Best Dancehall Songs Ever Released

Our list of Best Dancehall songs - Jamaica is not only known for Ska, Rocksteady and Mento Music, the two main genres originating from this small island in the Caribbean are also Reggae and Dancehall music.

Dancehall Reggae artiste Shabba Ranks - Best Dancehall SongsDancehall Reggae artiste Shabba Ranks

What most lovers of Jamaica's music don't know is that Dancehall Music is different from Reggae Music.

Today we are putting together a list of what we think are some of the "Best Dancehall Songs" ever recorded and released.

Before we get started, here is a little bit of fact just for you, Dancehall music is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s. (Read more about Dancehall Music here)

  1. Shabba Ranks - Love Punannay
  2. Lady Patra - Pull Up To My Bumper
  3. Mad Cobra - Flex
  4. Sean Paul - Gimmie Me The Light
  5. Snow - Anything For You feat. Various artists
  6. Buju Banton - Boom Bye Bye
  7. Gyptian - Hold You
  8. Damian "Jr Gong" Marley - Welcome To Jamrock
  9. Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng
  10. Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote
  11. Shabba Ranks - Mr. Loverman
  12. Buju Banton - Bogle
  13. Karnium - Nobody has to Know
  14. Dovey Magnum - Bawl Out
  15. Mr Vegas - Heads High
  16. Super Cat - Ghetto Red Hot
  17. Nadine Sutherland feat. Terro Fabulos - Action
  18. Ini Kamoze - Hot Stepper
  19. Tanto Metro & Devonte - Everyone Falls In Love
  20. Shabba Ranks feat. Krystal - Twice My Age
  21. Tony Matterhon - Dutty Wine
  22. Shabba Ranks - Dem Bow
  23. Vybz Kartel feat. Spice - Ramping Shop
  24. Omi - Cheerleader
  25. Samantha J - Tight Up Skirt
  26. Shabba Ranks - Ting-A-ling
  27. Beenie Man - Who Am I
  28. Charly Black - Party Animal
  29. Shaggy - It Wasn't Me
  30. Sean Paul - Get Busy
  31. Bounty Killer - Lodge
  32. Vybz Kartel - Summertime
  33. Sizzla - Just One A Those Days
  34. Lady Saw -Sycamore Tree

Most songs that made our list were not only chart-toppers in Jamaica and the Caribbean, they were huge hits in other countries around the world. Most of these songs was also sampled numerous times by pop and hip artists.

As more hits are born, we will be updating this page. Feel free to leave your comments or views on our list, we valued your feedback.

Pages related to Best Dancehall Songs

More Great Dancehall Reggae music articles

Return to Dancehall Reggae world homepage from Best Dancehall Songs page

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Articles On Dancehall Reggae World You Might Have Missed ......

Also connect with on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?

Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool. It works!

Or, simply click here and here, to browse my library of over 500 questions and answers! Chances are someone already asked (and got an answer to) your question.

Help us to keep Dancehall & Reggae Music Genres alive. We are asking for a small contribution to Keep our site online.

Submit and get your press release, news, new music, video, photos, lyrics, biography or write-ups published on the world #1 dancehall reggae site 
{Click here for more information on how to}

What's New?  
Click Here
to see the VERY latest articles and features.


Recent Articles

  1. Does any one know the name of the song on this mix?

    Jul 22, 19 12:16 PM

    It starts at 20:52

    Read More

  2. Reggae Sumfest 2019 Live Streams July 19 & 20, 2019

    Jul 18, 19 11:39 PM

    Reggae Sumfest 2019 Live Streams July 19 & 20, 2019 - Welcome to the live stream page for Reggae Sumfest 2019. On this page you will be able to watch the festival streams FREE from the main stage in C…

    Read More

  3. Dancehall and Reggae Music Artistes vs the Law

    Jul 18, 19 12:34 PM

    Dancehall and Reggae Music Artistes vs the Law

    Read More

  4. Five Ways of Getting a Break/Buss in the Dancehall Business

    Jul 18, 19 12:04 PM

    Five Ways of Getting a Break/Buss in the Dancehall Business - There are a lot of dancehall artists who have been doing music for years and are still wondering where/when their big break would come.

    Read More

[?]Subscribe To This Site
  • follow us in feedly
  • Add to My Yahoo!