10 Feel-Good Playlists

Feeling blue? Listen to some songs you love and you'll improve your state of mind. Check out a few of our smile-inducing tunes.


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Girl Power

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"Fighter" — Christina Aguilera

"Stronger" — Britney Spears

"Just a Girl" — No Doubt

"Bad Romance" — Lady Gaga

"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" — Beyonce

"Only Girl (In the World)" — Rihanna

"Wannabe" — Spice Girls

"Unwritten" — Natasha Bedingfield

"Get the Party Started" — Pink

"Survivor" — Destiny's Child

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"Any Way You Want It/Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin'"

"Borderline/Open Your Heart"

"Hair/Crazy in Love"

"Halo/Walking on Sunshine"

"It's My Life/Confessions"

"Loser Like Me"

"Singin' in the Rain/Umbrella"

"Start Me Up/Livin' on a Prayer"

"Stop! In the Name of Love/Free Your Mind"

"Thriller/Heads Will Roll"

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Summertime

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"School's Out" — Alice Cooper

"California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)" — Katy Perry

"Summer in the City" — The Lovin' Spoonful

"Cruel Summer" — Bananarama

"California Girls" — The Beach Boys

"Summer of '69" — Bryan Adams

"Summertime Blues" — Rush

"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" — The Rolling Stones

"Let's Twist Again" — Chubby Checker

"Summertime" — DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

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Pop Hits

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"Airplanes (feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore)" — B.O.B.

"Born This Way" — Lady Gaga

"Raise Your Glass" — Pink

"Firework" ‐ Katy Perry

"Billionaire" — Travie McCoy for Piano

"You Belong with Me" — Taylor Swift

"Bulletproof" — La Roux

"Love Today" — Mika

"Marry Me" — Train

"Sing" — My Chemical Romance

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Dance Hits

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"American Boy (feat. Kanye West)" — Estelle

"DJ Got Us Falling in Love (feat. Pitbull)" — Usher

"I Gotta Feeling" — The Black Eyed Peas

"Hips Don't Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean)" — Shakira

"Just Dance" — Lady Gaga & Colby O'Donis

"Hey Ya!" — OutKast

"Don't Stop the Music" — Rihanna

"Whine Up (feat. Elephant Man)" — Kat de Luna

"Crazy in Love" — Beyonce

"Hung Up" — Madonna

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Classic Rock

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"Under Pressure" — Queen & David Bowie

"Start Me Up" — The Rolling Stones

"Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" — Creedence Clearwater Revival

"(Oh) Pretty Woman" — Van Halen

"More Than a Feeling" — Boston

"Layla" — Derek & The Dominos

"Baba O'Riley" — The Who

"Don't Stop Believin'" — Journey

"Sweet Home Alabama" — Lynyrd Skynyrd

"Come Together" — The Beatles

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Modern Rock

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"Dog Days Are Over" — Florence + The Machine

"Sprawl II" — Arcade Fire

"Tighten Up" — The Black Keys

"Animal" — Neon Trees

"Kids" — MGMT

"Use Somebody" — Kings of Leon

"Daft Punk Is Playing at My House" — LCD Soundsystem

"Rope" — Foo Fighters

"The Cave" — Mumford and Sons

"Under Cover of Darkness" — The Strokes

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"You're the First, the Last, My Everything" — Barry White

"Don't Leave Me This Way" — Thelma Houston

"Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" — Michael Jackson

"Turn the Beat Around" — Vicki Sue Robinson

"Heart of Glass" — Blondie

"Celebration" — Kool & the Gang

"Dancing Queen" — ABBA

"What a Feeling" — Irene Cara

"Never Can Say Goodbye" — Gloria Gaynor

"Last Dance" — Donna Summer

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"Bailamos" — Enrique Iglesias

"Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" — Selena

"Gasolina" — Daddy Yankee

"La Vida Es un Carnaval" — Celia Cruz

"Loca (feat. el Cata)" — Shakira

"Asereje" — Las Ketchup

"La Bamba" — Los Lobos

"Maria" — Ricky Martin

"Oye Mi Canto" — Gloria Estefan

"Bon Bon" — Pitbull

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Cool Down

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"(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman" — Aretha Franklin

"The Dock of the Bay" — Otis Redding

"You Are the Best Thing" — Ray LaMontagne

"Let's Stay Together" — Al Green

"Georgia on My Mind" — Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra

"Stand by Me" — Ben E. King

"My Girl" — The Temptations

"(What a) Wonderful World" — Sam Cooke

"Midnight Train to Georgia" — Gladys Knight and the Pips

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" — Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

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