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Dance Floor Starter Kit

Picture this. All your friends and family together in one room, for one night only. They have eaten an amazing meal, had unforgettable conversations, and listened to epic speeches, so now it’s time to get out and party it up on the dance floor! However, what song works best to grab all your family & friends of all ages, and get them up on that dance floor? Well, guess what, we surveyed the top Wedding DJs in Los Angeles, and here is what our expert DJs recommend as their go-to song to kickstart that dance floor!


Honorable Mentions: Usher - Yeah,

Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,

Jackson 5 - ABC or I Want You Back

5. Justin Timberlake - Can’t Stop the Feeling!

Coming off the Trolls soundtrack, this pop tune is perfect for all ages and a fun sing-along track. And, any song that literally sings the word “dance” in it (and on this song, it’s sung multiple times) is dance floor bonus points.

4. Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)

Doesn’t get more classy than Stevie Wonder, and that infectious Stevie Wonder joyful yell in the beginning really sets the tone for a lovely dance floor.

3. Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Just one of many hits from Whitney, and this track hits all the right notes from beginning to end. “Don'tcha wanna dance, say you wanna dance, don'tcha wanna dance” Yeah we do, and your crowd will too.

2. Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk

This song has it all, a retro-sounding funk vibe mixed with some disco-pop, then add in the uber-talented Bruno Mars, this track is sure to excite the crowd. Fun fact, the Youtube music video has amassed over 4 billion views, so safe to say the song has some fans.

1. Earth Wind & Fire - September

By an overwhelming majority, our surveyed DJs pick for the Number 1 song to kick start your wedding dance party is the classic “September” by Earth Wind & Fire. Guaranteed to get all your friends and family on your soon-to-be-packed dance floor!

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