Music Biz Congratulates Past Award Winners Featured in Billboard’s ‘100 Best Songs of 2017 Critics’ Picks’

The Music Business Association would like to congratulate all those making Billboard’s “100 Best Songs” list. We would especially like to call out our past award winners on their accomplishments this year and wish them the best of luck in 2018!

  • Maren Morris, our 2017 Breakthrough Artist, appears at No. 71 with “I Could Use a Love Song.”
  • Little Big Town, Music Biz 2016 Artist, lands on the list with “Better Man” at the 57th spot.
  • Halsey, our 2016 Breakthrough Artist Award recipient, lands at No. 97 with “Strangers” feat. Lauren Jauregui.
  • Sam Hunt, who, along with Halsey, walked away with our Breakthrough Artist Award in 2016, took with 43rd spot with his song “Body Like A Backroad.”
  • Taylor Swift, who first took our stage in 2007 during a Universal Product Presentation and then accepted our Artist of the Year award in 2010, has two songs on the list, “Get Away Car” at 61 and “Gorgeous” at 23.
  • Last, but certainly not least, Julia Michaels, who was announced to receive our Breakthrough Artist award during Music Biz 2018 in May, landed on the list with her song “ Issues” coming in at 11.
See all the full Billboard list by clicking here.