The first round of the 2021 NFL Draft is set to kick off on Thursday, April 29, and continue through Saturday (May 1.)
College football's top junior and senior players are eligible to be selected by the NFL's 32 franchises and embark on a career in professional football. The draft itself has become a major televised event as fans are eager to see which new players will join their favorite teams.
In celebration of the 2021 NFL Draft, iHeartRadio and the NFL have put together a playlist of songs curated by some of the event's biggest stars in honor of their journey to Draft Night.
The playlist includes 20 of this year's top prospects and their song of choice.
Former LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase-- projected to be selected by the Miami Dolphins at No. 6 overall, according to NFL.com-- picked Jay-Z's 'La Familia' from the album 'Magna Carta...Holy Grail' as his song choice.
Former Alabama wide receiver and Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith -- projected to be selected by the Philadelphia Eagles at No. 12 overall, according to NFL.com-- picked 'Comin' from Where I'm From' by Anthony Hamilton as his song selection.
Here's a full list of the draftees and their song selections:
- Jaelan Phillips- 'When I Think About It'
- Ronnie Perkins- '100 Days 100 Nights'
- Jamin Davis- 'Chasing'
- Jay Tufele- 'Be Here for a While (feat.Vernardo)'
- Ja'Marr Chase- 'La Familia'
- Mac Jones- 'Return of the Mack
- DeVonta Smith- 'Comin' From Where I'm From'
- Quinn Meinerz- 'One Thing Leads To Another'
- Creed Humphrey- 'Supersoaker'
- Carlos 'Boogie' Basham Jr.- 'Gangstas'
- Azeez Ojulari- 'Dreams 2 Reality (feat. NoCap)
- Daviyon Nixon- 'Shock da World'
- Jaycee Horn- 'Money Don't Change You'
- Gregory Newsome II- 'Trains'
- Jayson Oweh- 'Get It If You Want It'
- Kwity Paye- 'Man of the Year'
- Tyson Campbell- 'Can't Sleep'
- Tommy Tremble- 'Congratulations'
- Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah- 'The Believer'
- Travis Etienne- 'POWER'
The 2021 NFL Draft is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. EST/6:00 p.m. CDT on Thursday.