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Song of the year: ‘Shape of You’ or ‘Despacito’?

It's the end of the year! And we're facing-off the best songs, albums, movies, TV shows, video games, sports, pro athletes and entertainers of 2017. The "Best of 2017" is chosen by a combination of popularity, impact, acclaim, rankings and/or amount sold. But ultimately, we want you to let us know who and what from 2017 won the year in each category.

2017 has been filled with many great songs from today's biggest pop stars and hip-hop artists—but perhaps four epic songs stood above the rest. We are facing off some of top smashes released in 2017. In our first round, it's "Shape of You" versus "Despacito" and "Bodak Yellow" versus "Rockstar." Which will win the coveted title of "Best Song of the Year"?

And don't forget to cast your vote for these other end of year debates:


Ed kicked off 2017 with a mega pop hit "Shape of You." And the song won't die—it remains in the top 40 on the Hot 100 and it's the most streamed hit in the U.K. "Shape of You" topped the Billboard Hot 100 for several weeks in the Spring, and we have a feeling the hit will be grabbing Grammys come 2018. 

Below are some significant lyrics to "Shape of You," per Genius.

🎶I'm in love with the shape of you. We push and pull like a magnet do. Although my heart is falling too. I'm in love with your body.🎶

Check out the music video below. 


"Despacito" might have lost our summertime bracket by 1 percent of the final vote, but the song is technically still Billboard's top song of the summer. Listeners couldn't get enough of this steamy hot Latin pop smash, and the reggaeton-pop remix featuring Bieber has proven to be even hotter smash.

Below are some notable lyrics to "Despacito," per Genius.

🎶Comin' over in my direction. So thankful for that, it's such a blessin', yeah. Turn every situation into heaven, yeah.🎶
🎶Despacito. Quiero respirar tu cuello despacito. Deja que te diga cosas al oído. Para que te acuerdes si no estás conmigo🎶

Watch the original music video below.

Song of the year: ‘Shape of You’ or ‘Despacito’?
A festive crown for the winner