Top 10 110-120 BPM Songs

I once did a list of 120-130 bpm (beats per minute) songs (which are 30-32.5 measures/bars/notes per minute), but here’s a list of songs ranging from 110 to 120 bpm (27.5-30 measures/bars/notes per minute) in tempo. This list involves songs in the moderato ranges as well as allegro moderato & allegro.
The Top Ten
1 Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen

Call Me Maybe's Carly Rae Jepsen's most popular & only #1 song ever. It blew up on many charts including the billboard hot 100 & has a catchy beat & melody yet played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) which is a standard for many songs.

2 TiK ToK - Ke$ha

Ke$ha's most popular song & a perfect reference to time. Speaking of which this song played at a perfect tempo of 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) which is the standard for a song. Yet this song got turned into an app by late 2016.

3 All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow's most popular song. It had an urban summer post-disco & club vibe that fit with the theme & made this song a top hit in her discography. It played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) which was perfect for this.

4 Lucky Star - Madonna

A classic oldie by Madonna, player at 117 bpm (29.25 measures/bars/notes per minute). She's our lucky star.

5 Borderline - Madonna

I remember that my cat scratched me when I was six dancing to this song. It was traumatic for little old me.

Another oldie by Madonna & it also played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute). A classic.

6 Deeper & Deeper - Madonna

A classic song by Madonna that played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) & suited well with a fashion vibe.

7 Everybody - Madonna

Another classic by Madonna that played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) & made everybody get up, dance & sing.

8 You Suck - Strapping Young Lad
9 Amazing - Seal

The song lives up to its title, amazing & catchy full of energy & power. Good for summer trips, parties & fashion shows. It played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) & suites well for its style.

10 Get This - Slipknot

The Newcomers

? The Final Countdown - Europe
? Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
The Contenders
11 Radio - Corrs

A hit by the Corrs & very urban with a summer vibe. Played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) which was the perfect pace for it.

12 Highway to Hell - AC/DC

Played at 116 bpm (29 measures/bars/notes per minute) & was a top song by AC/DC.

13 All Right Now - Free
14 The Harder They Fall (Live 1995) - John Denver
15 Changes - 2pac

It was played at 111 bpm (27.75 measures/bars/notes per minute) just like the original song The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby & the Range. Too bad he got shot. R.I.P. 2Pac.

16 Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani

Played at 110 bpm & interpolated Another One Bites the Dust by Queen during a portion of the song.

17 Over Yet - Hayley Williams

One of Hayley Williams' songs in her solo career. It played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) & had an 80's & 90's vibe. Reminded me of Express Yourself & Deeper & Deeper by Madonna.

18 Music - Madonna

A perfect Madonna song to play at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute) & musical just like the name says.

19 Sour Candy - Lady Gaga & Blackpink
20 Swish Swish - Katy Perry

One of Katy Perry's songs of 2017 played at 120 bpm (30 measures/bars/notes per minute). It's one of her darker songs but is positive for its 90's-2000's-inspired deep house beat.

21 The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby & the Range

Played at 111 bpm (27.75 measures/bars/notes per minute) & made them 1 hit wonders yet even influenced hip-hop/rap & was sampled in Changes by 2Pac. R.I.P. Tupac Shakur.

22 Say So - Doja Cat

Played at 111 bpm (27.75 measures/bars/notes per minute) & became Doja Cat's signature hit & interpolated Good Times by Chic yet payed tribute to disco as well as funk & groove in the 70's.

23 Edge of Seventeen - Stevie Nicks

Played at 111 bpm (27.75 measures/bars/notes per minute) & became Stevie Nicks' signature hit as a solo artist & was used as the theme for the film of the same title. It interpolated the hook/riff from Bring On The Night by the Police & was lyrically interpolated in Midnight Sky (both of which played at 110 bpm or 27.5 notes per minute) & the hook/riff was directly sampled in Bootylicious by Destiny Child (which played at 100 bpm or 25 measures/bars per minute).

24 Bring on the Night - The Police

Played at 110 bpm (27.5 measures/bars/notes per minute) & paved the way for such songs by Stevie Nicks, Destiny's Child & Miley Cyrus.

25 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen

The legendary post-disco rock song by the beloved former band Queen, It played at 110 bpm (27.5 measures/bars/notes per minute) & was even played at basketball games. Though it gained controversy when it comes to thoughts about deaths of people, yet it gained controversy in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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