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2023’s Dance Music Essentials: Discover the Year’s Top Dance Songs and Biggest Hits

As the year winds down, Party Favorz is thrilled to unveil our colossal, two-volume collection encapsulating the top dance songs of 2023 and the year’s biggest dance hits. This ambitious endeavor involved a deep dive into our 2023 Club Fusion and Peak Hour releases to compile the most impactful dance anthems that left their mark on the dance floor and resonated as unforgettable earworms.

Our selection process focused on streaming numbers from platforms like YouTube and Spotify, complemented by our own personal bias. We’ve bypassed conventional charts like Billboard, seeking out the true gems that define the year’s dance music zeitgeist, far from the repetitive playlists of mainstream charts.

Celebrating Variety: The Standout Dance Anthems of 2023

The landscape of 2023’s dance music was marked by an exhilarating variety. While many tracks echo the timeless allure of House Music, this year’s biggest dance hits have ingeniously woven elements from classic dance anthems into fresh, vibrant creations. This blend of homage and innovation has injected a rich diversity into today’s dance music scene, moving beyond monolithic trends.

2023’s Dance Music Evolution: From House Roots to ‘Jump House’ Innovation

One standout trend we’ve christened at Party Favorz is “Jump House,” a thrilling evolution in dance music tempo, breaking the 130 BPM ceiling and soaring towards 145 BPM (and sometimes higher). Volume 1 of our Top Dance Songs of 2023 features these high-energy tracks, including hits like cassö, Raye & D-Block Europe’s massive “Prada” (142 BPM), a Techno reworking of the Rihanna classic “Disturbia” (141 BPM), Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding’s “Miracle” (143 BPM), “Desire” by Calvin Harris & Sam Smith (140 BPM), “When We Were Young (The Logical Song)” by David Guetta & Kim Petras (140 BPM), and many others. These tracks blend pulsating beats with a nod to early millennium Trance, Techno, and House reminiscent of the Hard Dance era of the 2000s.

Yet, this surge in BPM doesn’t overshadow the enduring appeal of Future House and classic House Music. Tracks like John Summit & Hayla’s “Where You Are” and Peggy Gou’s “(It Goes Like) Nanana” have dominated the scene, proving that the heart of dance music still beats strong in its foundational genres.

At Party Favorz, we’ve long championed diversity in dance music, advocating against a homogenized sound. Thankfully, 2023 has been a year of rich musical diversity, breaking away from the generic soundscapes that often dominate mainstream platforms.

Exploring New Horizons: SoundCloud’s Rise in the Dance Music Scene

We’re going to go out on the limb here and say that SoundCloud really is your best friend (even more than Spotify). They have really gotten their act together and are promoting cutting edge EDM in a variety of styles bound to suite a variety of tastes that aren’t getting the attention the major streamers are offering much less pushing in your playlist. If you want a place to spend your hard earned $9.99 a month, that would be the place to do it. Then come back to Party Favorz to fill in the rest because nobody can touch the variety we offer.

Stay tuned for next week’s release of volume two of the Top Dance Songs of 2023, setting the stage for our grand year-end event, “Blow Your Own Horn.”

Until the next time…ENJOY!

Album: Top Dance Songs of 2023 | Volume I
Genre: Future House, Tech House, House Music, Big Room, Jump House
Year: 2023
Total Time: 03:05:08

1. John Summit & Hayla – Where You Are (Extended Mix – Accapella Intro)

2. Fisher (OZ) x Kita Alexander – Atmosphere (Extended Mix)

3. Peggy Gou – (It Goes Like) Nanana (dEVOLVE x Smith & Sorren Extended Remix)

4. R3hab, Inna & Sash! – Rock My Body (Sam Feldt Extended Remix)

5. Tate McRae – Greedy (cassö Extended Mix)

6. Rudimental feat. Vibe Chemistry & Charlotte Plank – Dancing Is Healing (Gabry Ponte Extended Remix)

7. cassö, Raye & D-Block Europe – Prada (Extended Mix)

8. Hypaton x David Guetta feat. La Bouche – Be My Lover (2023 Mix) (Extended Mix)

9. Armin van Buuren & Punctual feat. Alika – On & On (Extended Mix)

10. The Blessed Madonna feat. Jacob Lusk – Mercy (Extended Mix)

11. Dua Lipa – Dance The Night (David Michael Club Mix)

12. Purple Disco Machine, Duke Dumont & Nothing But Thieves – Something On My Mind (Extended Mix)

13. Doja Cat – Paint The Town Red (Mister Gray Edit)

14. Endless Summer, Sam Feldt & Jonas Blue with Violet Days – Crying On The Dancefloor (Extended Version)

15. Jazzy – Giving Me (Extended Mix)

16. Fred Again.. & Obongjayar – Adore U (DJ Intro – DJ Outro Clean)

17. Romy – She’s On My Mind (Yossy & Davut Remix)

18. Miley Cyrus – Flowers (RAY ISAAC Extended Remix)

19. Michael Schulte x R3hab – Waterfall (R3HAB Club Mix)

20. Shakira – Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53 (DJ Dark Extended Remix)

21. Skrillex, Missy Elliott & Mr. Oizo – RATATA (KAVI Remix)

22. Tiesto – Drifting (Extended Mix)

23. BUNT. x Nate Traveller – Clouds (Extended Mix)

24. David Guetta, Anne-Marie & Coi Leray – Baby Don’t Hurt Me (Extended Mix)

25. D.O.D – So Much In Love (Extended Mix)

26. Alok, The Chainsmokers & Mae Stephens – Jungle (Extended Mix)

27. Calvin Harris & Sam Smith – Desire (Extended Mix)

28. Rihanna – Disturbia (Techno Remix)

29. BENNETT – Vois Sur Ton Chemin (Extended Techno Mix)

30. twocolors, Safri Duo & Chris de Sarandy – Cynical (Extended Mix)

31. Tiesto, Gudfella & Niiko x SWAE feat. Tears For Fears – Rule The World (Everybody) (Extended Mix)

32. Switch Disco & Robert Miles feat. Ella Henderson – React (D.O.D Extended Remix)

33. Gorgon City – Voodoo (Extended Mix)

34. Tiesto – Lay Low (Acapella In Clean)

35. Kaskade, deadmau5 & Sofi Tukker, Kx5 – Sacrifice (Extended Mix)

36. Skrillex x Boys Noize – Fine Day Anthem (Extended Mix)

37. Oliver Tree & Robin Schulz – Miss You (Extended Mix)

38. Swedish House Mafia – Ray Of Solar (Extended Mix)

39. Topic – Lucid Dream (Extended Mix)

40. Eli Brown – Be The One (Extended Mix)

41. Bebe Rexha & David Guetta – One In A Million (Extended Mix)

42. LUM!X, Alida & Gabry Ponte – Forget You (Extended Mix)

43. Dimension – DJ Turn It Up (Extended Version)

44. Marlon Hoffstadt & DJ Daddy Trance – It’s That Time (Original Mix)

45. Nathan Dawe, Joel Corry & Ella Henderson – 0800 Heaven (Extended Mix)

46. Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding – Miracle (Original Mix)

47. Jonas Blue & Felix Jaehn – Weekends (Extended Mix)

48. Billy Gillies feat. Hannah Boleyn – DNA (Loving You) (Extended Mix)

49. Hannah Laing feat. RoRo – Good Love (Extended Mix)

50. David Guetta & Kim Petras – When We Were Young (The Logical Song) (Extended Mix)

51. VIZE x Joris Sava x July – Ghost Town (Extended Mix)

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