85 Awesome Songs for Your End-of-Year Playlist

We’re in the final stretch!

Something Big by Shawn Mendes.

Here we are in the final stretch of the school year, and it’s time to celebrate! So whether you’re looking for the perfect graduation song or just a tune that’ll capture the right end-of-year-moment, we’ve got you covered with this end-of-year playlist. (Warning: Tears could be involved.)

We know that every classroom is different. As always, please be sure to review these school’s-out summer songs before sharing them with students to ensure they are appropriate for the learning environment you’ve created.

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1. No New Friends by LSD

2. Something Big by Shawn Mendes

Something Big by Shawn Mendes.

3. Count On Me by Bruno Mars

4. Let’s Get Loud by Jennifer Lopez

5. History by One Direction

6. Hey Look Ma, I Made It by Panic! at the Disco

7. Who Says by Selena Gomez

8. Hall of Fame by The Script

9. Compass by Lady Antebellum

10. Eternal Sunshine by Jhene Aiko

11. Sing by Pentatonix

12. Young Forever by Jay-Z, feat. Mr. Hudson

13. Try Everything by Shakira

14. Future by Paramore

Future by Paramore.

15. Good Old Days by Macklemore, feat. Kesha

16. I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas

17. I Lived by OneRepublic

18. Rivers and Roads by The Head and the Heart

19. Home by Phillip Phillips

20. Counting Stars by OneRepublic

Counting Stars by OneRepublic for end-of-year playlist.

21. Live It Well by Switchfoot

22. Have It All by Jason Mraz

23. My Wish by Rascal Flatts

24. I Hope You Dance by LeeAnn Womack

25. On My Way by Phil Collins

26. Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

27. It’s Our Time by Marty Casey

28. We Are Young by Fun. and Janelle Monae

We Are Young by Fun. and Janelle Monae.

29. The Climb by Miley Cyrus

30. Time of Your Life by Green Day

31. Best Day of My Life by American Authors

32. I Will Remember You by Sarah McLachlan

33. Never Say Goodbye by Bon Jovi

34. This World Is Yours by Julie Durden

35. Look What You’ve Done by Drake

Look What You've Done by Drake.

36. Butter by BTS

37. Good Life by OneRepublic

38. Back Home by Andy Grammer

39. Sing by My Chemical Romance

40. Breakaway by Kelly Clarkson

41. Graduation (Friends Forever) by Vitamin C

42. Long Live by Taylor Swift

43. On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons

44. See You Again by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth

See You Again by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth for end-of-year playlist.

45. All Summer Long by the Beach Boys

46. Happy by Pharrell

47. I’ll Be There for You by The Rembrandts

48. Seasons of Love by the cast of Rent

49. Live Like We’re Dying by Kris Allen

50. Born This Way by Lady Gaga

51. Glad You Came by The Wanted

52. Best Days by Graham Colton

53. Left and Right by Charlie Puth feat Jung Kook

Left and Right by Charlie Puth feat Jung Kook.

54. The Feels by TWICE

55. School’s Out by Alice Cooper

56. Permission to Dance by BTS

57. Vacation by The Go-Go’s

58. Wipe Out by The Surfaris

59. Getting in a Treetop by Gustafer Yellowgold

60. Life Is a Highway by Tom Cochrane

61. This Is Me by the Greatest Showman Cast

62. Magic by TXT

Magic by TXT.

63. Rockaway Beach by The Ramones

64. In the Sun by Blondie

65. When I Grow Up by The Raging Idiots

66. Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride from Lilo & Stich

67. Surfin’ USA by The Beach Boys

68. You’ll Be in My Heart by Phil Collins

69. Whenever You Remember by Carrie Underwood

70. Take On the World by Sabrina Carpenter and Rowan Blanchard

71. Dynamite by BTS

Dynamite by BTS for end-of-year playlist.

72. As It Was by Harry Styles

73. You’ve Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman

74. My Wish by Rascal Flatts

75. Cuff It by Beyonce

76. What Was I Made For? by Billie Eilish

77. Padam Padam by Kylie Minogue

78. Do It Like That by the Jonas Brothers ft. TXT

79. Dance the Night by Dua Lipa

Watch me dance, dance the night away
My heart could be burnin’, but you won’t see it on my face
Watch me dance, dance the night away
I’ll still keep the party runnin’, not one hair out of place

80. Super Shy by NewJeans

81. Flowers by Miley Cyrus

82. That That by Psy ft. Suga

83. End of Beginning by Djo

84. Summer Baby by the Jonas Brothers

85. Count on Me by Bruno Mars

You can count on me like 1, 2, 3
I’ll be there
And I know when I need it I can count on you like 4, 3, 2
You’ll be there
‘Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do, oh yeah

Do you have a favorite song in your end-of-year playlist? Come share in our We Are Teachers HELPLINE group on Facebook.

Also, check out 9 Signs It’s the End of the School Year.