Best Wedding Songs of 2023 for Romance + Fun

Married in 2023? See a list of the popular and unique wedding songs released in 2023 – for your first dance or fun dancing!

Read new songs are released every day and I try and bring you a list of my top new wedding songs from the year.

January 2023


January 27, 2023
A fun and upbeat song you can play for dancing.

Who We Love – Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran

January 27, 2023
A song celebrating love equality and two English megastars collaborating on a love song.

Here – Tom Grennan

January 27, 2023
A mid-tempo indie love song you can play throughout your wedding day for a love dedication.

Look My Way – Kevin Ross

January 27, 2023
Not a true wedding song but a flirtatious smooth R&B song you can play while waiting for the wedding party to arrive at the reception.

Lucky – Elle King

January 27, 2023
A song celebrating life and feeling lucky for the life you have – made for a wedding day.

Beautiful – Gene Moore, India.Arie

January 20, 2023
Categorized as a Christian song but the song describes a love for each other.

Woke Up in Love (Acoustic) – Kygo, Gryffin, Calum Scott

January 20, 2023
An acoustic cover you can play while walking down the aisle or during dinner while the conversations flow.

Gonna Be You – Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlisle, Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry, Gloria Estefan

January 20, 2023

Sunshine – The National Parks

January 19, 2023
A fun folk song you can play as a recessional or during cocktail hour for a happy mood.

Toy a Mil – Nicky Jam

January 19, 2023
A Latin vibe party song for dancing.

All the Small Things – SleepSpace

January 13, 2023
A New Age cover of the famous blink-182 song you can have playing during your wedding ceremony.

Luv Sum U – Chalynn

January 13, 2023
An appreciation for another with an R&B love vibe to add to your wedding reception playlist.


January 13, 2023
A K-pop vibe (pun intended) for an upbeat background fun song during your reception.

I’ll Never – Blanco Brown

January 13, 2023
A romantic love song you can play for your first dance as a married couple.

Home Movies – Lukas Graham, Mickey Guyton

January 13, 2023
If you will be playing a video about you during your reception, this song is a must-play as the video plays.

Looking for You – Chris Young

January 13, 2023
A mid-tempo Country love song for a non-slow first dance.

Flowers – Miley Cyrus

January 12, 2023
Even though the song is about self-empowerment after a breakup, Miley is a superstar and this song has a mass appeal you can play as a background song.

Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53 – Bizarrap, Shakira

January 11, 2023
Another self-empowerment after a breakup, you can play as a background song.

Bets On Us – Cheat Codes, Dolly Parton

January 6, 2023
A blend of EDM and a Country megastar with a message that you will survive anything. Perfect for your reception playlist or unique recessional.

I’m Good (Blue) [Acoustic] – David Guetta, Bebe Rexha

January 6, 2023
An acoustic cover you can play for dinner to set the mood and then play the original for dancing.

Toxic Las Vegas (Jamieson Shaw Remix) – Elvis Presley, Britney Spears

January 6, 2023
A song you can play for the garter events including the garter removal and garter placement.

Giddy Up! – Shania Twain

January 5, 2023
A great Country party dance song. You could even plan a line dance with this song.

February 2023

Wings – Jonas Brothers

February 24, 2023
A mid-tempo love song for the brothers that you can play as the reception doors open to set the mood.

Next To You – Loud Luxury & DVBBS feat. Kane Brown

February 23, 2023
A fun blend of country and EDM you can play during cocktail hour.

Die For You (Remix) – The Weeknd, Ariana Grande

February 23, 2023
A remake of a very popular slow song you can have as your first dance.

High On You – Sam Fischer, Amy Shark

February 23, 2023
A duet love story that may describe your love story too and can play to accent a romantic wedding moment.

beat of a slow dance – Musiq Soulchild, Hit-Boy

February 23, 2023
A soulful and romantic R&B love song that could highlight a final private last dance.

The Day That I Met You – Matilda Mann

February 21, 2023
A singer-songwriter feels to a slow pop love song being thankful for the day you met.

Heaven – Niall Horan

February 17, 2023
The 1D soloist continues his popularity with this mid-tempo song to play as a mood setter.

Lottery – Latto, LU KALA

February 16, 2023
This a great follow-up to “Big Energy”. Another party dance hit!

4 Me – Don Toliver, Kali Uchis

February 15, 2023
The groovy vibes on this song will state that you love each other and want to celebrate your love for each other.

Your Hands – Mae Estes

February 15, 2023
A country love song by a female artist that hits on the heartstrings.

Winslow Gardens – Ben Folds

February 15, 2023
It’s been a bit since Folds released music. This upbeat song will have guests groovin’ to the beat.

I Feel Like Dancing – Jason Mraz

February 15, 2023
A fun upbeat song that will set the mood for fun as the reception begins.

All My Love – Cathartic Fall

February 14, 2023
This folk song could be used for you or your wedding party to walk down the aisle to.

You – Omar Cunningham

February 12, 2023
This soulful R&B love song has a sensual rhythm that you can use for your first dance.

Love You Anyway – Luke Combs

February 10, 2023
Another romantic love song by Combs will make slow dancers very happy.


February 10, 2023
A slowed-down version of the popular hit you can play while eating your meal that will have guests singing along.

Lavender Haze (Felix Jaehn Remix) – Taylor Swift, Felix Jaehn

February 10, 2023
This is a faster version of the original you can play while dancing for Swifties.

No Prayer Like Mama’s – Jay Allen

February 10, 2023
A country song you can dedicate to Mom for a dance.

Whistle – Jax Jones, Calum Scott

February 10, 2023
A party dance song that will not have everyone dancing, but whistling too.

Who I Am With You – Tucker Beathard

February 9, 2023
A country boy love song made for a first dance or love dedication.

Good Morning – PJ Morton, Susan Carol

February 9, 2023
I personally love Morton’s music and this song can set the mood for love and romance during dinner.

As a matter of fact – Babyface

February 9, 2023
A love song by a legendary R&B artist you can play at any time on your wedding day.

Saturday/Sunday – Jason Derulo, David Guetta

February 9, 2023
A dance track to get people on the dance floor that has a love theme too.

You – Ollie Shaw

February 3, 2023
If you are looking for a song that will not be played at every wedding, check out this singer-songwriter song.

No One’s Gonna Love You (Like I Do) – Taryn Papa, Zack Dyer

February 3, 2023
A mid-tempo country duet song all about love you can play on your wedding day.

This Is – Ella Mai

February 3, 2023
Getting love vibes from this romantic tribute to your lover.

Shelter – MOD SUN, Avril Lavigne
February 3, 2023
For those looking for an alternative rock song to accent their wedding like the first dance, this one needs to be heard!

Detail – Jonathan McReynolds

February 3, 2023
A slow Christian love song! Winner!

La Fórmula – Maluma, Marc Anthony

February 1, 2023
Two Latin superstars collab on this dance hit song.

March 2023

Softest Touch – Khalid

March 30, 2023
This is an upbeat song to play for cocktail hour or dinner.

Call on Me – Bebe Rexha

March 30, 2023
The lyrics are a bit saucy but a fun dance tune.

Make You Mine – MaRynn Taylor

March 30, 2023
This is a fun country love song you could play as guests are leaving the ceremony or as they arrive at the reception.

Middle of the Morning – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

March 29, 2023
Isabell has a huge following and this mid-tempo song could play as a background song during the reception.

My Feet Don’t Touch the Ground – Bonner Rhae

March 24, 2023
A very romantic country love song about how deep in love she is with her lover.

BESO – ROSALÍA, Rauw Alejandro

March 23, 2023
Beso is translated to “Kiss in English”. This is a flirty song between a couple and the medium tempo beat makes you want to dance.

Fly Girl – FLO, Missy Elliott

March 23, 2023
This is a girl’s anthem that could be played as a bouquet toss or dance song as they don’t need a man to have a good time.

By The End Of The Night – Ellie Goulding

March 24, 2023
A dance hit sharing that she wants to be with her destiny at the end of the night.

AM:PM – NOTD, Maia Wright

March 23, 2023
An EDM song that shares how you want to be with your lover day and night.

I Choose U – RIMON, Rini

March 23, 2023
A soulful R&B love song about you letting your lover know that you choose to be with them.

Da Girls – Ciara

March 23, 2023
A song just for the girls would be a great bouquet toss song.

5 Leaf Clover – Luke Combs

March 16, 2023
Another love song by Combs you could play throughout your wedding day.

All Of The Girls You Loved Before – Taylor Swift

March 16, 2023
A song telling her lover that out of all the girls that loved him in the past she loves him more than all of them.

What It Is (Block Boy) – Doechii, Kodak Black

March 16, 2023
A hip hop party song.

Religiously – Bailey Zimmerman

March 16, 2023
A country love song about how dedicated and in love he is with his lover. It even talks about marrying her.

if father time had a daughter – Walker Hayes

March 16, 2023
A song from the perspective of a dad raising his daughter.

Crying On The Dancefloor – Sam Feldt, Jonas Blue, Endless Summer

March 16, 2023
An EDM song saying that the tears are in the past and happy days are here.

Lucky – Megan Moroney

March 10, 2023
A country party song and it’s time to let loose and have a good time.

I Caught You – Ar’mon

March 10, 2023
A medium-tempo love song about being happy that he found his forever lover.

way after forever – Vaultboy

March 9, 2023
The perfect love song to express your love to each other – perhaps a first dance.

Without You – Thompson Square

March 9, 2023
A mid-tempo country love song saying that you have nothing if you don’t have each other.


March 9, 2023
A K-pop dance hit.

Stumble Together – Matt Bednarsky

March 9, 2023
A song about being unsure about the future but you will figure it out together.

Loved By You – Ward Thomas

March 9, 2023
A song about being fearful of falling in love but trusting your lover.

Choose You – Elmiene

March 9, 2023
A song about a guy who thought he would never find someone to love but is falling in love.

Pineapple Sunrise – Beach Weather

March 2, 2023
An upbeat song to play as guests arrive at the reception for a fun mood.

Perfect For Me – Bradley Marshall

March 8, 2023
A slow song that would make the perfect first dance song (pun intended).

Here We Go Again – Oliver Tree & David Guetta

March 2, 2023
An EDM dance hit to mix in during a dance set.

Runnin – Ingrid Andress, JP Saxe

March 2, 2023
A song about all the things that have happened in your life that you were just running to each other.

Feels This Good – Sigala, Mae Muller, Caity Baser, Stefflon Don

March 2, 2023
A song about being happy and celebrating life.

El Merengue – Marshmello, Manuel Turizo

March 1, 2023
A blend of Latin and EDM styles into a great dance tune.

April 2023

I’ve Loved You For So Long – The Aces

April 28, 2023 A unique mid-tempo Alternative Rock song about loving someone that won’t be played at every wedding.

I Feel Love – Freya Ridings

April 28, 2023 Ridings is a British superstar and many will enjoy this love dance anthem.

Highs & Lows – Chance Peña

April 28, 2028 A love song about being there through the fun and the dark days.

Meltdown – Niall Horan

April 28, 2023 A mid-to-fast-tempo song to play for a cocktail hour as the song will be well-known by the former One Direction member even though the song is about overcoming anxiety.

Only Girl – Stephen Sanchez

April 28, 2023 An upbeat song about a girl who is a boy’s whole world and a fun garter-removal song too.

Live Without Love – Shouse & David Guetta

April 28, 2023 A great dance hit to play to raise the energy!

Alone – Kim Petras feat. Nicki Minaj

April 21, 2023 A dance hit that samples “Better Off Alone” by Alice Deejay.

Raised Up Right – Riley Green

April 21, 2023 An upbeat song giving thanks to the ones who helped raise you. It could be used as a money dance song.

Be The One – Bree Runway & Khalid

April 20, 2023 A mid-tempo duet with love vibes to play as guests arrive to set the mood for romance and fun.

JUMPIN – Pitbull & Lil Jon

April 20, 2023 The song samples “Jump Around” by House of Pain and is a party hit.

superglue – joan

April 19, 2023 A love song about being deeply in love could be your unique first dance song.

Praising You – Rita Ora feat. Fatboy Slim

April 19, 2023 The song samples “Praise You” by Fatboy Slim and is a dance hit.

un x100to – Grupo Frontera & Bad Bunny

April 17, 2023 Two Latin superstars collaborate on this mid-tempo song to incorporate into your wedding reception.

True Love – Christine And The Queens feat. 070 Shake

April 17, 2023 A unique alternative rock song that you can call your own as it talks about how to love another.

Loving You – Cannons

April 14, 2023 A fun song to play as a cocktail hour to put love and cool vibes into the air.

Chemical – Post Malone

April 14, 2023 An upbeat song from a music superstar that everyone will recognize his voice and tap their toes and dance in their seats to the song.

Esta Vida – Marshmello & Farruko

April 14, 2023 Marshmello continues his Latin collaborations with this new EDM song that will have guests cheering on the dance floor.

Dance With You – Brett Young

April 14, 2023 A song describing wanting to dance with the one you love – perfect for a first dance.

Thankful – Surfaces

April 14, 2023 A great way to say thank you to everyone who was able to attend your big day.

Can’t Go – Dinner Party, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington

April 14, 2023 A chill vibe mood setter to play during a dinner set.

Serious – Omarion

April 14, 2023 A mid-tempo song to add R&B vibes to your wedding day.

Just Don’t Know It Yet – New Hope Club

April 14, 2023 An acoustic love song about a hopeful life together with the one you love and you can play it as your wedding ceremony begins.

You Are My Sunshine (Piano Wedding Version) – Paul Hankinson Covers

April 14, 2023 A blend of wedding and happy vibes for your wedding ceremony while your wedding party walks down the aisle or as guests arrive.

Under That Veil – Christian Keyes

April 7, 2023 A song about a guy who is in love and wants to marry his lady.

Baby Don’t Hurt Me – David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Coi Leray

April 7, 2023 An EDM that will make everyone want to dance and sing on the dance floor. The song samples “What Is Love” by Haddaway.

Unstoppable – Daniel Caesar

April 7, 2023 The feels of R&B and Reggae letting everyone you are unstoppable as a couple that can be played as an exit or send-off song.

Out Of Reach – BoyWithUke

April 7, 2023 A fun song about being infatuated with a girl. The lyrics talk about the show being over and could be played as a last dance song.

Love You Anyway – Devon Gilfillian

April 7, 2023 The ultimate love song with this soulful message that can be played at any moment of your wedding day!

Fallin – SyGoCrazy

March 31, 2023 A song about falling in love in this mid-tempo R&B song that will not be on many wedding playlists to call uniquely yours.

Partners In Time – Casi Joy

March 31, 2023 A mid-tempo country song about the start of a love relationship and being there for each other for your whole lives.

May 2023

This Is How We Learn To Fall In Love – Cinder and The Sea

May 30, 2023
A slow love duet song to play for the unity ceremony or other wedding day moments.

The Way I Remember It – Ruben Studdard

May 26, 2023
The soulful voice of Studdard will have you thinking of Luther Vandross. The song is about remembering the time you fell in love.

Love Can Be – Rebecca Rea

May 26, 2023
A beautiful Christian song made for a bride walking down the aisle as all eyes are on her with a story of love.

Dance The Night – Dua Lipa

May 26, 2023
Another disco dance hit from the Queen of modern disco music.

That Part – Lauren Spencer Smith

May 26, 2023
A TikTok superstar with a love story about wanting to get married and being in love.

Remember The Time – The Teskey Brothers

May 25, 2023
A bluesy rock song made for an anniversary dance about sharing a life together.

Say Yes To Heaven – Lana Del Rey

May 19, 2023
Finally, Lana released a song made for a wedding day that you could play at any moment. Love it!

Stars – Pnau, Bebe Rexha & Ozuna

May 19, 2023
PNAU continues its streak of releasing upbeat songs that would be perfect to play as guests arrive at the reception.

favorite kind of high – Kelly Clarkson

May 19, 2023
The first song I’ve heard that is about loving another since her divorce. This song could turn into a party hit for the reception.

Mine for the Summer – Jameson Rodgers

May 19, 2023
If you are having a summer wedding, this country summer love story is made for your big day’s first dance.

Padam Padam – Kylie Minogue

May 18, 2023
A club banger that could be a dance hit during a dance set at a wedding reception.

UFO – Stacey Kelleher

May 17, 2023
A wonderful singer-songwriter love song that will not be played at every wedding but you could claim as uniquely yours.

Can She Have This Dance – Drew Baldridge

May 12, 2023
A song written for a daddy and daughter dance on her wedding day.

The Sweetest Thing – Pj Morton

May 12, 2023
This up-tempo song morphs Lauryn Hill’s “The Sweetest Thing” into its own track made as a fun song to accent any moment.

Summer Baby – Jonas Brothers

May 12, 2023
One of many songs from their new album to set the mood for enjoyment.

Women In My Life – Sam Hunt

May 12, 2023
A song paying tribute to all of the women who made a boy into a man.

Moon River – Eric Clapton & Jeff Beck

May 12, 2023
A song from the movie “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” has been reinvented into a rock classic by two music legends.

From The Start – Laufey

May 11, 2023
I love the jazz vibes of Laufey as she will bring entertainment and class to any event. If you like this track, be sure to check out Postmodern Jukebox too.

Run Through Fire – Pink Sweat$

May 11, 2023
Hop on board the pink train of love! This ballad will float love energy everywhere.

Pegasus – Arlo Parks ft. Phoebe Bridgers

May 10, 2023
The song describes the feelings you have when experiencing love for the first time.

More Than Yesterday – Two Friends & Russell Dickerson

May 10, 2023
Country meets EDM on this hit about feelings of being in love. A great singalong uptempo song.

You’re the One – Rhiannon Giddens

May 9, 2023
Folk music is at its best in this mid-tempo love tune!

Good Man – Angie Stone

May 5, 2023
A song about a woman having a good man. It could be used for a tasteful garter removal song or garter toss song.

Here, There and Everywhere – David Leinweber

May 5, 2023
A guitar cover of the famous Beatles song that can be played during a wedding ceremony.

Pancakes & Butter – Jason Mraz

May 5, 2023
A slow jam of two people that meant to be together. Check out the awesome music video too!

Colourblind – Ed Sheeran

May 5, 2023
A song about how marriage and love for each other evolve over time.

No Strings – Ed Sheeran

May 5, 2023
A romantic love song about unconditional love and support in times of struggle.

I’ll Be – Celine Dion

May 5, 2023
A song that increases in dramatics that can be played as you walk out after your marriage is official.

Fields of Gold – Boyce Avenue

May 5, 2023
A cover of the song by Sting can be used for the wedding party walking down the aisle.

If I Ain’t Got You (Orchestral) – Alicia Keys feat. Queen Charlotte’s Global Orchestra

May 4, 2023
The original is already a popular wedding song. With the Bridgerton remake, it is the perfect ceremony track!

June 2023

Calling Your Name – Jon Batiste

June 30, 2023
A great background sound for cool vibes as guests arrive at the reception or while eating.

I Choose You & I Choose You (Wedding Version) – Forest Blakk

June 23, 2023
The perfect pop music wedding love song that can be played at any moment of your wedding day.

Make My Day – Coi Leray, David Guetta

June 23, 2023
The song samples Technotronic’s hit “Pump Up The Jam”. This is a party jam!

Loose Cannon – Jake Owen

June 23, 2023
A song about a girl accepting her boyfriend because she saw something special even though he didn’t treat her the best from the start. Now he will be dedicated to her forever.

If Only I – Loud Luxury, Two Friends, Bebe Rexha

June 23, 2023
For EDM/Pop dance fans this dance hit will have everyone grooving on the dance floor.

Tension – Jeb Carty, Swae Lee

June 16, 2023
A mid-tempo to set the tone as guests arrive at the reception for a fun vibe.

Lil Vibe – Willie Jones

June 16, 2023
An Afrobeats tune that will put love vibes in the air as a groovy background song.

Man! I Feel Like a Woman! – Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

June 15, 2023
A fun jazz cover that will have guests singing along while the meal is being served.

WATATI – Karol G feat. Aldo Ranks

June 15, 2023
Many new hits are being released from the new Barbie movie. This Latin song is blowing up.

Glory Days – Gabby Barrett

June 9, 2023
Barrett continues her success with this mid-tempo track all about being in love.

Biggest Fan – Adam Doleac

June 8, 2023
A song Doleac dedicated to his wife for being there for him and supporting him. Could be used as a parent-child dance song or an anniversary dance for all of the married couples.

Esta Vida (Salsa Version) – Farruko & Marlon

June 8, 2023
The original is already a major hit. This salsa rendition is perfect for salsa dancers!

If You Were Mine – Miranda Lambert & Leon Bridges

June 6, 2023
Two mega superstars collaborating on a love duet that could be played as a first dance song.

Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe – Jason Morales

June 4, 2023
A remake of a classic R&B hit into a slow love ballad to play and highlight any moment of your wedding day.

Without You – Alesso

June 2, 2023
An EDM anthem to get guests hyped up and notified it is time to party!

June 2, 2023
A song from the HBO series The Idol. A mid-tempo background song if the show blows up and everyone recognizes the song.

Steal The Show – Lauv

June 2, 2023
A song from the new animated movie Elemental. A song to play while the meal is being served for the wedding couple stealing the show.

Masterpiece – Ben Harper

June 2, 2023
A very soulful love ballad to play as a first dance or during the ceremony.

When We First Met – Emmit Fenn

June 2, 2023
A love ballad letting the other know how wonderful the day was when you first met and hoping that it will never end.

You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) – Adam Lambert & Sigala

June 2, 2023
A party hit from the American Idol superstar.

July 2023

In My Arms – Billy Raffoul

July 28, 2023
Raffoul is an indie artist with a raspy voice. This beautiful love song can be used as your newlywed’s first dance.

In Your Love – Tyler Childers

July 28, 2023
This country love song is the perfect follow-up to his other love hit “All You’n”.

Date Night – Kita Alexander, Morgan Evans

July 27, 2023
This is a country love story all about the dating process and finding your true love.

Loved By You – Simone Torres

July 26, 2023
R&B meets Jazz in this soulful love track that can highlight any romantic moment of your wedding day.

24/7, 365 – Elijah Woods

July 24, 2023
This pop love song is an instant hit talking about being in love every moment of the day.

Seven (Festival Mix) – Jung Kook, Latto

July 21, 2023
The song exploded as a K-pop, dance, and Hip Hop crossover. Be sure to get the clean version as the lyrics are explicit. I prefer the festival mix but there are many other versions available.

Real Hips 2 – Defiant Presents, Dj Sliink & Bandmanrill

July 21, 2023
The song is blowing up as a dance hit for the younger crowd. It samples “Da Dip” by Freak Nasty.

When It Comes To You – Fridayy

July 21, 2023
Fridayy is a rising R&B star. The track is an emotional car ride through a tunnel of love (metaphor).

Forever & Again – The Kid LAROI

July 21, 2023
A song about being there for your love through the ups and downs. It is on the Barbie soundtrack too.

BRING IT ON – Tones And I, BIA & Diarra Sylla

July 21, 2023
A pop dance hit that has a great beat and a catchy hook that could take off.

Motion – Ty Dolla $ign, Chris Brown

July 17, 2023
A pop song with cool vibes for a summer cocktail hour or as guests arrive at the reception.

Nothing Compares To You – Mickey Guyton, Kane Brown

July 14, 2023
Guyton’s voice is awesome and not only for country fans. This playful duet can put happy feels in the air for any moment of your wedding day.

You & I – Rita Ora

July 14, 2023
A mid-tempo song for pop fans having multiple increases in anticipation with climaxes of a couple being together.

I’m In Love – Hailey Whitters

July 14, 2023
A fun love track for true country music fans.

Endless Summer – Alan Walker & Zak Abel

July 14, 2023
DJ Mag has Walker ranked at #17 of the top DJs in the world. This EDM summer dance hit is a party starter.

Party People – Tucka

July 13, 2023
Yup, not many people will know this song. But, this R&B dance groove will just make guests want to get up and dance. Try it!

Just Wanna Know That You Love Me – Lauren Alaina

July 3, 2023
American Idol seems so long ago for Alaina. This romantic country love song can be played for any couple vowing to love each other for eternity.

August 2023

When Love Matters Most – Jason Black

August 25, 2023
A romantic country song you can play as a father and daughter dance song that talks about a wedding day.

We Should Get Married – Dan + Shay

August 25, 2023
The song reminds me of a square dancing song. It is a fun upbeat country song that has the theme of a wedding day.

I’m Only Me When I’m With You – Soccer Mommy

August 25, 2023
An alternative rock cover of the famous Taylor Swift song. A great background song for those who know.

So Glad I Found You – Jalen Ngonda

August 23, 2023
An artist based in the U.K. that has R&B vibes of yesteryear. Beautiful for all ages.

Forever – Ciara, Lil Baby

August 18, 2023
A mid-tempo R&B love song about finding your forever and wanting to spend your life with them.

Lil Boo Thang – Paul Russell

August 18, 2023
This is a fun party song that sampled “Best of My Love” by the Emotions.

At Your Worst – Calum Scott

August 18, 2023
A mid-tempo love song letting your lover know that you will love them no matter what even at their worst.

Love Is Alive – Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton

August 18, 2023
A cover of the famous Judds song for lovers two-steppin’ on the dance floor.

Run Away With Me – Cold War Kids

August 18, 2023
An upbeat alternative rock song that can be used as a recessional song as the ceremony ends.

My True Love – Marcus Malone

August 15, 2023
A romantic slow dance song or a first dance song.

Nobody Like Us – Ali Gatie

August 11, 2023
A love song letting your lover know that you have something very special.

Kiss the Girl – Simon Casey

August 11, 2023
A popular song at a very romantic moment in the movie The Little Mermaid.

The Painter – Cody Johnson

August 11, 2023
A mid-tempo country love song about how a man’s lover has painted the perfect picture of them together and how bad it was before her.

Again and Again – Kathleen Regan

August 10, 2023
A singer-songwriter love song about being there for your lover through the highs and lows.

How We Roll – Ciara, Chris Brown

August 4, 2023
An R&B smooth groove to play as a background song.

One in a Million – Bebe Rexha, David Guetta

August 4, 2023
Guetta is the biggest DJ right now with a ton of hits. This EDM dance crossover is all about finding your one true love.

Don’t Take The Girl – Brett Young

August 4, 2023
A cover of the famous Tim McGraw song. It can be played as a father-and-daughter dance song.

Sweet Tea – Snoh Aalegra

August 2, 2023
A song about wanting to be with your lover. A slower song to play as a first dance song or accent a romantic moment.

Beside You – James Blunt

August 2, 2023
An upbeat about wanting to spend time next to your lover on the dance floor. It can be used as a recessional song.

September 2023

Magical – Ed Sheeran

September 29, 2023
An acoustic love song with lots of emotion about how magical love is to be in love.

Better Place – *Nsync & Justin Timberlake

September 29, 2023
A fun mid-tempo song to play as a background song as guests arrive at the reception.

Better Off (Alone, Pt. III) – Alan Walker, Dash Berlin, Vikkstar

September 28, 2023
A remake of Alice DeeJay’s mega-hit song that has a bit more dance feel to it.

Real Love – Martin Garrix, Lloyiso

September 22, 2023
An EDM/Dance hit for setting the mood for fun or dancing – while talking about being in love.

Gonna Love You – Parmalee

September 22, 2023
Another romantic wedding song by Parmalee is about promising to love forever.

I’m Gonna Love You – Jessie James Decker

September 22, 2023
A love song from the perspective of a female about being in love – made for weddings!

Made For Me – Muni Long

September 15, 2023

Evergreen – Teddy Swims

September 15, 2023
A soulful love song made for a first dance as a married couple.

Heaven – Cleo Sol

September 15, 2023
An R&B groove to play while the meal is being enjoyed.

Bops Goin Brazy – Tyga

September 15, 2023
The song samples “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice. This is a real jam if it takes off.

Think I’m In Love With You – Chris Stapleton

September 8, 2023
There is no denying the emotion that comes from Stapleton’s voice. A slow song letting his love know that he loves her.

For The Both of Us – Dan + Shay

September 8, 2023
Prediction, this will be a very popular father-and-daughter dance song!

Someone Like Me (Wedding Version) – July Moon

September 8, 2023
If folk music is your thing, then you need to listen to this song! Geez, it’s even the wedding version.

Dance Dance Dance – Crystal Waters

September 8, 2023
This is an uplifting dance track to make you move your feet.

I’ll Be Here – Colbie Caillat, Sheryl Crow

September 8, 2023
A song about being there for each other. It could be a parents’ dance or even a special song between siblings or friends.

Summertime Friends – The Chainsmokers

September 8, 2023
A fun summer dance tune. Too bad it is coming at the end of summer.

Keep Going Up – Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, Justin Timberlake

September 1, 2023
A fun dance tune if it stays popular could be a dance track. If not, you could play as guests arrive at the reception.

Time With You – Johnny and Heidi

September 1, 2023
A song written and produced as a couple’s first dance. It could be your first dance song too.

marry me – KANII

September 1, 2023
If hip hop/rap music is your thing, this is the perfect wedding love song!

Sunshine (My Girl) – Wuki

September 1, 2023
The song samples “My Girl” by the Temptations and transforms it into a dance tune.

October 2023

Still Believe In Love – Mary J. Blige, Vado

October 27, 2023
A Mid-tempo song to play as part of a background set for dinner or cocktail hour about believing in finding love.

Heart Still Beating – Nathan Dawe, Bebe Rexha

October 27, 2023
An EDM dance song to play for the dancing time at your reception or as an entrance song.

Fatal Fantassy – Alvaro Diaz, Tainy

October 27, 2023
A Latin party song to get people to the dance floor.

Waterfall (I Adore You) – Yebba

October 25, 2023
A soulful love song to accent any romantic part of your wedding day.

You Could Start a Cult – Niall Horan, Lizzy McAlpine

October 27, 2023
A remake of Horan’s release into a duet love song. The song is an acoustic love story.

Whatcha Done Now – Leela James

October 27, 2023
Looking to slow things down for a slow dance? James’ voice will put love vibes in the air!

My Way – Timbaland, Anna Margo

October 20, 2023
A mix of hip hop, dance, and pop into this groove to get your dance moves on.

LOML – Shaé Universe

October 18, 2023
LOML is short for the love of my life. The song is an R&B love song to play for moments during your wedding day to let your love know you are in love with them.

A Night To Remember – beabadoobee, Laufey

October 20, 2023
This song is part of the emerging trend of bossa nova-inspired pop music. Play this for a mood-setting background song.

Flashy – City Girls, Kim Petras

October 20, 2023
Hip Hop meets dance in this party hit.

Dreaming – Marshmello, P!NK, Sting

October 19, 2023
A remake of Sting’s song ‘Fields of Gold’ into a mid-tempo dance track made for cocktail hours.

In The City – Charli XCX, Sam Smith

October 19, 2023
A dance tune for the dance set of a wedding reception about finding your true love.

I’ll Be There – Robin Schulz, Rita Ora

October 13, 2023
The EDM dance trend continues with this dance anthem to get guests pumped up.

Pretty Girl – Ice Spice & Rema

October 13, 2023
Afrobeats meets hip hop in the fun dance track from two music stars in their own genres.

October 13, 2023
These pop-punk superstars cannot be denied. This song from their new album fits a wedding theme the most but check out the whole album!

You Plus Me – Plain White T’s

October 6, 2023
An acoustic song with an indie pop vibe in a romantic love song.

It Takes 3 – Pitbull, Vikina

October 6, 2023
Another dance remake that sames the 80s hit song ‘It Takes Two’ into a fun party hit.

Jumoke – Samm Henshaw

October 6, 2023
An upbeat Afrobeats love song to set the mood as guests arrive.

Me & U – Tems

October 5, 2023A soulful and romantic love song to play as a background song.

November 2023

3D (Justin Timberlake Remix) – Jung Kook & Justin Timberlake

Another remix version. However, this one has YUGE dance party vibes.

Let’s Fall In Love – Raheem DeVaughn feat. Kenny Allen & H.M.P.

A slow and soulful R&B song to share your love for each other during your first dance as a married couple.

Vocation – Ozuna & David Guetta

An EDM/Dance/Latin mixture for a dance hit for your reception.

Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It – David May, Snoop Dogg

A remix of Will Smith’s mega-hit. I personally like the original more but depends on your dancers.

Us – Steve Aoki, Ernest

An EDM country crossover for an upbeat cocktail hour or dinner.

Body Moving – Eliza Rose, Calvin Harris

The has the feel of Jazz but a blend of DJ mixing by Harris. A unique sound for setting the mood for fun at a classy event.

The Best – Nicotine Dolls

A singer/songwriter cover of Tina Turner’s massive hit with a ton of emotion. You can play at any moment on your wedding day – even the recessional.

Mercy (from “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” Score) – James Newton Howard

For those Katniss Everdeen fans for walking down the aisle.

Guiding Light (Anniversary Edition) – Foy Vance feat. Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Keith Urban

Big names on this version that could be used as a recessional song – following each other’s shining light.

Lovin On Me – Jack Harlow

A hip hop dance floor filler.

Never Change – BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Philip Bailey

For R&B fans, this groove floats love vibes into the air to play while everyone is enjoying their meals.

Waiting On You – Jon B, Tank

A love song by two legendary R&B hit makers – the groom could play while walking down the aisle waiting for his bride.

Love On You – The Magician & A-Trak feat. Griff Clawson

A massive dance beat hits hard with the right mix into a dance set.

Strong Enough – Jonas Brothers, Bailey Zimmerman

Country pop stars join for a fun tune if it takes off in popularity.

Take Forever (Hally’s Song) – Cooper Alan

Alan has created many wedding songs over the years and he is adding this slow love song to the list for a first dance.

Houdini – Dua Lipa

Modern disco lives on with this dance track.

Oh My – Fireboy Dml

A fun and loving Afrobeats song to play during your wedding day.

Flower Girl (Wedding Version) – Molly Lovette

I chose the wedding version to play during your wedding ceremony – but there is a regular version too for a first dance.

Life With You – Kelsey Hart

Another country love song if this song tells your love story for a slow dance.

Now And Then – The Beatles

I HAD to include the new Beatles song. Consider it for Beatles fans – as there are MANY.

Landed – Ruelle, Aron Wright

A slow indie love song that you can claim as uniquely yours for any part of your wedding day.

That’s You – Lucky Daye

A song a groom can dedicate to his bride or new wife on their wedding day.

December 2023

Think I’m In Love With You – X Li

An upbeat alternative rock song to play as a background song when reception doors open or during dinner.

Arkansas Diamond – Waylon Wyatt

A vintage vibe country love song for a unique first dance song.

Mi Amor – Dolly Style

Dance pop at its best on the hard-hitting track for fun on the dance floor.

Fire! – Alan Walker, JVKE, YUQI

EDM song bringing in singalong verses for dance floor hype.

Ain’t Love Somethin’ – Sam Booker

A combination of pop and jazz to play at any romantic moment on your wedding day.

One On One – The Knocks, SOFI TUKKER

A modern disco song made for dancing!

Soul Bossa Nova – Grace Kelly feat. Sean Jones

Bossa Nova music has been really growing lately and this is a great song to play as the reception doors open or during dinner.

Needle – Nicki Minaj, feat. Drake

Two Hip Hop icons collaborating on this feel-good beat hit song.

42 – Diplo, Maren Morris

Morris continues her dip into dance music (after The Middle with Zedd). This is another fun tune for cocktail hour.

Amigos – J Balvin

A song to celebrate with your friends on your wedding day from a Latin superstar.

If I Were A Love Song – Kidd G

Looking for a country love song not played at every wedding for a first dance? This is it!

Risk It All – Usher, H.E.R.

As the married couple begins their new life together, they are risking it all. This R&B song descibes those feelings.

BELLAKEO – Peso Pluma, Anitta

Two Latin powerhouses collab on this party hit for dancing at the reception.

Joy of My Life (Instrumental) – Guitar Tribute Players

A guitar cover of the song was first released by John Fogerty and then by Chris Stapleton for walking down the aisle.

Everywhere, Everything – Noah Kahan & Gracie Abrams

The only true love Song from Kahan’s Album ‘Stick Season’ having wide popularity.

Falling For You – Niko Moon

Moon is known for creating lovey-dovey country songs for while sitting by the campfire with the one you love. Yep, so is this one.

The Dance (Acoustic Sessions) – Iam Tongi

The winner of Americal Idol sings a cover of Garth Brook’s song you could play at any special moment of your wedding day.

Take Me Home, Country Roads – Lana Del Rey

Okay, this is not your typical wedding song but is a great song to play during dinner that will have everyone singing along. Lana is a great modern artist for Carpenters fans.

Thank You (Not So Bad) – Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Tiësto & Dido

The song samples Dido’s hit “Thank You” and turns it into an electronic anthem. It could signify the end of the reception.

Do you have a favorite wedding song released in 2023? Please share your song below in the comments and why it is special to you.

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