2022 Is Coming To An End, So Here Are 16 Songs I Think Made This Year Just A Liiiiiiiiiiiittle Bit Better

    From the bops to the ballads, here are some incredible songs that may have slipped under your radar.

    I'm Andrew, a data analyst for BuzzFeed, who codes SQL queries and R scripts all day. My music taste tends to vary drastically — one hour I'm listening to Taylor Swift, and next I find myself singing along to Evanescence's The Open Door. Get ready for an eclectic list!

    Throughout my musical journey of 2022, I have compiled some of my favorite releases of the year. Take a listen. :)

    1. Feenixpawl feat. Svrcina – "Don't Leave"

    2. Quarters of Change – "Ms. Dramatic"

    3. Raign, Th3rdstream – "Black Soul"

    4. LeAnn Rimes – "Innocent"

    5. Greyson Chance – "Homerun Hitter"

    6. Leah Marlene – "Flowers"

    7. Aurora – "This Could Be a Dream"

    8. Zealyn – "Odd Behavior"

    9. Pia Toscano – "Walk Through the Fire"

    10. Reneé Rapp – "In the Kitchen"

    11. Joshua Bassett – "Sad Songs in a Hotel Room"

    12. Tove Lo feat. First Aid Kit – "Cute & Cruel"

    13. Sigrid – "Grow"

    14. Amber Mark – "Bliss"

    15. Mimi Webb – "House on Fire"

    16. And Maggie Rogers – "That's Where I Am"

    Here's a playlist that features all of the songs – in one place for your convenience!

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    What were your favorite songs of 2022? Let me know in the comments below!