Top 100 2000s Wedding Songs + Lyric Quotes

Updated on June 6, 2022 | Written by Matthew Campbell (Editor of My Wedding Songs and wedding DJ)

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Looking for some sweet 2000s songs for your wedding?

Don’t have a cow, man. You know you want a pimpin’ reception, Dawg. Don’t peace out, keep reading. Okay. We’re done with the 2000s slang. My bad.

2000s Wedding Songs

You will enjoy a list of the most popular and unique 2000s songs for your wedding day.

Every couple’s music tastes are different. Thus, we selected wedding songs from the 2000s that include many different music styles.

Let’s start with the most popular right now.

Top 10 2000s Songs for Weddings

  1. “Yeah!” by Usher feat. Lil’ Jon & Ludacris
  2. “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” by Beyonce
  3. “Cupid Shuffle” by Cupid
  4. “Cha Cha Slide” by Mr. C
  5. “You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne
  6. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers 
  7. “I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas
  8. “Party In The U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus
  9. “Forever” by Chris Brown
  10. “Better Together” by Jack Johnson

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100 Best Wedding Songs of the 2000s

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Hip Hop 2000s Wedding Songs

I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
2009, Hip Hop
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A feeling
That tonight’s gonna be a good night

Right Round – Flo Rida
2009, Hip Hop
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You spin my head right round, right round

Whatever You Like – T.I.
2008, Hip Hop
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I gas up the jet for you tonight
Baby, you can go wherever you like

Wobble – V.I.C.
2008, Hip Hop
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Wobble baby, wobble baby, wobble baby, wobble (yeah)

Low – Flo Rida
2007, Hip Hop
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She hit the floor (she hit the floor)
Next thing you know
Shawty got low, low, low, low, low, low, low, low

Let’s Get It Started – Black Eyed Peas
2004, Hip Hop
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Let’s get it started
Let’s get it started (up in here)

In Da Club – 50 Cent
2003, Hip Hop
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Go, shorty
It’s your birthday
We gon’ party like it’s your birthday

Hey Ya! – OutKast
2003, Hip Hop
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Shake it like a Polaroid picture!
Now all the Beyonce’s, and Lucy Liu’s, and baby dolls
Get on tha floor get on tha floor!

Get Low – Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz & Ying Yang Twins
2002, Hip Hop
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Let me see you get low (you scared, you scared)
Drop that a** to the floor (you scared, you scared)

Hot in Herre – Nelly
2002, Hip Hop
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I said
It’s gettin’ hot in herre
(So hot)
So take off all your clothes

Ride Wit Me – Nelly feat. St. Lunatics
2000, Hip Hop
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If you want to go and take a ride with me
We 3-wheeling in the fo’ with the gold D’s
Oh why do I live this way? (Hey, must be the money!)

Pop 2000s Wedding Songs

Halo – Beyonce
2009, Pop
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You’re everything I need and more
It’s written all over your face
Baby, I can feel your halo

Lucky – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
2009, Pop
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Lucky I’m in love with my best friend
Lucky to have been where I have been

Tik Tok – Ke$ha
2009, Pop
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Don’t stop, make it pop
DJ, blow my speakers up
Tonight, I’ma fight
‘Til we see the sunlight

Party In The USA – Miley Cyrus
2009, Pop
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I got my hands up, they’re playin’ my song
They know I’m gonna be okay
Yeah, it’s a party in the U.S.A.

Make You Feel My Love – Adele
2008, Pop
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No, there’s nothing that I wouldn’t do
To make you feel my love

Bubbly – Colbie Caillat
2007, Pop
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The feelin’ shows
‘Cause you make me smile
Baby, just take your time now
Holdin’ me tight

Everything – Michael Buble
2007, Pop
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It’s you, it’s you, you make me sing
You’re every line, you’re every word, you’re everything

No Air – Jordin Sparks feat. Chris Brown
2007, Pop
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If you ain’t here, I just can’t breathe
It’s no air, no air

Promiscuous – Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland
2006, Pop
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Promiscuous girl, wherever you are
I’m all alone, and it’s you that I want

The Sweet Escape – Gwen Stefani
2006, Pop
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And I could be your favorite girl
Forever, perfectly together
And tell me, boy, now wouldn’t that be sweet?

You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
2005, Pop
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I saw your face in a crowded place
And I don’t know what to do
‘Cause I’ll never be with you

Save The Last Dance For Me – Michael Buble
2005, Pop
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And don’t forget who’s takin’ you home
And in whose arms you’re gonna be
So darling, save the last dance for me

Little Wonders – Rob Thomas
2005, Pop
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Our lives are made
In these small hours
These little wonders

Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield
2004, Pop
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Live your life with arms wide open
Today is where your book begins

A Moment Like This – Kelly Clarkson
2002, Pop
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Oh, I can’t believe it’s happening to me
Some people wait a lifetime
For a moment

Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
2002, Pop
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Come away with me and we’ll kiss
On a mountaintop

Hero – Enrique Iglesias
2001, Pop
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And I can be your hero
I can kiss away the pain
And I will stand by you forever

Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera and Lil’ Kim and Mya and P!nk
2001, Pop
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Gitchie, gitchie, ya-ya, here (ooh)
Mocha Chocolata (ohh), ya-ya (oh)
Creole Lady Marmalade

Get The Party Started – P!nk
2001, Pop
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Get this party started on a Saturday night
Everybody’s waitin’ for me to arrive

Thank You – Dido
2000, Pop
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And I want to thank you
For giving me the best day of my life

You Sang To Me – Marc Anthony
2000, Pop
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Oh, this day seems made for you and me
And you showed me what life needs to be
Yeah, you sang to me

My Everything – 98 Degrees
2000, Pop
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Every night I pray
On bended knee
That you will always be
My everything

Bye Bye Bye – N Sync
2000, Pop
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It ain’t no lie
I want to see you out that door
Baby bye bye bye

R&B 2000s Wedding Songs

Down – Jay Sean feat. Lil Wayne
2009, R&B
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You won’t be lonely, even if the sky is falling down
You’ll be my only, no need to worry

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyonce
2008, R&B
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Don’t be mad once you see that he want it
If you liked it then you shoulda put a ring on it

No One – Alicia Keys
2007, R&B
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No one, no one, no one
Can get in the way of what I feel for you, you, you

Glamorous – Fergie feat. Ludacris
2007, R&B
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Livin’ my life
In the fast lane
And I won’t change
For the glamorous

With You – Chris Brown
2007, R&B
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I don’t need money
I don’t need cars
Girl, you’re my all and
Oh, I’m into you

Umbrella – Rihanna feat. Jay-Z
2007, R&B
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When the sun shines, we’ll shine together
Told you I’ll be here forever
Said I’ll always be your friend

Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
2005, R&B
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I think you’re crazy
Just like me

We Belong Together – Mariah Carey
2005, R&B
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Who’s gon’ take your place, there ain’t nobody there
Oh, baby, baby, we belong together

Yeah! – Usher feat. Lil’ Jon & Ludacris
2004, R&B
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Shorty got down low said, come and get me
(Yeah!) Yeah!

1, 2 Step – Ciara feat. Missy Elliott
2004, R&B
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Everybody get on the floor
Crank the party up
We about to get it on

Crazy In Love – Beyonce
2003, R&B
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Looking so crazy, your love’s
Got me looking, got me looking so crazy in love

Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake
2003, R&B
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I wanna rock your body
Please stay
Dance with me

Let Me Love You – Mario
2003, R&B
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Make me your selection
Show you the way love’s supposed to be
Baby you should let me love you

The Way You Move – OutKast
2003, R&B
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I like the way you move
I like the way you move, wooo

Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
2001, R&B
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I never loved someone
The way that I love you

Where The Party At? – Jagged Edge w/ Nelly
2001, R&B
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Where the party at?
If the party’s where you’re at let me hear you say
(uh oooh, uh oh oh oh)

Family Affair – Mary J Blige
2001, R&B
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In this dancery
Let’s get it percolatin’
While you’re waiting
So just dance for me

Let’s Get Married – Jagged Edge
2000, R&B
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Been feelin’ you all the while, girl, I must confess
Girl, let’s just get married
I just wanna get married

Thank God I Found You – Mariah Carey feat. Joe & 98 Degrees
2000, R&B
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Thank God I found you (I’m thanking you)
I was lost without you

Country 2000s Wedding Songs

Then – Brad Paisley
2009, Country
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We’ve come so far since that day
And I thought I loved you then

Love Story – Taylor Swift
2008, Country
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You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess
It’s a love story, baby, just say “Yes”

Lost In This Moment – Big & Rich
2007, Country
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I lift your veil, and angels start singing
Such a heavenly sight, yeah
Lost in this moment with you

Our Song – Taylor Swift
2007, Country
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I’ve heard every album, listened to the radio
Waited for something to come along
That was as good as our song

Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band
2007, Country
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Cold beer on a Friday night
A pair of jeans that fit just right
And the radio up

Life Is A Highway – Rascal Flatts
2006, Country
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If you’re goin’ my way
Well, I wanna drive it all night long

My Wish – Rascal Flatts
2006, Country
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My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to
Your dreams stay big, your worries stay small

I Loved Her First – Heartland
2006, Country
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And I prayed that she’d find you someday
But it’s still hard to give her away
I loved her first

She’s Everything – Brad Paisley
2005, Country
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I talk about her
I go on and on, and on
‘Cause she’s everything to me

Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
2004, Country
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This much I know is true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) – Big & Rich
2004, Country
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And the girls say
Save a horse, ride a cowboy
Everybody says
Save a horse, Ride a cowboy

Landslide – The Chicks
2002, Country
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Well, I’ve been afraid of changin’
‘Cause I built my life around you
But time makes bolder
Children get older

There You’ll Be – Faith Hill
2001, Country
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Your love made me make it through
Oh, I owe so much to you
You were right there for me

Yes! – Chad Brock
2000, Country
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Love can’t wait then I asked if she believed in fate
And she said yes

The Way You Love Me – Faith Hill
2000, Country
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Someday I’ll find a way to show you
Just how lucky I am, to know you
Oooh, I love the way you
Love the way you love me

I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
2000, Country
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Promise me that you’ll give faith a fighting chance
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance
I hope you dance

Dance 2000s Wedding Songs

Fire Burning – Sean Kingston
2009, Dance
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That little shawty’s fire burning on the dance floor
She’s fire burning, fire burning on the dance floor

Forever – Chris Brown
2008, Dance
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Feels like our love’s intertwined
We can be two rebels
Breaking the rules, me and you, you and I

Just Dance – Lady Gaga
2008, Dance
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Just dance, gonna be okay, da da doo-doo-mmm
Just dance, spin that record, babe, da da doo-doo-mmm

Don’t Stop The Music – Rihanna
2007, Dance
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The world will keep turning if you use it, get out there and
Don’t stop, stop, the music
People keep dancing

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid
2007, Dance
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Down, down, do your dance, do your dance
(A let me see ya do the Cupid)

Sexyback – Justin Timberlake
2006, Dance
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Go ahead, be gone with it
Get your sexy on

Hips Don’t Lie – Shakira
2006, Dance
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And I’m starting to feel it’s right
All the attraction, the tension
Don’t you see, baby, this is perfection?

Temperature – Sean Paul
2005, Dance
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Oh Lord, gyal I got the right tactics to turn you on, and girl I
Wanna be the Papa, you can be the Mom, oh oh!

Get Busy – Sean Paul
2003, Dance
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Ca you a di number one gal
Wave yo’ hand
Make dem see yo’ weddin’ band

Starry Eyed Surprise – Paul Oakenfold
2002, Dance
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Dance all night
We gonna dance all night
Dance all night to this DJ

One More Time – Daft Punk
2001, Dance
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We don’t stop, you can’t stop
We’re gonna celebrate

All For You – Janet Jackson
2001, Dance
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It’s all for you
If you really want it

Music – Madonna
2000, Dance
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Hey Mister DJ
Put a record on
I wanna dance with my baby

Cha Cha Slide – Mr. C
2000, Dance
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Left foot, let’s stomp
Cha cha now y’all
Now it’s time to get funky

Rock 2000s Wedding Songs

Home – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
2009, Rock
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Oh, home, let me come home
Home is wherever I’m with you

Let It Rock – Kevin Rudolf
2008, Rap Rock
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I, I bring the fire
Make you come alive
I can take you higher

Viva La Vida – Coldplay
2008, Rock
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I know St. Peter won’t call my name
Never an honest word
But that was when I ruled the world

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
2008, Rock
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There’s no need to complicate
Our time is short
This is our fate, I’m yours

Shake It – Metro Station
2008, Rock
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Now if she moves like this, will you move her like that?
Come on, shake shake, shake shake, a-shake it

You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
2008, Rock
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You are the best thing
(You’re the best thing, ooh)
Ever happened to me

All Summer Long – Kid Rock
2007, Rock
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Sipping whiskey out the bottle, not thinking ’bout tomorrow
Singing Sweet home Alabama all summer long

Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
2006, Rock
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Let’s waste time
Chasing cars
Around our heads

Better Together – Jack Johnson
2005, Rock
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Yeah, it’s always better when we’re together
Mmm, we’re somewhere in between together

You And Me – Lifehouse
2005, Rock
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‘Cause it’s you and me
And all of the people with nothing to do
Nothing to lose

She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
2004, Rock
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Look for the girl with the broken smile
Ask her if she wants to stay a while
And she will be loved

I Believe In A Thing Called Love – Darkness
2003, Rock
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I believe in a thing called love
Just listen to the rhythm of my heart

Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet
2003, Rock
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I know we ain’t got much to say
Before I let you get away, yeah
I said, are you gonna be my girl

Daughters – John Mayer
2003, Rock
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So fathers be good to your daughters
Daughters will love like you do

Mr. Brightside – The Killers
2003, Rock
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But it’s just the price I pay, destiny is calling me
Open up my eager eyes, ’cause I’m Mr. Brightside

Beautiful Day – U2
2000, Rock
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It’s a beautiful day
Sky falls, you feel like
It’s a beautiful day
Don’t let it get away

Reggae 2000s Wedding Songs

Angel – Shaggy
2001, Reggae
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Girl, you’re my angel
You’re my darling angel

Do you have a favorite wedding song from the 2000s, not on our list? Please share your song below so that we can add it!

Wedding Pop Songs of 2000s

Top 10 Pop Songs of the 2000s

We rated the top 10 Pop Songs of the 2000s. To qualify, the songs had to be released from January 2000 through December 2009. The term “pop music” means popular or mainstream music. Pop music is commonly heard on the radio, as opposed to cult favorites. In addition, there is no particular referenced genre. Genres include rock, hip hop, and R&B. Can you believe that weddings in the 2000s were filled with these popular songs? Some are time-tested and bring back fond memories.

The Top 10 pop songs were played at many different stages of the wedding from the processional all the way through to the last song at the wedding reception. “I Gotta Feeling” is one of the most popular grand entrance songs from this decade. “I’m Yours” is a popular first dance song for the wedding couple. “Daughters” was one of the more popular songs for the father-daughter dance.

“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” by far represented everything about a wedding. The song could have been played two or three times during a wedding. “Single Ladies” could have been played for the bouquet toss. “Yeah!” It was a fantastic mainstream dance song to fill dance floors at wedding receptions. Finally, “Beautiful Day” represents everything about a wedding and how beautiful the day is and will be forever as a married couple.

1. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyonce
2008, I Am… Sasha Fierce, R&B

2. Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
2001, Songs in A Minor, R&B

3. Daughters – John Mayer
2003, Heavier Things, Rock

4. Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
2002, Come Away with Me, Jazz

5. Yeah! – Usher
2004, Confessions, R&B

6. We Belong Together – Mariah Carey
2005, The Emancipation of Mimi, R&B

7. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
2008, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things., Pop Rock

8. Beautiful Day – U2
2000, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, Rock

9. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
2009, The E.N.D., Hip Hop

10. You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
2004, Back to Bedlam, Rock

Rolling Stone‘s Top 10 Songs of the 2000s

Rolling Stone Magazine is one of the biggest music authorities in the music industry. They created a list of the Best Songs of the 2000s. All songs were released between 2000 and 2009. We will share the top 10 songs from that list. Music genres included in the list include Hip Hop, Pop, Rock. and R&B. The married couples of Beyonce and Jay-Z are each represented on the list of 99 Problems and Crazy In Love.

Our artist of the 2000s, Eminem, is also represented on the list with the song “Stan”. The late Amy Winehouse is on the list with her unique sound on Rehab. Our favorite music video on the list is Hey Yeah! by OutKast. It has a catchy beat and will fill dance floors. The number one song has every right to be there with the like of Ceelo’s voice on the song. His own brand grew further as a judge on The Voice.

U2 continues to be one of the super-groups of all time and on the list with their song “Beautiful Day”. The other two rock songs are a little less mainstream by the bands The White Stripes and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs with “Seven Nation Army” and “Maps”. M.I.A rounds out the list of Hip Hop artists with “Paper Planes”.

1. Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
2006, St. Elsewhere, R&B

2. 99 Problems – Jay-Z
2004, The Black Album, Hip Hop

3. Crazy In Love – Beyonce
2003, Dangerously In Love, Pop

4. Hey Ya! – OutKast
2004, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, Hip Hop

5. Paper Planes – M.I.A.
2008, Kala, Hip Hop

6. Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
2003, Elephant, Rock

7. Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
2004, Fever To Tell, Rock

8. Rehab – Amy Winehouse
2007, Back To Black, Rock

9. Beautiful Day – U2
2000, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, Rock

10. Stan – Eminem feat. Dido
2000, The Marshall Mathers LP, Hip Hop

Other related song lists to read:

2000s Mainstream Music and Genres

Mainstream charts in the 2000s were all over the place. No one genre dominated. Instead, the charts included R&B, pop-rock, hip-hop, and country-pop artists. The 2K’s were also the dawn of reality TV superstars from American Idol such as country artist Carrie Underwood, pop artists Kelly Clarkson, and rock band Daughtry. America also saw an influx of British female singers like Adele, Duffy, and Amy Winehouse. Other female stars included Avril Lavigne, Pink, and Michelle Branch and ended with Lady Gaga. Hip-Hop dominated the 2000s and became more accepted by mass Americans.

Popular hip-hop artists included 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Eminem, The Black Eyed Peas, and OutKast. Eminem became the best-selling rapper of all time during that decade. Rock moved away from the 1990s grunge to the alt-rock of Nickelback, 3 Doors Down, and Kings Of Leon.

We also saw a new genre of heavy metal and hard rock bands carried over from the late 1990s – rap-metal, and rap-rock. Starting with Limp Bizkit and now staying strong with the likes of Staind, Evanescence, and Papa Roach. Bubblegum pop became Teen Pop in the 2000s and stayed strong with artists like Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, and Christina Aguilera. There was also a steady flow of boy bands such as the Jonas Brothers and V Factory.

Napster and iPods

The music industry forever changed in the Decade of the 2000s with the widespread use of the Internet. — especially with “sharing” files. Free file transfer sites broke the scene in the late 1990s. As they gained popularity in the early 2000s on Kazaa and Napster, people downloaded music at scale.

Then, the government stepped in, as this activity was highly illegal (copyright infringement). Musicians lost out on royalties and then Apple released their MP3 player — the iPod. With the iPod, Apple also released the iTunes app and store. The general public could now purchase and legally download music right to their computer or mobile players! “A thousand songs in your pocket” and your personal soundtrack played right into the me-centric millennials. Social networking sites such as MySpace helped promote the obscure and unknown into stardom.

Mainstream R&B artists played on many iPods with Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, and Usher. We would say the biggest growth in music from previous years was country-pop from the beginnings of Garth Brooks to nowadays Brad Paisley. Country music is now being more accepted and purchased by the general public with the growing popularity of country-pop artists such as Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, and Shania Twain.

It should also be noted that particular songs of pop and rock stars are now seen as country-pop with Kid Rock, Jewel, and Bon Jovi. Jazz also saw a resurgence in the 2000s with artists like Norah Jones, Michael Bublé, and Diana Krall.

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About Matthew Campbell

Wedding Music Expert

Matthew (Matt) Campbell is the founder & editor of My Wedding Songs. He is a veteran wedding DJ and knows the latest music trends to help you pick your wedding songs quickly. His articles will help you find the bangers and romance for your wedding day – or simply earbud happiness. He is an active member in wedding planning and DJ Facebook groups. Matthew lives in Las Vegas, NV, and loves traveling with his wife in his spare time. Read Full Bio.

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