SoundCloud’s Year in Review & 2019 Artists to Watch

The 2018 SoundCloud Playback

Top Artist

Juice WRLD swept 2018 with most likes, reposts and streams.

Juice WRLD

Top track

And his track “Lucid Dreams” racked up the most plays.

Juice WRLD – Lucid Dreams

Top remix

The Chainsmokers had the mix that wouldn’t quit.   

The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down (Illenium Remix)

Top podcast

Bill Burr was your voice of choice.

Monday Morning Podcast

Top DJ set

#13 wasn’t unlucky for Two Friends Big Bootie Mix; they took the cake for first-rate crossfade.

2F Big Bootie Mix, Volume 13 – Two Friends


From phonk to deeptech, these were the top tags on your tracks.

Synthwave, #SCFIRST, Phonk, Chillhop, Deeptech, Afrohouse, Retrowave, Melodictechno

Longest reign on the New & Hot chart

Lil Skies got comfy on the charts with the most consecutive weeks spent topping New & Hot. In other words: look out for him in 2019.

Lil Skies – Creeping (feat. Rich The Kid)[prod. by Menoh Beats]

Buzziest drops

These tracks spiked in under a day with the most condensed amount in 24-hour plays.

May 25: Drake drops Duppy Freestyle

May 29: Pusha-T drops Story of Adidon

September 19: Lil Peep and XXX Tentacion Falling Down drops


2019 Artists to Watch

Get these creators on your radar, wherever you are.