VH-1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs [Performers]

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Missing: Capitols (#48) * Robin S (#73) * S.O.S. Band (#68) * Dee Dee Sharp (#25) * Whispers (#78)

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58

1

Gloria Gaynor

Vocalist

8.11% (3 of 37 votes)

80

2

Thelma Houston

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

48

3

Sister Sledge

Vocalists

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

12

4

Madonna (Ciccone)

Vocalist

60.89% (302 of 496 votes)

89

5

Van McCoy

Composer

0% (0 of 2 votes)

62

6

Donna Summer

Vocalist

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

79

7

Village People

Musicians

0% (0 of 5 votes)

47

8

Chubby Checker

Vocalist

26.09% (6 of 23 votes)

3

9

C+C Music Factory

Musicians

100% (1 of 1 votes)

53

10

Bee Gees

Musicians

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

11

11

Aretha Franklin

Vocalist

60.90% (95 of 156 votes)

41

12

KC and the Sunshine Band

Musicians

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

68

12

Harry Wayne (K.C.) Casey

Vocalist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

60

13

Barry White

Vocalist

6.67% (1 of 15 votes)

51

14

Sylvester

Vocalist

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

90

15

Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock

Musicians

0% (0 of 3 votes)

28

16

Michael Jackson (Vocalist)

Vocalist

52.17% (204 of 391 votes)

95

17

The Trammps

Vocalists

0% (0 of 3 votes)

71

18

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

77

19

Evelyn 'Champagne' King

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

42

20

KC and the Sunshine Band

Musicians

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

69

20

Harry Wayne (K.C.) Casey

Vocalist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

72

21

Cheryl Lynn

Vocalist

0% (0 of 5 votes)

21

22

Diana Ross

Vocalist

55.12% (70 of 127 votes)

9

23

Patti LaBelle

Vocalist

64.71% (11 of 17 votes)

7

24

Shannon

Vocalist

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

55

25

Dee Dee Sharp

Vocalist

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

66

26

Chic

Musicians

5.56% (1 of 18 votes)

98

27

Kingsmen

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

29

28

Michael Jackson (Vocalist)

Vocalist

52.17% (204 of 391 votes)

33

29

CeCe Peniston

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

49

30

Vicki Sue Robinson

Vocalist

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

84

31

The Emotions

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

54

32

Bee Gees

Musicians

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

22

33

Diana Ross

Vocalist

55.12% (70 of 127 votes)

101

34

Patrice Rushen

Vocalist

0% (0 of 3 votes)

74

35

Weather Girls

Vocalists

0% (0 of 5 votes)

1

36

Snap!

Vocalists

100% (1 of 1 votes)

39

37

Salt N Pepa

Musicians

42.11% (8 of 19 votes)

73

38

McFadden and Whitehead

Vocalists

0% (0 of 1 votes)

86

39

O'Jays

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

13

40

Madonna (Ciccone)

Vocalist

60.89% (302 of 496 votes)

4

41

Hues Corporation

Musicians

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

87

42

M.F.S.B.

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

83

43

Kool and the Gang

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

67

44

Chic

Musicians

5.56% (1 of 18 votes)

37

45

Andrea True

Vocalist

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

18

46

Taste of Honey

Vocalists

57.14% (4 of 7 votes)

91

47

Sly and the Family Stone

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

38

49

Isley Brothers

Musicians

45.45% (5 of 11 votes)

35

50

Soul II Soul

Dance Troupe

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

59

51

Gloria Gaynor

Vocalist

8.11% (3 of 37 votes)

23

52

Lionel Richie

Vocalist

54.72% (58 of 106 votes)

102

52

The Commodores

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

78

53

Anita Ward

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

100

54

First Choice

Vocalists

0% (0 of 2 votes)

96

55

Little Eva

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

97

56

George McCrae

Vocalist

0% (0 of 3 votes)

94

57

Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

24

58

Lionel Richie

Vocalist

54.72% (58 of 106 votes)

34

59

Ritchie Valens

Vocalist

50.0% (5 of 10 votes)

10

60

Cher

Vocalist

63.58% (220 of 346 votes)

57

61

Pointer Sisters

Musicians

11.76% (2 of 17 votes)

2

62

Peaches and Herb

Musicians

100% (1 of 1 votes)

63

63

Donna Summer

Vocalist

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

82

64

Lipps, Inc.

Musicians

0% (0 of 3 votes)

5

65

Wilson Pickett

Vocalist

71.43% (5 of 7 votes)

26

66

Prince

Vocalist

53.73% (36 of 67 votes)

31

67

Irene Cara

Actress

50.53% (477 of 944 votes)

50

69

Junior Walker

Vocalist

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

19

70

James Brown

Vocalist

56.36% (31 of 55 votes)

30

71

David Bowie

Vocalist

50.98% (104 of 204 votes)

81

72

Silver Convention

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

8

74

Bobby Brown

Vocalist

65.19% (118 of 181 votes)

20

75

James Brown

Vocalist

56.36% (31 of 55 votes)

64

76

Donna Summer

Vocalist

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

15

77

Chaka Khan

Vocalist

60.0% (6 of 10 votes)

76

77

Rufus (Funk Band)

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

14

79

Blondie

Musicians

60.0% (6 of 10 votes)

16

79

Deborah Harry

Vocalist

58.44% (180 of 308 votes)

61

80

Barry White

Vocalist

6.67% (1 of 15 votes)

32

81

Paula Abdul

Vocalist

50.23% (107 of 213 votes)

99

82

Wild Cherry

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

45

83

Marvin Gaye

Vocalist

33.33% (6 of 18 votes)

56

84

Los Del Rio

Musicians

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

44

85

Eddie Kendricks

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

27

86

Whitney Houston

Vocalist

52.26% (127 of 243 votes)

43

87

The Three Degrees

Musicians

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

88

87

M.F.S.B.

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

17

88

M.C. Hammer

Vocalist

58.33% (7 of 12 votes)

65

89

Donna Summer

Vocalist

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

93

90

Taana Gardner

Vocalist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

85

91

Dead or Alive

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

36

92

Johnnie Taylor

Vocalist

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

92

93

Sly and the Family Stone

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

70

94

George Clinton (Funkmaster)

Musicians

0% (0 of 7 votes)

46

95

The Jackson 5

Vocalists

30.0% (3 of 10 votes)

25

96

Ray Charles

Vocalist

53.81% (106 of 197 votes)

40

97

ABBA

Musicians

36.60% (1072 of 2929 votes)

52

98

Rod Stewart

Vocalist

20.0% (2 of 10 votes)

75

99

B-52's

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

6

100

Will Smith

Vocalist

67.63% (11457 of 16941 votes)