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The Ultimate Spotify Playlist Collection

Whether you’re working out, studying or getting ready to go out, Spotify has you covered for music playlists. There are endless options on Spotify that fit exactly what you’re doing. From indie to hip hop, you’ll never run out of different songs to listen to. We’ve come up with the perfect playlists for you to add on Spotify. Now get listening!

Workout Playlists

Indie Workout

If you’ve never heard indie music before, take a chance on this playlist. The songs are super upbeat and help pump you up throughout your workout. A few of the songs on the playlist are “Mr. Brightside” by the Killers, “Kids” by MGMT, and “Work This Body” by WALK THE MOON. This playlist is sure to keep you going until the end of your exercise!

Heaviest Hits Throwback

This playlist is one of our favorites to listen to at the gym. There are so many throwback songs that make working out more enjoyable. If you aren’t in the mood to workout, this playlist will change your mind. It’s perfect for any type of workout, whether it’s lifting, running (or any other type of cardio) or an ab workout. Throwbacks on this playlist include “Money Maker” by Ludacris, “Drop It Like It’s Hot” by Snoop Dogg, and “One, Two Step” by Ciara. If you’re into throwback songs, then this playlist is for you.

Study Playlists

Epic All-Nighter

If you have a hard time getting focused, this playlist has your name all over it! Not only will it relax you, but it’ll also get you prepared for the hours of studying that you’re about to take on. The playlist has calming music that will focus you and help you concentrate. A few featured are “Explosions in a Four Chambered Heart” by Mood Ate the Dark, “First Movement” by Clint Mansell, and “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Alexandre Desplat. This playlist is mostly instrumentals, so if lyrics distract you then these songs will get you focused. Turn off the distractions and turn on this playlist!

Study Vibes

Not into the slow, calming music? This playlist has some more upbeat songs that still focus you when you need it the most. Most of the songs have lyrics, but there aren’t an overwhelming amount that would take you away from your studying. Some of the songs on this playlist are “Stole the Show” by Kygo, “Runaway” by Szymon and “Lately” by Little Giants. This playlist has a great mixture of artists, both old and new, that we think you will love!

Going Out Playlists

Channel X

Getting ready to go out for a night with friends? This playlist has a ton of songs, mostly recent, that work for any pregame. Included on this list are “My Way” by Fetty Wap, “Be Real” by Kid Ink, and “All Eyes On You” by Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj. There are always new songs being added to this playlist, so it’s a great one to follow to stay in the know. RnB meets Hip-Hop and Pop – what more could you ask for?


If you’re more into dance & electronic music for your going-out music, then this playlist will be your new best friend. It has some of the best songs to dance to and will be sure to get you in the mood to go out. You’ll recognize tracks like “You Know You Like It” by DJ Snake, “I Want You To Know” by Zedd, and “Do It Again” by Pia Mia and Chris Brown. There’s definitely a song for everyone on this playlist!

Spotify has so many playlists to pick from, so we hope we helped you out by giving you some of our favorites. Listen away, collegiettes!

Allison Wisyanski is a junior English major and Writing minor from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a featured writer for HCXU. Allison also writes for the Arts and Entertainment column for the Xavier Newswire. Her guilty pleasures are Nicholas Sparks novels, the color pink, and Nutella. She's a lover of travel and in her spare time, she enjoys to binge-watch JFK documentaries, shop, run, and soak up the sun.
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