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Christmas gets a lot of attention in the music arena. Go to any mall, restaurant or even gas station when Christmas is nearing and you can’t get away from all of the songs. That’s great, I love Christmas! But isn’t it time that when Halloween rolls around there’s more to it than just scary outfits and sugary treats?

After all, the music is out there. From songs about the devil to songs about the living dead, to tales of monsters dancining the night away, Halloween music is killer!

So, to help us get into the spirit, Billboard.com has compiled a list of the Top 25 Halloween Songs Of 2018, as determined by the Billboard charts. This data comes from titles ranked by a formula blending digital sales, radio airplay and streaming, as measured by Nielsen Music.

So check out the list below. I think you’ll find it “thrilling”!

  1. Thriller – Michael Jackson
  2. Ghostbusters -Ray Parker Jr.
  3. Monster Mash – Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers
  4. This Is Halloween – from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
  5. Demons – Imagine Dragons
  6. Somebody’s Watching Me – Rockwell
  7. Don’t Fear The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
  8. Highway To Hell – AC/DC
  9. Werewolves Of London – Warren Zevon
  10. Monster – Skillet
  11. Halloween Theme (Main Title) –  John Carpenter
  12. The Monster – Eminem featuring Rihanna
  13. Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  14. A Nightmare On My Street – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
  15. Sympathy For The Devil – The Rolling Stones
  16. Creep – Radiohead
  17. Zombie – The Cranberries
  18. Hells Bells – AC/DC
  19. Dragula – Rob Zombie
  20. The Time Warp – The Rocky Horror Picture Show Cast
  21. Black Magic Woman – Santana
  22. Runnin’ With The Devil – Van Halen
  23. This Is Halloween – Marilyn Manson
  24. My Demons – Starset
  25. Dead Man’s Party – Oingo Boingo

Rich Fields is a veteran radio broadcaster who is best known for having been the Announcer on the Price is Right. He is also an Emmy Award winning Meteorologist .