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Top 10 Prom Songs 2011

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Prom is remembered by many as one of the most significant events of high school. The music played at prom may stick with you for a lifetime. This is a list of 10 of the hottest songs for making those memories in 2011.

1. Jennifer Lopez - "On the Floor" featuring Pitbull

Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull - "On the Floor"
Courtesy Island Def Jam

Jennifer Lopez has returned with one of the hottest dance hits of the moment. This song is sure to fill the floor as everyone puts it "on the floor."

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2. Allstar Weekend - "Not Your Birthday"

Allstar Weekend
Courtesy Hollywood Records

This spring in late April the new movie Prom will hit theaters. The band Allstar Weekend have one of the key songs from the soundtrack. The band encourages everyone to hit the floor and party like it's "not your birthday."

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3. Bryan Adams - "Heaven"

Bryan Adams - "Heaven"
Courtesy A&M Records

Every prom needs a few great romantic classics. Few are more romantic than Bryan Adams' #1 80s smash hit "Heaven." It might sound a bit cheesy, but staring into your date's eyes and slow dancing you just might feel like you're in "Heaven."

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4. We the Kings - "We'll Be a Dream" featuring Demi Lovato

We the Kings featuring Demi Lovato - "We'll Be a Dream"
Courtesy S-Curve

This song had prom written all over it from the moment it was released. This is a great song for a singalong with great friends as well.

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5. Ke$ha - "Blow"

Ke$ha - "Blow"
Courtesy RCA

Ke$ha means good times and party music. Her latest hit is no different. Let "Blow" bring everyone to the dance floor.

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6. Paramore - "The Only Exception"

Paramore - "The Only Exception"
Courtesy Fueled By Ramen

This is one of the best slow dance songs released in the past year. That gentle sway combined with Hayley Williams' beautiful vocals will have everyone staring happily into each other's eyes and gliding across the dance floor.

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7. Edward Maya - "Stereo Love" featuring Vika Jigulina

Edward Maya featuring Vika Jigulina - "Stereo Love"
Courtesy Ultra

Add a touch of the exotic to the evening with this worldwide smash dance hit. There is a truly international feel to the instrumentation, but at heart "Stereo Love" is a straightforward club dance song.

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8. Justin Bieber - "Never Say Never" featuring Jaden Smith

Justin Bieber - "Never Say Never" featuring Jaden Smith
Courtesy Island Records

Opinions are likely to be split on Justin Bieber. However, "Never Say Never" with its uplifting message is a great mood lifter for this special night.

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9. Peter Gabriel - "In Your Eyes"

Peter Gabriel - "In Your Eyes"
Courtesy Geffen

Dig deep into the classics again for one of the most romantic pop hits of all time. There is a perfect midtempo dance beat to accompany you singing along as you gaze into your date's eyes.

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10. Miley Cyrus - "When I Look At You"

The Last Song
Courtesy Walt Disney

This is another song that went on to the prom playlist almost instantly upon release. Miley Cyrus sings the praises of a special person who turns all of the negative in life around.

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