2019 is here and coming! And everyone has plans to welcome it. Whether it is to party out or to just sit at you balcony, sipping hot chocolate drink and watching the fireworks – we have the best New Year’s songs to set the right mood for your midnight eve.
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
Like many of the band’s songs, “I Gotta Feeling” is a great party song. A critic said that “the Peas do let in some human sweetness and light” on the song and that it uses “a repetitive, warm vocal line to signify a good mood coming on. Indeed! So do you have a good feeling for your 2019?
Countdown – Beyoncé
If you need a couples jam for New Year’s, it’s gotta be Queen Bey’s “Countdown.” Through the ups and downs in love, Beyoncé professes love for her soul mate in this song, Here’s hoping you have someone to spend NYE with who’s game to meet you at the finish line come midnight.
Firework – Katy Perry
Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting through the wind, wanting to start again? Well, quit thinking so and listen to Katy Perry’s high quality piece of inspirational song. On its own, the track is a catchy with the decade’s single greatest work of film music.
New Year’s Day – Taylor Swift
TayTay has a song for everything! It’s a gentle, lower-case ballad that Taylor and her listeners have earned. The unassuming, easy-to-memorize track – soft, muted piano, vocals just above a whisper – captures a holiday moment quieter than midnight on December 31.
I Like It – Cardi B
This year’s fiery Song of Summer winner has to be Cardi B’s “I like It.” But it doesn’t stop there. A song so hot it comes with its own stoop party, “I Like It” will be on rotation long past 2018. You like it, you play it!
Mic Drop – BTS
K-Pop ultra-famous BTS capture the attitude of living life to the fullest with their “Mic Drop” hit. “Mic Drop” boast — “Did you see my bag? Its hella trophies and its hella thick” — a sensational year for them. If you’re feeling unsure about the road ahead in 2019, try some BTS to bring your spirits up.
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
While some breakup songs can be a messy job, Ariana chooses to thank her exes for all that they taught her about relationships and about herself. Ariana has had a year of ups and downs, but she’s choosing to see the silver lining. So y’all, thank u, next? For a better 2019.
Auld Lang Syne (The New Year’s Anthem) – Mariah Carey
We couldn’t help but share this particular version of the most classic song of the New Year. This version stays true to the tradition in the beginning of the song, then transitions into an awesome New Year’s jam session, because we clearly all need a little bit more partying.
Happy New Year 2019!