The Ultimate Cha Cha Playlist

The cha cha is the most popular style of Latin dance performed in the U.S. and is a combination of the Mambo and Swing. For anyone looking to practice or perform the cha cha, here is a wide-ranging list of songs that will get you moving and loving every second of it!

Here are eight slower cha cha songs that are perfect for when you just want to practice: ChaCha

  1. Bailamos by Enrique Iglesias
  2. Island In The Stream by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
  3. Land of Enchantment by Michael Martin Murphy
  4. Vertical Expressions by Bellamy Brothers
  5. I’m Alive by Celine Dione
  6. El Raton by Stars of Hard Salsa
  7. You’re My Home by Billy Joel
  8. Donde Yo Estare by Sindicato Argentino del Hip

Maybe you’re looking for something a little quicker? Check out these 18 medium to average speed cha cha tracks:

  1. Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha by James Taylor
  2. Me Gusta Todo De Ti by Pio Levia
  3. Let It Rock by Kevin Rudolf featuring Lil Wayne
  4. South of Santa Fe by Brooks & Dunn
  5. Rock the Boat by Hughes Corporation
  6. Just One Look by Doris Troy
  7. Besame Mama by Poncho Sanchez
  8. Smooth by Santana
  9. The Way I Are by Timbaland with Keri Hilson
  10. Two Piña Coladas by Garth Brooks
  11. Sweets for My Sweet by C.J. Lewis
  12. Kokomo by The Beach Boys
  13. La Mucara by The Mavericks
  14. Good To Go Mexico by Toby Keith
  15. 4 Minutes by Madonna with Justin Timberlake
  16. One Night at a Time by George Strait
  17. Makes Me Wonder by Maroon5
  18. Paparazzi by Lady Gaga

Here is a list of 20 songs for those more advanced cha cha dancers:

  1. America by Neil Diamond
  2. Take You There by Sean Kingston
  3. I’m Outta Love by Anastacia
  4. Sweet Dreams by Beyoncé
  5. Absolutely Everything by Vanessa Ambrossi
  6. Closer by Ne-Yo
  7. Escape by Enrique Iglesias
  8. My Maria by Brooks & Dunn
  9. Pizziricco by The Mavericks
  10. Dynamite by Taio Cruz
  11. Workin’ My Way Back to You by The Detroit Spinners
  12. Ain’t No Other Man by Christina Aguilera
  13. Chilly ChaCha by Jessica Joy
  14. Let’s Get Loud by Jennifer Lopez
  15. Como Me Duele Perdete Gloria Estefan
  16. Toes by Zac Brown Band
  17. Break It Off by Rihanna and Sean Paul
  18. Loco in Acapulco by Four Tops
  19. Angelina by Lou Bega
  20. I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas

You might be practicing, competing or dancing at a local club. No matter the occasion, any of these tracks will surely get you and your partner into the cha cha mood. Finding and dancing to the right song can make all the difference between an “okay” performance and an “outstanding” performance. When you love the music, your dance moves will show it and everyone will be able to tell how happy and talented you are.

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