Songs to Invoke Happiness
Performed by Pharrell Williams
"Happy" is a song written, produced and performed by American singer and producer Pharrell Williams, from the "Despicable Me 2" soundtrack album. It also served as the lead single from Williams' second studio album, "Girl" (2014).
Performed by Tito Puente
Mambo Gozón is a song performed by Tito Puente and his orchestra.
Performed by The Sugarhill Gang
"Rapper's Delight" is a hip-hop/rap song recorded and released in September 1979 by The Sugarhill Gang, and produced by Sylvia Robinson. Robinson also played the vibraphone on the track.
Performed by Laurneá
"Happy" is a track from the album "Betta Listen" by Laurneá.
Performed by Della Reese
"Put on a Happy Face/I Want to Be Happy" is a track performed by Della Reese, from her live album "Della Reese at Basin Street East" (1964). The album was conducted by John Cotter.
Performed by Billy Porter featuring Cyndi Lauper
"Happy Days Are Here Again/Get Happy" is a duet performed by Billy Porter featuring Cyndi Lauper. Porter won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in "Kinky Boots" at the 67th Tony Awards.
Performed by Bobby McFerrin
"Don't Worry, Be Happy" is a popular song by musician Bobby McFerrin. Released in September 1988, it became the first a cappella song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a position it held for two weeks.
Performed by Michael Jackson
"Smile" is a song based on an instrumental theme used in the soundtrack for the 1936 Charlie Chaplin movie Modern Times. Singer Michael Jackson recorded the song for his 1995 double album "HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I".