20 Songs You Have to Have on Your Wake-Up Playlist

You’re not a morning person. At. All.

We get it — early mornings can get rough, especially after a night full of after-school activities, homework, and phone convos with bae that can last past midnight. But we also know that with a playlist of bomb music, early mornings can become much more bearable.

Get your Soundclouds and iTunes up and peep this playlist of some of our favorite start-your-day songs, including new joints, throwbacks, and some tracks you may have never even heard before! 


1. Beyoncé – 7/11

2. Bruno Mars – 24K Magic

3. Tinashe – All Hands On Deck

4. Gabi Wilson – Something to Prove


5. Christina Milian feat. Young Jeezy – Say I

6. Beyonce – Schoolin’ Life

7. Rihanna feat. Young Jeezy – Hard

8. Mariah Carey – Fantasy


9. Alicia Keys – New Day

10. Kendrick Lamar – I

11. India.Aire – Just Do You

12. Sebastian Mikael – 4 U


13. Nicki Minaj feat. Rihanna – Fly

14.  Zendaya – Replay 

15. Keri Hilson – Pretty Girl Rock

16. Amerie – 1 Thing


17. Justine Skye – Everyday Living

18. Solange – Lovers in the Parking Lot

19. T.I. feat. Rihanna – Live Your Life

20. TLC – What About Your Friends

BONUS TRACK: John Legend and Common – Glory


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