Apple Music releases the top 100 songs, albums, and more of 2020

Apple Music Top 100 Songs Of 2020 Global
Apple Music Top 100 Songs Of 2020 Global (Image credit: Apple Music)

What you need to know

  • Apple Music has released its top charts of the year for 2020.
  • Categories include top songs, top albums, top Shazamed songs, and most-read lyrics.

Reported by MacRumors, Apple Music has released the song and album of the year, as well as the top 100 charts across multiple countries and globally for 2020.

As noted in the report, the top song of the year was "The Box" by Roddy Ricch, with The Weekend's "Blinding Lights" coming in second place.

The top song of 2020 was "The Box" by Roddy Ricch, with 13.7 million plays worldwide during its debut week alone. "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd was the number two most popular song, followed by "Dance Monkey" from Tones And I and "ROCKSTAR" from DaBaby.

Roddy Ricch also took the top album of the year with "Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial," with Lil Baby's "My Turn" coming up behind it.

The top album was Roddy Ricch's "Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial," and the second most streamed album was Lil Baby's "My Turn." "Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon" from Pop Smoke took the third spot, Lil Uzi Vert's "LUV vs. World 2" was number four, and Summer Walker's album "Over It" was the number five top album of 2020.

MacRumors points out the there are multiple categories of top 100 charts for the year, including the top 100 most read lyrics, top 100 most Shazamed songs, and more.

The Apple Music app has full charts that include the top 100 global songs of 2020, the top 100 most read lyrics, and the top 100 most Shazamed songs for those who are interested in delving deeper into the Apple Music trends of 2020. The latter two charts are new this year, and there are also song breakdowns by country.

Apple Music Top Songs Of

Apple Music Top Songs Of (Image credit: Apple Music)

You can check out all of the songs and albums that made the top 100 lists on the Apple Music app or through the Apple Music website. Apple already announced the top podcasts, audiobooks, and podcasts of the year earlier this week.

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