Top 89 songs of 2013

Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs.
Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs. (MPR Graphic / Tracy Kompelien)

2013 was an incredible year for music. Each month saw a barrage of new singles and albums from a wide array of artists. We played the songs and you responded to each of them. Now, we're counting down the songs based on your votes in our annual Top 89 poll.

At 4 p.m. CST on Dec. 31, we'll do a retrospective of Top 89s past, and starting at 5 p.m., we'll reveal the Top 89 of 2013 song-by-song. We'll re-air the whole retrospective and countdown Jan. 1, 2014, at 10 a.m.

If you'd like to follow the countdown on Facebook and Twitter, we'll be using the hashtag #Top89. Tune in, turn it up and have a safe and happy new year!

The countdown

Beginning at 5 p.m. CST, we'll reveal each song as it's played on air. You may need to reload the page to see the most recent results.



1. Daft Punk – "Get Lucky"



2. Lorde – "Royals"



3. Har Mar Superstar – "Lady, You Shot Me"



4. Arcade Fire – "Reflektor"



5. CHVRCHES – "The Mother We Share"



6. HAIM – "The Wire"



7. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – "Thrift Shop" feat. Wanz



8. Arctic Monkeys – "Do I Wanna Know?"



9. Vampire Weekend – "Diane Young"



10. Caroline Smith – "Magazine"



11. Zach Sobiech – "Clouds"



12. CHVRCHES – "Recover"



13. Father John Misty – "Nancy From Now On"



14. Dessa – "Skeleton Key"



15. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – "Can't Hold Us" feat. Ray Dalton



16. Daft Punk – "Lose Yourself to Dance" feat. Pharrell Williams



17. Jeremy Messersmith – "Tourniquet"



18. Phosphorescent – "Song for Zula"



19. Jake Bugg – "Lightning Bolt"



20. The National – "Don't Swallow the Cap"



21. The National – "Graceless"



22. Janelle Monae – "Givin' 'Em What They Love"



23. Volcano Choir – "Byegone"



24. Dawes – "Most People"



25. Cloud Cult – "1x1x1"



26. Fitz and the Tantrums – "Out of My League"



27. James Blake – "Retrograde"



28. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – "Better Days"



29. Vampire Weekend – "Unbelievers"



30. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – "Sacrilege"



31. Vampire Weekend – "Ya Hey"



32. Daft Punk – "Doin' It Right" feat. Panda Bear



33. Arctic Monkeys – "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?"



34. Dessa – "Warsaw"



35. Neko Case – "Man"



36. Poliça – "Chain My Name"



37. Dessa – "Call Off Your Ghost"



38. Mumford and Sons – "Hopeless Wanderer"

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39. The Head and the Heart – "Shake"



40. NONONO – "Pumpin' Blood"



41. Lissie – "Shameless"



42. The Suburbs – "Turn the Radio On"



43. Phantogram – "Black Out Days"



44. Jake Bugg – "Two Fingers"



45. Dr. Dog – "Broken Heart"



46. Cloud Cult – "Good Friend"



47. Franz Ferdinand – "Right Action"



48. Janelle Monae – "Q.U.E.E.N." feat. Erykah Badu



49. Cage the Elephant – "Come a Little Closer"



50. Billie Joe and Norah – "Long Time Gone"



51. J. Roddy Walston and the Business – "Heavy Bells"



52. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down – "We the Common (For Valerie Bolden)"



53. Kanye West – "Black Skinhead"



54. Cold War Kids – "Miracle Mile"



55. Low – "Plastic Cup"



56. Broken Bells – "Holding On for Life"



57. Foxygen – "Shuggie"



58. Lorde – "Tennis Court"



59. Atlas Genius – "If So"



60. Dawes – "From a Window Seat"



61. Frightened Rabbit – "The Woodpile"



62. Black Joe Lewis – "Come to My Party"



63. Volcano Choir – "Acetate"



64. Phosphorescent – "Ride On / Right On"



65. Jim James – "State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)"



66. Vampire Weekend – "Step"



67. Trampled By Turtles – "Codeine"



68. Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders – "Boomtown"



69. Har Mar Superstar – "Prisoner"



70. Arcade Fire – "Afterlife"



71. Savages – "Husbands"



72. Poliça – "Tiff"



73. The Replacements – "I'm Not Sayin'"



74. Lorde – "Team"



75. Mason Jennings – "Lonely Street"



76. The National – "Humiliation"



77. The Avett Brothers – "Another is Waiting"



78. Jason Isbell – "Stockholm"



79. Elvis Costello and The Roots – "Walk Us Uptown"



80. MS MR – "Hurricane"



81. The Preatures – "Is This How You Feel?"



82. Phoenix – "Trying to Be Cool"



83. Atmosphere – "It Ain't The Prettiest feat. Haphduzn, Carnage and Brother Ali"



84. Portugal. The Man – "Purple Yellow Red and Blue"



85. Beck – "I Won't Be Long"



86. Frank Turner – "Recovery"



87. Divine Fits – "Ain't That The Way"



88. Iron and Wine – "Lovers' Revolution"



89. Pearl Jam – "Sirens"

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