Time to party: Must-have songs in your playlist
Here’s a list of catchiest tracks of 2015. Each one of these numbers will compel you to leave your seat and hit the dance floor..
One Direction - 'Drag Me Down'
Released worldwide in July this year, 'Drag Me Down' was One Direction’s first single since Zayn Malik's departure in March 2015. Written by Jamie Scott, John Ryan and Julian Bunetta, the song is produced by the latter two for their fifth studio album, Made in the A.M. ‘Drag Me Down’ became an instant hit, debuting at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Fleur East - 'Sax'
There is literally no other pop song that will get you more in the mood to party than Fleur's debut single 'Sax'. Following a critically acclaimed performance of the single on the X Factor, it debuted and peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart. If this doesn't rock you then nothing else could.
Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. MØ ‘Lean On’
'Lean On' is a song recorded by American electronic music group Major Lazer and French producer DJ Snake, taken from the former's third studio album, Peace Is the Mission (2015), featuring vocals from Danish singer MØ. 'Lean On' is so popular that no party is complete without this chartbuster.
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars ‘Uptown Funk’
It started in December 2014 and hasn't looked back since. 'Uptown Funk' became the longest reigning single in the entire history of the Vodafone Big Top 40 at the end of January 2015. Should we say more?
The Jamaican star spent two weeks at the top of the Vodafone Big Top 40 with this hit. Actually this song was released a couple of years before 2015 however the track was remixed and voila, the party has never stopped since then.
Jack Ü Feat. Justin Bieber 'Where Are Ü Now'
Trust Justin Bieber to rock the party for you. 'Where Are Ü Now' is produced and performed by American music producers Skrillex and Diplo under their collaborative effort Jack Ü. The track has peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100, giving both Skrillex and Diplo their first top 10 single on the chart, also giving Bieber his seventh.
Jason Derulo 'Want To Want Me'
The track is recorded by American singer Jason Derulo for his fourth studio album, Everything Is 4. 'Want to Want Me' peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Derulo's sixth top ten hit in the United States. It has become hot favourite among all party hoppers and club DJs. Keep this in your MP3 player and you will rock the dance floor.
Ellie Goulding 'Love Me Like You Do'
Ellie Goulding recorfed this as the soundtrack to the film Fifty Shades of Grey (2015). Just as the movie raked business, the song too gained much popularity. However, the track stands alone as a catchy number and can beat the blues anywhere. The song is nominated for several awards, including Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, and Best Original Song at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards.
Clean Bandit 'Rather Be'
Though released in 2014, 'Rather Be' has been rocking the dance floor incessantly. As the song describes the singer's infatuation with her significant other, it also has a mark og romance in it.'Rather Be' has also become an international hit in part due to the song's video becoming a viral hit on YouTube, featuring Haruka Abe. It won the Best Dance Recording category at the 2015 Grammy Awards in the United States.
This Canadian singer cum songwriter has given a beautiful touch to the lyrics of 'Hideaway' which are liked by many. It has become one of the favourite party songs of the year due to its tune, tempo, sound and lyrics. This one should not be missed.