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|
|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|
|Fields Of Gold (104 BPM) - Sting||Sting||104||4/4 Classical First Dance Pop Rock Wedding||4/4 Classical First Dance Pop Rock Wedding|
|Stand By Me (119 BPM) - Ben E. King||Ben E. King||119||4/4 60S 70'S 80'S Father Daughter First Dance Mother Son Motown Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Rock Wedding classic-rock||4/4 60S 70'S 80'S Father Daughter First Dance Mother Son Motown Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Rock Wedding classic-rock|
|The Way You Look Tonight (110 BPM) - Michael Bublé||Michael Bublé||110||4/4 Pop||4/4 Pop|
|Emotion (87 BPM) - Destiny's Child||Destiny's Child||87||4/4 Pop R&B / Soul||4/4 Pop R&B / Soul|
|Goldeneye (102 BPM) - Tina Turner||Tina Turner||102||4/4 Jazz Pop/Rock Pop Rock Soundtrack||4/4 Jazz Pop/Rock Pop Rock Soundtrack|
|Sway (128 BPM) - Michael Bublé||Michael Bublé||128||4/4 Adult Contemporary First Dance Pop Wedding||4/4 Adult Contemporary First Dance Pop Wedding|
|She Will Be Loved (102 BPM) - Maroon 5||Maroon 5||102||4/4 First Dance Pop Rock Soundtrack Vocal Wedding||4/4 First Dance Pop Rock Soundtrack Vocal Wedding|
|The Lady In Red (77 BPM) - Chris De Burgh||Chris De Burgh||77||4/4 Pop Rock Soundtrack||4/4 Pop Rock Soundtrack|
|Name||Meter||MPM||DanceSport||NDCA A (*)||NDCA B (*)||NDCA A (*)
NDCA B (*)
(*) A short explanation of the NDCA (National Dance Council of America) columns: For American style dances the "A" column contains Tempi for Silver and Gold levels while the "B" column contains Tempi for Bronze level. For International style dances the "A" column contains Tempi for Professional and Amateur couples while the "B" column contains Tempi for Pro/Am couples.