ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' has been voted the best dance floor filler of all time

Publish Date
Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 3:54PM

ABBA fans it's official!

The Swedish pop supergroup's hit 'Dancing Queen' has been voted the best dance floor filler of all time.

Released by ABBA in 1976, the dance track beat 'Come on Eileen' by Dexys Midnight Runners, 'It’s Raining Men' by The Weather Girls and 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody' by Whitney Houston for the top spot - with 36 per cent of the vote.

The Top 30 was compiled as part of a survey by Virgin Media, asking Brits what songs compelled them to get up and dance the moment they started playing.

To help you get in the party mood, here are the top 30 floor fillers of all time:

  1. Dancing Queen by Abba - 36 per cent
  2. Come on Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners - 33 per cent
  3. It’s Raining Men by the Weather Girls - 27 per cent
  4. Happy by Pharell Williams - 25 per cent
  5. I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston - 23 per cent
  6. Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond - 22 per cent
  7. Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen - 20 per cent
  8. Crazy in Love by Beyonce - 19 per cent
  9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen - 19 per cent
  10. Summer of ’69 by Bryan Adams - 18 per cent
  11. Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns and Roses - 17 per cent
  12. Staying Alive by the Bee Gees - 16 per cent
  13. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye - 15 per cent
  14. Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars - 15 per cent
  15. Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon - 14 per cent
  16. Hey Ya by Outkast - 14 per cent
  17. Rock DJ by Robbie Williams - 14 per cent
  18. Trouble Maker by Olly Murs - 13 per cent
  19. Shake it Off by Taylor Swift - 12 per cent
  20. Valerie by Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse - 12 per cent
  21. Get Busy by Sean Paul - 11 per cent
  22. We’re Going to Ibiza by the Vengaboys - 11 per cent
  23. Rhythm is a Dancer by Snap - 11 per cent
  24. Heaven is a Place on Earth by Belinda Carlisle - 11 per cent
  25. Believe by Cher - 10 per cent
  26. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) by Backstreet Boys - 10 per cent
  27. Toxic by Britney Spears - 10 per cent
  28. You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) by Jimmy Somerville - 9 per cent
  29. Dance with Me by Dizzee Rascal - 8 per cent
  30. Timber by Pitbull and Kesha - 7 per cent