1. Guillotine – Death Grips
Its pump-up beat will be sure to hype you up and get you through to Thanksgiving break. An odd crew forms this three-member band, but it certainly worked for them.
2. I’m Not the Only One – Sam Smith
The heartbreaking lyrics describe the emotions felt after a partner is unfaithful. Be sure to check out the music video featuring Dianna Agron and Chris Messina.
3. Thanksgiving Song – Adam Sandler
A classic that will be sure to get you in the mood for the upcoming holiday. “Love to eat turkey ‘cause it’s good.” Simple, yet so true. Thank you, Adam.
4. No Control – One Direction
A song off of their newest album, it follows in their tradition of catchy, upbeat tunes. Still, it shows how much they have matured as a group. In fact, member Louis Tomlinson helped write it.
5. Where Does the Good Go – Tegan and Sara
Grey’s Anatomy fans will recognize this song as the backdrop to Meredith and Christina’s final dance party. Its unique sound will stay in your head (and make you emotional about Christina’s move).
6. You Are In Love – Taylor Swift
Swift penned this song about friend’s Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff’s relationship. Its earnest lyrics are beautiful in their simplicity. It’s no wonder that Denham and Antonoff have pledged to use this as their wedding song.
7. I’m a Mess – Ed Sheeran
The title certainly resonates with many of us as we push through this final week before break. But in classic Sheeran fashion, he has crafted a song sure to soothe us on these long November nights.
8. Riptide – Vance Joy
This folksy melody offers an alternative sound to other top songs at the moment. This Australian singer-songwriter is sure to get bigger in the next year.
9. Take Me to Church – Hozier
This top hit has a much deeper meaning, as showcased in its music video. The video portrays two men in a relationship and the homophobia that they face.
10. Trumpets – Jason DeRulo
It may be overplayed, but if you say you don’t get excited every time it comes on, you’re lying.
11. Mean to Me – Brett Eldredge
This country ballad is a touching tribute to love. Eldredge is a rising star in the country world.
12. Yellow Flicker Beat – Lorde
This song is one of the best off of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay soundtrack. The star-studded soundtrack also features Tove Lo and Charli XCX. This song however, stands above the rest.
13. Hold On – Wilson Phillips
This classic will be sure to get the whole room singing. Just remember during these trying weeks, “If you just hold on for one more day, things will go your way.”