School’s out and the sun is shining! Celebrate the freedom of summer with a karaoke party. Whether you’re barbecuing out by the pool or hosting a Friday night in, this playlist will get all of your guests in that special summer mood. With a mix of rock, pop, country and other genres, this playlist offers something for everyone.
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Relive the glorious feelings of school-free summer with this rock hit. Within just the first few seconds, you’ll be reminiscing on young summer freedom and romance.
The Boys of Summer - Don Henley
An ultimate baby boomer throwback, this summer selection captures the bittersweet taste of a short-lived summer love.
Summer Nights - Grease
Bring a little Grease lightning to the karaoke party with an ode to Sandy and Danny! Perfect for a balanced crowd of both ladies and men; everyone in the room will be snapping along to the beat.
California Girls - Katy Perry
Girls, this one’s for you! Invite your squad to a poolside celebration with karaoke, cocktails and of course, Katy Perry.
Summer Breeze - Seals and Crofts
Ranked No. 13 on Rolling Stone’s “Best Summer Songs of All Time,” this song whistles the laid-back vibes of summer.
Summertime - Kenny Chesney
This country classic ties all the images of summer together: bare feet, cars and bikinis!
Good Vibrations - Beach Boys
Celebrate the summer season with the epitome of beach music: the Beach Boys. Your classic-rock-fan guests will appreciate your including this song on your karaoke list.
Hot in Here - Nelly
Be prepared for instant requests to bump the volume up when this megahit starts playing. For those who like to make a production out of their karaoke experience, old-school Nelly always does the trick.
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
The Beatles set a bright, festive mood for your party, and this sun-soaked hit is the perfect kickoff!
Malibu - Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus has made a return this summer with her first solo single in four years. Hot on the charts, the organic beat of “Malibu” will get your crowd in the California state of mind.
Island in the Sun - Weezer
If you’re not spending your summer on an island, bring the staycation to your party! Indie lovers will adore this track. If you have any additions to the perfect summer playlist, or other summer party ideas, we’d love to hear about them in the comments below!