The Best Party Songs Right Now To Party All Night

Know popular party songs to get people dancing!

Updated on February 28, 2023 | Written by Matthew Campbell (Editor of My Wedding Songs and wedding DJ)

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We’re all over boring wedding receptions. Right? It’s your celebration.

It’s now time to fill your dance floor dancing to your favorite songs while singing at the top of your lungs.

Enjoy our list below of the best party songs right now.

You want to dance to some legit tunes. Party hard and make it a night to remember.

The songs we’ve curated are tried and true to get all of your wedding guests on the dance floor.

The vibe of a good party is participation. You want your guests to crowd the dance floor singing their favorite songs at the top of their lungs.

Top 10 New Party Songs

  1. “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus (Pop – 2023)
  2. “TQG” by KAROL G & Shakira (Latin – 2023)
  3. “TRUSTFALL” by P!nk (Pop – 2023)
  4. “Calm Down” by Rema & Selena Gomez (Pop – 2022)
  5. “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift (Pop – 2022 )
  6. “Unholy” by Sam Smith & Kim Petras (Pop – 2022)
  7. “Players” by Coi Leray (Hip Hop – 2022)
  8. “Made You Look” by Meghan Trainor (Pop – 2022)
  9. “You Proof” by Morgan Wallen (Country – 2022)
  10. “As It Was” by Harry Styles (Pop – 2022)

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You will enjoy a list of the most popular and unique party songs for getting people out on the dance floor at your reception.

Every couple’s music tastes are different. Current hits are good but a good dance party doesn’t need to stick to one genre.

Rock, Country, Dance, R&B, Hip Hop, Oldies, Disco, and Reggae, can all be on your list (and ours).

Let’s start with the most popular right now.

Top Party Songs To Start A Party

  1. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston (1987, R&B)
  2. “Yeah” by Usher (2004, R&B)
  3. “Dancing Queen” by ABBA (1976, Disco)
  4. “Fergalicious” by Fergie (2006, Pop)
  5. “Get Low” by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins (2002, Hip Hop)
  6. “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan (1995, Hip Hop)
  7. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars (2015, Funk)
  8. “We Found Love” by Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris (2011, EDM)
  9. “I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas (2009, Pop)
  10. “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire (19778, R&B)
  11. “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz (2010, Pop)
  12. “About Damn Time” by Lizzo (2022, Pop)
  13. “Shut Up and Dance” by WALK THE MOON (2014, Pop)
  14. “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson (1983, R&B)
  15. “Footloose” by  Kenny Loggins (1984, Rock)
  16.  “C’Mon ‘N Ride It (The Train)” by Quad City DJ’s (1996, Hip Hip)
  17. “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground (1990, Hip Hop)
  18. “Get Down On It” by Kool & The Gang (1981, Funk)
  19. “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot (1992, Hip Hop)
  20. “Hey Ya!” by Outkast (2003, Hip Hop)
  21. “Friends In Low Places” by Garth Brooks (1990, Country)
  22. “Timber” by Pitbull feat. Kesha (2013, Latin)
  23. “No Hands” by Waka Flocka Flame, Roscoe Dash ft. Wale (2010, Hip Hop)
  24. “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars (2016, Pop)
  25. “Cha-Cha Slide” by Mr C The Slide Man (2000, Hip Hop)
  26. “Cupid Shuffle” by Cupid (2007, Hip Hop)
  27. “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex (1995, EDM)
  28. “Hot In Herre” by Nelly (2002, Hip Hop)
  29. “Shots” by LMFAO ft. Lil Jon (2009, Dance)
  30. “Fishin’ In The Dark” by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (1987, Country)
  31. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers (2004, Alternative Rock)
  32. “Time Of Our Lives” by Pitbull, Ne-Yo (2014, Latin)
  33. “Wobble” by V.I.C. (2008, Hip Hop)
  34. “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper (1983, Pop)
  35. “Shout” by The Isley Brothers (1959, Rock)
  36. “All The Small Things” by Blink-182 (2000, Pop Punk)
  37. “Boogie Shoes” by KC And The Sunshine Band (1978, Disco)
best party songs for dancing at weddings

It wouldn’t be a party without everyone on the dance floor to a group dance or line dance song. See our list!


Top 10 Party Slow Dance Songs

  1. “Tennesse Whiskey” by Chris Stapleton (2015, Country)
  2. “Beautiful Crazy” by Luke Combs (2017, Country)
  3. “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley (1961, Rock)
  4. “Perfect by Ed Sheeran (2017, Pop)
  5. “My Girl” by The Temptations (1965, R&B)
  6. “All of Me” by John Legend (2013, R&B)
  7. “Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton (1977, Rock)
  8. “You Proof” by Morgan Wallen (2022, Country)
  9. “Until I Found You” by Stephen Sanchez (2022, Indie)
  10. “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King (1962, R&B)

Did I miss one of your favorite dance songs? Please place a comment below with your suggestion — and which song it should replace.


What are the best party songs right now by genre?

Hip Hop

  1. “I Like You (A Happier Song)” by Post Malone & Doja Cat (2022)
  2. “Super Freaky Girl” by Nicki Minaj (2022)
  3. “First Class” by Jack Harlow (2022)
  4. “Turn Down for What” by DJ Snake & Lil Jon (2013)
  5. “Betty (Get Money)” by Yung Gravy (2022)
  6. “The Next Episode” by Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg (1999)
  7. “I Like It” by Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin (2018)
  8. “In Da Club” by 50 Cent (2003)
  9. “Sweetest Pie” by Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa (2022)
  10. “INDUSTRY BABY” by Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow (2021)
  11. “Big Energy” by Latto (2021)
  12. “Crazy In Love” by Beyoncé (2003)
  13. “California Love” by 2Pac & Roger Troutman & Dr. Dre (1998)
  14. “It’s Tricky” Run-DMC (1986)
  15. “Sabotage” by Beastie Boys (1994)
  16. “Back That Azz Up” by Juvenile feat. Lil Wayne & Mannie Fresh (1998)
  17. “Lose Control” by Missy Elliott feat. Ciara & Fat Man Scoop
  18. “THATS WHAT I WANT” by Lil Nas X (2021)
  19. “ROCKSTAR” DaBaby ft RODDY RICCH (2020)
  20. “Without Me” by Eminem (2002)

See our list of popular Hip Hop wedding songs.



  1. “Good as Hell” by Lizzo (2016)
  2. “As It Was” by Harry Styles (2022)
  3. “Shivers” by Ed Sheeran (2021)
  4. “Levitating” by Dua Lipa (2020)
  5. “Unstoppable” by Sia (2016)
  6. “Left and Right” by Charlie Puth, Jung Kook, BTS (2022)
  7. “BREAK MY SOUL” by Beyoncé (2022)
  8. “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello (2019)
  9. “Sunroof” by Nicky Youre & dazy (2021)
  10. “Hold Me Closer” by Elton John & Britney Spears (2022)
  11. “2 Be Loved (Am I Ready)” by Lizzo (2022)
  12. “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran (2021)
  13. “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” by Elton John & Dua Lipa (2021)
  14. “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift (2014)
  15. “How Bizarre” by OMC (1997)
  16. “Stay” by The Kid Laroi, Justin Bieber (2021)
  17. “Peaches” by Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon (2021)
  18. “Savage Love” by Jason Derulo & Jawsh 685 (2020)

See our list of popular pop wedding songs.



  1. “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC (1990)
  2. “Take on Me” by A-Ha (1985)
  3. “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey (1981)
  4. “Beggin'” by Måneskin (2017)
  5. “Don’t Bring Me Down” by Electric Light Orchestra (1979)
  6. “Everywhere” by Fleetwood Mac (1987)
  7. “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” by Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart (1983)
  8. “Africa” by Toto (1982)
  9. “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen (1979)
  10. “Hungry Like the Wolf” by Duran Duran (1982)
  11. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen (1975)
  12. “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC (1980)
  13. “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison (1967)
  14. “good 4 u” by Olivia Rodrigo (2021)
  15. “Come and Get Your Love” by Redbone (1974)
  16. “What’s Up?” by 4 Non Blondes (1993) (See DJ Miko version too)
  17. “Freaks” by Surf Curse (2021)
  18. “Tongue Tied” by Grouplove (2011)

See our list of popular rock wedding songs.



  1. “Thank God” by Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown (2022)
  2. “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” by Cole Swindell (2022)
  3. “Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes (2021)
  4. “Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker (2013)
  5. “No Body” by Blake Shelton (2022)
  6. “Beer With My Friends” by Kenny Chesney & Old Dominion (2022)
  7. “Like I Love Country Music” by Kane Brown (2022)
  8. “Life is a Highway” by Rascal Flatts (2006)
  9. “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus (2019)
  10. “Happy Anywhere” by Blake Shelton feat. Gwen Stefani (2021)
  11. “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks & Dunn (1997)
  12. “Waking Up Dreaming” by Shania Twain (2022)
  13. “Sounds Like Something I’d Do” by Drake Milligan (2021)

See our list of popular country wedding songs.



  1. “Satellite” by Khalid (2022)
  2. “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd (2019)
  3. “Under The Influence” by Chris Brown (2019)
  4. “All She Wanna Do” by John Legend & Saweetie (2022)
  5. “Respect” by Aretha Franklin (1967)
  6. “Better Thangs” by Ciara & Summer Walker (2022)
  7. “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat feat. SZA (2021)
  8. “Friends and Family” by Ronald Isley and The Isley Brothers (2021)
  9. “1999” by Prince (1982)
  10. “Never Too Much” by Luther Vandross (1981)
  11. “Pony” by Ginuwine (1996)
  12. “Say So” by Doja Cat (2019)
  13. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)” by Stevie Wonder (1970)
  14. “Vegas” by Doja Cat (2022)

See our list of popular R&B wedding songs.



  1. “Bones” by Imagine Dragons (2022)
  2. “Sharks” by Imagine Dragons (2022)
  3. “HandClap” by Fitz & The Tantrums (}2016)
  4. “bad guy” by Billie Eilish (2019)
  5. “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked” by Cage The Elephant (2009)
  6. “Dance Monkey” by Tones And I (2019)
  7. “Wild Child” by The Black Keys (2022)
  8. “Centuries” by Fall Out Boy (2015)
  9. “My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)” by Fall Out Boy (2013)
  10. “On Top Of The World” by Imagine Dragons (2012)
  11. “Still Into You” by Paramore (2013)
  12. “Come with Me Now” by Kongos (2012)
  13. “Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes (2003)



  1. “Pepas” by Farruko (2021)
  2. “Tití Me Preguntó” by Bad Bunny (2022)
  3. “Vivir Mi Vida” by Marc Anthony (2013)
  4. “Let’s Get Loud” by Jennifer Lopez (1999)
  5. “Suavemente” by Elvis Crespo (1998)
  6. “Gasolina” by Daddy Yankee (2004)
  7. “Conga” by Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine (1992)
  8. “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee (2019)
  9. “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” by Selena (1995)
  10. “BIZCOCHITO” by ROSALÍA (2022)
  11. “Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar feat. Lucenzo (2010)
  12. “Baila Baila Baila (Remix)” by Ozuna, Daddy Yankee & J Balvin (2019)
  13. “Macarena” by Los Del Rio (1993)
  14. “Fireball” by Pitbull feat. John Ryan (2014)
  15. “La Chona” by Los Tucanes De Tijuana (2017)
  16. “Todo, Todo, Todo” by Daniela Romo (1991)
  17. “Desesperados” by Chencho Corleone and Rauw Alejandro (2021)

See our list of popular Spanish wedding songs.


EDM & Dance

  1. “I’m Good (Blue)” by David Guetta & Bebe Rexha (2022)
  2. “Numb” by Marshmello x Khalid (2022)
  3. “Scandalous” by Gryffin & Tinashe (2022)
  4. “DON’T YOU WORRY” by Black Eyed Peas, Shakira & David Guetta (2022)
  5. “One Kiss” by Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa (2018)
  6. “Hot Stuff” by Kygo, Donna Summer (2020)
  7. “The Motto” by Tiësto & Ava Max (2022)
  8. “Do It To It” by ACRAZE & Cherish (2021)
  9. “Higher Love” by Kygo & Whitney Houston (2019)
  10. “Classic” by Mkto (2014)
  11. “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers (2013)
  12. “Wake Me Up” by Avicii (2013)
  13. “Another Night” by Real McCoy (1995)
  14. “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” by C+C Music Factory (1990)
  15. “The Nights” by Avicii (2014)
  16. “Jerusalema” by Master KG, Nomcebo Zikode (2020)
  17. “Friday (Dopamine Re-Edit)” by Riton x Nightcrawlers feat. Mufasa & Hypeman (2021)

See our list of popular EDM wedding songs.



  1. “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers (2012)
  2. “Home” by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros (2009)
  3. “Wagon Wheel” by Old Crow Medicine Show (2004)
  4. “I Was Born To Love You” by Ray LaMontagne feat. Sierra Ferrell (2022)
  5. “Lost” by Frank Ocean (2012)

See our list of popular folk wedding songs.


  1. “(I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You” by UB40 (1993)
  2. “It’s a Party” by Bounty Killer & Free & Nona Hendryx & Cocoa Brovaz (1998)
  3. “Bam Bam” by Sister Nancy (1982)
  4. “love nwantiti (ah ah ah)” by CKay (2019)
  5. “Here Comes the Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze (1994)

See our list of popular reggae wedding songs.


  1. “I’ve Heard About You” by Crowder (2022)
  2. “The Goodness” by TobyMac & Blessing Offor (2022)
  3. “Nobody” by Casting Crowns feat. Matthew West (2018)
  4. “My Jesus” by Anne Wilson (2021)
  5. “How Far” by Tasha Layton (2022)

See our list of popular Christian wedding songs.


Songs To End A Party Songs

  1. “Closing Time” by Semisonic (1998)
  2. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (1987)
  3. “Last Dance” by Donna Summer (1978)
  4. “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey (1981) (don’t have to save to the end)
  5. “Bye Bye Bye” by *NSync (2000)
  6. “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” by Elle King & Miranda Lambert (2021)
  7. “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver (1971)
  8. “Piano Man” by Billy Joel (1981)
  9. “Save The Last Dance For Me” by Michael Buble (2006)
  10. “Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance)” by Green Day (1997)

See our list of the last dance songs to end a wedding.

What is the best song to play at a party?

The best party song played is one that gets everyone on the dance floor no matter their age or race.

The best classic party song is “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire. The best modern party song is “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars.

How do I choose good party songs for my wedding?

Selecting the best party songs is, in itself, a great task. It’s not as easy as you think; it takes much effort.

This is why I provide this list of 200 party songs so that it will inspire you as the wedding couple when you sit down to plan your wedding.

You can even check out the ultimate collection of the best wedding songs that you can find anywhere.

Choose the songs you want to hear during the dancing portion of your wedding reception.

Then, be sure to give the list to the master of ceremonies or music entertainment before the wedding. This way, they will have all the songs you desire to have played.

Even better is to plan this with your professional DJ.


What is the most danceable song?

The most danceable song is one that would be considered a line dance or group dance song. These songs are more likely to fill the dance floor as they do not require a partner.

Songs like the “Cupid Shuffle” by Cupid and “Cha Cha Slide” by DJ Casper.

Why do people get on the dance floor?

People get on the dance floor when they hear their song! You’ll often see their demeanor completely change and they get up, often recruiting others, proclaiming “This is my jam, y’all!” A good backbeat or trap beat is irresistible.

Beyond the beat, the music is personal. It evokes memories.

The lyrics speak to our souls. This is why your crazy aunt dances to “Dancing Queen” by ABBA. She relates to it.

What about corny songs at my reception?

Hey, kids love the chicken dance. No matter how lame it seems during the planning phase, you’ll be surprised at what happens at the moment.

People will participate if the wedding couple does, too.

If the style of a wedding is black tie and located in a classy venue, there is no reason not to have the limbo dance if the wedding couple wants to start it!


Do party songs have to fit the wedding theme?

In short, no. Your wedding reception is about having fun. You can get your groove on to “Shook Me All Night Long” in a tux. No worries.

Though, you may want to bring more comfortable shoes or just dance barefoot. However, not every party song will fit the theme of every wedding.

No wedding is complete without music. Everyone will remember the ambiance and dancing at your wedding reception. Guests will also remember whether or not he or they had a good time.

(Remember, they bought you really nice gifts. You want them to think it was worth it.)

In fact, songs are the most important essence that adds flavor to the wedding.

Getting down on the dance floor is the best way to express one’s enjoyment.

What song makes you want to dance?

Songs that you can play that you just can’t help yourself but dance to include “One More Time” by Daft Punk, “Twist and Shout” by the Beatles, “Groove Is In the Heart” by Deee-Lite and “Dancing Queen” by ABBA.

What is the best song to start a dance party?

The best song to start a party sets the mood and creates fun and hype.

Popular party starter songs include “I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas, “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake, and “Timber” by Pitbull feat. Kesha.


What is a good song to end a party?

The best song to end a party is one that fills the dance floor to cap the night.

The final song could be a slow song because everyone is tired from dancing like “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes.

The last song could also be a fast song to end on a high note such as “Mr. Brightside by The Killers.

See our list of last dance songs.

What are the popular dance craze songs trending on TikTok?

Some of the popular songs trending on TikTok to include on your party playlist include “Do It To It” by ACRAZE and Cherish, “Lost” by Frank Ocean, “I Love You So” by The Walters, and “Rasputin” by Majestic and Boney M.

How do you do a party without a DJ?

One thing to consider when not having a DJ playing music at your party is the quality of the Internet bandwidth.

You do not want the music to stop due to lag time or even worst not be able to play due to a lack of Internet access.

You can read my complete article on Roling StoneIs Streaming Music Killing the Wedding DJ?

Next, create a playlist on Spotify in the order you wish them played. Don’t forget about slow songs too for couples!

Next, get a paid subscription so that you do not hear ads.

Lastly, turn on the feature to blend the songs together within the Spotify settings.

About Matthew Campbell

Wedding Music Expert

Meet Matthew (Matt) Campbell, the passionate wedding DJ and music expert behind My Wedding Songs. With years of experience in the industry and a keen ear for the latest trends, Matt knows just what it takes to create the perfect soundtrack for your special day. From classic love ballads to upbeat party anthems, his articles are jam-packed with insider tips and top recommendations that will have you and your guests on your feet all night long.

But Matt isn’t just a music aficionado – he’s also an active member of wedding planning and DJ communities online, sharing his expertise and learning from other professionals along the way. When he’s not helping couples plan their dream weddings, you can find Matt exploring new destinations with his wife or sipping his favorite beer. Whatever your musical tastes or wedding style, Matt is your go-to resource for creating an unforgettable celebration. Read Full Bio.

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  1. Hey! One of our favourites is Heave Away by the Fables – always gets people on the floor – more of a folksy song. From Eastern Canada, so we love that kind of music here!

  2. Excellent list. A classic I would add is the 1980 classic ‘Wasn’t That A Party’ by the Rovers. It’s a popular one at our Christmas parties.

    1. Thank you for the suggestion! Wasn’t That A Party by The Irish Rovers released in 1980. We will add it to our 80s party song list!

    1. Hi Charyl. Thank you for your suggestion. Yes, “I Swear” is a classic wedding song and is a bonus to be in multiple genres.

    1. Hi Brian. Thanks for your suggestion. Hotel California is definitely a well-known song. It is a bit long so be sure to play for the right crowd.

    1. Hi Rocky. Thank you for the suggestion. It is definitely a great song and will consider it for our next update.

    1. Hi Lindsy. Thank you for your question. Sorry, we do not have it yet but we are working on it. We will soon have it available in PDF and CSV formats.

  3. Really appreciated the thought put into this list, my wife and I built a lot of our vow renewal music off this list. Thanks!

    1. Thank you for the compliment Alejandro. Let us know if there are any songs that should be added to the list.

    1. Hi Dre, thanks for the suggestion as it is a great song. We will consider it in our next update.

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