2016 is a year that gave us some pretty killer tunes. From Bruno Mars to Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake and more, we haven’t been at a loss for fresh tunes. While we’ve enjoyed smash hits from solo artists and bands, we’ve gotta give a nod to those who got together in the studio and collaborated on music that we’ve had on repeat for months!
If you pay attention to the lyrics, it’s a pretty suggestive song, but you can’t deny it’s a toe-tapping good tune worthy of pumping up the volume.
There’s a reason Justin Bieber doesn’t lose his A-list artist status, and his collaboration with DJ Snake on this addictive and sultry track is why.
Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez win for recording the ultimate millennial heartbreak song of the year.
The EDM superstars and music’s current “it” artist, saw their single shoot to number one in too many countries to count, so fast, they didn’t even have time to blink.
Regardless if you’re a fan of the Fifty Shades Darker track, it’s kind of the coolest that Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik linked up to share the recording studio. Keeping fingers crossed for surprise collaborative tracks in 2017!
Flume feat. Kai – “Never Be Like You”
Flume’s collaboration with Kai is the confrontation we all want to have with a lover who’s fading away, but too afraid to go through with it.
Troye Sivan feat. Alessia Cara – “Wild”
These two artists on the rise met up to produce the relatable love song that pulls on the heartstrings and yearn for a long lasting love.
Rihanna feat. Drake – “Work”
A collaboration with two of music’s most powerful heavyweights produced a track so steamy it’s no wonder it became one of THE songs of the year.
The Chainsmokers2016 saw the incredible rise of DJ duo The Chainsmokers and their chart-topping tracks. It’s crazy they don’t have a full-length album on the way, but they undoubtedly rocked the music industry with these incredible collaborative hits with a slew of artists to watch in 2017!
The Chainsmokers feat. Daya – “Don’t Let Me Down”
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey – “Closer”
The Chainsmokers feat. XYLØ – “Setting Fires”
The Chainsmokers feat. ROZES – “Roses”