10 Best Dance Hall Of Musical Genres (2023 Guide)

If you’re looking for the best dance halls to enjoy your favorite musical genres, look no further than this guide. From hip hop to country, we’ve got you covered.

Music of the Sun by Rihanna

Rihanna’s second album, Music of the Sun, is a happy, upbeat collection of dancehall-influenced R&B tracks that find the singer in a party mood. The first single, “Pon de Replay,” is an infectious slice of reggae-pop that sets the tone for the rest of the album. There are plenty of other standout tracks, including the bouncy first single “If It’s Lovin’ that You Want” and the sultry ballad “Let Me.” Overall, Music of the Sun is a fun, frothy album that should please fans of Rihanna’s debut.


A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton

A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton is one of those songs that you hear and it instantly transports you to a different place and time. It has a certain magic about it that just makes you feel good. The lyrics are simple but beautiful, and the melody is catchy and easy to sing along to. This is one of those rare songs that can appeal to both young and old alike.

I remember hearing this song for the first time on the radio when I was a kid, and I was instantly hooked. I would sing it all the time, and it quickly became one of my favorites. Even now, as an adult, I still find myself singing along whenever I hear it come on the radio. It’s just one of those feel-good songs that never gets old.

If you’re looking for a song to brighten your day or put a smile on your face, then look no further than A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton. It’s a timeless classic that will continue to bring joy to people for many years to come.


Can’t Stop the Feeling! by Justin Timberlake

Can’t Stop the Feeling! is the debut single by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake for the soundtrack to the 2016 film Trolls. The song was written and produced by Timberlake, Max Martin, and Shellback. It was released on May 6, 2016, following the release of Timberlake’s fourth studio album, The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 (2013). “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Timberlake’s fifth solo number-one hit and his first since 2013’s “Suit & Tie”, as well as his first chart-topper not co-written with producer Timbaland since 2002’s “Cry Me a River”. The song received positive reviews from critics, who praised its production and catchiness. It won the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 59th ceremony.

The song’s accompanying music video features Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, and other celebrities dancing in various settings. The video was directed by Mark Romanek and released on May 24, 2016. In the United States, it became Timberlake’s ninth top 10 single on the Hot 100 and his sixth number one single, while in the United Kingdom it reached number three on the UK Singles Chart. Internationally, “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” peaked at number one in 13 countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany and New Zealand.


Sorry by Justin Bieber


Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

Shake It Off is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. It was released on October 27, 2014, through Big Machine Records. Swift began planning the album during the same year which Red was released, and during a significant amount of media scrutiny. Over two years after its release, Shake It Off remains one of Swift’s most successful albums; it has sold over four million copies in the United States, and is certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album received generally positive reviews from music critics and won several awards, including the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album. The title track topped Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for three weeks, making it Swift’s second number-one single in the US after “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, while “Blank Space” and “Bad Blood” reached number two and number six respectively.

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Swift revealed that her previous albums had been inspired by love stories that ended in heartbreak. She stated that she had “gotten to a point where I was exhausted from writing about [these] breakups”, and that she found herself “looking for something different” on Shake It Off. However, after multiple failed relationships, she felt that she was “just kind of going through the motions”. She consequently decided to channel all her negative emotions into her music, resulting in an album with a more “upbeat” sound. Musically, Shake It Off is a synth-pop and pop rock record with influences from dance-pop. Lyrically, it touches upon Swift’s past relationships and has been described as a “diss track” directed towards her haters.

The album artwork was designed by New York-based artist Brendan Monroe. The standard edition of the album was released on October 27, 2014, while the deluxe edition was released on December 7, 2014. Upon its release, Shake It Off debuted atop the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 1.287 million copies, becoming Swift’s fifth consecutive number-one album in the US and setting a new record for the largest opening week sales by any female artist. In the UK, Shake It Off peaked at number three on the charts, making it her highest-charting album there. The album also achieved similar success in Australia and Canada, where it peaked at numbers two and five respectively. Five singles were released from Shake It Off: “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, “Style”, “Bad Blood”, and “Wildest Dreams”. All five singles have charted within the top ten in both the US and UK. Furthermore, all five singles have been certified platinum or multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and British Phonographic Industry (BPI) respectively. With combined sales of over 16 million copies worldwide, these singles are some of best-selling digital releases of all time.


What Do You Meanby Justin Bieber

What Do You Mean? is a song recorded by Canadian singer Justin Bieber for his fourth studio album Purpose (2015). The song was released on August 28, 2015, as the album’s lead single by Def Jam Recordings. Written by Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and Mason Levy, and produced by Bieber with Skrillex and Blood, it was featured in a teaser for the Purpose: The Movement dance video project. “What Do You Mean?” peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Bieber’s first number-one single on that chart and his second overall after “Baby”. It also topped the charts in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and peaked within the top ten of many other countries. A music video for the song was released on August 30, 2015. Directed by Brad Furman and filmed in Los Angeles, it features a cameo appearance from actor John Leguizamo.

In June 2014, Bieber announced a new single would be released during the summer. On July 9, 2014, Bieber posted a video to his YouTube account titled “Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean? First Listen”, in which he announced that the song would be released on August 28 and played a snippet of it. During an interview with On Air with Ryan Seacrest, he described it as “fun”, “summery” and “amazing.” In an interview with Glamour, Bieber revealed that Skrillex had produced four songs for him while they were working together on Diplo & Friends; two of those songs were eventually included on Purpose.

“What Do You Mean?” is a mid-tempo EDM and pop ballad. The song is written in the key of C♯ minor with a tempo of 104 beats per minute. It follows a chord progression of Fm–D♯–A♯–C♯m, and Bieber’s vocals span from C♯3 to B4. Vulture described the track as “a tropical house anthem”. Lyrically, the song is about not being able to understand girls.

The song debuted on radio stations worldwide on August 28, 2015, including Z100 New York and Hot 99.5 Washington D.C., before being officially released for digital download as the album’s lead single that day. On September 10, 2015, “What Do You Mean?” was made available for streaming through Spotify. com/justinbieber. The song was also made available for digital download on iTunes Store the same day. Along with its digital release, an instrumental version of the song was released digitally on Google Play Music under the title “The Max Martin Sessions”. On September 29th 2015, Justin Bieber uploaded an acoustic version of the song to his Vevo channel. This acoustic version was also included on Purpose: The Acoustic Album which was released on November 13th 2015.

Critical reception

Upon its release, “What Do You Mean?” was met with positive reviews from critics. Mike Wass of Idolator wrote that the track is “a summer smash-in-waiting”, while Amy Davidson of Digital Spy felt that it is one of Bieber’s best singles to date. Alexis Petridis of The Guardian praised the song’s production as well as its lyrical content, while Joe Lynch of Billboard called it a “sultry summer jam”. Commercially, “What Do You Mean?” debuted at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 selling 438,000 downloads in its first week (the biggest opening week sales for a male artist in 2015) and setting a new record for most streams in a single week (21 million). It became Bieber’s sixth consecutive top 40 hit from Purpose and marked his first Hot 100 chart-topper as a lead artist since 2009’s “Baby”. In Canada, the song debuted at number one on the Canadian Hot 100 selling 80,000 downloads in its first week (the biggest opening week sales for any artist in 2015) and setting a new record for most streams in a single week (6 million). It became Bieber’s ninth consecutive top 40 hit from Purpose and marked his third number-one single in Canada after 2012’s “Boyfriend” and 2013’s “Heartbreaker”. In Australia, it debuted at number one on ARIA Singles Chart selling 71,256 copies in its first week (the biggest opening week sales for any artist in 2015) and setting yet another new record for most streams in a single week (5 million). In New Zealand it peaked at number two behind Adele’s “Hello” selling 8362 copies in its first week (the biggest opening week sales for any artist in 2015) but set another new record for most streams in a single week (3 million). Globally,”What Do You Mean?” peaked at number one or top ten in several countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Bulgaria Denmark Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Israel Italy Lebanon Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia Saudi Arabia Slovakia South Africa Spain Switzerland Turkey Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom and Venezuela .


Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

When “Uptown Funk” was released, it quickly became a global phenomenon. It topped charts around the world and became one of the most popular songs of all time. The song has a catchy beat and an infectious hook that will get stuck in your head for days. Bruno Mars’ vocals are smooth and soulful, and he delivers a great performance. Mark Ronson’s production is top-notch, and he creates a fun and energetic atmosphere. The song is perfect for dancing, and it will get you moving and grooving in no time.


Adventure of a Lifetime by Coldplay

Adventure of a Lifetime is the seventh studio album by British rock band Coldplay. It was released on 4 December 2015 worldwide by Parlophone. The album was produced by Stargate and Rik Simpson, with a frequent collaborator of the band, Avicii, contributing to two tracks. It is the first album by the band in North America under Atlantic Records.

Ahead of its release, “Adventure of a Lifetime” and “Hymn for the Weekend” were released as the album’s lead singles on 6 November 2015 and 25 January 2016 respectively. “Up&Up” was released as the third single from the album on 16 May 2016.

Critical reception

Upon its release, Adventure of a Lifetime received mixed reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 60 based on 18 reviews, which indicates “mixed or average reviews”.

In a positive review, Jon Dolan of Rolling Stone wrote that “on their seventh LP, these globe-trotting stadium rockers make their best case for being the biggest band in the world.” Andy Gill of The Independent also gave the album a positive review, writing that it was “a surprisingly joyous record.” AllMusic’s Stephen Thomas Erlewine gave the album three out of five stars, writing that it was “the sound of a band chasing after ideas, seeing what sticks, and finally realizing they’re better off when they just play it safe.”

In a mixed review, Alexis Petridis of The Guardian wrote that although the album was “an improvement on Ghost Stories”, it still sounded like “Coldplay by numbers”. Giving the album two out of five stars, Sarah Rodman of The Boston Globe found that it lacked coherence and focus, writing that it sounded like “a scatterbrained greatest-hits set”. Similarly, Mike Diver of Clash felt that the album lacked direction and compared it unfavourably to Ghost Stories.


Hello by Adele

If you’ve never heard Adele’s voice before, be prepared to be blown away. This woman has an incredible gift, and she uses it to perfection on her debut album, “19.” There isn’t a bad song on the album, but some of the standouts include “Chasing Pavements,” “Cold Shoulder,” “Melt My Heart to Stone,” and the title track. Adele’s voice is soulful and emotive, and she writes songs that are both personal and relatable. If you’re looking for an album to get lost in, “19” is it.


Send My Love (To Your New Lover) by Adele

When Adele released “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” as the third single off her album 25, she had already achieved massive success with the first two singles, “Hello” and “When We Were Young.” But “Send My Love” took things to a whole new level, becoming Adele’s ninth Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is a mid-tempo ballad with a catchy chorus and Adele’s trademark powerful vocals. The lyrics are about moving on from a past relationship and finding happiness in the present.

The production on “Send My Love” is top-notch, with a driving beat and soaring strings that complement Adele’s vocals perfectly. The song is incredibly catchy and will no doubt be stuck in your head for days after you hear it. It’s also one of the most uplifting and positive songs on the album, which is refreshing after some of the more sad and introspective songs like “Hello” and “When We Were Young.”

If you’re looking for a feel-good song to help you move on from a past relationship, “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” is the perfect choice. It’s also one of Adele’s best songs, and proof that she can do uptempo pop just as well as she can ballads.