2018 music 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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The Middle Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey

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Finesse (Remix) Bruno Mars, Cardi B

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One Kiss Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa

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1525053266880 added This Is America Childish Gambino

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Nice for What Drake

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Capital Letters Hailee Steinfeld

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Remind Me to Forget Kygo, Miguel

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Babe Sugarland, Taylor Swift

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No Tears Left to Cry Ariana Grande

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Girls Rita Ora, Cardi B, Bebe Rexha

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Rather Be Malte Ebert

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Longer Than I Thought Loote, Joe Jonas

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Born to Be Yours Kygo, Imagine Dragons

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Don't Sleep Chromeo, French Montana, Stefflon Don

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We Are... Noah Cyrus, MØ

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Dancing Kylie Minogue

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Curious Hayley Kiyoko

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Have It All Jason Mraz

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Inhale Duke Dumont, Ebenezer

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New Houses Two Door Cinema Club

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Believer CYN

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Can't Dance Meghan Trainor

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My My My! Troye Sivan

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Strawberry Kush Fetty Wap

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Almost Forgot Against the Current

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Younger A Great Big World

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A Good Night John Legend, BloodPop

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Low (R3HAB Remix) Greyson Chance, R3HAB

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2002 Anne-Marie

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Who You Are Syn Cole, MIO

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Ferrari Bebe Rexha

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I Wanna Know NOTD, Bea Miller

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Lullaby Sigala, Paloma Faith

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I Am Free Cosmos & Creature

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Tieduprightnow Parcels

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Feel You Simon Field, Peder Elias

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Faded Away Sweater Beats, Icona Pop

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California Hot Shade, Mike Perry, Karlyn

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Rocket Girl Lemaitre, Betty Who

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Let Me Zayn

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Roller Coaster Chungha

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

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Tokyo Nights Digital Farm Animals, Shaun Frank, Dragonette

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Walking By Felix Cartal, Iselin

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Hands on Me BURNS, Maluma, Rae Sremmurd

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Crash Burak Yeter

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Drink About Seeb, Dagny

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Cruzin' Snakehips, St Rulez

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Must've Been Chromeo, DRAM