Cha Cha

The Cha Cha is danced to the music of the same name introduced by Cuban composer and violinist Enrique Jordin in 1953. This rhythm was developed from the danzon by a syncopation of the fourth beat. The Cha Cha is danced in 4/4 time and the fourth beat is split in two. This give the cha cha both its characteristic rhythm (2, 3,4 & 1) and its onomatopoeic name (two three Cha Cha one).

The Cha Cha is generally danced as the first dance of American Rhythm and second dance of the International Latin five dance competitions.


Tempo Information

The Cha Cha is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 30 and 31 measures per mintue (120.0 and 124.0 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Cha Cha songs between 120.0 and 124.0 beats per minute.

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music4dance's top 10 songs for dancing Cha Cha

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No Opinion Oye Como Va - Santana Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Sway - Michael Bublé Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Evil Ways - Santana Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Let's Get Loud - Jennifer Lopez Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Just Dance [feat. Colby O'Donis] - Lady Gaga Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Rie y Llora - Celia Cruz Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Smooth - Santana featuring Rob Thomas Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Escape - Enrique Iglesias Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Sway - The Pussycat Dolls Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Walkin' On The Sun - Smash Mouth Beat Energy Mood

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