Saturday, September 3, 2016
Song of Summer 2016: Drake’s ‘One Dance’
According to Billboard, “One Dance” by Drake and featuring WizKid and Kyla was the No. 1 song this summer.
“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake came in second place, followed by “Don’t Let Me Down” by the Chainsmokers featuring Daya, “Cheap Thrills” by Sia and featuring Sean Paul, and “This Is What You Came For” by Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna.
While Billboard is the most-cited source for the song of summer, other media outlets like to pick their own winners.
Google Play said Drake’s “One Dance” was the most-downloaded song this summer.
At the Teen Choice Awards on July 31, a survey determined the “Choice Summer Song” as “Work from Home” by Fifth Harmony and featuring Ty Dolla $ign.
CBS argued that there was no dominant song of summer this year, like “Cheerleader” in 2015.
The Daily Beast said the songs of summer were “really bad” this year.