Babylon TOP100 – 2017

2017 was a year of lots of ups and downs. We finally saw the defeat of ISIS, we could comfortably breathe again! With some much positive vibes in the air, we thought what better thing to do than hold a referendum for independence! That didn’t go too well, as Iraqi PM Haidar Abadi ordered the closer of our airports, leading to more crippling of our economy.

Abadi wouldn’t let up, so our team decided to use this year’s Babylon TOP100 as a way of standing up to him once and for all! Check out how the team did. This year, the big show featured Noor, Intern Rosie, DDe, Gabrielle Ranued, Zane, and Dilawi.

The year saw interesting things happen that lead to new phrases, such as ”Maqul Chiya!” Messi got married to his childhood sweetheart. Ronaldo got twins. Conor McGregor got his butt beat by Floyd Mayweather, but still cashed in millions of dollars. We also witnessed the end of Linkin Park, as lead singer Chester committed suicide. With the referendum high in the air, HellyLuv came out with ”Finally” to support the cause.

Latin music took over the word, with Despacito grabbing the number one spot. We saw some of our favorites coming back with amazing new albums including Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, and Future. This year saw the comeback of Hip Hop in mainstream music, with 3 songs in the top 10. An unexpected Armenian song (Mi Gna) was made popular by a snapchat from Kim Kardashian, and it pushed it inside the top 20.


1 Luis Fonsi Despacito (feat. Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber)   
2 Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
3 Charlie Puth – Attention
4 French Montana – Unforgettable (feat. Swae Lee)
5 J Balvin & Willy William – Mi Gente Colombia/France
6 No Method – Let Me Go Iraq/South Africa
7 Imagine Dragons – Thunder
8 Jason Derulo – Swalla (feat. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla Sign)
9 Shawn Mendes – There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back Canada
10 Future – Mask Off
11 Kygo – It Ain’t Me (feat. Selena Gomez) Norway
12 Cardi B – Bodak Yellow
13 Katy Perry – Chained to the Rhythm (feat. Skip Marley)
14 DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts (feat. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller)
15 Imagine Dragons – Believer
16 The Chainsmokers – Paris
17 The Weeknd – I Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk) Canada
18 Alan Walker – Alone Norway
19 Super Sako – Mi Gna (feat Hayko) Armenia
20 Camila Cabello – Havana (ft. Young Thug and Pharrell Williams) United States
21 David Guetta – 2U (feat. Justin Bieber) France
22 Taylor Swift – Look What You Made Me Do United States
23 Shakira – Me Enamor Colombia
24 Sean Paul – No Lie (Feat. Dual Lipa) Jamaica
25 Harry Styles – Sign of the Times United Kingdom
26 Jax Jones – You Don’t Know Me (Ft. RAYE) United Kingdom
27 Dua Lipa – New Rules United Kingdom
28 The Chainsmokers – Something Just Like This (ft Coldplay)
29 Clean Bandit – Symphony (feat. Zara Larsson) United Kingdom
30 Starley – Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix) Australia
31 Kendrick Lamar – Humble
32 Cheat Codes – No Promises (feat. Demi Lovato)
33 HellyLuv – Finally Kurdistan
34 Martin Garrix – Scared To Be Lonely (feat. Dua Lipa) Netherlands
35 Niall Horan – Slow Hands United Kingdom
36 Enrique Iglesias – Subeme La Radio (feat. Descemer Bueno, Zion & Lennox) Spain
37 Zedd – Stay (feat. Alessia Cara) Germany
38 The Weeknd – Reminder Canada
39 Ed Sheeran – Galway Girl United Kingdom
40 Maroon 5 – What Lovers Do (Ft. SZA)
41 Ed Sheeran – Perfect United Kingdom
42 Major Lazer – Know No Better (feat.Travis Scott, Camila Cabello, Quavo)
43 DJ Khaled – I’m the One (feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne)
44 Taylor Swift – I Don’t Wanna Live Forever [feat. ZAYN] /United Kingdom
45 Bruno Mars – Thats What I Like
46 Julia Michaels – Issues
47 Ariana Grande – Everyday (feat. Future)
48 Demi Lovato – Sorry Not Sorry
49 Machine Gun Kelly – Bad Things [feat Camila Cabello]
50 Big Shaq – Man’s Not Hot United Kingdom
51 Dashni Morad – Love Wins Kurdistan
52 Lorde – Green Light New Zealand
53 Sia – Move Your Body Australia
54 DNCE – Kissing Strangers (feat. Nicki Minaj)
55 Calvin Harris – Slide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos) United Kingdom
56 Taylor Swift – …Ready For It
57 Selena Gomez & Marshmello – Wolves
58 Justin Bieber & BloodPop – Friends Canada
59 Post Malone – Rockstar (Ft. 21 Savage)
60 CNCO & Little Mix – Reggaeton Lento /United Kingdom
61 Miley Cyrus – Malibu United States
62 Rodan – Referendum (feat. Aro_b) Kurdistan
63 Louis Tomlinson – Just Hold On (Ft. Steve Aoki) United Kingdom
64 ZAYN – Dusk Till Dawn (ft. Sia) United Kingdom/Australia
65 Little Mix – No More Sad Songs (feat. Machine Gun Kelly) United Kingdom
66 Calvin Harris – Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean) United Kingdom
67 Khalid – Young Dumb and Broke
68 Drake – Passionfruit Canada
69 The Killers – The Man
70 Stealth – Judgement Day United Kingdom
71 ZAYN – Still Got Time (feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR) United Kingdom
72 Migos – Bad and Boujee
73 G-Eazy – Good Life (feat. Kehlani)
74 The Weeknd – Party Monster Canada
75 Post Malone – Congratulations (feat. Quavo)
76 BTS – MIC Drop (feat. Desiigner) [Steve Aoki Remix] South Korea
77 J Balvin – Hey Ma (feat. Pitbull, Camila Cabello) Colombia
78 Camila Cabello – Crying in the Club
79 Martin Jensen – Solo Dance Denmark
80 Bebe Rexha – I Got You
81 Selena Gomez – Bad Liar
82 Selena Gomez – Fetish (Ft. Gucci Mane)
83 Nicky Jam – El Amante
84 Halsey – Now Or Never
85 Jonas Blue – By Your Side (feat. RAYE) United Kingdom
86 Arilena Ara – Nentori (Bess Remix) Albania
87 Katy Perry – Swish Swish (feat. Nicki Minaj)
88 Gryffin & Illenium – Feel Good (feat. Daya)
89 Ariana Grande & John Legend – Beauty and the Beast
90 Ed Sheeran – Castle on the Hill United Kingdom
91 Eminem – Walk On Water (ft Beyonce)
92 Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still
93 Louis Tomlinson – Back to You (Ft. Bebe Rexha, Digital Farm Animals) United Kingdom
94 Gorillaz – Andromeda (Purple Disco Machine Remix) (feat. D.R.A.M.) United Kingdom
95 Lady Gaga – The Cure
96 Pink – What About Us
97 The Revivalists – Wish I Knew You
98 Lana Del Rey – Lust for Life (feat. The Weeknd)
99 Lil Pump – Gucci Gang
100 Toni Ezero – Balkano

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