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The Nocturnal Times Top Electronic/Dance Songs of the Decade



It’s the last day of the decade, so what better way to close out 2019 than with our picks for the top tracks of the 2010s?

Winnowing down The Nocturnal Times Top Electronic/Dance Songs of the Decade was a collaborative work in progress — and one that we did not take lightly. After hours, weeks, and months of consideration, the team collectively compiled our top songs of the decade.

Culturally significant, impactful, innovative & groundbreaking, these radio & dance floor-dominating, festival and set inclusions have undoubtedly left their mark on the last 10 years. Ranging from the most popular to underrated songs, these just-over 200 originals and remixes are single releases, or found on full-length albums, EPs or mixtapes. From GRAMMY Award-winning & nominated tunes to chart toppers, these songs paved the way for music and will continue to set the bar for years to come.

MK – 17 

Coldplay – A Sky Full Of Stars (Hardwell Remix) 

Krewella – Alive 

Jax Jones & Martin Solveig Present Euphoria feat. Madison Beer – All Day And Night 

Pryda – Allein 

John Legend – All of Me (Tiësto’s Birthday Treatment Remix) 

Marshmello – Alone 

Martin Garrix – Animals 

Swedish House Mafia & Knife Party – Antidote

Hardwell feat. Amba Shepherd – Apollo 

Lost Frequencies – Are You With Me

Kaskade – Atmosphere

Duck Sauce – Barbra Streisand 

Sofi Tukker & NERVO with The Knocks & ALISA UENO – Best Friend

Armin van Buuren – Blah Blah Blah 

Loud Luxury feat. Brando – Body 

Steve Aoki, Chris Lake, Tujamo – Boneless

Jax Jones feat. Ina Wroldsen – Breathe

Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso feat. Ryan Tedder – Calling (Lose My Mind) 

Showtek & Justin Prime – Cannonball

Afrojack feat. Shermanology – Can’t Stop Me 

OMI – Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix) 

Don Diablo & Tiesto feat. Thomas Troelsen – Chemicals 

Hudson Mohawke – Chimes

Benny Benassi feat. Gary Go – Cinema (Skrillex Remix) 

Dirty South & Alesso feat. Ruben Haze – City Of Dreams

Zedd feat. Foxes – Clarity 

The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey – Closer 

Ellie Goulding x Diplo feat. Swae Lee – Close To Me

Tiësto & Diplo – C’mon 

CamelPhat & Elderbrook – Cola 

Major Lazer feat. Justin Bieber & MØ – Cold Water

Diddy Dirty Money ft. Skylar Grey – Coming Home (Dirty South Remix) 

Gareth Emery feat. Christina Novelli – Concrete Angel 

Bingo Players – Cry (Just A Little) 

Robyn – Dancing On My Own

Kid Cudi – Day ’N’ Nite (Crookers Remix) 

Valentino Khan – Deep Down Low 

Giorgio Moroder feat. Sia – Deja Vu 

Markus Schulz feat. Delacey – Destiny

Daft Punk feat. Panda Bear – Doin’ It Right 

The Chainsmokers feat. Daya – Don’t Let Me Down 

Swedish House Feat. feat. John Martin – Don’t You Worry Child

Armin van Buuren feat. Laura V – Drowning (Avicii Remix) 

Mat Zo & Porter Robinson – Easy 

Fatboy Slim feat. Beardyman – Eat Sleep Rave Repeat (Calvin Harris Remix) 

Rezz – Edge 

Diplo & Mark Ronson pres. Silk City with Dua Lipa – Electricity 

Sandro Silva & Quintino – Epic 

Eric Prydz – Every Day 

BT feat. JES – Every Other Way (Armin van Buuren Remix) 

Coldplay & Swedish House Mafia – Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall

Unlike Pluto feat. Mike Taylor – Everything Black

Kaskade feat. Mindy Gledhill – Eyes 

ZHU – Faded 

Alan Walker – Faded 

Jonas Blue feat. Dakota – Fast Car

Gryffin & ILLENIUM feat. Daya – Feel Good

Calvin Harris – Feel So Close

Jauz – Feel The Volume

Kaskade feat. Martina of Dragonette – Fire In Your New Shoes (Sultan + Ned Shepard Remix) 

Kygo feat. Conrad Sewell – Firestone 

Deorro x Chris Brown – Five More Hours

Band Of Horses – The Funeral (Dash Berlin Remix)

Oliver Heldens x Becky Hill – Gecko (Overdrive) 

Dillon Francis & DJ Snake – Get Low 

Daft Punk with Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky 

Virtual Self – Ghost Voices 

Adventure Club feat. Yuna – Gold

Sander van Doorn, Martin Garrix, DVBBS feat. Aleesia – Gold Skies

Armin van Buuren & Vici Vici feat. Hilight Tribe – Great Spirit 

Marshmello & Bastille – Happier 

Baauer – Harlem Shake 

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix) 

Alesso feat. Tove Lo – Heroes (We Could Be) 

Avicii – Hey Brother

David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack – Hey Mama

London Grammar – Hey Now (ARTY Remix) 

TNGHT x Hudson Mohawke x Lunice – Higher Ground 

Lane 8 feat. Solomon Gray – Hot As You Want

Calvin Harris & The Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love

Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE. (SKRILLEX REMIX) 

Flux Pavilion – I Can’t Stop 

Chromeo – Jealous (I Ain’t With It) 

OneRepublic vs Alesso – If I Lose Myself

Duke Dumont & Jax Jones – I Got U 

Icona Pop & Charli XCX – I Love It

Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding – I Need Your Love

Alicia Keys – In Common (Black Coffee Remix) 

Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl feat. Georgi Kay – In My Mind (Axwell Mix) 

Jai Wolf – Indian Summer

RÜFÜS – Innerbloom 

Knife Party – Internet Friends 

Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha – In the Name of Love 

Pendulum – The Island, Pt. 1

Avicii vs Nicky Romero – I Could Be The One

Cardi B feat. J Balvin & Bad Bunny – I Like It (Dillon Francis) 

Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)

RL Grime feat. Daya – I Wanna Know 

Kygo with Selena Gomez – It Ain’t Me 

Louis The Child feat. K.Flay – It’s Strange

Tiesto & Dzeko feat. Preme & Post Malone – Jackie Chan 

Klingande – Jubel 

Steve Angello – Knas 

Sander van Doorn – Koko

Porter Robinson – Language 

Disclosure feat. Sam Smith – Latch 

Major Lazer, MØ, DJ Snake – Lean On 

Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso feat. Florida Georgia Line & watt – Let Me Go 

DJ Snake & Justin Bieber – Let Me Love You 

Avicii – Levels 

Eric Prydz – Liberate 

San Holo – Light

Ellie Goulding – Lights (Bassnectar Remix) 

Nicky Romero & NERVO – Like Home 

David Guetta, Martin Garrix & Brooks – Like I Do

ODESZA feat. WYNNE & Mansionair – Line Of Sight 

Avicii & Rita Ora – Lonely Together

FISHER – Losing It 

Michael Jackson – Love Never Felt So Good (Fedde Le Grand Remix) 

Miley Cyrus – Malibu (Lost Frequencies Remix) 

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Moguai – Mammoth 

Tiesto – Maximal Crazy

DJ Snake & Bipolar Sunshine – Middle

Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey – The Middle 

M83 – Midnight City 

Otto Knows – Million Voices

HARBER x Lexy Panterra – More Than You

Axwell /\ Ingrosso – More Than You Know

Wankelmut feat. Emma Louise – My Head Is A Jungle (MK Remix) 

Duke Dumont feat. A*M*E – Need U (100%)

Flume feat. Kai – Never Be Like You

Aryay – Never Gonna Leave 

Dua Lipa – New Rules (Alison Wonderland Remix) 

Martin Solveig – The Night Out (Madeon Remix) 

Afrojack & Steve Aoki feat. Miss Palmer – No Beef 

Cheat Codes feat. Demi Lovato – No Promises

Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford – Northern Soul

Faithless – Not Going Home (Armin van Buuren Remix) 

Markus Schulz feat. Ana Diaz – Nothing Without Me

Duke Dumont – Ocean Drive 

Swedish House Mafia feat. Pharrell – One (Your Name) 

Calvin Harris with Dua Lipa – One Kiss 

Gabriel & Dresden feat. Sub Teal – Only Road (Cosmic Gate Remix) 

Coldplay – Paradise (Tiesto Remix) 

Depeche Mode – Personal Jesus (Eric Prydz Remix)

Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie) – Rockabye 

Galantis – Peanut Butter Jelly

MEDUZA x Goodboys – Piece Of Your Heart

Lilly Wood and The Prick – Prayer In C (Robin Schulz Remix) 

NERO – Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix)

Nadia Ali, Starkills, Alex Kenji – Pressure (Alesso Remix) 

Ferry Corsten – Punk (Arty Rock-n-Rolla Remix) 

Kid Cudi, MGMT, Ratatat – Pursuit Of Happiness (Steve Aoki Remix) 

Deadmau5 – Raise Your Weapon 

Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne – Rather Be 

Gareth Emery feat. Wayward Daughter – Reckless

Tiësto – Red Lights 

Sebastian Ingrosso & Tommy Trash feat. John Martin – Reload 

Planet Perfecto Knights – ResuRection (Paul Oakenfold Full On Fluoro Mix) 

The Chainsmokers feat. ROZES – Roses

Galantis – Runaway (U & I) 

Justice – Safe and Sound

Swedish House Mafia – Save The World

Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa – Scared To Be Lonely 

Skrillex – Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites 

Tiësto & KSHMR feat. VASSY – Secrets 

Tim Berg – Seek Bromance (Avicii Vocal Edit) 

The Chainsmokers – #SELFIE 

Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing (Kygo Remix) 

Sam Feldt feat. Kimberly Anne – Show Me Love (EDX Remix) 

Marshmello & Khalid – Silence 

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This 

Kaskade & Moguai feat. Zip Zip Through The Night – Something Something Champs 

Hardwell – Spaceman 

Zedd feat. Matthew Koma – Spectrum 

Florence + The Machine – Spectrum (Say My Name) [Calvin Harris Remix] 

Robin Schulz feat. Erika Sirola – Speechless 

Zedd & Alessia Cara – Stay

Zedd feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore – Stay The Night

Seven Lions, Myon & Shane 54, Tove Lo – Strangers

Robin Schulz feat. Francesco Yates – Sugar 

Calvin Harris – Summer 

Lana Del Rey vs Cedric Gervais – Summertime Sadness

Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford – Sun & Moon 

David Guetta & Avicii – Sunshine 

The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition (Axwell & Dirty South Remix) 

Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch – Sweet Nothing

Cash Cash feat. Bebe Rexha – Take Me Home 

Afrojack eat. Eva Simons – Take Over Control 

DJ Snake, Ozuna, Selena Gomez, Cardi B – Taki Taki

Adrian Lux – Teenage Crime (Axwell & Henrik B Remode) 

Ookay – Thief 

Armin van Buuren feat. Trevor Guthrie – This Is What It Feels Like

Calvin Harris & Rihanna – This Is What You Came For 

David Guetta feat. Sia – Titanium 

Nicky Romero – Toulouse 

Martin Garrix and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike – Tremor (Sensation 2014 Anthem) 

Deniz Koyu – Tung!

DJ Snake & Lil Jon – Turn Down For What 

Chris Lake feat. Alexis Roberts – Turn Off The Lights

Deadmau5 feat. Chris James – The Veldt (8 Minute Edit) 

Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, NERVO – The Way We See The World

Gareth Emery feat. Bo Bruce – U 

Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

Avicii – Wake Me Up

Sultan + Shepard feat. Quilla – Walls

Mr. Probz – Waves (Robin Schulz Edit) 

Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – We Found Love

Above & Beyond feat. Zoe Johnston – We’re All We Need

Gallant – Weight In Gold

Jack Ü (Skrillex & Diplo) with Justin Bieber – Where Are Ü Now 

Jack Back feat. David Guetta, Nicky Romero & Sia – Wild One Two 

Selena Gomez & Marshmello – Wolves

Alesso feat. Matthew Koma – Years 

Disclosure feat. Eliza Doolittle – You & Me (Flume Remix) 

DJ Snake & AlunaGeorge – You Know You Like It

*Songs above listed alphabetically


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