Great Party Songs

Great Party Songs

Songs are the mainstay of any good party. So, if you are throwing one and need some good party songs to dance to or even just play in the background, then read on.
How many times have you walked into a party and immediately started moving your feet to the beat of the songs playing in the background, itching to go on to the dance floor? Those are instances when you want to walk up to the host of the party and steal his or her collection of party songs for your own private CD stack. Good music is one of the key elements that makes any party a huge success. If you do not have a good playlist to get people in the party mood, you may have a problem at your hand. So, here is a list of great songs to get people to step it up on the dance floor.

Best Party Songs of All Time

This list of party songs spans several years, from the latest chart buster to timeless classics that have entertained people decade after decade. The list is in no particular order, and all the numbers are great songs for kids or adult parties.
  • I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
  • Just Dance - Lady Gaga
  • Umbrella - Rihanna
  • Disturbia - Rihanna
  • Get the Party Started - Pink
  • You Shook me All Night Long - AC/DC
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
  • Stayin Alive - Bee Gees
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
  • Footloose - Kenny Loggins
  • Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
  • Let's Get it Started - Black Eyed Peas
  • Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Feat, Wyclef Jean
  • Shiny Disco Balls - Who Da Funk
  • Promiscuous (Radio Edit) - Nelly Furtado Feat, Timbaland
  • Thriller - Michael Jackson
  • Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
  • Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
  • Smack That - Akon Feat, Eminem
  • (I've Had) The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
  • Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
  • Fergalicious - Fergie Feat, Will.I.Am
  • Don't Cha - Pussycat Dolls
  • Pump It - Black Eyed Peas
  • Sexy Bitch - David Guetta Feat, Akon
  • The Way I Are - Timbaland Feat, Keri Hilson
  • Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
  • Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) - C+C Music Factory
  • Holiday - Madonna
  • Paradise By The Dashboard Light - Meatloaf
  • Hey Ya! - Outkast
  • Cotton Eye Joe - Rednex
  • Don't Stop The Music - Rihanna
  • YMCA - Village People
  • Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It - Will Smith
  • One More Time - Daft Punk
  • Where's Your Head At - Basement Jaxx
  • Infinity 2008 - Guru Josh Project
  • Hung Up - Madonna
  • Absolutely Everybody - Vanessa Amorosi
  • What Goes Around - Justin Timberlake
  • Love Shack - B 52
  • Twist And Shout - The Beatles
  • Lady Marmalade - Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, Christina Aguilera
  • ABC - Jackson 5
  • Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
  • The Dance - Garth Brooks
  • The Sweet Escape - Gwen Stefani
  • Hot in Here - Nelly
  • Whenever Wherever - Shakira
  • Gasolina - Daddy Yankee and Eddie Dee
  • Mambo Number 5 - Lou Bega
  • Paper Planes - M.I.A.
  • Build Me Up Buttercup - Foundations
  • La Tortura - Shakira Feat, Alejandro Sanz
  • A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Presley
From great songs that liven up a beach party to those that spruce up a college frat party, there are songs to suit every occasion. This list has not been made in any particular order and the preference is subjective. If you know of songs that can be added to the list, you are welcome to do so.