Songs Of Summer: Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Lizzo And More : Pop Culture Happy Hour It's our second annual songs of summer spectacular! Every year at NPR Music we debate which hits might be remembered as "the song of the summer" — sometimes it's a frothy pop song, or a star-packed hip-hop banger, or simply a song that gets played on the radio over and over again until we're beaten into submission. This week we're bringing in a revolving cast of my colleagues from NPR Music, each of whom will play us one song — one nominee to be the unofficial Song Of The Summer for 2019.
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Road-Testing The 2019 Songs Of Summer

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Road-Testing The 2019 Songs Of Summer

Road-Testing The 2019 Songs Of Summer

Road-Testing The 2019 Songs Of Summer

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Billie Eilish performs on the on day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 30, 2019. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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Billie Eilish performs on the on day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 30, 2019.

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It's our second annual songs of summer spectacular! Every year we debate which hits might be remembered as "the song of the summer" — sometimes it's a frothy pop song, or a star-packed hip-hop banger, or simply a song that gets played on the radio over and over again until we're beaten into submission. This week we're bringing in a revolving cast of my colleagues from NPR Music, each of whom will play us one song — one nominee to be the unofficial Song Of The Summer for 2019.

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The audio was produced and edited by Jessica Reedy.