Every summer there are songs that seem to dominate playlists. The usual songs always make it year after year, such as the all-time country classics and Bob Marley. They are perfect day drinking songs that anyone can get into. Then there are smash hits that everyone loves, usually coming out at the tail end of winter and are ramped up through the spring in order to crush the summer scene. These 8 songs come from every music genre, and will absolutely feed your summer need of a good rythm you can dance and polish off one too many drinks to. These are the songs that when they come on this summer, everybody within air shot goes, “OH YEA, this is my JAM!”
Fancy- Iggy Azalea
Undeniably the biggest white girl anthem out there right now, when this song comes on from the Australian rapper, the place goes nuts. The girl with the amazingly huge whale tale has become every white twenty somethings “girl” and it’s easy to see why. This song can get anyone going, and instantly gets girls trying to find their inner Bad B*tch. Get ready to hear this song all summer at pool parties
Summer- Calvin Harris
The dance music hitmaker Calvin Harris comes back with another smash hit that will get the water splashing at every pool party all summer long. This guy knows what the crowd wants, and he seemingly delivers on every song. This one is no different, and pool parties across the globe will be playing this song at least a few times.
Turn Down For What- DJ Snake and Lil Jon
Ultra hype man Lil Jon knows exactly how to get people in the mood to rage, and this song does just that. When the chorus hits, all you want to do is slam beers and dance, and there is nothing wrong with that. Is there not much talent needed for most of Lil Jon’s songs? Sure, but he definitely knows how to scream in a way that gets you so amped up to rip the roof off a club. This is a party anthem that isn’t going away any time soon.
Problem- Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea
Iggy Azalea is just crushing life right now, and it might be because of her amazingly enormous caboose, or the fact she is featured on two of the summer’s biggest hits. Ariana Grande throws in her great lyrics, with a catchy chorus, and the more this song is played, the more you will like it this summer.
Am I Wrong- Nico and Vinz
This chilled out song is the perfect jam for day parties when you’re crushing drinks by the pool or grilling out. Get ready to hear this song all over every beach, and rooftop party for the next few months. This Norwegian duo comes up with a fire track that anyone from any genre can get into.
Sing- Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran joins up with smash hit maker Pharrell Williams to come out with a song that gets your hips moving. It kind of has a Justin Timberlake feel, and after a few tequila shots at the bar, you can definitely grab a lady when this song comes on and drunkenly spin her around until she asks you to stop. It’s okay, you have all summer to practice and this song won’t be going away for a while.
Somebody Loves You- Betty Who
You probably have absolutely no idea who Betty Who is, but you certainly know this song. It is all over the radio, and will be on everybody’s playlist this summer. It’s a catchy song that anyone can get into, and sing along to. It’s definitely one of those songs you are belting at the top of your lungs at a red light and a car pulls up next to you watching.
Rather Be- Clean Bandit
The most shazam-ed song in the world seems kind of unknown, but it’s catchy. It’s the type of song you find yourself humming after you hear it. Although you may think it will go viral soon, it’s already a number 1 hit in 5 countries. If you haven’t heard this song yet, prepare yourself for the onslaught this summer of Facebook and Twitter posts about how much people love it.