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The Nocturnal Times Top Electronic/Dance Tracks of 2017



Another year gone by, which means another year filled with great music. Each year, we look forward to bringing our readers our favorite tracks of the year. Among those considered were songs across all genres of electronic music to compile a list of our favorites 2017. From trance to house, bass to techno, progressive to electro, dubstep to future, EDM to crossover, we’ve considered them all. From successful independent imprints to major labels, sub-divisions or self-releases, our top selections of the year reflect the year in music. Serving as a 2017 yearbook from The Nocturnal Times, celebrate the last 12 months of dance music with a soundtrack of songs that will leave a lasting impression. Follow The Nocturnal Times Top Electronic/Dance Tracks of 2017 on Spotify.


The Nocturnal Times Top Electronic/Dance Tracks of 2017


Above & Beyond feat. Zoe Johnston – My Own Hymn [Anjunabeats]

Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford – Northern Soul [Anjunabeats]

Afrojack & David Guetta feat. Ester Dean – Another Life [Wall Recordings]

AFSHeeN feat. Nisha – Pull Me From The Waves [Dirty Soul]

Alexandre Bergheau – Summer’s Gone (Yoel Lewis Remix) [Armada Captivating]

Alina Baraz feat. Khalid – Electric [Mom+Pop]

Andrew Rayel feat. Jonathan Mendelsohn – Forgiven [Armada Music]

Armin van Buuren & Vini Vici feat. Hilight Tribe – Great Spirit [Armada Music]

Armin van Buuren feat. Josh Cumbee – Sunny Days [Armada Music]

Armin van Buuren – This Is A Test (Arkham Knights Remix) [Armada Music]

Audien & 3LAU feat. Victoria Zaro – Hot Water [Astralwerks]

Autograf feat. WYNNE – Nobody Knows [Armada Deep]

Autograf – Sleepless In NYC [Armada Deep]

Avicii feat. Rita Ora – Lonely Together [Avicii Music]

Avicii feat. Sandra Cavazza – Without You [Avicii Music]

Axwell /\ Ingrosso – More Than You Know [Virgin EMI Records]

Bryan Kearney feat. Plumb – All Over Again [Subculture]

Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean – Feels [Sony]

Calvin Harris feat. Frank Ocean – Slide [Sony]

Cashmere Cat feat. MØ & SOPHIE – 9 (After Coachella) [Mad Love/Interscope Records]

The Chainsmokers – Paris [Disruptor Records/Columbia Records]

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This [Disruptor Records/Columbia Records]

Cheat Codes feat. Demi Lovato – No Promises [300 Entertainment]

Chelsea Cutler – Your Shirt [Ultra Music]

Chromeo – Juice [Atlantic Records]

Clean Bandit feat. Zara Larsson – Symphony (Cash Cash Remix) [Atlantic Records]

Cosmic Gate feat. Emma Hewitt – Tonight [Wake Your Mind Records]

Dash Berlin & SAVI feat.  KO – Home (Dash Berlin Club Mix) [Armada Music]

Davey Asprey – Fallout [A State Of Trance]

David Guetta feat. Justin Bieber – 2U [What A Music/Def Jam Recordings]

Deadmau5 – Polaris [mau5trap]

Denis Kenzo feat. Sveta B. – Just To Hear [Denis Kenzo Recordings]

Deorro – Feeling Pretty Good [Ultra Records]

Diplo & MØ – Get It RIght [Mad Decent]

Dirty South feat. ANIMA! – I Swear (Jason Ross Remix) [Anjunabeats]

DJ Snake & Lauv – A Different Way [DJ Snake Music/Geffen Records]

Drake & Black Coffee feat. Jorja Smith – Get It Together [Young Money Entertainment/Cash Money Records]

Dua Lipa – New Rules (Alison Wonderland Remix) [Dua Lipa Limited]

Emmit Fenn feat. Yuna – Modern Flame [TH3RD BRAIN]

Ferry Corsten feat. Neils Geusebroek – Waiting [Flashover Recordings]

Ferry Corsten feat. HALIENE – Wherever You Are [Flashover Recordings]

Flume feat. KUCKA – Hyperreal [Mom+Pop/Future Classic]

Flume feat. Tove Lo – Say It (Illenium Remix) [Mom+Pop/Future Classic]

Gabriel & Dresden feat. Sub Teal – This Love Kills Me [Anjunabeats]

Gabriel & Dresden feat. Jan Burton – Waiting For Winter [Anjunabeats]

Gaia – Saint Vitus [Armind Recordings]

Galantis feat. ROZES – Girls On Boys [Big Beat Records]

Galimatias – Blowback [Galimatias]

Gareth Emery feat. HALEINE – Saving Light [Monstercat]

Ghastly feat. Matthew Koma – We Might Fall [Ghastly & Matthew Koma]

Grum – Price Of Love [Anjunabeats]

Grum – Shout [Anjunabeats]

Gryffin & Illenium feat. Daya – Feel Good [Darkroom/Interscope Records]

Hailee Steinfeld with Alesso & Florida Georgia Line – Let Me Go [Republic Records]

HARBER feat. Sara Kendall – What We See [HARBER]

Hardwell & KSHMR – Power [Hardwell & KSHMR]

Illenium feat. Annika Wells – Crawl Outta Love [Seeking Blue/Kasaya]

Illenium feat. Kerli – Sound Of Walking Away [Seeking Blue/Kasaya]

Jai Wolf feat. Mr. Gabriel – Starlight [Mom+Pop]

Jauz feat. GG Magree – Ghost [Bite This!]

Josh pan & X&G – nowhere [OWSLA]

K?d feat. Blair – Distance [ICONS Music]

Kehlani – Undercover (Adventure Club Remix) [TSNMI/Atlantic Records]

The Killers – The Man (Duke Dumont Remix) [Island Records]

Kendrick Lamar – HUMBLE. (SKRILLEX Remix) [Aftermath/Interscope (Top Dawg Entertainment)]

Kyau & Albert feat. Jeza – Bring You Back [Euphonic]

Kyau & Albert – Trace [Euphonic]

Kygo feat. JHart – Permanent [Sony/Ultra Music]

Kygo feat. Justin Jesso – Stargazing [Sony/Ultra Music]

Kygo feat. Selena Gomez – It Ain’t Me [Sony/Ultra Music]

Lost Frequencies & Netsky – Here With You [Lost & Cie]

Lost Kings feat. Sabrina Carpenter – First Love [Disruptor Records]

Louis The Child feat. Elohim – Love Is Alive [Ultra Records]

Luca Lush feat. Devault – O Bb [Luca Lush]

Luttrell – Cloer [Anjunadeep]

Maceo Plex – Kepler’s Journey [Lone Romantic]

Major Lazer feat. Travis Scott, Camila Cabello & Quavo – Know No Better [Mad Decent]  

Markus Schulz pres. Dakota feat. Bev – Run Up That Hill [Coldharbour Recordings]

MaRLo & First State – Falling Down [Armind Recordings]

Marshmello feat. Khalid – Silence [Joytime Collective]

Marshmello – You & Me [Joytime Collective]

Martin Garrix feat. Dua Lupa – Scared To Be Lonely [STMPD RCRDS]

Martin Garrix – Pizza [STMPD RCRDS]

Mat Kearney & AFSHeeN – Better Than I Used To Be [Tomorrow Music]

Matthew Koma – Hard To Love (RAC Remix) [RCA Records]

Miley Cyrus – Malibu (Lost Frequencies Remix) [RCA Records]

MK – 17 [Area 10]

Moon Boots – First Landing [Anjunadeep]

No Mana – Fade [mau5trap]

NWYR – Voltage [Mainstage Music]

ODESZA feat. Leon Bridges – Across The Room [Foreign Family Collective]

ODESZA feat. WYNNE & Masonaire – Line Of Sight [Foreign Family Collective]

Orjan Nilsen feat. Rykka – The Hardest Part [Armind Recordings]

Paris Blohm feat. Elle Vee – Into Dust [Lowly Palace]

Paul van Dyk feat. Emanuele Braveri & Rebecca Louise Burch – Escape Reality Tonight [Vandit Records]

Point Point feat. Denai Moore – Hands [Record Record]

Pretty Lights – Rainbows & Waterfalls [8 Minutes 20 Seconds Records]

Pryda – Lillo [Pryda Recordings]

Pryda – Stay With Me [Pryda Recordings]

PureNRG – Prophecy [Black Hole Recordings]

RAC & K.Flay – Heartbreak Summer [Counter Records]

Robin Schulz feat. HUGEL – I Believe I’m Fine [TONSPIEL]

Ruben De Ronde & LTN – Moment Of Truth [Statement! Recordings]

Rusty Hook feat. Truitt – Relief [Moving Castle]

San Holo feat. James Vincent McMorrow – The Future [bitbird]

San Holo – The Light [bitbird]

Selena Gomez & Marshmello – Wolves [Interscrope Records]

Seven Lions & Jason Ross feat. Paul Meany –  Higher Love [Anjunabeats]

Skrillex & Habstrakt – Chicken Soup [OWSLA]

Sofi Tukker feat. NERVO, The Knocks, Alisa Ueno – Best Friend [Ultra Records] 

Super8 & Tab – Cosmo [Armind Recordings]

Tchami – Adieu [Confession]

Tiesto & KSHMR feat. Talay Riley – Harder [Musical Freedom Records]

Tritonal feat. Laurell – Good Thing (Tritonal Club Mix) [Enhanced Music]

Unlike Pluto feat. Mike Taylor – Everything Black [Monstercat]

W&W & Vini Vici – Chakra [Armada Music]

Yotto – North [Anjunadeep]

Zedd & Alessia Cara – Stay [Interscope Records]

ZHU – Intoxicate [Mind of a Genius]

ZHU – Nightcrawler [Mind of a Genius]

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