The Ultimate Party Playlist

April 20, 2019

When it comes to a party, having a good playlist is essential for any partygoer wanting a good time. From past party experience, hip-hop, dance and pop music are the most popular genres to choose from to get people dancing. Based off of owning an iPod full of these types of music, this writer has compiled a playlist that he would play if he ever hosted a party:



  1. “Live for the Night” by Krewella

  2. “Don’t Stop The Party” by Pitbull

  3. “Clarity” by Zedd

  4. “Marvin and Chardonnay” by Big Sean feat. Kanye West and Roscoe Dash

  5. “Time of our Lives” by Pitbull and Ne-Yo

  6. “Give Me Everything” by Pitbull feat. Ne-Yo and Nayer

  7. “Turn Up the Music” by Chris Brown

  8. “Blackout” by Breathe Carolina

  9. “Sexy Chick” by David Guetta feat. Akon

  10. “No Hands” by Waka Flocka Flame feat. Wale and Roscoe Dash

  11. “Show Me” by Kid Ink feat. Chris Brown

  12. “Home” by Tiesto

  13. “Don’t Stop the Music” by Rihanna

  14. “Pon de Replay” by Rihanna

  15. “Sweet Sensation” by Flo Rida

  16. “Wild Ones” by Flo Rida

  17. “Commander” by Kelly Rowland

  18. “Crazy in Love” by Beyonce

  19. “Take over Control” by Afrojack

  20. “Mr. Saxobeat” by Alexandra Stan

  21. “Break Free” by Ariana Grande feat. Zedd

  22. “Beautiful Liar” by Shakira and Beyonce

  23. “Blame” by Calvin Harris feat. John Newman

  24. “Under Control” by Calvin Harris and Disciples

  25. “Everytime We Touch” by Cascada

  26. “Evacuate the Dancefloor” by Cascada

  27. “Run It” by Chris Brown feat. Juelz Santana

  28. “You Make Me Feel” by Cobra Starship feat. Sabi

  29. “Turn Me On” by David Guetta and Nicki Minaj

  30. “Crank it Up” bt David Guetta and Akon

  31. “Gettin’ Over You” by David Guetta and Chris Willis

  32. “Where Them Girls At” by David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida

  33. “Electric” by The DNC feat. Miss Amani

  34. “Ocean Drive” by Duke Dumont

  35. “I Like It” by Enrique Iglesias feat. Pitbull

  36. “Turn Up the Love” by Far East Movement feat. Cover Drive

  37. “Trap Queen” by Fetty Wap

  38. “Sledgehammer” by Fifth Harmony

  39. “Shots” by LMFAO

  40. “Work it Out” by Lil Jon

  41. “Motivation” by Kelly Rowland feat. Lil Wayne

  42. “GDFR” by Flo Rida feat. Sage the Gemini

  43. “Work Out” by J. Cole

  44. “Hit the Lights” by Jay Sean feat. Lil Wayne

  45. “Holy Grail” by Jay-Z feat. Justin Timberlake

  46. “Down On Me” by Jeremih and 50 Cent

  47. “Candy Shop” by 50 Cent

  48. “Revolution” by Diplo feat. Faustix and Imanos and Kai

  49. “In da Club” by 50 Cent

  50. “Youngblood” by 5 Seconds of Summer

  51. “Classic Man” by Jidenna feat. Roman GianArthur

  52. “Na Na” by Trey Songz

  53. “Bottoms Up” by Trey Songz feat. Nicki Minaj

  54. “Antidote” by Travis Scott

  55. “Earned It” by The Weeknd

  56. “Hands in the Air” by Timbaland feat. Ne-Yo

  57. “Whatever You Like” by T.I.

  58. “No Mediocre” by T.I. feat. Iggy Azalea

  59. “Live Your Life” by T.I. feat. Rihanna

  60. “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz

  61. “Don’t You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin

  62. “Slow Down” by Selena Gomez

  63. “Beat It” by Sean Kingston feat. Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa

  64. “Feel the Love” by Rudimental feat. John Newman

  65. “We Found Love” by Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris

  66. “Umbrella” by Rihanna feat. Jay-Z

  67. “Me and U” by Cassie

  68. “Temperature” by Sean Paul

  69. “Only Girl (In the World” by Rihanna

  70. “Better Now” by Post Malone

  71. “International Love” by Pitbull feat. Chris Brown

  72. “Hey Baby (Drop It to the Floor)” by Pitbull feat. T-Pain

  73. “Fireball” by Pitbull feat. John Ryan

  74. “Victorious” by Panic! At the Disco

  75. “Pound the Alarm” by Nicki Minaj

  76. “Jealous” by Nick Jonas

  77. “Hot in Herre” by Nelly

  78. “Suave (Kiss Me) by Nayer feat. Mohombi

  79. “Drinks on Us” by Mike WILL Made-It feat. The Weeknd, Swae Lee and Future

  80. “Sugar” by Maroon 5

These songs are all different, yet they bring the same theme to a party environment. In any case, they would all likely make a party memorable and enjoyable.


Michael Westwood is a 25 year old college graduate from Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Independent of being a contributor to Step Up, he is looking to pursue a career in professional writing of some type. His hobbies include watching professional wrestling (e.g. WWE and other promotions) and watching select TV sitcoms from today's television (e.g. Big Bang Theory, The Goldbergs) and classic programs as well (e.g. Seinfeld, Frasier, Everybody Loves Raymond). He also has an ongoing online forum designed to inform people about the autism spectrum called "Ask Mike," which is part of an autism awareness group called All 4 Autism, which is based in Florence, South Carolina.


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