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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178 106
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Make Me Feel Janelle Monae

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210 138
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One Kiss Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa

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209 138
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Like I Do David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Brooks

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131 116
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Dancing Kylie Minogue

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133 130
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Let You Be Right Meghan Trainor

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One More Day Afrojack, Jewelz & Sparks

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98 109
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Move to Miami Enrique Iglesias

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Jan Hofmeyr added Back to You Selena Gomez

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97 112
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Cruzin' Snakehips, St Rulez

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64 75
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High Horse Kacey Musgraves

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55 64
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Curious Hayley Kiyoko

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68 82
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California Hot Shade, Mike Perry, Karlyn

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76 93
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We Are... Noah Cyrus, MØ

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Summer Cool Stephen Carey

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68 83
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Tokyo Nights Digital Farm Animals, Shaun Frank, Dragonette

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50 60
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Younger A Great Big World

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68 86
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Sex, Love & Water Armin Van Buuren, Conrad Sewell

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50 63
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Must've Been Chromeo, DRAM

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48 63
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Changes Disco Killerz, Liquid Todd

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45 59
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Rocket Girl Lemaitre, Betty Who

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Stay Open Diplo, MØ

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48 64
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Lullaby Sigala, Paloma Faith

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54 76
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Hey Gorgeous Nick Talos, Mitchl

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42 59
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Problems (Shallou Remix) Petit Biscuit, Lido, Shallou

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Solo Clean Bandit, Demi Lovato

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Midsummer Madness Joji, Rich Brian, AUGUST 08

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MatFalcon added So in Love Micky Zobel & Lily Zobel

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The Light Jeremih, Ty Dolla Sign

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Give Yourself a Try The 1975

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45 66
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Nuh Ready Nuh Ready Calvin Harris, PartyNextDoor

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Summer on You PRETTYMUCH

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Wrong Move R3HAB, THRDL!FE, Olivia Holt

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Fix You Vicetone

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37 56
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Walking By Felix Cartal, Iselin

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Unlonely Jason Mraz

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Superlove Whethan, Oh Wonder

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Pa Mi Tory Lanez, Ozuna

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Only Us Drax Project

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Middle Finger Phoebe Ryan, Quinn XCII

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Lost in Translation Youngr

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Don't Sleep Chromeo, French Montana, Stefflon Don

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Let Me Live Major Lazer, Rudimental, Anne-Marie

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Anywhere Sigma

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Humility Gorillaz, George Benson

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Carry Me Home KSHMR

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Longer Than I Thought Loote, Joe Jonas

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Me So Bad Tinashe, Ty Dolla Sign, French Montana

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Main Chick Marc E. Bassy

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Alien Sabrina Carpenter, Jonas Blue