Revitalize your playlist with new music from Ellie Goulding, new faces like Shy Carter, and two surprising comeback acts
The fall is an excellent time to find new workout music. Why? Well, in the summer, Top 40 artists are all over the radio, competing for bragging rights as the season's biggest song. In the winter, the year's biggest albums flood the market and compete for your holiday dollars. In between, these competitions die down a bit—making room for new acts to seize control of the charts—and your gym playlist.
In this month's mix, you'll find a social media-powered hit from Madison Beer, one of the fastest rap tracks in recent memory from Shy Carter, and a feel-good anthem from Pitch Perfect 2 star Hailee Steinfeld. The month's most popular track comes from Jess Glynne—the vocalist from Clean Bandit's multi-platinum smash “Rather Be.” In with the newcomers, you'll find two big comebacks: a single from Joe Jonas' new group DNCE and a collaboration between Janet Jackson and Missy Elliott.
Even with most of the heavyweights out of the running this month, there was still plenty of action on the charts. Moreover, without reputations they can rely on, tracks by these new acts battled their way to the top on merits alone. Since only the newest, catchiest songs made the cut, the 10 tracks below should be perfect for freshening up your current workout mix. Here's the full list (according to votes placed at Run Hundred):
Ellie Goulding - On My Mind - 78 BPM
John Newman & Charlie Wilson - Tiring Game - 128 BPM
Calvin Harris & Disciples - How Deep Is Your Love - 122 BPM
Madison Beer & Jack & Jack - All for Love - 121 BPM
Hailee Steinfeld - Love Myself - 124 BPM
Shy Carter & Aleon Craft - Bring It Back - 152 BPM
Demi Lovato - Confident - 130 BPM
Janet Jackson & Missy Elliott - BURNITUP! - 124 BPM
Jess Glynne - Hold My Hand - 123 BPM
DNCE - Cake by the Ocean - 119 BPM
To find more workout songs, check out the free database at Run Hundred. You can browse by genre, tempo, and era to find the best songs to rock your workout.