As we’re currently running the “Best Song” portion of the 2016 XRT Listener Poll (by the way, you can cast your vote right here), we thought it’d be fun to look back on the history of the “Best Song” category.

Take a look at which songs were named the Best Songs of the year throughout the XRT Listener Poll history.

2015 – Beck “Dreams”
2014 – Hozier “Take Me To Church”
2013 – Lorde “Royals”
2012 – Alabama Shakes “Hold On”
2011 – Adele “Rolling In The Deep”
2010 – Mumford & Sons “Little Lion Man”
2009 – Kings Of Leon “Sex On Fire”
2008 – Coldplay “Viva La Vida”
2007 – Amy Winehouse “Rehab”
2006 – Gnarls Barkley “Crazy”
2005 – The White Stripes “My Doorbell”
2004 – Franz Ferdinand “Take Me Out”
2003 – Coldplay “Clocks”
2002 – Norah Jones “Don’t Know Why”
2001 – U2 “Beautiful Day”
2000 – U2 “Beautiful Day”
1999 – Santana ft. Rob Thomas “Smooth”

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