The Songwriters Behind the Most-Streamed NYE Tracks

Jan 03, 2018

As 2017 turned into 2018 streaming services provided the soundtrack. Yesterday, Spotify released their Top 10 tracks streamed globally during the festivities. You probably know the artist's names. We think the creators behind the scenes are just as important...

Multiple songwriters are featured more than once on this list, including Ed Sheeran (3x), Louis Bell (3x), Luis Fonsi (2x), and songwriting trio Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, and Brian Lee (2x).

  1. Rockstar (Post Malone ft. 21 Savage) - written by Austin Post, Louis Bell, Olufunmibi Awoshiley, Carl Rosen, Jo Virginie, & Shayaa Abraham-Joseph
  2. Havana (Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug) - written by Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Brian Lee, Brittany Hazzard, Camila Cabello, Adam Feeney, Brandon Perry, Frank Dukes, Jeffrey Williams, Louis Bell, & Pharrell Williams
  3. New Rules (Dua Lipa) - written by Caroline Ailin, Emily Warren, & Ian Kirkpatrick
  4. Shape of You (Ed Sheeran) - written by Johnny McDaid, Steve Mac, Ed Sheeran, Kandi Burruss, Kevin Briggs, & Tameka Cottle
  5. Wolves (Selena Gomez - Marshmello) - written by Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt, Brian Lee, Carl Rosen, Louis Bell, Chris Comstock, & Selena Gomez
  6. River (Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran) - written by Marshall Mathers, Emile Haynie, & Ed Sheeran
  7. What Lovers Do (Maroon 5 ft. SZA) - written by Adam Levine, Benjamin Diel, Brittany Hazzard, Elina Stridh, Jason Evigan, Oladayo Olatunji, Solana Rowe, & Victor Raadstrom
  8. Despacito remix (Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee- written by Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi, & Ramon Ayala
  9. Échame La Culpa (Luis Fonsi & Demi Lovato) - written by Alejandro Rengifo, Andres Torres, Luis Fonsi, & Mauricio Rengifo
  10. Perfect (Ed Sheeran) - written by Ed & Matthew Sheeran