By Jenny Berg Posted December 5, 2012, 2:41 PM EST
We asked five DJs from across the country to create Spotify playlists for holiday bashes. From Christmas-y classics such as Mariah Carey's “All I Want for Christmas Is You” to all-season party tunes from No Doubt and Florence & the Machine, here's what they selected.
DJ Megan Taylor of Fig Media is the winner of the 2012 BizBash Chicago Readers' Choice Award for DJ of the Year. Her clients have included Chanel, Vogue, and Nike.
DJ Casey Connor runs Casey Connor Entertainment, a full-service entertainment company that services national corporate events, celebrity bashes, product launches, award show after-parties, and more.
Chicago-based DJ Will Galvan spins at Windy City hot spots including Nellcote and the Underground. He also produces his own music and has plans to release an EP of original material.
A nominee for the 2012 BizBash Chicago Readers' Choice Award for DJ of the Year, Howard Wallach runs A-Z Entertainment. The company services corporate events, picnics, school events, and more. It has been operating out of Wheeling, Illinois, since 1987.
DJ Jonny Heydt is an electronic dance and house music DJ who spins regularly at clubs, bars, and private events in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Heydt was a nominee for the BizBash 2012 New York Readers' Choice Award for DJ of the Year.