10 Best 2008 Dance Songs
Although dance music may not be as popular in the U.S. as other countries, these 10 best 2008 dance songs will show you why so many people love this genre. This list includes many UK hits, as well as some DJs that have received more mainstream success (in the U.S. and worldwide). Here, check out the ten best 2008 dance songs:
- "Infinity 2008" by Guru Josh Project. This is surely one of the best 2008 dance songs, having reached the number one spot on charts such as the Belgian Singles Chart, the Danish Singles Chart, and the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Airplay Chart. The song was actually an adaptation of Guru Josh's "Infinity."
- "Wearing My Rolex" by Wiley. British grime artist Wiley's 2008 single "Wearing My Rolex" is surely one of the best 2008 dance songs. It was number one on the UK Dance Chart during two weeks in May 2008.
- "Move for Me" by Kaskade and Deadmau5. This 2008 electronica song was a collaborative effort between Kaskade and Deadmau5, which turned out to be quite a hit. The progressive house track even reached number one on the Billboard Hot Dance Airplay chart that year.
- "Pjanoo" by Eric Prydz. The house single "Pjanoo" from Swedish DJ and producer Eric Prydz received moderate airplay in the UK, and became very successful there too. It peaked at number 2 on the UK Singles Chart and remained at the number 1 spot on the UK Dance Chart for ten (non-consecutive) weeks.
- "Now You're Gone" by Basshunter and DJ Mental Theo's Bassheadz. This collaborative effort was released in the United States and Europe in 2008 and was well received, making it one of the best 2008 dance songs. The song peaked at number 1 on the Irish Singles Chart, as well as on the UK Singles Chart.
- "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis. Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" is a R&B/pop ballad that was co-written by Ryan Tedder and Jesse McCartney. As one of the best 2008 dance songs, the song, which was released in 2007, charted the UK top 100 singles chart three different years.
- "What's It Gonna Be" by H "Two" O and Platnum. This bassline hit was released in the UK in early 2008. After its release, the song quickly became popular within the underground scene and then mainstream, as well.
- "Dance wiv Me" by Dizzee Rascal featuring Calvin Harris and Chrome. Rascal's 2008 hit was popier than his usual grime style. However, it was still a great hit, reaching number 1 on the UK Singles Chart and staying there for four weeks.
- "Let Me Think About It" by Ida Corr vs. DJ Fedde le Grand. The combination of Danish soul singer Ida Corr and Dutch house DJ Fedde le Grand created this awesome, original track. The song has elements of house, electro, and even jazz.
- "Black and Gold" by Sam Sparro. This track was was the lead single from Sparro's first album. The song, which was nominated for a Grammy in 2009 and is one of the best 2008 dance songs, is a mixture of R&B, electropop, and dance-pop.