Year end school dances: Top 30 songs that are safe

June 5, 2011 by Ric Hansen

As the school year winds down the final Top 30 Safe Songs list is ready to guide you through, grad parties, end  of school dances, and last minute proms.   We’ve also added some jewels to the DO NOT PLAY List.  I want to thank all of the responsible DJs who have chosen to become members of the School Dance Network…..As I have mentioned before here, and continue to see proof every day….the more you do to align yourself with “clean lyrics” and “appropriate dancing” the more business you will do at schools.  I guarantee it.  You need to stand out as a DJ (or DJ Company) that goes the extra mile to create clean fun dances.  Using our list and being a member of the School Dance Network, with a listing in our Responsible DJ directory is a great way to start.  Once you sign up, your name will be listed as a Responsible DJ on the most used School Administrator site in the country and you can promote your connection with the “Responsible DJ” emblem that I will send for you web site and direct mail.  You can join now and get your campaign launched for the upcoming school year.

Be watching your upcoming issue of Mobile Beat Magazine for the complete TOP 100 songs for back to school, plus the TOP 30 DO NOT PLAY list and the TOP 30 Timeless School Dance Classics.

Meanwhile here is the latest list for your school dances.  

LW TW Artist Title Featuring Prime Cuts # BPM Notes
1 1 Black Eyed Peas Just Can’t Get Enough 201106 94
11 2 Bruno Mars Lazy Song 201108 87
2 3 Katy Perry ET 105
7 4 Jennifer Lopez On the Floor Pitbull 201104 130
3 5 Lady Gaga Born This Way 201102 120
4 6 Hold it against Me Britney Spears 201103 134
12 7 Britney Spears Til The World Ends 201111 133 Small edit
15 8 Lupe Fiasco The Show Goes on 201045 72
5 9 Tinie Tempah Written in the Stars Eric Turner 201104 93
10 10 Nicki Minaj Moment for Life Drake 201050 98 edit
22 11 Wiz Khalifa Roll Up 201106 94 Edit
8 12 Usher More 201047 125
6 13 Enrique Iglesias Tonght Ludacris 201047 126 Edit Sh*t
` 14 Lady Gaga Judas 201117 131 No Catholic schools
20 15 T-Pain Best Love Song Chris Brown 201108 81 Edit
9 16 Ke$ha Blow 201102 120
27 17 New Boyz Backseat 201103 124 Edit “A**”
26 18 Pitbulll Give Me Everything Ne-Yo & Nayer – 201114 129 Suggestive content
24 19 LMFAO Party Rock Anthem Lauren Bennett 201102 131 Edit
14 20 Far East Movement Rocketeer Ryan Tedder 201047 96
16 21 Chris Brown Yeah 3X 201044 129
13 22 Katy Perry Firework 201041 124
28 23 Kanye West All of the lights Kid Cudi, Rihanna 201050 71 Use the super clean edit
New 24 Adele Rolling in the Deep 201048 105
29 25 Beyonce Run The World 201118 127
17 26 Keri Hilson Pretty Girl Rock 201042 80
New 27 Lady Gaga The Edge of Glory 201120 128
New 28 Jason Derulo Don’t Wanna Go Home 201120 122 Edit Bitch-Drink references
New 29 Chris Brown She Ain’t You 201114 91
New 30 Nicki Minaj Super Bass 201115 127 Edit
Recurrents- (Still popular)
19 Taio Cruise-Travie MacCoy Higher 201102 128 Radio Edit
21 Nelly Gone Kelly Rowland 201101 73
23 Bruno Mars Grenade 201044 111
26 Chris Brown Deuces 201031 74 EDIT
27 Rihanna What’s My Name 201043 100 H.S Only
Edward Maya-Mia Martina Stereo Love 201013 127
Pink Raise Your Glass 201041 122 EDIT
Flo Rida Who Dat Girl 201046 125
Nelly Just a Dream 201032 90
Enrique Iglesias I Like It Pitbull 201019 129
Rihanna Only Girl (In the world) 201037 126 EDIT
Pitbull Hey Baby 201037 128
Black Eyed Peas The Time (Dirty Bit) 201045 128
Mann Buzzin 201050 104 Edit
Will.I.am Check it Out Nicki Minaj 201037 130 edit
Kesha Take It Off 201028 125
Katy Perry Teenage Dream 201031 120
KE$HA We R Who We R 201043 120 Edit
Mike Posner Please Don’t Go 201034 121
Usher DJ Got Us Fallin In Love Pitbull 201029 120 Edit
Bruno Mars Just the way you are 201030 109
David Guetta Memories F/Kid Cudi 201012 130 Edit
Ditty-Dirty Money Coming Home 201047 84 Edit nigga&sh*t
Nicki Minaj Right Thru You 201040 81
Jay Sean 2012 (It ain’t the end of the world” 201032 127
Eminem Love The Way You Lie Rihanna 201027 87 Edit
Taio Cruz Dynamite 201020 120
3OH!3 Double Vision- Dance Edit 201035 120
Sean Kingston Letting Go (Dutty Love) 201025 92
Travie McCoy Need You 201037 74
Flo Rida Club can’t Handle Me D Guetta 201024 128
Taio Cruz Dirty Pictures (Squeaky Clean) Ke$ha 201038 120 EDIT
New Boyz Break My Bank Iyaz 201028 91 Edit
Katy Perry California Gurls Snoop Dog 201020 125
B.O.B Airplanes Hayley Williams 201016 94 Edit
Travie McCoy Billionaire Bruno Mars 201011 88
Usher OMG Will I am 201012 130
Mike Posner Cooler Than Me 201014 130
Tao Cruz Break Your Heart 201004 122
Black Eyed Peas Rock That Body 201013 125
Ready Set Love Like Woe 201020 90
3OH!3 My First Kiss Ke$ha 201019 138
Nicki Minaj Your Love 201013 95
DO NOT PLAYLIST ADDS
Katy Perry Last Friday Night
Enrique Iglesias Dirty Dancer
Rihanna Man Down
Nicole Scherzinger Right There
Kelly Rowland Motivation Lil Wayne clearly sexual
Waka Flocka Flame Grove St. Party Kebo Gotti
Travis Porter Bring it Back
Chris Brown Look at me Now
Nicki Minaj Did it on em Nasty
Big Sean My Last Chris Brown Glorifies Alcohol
Snoop Dog Wet/Sweat
Kanye West H*A*M Jay-Z
Rihanna S&M
Pink Fr**kin Perfect
Twista Make a Movie Chris Brown
Lil Wayne 6 foot 7 foot Cory Gunz
Problem My Ex
No Hands Waka Flocka Flame Rosco Dash
Birdman Fire Flame Lil Wayne
Jeremih Down On Me 50 cent
Wiz Khalifa Black and Yellow
Kanye West Runaway
New Boyz Spot Right There
Waka Flocka Flame No Hands
Kanye West Monster Jay Z -Rick Ross
Eminem No Love Lil Wayne
Trey Songz Bottoms Up Nicki Minaj
Bumpy Ride Mohombi
F**K You Cee Lo Green
Right Above It Lil Wayne Drake
Fancy Drake
Rick Ross Blowin Money Fast
Drake Fancy
Richard Vission/Static Revenge I Like That Luciana
Far East Movement Like a G6
Glasses Malone I Get Doe
Soulja Boy Pretty Boy Swag
Kanye West Power
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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 (http://www.schooldancenetwork.com) 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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