Article by Robert Reno
Let me guess, you have been brainstorming the possible prom ideas and maybe even browsed through our prom theme songs; but what about the prom music song list? There are many types of genres that are considered dance music for a high school prom. These variety span all age groups over multiple decades.
Music for a High School Prom
For example students that want top prom dance songs also want throwbacks. You would consider these songs MJ – Thriller, Rick James – Superfreak, Journey – Dont Stop Believing, Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby. Older songs might be a hot pick if it is a class song, or ties in with your school spirit (think mascot and local happenings).
Prom Music Song List
So we have laid it all out below. You can check out our song list of what to play at a high school prom. Once again, this is just to give you a general idea. For any play list that your committee puts together, keep in mind that all songs should be censored with a variety for the students. Remember that this is a dance and that you want to keep it fun for all musical preferences. You can also give your DJ a do not play list if there are any particular songs that is deemed inappropriate. You will find the top 60 songs below that work @ school proms.
Daylight – Kelly RowlandSorry – Buck CherryGet Buck In here – DJ feli FelKiss Kiss – Chris BrownCalabria – EnurDon’t stop the music – rihannamakes me wonder – maroon 5paralyzer – finger elevensweetest girl – wyclef jeanclumsy – fergieflashing lights – kanye westsexy lady – yung bergI don’t wanna miss a thing – aerosmithboulevard of broken dreams mashed with wonderwall – greenday/oasisBeat it – Fall out boymy own worst enemy – litgold digger – kanye westwhat is it – Baby BashFeedback – JanetSalt Shaker – Ying Yang TwinsYou can do it – ice cubeSensual seduction – snoop doggcupids chokehold – gym class heroesGet it girl – Bun B & Ying Yang twinsBurn iti up – R KellyBleeding love – leona lewiselevator – flo ridaching a ling – Missy Elliot (probably going to replace this with Work It)Get Me Bodied – BeyonceIndependt – WebbieBaby Got Back – Sir Mix A LotWhat Hurts the Most – CascadaCrazy – Gnarls BarkleyJump On It – Sir Mix A LotButtons – Pussycat DollsSexy Can I – Ray JNothin’ – NORELove In This CLub – UsherToxic – Britney SpearsMake It Rain – Fat JoeLove song – Sara BareillesWith You – Chris BrownGoing Back To Cali – LL Cool J (Just first verse and transitions perfectly into following:)Hey Baby – Bow WowIce Ice Electro – DJ Deville (crack4djs.net)Jump Around RMX 2008 – DJ Beatbreaker (crack4djs.net)I Got It from my mama – Will ai amParty like a rockstar – Shop BOyzYou shook me all night long/My Humps Mashup – ACDC/Black Eyed PeasWhat is Love – HaddawayYeah – UsherGo Girl – PittbullGet Low – Lil Jon & East side boysLow – Flo RidaDrop – Ying Yang TwinsHypnotize – Notorious BIGScream – TimbalandSuperstar – Lupe FiascoTeardrops on my guitar – Taylor SwiftMake Me Better – FabolousClosing Tipsy * – Semisonic/ J Kwon(courtesy of DJjomo)
The Hottest Songs to Play @ Prom
Did you see any songs in there that you liked? You can expect students to be requesting a majority of the songs you see above. Due to the nature of Michigan Proms, the top 40 song list will vary from week to week. Some songs might stay in this list longer than others, but then again there are those classics that people love. One final recommendation is to mix it up and do not scrutinize over your song list. Any pro Prom DJ company in Michigan will have clean versions of the songs you already want. A reputable company that does dozens of Proms in Michigan each year will know exactly how please a crowd.
About the Author
Robert is the owner of Encore Event Group. His team provides modern DJs, lighting design and photo booth rentals for Michigan events. For further information please visit their Photo Booths Michigan or Michigan Prom websites.