Current Country music has a more “Pop” flare and less twang from yesteryear. If you enjoy country songs from the past few years and have an upcoming wedding, you will enjoy our list of romantic country love songs.
You will not find love songs from Johnny Cash and Alan Jackson.
But, if you want country songs that touch the heart to include in your wedding as first dance songs, wedding ceremony song or just to fill the dance floor – read on.
Romantic Country Love Songs
Black – Dierks Bentley
I don’t wanna see a thing, baby I just wanna feel your touch, feel your rush
I don’t wanna see a thing, I just wanna feel your love
My Girl – Dylan Scott
Every night before she goes to bed
She hits her knees and bows her head
Thanks the Lord for another day
I just thank him for my girl
In Case You Didn’t Know – Brett Young
In case you didn’t know
Baby I’m crazy bout you
And I would be lying if I said
That I could live this life without you
Heartbeat – Carrie Underwood
Standing on your shoes in my bare feet, dancing to the rhythm of your heartbeat
Oh woah, and we’re dancing to the rhythm of your heartbeat
Greatest Love Story – LANco
I wanna be your forever
So baby will you be my wife
Now that we know a little better
We could have a real nice life
I Don’t Dance – Lee Brice
Love’s never come my way,
I’ve never been this far
‘Cause you took these two left feet
And waltzed away with my heart
Today – Brad Paisley
Right now the whole world is right
Bring on tomorrow
Because the memory of a day like today
Can get you through the rest of your life
Mean To Me – Brett Eldredge
If falling’s how you feel,
And perfect is what you see,
Then I’d be what you mean to me
Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
If I never get to see the Northern lights
Or if I never get to see the Eiffel Tower at night
Oh, if all I got is your hand in my hand
Baby, I could die a happy man
From the Ground Up – Dan + Shay
And we’ll build this love from the ground up
Now ’til forever it’s all of me, all of you
Just take my hand
And I’ll be the man your dad hoped that I’d be
I Met a Girl – William Michael Morgan
I met a girl with crazy shoes and baby blues
The way she moves is changing my whole world
I met a girl
Baby Be My Love Song – Easton Corbin
You know I really love to watch you dance
Baby be my, “Oh hell yeah!”
I feel a little sing-along, sing-along comin’ on
Baby be my love song
Yeah Boy – Kelsea Ballerini
I wanna take a little ride with you
I wanna spend a little time with you
H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line
You’re an angel, tell me you’re never leaving
‘Cause you’re the first thing I know I can believe in
Chris Janson – Holdin’ Her
And when I’m holdin’ her
It’s like peace on earth
Where time stands still
Love’s the only thing, yeah that I feel
If you have a favorite romantic love song we shoudl add to the list, please comment below!
Coldplay started in Britain in 1996. Since then, they have released many swoon-worthy and perfectly choreographed songs that hit the spot for wedding micro-moments. Enjoy our list of 11 Coldplay love songs that could be used as a first dance song and processional song.
Coldplay Love Songs
A Sky Full Of Stars
2014, Ghost Stories
The song starts as a piano ballad but then turns into Coldplay’s first EDM hit. Makes perfect dance song or recessional song.
You’re a sky full of stars
Such a heavenly view
You’re such a heavenly view
A message is a song for lovers who don’t have the fairytale love relationship. If you have gone through tough times and are better together, then this is a song to tell your story.
My song is love
My song is love I know
I’m on fire for you
Clearly, you don’t have to be alone
Us Against The World
2011, Mylo Xyloto
A good song to show the oneness of the bride and groom. There are struggles in life outside of the relationship. It’s Us Against The World
Through chaos as it swirls
It’s us against the world
2002, A Rush of Blood to the Head
The song speaks of a man’s desire for love… from his beautiful bride!!??
I had to find you
Tell you I need you
Tell you I set you apart
Looking for a more romantic instrumental version for your wedding?
Check out The Scientist by Vitamin String Quartet.
Always In My Head
2014, Ghost Stories
This, I guess
Is to tell you you’re chosen out from the rest
Reign Of Love
2014, This Is Where I Leave You (Soundtrack)
A great song for the processional – the song playing as the bride walks down the aisle.
Reign of love
By the church, we’re waiting
Reign of love
My knees go praying
A short song if you want to accentuate a quick wedding micro-moment with a song.
I’ll be round
I’ll be loving you always
Viva La Vida
2008, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Viva La Vida is Spanish for “Love Live Life”. Viva La Vida is Coldplay’s only song to reach the Billboard Hot 100. Probably the most recognized Coldplay song for those that are not Coldplay followers.
2014, Ghost Stories
It is about a couple who come together and fall apart. Not the perfect love song for weddings but it takes magic to bring them together.
Call it magic
Call it true
Call it magic
When I’m with you
I came along
I wrote a song for you
And all the things you do
And it was called yellow
Yellow makes for a great processional, recessional or ceremony accent song.
High up above or down below
When you’re too in love to let it go
If you never try you’ll never know
Just what you’re worth
Bonus Coldplay Wedding Song
Sparks for walking down the aisle.
My heart is yours
It’s you that I hold on to
That’s what I do
Jack Johnson is an American music artist categorized as singer-songwriter. He was born in Hawaii and his music style is reflected in his music. If you want to include laid-back, catchy music at your wedding, then Jack Johnson will hit the spot. Enjoy our list of Jack Johnson Wedding Songs.
Jack Johnson Wedding Songs
2005, In Between Dreams
And there is no, no song I could sing
And there is no combination of words I could say
But I will still tell you one thing
We’re better together
2005, In Between Dreams
Make you banana pancakes
Pretend like it’s the weekend now
We could pretend it all the time
2008, Sleep Through the Static
I’ve got an angel
She doesn’t wear any wings
She wears a heart that can melt my own
Do You Remember
2005, In Between Dreams
Well I was crazy about you then and now
The craziest thing of all is over ten years have gone by
And you’re still mine, we’re locked in time
2006, Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George
Who’s to say what’s impossible and can’t be found
I don’t want this feeling to go away
2005, In Between Dreams
A song about TV and where have all the good people gone? We need stories on TV about good people!
If I Had Eyes
2007, Sleep Through the Static
Not a love song of staying together but a song well known with Jack Johnson fans.
2003, On and On
And if they try to tell you love fades with time
Tell them there’s no such thing as time
It’s our time
2002, Brushfire Fairytales
Relationships take lots of hard work. The song portrays how at times relationships have bumps in the road. You must work through the tough times to have a better relationship afterwards.
I Got You
2013, From Here to Now to You
I got you
I got everything
I’ve got you
I don’t need nothing
More than you
I got everything
I’ve got you
Sitting, Waiting, Wishing.
2005, In Between Dreams
One of Jack’s most well-known songs. The song speaks of love not found yet but still a love song…
And if I was I wouldn’t be so cruel
Because waiting on love ain’t so easy to do
2001, Brushfire Fairytales
His dreams are like commercials
But her dreams are picture perfect and
Our dreams are so related though they’re often underestimated
2005, In Between Dreams
Never knowing shocking but we’re nothing
We’re just moments
We’re clever but we’re clueless
We’re just human
Amusing and confusing
We’re tryin’ but where is this all leading
We’ll never know
Jack Johnson’s music is commonly categorized as folk rock.
Jack has created his niche in music history as Kenny Chesney in country music and Jimmy Buffett in rock music. Jack portrays an image of sitting on the beach while drinking a cold beverage, chillin’.
Today is THE Day. It is your wedding day! The day you have either planned the majority of your life if you are the bride. The day you get to marry your best friend and party with the rest if you are the groom. It’s best to start the day off right by playing great songs to sing in the shower.
First and foremost, how do you even get music to play in the shower? Great question I am asking. You could put a radio outside the shower and blast your tunes. You could keep the bathroom door open and blast it from the living room. However, we would suggest a radio to play IN the shower for the best sound. See below:
Songs To Sing In The Shower On Your Wedding Day
OK, now we have the playing of the music out of the way. But what about the songs to play in the shower? Songs to play on your wedding day morning have to be upbeat and make you ready to start your day.
Songs that will put you in a good mood and make you happy.
I’m So Excited – The Pointer Sisters
Happy – Pharrell Williams
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
The morning of your wedding is typically a time of reflection of your life and the time you have spent with your lover. It is also a time of hope that the relationship lasts forever. Here’s a few songs to sing for hope of eternal love.
Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
1981 – Pop
I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys
1999 – Pop
That’s Amore – Dean Martin
1, 2, 3, 4 – Plain White T’s
2008, Pop Rock
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Halo – Beyonce
I Will Always Love You – Dolly Parton
Looking for songs to pump you up for you big day? We have those too!
Escape The Fate – One For The Money
(This song has explicit lyrics but, still kicks butt)
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Titanium – David Guetta feat. Sia
2011, House Pop
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
Cake by The Ocean – DNCE
Just Dance – Lady GaGa
2008, Dance Pop
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
2014, Dance Pop
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Centuries – Fall Out Boy
2014, Pop Rock
Chandelier – Sia
Honorable Mentions – Songs To Sing In The Shower
Shower – Becky G
Singin’ In The Rain – Gene Kelly
Thanks to Russ for the idea of the article. If you have an idea for an article, please let us know.
If you think we should add a song to sing in the shower on your wedding day, please comment it below.
Justin Timberlake is one of the kings of pop and hip-hop. But does he have any songs that are suitable for your wedding day? Here are just a few options if you’re thinking of bringing sexy back. Just Timberlake is well-known and has many songs perfect for weddings. Enjoy our list of Justin Timberlake wedding songs.
Justin Timberlake Wedding Songs
1. My Love
I’ve never been more sure that baby, it’s you
This ring here represents my heart
And everything that you’ve been waiting for
Just say “I do”
Nothing beats a wedding song that actually talks about marriage, and My Love doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to commitment. Not only does Justin croon about rings and vows, but he also paints a picture of a long, full life that includes visits to the countryside and barefoot strolls down the beach.
2. LoveStoned / I Think She Knows
Those flashing lights come from everywhere
The way they hit her I just stop and stare
She’s got me love stoned
With sexy serenading laid over a fast, addictive beat, this is a track that’s sure to cause a little naughtiness on the dance floor. Cover grandma’s eyes and get ready to grind against your partner; you can’t resist Justin Timberlake when he unleashes the full extent of his charisma.
3. Can’t Stop the Feeling
Nothing I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance
Feeling good, good, creeping up on you
So just dance, dance, dance, come on
You’ve heard it in a million dance montages, but there’s a reason why it’s so popular! Can’t Stop the Feeling is the ultimate feel-good song. A track that celebrates love, motion and happiness. It’ll be a great crowd pleaser during your wedding reception.
4. Pusher Love Girl
‘Cause I can always see the farthest stars when I’m on you
I don’t wanna ever come down off this cloud of lovin’ you
A dreamy, jazzy track with smooth vocals synthesized over a sensual bass line, Pusher Love Girl will turn up the heat at your wedding reception. You might want to save this song for after the kids have gone home. Otherwise, it’s sure to be a hit among your guests.
5. Reba McEntire – The Only Promise That Remains (feat. Justin Timberlake)
And after all the sky is falling down
And after all the waters washed away
My love’s the only promise that remains
A departure from his usual slick, sexy style, The Only Promise That Remains reveals a softer side of Justin Timberlake by featuring him in a country duet with Reba McEntire. It’s a soft, gentle love song, and it’ll be just what you need to waltz in your spouse’s arms and forget about everything else.
6. Love Don’t Love Me
It’s okay to be scared
‘Cause this girl is super bad
She will probably be
The best thing that you never had
Push the guys off the dance floor with this tribute to bad girls and the games that they play with their boy toys. If you’re looking for something to choreograph for a bridesmaids song or viral wedding dance, Love Don’t Love Me will be a track to remember.
7. Not a Bad Thing
So don’t act like it’s a bad thing to fall in love with me
‘Cause you might look around to find your dreams come true with me
Promising faith and fidelity even after heartbreak, Not a Bad Thing is a nice wedding song for reminding yourself that the past is behind you and the future is glorious. Just make sure that you play the “clean” version and not the “explicit” version if you don’t want to scandalize your older relatives.
8. Like I Love You
Yeah, you know I can make ya happy
I could change your life
If you give me that chance
To be your man
Enjoy a blast from the past when you play Like I Love You at your wedding reception. It was the funky, drum-laden debut of a baby-faced Justin Timberlake back in 2002. It still holds up today as a fun dance track that will delight your guests as soon as they recognize the opening riff.
Running fast in my mind
Girl don’t you slow it down
If we carry on this way
This thing might leave the ground
How would you like to fly?
As you might expect from the name, Senorita is a sizzling, Spanish-inspired number that brings to mind dusty orange streets and the beautiful dark-haired women that walk them. While it might not be your typical wedding song, it’ll provide an excellent backdrop for a rumba dance with your spouse.
Aren’t you something to admire?
‘Cause your shine is something like a mirror
And I can’t help but notice
You reflect in this heart of mine
Inspired by the marriage of his grandparents, Mirrors is Justin’s tribute to love, compatibility and the meeting of similar souls. If you’ve ever felt like your spouse is the other half of your heart, this is the song to celebrate your bond.
You see these shackles
Baby I’m your slave
I’ll let you whip me if I misbehave
It’s just that no one makes me feel this way
Sexy, sultry and just the right amount of risque, SexyBack catapulted into the public consciousness more than a decade ago, but it’s still a popular dance track to this day. Not only is the beat a timeless one, but it’ll get absolutely everyone on their feet. Who doesn’t remember SexyBack?
Whether you’re looking for something sweet, soulful or sinful, Justin Timberlake has a variety of songs for the modern wedding. Check out his discography for even more tracks beyond these 11!
The Two Step is a classic dance that can be paired with a variety of music. It’s a great way to kick off your wedding reception. If you’re having trouble finding the right music, here are just a few ideas for two-step wedding songs.
When considering the Two Step, you can dance to the nightclub two step which typically ranging from 64-88 BPM. However, the country western two step ranges from 180-210 BPM. The country western two step is more for party time and the nightclub two step is perfect for a first dance song.
Two-Step Wedding Songs
Jason Aldean – Tonight Looks Good On You
Somethin’ ’bout the way you’re smiling
Makin’ them stars fall right on cue
I just gotta tell you baby
Tonight looks good on you
A relatively slow song, Tonight Looks Good On You is the perfect blend of dreamy and down-home. You’ll be able to sway in your partner’s arms without worrying about steps and beats, but you’ll also be able to throw in some spins if you’re a more advanced dancer.
Laura Bell Bundy – Two Step feat. Colt Ford
I’m gonna rock my cowboy hat and pink stilettos
We’re gonna stomp and kick until they make us all go home
What better way to dance the two-step than with an actual song called Two Step? Though not a typical wedding song, it’s a rallying cry for kicking off your shoes, shucking up your dress and taking over the dance floor with your bridesmaids. Girl power!
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Girl you know I want your love
Your love was handmade for somebody like me
Come on now, follow my lead
Bringing to mind sunny beaches and white curtains fluttering in the breeze, Shape of You is perfect for a marimba-inspired two-step. It’s almost Jamaican with its steady yet lazy beat, so you can infuse your dance with all kinds of sultry moves and dips. Just make sure to keep it tame while grandma is watching!
Michael Peterson – Drink, Swear, Steal and Lie
I wanna drink from your loving cup
Swear I’ll never give you up
Steal all your kisses underneath the moon
With clever lyrics and twang coming through every line, this rollicking, feel-good anthem became an instant country music classic when it was released in 1997. It’s also very easy to choreograph with a variety of dances, including the two-step, so it’s a favorite for parties and events. It has a confident kind of beat that will never trip you up.
Cupid – Cupid Shuffle
Brand new dance, it’s called the Cupid shuffle
It don’t matter if you’re young or you’re old
We gonna show you how it go
Cupid Shuffle is a lot like Cha Cha Slide or even Crank That (Soulja Boy) in that it will direct you when to move left, when to move right and when to kick. The result is a song that will get everyone on their feet and shaking their groove thang regardless of dancing ability!
Kenny Chesney – Setting the World On Fire feat. P!nk
And you wrote “I love you” in lipstick on the mirror
We were laughin’ until we were breathless
Never felt anything so reckless
We were all lit up and restless
Tinged with a particular kind of youthful nostalgia, Setting the World on Fire is perfect song for long-term couples who have shared a lot of memories before coming together in front of the altar. It’s a romantic duet that will leave you laughing, dancing, reminiscing and just plain enjoying the company of your spouse. Perfect for a slow two-step romantic dance.
Nicki Minaj – Your Love
Find me in your heart
I’m in need of your love
Your love, your love, your love, your love
Nicki Minaj might not be the first person that you think of when you’re looking for wedding songs, but Your Love offers such a toe-tapping chorus that it’s easy to turn this hip-hop track into a two step song. Just time your movements with her repetition and you’re halfway to creating your own choreography.
Jon Pardi – Head Over Boots
You’re the one I want, you’re the one I need
Baby, if I was a king, you would be my queen
Said by critics to have a “swinging feel,” Head Over Boots was written by Jon Pardi as he watched young couples strutting their stuff in a Texas dance hall. The result is a peppy, upbeat song that can be paired with everything from the two-step to the square dance. Who says that country music can’t be flexible?
Thomas Rhett – Die A Happy Man
172 BPM for Remix
And I know that I can’t ever tell you enough
That all I need in this life is your crazy love
This achingly sweet song is perfect for the first dance between you and your spouse. Put your hand on his shoulder; tuck your head against his chest; let him lead you around the dance floor in a gentle two-step as Thomas Rhett sings about eternal love and devotion. Get the remix version kicked up to 172 BPM.
Sixpence None The Richer – Kiss Me
Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight
Lead me out on the moonlit floor
Lift your open hand
You remember this song, right? It was a big hit back in the ’90s, and it’s still a popular wedding song to this day. Cute, romantic and just as charming as the fireflies that dance throughout the chorus, Kiss Me will let you two step your way right into your spouse’s heart.
Characterized by its fluid grace and measured steps, rumba is a classic Afro-Cuban dance that’s sure to make an impression during your wedding reception. You don’t have to stick with traditional rumba music, however. Any of these rumba wedding songs will do!
Rumba Wedding Songs
Celine Dion – Falling Into You
I’m falling into you
This dream could come true
And it feels so good falling into you
Originally written by Argentine singer Marie-Claire D’Ubaldo, Falling Into You retains its exotic roots with a melody straight off the dusty streets of South America. It’s perfect for rumba, and its romantic chorus is well-suited for your wedding day.
Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are
And when you smile
The whole world stops and stares for a while
‘Cause girl, you’re amazing
Just the way you are
The king of sweet, positive love songs, Bruno Mars outdoes himself with Just The Way You Are. Between its upbeat lyrics and happy, mid-range piano, there’s a reason why it’s one of the most popular picks for modern weddings! As a bonus, it will also serve as a nice foundation for your rumba dancing.
Adele – Lovesong
Whenever I’m alone with you
You make me feel like I am home again
Adele’s version of Love Song is a sexy, sinuous take on the 1989 classic by The Cure. With thrumming guitar chords and a mellow beat that never gets too fast, it’s the perfect rumba song for both beginner and intermediate dancers. Dance to this tune with no fear of losing your rhythm.
Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
If you’re lost you can look and you will find me
Time after time
According to the National Dance Council of America, the best range for rumba songs is between 128 – 144 beats per minute (BPM). This song fits nicely in the middle with 130 BPM. So not only will it bring a little ’80s splash to your wedding, but it will also be perfect for your rumba moves.
Michelle Williams – Let’s Stay Together
You make me feel so brand new
I wanna spend my life with only you
You might remember Michelle Williams as one of the founding members of Destiny’s Child, but she also had a solo career that included a cover of Al Green’s 1972 classic Let’s Stay Together. Sweet, sultry and with a modern hip-hop edge, this song is perfect to open a wedding.
Chris Isaak – Wicked Game
What a wicked game you play to make me feel this way
What a wicked thing to do, to let me dream of you
Wicked Game is a favorite of rumba dancers everywhere because of its slow, sizzling lyrics and twangy “playing the guitar in the living room” charm. If you’re looking to show off your moves during your wedding reception, it doesn’t get much better than a classic dance and a memorable song.
Maroon 5 – She Will Be Loved
Tap on my window, knock on my door
I want to make you feel beautiful
You may recognize this song as one of the biggest hits on the radio during Maroon 5’s heyday. Unless you’ve been in a ballroom recently, you might not have known that it’s also a popular rumba song. Its steady beat will be like clockwork for all of your steps. Its passion will make you smile as you dance in the arms of your lover.
Ellie Goulding – Starry Eyed
Next thing we’re touching
You look at me, it’s like you hit me with lightning
Though it may seem a bit too fast-paced for a rumba, Starry Eyed actually registers at 128 BPM making it perfect for all of your twists, steps and dips. The boppy techno effects make it seem quicker than it is. However, the song will provide you with a steady beat throughout the song.
Howie Day – Collide
Out of the doubt that fills your mind
You finally find
You and I collide
With chords that melt like butter and lyrics that go straight to the heart, Collide will be a great opener for your wedding reception. You and your partner can share a slow, tender dance with a song that makes it easy to stay in time.
Ne-Yo – Never Knew I Needed
I must admit you were not a part of my book
But now if you open it up and take a look
You’re the beginning and the end of every chapter
At 142 BPM, this is a relatively fast-paced rumba song. Never Knew I Needed is perfect for contemporary dancers who want to inject some spontaneity and fun into your wedding reception. If you’re tired of taking it slow, use Never Knew I Needed to cut a rug and have a great time.
Enrique Iglesias – Hero
Would you dance if I asked you to dance?
Would you run and never look back?
Get back to the true origins of rumba with this soulful melody from sexy Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias. You’ll have no problem putting together a rumba arrangement for this song. Your family will be duly impressed by your rhythm.
Taylor Swift – Love Story
You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess
It’s a love story, baby, just say “yes”
Taylor Swift might not be the first artist to come to mind when you think of rumba songs. Although, Love Story is both sweet and steady. It will serve you well as a romantic dance number. The beat won’t let you down. As a bonus, if you and your spouse have been together for awhile, T-Swift’s dreamy nostalgia will take you right back to young love and simpler times.
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