2019 was a great year of comebacks. Lizzo released “Truth Hurts” in the latter half of 2017 but did not hit the mainstream until 2019. Another is her song “Good As Hell” which was released in 2016. Lizzo was one of the most talked-about music artists of 2019 including her 2019 hit “Juice”. We even dare to say that the biggest song of 2019 was “Truth Hurts” that will have the staying power for years to come. Enjoy our favorite picks of wedding songs in 2019, love song picks of 2019, and a few fun facts.
Two music superstars released a new album in 2019; Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran. Sheeran seems like he can do no wrong with a megahit with Justin Bieber: “I Don’t Care” and the love song featuring YEBBA titled “Best Part Of Me” made for weddings. Take a listen to his album No. 6 Collaborations Project for other hist like BLOW and Beautiful People. Taylor Swift made a bang with her new 2019 album titled Lover with hits like Me!, You Need to Calm Down, and Lover. Swift also won the artist of the decade at the American Music Awards.
Country Hip Hip became a hit in 2019 with the release of The Git Up by Blanco Brown and Old Town Road by Lil Nas X. Old Town Road exploded when it was pulled from Country radio and Billy Ray Cyrus joined in on a remix. The song broke the Billboard record for the longest standing number-one song on the Hot 100 for NINETEEN WEEKS (overtaking Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men‘s song “One Sweet Day” 1995–1996).
Latin music continues to grow in popularity too with hits with stars rising like Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, and ROSALÍA.
We continue to see a rise of K-pop and now J-pop in mainstream music tastes with artists like Perfume, BLACKPINK, BTS, and MONSTA X.
Several musician deaths in 2019 brought a surge in downloads of their music; James Ingram, Eddie Money, Nipsey Hussle, Juice WRLD, and Rick Ocasek of The Cars.
The movie Bohemian Rhapsody released in early November 2018 and carried over a surge in Queen‘s music into 2019. The release of Rocketman in May of 2019 saw an increase in downloads of Elton John‘s songs. The end of November 2019 saw the release of Frozen 2 film that will have kids singing again.
Wedding Songs of 2019 Picks
All songs mentioned were released in the calendar year of 2019.
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7 rings – Ariana Grande
(January 18, 2019)
Con Calma (Remix) – Daddy Yankee & Katy Perry feat. Snow
(April 19, 2019)
Love Me Anyway – P!nk feat. Chris Stapleton
(April 26, 2019)
I Don’t Care – Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber
(May 10, 2019)
Higher Love – Kygo, Whitney Houston
(June 28, 2019)
Carry Me Away – John Mayer
(September 6, 2019)
Memories – Maroon 5
(September 20, 2019)
10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber
(October 4, 2019)
Show Me Love – Alicia Keys, Miguel
(October 30, 2019)
Top 38 Love Songs of 2019 Picks
None of the love songs listed below are in the top wedding songs of 2019 above to keep this list fresh.
Nobody – But You Blake Shelton Duet with Gwen Stefani
(December 13, 2019)
I Am Yours – Andy Grammer
(June 28, 2019)
If you think a wedding song released in 2019 should be on our list, be sure to comment on it below so we can add it.
2020 coming in December 2020
Listen to our best 2019 Wedding songs playlist on Spotify.