Music From So You Think You Can Dance

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The music from So You Think You Can Dance is always a highlight each year. Check back each week for a playlist of songs from So You Think You Can Dance. YDD is proud to be an iTunes affiliate. All playlist links open in iTunes.

music from so you think you can dance

Top 14 Perform

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Opening Number: 

Dimman Kryper Sakta In (Dance Edit) – District 78

Dance For Your Life: 

Alexis – Stand By Me – Ben E. King

Jasmine H – Endangered Species – Dianne Reeves


Tucker & Jenna – Hip Hop – Slight Work (feat Big Sean) – Wale

Alexis & Nico – Contemporary – Ashes – The Bengsons

Hayley & Leonardo – Tango – Estes Es El Rey – Juan D’Arienzo

Makenzie & Paul – Jazz – You’ll Find A Way (Switch & Sinden Remix) – Santigold

Jasmine H & Aaron – Contemporary – The District Sleeps Alone Tonight – Birdy

Amy & Fik-Shun – Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye

Malece & Alan – Salsa – Pa Los Rumberos – Tito Puente and His Orchestra

Mini Groups

Broadway – Come Together – Joe Cocker

Contemporary (Bullying Dance) – Tears Of An Angel – RyanDan


Top 16 Perform

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Opening Number:

New World – The Irrepressibles

Dance For Your Life:

Makenzie – Claire De Lune – Laura Sullivan

Mariah – Set It Off – Kardinal Offishall feat. The Clipse

Alan – Return Of The King – XRay Dog – Not on iTunes

BluPrint – Illusion of Choice – Gramatik

Curtis – Used To Love U – John Legend


Jasmine & Aaron – Quick Step – Pencil Full of Lead – Paolo Nutini

Jenna & Tucker – Contemporary – Hangin’ By A Thread – Jann Arden

Alexis & Nico – Jive – Mayhem – Imelda May

Malece & Alan – Hip Hop – Bassline – Chris Brown

Makenzie & Paul – Hip Hop – Pretty Lil’ Heart – Robin Thicke feat. Lil Wayne

Amy & Fik-Shun – Jazz – Under The Bridge (Sous le pont) – The Triplets of Belleville

Hayley & Curtis – Contemporary – Don’t Let Go Yet (Radio Edit) – David J. Roch

Mariah & BluPrint -Fall Into the Sky –  Zedd and Lucky Date feat. Ellie Goulding


Top 17 Perform

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Opening Number: 

Pretty Face – Soley

Dance For Your Life:

Alexis – Try A Little Tenderness – Otis Redding

Jasmine M – 10 Seconds – Jazmine Sullivan

Jenna – Wild – Jessi eJ Feat. Big Sean


Amy & Fik-Shun – Tactical Dominance (Orch Hybrid Version) – Jack Trammell

Jasmine H & Aaron – They Just Keep Moving The Line (SMASH Cast Version) – Smash Cast feat. Megan Hilty

MaKenzie & Paul – No Day But Today (Live From Soundstage) – Idina Menzel

Jasmine M. & Alan – Veins – Charlotte Martin

Jenna & Tucker – Dangerous (Immortal Version) – Michael Jackson

Malece & Marko – In The Embers – Sleeping At Last

Hayley & Curtis – Straight To Memphis – Club Des Belugas

Alexis & Nico – I Put A Spell On You – Nina Simone

Mariah & BluPrint – Bring The Noize – M.I.A.


Top 20 Perform Again

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Opening Number:

The Heroic Weather- Conditions of the Universe, Pt. 1: A Veiled Mist – Moonrise Kingdom (Original Soundtrack)

Dance For Your Life:

Mariah – Hard In Da Paint – Waka Flocka Flame

Carlos – Radioactive – Imagine Dragons

Brittany – Hacksaw – Ooah

Jade – De Novo Adagio (Intro) – Alicia Keys


Hayley & Curtis – Mama Knows Best – Jessie J

Jasmine & Aaron – Tears Always Win – Alicia Keys

Malece & Fikshun – Radha – Student of the Year Soundtrack

Alexis & Nico – Old Skin – Olafur Arnalds & Arnor Dan

Brittany & BluPrint – It’s Oh So Quiet – Ice Princess Soundtrack

Jasmine M & Alan – Escape From Slavery – PP Music (UK)

Makenzie & Paul – Mannequin (Skeet & Tito Remix)  – Trish – Not Available On iTunes

Carlos & Mariah – Dead In The Water – Ellie Goulding

Amy & Fik-Shun – After Party – Dorrough Music

Jenna & Tucker – I Like It Like That (Aaron Jerome Remix) – Pete Rodriguez


Top 20 Perform

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Get It Right – Fantasia

Can’t Help Falling In Love (Live at Daytrotter) – Ingrid Michaelson

Silver Screen (Shower Scene) – Felix Da Housecat

That’s All – Kevin Spacey

Drumming Circle – Professor Trance & The Energizers

Last Time (Knife Party Remix) – Labrinth  *Not available on iTunes.

I’m With You – Avril Lavigne

Bottom of the River – Delta Rae

Go – Delilah

Elsa – The Valerie Project


Meet The Top Twenty

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Ball T.I. feat. Lil Wayne

Goes On and On by Sleeping At Last

You Really Did It (Live) by Jason Mraz (not on iTunes)

Trigger (Original Mix) by  Kezwik feat Mel Presson

Stay by Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko

Wings by Little Mix

Enjoy by Bjork

Sand by  Nathan Lanier feat. Karen Whipple

Let’s Have A Kiki (Guwremix) by Fanny Pak and District 78 – not on iTunes, but there is a Glee version available.

Ghost Of Sky (Epic Dub) by Steed Lord



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