WDET New Year’s Eve Special Edition, Hosted by Nick Austin, Playlist

WDET Rings in the New Year with Nick Austin’s Playlist during a Special 4-Hour Episode

WDET rang in 2021 with a special live-4 hour program, hosted by Nick Austin. The event included call-ins from music hosts, reflections on 2020, and a tribute to Bill Withers. By popular demand, here is the playlist from the event and thank you for your support in 2020.

Song Artist Song Title
Us3 Turn It Up (Instrumental)
Stevie Wonder Superstition
Bill Withers Lovely Night For Dancing
Jill Scott Lovely Day
Anthony David Lovely Day
Bill Withers Lovely Day
Bill Withers Lovely Day  (Sunshine Mix)
DJ Center/Gretchen Parlato You Got the Love
Brasstracks/Masego/Common Golden Ticket
Brasstracks My Boo (Brasstracks Version)
Egoless Woodpecker’s Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire Getaway
Nickodemus Sun Children (Pablo Sanchez Hip Hop Remix)
Little Jackie 28 Butts
Leon Bridges Bad Bad News
The HamilTones Celebrate
Anderson .Paak Lockdown
Cory Henry / The Funk Apostles Happy Days
Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player’s Anthem (Remix Instrumental)
Bill Withers Grandma’s Hands
BLACKstreet No Diggity (Lp Version)
BLACKstreet No Diggity (Will Remix)
BLACKstreet No Diggity (All-Star Remix)
Mary J. Blige/Nas Love Is All We Need
Lashawn D. Gary All We Need Is Love
Kanye West/Dwele Flashing Lights
Prince Kiss
Will Sessions It Ain’t Hard To Tell
Patrice Rushen Forget Me Nots
Prince Soft And Wet
Was (Not Was) Spy In The House Of Love
The Time Jungle Love
Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars Uptown Funk!
Theophilus London Aquamilitia (Instrumental)
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. (Remix)
Mark De Clive-Lowe/Nia Andrews Emergency
Justin Timberlake/Jay-Z Suit & Tie
Dwele I Wanna
Dwele/J. Tait/L’Renee/Black Milk Must Be
Zo! and Tigallo Something About You
Level 42 Something About You
Anthony David/Shawn Stockman Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Pet Shop Boys West End Girls
The New Radicals You Get What You Give
Dayton Dayton-The Sound Of Music
Teena Marie Teena Marie-Square Biz
Mr Q Party Party (Re-edit)
Whitney Houston I’m Every Woman
Potatohead People/Clear Mortifee Hidden Levels
Estelle American Boy
PPP/Neco Redd American Pimp
Omar Fallin’
Anderson .Paak/Lalah Hathaway Reachin’ 2 Much
Lion Babe Auld Lang Syne
Stephanie Gayle/Bop Alloy Walk Into The New Year Like…
Collette/Akil Dasan Material Star (Juneteenth Remix)
Mark Morrison Return Of The Mack
Lauryn Hill Lost Ones
The Spinners The Rubberband Man
Joss Stone Baby Baby Baby
The Emotions Best Of My Love
Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free
Shalamar Take That to the Bank
The Rance Allen Group Truth Is Marching On
Inner City Good Life (Dance Mix)
Sesame Street I Lost My Cookie at the Disco
Pitch Slapped Deja Vu
Pitch Slapped Tints
Anderson .Paak/Kendrick Lamar Tints
SoulParlor/Leona Berlin Feel The Power


  • Nick Austin
    Nick Austin hosts Soul Saturday, merging genres like soul and hip-hop with electronica and funk into a rich tapestry of sound that is uniquely Detroit.