OUT OF THE GATE – Top 20 DANCE/POP Hits (so far) for 2016

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There is a lot of fun, lighthearted dance music on the pop charts already this year, including “Cake by the Ocean” by DNCE (top), “Roses” by The Chainsmokers & Rozes (above), and “My House” by veteran dance artist Flo Rida (below)

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Chart and Synopsis by Rick Hiduk

The following list focuses on the dance songs that have made the biggest impact on me so far this year. Many made their debut in 2015 but either peaked in popularity in January and February of this year or are still climbing the charts.

  1. DNCE – Cake By the Ocean
  2. Robin Schulz f: Francesco Yates – Sugar
  3. The Chainsmokers f: Rozes – Roses
  4. DJ Snake f: Bipolar Sunshine – Middle
  5. Andy Grammer – Good to Be Alive
  6. Flo Rida – My House
  7. Jason Derulo – Get Ugly
  8. Disclosure f: Lorde – Magnets
  9. G-Easy x Baby Rexha – Me, Myself & I
  10. Ellie Goulding – Something in the Way You Move
  11. Shawn Mendes & Camilla Caballo – I Know What You Did Last Summer
  12. Selena Gomez – Hands to Myself
  13. Charlie Puth – One Call Away 
  14. Mike Posner – I Took a Pill in Ibiza
  15. Miike Snow – Genghis Khan
  16. One Direction – History
  17. Justin Timberlake – Drink You Away
  18. Rhianna f: Drake – Work
  19. Shawn Cook – Sound of Your Heart
  20. Justin Beiber – Love Yourself

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