Gear Up for Music Festival Season With These 10 Party Anthems
Roses are red, and violets are blue; spring has sprung, which means it’s party season too! What’s a good party without equally good music? From K-pop to hip-hop and R&B, this list of 10 party anthems has something special for everyone.
“Anpanman” - BTS
“Even if I’m hurt, I’m a hero”
“Anpanman” from K-pop mega group BTS is about a Japanese cartoon superhero of the same name. Anpanman is a red bean breadman who is the world’s weakest superhero. BTS uses the image of Anpanman to symbolize their dedication to their fanbase, coined as the BTS Army.
“MAFIOSA” - Nathy Peluso
“What the f–k is wrong with men when it comes to a woman?”
Singer-songwriter Nathy Peluso has us swaying our hips to this sensual Latin track. “MAFIOSA” is about claiming your power and owning the sexuality of being a woman who exudes confidence and allows no one to stifle her shine. This song will feed your inner goddess and make those around you feel your confident, unwavering energy.
“Sweetest Pie” - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Dua Lipa
“I got the flavor that lasts, yeah, the sweetest pie”
This sexy collaboration between Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa is all about getting everything and all the nice things you deserve. Megan’s catchy bars and Dua Lipa’s sultry voice create a vibey song that will get you boppin’ and singing along.
“Woman” - Doja Cat
“I mean, I could be the leader, head of all the states”
In this Afrobeat-meets-R&B hit by Doja Cat, she takes us through a lyrical journey of all the great and mighty things women can be - from lovers, mothers, sisters, providers, and more. "Woman" vocalizes the appreciation of how women can move through all of these labels with grace and ease, despite the barriers placed by society.
“Don’t Stop The Music” - Rihanna
“I gotta get my body moving, shake the stress away”
Going back to 2007, Rihanna’s "Don’t Stop the Music” is an oldie but goodie. The effervescent hit is one of many chart-toppers RiRi has released that gets everyone (even wallflowers) on their feet.
“U Mad” - Vic Mensa
“We everywhere, any day and anywhere that the money say”
What’s a good party without a great trap song? Vic Mensa delivers on this heater of a track! “U Mad” deals with lingering feelings about an ex and how to move on. This song will get you pumped up and ready to move forward with your life – with confidence.
“Party”- Beyoncé featuring Andre 3000, Kanye West, and J.Cole
“You a bad girl and your friends’ bad too”
Every soiree needs Queen Bey. “Party” is a chill, medium-paced R&B track that combines ‘80s funk and soul and features Andre 3000’s melodic bars. The Grammy Award-nominated track samples Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick’s 1985 hit, “La Di Da Di.''
“Wild Side” - Normani featuring Cardi B
“We can't just keep talkin' about it”
Since her liberation from Fifth Harmony in 2018, Normani has made a name for herself with hits like “Dancing with a Stranger,” “Love Lies,” and “Motivation.” Normani’s latest hit, “Wild Side,” is about being direct about your wants and needs in romantic relationships. This tune will slow things down and get the lovers (or wannabe lovers) a chance to shine on the dancefloor.
“Way 2 Sexy” - Drake featuring Future and Young Thug
“I'm feelin' too sexy to accept requests (way too sexy)”
In this iconic track from Drake featuring Young Thug and Future, “Way 2 Sexy” is the ultimate party anthem empowering listeners to own their inner sexy. The song samples the 1991 hit of the same name by British Europop duo Right Said Fred. “Way 2 Sexy” is the song that will get partygoers displaying their unique version of sexy.
“God’s Menu” - Stray Kids
“No one can copy us. This is our own game”
“God’s Menu” is the title track from the first highly anticipated full-length album from Stray Kids. The song immediately hits you with funky, head-bopping rhythms. The tune is about embracing your individuality and showing the world who you are. If you weren’t already a fan of Stray Kids, “God’s Menu” will make you an instant fan.