You want to know one of the secrets to having a killer dance party at your wedding reception? If so, you must check out these top 20 best dance songs of all time. The result elicits both thrill and trepidation, perfectly capturing the highs and lows of growing up. Salt-N-Pepa Push It The famous girl rapper trio Salt-N-Pepa set a new standard for B-Girls everywhere with this 1987 release. However, whether you're a fan of singing in public or not, there's no denying just how amazing this year's music has been for the beloved karaoke machine. Nicki Minaj: Jaded: Zedd ft. The track is about a loving relationship destroyed by alcoholism, but despite its heavy topic, it has an uplifting message in the end.
It is one way to get the party started regardless of the year. The song radiates confidence with a disco stomp as glitzy as the Las Vegas strip, and guitar riffs that demand a Travolta-like strut. And anything goes as long as its shareable. Carly Rae Jepsen, To her rabid fanbase, Carly Rae Jepsen is the Queen Who Keeps on Giving. But as Helena, 28 puts it, it's got everything you need for an entire day of lovemaking. That piano, the one he's playing, is real, and you can just hear him sitting there writing this melody all alone.
Julia Michaels, After four years of quietly co-penning hits for the likes of Justin Bieber, Britney Spears and Selena Gomez, Julia Michaels stepped into the spotlight with this instantly relatable ballad about loving someone, flaws-and-all. In the meantime, don't forget to slow dance. This was the anthem for the transition to a new millennium. Artists that fared best were those that forged their own path. But the video itself is good evidence of how well Charli understands meme-able culture. And while most women agree that there's truly no wrong type of sex to have to this song, Sarah, 26, recommends turning this on during a steamy car shag. The queen of summertime sadness is back, whispering about the Hollywood sign and stolen moments while she gets cuddles from The Weeknd.
The song topped Spotify's international charts for weeks well before Beyoncé jumped on the remix, but the Queen slotted in perfectly to the song's already-regal procession, adding timeliness in her galvanizing of relief efforts for her hurricane-struck H ome -town. And while the song might sound like your typical dance hall hit, the lyrics talk about complacency and the power of resistance. A recap of a small-town romance that weathers the storm of distance and time, this should be unbearably cheesy. And then of course there's the lyrical content. Even emotionally there is no way to get to them. This 1986 single was the first single by an all female group playing their own instruments to top the Billboard charts.
It all adds up to a soul-pop jam that just went harder than any of its top 40 peers this year, and proved that Puth might be a little more George Michael than we initially gave him credit for. This song was one of the best to crank up when you wanted to test out your sweet new stereo system. Walk Like An Egyptian The Bangles The Bangles were one of the ultimate girl bands of the 1980s without a doubt. To be stuck forever thinking about boys means picturing Riz Ahmed with a teddy bear or Mac DeMarco licking a guitar. Alice Merton, Alice Merton has been everywhere, man: Germany, Canada, England, the U. In fact, it can be the deciding factor between whether or not you're getting laid tonight.
Macarena Los Del Río The Macarena introduced Latin music to a lot of people. Catchy without trying, pop-centric but only just, everything about this track feels loose and authentic and destined to soundtrack a really good road movie one of these days. In many ways the streaming age has become the great equalizer. The music curls and stretches, and all you can think about is merging with your object of desire. Selena Gomez February 16th Selena made her return as queen of pop bops at the top of 2017 with this catchy collab.
In 2015, she bestowed upon us the immaculate pop masterwork Emotion; then last year, extras collection Emotion Side B, better than most pop artists' A-sides. This song is so good that it's basically part of our atmosphere now. No surprise, then, that this is the song that nearly crossed Stapleton over from his country home base into the Triple A radio world. Of course, it depends on what kind of sex you're looking to have. Sadly, it's the perfect time for an art-punk debut as confident and fierce as Priests'. If you're not diligent, music can pass you by. Keys to Success unlocked a 2017 song of the summer No.
And the lyrics, sensual but not raunchy, appealed to both male and female listeners. Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter and produced by Cashmere Cat, this ruthlessly catchy banger needs to be a single. Unless you wanna come along! It's a bubbling melancholy track carried to new heights with Alex G's helium computerized vocals. It came out on March 18 on Drake's More Life and has basically been hanging around for the weather to get its act together and be the summer it was always meant to be. Nothing feels natural when you watch the news, look at the Internet, or in any way communicate with another member of American society in 2017. Plus it's been six years—take every second you can get! You don't even need to give it a name.
Kick things off with a song that sets the mood and makes things feel hot and sexy. Bringing out his sexy side with daring lyrics, sultry vocals and a thumping, bluesy guitar hook was definitely worth the risk, as it landed Horan his first No. But that has left room open for some new voices like Cardi B and Dua Lipa to make stunning debuts on a massive scale. But on the other hand, it's so goddamn surreal and creepy. Two words for Miss Becky -- get it. The track kicked around from there, with producer Jaegen adding to it, and the final version stars Swae and French, singing and rapping, respectively, on the cavernous banger -- which, no matter how low it goes, never loses that bounce. It could be the greatest exploration of mortality in hip-hop, a universal song that's breathlessly honest to Lamar's own experience, place in the world, faith, and the fears that come with all of it.