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10. Dixie Chicks, "Gaslighter"

 
With "Gaslighter," the Dixie Chicks came roaring back from a 14-year hiatus. The song channels the anger of a woman scorned by her husband -- lead singer Natalie Maines seemingly draws from her real life relationship with ex Adrian Pasdar -- and perhaps fits best as the spiritual prequel to "Goodbye Earl." (They haven't poisoned his black-eyed-peas just yet.) Weaponizing their gorgeous vocal harmonies against the man who did wrong, "Gaslighter" provides a foot-stomping, burn-it-all-to-the-ground good time. The Chicks are still not ready to make nice, and that's perfectly fine with us. -- DENISE WARNER
 
 
 

9. Grimes, "Delete Forever" 

 
"Wonderwall" at the end of the world; an acoustic campfire singalong for when the entire planet is burning. "Delete Forever" resonates more and more the further we get into the most unprecedented year of many of our lifetimes, not just for its lyrics of extreme anxiety ("Lying so awake, things I can't escape") and disillusionment ("Innocence was fleeting like a season") but for its overall feeling of surrender to oblivion's inevitability. "I see everything," Grimes laments -- an imperfect oracle to be sure, but one whose visions we can't help but keep returning to. -- A.U.
 
 
8. Dua Lipa, "Physical" 
The second single from Future Nostalgia opens with a 13-second instrumental, and for that, we should all be grateful. It’s just enough time to summon everyone within earshot to the dance floor and to mentally prepare yourself to give everything you’ve got for the next three minutes. After that, all bets are off -- thumping bass, well-timed claps and a bursting chorus combine to make a frenetic ‘80s-influenced jam that pays dutiful homage to the Olivia Newton-John jazzercise effort that helped inspire it. “Physical” is nothing short of an adrenaline-filled powerhouse that will rejuvenate any party for years to come. Don’t you agree? -- J.G.
 
 
7. Christine & The Queens, "People, I've Been Sad"
The French singer has long been a master of the depressionbanger -- those transcendent pop anthems that are equal parts muscle and melancholy -- yet her simple declarations of solitude here nail the feeling of watching days slip by better than anything in her catalog. The chorus also offers a fitting snapshot of quarantine life: By pitching down her vocals and putting herself in conversation with her own voice, she's apart but not totally alone. And right now, you definitely know the feeling. -- NOLAN FEENEY
 
 
6. Lady Gaga, "Stupid Love"

Gaga's smart enough to know that after leaving the dancefloor for a spell, you don't just come barreling back in at 11, and her return to Mother Monster territory on "Stupid Love" is a wonder of build-and-release ecstasy. Opening with a quivering electro-pop rhythm, Gaga matches the nervous energy of the Moroder-esque synth with a tentative, sweet croon, gradually working her way back up to the full-bore rapture of her early days. When she retakes the throne on the throbbing, shout-it-to-the-heavens chorus, it's clear she's truly at home: The Academy Awards might be a nice place to visit, and the widescreen ranches of Joanne have charm, but for species Gaga, Club Chromatica is the natural habitat. -- J. Lynch

 

 

5. Roddy Ricch, "The Box"

 
Roddy Ricch got an early bid on claiming one of 2020’s most popular songs when “The Box” snared the Hot 100’s top rung in January, and stayed there 11 weeks. Between the track’s hypnotic uptempo beat, brain-sticking hook (“I won't never sell my soul”), Ricch’s vocal fervor and squeaky “eee err” ad-lib -- which launched countless memes and TikTok videos -- “The Box” was the Compton, Calif. rapper’s mainstream breakthrough. As Ricch told Billboard, “It just bangs. The 808s hit so hard.” -- G.M.
 
 
 

4. Doja Cat, "Say So" 

 
 
Even in a year where top 40 has been absolutely swarming with disco retro, there's an ease to the throwback elements of Doja Cat's "Say So" that makes it feel the least consciously backwards-looking of the year's best floor-fillers. The singer-rapper born Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini glides on the beat like she's doing a lap around the roller rink, her airy coo and over-caffeinated spitting both matching the sublime guitar-chop funk as naturally as Diana Ross jamming with Nile Rodgers 40 years earlier. Of course, it's not Rodgers but Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald -- the writer/producer accused by Kesha of sexual assault and other abuse -- who Doja's sharing the floor with on "Say So," an uncomfortable fact that shouldn't be ignored, even when celebrating what's clearly one of the most irresistible pop songs of 2020. -- A.U.
 
 
 

3. Harry Styles, "Adore You"

 
Though released in December 2019, Harry Styles’ Fine Line grew roots in 2020 thanks to undeniably catchy singles “Adore You” and “Watermelon Sugar.” And while lead single “Lights Up” officially ushered in Styles’ second album, it’s the Top 40-friendlier “Adore You” that best marks his place in pop today -- and scored him his first No. 1 on Billboard’s Pop Songs radio airplay chart. After all, in addition to a gorgeously crafted hit, there are few things better than having someone plea through pitch-perfect vocals to “just let me adore you.” Only a fool would turn down an offer like that. -- L.H.
 
 
2. Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé, "Savage (Remix)" 

 
Houston, we got a problem! When the city's noblest daughters in Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé joined forces on the "Savage" remix, some considered it an anointment, crowning Meg as the premier female rapper in hip-hop. With Beyoncé riding shotgun, Megan's dynamic single received an extra jolt of rawness when Queen Bey gave her stamp of approval for OnlyFans enthusiasts, Demon Time warriors, and more. While Bey surfed through the J. White Did It beat with calm precision, Megan's husky hook ("I'm a Savage/ Classy, bougie, ratchet") remained the backbone for the swaggering track. Ultimately, the Houston connection proved to be timely, as Megan landed her first Hot 100 No. 1 last month with the record. -- C.L.
 
 

1. The Weeknd, "Blinding Lights"

Sometimes the best songs are ones you think you’ve heard before -- but from a different artist and a different time. “Blinding Lights” is like that. The opening drumbeat is a DeLorean back to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.” The amphetamine synth conjures fond memories of leopard-print-era Rod Stewart’s “Young Turks” -- or maybe that other guy with the avian hairdo, Mike Score from A Flock of Seagulls? And isn’t that spooky B-movie organ from Rockwell’s “Somebody’s Watching Me”?  Whoah, stop thinking so much, dude, and let Abel Tesfaye’s Drambuie-drenched vocals bathe you in euphoria as you bop around your home in an M-95 mask, punching your fist to the “Hey!-Hey!-Hey!”’s, and giving thanks to Max Martin and The Weeknd for making a magical and much-needed tonic for troubled times. -- FRANK DIGIACOMO

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La cancion es mala y punto

Stupid Love no tiene nada que hacer ahí Adore You y Blinding Lights mis faves  

Muy justo el primer lugar, temazo   Pero qué hace Stupid Love sobre Physical  

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