Top 10 Italian Songs for Your Birthday Celebration

by | Sep 8, 2023 | Music

When it’s time for festa, nothing sets the mood like beloved Italian songs! If you’re planning an Italian-themed birthday party, you need the perfect playlist to get your guests singing, dancing, and living la dolce vita.


    • Introduction
    • Tanti Auguri A Te (Happy Birthday To You)
    • Good Times by Ghali
    • L’Italiano by Toto Cutugno
    • Ritmo (Bad Boys for Life) by Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin
    • Baila Baila Baila by Ozuna (Remix)
    • Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno
    • Sarà Perché Ti Amo by Ricchi e Poveri
    • Il Mondo by Jimmy Fontana
    • L’Estate Sta Finendo by Righeira
    • Mambo Salentino by Boomdabash ft. Alessandra Amoroso
    • Conclusion


Italy is known for its rich musical heritage, and Italian music has a way of adding warmth and joy to any occasion. Italian songs are perfect for birthday parties – lively, fun, and sure to get people dancing.

From retro classics to modern hits, here are 10 essential Italian tracks to make your birthday celebration memorabile.

1. Tanti Auguri A Te (Happy Birthday To You)

No birthday is complete without singing “Happy Birthday”, and the Italian version “Tanti Auguri A Te” adds a fun multicultural flair.

The tune is the same as the English version, so it’s easy for everyone to join in. Sing it at the start of the party or when bringing out the birthday cake – it’s a must-have for any Italian birthday celebration!

2. Good Times by Ghali

Ghali’s “Good Times” is all about living life to the fullest and having a blast. The song’s fusion of rap and pop, along with Ghali’s charismatic delivery, makes it a fantastic choice for a party playlist.

It’s a reminder that every moment can be a good time, especially when surrounded by friends and great music.

3. L’Italiano by Toto Cutugno

“L’Italiano” is a beloved classic Italian pop song from the 80s about being proudly Italian. It’s sure to fill your party guests with Italian pride and have everyone doing “la bella figura” (making a good impression)!

This Toto Cutugno hit will create a festive, joyful atmosphere perfect for a birthday celebration.

4. Ritmo (Bad Boys for Life) by Black Eyed Peas & J Balvin

“Ritmo” is a collaboration between the Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin, and it’s an absolute banger.

The song is featured in the “Bad Boys for Life” movie soundtrack and combines Latin rhythms with pop and electronic elements, creating a dancefloor hit that’s impossible to resist.

5. Baila Baila Baila by Ozuna x Daddy Yankee x J Balvin x Farruko x Anuel AA (Remix)

This remix of “Baila Baila Baila” brings together some of the biggest names in reggaeton, including Ozuna, Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Farruko, and Anuel AA.

While it may not be entirely Italian, it’s a testament to the genre’s global influence. The song’s infectious beat and dynamic flow will have everyone dancing until the sun comes up.

6. Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno

No Italian birthday party is complete without “Volare”! Domenico Modugno’s iconic song evokes feelings of flying through the air and touching the sky.

Light, breezy and uplifting, this classic will get your guests dancing and dreaming. Every Italian knows the words, so expect enthusiastic singalongs. Turn up this pop gem and watch the festivities soar.

7. Mambo Salentino by  Boomdabash ft. Alessandra Amoroso

“Mambo Salentino” is a lively and infectious track that combines reggae and Latin influences with the captivating vocals of Alessandra Amoroso.

The song’s tropical vibes and energetic rhythm make it a perfect addition to any party playlist, encouraging your guests to move to the beat.

8. Sarà Perché Ti Amo by Ricchi e Poveri

This wildly popular 80s Italian pop tune will be a karaoke favorite! Ricchi e Poveri’s melodic song is all about l’amore and is sure to be a singalong hit.

9. Il Mondo by Jimmy Fontana

Jimmy Fontana’s smoothly crooned “Il Mondo” meaning “The World” is about seeing the world in a happy light when you’re in love. Fontana sings about how love makes the world seem beautiful.

What could be more suited for a birthday than feeling like the world is your oyster?

10. L’Estate Sta Finendo by Righeira

Bring some 80s nostalgia with Righeira’s synth-pop summer anthem! This upbeat tune celebrating the end of summer will get everyone dancing for a festive party finale.


There you have it—10 classic and contemporary Italian songs that make ideal additions to any birthday party playlist. From energetic dance tunes to emotional ballads, this list covers a range of genres sure to liven up the event.

Everyone will have fun singing along to these Italian favorites. Whether you use these songs for a birthday party at home or a large celebration at a venue, they’ll kick the festivities up a notch.

Pick a few that you think the guest of honor will love most. Crank up the music and get ready to party!