10 Songs For Your 2013 New Year's Bash

2012 was a great year for music. From the rise of boy bands like The Wanted and One Direction, to new artists emerging like Carly Ray Jepsen that make you want to sing at the top of your lungs.

Whether you loved "Gangnam Style" or not, it is definitely a song of 2012 you will not forget! It's time to end the year with a few of your favorites that were popular at your New Year's Eve party. Scroll through the gallery and add the songs your guests will love best to your playlist this year!


  • The ultimate party song of the last few months, Ke$ha's "Die Young" will definitely get your friends on their feet and dancing like it's the last night of their lives. Ok so it won't be the last night, but it's definitely the last night of 2012 so make it count!

  • Both Florence Welch and electric dance music became even more popular this year, which is why this mash up "Sweet Nothing" by DJ Calvin Harris is a must-play at your party.

  • Flo Rida always knows how to make a dance record and his new hit single "I Cry" is no exception. Another mash up with an electric dance music track, the beat will help you ring in the new year!

  • Whether you love it or hate it, Gangnam Style topped the charts this year with over 980 million views on YouTube. Let guests rock out and show off the moves made famous by this video, but we suggest leaving this song in 2012.

  • Nicki Minaj is another artist who knows how to make a party hit. Rawrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

  • A huge dance hit of 2012, "Glad You Came" by The Wanted has had girls screaming and singing on the tops of their lungs. Your party guests will definitely know all the words as they sip their champagne.

  • Another huge boy band of 2012, One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful" blew up the charts in the beginning of the year and broke the hearts of little girls everywhere.

  • Shine bright like a diamond! What a perfect song to kick off 2013.

  • "Call Me Maybe" may have been remixed and replayed too much for your liking, but it's still a catchy tune that reminds me of some very fond memories from 2012!

  • Even though "Danza Kuduro" came out over over two years ago, it wasn't until 2012 that it became popular in the states. It's only fitting that you end the year with an upbeat tune that will make you want to move your hips.

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