5 songs that defined the summer 

The ultimate end-of-season playlist.

Summer is all about music and fun in the sun, and there are always songs that dominate these three months. Whether pop, house, or reggaeton, the top hits are always, well, top hits. Here are 5 songs that got dominated our clubs, radio stations, and showers this summer.

1. Calm Down (with Selena Gomez) by Rema and Selena Gomez

This version of the already popular 2022 version talks about infatuation at a club. Other than the catchy tune that gets your hips moving, remixing the hit with Selena Gomez gave the song a female perspective. This hit inspires TikToks, loud singalongs in the car, and quite a few shower solos.

2. Baby Don’t Hurt Me by David Guetta, Anne-Marie, and Coi Leray

A remix of the 1993 hit by Haddaway, Baby Don’t Hurt Me dominated the dancefloors this summer. Collaboration with Anne-Maria and Coi Leray gave the song a twist that put this song into the top hit playlists around the world.

3. Ghost of You by Mimi Webb

Mimi’s latest single hits home as it’s about something every single one of us has experienced – heartbreak. This power-pop track describes how she is still haunted by an ex despite trying to seem as though she is okay. Can you relate? 

4. Giving Me by Jazzy

Jazzy throws groove and spunk into this hit from the very beginning, making it the perfect summer club hit. This first hit took the Irish singer from baking pastries at Tesco to the artist behind the number-one song with millions of YouTube and Spotify streams.

5. Rush by Troye Sivan

A catchy song that celebrates queer love, sex, and of course, positive vibes. This summer tune is all about freedom of expression and communication. It seems to get better with every listen, which is why it’s made our top 5 summer hit list.

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