Best Recording Artists of 2016

By Lindsay Pacheco

In 2016 a variety of breakout artists hit the Billboard Hot 100 list, whether they have been around for awhile or recently made a come back with a hit new song or number one album.

Recently we asked students to pick their top five. If you think we should have included some other breakout artists let us know in the comment section below. Here are the results:

  1. Lil Uzi Vert
  2. Chance the Rapper
  3. A tie between Zayn Malik and Rae Sremmurd
  4. The Chainsmokers
  5. Also a tie between Halsey and A-Boogie


Best Hip-Hop/R&B Songs of 2016

By Damani Eason

With 2016 coming to an end, it’s time to reflect on the hottest songs that came through our headphones or on the radio this year. Most songs on the list were played constantly throughout 2016. If you think another song should be on the list let us know in the comments below. Here are the results:

Top Songs of 2016:

  1. Formation by Beyonce
  2. Fade by Kanye West
  3. Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd ft Gucci Mane
  4. X Biih by 21 Savage and Metro Boomin ft Future
  5. Side to  Side by Ariana Grande ft Nicki Minaj