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100 Best Dance Love Songs

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In the realms of dance music sentiments of the heart and carefree thoughts of the mind are brought to life in an extravagant manner. While different types of dance songs are popular with youth, in recent years dance love songs with their anthemic feel have become enormously popular at parties and nightclubs. The uptempo beats and playfully glitzy rhythmic structures of these songs take vibe to a whole new level. The aesthetic combination of club beats, dance grooves, and thoughtfully crafted romantic lyrics make these songs the quintessential mantra at ever celebratory occasion.

The list below showcases a collection of dance love songs from different decades ideally suited for different celebratory occasions. If you have a view, opinion, or song suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Dance Love Songs

1. “Levitating”—Dua Lipa

2. “We Found Love”—Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris

3. “Shape of You”—Ed Sheeran

4. “Love You Like a Love Song”—Selena Gomez & the Scene

5. “Sorry”—Justin Bieber

6. “One Kiss”—Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa

7. “Crazy in Love”—Beyonce featuring Jay-Z

8. “Don’t Go Yet”—Camila Cabello

9. “Treasure”—Bruno Mars

10. “The Motto”—Tiesto & Ava Maxx

What Are Dance Love Songs?

Dance love songs are mid-tempo or upbeat tunes that incorporate slick dance beats with romantic lyrics or naughtily suggestive lines that make popular sing-along choruses. These songs are built on a strong framework of production techniques that are worked in accordance with the type of song, and the artist performing the song. The highly sophisticated groove-based sound of these love songs is tailormade for parties and the club music scene. Sometimes these songs begin with a slow bpm and progress to fast-paced tempo shifts.

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The lyrics of dance love songs talk about relationships, romance, crushes, breakups, flirting, fantasy, and dreams. The feeling associated with love is expressed in myriad ways through these songs. Different aspects related to the heart and mind are showcased metaphorically or based on life experiences. The use of auto-tune in dance genres has become increasingly popular in recent decades. Dance love songs are popular in genres such as

  • Dance-Pop
  • R&B
  • Electropop
  • Synthpop
  • EDM
  • Club
  • Disco
  • Hip Hop
  • House
  • Dancehall
  • Eurodance
  • New Jack Swing
  • Dubstep
  • Techno
  • Funk
  • Electro
Dance like everyone's watching!

Dance like everyone's watching!

#11—20

11. “Save Your Tears”—The Weeknd

12. “Habits (Stay High)”—Tove Lo

13. “Senorita”—Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

14. “Lean On”—Major Lazer featuring Mo

15. “Adore You”—Harry Styles

16. “When I’m Gone”—Alesso and Katy Perry

17. “How Deep Is Your Love”—Calvin Harris and Disciples

18. “Call You Mine”—The Chainsmokers featuring Bebe Rexha

19. “Firestone”—Kygo featuring Conrad Sewell

20. “My Head & My Heart”—Ava Max

For What Occasions Are Dance Love Songs Ideally Suited?

Dance love songs can be played at every celebratory occasion that involves moving, grooving and a whole lot of dancing. Because of their anthemic sing-along lines and catchy beats these songs bring out the party spirit in guests at a party. The feel, soul, and vibe at a party is resurrected to new heights with a carefully curated playlist of dance love songs.

Couples, solo freestyle dancers, or dance groups can have fun with their dance moves when these songs are playing. The music and lyrics of these songs create the right ambiance for different types of dance moves on the dance floor. With club bangers and summer anthems leading the way, a heady mix of dance music takes the party revelers on a new high. Dance love songs are ideal for

  • Weddings
  • Anniversaries
  • Nightclubs
  • Dance Parties
  • Proms
  • Birthday Parties
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Fresher Parties
  • Surprise Parties
  • Welcome Parties
  • New Year Parties
  • Pool Parties
  • Farewell Parties
Dance love songs are perfect for weddings.

Dance love songs are perfect for weddings.

#21—40

21. “Piece of Your Heart”—Meduza featuring Goodboys

22. “Break My Heart”—Dua Lipa

23. “By Your Side”—Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan

24. “Into You”—Ariana Grande

25. “Crazy What Love Can Do”—David Guetta, Becky Hill and Ella Henderson

26. “Where Did You Go?”—Jax Jones featuring MNEK

27. “Starving”—Hailee Steinfeld and Grey featuring Zedd

28. “Tell It To My Heart”—Meduza featuring Hozier

29. “Chain My Heart”—Bebe Rexha

30. “Don’t Be Shy”—Tiesto and Karol G

31. “Stay with Me”—Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, Halsey and Pharrell Williams

32. “Feel Good”—Gryffin and Illenium featuring Daya

33. “Rather Be”—Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne

34. “My Heart Goes (La Di Da)”—Becky Hill and Topic

35. “Close to Me”—Ellie Goulding, Diplo and Swae Lee

36. “Magic”—Kylie Minogue

37. “Feels”—Calvin Harris featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean

38. “Remind Me to Forget”—Kygo featuring Miguel

39. “Never Be Like You”—Flume featuring Kai

40. “Without You”—Avicii

Electronics and Software Used in Dance Music

Electronics and software are essential components that form the blueprint of dance music production. A number of bands and artists associated with dance music use a host of unique sounds and samples to give unique identity to their dance songs. Every decade has had it’s share of dance songs driven by defining trends and sounds. While the content in old dance love songs relates to a single aspect of love and relationships, new dance love songs showcase multiple aspects associated with the same. The newer breed of dance music artists is known to incorporate a plethora of electronic sounds and production techniques to bring to life addictive dance anthems.

Although sounds associated with the current dance music scene is drastically different from dance music from previous decades, it’s the aesthetically incorporated synth embellishments that remain true to their roots. The sequenced sounds of synthesizers and drum machines became magnanimous in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Every dance song from that era incorporated polyphonic sounds steamrolled with eclectic sampling modes. Roland, Yamaha, and Korg are three electronic musical instruments and electronic equipment brands that are known as the Holy Trinity of sequenced sounds. Some of the electronics and software used in a wide spectrum of dance music are and music production are

  • Roland TB-303
  • LennarDigital Sylenth 1
  • Xfer Records Serum
  • Yamaha DX7
  • u-he Diva
  • Native Instruments Monark
  • Roland JP-8000
  • Access Virus
  • Native Instruments FM8
  • Korg M1
  • Audiorealism ABL3
  • Reveal Sound Spire
  • u-he HIVE
  • Novation Bass Station
  • Ableton Live Analog
  • Nexus 2
  • Roland D-50
  • Dune 3 Synapse Audio
  • Harmor Image-Line Software
  • Native Instruments Massive
  • Kick 2 Sonic Academy
  • Apple Logic Pro X Alchemy
  • Omnisphere 2
  • Avenger Vengeance-Sound
The Roland TB-303 became a foundation of electronic dance music genres, like acid house, Chicago house and techno.

The Roland TB-303 became a foundation of electronic dance music genres, like acid house, Chicago house and techno.

#41—60

41. “More Than You Know”—Axwell & Ingrosso

42. “Ok”—Robin Schulz featuring James Blunt

43. “Cola”—CamelPhat and Elderbrook

44. “Kiss”—Prince

45. “Sugar”—Maroon 5

46. “You da One”—Rihanna

47. “Love Me Now”—Kygo featuring Zoe Wees

48. “Without You”—David Guetta featuring Usher

49. “Perfect Strangers”—Jonas Blue featuring JP Cooper

50. “Back to You”—Selena Gomez

51. “Would You Ever”—Skrillex featuring Poo Bear

52. “Real Love”—Clean Bandit and Jess Glyne

53. “One Dance”—Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla

54. “Your Love Is My Drug”—Kesha

55. “Waste It On Me”—Steve Akoi featuring BTS

56. “I Could Be the One”—Avicii and Nicky Romero

57. “Spectrum”—Zedd featuring Matthew Koma

58. “Hold It Against Me”—Britney Spears

59. “Baby”—Justin Bieber

60. “You Make Me Feel…”—Cobra Starship featuring Sabi

What Type of Dance Songs Should Be Played At Parties?

It is wise to play different types of dance songs at parties. Playing the same type of songs can get really monotonous. Indeed! playing songs from a certain genre can be a mood killer at parties. Make sure you pick songs from different dance music genres. Play varying mid-tempo and uptempo dance songs from different decades. Along with new dance love songs, make sure you include tunes from the ‘80s, ‘90s and 2000s.

Bringing back nostalgia through songs is a great way to get things started at parties. A gradual shift in gears with tempo changes and altered bpm makes way for the final crescendo. Create your playlist of party anthems in accordance with different party sessions. Thoughtfully curated playlists ensure smooth flow of transitions at parties, especially during session changes.

#61—80

61. “Teenage Dream”—Katy Perry

62. “Shower”—Becky G

63. “Let Me Love You”—DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber

64. “Where Have You Been”—Rihanna

65. “Lady (Hear Me Tonight)”—Modjo

66. “I Want To Dance With Somebody”—Whitney Houston

67. “Right Now (Na Na Na)”—Akon

68. “Whenever, Whatever”—Shakira

69. “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”—Wham!

70. “More Than A Woman”—Aaliyah

71. “Can’t Get You Out of My Head”—Kylie Minogue

72. “Hung Up”—Madonna

73. “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”—Pitbull

74. “Love”—Kendrick Lamar featuring Zacari

75. “The Way”—Ariana Grande

76. “Another Night”—Real McCoy

77. “Beautiful”—Bazzi featuring Camila Cabello

78. “Let’s Hear It For the Boy”—Deniece Williams

79. “Closer”—Chainsmokers featuring Halsey

80. “I Got You”—Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones

#81—100

81. “Turn Me On”—Kevin Lyttle

82. “Naturally”—Selena Gomez & the Scene

83. “Love On Top”—Beyonce

84. “365”—Zedd and Katy Perry

85. “Waiting for Tonight”—Jennifer Lopez

86. “How Will I Know”—Whitney Houston

87. “It Feels So Good”—Sonique

88. “Flashdance…What a Feeling”—Irene Cera

89. “Never Gonna Give You Up”—Rick Astley

90. “What Is Love”—Haddaway

91. “Be My Lover”—La Bouche

92. “Walking on Sunshine”—Katrina and the Waves

93. “Everybody Have Fun Tonight”—Wang Chung

94. “Don’t Wake Me Up”—Chris Brown

95. “As Long As You Love Me”—Justin Bieber

96. “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)”—Ne-Yo

97. “I’m Into You”—Jennifer Lopez featuring Lil Wayne

98. “When I Think of You”—Janet Jackson

99. “Closer”—Ne-Yo

100. “Don’t Forget My Love”—Diplo and Miguel

Other Notable Dance Love Songs

  • “Next to Me”—Rufus du Sol
  • “Sweet Dreams”—Alan Walker and Imanbek
  • “If You Like It”—StoneBridge featuring Elsa Li Jones
  • “Stay the Night”—Sigala
  • “Only Girl (In the World)”—Rihanna
  • “Drive”—Clean Bandit and Topic featuring Wes Nelson
  • “Both of Us”—Jayda G
  • “Head & Heart”—Joel Corry featuring MNEK
  • “Soul Control”—Jessie Ware
  • “Let’s Go”—Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo
  • “Please”—Jessie Ware
  • “Real Groove”—Kylie Minogue and Dua Lipa
  • “Missing”—Everything but the Girl
  • “Nights Like This”—Loud Luxury featuring CID
  • “Latch”—Disclosure featuring Sam Hunt
  • “Satisfaction”—Benny Benassi
  • “Push It”—Salt-N-Pepa
  • “What’s On Your Mind”—Pure Energy
  • “Jump”—Girls Aloud
  • “She Makes Me Wanna”—JLS featuring Dev
  • “Alive”—Krewella
  • “I Want Candy”—Bow Wow Wow
  • “Rock wit U (Awww Baby)”—Ashanti
  • “Do You Miss Me?”—Jocelyn Enriquez
  • “My Place”—Nelly featuring Jaheim
  • “Won’t Forget You”—Shouse
  • “Say it Right”—Nelly Furtado
  • “I Need Your Love”—Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding
  • “A Second to Midnight”—Kylie Minogue and Years & Years
  • “Spotlight”—Jessie Ware
  • “Please Don’t Go”—KWS
  • “U Remind Me”—Usher
  • “The Time (Dirty Bit)”—Black Eyed Peas
  • “When the Lights Go Out”—Five
  • “Sexy Love”—Ne-Yo
  • “1 Thing”—Amerie
  • “Superstar”—Jemelia
  • “Best I Ever Had”—Drake
  • “High Energy”—Evelyn Thomas
  • “Into You”—Fabolous featuring Tamia
  • “Freeway of Love”—Aretha Franklin
  • “Beautiful”—Akon featuring Colby O’Donis and Kardinal Offishal
  • “Sing It Back”—Moloko
  • “Feel So Close”—Calvin Harris
  • “I Can’t Wait”—Nu Shooz
  • “My Feelings for You”—Avicii
  • “The Way I Are”—Timbaland featuring Keri Hilson
  • “It’s Love”—Goldtrix featuring Andrea Brown
  • “What’s Luv?”—Ashanti and Ja Rule
  • “Love Never Felt So Good”—Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake
  • “In My House”—Mary Jane Girls
  • “I Wanna Be Bad”—Willa Ford
  • “Don’t Matter”—Akon
  • “Forever”—Chris Brown
  • “Sweet Dreams”—Beyonce
  • “You’re the One for Me”—D-Train
  • “Mesmerize”—Ja Rule featuring Ahsnti
  • “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)”—Dead or Alive
  • “Crush”—Jennifer Paige
  • “Last Night”—Diddy featuring Keyshia Cole
  • “Please Don’t Go”—Mike Posner
  • “Like I Love You”—Justin Timberlake
  • “I Turn to You”—Melanie C
  • “Dance with Me”—Debelah Morgan
  • “Take My Breath Away”—Alesso
  • “Jump (For My Love)”—The Pointer Sisters
  • “Situation”—Yazoo
  • “Be with You”—Enrique Iglesias
  • “Turnin Me On”—Keri Hilson featuring Lil Wayne
  • “You Only Have to Say You Love Me”—Hannah Jones
  • “On my Mind”—Diplo and Sidepiece
  • “Love Sensation”—Loleatta Holloway
  • “Come On Ove Baby (All I Want Is You)”—Christina Aguilera
  • “Full Moon”—Brandy
  • “Summer”—Calvin Harris
  • “Everytime We Touch”—Cascada
  • “My Love Is Your Love”—Whitney Houston
  • “In the Name of Love”—Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha
  • “What Lovers Do”—Maroon 5 featuring SZA
  • “All I Ever Wanted”—Basshunter
  • “Let Me Love You”—Mario
  • “Thinking About You”—Calvin Harris featuring Ayah Marar
  • “What A Girl Wants”—Christina Aguilera
  • “My Love Is Like…Wo”—Mya
  • “Love Me”—Justin Bieber
  • “If You Had My Love”—Jennifer Lopez
  • “Mine”—Bazzi
  • “Love Somebody”—Maroon 5
  • “My First Kiss”—3OH!3
  • “Summer Love”—Justin Timberlake
  • “Together Forever”—Rick Astley
  • “Here (In Your Arms)”—Hellogoodbye
  • “Come Go with Me”—Expose
  • “Remember”—Becky Hill and David Guetta
  • “I Want You”—Thalia featuring Fat Joe
  • “Always on Time”—Ja Rule featuring Ashanti
  • “Say My Name”—Destiny’s Child
  • “Whatever You Like”—T.I.
  • “Me & U”—Cassie
  • “You’re a Superstar”—Love Inc

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