Greatest party playlist for this New Year’s Eve

Greatest party playlist for this New Year’s Eve

Was 2016 a good year for you? Celebrate this fact with an amazing new year’s bash. Had a bad year? No issues, let’s party the night away in hopes of a good year ahead – This is what happens to most people at the end of every year. Whether 2016 was a good year for one or not, one cannot deny the excitement around the end of the year party! We present to you a list of songs that will help you in that exactly. Have a look:

  1. Work

This song began the long chain of ‘work’ songs that were released this year. The main USP of the song was the chemistry shared by Drake and Rihanna in both versions of the song’s video.

Artist: Rihanna

Featured artist: Drake

Album: Anti

  1. Nashe Si Chadh Gayi

From the film Befikre, this song quickly made its place in everybody’s dance playlists. Featuring Vani Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, this song is the perfect one for your NYE bash.

Singer: Arijit Singh

Music: Vishal and Shekhar

Lyrics: Jaideep Sahni

French Vocals: Caralisa Monteiro

  1. Do It Right

This peppy number was composed by French DJ, Martin Solveig and features the vocals of Australian singer, Tkay Maidza, and will definitely will get you on the dance floor.

Artist: Martin Solveig

Featured artist: Tkay Maidza

Album: Single

  1. The Breakup Song

We all have that one friend in every group who breaks up with their significant other right before 31st December. Well, they do not need to be sulking over this, as Bollywood as a solution to that too, in the form of ‘The Breakup Song’ from the film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The song features Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma along with cameos from a few other Bollywood celebs.

Singers: Arijit Singh, Badshah, Jonita Gandhi & Nakash Aziz

Music: Pritam

Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya

  1. I Wanna Feel

This is probable one of those songs that has been played at almost every club ever since its release. The British producer made a line from Toni Braxton’s 1996 hit ‘You’re Makin’ Me High’ this song’s hook, which was widely appreciated.

Artist: Secondcity

Hook Vocals: Toni Braxton

Album: Single

  1. Kala Chashma

Yet another remake from what seems like a never ending list of song remakes this year, ‘Kala Chashma’ took the nation by storm when it released. The song features Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra and is from the film, Baar Baar Dekho.

Original Music Composition: Prem Hardeep

Recreated: Badshah

Singers: Amar Arshi, Badshah, Neha Kakkar & Indeep Bakshi (Rap)

Lyrics: Amrik Singh & Kumaar

  1. Into You

Ariana Grande’s 2016 album had something for everybody. This one song seemed to be a DJ favourite, being remixed by a whole lot of DJs. The one we loved the most that is best suited for a smashing NYE party would be by the American DJ 3LAU.

Artist: Ariana Grande

Album: Dangerous Woman

Featured Artist: DJ 3LAU

  1. Beat pe Booty

The film might have not done great at the box office, but that cannot be said about this song. The song featuring Tiger Shroff and Jacqueline Fernandez from the film A Flying Jatt, went viral and had a dance challenge around it too.

Singer: Sachin, Jigar, Vayu & Kanika Kapoor

Lyrics: Vayu

Music: Sachin-Jigar

  1. One Dance

This song, co-written by the artist himself, became a chart topper instantly in over 15 countries. No 2016 playlist can be deemed complete without the inclusion of this fun number.

Artist: Drake

Featured artist: Wizkid & Kyla

Album: Views

  1. Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai

With its Haryaanvi slang and high bass, the song was an instant hit amongst dance lovers. It features Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma and is found in the film, Sultan.

Singer: Vishal Dadlani, Shalmali Kholgade, Isheeta, Badshah

Music: Vishal & Shekhar

Lyrics: Irshad Kamil

  1. Hype

This electro/dance song will surely energize your party. All you rap fans, who say they have no good songs to dance to will no longer have no complain, all thanks to this collaboration.

Artists: Calvin Harris, Dizzee Rascal

Album: Single

  1. Kar Gayi Chull

Every girl’s favourite song of this year will have to be this number from the film Kapoor & Sons. The song features Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt dancing the night away at a house party.

Singer: Badshah, Fazilpuria, Sukriti Kakar, Neha Kakkar

Lyrics: Badshah, Kumaar

Original Music Composition: Badshah

Music Composition and Recreation: Amaal Mallik

  1. Black Beatles

The duo Rae Sremmurd took the world by storm by their song that went on to become the backdrop for the #MannequinChallenge all over the internet.

Artists: Rae Sremmurd

Featuring Artist: Gucci Mane

Album: SremmLife 2

  1. Let’s Nacho

Yet another fun number from the film Kapoor & Sons. This high-energy song features Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt & Fawad Khan letting loose and shaking a leg.

Artists: Badshah, Benny Dayal, Nucleya

Lyrics: Kumaar, Christopher Pradee

  1. Starboy

The Weeknd’s latest album is so different from his regular music but nonetheless a success. This song in particular was very well received by everyone worldwide.

Artist: The Weeknd

Featured artist: Daft Punk

Album: Starboy

  1. The Humma Song

This foot-tapping rendition of the hit song ‘Humma Humma’ from the film Bombay is slowly taking over the charts. The song is found in the upcoming film OK Jaanu and features Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur.

Original music composition: A.R. Rahman

Music recreated by: Badshah & Tanishk Bagchi

Lyrics: Mehboob

Singers: Jubin Nautiyal, Shashaa Tirupati

  1. This Is What You Came For

Yet another party number from the Scottish record producer makes its way onto our list. This list would surely be incomplete without the inclusion of this song.

Artist: Calvin Harris

Featured artist: Rihanna

Album: Single

  1. Rock Tha Party

The song is one of the classic early-2000’s party songs by Bombay Rockers. It features John Abraham and Nora Fatehi from the film Rocky Handsome.

Original Composition and Vocals: Bombay Rockers

Lyrics: Kumaar

Mixed & Mastered By: Eric Pillai

  1. Closer

This song has played every night at every club since its release all over the globe, making Chainsmokers the new go-to party duo.

Artist: Chainsmokers

Featured artist: Halsey

Album: Single

  1. Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi

A hit song from a hit film, this Ankit Tiwari composition adds a very exotic Middle Eastern flavour to a simple Hindi song. It showcases Akshay Kumar singing to his wife, portrayed by Nimrat Kaur in the film Airlift.

Singers: Ankit Tiwari and Arijit Singh

Music: Ankit Tiwari

Lyrics: Kumaar

6 Apps that will help keep your New Year’s resolutions

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There is always so much hype around New Year resolutions each year. Sadly, old habits die hard and we are back to our usual self by summer, sometimes even by spring. It is not very easy to keeping those pesky resolutions, and this is where your smartphone comes in and saves the day! Here are a few apps that will help you keep your New Year resolutions, this year!

1. Learning A New Language:

It’s never too late to learn a new language. Each year about 48% of the population of the world makes up their mind to learn a new language. This year, keep up with your resolution with Duolingo. This app offers a 9 lesson course, which is easy to understand, concentrating on the area you want to improve/learn, be it reading, speaking or comprehension.
Platforms: iOS, Android

2. Save Money:

Stop wondering where your money goes and plan for your financial future with Mvelopes. This app uses the concept of “spending envelopes” to track your spending and create a plan for your income. To make your life as easy as possible, it syncs with your bank securely and seamlessly. Oh, and once you’re set up, you can see in just seconds the funds you have left in each virtual envelope for your customized budget categories.
Platforms: iOS, Android

3. Get In Shape:

Always wanted a personal trainer on hand every time you hit the gym? The Nike+ Training Club app now makes this possible. It provides a bunch of detailed workouts from trainers and athletes across the globe. Set your fitness goals, and this app will make sure you achieve them!
Platforms: iOS, Android

4. Read More:

Remember what it’s like to spend all day curled up with a good book? Me neither! But I still need to—and want to—keep up with my reading. That’s where an app like ReadMe! can be a lifesaver. The app’s colorized streaming text reduces the amount you have to move your eyes so you can read more quickly. You can amp up the speed if you’re really in a hurry, or slow it down if you want a more relaxing experience.
Platforms: iOS, Android

5. To Stop Hoarding:

Do you have a hard time letting go of the things lying in your closet or around your house? Fear no more, because now you have Poshmark, an app that will help you clean out and upgrade your closet. It simply connects fashion conscious buyers and sellers so that they are able to de-clutter and upgrade their closets!
Platforms: iOS, Android

6. Live Better:

If you have all of the resolutions mentioned above as your New Year resolutions, fear no more. We have an app for you! Coach.me lets you set goals in a number of categories like eating better, practicing a skill, getting in shape and so on. The app lets you set your targets and connects you with a coach and other users on the platform, so that you are definitely staying on track.
Platforms: iOS, Android