Top Four Dance Tunes in 2016 According to iTunes

iTunes regularly comes up with a list of the best music in certain categories or genres. To celebrate the upcoming New Year, it recently came out with a list of the best dance songs for 2016. The music and artists on the list are as varied as it can be; which says a lot about the exciting developments in music in the past 12 months. Here are the top four best dance songs for 2016 according to iTunes.

iTunes regularly comes up with a list of the best music in certain categories or genres. To celebrate the upcoming New Year, it recently came out with a list of the best dance songs for 2016. The music and artists on the list are as varied as it can be; which says a lot about the exciting developments in music in the past 12 months. Here are the top four best dance songs for 2016 according to iTunes.

1. Closer by The Chainsmokers, featuring Halsey

This song was released back in July and reached the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was such a hit that it stayed at the number one spot for 12 straight weeks. The dance tune also made it big outside the United States. In Australia, is took the number one spot on August 13, 2016. Likewise, it reached the top of the UK Singles Chart and stayed there for four weeks. The music video for Closer was released last October 24.

2. Let Me Love You by DJ Snake and featuring Justin Bieber

French electronic music producer DJ Snake’s 2016 album titled Encore features the dance hit Let Me Love You. Featuring vocals by world famous singer Justin Bieber, the song ranked 41st on Billboard and was included in the list of the 100 Best Pop Songs of 2016. It generated over 100, 000 downloads on Digital Songs and made it to the second spot on the UK Singles Chart. The music video for DJ Snake’s hit was released in November.

3. In the Name of Love by Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha

Dutch DJ Martin Garrix teamed up with American singer Bebe Rexha in the dance hit In the Name of Love. The song was released on iTunes after it debuted at the Ultra Music Festival 2016 was then released commercially in November. The official music video was first released in August on Apple Music. After two weeks, it became available on YouTube.

4. Don’t Let Me Down by The Chainsmokers, featuring Daya

The year 2016 is a big one for The Chainsmokers, with several of their songs making it big in the major charts. Don’t Let Me Down, which features American singer Daya, is one of these. Released last February 5, the song is described as a “dance pop with trap influences”.  It took the number 3 spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 and ranked high in the charts of countries like Australia, Canada, and the UK. Don’t Let Me Down is a Grammy nominee for Best Dance Recording. The song’s music video came out last April 29.