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The Most Popular Song In The World Right Now  

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List Rules Vote up the recent songs you've been hearing everywhere.

If you're wondering what kind of music THE WHOLE WORLD is listening to, here are the most popular songs in the world right now (yes, Americans, it's not all about you). In addition to Anglo faves, this list includes well-known Latin pop music, hip hop, and K-pop, among other pop genres. This week's update of the biggest songs today only includes new 2018 songs with over 100 million YouTube views or Spotify plays. What is the most famous song right now - in the whole wide world, not just in your area? 

Vote up your favorite popular songs of 2018, and vote down the ones that don't deserve to be trending currently. Feel free to add any viral hits missing from the list, as long as they are current.

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Old Town Road is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Song In The World Right Now
TimDuncan added Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
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20ruqayahm added Marshmello, Bastille
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20ruqayahm added Ariana Grande
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acapellasrverycool added Travis Scott, Drake, Swae Lee

100 million plays on Spotify

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20ruqayahm added Ariana Grande
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20ruqayahm added Sheck Wes
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dicdam0927a added Juice Wrld
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Kanye West, Lil Pump
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acapellasrverycool added Travis Scott

72 million plays on Spotify

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BTS
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Lil Baby
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Calvin Harris & Sam Smith
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6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz
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Lil Wayne Featuring XXXTentacion
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Lil Mosey
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French Montana, Drake
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Lil Wayne Featuring Kendrick Lamar
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6ix9ine Featuring Bobby Shmurda
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Bradley Cooper
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Lil Baby & Gunna Featuring Drake
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acapellasrverycool added Z.J. & Noah Boat

2 million views on YouTube