Top 10 Clean Party Songs for Kids

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Justin Timberlake - "Can't Stop the Feeling"

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Justin Timberlake - "Can't Stop the Feeling!". Courtesy RCA

Justin Timberlake's song from the upcoming movie Trolls is arguably the catchiest danceable track of 2016. You only need to hear this once to recognize what an instant classic it is. Justin Timberlake put it together with pop masters Max Martin and Shellback. "Can't Stop the Feeling" debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. It has also gone to #1 in many countries around the world. "Can't Stop the Feeling" is also a #1 hit at adult pop and adult contemporary radio.

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Selena Gomez - "Kill 'Em With Kindness"

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Selena Gomez - Kill 'Em With Kindness. Courtesy Interscope

Selena Gomez encourages everyone to tone down the negativity in conflict and instead "Kill 'Em With Kindness." This is the fourth hit single from her huge hit album Revival. It is slick and danceable. The whistle hook is irresistible. It is a great party song that also carries a much needed message in difficult times. Everyone is encouraged to, "Put out the fire before igniting."

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Shawn Mendes - "Treat You Better"

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Shawn Mendes - "Treat You Better". Courtesy Island

17-year-old Canadian Shawn Mendes is one of the top teen pop artists of the moment. Last year he went to #1 on the album chart with his debut collection Handwritten and the single "Stitches" peaked at #4. "Treat You Better" is the first single from an upcoming second album. It positions Shawn Mendes as the young man that will rescue a girl from the lousy guy she doesn't deserve. "Treat You Better" is a top 40 pop hit around the world.

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Zara Larsson - "Lush Life"

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Zara Larsson - "Lush Life". Courtesy Epic

18-year-old Zara Larsson is a rising pop star from Sweden. She won the Swedish TV talent show Talang in 2008 at age 10. She won a Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Swedish Star earlier this year. "Lush Life," her follow up to the breakthrough US hit "Never Forget You" is a tribute to passion in having crushes on others. It is a bright, catchy song that has been a top 10 pop hit across Europe. 

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Sia - "Cheap Thrills"

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Sia - "Cheap Thrills". Courtesy RCA

Sia has proved that her breakthrough pop mainstream album 1000 Forms of Fear was no fluke. "Cheap Thrills" is a celebration of having a great time without spending a lot of money. It is the second single from the album This Is Acting and has turned into the biggest pop hit in the US yet in Sia's career. "Cheap Thrills" has topped the dance chart and has already hit #1 in many countries around the world.

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Alessia Cara - "Wild Things"

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Alessia Cara - "Wild Things". Courtesy Def Jam

19-year-old Canadian artist Alessia Cara is a musical hero for those who find themselves just a bit outside the mainstream. Her breakthrough single "Here" was one of the biggest sleeper hits of last year. It eventually ended up #5 on the US pop chart. "Wild Things" continues in much of the same vein. It is a celebration for those who aren't "cool kids." A rarity, "Wild Things" is a mainstream pop hit by a teen artist that has also found a home at adult pop radio.

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Bahari - "Dancing On the Sun"

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Bahari - "Dancing On the Sun". Courtesy Interscope

Bahari are a southern California based female trio. They aim to create a youth oriented celebration of contemporary coastal culture. Their single "Dancing On the Sun" borrows sun-drenched sounds from artists like Sheryl Crow. Bahari are aiming, according to their own publicity, to "offer listeners a sense of what it's like to a spirited, independent-minded 18-year-old woman in 2016. They incorporate a rich palette of classic pop sounds.

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Little Big Town - "One Of Those Days"

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Little Big Town - "One Of Those Days". Courtesy Capitol Nashville

Country music superstars Little Big Town are taking a risk with the "One Of Those Days" single. It steps well outside the country mainstream. The group worked with Pharrell Williams in putting together the track, and it is an uplifting pop party song about world empowerment. If you are a fan of Pharrell Williams' "Happy," you will love this song.

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Daya - "Sit Still, Look Pretty"

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Daya - "Sit Still, Look Pretty". Courtesy Artbeatz

17-year-old Daya broke into the pop mainstream last year with her debut hit "Hide Away." She is currently in the top 10 providing vocals to The Chainsmokers smash "Don't Let Me Down." Her solo follow up is "Sit Still, Look Pretty." She sings from the perspective of a pretty girl who is not satisfied with being recognized for her looks. She doesn't want to, "sit still, look pretty." It is included on the artist's self-titled debut album released last fall.

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Marshmello - "Alone"

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Marshmello - "Alone". Courtesy Monstercat

DJ Marshmello follows in the tradition of other electronic dance music artists like Deadmau5 and Daft Punk by not revealing his individual identity. He makes public appearances in a marshmallow mask. 2015 was a breakthrough year. "Alone" is a thoroughly contemporary party track incorporating many elements of trap music. 

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