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Today’s Greatest Playlist

Greatest Wedding Songs for 24 Micro-Moments

May 2019

Below is our compilation of Today’s Greatest Wedding Playlist, to make your planning easier.

Each Month we update these songs with ten of our favorite songs for each of the 24 events.

To make your wedding day a memorable one, we try and give you ideas not played at every wedding – and some of the greatest wedding song choices.

NoteExact songs can only appear once in our greatest wedding songs list. Different versions or covers can appear but not a single song by the same artist twice.

List/AlbumSong TitleArtistAmazon Link

Getting Ready

Pro Tip – Conduct a trial run of your complete wedding look. This includes your dress/tux, make-up, hair and most importantly your shoes. You may need to break in your shoes before your big day in order for them to be comfortable the whole day.
Marry MeMeghan Trainor
Here With MeMarshmello & CHVRCHES
All The TimeThe Amours
I Like Me BetterLauv
Fall for YouWe Three
Hurts 2B HumanP!nk feat. Khalid
Something Just Like ThisThe Chainsmokers & Coldplay
With YouTyler Shaw
Marry MeJason Derulo

Guests Arrival at Ceremony

Pro Tip – Instead of having the bride’s family sitting to the left and the groom’s family sitting to the right, have guests sit on both sides. This way families get to intermingle before the I do’s and one side doesn’t dominate the other in size.
Can’t Help Falling In LoveKina Grannis
Over The Rainbow / Simple GiftsThe Piano Guys
ButterfliesQueen Naija
Here Comes The SunThe Beatles
You Chose MeThe Scott Brothers
Waltz in the DarkMatt Nakoa
I Don’t Know WhyKieran Kane & Rayna Gellert
SymphonyJosh Groban
UsJames Bay & Alicia Keys
All Your LoveDustin Tebbutt

Wedding Party Entrance – Processional

View Top 100 Processional Songs

Pro Tip – Do you know the official order of the processional? 1. Mother of the Bride, 2. Grandparents of the Bride, 3. Grandparents of the Groom, 4. Bridesmaids & Groomsmen, 5. Best Man, 6. Maid and/or Matron of Honor, 7. Groom, 8. Officiant, 9. Ring Bearer & Flower Girl, 10. Bride.
A Thousand YearsThe Piano Guys
From The Ground UpDan + Shay
Wedding Medley: Marry Me / Bless the Broken Road / All of Me / A Thousand YearsAnthem Lights
Why I Love YouMAJOR.
I Prayed for You4th + Main
Yours And MineKyle Park
F E E L SSafetySuit
Everything I NeedSkylar Grey
I Choose YouSara Bareilles

Bride Entrance – Processional

View Top 100 Processional Songs

Pro Tip – All eyes are on you as the bride. No matter how nervous, SMILE. Tell a joke, or watch funny videos before walking down the aisle. It will help relieve the stress of the moment.
SpeechlessDan + Shay
For a LifetimeRyann Darling feat. Cory Ard
The OneKodaline
At LastEtta James
MillionaireChris Stapleton
ShallowLady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
I Get to Love YouRuelle
Over The RainbowIsrael Kamakawiwo’ole
Best PartRJC (Rhythm & Jazz Coalition)
No Place Like YouJoy Williams

Ceremony Unity Song

View Best 57 Unity Songs

Pro Tip – A wedding is more than a joining of two people. It is a joining of families. Incorporate the mothers and/or fathers into the unity ceremony to represent two families banding together.
I Belong to YouJacob Lee
One + OneLawson Bates feat. Olivia Collingsworth
I Would, I Could, I Do (Duet)Treela
This Is ItScotty McCreery
HallelujahAlison Sparrow
Ave MariaBeyonce
Give AllJon Danforth
Take My Hand (The Wedding Song)Emily Hackett feat. Will Anderson
I Chose YouCaleb Edens
All Of MeJohn Legend

Wedding Vows

I DoCasi Joy
I Found YouSamantha Durnan


View Top 100 Recessional Songs

Pro Tip – As the Bride and Groom and wedding party are the first people to exit, immediately start the receiving line so that all wedding guests are thanked for coming and also get to meet both families on the way out.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m YoursStevie Wonder
Finally MineJuliet Roberts
Forever AlwaysPeter Cottontale feat. Chance The Rapper, Rex Orange County, Daniel Caesar
I Got You BabeJetty Rae
At HomeJon Bryant
Meant to BeBebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line
Forever From NowSheffield
Better TodayCoffey Anderson
Best Day Of My LifeAmerican Authors

Guests Exiting Ceremony

Pro Tip – Try to stick to a rigid timetable. The longer you take from the time the ceremony is over until the wedding party arrives at the wedding reception, the longer your guests are waiting to eat, or running up your bar tab for cocktail hour. Keep them waiting the shortest amount of time.
Love SomeoneLukas Graham
Steady LoveIndia.Arie
Miles to the MoonJordan Fletcher
Perfect DuetEd Sheeran with Beyoncé
Never Stop (Wedding Version)SafetySuit
I Wanna Dance with SomebodyRachel Beck
That's What Love Can DoRobin Thicke
OceanMartin Garrix feat. Khalid
Best ShotJimmie Allen
For Once In My LifeStevie Wonder

Guests Arrival At Reception & Cocktail Hour

View Other Background Music Ideas

Pro Tip – Wedding guests are attending your wedding expecting to have a good time. Have the music reflect the type of event you want to portray ~ fun, exciting, classy, free-spirited, etc.
A Good NightJohn Legend feat. BloodPop®
The MiddleZedd, Maren Morris & Grey
I’ll Be ThereJess Glynne
Love You To The MoonKip Moore
Have It AllJason Mraz
All Because of YouO.A.R.
Any Other Woman but MineRyan Larkins
Til I Found YouJam & Lewis & Sounds Of Blackness feat. Ann Nesby & Big Jim Wright & Lauren Evans
This FeelingThe Chainsmokers feat. Kelsea Ballerini

Grand Entrance

View Top 100 Entrance Songs

Pro Tip – Be sure your music entertainer builds excitement before your grand entrance. Don’t enter after a slow song.
I Gotta FeelingBlack Eyed Peas
24K MagicBruno Mars
Star Wars Main ThemeJohn Williams
There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me BackShawn Mendes
Game Of Thrones Theme (Armin van Buuren Remix)Ramin Djawadi
A Sky Full of StarsColdplay
My HouseFlo Rida
On Top of the WorldImagine Dragons
Top Gun AnthemHarold Faltermeyer & Steve Stevens

First Dance

View Top 100 First Dance Songs

Pro Tip – Whether you are on the East Coast or West Coast, go from the grand entrance right into the first dance. It makes for a great transition and keeps the celebration going.
Beautiful CrazyLuke Combs
PerfectEd Sheeran
Good as YouKane Brown
Sent From HeavenRahsaan Patterson
You Are The ReasonCalum Scott & Leona Lewis
BeyondLeon Bridges
You’re the OneGreta Van Fleet
Best PartDaniel Caesar feat. H.E.R.
ElectricityDrew Holcomb & Ellie Holcomb
Say You Won’t Let GoJames Arthur

Dinner Music

View Other Background Music Ideas

Pro Tip – Dinner time is the best time for family to talk and catch up. It’s best to not have the music blasting. At the same time, don’t put everyone to sleep too.
Love Me AnywayP!nk feat. Chris Stapleton
My Baby Just Cares For MeJeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra & Haley Reinhart
World For TwoKing Calaway
TripElla Mai
ButterfliesKacey Musgraves
The Way You Look TonightMaroon 5
Promise To Love HerBlane Howard
Our Love Is Here to StayCaleb Collins & Alicia Olatuja
Just A KissLady Antebellum

Cake Cutting

View Top 85 Cake Cutting Songs

Pro Tip – If you want to help prevent the playful cake smashing, use forks for feeding each other.
SugarMaroon 5
Cake By The OceanDNCE
Make It SweetOld Dominion
Sugar, SugarThe Archies
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)James Taylor
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)Marvin Gaye
Better TogetherJJ Heller
Honey BeeBlake Shelton
I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)The Four Tops
CakeFlo Rida & 99 Percent

Bouquet Toss

View Top 80 Bouquet Toss Songs

Pro Tip – Have more than one bouquet made for the bride – one to keep and one to toss.
Dear Future HusbandMeghan Trainor
Girls Just Want To Have FunCyndi Lauper
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)Beyonce
Girls Night OutCharli XCX
GirlsRita Ora feat. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX
Run The World (Girls)Beyonce
Man! I Feel Like A Woman!Shania Twain
Girls Like YouMaroon 5 feat. Cardi B
WannabeThe Spice Girls
WomenFlorida Georgia Line feat. Jason Derulo

Garter Removal Songs

View Top 69 Garter Removal Songs

Pro Tip – Just like the bouquet, purchase more than one garter so you have your keepsake too.
SuckerJonas Brothers
Foxey LadyJimi Hendrix
FilthyJustin Timberlake
Hot In HerreNelly
Body Like A Back RoadSam Hunt
LegsZZ Top
SexybackJustin Timberlake
ShamelessGarth Brooks
I’m Too Sexy (Touch This Skin)Black Stereo Faith

Garter Toss Songs

View Top 60 Garter Toss Songs

Pro Tip – Attach the garter for tossing to a football, baseball or other sports opject so that the boys will want to catch the object with the garter.
Death of a BachelorPanic! at the Disco
I'm SingleJake Paul
Another One Bites The DustQueen
The ManAloe Blacc
Sharp Dressed ManZZ Top
Bad to the BoneGeorge Thorogood
Toss It Up2Pac
Bad BoysInner Circle
Born to Be WildSteppenwolf
Big Pimpin’Jay-Z feat. Ugk

Garter Placement Songs

View Top 50 Garter Placement Songs

Pro Tip – Have a plan for a playful placement and respectful placement in case your young neice and older friend win the bouquet toss and the garter toss.
SunflowerPost Malone & Swae Lee
Get LuckyDaft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers
Let’s Get it OnMarvin Gaye
Danger ZoneKenny Loggins
Slow HandsNiall Horan
You Sexy ThingHot Chocolate
shut upGreyson Chance
Theme From Mission: ImpossibleDanny Elfman
Earned ItThe Weeknd
Keep Your Hands To YourselfGeorgia Satellites

Father Daughter Dance

View Top 75 Father Daughter Dance Songs

Pro Tip – If you have more than one male role model in your life, have one cut-in and join the dance. If no male role models in your life, you can have a mother daughter dance.
I Loved Her FirstHeartland
Like My DaddyLenasia Tyson
Father Daughter DanceCraig Cardiff
Daddy Dance With MeKrystal Keith
My GirlThe Temptations
My Little GirlTim McGraw
Forever NowMichael Bublé
CinderellaSteven Curtis Chapman
Dance With My DaughterJason Blaine
I’ll Be Your Man (Song For A Daughter)Zac Brown Band

Mother Son Dance

View Top 80 Mother Son Dance Songs

Pro Tip – The dance will mean more to your mother. Make her feel special by offering her a special note, gift or momento to remeber your day.
No Matter WhatCalum Scott
Simple ManLynyrd Skynyrd
Mama’s HandQueen Naija
My WishRascal Flatts
A Song For MamaBoyz II Men
Humble and KindTim McGraw
Loves Me Like a RockPaul Simon
A Mother’s SongT Carter Music
BoyLee Brice

Money Dance

View Top 75 Money Dance Songs

Pro Tip – Not everyone wants to have a money dance because it is like asking for money. However, the dance makes for a great moment with the guests at your wedding. Who’s to say you can’t have a money dance without the money. Maybe have poker chips or something else in order to dance with the bride and groom.
Thinking Out LoudEd Sheeran
Why Don’t We Just DanceJosh Turner
If I Had $1,000,000Barenaked Ladies
The Way You Look TonightMichael Buble
Stand By MeBen E. King
Mom and Daddy’s MoneyAdam Doleac
This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)Natalie Cole
Wonderful TonightEric Clapton
I Hope You DanceLee Ann Womack
I Don’t DanceLee Brice

Wedding Party Dance

View Top 100 Wedding Party Dance Songs

Pro Tip – The wedding party dance changes the focus from the bride and groom back to the dance floor. Consider having more of an uptempo song or a group dance song to get things started.
Shut Up And DanceWalk The Moon
Let’s Get It StartedBlack Eyed Peas
Cupid ShuffleCupid
Uptown FunkMark Ronson, Bruno Mars
Friends In Low PlacesGarth Brooks
Mr BrightsideThe Killers
Turn Down For WhatDJ Snake & Lil Jon
Tennessee WhiskeyChris Stapleton
these are my friendslovelytheband

Party Time!

View Top 200 Party Songs

Pro Tip - Do not plan the whole party playlist or being too restrictive in your music choices to the music entertainer. They are the professional and should know what will fill the dance floor and be able to read the crowd and make adjustments accordingly.
HappierMarshmello & Bastille
Can’t Stop The Feeling!Justin Timberlake
In My FeelingsDrake
HavanaCamila Cabello feat. Young Thug
I Like ItCardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
Con Calma (Remix)Daddy Yankee & Katy Perry feat. Snow
MIABad Bunny feat. Drake
SeptemberEarth, Wind & Fire
Don’t Stop Believin’Journey
Wagon WheelDarius Rucker

Celebration Dance Of Longest Married Couple

View Top 85 Anniversary Songs

Pro Tip – A memorable way to fill the dance floor is to celebrate the longest married couple at your wedding. You can also offer a memento to the couple like a corsage and a boutonniere.
My WayFrank Sinatra
Unchained MelodyThe Righteous Brothers
You’re Still The OneShania Twain
99 YearsJosh Groban duet with Jennifer Nettles
100 YearsFive For Fighting
You Are The Sunshine Of My LifeStevie Wonder
Beautiful (You Are so Beautiful to Me)The Old Skool Gang
When I’m Sixty-FourThe Beatles
That’s AmoreDean Martin
Can’t Remember Never Loving YouIan Janes

Last Dance

View Top 85 Anniversary Songs

Pro Tip – A memorable way to fill the dance floor is to celebrate the longest married couple at your wedding. You can also offer a memento to the couple like a corsage and a boutonniere.
(I’ve Had) The Time Of My LifeBill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
My Last Chance (SalaAM ReMi Remix)Marvin Gaye
No PlaceBackstreet Boys
Sweet CarolineNeil Diamond
Save The Last Dance For MeMichael Buble
Eastsidebenny blanco & Halsey & Khalid
Closing TimeSemisonic
The Best Is Yet To ComeDrake White
End Up With YouCarrie Underwood
IncredibleJames TW

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