Here are the playlists you should check out right now
Need some new music? Check out these playlists to keep the party going.
By Will Pankey
Since the quarantine began, celebrities and artists have shared a bevy of curated playlists for our listening pleasure. If you’re always on the lookout for new music or just really want to know what Liam Payne is listening to right now, look no further.
AXS Quarantine Singles
Yes, we’re starting this off with a shameless plug and our playlist, “Quarantine Singles.” We’re keeping track of the best singles released during this period of social-distancing so the music never stops.
DJ D-Nice’s Homeschool
D-Nice became a viral sensation when his Club Quarantine livestream hit over 100k viewers, a virtual crowd that included Michelle Obama. Revisit the best of Club Quarantine with this playlist.
Liam Payne’s 11:55 – Quarantine & Chill
Liam Payne has refashioned one of his main playlists into “11:55 – Quarantine & Chill.” The playlist includes some original songs as well as some big pop hits.
Verzuz: Swizz Beats vs. Timbaland
Swizz Beats and Timbaland have been hosting Instagram beat battles every week with their series, Verzuz. Check out their own battle in the playlist below.
Phoebe Bridgers’ Catch Me Inside
Singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has kept her “Catch Me Inside” playlist updated with a wide range of genres and artists.
The National’s Social Distance Distortion
Matt Berninger of The National is keeping an updated playlist through corona times featuring a diverse liste of tunes.
Light in the Attic’s Calm In The Attic
Take a deep breath, cycle through a quick body scan and press play on LITA’s Calm In The Attic, a soothing playlist of ambient rarities and more.
The 1975’s At About 6-7
1975 frontman Matty Healy has compiled 20 songs titled “At about 6-7.” Selections include Radiohead, James Blake, Yung Lean, Astrud Gilberto, Brian Eno and more.
J Balvin’s Relax
J Balvin teams up with Billboard for his playlist of selections that he’s keeping on repeat during the quarantine, including plenty of J Balvin himself.
Prince Music is Medicine
If you need an injection of Prince in your life, the Prince estate has collected some of the icon’s best tracks into Music is Medicine.
Hamilton Leithauser’s Out of Tune Guitars
Playlists with incredibly narrow and niche themes are what we live for. Check out Hamilton Leithauser‘s playlist of songs featuring out of tune guitars.
Turnover’s Social Distance
Emo dream-pop band Turnover have compiled a playlist of some of their favorite songs that includes a wide range of selections from all over the map.
Paula Abdul’s Quarantine Playlist
Paula Abdul has been keeping an updated playlist of songs that are getting her through the quarantine with plenty of pop, old and new.
Dolly Parton’s Sounds of Hope and Home
Dolly has been busy during the quarantine and she’s even been on playlist duty. Her “Sounds of Hope and Home” playlist gather Dolly songs and a few others.
The Last Dance playlist
If you’ve been watching ESPN’s “The Last Dance” you know that the music has been a highlight of the series, which means that “The Last Dance” playlist is essential right now.
Bono’s 60 Songs That Saved My Life playlist
Bono celebrated his 60th birthday with a new playlist of 60 songs that are meaningful to him.
Meghan Trainor’s Mother’s Day playlist
Pop singer Meghan Trainor paid tribute to moms everywhere with her short Mother’s Day playlist with pop and some oldies.
Demi Lovato’s At Home Together playlist
Demi Lovato shares the songs getting her through the quarantine, including H.E.R., Rosalia, and Miley Cyrus.
Talking About Mental Health
Look, we all need to take a break sometimes. Learn about mental health with this Spotify playlist of podcasts dedicated to the subject.
The 1975 Experience
The 1975 Experience brings you the band’s albums in a way you haven’t, well, experienced them before. Think of it as a behind-the-scenes listening session for each album.
Pink Floyd’s Syd, Roger, Richard, Nick and David playlist
Pink Floyd brings a new “evolving” playlist which the band will update daily with deep cuts, demos, and unreleased tracks.
Ingrid Andress’ Party of One playlist
Breakout country star Ingrid Andress has shared a list of songs that have helped her get through quarantine that includes country, pop, and a little Billy Joel.
Charlie Benante’s My Quarantine List With a Little Help From My Friends playlist
The Anthrax drummer shared a list of songs for SPIN that includes music from all over the genre spectrum.
Spotify’s Black Lives Matter playlist
A crucial playlist featuring songs from some of the greatest black musicians of all time.