New Year’s Eve is right round the corner and party time is on, peeps! The countdown has begun and the excitement is shooting through the roof. We’re all waiting to jump into the debaucheries of life so we have new stories to tell in 2017. Let’s stick to our goals, shall we?
The gardens and basements, rooftops and farmhouses are up for grabs as we find excuses to celebrate the festive vibe around us. That said, no party is complete without good music. Heck, make that great music. Something that just doesn’t set the mood but takes it to the next level.
We know you’re surfing the net and asking around for recommendations to complete your list. One can never have enough songs, right? That’s why we made you a compilation of this year’s greatest hits that set dance floors across the world on fire. Now all you have to do is press play.
1. Closer – The Chainsmokers Feat. Halsey
Probably the biggest blockbuster this year, Closer bagged all the top honours in the dance category.
2. In The Name Of Love – Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha
This track raged through the summer, making it to the end of the year and closing it with a bang.
3. Give Me Your Love – Sigala Feat. John Newman & Nile Rodgers
John Newman’s powerful vocals more than match up to the thumping beats in this hit.
4. Panda – Desiigner
Newcomer, Desiigner, nailed his game with this critically acclaimed debut single. So gangster.
5. Zara Larsson – Ain’t My Fault
Zara Larsson takes a gritty, badass route this time. You did well, girl. It ain’t our fault that we love you so.
6. Jonas Blue – By Your Side ft. RAYE
The buildup is slow but when the beats kick in, they’ll get your feet moving. Bet you on that.
7. Starboy – The Weeknd
This song by the king, The Weeknd, was on every damn playlist ever since it was released and rightfully so.
8. 24 k Magic – Bruno Mars
Thankfully, Bruno Mars will never stop experimenting with his musical style and ranges. This electric track is proof of his mad versatility.
9. Is This Love – Bob Marley feat. LVNDSCAPE & Bolier
This remix is special and full of life. It’ll make you sway to the happy rhythmic chant of“Is this love that I’m feeling?”
10. Bonbon – Era Istrefi
Istrefi sings mostly in Albanian so you’ll barely understand the lyrics but she more than makes up for that with her unbelievable sass and charm.
11. Cheap thrills – Sia
Sia gave millennials their go-to party anthem with this hit about being short on cash but high on fun.
12. Me, Myself & I – G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha
G-Easy really has been raiding the music industry with one success after another. This is one of his best.
13. Light It Up – Major Lazer Feat. Nyla & Fuse ODG
Funky and perfect for getting down on the floor when you’re in the mood to really shake it.
14. How Deep Is Your Love – Calvin Harris & Disciples
This has got to be one of Harris’s biggest biggie. It keeps ringing in your head long after the music stops playing.
15. No Broken Hearts – Bebe Rexha feat. Nicki Minaj
This electric-pop mesh is about overcoming heartbreak but does so with great spirit and style. The melodies are insane.
16. This Is What You Came For – Calvin Harris Feat. Rihanna
This incredible fusion of styles happens when two musical geniuses collide. So addictive, you can’t get enough.
17. Hotline Bling – Drake
This aching track got Drake almost every award in the industry. He reflects upon an ex and sounds bruised, neglected and sexy at the same time.
18. Work – Rihanna Feat. Drake
Obviously, these two artists had to come together to create a smouldering masterpiece that sets new intimacy goals.
19. Let Me Love You – DJ Snake Feat. Justin Bieber
This song went through the Billboard roof and claimed top spot on many lists around the world.
20. Into You – Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande is one Dangerous Woman! And she proves it once again with this cool number.
21. Cool Girl – Tove Lo
Tove Lo is so badass with her style, she puts almost every other human to shame. And she’s a phenomenal singer. This song says the same.
22. I Took A Pill In Ibiza – Mike Posner
This song is based on Posner’s real experience of popping ‘a pill’ and partying till the end of time. Bold and exciting. No wonder it topped all airplays.
23. Galantis – No Money
Super lively and catchy, this uplifting track landed Galantis on the global scene.
24. Slumber Party – Britney Spears Feat. Tinashe
It’s Britney, bitch! The icon brings back her signature style and drops another party song that oozes with sex appeal.
25. Good For You – Selena Gomez Feat. A$AP Rocky
Damn. Gomez set everything on fire by crooning about wanting to please her lover. The remix is great for some hot & heavy dancing.