Checkout the below listed latest top 10 best Songs For Office Party in 2017, So there you are, sitting in your cubicle, working on this file or that file, waiting for a coffee break. Sometimes, the drudgery of it all can be tough to deal with. And sometimes, the clock is just taking way too long to get to five o’clock.
Thankfully, every now and then, you get a break in the monotony. Maybe it’s for Christmas or Halloween, or perhaps someone is about to have a birthday, a wedding, or some other momentous event. Whatever the case, the best diversion from the daily grind is an office party! All it takes is some snacks and drinks, perhaps a cake, and a few party favors.
And music! You can’t forget the music. And it can’t be any old music. It’s got to be party music, music that picks us up and makes the party come alive. And we’ve been doing some party planning of our own, and come up with the perfect tunes to make your next office party a big success!
- 10. I’M SO EXCITED – The Pointer Sisters
- 9. I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY (WHO LOVES ME) – Whitney Houston
- 8. IT’S RAINING MEN – The Weather Girls
- 7. THE GREASE MEGAMIX – Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta
- 6. WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO-GO – Wham!
- 5. DANCING QUEEN – Abba
- 4. GET THE PARTY STARTED – Pink
- 3. LET’S DANCE – David Bowie
- 2. START ME UP – The Rolling Stones
- 1. I GOTTA FEELING – Black Eyed Peas
So here they are, our top picks for the Top Ten Best Songs For Office Party in 2017.
10. I’M SO EXCITED – The Pointer Sisters
The song so nice they released it twice! Few songs will get your party started like this big hit, first released in 1982 where it went to number 30 on the U.S. chart. I’m so excited / and I just can’t hide it / I’m about to lose control and I think I like it. Two years later, I’m So Excited was remixed and included on the Sister’s album “Break Out,” where it sailed to number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and number 25 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
9. I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY (WHO LOVES ME) – Whitney Houston
Somebody in the office you’ve been dying to dance with? Here’s your tune! From Whitney Houston’s second album, I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) is a dance hit which won a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. The song was a huge smash for Houston, soaring to number one on charts all over the world and selling over a million copies.
8. IT’S RAINING MEN – The Weather Girls
What do Diana Ross, Cher, Donna Summer and Barbra Streisand all have in common? They all passed when offered the chance to record this hit which went on to sell a whopping six million copies. It’s Raining Men was a huge international hit in 1982 for The Weather Girls. Often seen as an anthem for females, gays and dancers, the song hit the top of the US Disco Chart in 1982, as well as charting on the US R&B chart and the Billboard Hot 100.
7. THE GREASE MEGAMIX – Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta
From the landmark 1978 big screen musical Grease, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John came a slew of popular hits, many of them making their way to pop charts everywhere. To celebrate the video release of the film, Polydor records spliced together the three biggest hits: You’re The One That I Want, Greased Lightnin’, and Summer Nights to make one single, The Grease Megamix. The hit peaked atop the Australian chart in 1991 and stayed there for five weeks. Perfect for your office party!
6. WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO-GO – Wham!
Wanna get the whole office jitterbugging? Include this epic smash from British duo Wham! Released in the UK in 1984, Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go became the first number one hit for George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. And it went number one in the UK and the US, where it remained for three weeks, selling an impressive two million copies and being certified platinum.
5. DANCING QUEEN – Abba
This Europop classic has been played at its share of parties and events. The massive, international hit for Swedish supergroup Abba exploded onto the charts in 1976, going number one in no less than a dozen countries. Receiving multiple awards, including being inducted into the Recording Academy’s Grammy Hall of Fame, one newspaper writer for “The Guardian” called Dancing Queen the best pop song ever.
4. GET THE PARTY STARTED – Pink
Wanna know how to get your office party started? Well, how else, but by playing Get The Party Started by Pink, a call to action if there ever was one! From her second album “Missundaztood,” the song became a worldwide hit in 2001, reached number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on December 29, 2001, and hit number two in the UK.
3. LET’S DANCE – David Bowie
The British glam star burst onto the charts in 1983, belting out the orders to dance! Few songs will get your message out at the office party quite like Let’s Dance! Easy enough instructions to understand. From his album of the same name, Bowie’s hit topped the UK charts for three weeks before achieving the same status in the United States, peaking at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Let’s Dance was an international smash. And from the department of trivia: bluesman and master guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn is featured with a guitar solo.
2. START ME UP – The Rolling Stones
With the first few licks of the guitars, it’s as if The Rolling Stones are right in your office, firing up your party with their big hit. Start Me Up appeared on the 1981 album “Tattoo You,” and became the last appearance by the band on the UK charts (so far.) The hit topped the charts in Australia, went to number two in the US, and has become a staple for many sporting events. Perfect to get your party started!
1. I GOTTA FEELING – Black Eyed Peas
This is it. Our pick for the best song for your office party. This huge hit from the Black Eyed Peas will set the perfect tone for your office party. The Grammy-winning hit is an international monster success, charting all over the world, and selling 8.6 million digital downloads, the most ever in the U.S. It also spent an eye-popping 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Sometimes, the whole office needs to lay down the headsets, logoff the computers, close the file drawers, clock out and clock back in again, to party! And with these great office party songs as the soundtrack, your next office party is destined to be a hit!