Rema’s Calm Down will continue to be a huge, global hit this summer. Once you start listening to it, you’ll easily see why — it’s extremely catchy. There’s also a popular version of the song featuring Selena Gomez to consider adding to your playlist.
2. "Sweet Summer Sweat" - Jim-E Stack, Dijon
This fun song feels upbeat yet nostalgic, making it a great jam for a summer playlist. Plus, it has summer right in the name!
3. Summer of Luv - Portugal. The Man and Unknown Mortal Orchestra
"Summer of Luv," a single on the upcoming Portugal. The Man album called "Chris Black Changed My Life", is a funky song, perfect for pairing with trendy flare jeans and crochet tops.
4. "Francesca" - Hozier
A new release, the single "Francesca" from Hozier starts off soft and slow, like a gentle summer breeze, before building up into something more intense and exciting. Just try to not get this one stuck in your head — we bet you can't.
5. "Front Desk" - Hotel Ugly
Perfect for streaming while you float gently around the pool, this song sets the summertime vibes with a groovy melody and an energizing guitar riff in the second half.
6. "Swim Back" - Daughter
Looking for something that feels ethereal and blissful? Take a listen to "Swim Back", part of Daughter’s newly released album, "Stereo Mind Game".
7. "Dance the Night" - Dua Lipa
How could we put together songs for summer 2023 without including something from the new Barbie moving soundtrack? Actually, we expect the whole soundtrack to be perfect for summer. Following the groovy theme, this song from Dua Lipa really will make you want to dance the night away.
8. "Daylight" - Harry Styles
Harry Styles’ album, released just before summer 2022, is still wildly popular, and "Daylight" is a fun, upbeat song to add to this year’s summer jams.
9. “Sunroof” - Nicky Youre
Whether you’re heading out for a road trip or simply driving to work, throw on this summery song and open up the sunroof (or just roll down your windows) to enjoy the warm wind in your hair.
10. “Summer Renaissance” - Beyoncé
What is a summer playlist without some Bey? Beyoncé just set out on her Renaissance tour. Whether you’re prepping for the experience or trying to fight off the FOMO, play this song on repeat to set the vibe for a great summer.