Did someone say tequila? Well, if you are familiar with the truth-telling nectar, then you are well aware of the fact that it makes you want to dance and let loose, not only your inhibitions but also your tongue.
Below, we have listed the 33 best songs that will get you turned up when sipping on the golden or silver nectar.
1. Tequila Does (Telemitry Remix) – Miranda Lambert
This song has it all, from a catchy tune, amazing lyrics, and a colorful music video that pops with summer fun. Miranda Lambert knew exactly what she was doing when she released this nugget of gold. Have a sip of tequila and get up from your pool chair because this track is bound to get you dancing. Jump into the deep end as Lambert offers you this amazing song. Tequila Does (Telemitry Remix) is an essential poolside track for your playlist.
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2. Tequila – The Champs
Tequila by The Champs may have been released in 1958, but believe us when we say that it has not lost its appeal. Want to feel like you’re relaxing on a tropical island? Well, then, this song is for you. Grab a spicy margarita or simply have a shot of tequila and get those feet tapping. There is nothing quite as good as a track that refuses to age.
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3. Tequila – Dan + Shay
Feeling nostalgic? Having a quiet evening with some friends and looking to just kick back and enjoy the sunset? Tequila by Dan + Shay has a mood-setting sound that allows you to gently let go of everything that’s got you strung up. Kick back, relax, and let the music take you away. The video of this song is amazing and deserves a watch.
4. Ten Rounds With Jose Cuervo – Tracy Byrd
Released in 2002, this song hasn’t lost its magic. Although going ten rounds with Jose Cuervo doesn’t seem like the best idea, it does happen from time to time. This is the perfect track for when you’re at a bar and looking for something to play on the jukebox while chilling with your friends.
5. Tequila Sunrise – Eagles
An oldie but a goldie. The protagonist in the video drinks straight tequila from dusk till dawn as he thinks about the way his heart has been broken. It’s a good song if you are looking for something to listen to while you reminisce on the past and drink a margarita.
6. One Tequila – Darius Rucker
Darius Rucker really pulled this one out of the bag. It has the toe-tapping, happy vibes that you would expect from most of his music, but the fact that he used “One tequila, two tequila, three tequila floor” so well and made it work is astonishing. This is the perfect Friday afternoon song. After a long, hard week, you just want to kick back and sip some cold tequila while you let loose.
7. Salt, Lime & Tequila – Ryan Griffin
Sweet baby tacos. This song is good, and pairs well with (dare we say) tacos and margaritas. Thank you, Ryan Griffin, for making such a great slow jam.
8. Hot Tequila Brown – Jamiroquai
This song will probably make you want to listen to it over and over again. It is a great track to listen to while you’re getting ready for a night out. Jamiroquai knows how to set the mood, and this is yet another example of his musical genius.
Fun fact: Jamiroquai is a compound word comprising “Jam session” and the name of the Native American tribe, the “Iroquois.”
9. On the Tequila – Alanis Morissette
From the Flavors Of Entanglement album, Alanis Morissette made a really cool catchy song that stayed true to her sound. Released in 2008, On The Tequila is a good track to chill to, alone or with friends. It’s giving us 90s vibes and for that we are thankful.
10. Tequila on a Boat – Dustin Lynch featuring Chris Lane
This collaboration between Dustin Lynch and Chris Lane is a great summer party starter. Picture the perfect summer’s day, you, your friends, and a quiet lake. Please note, this song is best paired with salt and lime. If you happen to own a boat or know someone who does, even better. What are you waiting for? Go get out onto the water and jam to this amazing track.
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11. Tequila Shots – Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi is a true hip hop legend. The way he laid the beat for this track is masterful. Honestly, this is the perfect song for a late-night drive or early-morning run. We suggest this as a track for when the house party is starting to wind down and people just feel like chilling. Tequila Shots is the second song on the Man On The Moon III: The Chosen album by Kid Cudi.
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12. Cheap Tequila – Rick Derringer
This is just such a great good-time song, it’s upbeat and happy. How could we not include it on our list? Perfect for any poolside playlist. Grab a drink and unwind.
13. Tequila Little Time – Jon Pardi
It’s like country music and a Mariachi band had a baby, and frankly, we love it. This is the song you listen to when you and your significant other are lazing by the pool, sipping a tequila sunrise. It’s timeless and makes you feel magically wonderful.
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14. Tequila Does – Miranda Lambert
Big thanks to Miranda Lambert for making us want to be drunk and in love. This song is essential for a night out on the town, released in 2019. This track hits all the right places. As you may have noticed, the remix of this song is number one on our list, but we feel that the original also deserves a spot.
15. I Was Tequila – Alan Jackson
Old school sounding, but modern as all heck, this song takes you back to the good old days of country music. Perfect for when hanging out with your friends and winding down after a long day.
16. Everybody Hates Me – The Chainsmokers
The Chainsmokers have really brought a new level of cool to the electro-pop music scene over the past few years. This track is another example of a good time, great vibe song. We love the fact that the beat is so pure and really gets you going.
17. Tequila – AronChupa & Flamingoz
This song is whimsical and fun. The beat will get you going while you drink an El Diablo and vibe with your friends.
18. Tequila Sheila – Blake Shelton
What kind of list would this be if we didn’t include Blake Shelton? His voice hits all the right notes every time. This song makes us long to go on a beach trip, gather around a bonfire, and kick back while drinking shots of tequila.
19. Tequila – Jax Jones, Martin Solveig, RAYE, And Europa
Jax Jones never disappoints. This is yet another fire track. The beat hits hard, almost as hard as the tequila. We love it because it makes us want to get up and dance. Perfect song for tequila yoga… really.
20. Tequila – Dave
The music video was very clearly shot in 4k. Honestly, this song wasn’t what we were expecting at all, it was so much better. Great track for a late Sunday afternoon chill session.
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21. Mama Tequila – Circus Of Power
Hard rock anyone? This song had us banging our heads and playing the air guitar. Mama Tequila has an instant hook, and the video is also pleasantly surprising.
22. You And Tequila – Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter
“You and Tequila make me crazy.” All we can say is, wow. This song is so perfectly written. It demands chilled vibes and sundowners while you sit on the porch and watch the sunset.
23. Tequila Talkin’ – Kameron Marlowe
“That ain’t the tequila talking, babe.” Well, it might be, and we love it. Feeling nostalgic right now? Because, same.
24. Tutti Frutti Tequila – Kovacs
Strap on those heels, put on your best dress, and hit the dance floor. This song has all the right elements to get you turned up!
25. Tequila Sunrise – Cypress Hill Featuring Barron Ricks
Ever just felt like completely chilling out and listening to one of the best rap groups of all time? This song had some of us going back to our youth days and completely jamming out. Cypress Hill is a rap staple and never disappoints. Side note: this track pairs well with a cold tequila sunrise.
26. Tequila Sundown – Jon Wolfe
Have a shot of tequila and hit the dance floor for some sultry dancing. This song gives us small-town vibes, in the best possible way. “We got nothing but time, And a tequila sundown.”
27. Salsa Tequila – Anders Nilsen
Club banger, beach banger, or road trip banger. This song hits all the right places, the beat is funky and really gets you in the mood. Well done to Anders Nilsen on this awesome track.
28. Patron Tequila – Paradiso Girls featuring Lil Jon And Eve
Fun fact, this song was written by Keri Hilson. This song had so much potential but never really took off, but that doesn’t change the fact that it is still a really good party song. Lil Jon brought his A-game, and we love it.
29. tequila – Corook
This song is playful and soft, perfect for late afternoons or long drives. You’ll get turned all the way up with this underrated track.
30. Tequila Me – Rich The Kid And ILoveMakonnen
This song brings the hype and is bound to get you pumped.
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31. Tequila – Courtney Govan
Courtney Govan has the voice of an angel. This song is cute and brings a sense of playfulness. We love it. Take a shot and let go.
32. Mamacita – Collie Buddz
This song is dedicated to the BBQs: grab a plate, pull up a chair, and vibe. The beat hits hard and can get any party pumping.
33. Tequila Town – Brooks & Dunn
Where is this town, and how do we get there? Asking for a friend. This song is great for a family get-together or just chill time. You can let your hair down and let go while sipping a margarita and watching the sunrise. This track is timeless.
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