Countdown the minutes until your honeymoon with these great numerical wedding songs. Some are fun and some are sweet, but all will make your big day a memorable one! Enjoy our list of songs with numbers in the title.
Songs with Numbers
1. Jordin Sparks – 100 Years
2015, 100 Years
A hundred years is not enough time with you
I fantasize about all that we could do
I wish you knew how much I really love you
This gentle and romantic ballad is perfect for the first dance between you and your spouse. Not only will it affirm your love for everyone to see, but it will also allow the two of you to share a special moment before being whisked away by friends, relatives, and guests.
2. Coolio – 1 2 3 4 (Sumpin New)
1995m Gangsta’s Paradise
Get your woman on the floor
Gotta gotta get up to get down
Fun and energetic, this blast from the past will inject some good old-fashioned ’90s nostalgic into your wedding reception. You may recognize Coolio as the artist behind Gangsta’s Paradise, but 1 2 3 4 proves that he can do upbeat hip-hop just as well as an operatic ballad.
3. Mary J. Blige – The One (feat. Drake)
2005, The Breakthrough
Stop looking for it, looking for it, I’m the one
Boy don’t you know I’m the one
Take over the dance floor with your bridesmaids when The One comes blaring over the speakers. Full of spirit and girl power, it’s perfect for tossing away your shoes and showing off your groove.
4. Miranda Lambert – Two of a Crime
2015, Two of a Crime
We’re a deadly combination, you and me
The way I play it cool and you bring the heat
Bring a little country swagger to your wedding reception with Two of a Crime, a fun, folksy song that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser anywhere below the Mason-Dixon line. As a bonus, it’s clean and appropriate for all ages. So, even the little ones will be able to enjoy it.
5. Robin Thicke – 4 The Rest Of My Life
2013, Blurred Lines
I knew when I laid my eyes on you
The lights from above seemed to shine on only you
4 The Rest of My Life is a sexy slow jam that’s sure to fog up the windows of your reception hall. The perfect “breather” song between fast tracks, it combines a measured R&B rhythm with the gentle crooning of Robin Thicke as he sings about his unwavering love for his woman.
6. Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston – It Takes Two
1966, Take Two
One can have a dream, baby
Two can make a dream so real
One can talk about being in love
Two can see how it really feels
Get your grandparents to bust a move when you play the 1966 version of It Takes Two. There’s also a 1990 cover version by Rod Stewart and Tina Turner if you’d prefer something a little more modern, But honestly, who’s more romantic than Marvin Gaye?
7. The Searchers – Love Potion No. 9
1964, This Is Us
I didn’t know if it was day or night
I started kissing everything in sight
But when I kissed a cop down on 34th and Vine
He broke my little bottle of Love Potion Number Nine
This throwback oldies song has been covered by dozens of artists since its original release in 1959. But the peppy two-step version by The Searchers is probably the one that’s most embedded in your brain. Grab your spouse and start twirling!
8. One Direction – 18
All I could do is say that these arms were made for holding you
I wanna love like you made me feel when we were 18
If you and your partner have been together since you were reckless youngsters with your entire future stretching out in front of you, 18 will be the perfect celebration song – and culmination – of your relationship. Sweet and upbeat, it’s the kind of song that will make you realize just how far you’ve come as a couple.
9. Madonna – 4 Minutes (feat. Timbaland & Justin Timberlake)
2008, Hard Candy
Well, I can handle that
You just gotta show me where this at
Are you ready to go?
Smooth and sexy, 4 Minutes combines the famous beats and drops of Timbaland with the fluid vocals of Madonna and Justin Timberlake. The result is a polished dance number that will definitely get some dancing shoes going. Just make sure that Great-Aunt Sally has already left!
10. Barenaked Ladies – One Week
It’s been one week since you looked at me
Threw your arms in the air and said, “You’re crazy.”
Do you remember this boppy beat from the ’90s? If you’re on the older end of the millennial spectrum, you probably heard it all the time on the radio, and you can bring back memories of sunny days and top-down car rides with this zesty tune that’s sure to get everyone on their feet.
11. Noah and the Whale – 5 Years Time
2007, 5 Years Time (Sun Sun Sun)
And it’ll be love, love, love all through our bodies
And love, love, love all through our minds
It’s impossible not to smile at this song. It is a cheerful and whimsical expression of love, joy, and sunshine. There’s literal whistling in the chorus, and the beat is a reliable toe-tapper that will make people bob their heads and feel like singing along.
12. Chris Brown – Yeah 3x
Girl, don’t feel outta place
‘Cause I’m in love with this feelin’ now
You’ve probably heard Yeah 3x in a thousand dancing montages on YouTube, but that’s what makes it a great wedding song. With a happy, fun, jazzy and uptempo beat, it was made for throwing your hands in the air and dancing like nobody’s watching.
Here are a few more Number Songs for Weddings
Dave Matthews Band – #41
The Beatles – When I’m Sixty Four
Bryan Adams – Summer of ’69
Beyoncé – 1+1
Brian McKnight – Back At One
Do you have a favorite number song for weddings not included on our list? Be sure to let us know below.
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