Surviving New Year's Eve without sinking into a deep spiral of disappointment relies on the crew, the booze, and, most importantly, the good vibes. And considering the divisiveness of the past year that's almost run its course! For more celebrity news, beauty and fashion advice, savvy political commentary, and fascinating features, sign up for the Marie Claire newsletter.
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Hosting the perfect New Year's Eve party aka one that doesn't involve your guests getting bored or starting to regret the past days relies on three things: Strong drinks, a few great friends, and fun music. This year might have been filled with ups and downs, but December 31 is your last chance to close out the crazy year that was on a good note. After you've come up with the perfect party theme and prepared all of your favorite New Year's Eve appetizers , it's time to focus on the tunes. Add these best New Year's Eve songs to your party playlist and keep the festivities going 'til you watch the virtual New Year's Eve ball drop and beyond. From timeless classics to new hits, there's something for everyone on this track playlist. It wouldn't be a winter holiday without Bing Crosby crooning over the speakers, and no one can resist dancing to Ariana Grande's "thank u, next. And figure out what "Auld Lang Syne" means once and for all! Add Mariah Carey to the mix, and you'll have the whole room belting out the lyrics.
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The balloons are in the air. The bubbly is on ice. Your nails are literally sparkling , and your toast is written. These rock hits, dance tunes, and throwback classics will set the tone for your festivities, whether you have plans that include raining confetti or you have no intention of leaving the comfort of your flannel pajamas.
So definitely wasn't the fantastic year we thought it would be. Yeah, pretty much the opposite, in fact. Buuut we're not gonna let this dumpster fire of a year stop us from popping the champs and shooing it out the door—in a safe and socially distant way, of course. Just because you won't be sweating profusely at some dive bar trying to find a face to make out with at midnight or smushed in a crowd of people in Times Square while freezing your toes off or counting down 'til 12 a. You gotta stay manifesting. So ahead, I've gathered all the bangers you must put in your queue so you can bid adieu in the most littiest fashion, even if it's over Zoom. Anybody with me when I say that this song just makes me feel so All I wanna do when I hear it is jump up and down with my hands in the air.