The Best Songs For Marking International Day Of Happiness

19 March 2015, 13:41 | Updated: 2 November 2017, 15:29

Nile Rodgers and Chic at V Festival 2014 Chelmsfor

Celebrating the International Day Of Happiness on March 20, we pick the songs that make us happy.

This Friday (March 20), the world is celebrating the United Nation's International Day of Happiness, an annual event that reminds us "the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal."

To mark the occasion this year, the UN enlisted the help of popular stars including Ed Sheeran and John Legend to create "the world's happiest playlist."

The UN’s Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s voted for Stevie Wonder's ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered as his happy track. 

#happysoundslike what for you?

We’ve picked some of our ‘happy songs’ to give you some inspiration. 

Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Good Times - CHIC


Move On Up - Curtis Mayfield


Lovely Day - Bill Withers


Wonderful World - Sam Cooke