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Playlist: The Top 10 Workout Songs for January 2012


Kicking off the New Year is a wealth of tracks from all over the charts. Daughtry checks in with stripped down rocker. The Downtown Fiction try a pop/punk version of Nicki Minaj's “Super Bass.” Rihanna gets the remix treatment. Grouplove pop up from under the rader with a buoyant, crossover hit. And Ke$ha trades dance grooves for straight bass.

Here's the full list, according to votes placed at, the web's most popular workout music website. And be sure to watch our behind-the-scenes video of SHAPE cover model Nicole Scherzinger to learn how she uses music to motivate her to work out.

Lady GaGa - Marry The Night - 132 BPM

Rihanna - We Found Love (Cahill Club Remix) - 128 BPM

Avicii - Levels - 126 BPM

Grouplove - Tongue Tied - 113 BPM

Daughtry - Renegade - 157 BPM

Hot Chelle Rae & New Boyz - I Like It Like That - 104 BPM

Mary J. Blige - Ain't Nobody - 107 BPM

The Downtown Fiction - Super Bass - 118 BPM

Gavin DeGraw - Not Over You - 71 BPM

Ke$ha, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, T.I. & Andre 3000 - Sleazy Remix 2.0 - 86 BPM

To find more workout songs—and hear next month's contenders—check out the free database at, where you can browse by genre, tempo, and era to find the best songs to rock your workout.

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