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

2
94 67
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The Middle Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

3
70 44
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No Tears Left To Cry Ariana Grande

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67 50
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One Kiss Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa

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58 61
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Finesse (Remix) Bruno Mars, Cardi B

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41 49
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1525053266880 added This Is America Childish Gambino

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26 34
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Big1400 added Lucid Dreams Juice WRLD

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30 41
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2002 Anne-Marie

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27 37
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Remind Me To Forget Kygo, Miguel

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34 48
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Nice For What Drake

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21 28
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Big1400 added Call Out My Name The Weeknd

12
34 50
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My My My! Troye Sivan

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28 42
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Babe Sugarland, Taylor Swift

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30 46
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Let Me Zayn

15
31 48
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Capital Letters Hailee Steinfeld

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18 28
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Born To Be Yours Kygo, Imagine Dragons

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26 42
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Curious Hayley Kiyoko

18
21 35
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I Wanna Know NOTD, Bea Miller

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18 37
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Lullaby Sigala, Paloma Faith

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13 30
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Everybody Hates Me The Chainsmokers

21
15 34
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Have It All Jason Mraz

22
17 38
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Girls Rita Ora, Cardi B, Bebe Rexha

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12 30
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Burn the House Down AJR

24
12 33
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Can't Dance Meghan Trainor

25
11 33
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A Good Night John Legend, BloodPop

26
14 40
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We Are... Noah Cyrus, MØ

27
10 34
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Ferrari Bebe Rexha

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7 27
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Rather Be Malte Ebert

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7 28
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Home Sweet Highway Ashley McBryde

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11 39
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Dancing Kylie Minogue

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7 30
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Roller Coaster Chungha

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6 27
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Inhale Duke Dumont, Ebenezer

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6 27
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Drive

34
6 27
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Low (R3HAB Remix) Greyson Chance, R3HAB

35
6 27
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Out My Mind Tritonal

36
4 21
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Finest Hour Cash Cash, Abir

37
5 25
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Sun In Our Eyes Diplo, MØ

38
4 22
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All The Ways Meghan Trainor

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6 29
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New Houses Two Door Cinema Club

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5 26
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Younger A Great Big World

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6 32
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For the F*ck of It Snakehips, Jeremih, Amine

42
5 29
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Heroine Sunmi

43
6 33
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Who You Are Syn Cole, MIO

44
5 30
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Love Song Zak Abel

45
4 27
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California Hot Shade, Mike Perry, Karlyn

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3 24
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Longer Than I Thought Loote, Joe Jonas

47
3 25
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Strawberry Kush Fetty Wap

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3 26
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I Like The Way Tyron Hapi, Liam Ferrari

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3 27
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Hands on Me BURNS, Maluma, Rae Sremmurd

50
3 27
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Almost Forgot Against the Current