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Songs Of Summer 2016 As Predicted By Pandora, Next Big Sound

image from s3.amazonaws.comJust in time for the Memorial Day unofficial summer kickoff, Pandora is sharing its Songs of Summer 2016 predictions. They're based on Pandora and Next Big Sound data: trajectory of station adds, spins and thumbs plus insights from industry experts.

Pandora’s Songs of Summer 2016

  • Panda- Desiigner
  • One Dance- Drake (feat. Wizkid & Kyla)
  • Needed Me- Rihanna
  • Don’t Let Me Down- The Chainsmokers (feat. Daya)
  • No- Meghan Trainor
  • You Don’t Own Me- Grace (feat. G-Eazy)
  • Can’t Stop The Feeling!- Justin Timberlake
  • Ride- Twenty One Pilots
  • This Is What You Came For- Calvin Harris (feat. Rihanna)
  • Company- Justin Bieber
  • Working For It- Zhu
  • Close- Nick Jonas (feat. Tove Lo)
  • Like I Would- ZAYN
  • Once In A While- Timeflies
  • Say It- Flume (feat. Tove Lo)

Combined, the list of Songs of Summer have over 400 million spins to date.

Here are some stats for the top five songs in the past 7 days

  • “One Dance” has had over 9 million spins and 700K thumbs up
  • “Panda” has had over 7.8 million spins and 484K thumbs up
  • “Needed Me” has had over 5.8 million spins and 750 thumbs up
  • “Don’t Let Me Down” has had over 5.7 million spins and 238K thumbs up
  • “This Is What You Came For” has had over 4.6 million spins and 172K thumbs up

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