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42 Songs That Actually Made 2020 A Year Worth Existing In

Let's be real, these will be on repeat well into 2021.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which new songs got them through this weird year. Here are the results, in no particular order.

🎧 Want to listen while you read? Check out the playlist here. (Please note that some songs contain explicit content.)

1. "BROWN SKIN GIRL" by Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, and WizKid

2. "Kyoto" by Phoebe Bridgers

3. "Ungodly Hour" by Chloe x Halle

4. "Make a Wish (Birthday Song)" by NCT U

5. "Know Your Worth" by Khalid ft. Disclosure

a close up of the top half of a man's head. he has curly hair and is looking down

6. "Tangerine" by Glass Animals

7. "The Baddest" by Big Sean

8. "you broke me first" by Tate McRae

9. "F2020" by Avenue Beat

10. "Heather" by Conan Gray

a man with long curly hair and thick brows sings into a microphone, "what a sight for sore eyes"

11. "WAP" by Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion

two women walk down a long hallway, both wearing bodysuits and high ponytails

12. "You're Somebody Else" by Flora Cash

13. "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd

14. "Ew" by Joji

a man with short hair looks forward, some of the light blocking half his face

15. "Concert For Aliens" by Machine Gun Kelly

16. "Gold" by Claud

17. "Back Door" by Stray Kids

18. “Stand Tall” by Julie and the Phantoms

19. "Rain On Me" by Lady Gaga ft. Ariana Grande

20. "Distance" by Yebba

21. "The End of Everything" by Noah Cyrus

a young girl with her hair slicked back sings into a microphone, "everything you fear is gonna end"

22. "Mama" by GASHI ft. Sting

23. "Talking to Myself" by Sleeping With Sirens

a cartoon bear with one eye wears a hoodie

24. "Smile" by Katy Perry

25. "Wonder" by Shawn Mendes

26. "Red with Love" by Pom Pom Squad

27. "One Day At A Time" by ATEEZ

28. "Watermelon Sugar" by Harry Styles

29. "HIT EM WHERE IT HURTS" by PawPaw Rod

a young adult male with an afro sits on a subway seat, looking into the distance

30. "Underdog" by Alicia Keys

31. "Fetch the Bolt Cutters" by Fiona Apple

close up of a woman's face, her eyes wide, mouth in a line


33. "Plastic Hearts" by Miley Cyrus

a woman with a mullet sits in front of a palm tree, singing into a microphone

34. "If the World Was Ending" by JP Saxe ft. Julia Michaels

a man and woman sit on the floor of a living room, singing "if the world was ending you'd come over right?"

35. "Insomnia" by ZAYN

a man with a lot of tattoos sits on a chair, singing into a microphone, looking at his phone

36. "Light of Love" by Florence + the Machine

a woman in a dress stands in front of a dark background, eyes closed

37. "Clementine" by Halsey

38. "Life Goes On" by BTS

39. "Two Queens in a King Sized Bed" by Girl in Red

40. "The 1" by Taylor Swift

a woman stands in a forest filled with dead trees. she wears a long button down jacket and is looking up at the sky

41. "Just Like Magic" by Ariana Grande

a woman wearing a strapless dress and headband leans forward, eyes closed mouth in a line, smiling

42. And "Therefore I Am" by Billie Eilish

Listen to the full playlist here: