Asia Pop 40 announces Asia’s No.1 Song, Artist and Group for 2018

Monday 04 February, 2019


Asia’s locally-produced, regionally-syndicated music chart programme has announced its awards for No. 1 Song, No. 1 Group and No. 1 Artist in Asia for 2018.

The annual countdown of the top 140 songs of 2018 on the Asia Pop 40 chart played-out on-air throughout January and was based purely on their ranking in the AP40 chart and the number of weeks they appeared during the year.

Billboard® Music Award-winner and MTV Award-winning artist Camila Cabello’s smash hit “Havana” (featuring Young Thug) has been named as Asia Pop 40‘s Number One Song for 2018.

Camila Cabello has also been named as Asia Pop 40‘s Number One Artist for 2018.

L.A.-based EDM-pop duo The Chainsmokers were named Asia Pop 40’s Number One Group for 2018. The Awards were announced on-air last weekend on Asia Pop 40.

Throughout January, Asia Pop 40, counted down the most popular 140 songs from 2018, over four weekly installments.

Creator & Executive Producer of Asia Pop 40, Rob Graham, stated: “There was so much great music in 2018. Everyone at EON Media Group and Asia Pop 40 was very excited to honour Camila and Drew & Alex in this way as they’ve been massive contributors to our chart over the past year.”

Some interesting statistics from the Asia Pop 140 chart of 2018:

• 19 different songs took out the No. 1 position in 2018

• 62 songs were collaborations

• 15 songs were from original motion picture soundtracks

• 85 songs by artists from North America

• 48 songs by artists from Europe and the U.K.

• 17 songs by artists from Australasia

• 20 songs appeared in 2017’s and 2018’s countdown

• One song appeared in 2016’s, 2017’s and 2018’s countdown

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