Best Wedding Songs of 2015 & Love Playlist

Want to know some of the most popular love songs and wedding songs from 2015?

Have a look below at my list of wedding songs from 2015. I tried to have a mixture of fast and slow-tempo songs. In addition, I included different genres including Pop, Country, and R&B.

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Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
From the film 50 Shades of Gray
Released in January 2015, Genre: Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Every inch of your skin is a holy grail I’ve got to find, Only you can set my heart on fire”

Selena Gomez – Good For You
Released in June 2015, Genre: Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Baby let me be good to you, good to you, Let me show you how proud I am to be yours”

5 Seconds of Summer – Vapor
Released in October 2015, Genre: Punk Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “I want to be the one you remember, I want to feel your love like the weather”

Jazmine Sullivan – Let It Burn
Released in January 2015, Genre: R&B

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “There’s no use in tryin’, I’m yours, And I want you to want me the way that I want you and more”

Jason Derulo – Want To Want Me
Released in March 2015, Genre: R&B

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Girl, you’re the one I want to want me, And if you want me, girl, you got me”

Leon Bridges – Coming Home
Released in June 2015, Genre: Soul

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “I’m coming home, To your tender loving, You’re my one and only woman”

Maroon 5 – Sugar
Released in January 2015, Genre: Pop Rock

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “And it’s killing me when you’re away, ooh, baby, ‘Cause I really don’t care where you are, I just wanna be there where you are”

Thomas Rhett – Die A Happy Man
Released in September 2015, Genre: Country

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “And I know that I can’t ever tell you enough, That all I need in this life is your crazy love”

Kelly Clarkson featuring John Legend – Run, Run, Run
Released in February 2015, Genre: Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “And we fall through faith, But we rise and rise again.”

Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend – Like I’m Gonna Lose You
Released in June 2015, Genre: Soul

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “I won’t take you for granted ’cause we’ll never know when, When we’ll run out of time so I’m gonna love you Like I’m gonna lose you”


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Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand
Released in March 2015, Genre: Pop

Most Meaningful Lyrics: “Oh, won’t you hold my hand? Cause I don’t wanna walk on my own anymore, Won’t you understand? Cause I don’t wanna walk alone”

The WORST song to play at a wedding from 2015? Drunk On A Plane by Dierks Bentley.

Lyrics: “We had this date marked on the calendar forever, We’d take that new wed limo airport ride together, I feel like a plastic groom alone there at the top of the cake, So hey, I’m getting drunk on a plane”

best 2015 wedding songs

2015 was a nice year for love ballads and wedding songs. Artists such as Andy Grammer and Meghan Trainor make this list of the best 2015 wedding songs, sharing that honor with Maroon 5, Chris Stapleton, and more. You can find selections for every part of your wedding ceremony on our list.

Sugar – Maroon 5
Released in January 2015 on the album V

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You are the one thing, one thing I’m living for
I don’t wanna be needing your love
I just wanna be deep in your love
And it’s killing me when you’re away

Maroon 5 is known for upbeat, pop hits like this one from 2015, a song that combines a dance tempo with catchy lyrics. This is a celebratory song that you will want to share with all of your wedding guests at the reception.

Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor and John Legend
Released in June 2015 on the album Title

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

So I’m gonna love you like I’m gonna lose you
I’m gonna hold you like I’m saying goodbye
Wherever we’re standing
I won’t take you for granted

Meghan Trainor wrote many hits for other artists before she embarked upon a solo career of her own to produce hits like this one. Trainor gets an assist from John Legend to deliver a song that has become a staple of modern weddings, often used in the formal processional.

Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) – Silento
Released in May 2015 on the album Watch Me

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Now break your legs
Break your legs
Tell ’em “break your legs”
Break your legs

Everyone was doing the Whip and Nae Nae with Silento in 2015, and this song has become ingrained in popular culture. Some songs take on a life of their own, and there is no better way to add fun to your wedding festivities than including this song on the playlist.

Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
Released in September 2015 on the album Tangled Up

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh, if all I got is your hand in my hand
Baby, I could die a happy man

The modern country style of Thomas Rhett is popular with younger couples, and this song expresses how important the love of a good woman is to a man. Let her know that all you really need is her love when this song is played before she walks down the aisle.

Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Released in June 2015 on the album Beauty Behind the Madness

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I can’t feel my face when I’m with you
But I love it, but I love it

There will be a lot of celebrating on your wedding day, and this song from The Weeknd can stoke the fires of your reception when the energy gets low. Let the passion of the music’s beat inspire all of your wedding guests to break out their finest dance moves.

Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
Released in 2015 on the album Traveller

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You’re as smooth as Tennessee whiskey
You’re as sweet as strawberry wine
You’re as warm as a glass of brandy
And honey, I stay stoned on your love all the time

Many country recording artists such as David Allen Coe and George Jones released this song before Chris Stapleton, but there is something unique about Stapleton’s bluesy delivery that makes this version special. It would be an appropriate song for the first wedding dance shared by the newlyweds.

Cake by the Ocean – DNCE
Released in September 2015 on the album DNCE

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Red velvet, vanilla, chocolate in my life
Confetti, I’m ready, I need it every night

You can use this 2015 dance song by DNCE as the perfect soundtrack for the cutting of your wedding cake. The song will allow you to progress right from the cake-cutting to the dance floor for more wedding-day merriment.

Dear Future Husband – Meghan Trainor
Released in March 2015 on the album Title

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Here’s a few things you’ll need to know if you wanna be
My one and only all my life
Dear future husband

Many brides would probably like to write a letter to their future husband as Meghan Trainor sings about in this 2015 love song, and all brides have an idea of what they want their husband to be. This song sums up those hopes and desires, and it can be played especially for the groom.


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My House – Flo Rida
Released in October 2015 on the album My House

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Welcome to my house
Play that music too loud
Show me what you do now
We don’t have to go out

Those who want to set the right tone for a wedding reception should think about blasting this Flo Rida hit as the bride and groom make their entrance to the reception hall. It lets everyone know that the happy couple appreciates all the wedding toasts and good wishes on their special day.

Want To Want Me – Jason Derulo
Released in March 2015 on the album Everything Is 4

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Girl you’re the one I want to want me
And if you want me, girl you got me
There’s nothing I, no I wouldn’t do
Just to get up next to you

All that a groom really wants on his wedding day is to know that his bride will be his forever, and that is exactly what Jason Derulo sings about in this 2015 love song. At some point in the wedding reception, the bride and groom should take the dance floor alone while this song plays.

Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King
Released in February 2015 on the album Love Stuff

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Ex’s and the oh, oh, oh’s they haunt me
Like ghosts they want me to make ’em all
They won’t let go
Ex’s and oh’s

Elle King emerged as a significant songstress of the decade with this hit in 2015, and her music is often heard in modern wedding celebrations. This song will be more appropriate for wedding day dancing than for use in the actual ceremony.

Hotline Bling – Drake
Released in July 2015 on the album Views

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Late night when you need my love
And I know when that hotline bling
That can only mean one thing

A little Drake can be used to liven up any wedding reception, especially if the crowd is mostly made up of young people. This is a straight-up dance tune that should be played at the wedding reception when the celebration is at its peak.

How Deep Is Your Love – Calvin Harris & Disciples
Released in July 2015 on the album How Deep Is Your Love

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

How deep is your love?
Is it like the ocean?
What devotion? Are you?

Calvin Harris & Disciples ask the question that is on every couple’s mind as they prepare to step into a life together. Some couples have chosen to use this song for their first dance while others play it as the wedding guests are arriving.

Heartbeat Song – Kelly Clarkson
Released in January 2015 on the album Piece by Piece

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

This is my heartbeat song and I’m gonna play it
Been so long I forgot how to turn it up up up up all night long

Kelly Clarkson parlayed her win on the first season of American Idol into a pop career that has spanned more than a decade, thanks in part to songs like this one which resonates with young women. It is a song that brides like to include on the list of wedding reception dance music.

Baby Be My Love Song – Easton Corbin
Released in June 2015 on the album About to Get Real

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Baby be my, “Oh hell yeah!”
I feel a little sing-along, sing-along comin’ on
Baby be my love song

A wedding day song that can be set aside, especially for the bride is this one from Easton Corbin, and some grooms like to choose it for the first dance. The song can also be played while the wedding party is taking up their places at the altar.

Homegrown Honey – Darius Rucker
Released in March 2015 on the album Southern Style

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I’ll bet the boys at home can’t leave you alone
You little homegrown honey, honey, honey
You’re so money, money, money

This song by Darius Rucker will let every wedding guest know that they are about to witness the culmination of a classic love story between a couple with strong family and community ties. The bride should be the focal point when this song is played at the reception.

Coming Home – Leon Bridges
Released in February 2015 on the album Coming Home

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

By myself, I don’t want nobody else
The world leaves a bitter taste in my mouth, girl
You’re the only one that I want

R&B has found a new superstar in Leon Bridges, and this title track from Bridges’ 2015 album is often praised for the sentimentality of its lyrics. It is a song that can be used for the bridal procession, the recessional, or the lighting of the unity candle.

Love You Like That – Canaan Smith
Released in June 2015 on the album Bronco

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Sweeter than muscadine wine
All night ’til the sun comes back
I wanna love, wanna love, wanna love you like that

Country artist Canaan Smith expresses the type of love that all men want to give to their bride in this love ballad. It is often played at weddings while the groom, groomsmen, and ministers take up their places at the altar.

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Celebrity Weddings of 2015

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
Ever since her famous split from Brad Pitt, the world has been waiting for Friends alum Jennifer Aniston to walk down the aisle again. In August, Jennifer finally got her happy ending when she tied the knot with writer and actor Justin Theroux in Bel Air.

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis already had a baby girl together before tying the knot on the Fourth of July. The couple, who’ve kept their relationship notoriously private, first met when they co-starred on That 70’s Show together.

Matt Dallas and Blue Hamilton
Love won when TV star Matt Dallas tied the knot with his longtime boyfriend Blue Hamilton, a singer and songwriter. The couple tied the knot in July, shortly after same-sex marriage was made legal nationwide.

Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick
Billy Joel wed his expecting girlfriend, Alexis Roderick, in a Fourth of July ceremony on Long Island. The couple opted for a surprise affair, with their guests arriving under the assumption that they were simply attending a July 4th bash.

Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo
Darren Le Gallo and Man of Steel star Amy Adams had been engaged for a whopping seven years before they finally made it official in May. The couple cited Amy’s packed filming schedule as the reason behind the long wait.

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed
The Vampire Diaries and Twilight Saga stars married in August in an outdoor ceremony after a much-publicized courtship. The couple, who are both huge social media users, graced their fans with tons of pics on Instagram and Twitter.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter
Female hearts were breaking all over the world when the much-loved Sherlock star wed his longtime girlfriend, stage director, and playwright Sophie Hunter. The couple kept photos of their February wedding, which took place on a small English island, out of the papers.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
After a much-publicized and dramatic love affair, superstar Johnny Depp made it official with Amber Heard in February. The couple opted to wed on a beach, with Amber wearing a stunning, flowing ivory gown.

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy
The kooky Full House alum married Olivier Sarkozy, half-brother of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, in November. The New York ceremony followed with a reception that reportedly featured bowls of cigarettes that guests were encouraged to smoke while they celebrated the new couple.

Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried
Most reality shows love affairs don’t result in a real-life happy ending. However, this can’t be said for Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried. The former Bachelorette broke the mold and actually married her suitor of choice in January.

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden
The Bad Teacher star finally settled down when she married the Good Charlotte rocker in January. Cameron made no apologies for waiting until she was 43 to wed for the first time, stating, “I waited because I didn’t want to settle.”

Allison Williams and Ricky Van Veen
On the hit HBO series Girls, Allison Williams plays a girl who’s chronically unlucky in love. However, life doesn’t always imitate art. Allison showed that she was nothing like her TV counterpart when she married her longtime boyfriend in September. She was walked down the aisle by her father, newscaster Brian Williams.

Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner
The gossip sites were abuzz when Geri Halliwell wed businessman Christian Horner in a lavish ceremony in May, as none of her fellow Spice Girls were in attendance. Geri maintains that their absence was due to conflicting schedules, rather than a feud.

Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild
Socialite Nicki Hilton married businessman James Rothschild in July in London. Naturally, big sister Paris was her maid-of-honor, donning a Pippa Middleton-inspired white gown.

Heather Morris and Taylor Hubbell
Everyone was saying “aww” when Glee star and former Beyonce backup dancer Heather Morris chose to marry her high school sweetheart instead of a fellow celeb. The couple had a low-key May wedding, with their infant son, Elijah, in attendance.

Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik
New Girl star Zooey Deschanel was pregnant when she wed longtime boyfriend Jacob Pechenik. The wedding came just in the nick of time, as she gave birth to the couple’s first child, Elsie, shortly after.

Vanessa Williams and Jim Skrip
Fourth of July weddings were all the rage for celebrities in 2015. Ugly Betty star and singer Vanessa Williams was no exception. She chose the Fourth as the perfect day to marry her fiance Jim Skrip. The couple chose an Egyptian theme for their reception, with Vanessa changing into a sparkly gold gown.

Tracy Morgan and Megan Wollover
Nothing can stand in the way of love if it’s really meant to be. After recovering from a harrowing bus accident that nearly cost him his life, 30 Rock star and SNL alum Tracy Morgan wed his girlfriend in what was reported to be an extremely emotional ceremony.

Bryan Greenberg and Jamie Chung
Real World star turned actress Jamie Chung wed How To Make It In America star Bryan Greenberg in October. Although the wedding took place on Halloween, there was nothing spooky about their elegant beach ceremony.

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello
The Modern Family bombshell married the Magic Mike hunk in Florida after a year-long engagement. It was a lavish affair, which Sofia would go on to jokingly tease Ellen DeGeneres for missing on her talk show.

News Highlights of 2015

  • Terror attack at the office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
  • The United States and Ireland legalize same-sex marriages.
  • The Killing of ‘Cecil’ the Lion
  • Many blacks were killed by Police including in Ferguson, MO, and protests erupt promoting “Black Lives Matter”.
  • Volkswagen scandal for cheating emission tests in the U.S.
  • Terror shootings and bombings in Paris.
  • Mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA.
  • Steve Harvey mistakenly names Miss Colombia instead of Miss Philippines as Miss Universe
  • Hilary Clinton’s usage of secret emails on personal accounts.

2015 Sports Champions:

  • The Kansas City Royals returned to the World Series to beat the New York Mets 4-1. They last won in 1985.
  • The Tom Brady-led New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX over the Seattle Seahawks.
  • The Golden State Warriors led by Andre Iguodala defeated Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-2.
  • Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 to win the Stanley Cup.

Music Highlights of 2015

  • Grammy’s Song of 2015: Stay With Me – Sam Smith
  • Fancy – Iggy Azalea
  • Chandelier – Sia
  • Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
  • All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
  • Take Me to Church – Hozier
  • Drunk In Love – Beyoncé ft. Jay Z
  • All of Me – John Legend
  • Happy – Pharrell Williams
  • Dark Horse – Katy Perry ft. Juicy J
  • Bang Bang – Ariana Grande, Jessie J & Nicki Minaj
  • i – Kendrick Lamar
  • Ain’t It Fun – Paramore
  • The Monster – Eminem ft. Rihanna
  • American Kids – Kenny Chesney
  • Automatic – Miranda Lambert
  • Give Me Back My Hometown – Eric Church
  • Meanwhile Back at Mama’s – Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill
  • Rather Be – Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne

Entertainment Highlights of 2015

  • Best Picture: “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
  • Best Actor: Eddie Redmayne – “The Theory of Everything”
  • Best Actress: Julianne Moore – “Still Alice”

Top 2015 Television Shows:

  • Mad Men, Game Of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory, NCIS, The Walking Dead, Empire, Blue Bloods, Dancing With The Stars, Fargo, Bates Motel, Better Call Saul, Royal Pains, True Detective.

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We always like to see what the most Googled songs are of the past year. It reminds us all of all that artists and songs made their way into mainstream America.

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Most Googled Artists of 2015

1. Adele
It only took 5 years from her first album, but her second album, 25, was released in 2015. Have you heard the song Hello 25,000 times yet?

2. Sia
Sia continued her success with her first mega-hit Chandelier in 2014. New songs from 2015 included Alive, Bang My Head (David Guetta), Destiny, Big Girls Cry, and more.

3. Fetty Wap
An American Hip Hop artist from New Jersey. He hit the charts by storm with hits 679, Trap Queen, My Way, and more from Album titled Fetty Wap.

4. Eazy-E
Easy-E was a member of N.W.A. His life ended too early with a diagnosis of AIDS.

5. Sam Smith
Sam is a newcomer to the music scene but raked in awards in 2015 including Grammy Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Pop Vocal Album, and Billboard Top Male Artist.

6. N.W.A.
2015 marked the release of a feature film about N.W.A. titled Straight Outta Compton. N.W.A. revolutionized hip-hop culture.

7. Chris Stapleton
Chris had a groundbreaking year at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards with 3 top picks – Album (Traveller), Male Vocalist, and New Artist of the Year.

8. Beck
Beck had an award-winning 2015 with a Grammy for Album of the Year and Best Rock Album (Morning Phase).

9. Lenny Kravitz
Lenny was named one of the sexiest celebrities over 50. He played a role in helping Katniss Everdeen as her stylist in Hunger Games.

10. Meghan Trainor
Meghan has turned out to be so much more than about the bass. The has had many more mega-hits in 2015 including Like I’m Gonna Lose You with John Legend, Dear Future Husband and Lips Are Movin.

Most Googled Tracks of 2015

1. Happy Birthday to You
Staying strong at number one year over year. We are thinking that people want to play the song in the background on birthdays because the rest of us are such bad singers.

2. Let It Go
Let It Go was released with the film Frozen in 2013. The song stays in the same position as last year. Sorry to all the parents who have heard this song a billion times.

3. The Star-Spangled Banner
Moved from number 6 in 2014 to number 3 in 2015. Everyone needs to know the words to the National Anthem of the United States of America.

4. The Nutcracker
Ranked number 10 in 2014 and moved up to number 4. One of the most iconic plays during the Christmas season.

5. Amazing Grace
A Christian hymn was published in 1779.

6. Chandelier
Song was released in 2014 by Sia.

7. Black Widow
Song was released in 2014 by Iggy Azalea featuring Rita Ora.

8. The Twelve Days of Christmas
Most likely being searched because we all want to know the lyrics. 9 Ladies Dancing?

9. Lifestyle
Song was released by hip hop group Rich Gang featuring Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan in 2014.

10. Yeah!
Song was released by Usher featuring Lil Jon & Ludacris in 2004.

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