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December 2016

New Music to Update Your iPod

By Hattie MacAndrews

Some of us are technophobes, some of us are lazy, and some of us simply have no time. Whatever your excuse is for not updating your iTunes, we understand. We’ve compiled our 5 favorite music playlists for your iPod, covering every occasion. Your workouts, your Cyndi Lauper moments, your heartbreak, your winter break on the beach, and even your journey there—we’ve thought of it all. Ranging from Lady Gaga to Elton John, from Bill Withers to Eliza Doolittle, we’re on it. We’ve even scored interviews with 3 of the hot new acts in our Beach Babe Music playlist: Rachel Furner, Noush Skaugen, and Patch William. Now sit back, relax, and press play.

Feel-the-Beat Workout: New Music Playlist to Get You Sweating
Struggling to stay in shape? Just love a great tune to sweat to? We’ve got you covered. If listening to the latest music from Beyoncé and Rihanna doesn’t make you want to shake your booty and shed your cellulite, then we don’t know what will! And if you need the workout itself, check out The Top 5 Workout DVDs: At-Home Fitness Fun.
California Gurls—Katy Perry
Ridin’ Solo—Jason Derulo
Dynamite—Taio Cruz
Just Dance—Lady Gaga
Womanizer—Britney Spears
Rude Boy—Rihanna
Club Can’t Handle Me—Flo Rida
OMG—Usher
Party in the U.S.A.—Miley Cyrus
Single Ladies—Beyoncé
Please Don’t Stop the Music—Rihanna
Hotel Room Service—Pitbull
Me Against The Music—Britney Spears
You’ve Got The Love—Florence and the Machine
DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love—Usher

Listen to This Music and Feel Happy Days
Nostalgic for a mellower sound? Some at-home karaoke to sing along with Carly Simon or Van Morrison? We’ve compiled some classic feel-good musical tracks that do nothing but put a smile on your face. Trust us, you’ll love them.
It’s a Man’s World—James Brown
Stand By Me—Ben E. King
Lean on Me—Bill Withers
Mama Said—The Shirelles
You’re So Vain—Carly Simon
Piano Man—Billy Joel
Summertime—Sam Cooke
Mr. Bojangles—Nina Simone
My Baby Just Cares for Me—Nina Simone
Let It Be—The Beatles
She’s Always a Woman—Billy Joel
Lola—The Kinks
Pretty Woman—Roy Orbison
Brown Eyed Girl—Van Morrison
I Am Woman—Helen Reddy
Wouldn’t It Be Nice—Beach Boys

The Perfect Beach Babe Music to Listen to
With the holidays coming up, you lucky winter vacationers need a great music playlist for sunset walks on the beach and seaside relaxation. Mellow and soothing, these hits will make you feel as if you’ve been away twice as long. And don’t miss our interviews with three of the performers on this list!
Firework—Katy Perry
Song for No One—Miike Snow
Shine On—James Blunt
Unravel—Rachel Furner
Everything—Michael Bublé
Just Be Good to Green—Professor Green ft. Lily Allen
Skinny Jeans—Eliza Doolittle
All Time Low—The Wanted
Cry Me Out—Pixie Lott
Promise This—Cheryl Cole
Run Baby Run—Noush Skaugen
Guns and Horses—Ellie Goulding
The Boy with the Guitar—Patch William
Hey, Soul Sister—Train
You Found Me—The Fray

Up & Coming Road Trip Music Playlist
Too busy planning your road trip to keep up with this year’s up-and-coming musical artists? Along with a few names you may already recognize, we’ve compiled an eclectic mix of folk and pop up and comers for you to blast as you’re heading down the highway.
Frontin’—Jamie Cullum
Skinny Love—Bon Iver
New York—Paloma Faith
Love Lost—The Temper Trap
We Were Promised Jetpacks—Conductor
Emily’s Heart—Jamie T
Collie Man—Slightly Stoopid
Waiting on an Angel—Ben Harper
Heart Skipped a Beat—The XX
Little Lion Man—Mumford & Sons
Crawled Out of the Sea—Laura Marling
Instant Pleasure—Rufus Wainwright

Play Music When You Gotta Have Heart
Whether you’re suffering from heartbreak, you’re a heartbreaker, or you just plain have a big heart, this is the playlist for you. Relax and unwind to the soothing melodies of Elvis Costelloe and The Temptations.
My Girl—The Temptations
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face—Roberta Flack
Save the Last Dance for Me—The Drifters
Time After Time—Cyndi Lauper
My Guy—Mary Wells
Always on My Mind—Willie Nelson
Make You Feel My Love—Adele
Ain’t No Sunshine—Bill Withers
Don’t Stop Believin’—Journey
How Can You Mend a Broken Heart—Al Green
Turn Me On—Norah Jones
At Last—Etta James
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You—Bryan Adams
She—Elvis Costelloe
When You Say Nothing at All—Ronan Keating
Mack the Knife—Robbie Williams

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2 Responses to “New Music to Update Your iPod”
  1. Jessie Long says:

    This is so awesome, love all these playlists!! you totally rock page daily – give us more!

  2. Lucy Kitchener says:

    my friend showed me this site and said there were some great tracks – he was right! Thanks PageDaily!