Could Thomas Rhett have the Song of the Summer with "Life Changes?"

ABC/Mark LevineThomas Rhett's autobiographical "Life Changes" is likely to be a huge hit this summer on country radio -- that's kind of a given. But the music experts at Spotify are predicting the self-referential tune may be bigger than that.

TR's latest single is the only country title included in Spotify's all-genre list of predictions for 2018's Song of the Summer. "Life Changes" comes in at #8 on the rundown of sixteen titles that include rapper Cardi BTaylor Swift's ex Calvin HarrisAriana GrandeDemi Lovato and others. 

The folks at Spotify put together the list of likely candidates, based on buzz, momentum, playlisting, chart performance and simply whether they'd sound really great at a beach or poolside.

For the record, last year's Song of the Summer across all genres was "Despacito," by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.      

Here's Spotify's full list. We're pulling for you, TR:

1. "I Like It" -- Cardi B ft. Bad Bunny & J Balvin
2. "This Is America" -- Childish Gambino
3. "One Kiss" -- Calvin Harris ft. Dua Lipa
4. "OTW" -- Khalid ft. 6BLCK, Ty Dolla $ign
5. "Sangria Wine" -- Camila Cabello, Pharrell Williams
6. "Boo'd Up" -- Ella Mai
7. "Nice for What" -- Drake
8. "Life Changes" -- Thomas Rhett
9. "Zombie" -- Bad Wolves
10. "No Tears Left to Cry" -- Ariana Grande
11. "Playinwitme" -- KYLYE ft. Kehlani
12. "Ball for Me" -- Post Malone ft. Nicki Minaj
13. "2002" -- Anne-Marie
14. "Burn the House Down" -- AJR
15. "Solo" -- Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato
16. "Youth" -- Shawn Mendes ft. Khalid

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