Readers' Poll: 10 Best Songs of 2016

See which song beat Beyonce's "Formation" and David Bowie's "Lazarus"

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9. Beyonce, "Formation"

Very few people can effectively do what Beyoncé did with "Formation": She dropped a politically charged anthem one day before performing at the Super Bowl and had the world almost universally fall in love with the track in time for her appearance at one of the biggest televised events. The song was just the beginning and previewed her strongest album yet, Lemonade, and a full year of genre-breaking, powerful messages from the year's biggest artists.

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