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Songs of Summer

Trending Songs for The Summer Season

Music booming, high energy and overall excited spirits is what summer brings. With summer quickly approaching, summer plans also begin to set in. Some Mooresville students will decide to get summer jobs, while others decide to take it chill and just enjoy their summer to its fullest. One summer activity that many enjoy is cruising through back roads with the windows down, wind blowing through the hair, and music blasting as loud as possible.

Some of the trending songs of 2024 are becoming apparent and expected to be songs to listen to for summer. According to Billboard, the top 20 songs for the week of April 21 to April 27 is as follows.

  1. Too Sweet by Hozier
  2. Like That by Future, Metro Boomin & Kendrick Lamar
  3. Beautiful Things by Benson Boone
  4. Lose Control by Teddy Swims
  5. Texas Hold ‘Em by Beyonce
  6. Lovin’ On Me by Jack Harlow
  7. Espresso by Sabrina Carpenter
  8. We Can’t Be Friends by Ariana Grande
  9. Stick Season by Noah Kahan
  10. Saturn by SZA
  11. I Remember Everything by Zach Bryan Featuring Kacey Musgraves
  12. I Like The Way You Kiss Me by Artemas
  13. Cruel Summer by Taylor Swift
  14. Type S***  by Future, Metro Boomin, Travis Scott & Playboy Carti
  15. Agora Hills by Doja Cat
  16. Greedy by Tate McRae
  17. Wanna Be by Gorilla & Megan Thee Stallion
  18. Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
  19. Snooze by SZA
  20. Carnival by ¥$: Ye & Ty Dolla $ign Featuring Rich The Kid & Playboi Carti

Sophomore Teagan McGinley describes her music taste as everything except country music, so when it comes to summer music there is a vast list of what she will listen to. She has the self proclaimed best music taste in the world. She blasts music in many places, fairs, in her room and in the car.

“We have a jeep and go doors off, top off, music blasting, with the windows down,” McGinley said.

McGinley’s Top Picks

  1. The Spins by Mac Miller
  2. We Are The People by Empire of The Sun
  3. Tumblr Girls by G-Easy
  4. Beauty and a Beat by Justin Bieber
  5. Cool For The Summer by Demi Lovato
  6. The Night Is Still Young by Nicki Minaj
  7. Starships by Nicki Minaj
  8. Last Friday Night by Katy Perry
  9. Everybody Talks by Neon Trees
  10. Night Changes by One Direction
  11. Pink + White by Frank Ocean
  12. Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO
  13. The Thrill by Wiz Khalifa

English Teacher Amanda Scamacca tends to listen to music to a variety of music. From alternative folk, to alternative rock, to oldies, all the way to musical soundtracks. Along with music, Scamacca also tends to go to concerts and gets to enjoy a lot of her favorite artists.

“I listen to these songs in the car or mowing the lawn,” Scamacca said.

Scamacca’s Top Picks

  1. Meeting The Master by Greta Van Fleet
  2. Feeling Good by Michael Buble

Junior Kylie Keller is a huge fan of listening to music with friends, especially in the car. She describes her music taste as a broad spectrum.

“I have a pool at my house, so I’ll be listening to these songs in my pool,” Keller said.

Keller’s Top Picks

  1. Babydoll by Dominic Fike
  2. Les by Childish Gambino
  3. Art Deco by Lana Del Rey
  4. Poison by Brent Faiyaz


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Suzanna Paul
Suzanna Paul, Editor-in-chief, Pulse Newspaper
Suzanna Paul joined the MHS Student Media team in 2022. Besides being on the student media staff, Suzanna is a member of Best Buddies and participates in Unified Sports.
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