There are two competition ballroom dances called Rumba. One in the International Latin round that based on what the Cubans called bolero-son and is danced in a similar pattern to the American Style Bolero and the other in the American Rhythm round which is danced to a faster beat and takes a box step as its basic figure.
The American Style Bolero (96-104 BPM), the International Rumba (100-108 BPM), and the American Rumba (120-144 BPM) are all in a subfamily of Latin dance that are danced to similar music at a range of tempi.
The Rumba is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 26 and 36 measures per mintue (104 and 144 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Rumba songs between 104 and 144 beats per minute.
|Like/Play||Title - Artist||Artist||Tempo (BPM)||Tags|
|Falling Into You (97 BPM) - Céline Dion||Céline Dion||97||4/4 First Dance Pop Vocal Wedding||4/4 First Dance Pop Vocal Wedding|
|Stand By Me (119 BPM) - Ben E. King||Ben E. King||119||4/4 70'S 80'S Father Daughter First Dance Mother Son Motown Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Rock Wedding classic-rock||4/4 70'S 80'S Father Daughter First Dance Mother Son Motown Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Rock Wedding classic-rock|
|Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (Quizas, Quizas, Quizas) (104 BPM) - Doris Day||Doris Day||104||4/4 DWTS Episode 8 Pop Season 20 Soundtrack United States||4/4 DWTS Episode 8 Pop Season 20 Soundtrack United States|
|Because You Loved Me (Theme from "Up Close and Personal") (120 BPM) - Céline Dion||Céline Dion||120||4/4 Father Daughter First Dance Last Dance Mother Son Pop Wedding||4/4 Father Daughter First Dance Last Dance Mother Son Pop Wedding|
|Breathe (137 BPM) - Faith Hill||Faith Hill||137||4/4 Country First Dance Pop Wedding||4/4 Country First Dance Pop Wedding|
|Just the Way You Are (Live Version) (139 BPM) - Billy Joel||Billy Joel||139||4/4 Adult Contemporary First Dance Pop Rock Wedding||4/4 Adult Contemporary First Dance Pop Rock Wedding|
|African Tango (100 BPM) - Adiemus||Adiemus||100||More Pop||More Pop|
|I Swear (86 BPM) - John Michael Montgomery||John Michael Montgomery||86||4/4 Bluegrass Contemporary Country Country First Dance Wedding||4/4 Bluegrass Contemporary Country Country First Dance Wedding|
|Take My Breath Away (96 BPM) - Berlin||Berlin||96||4/4 First Dance Pop Rock Soundtrack Wedding||4/4 First Dance Pop Rock Soundtrack Wedding|
|Para Toda la Vida (87 BPM) - Rocío Dúrcal||Rocío Dúrcal||87||4/4 Baladas Y Boleros International Latin Pop Latino Pop Spanish||4/4 Baladas Y Boleros International Latin Pop Latino Pop Spanish|