Garter Toss Songs: Trending Hits to Elevate the Excitement

Updated November 15, 2023 | Author: Matthew Campbell

Are you tossing the garter at your wedding reception? What song will be on your soundtrack?

Will it be saucy? Sexy? Risqué? Discover songs that match your personality and theme.

best garter toss songs

Quick Tips

When picking out the song to toss the garter, you must consider the following 3 factors:

1. Does the song have a special meaning to the groom and the single men attending?
2. What is the message of the song? Do you want classy, sexy, or something in between?
3. Does the song’s genre and meaning match your music tastes?

As an experienced wedding DJ, I’ve assembled a list of songs for the garter toss. Songs are selected by the meaning of the song and popular hits by today’s couples. Besides new and trending, additional lists are grouped by genre to match your taste in music.

New Garter Toss Hits

  1. “Good Man” by Angie Stone (Christian – 2023)
  2. “Toxic Las Vegas (Jamieson Shaw Remix)” by Elvis Presley, Britney Spears (Dance – 2023)
  3. “Good Ol’ Boys” by Hayden Coffman (Country – 2022)
  4. “Boyz” by Jesy Nelson, Nicki Minaj (Pop – 2021)
  5. “Tall Boys” by Alexandra Kay (Country – 2021)
  6. “Way 2 Sexy” by Drake feat. Future & Young Thug (Hip Hop – 2021)
  7. “Heat” by Chris Brown feat. Gunna (R&B – 2019)
  8. “I’m Single” by Jake Paul (Pop – 2019)
  9. “The Man” by The Killers (Alternative – 2017)
  10. “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran (Pop – 2017)

Trending Garter Toss Songs

  1. “Toss It Up” by 2Pac (Hip Hop – 1998)
  2. “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men (Pop – 2000)
  3. “Real Good Man” by Tim McGraw (Country – 2006)
  4. “Here Comes The Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze (Pop – 1994)
  5. “Still Not A Player” by Big Pun feat. Joe (Rap – 1998)
  6. “Boys Round Here” by Blake Shelton feat. Pistol Annies & Friends (Country – 2013)
  7. “Suit & Tie” by Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z (Pop – 2013)
  8. “Men In Black” by Will Smith (Pop – 1997)
  9. “Sharp Dressed Man” by ZZ Top (Rock – 1983)
  10. “The Man” by Aloe Blacc (Pop – 2014)

 

Garter Toss Songs by Genre

Hip Hop

  1. Boyz – Jesy Nelson, Nicki Minaj
  2. Way 2 Sexy – Drake feat. Future & Young Thug
  3. Started From the Bottom – Drake
  4. Right Round – Flo Rida
  5. Whatever You Like – T.I.
  6. Suga Suga – Baby Bash
  7. Hey Ya! – Outkast
  8. Lose Yourself – Eminem
  9. Hot In Herre – Nelly
  10. Big Pimpin’ – Jay-Z
  11. Party Up (Up in Here) – DMX
  12. Still Not A Player – Big Pun feat. Joe
  13. Men In Black – Will Smith
  14. Toss It Up – 2Pac
  15. Here Comes The Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze
  16. Whatta Man – Salt-N-Pepa with En Vogue
  17. U Can’t Touch This – M.C. Hammer
 

Rock

  1. The Man – The Killers
  2. Death Of A Bachelor – Panic! At The Disco
  3. Bodies – Drowning Pool
  4. Pretty Fly For A White Guy – Offspring
  5. Enter Sandman – Metallica
  6. Cherry Pie – Warrant
  7. Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard
  8. The Final Countdown – Europe
  9. Talk Dirty To Me – Poison
  10. Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins
  11. Keep Your Hands To Yourself – Georgia Satellites
  12. The Boys Of Summer – Don Henley
  13. The Wild Boys – Duran Duran
  14. Bad Boys Running Wild – Scorpions
  15. Hot For Teacher – Van Halen
  16. Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor
  17. Bad To The Bone – George Thorogood
  18. Stray Cat Strut – The Stray Cats
  19. Legs – ZZ Top
  20. Sharp Dressed Man – ZZ Top
  21. Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar
  22. I Know What Boys Like – The Waitresses
  23. Back In Black – AC/DC
  24. You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
  25. Whip It – Devo
  26. Another One Bites The Dust – Queen
  27. We Are The Champions – Queen
  28. Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy
  29. You Can Leave Your Hat On – Joe Cocker
  30. A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley
  31. Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
 

R&B

  1. Good Man – Angie Stone
  2. Heat – Chris Brown feat. Gunna
  3. The Man – Aloe Blacc
  4. Earned It – The Weeknd
  5. Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell Williams & T.I.
  6. Drunk in Love – Beyoncé
  7. Talk Dirty – Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz
  8. Ridin’ Solo – Jason Derulo
  9. Love Sex Magic – Ciara feat. Justin Timberlake
  10. Love in This Club – Usher feat. Young Jeezy
  11. I Wanna Love You – Akon feat. Snoop Dogg
  12. Bootylicious – Destiny’s Child
  13. Pony – Ginuwine
  14. The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
  15. Smooth Operator – Sade
  16. Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
 

Country

  1. Good Ol’ Boys – Hayden Coffman
  2. Tall Boys – Alexandra Kay
  3. Boys Round Here – Blake Shelton feat. Pistol Annies & Friends
  4. I’m Still a Guy – Brad Paisley
  5. Honky Tonk Badonkadonk – Trace Adkins
  6. Real Good Man – Tim McGraw
  7. I Like It, I Love It – Tim McGraw
  8. Dukes Of Hazzard Theme (Good Ol’ Boys) – Waylon Jennings
 

Pop

  1. I’m Single – Jake Paul
  2. Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
  3. Animals – Maroon 5
  4. Suit & Tie – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z
  5. Dirrty – Christina Aguilera feat. Redman
  6. Promiscuous – Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland
  7. It’s Gonna Be Me – *Nsync
  8. Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
  9. Just A Gigolo – David Lee Roth
  10. Oh Yeah – Yello
  11. Maneater – Hall & Oates
  12. One Way Or Another – Blondie
  13. Tequila – The Champs

Dance

  1. Toxic Las Vegas (Jamieson Shaw Remix) – Elvis Presley, Britney Spears
  2. Get Lucky – Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams
  3. Sexy And I Know It – LMFAO
  4. Sexyback – Justin Timberlake
  5. I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred
 

Disco

  1. It’s Raining Men – Weather Girls
  2. Macho Man – Village People
  3. Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees

Mixed Genre

  1. Who Let The Dogs Out? – Baha Men
  2. Mission Impossible Theme – Danny Elfman
  3. Bad Boys – Inner Circle
  4. The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme) – John Williams and London Symphony Orchestra
  5. Soul Man – Blues Brothers
  6. Gonna Fly Now (Rocky Theme) – Bill Conti
  7. You Sexy Thing – Hot Chocolate
  8. Pink Panther Theme – Henry Mancini
  9. James Bond Theme – The London Symphony Orchestra

If you have a special wedding garter toss song that works or works for you, please add your song suggestion through the comment section below.

 

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Tip

Before tossing the garter, you can choose to highlight the removal of the garter from the bride’s leg (classy or risque). See a list of songs to play for the removal of the garter.

Tip

After you toss the garter, the tradition is to place the garter on the winner of the bouquet toss. See a list of music to play for placing the garter to highlight the process.

FAQs

Garter toss songs are songs played as the groom tosses the bride’s garter to all of the single men at the wedding reception.

You can enhance the garter toss with a drum roll but of course, we prefer a song.

The song usually references men and has a sensual undertone.

Much like the bouquet toss, the single man who catches the garter is said to be the next to be wed. It’s fun!

Well, if you want to get to the nitty-gritty of any tradition, many things can be considered sexist. The flip side is that tradition states that a piece of the bride’s garment is good luck. Instead of allowing people to bum rush her and tear her (very) expensive dress, the garter is found by the groom and tossed.

It is up to the wedding couple if they would like to have some of the above events or none at all. Also, it’s a great transition from “this party is for you” to, well, “the party is for the wedding couple.” You know, behind closed doors and all that.

The bouquet toss and then garter removal is the typical order at a wedding reception. We have seen weddings with many combinations.

Don’t forget that the bouquet toss and the garter toss make great photo opportunities. You’re paying a pretty penny for that photographer, so make the most out of it. The bouquet songs below are focused on a woman’s theme while garter toss songs have a men’s theme. The garter removal and garter placement songs are generally sexy.

Why trust Matthew Campbell?

DJ, Author, Music Lover

matt

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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