Takeover Tuesday: Ally Brooke's Dance Party-Inspired Playlist

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Welcome back to Takeover Tuesday, where each week Billboard taps chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the list on whatever subject they choose. The only rule? Make it as creative and unique to them as possible.

Fifth Harmony member Ally Brooke is gearing up to launch her solo career, while also clocking in studio time with the girl group as they work on what will be their third album. And when she's not working on music, Brooke has said she has plans to pursue acting, too. 

Somehow still, the vocal powerhouse always leaves time for a feel-good dance party. She's sharing her top picks exclusively with Billboard, and was sure to include everything from recent chart-topping hits like DJ Khaled's "I'm The One" ("The beat and all of the artists on this track make this song POPPIN'") to longtime favorites like Selena's "Baila Esta Cumbia" ("Selena is my angel. This reminds me of home. I always dance to this with my family back in San Antonio!").

Give the full playlist a listen below -- and be sure to read Brooke's fun-filled commentary.

Despacito (Remix)
"Everything about this song is so sexy and infectious."

I'm the One

24K Magic
"My jaaam! I love Bruno! Very disco/70s/80s but modern. The music is crazy amazing. Definitely gets me off my feet."

Something Just Like This
"This song makes me feel so free. I feel like I'm flying. Especially the when the hook comes on!"

Shape of You

It Ain't Me 
"I LOVE this song. One time I listened to it on repeat the whole day. I still do. I love the concept of valuing yourself enough to walk away from someone. This song is killer."

Can't Stop the Feeling
"This makes me throw my hands in the air! This is such a feel good JAM! I feel so happy whenever I hear it. I've had nothing but amazing memories associated with this song."

One Dance
"The title kind of says it all. As soon as it comes on, you just want to dance."

"This was one of the greatest songs to come out of 2016. So proud of my friends and so insanely happy for them! LOVE this record."

On The Floor
"Still one of my favorite songs of all time to dance to. I'm just as passionate about it now as I was when it first came out. Will forever be my favorite."

Black or White
"MJ will always have a special place in my heart. He is the greatest. This record has such an amazing feeling to it and a great message. This song brings happy memories."


I Gotta Feeling


Don't Stop Believin'
"This is one of the greatest songs of all centuries!!! Play this one and you'll find me singing every word and feeling like I can do ANYTHING!"

Baila Esta Cumbia

Hips Don't Lie 
"My hips are always movin' when this comes on. Such a contagious beat! Shakira is one of my favorites as well. She makes real music that resonates with people. She is simply amazing."

One, Two Step

Cheap Thrills
"Sia is such a superb singer and songwriter. This is one of my favorites from her. You can always find me dancing to this record. So rhythmic, sexy and fun."