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"American Girl" by Bonnie McKee is featured on Just Dance 2014 as a downloadable track. It also appears on Just Dance Now and Just Dance Unlimited.

Appearance of the Dancer


The dancer is a girl with black hair in a ponytail. She wears a long reddish pink dress, a gold necklace, gold bracelets, a yellow and light blue letter jacket with a yellow "8" on it, pink high socks, black heeled boots, and black circular sunglasses.

She has two outlines, a light blue one and a white one.


The routine begins with a large neon heart sign with a blue banner that reads "AMERICAN GIRL". The scene then transitions to a rose-colored highway on which the dancer stands, her back turned to the Grand Canyon in the far background. The color palette then turns to baby blue before the highway transforms to three horizontal panels, the top and bottom pink panels flanking a central panel that displays colored palm trees. The pink panels have lighter pink stripes that flash to the drumbeat.

The panels then invert color with the central panel now displaying donuts and the Statue of Liberty, before transforming into the American flag in the chorus, where various items and pictures appear in the canton, against the backdrop of a blue sky. The flag’s stripes act as highways on which cars speed between the two sides of the screen. Other American symbols like the Golden Gate Bridge and food items like cheeseburgers and popcorn also make an appearance in the background. The family from Blame It on the Boogie also makes a cameo on a TV during the chorus.

During the bridge, the scene zooms into the blue sky, which turns into a starry night sky. In the song’s final chorus, the pink panels return, flanking a blue-filtered scene of the Hollywood hills with the words "BONNIE MCKEE" replacing the Hollywood sign. This quickly transits to a slot-machine style display of the hills, filtered in three different color palettes. The song ends by turning to a non-filtered version of the hills before the central panel, and then the top and bottom panels, cut to black to leave "BONNIE MCKEE".

Gold Moves

There are 4 Gold Moves in this routine:

Gold Moves 1, 2, and 4: Move your arms a little slowly from the middle of your body to the upper thigh.
Gold Move 3: Jump up while pounding your fist.

Appearances in Mashups

American Girl appears in the following Mashups:


American Girl appears in Party Master Modes. Here are the captions attributed to her dance moves:

  • American Girl
  • Calm Down Road
  • Clean And Shoulder
  • Crazy Party
  • Cute Smash
  • Double Shoulders
  • Girly Balance
  • School Out
  • Shake Up Star

Appearances in Playlists

American Girl is featured in the following playlists:

Just Dance Now


  • American Girl was the first map to be removed from Just Dance Now shortly after its release.
    • However, it returned on June 5, 2015.
  • American Girl was the first map to have a Party Master Mode caption named after the song.
  • The intro to Blame It On The Boogie makes an appearance in the canton of the US flag when "I was raised by a television" is sung. The video is in a bluish hue.
  • The coach was originally intended to have a light blue glow as an outline instead of a light blue and white solid border, as seen in some gameplay screenshots.
    • This Beta element also appears on the menu icon.
  • The avatar for American Girl was seen in some of the Just Dance Now screenshots when the game was in development, despite both the map and the avatar itself not being available at the time.
  • The Party Master Mode caption "Shake Up Star" was initially named "Crazy Party".[2]
  • In Summer’s Party Master Mode, Gold Move 3 is not counted as a Gold Move.
  • American Girl appears in the screenshot of the Just Dance 2015 menu on the game manual, even though the map is not available in-game.
  • On Just Dance Now, the coach does not fade away completely at the end of the routine, and the background glitches by transforming into black and pink horizontal lines.[citation needed]
  • On Just Dance Unlimited, American Girl was removed from Just Dance 2016 for all regions and consoles on an unknown date for an unknown reason. However, the routine was still accessible on Just Dance 2017 in certain regions including the United States of America. As of January 19, 2017, it has been made available everywhere.


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