pop music The Best Pop Songs of 2017  

Mick Jacobs
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List Rules Pop songs released in 2017 only. Vote up the all-around best songs.

Though there were many great musicians who died in 2017, the pop music landscape of continues to evolve and push boundaries. The best pop songs of 2017 reflect how pop music is shifting into an era where production makes as much an impact as the singer themselves. To be a part of pop music in 2017, artists typically need to put a catchy set of synths or basslines beneath their vocals. In addition to on point production, 2017's best songs also capture the language and attitudes of today's pop culture. Because of this, many 2017 pop songs sound a little bit sadder than the uplifting car jams of years past. If you love pop music, cast your vote for the best pop songs of 2018 as well. 

Some vets make this list, such as critical darling Carly Rae Jepsen, party girl-turned-rocker Kesha, and pop music genius Charli XCX. But among these seasoned acts, a crop of fledgling singers and songwriters rises to the occasion, carried along by driving percussion and vibrant synthesizers. Taylor Swift notably released new music in 2017 as well, going full pop, to mixed results.

All-in-all, pop music in 2017 appears to be in a good place with exciting and catchy artists all trying to earworm themselves into your Spotify and Apple Music playlists. If these acts keep it up, they may just land themselves among the ranks of pop's most beloved acts.

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Praying Kesha

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Havana Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug

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New Rules Dua Lipa

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56 53
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Something Just Like This Coldplay & The Chainsmokers

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Green Light Lorde

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Sorry Not Sorry Demi Lovato

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What About Us P!nk

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Sign Of The Times Harry Styles

9
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Bad Liar Selena Gomez

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Gorgeous Taylor Swift

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Cut To The Feeling Carly Rae Jepsen

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20 38
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Slide Calvin Harris featuring Frank Ocean & Migos

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ShawnReynolds added Mi Gente The Zawinul Syndicate

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Boys Charli XCX

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Swalla Jason Derulo featuring Nicki Minaj

The Best Pop Songs About Alcohol

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Anywhere Rita Ora

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Is That For Me? Alesso & Anitta

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1 Night Mura Masa featuring Charli XCX

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ShawnReynolds added Mask off

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Love Incredible Cashmere Cat featuring Camila Cabello

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Say My Name Tove Styrke

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Chasing Highs ALMA

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Casanova Allie X

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Wearing Nothing Dagny

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Human Touch Betty Who

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ShawnReynolds added Drowning

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This Song RAC featuring Rostam

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Better Mallrat

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Crying On The Bathroom Floor MUNA

32
2 24
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Should I? Phoebe Ryan

33
1 17
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2 Good 2 Be True Nite Jewel

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Fools Wear Crowns Hercules And Love Affair

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1UL Danny L Harle

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It's Okay To Cry SOPHIE

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Say You Do Tei Shi