Receiptify August

Welcome to Receiptify August, where the music vibes are as hot as the summer sun! August is the golden month for sizzling anthems, laid-back tunes, and a dash of back-to-school energy. In this musical adventure, we’ll discover the fantastic Spotify playlists and the most popular songs that ruled the charts in August.

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From the global hits on “Today’s Top Hits” to the indie gems on “Indie Groundbreakers,” and the surprises in Taylor Swift’s playlist, get ready to groove to the beats that define the August sound. Let’s dive into the melodies that make August unforgettable!

Top Spotify Playlists And Songs Of August

August is a prime time for vibrant music, bringing out summer anthems, chill vibes, and back-to-school energy. Let’s dive into the top Spotify playlists and songs that rocked each August over the past four years:

Top Spotify Playlists

  • Today’s Top Hits: This go-to global playlist kept the energy high with popular tracks like Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP,” The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights,” and Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now.” Notably, Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” continued to dominate, sharing the limelight with Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” and Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me More.” The charismatic Harry Styles and the Latin sensation Bad Bunny also contributed to the playlist’s diverse lineup with hits like “As It Was” and “Ojitos Lindos.”
  • New Music Friday: This weekly playlist was a gateway to fresh sounds, introducing Taylor Swift’s surprise album “Folklore” with standout tracks like “Cardigan” and “Exile.” The platform also premiered noteworthy releases including Kanye West’s “Donda,” Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever,” Tyler, the Creator’s “Call Me If You Get Lost,” Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul,” Kendrick Lamar’s “N95,” and BLACKPINK’s “Pink Venom.”
  • Summer Rewind: A trip down memory lane, this nostalgic playlist brought back the carefree vibes of summer with timeless hits such as Outkast’s “Hey Ya!,” Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love,” and Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk.”
  • Workout Hits: Geared for back-to-school season, this high-energy playlist provided the perfect workout motivation featuring tracks like Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul,” Megan Thee Stallion’s “Thot Shit,” and Drake’s “Way 2 Sexy.”
  • Indie Summer Anthems: Offering an alternative to mainstream hits, this playlist showcased indie artists like Wet Leg, Beach House, and Japanese Breakfast, bringing a fresh and diverse sound to the summer music scene.
  • Hoy Día: In August, this Spanish-language playlist saw a big increase in popularity, showcasing the ongoing love for Mexican music. It featured standout tracks like Grupo Frontera’s “TULUM” and Peso Pluma’s “LADY GAGA.”
  • This Is Taylor Swift: In August, Taylor Swift’s dedicated playlist saw a surge in popularity, thanks to the drop of the “10 Minute Version” of “All Too Well” from “Red (Taylor’s Version).” Fans were thrilled as they got extended versions of Swift’s timeless hits, adding an extra layer of delight to the playlist.
  • Hyperpop On The Edge: Delving into the experimental side of hyperpop, this playlist featured artists like A.G. Cook, Dorian Electra, and even showcased SOPHIE’s posthumous release “Bangers with Kieran Hebden.”
  • Dance Rewind: Relive the summer’s hottest dance tracks with classics such as Dua Lipa’s “Physical,” Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa’s “Potion (Remix),” and Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul (Purple Disco Machine Remix).”
  • Lo-Fi Summer Nights: Perfect for late-night vibes, this mellow playlist featured artists like Still Woozy, Khruangbin, and Thundercat, creating a soothing ambiance for chill summer evenings.
  • Indie Groundbreakers: Explore rising indie stars through this platform, featuring artists like The Beths, Black Midi, and Wet Leg, giving listeners a glimpse into the future of indie music.
  • K-Pop Radar: Immerse yourself in the world of Korean pop with this playlist, highlighting both rising stars like NMIXX, Kep1er, and TEMPEST, and established veterans like BLACKPINK and BTS.

Top Songs On Spotify

  • “WAP” By Cardi B And Megan Thee Stallion: This bold and empowering anthem broke through societal barriers, taking over global charts and igniting countless discussions about its unapologetic message.
  • “Watermelon Sugar” By Harry Styles: A cheerful and carefree tune, this song perfectly captured the essence of summer, making it a popular choice on the radio and a favorite among listeners.
  • “Blinding Lights” By The Weeknd: A fantastic synth-pop song that became super popular, getting lots of praise and topping charts globally because of its catchy sound.
  • “Bad Habits” By Ed Sheeran: This catchy pop ballad explored themes of self-destructive behavior, resonating with a massive audience and dominating global music charts.
  • “Industry Baby” By Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow: A boundary-pushing hip-hop track with provocative visuals, sparking conversations and challenging societal norms in the music industry.
  • “Good 4 U” By Olivia Rodrigo: Demonstrating her versatility post-“Drivers License,” Rodrigo delivered a sassy pop-punk anthem that resonated with a wide audience.
  • “Ojitos Lindos” By Bad Bunny: A captivating Latin pop and reggae fusion track that solidified Bad Bunny’s status as a global pop sensation.
  • “About Damn Time” By Lizzo: An empowering self-love anthem that became a summer hit, blending an uplifting message with an irresistibly catchy tune.
  • “LALA” By Myke Towers: The most-streamed song globally in August, this Latin trap track garnered massive popularity with its infectious beat and energetic vibes.
  • “Kill Bill” By SZA: A powerful and sensual R&B track that received critical acclaim, dominating charts and earning the title of Spotify’s most-streamed song globally during the summer.
  • “As It Was (Redux)” By Harry Styles: A surprising remix of Styles’ chart-topping hit, infusing fresh inspiration from 80s synthpop and extending the song’s reign.
  • “Kill Bill (Remix)” by SZA ft. The Neptunes: An energetic remix of SZA’s acclaimed single, adding a hip-hop twist and propelling the song to even greater global success.
  • “Venus as a Boy” By Bjork: This iconic 1993 track experienced a revival in popularity thanks to its inclusion in the Netflix series “Partner Track,” finding a new fanbase among younger audiences.
  • “Late Night Talking” By Harry Styles: A smooth and soulful track from Styles’ “Harry’s House” album, providing a mellow alternative to the summer’s upbeat anthems and resonating with introspective listeners.
  • “Staying Alive” By Bee Gees: The classic disco anthem made a comeback, fueled by its use in the Netflix series “Stranger Things,” turning into a meme and a favorite at parties.