2017 is ending in a few short weeks and Enstars picked out memorable songs of the year and put them on our playlist!
Demi Lovato: 'You Don't Do It For Me Anymore'
The "Sorry Not Sorry" singer gave one of her best vocal performances of her career when she sang "You Don't Do It For Me Anymore." Co-written with Jonas Jeberg, Chloe Angelides, Ashlyn Wilson, and James Wong, Lovato's dominant vocal performance delivered a fantastic recording in an epic breakup track.
DJ Khaled, Rihanna, and Bryson Miller: 'Wild Thoughts'
DJ Khaled struck gold when he recruited Rihanna and rising rapper Bryson Miller to collaborate on his 2017 album, Grateful. The trio sampled an epic guitar riff from Carlos Santana's "Maria Maria" and helped transform it into a music video that has been viewed on YouTube over 566 million times. The collaboration also received BET Hip Hop Awards' Best Collab, Duo, or Group Award.
Ed Sheeran: 'Shape Of You'
2017's biggest song from the first half of the year could probably go to Ed Sheeran for "Shape of You." The track dropped on Jan. 5, and it exploded onto the worldwide radio.
"Shape of You" found the number 1 spot on 44 international music charts and earned several Grammy nominations.
Harry Styles: 'Sign of the Times'
The former One Direction member officially said goodbye to his bubblegum pop persona in "Sign of the Times." Styles channeled his inner David Bowie and Elton John when he recorded Rolling Stone's song of the year.
Imagine Dragons: 'Believer'
Las Vegas rock group Imagine Dragons struck gold when they teamed up with songwriter Justin Tranter and the superstar production team of Mattman and Robin. "Believer" was released on Feb. 1, 2017, and the track has been on numerous product placements.The song's music video starring action star Dolph Lundgren has been viewed on YouTube over 353 million times.
Julia Michaels: 'Issues'
The songwriter that wrote tracks for Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani and Selena Gomez finally stepped into the spotlight. Co-written with Benny Blanco, the Stargate production team, and Justin Tranter, Michaels' poignant and honest track caught the attention of music lovers everywhere. The record helped Michaels earn two Grammy nominations: Best New Artist and Song of the Year.
Kendrick Lamar: 'Humble'
Rapper Kendrick Lamar had an incredible 2017. His fourth studio album, DAMN, caught the attention of music aficionados. One track that helped Lamar capture 2017 was "Humble."
Lamar's machine gun styled rhymes along with superb production from producer Mike Will Made It helped the music video hit nearly 400 million YouTube videos. The song also helped Lamar earn numerous Grammy nominations.
Singer-songwriter Kesha returned to the music scene after a daunting public war with former mentor Dr. Luke. Her comeback single, "Praying," greatly detailed the biggest challenge of her career and it featured some of the best vocals of Kesha's recording career.
Lindsey Buckingham + Christine McVie: 'Too Far Gone'
The legendary rockers delivered a fiery rock track as part of their self-titled duet album. "Too Far Gone" featured vocal harmonies and excellent drum solos from their fellow Fleetwood Mac bandmate Mick Fleetwood.
Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, And Justin Bieber: 'Despacito'
"Despacito" was one of the hottest Latin Pop songs of 2017! However, when Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee recruited Justin Bieber to the remix that set the music world on fire. The remix earned several Grammy nominations, and the song has been viewed over 595 million times on YouTube.
P!nk: 'What About Us'
Five years after P!nk released her studio album, The Truth About Love, the pop rocker released new solo material. Beautiful Trauma's first single, "What About Us," delivered a powerful punch to listeners' hearts. This uplifting track served as a beacon of hope for people struggling in these challenging times.
Shania Twain: 'Roll Me On The River'
Shania Twain was one of the artists that made a massive comeback in 2017. The country music icon released her first studio album in 15 years. One of Twain's tracks from her new album, Now, was "Roll Me on The River." The song featured impeccable lyrics from Twain, Ron Aniello, and Matthew Koma. Twain's record led to the opportunity to perform at the U.S. Open.
Taylor Swift: 'Look What You Made Me Do'
The biggest lesson that pop culture learned this year never messed with a scorned Taylor Swift. The "Shake It Off" singer-songwriter teamed up with Jack Antonoff and lashed at her haters in a stingy pop song, "Look What You Made Me Do." The music video of Reputation's lead single saw a powerful declaration from Swift. It has been viewed over 780 million times on YouTube.