The 20 Best Singles of 2017 (So Far) from Australia and Around the World

Earlier this week, we unveiled our list of the 20 Best Albums of 2017 so far – as voted by our team – with The Smith Street Band reigning supreme with their acclaimed album, More Scared of You Than You Are of Me. Breaking things down even further, today we throw the spotlight on some of the biggest tunes that have been released by Australian and international artists during the first half of this year!

From the likes of Kendrick Lamar to Gang of Youths, through to Confidence Man and Frank Ocean, we unveil our Top 20 list today – check out the countdown and playlist below!

20 | HAIKU HANDS “NOT ABOUT YOU”

19 | GANG OF YOUTHS “WHAT CAN I DO IF THE FIRE GOES OUT?”

18 | FUTURE “MASK OFF”


17 | THE SMITH STREET BAND “25”

16 | FATHER JOHN MISTY “PURE COMEDY”

15 | FRANK OCEAN “CHANEL”

14 | ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER “FRENCH PRESS”

13 | CITY CALM DOWN “BLOOD”

12 | LAURA MARLING “WILDFIRE”

11 | ALEX THE ASTRONAUT “ROCKSTAR CITY”

10 | ROYAL BLOOD “LIGHTS OUT”

09 | METHYL ETHEL “UBU”

08 | SLØTFACE “MAGAZINE”

07 | LORDE “GREEN LIGHT”



06 | KENDRICK LAMAR “DNA.”

05 | M.I.A. “P.O.W.A”

04 | SAMPA THE GREAT ft. ESTELLE “EVERYBODY’S HERO”

03 | MIDDLE KIDS “NEVER START”

02 | CONFIDENCE MAN “BUBBLEGUM”

01 | KENDRICK LAMAR “HUMBLE.”