This Was the Summer Jam the Year You Were Born 🎶

Warm weather is kicking in, school is out and finally summer is here!

You're probs well on your way to creating your perfect summer playlist, but before you round out your lineup of jams, consider adding in some old school classics!

Girl sitting outside listening to music with music notes surrounding her

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We're throwing it back, by providing you with summer jams that were huge the year you were born.

Scroll below to your birth year and see what song your parents or older sibs may have been rocking out to with baby you. 👶🏼

1998 – "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy & Monica

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: This song is all about making sure you get what is rightfully yours – aka, the guy you're crushing on. The power of love is real, girls. 👨‍❤️‍👨

 

1999 – "Genie In A Bottle" by Christina Aguilera

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: Hello, classic Christina! This song is epic, magical, beautiful and perfect in every way. You may already be familiar with it because our girl Dove Cameron recently covered it brilliantly. Check out her version here.

 

2000 – "It's Gonna Be Me" by 'N Sync

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: Justin Timberlake. That is all.

 

2001 – "Hanging By A Moment" by Lifehouse

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: Put this on your summer tearjerker playlist. It's sentimental, sweet and all about falling head-over-heels in L-O-V-E.

 

2002 – "Complicated" by Avril Lavigne

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: Fourteen years later, and this song still speaks to almost any girl dealing with a silly and somewhat 'complicated' boy situation. We feel you, Avril.

 

2003 – "Crazy In Love" by Beyonce feat. Jay-Z

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: Queen Bey's upbeat profession of love, is and forever will be, one of the most jam-worthy songs out there. Go ahead, listen it to it 12302149 times in a row. We already have.

2004 – "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: This jazzy slow song speaks some major truth: Living a superficial life will get you nowhere. Preach!

 

2005 – "Pon De Replay" by Rihanna

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: Lucky you, you were born the year the most danceable song was released. Listen to this song once and it's stuck in your head for months, trust us.

 

2006 – "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: This song is soul served on a musical platter. It's perfect for a lazy day lounging at the beach or pool. 😎

 

2007 – "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: This is the power anthem you need if you're going through a friend or boy break up. Be tough, keep your chin up and smile, it's summer!

 

2008 – "Pocketful of Sunshine" by Natasha Bedingfield

Why It's an Oldie but a Goodie: This is our designated happy song. How can you have a bad day when you've got a pocketful of sunshine in your headphones? 🌞

 

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