This year brought a lot of great songs for music lovers, it’s hard to name the best one, but that doesn’t mean we won’t try. Nicki Swift asked readers to name their favorite song released in 2022. Drum roll, please! The list of the best songs of 2022 would not be complete without Lizzo’s “About Damn Time”. The chart-topping tune is a smash hit that fans can’t get rid of. Fans swarmed as pop superstar Harry Styles sang his latest hit ‘As It Was,’ and Styles could add movie stardom in the upcoming ‘Don’t Worry Darling.’ We can’t forget “Woman” by Doja Cat. The song rocked and the “Woman” video was magical.
Speaking of magical, is there anything Beyoncé can’t do? QueenBey smashed with her seventh album, Renaissance, and Beyoncé’s Break My Soul is a hit. After Kendrick Lamar’s “N95” video was called “nicely complex”, the song is worth its weight in gold. Jack Harlow’s “First Class” rounds up the picks for the favorite song to be released in 2022. Harlow is having a great 2022 and his performance at the 2022 MTV VMAs proves his star is rising.
All of the songs in our poll are winners, but fans picked one as their favorite song of 2022.
As it Was by Harry Styles was the fan favorite song of 2022
In an exclusive Nicki Swift poll of 582 people, nearly 26% of respondents said Harry Styles’ “As it Was” was their favorite song of 2022. According to Billboard, “As it Was” is back at the top of the charts during the Rolling Stone has dubbed the British singer the ‘most wanted man in the world’. 2022 is Styles’ biggest year yet and fans are excited to see their favorite pop star in Don’t Worry Darling. Lizzo’s “About Damn Time” took second place with 18% of the vote. In June, fans melted over Lizzo’s apparent shadow to Liam Payne as she defended Styles. Lizzo and Styles are close friends and the “About Damn Time” singer is loyal.
The next favorite song of 2022 in the poll was Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” with 16% of the vote. Queen Bey is a benevolent ruler, so she will probably understand that she comes third in the poll. Fans voted Doja Cat’s “Woman” their next pick for their favorite song of 2022 with 15% of the vote. Doja Cat’s hit came right behind Beyoncé, who inspires her, per E! News. Jack Harlow’s “First Class” received 13% cosigns, which was no surprise. Fans voted Kendrick Lamar’s “N95” last, receiving almost 11% of the vote. The 2022 favorite song poll was tight because all the songs are awesome.