Top 15 Best Party Songs of 2018
15 Best Party Songs of 2018
2018 has definitely been a year full of amazing tunes and party anthems. These are 15 of the most popular party songs that would make us move our feet and help us celebrate life and enjoy it to its fullest.
- "I Like It" by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin
- "Girls Like You" by Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B
- "In My Feelings" by Drake
- "Taki Taki" by DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna, Cardi B
- "Youth" by Shawn Mendes ft. Khalid
- "Solo" by Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato
- "One Kiss" by Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa
- "FRIENDS" by Marshmello, Anne-Marie
- "Lost In Japan" by Shawn Mendes
- "you should see me in a crown" by Billie Eilish
- "no tears left to cry" by Ariana Grande
- "The Middle" by Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey
- "Back To You" by Selena Gomez
- "I'm A Mess" by Bebe Rexha
- "Mine" by Bazzi
1. "I Like It" by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin
Artists: Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin
Album: Invasion of Privacy
Genres: Latin trap, Hip-Hop/Rap
This is definitely one of 2018's biggest bops! Cardi B never disappoints to create songs that are total bangers that would make us move our feet. Together with Puerto Rican recording artist Bad Bunny, and Colombian singer J Balvin, Cardi gave us a beautiful combination of sassy rap, hip-hop beats with the hot Spanish flare. Nobody would be able to resist dancing when you put this on for sure.
Now I like dollars, I like diamonds
I like stunting, I like shining
I like million dollar deals
Where's my pen? Bitch I'm signin'— Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin (I Like It"
2. "Girls Like You" by Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B
Artists: Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B
Album: Red Pill Blues
Genres: Pop music, Pop rock, Contemporary R&B
Maroon 5 is one of the most iconic bands of their generation. They've been one of our staple providers of amazing tunes and they have blessed us this year with this groovy song. The song is also matched with a very inspiring music video featuring amazing, brave and talented women.
Girls like you
Love fun, yeah me too
What I want when I come through
I need a girl like you, yeah yeah— Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B (Girls Like You)
3. "In My Feelings" by Drake
If you have never seen anyone dancing to this song then I don't know under what rock were you living these past several months. This song maybe this year's biggest hit. It was also named as Billboard's Summer Song of 2018. It even started a worldwide trend because of the creation of the 'In My Feelings Challenge'. There's no wonder that it's such a hit because it has a very cool rhythm that everyone can dance to.
Kiki, do you love me? Are you riding?
Say you'll never ever leave from beside me
'Cause I want ya, and I need ya
And I'm down for you always— Drake (In My Feelings)
4. "Taki Taki" by DJ Snake ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna, Cardi B
Artist: DJ Snake
Featured Artists: Selena Gomez, Ozuna, Cardi B
Genre: Latin, reggaeton
I think most of us would agree that Latino music is known for songs that would make us shake our hips and move our feet. This one is no exception. This song, produced by DJ Snake and composed of huge artists Selena Gomez, Cardi B, and Ozuna, is one hot dance song with the combination of English and Spanish lyrics and flavor. This track will surely dominate the airwaves even until next year.
Báilame como si fuera la última vez
Y enséñame ese pasito que no sé
Un besito bien suavecito, bebé
Taki taki, taki taki, ¡rumba!
Wo-oh, oh-oh— DJ Snake ft. Ozuna, Cardi B & Selena Gomez (Taki Taki)
5. "Youth" by Shawn Mendes ft. Khalid
Artists: Shawn Mendes ft. Khalid
Album: Shawn Mendes
If you're not just looking for a song that could make you move your feet but also something that can make you feel empowered and motivated, this song is for you. Shawn Mendes continues to serve us with amazing tunes that always find their ways to the charts but what's great about this man and his music is that he is not afraid to incorporate important messages into his works, may it be personal experiences or social issues. This gives us power and motivation to stand up and not lose ourselves, and its amazing beat is a great bonus that we could definitely dance into.
Pain, but I won't let it turn into hate
No, I won't let it change me
Never losing sight of the one I keep inside
Now, I know it, yeah, I know it
You can't take my youth away— Shawn Mendes, Khalid (Youth)
6. "Solo" by Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato
Artists: Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato
This song can get everyone's party shoes on. This amazing tune made by English electronic music band Clean Bandit and sang by one of the greatest vocalists of her time, Demi Lovato, is a song that has a groovy beat but underneath the upbeat music are sad lyrics about being alone after a breakup.
Since you've been gone
I've been dancing on my own
There's boys up in my zone
But they can't turn me on— Clean Bandit ft. Demi Lovato (Solo)
7. "One Kiss" by Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
Artists: Dua Lipa, Calvin Harris
Genres: Deep house, Eurodance, Dance-pop, Funky house, Dance/Electronic
If you're looking for a carefree song that is about falling in love, with an absolutely dancy beat and bright vibe, this song is perfect. Famous DJ and record producer, Calvin Harris and young outstanding singer, Dua Lipa, made one of the best collaborations this year with this song that has reached worldwide popularity and graced international music charts.
Let me take the night, I love real easy
And I know that you'll still wanna see me
On the Sunday morning, music real loud
Let me love you while the moon is still out— Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa (One Kiss)
8. "FRIENDS" by Marshmello & Anne-Marie
Artists: Marshmello, Anne-Marie
Album: Speak Your Mind
This can be my favorite upbeat song of 2018. This song about friend zone is definitely a must if party music is concerned. It creates such a fun vibe and can absolutely make you dance because of its electronic beat and adorable yet sassy lyrics.
Don't go look at me with that look in your eye
You really ain't going away without a fight
You can't be reasoned with,
I'm done being polite
I've told you one, two, three, four, five, six thousand times— Marshmello, Anne-Marie (FRIENDS)
9. "Lost In Japan" by Shawn Mendes
Artist: Shawn Mendes
Album: Shawn Mendes
Genre: Funk, pop, R&B
Shawn Mendes' self-titled album is like a treasure chest full of awesome tunes. This specific song has a very fun vibe. It is about wanting to be with someone and how he's willing to fly to Japan just to see her. It will get you swaying and your head nodding just by listening to its amazingly groovy sound.
Do you got plans tonight?
I'm a couple hundred miles from Japan, and I
I was thinking I could fly to your hotel tonight
'Cause I-I-I can't get you off my mind
Can't get you off my mind
Can't get you off my mind (oh)— Shawn Mendes (Lost In Japan)
10. "You Should See Me In A Crown" by Billie Eilish
Artist: Billie Eilish
With her unique musical style and amazing vocal ability, Billie Eilish is one of this year's fastest rising solo artists. In a very young age, she's taking the music industry by storm. This song, in particular, is one of Billie's newly released songs. It starts a little mellow and a bit eerie but reveals a more upbeat and electronic sound on the chorus. The savage lyrics are also very fascinating because, despite the somewhat gloomy vibe of the song, it can make us feel very empowered about ourselves.
You should see me in a crown
I'm gonna run this nothing town
Watch me make 'em bow
One by one by, one— Billie Eilish (you should see me in a crown)
11. "No Tears Left To Cry" by Ariana Grande
12. "The Middle" by Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey
13. "Back To You" by Selena Gomez
14. "I'm A Mess" by Bebe Rexha
15. "Mine" by Bazzi
Let Us Know!
Which of these songs is your favorite party song of 2018?
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