Whether you’re hitting the open road or just going for a small town ride, there’s only one thing that will make it epic: music. There’s nothing better than singing your lungs out in the car with a bunch of friends, especially if everyone knows the lyrics.
Now, your carpools and road trips just got way better. We’ve compiled some of the best karaoke hits into a 20-song playlist that’ll be your favorite driving soundtrack. The best of all is: every person in the car will sing along.
Just a reminder that safety should always come first. It’s all fun and games until someone gets distracted, so stay safe and get car insurance with iSelect. Buckle up, and let’s begin.
Mr. Brightside—The Killers
You can’t go wrong with a song that’s recently celebrated its 200th week in a top 100 chart. From the first verse on, Mr. Brightside will liven up your trip.
The best thing about this classic is being able to hold a competition of who can sing the most ear-piercing “Galileo”.
Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)—Beyoncé
Incorporate a few dance moves while bopping to this 2000s gem. To the driver—this might be nearly impossible, but keep your hands on the wheel, please!
…Baby One More Time—Britney Spears
Britney’s baby voice made its way into our hearts in ’98 and decided to stay. Even though 21 years have gone by, this pop hit never gets old.
Don’t Stop Believin’—Journey
Blasting this rock classic will make sure you get where you’re going motivated and full of energy.
Bieber’s career started out with a bang and made many of us swoon–don’t try to hide it. And what better way to honor JB’s best phase than singing along to one of his most popular songs?
I Want it That Way—Backstreet Boys
If you’ve got at least one person with you, this song is perfect for giving your best shot at harmonizing.
Uptown Funk—Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
This funky tune promises to turn your car into a disco party from the moment it begins.
Call Me Maybe—Carly Rae Jepsen
Call Me Maybe got stuck in our heads the whole year of 2011. It’s 2020, and we’re doing that again.
Feeling introspective? Press play, look out the window and pretend you’re the star of a sad music video.
Stayin’ Alive—Bee Gees
This one always turns into an off-key mess when the chorus comes to an end, but it’s so much fun.
Seven Nation Army—The White Stripes
This is definitely one of those songs in which voicing the instrumentals is much better than singing to the lyrics.
Like a Virgin—Madonna
Whoever you might be, there’s no excuse not to channel your inner diva when this song comes on.
Another Brick in the Wall—Pink Floyd
Five people in the car? Great. You can all pretend to be children in a choir.
I Knew You Were Trouble—Taylor Swift
Who cares if you’re just waiting for the “ohs” the whole time? It’s totally worth it in the end.
Since U Been Gone—Kelly Clarkson
Can any of the passengers hit Kelly’s high note? Yes, this is a challenge.
Need You Now—Lady Antebellum
If anyone in the car is going through a heartbreak, this is the perfect time to make them cry it out.
Ring of Fire—Johnny Cash
Hitting the country roads? Set the mood with one of the Country King’s best hit songs.
Alicia Silverstone and Liv Tyler made a statement in the Crazy music video–this is a road trip hymn.
Despacito—Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee
Despacito led the 2010s charts as the most-viewed Youtube video. Though it’s a bit hard to sing along in Spanish, a remixed version features Justin Bieber, making it easier for everyone to enjoy this record-breaker.