Rob Sheffield's Top 25 Songs of 2016

Beyoncé's ultimate kiss-off, Rae Sremmurd's sublime Beatles ode and other standout tracks from the year that was

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8. Frank Ocean, "Nikes"

So many great moments on Blonde, but this is the one that skewers me. Halfway through the song, Ocean drops the eerie synthed-up falsetto disguise and risks coming on like a vulnerable human, breathing in pheromones and rain and glitter. You can hear him find his voice

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