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Thriller - Michael Jackson

tempo: 118 bpm bpm range: 115 to 120 bpm The DJ's Take: Research indicates that 99.86% of dj's have this in their Halloween playlists. And if it isn't in yours, c'mon man: Friday GIF from Disappointed GIFs Try mixing / mashing up with key-compatible tracks like: Zero - Chris Brown Cheerleader - OMI Dynamite - Taio Cruz Black or White - Michael Jackson Just Dance - Lady Gaga Greenlight (feat. Flo Rida & LunchMoney Lewis) - Pitbull Maps - Maroon 5 Higher - Carly Rae Jepsen Love Lockdown - Kanye West Love You Like a Love Song - Selena Gomez & The Scene download or stream Thriller: spotify playlist apple music iTunes amazon

...Ready For It? - Taylor Swift

tempo: 80 bpm bpm range: 75 bpm  to  80 bpm ,  80 bpm  to  85 bpm the dj's take: No doubt that this becomes the featured music in a TV promo for a big women's sporting event, like Olympics gymnastics, the NCAA basketball tournament, or the US Open in tennis. Edit: Or an upcoming season of network television. Looks like ABC is all over it: Try mixing or mashing up with: Bad Blood - Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar Shake It Off - Taylor Swift I'm The One - DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Quavo Love On The Brain (Remix) - Rihanna, Don Diablo Nothing Wrong - G-Eazy Just Like Fire - Pink Wicked - Future I Need A Girl - Trey Songz Go Hard Or Go Home - Wiz Khalifa download or stream ...Ready For It?: amazon spotify playlist itunes

Countdown - Beyoncé

tempo: 84 bpm bpm range: 80 bpm to 85 bpm The DJ's Take: Probably not going on her greatest hits album. But it definitely sounds like this was written for college marching bands (skip to 5:47 below): And if you're wondering where the male vocals for the countdown came from: Try mixing or mashing up with tracks like: Clique - Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean Criminal - Natti Natasha x Ozuna Black and Yellow - Wiz Khalifa Learn To Let Go - Kesha So Good - Zara Larsson ft. Ty Dolla $ign On My Mind - Ellie Goulding Bounce - 2 Chainz download or stream Countdown: amazon itunes

Kids In Love - Kygo

tempo: 122 bpm bpm range: 120  to  125 bpm the dj's take: Sounds like Avicii's The Days : Could also be fun to slow down a couple bpm's and go into The Power of Love : Some other key-compatible tracks to mix / mash up with: Faking It - Calvin Harris ft. Kehlani, Lil Yachty Instruction - Jax Jones ft. Demi Lovato Supercut - Lorde Hype - Dizzee Rascal & Calvin Harris This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna Shades of Grey - Oliver Heldens & Shaun Frank ft. Delaney Jane Prayer In C - Lilly Wood & The Prick and Robin Schulz Right Round - Flo Rida Intoxicated - Martin Solveig & GTA Higher Place - Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike ft. NeYo download or stream Kids In Love: amazon spotify playlist

Faking It - Calvin Harris ft. Kehlani, Lil Yachty

tempo: 60 bpm, 120 bpm bpm range: 55 bpm to 60 bpm , 60 bpm to 65 bpm , 115 to 120 bpm , 120  to  125 bpm the dj's take: I think this should play in every stadium when an opposing player blatantly fakes an injury. Like this: Or this: Also good for a spinning class or the treadmill. Slow part for the warmup / cool-down, faster part when it's time to burn rubber. A few key-compatible tracks from 60 to 65 bpm: Never Be Like You - Flume Car Radio - twenty one pilots No Broken Hearts - Bebe Rexha ft. Nicki Minaj All Day - Kanye West Some more from 115 to 120 bpm: Don't You Want Me - Human League New Rules - Dua Lipa Sexyback - Justin Timberlake Renegade - Axwell /\ Ingrosso I Love You - Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Kid Ink Adore - Jasmine Thompson Safe and Sound - Capital Cities Bad Romance - Lady Gaga Emotions - Mariah Carey And from 120 to 125 bpm: Instruction - Jax Jones ft. Demi Lovato Supercut - Lorde Hype - Dizzee Rascal & Calvin

Pour It Up - Rihanna

tempo: 67 bpm bpm range: 65 bpm  to  70 bpm The DJ's Take: This song is all about the video. Good example of a track explicitly defining the setting it should be played in (hint: not at a middle school dance). On a side note, Nicole 'The Pole' Williams may be the gold standard for any nickname in the entertainment industry: Try mixing with: Boys - Charli XCX Gyalchester - Drake Bad Things - Machine Gun Kelly, Camila Cabello Ain't My Fault - Zara Larsson Sorry - BeyoncĂ© Sledgehammer - Rihanna Pop Style - Drake waves - Miguel ft. Travis Scott Shake It Off - Mariah Carey Pop That - French Montana Iz U Down - Kid Ink No Option - Kid Ink download or stream Pour It Up: amazon spotify playlist itunes

Bitch Better Have My Money - Rihanna

tempo: 52 bpm bpm range: 50  to  55 bpm The DJ's Take: Makes me think of that Family Guy beatdown: And if you're into beats, here's Deputy breaking down how he made this one: Finally - shoutout to AMG, who had his song title usurped in the google search results . Try mixing with: Nothing Without You - The Weeknd Rise - Katy Perry Kiss It Better - Rihanna Or you can half-time into: I Ain't No Joke - Eric B & Rakim Bitches N Marijuana - Chris Brown and Tyga Loyal - Chris Brown , Ayo - Chris Brown and Tyga I Don't F**k With You - Big Sean , Team - Lorde U Know What's Up - Donell Jones download or stream Bitch Better Have My Money: amazon spotify playlist