1. "Bombastic" by Bonnie McKee
Perfect as: Your new theme song!
You may not have heard her name before—she’s mostly been working behind the scenes penning songs for the likes of Katy Perry, who’s both a pal and a fan—but Bonnie’s certainly one to watch. Blast this guitar-heavy, gleefully aggressive pop number to feel totes invincible.
2. "Bitch I’m Madonna” by Madonna feat. Nicki Minaj
Perfect for: Going hard on a night out
ICYMI, Her Madgesty released a star-studded music video boasting appearances by Beyonce, Katy, Kanye, Miley, and more. Turn up this track when you feel like going absolutely cray tonight. Go hard or go home!
3. "Can.t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd
Perfect for: Thinking of all the awesome sex you’ve been having
The Weeknd dishes a funky, sexy number about an irresistible, drug-like kind of love—the same thing you’ve been having with your beau under the sheets. RAWR.
4. "This Summer’s Gonna Hurt Like A Motherf****r” by Maroon 5
Perfect for: That guy you dig who’s actually a dud
In this song, frontman Adam Levine sings about a girl who’s shallow, superficial, and kind of dim—yet he can’t help but be drawn to her. Also noteworthy: Adam’s tight a$$ making a welcome cameo in the vid. There’s a clean version of the video, but why on earth would you choose that over the butt-tastic one?
5. "E·MO·TION” by Carly Rae Jepsen
Perfect for: Processing those post-breakup feels
You’d never know it from its synth-pop sweetness, but this new jam from Carly Rae—the title track from her new album—is about not wanting to be forgotten by the guy who wronged you.
6. "Good For You” by Selena Gomez feat. A$AP Rocky
Perfect for: Making your man’s jaw drop
Our girl’s all grown-up! Sel is absolutely smoking in the music video for her slow and sultry new single about getting dolled up for her dude.
7. "No Sleeep” by Janet Jackson
Perfect for: Having dirty thoughts about the man you’re missing
R&B icon Janet Jackson is back, and it sounds like no time has passed. In the first song from her upcoming follow-up to 2008’s Disciplne, Janet coos about getting “no sleeep” (yes, that is an extra “e”) once you and your guy are finally in each other’s arms. *wink wink*
8. "Tattoo” (Acoustic) by Hilary Duff
Perfect for: Looking back on a relationship that burned you
In case you didn’t know, Hilary’s new album Breathe In. Breathe Out. touches on her breakup from her husband of almost four years, Mike Comrie, so feels are definitely in order here. Watch her feeling those feels in this acoustic performance of the Ed Sheeran-penned song.
9. "face the sun” by Miguel feat. Lenny Kravitz
Perfect for: Being at a good stage with your boo
Play the R&B crooner’s new song, which boasts guitar goodness from rocker Lenny Kravitz, at that moment when you realize that you honest-to-goodness belong with BAE. *heart eyes*
10. "Sun Is Shining” by Axwell / Ingrosso
Perfect for: Looking forward to better days ahead
The Swedish DJ-producers just released the music video for “Sun Is Shining”—earlier featured in H&M’s summer campaign ad starring Natasha Poly, Doutzen Kroes, Adriana Lima, and Joan Smalls—and it is every bit as inspirational as the glorious club anthem. Sun is shining and so are you, indeed.
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