SoundExchange Names Digital Radio’s Top Tracks and Breakout Artists Of 2018
Soundexchange is sharing its Top Track and Breakout Artists of 2018 based on airplay from digital radio services including satellite, internet and cable radio. Pandora and SiriusXm are among the survey's largest reporters.
Ed Sheeran and his "Perfect" were the #1 most streamed track on digital radio this year according to SoundExchange. Sheeran joins other standouts Camila Cabello, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line and Post Malone, who each have two tracks in the Top 20.
Digital Radio's Top 20 Streamed Tracks
Ed Sheeran "Perfect"
Dua Lipa "New Rules"
Grey x Maren Morris x Zedd "The Middle"
Portugal. The Man "Feel It Still"
Post Malone feat. 21 Savage "rockstar"
Drake "God's Plan"
Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line "Meant to Be"
Imagine Dragons "Thunder"
Halsey "Bad At Love"
Camila Cabello feat. Young Thug "Havana"
NF "Let You Down"
Camila Cabello "Never Be the Same"
Post Malone feat. Ty Dolla $ign "Psycho"
Sam Smith "Too Good At Goodbyes"
Imagine Dragons "Whatever It Takes"
Demi Lovato "Sorry Not Sorry"
Charlie Puth "How Long"
Selena Gomez feat. Marshmello "Wolves"
Ed Sheeran "Shape of You"
Hailee Steinfeld x Alesso feat. Florida Georgia Line and Watt "Let Me Go"
Digital Radio's Top 20 Breakout Artists
This year's list is full of red hot up-and-comers from multiple genres:
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*Chart based on data reported to SoundExchange from digital radio services including satellite, Internet and cable radio between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018
+Chart based on data reported to SoundExchange from digital radio services including satellite, Internet and cable radio. For an artist to be included on the "Breakout Artist" chart, 99% of their total royalties earned from SoundExchange must have been earned after September 30, 2017; the "Breakout Artist" rankings are based on royalties earned between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018.