Dance Party Playlist!

Dance Party Playlist

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I am big fan of fun receptions. Who isn't? Everyone loves to have fun. And music is one of the best things you can use to ensure just that. However, I'm personally not too keen on those “classic” wedding reception songs (I mean really… YMCA?). And not only that, but it's important to both my fiance and I to have pretty clean lyrics in the songs we play. It's a rather family focused event for us. I think that good music you really like should be played at receptions. We wanted a mix of modern dance songs, off-beat, indie picks, and quality, non-cheesy classics that a lot of people would know (Thank you Michael Jackson). So I scoured itunes, wedding blogs, and googled my way to creating our dance party playlist. It's full of clean, dance-able, wonderful songs and I am proud of it. So whether you are going DIY-DJ or not, I hope this helps to get the party started at your reception. πŸ™‚

1901 – Phoenix

ABC – Jackson Five

Angel – Akon

Better, Stronger, Faster – Daft Punk

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Cha Cha Slide – Mr. C

Club Can’t Handle Me – Flo Rida

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Don’t Stop the Music – Rihanna

Dynamite – Taio Cruz

Firework – Katy Perry

Footloose – Kenny Loggins

Gonna Get This – Hannah Montana & Iyaz

Gots To Get Her – Blake Lewis

Hey Soul Sister – Train

I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas

I know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) – Pitbull

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I Want You Back – Jackson Five

It Had Better Be Tonight (Meglio Stasera) [Zoned Out Mix] – Michael Buble

Lisztomania – Phoenix

More – Usher

Only Girl in the World – Rihanna

Paper Planes – M.I.A.

Party in the USA – Miley Cyrus

Pon De Replay – Rihanna

Ready to Start – Arcade Fire

Replay – Iyaz

Shout – The Isley Brothers

Smooth Criminal – Michael Jackson

Somebody to Love – Leighton Meester

Somebody to Love Remix – Justin Bieber ft Usher

Thriller – Michael Jackson

Teenage Dream – Katy Perry

You Make the Rain Fall – Kevin Rudolf and Flo Rida

Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) – Shakira

We No Speak Americano – Yolanda Be Cool & Dcup

Any other great suggestions for us? How'd you choose your reception music if you're DIYing?

Editor's note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more resources for planning a pandemic wedding here.Β 

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