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The Top 20 Most Hated Songs of 2018

   

The Top 20 Most Hated Songs of 2018

So we know, you go to all those lists online and you're like huh what are you even talking about? Having entertained at over 500 weddings and events in 2018, the team at M.E. decided to assemble the Top 20 Most Hated Songs of 2018. With all these lists being created around the internet, we felt that the Tri-State area deserves a different, more realistic point of view on this subject. (We know you don't want Hokey Pokey and the Chicken Dance) While this list might not pertain to everyone, it seemed to be the general consensus throughout many of the events we hosted last year. Let us know if you have any of your own that you'd like to add to this list and we'll be sure to add it. 

 

 

  • Participation Dances (Cha cha slide, electric slide, etc.)
  • Ed Sheeran (the curse of having too many good songs...you get overplayed!!)
  • B52s Love Shack
  • John Legend-All of me
  • Luis Fonsi-Despacito 
  • Bruno Mars-Uptown Funk 
  • Pitbull-Fireball
  • Robin Thicke-Blurred Lines
  • R. Kelly...just no R. Kelly 
  • Kool and the Gang- Celebration
  • Journey-Don't Stop Believin' 
  • Pharrel Williams- Happy 
  • Black Eyed Peas-Gotta Feeling 
  • Beyonce-Single Ladies 
  • Flo Rida- Low 
  • Usher- Yeah 
  • Isley Brothers-Shout 
  • Neil Diamond-Sweet Caroline 
  •  LMFAO-Party Rock and Sexy and I know it 
  • Sister Sledge-We are family 

     

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    Santino and Marissa wedding reception at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ

    Marissa and Santino hire M.E. as their wedding Djs
    This is one you'll definitely want to watch ladies and gentlemen. Today we take you to the Grand Ballroom at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ. Mystical Entertainment Group's L.E.D. Video wall in display once again...20 feet by 8 feet of amazing video content!! Indoor pyrotechnics, dance on clouds, intelligent lighting, our Hollywood Photo Booth, Marissa and Santino had it all. The maid of honor even surprised her sister with a special performance by Lucas Prata!! He sang his hit song, And she said!! 

    The passion from our team members shows and boy does that translate into an amazing wedding. We are so lucky to love what we do and each night, each crowd, gives us a chance to show it. Team members, Justyn Cruz, John Macaluso, Xavier and Gary come together to throw this epic wedding for our amazing clients. 

    Watch the video!!



    Wedding first dance selection and other special wedding songs
    First Dance: Franki Valli: Can't take my eyes off you

    Bride dance with Dad: Bob Carlisle-Butterly Kisses (M.E. short wedding version)

    Groom dance with Mom: Jackson 5-I'll be there 

    Cake Cutting Song: Michael Buble-Everything

     

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    Joseph and Desiree get married at the Palace in Somerset Park

    Joseph and Desiree's wedding reception at the Palace in Somerset
    Watch as Joe and Desiree get hitched at the beautiful Palace in Somerset Park. With an outdoor ceremony on the beautiful grounds of the Palace, the reception followed and brought together two diverse cultures together as one. With the Philippine culture loving line dances to many popular songs, a flair of latin music and top hits from today, we worked our wedding dj magic in joining these families together as one. See M.E.'s light scaping create texture on the walls behind the head table, our LOVE L.E.D. letters, our indoor safe pyrotechnics, and Premier DJ package in action. Joe and Desiree also opted for our Hollywood Photobooth which is always a hit.



     

    Wedding Music Selections
    First Dance: Dan and Shay- From the Ground Up (Pyrotechnics blast at 3:20)

    Dance with Dad- Heartland- I loved her first

    Dance with Grandma- Beatles- In my life 

    Cake Cutting Song: Nathan Sykes-Over and Over

    Bouquet toss song: Mi Gente

    Garter Removal: ACDC-Highway to Hell

    Garter Toss: Nirvana-Smells like teen spirit

    Garter Replacing: R. Kelly-Bump and Grind

    Other Wedding Vendors
    Photo and Video: MPW Media

    Florist: A touch of Elegance Floral 

     

     

     

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    Angelo and Tracey get married at the Season's in Washington Township, NJ

    New Jersey Weddin DJs host wedding at Season's in Washington Township, NJ
    One of our favorite wedding venues in New Jersey, the Season's offers top notch service, amazing cuisine and a beautiful ballroom. This VLOG series brings you Angelo and Tracey. On display is one of M.E.'s top wedding dj package, the Stellar Package. Adding to an already amazing show, Angelo and Tracey added our live percussionist, Crystal and our Hollywood Photobooth. As if that wasn't enough, our indoor firework system added excitement during their first dance on clouds. PERFECTION!! 

    Photo and video services: Brian Delia Photography 

    Floral Arrangements: Dahlia Floral 

    Here's the music they chose!! 

    Bridal Party entrance: DaRude-Sandstorm, Mike Macaluso-Final Chapter

    Bride and groom entrance: Steve Angello and Laid Back Luke-Show me love

    First dance: Vasquez Sounds-Over and over again

    Bride and father dance: Robert David, Jeff Bohannon-Kayla's wedding song

    Groom and mother dance: Boyz II Men-A song for Mama 

    Cake cutting song: Dan and Shay-From the Ground up 

    Photo and video services: Brian Delia Photography 

    Floral Arrangements: Dahlia Floral 

     

    Watch our Vlog and enjoy!! 



     

     

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    Steve and Cristina get married at the Manor in West Orange, NJ

    Mystical Entertainment Group at the Manor in West Orange, NJ 
    Watch as Cristina and Steve host their wedding reception at the Manor in West Orange, NJ. Mystical Entertainment Group's wedding djs John Macaluso and Justyn Cruz host as DJ and MC. On display is the Mystical Cosmic Package  with the addition of our uplighting package  and our Deluxe Lounge Photobooth Rental. Kicking off the spring during this April wedding, Mystical Entertainment Group promised to deliver a party and we think we hit the nail on the head. 

    Song selection:

    Bridal party entrance music: 

    Calvin Harris-Let's Go

    Bride and Groom Entrance:

    Rihanna-We Found Love

    First dance: 

    Ray LaMontagne-You are the best thing

    Bride-Father Dance:

    Celine Dion-Because You loved me

    Groom-Mother Dance

    Backstreet Boys-The Perfect Fan

    Groom-Grandmother Dance

    Frank Sinatra-Always 

    Watch the highlight video and enjoy dancing in your seat. 

    Cheers!! 



     

     

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    New Podcast is LIVE "Music is the Answer Episode 001"

    Since you are a kickass M.E. app user, you're the first to know...enjoy the new podcast!! DJ Justyn Cruz of Mystical Entertainment Group brings you Moombathon, Pop, and House. If you have any requests for a new podcast, email us and suggest away: info@partiesbyme.com 

    Enjoy and have an amazing week!! 

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    Your Ex at Your Wedding?

       

    Your Ex at Your Wedding?

    Your Ex at Your Wedding?
    Your wedding day is all about celebrating you and your partner's love for each other-so does an ex fit into that situation?
    When you think about your wedding day, you likely envision floating down the aisle to your other half, gorgeous blush peony centerpieces, your photographer taking photos of you in your dream dress-but wait, who is that? Oh, just your ex dancing to "Uptown Funk" on the dance floor with your family members. If this scenario is already giving you heart palpitations, read no farther. But if this sounds like it could be a reality, take a moment to think about how adding your ex to your guest list could affect your wedding day. Your wedding is a celebration of the love that you and your partner have for one another. The day is focused on just the two of you-a blast from the past may not be the best addition to your joyful, drama-free affair. 

     

    Invite the Ex If: 
    It was more of a childhood/middle school/high school relationship and it's 100 percent laughable, done with and drama-free now.

    Pretty much everyone has had a 'juvenile' relationship-like a fifth grade boyfriend or a prom date they had a crush on-that's so far removed from actual present life that the idea of it is totally laughable and cute. If that person is still in your life and you're good friends, we think it's okay to invite them to your wedding-ONLY IF...

    ...everyone is 100 percent comfortable with it.

    An easy way to judge this is to think about how all key players will react to this person being at your nuptials-you, your partner, your parents, your partner's parents, your wedding party and closest friends and family members. Put yourself in all of their shoes and imagine any negative feelings they could have. If you have even the tiniest fear they'll upset someone or that a guest (or your fiancĂ©) may be distracted by their presence, cut them from the guest list-they'll likely understand why. 

    Your ex is a former spouse and you have children together who will be at the wedding.

    This is a tricky one-on one hand, the day is about embracing you and your partner as a newlyweds. But on the other hand, if your children are still feeling nervous about the wedding, and you and your ex are on extremely good terms and you both feel it's good to have both parents there to reaffirm and support that this is a good thing, go ahead. But again-make sure everyone is totally comfortable with it. Will both sets of parents be okay celebrating a new relationship in front of this person?

    Don't Invite Your Ex If:
    Everyone is not 100 percent comfortable with it.

    This is because of said reasons above, and because the day is all about you and your partner-so if you don't want your guests' eyebrows to be raised the whole evening as to why your former boyfriend/girlfriend is present, don't invite them. You may be in a good, friendly spot with your ex now, but chances are, the ones who know them will only focus on that time they cheated on you, yelled at you drunkenly outside of a bar, made you cry-the list could go on and on. 

    You're worried about how they might act.

    Ask yourself these questions: Can your ex be trusted to politely and respectfully enjoy the evening without any supervision? Is your ex delightful as can be sober, but a totally different person drunk? Absolutely avoid any potential sad, nostalgic tears, or even worse, aggressive parking lot fights at the after-party. 

    You're worried about how their date might act.

    If you invite your ex, you'll need to give them a plus-one for obvious reasons (you don't want them asking to dance with you, do you?). But as their ex, you can't exactly dictate who they'll bring-so if they have a new girlfriend or boyfriend you've never met or you're not crazy about, err on the side of caution and scratch them both. 

    You'll have trouble introducing them. 

    If the thought of saying, "This is my friend Mike," to your grandmother feels weird and unnatural, don't invite your ex. If the only way you think of them is as your ex, it's going to be awkward for everyone involved-and definitely not the day to do it. 

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    Beauty Appointments You Need to Make Before Your Wedding

    Beauty Appointments You Need to Make Before Your Wedding
    The months before your wedding are already a whirlwind of appointments and meetings, but don't forget to book the below!
    1. Dermatologist
    Visiting your dermatologist will help get your skin on track before your wedding. If adult acne is a big concern, your doctor can work with you to determine the best skincare routine for your skin type. They can also be the ones you call to zap the zit with a cortisone shot if an unexpected blemish pops up the day before your wedding.

    2. Laser Hair Removal
    If you think never having to shave again is worth the splurge, then you should consider buying a laser hair removal package a few months before your wedding. It takes about 4-6 treatments for the procedures to be effective so plan accordingly if you want to be hair-free on your honeymoon.

    3. Dentist
    It sounds cliche, but your smile really is your best accessory on your wedding. Schedule an appointment with your dentist for a quick teeth whitening and smile deep-clean.

    4. Hair Colorist
    If you're highlighting or coloring your hair before your wedding, it's important to start early. Book a hair consultation three to six months before your wedding to talk to your colorist about your vision. It's also a good idea to bring any examples of hair accessories you plan on wearing so your colorist can determine the best spot to place highlights.

    5. Hair Stylist
    Up? Down? Half-up/half-down? There are tons of options when it comes to your day-of hairstyle and your stylist can walk you through all of them. It's customary to visit your stylist for a hair trial a few month before your wedding, but for even better results take it a step further. Visit your stylist twice, once for a cut and once for a style. It will give your stylist the chance to familiarize themselves with your hair type and help you brainstorm the best style for you.

    6. Esthetician 
    This one may not be a beauty necessity, but a nice facial is a pre-wedding ritual (and treat!) we think no bride should go without. Schedule an appointment for two or three weeks before your wedding if you plan on getting something harsh like microdermabrasion-it tends to leave your face red for a few days. If you're just planning on a soothing treatment, the week-of is fine.

    7. Makeup Trial
    It usually takes a few tries before your makeup artist nails your ideal beauty look, so don't be discouraged! Make sure you set aside a few hours with your makeup artist and bring lots and lots of beauty inspiration for the two of you to look at together. It's also important that you're specific: matte or dewy? bronzy eye or smoky eye? Don't leave anything out, and if it doesn't look right, speak up! They'd rather you be honest so they can fix it.

    8. Hair Extensions
    Want to give your updo a little bit of extra lovin' on your wedding day? Then you should seriously consider hair extensions. First, do your research to determine which type you want-clip-ins, tape or keratin bonds. Then call your salon to see if they offer extension services and actual extensions or if you have to provide your own. If you do have to provide your own, it's a good idea to bring them to your other hair appointments so your stylist or colorist can get familiar with them.

    9. Tanning Salon
    The big debate: To tan or not to tan? We understand the idea of walking down the aisle in a white dress while pasty and pale is enough to make anyone shudder, but what makes us cringe even more is the idea of anyone fake baking-don't do it! Instead, make an appointment at a salon for a spray tan with an aesthetician. They will give your body the perfect coat of bornze, and can even contour on a few abs for that honeymoon bikini.

    10. Manicurist
    Save this particular salon visit for the day before your wedding. Even if you plan on getting a gel manicure that will last for a few weeks, getting your nails done the day before will ensure they are still fresh and shiny for up-close ring shots.

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    Wedding Expenses Couples Don't Regret

       

    Wedding Expenses Couples Don't Regret

    Wedding Expenses Couples Don't Regret

    When it comes to planning your nuptials, there is no shortage of wedding expenses. This is true for attendees and participants, but especially true for the couple who are tasked with making the bulk, if not all. These decisions are often fraught with an uncomfortable amount of dollar signs. The one question almost every couple has when going through the planning process is "Where should I spend my money?" and "Is this really worth the price?"

    Videographer
    "We kept going back and forth about whether we could afford one in our budget, but I took the advice of other brides and went for it. So glad we did. They captured the liveliness of the day that photos just can't (even though our photographer was 1,000 percent amazing). Plus, we crack open a bottle of champagne on our anniversary, use our toasting flutes, and watch our wedding vid so it truly doesn't go to waste." -Samantha L.

    Venue
    "We wanted the perfect fairytale, which sounded semi-impossible, but the first time we saw our wedding venue, we knew it was it. All the details-big and small-just felt right. From where our ceremony took place to our reception hall, it fit our theme in every capacity and made each and every wedding decision we made after selecting the venue that much easier." -Sandra H.

    Band
    "My husband and I met at a concert, so when we were deciding between a DJ and a live band, it was a no-brainer that we'd go with the live band. For our engagement party, we gave out headphones as party favors to give a small nod to our special connection to music. A friend of mine works in event planning and catering and connected me with a contact that her A-list clients use. We set up a meeting, heard demos and it was an easy yes! We ended up booking a 9-person band and is the one wedding expense we splurged on besides the venue itself." -Audrey O.

    Hair and makeup
    "As anyone who's been a bridesmaid before knows, it's an expensive and exhausting process. You're pretty much 'on call' the entire year prior to the big day to help the bride with planning and panic attacks, attend events like the shower and bachelorette party and purchase all the necessary bridesmaid gear like the dress, shoes and anything else the bride requests. That's why I was more than willing to gift hair and makeup treatments to my girls. They all looked beautiful and felt confident and it allowed us to spend more time together being pampered."-Lytania Mackey Knowles



    Cocktail hour
    "Our wedding wasn't until 7 p.m. and we didn't want people to be bored waiting around (since it was a destination wedding in Vegas), so we had two cocktail hours-one immediately prior to the ceremony and one immediately after. It gave everyone a chance to let loose and truly enjoy themselves throughout the whole evening. To this day, everyone says how much fun they had and how thankful they were for a such a fun, non-stuffy atmosphere."-Katrina T.

    Catering
    "We rented out a small restaurant for the reception, which was so much better than the standard banquet or catering food at most weddings. We chose a curated, four-course menu with a lot of options you wouldn't normally see at weddings-it wasn't your typical chicken, beef, fish or vegetarian. We also had an open bar throughout the entire dinner. Everybody still raves about the dinner at our wedding. It was a wedding expense worth every single penny."-Anthony T.

    Wedding bands
    "We were super careful where we spent our money and did really well! I would say we splurged probably the most on our wedding bands (even though we still got 20 percent off!) and don't regret it at all. They will forever be a symbol of our covenant relationship, something that will last a lifetime rather than a day."-Karissa J.

     

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    New Podcast is live!!

       

    New Podcast is live!!

    Happy Friday everyone!! We decided to give you some old school flavor with a new school vibe for this wonderful weekend. Head on over to our Podcast section and listen to the smooth sounds of Mystical Entertainment Group's Justyn Cruz, Cruzcontrol. Enjoy and have a great weekend!! 


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