In 2019, the Queen of Pop emerged as the MVP, placing four tracks from her new album Madame X on the year-end tally. Tying for second place with two tracks each are queer country sensation Orville Peck and the incomparable Ariana Grande. But who among them stood out and claimed the No. 1 song of the year?
Niall Horan spends a second week at the summit with “Nice To Meet Ya.” Duncan Laurence flies 10-2 with “Love Don’t Hate It,” his second single to peak at No. 2 (thus far). The week’s sole debut is from RH2, whose “What Would Do Without Me?” enters at No. 21.
Chart newcomers debut at the top and the anchor positions this week with former One Direction member Niall Horan making a splash in the summit with ‘Nice To Meet Ya’ and Dua Lipa beginning at No. 21 with “Don’t Start Now.”
Orville Peck scores a third chart topper from Pony as “Roses Are Falling” leap-frogs 17-1 this week. Elsewhere, his “Big Sky” opens into the Top 10 (up 14-10), while “Turn To Hate” rebounds 8-6. Blood Orange is the sole debut at No. 20 with “Dark & Handsome (feat. Toro Y Moi).”
After overtaken last week by Black Mountain, Lewis Capaldi finally advances to the summit with teary ballad “Someone You Loved.” “Boogie Lover” scoots down to the runner-up spot. Editors bounce back to No. 3 with “Black Gold.” Duncan Laurence leads a trio of new debuts at No. 18 with his new single “Love Don’t Hate It.”