With 2020 coming to an end and having spent most of it cooped up indoors, you best believe music really helped us get through this schoolyard bully of a year that won't stop kicking us while we're down.

As we inch closer to the new year, music streaming platform, Patari has released their #2020Rewind round-ups, giving us an insight into what people were grooving to during a pandemic.

Shamoon Ismail was a popular artist this year, with his single, 'Rung' being the most streamed song, while 'Marijuana' also featured on the list at number 3.

Bilal Saeed and Momina Mustehsan's duet Baari bagged the runner-up position.

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Other featured artists on the list were Mustafa and Yashal Zahid, Atif Aslam (of course), Gohar Mumtaz, Fawad Khan, Aima Baig, as well as bands, Strings, Bayaan and Karakoram.

However, Baari also became the top searched song of 2020, followed by the OST for drama serial Alif, sung by the maestro Shafqat Amanat Ali, bagging second place.

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Coming in third was the iconic, and never getting old, Aadat by none other than Atif Aslam. Seriously, this song is just timeless!

Interestingly, the list of Top 10 searched artists was a little different, with Ali Sethi (and may we add, his iconic fashion style), hitting an easy number 1.

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Legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan followed with a place on number 2, with Shamoon Ismail on the third position.

Abida Parveen, Faris Shafi, Sajjad Ali, Ali Zafar, Atif Aslam, Nazia Hassan and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan were other names featured on the list.

One of our personal favourites giving us legendary music for the past two decades, Strings topped number 1 on the Top 10 searched bands in 2020, with Auj and the legendary Junoon following soon after.

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Jal, Noori, Vital Signs, Bayaan and Khumariyan too, were on the list, with Somewhatsuper sticking out as the only music group whose genre is electronic and upbeat.

The youngsters weren't left behind, with Young Stunners staying true to their name and being number 1 on the list of Top 10 streamed young superstars of 2020.

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Shamoon ismail followed on second, with Abdullah Qureshi (and his fun covers) sweeping an easy third. Abdullah Siddiqui followed and can we just say, the man's still too underrated. Give him a listen if you haven't already!

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