We know that the Summer Olympics are all about countries coming together and different cultures being celebrated, but honesty: doesn't everyone just want to win a gold medal? That's what the heart of the Olympics are all about, right? So this week's edition of Playlistin' is all about the mystery and the beauty of the elusive gold medal. It's a popular discussion in plenty of song lyrics because it represents wealth, elegance, and of course winning big. Here's our top 5 songs that go for the gold:
5. Usher — Moving Mountains
"My stock is down and out / I used to be worth my weight in gold..."
4. Jessie J — Domino
"You're like a shot of pure gold / I think I'm 'bout to explode"
3. The Killers — All These Things That I've Done
"These changes ain't changing me / The gold-hearted boy I used to be"
2. Adele — Rolling In The Deep
"Turn my sorrow into treasured gold / You pay me back in kind and reap just what you sow"
1. Kanye West & Jay-Z — N****s In Paris
"Gold bottles, scold models, spillin' Ace on my sick J's"
Do you have any fave songs about going for the gold? Let us know in the comments!