• Karl Mitchell-Shead

London New Year's Eve Fireworks - The Playlist

Updated: Mar 4, 2020

Over 100,000 ticket-holders turned up this year to ring in the New Year with a stunning fireworks show over the Thames. The annual fireworks display, considered one of the best in the world, always includes a playlist that’s almost as firey as the fireworks and this year hasn’t been any different.

What songs were on the London New Year fireworks playlist? From straight up pop bangers to medleys and mixes, the music kept the crowds pumped at the fireworks display. From the hair-raising vocals of the late, great Whitney Houston to er, David Baddiel and Frank Skinner, the playlist certainly had it all.

Of course, man of the year Stormzy featured – a great way to ring out 2019, and with him set to snag the first number one of 2020, a great way to ring in the New Year.

And Ed Sheeran, the UK’s artist of the decade, could be heard over the fireworks too. Here are the tracks that featured on the 2020 fireworks playlist:

Calvin Harris – Let’s Go / Sigala & Becky Hill – Wish You Well & Meduza – Piece of Your Heart

Ed Sheeran ft. Stomzy – Take Me Back To London / Adam Port & Stereo MC – Place & Lord Kitchener Lady Leshurr ft. Wiley – Where Are You Now / Ed Sheeran ft. Stormzy – Take Me Back To London

Wiley ft. Idris Elba Boasty / Mable – Don’t Call Me Up

Mabel – Dont Call Me Up Marshmello & Bastille – Happier

Kygo & Whitney Houston – Higher Love

Baddiel & Skinner & The Lightnight Seeds – Three Lions / Euro 2020 commentator VO

White Stripes – Seven Nation Army

Luciano Pavarotti – Nessun Dorma

New Order – World In motion

Jax Jones – Instruction

Sigala ft. Becky Hill – Wish You Well

Rudimental ft. John Newman – Feel The Love

New Order – World In motion

If you fancy your own New Year's Eve fireworks display check out our New Year's Eve Fireworks section!

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