Summer time is probably the best time of year for everyone! The days are longer, the weather is awesome, and the best part: Music! Here are our top 5 ‘Songs of Summer” along with some surprising facts about the artists.
– Calvin Harris was first discovered on MySpace!
– Calvin Harris performed at a music festival in Scotland where he brought out actor Will Smith to pump up the crowd.
– Ariana Grande made her acting debut in 2008 in the Broadway show called ’13’.
– Ariana Grande played Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon show Victorious and continued to play that character in the spinoff show Sam and Cat.
– Rap artist Big Sean is the one whispering “I got one less problem without ya” and can be seen in the music video.
– Iggy Azalea is an Australian rapper.
– The music video is based on the 1995 movie, Clueless, where Azalea plays Cher Horowitz and Charli Xcx plays Tai Frasier, the two main characters.
– Magic! is a Canadian reggae fusion band.
– The lyrics “Why you gotta be so rude/ Don’t you know i’m human too” were originally written by the lead singer, Narsi Atweh, after a fight with his girlfriend.
– The 4 Aussies that make up 5 Seconds of Summer were discovered on YouTube, making covers of popular songs.
– 5SOS spent much of 2013 supporting One Direction on their worldwide Take Me Home tour and are now currently supporting them on their 2014 Where We Are stadium tour.
What’s your favorite song this summer? Enter our Summer Jam Giveaway here for a chance to win a JamBox speaker!