summer The Best Summer Songs of 2018  

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Looking for that perfect summer playlist? Here are the best summer songs of 2018 for beach trips, barbecues, and good vibes. There are many new songs intentionally released to match the brighter months of the year. Below, you'll find a list of all the recent tunes that are perfect for the summer months. What is the summer anthem of 2018? 

What makes a good summer song? Oftentimes, as the weather gets cheerier, people long for more lighthearted, catchy tracks to accompany the Pavlovian feeling of excitement that comes when the weather gets nicer and the days get longer. The best summer songs of 2018 top the charts for a good reason. They're the perfect bouncy blend to amplify your sunshine-induced good mood. 

Browse this list of popular songs to find the best summer tunes of 2018! 

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Nice for What Drake

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Make Me Feel Janelle Monae

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One Kiss Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa

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Like I Do David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Brooks

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Dancing Kylie Minogue

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Let You Be Right Meghan Trainor

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One More Day Afrojack, Jewelz & Sparks

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Move to Miami Enrique Iglesias

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Cruzin' Snakehips, St Rulez

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Jan Hofmeyr added Back to You Selena Gomez

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High Horse Kacey Musgraves

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Curious Hayley Kiyoko

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We Are... Noah Cyrus, MØ

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California Hot Shade, Mike Perry, Karlyn

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Tokyo Nights Digital Farm Animals, Shaun Frank, Dragonette

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Summer Cool Stephen Carey

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Solo Clean Bandit, Demi Lovato

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Younger A Great Big World

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Sex, Love & Water Armin Van Buuren, Conrad Sewell

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Must've Been Chromeo, DRAM

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Lullaby Sigala, Paloma Faith

The Greatest Rappers of All Time

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Changes Disco Killerz, Liquid Todd

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Rocket Girl Lemaitre, Betty Who

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Stay Open Diplo, MØ

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Summertime Magic Childish Gambino

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Midsummer Madness Joji, Rich Brian, AUGUST 08

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Big1400 added I Like It Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin

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What Are We Doing Joakim Lundell

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SoulMate Justin Timberlake

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Big1400 added History 88rising & Rich Brian

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Hey Gorgeous Nick Talos, Mitchl

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Problems (Shallou Remix) Petit Biscuit, Lido, Shallou

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Big1400 added Lucid Dreams Juice WRLD

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Wrong Move R3HAB, THRDL!FE, Olivia Holt

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Peach Jam Joji, BlocBoy JB

The Top 500 Musical Groups/Artists of All Time

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Zooted Becky G, French Montana, Farruko

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Sun in Our Eyes Diplo, MØ

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Better SG Lewis, Clairo

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Mama Look at Me Now Galantis

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Satisfied Galantis, MAX

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Feels Like Summer Childish Gambino

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Nuh Ready Nuh Ready Calvin Harris, PartyNextDoor

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Give Yourself a Try The 1975

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MatFalcon added So in Love Micky Zobel & Lily Zobel

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Middle Finger Phoebe Ryan, Quinn XCII

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Summer on You PRETTYMUCH

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Walking By Felix Cartal, Iselin

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Fix You Vicetone

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The Light Jeremih, Ty Dolla Sign

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Don't Sleep Chromeo, French Montana, Stefflon Don