2016 welcomed a floodgate of cohesive, thematic albums. It also ushered in a tsunami of viral, smash singles. And if the year of charts and streaming numbers taught us anything, it's that two don't necessarily go hand-in-hand anymore. While earlier this week, we focused on the year's top projects, today is about the songs that got us through the past 365 days.

We drank it away with Solange, self-destructed with Sampha and froze for the Mannequin Challenge alongside chart-toppers Rae Sremmurd. Jenny Hval deconstructed her 'Conceptual Romance,' Ka mourned at night and PJ Harvey's 'The Community of Hope' built exactly that when she returned earlier this year. ANOHNI made us woke, Kendrick Lamar made us levitate, Kano made us rave and Jessy Lanza made us dance.

Give the top 38 songs of the year a spin and relive all of the above: