Blog5 - Top 8 Dance Songs of All Time

Music is the perfect company for all your moods. If you want to relax, listen to classical songs. If you are feeling emotional right now, you can listen to some Adele songs. However, if you want to party hard and move your body, set your playlist of dance music and turn up the volume.

If you are still searching your library, look no more! Here are the top 8 dance songs of all time:

Y.M.C.A. – The Village People

Y.M.C.A. was released in 1978. It reached number 1 in UK charts and number 2 in US charts. It sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. This is indeed a timeless dance hit, with very simple but fun choreography.  In 2009, Y.M.C.A. entered the Guinness World Book of Records when The Village People performed the song along with over 44,000 people dancing.

Night Fever – Bee Gees

The Bee Gees recorded this song in 1977. When it first appeared in Saturday Night Fever, it became an instant hit. It was the third of the six consecutive US number 1 for Bee Gees. It also ranked the second best song in 1978. Night Fever also topped the UK charts for two straight weeks. It received a platinum certification in Canada and US.

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Dancing Queen – ABBA

Everybody knows the worldwide hit Dancing Queen by the Swedish group ABBA.  It ranked first on dozens of charts all around the world, including US, Australia, Netherlands, and UK. It was the only ABBA song that topped the Billboard Hot 100.

I’m So Excited – The Pointer Sisters

When this single was released in 1982, people are so excited and they just can’t hide it! It entered the Billboard Hot 100 in the 30th spot. It also ranked on Billboard’s hot dance club and R&B singles. Billboard also named this song the 23rd greatest girl group song of all time.

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

We Are Family was released in 1979 and gained popularity in clubs and radios. It became the number 1 R&B and number 2 pop song on the US charts. It also topped the chart in Canada. Billboard named this song number 20 on 100 Greatest Girl Group Songs of All Time.

The Twist – Chubby Checker

Released in 1959, The Twist immediately peaked number 28 on Billboard Hot 100 until it topped the chart in 1960. In 1988, it was re-recorded by The Fat Boys and topped Germany charts and became number 2 in the UK. Billboard named the song the biggest hit of the 1960s.

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Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Of course, the King of Pop has his entry. Jackson released Billie Jean as the second single from his 6th studio album Thriller. It became one of the best-selling singles worldwide, topping charts in US, UK, and other countries simultaneously. It was a certified platinum by the RIAA in 1989.

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

I Will Survive remains to be a disco legend. Released in 1978, I Will Survive topped the Billboard Hot 100 and UK singles chart. It was also one of the songs most heavily played on the radio. It was also certified platinum by RIAA.

These were just a few of the millions of dance hits that have dominated the airwaves.

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