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24 Incredible Songs You Danced To At Your School Formal In 2009

ONE TWO WOOP WOOP.

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1. "Evacuate The Dancefloor" - Cascada

The one song guaranteed to get everyone ON the dancefloor.
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The one song guaranteed to get everyone ON the dancefloor.

2. "Boom Boom Pow" - Black Eyed Peas

And somehow "you're so 2000 and late" became the best lyric of the year.
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And somehow "you're so 2000 and late" became the best lyric of the year.

3. "Sexy Bitch" - David Guetta

It's alright to call someone a bitch as long as you call them a sexy bitch.
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It's alright to call someone a bitch as long as you call them a sexy bitch.

4. "TiK ToK" - Ke$ha

AKA the actual best song of the whole year.
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AKA the actual best song of the whole year.

5. "Right Round" Flo Rida ft. Ke$ha

Just before Ke$ha told us all about how she brushes her teeth with a bottle of Jack, she was getting down with Flo Rida.
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Just before Ke$ha told us all about how she brushes her teeth with a bottle of Jack, she was getting down with Flo Rida.

6. "Watcha Say" - Jason Derulo

"It's that song from The OC! But we can dance to it!" - You as a 17-year-old.
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"It's that song from The OC! But we can dance to it!" - You as a 17-year-old.

7. "Destination Calabria" - Alex Gaudino Feat. Christal Waters

I do not understand why this song has this title when the lyrics are literally just "destination unknown" on repeat.
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I do not understand why this song has this title when the lyrics are literally just "destination unknown" on repeat.

8. "Jai Ho" - The Pussycat Dolls

A list of '00s bangers would be incomplete without at least one Pussycat Dolls song.
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A list of '00s bangers would be incomplete without at least one Pussycat Dolls song.

9. "I Know You Want Me" - Pitbull

Literally nobody wants Pitbull, but you can't deny this was quite a tune.
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Literally nobody wants Pitbull, but you can't deny this was quite a tune.

10. "Good Girls Go Bad" - Cobra Starship ft. Leighton Meester

BLAIR WALDORF WHAT YOU DOIN?!
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BLAIR WALDORF WHAT YOU DOIN?!

11. "Get Shaky" - The Ian Carey Project

"Get shaky after school" has a whole new meaning at your Year 12 grad.
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"Get shaky after school" has a whole new meaning at your Year 12 grad.

12. "Warp 1.9" - The Bloody Beetroots

You will forever have "ONE, TWO, WOOP WOOP" burned into your subconscious.
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You will forever have "ONE, TWO, WOOP WOOP" burned into your subconscious.

13. "Bulletproof" - La Roux

Has anyone heard from La Roux since this?
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Has anyone heard from La Roux since this?

14. "Parlez Vous Francais?" - Art Vs Science

God forbid you ever ran into anyone from France, because you and your friends would sing this to them, extremely loudly, without fail.
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God forbid you ever ran into anyone from France, because you and your friends would sing this to them, extremely loudly, without fail.

15. "Bonkers" - Dizzee Rascal

It was actually impossible to not dance when this song came on.
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It was actually impossible to not dance when this song came on.

16. "Riverside" - Sidney Samson

RIVERSIDE MOTHERFUCKER!
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RIVERSIDE MOTHERFUCKER!

17. Rude Boy” - Rihanna

The ultimate song to ditch your date and dance with your girls.
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The ultimate song to ditch your date and dance with your girls.

18. Fire Burning” - Sean Kingston

I had no memory of this song from its title and then I listened to it. A+ nostalgia banger.
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I had no memory of this song from its title and then I listened to it. A+ nostalgia banger.

19. "Bad Romance" - Lady GaGa

RAH RAH AH AH AH. RO MA RO MAH MAH. GA GA OOH LA LA.
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RAH RAH AH AH AH. RO MA RO MAH MAH. GA GA OOH LA LA.

20. Shots” - LMFAO feat. Lil Jon

Too bad you weren't actually allowed to do shots when this song came on.
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Too bad you weren't actually allowed to do shots when this song came on.

21. Blame It” - Jamie Foxx feat. T-Pain

Honestly, the motto of your life between the ages of 17-20 should always be "blame it on the alcohol".
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Honestly, the motto of your life between the ages of 17-20 should always be "blame it on the alcohol".

22. "My People" - The Presets

Back in The Presets' heyday of 2009.
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Back in The Presets' heyday of 2009.

23. "Black and Gold" - Sam Sparro

This song was made even better if one of your friends was wearing black and gold, and you could repeatedly point to their outfit during the chorus.
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This song was made even better if one of your friends was wearing black and gold, and you could repeatedly point to their outfit during the chorus.

24. "Put Your Hands Up For Detroit" - Fedde Le Grand

To this day, whenever anyone says "put your hands up for Detroit", you will always, always reply with, "I love this city".
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To this day, whenever anyone says "put your hands up for Detroit", you will always, always reply with, "I love this city".

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