The Best of 2018 The Best Road Trip Songs Of 2018  

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If you're planning an adventure or need a summer playlist, these 2018 road trip songs should keep you entertained during the long hours on the highway. A good song for the road is catchy, a little fast-paced, and sometimes even lyrically tackles subjects like driving, traveling, and personal journeys. What are the best new road trip songs out there? Help decide below! 

What recent songs would be great for an open road? From popular hits that top the charts to works by more obscure, independent artists, this list will help you compile the perfect road trip playlist. All the newest, catchiest songs for the open highway are below for your browsing pleasure. Featuring the best of pop, hip-hip, EDM, and even K-pop, these are all great songs to sing along and dance to on your next road trip or even during a long drive.

What are the best road trip songs of the year? Help decide by voting your favorites to the top of the list. Feel free to also add any new songs that everyone needs on their 2018 road trip playlist.

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IDGAF Dua Lipa

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88 61
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The Middle Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

3
64 38
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No Tears Left To Cry Ariana Grande

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60 44
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One Kiss Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa

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56 55
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Finesse (Remix) Bruno Mars, Cardi B

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35 43
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1525053266880 added This Is America Childish Gambino

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27 37
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2002 Anne-Marie

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21 28
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Big1400 added Lucid Dreams Juice WRLD

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30 42
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Nice For What Drake

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31 44
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My My My! Troye Sivan

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25 35
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Curious Hayley Kiyoko

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17 23
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Big1400 added Call Out My Name The Weeknd

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23 33
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Remind Me To Forget Kygo, Miguel

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20 29
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I Wanna Know NOTD, Bea Miller

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25 38
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Babe Sugarland, Taylor Swift

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26 42
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Let Me Zayn

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14 24
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Born To Be Yours Kygo, Imagine Dragons

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26 45
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Capital Letters Hailee Steinfeld

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16 33
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Lullaby Sigala, Paloma Faith

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13 30
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Have It All Jason Mraz

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14 32
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Girls Rita Ora, Cardi B, Bebe Rexha

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9 25
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Burn the House Down AJR

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10 28
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A Good Night John Legend, BloodPop

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6 23
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Rather Be Malte Ebert

25
12 37
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We Are... Noah Cyrus, MØ

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10 35
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Dancing Kylie Minogue

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8 30
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Ferrari Bebe Rexha

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8 30
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Can't Dance Meghan Trainor

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5 23
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Low (R3HAB Remix) Greyson Chance, R3HAB

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5 23
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Out My Mind Tritonal

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5 23
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Inhale Duke Dumont, Ebenezer

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4 21
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Sun In Our Eyes Diplo, MØ

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6 28
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Everybody Hates Me The Chainsmokers

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5 25
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Home Sweet Highway Ashley McBryde

35
5 25
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New Houses Two Door Cinema Club

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4 23
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Drive

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5 27
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Roller Coaster Chungha

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5 28
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For the F*ck of It Snakehips, Jeremih, Amine

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5 29
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Who You Are Syn Cole, MIO

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3 23
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California Hot Shade, Mike Perry, Karlyn

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3 23
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Younger A Great Big World

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3 25
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Believer CYN

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2 20
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Longer Than I Thought Loote, Joe Jonas

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2 20
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All The Ways Meghan Trainor

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3 26
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Heroine Sunmi

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3 27
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Love Song Zak Abel

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2 22
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I Like The Way Tyron Hapi, Liam Ferrari

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2 23
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Hands on Me BURNS, Maluma, Rae Sremmurd

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2 23
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Almost Forgot Against the Current

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2 24
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Cruzin' Snakehips, St Rulez