Flawless (Remix)

TIME Names Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj's 'Flawless Remix' Best Song of 2014

  /  12.03.2014

Flawless (Remix)

Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj woke up on top. The divas’ epic remix to “Flawless” was named best song of 2014 by TIME.

The Hit-Boy-produced song, which appears on the Platinum Edition of Beyoncé’s self-titled album, was ranked No. 1 on the magazine’s annual list of the best in music and entertainment.

“In a year that saw a number of high-profile female pop collaborations, ‘Flawless’ never topped the charts like ‘Fancy,’ but what it lacked in radio domination it made up for with sheer star power,” wrote TIME.

Tinashe and ScHoolboy Q’s “2 On” (No. 5) and Future’s “Move That Dope” featuring Pusha T, Pharrell, and Casino (No. 3) also earned a spot on the top 10 list.

According to TIME, the best albums of the year were Azealia Banks’ Broke With Expensive Taste (No. 10), Lana Del Rey’s Ultraviolence (No. 6), Taylor Swift’s 1989 (No. 4), and FKA twigs’ LP1 (No. 1).

Some artists like Fergie (“L.A.LOVE”) and Iggy Azalea (“Black Widow”) weren’t as fortunate and saw their songs on the worst list.

See the rankings below.

Top 10 Best Songs of 2014

1. “Flawless Remix” – Beyoncé feat. Nicki Minaj
2. “Blank Space” – Taylor Swift
3. “Move That Dope” – Future feat. Pharrell Williams, Pusha T, and Casino
4. “Inside Out” – Spoon
5. “2 On” – Tinashe feat. ScHoolboy Q
6. “Red Eyes” – The War on Drugs
7. “Blockbuster Night Part 1” – Run the Jewels
8. “In the House of Yes” – Mr Twin Sister
9. “Talking Backwards” – Real Estate
10. “Chandelier” – Sia

Top 10 Worst Songs of 2014

1. “Rude” – MAGIC!
2. “Literally, I Can’t” – Redfoo, Lil Jon, and Enertia McFly
3. “Masterpiece” – Jessie J
4. “Sun Daze” – Florida Georgia Line
5. “All About That Bass” – Meghan Trainor
6. “Wiggle” – Jason Derulo feat. Snoop Dogg
7. “Summer” – Calvin Harris
8. “Black Widow” – Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora
9. “Brooklyn Girls” – Catey Shaw
10. “L.A.LOVE (la la)” – Fergie

Top 10 Best Albums of 2014

1. LP1 – FKA twigs
2. St. Vincent – St. Vincent
3. This Is All Yours – Alt-J
4. 1989 – Taylor Swift
5. Too Bright – Perfume Genius
6. Ultraviolence – Lana Del Rey
7. Transgender Dysphoria Blues – Against Me!
8. The Voyager – Jenny Lewis
9. Ryans Adams – Ryans Adams
10. Broke With Expensive Taste – Azealia Banks

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