100 Greatest Dance Songs

Top 100 Dance Songs

When you find yourself shaking a leg and heading towards the dance floor, you know it’s the infectious groove in a song that has enslaved you. This article brings to life an epic list of the best dance songs.

Every time you listen to a catchy groove in a dance song, you cannot help but shake your leg. The catchy rhythm section in party songs makes every person get up and dance. While dance music has been prevalent since ancient times, the modern dance movement became exceedingly popular in the 1930s with the swing era making pathways for new dance forms.

Through the 50s rock n’ roll dance music became hugely popular, and the 60s made way for Soul and R&B dance songs. The 70s was a decade instrumental in helping develop the electronic dance sound which became hugely popular at parties and discotheque. Disco songs in the 80s become insanely popular globally giving rise to a new electronic dance forms in the 90s. History reveals dance songs have been popular in every decade.

However, it’s the 80s and 90s that led to the explosion of dance songs at nightclubs and house parties. Ever since, dance music has spread it wings globally and various dance genres have come to life.

Every decade has had its share of memorable dance songs. Dance songs are popular at various celebratory occasions. At most house parties globally…it’s dance songs that are played throughout the party. Different types of dance songs are also a rage a nightclubs. DJs from around the world like to add their signature flavor to dance songs. Over the years dance remixes by DJs have become exceedingly popular with dance music aficionados. EDM festivals have become insanely popular in the dance music scene in recent years. DJs love to perform at party destinations around the world where revelers dance and sway to the tunes of their music.

Dance songs from various dance genres have become popular over the years. Songs on dance charts are the flavor of every party scene globally. Many popular record companies have signed recording deals with dance music artists. Compilation dance songs of various artists in dance music are popular with young music aficionados. The dance music scene has evolved in every decade. In present times its club mixes by DJs that have smitten dance music fans. In the days to come, we might witness a new trend in dance music. Watch out for this space.

Showcased below is an epic list of the best dance songs. The list is a showcase of dance songs from different decades.

100 Greatest Dance Songs

  1. Latch- Disclosure featuring Sam Smith
  2. DJ Got Us Falling in Love- Usher featuring Pitbull
  3. Treasure- Bruno Mars
  4. Inspector Norse- Todd Terje
  5. Ice Ice Baby- Vanilla Ice
  6. When Love Takes Over- David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland
  7. Stayin’ Alive- Bee Gees
  8. Getting’ Over You- David Guetta and Chris Willis
  9. Happy- Pharrell Williams
  10. Sexy Back- Justin Timberlake
  11. Jungle Boogie- Kool & The Gang   
  12. All Night Long- Lionel Richie
  13. U Can’t Touch This- M.C. Hammer
  14. Get Busy- Sean Paul
  15. Hey Ya!- Outcast
  16. Super Freak- Rick James
  17. Drunk In Love- Beyonce featuring Jay Z
  18. I Gotta Feeling- The Black Eyed Peas
  19. California Gurls- Kate Perry featuring Snoop Dogg
  20. In Da Club- 50 Cent
  21. Low (Apple Bottom Jeans)- Flo Rida featuring T-Pain
  22. Shots- LMFAO featuring Lil Jon
  23. Got To Give It Up- Marvin Gaye
  24. I like It- Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull
  25. The Power- Snap
  26. Fire Burning- Sean Kingston
  27. Yeah!- Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris
  28. Just Dance- Lady Gaga
  29. Crazy- Gnarls Barkley
  30. Hotel Room Service- Pitbull
  31. Beat It- Michael Jackson
  32. Stronger- Kanye West featuring Akon
  33. Hypnotize- The Notorious B.I.G.
  34. I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)- Pitbull
  35. Party Rock Anthem- LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and Goon Rock
  36. Dynamite- Taio Cruz
  37. For an Angel- Paul van Dyk
  38. Get Lucky- Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers
  39. Just Dance- Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’ Donis
  40. Sexy and I Know It- LMFAO
  41. Another Chance- Roger Sanchez
  42. Here Comes the Hotstepper- Ini Kamoze
  43. Tootsie Roll- 69 Boyz
  44. Don’t You Want Me- Felix
  45. On The Floor- Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull
  46. Sexy Chick- David Guetta featuring Akon
  47. Baby Got Back- Sir Mix A Lot
  48. Hot In Here- Nelly
  49. Stereo Love- Edward Maya and Vika Jigulina
  50. It Takes Two- Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock
  51. Starlight- The Superman Lovers featuring Mani Hoffman
  52. Hips Don’t Lie- Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean
  53. Riverside (Let’s Go!) Sidney Samson featuring Wizard Sleeve
  54. Tik Tok- Kesha
  55. Y.M.C.A. - Village People
  56. My Humps- Black Eyed Peas
  57. Teach Me How To Dougie- Cali Swag District
  58. 1, 2 Step- Ciara featuring Missy Elliot
  59. It Feels So Good- Sonique
  60. It’s Tricky- Run D.M.C.
  61. O.P.P.- Naughty By Nature
  62. Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit- Fedde le Grand
  63. Don’t Give Up- Chicane featuring Bryan Adams
  64. Hey Baby (Drop it To The Floor)- Pitbull featuring David Guetta
  65. Gold Digger- Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx
  66. One (Your Name)- Swedish House Mafia featuring Pharrell Williams
  67. Lola’s Theme- The Shapelifters
  68. Dance Wiv Me- Dizzee Rascal featuring Calvin Harris and Chrome
  69. Push It- Salt N- Pepa
  70. Raise Your Glass- Pink
  71. Not Over Yet- Grace
  72. Satisfaction- Benny Benassi
  73. Sing It Back- Moloko
  74. Holla Back Girl- Gwen Stefani
  75. Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love) - Spiller and Sophie Ellis- Bextor
  76. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - Beyonce
  77. Give Me Everything (Tonight)- Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer
  78. The Humpty Dance- Digital Underground
  79. Cha Cha Slide- DJ Casper
  80. I Like To Move It- Reel 2 Reel
  81. Watch The Sun Come Up- Example
  82. Call on Me- Eric Prydz
  83. Billie Jean- Michael Jackson
  84. Why Don’t You- Gramophonedzie
  85. Galvanize- The Chemical Brothers
  86. Needin’ You- David Morales
  87. Go- Moby
  88. Destination Calabria- Alex Gaudino and Crystal Waters
  89. Sandstorm- Darude
  90. Put Em’ High- StoneBridge and Therese
  91. Club Can’t Handle Me- Flo Rida featuring David Guetta
  92. We Speak No Americano- Yolanda Be Cool
  93. I’m Not Alone- Calvin Harris
  94. You’re Not Alone- Olive
  95. Drop The Pressure- Mylo
  96. The Sound Of Violence- Cassius
  97. Macarena- Los Del Rio
  98. We Found Love- Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris
  99. Meet Her At The Love Parade- Da Hool
  100. Can’t Get Blue Monday Out Of My Head- Kylie Minogue

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