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Buzz staff writer Pooja Salhotra listens to her favorite songs of 2020 while getting ready to ring in the new year with her pup Pearl.
Music is scientifically proven to improve mood, and we all know 2020 was a year with all kinds of bad moods. We put together a list of the songs – from country to pop to indie rock – that the Buzz staff relied on to lift spirits in 2020. You can find the playlist on Spotify or see the list below.
Buzz 2020 Survival Tunes Wake Me Up by Avicii Together by Sia Diamonds by Johnnyswim Rain On Me by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande Ok Not To Be Ok by Marshmello and Demi Levato ‘tis the damn season by Taylor Swift Levitating by Dua Lipa Madness by Muse The Living Years by Mike & The Mechanics Survival by NEEDTOBREATHE (feat. Drew Holcomb & Ellie Holcomb) Tennessee Whiskey by Chris Stapleton Just Breathe by Willie Nelson (feat. Lukas Nelson) Twenty Two and Some Change by Stephen Day Life Goes On by BTS Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles Joy by Bastille Midnight Sky by Miley Cyrus The Best by Tina Turner Live in the Moment by Portugal, The Man Free Spirit by Khalid Simple by Florida Georgia Line Poppin Bottles by T.I. and Drake Make Me Feel (EDX Dubai Skyline Remix) by Janelle Monae Smooth by Santana (feat. Rob Thomas) Beer Never Broke My Heart by Luke Combs Dance Monkey by Tones and I The Queen is Dead by The Smiths Getting Ready to Go Down by Josh Ritter I Like Birds by Eels I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor Never Seen The Rain by Tones and I A Guy With A Girl by Blake Shelton Have You Ever Seen the Rain by Willie Nelson (feat. Paula Nelson) Wrapped Up In Books by Belle & Sebastian American Idiot by Green Day Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off by Joe Nichols Say So by Doja Cat Gold on the Ceiling by The Black Keys The Bones by Maren Morris Tennessee Flat Top Box by Rosanne Cash Bad Decisions by The Strokes High Hopes by Panic!At The Disco