As the sun heats up and everyone’s dreaming of a beach vacation, brands have latched on to key summer moments, and more importantly, key summer tracks. Zedd and Alessia Cara’s hit song, “Stay,” remains in the number one spot for the most Shazam’d ad of the week, but all 10 of the below tracks would create a killer summer playlist.
From upbeat and catchy to nostalgic and sweet, this week’s top hits have it all. Check out the below for more on each spot.
1) Pepsi “Refreshing”
Track: “Stay” by Zedd & Alessia Cara
For the third week in a row, Zedd and Alessia Cara secured the top spot by a landslide for the most Shazam’d ad of the week. With nearly 25,000 hits, this one is definitely here to stay.
2) Coca-Cola “Share A Coke Icebreaker”
Agency: Wieden + Kennedy
Track: “Classic” by The Knocks (feat. Powers)
This fun, summer-infused spot climbed up to number two this week with 5,000+ hits on Shazam. With nearly 20,000 hits separating the top two, Coca-Cola is still a long way from beating out Pepsi for number one.
3) Walmart “Pickup Discount”
Agency: The Martin Agency
Track: “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled (feat. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and Rick Ross)
Walmart is winning with their new slate of music-driven spots, landing them in the top 10 for three weeks running.
4) Samsung Galaxy S8 “Reviews”
Track: “Limitless” by Sam F (feat. Sophie Rose)
Samsung took their reviews to the next level by layering in the hit song, “Limitless.” The catchy tune added a slight edge to the boiler-plate review spot.
5) Subaru “Making Memories”
Agency: Carmichael Lynch
Track: “Time Will Tell” by Gregory Alan Isakov
The :30 snippet of “Time Will Tell” pulls at the heartstrings and has people Shazaming for more in this heartfelt ad for Subaru.
6) Coca-Cola “Summer Is Here”
Track: “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” by Jamie XX (feat. Young Thug & Popcaan)
Who wouldn’t want to share a Coke after listening to that “Good Times” track?
7) Walmart “Enciende La Cocina”
Agency: The Martin Agency
Track: “La Gozadera” by Gente De Zona (feat. Marc Anthony)
“La Gozadera” continues to climb the charts, earning Walmart another hit spot among Shazam users.
8) Walmart “Wow The Crowd”
Track: “My House” by Flo Rida
This older track continues to score for Walmart and its perfect pairing with hamburgers and watermelon.
9) Apple iPhone 7 “The Archives”
Agency: TBWA Chiat Day
Track: “Unchained Melody” by Lykke Li
Sweet and full of feeling, Lykke Li’s “Unchained Melody” taps into the magic of this inventive spot.
10) Samsung Family Hub Fridge “Ticket To The Moon”
Agency: MPC Advertising and adam&eveDDB
Track: “Ticket To The Moon” by Electric Light Orchestra
Playing on a retro sound, “Ticket To The Moon,” breaks the top 10 Shazam’d ads this week. The soothing track pairs perfectly with the lovable astronaut’s journey for “rocketsicles.”