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Top 10 Current Party Songs

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This party songs list is an all-purpose selection of the best new and current music to get any party crowd moving and in a great mood for fun. What makes a great party song? Sexy, danceable, and fun to sing with friends are 3 key elements. For more great music, check out the list of the Top 100 Party Songs of all time.

1. Clean Bandit - "Rather Be"

Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Courtesy Atlantic

The UK's Clean Bandit are known for their combination of classical music sounds with contemporary electronic dance music.  "Rather Be" was a #1 pop smash in the UK earlier this year.  The mix of strings, jazzy sway, and a soulful vocal makes the song a perfect addition to contemporary party soundtracks.

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2. Kiesza - "Hideaway"

Kiesza - Hideaway EP
Courtesy Island

Canadian singer-songwriter Kiesza will bring back pleasing memories of the dance pop of the 1990s, and, after the music video, does anyone think of early Madonna?  This song has been a deserved pop smash around the world and is making waves in the US as a club hit.

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3. Mr. Probz - "Waves"

Mr. Proz - Waves
Courtesy Left Lane

Save this smooth club track for late night. Dutch singer Mr. Probz has hit the pop top 10 around the world with the Robin Schulz remix of his song "Waves." The accompanying music video was shot in Mexico.  This is just one of the latest in a surge of outstanding dance pop coming out of Europe.

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4. Demi Lovato - "Really Don't Care"

Demi Lovato - Really Don't Care
Courtesy Hollywood

Whether you play the original or available remixes, Demi Lovato's anthemic new pop smash will help anyone at the party get over a relationship gone bad. This is an empowering summer singalong to celebrate moving on.

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5. Cash Cash - "Lightning" featuring John Rzeznik

Cash Cash - Lightning
Courtesy Big Beat Records

It might seem like an unlikely combination but it works very very well. Electronic dance group Cash Cash got together with John Rzeznik, lead vocalist of the Goo Goo Dolls, and put together this hot dance track. Cash Cash is one of the hottest current names in dance music, and the gravelly vocals here added a distinctive sound to "Lightning."

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6. Daft Punk - "Derezzed" featuring Negin

Various Artists - DConstructed
Courtesy Disney

Earlier this year Disney put together a remix album of classic Disney songs. One of the featured tracks is the Daft Punk "Derezzed" from the Tron Legacy soundtrack.  Avicii has remixed the song into a #1 dance club hit featuring singer Negin.

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7. Royksopp and Robyn - "Do It Again"

Royksopp and Robyn - Do It Again
Courtesy Cherrytree

Ever feel compelled to repeat things whether they were really good for you or not?  Of course everyone has, and the powerful electronic dance music of Royksopp collaborating with Robyn will inspire humor or regret or maybe both at the same time.

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8. Calvin Harris - "Summer"

Calvin Harris - Summer
Courtesy Columbia

Electronic dance music master Calvin Harris takes the microphone for the first time on one of his records since the US breakthrough "Feel So Close." This is his bid for the party song of summer 2014.  It is indispensable for summer party playlists.

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9. Coldplay - "A Sky Full Of Stars"

Coldplay - Sky Full Of Stars
Courtesy Atlantic

Coldplay are not the first band that comes to mind when thinking of party music.  However, they worked with Avicii in the studio on this stand out track from their album Ghost Stories, and it is a perfect dreamy addition to your party playlist. The song will fill the air with danceable romance.

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10. Iggy Azalea - "Fancy" featuring Charli XCX

Iggy Azalea - Fancy featuring Charli XCX
Courtesy Island

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is one of the hottest pop artists of the moment.  Her breakthrough hit "Fancy" will energize any party playlist. Featured artist Charli XCX may be familiar from her appearance on massive party hit "I Love It" by Icona Pop.

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