Last year was difficult for all of us. We all experienced drastic changes to our daily lives. When times are tough, music can be a light to guide us through the tunnel.

To start this year off right, we created a playlist of the songs that remind us to look on the bright side of life, songs that lift our spirits when life becomes a struggle.

10 Uplifting Songs for 2021

1. “Here Comes the Sun” – The Beatles

2. “Somewhere over the Rainbow” – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

3. “You Say” – Lauren Daigle

4. “Don’t Worry Be Happy” – Bobby McFerrin

5. “Keep Your Head Up” – Andy Grammer

6. “Happy” – Pharrell Williams

7. “You Gotta Be” – Des’ree

8. “On Top of the World” – Imagine Dragons

9. “You Can Call Me Al” – Paul Simon

10. “Uptown Funk” – Bruno Mars