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Would you ever say that these songs turn 10 years old in 2023?

Hit songs that topped the charts in 2013: 10 years ago we were listening to them everywhere, from radio to music streaming platforms, and some were even included in films.

This photogallery includes the most successful songs released as singles in 2013, even though the reference albums may date back to the previous year.

Some of these songs seem to have been released recently, as if 10 years had not passed at all. And unfortunately, some of the artists who signed hit songs in 2013 died too soon...

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Songs turning 10 years old in 2023.
Hit songs that topped the charts in 2013: 10 years ago we were listening to them everywhere, from radio to music streaming platforms. In this photogallery we find the most successful songs released as singles in 2013, even though the albums from which they are taken may date back to the previous year. Some of these songs seem to have been released recently, as if it was not 10 years ago at all...
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Pompeii - Bastille (Published: January 11, 2013)
'Pompeii' is the most successful song by the British alternative rock band Bastille. The song has been certified with 36 platinum records: 9 of these in Australia, 6 in the US and 5 in the UK.
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When I Was Your Man - Bruno Mars (publication: January 15, 2013)
One of the first tracks released ten years ago is 'When I Was Your Man', the second single from the album 'Unorthodox Jukebox'. The song is a classic ballad, in which Bruno Mars talks about his split with his girlfriend, addressing her directly.
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Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Published: January 19, 2013)
The third single taken from the album 'The Heist', this track reached the number one position on the Billboard 100, earning a total of 40 platinum and two diamond discs (France and USA).
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Demons - Imagine Dragons (Published: January 28, 2013)
One of the most famous songs by Imagine Dragons was a worldwide success. In the United States, for example, 'Demons' stayed in the Top Ten of the Billboard 100 for 12 weeks, even going diamond. In total, 'Demons' went platinum 33 times, including eight in Canada, six in Australia and five in Italy.
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Started From The Bottom - Drake (publication: Feb. 1, 2013)
A single taken from Drake's third studio album, 'Nothing Was the Same', this track went platinum ten years ago, going six in the US.
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Mirrors - Justin Timberlake (Published: Feb. 11, 2013)
8 minutes and 6 seconds is the duration in the album version of 'Mirrors', which was made available on the radio in a shortened version of 4 minutes and 37 seconds. This track has won a total of 22 platinum records worldwide.
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Feel This Moment - Pitbull ft. Christina Aguilera (Feb. 22, 2013)
The instrumental basis of the famous song 'Take on Me' by the Norwegian group a-ha was used for this song. "Feel This Moment" was a worldwide success, receiving 22 platinum records, including four in the United States.
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Just Give Me a Reason - Pink fr. Nate Ruess (publication: Feb. 26, 2013)
Initially, this song was written by Pink to be performed solo, but the singer realised that she needed someone to record it with her. "Just Give Me a Reason" was Pink's first single to reach the top of the Italian charts, and the fourth to top the US charts after "Lady Marmalade", "So What" and "Raise Your Glass".
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Royals - Lorde (Published: March 8, 2013)
'Royals' is the first single from Lorde's first studio album. And what a debut for her: 'Royals' won two Grammys, for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance, topping the charts in many countries such as the UK, US, Italy, New Zealand and Canada.
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Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke ft. Pharrell Williams & T. I. (Published: March 26, 2013)
It has already been ten years since the release of this single, which went platinum 47 times and also won a diamond record (in the United States). The song has been described by The Guardian as the most controversial song of the decade, both because of the explicit content of the lyrics and video, and because of the controversy raised in public opinion.
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I Need Your Love - Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding (Published: April 12, 2013)
This track consecrated Calvin Harris' career: thanks to this song, which reached number four in the UK charts, the DJ became the first British artist to place eight tracks from the same album in the UK top 10 singles chart.
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Get Lucky - Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers (Published: April 19, 2013)
"Get Lucky" was an incredible success worldwide, reaching the Top Ten of the charts in over 30 countries. But that's not all, because this song also received two Grammy Awards: Recording of the Year and Best Performance by a Duo or Group.
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Counting Stars - One Republic (Published: June 14, 2013)
"Counting Stars" achieved international fame, becoming One Republic's most successful single, even surpassing the famous "Apologise". The music video is one of the most viewed ever on YouTube and is also the first video by a band to reach one billion views. Over the past 10 years, the video clip has clocked up almost 4 billion views.
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Wake Me Up - Avicii (publication: June 17, 2013)
He died too young, but his music will remain forever: and one of the songs we will remember most about Avicii is certainly 'Wake Me Up', danced to everywhere in the world to this day. This song has achieved an impressive 93 platinum records, including as many as 15 in Australia.
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Best Song Ever - One Direction (publication: July 22, 2013)
It has been 10 years since the release of this song, 13 years since the formation of One Direction and 8 years since the group's hiatus! For now, the five boys are focused on their solo careers, some with immense success (e.g. Harry Styles), some with a little less luck.
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Applause - Lady Gaga (Published: August 12, 2013)
"Applause" is the first single taken from Lady Gaga's third studio album, called "Artpop". The track is Gaga's thirteenth consecutive single to reach the number one spot on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, making her the artist with the most consecutive number one hits in the time period between 2009 and 2013.
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Roar - Katy Perry (Published: August 12, 2013)
'Roar' also turns ten in the summer of 2023. Like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry released the first single from her new album 'Prism' on 12 August 2013. The song was later chosen as the official anthem of the Winter Olympic Games held from 7 to 22 February 2014 in Soči.
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Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus (Published: August 25, 2013)
The song is about an ended love and the reference was probably to the relationship Miley Cyrus had with the actor Liam Hemsworth. The video clip of the song, in which we see a very different Miley Cyrus from the one we had all known up to that point, was awarded Video of the Year at the MTV Music Video Awards.
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The Monster - Eminem ft. Rihanna (Published: Oct. 29, 2013)
This is the fourth collaboration between Eminem and Rihanna after 'Love the Way You Lie', 'Love the Way You Lie Part II' and 'Numb'. The song's video clip received three nominations at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Video by a Male Artist, Best Direction and Best Collaboration.
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26/05/2024
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