With 2022 officially in full swing, a fresh year means a new playlist is in order. Whether your new year’s resolution is to work out more, get over an ex or simply become the very best version of yourself, VALLEY has the top music picks for you. We’ve compiled the ultimate “Hot Girl” playlist of our favorite songs by female artists to kick this year off right!
“Good Days” by SZA
In this hit single, SZA sings all about letting go of the past and looking forward to good days ahead. With the whimsical melody and SZA’s uplifting lyrics, this song is a must-have for your 2022 playlist.
“Soulmate” by Lizzo
Everyone knows that Lizzo is the queen of self-love and being confident in exactly who you are. In “Soulmate” Lizzo sings about being her own soulmate and knowing that she can love herself better than any man or partner.
“Perfect Day” by Hoku
For all the girls and guys out there who absolutely love 2000’s rom-coms, this classic Y2K song is perfect for your new playlists. Driving around town, windows down and having “Perfect Day” blasting through the speakers is guaranteed to make you feel like the main character in an early 2000’s film.
“Delicate” by Taylor Swift
In this song off Swift’s hit album “Reputation,” she sings about the frightening but exhilarating feeling of falling for someone new. It perfectly encapsulates the emotional rollercoaster of falling head over heels for someone while simultaneously being on a journey of self-identity.
“Girls in the Hood” by Megan Thee Stallion
This song is the ultimate power move for 2022. Whether you’re headed to the gym or getting ready with friends, it’s impossible to hear this song and not feel like the confident and hot girl you are.
“Green Light” by Lorde
This song is a genius interpretation of the healing process that follows a breakup, and it mimics the euphoria and freedom that comes along with youth and being a teenager.
“Maneater” by Nelly Furtado
This 2000’s hit is the perfect song to blast while doing your self-care and manifesting that this year becomes the best one yet. The lyrics themselves are enough to make you feel confident even on your worst days.
“Deja Vu” by Olivia Rodrigo
A new year often means new beginnings but it often also brings the end of relationships. Rodrigo wrote “Deja Vu” about seeing an ex with someone new, a painful feeling most people can relate to. This song is perfect to scream along to as you make those steps towards healing and moving on.
“Hold Up” by Beyonce
Very few artists can top Queen B when it comes to singing about self-love, knowing your worth and not letting any man or woman get in the way of you being your best self. “Hold Up” is a track off her hit album “Lemonade” that encapsulates the feeling of finding out your significant other has been unfaithful to you. If you haven’t seen the music video in which she smashes a fire hydrant with a baseball bat, you’re truly missing out.
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