• Best Party Songs of 2014

    Having the right music for any type of party is essential. A playlist with slow-outdated tracks can set a dull mood for the rest of the night, sending party guests straight out the door. But a playlist filled with upbeat-new tracks and a good mix of musical genres can send everyone to the dancefloor and keep your party going for hours. We’ve compiled a list of 2014’s hottest-party tracks that will ensure your party is a total hit.

    With infectious pop songs like Icona Pop’s “Ready for the Weekend,” killer-electronic tracks like Disclosure’s “When A Fire Starts to Burn,” and songs from emerging artists like Tinashe you’ll cover all your bases. Click through the list above to get party planning!

  • Tinashe (featuring Schoolboy Q) - “2 On”

    “2 On” is a super cool, hip-hop and R&B track from talented singer/songwriter, Tinashe. The track features rap-sensation Schoolboy Q, and should definitely earn a spot on anyone’s party playlist. You can learn more about Tinashe in our Pulse on Who’s Next feature!
  • Florida Georgia Line (featuring Luke Bryan) - “This Is How We Roll”

    Florida Georgia Line is an American-country duo that has a distinct pop, rock, and country sound. Their hit track “This Is How We Roll,” featuring Luke Bryan, is topping U.S. Billboard country charts and is a great choice for your party playlist.
  • Wisin (featuring Jennifer Lopez & Ricky Martin) - “Adrenalina”

    Latin-urban musician, Wisin has taken the Latin-music scene by storm this past year. And his hit track “Adrenalina,” featuring superstar-artists, Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez, would add some perfect-latin flavor to any party playlist. “Adrenalina” will not only please Latin-music lovers, but anyone else who enjoys an upbeat-dance track.
  • Iggy Azalea (Charli XCX) - “Fancy” (CLEAN VERSION)

    Australian-female rapper, Iggy Azalea released the track “Fancy” (featuring Charli XCX) for her upcoming-new album The New Classic, and it does not disappoint. Be sure to please all of your party-goers by including this funky pop and hip-hop track on your playlist. And check out our feature with Azalea’s stylist about her Clueless-themed music video for “Fancy.”
  • Chromeo - “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)”

    Electro-funk duo Chromeo has released some killer-new music this year. And a definite must for our 2014 party playlist is their upbeat funky track “Jealous (I Ain’t With It),” off of their upcoming album White Women.
  • Flume (featuring Jezzabell Doran) - “Sleepless”

    Flume is a young and talented Australian-based DJ, topping Australian charts and receiving critical acclaim in the U.S. upon the release of his self-titled debut album, Flume, in 2013. “Sleepless” featuring Jezzabell Doran is one of the catchiest tracks on the album, and would be a great addition to your party mix.
  • ODESZA (featuring Madelyn Grant) - “Sun Models”

    “Sun Models” featuring Madelyn Grant is the latest track from Seattle-based DJ duo, ODESZA. The track has an amazing beat and will surely impress all of your party-goers.
  • Duke Dumont (featuring Jax Jones) - “I Got U”

    Grammy-nominated British DJ, Duke Dumont has released two chart-topping tracks in the past year. “I Got U,” which has reached number one on the UK charts, is the perfect-party jam earning a spot on our playlist.
  • John Newman - “Love Me Again”

    “Love Me Again” is the hit track from breakout-British artist John Newman. This song is extremely catchy with Newman’s powerhouse vocals and anthem-like lyrics. Everyone at your party will be chanting along.
  • Clean Bandit (featuring Jess Glynne) - “Rather Be”

    “Rather Be” is the latest track from funky-UK group Clean Bandit. A unique mix of electronic, dance, and classical sounds, “Rather Be” has topped UK and Australian pop charts and is bound to be a hit in the US. So why not include this catchy track on your next party playlist?
  • Icona Pop - “Ready for the Weekend”

    Ready to get all your party guests pumped for the weekend? Simply play the upbeat-electronic track “Ready For The Weekend,” from dynamic Swedish-DJ duo, Icona Pop. And check out their debut album, This Is Icona Pop for some more dance-inducing party tracks.
  • Daft Punk - “Lose Yourself to Dance”

    No party playlist can be complete without some Daft Punk, and we’ve included “Lose Yourself Dance” from their hit album, Random Access Memories. This song will absolutely get everyone at your party to do just what the song says, lose themselves to dance.
  • Sub Focus (featuring Alpines) - “Tidal Wave”

    “Tidal Wave” (featuring Alpines) is a new track from electro-music producer, Sub Focus. Featured on his new album Torus, which received significant praise, “Tidal Wave” should be a sure hit for your next rager.
  • Rudimental (featuring Ella Eyre) - “Waiting All Night”

    “Waiting All Night” featuring Ella Eyre, is an upbeat track from British-electronic group, Rudimental. Blending hard-hitting EDM beats with Ella Eyre’s sultry vocals, “Waiting All Night” is just one of many infectious tracks from the electro quartet’s debut-album Home.
  • Calvin Harris - “Summer”

    “Summer” is a hot-new track from DJ superstar, Calvin Harris. It’s a great dance song that will get everyone at your bash into the summer-party spirit as soon as they hear it.
  • Disclosure - “When A Fire Starts to Burn”

    When A Fire Starts to Burn” is a killer track from British siblings and DJ-duo, Disclosure. Off their critically acclaimed debut-album Settle, this track will certainly get your party-goers moving. The ingenious sample of a Southern minister’s empowering sermon with some heavy house beats creates a sensational track that will certainly bring praise from all your party guests. Be sure to check out our Artist of the Week feature on this talented duo.
  • Ellie Goulding - “Burn”

    British-pop sensation, Ellie Goulding turned out numerous upbeat-party hits this past year. And her latest single “Burn” is no exception. The uplifting track featuring strong EDM sounds, and, of course, Goulding's ethereal vocals is a fire-burning hit.
  • Avicii - “You Make Me”

    We love the new track “You Make Me,” from Swedish-DJ sensation, Avicii. Like many of Avicii’s tracks, the song blends typical EDM sounds with other unsuspecting musical genres. Drawing on alternative rock themes, especially with Salem Al Fakir’s smooth falsetto vocals, Avicii delivers yet another unique electronic track that will liven up any party.
  • Pitbull (featuring Ke$ha) - “Timber”

    Another huge party song of 2014 is Pitbull’s smash-hit, “Timber.” Topping U.S. Billboard charts for multiple weeks, “Timber” features the ultimate pop collaboration of Ke$ha and Pitbull, giving us an insanely catchy track. So there’s no denying that “Timber” should have a place on everyone’s party playlist.
  • Katy Perry (featuring Juicy J) - “Dark Horse”

    Get your party started with Katy Perry’s addictive track, “Dark Horse” featuring Juicy J. Almost everyone should be familiar with Perry’s latest hit, off her new album PRISM. The experimental track blends Perry’s quintessential pop sound with dark hip-hop and trap beats, creating an edgy hard-hitting track that is bound to get people moving.