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At any event, the aim is to get as a many people to enjoy themselves as possible. At the start of the night the dancefloor might seem a bit empty, which calls for the right tunes to get the party started. We’ve come up with the top 10 dance floor songs guaranteed to get some hips swaying and fists pumping.
Need You 100% by Duke Dumont
Duke Dumont’s smooth instrumentals and vocals will have anyone wanting to boogie on the dancefloor. This is the song to convince your best friend or spouse, who hates dancing, to join you.
Holla Back Girl by Gwen Stefani
The perfect song to take it back to the early 2000’s. For those ladies who like to dominate the dancefloor- this song’s for you. Gwen Stefani’s power ballads can empower anyone to show the dancefloor what they’re made of.
Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon
A great ballad that calls for some passionate singing, air guitars and foot stomping. This iconic Kings of Leon song topped the charts for months after it’s release- proving to be one of the greatest dancefloor songs of all time.
Pon De Replay by Rihanna
The upbeat and fast paced rhythm qualifies this song for Rihanna’s greatest dance-floor tune. With lyrics like “everybody on the floor let me show you how we do”, you’ll have a plethora of party goers belting out some sultry moves.
Get Busy by Sean Paul
As the lyrics suggest “girl get busy, just shake that booty non-stop”, Sean Paul will have the dancefloor pumping with everyone’s best hip shaking move. This tune is more suited towards an RnB or reggae lover who doesn’t mind being told how to get down on the dancefloor.
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston
When your party guests are unfamiliar with one another, this is the song to play. Nothing unites everyone on the dancefloor quite like a Whitney Houston hit. Most people know the lyrics, and all you need is basic dancing skills to embrace this number one 80’s hit.
Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars
Like the video, they’ll be people shaking it up on the dancefloor. Bruno Mars is a must have for every party playlist, and when he collaborates with Mark Ronson- you’d be mad to leave this off the list.
Single Ladies by Beyonce
The queen of pop knows how to get ladies to put down their wine glasses and come for a dance. Whether you’re single or not, this iconic song will get your hips shaking and spirit fingers in full swing.
Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson
This song is the perfect way to summon a dance off between all ages. Whether it’s your party-animal uncle or dance-obsessed sibling, they’ll be providing some unbeatable moves to complement this iconic 70’s hit.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper
For the ladies in the room, this song is a classic. This is the song that will get your nana, mum, aunt or best friends out of their seats and having a whirlwind of a dance.
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