A Candy-themed Playlist for a Candy Buffet at Weddings

Each year, Candy Day is celebrated on November 4. I celebrate Candy Day a little bit differently than just eating candy.

I celebrate by playing candy songs. Not just any candy songs, but songs with candy in the title. These can also be used while everyone is enjoying your candy buffet at your wedding reception!

songs with candy in title

Common candy includes candy bars, like Snickers, suckers, like Dum Dums, and Gummi Bears.

When most people think of candy, they think of Chocolate. However, so much more candy does not have chocolate as an ingredient. Non-chocolate candy includes red licorice, Redvines, Salt Water Taffy, Jelly Beans, like Jelly Belly, and Jolly Ranchers.

However, if you think of chocolate candy, your first thought may have been anything from Hershey like Hershey Kisses, Hershey’s Chocolate Bars, Kit Kat, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Reese’s Pieces, and Whoppers.

You will not find on our list of candy any songs with references to desserts, or types of candy. We will save those for other lists. No song on our list is about lollipops or cake.

However, the best time to play songs with the word candy in the title at a wedding is during the cutting of the cake! Even better if you have a candy table.

  1. “Candy” by Cameo (R&B – 1986)
  2. “Candy Shop” by 50 Cent feat. Olivia (Hip Hop – 2005)
  3. “Candy Rain” by Soul For Real (R&B – 1995)
  4. “Candy” by Robbie Williams (Pop – 2012)
  5. “Candy (Drippin’ Like Ater)” by Snoop Dogg, E-40, MC Eiht, Goldie Loc, Daz, Kurupt (Hip Hop – 2006)
  6. “Candy” by Plan B (Latin – 2014)
  7. “Candy” by Mandy Moore (Pop – 1999)
  8. “Candy” by Doja Cat (R&B – 2019)
  9. “Candyman” by Zedd, Aloe Blacc (Dance – 2016)
  10. “Candy” by Foxy Brown, Kelis (R&B – 2001)
  11. “Candy Paint” by Post Malone (Hip Hop – 2018)
  12. “Sex & Candy” by Marcy Playground (Rock – 1997)
  13. “Candy Girl” by New Edition (R&B – 1983)
  14. “Candy” by NCT DREAM (K-pop – 2022)
  15. “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis Jr. (Vocal – 1972)
  16. “CANDY” by H.O.T. (K-pop – 1996)
  17. “Candy” by Paola Nutini (Pop – 2009)
  18. “Sour Candy” by Lady Gaga & BLACKPINK (Pop – 2020)
  19. “Candy” by The Blasting Company (Folk – 2020)
  20. “Cotton Candy” by Nic D (Pop – 2022)

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The Best Songs About Candy

Sour Candy – Lady Gaga & BLACKPINK
Released in 2020 on the album Chromatica

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Now I’m undressing, unwrap sour candy
Come, come, unwrap me, come, come, unwrap me
Come on, sour candy

cotton candy – YUNGBLUD
Released in 2020 on the album weird!

Lyris Quote:

So we just have sex to solve all our problems, let’s do it again
And I wanna get stuck between your teeth like cotton candy
So you remember me darlin’

Hard Candy Christmas – Kassi Ashton
Released in 2020 on the album Hard Candy Christmas

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Lord, it’s like a hard candy Christmas
I’m barely gettin’ through tomorrow
But still I won’t let sorrow bring me way down

Candy – Machine Gun Kelly feat. Trippie Redd
Released in 2019 on the album Hotel Diablo

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You know I keep that candy, yeah
I need more like Mandy, yeah
Stay up, take addies, yeah
I’m tryna fix this damage, yeah

Candy Cane Lane – Sia
Released in 2018 on the album Everyday Is Christmas

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh, Candy Cane Lane, bring a friend this holiday
Bring a friend who loves to play, we’ll eat all the candy canes
Candy canes
We’ll eat candy canes

Candy Paint – Post Malone
Released in 2017 on the album The Fate of the Furious Soundtrack

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Candy paint with the white on top (Skrrt)
Lambo doors are the oo-op drop (Drop)
If you busy plottin’ on what I got

Sex and Candy – The Unions
Released in 2016 on the album Unions

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I smell sex and candy here
Who’s that lounging in my chair?
Who’s that casting devious stares in my direction?

Cotton Candy – Ronnie Bell
Released in 2013 on the album Cotton Candy

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Oh you feel like (cotton candy)
Oh you taste like (cotton candy)
Hey you feel like (cotton candy)

Candy – Robbie Williams
Released in 2012 on the album Take The Crown

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Either a little too loud or a little too close
There’s a hurricane in the back of her throat
And she thinks she’s made of candy

Eye Candy – Josh Turner
Released in 2010 on the album Haywire

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

She goes a walkin’ on by
She’s lookin’ so fine
She’s a little piece of eye candy

Candy – Tom Petty
Released in 2010 on the album Mojo

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I sure like that candy
I don’t go for them turnip greens
I sure like that candy
I don’t go for them turnip greens

Candyman – Christina Aguilera
Released in 2006 on the album Back to Basics

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

He’s a one stop shop, makes my cherry pop
He’s a sweet talkin’ sugar coated candy man (oh)
A sweet talkin’ sugar coated candy man

Apple Candy – Ben Lee
Released in 2005 on the album Awake Is the New Sleep

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Cause you smell like apple candy
and we’re singing hallelujah
and I’m feeling so much younger than my years

Candy Shop – 50 Cent feat. Olivia
Released in 2005 on the album The Massacre

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I’ll take you to the candy shop
I’ll let you lick the lollipop
Go ‘head, girl, don’t you stop

Candy – Mandy Moore
Released in 1999 on the album So Real

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Like sugar to my heart (ooh, baby)
I’m craving for you (I’m craving)
I’m missing you like candy (missing you like candy)

Candy Perfume Girl – Madonna
Released in 1998 on the album Ray of Light

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Every center my home
Fever steam girl
Throb the oceans
You’re a candy perfume girl

Sex & Candy – Marcy Playground
Released in 1997 on the album Marcy Playground

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I smell sex and candy here, mmm
Who’s that lounging in my chair? Mmm
Who’s that casting devious stares in my direction?

Candy Rain – Soul For Real
Released in 1994 on the album Candy Rain

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

My love (my love), do you ever dream of (do you ever dream)
Candy-coated raindrops? (Ooh-whoa, darling)
You’re the same, my candy rain

Candy – Iggy Pop feat. Kate Pierson
Released in 1990 on the album Brick by Brick

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Candy, Candy, Candy
I can’t let you go
Life is crazy
Candy, baby

Candy – Cameo
Released in 1986 on the album Word Up!

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

‘Cause you affect me, fascinate me
I thank heaven for the things that you do (for the things that you do)
It’s like candy (candy), oh

Candy Girl – New Edition
Released in 1983 on the album Candy Girl

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Candy girl, you are my world, you’re everything
You’re everything, you’re everything to me
Candy girl, all I want to say
I need your love each and everyday

Candy Man – Mary Jane Girls
Released in 1983 on the album Mary Jane Girls

Lyrics Quote:

You’re the sweetest (Candy man) man I know
And I’ll never let you go
Just say you’ll stay (Candy Man) with me forever

I Want Candy – Bow Wow Wow
Released in 1982 on the album The Last of the Mohicans

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You’re my guy, you’re what the doctor ordered
You’re so sweet, you make my mouth water
I want candy
I want candy

The Candy Man – Sammy Davis, Jr.
Released in 1972 on the album Sammy Davis Jr. Now

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

The Candy Man (the Candy Man)
Oh, the Candy Man can (the Candy Man can)
The Candy Man can ’cause he mixes it with love

Candy Says – The Velvet Underground
Released in 1969 on the album The Velvet Underground

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Candy says, “I hate the quiet places
That cause the smallest taste of what will be”
Candy says, “I hate the big decisions
That cause endless revisions in my mind”

If you think you have a song that is good enough to be in my top candy songs, comment below with which song you would takedown in its place.

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