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Dance Music: 23 Best Party Songs

We go through the best dance songs for partying, including Latin, electronic, pop, and rock music.

Listening to cheerful music can have very positive effects on our organism. If we also combine it with friends and a good party you have the perfect cocktail. 

In the following lines, we show you a list of the 23 best songs to dance to at a party or any celebration. We include Latin music, electronic, pop, and rock songs.

23 dance songs

If you need an adrenaline shot, these party songs will make you stand up and dance all night. Enjoy this dance music, the best songs ever to enjoy and share an unforgettable party night with your friends or loved ones.

1. Despacito - Luis Fonsi (2017)

Modern, Latin and lively: this song was the summer hit in 2017,  and it is still on in many clubs around the world. Although someone might have detested this song, when it is on at a party it is inevitable to sing it and move your body when you hear it.

2. Crazy in love - Beyoncé, Jay Z (2003)

This song is a mix of pop and contemporary R&B. Since it was launched, in 2003, it has never stopped being played, or danced. Who doesn't know Beyoncé's typical dance move?

3. Can't stop the feeling - Justin Timberlake (2016)

This song is made to dance until you can't move  and you only have to listen to the lyrics to prove it: “Nothin' I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance."

As an interesting fact, it was the best-selling song of 2016 in the United States and won the Grammy for the best song written for a film, television or other visual media as the soundtrack of the animated film "Trolls".

4. Barbie Girl - Aqua (1997)

This song was one of the most listened to songs in the '90s and it is still part of most of the New Year's Eve party. You can't help moving your whole body when this song is on at any party.

5. Limbo - Daddy Yankee (2012)

Daddy Yankee is one of the most famous singers in Latin music genre today. "Limbo" is an ideal song for laughing and dancing even if you have no idea how to do so. You just need to have fun and be with your friends.

6. Cha cha slide - Dj Casper (2000)

This is the perfect song to dance in a group, laugh, and play the fool with friends and family. This song makes everyone stand up and dance, and its choreography is very easy. Here you have the video in case you don't remember. 

7. Dura - Daddy Yankee (2018)

"Dura" is one of the current hits of this year and it is one of the most used songs to dance Zumba. Even if reggaeton is not your favorite music style, New Year's Eve is a perfect night to have a reset and switch off, don't you dare to dance to it?

8. Swish Swish - Katy Perry (2017)

Another current dance song of the moment that doesn't stop playing in discos is "swish swish". You can learn the step that everybody talks about. It seems difficult but you can learn it. Try flossing watching the video that made this dance step viral:

9. Macarena - Los del Río (1993)

"La Macarena" is a Spanish song that has been heard internationally. This is a brilliant song with its own dance moves that everyone knows.

10. All that She Wants - Ace of Base (1992)

This is also one of the best dance songs that belongs to the good music of the 90's. This song is one of the most listened to on the music charts to dance all night long.

11. Dancing Queen - ABBA (1976)

This is one of the disco songs par excellence. It was sung by the Swedish band, ABBA, in 1976, from their album "Arrival." It was one of the first songs composed for this fourth album and it had to be in this list.

12. I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor (1978)

This song from 1978 was originally interpreted by the American singer, Gloria Gaynor. The lyrics talk about self-improvement, resilience and personal strength. Ideal for jumping and leaving tensions aside.

13. Shots - LMFAO feat. Lil Jon (2009)

This  is a party song interpreted by LMFAO and the crunk rapper Lil Jon, included in their album Party Rock and with a very catchy rhythm. This song invites you to jump and have a couple of shots -without any alcohol, of course.  

14. We Found Love - Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris (2011)

"We found love" is an electronic dance music song well-known worldwide. You don't have to be super fan of this type of music to enjoy it and it can be danced easily.

15. Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice (1990)

This hip-hop single is a classic of the '90s and responds to all the characteristics of a song to dance without limits until you fall exhausted. Include it in your list if fun is one of the goals of the party because we assure you that everyone will dance.

16. Saturday night - Whigfield (1995)

“Saturday night” is one of the best disco songs ever from the '90s. Learning their choreography is very easy and fun. Take a look at the video if you don't remember exactly how you dance to it:

17. Atrévete-Te-Te - (Calle 13)

This is a song to dance in the shower, in the street, at a party, with friends or completely alone. The Latin rhythm of this song is really catchy and it is ideal to dance to.

18. Poker Face - Lady Gaga (2008)

This is a song with a dance-pop or electro-pop fast rhythm. The song has a catchy and robotic chorus. To dance to this song you can do wild gesticulations with your hands and let yourself get carried away by Lady Gaga's voice. 

19. Single Ladies - Beyoncé (2008)

Another hit of the already nicknamed Queen B. It is specially prescribed to dance with friends and feel like the real queen or king of the dance floor. It also has a choreography but this one is a little more complicated to learn.

20. Wannabe - Spice Girls (1996)

With this party  song  there are no excuses, you must dance to it, and you will, because you won't resist. Who has never felt like a Spice girl in the shower when singing this song? There's nothing else to say, dance to it like there's no tomorrow. 

21. Celebration - Kool & The Gang (1989)

A classic of the music of the '80s that belongs to the pop dance genre. This song is suitable for all hips and perfect for any party. Let's celebrate!

22. I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas, David Guetta, Frédéric Riesterer (2009)

The lyrics of this song: “I Gotta Feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night”, say everything that needs to be said. Just press play and enjoy dancing to it.


23. I want to break free - Queen (1984)

A song known by adults and children. "I want to break free" does not need descriptions because it is a song to happiness, party and fun.