Not unlike the ranking of Canada’s Best Albums in 2022, Drake and The Weeknd also factored heavily into the best songs list. It’s only natural, as both were firing on all cylinders this year with major releases. But when it comes to tracks, other Canadian artists were able to make just as much noise in 2022, and it wasn’t always about the big two.

Here are Complex Canada’s selections for the 20 best songs of 2022.