Roddy Ricch Tops Apple Music’s 2020 Year-End Album and Songs Charts

Jem Aswad
·5 min read

Roddy Ricchwho is Variety’s Breakthrough Artist of the Year in our just-released 2020 Hitmakers issue — topped Apple Music’s 2020 year-end album and songs charts, according to statistics released by the company. For the first time, Apple Music will share the Top 100 2020: Most-Read Lyrics chart, and the first Shazamed locations of the Top 25 Songs.

Ricch has the top song and album with “The Box” and “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial,” respectively, with the Top Lyrics being Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” and the Top Shazamed Song being Tones and I’s “Dance Monkey.”

While the statistics were not shared for each song, the announcement does note that Roddy Ricch’s “The Box” was surpassing 30 million weekly plays globally in addition to being Shazamed 1 million times in its first six weeks of release.

Also, while The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” had the second most streams this year, it actually had the most listeners, reaching the top 5 on the Apple Music Top 100 charts in 92 countries, including No. 1 in 62 countries, the song was one of the world’s most listened to tracks of the year. Also, from its very first Shazam in Paris, France it went on to be Shazamed 17.5 million times worldwide, the third highest total for any song this year.

Full Top 100 charts-playlists are available on Apple Music:

Top 100 Songs of 2020: Global – apple.co/WW2020

Top 100 2020: Most-Read Lyrics – apple.co/Lyrics2020

Top 100 2020: Shazam – apple.co/Shazam2020

Top 25 Songs of 2020

1

“The Box”
Roddy Ricch
Song was first Shazamed in St. Cloud, MN, USA

2

“Blinding Lights”
The Weeknd
Paris, France

3

“Dance Monkey”
Tones And I
Düsseldorf, Germany

4

“ROCKSTAR” (feat. Roddy Ricch)
DaBaby
Cleveland, OH, USA

5

“Life Is Good” (feat. Drake)
Future
Houston, TX, USA

6

“Don’t Start Now”
Dua Lipa
Adana, Turkey

7

“Circles”
Post Malone
Sisak, Croatia

8

“everything i wanted”
Billie Eilish
Moscow, Russia

9

“Woah”
Lil Baby
Phoenix, AZ, USA

10

“Ballin’”
Roddy Ricch & Mustard
Houston, TX, USA

11

“ROXANNE”
Arizona Zervas
Lubbock, TX, USA

12

“HIGHEST IN THE ROOM”
Travis Scott
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

13

“High Fashion” (feat. Mustard)
Roddy Ricch
Los Angeles, CA, USA

14

“Roses” (Imanbek Remix)
SAINt JHN
Almaty, Kazakhstan

15

“Someone You Loved”
Lewis Capaldi
Chicago, IL, USA

16

“bad guy”
Billie Eilish
Shenzhen, China

17

“Toosie Slide”
Drake
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

18

“BOP”
DaBaby
St. Louis, MO, USA

19

“Watermelon Sugar”
Harry Styles
New York, NY, USA

20

“WAP” (feat. Megan Thee Stallion)
Cardi B
Cascavel, Brazil

21

“Bandit”
Juice WRLD & YoungBoy Never Broke Again
Helsinki, Finland

22

“Memories”
Maroon 5
Paris, France

23

“Intentions” (feat. Quavo)
Justin Bieber
Mexico City, Mexico

24

“Adore You”
Harry Styles
San Francisco, CA, USA

25

“Lose You to Love Me”
Selena Gomez
Goteborg, Sweden

Top 25 Albums of 2020

Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial
Roddy Ricch

My Turn
Lil Baby

Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon
Pop Smoke

Eternal Atake – LUV vs. The World 2
Lil Uzi Vert

Over It
Summer Walker

Hollywood’s Bleeding
Post Malone

AI YoungBoy 2
YoungBoy Never Broke Again

WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, …
Billie Eilish

KIRK
DaBaby

YHLQMDLG
Bad Bunny

Fine Line
Harry Styles

BLAME IT ON BABY
DaBaby

Legends Never Die
Juice WRLD

After Hours
The Weeknd

Pray 4 Love
Rod Wave

Dark Lane Demo Tapes
Drake

ASTROWORLD
Travis Scott

Scorpion
Drake

WUNNA
Gunna

Ghetto Gospel
Rod Wave

Artist 2.0
A Boogie wit da Hoodie

Chilombo
Jhené Aiko

Changes
Justin Bieber

A Love Letter to You 4
Trippie Redd

What You See Is What You Get
Luke Combs

Top 25 Lyrics of 2020

WAP (feat. Megan Thee Stallion)
Cardi B

Dance Monkey
Tones And I

夜に駆ける
YOASOBI

The Box
Roddy Ricch

Pretender
Official HIGE DANdism

Blinding Lights
The Weeknd

Savage Remix (feat. Beyoncé)
Megan Thee Stallion

everything i wanted
Billie Eilish

香水
瑛人

Someone You Loved
Lewis Capaldi

Godzilla (feat. Juice WRLD)
Eminem

bad guy
Billie Eilish

I LOVE…
Official HIGE DANdism

白日
King Gnu

Say So
Doja Cat

Life Is Good (feat. Drake)
Future

Don’t Start Now
Dua Lipa

Before You Go
Lewis Capaldi

ROCKSTAR (feat. Roddy Ricch)
DaBaby

Circles
Post Malone

Memories
Maroon 5

Lose You to Love Me
Selena Gomez

紅蓮華
LiSA

Toosie Slide
Drake

Intentions (feat. Quavo)
Justin Bieber

Top 25 Shazamed Songs

Dance Monkey
Tones And I

Roses (Imanbek Remix)
SAINt JHN

Blinding Lights
The Weeknd

Breaking Me
Topic & A7S

Ride It
Regard

Don’t Start Now
Dua Lipa

Memories
Maroon 5

Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)
Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo

Falling
Trevor Daniel

Someone You Loved
Lewis Capaldi

RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)
The Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin

death bed (feat. beabadoobee)…
Powfu

Before You Go
Lewis Capaldi

Say So
Doja Cat

Jerusalema
Master KG Feat. Nomcebo Zikode

Circles
Post Malone

The Box
Roddy Ricch

everything i wanted
Billie Eilish

Lose Control
Meduza, Becky Hill & Goodboys

ily (i love you baby [feat. Emilee])
Surf Mesa

Tusa
KAROL G & Nicki Minaj

Supalonely
BENEE Feat. Gus Dapperton

ROCKSTAR
DaBaby Feat. Roddy Ricch

MAMACITA
Black Eyed Peas, Ozuna & J. Rey Soul

Banana (DJ FLe – Minisiren Remix)
Conkarah Feat. Shaggy

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