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