A gold move is identified normally by a pictogram that is either gold or outlined in gold. As the move is about to happen, a visual effect combined with a sound effect starts to grasp. When the move occurs, the visual effect and sound effect burst out. If the player did the move correctly, they would earn a YEAH! rating and earn more points. If they didn't, an X would occur. While this is standard, games in the series have had different variations of the Gold Move.
- In the Xbox 360 versions of Just Dance 3 and Just Dance Greatest Hits, if the player did not complete the Gold Move, the burst of the visual and sound effect would not appear.
- In Just Dance Kids, a Gold Move does not come with any effect. It also can produce a rating other than YEAH! and X.
- In Just Dance Disney Party and Just Dance Kids 2014, the visual effect would not always be gold. Disney Party would also have a visual attached to the theme of the song.
- In Yokai Watch: Just Dance Special Version, the visual effect includes pictures of