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    21 Songs Guaranteed To Make You Happy


    We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the songs that always cheer them up no matter what. Here are the happy results.

    1. Sia ft. Kendrick Lamar — "The Greatest"

    RCA / Astralwerks

    —Harriet Elizabeth Rose, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Oh, oh, running out of breath / But I, oh I, I've got stamina"

    2. James Brown — "I Got You (I Feel Good)"

    King Records

    —Jovana Balaban, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "I feel nice, like sugar and spice / So nice, so nice, I got you"

    3. Blue Swede — "Hooked on a Feeling"


    —Nancy Underhill, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "I'm hooked on a feeling / I'm high on believing / That you're in love with me"

    4. Mika — "Love Today"

    Casablanca Records / Universal Music Group

    —Jamie Heart, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Everybody's gonna love today, gonna love today / Anyway you want to, anyway you've got to / Love, love me"

    5. Beyoncé — "Love on Top"
    Sony / Parkwood

    —Jessica Coffey, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Nothing's perfect, but it's worth it / After fighting through my tears"

    6. Lady Gaga — "Hair"


    —Debra Ann, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "I've had enough, this is my prayer / That I'll die livin' just as free as my hair"

    7. Hall and Oates — "You Make My Dreams"

    —Beth Armer, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Twist and shout my way out / And wrap yourself around me / 'Cause I ain't the way you found me / And I'll never be the same, oh yeah"

    8. Bleachers — "I Wanna Get Better"

    —Mallory Mates, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Woke up this morning early before my family / From this dream where she was trying to show me / How a life can move from the darkness / She said to get better"

    9. Kanye West ft. Lupe Fiasco — "Touch the Sky"

    Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam

    —Allie Batera, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Fore the day I die, I'mma touch the sky / Gotta testify"

    10. Jimmy Eat World — "The Middle"


    —Larra Harr, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "It just takes some time / Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride / Everything, everything will be just fine"

    11. Queen — "Don't Stop Me Now"

    —Clarissa Johnson, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "I'm a shooting star leaping through the sky / Like a tiger defying the laws of gravity / I'm gonna go, go, go / There's no stopping me"

    12. Train — "Hey, Soul Sister"

    Atlantic Records

    —Anastasia Gordziej, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "You see, I can be myself now finally / In fact there's nothing I can't be / I want the world to see you'll be with me"

    13. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros — "Home"

    Rough Trade / Community

    —Noelle Joy Fiorentino, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Man, oh, man, you're my best friend / I scream it to the nothingness / There ain't nothing that I need"

    14. Electric Light Orchestra — "Mr. Blue Sky"
    Jet Records / Sony


    Most uplifting lyric: "See how the sun shines brightly in the city / On the streets where once was pity / Mister blue sky is living here today, hey, hey"

    15. Rusted Root — "Send Me on my Way"

    —Ashley Kane, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Well pick me up with golden hand / I may see you, I may tell you to run / You know what they say about the young"

    16. Michael Jackson — "P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)"

    Epic Records

    —Luna Solara, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "You need some lovin' (T-L-C) / Tender lovin' care / And I'll take you there / I want to love you (P-Y-T)"

    17. The Darkness — "I Believe in a Thing Called Love"

    Atlantic / Warner Music Group

    Anna Kopsky

    Most uplifting lyric: "I believe in a thing called love / Just listen to the rhythm of my heart / There's a chance we could make it now / We'll be rocking 'til the sun goes down"

    18. Bon Jovi — "Livin' on a Prayer"
    Mercury / Island

    —Sam Dyer, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "It doesn't make a difference if we make it or not / We've got each other and that's a lot for love"

    19. Modest Mouse — "Float On"

    Sub Pop / K Records

    —Courtney-Lynne Lowe, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "And we'll all float on okay / And we'll all float on okay / And we'll all float on anyway, well"

    20. Whitney Houston — "I Wanna Dance With Somebody"

    Arista / RCA

    —Danny Bird, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Oh, I wanna dance with somebody / I wanna feel the heat with somebody / Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody / With somebody who loves me"

    21. And of course, Journey — "Don't Stop Believin'"

    Frontiers Records / Columbia

    —Gabriella Mtz, Facebook

    Most uplifting lyric: "Don't stop believin' / Hold on to that feelin'"

    Here are all the songs together on one cheerful playlist, just for you:

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