45 of the Best New Dance Songs for Your 2017 Wedding

Don't just stand there, bust a move

You want to know one of the secrets to having a killer dance party at your wedding reception? Girl, you need to pile on the dance songs. And if you want your reception to feel light and fresh, you want to pile on the new dance songs. Sure, it’s solid to keep a healthy mix of retro tunes and current hits, but as the night wears on and feet really start flying, you want rhythms that pump, lyrics that pop, and new dance songs that you can’t help but move to. Enter: this list of forty-five dance songs that’s heavy on hits from the most recent three years (2015, 2016, and 2017).


There’s a healthy mix of dude-led and female-led songs (because a lot of us have feels on the topic!), but every dance song on this list is generally guaranteed to get your party moving. And, as ever, if all else fails, Whitney and Prince will always have you covered with throwback dance song greatness.

the best new dance songs for your wedding

Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley: “Chained to the Rhythm”

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay: “Something Just Like This”

Starley: “Call on Me”

Pitbull & J Balvin: “Hey Ma”

Sigrid: “Don’t Kill My Vibe”

Major Lazer ft. Nicki Minaj: “Run Up”

Jaded: “In the Morning”

Zedd ft. Alessia Cara: “Stay”

Martin Jensen: “Solo Dance”

Sigala & Digital Farm Animals: “Only One”

Bastille: “Good Grief”

Martin Solveig ft. Ina Wroldsen: “Places” (Icarus remix)

Ralphi Rosario ft. Aneeta Beat: “Button Pusha”

Bruno Mars: “24K Magic”

DNCE: “Body Moves”

Offaiah: “Trouble”

Dua Lipa: “Blow Your Mind”

The Chainsmokers: “Paris”

Bruno Mars: “That’s What I Like”

Ed Sheeran: “Shape of You”

Axwell /\ Ingrosso: “Something New”

Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj: “Side to Side”

Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign: “Work from Home”

Rihanna ft. Drake: “Work”


Calvin Harris ft. Young Thug, Ariana Grande, Pharrell Williams: “Heatstroke”

Oceans: “Cold Ain’t for Me”

Tyga: “1 of 1”

Steve Aoki & Louis Tomlison: “Hold On” 

Kapoor & Sons: “Let’s Nacho”

Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie: “Rockabye”

Major Lazer ft. Justin Beiber & MØ: “Cold Water”


Drake: “One Dance”

Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna: “This Is What You Came For”

Major Lazer ft. Nyla & Fuse ODG: “Light It Up”

Zedd ft. Jon Bellion: “Beautiful Now”

Robin Schulz ft. Francesco Yates: “Sugar”

Axwell /\ Ingrosso: “Sun Is Shining”

Coldplay: “Hymn for the Weekend”

The Weeknd: “Can’t Feel My Face”

Zara Larsson: “Lush Life”

Anitta: “Bang”

Inna: “Yalla”

Tinie Tempah ft. Zara Larsson: “Girls Like”

Sigala: “Easy Love”

Dua Lipa: “Be the One”

45 of the best new songs for your wedding: the playlist

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