5 Most Popular Songs in the World to Listen to

Well, we all like good music and listen to our favorite songs repeatedly. There is some kind of magic in those songs that can lift our spirits and make us content. Some songs stand apart from other ones due to several reasons and those would eventually become popular. Here are the five most popular songs in the world to listen to and enjoy. 

1. ‘Strangers’ by Kenya Grace

“Strangers” is a song by British musician Kenya Grace and it was released as her major-label debut single on 1 September 2023 through Major Recordings. This year, Kenya Grace’s global hit “Strangers” climbed to No. 1 on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs. A dreamy ode to getting to know people on dating apps who then ghost them, “Strangers” marks a sort of belated pop breakthrough moment for drum’n’bass, the longstanding electronic genre that is presently one of dance music’s backbone sounds.

2. ‘Cruel Summer’ by Taylor Swift

“Cruel Summer”, released on August 23, 2019, is a song by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from her seventh studio album, Lover. The song was written by Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff who produced the track with Swift, and St. Vincent. “Cruel Summer” blends synth-pop, industrial pop, and electropop styles, making use of pulsing synthesizers, wobbling beats, and vocoder-affected vocals. The lyrics are about a summer romance under harsh, painful events.

3. ‘Blinding Lights’ by The Weeknd


“Blinding Lights” is a song by the Canadian singer-songwriter, The Weeknd. It was released through XO and Republic Records, on November 29, 2019, as the second single from his fourth studio album, After Hours (2020). “Blinding Lights” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for four non-consecutive weeks, and went on to establish new records as the song with the most weeks spent in the top 5 and top 10, and the first song to hold a spot in the top 10 on the chart for an entire year in the United States.

4. ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran





“Perfect” is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran from his third studio album, ÷ or Divide (2017). The song is a romantic lyric concentrating on traditional marriage. In March 2017, Sheeran shattered the record set by Frankie Laine in 1953, occupying all of the top five positions in the United Kingdom. “Perfect” was at number four and the song debuted at that position. 

5. ‘Shape of You’ by Ed Sheeran

“Shape of You” is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and it was released on 6 January 2017 as one of the double lead singles from his third studio album Divide (2017). The song tells the story of loved (or lusted) up Sheeran meeting a girl in a bar where he and his friends are doing shots. It was the best-selling song of 2017 and the second-best-selling digital song worldwide.