There are endless songs played at clubs and events that get people out on the dance floor, but only a few can claim to be the best dance songs ever. These songs have survived through the years and keep people dancing to their beat. When one of these popular songs is played, people recognize it immediately and begin dancing along to the tune.
1. "Stayin' Alive"
Not only is this disco song fun to dance to, but it's catchy to sing along with as well. It was released in 1977 and was part of the Saturday Night Fever album. It made the list of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and also made the Billboard Hot 100. It has remained popular ever since and is a favorite at the clubs and at events.
2. "I Will Survive "
No girls' night out would be complete without dancing to Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive. This song has been popular since 1978 and made Billboard's Hot 100 list as well. In 1980, it received the Grammy Award for Best Disco Recording. This song has become an anthem for women everywhere and shows that they are strong no matter what.
Madonna showed the world how to vogue in 1990, and people have been doing it ever since. This song created a sensation in the clubs with dancing that imitated Hollywood stars through a combination of hand gestures and body poses. Why not strike a pose and show everyone that you can vogue?
4. "The Hustle"
Who wouldn't want to do the Hustle after hearing this catchy song? Reaching #1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Hot Soul Singles chart in 1975, it has been one of the biggest hits of our time. It even won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and is one of the most popular songs from the disco era that still gets people dancing today.
The Village People
The Village People created a sensation with this song. Weddings are not complete without a crowd dancing to "YMCA". Young and old will agree that this song is fun to dance to and there are few people who don't know the letter-making motions to this song.
7. "Gonna Make You Sweat"
C&C Music Factory
Released in 1990, this song reached stardom in no time. It was #2 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It is played at clubs and weddings and various events. It is both fun and exhilarating to dance to and is considerd one of the best dance songs ever among dancers of all ages.
8. "It Takes Two"
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
This duo created an uproar with this dance song. It is one of the best dance songs ever since it is fast and upbeat. The lyrics are easy to sing along to and the beat will get you moving in no time.
10. "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty"
KC & The Sunshine Band
This song is so upbeat and fun that it has everyone dancing to its beat. It has been popular since its release in 1976 and reached #1 on the Billboard charts. When it's played, people rush to the dance floor to do exactly what the song says: shake their booties!