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There are few things in the world as fun as totally letting go and dancing. It doesn't matter if you're the worst dancer, ever, or worthy of being Beyoncé's backup, the truth is that dancing is fun and freeing — especially with friends.
Of course, dancing requires good music. You can't break it down to slow, moody music — unless you've got moves like Solange or Sia. For the rest of us, a dance party requires upbeat dance tunes. You need songs that you can't help but move to. Songs that make you start swaying in your seat. Songs that make you feel like you've got to hit the floor. Right. Now.
Maybe you're planning a party, your wedding day is around the corner, or you just like to have great music to rock out to when you're home alone. No matter the reason, every person deserves the ultimate dance party playlist so they can bust a move. We've got one for you.
Click ahead for the best dance party songs, ever. We can't guarantee your dance moves will be great, but the music will be.
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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
If you aren't moving by the time Bruno Mars sings, "Don't believe me, just watch," then you might not be human. Just saying.
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That bass line is enough to get anyone moving. It always starts with small hip sways and grows to full-on attempts at the moonwalk by the first time MJ hits the chorus.
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Get up on this! Who can resist breaking it down to this one? Even Salt-N-Pepa dance in the music video. Just remember: This dance is for "only the sexy people."
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"On The Floor"
Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull
When you mix Kaoma's "Lambada" with synthesizers and Pitbull's patented hype-man rapping, you get a song that pumps you up so hard that really don't even need J.Lo to tell you to "tear it up the floor."
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I don't care if you were part of the Spice Girls craze in the '90s or if you hated them. You will start dancing to this damn song. It's ridiculous, catchy, and just so good.