Summer 2022 is here to stay, and we've got the perfect playlist for those steamy sunny days! As proven by Chet Hanks' “White Boy Summer” (2021) and Megan Thee Stallion's “Hot Girl Summer” (2019), the vacation-filled sultry season is known for setting the precedent for the rest of the year's viral music scene and pop culture at-large. Will 2022's songs of the summer rise to the occasion?
From heartthrobs Harry Styles' and Shawn Mendes' viral Billboard hit singles “As It Was” and “When You're Gone” to Grammy Award-winning superstar Lizzo's “About Damn Time,” summer 2022 contains many warm-weather bangers that are bound to make you roll your car windows down and drive straight to the beach. Spring's indisputably catchiest duets “2step” (Ed Sheeran & Lil Baby) and “Sweetest Pie” (Dua Lipa & Megan Thee Stallion) continue to top the charts internationally, and EDM's finest DJs (Diplo, Jax Jones, Galantis, Tiësto to name a few) are ready to curate the ultimate soundtrack for your next Vegas and Miami trips through their latest collaborations.
What are 2022's best songs of the summer? How many of these studio tracks will surpass one billion streams? Vote below for your favorite new hit singles and radio jams released by today's top artists that you believe are worthy of the ‘song of the summer’ title.
As It WasHarry Styles
About Damn TimeLizzo
First ClassJack Harlow
Bam Bam (feat. Ed Sheeran)Camila Cabello
Sweetest PieMegan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa
10 Things I Hate About YouLeah Kate