Trisha Yearwood can rightfully be considered a queen in the genre of country music. Her vast collection of hit records contains many beautiful ballads that can help you create a memorable wedding. Trisha Yearwood’s love songs are poignant and meaningful expressions of true love.
About Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood began her country music career in 1991. Her single “She’s in Love With the Boy” from Yearwood’s debut album became the first in a series of hits that topped the Billboard country music charts. She would follow that initial success with an American Music Award in 1992 for Favorite New Country Artist.
The songstress went through two marriages before tying the knot with Garth Brooks, a legend in his own right. Brooks and Yearwood had children together and took time away from the music business to raise them before returning to tour together.
Trisha Yearwood still makes music, and today she is also known as the host of her own cooking show. She has cultivated an earthiness that resonates with country music fans, but will always be best known for her love songs.
The Best Trisha Yearwood Love Songs
It should come as no surprise that Trisha Yearwood has recorded many love songs and ballads. After all, she has a great love story of her own. Her marriage to Garth Brooks has stood the test of time. Here is a list of the top Trisha Yearwood wedding songs that you can use on your special day.
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Tear this heart right out of me
Lock it up then lose the key
Curse my name when you kneel to pray
I’m gonna love you anyway
What Gave Me Away (with Garth Brooks)
2019, very Girl
Trisha Yearwood blends her voice with that of her own husband to create a modern wedding day classic, a song that you can use in many ways for your own nuptials. Some couples like to play it as the guests are arriving and taking their seats, and others use it to precede the speeches and toasts.
Did I ever have you guessing
Did you know it from the second
I walked in the room
Was it written on my face
What gave me away
2019, Every Girl
Trisha Yearwood has stated that this song was recorded as a tribute to her famous husband, Garth Brooks, and brides can have it played to honor their own husbands on their wedding day. The song has also been played as the groom and groomsmen are taking up their place at the altar.
They’re cheering on the matador
And this is how the story goes
I knew it when I threw the rose
Love Will Always Win (with Garth Brooks)
2006, The Lost Sessions
Love conquers all, and that is the theme of this duet with country music legend Garth Brooks. Garth and Trisha should know what it takes to have a happy marriage because their own has sustained the pressures of a celebrity union.
But the world will bend
An’ the fight will end
Love will always win
2005, Jasper County
There is room in every wedding ceremony for songs that evoke the sweetest expressions of love and devotion, and that is why some couples like to include this song from 2005’s Jasper County. It is a song that works well when used to precede the wedding processional, and it can also be played as guests exit the chapel.
Anticipation got me waitin’ for your sweet love, darlin’.
2001, Inside Out
For some couples finding true love is indeed a second chance to make the most of life, and that is the theme of this Trisha Yearwood hit. The song is usually added to the reception playlist, but it can also work well as a song for the all-important first dance.
Just close your eyes
Reach for the moment
Before it slips by
Here is your second chance
Take it and fly
2001, Inside Out
This song was a big hit for Trisha Yearwood in 2001, and it reflects on all the things two people go through as they prepare to spend a lifetime together. It is a perfect wedding song choice, but the song has also been used by couples that are renewing their wedding vows.
We made our break right out of high school
You went your way and I went mine
And everything that we went lookin’ for
Was here inside us all the time
2000, Real Live Woman
Yearwood included this song on her 2000 album Real Live Woman, and it is a ballad that couples can use to set the proper tone on their wedding day. Most couples will want to make the song a part of their formal wedding selections, but it can also be used for the first dance between the newlyweds.
Nothin’ less than a miracle
Sent from Heaven above
1998, (Songbook) A Collection of Hits
The most perfect love is the one that makes you want to embrace the commitment of marriage, and a perfect wedding ceremony needs great music selections like this one. Have it played as the new couple is introduced for the first time, or use it as an interlude for lighting a unity candle.
We’re not trying to make history
It’s just you and me
In a perfect love
Never Let You Go Again
1998, Where Your Road Leads
Many Trisha Yearwood love songs are about commitment and loving a partner forever, and that is the theme of this ballad. It can be played at the end of the ceremony for the recessional, or later at the reception for a special dance between the happy couple.
Now in my hands
A second chance
I’ll never let you go again
I’ll Still Love You More
1998, Where Your Road Leads
The theme of this Trisha Yearwood song is a love that will stand the test of time, and that is what all newlyweds dream of. This is a good wedding song to end the night and send the happy couple off to start their new life together.
If you say that you love me
More than anybody
Than anyone’s ever been loved before
As much as you love me
How Do I Live?
1997, (Songbook) A Collection of Hits
This is arguably Trisha Yearwood’s biggest hit, and it was featured on the soundtrack for the film Con Air. This is a sentimental ballad that expresses the depth of devotion that couples will feel on their wedding day, and most brides like to have it played as a part of the actual ceremony.
I’d be lost if I lost you
If you ever leave
Baby, you would take away everything real in my life
A Lover Is Forever
1996, Everybody Knows
Forever love is what every bride hopes to find, and this song helps to remind couples of the serious vows that they will be taking together. It can be used to create a modern processional and played while the bridal party is walking the aisle prior to the bride’s appearance.
Figure out what you must do
I know you think you’re so damn clever
You can marry any time you want
But a lover is forever
XXX’s And OOO’s (An American Girl)
1995, Thinkin’ About You
This lively tune is best used for dancing at the wedding reception, and it will leave your wedding guests with a feel-good memory of the day. This song has also been used as a special dedication to the bride from her loving father.
Got a picture of her Momma in heels and pearls
She’s gonna make it in her Daddy’s world
An American girl
If I Ain’t Got You
1993, The Song Remembers When
You can use this Trisha Yearwood love song to express the need you feel for your partner, and it will let them know how the two of you complete one another. Save the song for a special dance that focuses all the attention on you and your partner.
If I ain’t got you
Oh, it’s like a honeymoon without champagne
A shiny set of rails without a train
That’s What I Like About You
1991, Trisha Yearwood
This fun and upbeat Trisha Yearwood country classic should be included in the wedding reception dance music playlist to encourage line dancing. Many brides like to use this song as a special dedication to their new husband, and some have used it to accompany the cutting of the wedding cake.
I like a man who will lay down beside me
I like a man who will stand up to me too
That’s what I like about you
She’s in Love With the Boy
1991, Trisha Yearwood
This was Trisha Yearwood’s first major hit, and it remains her most requested song by young and old fans of country music. The song is a popular choice for weddings because it deals with the journey of a boy and girl as they fall in love and work to create a life together.
She’s in love with the boy
And even if they have to run away
She’s gonna marry that boy someday
Do you have a favorite Trisha Yearwood song, not on our list that would be a perfect wedding song? Please share your song below so that we can add it!
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