17 Upbeat Tunes To Get Your Wedding Guests Dancing

By Rachel Brandt
In Culture

An essential element to a successful reception is the playlist. No one can argue that the minute the deejay starts spinning “Uptown Funk” or “Single Ladies,” everyone from your grandma to your sorority sister will hit the dance floor. But the question remains: Once they’re on the dance floor, how do you keep them there? Let us ease your mind and share surefire songs to get even the pickiest of listeners’ toes tapping.

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“Land of 1000 Dances,” Wilson Pickett
“I Want You Back,” The Jackson 5
“Let’s Dance,” David Bowie
“Get Lucky,” Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams
“(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher,” Jackie Wilson “Valerie,” Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse
“Once in a Lifetime,” Talking Heads
“Hey Ya,” OutKast
“Stronger,” Kanye West
“Baby Likes to Rock It,” The Tractors
“P.Y.T.,” Michael Jackson
“Miss You,” The Rolling Stones
“Turn on Your Love Light,” The Grateful Dead
“Move on Up,” Curtis Mayfield
“The Motto,” Drake feat. Lil Wayne 

Listen to the “Dancing on the Ceiling” playlist on Spotify today. This story originally appeared in ALIVE Magazine.

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