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music What Was the 2015 Song of the Summer?  

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List Rules Tracks you had on heavy rotation all summer long - fun, uptempo songs that go with the season. Should be new songs that came out in 2015.

Many artists record their best material for release in the summer. Hundreds of songs claim to be summer anthems, but now it's up to you to pick the 2015 song of the summer.   

What 2015 summer songs did you have on heavy rotation all summer long? Of those, which was the best? Was it one of Taylor Swift's? Maroon 5's? The Weeknd's? So many artists knocked it out of the park for summer 2015, but which were the top summer songs of 2015?

Many critics are hailing "Cheerleader" by OMI as the number one 2015 summer anthem. This certainly was a feel good story, as the track sat unknown for almost three years before receiving heavy rotation during the summer season. However, if everyone just agreed with the critics all the time, then rankings like ours would never be up for debate. Are the critics right or did a seasoned veteran like Demi Lovato put OMI in his place? 

Summers come and summers go, but soundtracks last a lifetime. Even 16 years later, the 1999 summer anthem "Every Morning" by Sugar Ray can still be heard through speakers across the world. These top summer songs 2015 will undoubtedly stick around for a long time.
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Uptown Funk! Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

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Shut Up and Dance Walk the Moon

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260 217
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See You Again Wiz Khalifa

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Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran

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Can't Feel My Face The Weeknd

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Sugar Maroon 5

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Love Me Like You Do Ellie Goulding

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Cheerleader OMI

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Lean On Major Lazer and DJ Snake featuring MØ

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Bad Blood Taylor Swift

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162 169
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Fight Song Rachel Platten

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Photograph Ed Sheeran

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fandoms_from_tartarus added Centuries Fall Out Boy

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Good For You Selena Gomez featuring ASAP Rocky

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Honey, I'm Good Andy Grammer

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Want to Want Me Jason Derulo

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Worth It Worth It

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Hey Mama David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha, and Afrojack

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Rude Magic!

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Ex's and Oh's Elle King

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ahmedmejri9 added All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor

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Talking Body Tove Lo

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Where Are U Now Jack Ü featuring Justin Bieber

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Trap Queen Trap Queen

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KingMarktheShark added Don't Ed Sheeran

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sema-stardoll added Meghan Trainor like im gonna lose you

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This Summer's Gonna Hurt... Maroon 5

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sema-stardoll added Charlie Puth marvin gaye

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Watch Me Silento

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Black Magic Black Magic

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amori003 added Cake by the Ocean Dnce

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sema-stardoll added Meghan Trainor dear future husband

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KingMarktheShark added Nobody Love Tori Kelly

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679 Fetty Wap featuring Remy Boyz

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House Party Sam Hunt

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amori003 added Hold My Hand Jess Glynne

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Back To Back Drake

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jsnungaray added Ghosttown Madonna

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SnowyCae added First Cold War Kids - Cold War Kids

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brian-james added Smokin' and Drinkin' Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert

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My Type Saint Motel

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mauricio-gibson added I Know There's Gonna Be Good Times Jamie xx ft. Young Thug and Popcaan - Jamie xx

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