Top 10 Worthy World Cup Songs, From 'Waka Waka' to 'Wavin' Flag'
Shakira, "Waka Waka"

 

Akon featuring Keri Hilson, "Oh Africa"

Official Pepsi Song

Pepsi's "Oh Africa" spot features top soccer stars like Messi and Drogba doing what they do best over Akon and Keri Hilson's feel-good, singalong anthem.

Angelique Kidjo featuring Bono and John Legend, "Move on Up"

Featured on "Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album"

West African songstress Angelique Kidjo enlists Bono and John Legend for this memorable cover of Curtis Mayfield's "Move On Up." Guaranteed to have more than just the soccer players moving their feet.

Dizzee Rascal featuring James Corden, "Shout"

Unofficial England Anthem, Simon Cowell Charity Single

Simon Cowell recruited rapper Dizzee Rascal and actor James Corden to record "Shout for England," which reworks Tears for Fears' "Shout. "We need team work/We don't need a miracle," Rascal muses on the track, whose proceeds will go to the Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Nneka, "Viva Africa"

Featured on "Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album"

True to Nneka's progressive spirit, "Viva Africa" is at once a soulful artistic statement and an empowering pop tune. Children punctuate verses of everyday struggles by playfully shouting, "Viva Africa," on the chorus.

J Pre, Wyclef Jean and Jazmine Sullivan, "Ke Nako"

Featured on "Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album"


Don't let the soaring guitar solo fool you -- "Ke Nako" is no power ballad. J Pre, Wyclef and Jazmine Sullivan bring the party with booming synth, handclaps and chants of "Twenty-Ten!" With lyrics like, "Now is the time to be the center stage/And show the world why we're the best," there's no better track to capture the World Cup's spirit of all-inclusive celebration.