Below you will find a list of the Greatest Songs of the 2000s as ranked by VH1. We will offer our assessment of the greatest songs of the 2000s and how to incorporate them into your wedding. Not every song is wedding appropriate. However, many songs can be incorporated into weddings from father-daughter songs, entrance songs, last dance songs, and first dance songs. Just for your wedding reception enjoyment.
For music lovers, may different genres are included to get your music fill and have made mainstream radio. Enjoy our take of the Greatest wedding songs from the 2000s.
Greatest Songs of the 2000s
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98. Kryptonite – 3 Doors Down
2000, A great rock song but we feel will not fill the dance floor.
96. Don’t Cha – Pussycat Dolls (Feat. Busta Rhymes)
2005- If you are looking for a risqué song for the bouquet toss, this is your song.
95. You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
2004 – This is the first true wedding song on the list that would make a great first dance love song.
94. It’s Not Over – Daughtry
2006, A great rock song be not a perfect wedding song.
92. Low – Flo Rida (Feat. T-Pain)
2008, If you want to get a limbo line at your wedding reception, add this song to the list.
91. With Arms Wide Open – Creed
1999, If you are looking for a father-daughter song, the words of this song it would make a great slow dance song.
86. Jaded – Aerosmith
2001, We hope people are not jaded at a wedding.
81. The Rising – Bruce Springsteen
2002, This song remembers 9/11. We want to have good thoughts at a wedding.
79. Hero – Enrique Iglesias
2001, A very popular wedding love song to fill the dance floor for a slow song or as a first dance song.
70. Run It! – Chris Brown (Feat. Juelz Santana)
2005, Can fill the dance floor for dancing attics.
59. Cry Me a River – Justin Timberlake
2002, Another medium tempo song.
57. Family Affair – Mary J. Blige
2001, This song makes a great wedding party dance song.
54. Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
2002, A great slow tempo song that will fill the dance floor and a great recessional song.
50. You Belong With Me – Taylor Swift
2008, Not an appropriate theme for a wedding.
Greatest Songs of the 2000s – Songs 49-1
49. Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
2009, Great dance song but a terrible theme for a wedding.
47. Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya, Pink
2008 – A great dance tune that can be added to get girls to the dance floor or for a bouquet toss.
44. Californication – Red Hot Chili Peppers
43. I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry
2008, A very popular pop song but know your guests if the song will fill the dance floor.
42. Drops Of Jupiter – Train
2001, A great pop tune but really a sad song.
39. Chasing Pavements – Adele
2008, A great love song addition to any wedding.
36. Bye Bye Bye – ‘NSYNC
2000, Call me crazy but a good way to end the evening.
35. Daughters – John Mayer
2003, A great father-daughter dance song.
34. All For You – Janet Jackson
2001, A great pop song but a bit dirty lyrics for weddings.
32. This Love – Maroon 5
2002, Know your guests if they would dance to this pop song as it has a medium tempo.
28. Music – Madonna
2000, Know your guests but can fill the dance floor.
27. Yeah! – Usher (Feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris)
2004, This dance phenom will fill the dance floor. Love it!
23. Get the Party Started – P!nk
2001, A great song as it states – for the grand entrance.
22. Fallin – Alicia Keys
2001, A great love song for any wedding for any aspect.
17. Clocks – Coldplay
2002, This song is a great pop song but doesn’t have the best tempo for dancing.
16. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyoncé
2008, What can we say. This should be our #1 wedding song with so much wedding meaning.
10. In Da Club – 50 Cent
2003, A mega-hit party dance song.
9. We Belong Together – Mariah Carey
2005, A great slow song to fill dance floors.
5. Since U Been Gone – Kelly Clarkson
2004, This is a great break-up song, not a wedding song.
4. Lose Yourself – Eminem
2002, An angst anthem from the 2000s.