A few years ago, the internet ran wild by pointing out perfectly-timed songs that will hit a certain part at midnight on New Year’s Eve. Good trends never die, and Twitter has continued to offer up epic options for when the clock strikes midnight.
Head below for some of the best-timed songs you can add to your playlist tonight.
1. DAY6 – “Best Part”
If you play 'Best Part' by @day6official at exactly 11:59:10 PM today, New Years Eve, you will be entering 2020 with Sungjin singing "Every day that is given to me is gonna be my best part". May your days in 2020 be the 'best' you'll ever have. Happy New Year!! 🎆💖
— rin is going✈#OdeToYouInMNL!! 💖 (@lostwith_yoo) December 31, 2019
2. Bring Me The Horizon – “Ludens”
If you play @bmthofficial Ludens at exactly 11:57:46 on New Years, “Argh give me a break” will be played at exactly midnight. Start your new year right 🤘🏻 @olobersyko @JordanFish86 @madmanmalia @matt__kean
— Harrison Reid (@HarrisonReid20) December 31, 2019
3. All Time Low – “Weightless”
If you play "Weightless" by All Time Low at exactly 11:59:02 on New Year's Eve, "maybe it's not my weekend, but it's gonna be my year" will start playing exactly at midnight. Start off your new year right.https://t.co/PYspp2V0yx
— Hiroshi (@Hiroshifu19) December 31, 2019
4. My Chemical Romance – “Welcome To The Black Parade”
If you play “welcome to the black parade” by My Chemical Romance at 11:59:59PM the G note will play exactly at midnight. Start 2020 the emo way
— 🤠 (@ca1derbayes) December 31, 2019
5. Panic! At The Disco – “Roaring 20s”
If you play "Roaring 20s" by Panic! At The Disco at exactly 11:59:15 tonight then you'll enter the Roaring 20s like "This is my roaring, roaring 20s." Start your New Year off right!
— Alternative Press (@AltPress) December 31, 2019
6. The Maine – “Identify”
Just a reminder that if you play "Identify" by @themaine at exactly 11:59:23 pm, you'll start the New Year with "3, 2, 1, here come the fireworks baby"
— The Maine Lyrics Bot (@TheMaineLBot) December 31, 2019
7. Thursday (featuring Gerard Way) – “Jet Black New Year”
if you play Jet Black New Year by Thursday at exactly 11:56:14 PM tonight, the "five stories falling" countdown will end at exactly midnight, and you can begin your year right with gerard screaming "JET BLACK".
— dan (@jetbIacknewyear) December 31, 2019
8. blackbear – “NYE”
If you play NYE by blackbear at 11:59:24 on December 31st, you’ll hear “this is new years” exactly at midnight✨
— simran🤍 (@simrannanda27) December 31, 2019
9. Ghost – “Year Zero”
if you play Year Zero by @thebandGHOST at 23:58:33 on New Year's Eve, you'll hear Tobias saying "hail @s8n , welcome Year Zero" exactly at midnight. Start your new year off right, as the 62nd day of Halloween. pic.twitter.com/tyDj64sPyZ
— Adarsh Gupta (@adkgup) December 31, 2019
10. twenty one pilots – “Truce”
if you play truce by twenty one pilots at exactly 11:59:20, december 31st, tyler will say "stay alive" at exactly 12:00. start you decade right
— nick (@neonharpoon) December 25, 2019
11. Machine Gun Kelly – “Wild Boy” featuring Waka Flocka Flame
If you play “Wild Boy” by Machine Gun Kelly ft. Waka Flacka Flame at exactly 11:58 PM tonight then Mr. Flame will say “Uh oh here comes that bull ish” at exactly midnight. Start your New Years off right!
— Mr. Guard (@joethelifeguard) December 31, 2019
12. Disturbed – “Down With The Sickness”
If you play Down with the Sickness by Disturbed at exactly 11:59:29 tonight the first OH WAH AH AH AH will hit exactly at midnight. Start your year right you fucker get down with tHE SICKNESS
— Cho (@NaCHOchiz) December 31, 2019
13. Fall Out Boy – “Yule Shoot Your Eye Out”
if you play 'yule shoot your eye out' by fall out boy at 11:58:35 on new year's eve patrick will sing 'happy new years baby' at exactly 12am.
start 2020 off right
— 𝒉𝒔𝒊𝒏 | 𝚓𝚘𝚛𝚍𝚊𝚗 𝚍𝚊𝚢! (@URIEVOGUE) December 26, 2019
14. SWMRS – “Lose Lose Lose”
if you play Lose Lose Lose – @swmrs at exactly 23:58:40 on new year's eve the line "2019 is a fucking disaster" will play just as it turns midnight, start your new year off the right way
— sam (@WamShite) December 30, 2019
15. blink-182 – “I Miss You”
— Cmaj7 (@Bimosaurs) December 31, 2019
16. Post Malone – “Congratulations”
If you play “Congratulations” by Post Malone at 11:59:18 on NYE you’ll hear “Look we made it” when the clock strikes 12.
Start the New Year off right!
— Jared Dylan (@jdylanmusic) December 29, 2019
17. Halsey – “New Americana”
if you play “new americana” by @halsey at 11:59:26 on new year’s eve you’ll start the new year with “we are the new americana”
— charlotte needs a hobby ✰ (@mkayitscharlott) December 30, 2019
18. The 1975 – “Somebody Else”
PSA: If you play Somebody Else by the 1975 on NYE at 11:56:26 it’s perf because Matty will say “get someone you love, get someone you need?” at the end of 2019 and then “fuck that get money” at the beginning of 2020 and I think that’s a beautiful way to start the year
— kev (@tiredstardust) December 30, 2019
19. Crown The Empire – “20/20”
If you play the album Sudden Sky by @CrownTheEmpire at exactly 11:58:39 on New Year’s Eve, 20/20 will play exactly at Midnight. Start your 2020 off with 20/20.
— 𝖆𝖘𝖍 ☆ ✧ ♡ (@nogoodgrim) December 29, 2019
SPONGEBOB FACT: If you start watching Band Geeks at exactly 11:50:15 PM on December 31st, then Sweet Victory will begin to play exactly at midnight. This will ensure you go into 2020 feeling on top of the world. You can thank me later, SpongeBob fans pic.twitter.com/7L5MSy8P88
— SpongeBob Facts! (@spongbob_facts) December 29, 2019
Bonus: If you’d rather go the movie route, then Avengers: Endgame has you covered.
If you play #AvengersEndgame at exactly 9:41:32 PM tonight, you'll hear Captain America calling the Avengers to assemble as the clock strikes midnight. Start off 2020 right.#MCU #Marvel #HappyNewYear pic.twitter.com/hGVXGhrQ1v
— Kluh ⚡🥓 (@bluesKLUH) December 31, 2019
What song are you going to ring 2020 in with? Let us know in the comments below.
More on New Year’s Eve
Post Malone will be closing out the decade and year, by headlining the biggest New Years’ Eve party, Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020 in New York City’s Times Square.
Malone will be performing alongside Sam Hunt, Alanis Morissette and BTS, all of which were added to the lineup at the same time. Ryan Seacrest will be leading the countdown this year in Times Square with additional help from returning co-host, Lucy Hale.
In addition to the NYC performances, there will be live performances in Los Angeles with Ciara returning to host for the third time. The artists performing include Dua Lipa, Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Blanco Brown, Dan + Shay, Ava Max, Megan Thee Stallion, Anthony Ramos, Salt-N-Pepa and SHAED and Green Day.
Billy Porter (American Horror Story) will take the reigns and host in New Orleans with performances from Sheryl Crow and Usher.
The show will be live on Tuesday, Dec. 31, starting at 8:00 ET on ABC.