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31 Irresistibly Cha Cha Songs That You Will Love To Dance To

31 Irresistibly Cha Cha Songs That You Will Love To Dance To

Unleash the dance enthusiast in you with our sizzling collection of cha cha songs that promise to transform your wedding reception into a non-stop dance extravaganza. From iconic classics to modern cha cha songs, these tracks are your ticket to an unforgettable night of rhythm and romance. So grab your dancing shoes and let the cha cha magic ignite your celebration!

What’s the Cha Cha?

The Cha Cha is a captivating Latin ballroom dance that emerged in 1950s Cuba as a response to the complexity of the Danzón and Mambo dances. Cuban musician Enrique Jorrín conceived the dance to provide more straightforward rhythms and steps that everyone could enjoy.

The result was the chachachá (cha cha), a dance that exudes vibrant liveliness, striking a harmonious balance between the vivacity of the mambo and the elegance of danzones and waltzes, inviting people to rediscover the joy of life.

Good Songs To Dance The Cha Cha?

Initially, the Cha Cha was exclusively danced to authentic Cuban and Latin music, reflecting its roots. However, the Cha Cha has embraced versatility in contemporary dance scenes, grooving to pop music, country tunes, funk, hip-hop, and more.

The dance’s rhythmic structure, consisting of 4 beats that sync with the music, involves two slow and three quick movements punctuated by a pause. With distinct styles like the “two, three, cha-cha-cha” or “one, two, three, cha-cha,” the onomatopoeic name derives from the sound of feet brushing the ground, echoing the dance’s lively and spirited essence.

Also, Cha Cha songs are best to dance with a beat per minute, around 112 to 128 BPM. However, starting with songs around 100 BPM can be a great way for beginners to learn the Cha Cha, as the slightly slower tempo allows for more controlled practice. As dancers become more comfortable and skilled, they can gradually transition to faster songs within the recommended tempo range.

1. “Bla Bla Bla Cha Cha Chaby Petty Booka

Lyrics you’ll love:

Bla bla bla cha cha cha
This is called the bla bla cha cha cha
Haven’t words to fit this tune

So you’ll just say bla bla cha cha cha.
If I could write some words, don’t you know
Still the people will say cha cha cha let’s go
So we’ll just leave it this way
And we’ll say it’s the bla bla cha cha cha

2. “Can’t Stop The Feelingby Dj Ice (Justin Timberlake Cover)

Lyrics you’ll love:

Nothin’ I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance
Feel a good, good creepin’ up on you
So just dance, dance, dance, come on
All those things I shouldn’t do
But you dance, dance, dance
And ain’t nobody leavin’ soon, so keep dancin’
I can’t stop the feelin’
So just dance, dance, dance
I can’t stop the feelin’
So just dance, dance, dance, come on

3. “Swayby Michael Bublé

Lyrics you’ll love:

Like a flower bending in the breeze
Bend with me, sway with ease
When we dance, you have a way with me
Stay with me, sway with me

4. “Havanaby Camila Cabello 

Lyrics you’ll love:

Ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
I knew it when I met him; I loved him when I left him
Got me feelin’ like, ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
And then I had to tell him I had to go
Oh, na-na-na-na-na

5. “I Feel Goodby James Brown (Cha Cha Cha Version)

Lyrics you’ll love:

Whoa! I feel nice, like sugar and spice
I feel nice, like sugar and spice
So nice, so nice, I got you

When I hold you in my arms
I know that I can’t do no wrong
And when I hold you in my arms
My love won’t do you no harm

6. “Representby Orishas ft. Heather Headley

Lyrics you’ll love:

In La Rosa, we dance to the tempo of the love, boy
Your hip’s making a shift
And you fall deep into its spell
Let your body talk till the voice in you says
Say, baby
I’m the one you find deep in that move
That drives your body and your senses
I’m the heat inside
When rhythm and love collide
Cuba, let me introduce myself
Cubaaaaaaaaaaa!

7. “I Like It Like Thatby The Blackout Allstars

Lyrics you’ll love:

Stomp your feet if you like my beat
Clap your hands if you want some more
Stomp your feet if you like my beat
Clap your hands if you want some more
Stomp your feet if you like my beat
I like it, I like it, I like it like that
I like it, I like it, I like it like that

8. “Smoothby Santana ft. Rob Thomas

Lyrics you’ll love:

And if you said this life ain’t good enough
I would give my world to lift you up
I could change my life to better suit your mood
Because you’re so smooth
And it’s just like the ocean under the moon
Oh, it’s the same as the emotion that I get from you
You got the kind of lovin’ that can be so smooth, yeah
Give me your heart, make it real, or else forget about it

9. “A Night Like Thisby Caro Emerald

Lyrics you’ll love:

I have never dreamed of it
Have you ever dreamed of a night like this
I cannot believe it
I may never see a night like this
When everything you think is incomplete
Starts happening when you are cheek to cheek
Could you ever dream of it
I have never dreamed, dreamed a night like this

10. “What Makes You Beautifulby One Direction

Lyrics you’ll love:

Baby, you light up my world like nobody else
The way that you flip your hair gets me overwhelmed
But when you smile at the ground, it ain’t hard to tell
You don’t know, oh-oh
You don’t know you’re beautiful

If only you saw what I can see
You’ll understand why I want you so desperately
Right now I’m lookin’ at you, and I can’t believ
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11. “Bailamosby Martin Lopez

Lyrics you’ll love:

Me gustaria bailar un cha cha cha
Marcando el paso junto a to corazón
Ya entre mis brazos me entregas tu calor
Bailar un cha cha contigo es tentación

Cuando tu bailas see inflama el corazón
Tu cinturita tan fragile es furor

12. “Cha Charangaby El Rubio Loco

Lyrics you’ll love:

Cha cha cha 1,2,3 cha cha cha
Escucha mi cha charanga
Que es una cosa especial

Si yo le meto malanga
Yo se que te te va a gustar.

13. “Perhaps Perhaps Perhapsby Sunray ft. Kym Mazelle

Lyrics you’ll love:

So if you really love me, say yes
But if you don’t dear, confess
And please don’t tell me
Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps

14. “Senorita Tequilaby Jay Pérez

Lyrics you’ll love:

Señorita Tequila
Give me a taste of your heart.
Señorita Tequila
Yo te voy a enamorar.
Señorita Tequila
Walk with me under the stars.
Señorita Tequila
You’ve stolen my heart
Y te voy a enamorar.

15. “I Need to Knowby Marc Anthony

Lyrics you’ll love:

My every thought is of this being true
It’s getting harder not to think of you
Girl I’m exactly where I want to be
The only thing is I need you here with me, oh

16. “No Lloresby Gloria Estefan ft. Pitbull

Lyrics you’ll love:

Si vas a entregar el alma
Hazlo libre de temores
Si del amor mucho se aprende
Se aprende mas de los errors

17. “Chilly Cha Chaby Jessica Jay

Lyrics you’ll love:

Baila chilly cha cha baila chilly cha
Dance your chilly dance your cha cha baila chilly cha cha
Dance so feel your body hot you got another shot
Feel your body shake your body hot

Baila baila chilly cha cha senorita
Baila baila chilly cha cha senor
I give you another chance, you can clap your hands
Shake your body chilly cha-cha dance

18. “Everybody Loves To Cha Cha Chaby Sam Cooke

Lyrics you’ll love:

Every song they played was the cha cha cha
Every song they played was the cha cha cha
“Tom Dooley”, cha cha cha, “Tea For Two”, cha cha cha
Ooo every number was the cha cha cha

I told her not to worry there’s only one thing we can do
Baby, if you let me take you by the hand
I’m gonna teach this dance to you

19. “Let’s Get Loudby Jennifer Lopez

Lyrics you’ll love:

Let’s get loud; let’s get loud
Turn the music up; let’s do it
C’mon, people, let’s get loud; let’s get loud
Turn the music up to hear that sound
Let’s get loud; let’s get loud
Ain’t nobody gotta tell ya what you gotta do

20. “Ay Mujerby Rey Ruiz

Lyrics you’ll love:

AY MUJER
que buena eres
AY MUJER
que bien te mueves
AY MUJER
si no me quieres me muero
AY MUJER
cuánto me dueles

21. “Sugarby Maroon Five (Cha Cha Version)

Lyrics you’ll love:

Your sugar, yes, please
Won’t you come and put it down on me?
I’m right here, ’cause I need
Little love, a little sympathy
Yeah, you show me good loving, make it alright
Need a little sweetness in my life
Your sugar, yes, please
Won’t you come and put it down on me?

22. “Mercyby Duffy

Lyrics you’ll love:

I don’t know what this is
‘Cause you got me good
Just like you knew you would
I don’t know what you do
But you do it well
I’m under your spell

23. “Clocksby Coldplay (Cha Cha Cha Version)

Lyrics you’ll love:

And nothing else compares.
Oh, no, nothing else compares
And nothing else compares

You are
You are

Home, home, where I wanted to go

24. “Oye Como Vaby Celia Cruz

Lyrics you’ll love:

Oye, ¿cómo va?
Mi ritmo bueno pá gozá’
Mulata
Oye, ¿cómo va?
Mi ritmo bueno pá gozá’
Mulata

25. “Bésame Mamaby Poncho Sanchez

Lyrics you’ll love:

Besame Mama como tu sabes
Déjame mama, como te gusta ti
Besame Mama como tu sabes
Déjame mama, como te gusta ti

26. “One Kissby Dj Ice (Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa Cover)

Lyrics you’ll love:

One kiss is all it takes
Fallin’ in love with me
Possibilities
I look like all you need
One kiss is all it takes
Fallin’ in love with me
Possibilities
I look like all you need

27. “Amor (Love)by Ricky Martin

Lyrics you’ll love:

Deja, deja
Cuida’o que te quema
They’ll say it over again
Amor te quema
Pero, deja
Lo hago por ella
I’d do it over again
Sólo por ella

28. “Come a Little Bit Closerby DanceLife (Jay & The Americans Cover)

Lyrics you’ll love:

“Come a little bit closer
You’re my kind of man
So big and so strong
Come a little bit closer
I’m all alone, and the night is so long.”

So we started to dance
In my arms, she felt so inviting
And I just couldn’t resist
Just one little kiss, so exciting

29. “Sweet and Gentleby Flora Martinez & Louis Amanti

Lyrics you’ll love:

One magic night, I learned to do the cha cha
(Cha cha cha, cha cha cha)
And now I will never be the same
For I have turned into a dancing Cucaracha

30. “Sunshine Dayby Dancesport & Ballroom Dance Music (Osibisa Cover)

Lyrics you’ll love:

Everybody do what you’re doing
A smile will bring a sunshine day
Celebration
We’re together
Come join your hands in harmony
Everybody do what you’re doing
Your smile will bring a sunshine day

31. “I Don’t Like It, I Love Itby DJ ICE (Flo Rida Cover)

Lyrics you’ll love:

All out, turn the beat up
Hey, now I’m glad to meet ya
Turn up, girl, blow the speaker
Yeah, up, think about it now, blow the speaker
I’ll speak louder; let’s get wild tonight
Billionaire bottles, we just down ’em like
Ain’t no problem, all my roads are right
All right, all right

Cha Cha Songs Basic Steps

Dive into the world of cha cha dancing with these engaging video tutorials that break down the essential steps. Whether you’re new to cha cha dance or looking to refine your moves, these videos will have you dancing with confidence to your favorite cha cha songs in no time.

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