Top House Music of 2017

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A blog post discussing the top house music hits of 2017.

Best House Music of 2017

As the year comes to a close, we take a look at the best house music of 2017. These are the tracks that defined the sound of dance music this year.

1. CamelPhat & Elderbrook – “Cola”
2. Karen Harding & Tom Gregory – “Goodbye”
3. Dennis Ferrer – “Hey Hey” (DF’s Attention Vocal Mix)
4. Riva Starr & Green Velvet – “Keep Pushin'” (Harder)
5. Format:B – “Chunky”
6. Miane – “Who Are You?”
7. Friend Within – “The Truth”
8. CamelPhat feat. A*M*E – “Paradigm”
9. Solardo & CamelPhat – “Acid Disco”
10. KiNK – “Perth”

Best House Music Artists

The year 2017 was filled with amazing house tracks. It was tough to choose just a few, but we managed to put together a list of what we believe are the best house tracks of 2017. This list includes a variety of house music artists, from famous to up-and-coming.


When it comes to UK House music, there are few artists as iconic as Disclosure. The Lawrence brothers – Howard and Guy – have been making waves in the industry since 2010, and their unique brand of house has seen them become one of the most in-demand duos in the world.

With hits like ‘Latch’ and ‘White Noise’, Disclosure have cemented their place as one of the best house music artists around, and their live sets are not to be missed. If you’re looking for a dose of summertime house vibes, then look no further than Disclosure.


Harley Edward Streten (born 5 November 1991), better known by his stage name Flume, is an Australian electronic music producer. His self-titled debut studio album, Flume, was released on 9 November 2012 to positive reviews, topping the ARIA Albums Chart and reaching double-platinum accreditation in Australia. His second studio album, Skin, was released on 27 May 2016 to similar success, making it to number one on the ARIA Albums Chart and receiving double platinum accreditation. The album won the Best Dance/Electronic Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards. As of November 2018, Flume has sold more than eight million copies worldwide.

Flume is considered to be an innovator in future bass and electronic music. His signature sound employs reuse of hip-hop samples layered among glitchy beats and often other samples from various genres including indie rock and R&B. Glitch hop and Wonky music evolved following his breakthrough success with songs “Holdin On” and “Never Be Like You”.

Harley Edward Streten was born on 5 November 1991. He grew up in outside Sydney in Manly Vale on the Northern Beaches of New South Wales with a younger sister, who would later go on to co-direct some of his music videos under the moniker “Boston”; their father is a videographer. His mum introduced him to early punk rock like The Clash when he was 12 and he became interested in electronic dance music after being given a copy of Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works II when he was 13 or 14 years old.

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris is a Scottish record producer, DJ, singer, and songwriter. His debut studio album I Created Disco was released in June 2007 and it spawned two UK top 10 singles, “Acceptable in the 80s” and “The Girls”. His second studio album Ready for the Weekend (2009) reached number one on the UK Albums Chart and includes the chart-topper “I’m Not Alone”, as well as the top 10 singles “Ready for the Weekend” and “Flashback”.

Best House Music Tracks

It’s that time of the year again where we look back at the past twelve months and reflect on the best music that was released. In the house music world, there were plenty of amazing tracks that came out in 2017. Here are some of the best house music tracks of 2017.

“You Don’t Know Me” by Jax Jones

This bass-heavy banger was one of the most popular house tracks of 2017. It’s got a great groove and a great vocal performance by Raye, making it perfect for both dance floors and radio play.

“My Way” by Calvin Harris

This is one of the most popular house tracks of 2017. It was produced by Calvin Harris and released by Sony Music. The track has a catchy melody and a great beat that will make you want to dance.

“Never Be Like You” by Flume

“Never Be Like You” is a single by Australian electronic musician Flume, featuring the vocals of Canadian singer Kai. It was released on 4 February 2016 as the lead single from Flume’s second studio album, Skin. The song was written by Flume, Kai and Jonathan Kong, and produced by Flume. “Never Be Like You” received positive reviews from music critics upon release and was a commercial success, reaching number one in Belgium and the top five in Australia, Canada and Finland. The song was certified platinum in Australia, Canada and the United States. An accompanying music video for the song was released on 4 February 2016.


To sum it up, these are some of the best house tracks of 2017. From deep and funky grooves to soulful and melodic anthems, there’s something for everyone in this list. If you’re looking for a soundtrack to your summer, look no further than this list of essential house tunes.

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