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 2009.
Lady GaGa is the hottest new star of 2009, and her first hit single captures perfectly a spirit of fun for prom. It is a must for the night's playlist.
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Taylor Swift is a phenomenally talented young songwriter as well as singer. This smash pop and country hit is a compact love story in song. She is the hottest pop and country star of the moment so her music is bound to please the crowd.
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If the energy level is flagging, these sisters from Australia, full of attitude, will be certain to turn it back up. "Untouched" is their breakthrough US hit. Many at the prom will remember the video featuring the Veronicas performing at a dance.
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Current wistful, longing slow dance love songs don't get much better than this one from teen favorites Boys Like Girls.
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This is a classic Sarah McLachlan hit from the '90s. It works perfectly as a closing last dance at prom. McLachlan's voice is haunting here as she asks, "Will you remember me?"
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The Plain White T's positively ooze sweet charm here. On a night like prom night it may be just the sentiment that is called for.
This is a classic tribute song to the beauty of the one you're with. The song makes a great mid-tempo dance.
Another classic from the '90s to inject into the evening. Oasis are at their peak here. This is a great slow dance for rock fans.
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We the Kings turn up the energy and tell how to make the fairy tale come true.
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On a night when the guys are as well-dressed as Ne-Yo, he's a must for the playlist.