Illenium and The Chainsmokers had the mix that wouldn’t quit.
Bill Burr was your voice of choice.
Top DJ set
#13 wasn’t unlucky for Two Friends Big Bootie Mix; they took the cake for first-rate crossfade.
From phonk to deeptech, these were the top tags on your tracks.
Synthwave, #SCFIRST, Phonk, Chillhop, Deeptech, Afrohouse, Retrowave, Melodictechno
Longest reign on the New & Hot chart
Lil Skies got comfy on the charts with the most consecutive weeks spent topping New & Hot. Next up, world domination?
These tracks spiked in under a day with the most condensed amount of 24-hour plays.
May 25: Drake drops “Duppy Freestyle”
May 29: Pusha-T drops “The Story of Adidon”
September 19: Lil Peep and XXX Tentacion “Falling Down” drops
2019 Artists to Watch
Get these creators on your radar, wherever you are.
*The above information was compiled based on indicators and actions taken from across the SoundCloud community including streams, likes, reposts, and shares.