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Special show planned for Christmas Night on 88.7 The Pulse

Can you believe another decade has already passed? Hit music has definitely evolved from 2010 towards 2020. As we head into another musical era, 88.7 The Pulse is planning a very special countdown show. Launching Christmas night at 6 p.m will be The Top 88 songs of 2019. In addition, as an added bonus, the Top 88 songs of the decade (2010 through 2019) will also be aired.

Here are some fun things to listen for while tuning into the show. (Artists featured in article are Post Malone, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Panic! at the Disco, Benny Blanco, Sam Smith, Bryce Vine, Hailee Steinfeld)

This artist has more songs on our Top 88 of 2019 than any other. They have won two American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, and a MTV Video Music Award, and have been nominated for four Grammy Awards. Who do you think it is?

This trio formed in 2005 and reunited in 2019. They have four songs in our Top 88 of 2019.

An unprecedented six boy bands made our Top 88 of 2019. Who do you think they are? Listen and find out!

  1. This 20 year old artist went viral on TikTok in early 2019, and sold over 10,000,000 units of this song by November the same year. It is the number one song on our Top 88 of 2019. Who and what is it? This artist also has two other songs on the Pulse year-end chart.
  2. This singer-songwriter only has one song on our Top 88 but has been nominated for six Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist. They are the youngest artist ever to have been nominated for the Big Four Grammy Awards.
  3. This performer is featured in three tracks on our Top 88 of 2019. Before becoming a best-selling pop artist, she was a Christian singer. Who is it?
  4. Spotify named this actor and guitarist as the second most streamed artist of the decade. He has three songs in our Top 88.
  5. This teen idol managed to get two of his songs in the top 12 of our chart. He is Canadian and his girlfriend is Cuban. Who is he?
  6. An alternative rock band holds two of the spots in our Top 10. Who might they be?
  7. As a producer and five-time BMI Songwriter of the Year, he is responsible for more than 100 million album sales globally in his work with artists including Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Halsey, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Kesha, Rihanna, Sia, The Weeknd, Selena Gomez, Wiz Khalifa, Kanye West, J Balvin and Juice Wrld. He also has the number eight song on our countdown of the Top 88 of 2019!
  8. This artist has two songs on our countdown and now identifies as “they,” instead of he or she. Who could it be?
  9. This guy from New York once auditioned for The Glee Project, now his song is number twelve on our Top 88 of 2019 countdown.
  10. This “electro-kissed” anthem with “loved-up lyrics” is number thirteen on our survey of the Top 88 of 2019. It was even on the “Bumblebee” soundtrack.
1 Old Town Road Lil Nas X feat Billy Ray Cyrus
2 Bad Guy Billie Eilish
3 Never Really Over Katy Perry
4 I Don’t Care Ed Sheeran feat Justin Bieber
5 If I Can’t Have You Shawn Mendes
6 High Hopes Panic! At the Disco
7 Panini Lil Nas X
8 Eastside Benny Blanco
9 Dancing with a Stranger Sam Smith
10 Hey Look Ma! I made it Panic! At the Disco
11 Senorita Shawn Mendes feat Camilla Cabello
12 La La Land Bryce Vine
13 Back to Life Hailee Steinfeld
14 I’ve been Waiting Lil Peep feat I Love Makonen & Fallout Boy
15 Hear Me Calling Juice Wrld
16 7 Rings Ariana Grande
17 Truth Hurts Lizzo
18 Sunflower Post Malone (feat. Swalee)
19 Wow Post Malone
20 Break up with your girlfriend Ariana Grande
21 Swan Song Dua Lipa
22 Happier Marshmello (feat. Bastille)
23 Mother’s Daughter Miley Cyrus
24 THANK U Ariana Grande
25 All the time Zara Larson
26 Two of Us Louis Tomlinson
27 Please Me Cardi B & Bruno Mars
28 You Need to Calm Down Taylor Swift
29 Time NF
30 Cross Me Ed Sheeran, Chance the Rapper, PNB Rock
31 Nightmare Halsey
32 Nothing Breaks Like A Heart Mark Ronson feat Miley Cyrus
33 Slow Dance AJ Mitchell feat AVA Max
34 Sicko Mode Travis Scott & Drake
35 Here with Me Marshmello (Chvrches
36 “365” Zedd & Katy Perry
37 Who Do You Love Chainsmokers & 5SOS
38 Sucker Jonas Brothers
39 Close to Me Ellie Goulding feat. Diplo
40 Concalma Daddy Yankee feat. Snow & Katy Perry
41 Lonely Diplo feat. Jonas Brothers
42 Only Human Jonas Brothers
43 COOL Jonas Brothers
44 Sweet But Psycho Ava Max
45 Call You Mine Chainsmokers feat. Bebe Rexha
46 Dear Future Self Fallout Boy
47 Memories Maroon 5
48 Easier 5SOS
49 I Still Do Why Don’t We
50 Goodbyes Post Malone (feat. Young Thug)
51 Me Taylor Swift feat Brendan Urie
52 Circles Post Malone
53 Beautiful people Ed Sheeran feat Khalid
54 Post Malone Sam Feldt (Feat Trani)
55 The Hype Twenty One Pilots
56 Giant Calvin Harris
57 Stack it Up Liam Payne feat A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
58 MIA Bad Bunny feat Drake
59 How Do You Sleep Sam Smith
60 No One Compares To You Jack & Jack
61 80’s Baby NKOTB, Naughty By Nature, D. Gibson
62 Don’t Call Me Angel Arian Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Ray
63 Love Lies Khalid feat Normani
64 No Guidance Chris Brown
65 Bad Liar Imagine Dragons
66 Walk me Home Pink
67 You Can’t Stop the Girl Bebe rexha
68 Don’t Start Now Dua Lipa
69 Lover Taylor Swift
70 Chances Backstreet Boys
71 Breathin’ Arian Grande
72 Hard Place H.E.R.
73 8 Letters Why Don’t We
74 Taki Taki DJ Snake feat Selena Gomez
75 In My Feelings Drake
76 Girls Like You Maroon 5 Feat Cardi B
77 If You Want Love NF
78 Boy With love BTS feat Halsey
79 I’m So Tired Lauv and Troy Sivan
80 Better Now Post Malone
81 Take What You Want Post malone, Ozzy Osbourne
82 MiGente J Balvin feat Willy William & Beyonce
83 Slow Hands Niall Horan
84 Glad He’s Gone Tove Lo
85 Rodeo Lil Nas X
86 Higher Love Kygo feat Whitney Houston
87 Before You Go Lewis Capaldi
88 Lucid Dreams Juice Wrld

Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, 6-9 am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff, and can now be heard during the afternoon drive 3 to 5 pm at 88.7 The Pulse.