As 2016 draws to a close, dance music’s heavyweights are stepping up to relive the best offerings of the last twelve months. Music publications are busy unleashing their end of the year lists (check out our picks for best EDM albums and best EDM songs), while DJs are compiling their retrospective mixes for 2016. Diplo is the latest in this regard as he reveals his vision of the year’s best music with the new episode of his Diplo and Friends show for BBC Radio 1xtra.
Over the span of two hours, the producer offers up an expertly curated selection of songs, touching on everything from EDM favorites like Flume, The Chainsmokers and DJ Snake to pop acts like Beyoncé, Drake and Rihanna. There’s a little of something for everyone to enjoy as the Major Lazer leader navigates the expansive sonic territory that surfaced throughout 2016.
There’s no denying that Diplo has good taste, and he employs it in full force throughout his Best of 2016 mix. With a carefully crafted playlist composed of many of the biggest releases of the last twelve months, the Mad Decent head honcho’s latest mix is the perfect way to wrap up a memorable year in music.
You can check out the full tracklist to Diplo‘s latest mix here.