A few days ago iTunes released their lists with best selling songs, movies and TV shows of the year. Now Billboard has released their year end charts naming Katy Perry the top female artist, Justin Timberlake the top male artist and Iggy Azalea the top new artist.
One Direction won top artist in general as well as the top duo/group artist. Pharrell Wiliams‘ Happy was top Hot 100 song of the year and Frozen‘s soundtrack the top Billboard 200 album! Check some of the charts below!
1. One Direction
2. Katy Perry
4. Taylor Swift
5. Justin Timberlake
6. Iggy Azalea
7. Ariana Grande
8. Miley Cyrus
9. Pharrell Williams
Ahead of the top 10 we can highlight some artists like Rihanna at 47, Michael Jackson at 55, Lana Del Rey at 66, Britney Spears at 80 or Christina Aguilera at 99.
HOT 100 SONGS
1. Happy – Pharrell Williams
2. Dark Horse – Katy Perry (Feat. Juicy J)
3. All Of Me – John Legend
4. Fancy – Iggy Azalea (Feat. Charlie XCX)
5. Counting Stars – OneRepublic
6. Talk Dirty – Jason Derulo (Feat. 2 Chainz)
7. Rude – MAGIC!
8. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
9. Problem – Ariana Grande (Feat. Iggy Azalea)
10. Stay With Me – Sam Smith
Some highlights from the rest of the chart are Timber by Pitbull (Feat. Kesha) at 11, Shake It Off by Taylor Swift at 13, The Monster by Eminem (Feat. Rihanna) at 16, Say Something by A Great Big World (Feat. Christina Aguilera) at 17, Let It Go by Idina Menzel at 21, Black Widow by Iggy Azalea (Feat. Rita Ora) at 26, Drunk In Love by Beyoncé (feat. Jay-Z) at 35, Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus at 44, Not A Bad Thing by Justin Timberlake at 45, Love Never Felt So Good by Michael Jackson (Feat. Justin Timberlake) at 78, 23 by Mike Will Made-It (Feat. Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J) at 90 and Partition by Beyoncé at 95.
TOP BILLBOARD 200 ALBUMS
1. Frozen Soundtrack
2. Beyoncé – Beyoncé
3. 1989 – Taylor Swift
4. Midnight Memories – One Direction
5. The Marshall Matters LP 2 – Eminem
6. Pure Heroine – Lorde
7. Crash My Party – Luke Bryan
8. Prism – Katy Perry
9. Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades Of Influences – Garth Brooks
10. Here’s To The Good Times – Florida Georgia Line
Some other highlights from the chart are Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mixtape Vol. 1 at 19, Miley Cyrus‘ Bangerz at 23, Pharrell Wilams‘ G I R L at 26, Justin Timberlake‘s The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2) at 32, Michael Jackson‘s XCAPE at 36, Iggy Azalea‘s The New Classic at 42, Lana Del Rey‘s Ultraviolence at 43 and Born To Die at 56 or Britney Spears‘ Britney Jean at 74.
Check out these charts and others in full at Billboard. What do you think about all the charts? Did your favorite artists, albums or songs make the top 10? Let me know in the comments!!