Cher can rightfully claim the title of goddess when it comes to pop/rock music. The legendary songstress has powered through an amazing career that has passed through six decades. The music of Cher is a good starting point for those who are choosing wedding songs. Enjoy our list of Cher love songs to add to your wedding playlist.
Cher was born in 1946. By 1965 she had gained fame as part of a duo with Sonny Bono. The two married and sold over 40 million records. Much of Sonny & Cher’s success was due to “I Got You Babe” which became Cher’s first number one hit.
It seemed destined that Cher would launch her own career, and she did just that in 1966. She became sought after as a solo act. Soon the marriage to Sonny Bono was over and Cher headed to Las Vegas for the first of many residencies.
Cher continues to wow audiences with her live shows, and she has also won an Academy Award for Best Actress in the film Moonstruck.
Cher Wedding Love Songs
Cher has produced a large catalog of potential wedding songs throughout her lengthy career. Couples can find Cher music that suits all tastes. Cher has recorded pop ballads, rock love songs, and emotional classics that have the ability to make any wedding day memorable.
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A Different Kind of Love Song
2002, Living Proof
Just leave it to Cher to record a classic like this one, a nice ballad that can be used for many parts of a wedding ceremony. The song is often used by couples who want to choose music that reflects an independent spirit, and it has a strong lyrical message about the different meanings of love.
What if the world calmed down and we could all breath
Connecting the sky and the ground with you and me
And everything in between
I am part of you
Music’s No Good Without You
2001, Living Proof
A spouse is someone that makes us feel complete, and we sometimes should be reminded of what life would be like without that special someone in our world. This is a Cher ballad that is best saved for dancing at the wedding reception.
You were the center of attention, the eye of the storm
A world win from outer space like a twister on the swing
The music’s no good without you baby
Love So High
2001, Living Proof
This song expresses the height of emotion that will overcome you on the day of your wedding, and it has been used by many couples as a part of the formal wedding processional. Another way to use the song is as part of a send-off at the close of the wedding day because the lyrics sum up what everyone has felt on such a blessed occasion.
My love never dies
Look into my eyes
Cher has built a Las Vegas residency on the strength of this one pop power dance hit, a song that remains a highlight of her live shows. This is the perfect song for introducing the newlyweds for the first time to their wedding reception guests.
Do you remember love?
Do you believe in life after love?
Do you believe?
Not Enough Love In The World
1995, It’s a Man’s World
Some Cher songs have very sentimental lyrics that are bolstered by her emotional delivery, and this one in that category often finds its way into modern weddings. It’s a nice reminder that weddings and true love are a genuine cause for celebration.
I could not make it right
For this girl
There’s not enough love in the world
Love Can Build a Bridge
1994 Single – Cher, Chrissie Hynde & Neneh Cherry with Eric Clapton
Cher got a little bit of help on this hit from Chrissie Hynde and Neneh Cherry, and the trio’s cover of The Judds‘ classic is a nice ballad of togetherness. It is a wonderful song to help all of your guests appreciate the true meaning of unconditional love that can be shared with every man and woman.
Love can build a bridge
Between your heart and mine
Love can build a bridge
Don’t you think it’s time?
Love and Understanding
1991, Love Hurts
You can use this Cher wedding song to create a specific mood on your special day. This song is about the sacrifices we all must make when it comes to loving someone for the rest of our lives, and your partner will appreciate having the song played as a special dedication.
We could use some love
To ease these troubled times
Not enough love and understanding
If I Could Turn Back Time
1989, Heart of Stone
This song by Cher still gets a lot of airplay on radio stations today, and it also is chosen for the wedding reception playlist of many modern couples. You could also add it to the songs that are played as the wedding guests are arriving.
If I could turn back time, if I could find a way
I’d take back those words that’ve hurt you, you’d stay
If I could reach the stars, I’d give ’em all to you
Just Like Jesse James
1988, Heart of Stone
Cher has a reputation for being a little on the sassy side, and this song puts that side of her personality on full display. It is a good wedding song choice for lighter moments like the cutting of the wedding cake or the tossing of the garter.
You break the laws of love in the name of desire
Take ten steps back
‘Cause I’m ready baby
Aim and fire
I Found Someone
This was the song that helped launch Cher’s career anew during the MTV era, and it soared to the top of the charts. The song is a powerful celebration of finding the right person to spend one’s life with, and it can be used as a first dance for newlyweds.
But you left me with open eyes, and when I realized, baby
I found someone to take away the heartache
To take away the loneliness I’ve been feelin’ since you’ve been gone
Am I Blue?
1973, Bittersweet White Light
Cher covered this 1929 jazz classic in 1973, and her version bears the soulful and sultry vocal licks that Cher is known for. It’s an upbeat song that should be added to the wedding reception playlist, and it appeals to wedding guests of all ages.
Am I blue, ah am I blue
Now he’s gone and we’re through
Don’t Hide Your Love
1972, Foxy Lady
Weddings are an occasion to embrace love and share the special feelings of two people with the entire world. Many couples have used this song as the soundtrack for a wedding video or photo collage that can be shared with those who attended after the wedding is over.
But don’t let the rain, fall on tomorrow
Baby we can make it together
’cause i’m gonna love you forever
The Way of Love
1972, Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
Cher has a powerful voice and an emotional delivery, two qualities that are on display in this pop hit. There are a few songs from Cher’s career that can be used for the formal parts of a wedding ceremony, and this is one of them.
For the way of love
Is a way of woe
And the day may come
When you’ll see him go
Fire & Rain
1971, Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
When two unique personalities merge into one soul and spirit a wedding is usually the result, and this Cher song celebrates that theme of unity and oneness between partners. Have it played during the wedding reception after a short speech dedicating it to your significant other?
I’ve seen sunny days that I thought would never end
I’ve seen lonely times when I could not find me a friend
But I always thought I’d see you again
I Got You Babe
1965, Look at Us – Sonny & Cher
No list of Cher wedding songs would be complete without this rock classic. Many couples have managed to create a special wedding moment by singing this song together at their reception.
Before it’s earned, our money’s all been spent
I guess that’s so, we don’t have a pot
But at least I’m sure of all the things we got
If you have a Cher song that should be on our list for weddings, be sure to comment on it below so that we can add it.
Cher Highest-Charting Songs – U.S.
- #1 Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves, 1971
- #1 Half-Breed, 1973
- #1 Dark Lady, 1974
- #1 Believe, 1998
- #2 Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down), 1966
- #3 If I Could Turn Back Time, 1989
- #6 After All” (with Peter Cetera), 1989
- #7 The Way of Love, 1972
- #8 Take Me Home, 1979
- #8 Just Like Jesse James, 1989
- #9 You Better Sit Down Kids, 1967
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