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These Are the Best Workout Songs, According to Spotify

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Hoku Krueger recently graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in English and Comparative Literature Studies and a minor in French Language Studies. During her time there she wrote for the Occidental Weekly and interned with The Maui News.
These Are the Best Workout Songs, According to Spotify
Spotify revealed the most popular workout songs, artists and playlists of 2016. Photo Credit: Bojan89/iStock/Getty Images

If your #NewYearNewMe goals include getting fit, there’s no better tool than an energizing workout playlist to push you to success. To help you find your groove, Spotify tuned into your playlists and revealed 2016’s most listened-to songs, artists and playlists for working out.

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Summer hits like Drake’s “Jumpman,” Rihanna’s “Work” and The Chainsmokers’ “Closer” obviously made the cut, but catchy beats aren’t the only components that struck a chord with fitness fanatics. The motivational lyrics of Eminem’s throwback track “’Till I Collapse” made it 2016’s No. 1 workout hit.

“Year after year, our listeners have made Eminem’s '’Till I Collapse' the most popular track to get sweaty to,” Spotify’s trends expert Shannon Cook says in a press release. “So it’s pretty clear this message of endurance resonates with them.”

Click here to crush your resolutions with these popular gym hits:

  1. Eminem — “’Till I Collapse”
  2. Kanye West — “POWER”
  3. Drake — “Jumpman”
  4. The Chainsmokers — “Closer”
  5. Calvin Harris — “This is What You Came For”
  6. Rihanna — “Work”
  7. Sia — “Cheap Thrills”
  8. The Weeknd — “Starboy”
  9. Beyoncé — “7/11”
  10. David Guetta — “Hey Mama”

If you can’t get enough, here are Spotify’s trendiest playlists and artists:

Top Workout Playlists

  1. Power Workout
  2. Cardio
  3. Para Entrenar
  4. Workout Twerkout
  5. Workout Remix
  6. Latin Dance Cardio
  7. Electro Workout
  8. Workout
  9. The Rock Workout

Top Workout Artists

  1. Drake
  2. Eminem
  3. Kanye West
  4. Rihanna
  5. Calvin Harris
  6. The Weeknd
  7. The Chainsmokers
  8. Beyoncé
  9. Sia
  10. David Guetta 

What Do YOU Think?

Where do you get your music? What songs are on your workout playlist? Let us know in the comments section!

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