There’s nothing quite like the giddy rush that accompanies a perfect pop song. This playlist documents the finest efforts of 2022, spanning chart titans, tomorrow’s superstars, and the inexplicably unknown.
The format is simple: once we’re into February tracks from the the past month will feature at the beginning of the playlist before turning to highlights from the rest of the year (in no particular order). If you’d like to hear the genre’s most recent gems, check out the first five to ten tracks. If you want to explore the year as a whole, simply hit that shuffle button, sit back, and enjoy!
New additions will be included on a monthly basis. If there’s a track that you think is the pinnacle of pop music this year but isn’t featured here, please don’t hesitate to let me know about it at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WARNING: All tracks featured are completely uncensored. A number of them contain explicit language that is unsuitable for children, NSFW topics, discussions of potentially triggering subjects, and/or political commentary that may offend.
Tracks listed in order they appear in playlist above.
YENA (feat. BIBI) – SMILEY
Griff & Sigrid – Head on Fire
Foxes – Absolute
WJSN Chocome – Super Yuppers!
Let’s Eat Grandma – Happy New Year
woo!ah! – Catch the Stars
The Weeknd – Less Than Zero
Moon Byul (feat. Mirani) – G999
Goodnight Louisa – Human Danger
Mitski – Love Me More
meiyo (feat. Asmi) – Nothing’s Working Out
BAYNK – Naked
Kep1er – Wa Da Da
North Atlantic Explorers – Beneath the Light of the Moon
Lou Roy – Uppercut
Moon Byul – LUNATIC
MARINA – Happy Loner
Noa Kirel – Thought About That
Methyl Ethel (feat. Stella Donnelly) – Proof
Hikaru Utada – Find Love
BAYNK (feat. Rainsford) – Remember
GOT the beat – Step Back
CHAI – WHOLE
King Princess – Little Bother
Au/Ra – plz don’t waste my youth
Aimer – Zankyosanka
To listen to this playlist on Spotify or Apple Music please return to the top of the page
Further Listening – 2022 Tracks
The Baying of Kazak’s Favourite Songs of 2021
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