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Song of the summer the year you graduated from high school

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Song of the summer the year you graduated from high school

Nederlandse Televisie Stichting // Wikimedia Commons

1958: ‘Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volaré)’

James Kriegsmann // Wikimedia Commons

1959: ‘Lonely Boy’

Decca Records // Wikimedia Commons

1960: ‘I’m Sorry’


1961: ‘Tossin’ and Turnin’’

William Morris Agency // Wikimedia Commons

1962: ‘Roses Are Red (My Love)’


1963: ‘Fingertips – Pt. 2’

Jac. de Nijs/Anefo // Wikimedia Commons

1964: ‘Where Did Our Love Go’

Øderud // Wikimedia Commons

1965: ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’

Fontana Records // Wikimedia Commons

1966: ‘Wild Thing’

SongLyrics // Flickr

1967: ‘Light My Fire’

General Artists Corporation (GAC)/A&M Records // Wikimedia Commons

1968: ‘This Guy’s In Love With You’

RCA Victor

1969: ‘In the Year 2525’

White House photo by Robert L. Knudsen // Wikimedia Commons

1970: ‘(They Long to Be) Close to You’

Robert Sullivan // Flickr

1971: ‘How Can You Mend a Broken Heart’

AVRO // Wikimedia Commons

1972: ‘Alone Again (Naturally)’

ABC Television // Wikimedia Commons

1973: ‘Bad, Bad Leroy Brown’

RCA Records // Wikimedia Commons

1974: ‘Annie’s Song’

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1975: ‘One of These Nights’

Unknown // Wikimedia Commons

1976: ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’


1977: ‘I Just Want to Be Your Everything’

badgreeb Records // Flickr

Joe Haupt // Flickr

1979: ‘Bad Girls’


1980: ‘It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me’


1981: ‘Jessie’s Girl’

Scotti Bros. Records

1982: ‘Eye of the Tiger’

A&M Records

1983: ‘Every Breath You Take’

Joel Bremer // Wikimedia Commons

1984: ‘When Doves Cry’

Joe Haupt // Flickr

1985: ‘Shout’

Olavtenbroek // Wikimedia Commons

1986: ‘Papa Don’t Preach’

Capitol Records

1987: ’Alone’

Island Records/Universal // Getty Images

1988: ‘Roll with It’


1989: ‘Right Here Waiting’

Redhoopoe // Wikimedia Commons

1990: ‘Vision of Love’

A&M Records

1991: ‘(Everything I Do) I Do It for You’

Def American Recordings

1992: ‘Baby Got Back’

Virgin Records

1993: ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’

Atlantic Records

1994: ‘I Swear’

LaFace Records

1995: ‘Waterfalls’

RCA Records

1996: ‘Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)’

Brenda Chase // Getty Images

1997: ‘I’ll Be Missing You’

Vince Bucci/AFP // Getty Images

1998: ‘The Boy Is Mine’

Brenda Chase // Getty Images

1999: ‘Genie in a Bottle’

Liam Nicholls // Getty Images

2000: ‘Bent’

George De Sota // Wikimedia Commons

2001: ‘U Remind Me’

Kevin Winter // Getty Images

2002: ‘Hot in Herre’

Frank Micelotta // Getty Images

2003: ‘Crazy in Love’

Carlo Allegri // Getty Images

2004: ‘Confessions Part II’


2005: ‘We Belong Together’

Peter Kramer // Wikimedia Commons

2006: ‘Promiscuous’

Ralph Orlowski // Getty Images

2007: ‘Umbrella’

Vittorio Zunino Celotto // Getty Images

2008: ‘I Kissed a Girl’

Ethan Miller // Getty Images

2009: ‘I Gotta Feeling’

Christopher Polk // Getty Images

2010: ‘California Gurls’

Kevork Djansezian // Getty Images

2011: ‘Party Rock Anthem’

Kevin Winter // Getty Images

2012: ‘Call Me Maybe’

Jamie McCarthy // Getty Images

2013: ‘Blurred Lines’

Kevin Winter // Getty Images

2014: ‘Fancy’

Frazer Harrison // Getty Images

2015: ‘Cheerleader’

Christopher Polk // Getty Images

2016: ‘One Dance’

Sergi Alexander // Getty Images

2017: ‘Despacito’

Jamie McCarthy // Getty Images

2018: ‘In My Feelings’

Alberto E. Rodriguez // Getty Images for The Recording Academy

2019: ‘Old Town Road’

Kevin Winter/MTV VMAs 2020 // Getty Images for MTV

2020: ‘Rockstar’

The Chosunilbo JNS/Imazins via Getty Images

2021: ‘Butter’



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