Our top 10 Post Malone songs list looks at the body of work of an American artist famed for his erratic yet transcendent vocal styles. His pensive songwriting skills and blending of hip-hop, trap, pop, and R&B music has drawn many to his art. Born in 1995, Post Malone was introduced to multiple genres of music by his father, Rich Post, who was once a DJ. Teenage Post Malone was ready to become a rock star, having him practice the guitar.
After a long time polishing his skills, Post Malone was ready to showcase his musical skills to the world. At fifteen, he auditioned for the metalcore band Crown the Empire. His guitar strings broke when he was in the audition room. Sadly, this ended up with Post Malone being rejected.
While still at high school, Post Malone used the Audacity audio editor to make his first mixtape. His classmates smelt of a star in the making, having them vote him “Most Likely to Become Famous,” which he achieved. Years later, Post Malone met Sauce Lord Rich and FKi 1st. The two helped him produce his debut single “White Iverson,” a hit that flew Post Malone straight to fame.
Within a month, “White Iverson” had already hit the one million views mark. Record labels rushed to try to sign a deal with this new kid in the block who seemed whose career was burgeoning and promising. Eventually, Post Malone reached an agreement with Republic Records. This allowed him to work with multiple reputable artists, including Young Thug, 50 Cent, and Kanye West. Post Malone was an opening act for Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour.
Later in 2016, Post Malone released a mixtape under the title August 26th. While some felt that he was still inclined to the rock, country, and pop direction, Post Malone revealed that the album in the store was hip-hop. After a delayed release, his debut album Stoney (2016), was out. On the album, he featured guest artists including Quavo, Justin Bieber, and Kehlani. Post Malone had several songs on the album rise to Billboard Hot 100.
Post Malone later released his sophomore studio album Beerbongs &Bentleys (2018). The album featured Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, Swae Lee, YG, Ty Dolla Sign, and G Eazy as guest artists. Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018) is the home to Post Malone’s first number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, “Rockstar.” The album was also home to his third song on the top ten Billboard Hot 100, “Psycho.” Post Malone collaborated with Ty Dolla Sign on the track, which debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.
Within no time, Post Malone had become one of the biggest names in the hip-hop scene. His debut album recorded the longest stay streak on the Billboard Top R&B and Hip-Hop Albums chart. This was after it clocked seventy-seven weeks on the chart, outperforming Michael Jackson’s Thriller (1983), breaking the thirty-four-year-old record.
Post Malone would bag a deal to release the soundtrack of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The result was one of his best songs, “Sunflower,” in which he collaborated with Swae Lee. Following a successful start of his career, Post Malone was nominated for four awards in the 2019 Grammy Awards ceremony. During the ceremony, he was one of the performers, gracing the stage alongside Red Hot Chili Peppers. However, he won no award from his four nominations.
Post Malone seemed unstoppable with the release of his third studio album Hollywood’s Bleeding (2019). The album rose to the peak of the UK Albums Chart and Billboard 200. It also topped the charts in other nations, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Norway and New Zealand. Some of the reputable songs from the album include “Wow,” “Take What You Want,” “Enemies,” and “Circles.”
However, his fame has not come without criticism. Post Malone has often been termed as a culture vulture. Nevertheless, he has stood against the idea of establishing himself as a multi-genre artist. His versatility in the music scene will surely propel him to greater feats and a lengthy stay on the top of the game. Here we give you the ten best Post Malone songs.
#10 – One Right Now ft. The Weeknd
Ushering to the top 10 Post Malone songs is one of his most recent releases, “One Right Now.” The song is a synth collaboration between Post Malone and the Grammy-winning Canadian R&B and pop star The Weeknd. “One Right Now” finds the two contemplating a relationship with an ex-girlfriend. While the ex-girlfriend wishes to rekindle the love after infidelity, the two seem to have moved on. Combining The Weeknd’s sonic versatility and Post Malone’s variegated vocal styles, the song emerges as one of the top hits from the last quarter of 2021. “One Right Now” has managed to reach a peak position of number six on the Billboard Hot 100.
#9 – I Fall Apart
“I Fall Apart” is a breakup hit from Post Malone’s debut album Stoney (2016). The singe revealed that he penned the lyrics to this song when he was still in high school. “I Fall Apart” allows Post Malone to travel to his naivety back in the days when he had this sour breakup. The song is one of the top-selling hits on iTunes. “I Fall Apart” rose to the sixteenth position on the Billboard Hot 100.
#8 – Better Now
Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018) saw Post Malone rise to greater feats in his career, thanks to hits such as “Better Now.” The song finds Post Malone awakening the memories of a past failed relationship. It is evident from the song that Post Malone and his ex-girlfriend are hiding their feelings for each other. The song rose to the third position on the Billboard Hot 100. On the UK Singles Chart, “Better Now” managed to rise to position six.
#7 – Goodbyes ft. Young Thug
“Goodbyes” is yet another hit from Post Malone that finds him expressing much about his failed relationships. The song is featured on Post Malone’s most recent album release, Hollywood’s Bleeding (2019). While Post Malone wishes to break up with this lady, he admits that he is not good at goodbyes. His collaborator Young Thug brings indecisiveness to the whole situation, having him show the desire to reconnect with this toxic lady. “Goodbyes” rose to the third position on the Billboard Hot 100.
#6- Psycho ft. Ty Dolla Sign
Number six on the top 10 Post Malone songs is the hit “Psycho.” The song is featured on his sophomore album Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018). Post Malone tries to escape talking about his relationship anguishes. He collaborates with Ty Dolla Sign having the duo spit lyrics that tell of their wealthy lifestyle. The song was Post Malone’s second song to reach number one on Billboard Hot 100. Initially, “Psycho” debuted at the second position after Drake’s “God’s Plan.”
“Circles” is yet another song from Post Malone that finds lamenting over faded love. The song is featured on Hollywood’s Bleeding (2019). While the relationship only brings tears and emptiness for the two lovers, Post Malone and his girlfriend find it tough to let each other go. The song’s acoustic-guitar driven tune seems to contrast its melancholic lyrics. “Circles” rose to the peak of the Billboard Hot 100.
#4- White Iverson
Despite not making it to the top ten Billboard Hot 100 songs by Post Malone, “White Iverson” takes us to Post Malone’s career toddler steps. The song is his debut single released on his album Stoney (2016). At this time, Post Malone was a little-known guy in the music scene. However, “White Iverson” saw him become one of the most promising artists in the hip-hop scene. In the song, he asserts himself to be one of the maestros in the game, like the 2001 NBA’s MVP Allen Iverson. “White Iverson” rose to a peak position of number fourteen on the Billboard Hot 100.
#3- Congratulations ft. Quavo
“Congratulations” was Post Malone’s biggest track in 2016. The song is featured on his debut album Stoney (2016). Post Malone teamed up with Quavo of Migos in this celebratory hit. The song finds the two celebrating their success after inputting immense hard work and patience. “Congratulations” rose to the eighth position on the Billboard Hot 100.
With its video raking almost approaching the two billion views mark, “Sunflower” was Post Malone’s best song in 2018. Post Malone teams up with Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd for the release of this song which was adopted for use in the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The song finds the two competing for a girl. While the girl fails to show any affection, she remains a loyal friend to the two. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. On the UK Singles Chart, the song managed to rise to the third position.
#1- Rockstar ft. 21 Savage
Number one on our top 10 Post Malone songs list is the collaboration hit “Rockstar.” The song is featured on Post Malone’s album Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018). Post Malone might have had success in the hip-hop scene, but his blood still flows some rock and roll. In this song, he gives his self-made spin on sex, drugs, and the life of a rock star. The song was nominated for a Grammy Award in two categories; Best Rap/Sung Performance and Record of the Year. However, it lost the accolades to “This Is America” by Childish Gambino in both categories. Nevertheless, “Rockstar” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and UK Singles Chart, the best performance by any Post Malone song.
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