Theertha’s Top 50 Songs to Listen to Right Now

Written by Theertha, Teen Volunteer
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What a year

Times have definitely been rough, in some ways, and I think all of us could use a little “pick me up” every now and then. So, I've curated a playlist just for you.


The songs I typically listen to and the majority of the songs in this playlist are upbeat, happy, and act as a little "mood booster." Courage to Change is a great song for when you want to spark a little change in your lifestyle, community, and even the world. Songs by the artist Dua Lipa are a must-have of mine as her songs are extremely empowering and really nice to listen to.

Enjoy this curated playlist. Note: If you don't have a Spotify account, try looking up the songs on YouTube!

My top 50 songs

  1. Señorita by Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes
  2. Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa
  3. Take You Dancing by Jason Derulo
  4. Savage Love by Jason Derulo & Jawsh 685
  5. Closer by Halsey
  6. Still Have Me by Demi Lovato
  7. In My Blood by Shawn Mendes
  8. Be Like That by Kane Brown
  9. Youngblood by 5 seconds of summer
  10. Break My Heart by Dua Lipa
  11. Levitating by Dua Lipa
  12. My Oh My by Camila Cabello 
  13. Dynamite by BTS
  14. Diamonds by Sam Smith
  15. I Like Me Better by Lauv
  16. Midnight Sky by Miley Cyrus
  17. High Hopes by Panic! At The Disco
  18. Sucker by Jonas Brothers
  19. Dancing In The Moonlight by Jubel
  20. Kings & Queens by Ava Max
  21. Physical by Dua Lipa
  22. Wonder by Shawn Mendes
  23. If The World Was Ending by Julia Michaels
  24. Girls Like You by Maroon 5
  25. Tick Tock (feat. 24kGoldn) by Clean Bandit & Mabel
  26. A Whole New World (End Title) by ZAYN & Zhavia Ward
  27. Into the Unknown (Deluxe Version) by Idina Menzel and AURORA
  28. Rain on Me by Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande
  29. Bang Bang by Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
  30. Rare by Selena Gomez
  31. Blank Space by Taylor Swift
  32. Dance Monkey by Tones And I
  33. Motivation by Normani
  34. Good As Hell (feat. Ariana Grande) by Lizzo
  35. Adore You by Harry Styles
  36. Stupid by Tate McRae
  37. Dancing With A Stranger by Sam Smith & Normani
  38. Holy by Justin Bieber & Chance the Rapper
  39. Feel Me by Selena Gomez
  40. Stuck with U by Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber 
  41. Never Worn White by Katy Perry
  42. If I Hated You by FLETCHER
  43. ily (i love you baby) by Surf Mesa & Emilee
  44. Freedom by Kygo & Zak Abel
  45. Who’s Laughing Now by Ava Max
  46. Heather by Conan Gray
  47. Let Me Move You by Sabrina Carpenter
  48. Courage to Change by Sia
  49. Memories by Maroon 5
  50. Holiday by Little Mix

Take time for yourself

I hope that this playlist has boosted your mood and well-being. Remember that all of us need to take some time for ourselves, and I find music to be one of the best ways to just relax and unwind.

About the writer

Theertha Madhi is a high school student with future goals of becoming a paediatrician. She enjoys spending her time with family and friends and has been playing piano for more than 8 years.