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Posted on 14 Nov 2016

25 Songs That You'll Be Cranking All Summer Long

No need to hit skip with this playlist.

1. "Perfect Strangers" - Jonas Blue, JP Cooper

Capitol

Summer is meant to make you think of happiness and cheer, which is exactly what this song is full of.

2. "Midnight City" - M83

Naïve

This oldie never loses its charm with good beats and even better vibes.

3. "No Money" - Galantis

Big Beat

Well, there's really nothing more relatable than the concept of having no money.

4. "No Problem" - Chance The Rapper

Skim Nasty

There's no denying that you can feel Chance's happiness through his songs, and it's infectious AF.

5. "Too Good" - Drake, Rihanna

@champagnepapi

Look, there might be some drama going on between AubRih atm, but it doesn't mean they didn't create a solid summer banger.

6. "Light It Up (Remix)" - Major Lazer, Nyla, Fuse ODG

Warner Music

This track just makes you want to drink and dance which is basically what summer's all about.

7. "Ignition (Remix)" - R. Kelly

Jive

Literally no playlist is complete without a lil' remix to ignition.

8. "Old Thing Back" - Matoma, The Notorious B.I.G, Ja Rule, Ralph Tresvant

Warner Music

A new twist on old Biggie? Perfect!

9. "All In My Head (Flex)" - Fifth Harmony, Fetty Wap

Syco

You know what they say, six voices are better than one. Or something like that.

10. "Rude Boy" - Rihanna

Def Jam

It was an anthem in 2010, and tbh it's still an anthem now.

11. "Touch The Sky" - Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco

Roc-A-Fella

OK, you probably don't think "happy" when Kanye comes to mind, but trust me, this one is as happy as it gets.

12. "Paper Planes" - M.I.A.

Interscope

Quite literally everyone knows the chorus to this absolute summer tune.

13. "Cinema" - Benny Benassi, Gary Go

All Around the World

This banger might've come out in 2011 but it still makes you wish someone would call you their cinema.

14. "Bounce" - Calvin Harris, Kelis

Columbia

This track has to be one of the most iconic dance songs of our generation.

15. "Cold Water" - Major Lazer, Justin Bieber, MØ

Warner Music

This Bieber tune is one that was MADE for the summer.

16. "This Is What You Came For" - Calvin Harris, Rihanna

Fly Eye

Combining two of the biggest music powerhouses was a sure-fire way to guarantee a summer smash-hit.

17. "Final Song" - MØ

Chess Club

This isn't the final song in this playlist, but it's still a total banger.

18. "Daylight" - Matt & Kim

Fader Label

Summer is a season full of daylight, so this track is perfect for this time of year.

19. "Buzzin' (Remix)" - Mann, 50 Cent

Universal

The beat of this song just gets you... you know, buzzing.

20. "Don't Mind" - Kent Jones

Epidemic

This one is another super happy tune that just makes you want to get up and dance.

21. "Black Beatles" - Rae Sremmurd, Gucci Mane

Interscope

You probably recognise this song from the few seconds you heard thanks to the Mannequin Challenge.

22. "Let Me Love You" - DJ Snake, Justin Bieber

Columbia

Have you really experienced summer if you've not listened to a Bieber-DJ collab? Nah.

23. "Closer" - Chainsmokers, Halsey

Sony

Sure, you belted this all throughout spring, but you know you'll do it for summer too.

24. "Summer Love" - Justin Timberlake

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It can't be a summer playlist without some serious summer love.

25. "Summer Friends" - Chance The Rapper, Jeremih, Francis and the Lights

GMA / Via youtube.com

This song is the perfect one to play when your night's winding down, while the sun is setting, or even when your summer's coming to an end.