Top TV Songs of 2017

Here at Tunefind we’re looking back at some of highlights from 2017, including the top movie soundtracks, top new TV shows driving music discovery, and most popular artists on Tunefind.  

This has been a big year for TV music, with the resurgence of soundtracks, live score concerts, and even a new Emmy category for Music Supervision. Here at Tunefind we tracked over 30,000 new songs appearing across top TV shows and movies around the world.

Below is our list of the top TV songs from 2017 -the songs YOU loved the most, and just had to find. Some familiar names and lot of new ones, these were the most in-demand tracks on Tunefind this year.

Without further ado, Tunefind’s most popular TV songs of 2017…

Featured In: Insecure
Music Supervisor: Kier Lehman

Insecure’s soundtrack got a lot of well-deserved attention, but this track was the one that had fans in a frenzy to find it. Unfortunately, you’re going to have to wait for Jorja’s debut album, slated for release in 2018.

February 3rd

by Jorja Smith

from Insecure Soundtrack · Season 2 · Episode 1 · Hella Great

On the couch, Issa looks through Tinder; she go…

Featured In: Riverdale
Music Supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

Riverdale had a very strong debut in 2017, nabbing a spot on our list of top new TV shows driving music discovery. This one was a clear highlight for fans.

Start a War

by Klergy, Valerie Broussard

from Riverdale Soundtrack · Season 2 · Episode 1 · Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying

Jughead and Betty kiss. Back at the trailer, Ju…

Featured In: The Good Doctor
Music Supervisor: Libby Umstead

Another newcomer in Fall of 2017, The Good Doctor had quite a few songs that charted. But this one had fans pestering the network and campaigning online for Erin McCarley to release the track – which she did.

Featured In: The Vampire Diaries
Music Supervisor: Chris Mollere

Featured in the final moments of the emotional series finale of The Vampire Diaries, this one gave fans all the feels.

Take on the World

by You Me At Six

from The Vampire Diaries Soundtrack · Season 8 · Episode 16 · I Was Feeling Epic

(0:36) At the end, the sprits of everyone who h…

Featured In: Grey’s Anatomy
Music Supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

This song appeared in an emotional Grey’s montage, and had fans frustrated because it wasn’t yet available anywhere.

Boy Like You


from Grey's Anatomy Soundtrack · Season 13 · Episode 21 · Don't Stop Me Now

Veronica is taken into surgery; Arizona and Ame…

Featured In: Grey’s Anatomy
Music Supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

People were going nuts trying to find this song after a classic Grey’s “dance it out” scene.


by Aston Merrygold

from Grey's Anatomy Soundtrack · Season 13 · Episode 19 · What's Inside

Meredith, Maggie, and Amelia dance it out.

Featured In: Shadowhunters
Music Supervisor: Lindsay Wolfington

An original song written for the series by Sam Hollander. Background on the song from music supervisor Lindsay Wolfington.

Fragile World

by Alberto Rosende

from Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments Soundtrack · Season 2 · Episode 13 · Those of Demon Blood

Simon performs at the Hunter's Moon; Jace remov…

Featured In: Girls
Music Supervisors: Manish Raval, Jnathan Leahy and Tom Wolfe

You’ll have to be patient. This one’s still not released, along with a few other fan favorites from the final season of Girls.

How Do We Get Back to Love

by Julia Michaels

from Girls Soundtrack · Season 6 · Episode 9 · Goodbye Tour

This song plays after the bathroom scene and im…

Featured In: Lucifer
Music Supervisor: Alexandra Patsavas

MILCK has had a very big year, including some high profile syncs and a viral hit song.

The World Is Unraveling


from Lucifer Soundtrack · Season 2 · Episode 18 · The Good, the Bad and the Crispy

At the end, Lucifer apologizes to Linda; Lucife…

Featured In: 13 Reasons Why
Music Supervisor: Season Kent

Released a few years ago, this song surged back onto the charts after the high profile appearance in 13RW. More about the soundtrack of 13 Reasons Why from music supervisor Season Kent, plus our chat with composer ESKMO.

The Night We Met

by Lord Huron

from 13 Reasons Why Soundtrack · Season 1 · Episode 5 · Tape 3, Side A

Hannah and Clay dance together; repeats (28:50)…


Billboard also covered Tunefind’s Top TV songs of 2017, where you can find more details about these songs and artists.


More of Tunefind’s Best of 2017

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