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Who doesn't love a good party? Here are the best songs about parties, ranked by party animals like yourself. These songs aren't necessarily "party songs" but rather songs that tell stories about partying and going to parties. However, if you are looking for party songs, help us make the perfect 2018 party music playlist. There are great rock songs about partying, good rap songs about partying and everything in between. A few musicians have even based their whole careers around party music.

LMFAO had a slew of hits when they released their 2011 album Sorry For Party Rocking. Their track, “Party Rock Anthem” appears high up on this list of the top songs about partying. No musician likes partying more than Andrew W.K. His hits, “Party Hard,” “Party Party Party” and “Party Til You Puke,” all rank amongst the best party songs of all time.

The last century may have come and gone, but Prince's party song, “1999,” is more popular than ever. The Beastie Boys had a hit with “Fight for Your Right,” but no party song beats R. Kelly's anthem, “Ignition (Remix).” “Then after the show it's the (after party)/And after the party it's the (hotel lobby),” Kelz sings on this timeless track.

What is your favorite song to get the party started? Share your opinions in the comments section and add any tracks we may have missed.

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1999 Prince

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30 12
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Fight For Your Right Beastie Boys

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40 23
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27 12
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24 10
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Let’s Dance David Bowie

6
24 11
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25 12
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11 2
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Tom Islava added Celebration Kool & The Gang

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20 11
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It's My Party Lesley Gore, Kelli Barrett

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24 15
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Ignition (Remix) R. Kelly

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21 14
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In da Club 50 Cent

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16 10
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No. 1 Party Anthem Arctic Monkeys

13
17 12
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Party Hard Andrew W.K.

14
9 4
Party All The Time is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About Parties
darthschwartz added Party All The Time Eddie Murphy

This Hard-Partying Rock N' Roll Goddess Was The Rolling Stones' Muse

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16 12
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Party Up DMX

16
11 8
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7 4
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15 13
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The Party Song Blink-182

19
10 8
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Instant Party The Who

20
9 7
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7 5
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The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

22
7 5
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Party Line The Kinks

23
6 4
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Party All Night Quiet Riot

24
10 9
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Dead Man's Party Oingo Boingo

25
10 9
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It's Time to Party Andrew W.K.

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9 8
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It's My Party Amy Winehouse

27
8 7
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Party People Timbaland & Magoo, Jay-Z, Twista

28
8 7
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Bassment Party The Cool Kids

The Best East Coast Rappers of All Time

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8 7
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New Party Patti Smith

30
8 7
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I Held a Party Bee Gees

31
7 6
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Party Time Iggy Pop

32
6 5
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TV Party Black Flag

33
6 5
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Tears at the Birthday Party Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello

34
5 4
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Mark Lanzarotta added Birthday The Beatles - The Beatles

35
4 3
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It's My Party Chaka Khan

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

36
4 3
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37
11 11
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Partyup Prince

38
7 7
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Last Man at the Party Jethro Tull

39
7 7
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Two Can Have a Party Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell

40
6 6
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Party Boy Alanis Morissette

41
6 6
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Party With the Animals Ozzy Osbourne

42
6 6
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Love Party Marvin Gaye

The Best Windshield Wiper Brands

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6 6
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5 5
Detachable Penis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs About Parties
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45
5 5
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Party Girl Linda Ronstadt

46
5 5
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Party Time Phish

47
5 5
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Party Out of Bounds The B-52's

48
4 4
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The Life of the Party The Jackson 5

49
4 4
Pity Party is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs About Parties
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4 4
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Party Time Uriah Heep