In the age of video and the Internet, sometimes a cover version, a song performed not by the original artist, can become very popular. Below is a list of popular songs remade that everyone will know and sing-along to at your wedding or party. Heck, even you can sing to them alone in your bedroom.
Just so you know, we purposely left off covers of the Piano Guys and 2Cellos. This list is for sing-along songs and it is difficult to sing along to a song without words. If you want, visit our list of 15 instrumental versions of hit songs.
Cover Songs for Weddings
A Thousand Years – Boyce Avenue (Christina Perri acoustic cover)
“A Thousand Years” was released for the hugely popular series Twilight. A wedding classic. Everyone will love the acoustic cover.
Photograph – Boyce Avenue feat. Bea Miller (Ed Sheeran acoustic cover)
Not one of Sheeran’s most popular wedding songs but “perfect” for weddings.
Stand By Me – Music Travel Love (Ben E. King cover)
A classic R&B love song covered in acoustic harmonies that everyone will be tapping their toes to.
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley (Leonard Cohen cover)
One of the most covered religious songs of all-time in popular music. Buckley covers “Hallelujah” with guitar riffs and raw emotion.
Say Something – Pentatonix (A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera cover)
We could not create a list of covers without Pentatonix – the most well-known a cappella group of today.
All of Me – Luciana Zogbi (John Legend cover)
“All Of Me” is a modern legendary R&B wedding song covered by Luciana who creates a love song from a woman’s version of a love song.
Shape Of You – J.Fla (Ed Sheeran cover)
Sheeran’s song was a dance floor filler. J.Fla’s cover is a great background song for the recessional to the cutting of the cake.
No Diggity – Chet Faker (BLACKstreet cover)
Chet coverts “No Diggity” into a pop-rock song but creates his own vibe that everyone will love.
Nothing Compares 2 U – Chris Cornell (Prince and Sinead O’Connor cover)
A classic song was written by a legend and made popular by the eccentric Sinead. The world will miss Cornell’s soulful sound. A rock cover that should be on everyone’s wedding playlist.
Halo – LP [Live] (Beyoncé cover)
A seven-minute cover by an indie artist that will have everyone singing along and remembering this chart-topping single.
When You Say Nothing At All – Music Travel Love (Allison Krauss, Keith Whitley, and Ronan Keating cover)
A wedding song classic cover in an acoustic version that could highlight any wedding micro-moment.
Africa – Weezer (Toto cover)
Whether or not the rain is coming down if Africa or not, this rock cover will be a sing-along for the parents of the wedding couple that experienced the 80s.
Kina Grannis – Can’t Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley cover)
Elvis song is a classic that will live in wedding infamy. However, Kina’s version is one of the best covers that everyone will recognize and love just as much.
Listen to our best cover songs playlist on Spotify.
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