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Hello, good morning!  —  A lot us wake to music – and sometime sit sets the tone for our day.  What’s the best song to wake up to? Well, streaming service Spotify’s got together with music psychologist David Greenberg  to come up with a top 20.  They say a song that builds is best. And, It should have positive lyrics, along with a strong beat.  Greenberg and Spotify’s experts used those criteria to rank the 20 best wake-up songs.  They say Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida” is the best theme music for the start of your day.  Coming in at the bottom of the list at number 20 is iHeart Memphis’s “Hit The Quan.” Here’s the entire list…I don’t know a lot of these…where’s the obvious choices like “Hello Good Morning” Diddy-Dirty Money?!

  1. Coldplay – Viva La Vida
  2. St. Lucia – Elevate
  3. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Downtown
  4. Bill Withers – Lovely Day
  5. Avicii – Wake Me Up
  6. Pentatonix – Can’t Sleep Love
  7. Demi Lovato – Confident
  8. Arcade Fire – Wake Up
  9. Hailee Steinfeld – Love Myself
  10. Sam Smith – Money On My Mind
  11. Esperanza Spalding – I Can’t Help It
  12. John Newman – Come and Get It
  13. Felix Jaehn – Ain’t Nobody (Loves Me Better)
  14. Mark Ronson – Feel Right
  15. Clean Bandit – Rather Be
  16. Katrina & The Waves – Walking on Sunshine
  17. Imagine Dragons – On Top of the World
  18. MisterWives – Reflections
  19. Carly Rae Jepsen – Warm Blood
  20. iLoveMemphis – Hit The Quan