Skip navigation! Story from Music. Confession: When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do was copy dance routines from music videos. And that's because dance routines in music videos are pretty incredible to watch. But they're even more exhilarating to perform. Let's admit it. We all want to be that person at the party who knows every move to "Juju on That Beat" without being told. We all want to know how to do the moonwalk and show it off on the dance floor. But how? Instructional videos, of course!
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Your wedding reception is a party, right? So get it started with some line dancing. Group dance songs and line dance songs are played at wedding receptions to get people all together on the dance floor — in a group.
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Last week saw the video release for Sia's barnstorming new single, Chandelier, featuring haunting choreography masterminded by Sia and Ryan Heffington, and performed by year-old Maddie Ziegler from the reality show, Dance Moms. Truly great choreography can elevate a music video to a work of art. Here are a few of our favourite examples — but what are we missing? Let us know in the thread below. Performed at a certain point of drunkenness at every Halloween party ever; Beat It is pretty good, but Thriller, er, beats it. Its influence can be seen in the also-amazing dance routine from Backstreet Boys' Everybody Backstreet's Back video. Feist is well known for a bit of a move and a shake in her videos — see her dancing on escalators in the promo for My Moon, My Man — but this colourful promo for is something else. Who could forget Thom Yorke's jittering, skittering moves in monochrome and bowler hat for the video of Lotus Flower?
If you need to add life to a party or you just need to blow off some steam after a long day at work, just break out some songs with dance steps. These 16 selections, spanning from the '50s to the 21st century, will get your get feet sliding and your hips twisting. The hip hop dance song Watch Me by Silento became a huge hit in when people around the world began uploading videos of themselves doing the dance steps in the song. Silento instructs listeners to whip it, nae nae, do the stanky leg, break their legs, bop, yule, do the Superman, and duff in roughly that order. Although this hit doesn't describe every dance step, it was written as a line dance and it gives instructions for the biggest steps: "heel, toe, dosey doe," and "get down, turn around," which reminds dancers what moves to do during the most active part of the dance during the chorus. It's no surprise this song has become a legendary country line dance. Most people learn this fun and catchy dance song as kids in settings such as roller skating rinks, but still love it as adults. Luke's popular hip hop song Raise The Roof was released in