Hip-hop has been morphing into a singles-driven genre for years now, and 2014 seemed to be the year when individual songs mattered more than ever. Tracks like "Loyal" and "We Dem Boyz" ruled the first half of the year before "Tuesday," "CoCo" and "I Don't Fuck With You" emerged to dominate the airwaves in the second half. With the year ending at midnight tonight, XXL runs down the songs that defined 2014 in alphabetical order. —Dan RysEmmanuel C.M. and Roger Krastz

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