‘Happy’ songs by Cenk Erdem to mark Happiness Day
Psychologist DJ and music writer Cenk Erdem will present a list of songs to bring contentment for the International Day of Happiness.The International Day of Happiness will be celebrated throughout the world on March 20. The day was established by the United Nations on June 28, 2012. This special day will be celebrated in Turkey for the first time this year. With the collaboration of Sony Music Turkey, Turkey’s first and only psychologist DJ and music writer Cenk Erdem has made a list of songs that “bring happiness” for Spotify, a commercial music streaming service.
Erdem, who previously made an album with Sony Music picking up songs that bring good energy to human psychology, presents this list of “happy” songs under the name Happy List. Erdem has also become the first music writer making a list for Spotify.
With their songs around the theme of happiness, artists including Pharrell, Shakira, Gossip, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Modern Talking, Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue, Natasha Bedingfield, R.E.M., Whitney Houston, Betty Who, Chris Brown, Black Eyed Peas, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Azealia Banks and Paula Abdul are on Erdem’s special Spotify list. The list can be listened to through Spotify via a link for free.
The International Day of Happiness aims to motivate people to remember the factors that give them happiness at least once a year. Still riding the success of his global hit “Happy,” American producer Pharrell Williams is partnering with the United Nations Foundation to celebrate the International Day of Happiness with festivities in the world.