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Hip-Hop Dominates Pandora's Top Thumbed 100 Tracks Of 2018

Heavy hitters include Drake, Cardi B and Post Malone.

Pandora has been spending the last year crunching the numbers for a very successful year in hip-hop and R&B. Taking time to compile a list of the Top 100 thumbed up tracks on the streaming platform, Pandora has officially released their "Thumbed Hundreds" playlist.

This year, out of the 5.7 billion thumbed up tracks from Pandora, hip-hop has unmistakably dominated the playlist. Lead by this year's heavy hitters Drake, Cardi B and Post Malone, hip-hop and R&B artists have claimed over 70 spots on the playlist– including the top 10 positions.

Drake sits at the top of the list, with his No. 1 debut and 8 times platinum track, "God's Plan." Released on Jan. 19 as a part of his Scary Hours EP, the track was later placed on the rap star's double-disc studio album, Scorpion. 

Aside from "God's Plan," four other tracks off Scorpion also landed a spot on the Top 100, including "Nice For What," "In My Feelings," "Nonstop," and "I'm Upset," sitting at No. 4, 5, 33 and 45 (respectively).

Trailing behind Drake is Bronx femcee Cardi B, who appears on the list a total of 11 times (as opposed to Drake's 9). Invasion of Privacy's "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin takes the No. 2 position on the list, followed by Post Malone's "Psycho" at No. 3.

Pandora's "Thumbed Hundreds" playlist also includes top tracks from Pepsi Sound Drop artists Ella MaiBryce Vine and Khalid, as well as tracks from hip-hops new school artists like BlocBoy JB, Lil Baby, 6ix9ine, Young Boy Never Broke Again and the late XXXtentacion.

Take a look at the full list below and listen here. 

Pandora's ‘THUMBED HUNDREDS’ Top Spins For 2018

  1. God's Plan - Drake
  2. I Like It - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  3. Psycho (feat. Ty Dolla $ign) - Post Malone
  4. Nice For What - Drake
  5. In My Feelings - Drake
  6. Look Alive (feat. Drake) - BlocBoy JB
  7. Walk It Talk It (feat. Drake) - Migos
  8. Medicine - Queen Naija
  9. Yes Indeed - Lil Baby & Drake
  10. Be Careful - Cardi B
  11. You Make It Easy - Jason Aldean
  12. Bartier Cardi (feat. 21 Savage) - Cardi B
  13. Taste (feat. Offset) - Tyga
  14. Finesse (Remix) (feat. Cardi B) - Bruno Mars
  15. Better Now - Post Malone
  16. Him & I - G-Eazy & Halsey
  17. Love Lies - Khalid & Normani
  18. The Middle - Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey
  19. Perfect (Duet with Beyoncé) - Ed Sheeran
  20. Lucid Dreams - Juice WRLD
  21. Stir Fry - Migos
  22. FRIENDS - Marshmello & Anne-Marie
  23. Sky Walker (feat. Travis Scott) - Miguel
  24. MotorSport - Migos, Nicki Minaj & Cardi B
  25. Zombie - Bad Wolves
  26. River (feat. Ed Sheeran) - Eminem
  27. SAD! - XXXTENTACION
  28. All The Stars - Kendrick Lamar & SZA
  29. I Do (feat. SZA) - Cardi B
  30. La Modelo (feat. Cardi B) - Ozuna
  31. FEFE (feat. Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz) - 6IX9INE
  32. Narcos - Migos
  33. Nonstop - Drake
  34. Pray For Me - The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar
  35. Ring (feat. Kehlani) - Cardi B
  36. Outside Today - Youngboy Never Broke Again
  37. Freaky Friday (feat. Chris Brown) - Lil Dicky
  38. Te Boté (Remix) (feat. Darell, Nicky Jam & Ozuna) - Darell, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Nio Garcia, Casper Magico & Bad Bunny
  39. King's Dead - Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future & James Blake
  40. Plug Walk - Rich The Kid
  41. Tequila - Dan + Shay
  42. Drip (feat. Migos) - Cardi B
  43. Trip - Ella Mai
  44. Never Be the Same (Radio Edit) - Camila Cabello
  45. I'm Upset - Drake
  46. Chun-Li - Nicki Minaj
  47. Ball For Me (feat. Nicki Minaj) - Post Malone
  48. This Is America - Childish Gambino
  49. No Tears Left To Cry - Ariana Grande
  50. Sicko Mode - Travis Scott
  51. Dura - Daddy Yankee
  52. OTW - Khalid, 6LACK & Ty Dolla $ign
  53. Ocean (feat. Jacquees) - TK Kravitz
  54. Thru Your Phone - Cardi B
  55. KOD - J. Cole
  56. Call Out My Name - The Weeknd
  57. In My Blood - Shawn Mendes
  58. Youngblood - 5 Seconds Of Summer
  59. El Farsante (Remix) - Ozuna & Romeo Santos
  60. ICY GRL - Saweetie
  61. Take Back Home Girl (feat. Tori Kelly) - Chris Lane
  62. changes - XXXTENTACION
  63. Love Is Poison - Youngboy Never Broke Again
  64. Hardaway - Derez De'Shon
  65. Back To You - Selena Gomez
  66. No Limit REMIX (feat. A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Juicy J & Belly) - G-Eazy
  67. Eastside - Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid
  68. X - Nicky Jam & J Balvin
  69. Moonlight - XXXTENTACION
  70. BIG BANK (feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj) - YG
  71. Codeine Dreaming (feat. Lil Wayne) - Kodak Black
  72. Delicate - Taylor Swift
  73. Plain Jane REMIX (feat. Nicki Minaj) - A$AP Ferg
  74. Lemon (Drake Remix) (feat. Drake) - N.E.R.D & Rihanna
  75. Sativa (Remix) (feat. Rae Sremmurd) - Jhené Aiko
  76. No Brainer (feat. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper & Quavo) - DJ Khaled
  77. Bounce Out With That - YBN Nahmir
  78. Drew Barrymore - Bryce Vine
  79. I'm a Mess - Bebe Rexha
  80. Solita (feat. Bad Bunny, Wisin & Almighty) - Ozuna, Mambo Kingz & DJ Luian
  81. APESHIT - THE CARTERS
  82. One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
  83. Rewrite The Stars - Zac Efron & Zendaya
  84. Solar Eclipse - Youngboy Never Broke Again
  85. 1942 (feat. Yo Gotti & YBN Nahmir) - G-Eazy
  86. Natural - Imagine Dragons
  87. Say Something (feat. Chris Stapleton) - Justin Timberlake
  88. Dangerous (feat. Jeremih and PnB Rock) - Meek Mill
  89. Up Down (feat. Florida Georgia Line) - Morgan Wallen
  90. Rock - Plies
  91. So Good (feat. Kash Doll) - Big Sean & Metro Boomin
  92. No Excuses - Meghan Trainor
  93. the remedy for a broken heart (why am I so in love) - XXXTENTACION
  94. Gone Away - Five Finger Death Punch
  95. Millionaire - Chris Stapleton
  96. She Bad - Cardi B & YG
  97. Japan - Famous Dex
  98. Home - Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors & Bebe Rexha
  99. Top Off (feat. JAY Z, Future & Beyoncé) - DJ Khaled
  100. Come Through and Chill (feat. J. Cole & Salaam Remi) - Miguel

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