10 Songs To Add To Your Summer Playlist Immediately

Which son will be the song of the summer? This season looks like it’s filled with some pretty hot contenders. There’s a ton of new music and a song for everyone, no matter what mood you’re in or where you’re headed on vacation.

You don’t have to just pick one. We’ve created a playlist perfect for a party, the beach, or a road trip, versatile enough to work for any summertime journey. Enjoy the weather, sit back, press play on Spotify and hear every summer song for this year.


1. “Heatstroke” by Calvin Harris ft. Young Thug, Pharrell Williams & Ariana Grande

Consider the title of this song a nod to the weather in the warmer months. Calvin Harris’ latest is an eclectic music masterpiece that you won’t be able to get out of your head.


2. “Love Galore” by SZA ft. Travis Scott

As SZA prepares to release her debut album CTRL, we have her moody new single and its slightly creepy music video to keep us occupied.


3. “HUMBLE.” by Kendrick Lamar

In case you need an extra dose of badass confidence, Kendrick Lamar’s mega-hit “HUMBLE.” is a total banger.


4. “It Ain’t Me” by Kygo ft. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez and Kygo teamed up to create the ultimate summer kiss-off. Say goodbye to an ex and hello to a hot, new summer fling.


5. “I’m The One” by DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne & Quavo

DJ Khaled has done it again. Every single person to ever be popular in hip hop accompanies Snapchat’s fave producer on this major key of a summer anthem.


6. “Lipgloss” by Charli XCX ft. Cupcakke

This is the most underrated song and Charli XCX’s mixtape deserves more praise. Is it particularly subtle? No. But that’s not what summer is about.


7. “No Frauds” by Nicki Minaj ft. Drake & Lil Wayne

For twerking away your troubles, “No Frauds” is a diss to any of the school year’s haters. See ya later!


8. “Dead” by Madison Beer

Madison Beer’s single is catchy, kinda silly and melodramatic aka what summer really is at its heart.


9. “Tyrant” by Kali Uchis ft. Jorja Smith

“West Coast Amy Winehouse” Kali Uchis and Drake‘s discovery Jorja Smith supply stunning vocals on “Tyrant.”


10. “Rollin” by Calvin Harris ft. Future & Khalid

More Calvin Harris! Yes, “Slide” could also totally be on the list. Calvin Harris is a guarantee for summer jams and 2017 was no exception.

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