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The Best of 2015 According to Rolling Stone, AP & Diplo

The Top 10 Songs of the Year According to AP

The music editor for Associated Press, the world's oldest and largest news agency, released the top tracks of 2015, confirming just how big of a year it was for EDM. Topping music editor Mesfin Fekadulist's list is Jack Ü and Justin Bieber's "Where Are Ü Now." Check out the full list below.

1. “Where Are Ü Now” – Jack Ü featuring Justin Bieber
2. “Let It Go” – James Bay
3. “Worth It” – Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink
4. “How Deep Is Your Love” – Calvin Harris and Disciples
5. “Ex’s and Oh’s” – Elle King
6. “Trap Queen” – Fetty Wap
7. “Burning House” – Cam
8. “Rise Up” – Andra Day
9. “Runnin’ (Lose It All)” – Naughty Boy featuring Beyoncé and Arrow Benjamin
10. “Pablow the Blowfish” – Miley Cyrus

Honorable Mentions: “Hello” – Adele; “Classic Man” – Jidenna featuring Roman GianArthur; “Cool for the Summer” – Demi Lovato; “Alright” – Kendrick Lamar; “Yoga” – Janelle Monae featuring Jidenna; “Good for You” – Selena Gomez featuring A$AP Rocky; “Drip Drop” – Yazz and Serayah McNeill; “Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild; “The Hills” – The Weeknd

Rolling Stone's 20 Best EDM and Electronic Albums of 2015

Jack Ü also topped Rolling Stone's list of the top electronic albums of the year. Also on the list are Disclosure, Jamie xx, Seth Troxler and Four Tet.

1. Jack Ü - Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
2. Jlin - Dark Energy
3. RP Boo - Fingers, Bank Pads & Shoe Prints
4. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete
5. Jamie xx - In Colour
6. Arca - Mutant
7. The Chemical Brothers - Born in the Echoes
8. Rudeboyz - Dazed Digital Gqom Mix
9. Floating Points - Elaenia
10. Levon Vincent - Levon Vincent
11. Four Tet - Morning/Evening
12. Hunee - Hunch Music
13. Nozinja - Nozinja Lodge
14. Container - LP
15. Boof - The Hydrangeas Whisper
16. Disclosure - Caracal
17. DJ Fulltono - My Mind Beats Vol. 1
18. Seth Troxler - DJ-Kicks
19. Helena Hauff - Discreet Desires
20. Holly Herndon - Platform

Diplo & Friends Best of 2015

As the world's most Shazamed artist of the year, we were certainly interested to see what tracks made Diplo's list this year. Check out the tracklist for the special end-of-year episode of his BBC Radio 1Xtra show.

Diplo & Friends 2015-12-20 Diplo’s Best of 2015 tracklist:
Skrillex – Beats Knockin (feat. Fly Boi Keno) [Atlantic]
Party Favor – Bap U [MAD DECENT]
Nas – Made You Look (Aazar Remix) [FREE DOWNLOAD]
Machel Montano – One Wine (feat. Major Lazer) [MAD DECENT]
Rihanna – BBHMM (Diplo & Grandtheft Remix)
TWRK – Helicopter [MAD DECENT]
Ape Drums – Bookshelf (Edit)
Inner Circle – Bad Boys (Major Lazer & Gianni Marino Remix)
Eva Simons – Policeman (Major Lazer Dubplate) (feat. Konshens) [WHITE]
Dillon Francis – Bun Up The Dance
Dillon Francis – We Make It Bounce (feat. Major Lazer & Stylo G) [Columbia]
Mercer – Bounce [MAD DECENT]
Mike Cervello – Smack! [FREE DOWNLOAD]
Valentino Khan – Deep Down Low (VIP Edit)
SNBRN – California (Chris Lake & Matroda Remix) (feat. Kaleena Zanders) [Rising Music]
Big Fish – Don’t You Say You Love Me [MAD DECENT]
Duke Dumont – The Giver (Reprise) (Dub Mix) [Turbo]
David Zowie – House Every Weekend (LuvBug Remix) [Virgin]
Martin Solveig – +1 (Pedro Carrilho Bootleg)
Jauz – Feel The Volume [MAD DECENT]
Skrillex – Jungle Bae (feat. Bunji Garlin) [Atlantic]
Autoérotique – Badman (Torro Torro Remix) [Dim Mak Records]
Dilligas – What’s Good [CIAO]
Boombox Cartel – Jamba [OWSLA]
Martin Solveig – Intoxicated Trap Queen (MITCH Bootleg)
Wild Strawberry – Know Yourself
Nicki Minaj – Only (Remix) (feat. Drake & Chris Brown)
Drake – Big Rings (Benzi SQUAAAD Edit)
Drake – Jumpman 2.0 (Ape Drums Remix)
Brenmar – Hula Hoop (feat. UNiiQU3) [FOOLS GOLD]
BasedPrince – 679 (DJ Taj Remix)
Saint – Yo (I’m Lit)
Tomsize – Fly [MAD DECENT]
Reid Stefan – Booty Alert [Dim Mak]
8Er$ – Let Yourself Go
Bad Royale – One Puff [MAD DECENT]
Major Lazer – Roll The Bass [MAD DECENT]
Fetty Wap – My Way (Flosstradamus x 4B Remix) (feat. Drake)
Calvin Harris – How Deep Is Your Love (DJ Snake Remix) [Sony]
Flosstradamus – SOUNDCLASH [Ultra]
SOPHIE – Lemonade (ESQ Remix)
Yogi – Burial (Skrillex & TrollPhace Remix G-Buck Edit) (feat. Pusha T) [OWSLA]
Faithless – We Come One (Flux Pavilion Remix)
Daktyl – Salters (feat. Jennifer Åkerman) [MAD DECENT]
DRAM – Cha Cha (Danny Diggz Club Mix)
Drake – Hotline Bling [Cash Money Records]
Justin Bieber – Hotline Bling Remix
BeazyTymes – Empty Heart [BUYGORE]
Galantis – Runaway (U & I) [Big Beat]
Boombox Cartel – B2U (feat. Ian Everson) [FRNT]
Skrillex – Febreze (feat. 2 Chainz) [ATLANTIC]
Major Lazer – Nightriders (Cesqeaux Remix)
Big Sean – Blessings (Party Favor Flip)
Jack Ü – Take Ü There (Zeds Dead Remix) (feat. Kiesza) [ATLANTIC]
Madonna – I’m Madonna (feat. Nicki Minaj) [Interscope]
Kris Kross Amsterdam – Until The Morning (CMC$ Remix)
Alex Metric – Safe With You (Keys N Krates Remix)
DJ Carnage – WDYW (feat. A$AP Ferg, Lil Uzi Vert & Rich the Kid)
Ty Dolla $ign – Blasé (feat. Future & Rae Sremmurd) [Atlantic]
2 Chainz – Watch Out [Def Jam]
Kendrick Lamar – Alright [Aftermath]
Kendrick Lamar – King Kunta [Aftermath]
The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face [Universal]
Feder – Goodbye (feat. Lyse)
Mark Ronson – I Can’t Lose (Duke Dumont Remix) (feat. Keyone Starr) [Sony]
ZHU – Automatic [Columbia]
Skrillex – To Ü (Clean Bandit Remix) (feat. AlunaGeorge) [ATLANTIC]
Oliver Heldens – Bunnydance [SPINNIN’ RECORDS]
Disclosure – Bang That [PMR]
Post Malone – White Iverson x Where Are Ü Now (Flosstradamus Edit)
Skrillex – Where Are Ü Now (feat. Justin Bieber) [ATLANTIC]

Diplo – Be Right There (MK Mix) [Mad Decent / Because Music]

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