In this list of the Best Dance Songs of 2012, we are counting the year's best club bangers. We are at the close of 2012 and there is absolutely no shortage of quality club anthems, dance jams and throw-your-hands up anthems. All of these songs will force you to put your drink down (or toss it back) so you can head for the floor to work yourself up into a sweaty, movin' and groovin' lather.

And you know what? If you don't want to hit the club and dance like no one is watching, you can fire these tunes up on your iPod while you are working out. Go ahead. Try it. You'll find yourself with an extra spring in your step thanks to the infectious tunes on our Best Dance Songs of 2012 list. They'll help get the blood and adrenaline coursing through your veins and you'll be compelled to move.

On PopCrush's list of the Best Dance Songs of 2012 , you will find plenty of pop divas, soul brothas and even a dubstep DJ. They all have one thing in common, and that's their uncanny knack to create beats, melodies and sounds that make you want to let your hair down and dance.