After evolving on the Chicago club scene in the early '80s, house music exploded at the end of the decade to become the world's leading dance genre. By the early '90s, massive pop stars like Madonna, Janet Jackson and Kylie Minogue were all incorporating elements of house music into their sound. House music is still filling dance floors today, and has spawned no end of sub-genres including acid house, witch house, electro house, handbag house and, most recently, tropical house. But these 20 house music anthems picked by Time Out Music writers and Rinse FM DJs are the OG four-to-the-floor bangers. Play 'em loud and play 'em proud!
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