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Daya, Bhad Bhabie, Jacquees & More Reveal Picks for Song of the Summer

Jacquees, Daya & Bhad Bhabie
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Jacquees, Daya & Bhad Bhabie

As this year’s Billboard Hot 100 Fest marked the end of summer 2018, nearly every performer exclusively shared what tracks they’ve had on repeat all season long. And whether the artists below were blasting their own tunes or vibing out to Drake or Cardi B, the variety of picks have one thing in common: Summer may be almost over, but these hits aren't off coming off rotation anytime soon.

ANDREW MCMAHON
"It had to have come out last year, but I’m just going to pick 'Bike Dream' by Rostam. There’s something about the sparkle of that -- I’ve had it on repeat in my car."

CHEAT CODES (Matthew Russell)
“'SICKO MODE' by Travis Scott."

DAYA
“'God Is A Woman' by Ariana Grande, because God is a woman."

FRANK WALKER
"My song called 'Heartbreak,' released about a week and a half ago. I started as a producer, and it’s the first time I’ve actually written lyrics. For that reason, it’s kind of close to my heart."

JID
"I’ve been listening to Rico Nasty, the Nicki Minaj album [Queen], Tierra Whack. I’ve been listening to a lot of women artists, because I feel like that's better than everything right now."

LOVELYTHEBAND (Mitchy Collins)
“'Broken' by Lovelytheband, and anything by Drake. But I don’t know how to do [the 'In My Feelings' challenge].??"

ROZES
“'Tequila' by Dan + Shay -- I love tequila."

SHEPPARD (George Sheppard)
"Shawn Mendes is a huge one for me. 'In My Blood' is a great song -- we’re thinking of covering that for our Australian tour. And fellow Australians 5 Seconds of Summer. Their song 'Youngblood' is just amazing."

TOKIMONSTA
"The Kali Uchis song with Tyler the Creator, 'After the Storm.'"

MACHINE GUN KELLY
"'LOCO' by Machine Gun Kelly."

TWO FRIENDS
Eli Sones: "There’s that song 'Broken' by lovelytheband, I really like that one."
Matthew Halper: "Bryce Vine's 'Drew Barrymore,' and 'Tequila' by Dan + Shay."

VÉRITÉ
"My song of the summer isn't super trendy, but I’ve been listening to Lori McKenna’s 'Halfway Home,' because I’ve been spending a lot of time in Nashville. That’s been on repeat consistently."

JUSTINE SKYE
"Obviously the two [new] Childish Gambino songs, when I want to be emotional. 'Feels Like Summer' is a vibe."

BHAD BHABIE
“'No Bystanders' by Travis Scott."

SHORELINE MAFIA
"'Bands' by Shoreline Mafia."

WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL
“'I Like It' -- the Cardi B one. My girlfriend loves Bad Bunny so that’s been stuck in my head all summer long. 

THE KNOCKS
Ben "B-Roc" Ruttner: “'Nice For What'”
James "JPatt" Patterson: “'God’s Plan.'"
Ruttner: "Drake won the whole summer."

LOGAN HENDERSON
"We always jam to Calvin [Harris] and Dua [Lipa]’s 'One Kiss.'”

SABRINA CARPENTER
“'Make Me Feel' by Janelle Monáe."

MATY NOYES
"All my songs, but I love Cardi B’s 'I Like It.' That’s my jam."

TAYLOR BENNETT
“'Killed Before,' Young Thug."

OLIVIA O'BRIEN
"Ariana Grande’s new album [Sweetener]. I think 'Successful' is funny and amazing."

JACQUEES
"That Ella Mai record 'Trip.' I like H.E.R.'s new project, I just got off tour with her. We plan on doing something together."

LONDON RICHARDS
“'TWOTIMETWOTIMETWOTIME' by The 1975. I love that record."

GNASH
“'Pineapple,' Ty Dolla $ign."

LIIV
“'Body' by Loud Luxury."


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