Today is “National Dance Day”. We aren’t quite sure what that is exactly but we are sure it is a great excuse for putting on some of the greatest dance hits of all time and busting a move. Below are the top twelve choices of songs that you can’t help but to dance to. Not all of the songs are from the “Dance” music genre, but all of them will get you dancing.
This list was determined not by sales or by critical acclaim, but by the songs’ ability to make you want to dance.
12. “This Is How We Do It” – Montell Jordan
Back in 1995, Montell Jordan had us all grooving to this R&B/ Hip-hop hit.
11. “Get Lucky” – Daft Punk
Last year, everyone’s favorite robots teamed up with Pharrell to release “Get Lucky”.
10. “Let’s Dance” – David Bowie
This 1983 song is essentially an invitation to dance.
9. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” – Whitney Houston
In 1987 a young Whitney Houston was just looking for someone to dance with.
8. “Hey Ya!” – Outkast
Outkast had us all shaking it like a Polaroid picture with their 2003 hit single.
7. “Groove Is in the Heart” – Deee-lite
In 1990 Dee-lite taught us where the groove comes from…it is in the heart.
6. “Hips Don’t Lie” – Shakira
You just have to move your hips to this 2006 song, even if you can’t dance like Shakira.
5. “Push It” – Salt-n-Pepa
“Push It” was a huge success for Salt-n-Pepa in 1987 and it is still sure to get you moving.
4. “My Humps” – The Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas has released a lot of songs you can dance to, but people have an especially hard time staying still for this 2005 song.
3. “Thriller” Michael Jackson
Even the zombies couldn’t help but dancing to Michael’s 1983 hit single.
2. “Single Ladies” – Beyoncé
It isn’t just the single ladies that can’t help dancing to Beyoncé’s 2008 smash hit, now played at nearly every wedding.
1. “Jump Around” – House of Pain
Beware: listening to this 1992 single will probably make you want to jump around, for real.
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