In 2018 I completely walked away from the artists signed to the major labels and decided to fully focus on the independent music scene. There were 386 songs that entered Indie Top 39 and based on their performance here is the list of 99 Best Songs of 2018.
99. KAI KHAN » Ruin
|UK/Malaysia||Total Weeks: 8||Highest Position: 13||Fans on Facebook: 758|
KAI KHAN is a Malaysian artist who was living and studying in Brighton. “Ruin” was her first single that debuted on the Indie Top 39.
98. BOB MOSES » Back Down
|Canada||Total Weeks: 10||Highest Position: 14||Fans on Facebook: 93,235|
Canadian electronic duo BOB MOSES returned to our chart after a few years of silence with “Back Down”.
97. SHERPA » Fornever
|Denmark||Total Weeks: 5||Highest Position: 6||Fans on Facebook: 1,370|
The duo from Denmark SHERPA stormed the chart for two weeks with “Fornever” at the end of 2017.
96. HARVEY CAUSON » London Stock
|UK||Total Weeks: 5||Highest Position: 10||Fans on Facebook: 1,116|
Bristol’s HARVEY CAUSON with “London Stock” is currently on the chart and after spending only five weeks it ended up at number ninety-six.
95. ALFIE NEALE » She Can’t See
|UK||Total Weeks: 10||Highest Position: 12||Fans on Facebook: 532|
ALFIE NEALE is a singer-songwriter from Brighton who is exploring influences from Soul, Hip-Hop, Disco and everything in-between.
94. YVES PAQUET » Nightshift
|Belgium||Total Weeks: 7||Highest Position: 8||Fans on Facebook: 10,704|
YVES PAQUET was one of the artists who reached out to me to introduce the music. I’m glad that happened as there were not many artists from Belgium to enter the chart.
93. TOM SPEIGHT » Collide
|UK||Total Weeks: 10||Highest Position: 5||Fans on Facebook: 9,728|
London based singer-songwriter TOM SPEIGHT caught my attention with his acoustic ballad “Collide”.
92. SWAY CLARKE » I Thought This Was Love
|Canada||Total Weeks: 10||Highest Position: 16||Fans on Facebook: 4,723|
SWAY CLARKE is a Canadian R&B Singer heavily influenced by hip-hop and folk, with a very questionable sense of humour.
91. IAKO » Paint
|Italy||Total Weeks: 6||Highest Position: 4||Fans on Facebook: 973|
IAKO is a 5-piece band from Venice. Their single “Paint” managed to reach number four. They are signed to Plankton Records.
90. YUMI ZOUMA » In Camera
|New Zealand||Total Weeks: 7||Highest Position: 10||Fans on Facebook: 32,974|
4 piece band from New Zealand YUMI ZOUMA with their song “In Camera” are still on the chart right now.
89. JESSIE MUNRO » Under Fire
|USA||Total Weeks: 10||Highest Position: 13||Fans on Facebook: 741|
“Under Fire” is Jessie’s debut single. So far this year two singles entered our chart. I’m sure it’s just the beginning for Jessie.