TIME chooses the best songs from 2021 to date. Check out!

TIME magazine released its selection of the best songs released in 2021 to date. Unlike last year, when the periodical selected 10 songs, this year the list arrives with only 7 songs considered highlights in this first semester.


The first single cited by TIME is “Up” by Cardi B. According to the article, the track contains all the recipes for provocative hip-hop. its subwoofer and blatantly obscene images intended to serve as the soundtrack to countless TikTok videos and angry mothers,” the text says.

The ranking also features names like Lil Nas X, Lana Del Rey, and newcomer of the year Olivia Rodrigo with her new single “good 4 u”.

Check out the list:
“Up” – Cardi B

“good 4 u” – Olivia Rodrigo

“Mohabbat” – Arooj Aftab

“MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X

“Pin Pin” – Myke Towers

“Not All Who Wander Are Lost” – Lana Del Rey

“Ke Star (Remix)” – Focalistic, Davido, Ft. Vigro Deep