Charlie Puth is an American singer and pianist. Puth became known in 2011 when he was allowed to perform at The Ellen DeGeneres Show. In 2015 he reached the hit parades of Australia and New Zealand with his song “Marvin Gaye” which he recorded with Meghan Trainor. In the same year he sang the song “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa, the soundtrack of the film Fast & Furious 7. This single was a huge success with number 1 notations in the United States, Germany, Australia, the Netherlands and Flanders.
These are Charlie Puth’s top 12 songs.
12. The Way I Am
Starting the list off is “The Way I Am,” a track that sees Charlie getting personal. He speaks to the listener about self-acceptance and confronting insecurities, all wrapped in a catchy beat.
11. Nothing But Trouble
This song showcases a different side of Charlie, leaning more towards hip-hop influences. It is a unique entry in his discography that proves his versatility as an artist.
10. Done For Me
With its 80’s inspired synth-pop vibes, “Done For Me” is a duet that discusses the difficulties of a one-sided relationship. The melody is contagious, and the song serves as a great dance track.
9. How Long
This upbeat track combines elements of funk and pop, creating a groove that’s hard to resist. “How Long” deals with the aftermath of a breakup, with lyrics that question the timing and reasons behind it.
8. Light Switch
The modern electro-pop elements in “Light Switch” make it an instant earworm. It is a testament to Charlie’s ability to adapt to contemporary pop trends while maintaining his unique sound.
“Dangerously” is a heartfelt ballad that talks about love’s perils. The vulnerability in Charlie’s voice is palpable, making it one of his most emotive performances.
6. One Call Away
A quintessential love song, “One Call Away” serves as a comforting anthem for anyone in need of emotional support. Its simple, but touching lyrics make it a fan favorite.
5. Left and Right (ft. Jung Kook of BTS)
A collaboration with Jung Kook of BTS, this track serves as a blend of different cultural and musical elements. The song is an eclectic mix of styles, making it an interesting departure from Charlie’s usual work.
4. See You Again (Wiz Khalifa)
Arguably his breakthrough track, this collaboration with Wiz Khalifa became an anthem for lost loved ones. It showcases Charlie’s strength as a songwriter and vocalist and has universal appeal.
3. Marvin Gaye
This song is a tribute to the Motown era, featuring Meghan Trainor. The duo’s chemistry shines through, making it a delightful, nostalgia-inducing track.
One of his most popular songs, “Attention,” combines funky bass lines with a catchy chorus. The song serves as a warning against the pitfalls of fleeting fame and relationships.
1. We Don’t Talk Anymore (feat. Selena Gomez)
Topping the list is “We Don’t Talk Anymore,” a collaboration with Selena Gomez. The song captures the awkwardness and pain that comes after a breakup, making it incredibly relatable.
These songs collectively represent the essence of Charlie Puth: a gifted artist capable of blending genres and emotions to create memorable, meaningful music.