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SoundCloud The 2018 SoundCloud Playback

We crunched the numbers and now we’re playing them back. Check out the results from our year-in-review based on actions from our community (AKA listeners like you). Of note: for the second year in a row, Two Friends released your favorite DJ set – and “synthwave” and “phonk” continue to be top genres you’ve tagged.  

Want to experience the sweet sounds of ’18 all over again? Get nostalgic with the 2018 SoundCloud Top Tracks Playback playlist, and then stream 2019 Artists to Watch to hear 19 creators who will be storming the scene next year and beyond.

Top Artist

Juice WRLD swept 2018 with most likes, reposts and streams.

Juice WRLD

 

Top track

And his track “Lucid Dreams” racked up the most plays.

Juice WRLD “Lucid Dreams”

 

Top remix

Illenium and The Chainsmokers had the mix that wouldn’t quit.   

The Chainsmokers “Don’t Let Me Down (Illenium Remix)”

 

Top podcast

Bill Burr was your voice of choice.

Monday Morning Podcast

 

Top DJ set

#13 wasn’t unlucky for Two Friends Big Bootie Mix; they took the cake for first-rate crossfade.

2F Big Bootie Mix, Volume 13” by Two Friends

 

#tagswithbuzz

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?

Lil Skies “Creeping (feat. Rich The Kid)[prod. by Menoh Beats]”

 

Buzziest drops

These tracks spiked in under a day with the most condensed amount of 24-hour plays.

May 25: Drake dropsDuppy Freestyle”         

May 29: Pusha-T drops “The Story of Adidon

September 19: Lil Peep and XXX TentacionFalling Down” drops

 

2019 Artists to Watch

Get these creators on your radar, wherever you are.

mobilegirl

Thutmose

Duendita

Octavian

Leaf

JEVON

Ashnikko

Pink $weat$

Chloe Lilac

Rosalía

Tierra Whack

Clairo

Teflon Sega

Ruuth

Lil Mosey

Ama Lou

Pardison Fontaine

Gunna

Yaeji

 

*The above information was compiled based on indicators and actions taken from across the SoundCloud community including streams, likes, reposts, and shares.