It’s here again! Your monthly trip around the world where we list the most played songs on every continent. In Europe we find all the Top 5 hits that have been popular for months now: “Dance Monkey,” “Shallow,” “Memories,” “Let Her Go” and “Blinding Lights.” Proper songs to impress your upcoming summer lovers.  

In North America, stay-at-home protocols are reflected by a completely new list of Top 5 hits, with songs from TikTok, Netflix and RuPaul’s Drag Race. The only exception are Daniel Caesar and H.E.R. with “Best Part,”which came out on top once again! The Canadian singer-songwriter released this song in 2017, featuring the American singer H.E.R., and we are still thankful for their juicy R&B vibes. 

It may feel like a long time ago, but South America’s Top 5 reminds us that we celebrated Mother’s Day in May! We find the beautiful song “Gracias Mama” at number three. For Africa, May has been a month of contemplation, demonstrated by a Top 5 where three out of five are songs of praise.

Top 5 Europe

1 Tones and I – Dance Monkey 

2 Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – Shallow (from A Star Is Born)  

3 Maroon 5 – Memories

4 Passenger – Let her Go

5 The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

Tones and I

Tones and I

Top 5 North America

1 Daniel Caesar – Best Part (feat. H.E.R.)

2 Trixie Mattel – Red Side of the Moon  

3 Matt Maltese – I Hear The Day Has Come

4 Body- Jordan Suaste Tik Tok

5 Sofia the First – Main Title Theme Song  

Daniel Caesar

Daniel Caesar

Top 5 Oceania

1 for KING & COUNTRY – God Only Knows 

2 Jhene Aiko – Lotus 

3 The Weeknd – Blinding Lights

4 Tones and I – Dance Monkey 

5 Maroon 5 – Memories

for King & Country

for King & Country

Top 5 Asia

1 Na-Akit – Henyong Makata

2 lagu terbaru | 2020 Tuhan jaga ini sa pu jantung  

3 Inkem Inkem Inkem Kaavaale – Geetha Govindam

4 Conkarah – Banana (feat. Shaggy) 

5 Tuhan jaga ini sapu jantung, musik papua populer 



Top 5 South America

1 la separación – Angie Vasquez


3 GRACIAS MAMÁ – Natty Blanco  

4 Berilios – Falsas Promesas 

5 Cactus – Gustavo Cerati

Angie Vasquez

Angie Vasquez

Top 5 Africa

1 GUC – All That Matters 

2 Deborah Lukalu – You Deserve

3 Je vis dans le plan parfait de Dieu 

4 Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now 

5 Brendan Peyper – Twee Is Beter as Een



Anxious to dive into our Top 5 archive to browse all of the most played songs? Check it out:

Top 5 May 2016
Top 5 May 2017
Top 5 May 2018
Top 5 May 2019

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