1990s Wedding Songs: Trending Hits & Best-Ever Throwbacks

Updated November 1, 2023 | Author: Matthew Campbell

This list of 1990s wedding songs will do just the trick to make everyone happy.

You will discover grunge, techno, rap, bubblegum pop, rock ballads, and more.

1990s Wedding Songs

Quick Tips

When picking out 1990s songs for your wedding, you must consider the following 3 factors:

1. What is the tempo of the song to determine the style of dance?
2. What is the meaning of the song and is it appropriate for your wedding?
3. Does the song’s genre match the theme of your wedding?

As an experienced wedding DJ, I’ve assembled a list of popular 1990s songs to get people on the dance floor and for romance at your wedding! The list is grouped by genre to match your taste in music.

Trending 1990s Wedding Songs

  1. “Friends In Low Places” by Garth Brooks
  2. “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain
  3. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls
  4. “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by Backstreet Boys
  5. “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan
  6. “All The Small Things” by Blink-182
  7. “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of..)” by Lou Bega
  8. “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot
  9. “Jump Around” by House Of Pain
  10. “I Want It That Way” by Backstreet Boys
  11. “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex
  12. “All Star” by Smash Mouth
  13. “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks & Dunn
  14. “Macarena” by Los Del Rio
  15. “Suavemente” by Elvis Crespo
  16. “Any Man Of Mine” by Shania Twain
  17. “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice
  18. “No Scrubs” by TLC
  19. “Return Of The Mack” by Mark Morrison
  20. “Pony” by Ginuwine

1990s Wedding Songs by Genre

Hip Hop

  1. Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It – Will Smith
  2. Hypnotize – The Notorious B.I.G.
  3. Mo Money Mo Problems – The Notorious B.I.G. (money dance song)
  4. Let Me Clear My Throat – DJ Kool (party dance song)
  5. C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train) – Quad City DJ’s (group dance song)
  6. Killing Me Softly With His Song – The Fugees (dinner song)
  7. California Love – 2pac feat. Roger Troutman & Dr. Dre (party dance song)
  8. Tootsee Roll – 69 Boyz
  9. Whatta Man – Salt-N-Pepa (groomsmen song)
  10. Jump Around – House Of Pain (party dance song)
  11. Jump – Kris Kross
  12. Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-A-Lot
  13. Whoomp! (There It Is) – Tag Team (party dance song)
  14. U Can’t Touch This – M.C. Hammer
  15. The Humpty Dance – Digital Underground
  16. Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice


  1. I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers (recessional song)
  2. All The Small Things – blink-182 (party dance song)
  3. Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas
  4. All Star – Smash Mouth (entrance song)
  5. I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith (slow dance song)
  6. One Week – Barenaked Ladies
  7. I’ll Be – Edwin McCain (first dance song)
  8. Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
  9. Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) – Green Day (last dance song)
  10. MMMBop – Hanson
  11. Fly – Sugar Ray
  12. Semi-Charmed Life – Third Eye Blind (party dance song)
  13. Crash Into Me – Dave Matthews Band
  14. I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts (wedding party song)
  15. Only Wanna Be With You – Hootie & The Blowfish (recessional song)
  16. Can You Feel The Love Tonight – Elton John
  17. Fly – Sugar Ray
  18. All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow
  19. All For Love – Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting
  20. Two Princes – Spin Doctors
  21. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams (first dance song)
  22. More Than Words – Extreme (dinner song)
  23. Nothing Else Matters – Metallica (first dance song)
  24. Life Is A Highway – Tom Cochrane
  25. One – U2
  26. Thunderstruck – AC/DC (party dance song)


  1. All My Life – Linda Ronstadt with Aaron Neville
  2. I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys (dinner song)
  3. I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden
  4. Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
  5. ..Baby One More Time – Britney Spears (party dance song)
  6. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) – Backstreet Boys
  7. Tearin’ Up My Heart – N Sync
  8. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion (parents’ dance song)
  9. I Love You Always Forever – Donna Lewis (recessional song)
  10. You Were Meant For Me – Jewel
  11. How Bizarre – OMC (party dance song)
  12. Wannabe – Spice Girls (bridesmaids song)
  13. I Swear – All-4-One (slow dance song)
  14. Everlasting Love – Gloria Estefan
  15. The Power Of Love – Celine Dion
  16. December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) (re-release) – Four Seasons
  17. Dreamlover – Mariah Carey
  18. Hero – Mariah Carey (parents’ dance song)
  19. Touch Me (All Night Long) – Cathy Dennis


  1. Here And Now – Luther Vandross
  2. Say My Name – Destiny’s Child
  3. All My Life – K-Ci & JoJo (first dance song)
  4. You – Jesse Powell & Gerald Albright (first dance song)
  5. No Diggity – BLACKstreet
  6. Return Of The Mack – Mark Morrison (party dance song)
  7. You’re Makin’ Me High – Toni Braxton
  8. Pony – Ginuwine (party dance song)
  9. One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  10. This Is How We Do It – Montell Jordan (party dance song)
  11. Waterfalls – TLC
  12. The Most Beautiful Girl In The World – Prince
  13. On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
  14. I Have Nothing – Whitney Houston
  15. My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It) – En Vogue
  16. Save The Best For Last – Vanessa Williams (last dance song)
  17. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston (first dance song)
  18. Poison – Bell Biv Devoe (party dance song)



  1. Amazed – Lonestar (slow dance song)
  2. Man! I Feel Like A Woman! – Shania Twain (party dance song)
  3. From This Moment On – Shania Twain (recessional song)
  4. It’s Your Love – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
  5. Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus (party dance song)
  6. Boot Scootin’ Boogie – Brooks & Dunn (party dance song)
  7. I Cross My Heart – George Strait (first dance song)
  8. Friends In Low Places – Garth Brooks (party singalong song)


  1. Believe – Cher (party dance song)
  2. Macarena – Los Del Rio
  3. Cotton Eye Joe – Rednex
  4. What Is Love – Haddaway
  5. Another Night – Real McCoy
  6. Finally – CeCe Peniston (party dance song)
  7. Good Vibrations – Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch
  8. Groove Is In The Heart – Deee-Lite
  9. Vogue – Madonna
  10. Show Me Love – Robin S (party dance song)


  1. Mambo No. 5 (a Little Bit of…) – Lou Bega (party dance song)
  2. Suavemente – Elvis Crespo (party dance song)


  1. Informer – Snow (party dance song)
  2. I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – UB40 (first dance song)

Do you have a favorite 1990s song, not on my list?  Please share your song below so that I can add it!


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Why trust Matthew Campbell?

DJ, Author, Music Lover


I have always had a love for music and the way it makes you feel. My passion grew for wedding celebrations with years as a wedding DJ. Now, as a wedding music planner, I research popular and unique wedding songs to create personalized playlists for couples and help wedding pros curate crowd-cheering music. Let’s get the party started! – Read More About Me

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3 years ago

How about Nothing Else Matters? Definitely fits imo

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3 years ago
Reply to  Kuba

Hi Kuba. Most definitely. We will add it on the next update.

6 years ago

What about Linda Ronstant and Erin Bevel “All My Life”.. Its a beautiful song and was my wedding song with my first husband who was also my very best friend !!

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My Wedding Songs
6 years ago
Reply to  Alayna

Thank you for the suggestion Alayna. We agree and will add the song to our list.

newland friday
newland friday
6 years ago

wish i could turn the rays of time

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My Wedding Songs
6 years ago
Reply to  newland friday

Hi Newland. Do you mean this song? R. Kelly – If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time