20 Spooky Songs That Spike Every Halloween on YouTube

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Michael Jackson video shoot for 'Thriller' video in 1983.

Looking for some spooky Halloween playlist ideas? You're not alone.

Below, find the 20 songs that spike every year on Halloween, according to the YouTube trends team. The list is led by Michael Jackson's "Thriller," of course, but then there's also Rihanna's spookiest song "Disturbia" and other unexpected treats. And if you need even more options for your Halloween playlist, you can also consult Billboard's top 25 Halloween songs of 2018.

See YouTube's biggest Halloween hits below:

1. "Thriller" by Michael Jackson

2. "Ghostbusters (From "Ghostbusters")" by Ray Parker Jr.

3. Monster Mash by Bobby Pickett

4. "Spooky Scary Skeletons" by Andrew Gold

5. "Witch Doctor" by Cartoons

6. "Banana Boat (Day-O)" by Harry Belafonte

7. "This Is Halloween" by Marilyn Manson

8. "Werewolves Of London" by Warren Zevon

9. "Dragula" by Rob Zombie

10. "I Put A Spell On You" by Screamin' Jay Hawkins

11. "Abracadabra" by Steve Miller Band

12. "Love Potion No. 9" by The Searchers

13. "Disturbia" by Rihanna

14. "I'm Your Boogie Man" by KC and The Sunshine Band

15. "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell

16. "Feed My Frankenstein" by Alice Cooper

17. "Heads Will Roll" by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

18. "Freaks Come Out at Night" by Whodini

19. "Halloween Theme" by John Carpenter

20. "Every Day Is Halloween" by Ministry

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