Top 100 Wedding Songs List: Past & Present Hits

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As an experienced wedding DJ, I’ve assembled a list of the greatest wedding songs! The songs below are a mix of modern and classic hits but are commonly selected for today’s wedding playlists.

Top 10 Wedding Songs of All-time

  1. “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley

The song expresses deep and unwavering love, making it a classic choice for expressing commitment and devotion. Elvis, the king of Rock and Roll, slowed the tempo way down for this sensual love ballad which is made for a wedding ceremony or first dance.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Wise men say only fools rush in But I can’t help falling in love with you”

Fun Facts: The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961 and has been re-released and charted again in several countries, showcasing its enduring popularity. The song has been featured in numerous wedding scenes in movies (Crazy Rich Asians), further associating it with romantic commitment and ceremony.

2. “At Last” by Etta James

The lyrics express a sense of finally finding true love and feeling complete, resonating with couples who feel they’ve found their perfect partner. It reflects a journey towards happiness and fulfillment, aligning with the emotions of reaching a significant milestone like marriage. I have seen the song commonly played for walking down the aisle and the first dance

Lyrics To Inspire You: “My lonely days are over And life is like a song”

Fun Facts: Although written in 1941, it wasn’t popularized until Etta James’s powerful 1960 version, establishing it as a romantic classic. Etta James’s version won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Female Vocal Performance in 1961. The song was featured in movies like Pretty Woman and Dirty Dancing.

3. “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran

With its release in 2017, “Perfect” captures the modern essence of love and commitment. The song expresses timeless themes of finding the perfect partner, cherishing small moments, and building a future together.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “And darling I’m a fool for you, and you’re a fool for me And we are perfect”

Fun Facts: “Perfect” topped the charts in numerous countries and held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks. The song also has collaborations with Beyoncé and Andrea Bocelli, offering different themes. It won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 2018.

4. “Marry Me” by Train

Compared to other romantic ballads, “Marry Me” offers a more playful and upbeat approach to expressing love. The lyrics suggest a willingness to embark on a journey together, reflecting the excitement of starting a new life as a married couple.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Today and every day, marry me. If I ever get the nerve to say hello in this cafe. Say you will say you will.”

Fun Facts: “Marry Me” reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the Adult Top 40 chart. Featuring a duet version with Martina McBride, the song offers an acoustic alternative. Train has the perfect message for the processional walk – particularly for the groom’s processional song.

5. “Bless The Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts

The song acknowledges the hardships and detours on the journey to love, ultimately celebrating the arrival at a happy destination. Many couples have experiences, struggles, and heartbreaks that have shaped them into the person they are today. This song resonates with a desire to acknowledge and cherish those experiences while celebrating new beginnings.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “This much I know is true, that God blessed the broken road that led me straight to you”

Fun Facts: “Bless the Broken Road” won the Grammy Award for Best Country Song in 2005. Although the song was originally produced in 1995 by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Rascal Flatts turned it into a mega-wedding hit.

6. “All Of Me” by John Legend

The song expresses vulnerable and honest emotions about completely accepting and being loved for all your flaws and strengths, resonating with the deep connection sought in marriage.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You’re my end and my beginning Even when I lose, I’m winning”

Fun Facts: John Legend wrote the song for his fiancee (now wife) Chrissy Teigen, making it a deeply personal and genuine declaration of love. “All of Me” won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song and Best Song Written for Visual Media (for the movie Selma).

7. “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith

The song expresses a strong desire to cherish every moment with the loved one, aligning with the lifelong commitment made in marriage. The passionate vocals and lyrics convey a depth of love and devotion, adding emotional weight to the wedding ceremony.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I don’t want to close my eyes I don’t want to fall asleep ‘Cause I’d miss you baby And I don’t want to miss a thing”

Fun Facts: The song was originally written as the theme song for the movie Armageddon, starring Steven Tyler’s daughter Liv, and later released as an Aerosmith single. The song became Aerosmith’s biggest hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100 and reaching number one in many other countries. From Celine Dion to Beyoncé, the song has been covered by diverse artists.

8. “What A Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong

The song’s optimistic lyrics celebrating the beauty of the world and human connection perfectly align with the joyous atmosphere of a wedding. The message extends beyond just the couple, inviting guests to appreciate the beauty and love surrounding them, creating a unifying sentiment.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I see friends shaking hands Saying, ‘How do you do?’ They’re really saying ‘I love you'”

Fun Facts: Gaining popularity in Europe first, “What a Wonderful World” eventually topped the UK charts and achieved moderate success in the US. Countless artists have covered the song, showcasing its adaptability and enduring appeal.

9. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

The lyrics express a promise of love lasting “a thousand years,” resonating with the vow of forever exchanged during a wedding ceremony. The gentle melody and hopeful lyrics create a romantic and optimistic atmosphere, setting a beautiful tone for a wedding.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “And all along I believed I would find you Time has brought your heart to me I knew that you’d be worth the wait”

Fun Facts: Originally composed for the movie The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, the song played during the wedding of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart).  “A Thousand Years” topped the charts in several countries and reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was nominated for Best Original Song at the 85th Academy Awards.

10. “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra

The song embodies timeless elegance and sophistication, aligning perfectly with the formal atmosphere of a wedding ceremony or reception. The lyrics express deep admiration and love for the beauty of the loved one, adding a romantic and heartfelt touch to the occasion.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “There is nothin’ for me but to love you / And the way you look tonight”

Fun Facts: Composed for the film “Swing Time” in 1936, the song was originally performed by legendary dancer Fred Astaire. Frank Sinatra’s 1964 rendition is the most popular, but other renowned artists like Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand have also covered it. It then was featured in My Best Friend’s Wedding in 1997. Since then, the song is played for the father-daughter dance, money dance, or any song shining the spotlight on the wedding couple.

Greatest Wedding Songs: The List

I have scoured the Earth reviewing DJ wedding playlists, music charts, and popular streaming songs to bring you our list of the greatest wedding songs of all time.

What are the greatest wedding songs of all time? I have your list. My disclaimer is that the list is not bound by any specific era or genre like Rock, R&B, Country, or Jazz.


“Joy Of My Life” by Chris Stapleton

“Joy Of My Life” has been selected by many couples as the first dance song. However, they have also chosen to play it while walking down the aisle. “Joy of My Life” can be interpreted as a broader expression of gratitude and appreciation for loved ones, life’s blessings, and simple joys. John Fogerty (CCR) is the song’s original writer and performer. It was nominated for Best Country Song at the 2022 Grammy Awards.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “She takes me by the hand I am the luckiest man alive Did I tell you, baby You are the joy of my life?”

“Pepas” by Farruko

“Pepas” is a true Latin party song that has proven to be a mega party dance hit. Its infectious beat and universal themes of partying and enjoying life, transcending language barriers. Numerous remixes and covers of “Pepas” have surfaced, featuring artists from diverse genres like electronic dance music, reggaeton, and even bossa nova.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Bebiendo y fumando y jodiendo, sigo vacilando de party to’ los días” (Drinking, smoking, and messing around, I keep partying every day)

“Shivers” by Ed Sheeran

Sheeran is a global superstar and this is a fun party dance hit! The song wasn’t just inspired by falling in love, but specifically by Ed Sheeran’s real-life proposal to his wife Cherry Seaborn. He has described it as “capturing the feeling of being completely blown away by someone” and wanting to spend every moment with them. The song reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Ooh, I love it when you do it like that And when you’re close up, give me the shivers Oh baby, you wanna dance ’til the sunlight cracks”

“Calm Down” by Rema, Selena Gomez

A mid-tempo song to play as guests arrive at the reception or during dinner for a fun groove. The song seamlessly blends Rema’s signature Afrobeats sound with Selena Gomez’s pop sensibilities, creating a unique and infectious mix. “Calm Down” topped the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart for a record-breaking 58 weeks.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Girl, you sweet like Fanta, Fanta If I tell you say I love you no dey form yanga, oh, yanga No tell me no, no, no, no”

“Growing Old With You” by Restless Road

A beautiful love song that is played while walking down the aisle or as a first dance as newlyweds. The song’s message of commitment and cherishing life’s journey with loved ones is the perfect sentiment for a wedding day. “Growing Old With You” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2023 CMT Awards.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Raise some kids with our last name Well, come on baby what you say we do? I feel like growing old with you I’m growing old with you”

“I Was Born To Love You” by Ray LaMontagne feat. Sierra Ferrell

With so much emotion and love vibes, the song is played to celebrate your love for each other at any moment of your wedding day. The music video features Ray LaMontagne and Sierra Ferrell performing in a vibrant desert landscape. However, pay close attention to the background dancers in colorful attire. These dancers represent different emotions like joy, sorrow, anger, and love, symbolizing the complexities of human connection and the all-encompassing nature of love.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You’re the only one I can talk to The only one I can really read I know you give because you want to Don’t you think it’s time you learn to let yourself receive?”

“I’m Good (Blue)” by David Guetta, Bebe Rexha

The lyrics, while not overtly romantic, could symbolize overcoming challenges and finding happiness on one’s own terms. Perhaps you connect with the theme of self-reliance and personal strength. It is one of the best modern party songs to get guests singing the lyrics and dancing! The song wasn’t just a hit in the US, it topped charts in over 20 countries worldwide, truly achieving “global takeover” status! “I’m Good (Blue)” was nominated for Best Top Dance/Electronic Song at the 2023 Grammy Awards.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You know I’m down for whatever tonight I don’t need the finer things in life No matter where I go, it’s a good time, yeah”

“Next Thing You Know” by Jordan Davis

The main theme of the song is about how quickly life can change. Due to the song’s meaning, it is commonly played as a recessional song. The bridge of the song cleverly references “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers, with the line “Two or three drinks gone, next thing you know, she’s cryin’, noddin’ her head yes”. In 2023, the song sparked a dance challenge on TikTok, with couples sharing videos playfully reenacting the lyrics about unexpected life changes.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Next thing you know You’re savin’ money like never before Just to spend it all at a jewelry store Gettin’ down on one knee on her mama’s porch”

“Simply The Best” by Billianne

Some couples interpret the lyrics about being “number one” as competitive or boastful, while others focus on the message of self-belief and empowerment. The song is commonly played during the wedding ceremony. It gained popularity on TikTok after being featured in countless videos, often as part of “main character” or wedding-themed content.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You’re simply the best Better than all the rest Better than anyone Anyone I’ve ever met”

Thank God” by Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown

A mid-tempo love song that is commonly played as a recessional song and a first dance song. The song debuted at #22 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the highest-charting country song by a married couple since 1997. This marks the first time Katelyn Brown, Kane’s wife, charted on any Billboard chart.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “So, thank God I get to wake up by your side And thank God Your hand fits perfectly in mine”

“Dance The Night” by Dua Lipa

The song’s upbeat tempo and playful lyrics make it perfect for getting guests on the dance floor and enjoying themselves. The song was the biggest hit from the Barbie Movie which many generations will be able to connect with.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “When the night’s here, I don’t do tears Baby, no chance I could dance, I could dance, I could dance Watch me dance, dance the night away”

“Dance With You” by Brett Young

“Dance With You” is a tender and heartfelt song that creates a romantic atmosphere, perfect for special moments like the first dance or other intimate moments during the wedding day.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Baby, kick off your shoes They say, “Life’s a dance” And if that’s the truth I only wanna dance with you”

“I Choose You” by Forest Blakk

The song’s tender melody and sincere lyrics evoke feelings of love and nostalgia. If you have shared meaningful experiences and want to celebrate your relationship on your special day, this is a winner. “I Choose You” may hold personal significance representing your unique love story and journey towards marriage. “I Choose You” has become a popular choice for weddings, with couples incorporating it into their ceremonies and receptions as a processional and first dance.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “My love is a sure thing that you’ll never lose No matter what this life puts us through I choose you”

“In Your Love” by Tyler Childers

“In Your Love” has been played as a beautiful first dance song for newlyweds. Its slow tempo and romantic lyrics provide a perfect backdrop for you to share a tender and intimate moment on the dance floor, surrounded by your loved ones. Tyler Childers is known for his authentic storytelling and soulful vocals, which have earned him critical acclaim in the country music industry.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “And as the world goes ’round, spinning out of control I’m just glad to have a hand to hold”

“JUMPIN” by Pitbull, Lil Jon

“JUMPIN” is known for its lively beat and catchy lyrics, which energize the dance floor and get guests moving. Brides who want to create a fun and lively atmosphere at their wedding reception will appreciate the excitement that this song brings. “JUMPIN” features Lil Jon’s signature ad-libs and energetic delivery, adding to the song’s hype and excitement. The song samples “Jump Around” by House of Pain.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I’m feelin’ so live right now, feel like I can fly right now”

“Last Night” by Morgan Wallen

The lyrics of “Last Night” express themes of cherishing precious moments with a loved one and savoring the memories created together. Couples who have shared meaningful experiences and want to celebrate their journey of love will find that this song resonates with them on a personal level. “Last Night” is a track from Morgan Wallen’s debut studio album, “One Thing at a Time,” released in 2023.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “But last night, yeah, last night I was your man, baby.”

“Lil Boo Thang” by Paul Russell

If you want a playful and lighthearted approach to your wedding playlist, choose songs that reflect your personality and sense of humor. “Lil Boo Thang” has a catchy beat and playful lyrics, which will add a fun and upbeat vibe to the reception. The song samples “Best Of My Love” by The Emotions.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You want me, go figure To the back, to the front You a ten baby girl, but I’m the one (hey)”


“Baby” by Justin Bieber, Ludacris

“Baby” is an upbeat and catchy pop song with a lively melody and infectious chorus. Playing this song at a wedding reception will add to the celebratory atmosphere and get guests excited to dance and have a good time. “Baby” was certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling over 10 million copies in the United States, making it one of the best-selling digital singles of all time.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “And I was like baby, baby, baby, oh Like baby, baby, baby, no”

“Club Can’t Handle Me” by Flo Rida, David Guetta

While the lyrics of “Club Can’t Handle Me” are more about having a good time and enjoying life, the song’s overall happy tone and uplifting vibe will still contribute to the festive mood of the wedding celebration. Playing this song will symbolize the couple’s happiness and excitement as they celebrate their love and commitment with family and friends. “Club Can’t Handle Me” was released by Flo Rida in 2010 as the lead single from the soundtrack of the film Step Up 3D.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I own the night, let’s put on a show”

“DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love” by USHER, Pitbull

The lyrics of “DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love”‘s theme of falling in love and having a great time with a partner will still be fitting for a wedding celebration. Playing this song will symbolize the joy and excitement of finding love and celebrating the beginning of a new chapter together as a couple. The song was a commercial success, reaching the top 10 on various music charts worldwide.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “So dance, dance like it’s the last, last night of your life, life”

“Everytime We Touch” by Cascada

“Everytime We Touch” is known for its romantic lyrics and uplifting melody, making it a fitting choice for celebrating love and romance at a wedding. The song’s catchy chorus and energetic beat will create a joyful and festive atmosphere, enhancing the overall mood of the celebration. “Everytime We Touch” was released by Cascada in 2005 as the lead single from their debut album of the same name.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Cause every time we touch, I feel the static And every time we kiss, I reach for the sky”

“No Hands” by Waka Flocka Flame, Roscoe Dash, Wale

“No Hands” has a high-energy tempo and an infectious rhythm that can get people on the dance floor and keep the party going at a wedding reception. The song’s lyrics and vibe exude a sense of fun, confidence, and carefreeness, which will add to the celebratory mood of the wedding. “No Hands” became a commercial success, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and receiving widespread airplay on radio stations and in clubs.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Girl, the way you’re moving got me in a trance DJ, turn me up, ladies, this your jam”

“TiK ToK” by Kesha

The lyrics of “TiK ToK” have a celebratory tone and carefree attitude will still contribute to the festive atmosphere of the occasion. Playing this song will encourage guests to let loose and have a great time celebrating the love and happiness of the newlyweds. “TiK ToK” broke several records, including the record for the highest single-week digital sales for a female artist at the time of its release.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Don’t stop, make it pop, DJ, blow my speakers up”

“Give Me Everything” by Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Afrojack, Nayer

The lyrics of “Give Me Everything” convey a sense of celebration and enjoyment, with themes of living life to the fullest and seizing the moment. Playing this song at a wedding will symbolize your excitement and joy as you celebrate your love and commitment with family and friends. “Give Me Everything” was released by Pitbull in 2011 as the lead single from his album “Planet Pit.”

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Tonight I will love love you tonight / Give me everything tonight”

“Levels” by Avicii

“Levels” is known for its upbeat tempo and infectious rhythm that will get people on the dance floor and keep the energy high at a wedding reception. Brides who want to create a lively and festive atmosphere for their guests will appreciate the excitement that this song brings. The song is played as an entrance song into the reception or saved for a party dance hit. Avicii is one of the most influential producers in the EDM genre.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Oh, sometimes I get a good feeling, yeah”

What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction

“What Makes You Beautiful” is a catchy and feel-good pop song with an upbeat tempo and infectious melody. Playing this song at a wedding will help create a fun and lively atmosphere, encouraging guests to dance. “What Makes You Beautiful” won the BRIT Award for Best British Single in 2012 and received nominations for several other music awards.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You don’t know you’re beautiful, that’s what makes you beautiful”

“Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore, Ryan Lewis

The lyrics of “Can’t Hold Us” convey a sense of celebration and triumph, with themes of perseverance, success, and living life to the fullest. For a bride, playing this song at her wedding will symbolize the excitement and joy of starting a new chapter in life with her partner, surrounded by loved ones. The music video for “Can’t Hold Us” features epic visuals and scenes of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performing in various locations.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “So we put our hands up like the ceiling can’t hold us”

“Clarity” by Zedd, Foxes

The lyrics of “Clarity” convey a sense of longing, vulnerability, and desire for clarity in love. Lines like “If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy?” and “Why are you my clarity?” express the complexity and depth of romantic relationships, which resonate with couples celebrating their love on their wedding day. “Clarity” achieved commercial success, reaching the top 10 in multiple countries.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “If our love’s insanity, why are you my clarity?”

“Starships” by Nicki Minaj

“Starships” is known for its infectious beat and energetic vibe, making it a great choice for getting people on the dance floor and keeping the energy high at a wedding reception. The lyrics of “Starships” have a catchy chorus that will be interpreted as a declaration of joy and freedom. The song was a commercial success, reaching the top 10 in multiple countries.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Let’s go to the beach, each Let’s go get away”

“We Found Love” by Rihanna, Calvin Harris

“We Found Love” is a song that celebrates the joy and excitement of finding love and being in a fulfilling relationship. The song’s upbeat tempo and catchy melody make it perfect for getting guests on the dance floor and creating a lively atmosphere at the wedding reception. “We Found Love” won a Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video and became one of Rihanna’s best-selling singles of all time.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “We found love in a hopeless place”

“Bloom” by The Paper Kites

“Bloom” is a heartfelt and emotional song with poetic lyrics that express feelings of love, devotion, and tenderness. The lyrics of “Bloom” are filled with poignant imagery and metaphors, making them resonate deeply with couples celebrating their love and commitment. This song is a common tune to play for walking down the aisle. The song gained popularity after being featured in various television shows, commercials, and films, introducing The Paper Kites to a wider audience.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “So I’ll shake off the heavy times And I’ll bloom just like you, did.”

“I Love It” by Icona Pop, Charli XCX

I Love It” is known for its infectious beat and high-energy vibe, making it a great choice for getting people on the dance floor. The lyrics of “I Love It” express a carefree and rebellious attitude, with lines like “I don’t care, I love it”. The song gained widespread popularity after being featured in the television show “Girls” and the video game “Grand Theft Auto V.”

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I crashed my car into the bridge, I don’t care, I love it.”

“Turn Down for What” by DJ Snake, Lil Jon

The song’s memorable catchphrase, “Turn down for what,” has become a cultural phenomenon and is often used as an expression of partying and letting loose. Brides include this song as a playful nod to the festive nature of their wedding celebration and to encourage guests to embrace the moment and have a blast. “Turn Down for What” was released by DJ Snake and Lil Jon in 2013 and topped various music charts worldwide.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Fire up that loud, another round of shots”

“Vivir Mi Vida” by Marc Anthony

“Vivir Mi Vida” translates to “Live My Life” in English, and the song’s lyrics convey a message of living life to the fullest and embracing joy and love. For a bride, playing this song at her wedding will symbolize her commitment to living a happy and fulfilling life with her partner. As a salsa and Latin pop anthem, “Vivir Mi Vida” brings a vibrant Latin flavor to the wedding festivities. The song is a cover of Algerian artist Cheb Khaled’s song “C’est la Vie,” with new lyrics written by Anthony’s longtime producer Sergio George.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Que no me importa si te gusta o no / Yo vengo a vivir mi vida” (translated to “I don’t care if you like it or not / I’ve come to live my life”).

“Wake Me Up” by Avicii

“Wake Me Up” has an uplifting and inspirational message. The song’s fusion of electronic dance music (EDM) with folk elements gives it a unique and energizing vibe that can resonate with couples looking to start their married life on a high note. The song features vocals by American singer Aloe Blacc.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Feeling my way through the darkness Guided by a beating heart”

“Fireball” by Pitbull, John Ryan

“Fireball” is a high-energy, danceable track with an infectious beat that will get everyone on the dance floor. For couples who want to keep the party lively and fun, this song is a great choice to amp up the atmosphere. “Fireball” was released by Pitbull in 2014 as the lead single from his eighth studio album, “Globalization.”

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You see ’em lookin’ at what? Let ’em look, baby, let ’em look Let ’em look, baby, let ’em look.”

“Good As Hell” by Lizzo

The song’s lyrics are all about self-confidence, empowerment, and feeling good about oneself. The lyrics promote self-love and positivity. This song is a female anthem and will have all the ladies on the dance floor. “Good As Hell” was released by Lizzo in 2016 as part of her Coconut Oil EP but gained widespread popularity after being re-released in 2019.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “If he don’t love you anymore / Just walk your fine ass out the door”

“One Dance” by Drake, Wizkid, Kyla

The upbeat melody and lyrics like “Know you gotta stick by me” symbolize pure joy, togetherness, and commitment, resonating with couples wanting a vibrant celebration of love. “One Dance” was a global hit, topping charts worldwide.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I need a one dance Got a Hennessy in my hand One more time ‘fore I go Higher powers taking a hold on me”

“Higher Love” by Kygo, Whitney Houston

The original Whitney Houston version’s powerful vocals and timeless melody convey a sense of universal love, symbolizing your belief in a love that transcends time and circumstances. The Kygo remix seamlessly blends 80s pop with modern electronic music, representing a unique and unexpected combination that couples find appealing.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “That love, that love Bring me higher love, love”

“Paper Rings” by Taylor Swift

“I like shiny things but I’d marry you with paper rings” emphasizes lasting love over material possessions, resonating with brides who value genuine connection over grand gestures. “Paper Rings” was released as a bonus track on “Lover” and became a fan favorite despite not being a single. A popular selection for a ceremony song while exchanging rings.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Up on the roof with a ukulele Singin’ to the moon, oh, darling, just the two of us and a million twinkling lights”

“Watermelon Sugar” by Harry Styles

“Watermelon Sugar” has sparked much speculation about its meaning, ranging from summery vibes to playful metaphors. Regardless of interpretation, it retains a positive and energetic feel. The song has become a popular party starter and cake-cutting song.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Breathe me in Breathe me out I don’t know if I could ever go without Watermelon sugar High”


“Ride Wit Me” by Nelly, City Spud

Lyrics like “ride wit me” and “let’s cruise” symbolize embarking on a shared journey together and enjoying the ride. The song’s catchy melody and playful lyrics inject humor and a carefree mood into the celebration. “Ride Wit Me” interpolates the 1982 song “I Like It” by DeBarge. The song’s music video was largely inspired by the 1977 film Smokey and the Bandit.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Let’s get this party started, yeah, it’s time to ride Turn the music up, baby, let’s take it outside”

“One More Time” by Daft Punk

Opting for an iconic electronic song showcases your individuality and desire for a wedding that breaks from typical expectations. The futuristic soundscape and upbeat vibes capture the anticipation and excitement of starting a new chapter together. The song’s iconic music video, featuring robots dancing, cemented Daft Punk’s image and further increased the song’s popularity. It is also a great song when the crowd chants “one more song” at the end of the night.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “We speak a digital language You and I can break the digital age”

“The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World

The song’s optimistic energy and relatable lyrics create a feel-good atmosphere, capturing the excitement of building a future together. The song emphasizes cherishing the present while acknowledging the journey you’ve taken together and the future you’re building. The song was originally titled “The Middle of Everywhere” but was shortened for brevity.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Wake up, it’s a brand new day The sun is shining in a brand new way And things will never be the same We built this town on rock and roll”

“Rock Your Body” by Justin Timberlake

This song guarantees to get guests moving and create a lively atmosphere, reflecting the couple’s desire for a fun and energetic celebration. Lyrics like “rock your body” and “shake your body down” symbolize letting loose, having fun, and celebrating the joy of marriage. “Rock Your Body” is played for entrances, last dances, and as a party hit.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Got me movin’ like my feet ain’t never touched the ground Girl, you rock my world, spin me ’round”

“Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes

The song’s powerful chords and driving rhythm reflect the couple’s journey together and their strength as a unit. “Seven Nation Army” wasn’t written as a love song, but its energy and lyrics resonate with couples seeking a unique and powerful choice. A great sing-along party hit!

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I’m goin’ to Wichita Far from this opera forevermore I’m gonna work the straw Make the sweat drip out of every pore”

“The Way You Move” by Outkast, Sleepy Brown

Lyrics like “the way you move makes me feel hot” and “I’m feelin’ that somethin’, somethin'” symbolize the strong attraction and deep connection the bride feels towards her partner. The song’s catchy melody and playful lyrics inject humor and a carefree mood into the wedding celebration. “The Way You Move” won a Grammy Award!

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Girl, you got me trippin’, your body movin’ like magic”

“One, Two Step” by Ciara, Missy Elliott

Choosing a high-energy song like this reflects the couple’s unique personality and desire for a non-traditional and upbeat celebration.  The strong female vocals and energetic beat resonate with many bride’s values and personality, reflecting confidence and self-expression. One, Two Step” topped the Billboard charts and received a Grammy nomination.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I love it when ya one, two step Everybody one, two step We about to get it on”

“Hips Don’t Lie” by Shakira, Wyclef Jean

Remember how Shakira dances in the video? Picture that energy translating to your dance floor! Choose this song to encourage wild celebrations, shake loose any wedding jitters, and let your guests experience the pure joy of Bailando with you and your new spouse. This song shattered records globally, topping charts and selling millions. It’s a guaranteed party starter!

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Yo tengo ritmo, del bueno, es caliente Mi movimiento no miente” (Translation: “I’ve got rhythm, the good kind, it’s hot My movement doesn’t lie”)

“Lose Control” by Missy Elliott, Ciara, Fat Man Scoop

Lyrics about “losing control” and “feeling the vibe” symbolize letting go of inhibitions and celebrating the joy of marriage. The song’s powerful female vocals and message of confidence resonate with the bride’s values and personality. “Lose Control” topped the Billboard charts and remains a cultural touchstone.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Get it outta control Get yo backs off tha wall ‘Cuz Misdemeanor said so”

“Sugar, We’re Goin Down” by Fall Out Boy

The lyrics hint at defying expectations and facing obstacles, resonating with couples who have overcome difficulties in their relationship. “Sugar, We’re Goin Down” has energy and lyrics that resonate with couples seeking a unique and upbeat party track.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “We’re going down, down in an earlier round And sugar, we’re going down swinging I’ll be your number one with a bullet”

“Temperature” by Sean Paul

Temperature” is guaranteed to get guests moving and create a lively and vibrant atmosphere. The lyrics about “fire burning” and “feeling hot” symbolize the passionate love and strong connection between the couple. A great party dance hit!

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Let’s make it hot, hot, hot Like lava from a volcano”

“Glamorous” by Fergie, Ludacris

The song transcends traditional notions of glamour, allowing the bride to celebrate her own unique style and personality. Consider remixes or acoustic versions for a different vibe, adapting the song to fit the desired wedding atmosphere.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Bought my own diamonds and I bought my own rings
Never needed permission, made my own damn wings”

“Let’s Get Married (ReMarqable Remix)” by Jagged Edge, Run

Opting for a song outside the typical ballad repertoire demonstrates your unique taste and desire to personalize your wedding experience. Lyrics about commitment, starting a new chapter, or simply celebrating love resonate with the bride’s feelings for her partner and excitement for their married life. The song’s mood and rhythm align with an energetic reception entrance song or a heartfelt ceremony while walking down the aisle.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “We ain’t gettin’ no younger, we might as well do it (so might as well do it, yeah) Been feelin’ you all the while, girl, I must confess (and I must confess) Let’s just get married (baby, lets get married)”

“Don’t Stop The Music” by Rihanna

The infectious melody and driving rhythm of songs like “Don’t Stop The Music” are guaranteed to get guests moving and create a lively and fun party atmosphere.  The lyrics about “living it up” and “wanting more” symbolize a desire to celebrate love and enjoy every moment of married life.  Songs like “Don’t Stop The Music” are played for entrances, farewells, or other moments where couples want a fun and unexpected element.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Let the music take you over Don’t you stop, can’t you see Tonight’s the night, we’re gonna live forever”

“Love Story (Taylor’s version)” by Taylor Swift

The song itself embodies the classic narrative of “Romeo and Juliet,” resonating with couples who connect with the message of overcoming obstacles for true love.  Did you know the song was inspired by Taylor Swift’s grandparents’ love story, adding a romantic layer to its meaning? While traditionally used for first dances, some couples have used “Love Story” for entrances, cake cutting, or farewells, creating unique and personalized moments.

“Down” by Jay Sean, Lil Wayne

The lyric “Baby, don’t worry, you are my only” emphasizes unwavering devotion. The song’s mention of “facing the storm” symbolizes challenges the couple has overcome together, strengthening their bond. This is an upbeat R&B love song to accent any wedding moment.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Through thick and thin, you’re always by my side And that’s why I know our love will never die”

“Dynamite” by Taio Cruz

Perhaps you enjoy Taio Cruz’s music and the song’s upbeat vibe aligns with your personality and desired party atmosphere. The lyrics about “lighting up the night” and “exploding” symbolize the excitement and joy of starting a new chapter together. A dance floor filler!

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Let’s make tonight unforgettable This is the night we’ll never regret”

“Fire Burning” by Sean Kingston

The upbeat rhythm and catchy melody of “Fire Burning” guarantee to get guests moving and create a lively and fun wedding reception. The song’s lyrics about “fire burning” and “hotter than the sun” symbolize the passionate love and strong connection between the couple. Another party dance hit!

Lyrics To Inspire You: “This love is like a hurricane Taking us to places we’ve never been”

“Hotel Room Service” by Pitbull

The song’s catchy rhythm and danceable vibe are guaranteed to get guests dancing. The lyrics about “celebrating” and “starting something new” symbolize the couple’s fresh start together after their wedding.  Pitbull is known for collaborating with diverse artists, and “Hotel Room Service” features singer Jennifer Lopez.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Let’s make memories that never fade out Tonight’s the night, gotta shout it out loud”


“Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe

The song’s lyrics express playful affection and excitement about being in love, resonating with couples who want a fun and lighthearted atmosphere for their wedding. Choosing a song from the New Jack Swing era reflects the couple’s individuality.  “Poison” won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal in 1991.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Girl, your love is like a drug to me Got me feeling so high, can’t you see?”

“Thunderstruck” by AC/DC

Choosing the high-energy rock anthem “Thunderstruck” breaks away from traditional wedding song expectations, reflecting the couple’s personality. The song’s powerful riffs and driving rhythm are guaranteed to get guests moving and create a lively, unforgettable atmosphere. The song is played as a party rock anthem or to highlight the grand entrance.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Beating in my heart The thunder of guns Tore me apart You’ve been Thunderstruck”

“La Chona” by Los Tucanes De Tijuana

The song is a classic within the Norteno genre, popular in Mexican and Hispanic communities. Choosing it is a way to honor the couple’s heritage or celebrate their cultural identity. The song’s lyrics tell the story of a woman named Chona who enjoys dancing and partying, injecting a humorous and lighthearted element into the party. The name “Chona” can refer to a specific woman or be slang for marijuana, adding a playful ambiguity to the lyrics.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “¡Y la Chona baila y la gente aplaude! Ella baila que hasta el piso suda.” translates to “And Chona dances, and the people applaud!
She dances so hard the floor sweats.”

“This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan

The lyrics express pride in one’s unique style and approach to life. The song’s energetic rhythm and playful lyrics are guaranteed to get guests on the dance floor as a great R&B party song. The song received a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Male Vocal Performance in 1997.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Ain’t tryna brag, but we do it big Let the whole world know”

“Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by Backstreet Boys

Released in 1997, the song evokes strong memories for those who grew up in that era, creating a fun and nostalgic vibe. The lyrics convey messages of overcoming challenges and returning stronger, resonating with couples who have faced struggles before finding each other.  “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” remains a beloved party anthem, ensuring guests of all ages will recognize and enjoy it.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Oh baby, everybody get ready Now the Backstreet’s back alright”

“Believe” by Cher

The lyrics emphasize personal expression and freedom, resonating with brides who value independence. The song won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1999. The song will get all of the women on the dance floor dancing!

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I may not be perfect, but I’m honest And baby, that’s what you like about me”

“…Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears

The lyrics emphasize personal expression and freedom, resonating with brides who follow their own path. The song won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1999. While not a traditional first dance choice, some couples use the song for entrances, farewells, or a party dance track.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I may not be perfect, but I’m honest And baby, that’s what you like about me”

“All Star” by Smash Mouth

The song’s energetic rhythm and memorable lyrics are guaranteed to get guests moving and create a lively and fun atmosphere for the reception. The song’s widespread popularity ensures it’s familiar to most guests, creating a shared experience and potential sing-along moment. “All Star” was written for the film “Shrek” but was replaced by another song. However, its popularity led to its inclusion on Smash Mouth’s album and as the official theme song for the MTV Video Music Awards.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Somebody once told me the world is gonna roll me I ain’t the sharpest tool in the shed She was looking kind of dumb with her finger and her thumb In the shape of an “L” on her forehead”“All The Small Things” by Blink-182

A great jam for the wedding couple who enjoy pop-punk music and want a wedding to reflect their style and taste. Despite its seemingly casual tone, the song conveys a sincere message of devotion and appreciation for a partner’s unique qualities. Released in 1999, “All The Small Things” became Blink-182’s biggest hit, topping the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “She’s all the small things A smile, a whisper, a dance in the dark She’s everything I have ever looked for”

“Back At One” by Brian McKnight

The lyrics express undying love and commitment, resonating with brides who believe they’ve found their soulmate. The song’s warm instrumentation and optimistic message create an uplifting and hopeful atmosphere, setting a positive tone for the celebration. While not as common as traditional choices, “Back At One” still appears on wedding playlists for the ceremony and first dance for R&B fans. “Back At One” received a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Male Vocal Performance in 2000.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “If ever I believe my work is done, then I’ll start back at one”

“Mambo No. 5 (a Little Bit of…)” by Lou Bega

The song’s lively rhythm and iconic trumpet riff are guaranteed to get guests on the dance floor, creating a fun and festive atmosphere for the reception. The song features a sample of “Mambo No. 5” by Cuban musician Dámaso Pérez Prado, paying homage to classic Latin music. “Mambo No. 5” was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 2000.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “A little bit of laughter, a little bit of fun A little bit of dancing ’til the set is done”


“You Make My Dreams” by Daryl Hall & John Oates

The lyrics highlight achieving goals and making dreams come true together, resonating with couples who believe your love conquers all.  The iconic piano riff makes for the highlighting of the wedding recessional and you are pronounced married. The song appeared in movies like 500 Days of Summer and TV shows like Friends.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Through the dark I see a light Shining through the rainy night
You’re the answer to my prayers You make my dreams come true”

“Let’s Groove” by Earth Wind & Fire

The song’s energetic rhythm and catchy melody encourage guests to get on the dance floor and celebrate – a party starter! The lyrics mention “sharing the spice of life” and “feeling good,” highlighting the joy of celebrating love and new beginnings. The song became Earth, Wind & Fire’s biggest hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Let this groove get you to move it’s alright, alright, alright Let this groove set in your shoes so stand up, alright, alright”

“Fishin’ In The Dark” by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

The song’s laid-back and upbeat spirit can create a fun and relaxed atmosphere for the wedding reception or pre-wedding events. The song’s message of enjoying simple pleasures and appreciating loved ones creates a less formal wedding vibe. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s version reached number one on the country charts in 1987.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “You and me go fishin’ in the dark Lying on our backs and counting the stars Don’t need no fancy boat to have a good time Just holdin’ hands and listenin’ to the wind chime”


“Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” by Stevie Wonder

The song’s energetic rhythm and optimistic vocals create a joyful and uplifting atmosphere. The song’s upbeat energy and romantic message make it a popular choice for ceremony recessionals and grand entrances. The song won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 1971.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Here I am, signed, sealed, delivered Yours to love, never to stray From this very moment, you’re always here Close to me, with every beat my heart would play”

“Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green

The lyrics express a deep and unwavering commitment to staying together through good times and bad, resonating with couples who desire a strong and lasting relationship. Released in 1971, the song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned several Grammy nominations. Artists like Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, and Beyoncé have covered the song.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Loving you forever is what I need Let me be the one you come running to I’ll never be untrue”

“Dancing In the Moonlight” by King Harvest

The song’s title and themes of dancing under the moonlight create a whimsical and romantic atmosphere, setting a sweet and dreamy tone for the wedding. Though King Harvest’s version is iconic, Toploader’s 2000 rendition achieved global success. The song’s romantic nature and danceable melody make it a popular choice for setting the mood as a background song.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Everybody’s feeling warm and bright It’s such a fine and natural sight Everybody’s dancing in the moonlight”

“Come and Get Your Love” by Redbone

The song’s lively melody and catchy call-and-response lyrics create a joyful and energetic vibe. The song’s upbeat energy and fun message make it perfect for receptions, entrances, or even your first dance. The song received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Performance in 1974.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Come and get your love, come and get your lovin’

“Boogie Shoes” by KC and the Sunshine Band

The infectious groove and lively tempo of “Boogie Shoes” create an energetic and festive atmosphere, encouraging guests to join the dance floor and celebrate the joyous occasion. “Boogie Shoes” remains popular for receptions, entrances, and other wedding moments where couples want to create a fun and vibrant atmosphere.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Put on your boogie shoes, it’s time to groove Let the music move you, don’t need no proof Come on baby, take my hand, let’s shake and shout Let’s boogie ’til the sun comes out”

“December, 1963 (Oh What a Night!)” by Four Seasons

The song’s lyrics tell a story of a magical first encounter, resonating with brides who cherish the memory of falling in love with their partner. The song became The Four Seasons’ biggest hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100 and reaching number one. The song is a great party starter for multiple generations.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “What a night, late December, back in ’63 What a very special time for me As I remember, what a night”

“How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by James Taylor

The lyrics express profound gratitude for love’s warmth and comfort, aligning perfectly with the sentiment of a wedding ceremony. The song is commonly played as a dinner song or a cake-cutting song. While James Taylor released his version in 1975, Marvin Gaye had a hit with his rendition in 1964. Both versions remain popular choices for weddings.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I needed the shelter of someone’s arms and there you were I needed someone to understand my ups and downs and there you were”

“September” by Earth, Wind & Fire

The song’s infectious groove and optimistic lyrics create a joyful atmosphere, perfect for celebrating love and commitment. For couples getting married in September, the song holds a literal connection, adding a unique layer of meaning to your special day. The song’s upbeat tempo and romantic atmosphere have made it a popular choice for getting everyone on the dance floor.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Do you remember, the 21st night of September? Love was changing the minds of pretenders While sleepy eyes were sleeping We were wild and young and believing”

“Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now” by McFadden & Whitehead

The song celebrates overcoming any difficulty and achieving goals together, resonating with couples who believe your love can triumph over anything. The upbeat tempo and optimistic lyrics reflect the excitement of starting a new life together. The song’s energetic message and upbeat melody have made it a popular selection for the dancing portion of a reception.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Like a child we used to dream about Now we’re here and we made it out Ain’t nothin’ gonna stop us now”

“Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)” by ABBA

The catchy melody and powerful vocals create a vibrant energy for dancing. The song won the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest, catapulting ABBA to international fame and becoming one of their biggest hits.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Gimme, gimme, gimme a man after midnight
Hold me tight, squeeze me, won’t let you go”


My Girl” by The Temptations

The song’s positive message and catchy melody have made it a popular choice for first dances, receptions, and other wedding moments. Yes, this is a very popular father-daughter dance song and a party starter. From Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson to Mary J. Blige and Beyoncé, “My Girl” has been covered by artists across genres.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “I’ve got so much honey, the bees envy me/I’ve got a sweeter song than the birds in the trees”

“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” Marvin Gaye, Tammy Terrell

The song describes unwavering determination and passionate love that overcomes any difficulty. This song sets the mood for love and fun on the dance floor or as a background song. Numerous artists have covered the song, including Diana Ross, Jennifer Hudson, and Kelly Clarkson.

Lyrics To Inspire You: “Ain’t no mountain high enough Ain’t no valley low enough Ain’t no river wide enough To keep me from getting to you, babe”

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Songs cement memories of your wedding day for you — as the wedding couple — and your guests. Here are the greatest wedding songs of all time modern and classic.

How do you choose the best one? I have some tips for you.

When picking your wedding songs from timeless classics to present-day hits, you must consider the following 3 factors:

  1. What songs will make everyone happy – you and your guests?
  2. What style of music is preferred – hip hop, pop, rock, country, etc.?
  3. People like the songs that came out when they were in middle school and high school. Look at music when you and your guests were at that age.


If you are just getting started planning the music for your wedding, see our wedding ceremony and reception songs.


A great wedding song captures the joy of love, excitement of the wedding day, and faith in the relationship.

The greatest wedding song may be a love song or a song that fills the dance floor with guests partying and dancing the night away.

Quite a debate can be had while deciding the best wedding songs. Many songs are played over and over and over. That doesn’t mean they’re necessarily the greatest wedding song.

Today’s wedding couples want a different experience than every other couple. What gives?

If you want to be different, do not select a song below as these are the most popular songs ever to be played at weddings.

If, however, you’d like to work for the crowd, choose from our list of the greatest wedding songs of all time. These songs will be known by every guest and will give you and them goosebumps.

This list is compiled from being veteran DJs, talking to wedding couples through social groups, and analyzing hundreds of wedding DJs’ playlists across the U.S. that provide wedding music.

Constant reviewing of wedding songs through the years that are both in current circulation and have stood the test of time.

The best wedding song ever is “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley. The song still gets played by many couples as their first dance song today!

“Can’t Help Falling In Love” has also been covered countless times including by Kacey Musgraves (from the ELVIS film), Haley Reinhart, Kina Grannix (from the Crazy Rich Asians film), Brooklyn Duo, Boyce Avenue, Music Travel Love, and countless others.

Another song in the running at a close second is “At Last”. It is a timeless classic wedding song about finding your forever love.

It must be the epitome of love. The song must express love for another as that is what a wedding is all about.

Getting married was a popular theme recently with Marry Me by Train, Marry You by Bruno Mars, and also not on the list Marry Me by Jason Derulo.

Movies also played a big role in the list of best wedding songs ever. Movies feature mega-hits like Armageddon with I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing and Swing Time with The Way You Look Tonight.

The most popular song to play during a wedding ceremony is the processional song – the song played as the wedding party, including the bride, walks down the aisle. The most popular wedding reception song is the first dance song.

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Corina Maria Thomas
Corina Maria Thomas
1 year ago

What about Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers? I thought that would make your list for sure!

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My Wedding Songs
1 year ago

Hi Corina. You are correct. It is one of the greatest wedding songs of all time. However, as wedding couples get younger, I chose to have newer songs on the list since this was released in 1965. If I had a list of classic wedding songs, this would definitely be on the list!

1 year ago

Back in my younger days, “We’ve Only Just Begun” by the Carpenters was THE song you always heard at weddings. This is old school of course, like 70s.

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My Wedding Songs
1 year ago
Reply to  Scritley

Yes, “We’ve Only Just Begun” is one of the great wedding songs and we have it on our list of 1970s wedding songs list!

Jennifer Brooke
Jennifer Brooke
2 years ago

From a Christian artist and specifically for weddings, “Always Be Yours” by Scott Drury. “For better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, until death do us part, I’ll love you with all of my heart”

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My Wedding Songs
2 years ago

Thank you Jennifer. We will add the song to our list of Christian songs!

4 years ago

Amazing list thanks for sharing this.

4 years ago

you may want to listen to this piece from “the Everly Brothers” and the song title is “all I want to do is dream….wow..i feel like sharing this site with my paddies in a lucky day on the web…

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My Wedding Songs
4 years ago
Reply to  wakanda

Hi Wakanda. Yes, it is a great song and on our list of 50s wedding songs above.

5 years ago

I have two favorites that I would like to share (knowing they are not regularly played around the country but…) Buble’s “To love somebody” and a new one “Bigger than us” by Michael Rice. I’d take out Usher’s “Hey” (for graphic content maybe making grandmas heart rate go up and Bruno’s “Uptown funk”… fun song but too club scene for me. I do think your list is great and I thank you :) again this is just a personal thought and y’all made a great list :)

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My Wedding Songs
5 years ago
Reply to  Rain

Thank you, Rain for your song suggestions. We will consider a different song for Usher.