Spotify names the 10 best film songs

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When we think about what makes a good movie these days, we think not only of good actors and a good script but also of a good soundtrack. In collaboration with the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, Spotify has named the 10 best film songs.

According to current streaming statistics, Justin Timberlake’s song “Can’t Stop The Feeling,” which was used in the 2016 movie Trolls and was directed by Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn, takes what must be regarded as a stunning victory. After serving as the film’s executive producer for the score, Timberlake, who provides the voice for a character in the movie, received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song.

“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake

Featured in “Trolls”,  Can’t Stop the Feeling! is a lively and infectious pop song that exudes happiness and optimism, making it impossible not to dance along. It perfectly matches the vibrant and colorful world of the movie “Trolls.”

“Trolls” is an animated musical film that follows the adventures of two trolls, Poppy and Branch, as they embark on a journey to save their friends from the Bergens. “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” is a catchy and upbeat song that perfectly complements the film’s joyful atmosphere.

“Shallow” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

Featured in “A Star is Born”, Shallow is a heartfelt and soulful duet that captures the depth of emotion between two characters in “A Star is Born.” Its powerful lyrics and passionate delivery make it stand out in the film.

The fact that Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s Academy Award-winning song, “Shallow,” came in second with 786 million streaming and counting should come as no surprise.

“Lose Yourself” by Eminem

Featured in “8 Mile”, Lose Yourself is one of the most well-known songs of the iconic rapper Eminem. it is an intense and motivating rap anthem that mirrors the struggles and determination of the protagonist in “8 Mile.”

“8 Mile” is a drama that tells the story of an aspiring young rapper trying to make a name for himself in Detroit’s hip-hop scene. “Lose Yourself” is the film’s signature song, reflecting the determination, struggle, and passion of its protagonist.

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams

Featured in “Despicable Me 2”, Happy is a catchy and upbeat song that radiates joy and positivity, perfectly fitting the family-oriented themes of “Despicable Me 2.”

“Despicable Me 2” is an animated comedy where the lovable villain-turned-dad, Gru, returns to help the Anti-Villain League. Happy is a feel-good song that mirrors the movie’s overall theme of joy, love, and family.

“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Featured in “Guardians of the Galaxy”, a sci-fi superhero film, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough is a fantastic mixtape soundtrack. It is a timeless classic that adds a nostalgic touch to “Guardians of the Galaxy,” symbolizing the unity and bond among the film’s eclectic group of heroes.

“Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor

Featured in “Rocky III” “Rocky III”, Eye Of The Tiger is the third installment in the iconic Rocky Balboa series. It is the film’s anthem, capturing the determination and training montage of Rocky as he prepares for a rematch against Clubber Lang.

“Young and Beautiful” by Lana Del Rey

Featured in “The Great Gatsby”, a drama based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, set in the roaring 1920s, Young and Beautiful is a hauntingly beautiful and melancholic song that underscores the complex love and tragedy in “The Great Gatsby,” reflecting the era’s decadence and longing.

“Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith

Featured in “Armageddon”, Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing is a heartfelt ballad that underscores the emotional moments in the movie. It is one of the best soundtracks of all time.

“Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio – Featured in “Dangerous Minds”

“Dangerous Minds” is a drama about a dedicated teacher working with at-risk students in an inner-city high school. Gangsta’s Paradise is a rap masterpiece that reflects the harsh realities of ghetto life, serving as a central theme in “Dangerous Minds” and highlighting the challenges faced by its students.

“You Make My Dreams” by Daryl Hall & John Oates

Featured in “500 Days of Summer”,  a romantic comedy-drama that explores the ups and downs of a relationship, You Make My Dreams is a lively and upbeat song that captures the joy and optimism of the film’s protagonist as he falls in love.

These were the best movie songs from Spotify.

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