75 Songs Sure to Make You Happy

SL - 75 Songs Sure to Make You HappyIt’s time to boost your mood and make you happy! In this article, singing teacher Liz T. put together a list of some of the happiest songs you’ll ever hear…


What’s better than being happy? That’s a hard question to answer. In fact, there may not even be an answer at all. Happiness is the reason the world goes ’round, after all.

Songs that make you happy aren’t just for boosting your mood – they’re an effective short-term solution for increasing productivity. In other words, you can increase your productivity by 12% if you’re happy. If that sounds too good to be true, listen to a few below as you work or study.

We’ve included a handy Spotify playlist at the bottom of this article so you can listen to all 75 songs on the list. Click below to scroll right to it.

The following songs range from the 1960s up until now, which means we’ve got a music for every generation. Take a look at our list and see if you recognize any of these foot-tappers!

75 Songs Sure to Make You Happy

 75. Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver

74. Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves

73. All I Wanna Do by Sheryl Crow

72. O Happy Day from Sister Act

71. Happy Together by The Turtles

70. I Wanna Hold Your Hand by The Beatles

69. Happy Days Are Here Again by Barbra Streisand

68. Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus

67. Don’t Worry be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

66. Just Got Paid by *NSYNC

65. This Will Be by Natalie Cole

64. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrel

63. September by Earth Wind and Fire

62. Feeling Good by Michael Buble

61. Macarena by Los Del Rio

60. What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

59. Spice Up Your Life by Spice Girls

58. Wouldn’t It Be Nice by the Beach Boys

57. Fame by Irene Cara

56. Footloose by Kenny Loggins

55. Smile by Nat King Cole

54. Singing in the Rain by Gene Kelly

53. Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

52. The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow from Annie the Musical

51. The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens

50. Put On a Happy Face by Dick Van Dyke

49. I’m a Believer by The Monkees

48. Love Shack by the B52’s

47. YMCA by The Village People

46. Isn’t She Lovely by Stevie Wonder

45. Blue Skies by Frank Sinatra

44. Beautiful Day by U2

43. Best Day of My Life by American Authors

42. Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

41. Lovely Day by Bill Withers

40. Turn the Beat Around by Gloria Estefan

39. Let’s Get Loud by Jennifer Lopez

38. Dancing Queen by ABBA

37. I Want You Back by Jackson 5

36. What the World Needs Now by Dionne Warwick

35. Bubbly by Colbie Caillat

34. Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles

33. The Remedy (I Won’t Worry) by Jason Mraz

32. Don’t Worry by Madcon feat Ray Dalton

31. Great Balls of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis

30. Hey Ya by Outkast

29. Forget You by CeeLo Green

28. The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson

27. Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations

26. All Star by Smash Mouth

25. Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO

24. Baby by Justin Beiber feat. Ludacris

23. Come On Over (All I Want is You) by Christina Aguilera

22. Independent Women Pt. I by Destiny’s Child

21. MMMBop by Hanson

20. Mr. Saxobeat by Alexandra Stan

19. You Light Up My Life by LeAnn Rimes

18. 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton

17. Last Dance by Donna Summer

16. You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder

15. Hot Hot Hot by The Merrymen

14. The Best is Yet to Come by Frank Sinatra

13. L-O-V-E by NatKing Cole

12. Steal My Sunshine by LEN

11. Music by Madonna

10. Who Let the Dogs Out by Baha Men

9. Mambo No.5 (A Little Bit of…) by Lou Bega

8. Troublemaker by Olly Murs feat. Flo Rida

7. Price Tag by Jessie J feat B.o.B

6. My Girl by The Temptations

5. Love Train by The O’Jays

4. Livin’ La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin

3. Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen

2. Get Lucky by Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams

1. Happy by Pharrell Williams


Spotify Playlist

The End

There you have it – 75 songs sure to make you happy! Do try to listen to them all when you get the chance. If you want to learn more about music like this, be sure to ask your private music teacher more about it. Maybe you’ll discover how to write your own songs like the ones on this list. Happy learning!

Know anymore songs that make you happy? Comment below and share with us!

LizTPost Author: Liz T.
Liz T. teaches singing, acting, and music lessons online. She is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music with a B.M in Vocal performance and currently performs/teaches all styles of music including Musical Theater, Classical, Jazz, Rock, Pop, R&B, and Country. Learn more about Liz here!

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  1. Lazar Brock
    Lazar Brock says:

    Already download first two from the list! First two song make me so happy and I hope it will always. By the way, I am agree with Tim. Thanks and keep posting things like this!


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