Best of 2017: The Songs We Couldn’t Stop Playing All Year Round

As we roll down the blinds on 2017, you know we had to bring you the playlist of playlists to celebrate a year when music did us well.

The stand-out moments:

1. Ray BLK’s Patience freestyle, marking the incredible feat she achieved becoming the BBC’s first independent ‘Sound Of …’ poll winner for 2017

2. Sampha’s Process and Kehlani’s SweetSexySavage

3. Sza FINALLY dropping her debut album, CTRL, after a wait second only to the Frank Ocean exile post Channel Orange

4. Mahalia’s Sober live session for COLORS, racking up 3.5 million views and counting

5. The Khalid takeover with his hit and absolute earworm, Location, and debut album, American Teen

6. Everything H.E.R.

7. TRIP. All is well in soul music when Jhene Aiko releases a surprise album


Our playlist celebrates these great moments and many more. Get into the soulful tunes we couldn’t stop playing all year round below.

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