When summer comes around, beefing up your playlist with the appropriate tone-setters is essential. The summer of 2011 had no shortage of bangers, from dream collabos to swagged out anthems by newcomers. With August winding down, we've put together a list of The 10 Hottest Songs of Summer 2011. Some dropped earlier in the year and had enough heat to survive the summer months. Others warmed up with the weather and remained on our playlists. Take a look inside and find out which songs were hot enough to make the cut.

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