Please don’t stop the music!
Spread holiday cheer at any party this season with the help of an expert-curated playlist. "Music plays an integral part in setting the energy and tone of a party," celeb party Jes Gordon tells UsMagazine.com.
Here, Gordon, who has thrown bashes for Madonna and Jennifer Lopez, shares her top rules for creating a perfect holiday playlist.
Pace your music
Every party has a beginning, middle and end. Start off the evening with something mellow as guests mingle.
Then, as guests finish their first round of drinks, throw a little more fun into the mix with upbeat songs.
Add a little something for everyone
"A perfectly balanced playlist of classic tunes, unexpected covers and familiar genres will have guests rocking out the holiday for sure," Gordon explains to Us.
Remember the classics—with a twist
"Keep your playlist fresh with unexpected updates by contemporary artists," says Gordon.
Don’t skimp on the songs
"Nothing’s worse than dead silence at a party," Gordon tells Us. That said, the right song can end the party on the perfect.
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