Music Rundown 2019


Emma Chau

03 Jan 2020

Here's the top 5 most popular songs by UK artists of 2019

So what were some of the most popular songs of 2019? We've collated some of the best tracks here to wrap up the year.

Hold Me While You Wait - Lewis Capaldi


The Scottish singer-songwriter released this single from his debut studio album 'Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent' in early May 2019. The track expressing the uncertainty of being in an unstable relationship speaks to many and was debuted at number one on the Scottish and Irish Singles Chart and number four on the UK Singles Chart. Give it a listen if you haven't already.

Giant - Calvin Harris & Rag'n'Bone Man


Clavin Harris and Rag'n'bone Man teamed up for Rag'n'Bone Man's first single as a lead artist since 2017. The track peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart for five consecutive weeks and topped the charts across the world including Belgium and Mexico. Let's see what all the fuss is about.

Don't Call Me Up - Mabel


The young singer and songwriter released a tropical house pop song with dancehall and RnB undertones that people couldn't get out of their heads. The music video as of August 2019 became her most viewed video on YouTube, with over 100 million views.

Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa


Teasing her upcoming album 'Future Nostalgia' set to be released in the new year, Dua Lipa killed it on Don't Start Now which addresses an ex-lover who moved on from a relationship. The song reached commercial success topping the charts across the world and hitting the dancefloor in several clubs.

Vossi Bop - Stormzy


 Stormzy's track released in April 2019 received great commercial success as his first new single as a lead artist since 2017, when he released his UK number one album 'Gang Signs & Prayer'. A track that played all summer long with a contagious dance move. His popularity has continued to grow over the last couple of years and has gained attention as a political artist.