Best Of 2018: Who Had The Biggest Hit Songs?

December 5, 2018

Drake has been named Billboard's Artist of the Year.  He's the first rapper to earn the distinction since 50 Cent in 2005.  Here's a breakdown of the chart-toppers from a bunch of their other End of the Year charts:

Top New Artist:  Cardi B

Hot 100 Songs:  "God's Plan", Drake 

Billboard 200 Albums:  "Reputation", Taylor Swift 

Radio Songs:  "Perfect", Ed Sheeran

Digital Songs:  "Perfect", Ed Sheeran 

Streaming Songs:  "God's Plan", Drake

Digital Albums:  "Reputation", Taylor Swift 

Independent Albums:  "Rearview Town", Jason Aldean  

Social 50 Artists:  BTS  

Pop Songs:  "New Rules", Dua Lipa 

Adult Contemporary Songs:  "Perfect", Ed Sheeran

R&B Songs:  "Finesse", Bruno Mars and Cardi B 

Rap Songs:  "God's Plan", Drake  

Rock Songs:  "Thunder", Imagine Dragons 

Alternative Songs:  "Broken", LovelyTheBand

Mainstream Rock Songs:  "Bulletproof", Godsmack

Hard Rock Albums:  "A Decade of Destruction", Five Finger Death Punch 

Country Songs:  "Meant to Be", Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line 

Dance / Electronic Songs:  "The Middle", Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey  

Christian Songs:  "Reckless Love", Cory Asbury 

Kid Albums:  The "Moana" Soundtrack 

Soundtracks:  The "Greatest Showman" Soundtrack