20 Songs About Miami

Miami is the Magic City on Florida’s Atlantic coast. This vibrant paradise not only offers breathtaking beaches kissed by the sun but also hosts unforgettable nights of excitement and has inspired musicians to create songs about the city.

If you’re planning a trip to this iconic city, Elevate your experience with 20 great songs about Miami that you can listen to on repeat.

1. “Miami” by U2

U2 is a popular Irish rock band and this track sings about their travels to Miami. Mesmerized by the city’s allure, they crafted a track that captures the vibrant soul of Miami. The pop track gives a unique beat that’s perfect for the summer.

2. “Miami 2 Ibiza” by Swedish House Mafia & Tinie Tempah

The song’s music video portrays women’s empowerment as it depicts an independent woman who does not hesitate to take the best in life by traveling from the magic city of Miami to the luxurious white island of Ibiza.

3. “Everybody Loves Miami” by The Underdog Project

With its stunning beaches, comfortable weather, flowing booze, and unlimited happiness, there is no wonder why everybody loves Miami. The band shows their love for this magical city through this groovy song.

4. “Mainline Florida” by Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is a legendary singer, songwriter, and guitarist known for delivering guitar heroics that never fail to dazzle the audience. This heartfelt song then became a huge hit that was played on almost every rock station in the mid-’70s.

5. “Summer Wit’ Miami” by Jim Jones

“Summer Wit’ Miami” by Jim Jones, a chart-topping single from “Harlem: Diary of a Summer,” sets the perfect summer vibe for your West coast adventure. The catchy beats and cool lyrics will keep you grooving as you embrace the sunny days and coastal charm.

6. “This Is Miami” by Sander Kleinenberg

Miami is indeed a city like no other and that’s the message that Sander Kleinenberg wanted to relay to his audience as they listened to this song. Sander Kleinenberg is a Dutch disc jockey and record producer who’s popular for featuring creative digital videos in his lively concerts.

7. “Move To Miami” by Enrique Iglesias ft. Pitbull

“Move to Miami” is a song collaboration by the celebrated Latino singer Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, a famous Miami-born singer and rapper. With its irresistible beats and lyrics, the song captures the essence of falling for both the city’s enchanting vibe and the captivating women strolling its streets.

8. “Miami” by Foals

“Miami” was inspired by one of the group member’s short and bitter-sweet love affair while spending a holiday on a Greek island. Instead of naming the Greek island, the group chose Miami for the title and location in writing the lyrics of the songs because they were inspired by its turquoise beaches and the imagery of the 1983 movie, “Scarface”.

9. “OMG” by Camila Cabello

“OMG” is a squad anthem of a girl who was raised in the Magic City but is now conquering the world. Cabello’s Miami roots shine through as she moved there at just six years old, adding a personal touch to this track. With her mesmerizing vocals, it becomes the perfect tune to listen to when you’re in the city.

10. “Swimming In Miami” by Owl City

“Swimming In Miami” is the brainchild of Adam Young’s creative mind brought about by the sleepless nights he spent working at a Coca-Cola warehouse. The song has a feel-good vibe to it with lyrics that are abstract, poetic, and deep.

11. “Hot in Herre” by Nelly

“Hot in Herre” is one of the most popular hip-hop songs about Miami which Nelly multiple awards. It talks about how the temperature in the area was getting hot and it wasn’t just the scorching sun in the area heating things up but because of the presence of attractive people.

12. “Moon Over Miami” by Ray Charles


The song “Moon Over Miami” was released in 1935 and was sung by Ray Charles, an American singer, and pianist who later pioneered the soul music genre. “Moon Over Miami,” tells the story of young lovers in their romantic engagement on the beach of Miami.

13. “Moon Over Miami” by Eddie Duchin

Eddie Duchin’s enchanting “Moon Over Miami” rendition transports listeners to a bygone era, where troubadour songs and gentle guitars harmonize with Miami’s roaring sea. His classical-inspired style weaves a dreamy, magical spell, just like the city of Miami.

14. “I’m In Miami B***h” by LMFAO

“I’m In Miami Bi–h” is a radio smash hit with lyrics that depict a typical vacation as well as way of life for female teens and young adults while in Miami. With its upbeat tune, it’s no surprise that the song made its way to popular TV shows such as “Kourtney & Kim Take Miami” and “Jersey Shore”.

15. “Miami” by Taking Back Sunday

Adam Lazzara is the lead singer of the American rock band, Taking Back Sunday. He wrote the song “Miami” which was speculated to be about his battle against addiction while he was living in the city.

16. “Miami Groove” by Betty Wright

Betty Wright is a Miami-born soul singer known to have helped define the R&B music genre. As a native in the Magic City, nobody can make you feel the groove of Miami better than the legendary Betty Wright.

17. “We Already Won” by Flo Rida

Flo Rida is an American rapper from Florida who used his rap artistry to honor his favorite basketball team, Miami Heat. “We Already Won” is a good vibe song that will easily bring the swagger to all the Heat fans from all around the world.

18. “305 Anthem” by Pitbull & Lil Jon

In the song “305 Anthem” Pitbull expresses his love for his city and how he would ride, cry, and die for his folks in Miami. The number 305 represents the name of the rapper’s record label which is based in the city and was also inspired by the zip code of Miami.

19. “Miami Nights” by Wale

Wale is a Nigerian-American rapper known for his raw and percussion-driven offshoot of disco music style that originated in the Washington D. C. area where the rapper was born. The song “Miami Nights” is a song about the rapper’s celebration of life in the Magic City of Miami.

20. “The New South” by Hank Williams Jr.

As the son of country music legend Hank Williams, Hank Williams Jr. found his own voice and stepped out of his father’s shadow with the compelling song “The New South.” In his Southern rock, blues, and country music style, Hank Williams Jr. expresses his delight to see that the south remains the same despite the new and ever-changing times.


Miami, the Magic City, pulses with heat, excitement, and endless attraction. Anyone who has the chance to go there will not be able to forget the phenomenal city. Hit play and dive into the rhythms of these phenomenal songs, whether to reminisce or to fuel your longing for Miami’s embrace.