Keep the festivities going 'til the ball drops with these New Year's Eve songs! From old and new takes on the traditional Auld Lang Syne to original tunes containing lyrics about the holiday, our playlist will help your New Year's party last well into 2019. Plus, get our best New Year's Eve food and drink ideas.
The Eagles reserved a track on their 1978 Christmas album for a rockin' song about the celebratory holiday that follows.
The vocal powerhouse croons the traditional New Year's anthem like no one else—and it turns into a fun dance number by the end.
Need something a bit slower? Get everyone grooving with the help of Van Morrison's romantic take on New Year's.
The '60s tune hits the same sweet notes in 2019 as it did back then.
The country duo delights with a driving beat and optimistic lyrics in a track from their Christmas album.
The country-rock band is all country in this soaring song.
Play Taylor Swift's simple, soothing melody as you rest up on New Year's Day.
It may not be very merry, but who could forget this hauntingly somber song by the iconic Judy Garland?
Revelers young and old will appreciate this beautiful ballad.
The upbeat number is as bubbly as the classic New Year's drink that inspired its title.
Kick things off with a soulful promise of change in the New Year.
Toast the wonderful friends in your life this and every year with this charming tune.
Embrace the future with this timely reminder of the constant changes in our world and how remarkably far we've come—all wrapped up in a fun, country beat.
The call for change and pumped up guitar riffs in this rock hit are no less powerful today than they were when it helped put U2 on the map—the perfect way to keep you guests' energy flowing on the way to midnight.
Dance your way into New Year's Day with this peppy standard, courtesy of the guitar legend himself.
Diana's earthy tones make this classic the perfect song for a slow spin around the dance floor with that special someone you'll be kissing when the clock strikes 12.
Take a break from the usual holiday fare with this eastern-influenced melody's message of a new beginning.
After a hectic holiday season, New Year's is the perfect time to enjoy a little peace with Norah's soothing serenade.
Bring a little West Texas New Year to your party with the easy roll of this classic country sound.
Has there ever been a better incentive to finally learn the words to this quintessential New Year's song than Harry's honey-smooth croon? It's a perfect way to ring in the New Year.