There’s no shortage of party songs out there, which can be a bit overwhelming. There are years and years worth of hits, and taking control of the party playlist can feel like a lot of pressure. It’s an opportunity to jam to your favorites with your friends! To make the decision a little easier, here are the top 20 college party songs, new and old, to add to your party playlist!
1) Latch- Disclosure
“Latch” came out in 2012, but it’s still a great song! Chill but upbeat, Disclosure knows how to create a cool vibe.
2) Roses- The Chainsmokers
The Chainsmokers know how to get a party going, and this song is no different.
3) Started From the Bottom- Drake
Drake is an actual mood lately, but this song still goes hard four years later.
4) Get Lucky- Daft Punk
Everyone can sing or bounce to this song, and who knows, maybe it will predict the future of your night!
5) Chanel- Frank Ocean
This one’s a bit slower, but you can’t help but nod your head along. I suggest it for later in the night when things are winding down.
6) Desperado- Rihanna
Rihanna is a bad bitch, and her music reflects that. This will get you raring to go!
7) Right Round- Flo Rida
I know, I know. Back to 2010? It was a simpler time, and this is still a great college party song. You can’t go wrong with an 80s remake.
8) Like A G6- Far East Movement
You might roll your eyes, but once you hear the opening of the song you’ll raise your drink and yell-sing along to the lyrics. You’ll be gettin’ slizzard before you know it.
9) Heartless- Kanye West
This is a good song for going out right after a breakup, or even just to make you feel like nothing can touch you.
10) HUMBLE.- Kendrick Lamar
This song is blowing up right now—Kendrick knows what he’s about and the effect his music is having. This song is a must have in any list of college party songs.
11) Mr. Brightside- The Killers
The Killers are a bit of a different genre than most of these songs, but everyone knows the lyrics, and it will consistently be a hit.
12) Shape of You- Ed Sheeran
In the top 40, this song is beloved by almost every age and type of person. It’s perfect for getting ready for a party!
13) Hotline Bling- Drake
Drake had to be featured more than once, you can’t be surprised. How about this classic to bring out those classic dance moves?
14) Despacito- Luis Fonsi
No explanation necessary, am I right?
15) Ignition (Remix)- R. Kelly
For the freakin’ weekend, baby. Bounce bounce bounce, bounce bounce bounce.
16) First Time- Kygo & Ellie Goulding
This is a newer song, and it’s by a great couple of artists. Add this to your list of college party songs ASAP!
17) Only Girl- Rihanna
Rihanna and Drake are BFFs, so listen to them both when you’re pregaming with yours!
18) Doses and Mimosas- Cherub
This song has summer vibes, but it’s good year round.
19) Get Low- Zedd & Liam Payne
Liam Payne has a great voice, and this is such a nice collab. Definitely add this to your playlist!
20) Mask Off- Future
This song goes hard, and you will too!