Top 30 Safe Songs for schools

March 31, 2012 by Ric Hansen


Here is a recap of this weeks new songs on the TOP 30.  Two artists known for some pretty raunchy lyrics, team up to produce a Safe Song for the Top 30 and it debuts at # 27.  Rihanna and Drake together with a song called “Take Care”.   Just after celebrating his 18th Birthday, Justin Bieber rolls out a solid hit that has been added by both Hip Hop and Top 40 stations in record numbers.  In the second week out, BOYFRIEND, debuts on the Safe Songs list at #29.  Calvin Harris emerges from his role as back up singer to a solo single that is the perfect feel good prom song:  ”Feel So Close”…new at # 28.  And finally, you might call her Nicki Minaj “lite”,  Karmin gives rap a go with her second single as she follows in the footsteps of the the first real breakthrough female rap artist.  Karmin’s safe song is BrokenHearted new at #30.   This list of songs will be the ones that make great memories for the class of 2012:


Here are the 30 most popular songs that are safe to play at schools.

LW TW Artist Title Notes/info Prime Cuts # BPM
6 1 Gym Class Heroes Self  Back Home Re do of “A** back home” 201203 130
1 2 David Guetta/Nicki Minaj Turn Me on Just don’t watch the video
5 3 Kelly Clarkson Stronger 201201 116
3 4 Pitbull/w Chris Brown International Love Requires edited version 201140 120
6 5 J. Jessie Domino 201135 127
9 6 LMFAO Sorry for Party Rockin Play Xtra clean version 201201 134
4 7 Rihanna You Da One 201147 127
7 8 Flo Rida Good Feelin 201137 128
16 9 Katy Perry Part of Me 201210 130
8 10 Hot Chelle Rae I Like it Like That  FT-New Boyz 201139 101
10 11 Rihanna We Found Love 201140 128
20 12 The Wanted Glad You Came 201134 128
25 13 Nicki Minaj Starships Reference to Bud LIte. Edited only 201209 125
12 14 Bruno Mars It Will Rain One reference to morophine 201140 75
24 15 Chris Brown Turn Up The Music 201206 130
13 16 Outasight Tonight is the Night 201142 120
14 17 David Guetta Without You Usher 201136 128
11 18 Selena Gomez Love you Like a Love Song 201131 119
30 19 B.O.B So Good Reference to Dominican Beer 201209 86
15 20 J Cole Workout Edit N**ga,  S**t 201126 93
17 21 LMFAO Sexy and I know it 201133 130
29 22 Dev & Enrique Iglesias Naked Version without singing NAKED only 201201 125
18 23 Jason Derulo It Girl 201133 92
21 24 Gym Class Heros Stereo Hearts Adam Levine 201125 91
19 25 Drake Headlines Must be edited! F**K, Sh*t, Nig** 201132 76
23 26 Foster the People Don’t Stop 201146 133
New 27 Drake /Rihanna Take Care 201150 122
New 28 Calvin  Harris Feel So Close 201131 64
New 29 Justin Bieber Boyfriend 201214 97
New 30 Karmin Broken Hearted 201207 120

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Ric Hansen Ric Hansen (106 Posts)

Ric Hansen is a Seattle radio executive who also created one of America’s largest event marketing companies that specializes in producing literally thousands of mobile DJ school dance events in most major cities across the country. His unique promotional partnership with many of the country’s highly successful radio stations has gained him notoriety in the radio industry, mobile DJ industry and with school administrators nationwide. His School Dance Network website ( is the go-to resource for schools, and mobile DJs looking to provide safe, clean and age appropriate dance events, yet at the same time provide high-energy and engaging dance events for teens.

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