[VIDEO] Daniel Kim’s 2014 Pop Danthology


Who doesn’t love a good round-up? Especially if it looks back on this year’s hits and crams a year’s worth of pop culture into about six minutes. Luckily for us, DJ and alchemist Daniel Kim is back with 2014’s “Pop Danthology” for your viewing pleasure.

Screen-Shot-2014-12-18-at-4.39.01-PMImage courtesy of Daniel Kim

How exactly is a Pop Danthology made? According to Kim, it is a lot of gathering, organizing, planning, arranging and finally – editing. All in all, approximately 180 hours were put into its making and the results are addicting. The 2014 Pop Danthology is a genuine celebration of music that influences a culture.

There are 66 hit songs tied up in this video. Here’s the complete song list (in alphabetical order by artist):

A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera – Say Something
Afrojack feat. Wrabel – Ten Feet Tall
Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea – Problem
Ariana Grande feat. Zedd – Break Free
Beyoncé feat. Jay Z – Drunk In Love
Calvin Harris – Summer
Calvin Harris feat. John Newman – Blame
Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne, Tyga – Loyal
Chris Brown feat. Usher, Rick Ross – New Flame
Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne – Rather Be
Christina Perri – Human
David Guetta feat. Sam Martin – Dangerous
Deadmau5 feat. Colleen D’Agostino – Seeya
Dillon Francis, DJ Snake – Get Low
Disclosure feat. Sam Smith – Latch
DJ Snake, Lil Jon – Turn Down For What
Ed Sheeran – Don’t
Ed Sheeran – Sing
Enrique Iglesius feat. Pitbull – I’m A Freak
Idina Menzel – Let It Go
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – Fancy
Iggy Azalea feat. MØ – Beg For It
Iggy Azalea feat. Rita Ora – Black Widow
Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz – Talk Dirty
Jason Derulo feat. Snoop Dogg – Wiggle
Jennifer Lopez – First Love
Jennifer Lopez feat. Iggy Azalea – Booty
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj – Bang Bang
John Legend – All Of Me Justin Timberlake – Not A Bad Thing
Katy Perry – Birthday Katy Perry – This Is How We Do
Katy Perry feat. Juicy J – Dark Horse
Keisza – Hideaway Kid Ink feat. Usher, Tinashe – Body Language
Lilly Wood & The Prick and Robin Schulz – Prayer in C (Robin Schulz Remix)
Magic! – Rude
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
Maroon 5 – Animals Maroon 5 – Maps
Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass
Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake – Love Never Felt So Good
Miley Cyrus – Adore You Mr. Probz – Waves (Robin Schulz Remix)
Nicki Minaj – Anaconda
Nico & Vinz – Am I Wrong
One Direction – Steal My Girl
Paramore – Ain’t It Fun
Pharrell Williams – Happy
Pharrell Williams – Happy (NEUS Remix)
Rita Ora – I Will Never Let You Down
Sam Smith – I’m Not The Only One
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Shakira – Dare (La La La)
Shakira feat. Rihanna – Can’t Remember To Forget You
Sia – Chandelier
Stevie Wonder – Superstition (C2C Remix)
Taylor Swift – Blank Space
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off Tiesto – Red Lights
Tove Lo – Habits (Stay High)
The Chainsmokers – #SELFIE
The Chainsmokers feat. Siren – Kanye
Usher – Good Kisser
Usher feat. Nicki Minaj – She Came To Give It To You
Zedd – Find You

Pop Danthology 2012″ went viral in 2012, with over 10 million views within three days and a total of over 59 million views. Since then, these mashups have been going viral each year and have been featured on CNN and Huffington Post.

Even without the video, the mash-up is worth a listen. To download the mp3 for free and to find everything you could want to know about behind-the scenes processes and the effort that went into these six minutes, go to Daniel Kim’s website.

This post was originally published on Audrey Magazine.