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DJ Earworm’s 2016 United States of Pop Mashup: Rihanna, Sia + Calvin Harris Collide

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The United States of America may remain divided after a particularly contentious 2016 presidential election race, but the past year’s pop music acts have, conversely, found a way to come together.

DJ Earworm, who’s annually mashed up pop hits into single, radio-ready Frankensteins since 2007, has just unveiled his 2016 masterpiece, and, well, it’s the past 12 months in a sonic-nutshell. Called “Into Pieces,” the four-minute arrangement, which features 25 of the year’s biggest tracks, kicks off with The Weeknd’s “Starboy” and Zayn’s “Pillowtalk” before giving way to Sia’s “Cheap Thrills,” Twenty One Pilots’ “Ride” and “This is What You Came For” by Rihanna and Calvin Harris. Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber and The Chainsmokers (with both Halsey and Daya features) also find their way into the mix, naturally.

Last year, Earworm managed a huge feat by doubling his typical U.S.O.P. output with 50 featured songs, which he credited to pop’s then-shifting landscape.

“I try to get a feel of what is in the zeitgeist,” he told Billboard. “Music has been going through a softer phase than it was a few years ago.”

Peep all the included songs featured on “Into Pieces” below:

Bruno Mars — “24K Magic”
Calvin Harris and Rihanna— “This Is What You Came For”
D.R.A.M. and Lil Yachty— “Broccoli”
Desiigner— “Panda”
DJ Snake and Justin Bieber — “Let Me Love You”
DNCE — “Cake By The Ocean”
Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla — “One Dance”
Fifth Harmony and Ty Dolla $ign— “Work From Home”
Flo Rida — “My House”
Justin Bieber— “Love Yourself”
Justin Timberlake — “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”
Lukas Graham— “7 Years”
Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber and MØ— “Cold Water”
Mike Posner— “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”
Rae Sremmurd — “Black Beatles”
Rihanna — “Needed Me”
Rihanna and Drake — “Work”
Sia — “Cheap Thrills”
The Chainsmokers and Daya — “Don’t Let Me Down”
The Chainsmokers and Halsey — “Closer”
The Weeknd and Daft Punk — “Starboy”
Twenty One Pilots — “Stressed Out”
Twenty One Pilots — “Heathens”
Twenty One Pilots — “Ride”
Zayn — “Pillowtalk”

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Next: DJ Earworm's 2015 Pop Mashup Features 50 Songs

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