By Lizzy Buczak

If you’re 21, you know New Year’s Day is basically National Hangover Day. Heck, maybe your NYE was like something pulled from The Hangover movie?

The good part is, plenty of pop stars like Kanye West, Katy Perry and Kelly Rowland have songs about waking up with a pounding headache and in the wrong bed.

This might make your hangover a little less miserable. Or not, who knows?


11. “Shots”

This is how your night usually starts… super lit, filled with shots.

Patron on the rocks and I’m ready for some shots.


10. “Coming Down”

The Weeknd just cannot stop partying in his 2011 album House of Balloons and when he does, it isn’t for long. And when we’re coming down after all those “shots” all we really want in life is tacos and beans.

The party’s finished and I want you to know/I’m/all alone/I’m feeling everything before I got up.




9. “Love Hangover”

Thinking about it, having a “Love Hangover” with Jason Derulo wouldn’t be that bad. And his description of what happens after certain multiples of drinks is pretty spot on:

One drink turned into two drinks/Three drinks turned into dancin’ (dancin’)/And pretty soon her body was all upon me/Then I woke up I saw her layin’ next to me

8. “Ms. Hangover”

A whole entire woman made of alcohol! No wonder you’re hungover from “Ms. Hangover,” Flo-Rida:

She had Hennessy hips, and Belve’ eyes/Grey Goose on her lips, and cognac thighs/I’m hungover (hungover) from Ms. Hangover (Hangover)/She had a bubble like Cris’, Patron all night/Had one mo’ sip, too drunk to drive/I’m hungover (hungover) from Ms. Hangover (Hangover)


7. “Tipsy”

Ok, so people aren’t exactly hungover in J-Kwon’s party anthem “Tipsy,” but after a night on the town with him, if they don’t wake up hungover, they are doing it all wrong.


6. “I Am Not Drunk”

We all have one of the friends. We say, “Hey Darla. Maybe you should put that drink down. I think you’ve had enough.” She stares at you in the eyes intensely, grabs the drinks out of your hands, falls into you and scream, “I am not DRUNK.” Yes, you are. And you will have a massive hangover tomorrow. Trust.


5. “Blame It”

When you’re friend Darla wake up the next morning begging for a breakfast burrito and seventeen aspirin, she is definitely going to “Blame it on the alcohol” — not her poor willpower.

Blame it on the vodka/blame it on the henny/Blame it on the blue tap, got you feeling dizzy/Blame it on the a-a-alcohol


4. “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)”

According to the Katy Perry camp, Katy Perry’s next video is for “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)”–and considering I have been in about 75% of the situations she’s been through (not telling which ones), I can’t wait to see what Perry comes up with:

There’s a stranger in my bed/There’s a pounding in my head/Glitter all over the room/Pink flamingos in the pool/I smell like a mini bar/DJ’s passed out in the yard/Barbies on the barbecue/Is this a hickey or a bruise?



3. “Drunk & Hot Girls”

If you are Kanye West, you have probably dealt with a lot of “Drunk and Hot Girls.” Who am I kidding? Most guys have probably picked a drunk girl in a miniskirt out of the gutter.

I don’t wanna drop your friends off, I just want you/You wanna sit down but we hit the drive through/Please don’t fall asleep baby we almost back/Please don’t throw up in the car we almost crash/Oh now you sober, how’d I know you’d say that



2. “Tik Tok”

Ke$ha wakes up in my favorite place to fall asleep while drunk: the bathtub. The difference between Ke$ha and I is that she wakes up feeling like P.Diddy and I wake up feeling like Samara from The Ring. 

Wake up in the morning/Feeling like P Diddy (Hey, what’s up girl?)/Got my glasses/I’m out the door/I’m gonna hit this city (Let’s go)/Before I leave/Brush my teeth with a/Bottle of Jack/’Coz when I leave for/The night I ain’t coming back


1. “One More Drink”

Ludacris never fails to make us laugh, although waking up to a less-than-pretty face the morning after is never a laughing situation. That is what Sabrina at AMP would call a “Gurrrrrrrrrrrl Situation.”

Woke up da next mornin’ and all I can remember/Was takin’ shots and tippin’ da bartender/Surrender to da woman, end up bringin’ me home/Cause’ she started lookin’ better every shot of Patron (Yep)/I jumped up with a devilish grin/Cause’ tonight damn right! I might do it again!



What are some of your favorite drinking/hangover pop songs? PS. Don’t drink and drive. Be safe, yo.


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