Electronic Dance Music (EDM) for Teens

Much of today's popular music is dance-friendly and club-ready. These chart-topping singles and albums represent some of the electronic dance music (known colloquially as EDM) that's been brought into the mainstream. If dubstep reigns supreme in the land of your teen, familiarize yourself with some of these heavy-hitters and invite yourself to the party. 

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"Harlem Shake" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Hyper-energetic Internet sensation is clean and fun.
By Baauer
(2013)
(2013)
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"Too Close" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Clean dance tune advocates for honesty in relationships.
By Alex Clare
(2012)
(2012)
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"Don't You Worry Child (feat. John Martin)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Electronica track is clean but unoriginal.
By Swedish House Mafia
(2012)
(2012)
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"Radioactive" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Hard-hitting rock anthem is angsty but clean.
By Imagine Dragons
(2013)
(2013)
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Random Access Memories Music Poster Image
Clean, conceptual dance album rewards repeat listens.
By Daft Punk
(2013)
(2013)
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"Animals" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Energetic party song from young Dutch DJ has one iffy word.
By Martin Garrix
(2014)
(2014)
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Recess Music Poster Image
Dubstep's biggest star drops ear-splitting, explicit record.
By Skrillex
(2014)
(2014)
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"#SELFIE" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Viral EDM song for selfie-loving generation; best for teens.
By The Chainsmokers
(2014)
(2014)
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"Talk Dirty (feat. 2 Chainz)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Raunchy club track objectifies women; get edited version.
By Jason Derulo
(2013)
(2013)
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"Turn Down for What" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
Lil Jon party anthem has beat drops and body shots.
By DJ Snake, Lil Jon
(2013)
(2013)
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