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21 Unforgettable Dance Hits of the 2010s Decade

21 Notable Dance Songs from the 2010s

The 2010s was a decade full of hit dance songs that made their way onto the charts and into our ears. From Lady Gagas Born This Way to One Directions What Makes You Beautiful, weve compiled a list of 21 dance songs that stood out during the past decade.

Lets dive in and take a closer look at each one. 1.

Born This Way by Lady Gaga

Lady Gagas Born This Way became an instant classic when it was released in 2011. The dance-pop anthem celebrates self-empowerment and encourages listeners to love themselves for who they are.

2. Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

In 2014, Taylor Swift released Shake It Off, a pop song that marked her transition from country to mainstream pop.

The upbeat track encourages listeners to let go of their worries and dance like nobody’s watching. 3.

We Found Love by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris

Rihanna teamed up with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris for We Found Love, a 2011 hit thats a perfect blend of electronic and dance-pop. Its a song about the highs and lows of a passionate relationship.

4. Telephone by Lady Gaga featuring Beyonc

Telephone features Lady Gaga and Queen Bey as they metaphorically compare themselves to phones that are constantly ringing.

The music videos iconic jailbreak scene is still talked about today. 5.

Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift

In 2017, Taylor Swift made a comeback with Look What You Made Me Do. The electropop track, produced by Jack Antonoff, addresses Swifts public feuds with her critics and fellow musicians. 6.

Only Girl (In the World) by Rihanna

Only Girl (In the World) was released in 2010 and was Rihannas first single from her fifth studio album, Loud. The uptempo track is driven by a synthesizer melody and electronic drums.

7. Havana by Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug

Havana was a global hit in 2017, propelled by Camila Cabellos Latin vocals and Young Thugs rap verse.

The songs catchy chorus and tropical vibe make it a perfect summer jam. 8.

Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen

Call Me Maybe launched Carly Rae Jepsen to fame in 2012. The bubblegum pop track is about a girl whos fallen in love at first sight and asks the guy to call her maybe.

9. Get Lucky by Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

Get Lucky was a funky disco-pop hit that featured the vocals of Pharrell Williams and guitar riffs by Nile Rodgers.

The song won two Grammys in 2014. 10.

Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock

Party Rock Anthem was a 2011 electronic composition by dance duo LMFAO. The song, featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock, became the soundtrack to countless parties that year.

11. OMG by Usher featuring will.i.am

In 2010, Usher teamed up with will.i.am for OMG, an auto-tuned club hit thats still remembered for its energetic dance beats.

12. Lights by Ellie Goulding

Lights was a sleeper hit that launched Ellie Goulding to global fame in 2010.

The atmospheric production and Gouldings haunting vocals make it a standout among dance-pop hits. 13.

Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Mark Ronson and Bruno Marss Uptown Funk was a massive hit in 2014, inspired by funk-pop, soul, and disco. Its catchy melody and retro groove have kept it a popular choice for dance parties.

14. California Gurls by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg

California Gurls is Katy Perrys ode to the girls of California.

The electropop track features Snoop Dogg and became a massive hit in 2010. 15.

Super Bass by Nicki Minaj

Super Bass is a hip-hop and electronic romance from Nicki Minajs debut album in 2010. The catchy beats and Minajs rap flow make it an unforgettable song that became an instant classic.

16. Latch by Disclosure featuring Sam Smith

Latch was a UK hit for Disclosure, featuring the soulful vocals of Sam Smith.

The future bass production and Smiths unmistakable voice made it a top dance song of 2012. 17.

Closer by The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey

Closer was a massive hit for The Chainsmokers in 2016, featuring Halseys sultry vocals over a future bass and retro synthesizer beats. The song has become an anthem for young love and heartbreak.

18. The Edge of Glory by Lady Gaga

The Edge of Glory is a pop-electro-rock hybrid from Lady Gagas album Born This Way.

Its powerful chorus and disco-inspired beat make it a standout track from the album. 19.

Fancy by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX

Im so fancy, you already know, Iggy Azalea raps in this 2014 pop-rap hit featuring Charli XCX. The song became a massive hit and debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

20. Anaconda by Nicki Minaj

Anaconda is a 2014 rap hit that samples Sir Mix-a-Lots classic Baby Got Back.

The songs explicit lyrics and record-breaking video views on Vevo made it a viral sensation. 21.

What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction

One Directions debut single, What Makes You Beautiful was a massive hit in 2011. The pop track features catchy guitar riffs and has become a classic among boy band songs.

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The 2010s were a decade full of dance songs that will be remembered for decades to come. From Lady Gaga to One Direction, these songs provided the soundtrack to countless memories.

Liam Flynns passion for music has allowed him to produce engaging content for Music Grotto that celebrates the best that the music world has to offer. The 2010s were a decade full of memorable dance tracks, from Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” to One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful.” Liam Flynn, Head Editor & Writer at Music Grotto, has a passion for music that allows him to create high-quality content for his readers.

The article provided an overview of 21 notable dance songs from the past decade, highlighting their unique characteristics and why they resonated with listeners. The takeaway is that music has a profound impact on our lives, and these dance songs have left an indelible mark on the music industry.

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