Rain on your wedding day? A free ride when you've already paid? Sometimes you're just having one of those days and there's been a lot of them lately. Need a pick-me-up? Thee 56 songs guaranteed to lift your mood. You'll like them even if you're already feeling good, too. Reggae legend Bob Marley comes through with a simple yet powerful message about adopting a positive mindset in the midst of negativity.
Like Mary J. This song couldn't make you feel bad if it tried. Think sidewalk double-dutch and road-side bars: It's the epitome of summer fun. Mamma Mia! Pretend you're living in and dance the night away. Suddenly life is good again! And it really does make you feel like your footsteps are illuminated by the sun. You've probably blasted this song at full volume at least once—it has a special kind of world-changing optimism. Nothing like a BTS bop to get you feeling good.
Let K-Pop's biggest boy band sensation—with an assist from Halsey—take you there. High on love? Try this synth-filled pop track by Deniece Williams to echo how giddy that's making you feel. The more you know! Let your spirit soar like Nelly Furtado's debut hit.
She can't be held down, and neither can you. Only good feelings, baby. If you're after a more chill vibe, Bill Withers made you just the thing back in Who could argue with him? It is a lovely day. Before she was a publishing titan on Younger , Hilary Duff and her bangs lifted our spirits with irrepressible DGAF anthems like this one.
Where've you heard it before? The Lizzie McGuire Movie , obviously. If you're not sure you can make it through heartbreak, press play on the auto-tuned purring of the one and only Cher. If she thinks you can, you're golden. Three tastes that taste great together! Cardi and Oasis collaborators Bad Bunny and J Balvin hopped into the studio to bring you this banger.
Throwback time! Join Ginger, Sporty, Scary, Baby, and Posh as they tell potential boos about their one requirement: You gotta get with my friends. Eighties Madonna is the best Madonna, in my humble opinion. Here's an effervescent serving of the good stuff from her first-ever album. If you're not the shout-it-from-the-rooftops type, this lowkey pop song from quirky French singer Christine and the Queens might be more your speed. Hard to hold back from a Haim beat. For that Hollywood ease and sunshine, turn to these sunny sisters.
Bubblegum pop is basically engineered to put a smile on your face. There's nothing wrong with wanting a dance partner! EDM meets pop meets the ponytail in this early Ari vibe. Electro-pop queen Kesha has a strut in her step, thanks to love. Join in the fun! Look, I was walking into a party and I felt awkward. And then a Jay-Z song was on and made it all better. How did Miley know? Who's better at capturing the sky-high feeling of a crush than CRJ? It worked for Hannah on Girls!
Raucous and racy, this Doja Cat single works if you want to feel good or feel good. Got a downer in your life? Take a cue from Kacey Musgraves: Tell 'em to get on their high horse and right outta here. Still gonna wear makeup if I want though—sorry guys! If anyone gets in your face? Lorde herself called this song "a strange piece of music," but the only thing that's weird about it is how you can't stay sitting down when it comes on.
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Okay, disco! Try not to get caught in this groove. Come over here, baby! Christina's feeling good, and she wants you to feel it too. You could probably get through anything if Celine was your cheerleader. Whether you're at the club or in your bedroom, this danceable ditty will get you on your feet. Freddy Verano and Linying. Need to get ready for your day or night? This sweet surge of energy should do it. That darkness is behind you, and only happiness is ahead.
Bruno Mars. When Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars want to give it to ya, you can't argue with that. Who says family affairs have to be dull? Here's the ultimate song to bring you all together.
Calvin Harris. Good for the club, or good for a night in with The One. Another song that proves woo-hoos will never let you down in the feel-good game. Thanks, Gwen! The only way is up with the super fly Curtis Mayfield. Big Boi. Starr Bowenbank Editorial Assistant Starr Bowenbank is the editorial assistant who writes about all things pertaining to news, pop culture, and entertainment—you can follow her here.
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