Today, Pandora unveiled Prom Night, its biggest suite of stations yet, all to celebrate the 2022 prom season. From TLC’s “Waterfalls” to Harry Styles’ “As It Was,” the twenty-eight Pandora’s new stations capture songs from the big dance for grades 1995-2022.
A time capsule of the hottest hits gracing high school dance floors across the country, Pandora’s Prom Night brings the best tracks from 1995 to 2022 to every level of its streaming service, including its free tier. Each year’s station is neatly curated on various annual charts, including Pandora’s year-end lists and several external lists spanning all genres.
The station suite spans twenty-eight years of promotions, beginning with the Class of 1995 and Montell Jordan saying “That’s How We Do It” on Prom Night: 1995. * NSYNC and Destiny’s Child rule the turn of the century on Prom Night: 2000, and Katy Perry and Usher are crowned prom queen and king on Prom Night: 2010. The class of 2021 get their “driver’s license” from Olivia Rodrigo on Prom Night: 2021, before the seniors This year’s graduates only ride “First Class” with Jack Harlow in Prom Night: 2022.
“No matter how long you’ve been to your prom, all it takes to bring you back to that special moment is a song,” said Kevin Stapleford, vice president of content and programming at Pandora. “Each of these stations has been carefully researched by our curators who have unearthed the greatest prom season songs for every year since 1995 to create the ultimate prom celebration for every class. Our suite of prom stations – the most so many new stations that we’ve launched in a single day – will make you feel like you’re back at the big ball.”
Pandora’s Prom Night sequel celebrates nostalgic high school memories from the first day of freshman year until the final exam rings in pomp and circumstance. A stroll down memory lane for today’s and yesterday’s graduating classes, the twenty-eight stations commemorate the last dance of the elders.