Must-Have Songs to Get the Party Started

Get your guest up on the dance floor with these impossible-to-resist dance tracks for your birthday, engagement party, wedding or corporate function.

Hey Ya by OutKast
This rap duo, comprising Andre 3000 and Big Boi dropped the single Hey Ya to rave reviews and non-stop repeats on international radio in 2003. With its funky-ass bass line and easy-to-join-in clapping motif, all this song needed to hit the bigtime was a killer chorus — and that it delivered!

U Can’t Touch This by MC Hammer
Nothing says 80s like a little STOP…Hammer time! Iconic 80s artist, MC Hammer even provided us with an absolutely ridiculous dance move to help us take the mickey. But, when it’s all said and done, it really is a great song!

Black or White by Michael Jackson
Taking it back to the King of Pop with a song that is still relevant today! Party hard and send a positive message of equality all in one go!

Shake It Off by Taylor Swift
Not everyone is a mega-fan of Tay Tay but this song is an undoubtable hit. It’s catchy, it’s fun, it’s danceable, the lyrics are simple. What more could you want from your d-floor beats.

Yeah by Usher
CLASSIC! With a one word chorus, absolutely everyone can join in! Mid-2000s RnB at its very best!

Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepson
Yes, I know —CRINGE! But there’s something about this track that gets men and women alike on the d-floor and belting out the all too memorable chorus. Released in 2012, this song has since seen parodies from some of the music industry’s biggest stars, such as Katy Perry and Justin Bieber.

Sexy Back by Justin Timberlake
Who’s bringing sexy back? You’re bringing sexy back! Play this banger at any party and your guests will be popping and dropping into the night!

Gangnam Style by Psy
This YouTube sensation is bound to have your guests energised and ready to party. With its very own iconic dance moves, play this towards the peak of your evening and your guests will be “Gangnam Style-ing” all over the place!

Single Ladies by Beyoncé
Empower your single friends by giving them the opportunity to squawk about their independence! Girl power!

Gold Digger by Kanye West
With a sample form the hit classic ‘I Got A Woman’ by Ray Charles, everyone knows the words to this late 2000s Kanye gift.

Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO
This has got to be close to one of the top party songs of all time. EDM-rap duo LMFAO provides a tune you just can’t help nodding your head to with Party Rock Anthem. Bringing the good old Melbourne shuffle back to the forefront, this is a classic for parties across the world.

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
Even if this song doesn’t get your guests dancing per-se, they certainly will be on the floor and giving their vocal pipes a good workout. This is a classic internationally and will always liven up the party.