While there are still a few weeks left until the beginning of summer, Memorial Day is almost here and that means the unofficial start of season is right around the corner. Whether you’re heading to the beach or just having a barbecue in the backyard, these 17 songs are perfect for any Memorial Day playlist.

1. “Despacito (Remix)” - Luis Fonsi Featuring Daddy Yankee And Justin Bieber

“Pasito a pasito, suave suavecito / Nos vamos pegando, poquito a poquito / Cuando tú me besas con esa destreza / Veo que eres malicia con delicadeza”

2. “Passionfruit” - Drake

“Passionate from miles away / Passive with the things you say / Passin’ up on my old ways / I can’t blame you, no, no”

3. “Shape Of You” - Ed Sheeran

“Say, boy, let’s not talk too much / Grab on my waist and put that body on me / Come on now, follow my lead / Come, come on now, follow my lead”

4. “Body Like A Back Road” - Sam Hunt

“Body like a back road, drivin’ with my eyes closed / I know every curve like the back of my hand / Doin’ fifteen in a thirty, I ain’t in no hurry / I’ma take it slow just as fast as I can”


“I need to hold the corner and then slow whine it / One time, yeah”

6. “Run Up” - Major Lazer Featuring Nicki Minaj And PARTYNEXTDOOR

“Pretty girls, when my girls get right / ‘Cause it’s another day, let ya light shine bright”

7. “My Love” - Wale Featuring Wizkid, Major Lazer And Dua Lipa

“If I ride with you / Better know that I’ma ride for you / Better know that we can live for each other / That don’t mean I gotta die for you”

8. “That’s My Kind Of Night” - Luke Bryan

“Might sit down on my diamond plate tailgate / Put in my country ride hip-hop mixtape / Little Conway, a little T-Pain, might just make it rain”

9. “Party In The U.S.A.” - Miley Cyrus

“I got my hands up, They’re playin’ my song / I know I’m gonna be OK / Yeah, it’s a party in the U.S.A.”

10. “This Is How We Roll” - Florida Georgia Line Featuring Luke Bryan

“This is how we roll / We hanging round singing out everything on the radio / We light it up with our hands up”

11. “Summertime” - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

“Adjust the base and let the alpine blast / Pop in my CD and let me run a rhyme / And put your car on cruise and lay back cause this is summertime”

12. “Before I Let Go” - Frankie Beverly And Maze

“And I really love you / You should know / I wanna make sure I’m right, girl / Before I let go”

13. “Flashlight” - Parliament

“Now I lay me down to sleep / I guess I’ll go count the sheep / Oh, but I will never dance”

14. “Juicy” - The Notorious B.I.G.

“Birthdays was the worst days / Now we sip champagne when we thirst-ay / Uh, damn right I like the life I live / ’Cause I went from negative to positive”

15. “I Get Around” - 2Pac Featuring Digital Underground

“Finger tips on the hips as I dip / Gotta get a tight grip, don’t slip; loose lips sink ships / It’s a trip, I love the way she licks her lips, see me jockin’ / Put a little twist in her hips ’cause I’m watchin’”

16. “I Like It Like That” - Pete Rodriguez

“Yeah, baby / I like it like that / You gotta believe me what I tell you / I said, I like it like that”

17. “Bailar” - Deorro Featuring Elvis Crespo

“Despacito / Mami yo sé que te va a encantar / Mueve dale vamo’”

Happy Memorial Day!