Graduation

100 of the Best Graduation Songs for 2018

Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017

Graduations are more than just a turning of the page. It’s a time of realizing that the days of pep rallies, cafeteria lunches and racing to make it to class on time are coming to a close. Between the mixed emotions and nostalgia, sadness, excitement and nervousness, it’s crucial to have music that properly captures the vibe of the special day.

While the most symbolic track tends to be “Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C, this list of 100 graduation songs is comprised of so much more. It ranges from the sentimental tunes that may make you shed a tear, all the way to the downright fun jams that will get you up out of your seat looking for a dance partner.

If you’re still looking for a thoughtful gift to give to a hard working graduate, consider personalizing a gift they can take with them like mugs, calendars, notepads and more. Don’t forget that these graduation songs can also set the tone of your grad’s exciting graduation party.

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Vitamin C


Graduation (Friends Forever)


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Green Day


Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)


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Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth


See You Again


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Natasha Bedingfield


Unwritten


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Kelly Clarkson


Breakaway


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Boyz II Men


End Of The Road


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Spice Girls


Goodbye


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The Head And The Heart


Rivers And Roads


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Lee Ann Womack


I Hope You Dance


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Modest Mouse


Float On


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Semisonic


Closing Time


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fun. ft. Janelle Monáe


We Are Young


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Baz Luhrmann


Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)


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R. Kelly


The World’s Greatest


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Rob Thomas


Little Wonders


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Miley Cyrus


The Climb


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Five For Fighting


100 Years


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Nickelback


Photograph


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Nicky Minaj ft. Drake


Moment 4 Life


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My Chemical Romance


Sing


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LCD Soundsystem


All My Friends


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Matchbox 20


How Far We’ve Come


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The Wonder Years


My Last Semester


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Nico & Vinz


Am I Wrong


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Nas


I Can


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Sarah McLachlan


I Will Remember You


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Katy Perry


Firework


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Imagine Dragons


It’s Tme


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Yellowcard


Miles Apart


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Lulu


To Sir With You


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The Beatles


With A Little Help From My Friends


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Simon & Garfunkel


The Sound of Silence


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James Taylor


Fire and Rain


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Bill Withers


Lean on Me


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The Verve


Bittersweet Symphony


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Brand New


Soco Amaretto Lime


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The Who


Baba O’Riley (Teenage Wasteland)


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Grouplove


Tongue Tied


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Billy Joel


Vienna


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Pink Floyd


Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)


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The Naked And Famous


Young Blood


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Eve 6


Here’s To The Night


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Head Automatica


Graduation Day


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Blink 182


Going Away To College


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Alice Cooper


School’s Out


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Third Eye Blind


Graduation


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Foo Fighters


Times Like These


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The Smashing Pumpkins


Tonight, Tonight


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American Authors


Best Day Of My Life


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Rascal Flatts


My Wish


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Little Mix


Grown


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One Direction


History


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Justin Bieber


I’ll Show You


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Kelly Clarkson


A Moment Like This


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Selena Gomez


Survivors


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Zara Larsson and Mnek


Never Forget You


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Luke Christopher


Lot To Learn


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Troye Sivan


Youth


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Bob Dylan


Forever Young


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Powers


Beat of My Drum


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Avril Lavigne


Here’s To Never Growing Up


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Lady Gaga


The Edge of Glory


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Lukas Graham


7 Years


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The Rembrandts


I’ll Be There For You


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Rusted Root


Send Me On My Way


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The Beatles


In My Life


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Cyndi Lauper


Time After Time


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OneRepublic


Good Life


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Coldplay


Adventure of a Lifetime


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Handsome Ghost


Graduate


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Tracy Chapman


Fast Car


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RENT


Seasons of Love


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James Taylor


You’ve Got A Friend


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Simple Minds


Don’t You (Forget About Me)


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Boston


Don’t Look Back


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Jimmy Eat World


The Middle


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John Lennon


Imagine


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The Beach Boys


Graduation Day


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John Mayer


No Such Thing


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Alphaville


Forever Young


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Black Eyed Peas


I Gotta Feeling


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Flo Rida


Good Feeling


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Journey


Don’t Stop Believin’


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Mandy Moore


Extraordinary


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New Radicals


You Get What You Give


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Ryan Star


This Could Be The Year


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OneRepublic


Counting Stars


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Rascal Flatts


Life Is A Highway


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Queen


We Are The Champions


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Zedd ft. Selena Gomez


I Want You To Know


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Mariah Carey


Hero


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Trace Adkins


You’re Gonna Miss This


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Andrew Gold


Thank You for Being a Friend


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Dixie Chicks


Wide Open Spaces


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Beyoncé


I Was Here


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Kenny Chesney


Don’t Blink


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Lonestar


Mountains


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Fleetwood Mac


Landslide


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Matt and Kim


Daylight


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Andy Grammer


Back Home


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