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The 22 Most Summer-Ready Pop Songs Of 2016

These fire tracks will keep you ~cool for the summer.~

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1. "Hotter Than Hell" by Dua Lipa

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What makes it hot: With its sublime blend of lush synths, dance floor-apt beats, and Dua Lipa's sultry vocals, "Hotter Than Hell" is a summer jam sweeter than a strawberry margarita on a scorching hot day.

2. "Final Song" by MØ

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What makes it hot: Loved last summer's inescapable earworm, "Lean On"? Then give vocalist MØ's pop-influenced banger "Final Song" a listen — it's essentially the audio equivalent of eating 75 Pixie Sticks before boarding a spaceship.

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3. "Lonely Heart" by Dragonette

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What makes it hot: Dragonette may be singing about desolation, but "Lonely Heart" is no buzzkill. With its tropical percussions and colorful composition, "Lonely Heart" is as fun as it is finely tuned.

4. "What's It Gonna Be?" by Shura

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Make makes it hot: An '80s-inspired teenage dream is made 21st-century ready by indie-pop princess Shura.

5. "Tears" by Clean Bandit (feat. Louisa Johnson)

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What makes it hot: Think Clean Bandit couldn't follow up the success of "Rather Be"? Think again, friends. The instrumentally-inclined electronic quartet teams up with X Factor winner Louisa Johnson to deliver yet another summer smash.

6. "Stop Desire" by Tegan and Sara

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What makes it hot: An early track off the pop duo's forthcoming album Love You to Death, "Stop Desire" is a perfectly constructed pop song amplified with an electronic facelift.

7. "Wanderlust" by Paperwhite

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What makes it hot: Can't swing a vacation this summer? Not to fear: The transcendent beats and breezy melodies of Paperwhite's "Wanderlust" are sure to take you on the trip of a lifetime.

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8. "Into You" by Ariana Grande

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What makes it hot: Ari's newest feature-length gem, Dangerous Woman, is loaded with bops. That said, "Into You" is four minutes of pure, glittery pop bliss.

9. "Rotten Teeth" by HOLYCHILD and Kate Nash

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What makes it hot: HOLYCHILD and Kate Nash's sweet collab "Rotten Teeth" is pure ear candy. Making the most of chime-like percussion and hand claps, "Rotten Teeth" is unadulterated fun.

10. "Do It Right" by Martin Solveig (feat. Tkay Maidza)

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What makes it hot: In search of the perfect dance anthem this summer? Well look no further because here it is, fam. The genius behind not-Adele's "Hello" is back with a 2016-ready banger.

11. "Hell No" by Ingrid Michaelson

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What makes it hot: Ingrid Michaelson's newest track may seem like simple sugary sweet pop, but with lyrics like, "We were good at faking forever/I get it, whatever," it also packs a seriously smart punch.

12. "Feel Good" by Satin Jackets (feat. Scavenger Hunt)

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What makes it hot: Satin Jacket's "Feel Good" is as aptly titled as a song can be; with its bubbly percussion and diaphanous vocals (courtesy of nostalgic pop band Scavenger Hunt), "Feel Good" is poised to bring your summer — and spirits — to new heights.

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13. "Say It" by Flume (feat. Tove Lo)

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What makes it hot: Flume's woozy, funky electro house provides a dreamy foundation for Tove Lo's ever-reliable vocals.

14. "Complicated" by Fitz and The Tantrums

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What makes it hot: Funk and pop are seamlessly wed in Fitz and The Tantrums' off-beat "Complicated," the second single from the band's forthcoming self-titled album.

15. "Back to My Love" by Becky Hill (feat. Little Simz)

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What makes it hot: Certified hit-maker Becky Hill's R&B-tinged pop track is a genre-bending jam.

16. "Boyz n Poizn" by Phoebe Ryan

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What makes it hot: With its wistful, drawn-out vocals and retro beat, Phoebe Ryan's "Boyz n Poizn" feels like the freshest #TBT you've never heard.

17. "Don't Need Your Love" by Lucas Nord

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What makes it hot: Sure, Nord's lyrics cut deep (see: "You can't blame your bad luck/I don't need this shit no more"), but the funky, electric composition of "Don't Need Your Love" makes it entirely dance floor-ready.

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18. "Rest" by Vérité

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What makes it hot: Vérité's "Rest" will leave you feeling ready to do anything but. It's a hand-clapping, shoulder-swinging ode to romantic uncertainty, and it's as beautiful as it is danceable.

19. "Only One" by TOTEM

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What makes it hot: Fans of Nick Jonas, meet TOTEM. Now listen to "Only One" and try to keep yourself from jamming out in public whenever you do.

20. "Recognize" by Skizzy Mars (feat. JoJo)

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What makes it hot: First and foremost, any track featuring JoJo already has something going for it. Luckily, Skizzy Mars has some smart rhymes and slick beats in store for us, too.

21. "Parallel Lines" by A-Trak (feat. Phantogram)

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What makes it hot: This dreamy electropop collab provides a welcome fusion of Phantogram's haunting vocals and A-Trak's woozy synths.

22. "At Night (I Think About You)" by MNEK

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What makes it hot: MNEK proves once again that he's poised to dominate the dance floor with "At Night (I Think About You)," a song as poignant as it is bop-able.

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