Shake that thing, you say? But like Mondrian, this Kingston hit maker achieves something alchemical with his brand of pop-reggae minimalism, so much so that obeying his dancefloor exhortations seems downright compulsory. It’s silly, brash and cheesy as hell, but that’s all part of the fun, and let’s not forget that it does indeed make you want to jump the hell around. That’s the opening line. Ever been hurt by someone you love? It’s the language of funk. "Hot Girl Summer" - Megan thee Stallion feat. Eddy Frankel, Otis Redding’s ‘Respect’ would seem to have the market cornered when it comes to pop’s great pleas for dignity; from a party-centric perspective, though, there’s no question that the edge goes to this absurdly uplifting 1988 fist-pumper. And also that her skin is diamond-encrusted, which is actually pretty awesome and allows her to dance her way through laser sensors (and kill you). But it’s nice of you to say. And what Lou says goes. And is the perfect excuse to arch your back, turn up your nose haughtily and whimper about feeling misunderstood. (Am Ende des Artikels haben wir für dich eine Spotify-Playlist mit allen hier aufgeführten Songs zusammengestellt.) Altogether now: 'You were workin' as a waitress in a cocktail bar, when I met you...' Nick Levine. MJ’s hits grew increasingly shrill and even aggro as he entered the ‘Bad’ zone, but earlier triumphs – like this ‘Off the Wall’ masterpiece – still feel almost impossibly cushy, like easing onto the plushest sofa imaginable. Major throwback to post-"Baby" Justin. Is it in their ten best songs? Simple chords, pounding drums and a great, lovelorn melody all combine to make one awesome, pogo-inducing wank anthem. The video for this features a bloke aimlessly wandering around on the Northern Line as well, which, as we all know, is usually what happens at the beginning and end of every great party. Sophie Harris, Led by a dumpy, balding guy screaming about surrealist cinema, on paper this isn't the most promising floorfiller. Released in 1959, ‘What’d I Say’ is widely regarded as the first ‘soul’ single. Long a favorite on dusty jukeboxes, ‘Modern Love’ has seen a resurgenceof late partly thanks to an appearance in Noah Baumbach’s ‘Frances Ha’. Jonny Ensall, Long before Luther’s waistline took a severe pounding from countless ‘Luther Burgers’ (a hamburger that replaces the bun with a glazed donut – whoa), he was busting out even sweeter jams like this. This song does, indeed make the sun shine brighter than Doris Day, and in today’s world acts as a siren heralding the arrival of everyone on the dance floor. Eddy Frankel, Yeah, yeah, it’s over 50 years old and your grandparents might’ve made out to it – but good gosh if this isn’t one of the sexiest, wildest songs on this list. Gentlemen, good night; ladies, good morning. Praise be to that… Mmmm-hmmm. This synth-pop gem is chiseled like a diamond, with a perfect keyboard riff and a melody that moves in and out of major keys just as singer Morten Harket’s voice turns from desperate to hopeful and back again. Whether it's a small gathering with close friends or a full-on rager reminiscent of orientation week freshman year, I promise that this playlist won't steer you wrong. It’s stark and simple – all drums, bass and vocals – but it’s irresistibly infectious. ‘Rehab’ became Winehouse’s signature single, finding the tiny vocalist defiant to the end. That’s not water - that is 'Everywhere', which has saturated every single DJ set at every single festival in the entire world. These lads fought for your right to party, so it’s only right they’re in this list. Jonny Ensall. It’s almost impossible not to smile like Lionel ‘the Lion’ Richie. Turn it up, shout, sing, scream, jump, flail. Josh Jones. This is one of the most forward-looking, cash-making enterprises in music history. Josh Jones, Thank god for this song. Remember when Blair Waldorf had a music video stint? You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at, 25 Best Winter Songs to Listen To When It's Cold, The Grammy Awards Just Changed Category Names, Fans Think Their Faves Were Robbed by the Grammys, 17 Songs That Are Perfect for All Aquarians. The year was 2012, and Blackberries—just like Jelena—were still a thing. Thanks for subscribing! When she says, "Wave your hands side to side, put it in the air," we do as we're told. Joshua Rothkopf, You don’t have to be a ‘90s bitch to adore Icona Pop’s empowering dancefloor filler. ‘1 Thing’ also made our list of the best one-hit wonders. And he stares back at you, face cracking with a big grin that makes his moustache wriggle with glee and replies, 'Fiesta..? Partyhits (Musik und Charts) für deine nächste Feier. When we’re talking parties, most Jacko tracks are likely to be busted out when the mood requires some uplifting, golden grooves to make people smile. Grammy Award-winning artist Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande and Troye Sivan's 'Dance to This', Ariana Grande Flaunts Engagement Ring in New MV, The 52 Songs You Need on Your Running Playlist, Justin Bieber Releases a Set of Mesmerizing Dance Videos for Every Song on "Purpose", Alert: There's a New Ariana Grande Music Video. Besides becoming a dancefloor phenomenon, the song also inspired Durex to produce its own line of ‘Get Lucky’ condoms. After a couple of verses it becomes almost impossible for any listener not to indulge in at least a little shaking of one’s booty. It would be more impressive if boys got out a tin whistle and played this solo at a house party instead of a guitar and strumming fucking 'Wonderwall'. And that’s the real crux of this song. We’d tried it as a ballad, as reggae, but it never quite worked.’ As a machine-tooled disco ode to lost love, featuring crystalline synths, a throbbing rhythm section and, floating above it all, Harry’s icy-cool teen-dream vocals, the 1978 cut more than worked – it slayed. Somehow, it still manages to have that same impact 40 years on. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Hitting a piano like that can FREEZE TIME you guys! When you’re having a terrible time and you just feel so alone and it’s impossible to meet anyone special - no matter how many parties you go to - it seems you’ll never, ever find that soulmate, but then the DJ drops this and you can just let the emotion pour out of you in five minutes and fourteen seconds of borderline hysteria, while everyone just thinks you’re doing a really passionate homage to Whitney. In this tale of New York’s anything-is-possible East Village of the late ’80s, a trio of candy-coloured club kids – Super DJ Dmitri, Lady Miss Kier and Towa Tei – decide to form a band. Poor old Technotronic. He did. This song should be listed, like an old building. But more than any of this, it’s a bona fide groover that makes us asthmatic with dancefloor appreciation. It sounds like a Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry chat up line, but it’s not - it’s George Michael announcing the beginning of the theme tune to 80s hedonism, which swiftly continues with ‘Jitterbug into my brain goes a' bang bang bang ‘til my feet do the same.’ What the hell was happening during that decade? Most Requested Songs Playlist • Top 200 Most Requested Songs • Top 200 Most Requested Pop Songs • Top 100 Most Requested Songs of the 2010’s • Top 100 Most Requested Songs of the 2000’s dressed up as Salt-N-Pepa for Halloween this year shows that even when you’re queen of the world, there are still people you aspire to be. And yeah, it’s way more party-friendly than most Nirvana material. The track only lasts for just over three minutes, but that really is all you, and your party, need here. That’s not water - that is 'Everywhere', which has saturated every single DJ set at every single festival in the entire world. ‘No Diggity’ also made our list of the best R&B songs. This 1967 R&B jam set the airwaves on fire, inspiring the world to kick their heels and snap their fingers like never before. ‘Don’t You Want Me’ also made our list of the best ’80s songs. Serious moonlight. Bey is guaranteed to get people on the dancefloor. When Paul Thomas Anderson needed a backdrop for Dirk Diggler’s glory days in ‘Boogie Nights’, this is what he chose. Yes, "In My Feelings" had a huge moment, but this is Drake's feminist anthem. Here's a song for all the working girls, getting that bread and paying those bills. ‘Hey Ya!’ features its titular holler 25 times, as well as 19 ‘uh oh’s and 14 consecutive ‘alright’s. Once it starts to spin, you really feel like you could party until the end of time. Catch the eye of your hottie of choice, and dance the night away. Does it matter? One tip: move aside all furniture because people will need to stride powerfully in all directions. If there’s one thing this list makes crystal clear, it’s that Nile Rodgers is the undisputed god of all partying. Another slow song that is dripping with seduction. Hank Shteamer, Serial apostrophe abusers Gn’R had their first proper mega-hit with this heartbreaker. The only unfortunate thing about this 1998 banger is that, to really appreciate it and get in the spirit of the video, you'll need to do a quick party change into some hi-vis gear first. ‘This Is How We Do It’ also made our list of the best R&B songs. It’s official. Slick, soulful, sexy, bouncing and peppered with bleeps and bloops, ‘Hideaway’ was exactly what a ton of amateur deep house producers tried to do in 2014 (and 2015-16, in fact) and failed miserably at. We all want to be Paul Simon’s roly-poly, little bat-faced girl. The Swedish duo’s synth-tastic track is the embodiment of joyful abandonment. Eddy Frankel. It sounds like a Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry chat up line, but it’s not - it’s George Michael announcing the beginning of the theme tune to 80s hedonism, which swiftly continues with ‘Jitterbug into my brain goes a' bang bang bang ‘til my feet do the same.’ What the hell was happening during that decade? Hell no. Just remember to think of your party playlist like a spag bol: a little bit of cheese is a fine addition, but too much can be overpowering. This content is imported … Tim Lowery, This hugely anticipated (not to say hyped) comeback single from Daft Punk became the summer anthem of 2013. And it still does. Ellie Walker-Arnott. You know when you wake up at a festival and there’s that drip of moisture running down the wall of your tent onto your head? It is the Billie Eilish jam that no one can resist bopping along to. Time Out is a registered trademark of Time Out Digital Limited. Party like it's an eternal summer with this hot girl shit. There’s a lot going on in The Gang’s 1973 hit, all of it good and all of it obscenely funky: the wandering, climbing bassline with a life of its own, the jumpy trumpets punctuating the journey, the joyous, manic scream that lets you know the song has kicked in properly... Oh, and those inimitable vocals? And is the perfect excuse to arch your back, turn up your nose haughtily and whimper about feeling misunderstood. It’s enshrined in the hearts of the nation. Obviously, Cardi B has a lot of bangers perfect for a … Sex and dancing your butt off… NOW THAT’S OUR KIND OF PARTY. Back in 1982, Prince foretold that when the century turned, DJs around the world would desperately need songs about the occasion. You can probably have too much of those. How wrong they were. This song does, indeed make the sun shine brighter than Doris Day, and in today’s world acts as a siren heralding the arrival of everyone on the dance floor. It’s so good that Radiohead’s Thom Yorke says he wishes he’d written it. Earth, Wind & Fire proved that September is the funkiest. Jags of electric guitar followed by a huge, cavernous drum thwack. Eddy Frankel, With a beat that’s bouncier than flubber and a ridiculous collision of rapid-fire, ultra-offensive rap verses and super poppy, husky-voiced lyricism, ‘212’ was a pretty incredible way for Banks to announce herself to the world back in 2011. Kicking off with Slash’s most famous riff, which was apparently written as a joke (LOL, good one Slash! Beyoncé is the queen, and we are her oBEYdient (I tried) bees. The fact that it’s dedicated to simply being happy. Sometimes the best dancing is done defiantly, with tears forming in the corners of your eyes, and 'Dancing On My Own' gets that like few other pop songs in history. Eddy Frankel, Before Nile Rodgers was bopping around with Daft Punk on ‘Get Lucky’, he produced this gem from 1983’s ‘Let’s Dance’. Flowers in the back pocket are optional but advised. Oliver Keens, With the passion, aggression, ennui and insouciance that can only come with being implausibly young, the Arctic Monkeys stomped into public consciousness with this short, snappy teen disco anthem – shot through with thrashing guitars and a northern twang. Hey Ya’ – Outkast. Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon! ‘All Night Long (All Night)’ also made our list of the best ’80s songs. Released in 1980, ‘Funkytown’ came late to the disco party, but gave it a jolt of electricity. Let loose, drop all the niceties, and get freaky. Die Spotify-Playlist der 80er Hits. Discover and stream the best party playlists, handcrafted by the music experts at iHeartRadio. Shaking itSpecifically in the manner of a Polaroid picture. Definitely ideal for when you're feeling flirty. When you're feeling like a total badass b*tch, Milly Rock to Lil' Chano's "No Problem." ‘Get Lucky’ finds the French duo switching its modus operandi from referencing classic disco music to actually creating it: the single features (and was co-written by) Chic star and producer Nile Rodgers (yep, him again), as well as hip hop mastermind Pharrell Williams – who, you may be interested to know, heard about the project from Daft Punk at a Madonna party. A perfect hybrid of rock drums and disco bass, it’s the ideal song to keep you grooving till moonlight. It may deal with decidedly miserable subject matter (‘I love you though you hurt me so, now I'm gonna pack my things and go’), but Mark Almond’s version of ‘Tainted Love’ (the original was a hip-shaking Northern soul groover by Gloria Jones) is still an undisputed party classic. (Yeah, Pharrell, they asked us, too.) This song, by Australian singer Tones and I, quickly rose through international charts after it was released in 2019. Eddy Frankel, Holidays, sex and disco beats – ‘Girls and Boys’ really is a perfect storm of a pop song, built to ignite the dancefloor into an inferno of nostalgia for ’90s hedonism. Tristan Parker, Classic songs imploring you to ‘do the robot’ are everywhere – from ‘Mr Roboto’ to ‘Robot Rock’. ‘Shake It Off’ also made our list of the best songs of 2014. But on this global chartbuster from 2013 Pharrell is celebrating joy for the sake of joy, so go ahead: shake what you got, turn that frown upside down and relish every delicious move you make on the dance floor. Blessed with a sleazy synth beat that’s bouncier than a rubber band and funkier than the codpiece singer Larry Blackmon is wearing in the video (no, really), this ’80s nugget still has the power to please crowds. Immense. Amy Smith, Back in the days when sampling wasn't such a legal quagmire, having a colour TV was something to boast about and rappers had names like Hank, New Jersey’s Sugarhill Gang were the first group to show that a rap track could also be mega-hit. Like a switch that immediately turns the vibe to ‘raunchy’, ‘Drunk in Love’ should come with a warning: everyone will be driven to winding and grinding while screaming ‘surfboard, surfboard’. Why? Unsere Playlist der 100 besten Party-Hits bringt wirklich jede Tanzfläche zum Beben. It’s a ‘let’s cut the bullshit’ plea, an emotional ante-up, an unguarded attempt to elicit a clear statement of intent from a vexing lover. Jarvis Cocker’s cutting critique of British society is propelled along by tinny Casio keyboard sounds and a pile-driving 4/4 beat, all coupled with lyrics that you can’t help but shout along to. ‘This Charming Man’ also made our list of the best ’80s songs. But TBH, no one moves like Shakira does. One thick bassline, two guitars grinding up against each other and a double drum fill, and you're plunged into the band’s sexy, scary, psycho world, slicing up eyeballs and shrieking like a demon. Produced and sung by Andre 3000 (the more flamboyant half of the Atlanta hip hop outfit), ‘Hey Ya!’ is a leftfield R&B masterpiece – on the one hand, a sexual statement of intent, and on the other a passionate lament for the death of love. Hank Shteamer, It might have become something of a hen do go-to, with its own silly dance move to match, but 'Single Ladies' is an epic pop anthem. Jonny Ensall, Taylor Swift shook off her Disney princess image with this 2014 smash. So thanks Disclosure, and sorry to anyone that’s been nearby when we’ve attempted to hit those high notes. Carly Simon’s reggae-flecked ballad was the pick of the bunch. An incredible medium-pace groove, lush vocals and tight funk guitars all built for getting frisky at the disco. Throw this one on about three quarters of the way through your bash, when you need a surefire, hands-in-the-air worldbeater. The ‘party-o-meter’ has spoken, and ‘Hey Ya!’ is Time Out’s top tune. Iconic diva Whitney Houston has passed, but her voice lives on. "Tempo" is an underrated Lizzo song that needs to be recognized for the absolute banger that it is. The main lesson to take from the video to Britney’s eastern-tinged 2003 mega-hit is that she would make a truly terrible air hostess. Let go like you don’t care and you’ll love it. Haters still gonna hate, but the release of this track from her ‘1989’ album was the moment being a Swiftie became cool. We defy anyone to keep their toes from tapping during this 2014 mega-hit. Calvin Harris - This Is What You Came For (Official Video) ft. Rihanna (Am Ende des Artikels haben wir für dich eine Spotify-Playlist mit allen hier aufgeführten Songs zusammengestellt.) … Superstition ain’t the way, people – Stevie said so. Over half a century later, it’ll still get any party goin’ (just like you knew it would). But don’t read too much into it, just listen to the growling guitars and Damon ‘woo-hooing’ like an overexcited teenager. ‘Everywhere’ also made our list of the best ’80s songs. Its iconic lyrics include "grinding on that wood" and "surfboard." Bowie opens the tune with spoken word before hitting his unmistakable highs: ‘Terrifies me/Makes me party/Puts my trust in God and man!’ Colin St John. "I Like It," by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin. Sophie Harris. We don’t know who the harlot was that broke Bobby’s heart, but we’re glad she did. That, and probably a major shopping spree. This John Peel-championed 1978 punk classic is as simple and direct as they come. Get the party going with these classics from across the decades. Just watch. Yet another A+ song from Dua Lipa about problems with your ex. Add These Songs to Your Sex Playlist, Like, Now, Put These Feminist Anthems on Repeat ASAP, This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. This - this - is what a UK party is. We already have this email. Know what’s so great about this song? SexAndre takes a leaf out of Prince’s sticky book by, simply, putting it all out there. Whether you're actually trying to get over a former ~boo~ or you just love a catchy tune with a good beat, this song is bound to get you out on the dance floor. Stormi loves to hear her daddy sing, and so do we, TBH. In 2003, 50 Cent filled the natal-celebration void with ‘In da Club’. How many former snipers from the Royal Canadian Navy can be credited with having written a banging synthpop tune? Saying that there’s never a bad time to hear a song is a terrible, naive cliche, but in the case of ‘Pump Up the Jam’, it’s absolutely true. The film’s only redeeming feature was a stunning soundtrack composed by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards of Chic. This 1980 track is yet another smash that Chic’s Nile Rodgers had a hand in – the prolific sod. Discover and stream the best party playlists, handcrafted by the music experts at iHeartRadio. Thank. Not in the sense of a latex gizmo you order online (and inevitably offers disappointing results), but in his sweating, grunting, thrusting human form he’s made himself a ruddy rogering robot! And you can understand why. Even the late, great Lou Reed was a fan, calling it ‘the perfect rock ’n’ roll song’. Go ahead, I dare you. That’s no diss to Damon and co in any way, more just that it adds to its freaky uniqueness. It should have a blue plaque on it. Hank Shteamer, A stunningly simple and incredibly famous kick drum sequence introduces this Mancunian classic. Don’t bother: this Chrysler’s as big as a whale and it’s about to set sail. NonsenseA great party tune relies on the three ‘R’s: repetition, repetition and repetition. Don’t we all. Play on Spotify What follows that statement of electronic intent is seven minutes of serpentine basslines and deadpan vocals. ‘Beat It’, however, is a bit harder and rawer, mainly due to one Eddie Van Halen riffing and fretboard-wailing his way through it. London duo La Roux topped the charts in 2009 with this synth-pop missile that's sleeker than a skintight satin catsuit. With over 300 million streams on YouTube, this song is one of Posty's most popular hits. James Manning, TS Eliot wrote that April is the cruellest month. She sings it and everyone else shrieks it in homage to one of the great vocals of all time. It’s official. The lyrics might leave you heartbroken, but the beat is there to lift you right up. Planning a Party let Maximum Music DJ help you plan you Party Playlist. But layered over a rock-solid funk beat, a deadly simple bass hook and – crucially – Kelis’s hypnotically catchy chorus, the song transforms into a slow-burning hip hop banger. Tristan Parker, Dancing isn’t all about a big beat – sometimes you just need a driving rhythm and persistent voice, waxing lyrical about the power of luuurve. Bey is guaranteed to get people on the dancefloor. But, as bandleader Maurice White asked his frustrated co-writer Allee Willis: ‘Who the fuck cares?’ It hasn’t stopped ’September’ from soundtracking literally millions of weddings. Die Fernsehsendung Formel Eins sendete wöchentlich neues Material an die nach neuer Musik durstenden Deutschen. need to stride powerfully in all directions. Still, ‘Here Comes the Hotstepper’ has its own laid-back, deliciously funked-up vibe, thanks to an obscenely fat bassline – not to mention the lyrics ‘Extra-ordinary/Juice like a strawberry’. Nah. Provided by the group’s roadie, Day Boyce, who thought he could deliver some extra-special goods. This instant hit is another twerkable track with two of the most badass female rappers in the game. Stick this on in any party (posh dinner parties included) and watch people skank like it’s their last day on earth. Here’s our countdown of the Top 50 Christmas songs, from ancient carols to the best Christmas Number Ones. Nick Levine, We want a prenup! From the long, pulsing drum intro to fun, goofy lyrics about getting ‘locked in the circuitry’, it’s the party counterpoint to Radiohead’s ‘Paranoid Android’. Putting personal politics aside – R Kelly being a questionable human being and all – try and deny the powerful allure of this track. And that’s the real crux of this song. Period. Incredibly, it even hit the Christmas Number One spot in 2007, after a social media campaign helped it overtake the effort of that year's 'X Factor' elf. If this doesn't get you in the mood to at least *attempt* a twerking moment, then IDK what will. Make like Lena Dunham in ‘Girls’ (see-through vest optional). Here, more specifically, are the five elements that make up ‘Hey Ya!’s mojo. A waft of angelic choral singing. Hank Shteamer, You’d better be prepared, because the great purple one always gets what he wants. This -. Check that vintage video and you’ll see from where the later single gets its ‘naa na na na naah’s. Imagine going to a party with Lionel Richie and touching him on the shoulder and asking, 'Hey Lionel, I just wondered how long are we gonna be here?' It has everything. You don’t have to be a ‘90s bitch to adore Icona Pop’s empowering dancefloor filler. By entering your email address you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and consent to receive emails from Time Out about news, events, offers and partner promotions. Small wonder it became a gay pride anthem. This timeless, Giorgio Moroder-produced disco anthem from 1977 did exactly that, becoming the first purely electronic jam to make it big and pretty much inventing dance music in the process. Sam Smith is known for their heartbreaking ballads, but "I Feel Love" truly shows their range. Jonny Ensall, Sucker DJs who think they’re fly get put in their place with the title track of this trio’s best-selling album – and we grab ourselves a prime spot on the dancefloor every time this comes blaring out of our boombox. Die besten Party-Songs aller Zeiten: Inhaltsverzeichnis.