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World Cup Song 2022 - The World Cup Songs & Songs of the World Cup Finals

What would a World Cup be without a suitable World Cup song? Official World Cup song 2022 Review of the hits of the last World Cup finals.

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World Cup Songs - Official Song of the Football World Cup 2022

As with every major sporting event, the right soundtrack must not be missing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Every four years, the world football association FIFA presents an official World Cup song and for the finals in Qatar there is even a soundtrack with several official songs.

Of course, there are always numerous unofficial World Cup songs with great catchy potential in the context of the World Cup, which become a real summer hit thanks to the World Cup finals.

Here we present you both the official and the unofficial songs of the 2022 World Cup. We also look back on the most popular World Cup songs of past tournaments.

Official World Cup Songs 2022

For the first time in World Cup history, there is more than just one official World Cup song. The FIFA World Cup soundtrack will be introduced gradually in the run-up to the tournament. At the World Cup 2022 group draw on 1 April 2022, the starting signal was given with the first official World Cup song "Hayya Hayya", which was presented live on stage.

World Cup Song 2022: "Hayya Hayya (Better Together)" by Aisha, Trinidad Cardona and Davido

The first official song of the 2022 World Cup is called "Hayya Hayy (Better Together)" and comes from Qatari singer Aisha, Afrobeat musician Davido and US artist Trinidad Cardona. The World Cup song brings together the voices from different continents and aims to unite music, football and the world. It can be assumed that the song will be presented live in the stadium either at the 2022 World Cup opening match or at the big World Cup final.

2nd World Cup Song 2022: "Arhbo" by Ozuna & Gims

The second official song of the World Cup was released at the end of August 2022. The song is titled "Arhbo" and is sung by Puerto Rico's star Ozuna and French-Congolese singer Gims. The song is meant to represent Qatari hospitality during the World Cup.

WM Song 2018: "Live It Up" by Nicky Jam feat. Will Smith & Era Istrefi

After superstars such as Pitbull, Shakira or Herbert Grönemeyer presented the songs for the last World Cup finals in recent years, reggaeton singer Nicky Jam together with US actor and singer Will Smith and Kosovar singer Era Istrefi had the pleasure of singing the official World Cup song 2018 called "Live It Up".

World Cup Anthem 2018: "Colors" by Jason Derulo

The American R&B, pop singer and songwriter Jason Derulo provides the official anthem for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with his song "Colors". The song was co-produced by World Cup sponsor Coca Cola and released in March 2018.

Other well-known hits by Jason Derulo are "Watcha Say", "In My Head", "Ridin? Solo" or "Swalla". Here you can watch the video of the official World Cup anthem "Colors" by Jason Derulo:

The songs for the World Cup 2014

The official song for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil called "We Are One (Ole Ola)" comes from the American rapper Pitbull, who cooperated with other superstars such as Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte.

After Shakira had already delivered the official World Cup song in 2010, she also released a hit in 2014 with "La La La (Brasil 2014)", which was played up and down during the tournament in Brazil.

Another well-known song for the 2014 World Cup finals was "All Night" by Icona Pop, which has also become known with the song "I Love It".

As already mentioned, the official song for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa comes from Shakira. The song titled "Waka Waka" was number 1 in the charts in numerous countries.

In the course of the video shoot for "Waka Waka" Shakira met her current partner and professional footballer Gerard Pique (FC Barcelona).

In addition to "Waka Waka", the Coca Cola anthem for the 2010 World Cup "Wavin? Flag" by K? Naan great successes.

World Cup 2006 - Numerous hits for the "summer fairy tale"

In keeping with the fact that the 2006 World Cup was held in Germany, the most famous singer in Germany Herbert Grönemeyer has delivered the official song for the World Cup finals in Germany with "Zeit dass sich was dreh".

In addition to Grönemeyer, numerous other singers and bands have also tried to snack on the summer fairy tale. Among other things, Sportfreunde Stiller composed a catchy catchy tune with "54, 74, 90 and 2006", which was also warmed up again for the 2014 World Cup.

The German comedian Oliver Pocher provided with his song "Schwarz und Weiß" for the fan anthem of the DFB, which still uses the chorus of the song as a goal anthem of the German national football team.

The most successful single of 2006, however, was the official World Cup anthem for the mascot "Goleo". Bob Sinclair's song is called "Love Generation" and sold best in 2006, according to market research company media control.

Of course, Shakira should not be missing from the World Cup songs 2006, who ft. Wyclef Jean performed at the World Cup closing ceremony in Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

Other well-known World Cup songs

In addition to the World Cup songs presented here, the World Cup finals have of course also produced numerous other well-known titles, which are probably known to everyone.

In 2002, the official anthem for the World Cup in Japan and South Korea came from the American singer Anastacia.

For the 1998 World Cup in France, Latino pop star Ricky Martin provided the summer hit par excellence with his official World Cup song:

The German national football team itself sang the single "Fußball ist unser Leben" especially for the 1974 World Cup in their own country.

The German national team achieved a huge success with the song in German-speaking countries and was also crowned world champion for the second time.

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