Dua Lipa is one of the hottest young pop stars on the planet, and her music is perfect for any wedding or party. Whether you’re looking for something to get everyone dancing or just want a beautiful ballad to set the mood, Dua Lipa has a song for you. Here are our top picks for the best Dua Lipa wedding and party songs.
About Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa is a 26-year old British singer and songwriter. She previously worked as a model before signing on to Warner Bros. Records in 2014. She then released her first album, Dua Lipa, in 2017. The album was a massive success, spawning several hit singles including “New Rules” and “IDGAF.” The album also reached as high as third on the UK Albums Chart. The song “New Rules” also reached number one status in the United Kingdom, and peaked at no. 6 in the United States. She also won the British Female Solo Artist and Breakthrough Act at the Brit Awards in 2018.
In addition, her 2018 single entitled “One Kiss” reached the top spot on the UK charts and was the year’s longest-running number-one single by a female singer. The following year, Dua Lipa won at the prestigious Grammy Awards, bringing home the Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording for the song “Electricity” which she did with British-American supergroup Silk City.
Dua Lipa is quickly becoming one of the biggest names in music, and her unique blend of pop, R&B, and dance music is perfect for any wedding or party. If you’re looking for some great Dua Lipa songs to play at your wedding or party, check out our top picks below.
Best Dua Lipa Songs
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Levitating (solo or featuring DaBaby)
2020, Future Nostalgia
I got you, moonlight
You’re my starlight
I need you all night
Come on, dance with me
Cold Heart (PNAU Remix) (with Elton John)
2021, Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)
And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time
‘Til touchdown brings me ’round again to find
I’m not the man they think I am at home
Don’t forget about songs to play during your cocktail hour and during dinner. This song is a great song to play during those moments as a background song. IT is fast enough not to bore guests but slow enough to keep them tapping their toes and not pack the dance floor while everyone is eating.
Thinking ‘Bout You
2017, Dua Lipa
I can’t get high, I can’t get by, I can’t get through
I can’t stop thinking ’bout you
This song came from Dua Lipa’s eponymous album in 2017. She collaborated with Adam Argyle to write the song. The lyrics reflect on a past relationship and how she’s still thinking about her former partner. Music critics lauded how the song sounded like it came from a much more experienced artist. This song is a beautiful ballad that would be perfect for a first dance or any other special moment at your wedding.
Be the One
2015, Dua Lipa
Just another chance, so that I can show
That I won’t let you down, and run
No, I won’t let you down, and run
‘Cause, I could be the one
“Be The One” is another single that came from Dua Lipa’s first album. The song was written about a relationship that co-writer Lucy Taylor had ended. The lyrics talk about how the narrator is still in love with the person even though they are no longer together. Many music experts praised the song, calling it one of the very best from Lipa’s debut offing.
Hotter Than Hell
2017, Dua Lipa
Am I the answer to your prayers
I’m giving you the pleasure of heaven
And I’ll give it to you
This song is another standout track from Dua Lipa’s first studio album in 2017. The song was written by Lipa and the band members of Ritual. The song is about someone taunting an ex-lover and trying to make them jealous. The song’s accompanying music video is just as steamy as the song itself.
2017, Dua Lipa
And I’ve been far, and I’ve been so deep
Now I find it harder and harder to breathe
And I need some new love
This song is about Dua Lipa’s struggles to break through in the cutthroat music industry. Lipa wrote the song with Emile Haynie and Andrew Wyatt. Following the massive success of the song “Hotter Than Hell,” Lipa had trouble trying to recreate that musical magic.
This song is a more personal and introspective look at her career up to that point. “New Love” would be perfect for a moment during your wedding or party where you want your guests to reflect on their own journeys.
Lost in Your Light (feat. Miguel)
2017, Dua Lipa
Lost in your light, baby
I wanna stay right here all night, baby
Let’s get lost in the light, baby
“Lost in Your Light” is another hit from Dua Lipa’s initial offing. It is an electropop ditty that she does with American singer, Miguel. The song speaks of the initial buzz of a brand-new relationship. The song was well-received by both fans and critics alike.
2018, One Kiss
One kiss is all it takes
Fallin’ in love with me
I look like all you need
One Kiss is an incredibly successful song created by Scottish superstar Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa. The song was an instant hit when it was released in 2018. It topped the charts in several countries and was the year’s longest-running number-one single by a female singer.
In addition, the song nabbed the Brit Award for British Single of the Year at the 2019 Brit Awards. The song is about the excitement and anticipation of a first kiss. “One Kiss” would be perfect for a moment during your wedding or party where you want your guests to get up and dance.
2020, Future Nostalgia
Never have I ever met somebody like you
Used to be afraid of love and what it might do
But goddamn, you got me in love again
The song “Love Again” comes from Dua Lipa’s second album called “Future Nostalgia.” The song’s lyrics dive into themes of love and heartbreak. Lipa co-wrote the song with Clarence Coffee Jr., Chelcee Grimes, and producer Koz.
The song was released as a single in 2020. Lipa herself admitted that this song is her favorite from the said album. “Love Again” would be perfect for a moment during your wedding or party where you want your guests to get up and dance, while still reflecting on the emotional rollercoaster of love.
Electricity (Silk City, Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson)
I wanna let you know
I’ll never let this feeling go
This love has no ceiling, I cannot deny
“Electricity” is an upbeat song created by Dua Lipa and the popular musical duo, Silk City. The song features ace American DJ, Diplo, as well as British-American star Mark Ronson. “Electricity” takes after the sound of classic house music. It is an ode to the great New York City nightlife.
The lyrics speak of the joys and thrills of finding a kindred spirit. The song was an instant hit when it was released in 2018. It eventually won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. It has already reached platinum status in numerous countries. “Electricity” would be perfect for a moment during your wedding or party where you want your guests to get off their feet and dance the night away.
Dua Lipa Highest-Ranking Songs – UK/US
- #1 “New Rules”, 2017
- #1 “One Kiss” (with Calvin Harris), 2018
- #1 “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” (with Elton John), 2021
- #2 “Don’t Start Now”, 2019
- #2 “Levitating” (solo or featuring DaBaby), 2020
- #3 “IDGAF”, 2018
- #3 “Physical”, 2020
- #4 “Electricity” (with Silk City featuring Diplo and Mark Ronson), 2018
- #6 “Break My Heart”, 2020
- #8 “Prisoner” (Miley Cyrus featuring Dua Lipa), 2020
- #9 “Be the One”, 2015
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