My Best Friend’s Wedding Songs for Your Wedding

There are so many great songs from My Best Friend’s Wedding to add to your own wedding playlist – including songs by Tony Bennett and Ani Difranco. Scroll down to find out what we mean!

My Best Friend's Wedding songs

My Best Friend’s Wedding Soundtrack

  1. “I Say A Little Prayer (Reggae Mix)” by Diana King
  2. “Wishin’ and Hopin'” by Ani Difranco
  3. “You Don’t Know Me” by Jann Arden
  4. “Tell Him” by The Exciters
  5. “I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself” by Nicky Holland
  6. “I’ll Be Okay” by Amanda Marshall
  7. “The Way You Look Tonight” by Tony Bennett
  8. “What The World Needs Now Is Love” by Jackie DeShannon
  9. “I’ll Never Fall In Love Again” by Mary Chapin Carpenter
  10. “Always You” by Sophie Zelmani
  11. “If You Wanna Be Happy” by Jimmy Soul
  12. “I Say A Little Prayer” by Cast
  13. “Suite from My Best Friend’s Wedding” by James Newton Howard

The most popular wedding song from the film is “The Way You Look Tonight” by Tony Bennett. The song is commonly played as a first dance song, a father-daughter dance song, and as an introduction song for the parents of the wedding couple.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

When the world is cold,
I will feel a glow just thinking of you
And the way you look tonight.

Soundtrack Credits

  • “Wishin’ and Hopin'” by Ani DiFranco
  • “You Don’t Know Me” Jann Arden
  • “A Man and a Woman” by Francis Lai
  • “Louie Louie” by Richard Berry
  • “I Am Woman” by Helen Reddy
  • “(You’ve Got) Personality” by Lloyd Price
  • “I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself” by Cameron Diaz (uncredited)
  • “If You Wanna Be Happy” by Jimmy Soul
  • “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” – written by Burt Bacharach & Hal Davi
  • “The Way You Look Tonight” by Tony Bennett
  • “I Say a Little Prayer” by Diana King
  • “Annie’s Song” (written by John Denver) by Christopher Masterson, Joseph Sikora & Shale Marks (uncredited)
  • “What the World Needs Now is Love” by Jackie DeShannon
  • “Khvalitye Imya Gospodnye (Praise the Name of the Lord)” by Dale Warland Singers, Dale Warland, conductor
  • “I’ll Be Okay” by Amanda Marshall
  • “I Say a Little Prayer” by Rupert Everett and Cast
  • “I Say A Little Prayer (Reggae Mix)” by Diana King
  • “The Way You Look Tonight” (uncredited) by Dermot Mulroney
  • “The Way You Look Tonight” (uncredited) by Carrie Preston & Rachel Griffiths

My Best Friend’s Wedding Film

My Best Friend’s Wedding was released in 1997. The style of the movie is “Rom-Com” (meaning Romantic Comedy). The main actors in the movie are Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, and Cameron Diaz.

The movie cost an estimated $38 million and grossed $299 million worldwide.

Director: P.J. Hogan
Writer: Ron Bass

What is My Best Friend’s Wedding about?

A woman who, by a promise made years earlier, is supposed to marry her best friend in three weeks, even though she doesn’t want to. When she finds out that he’s marrying someone else, she becomes jealous and tries to break off the wedding.

See all of the details about the film on IMDB.

Fun Facts

The most successful version of Richard Berry’s “Louis Louis” was released in 1963 by The Kingsmen.

“Wishin’ and Hopin'” was first released by Dionne Warwick in 1962 on the B-side of Warwick’s single “This Empty Place”. Another popular cover was by Dusty Springfield in 1964 and reached #6 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. She had two other songs peak at #1 -“Delta Dawn” and “Angie Baby”.

Burt Bacharach is considered one of the most important composers of 20th-century popular music. He has written more than 70 U.S. Top 40 hits!

“The Way You Look Tonight” was originally performed by Fred Astaire in the film Swing Time. There have been many covers but the only version to chart was by The Lettermen. However, the most popular version was recorded by Frank Sinatra.

Diana King’s biggest hit was released in 1995 and titled “Shy Guy”.

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