's top of 2018 are out.

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YouTube can now add “most popular app of the year” to its list of accomplishments.

jt released its lists for the most downloaded of 2018 and took the number one spot, beating out Facebook, and Snapchat for the honor. 

held the #3 spot last year, when Bitmoji and Snapchat came in at #1 and #2 respectively. This year, Snapchat dropped to third place and Bitmoji down to sixth, with climbing to the #2 slot.

These are the top 20 free of the year, according to

  1. Snapchat

  2. Messenger

  3. Facebook

  4. Bitmoji

  5. Netflix

  6. Google Maps

  7. Gmail

  8. Spoty Mic

  9. Amazon

  10. Uber

  11. WhatsApp Messenger

  12. Pandora 

  13. Wish 

  14. TikTok 

  15. Cash App

  16. Google Photos

  17. Google Chrome

  18. Twitter

While there aren’t many surprises on that list, it’s notable that has now edged out and Snapchat. Though not a new app by any means, is increasingly becoming the app social media companies need to compete with. Earlier this year, a Pew poll found that is the most-ed app among teens. 

Two other notable additions this year include TikTok, the mic video app formerly known as Micall.y, and Cash App, Square’s P2P payments app.

Over on the paid app charts, photography once again came out on top. The most popular paid app was (for the second year in a row) Facetune, followed by special effects app kirakira+.

Like last year, also released separate rankings for where — surprise, surprise — Fortnite took the top spot for free . Also making the list was PUBG and HQ Trivia.

The full list of the top 20 most downloaded free is below:

  1. Fortnite

  2. Helix Jump

  3. Rise Up

  4. PUBG


  6. Love Balls

  7. Snake VS Block

  8. Rules of Survival


  10. Dune!

  11. Subway Surfers

  12. Episode 

  13. Word Link 

  14. Toon Blast

  15. Color Road!

  16. HQ Trivia

  17. Twisty Road!

  18. 8 Ball Pool™

  19. Kick the Buddy

  20. Sniper 3D Assassin: Gun

In addition, ’s editors also announced their own picks for the best of the year. They named sketching app Procreate Pocket as the overall best app of the year and Donut Country the top

You can check out the full rankings over on iTunes, where you can also view the most popular podcasts, books, movies and television shows.

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