17 Marriage Proposal Songs For “Will You Marry Me?”

But how do you find that perfect song, the song that conveys all the emotion churning inside you? Do you want to speak to your love or your compatibility?

Your undying devotion, or perhaps your knowledge that your soon-to-be finance is the only individual in the world that can make life worth living.

While there are no doubt thousands upon thousands of songs to express this intangible emotion, we’ve compiled a short list to give you the go-ahead push.

Marriage Proposal Songs

As an experienced wedding DJ, I’ve assembled a list of songs for proposing to your partner for their hand in marriage.

Wedding Proposal Songs

Marry Me – Shelley FKA DRAM

Released in 2024 as a single

Under That Veil – Christian Keyes

Released in 2023 on the album Get Involved

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I got what I need, my life’s complete
I don’t want no one else
I want to see you under that veil

Honest Man – Allie Colleen

Released in 2023 as a single

Lyrics To Inspire You:

But without you, I’m just skin and bone
But this ring on my hand
I’ll make you an honest man

One Life – Ed Sheeran

Released in 2022 on the album =

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ve waited all this time
Just to make it right
So I’ll ask you (Tonight)
Will you marry me?

Take My Name – Parmalee

Released in 2021 on the album For You

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So take my hand, let me make you mine
I’m through waiting, taking my time
Never felt like this before
Take my name and make it yours

Here Goes Nothing – Muscadine Bloodline

Released in 2020 on the album Burn It at Both Ends

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Thinkin’ here goes nothing except every single little second
I’ve been certain you’re that certain someone
Here goes nothing to lose but you and me together forever

Buy You a Ring – Tristan Price

Released in 2020 on the album, Buy You a Ring

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So in love
Shawty I’ma have to wife you

Call the Preacher – Brian Walker

Released in 2020 on the album Call the Preacher

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Baby, call the preacher
A ring for you and me girl

Then Came You – Alex Key

Released in 2020 on the album Then Came You

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ve never even dreamed to love until I met you

If you are in search of a modern Country song (2020) that fits the perfect message of a marriage proposal, listen to this song!

Consider Me – Allen Stone

Released in 2019 on the album Building Balance

Lyrics To Inspire You:

If you’re looking for some magic
That will not end tragic
Darling, all I ask is you consider me

Better Together – Luke Combs

Released in 2019 on the album What You See Is What You Get

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It’s a match made up in heaven
Like good ole boys and beer
And me, as long as you’re right here

I Can’t Wait (Be My Wife) – Ben Rue

Released in 2014 as a single

Lyrics To Inspire You:

This is the way I feel
I can’t wait for you to be my wife
To live this life together
And I won’t let you go

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Released in 2014 on the album X

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I’m thinking ’bout how people fall in love in mysterious ways
Maybe just the touch of a hand
Oh me I fall in love with you every single day
And I just wanna tell you I am

A more recent selection is Ed Sheeran’s, Thinking Out Loud. If it’s time to make that humongous commitment, you’re thinking in terms of forever. Sheeran’s song talks not only about being in love today but also tomorrow, and the next day as well.

Thinking Out Loud covers growing old, loving from the soul, and loving for a lifetime. It’s the ideal that every couple envisions as they begin a new journey together.

Who I Am With You – Chris Young

Released in 2013 on the album A.M.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You’re so good for me
And when I’m holdin’ you, it feels like I’ve got the world in my hands
Yeah, a better man is who I am with you

If you want to go country, try Chris Young’s, Who I Am With You. It’s a song about going through life all alone until being found by your one true love.

Who I Am With You, highlights all the ways life is better when you’re with the one you love. You become better when your sweetheart’s by your side, or better yet, in your arms.

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

Released in 2012 on the album The Lumineers

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I belong with you, you belong with me
You’re my sweetheart

The Lumineers hit Ho Hey is a great choice if you want to state the obvious. “I belong with you, you belong with me, you’re my sweetheart.” This song could be the perfect choice if you’ve been with your loved one for a while and you both know marriage is the next step because . . . well, you do.

In essence, this song states that your relationship works, and your love works. We’re two peas in a pod so let’s get married.

No One’s Gonna Love You – Band of Horses

Released in 2007 on the album Cease to Begin

Lyrics To Inspire You:

But no one is ever gonna love you more than I do
No one’s gonna love you more than I do

No One’s Gonna Love You, by Band of Horses is a great option from the alternative genre to declare your feelings. Marriage should start with unbounded, unrequited love, and proclaiming that sentiment to your intended can only be a good thing. The chorus of this song sums it up, “No one’s gonna love you more than I do.” Ring the wedding bells.

Better Together – Jack Johnson

Released in 2005 on the album In Between Dreams

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It’s not always easy and
Sometimes life can be deceiving
I’ll tell you one thing, it’s always better when we’re together

Looking for something more lighthearted? Try Jack Johnson’s, Better Together. The song touches on the simple things of life, sifting through a box of pictures, stargazing together, and through the craziness of it all, ending up with the one that makes you better.

With the plucky guitar and Johnson’s mellow voice, you can propose and then sweep your fiancé into your arms for a turn around the dance floor.

Say It – Voices of Theory

Released in 1998 on the album Voices Of Theory

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So please hold out your hand, and let’s exchange these golden bands
Cause I want you in my life, I want you to be my wife

All I Want Is You – U2

Released in 1988 on the album Rattle and Hum

Lyrics To Inspire You:

All the promises we break
From the cradle to the grave
When all I want is you

Next on the list is U2’s, All I Want Is You. If you are ready to take that next step in your relationship the title and repetitive line of this song sum up everything you feel and everything your partner wants to hear. Nothing can top hearing that you’re desired beyond all else. And Bono sings it over and over again.

Somebody – Depeche Mode

Released in 1984 on the album Some Great Reward

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I want somebody to share, share the rest of my life
Share my innermost thoughts, know my intimate details
Someone who’ll stand by my side and give me support

First on the list is the Depeche Mode classic Somebody. From the opening line, “I want somebody to share, share the rest of my life,” this song encapsulates an ideal relationship.

Someone to share our innermost thoughts, someone to count on for support, someone with whom we can disagree but in the end reach an understanding, and most importantly someone who loves us passionately, “with every thought and with every breath.” Ideal proposal song? Definitely.

FAQs

You’ve decided it’s time to pop the question, to get down on bended knee, to confess the feelings burning within your soul, and ask your special someone to meet you at the altar.

Knowing this is one of those moments you will both remember forever, you want it to be perfect. Like your favorite movie, the two lovers meet, gaze into each other’s eyes, and then . . . cue the music.

Pick a song that you have an emotional connection with for popping the question.

Savage Garden’s, Truly, Madly, Deeply, Christina Perri’s, A Thousand Years, Elvis Presley’s Can’t Help Falling in Love, and the list goes on and on. Musicians, songwriters, and performers have always written about that emotion that pushes us forward, drives us to distraction, and makes us want to be better and do better for someone else.

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melissa
melissa
4 years ago

have a suggestion for a great proposal song: Then Came You by Alex Key

My Wedding Songs
My Wedding Songs
4 years ago
Reply to  melissa

Hi Melissa. Thanks for the song suggestion. We like it too and have added it to the list.

Jay Cola
Jay Cola
6 years ago

May I suggest 1 more? Baby by Cool Daddy

Matthew Campbell
Matthew Campbell
6 years ago
Reply to  Jay Cola

Thanks Jay for the suggestion.