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Hitmakers: The 30 Most-Consumed Songs of 2017

To determine the top songs of 2017 (upon which the Hitmakers list is based), Variety teamed up with BuzzAngle Music, which created a custom chart that factors audio streams, video streams, song sales, radio spins and Shazam tags. These 30 most consumed tracks of the year are ranked below, with the total number representing overall consumption in project units. The BuzzAngle Hitmakers chart represents year-to-date consumption through Nov. 2.

Rank Title Total Label
1. Shape of You / Ed Sheeran 5,431,749 Atlantic Records
2. Despacito / Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee 5,341,054 UMLE
3. HUMBLE. / Kendrick Lamar 4,426,608 Interscope
4. That’s What I Like / Bruno Mars 3,917,978 Atlantic Records
5. Congratulations / Post Malone 3,625,039 Republic
6. Mask Off / Future 3,576,938 Epic Records
7. Body Like a Back Road / Sam Hunt 3,410,058 MCA Nashville
8. XO Tour Llif3 / Lil Uzi Vert 3,399,233 Atlantic Records
9. I’m the One / DJ Khaled 3,294,231 Epic Records
10. Believer / Imagine Dragons 3,068,605 Interscope
11. Bad and Boujee / Migos 3,013,843 Quality Control Music
12. iSpy / Kyle 2,943,206 MAJOR-G LTD
13. Something Just Like This /
The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
2,934,521 Columbia Records
14. Location / Khalid 2,817,512 RCA Records
15. Unforgettable / French Montana 2,760,556 Epic Records
16. Say You Won’t Let Go / James Arthur 2,647,627 Columbia Records
17. Issues / Julia Michaels 2,569,152 Republic
18. I Don’t Wanna Live Forever
(Fifty Shades Darker) / ZAYN & Taylor Swift
2,439,417 Republic
19. Redbone / Childish Gambino 2,408,441 Glassnote
20. Stay / Zedd & Alessia Cara 2,345,333 Interscope
21. 1-800-273-8255 / Logic 2,307,287 Def Jam
22. DNA / Kendrick Lamar 2,289,690 Interscope
23. Bounce Back / Big Sean 2,216,464 Def Jam
24. Fake Love / Drake 2,198,785 Republic/
Cash Money
25. It Ain’t Me / Selena Gomez, Kygo 2,183,565 Ultra
26. Wild Thoughts / DJ Khaled 2,116,759 Epic Records
27. goosebumps / Travis Scott 2,098,846 Epic Records
28. Passionfruit / Drake 2,080,410 Republic/
Cash Money
29. Paris / The Chainsmokers 2,027,256 Columbia Records
30. I Feel It Coming / The Weeknd 2,021,238 Republic

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