Top Pop Summer Bangers

  1. Kiss Me More – Doja Cat ft. SZA

I love it, you love it, your neighbour loves it, everybody loves it. Doja Cat does it again.

2. Bad Habits – Ed Sheeran

We can expect nothing less from Ed, the song speaks for itself.

3. Indian Summer – Shuba

You might know her as the female Eminem, rapping her way through TikTok. She recently released this song becoming an advocate for Indian women around the world and giving them a voice. Damn, did she slay it!

4. Trinidad Cardona – Dinero

Released in 2018, viral in 2021. You can’t say summer without having some latin beats.

5. Love Runs Out – G-Eazy, Martin Garrix, Sasha Alex Sloane

Can’t have summer fling without a little heartbreak.

6. High Horse – Nelly, BRELAND, Blanco Brown

We tapping, we killing, we thrilling, we funking. Making the grooves into your summer playlist.

7. Her Wrongs – Celina Sharma

Australian singer and songwriter Celina Sharma’s newest single Her wrongs.

8. Sweet Dreams – Alan Walker and Imanbek

Beebaabaabaapaarapa your way through this absolute dance tune.

9. Flowers & Sex – EMELINE, smle

This song basically describes the 21st century dating culture, which I am not sure is a good thing or not. BUT…Who doesn’t want flowers & sex?

10. Inferno – Bella Poarch & Sub Urban

Filipino personality and singer Bella Poarch collabs with Sub Urban to bring out Inferno. Hell has been a running theme in recent popular culture. Maybe it’s all the lockdowns making us think that hell is actually on earth.

11. Industry Baby – Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow

Lil Nas X recent clap back to the controversy that raged the internet through his last hit Montero. Loving the LGBT vibe portrayed in this video. All about the equality of expression. Lil Nas X trolls us back, watch it and you will get what I mean. What a VIBE!

12. Everytime I Cry – Ava Max

Having a bad day? Ava has got you sorted. Headphones in, feel empowered.

13. Dead Girl! – Au/Ra

Au/Ra born and bread in Ibiza, it explains how she brings out banger after banger in her electro-pop genre.

14. Need to Know – Doja Cat

Doja Cat hits the list twice. Her video takes you through a journey of euphoric futuristic alien storytelling.

15. Nirvana – Stone

Up and coming Detroit-native artist brings raw lyrics to a soulful and dark catchy song Nirvana.

10 Playlists for your every Mood

Music for me is a way of dealing with whatever life brings. Whether it is heartbreak or love, Monday motivation or Friday night tunes, empowering anthems or badass hardcore rock. Whatever it is, music has the capability of enabling your mood through a creative outlet. Lyrics to songs are a common way of me categorising music into playlist, along with genre and tempo. I like to understand the intentions of the artists message through their songs. Then relate them to an appropriate group of songs that compliment each other. Spotify being my main source of music streaming, here is a list of some of my favourite playlists that I have created and listen to for every kind of mood.

1.Sunday Morning: the day of rest, the day of love, the day of gratitude.

This playlist has a mixture of genres and a variety of artists. There are some feel good classics and some mellow acoustic songs to make your Sunday morning breakfast more enjoyable.

2.Boss Lady: “We have to teach our girls to reach as high as humanly possible!” – Beyoncé.

The motivation behind this playlist was to empower women of all ages. It features some of the most influential women in Pop. The themes of the each of the songs have the power to remind each and every girl out there, that they have what it takes to go after your dreams. That being a woman is something to be proud of, and that you should never let anyone take that away from you.

3. Club Nights in my Head: Stuck in Lockdown but still want to feel the Friday night vibes.

This playlist has a combination of new and old club anthems. With all bars and clubs closed for over a year now, reminiscing a good night out with my girls is a common occurrence for me. Before the pandemic crept up on us like annoying pestering little brother, dancing in a club until 5am was one of my favourite forms exercise. Club nights in my head, because that’s the only place I dance nowadays.

4. Friday & Saturday Mash: Funky, groovy and uplifting modern soul vibes

Originally, I had created this playlist for a restaurant that I used to work at in the fun but dark city of Copenhagen, Denmark. With a complete new management team where we were all under the age of 28 of an 150 seat restaurant. Innovation and creativity were key to bring life to the place, to make sure that the right ambience and mood was created. This playlist did just that. The Friday and Saturday Mash was put on at exactly 8pm every weekend. You could feel the switch up in motivation of the staff, as well as in the customers, drinking their cocktails ready to enter their weekend with a bang. It is a great playlist for all ages.

5. Broke Up with your Ass: “I hate you, I love you, I hate that I love you”

Have you broken up with your partner of 5 years ? Or have you have unrequited lover? Or maybe you just got ghosted. Either way this playlist will get out your frustrations. It involves some of my favourite break up songs of all time, including “Fuck it” – Eamon (Gen Y’s guilty pleasure) and “Bad at love” – Halsey. Another one of my favourite songs is “Hi, its me” by Ashnikko, your go to tune for the weak days.

6. Gaming Vibes: Gamers don’t fear the apocalypse, we’ve seen it many times before

One of my preferred ways pass my time, is through gaming. I love great storylines, 1st person game play is my best-loved gaming modes. I like to set myself up with some chilled Rap music, a nice hot cup of tea and lose myself in the world of virtual reality. It calms the mind, rids of the spontaneous in-game frustrations and sets you on a path of victory.

7. Electronic chillin’ maybe trippin’

This one is hits the nail on the head for multiple moods that I have risen, including chilled solo drives, adventurous connection to higher self moments or just letting my mind wonder into day dream. Check it out.

8. Bedroom Steam

This is playlist is pretty self explanatory. If you know me personally you would know that I am a complete cringe ball and hopeless romantic. Some people might find it awkward to play music during their intimate antics, however when you find that one person that you connect with on a completely different level. Music for me, encourages the romantic energy when words of love fly in the air.

9. Heal the Earth

This playlist was created by Elizabeth April, she is a spiritual channeller and influencer. I wanted to include this playlist because of the magical way it makes you appreciate life. The music is alternative tropical house themed. I am lucky enough to have the beach just 5 minutes from my flat. I find myself taking a break from life by going to the beach, putting in my headphones, listening to this playlist and merely appreciating the natural beauty of the crashing waves.

10. Nuko Kind of Love: “Love is not what you say, its what you do.”

This encapsulates pure love energy. Unconditional love. The kind of love you would dream to be your forever.