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Billboard Canada Year-End Hot 25 Of 2017

Below is a list of the Top 25 tunes that received the most radio airplay in Canada through the year 2017, as compiled by Nielsen BDS between Dec. 6, 2016, and Nov. 25, 2017.

Billboard Canada Year-End Hot 25 Of 2017

By FYI Staff

   TITLEARTIST
1Shape Of YouEd Sheeran
2Something Just Like ThisThe Chainsmokers & Coldplay
3DespacitoFonsi/Yankee Ft. Justin Bieber
4I Feel It ComingThe Weeknd
5There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me BackShawn Mendes
6It Ain’t MeKygo x Selena Gomez
7CloserThe Chainsmokers
8That’s What I LikeBruno Mars
9Say You Won’t Let GoJames Arthur
10StarboyThe Weeknd
11Castle On The HillEd Sheeran
12Don’t Wanna KnowMaroon 5
13Scars To Your BeautifulAlessia Cara
14Slow HandsNiall Horan
1524K MagicBruno Mars
16BelieverImagine Dragons
17Let Me Love YouDJ Snake Ft. Justin Bieber
18I Don’t Wanna Live ForeverZayn x Taylor Swift
19AttentionCharlie Puth
20StayZedd & Alessia Cara
21RockabyeClean Bandit
22Chained To The RhythmKaty Perry
23Love AgainHedley
24Body Like A Back RoadSam Hunt
25SelfishVirginia To Vegas
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Beyoncé

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The Billboard Canada FYI Bulletin: Beyoncé Country Hit A Win For Canadian Songwriters

Also in this week's roundup of industry news: Kayla Diamond launches her own boutique imprint, SOCAN names an ombudsman, and time's running out for noms for this year's Rosalie Award honouring trailblazing women in broadcasting.

Beyoncé becomes the first Black woman to top Billboard’s Country Songs chart with “Texas Hold ‘Em” and it has gone to No. 1 on iTunes in 14 different countries and counting. There are some surprising connections. The song is co-written and co-produced by Ontario-born writer/producer Nathan Ferraro, whose previous collaborations include working with Lady Gaga, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bear Mountain, RALPH, Shawn Hook, Alyssa Reid, Jessie Reyez, Lowell and Tyler Shaw.

In fact, the song has deep Canadian origins. Two other Canadian songwriters participated in this runaway hit: Megan Bülow (who records and performs as bülow) as and Elizabeth "Lowell" Boland (a.k.a. Lowell), with Ferraro co-producing the track with Killah B and Beyoncé.

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