Mama-themed Songs for a Wedding Playlist

Last Updated: March 17, 2024 | Author: Matthew Campbell

Calling all mommas and their soon-to-be-wedded sweethearts! This playlist is brimming with “mama” songs perfect for dedicating or dancing with your amazing mom on your special day.

Prepare for happy tears (and maybe a few giggles) as you celebrate your incredible bond. Let’s find the perfect song to honor the woman who deserves it most!

Best Mama Songs in Title

As an experienced wedding DJ, I’ve assembled a list of songs about mamas. Songs are selected by the meaning of the song and popular hits by today’s couples.

  1. “Mama” by Spice Girls (Pop – 1996)
  2. “A Song For Mama” by Boyz II Men (R&B – 1997)
  3. “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” by Tim McGraw, Faith Hill (Country – 2014)
  4. “Hey Mama” by Matt Kearney (Rock – 2011)
  5. “God, You Mama, And Me” by Florida Georgia Line, Backstreet Boys (Country – 2016)
  6. “Take You Mama” by Scissor Sisters (Pop – 2004)
  7. “Mama” by Jonas Blue, William Singe (Dance – 2018)
  8. “Dear Mama” by 2Pac (Hip Hop – 1998)
  9. “Hey Mama” by David Guetta, AFROJACK, Bebe Rexha, Nicki Minaj (Dance- 2014)
  10. “Meet You Mama” by James Barker Band (Country – 2023)
  11. “Mama Said” by Lukas Graham (Pop – 2015)
  12. “Mama” by Genesis (Rock – 1983)
  13. “Hey Mama” by Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (Rock – 2018)
  14. “She’s A Bad Mama Jama (She’s Built, She’s Stacked)” by Carl Carlton (Pop – 2009)
  15. “Ain’t You Mama” by Jennifer Lopez (Pop – 2016)
  16. “Mama’s Song” by Carrie Underwood (Country – 2009)
  17. “Mama’s Broken Heart” by Miranda Lambert (Country – 2011)
  18. “Mamma Mia” by ABBA (Pop – 1975)
  19. “Mama, I’m Coming Home” by Ozzy Osbourne (Rock – 1991)
  20. “Mamas” by Anne Wilson, Hillary Scott (Christian – 2022)
  21. “Hey Mama” by Kanye West (Hip Hop – 2005)
  22. “Your Mama Don’t Dance” by Loggins & Messina (Rock – 1972)
  23. “Mama” by Cam Cole (Rock – 2019)
  24. “Mama” by The Glorious Sons (Rock – 2015)
  25. “MAMACITA” by Black Eyes Peas, Ozuna, J. Rey Soul (Pop – 2020)
 

Mamas – Anne Wilson & Hillary Scott

Released in 2022 on the album My Jesus

Perfect mama wedding song dedication!

Lyrics To Inspire You:

For the knowing that you’re not alone
For the “Darling, don’t you dare give up even when you wanna”
Yeah, that’s why God made mamas

I Called Mama – Tim McGraw

Released in 2020 on the album Here On Earth
Genre – Country

Great mama-son dance song.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I sung it for the blue sky
And a couple live oak trees
I thought of home, grabbed my phone from my pocket
And I called mama

Baby Mama – Brandy

Released in 2020 on the album b7

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I ain’t with that drama, not that baby mama
Ain’t dependin’ on you, I’m a baby mama
Baby mama, baby mama

Roll Me Mama, Roll Me – Ray LaMontagne

Released in 2020 on the album MONOVISION

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Roll me mama, roll me like only you can, and you can
Roll me mama, roll me like only you can, yes and you can

 

Your Mama – High Valley

Released in 2020 on the album Grew Up On That

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Life’s gonna fly by
I hope that you realize
Just how blessed we are that she’s
Your mama

Mama’s Hand – Queen Naija

Released in 2018 on the album Queen Naija

Great mama and son song!

Lyrics To Inspire You:

There’s not a dream in this world you can’t accomplish or grasp
I will cross any ocean before I let you land
Just hold on to mama’s hand and never let it go

God, Your Mama, And Me – Florida Georgia Line feat. Backstreet Boys

Released in 2016 on the album Dig Your Roots

Great song dedication to a mama or MIL.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You know I’m always gonna be here for ya
No one’s ever gonna love you more than
God, your mama, and me

Mama Said – Lukas Graham

Released in 2016 on the album Lukas Graham

Great song to dedicate to your mama.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

When Mama said that it was okay
Mama said that it was quite alright
Our kind of people had a bed for the night
And it was okay

Me and Your Mama – Childish Gambino

Released in 2016 on the album “Awaken, My Love!”

Lyrics To Inspire You:

This is the end of us
Sleeping with the moon and the stars
I know where you’ve been, oh
You can see us far then near

 

Hey Mama – David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack

Released in 2014 on the album Listen

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I like the dirty rhythm you play
I wanna hear you calling my name
Like, “Hey, mama, mama, hey, mama, ma”

Meanwhile Back At Mama’s – Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill

Released in 2014 on the album Sundown Heaven Town

Great song to dedicate to your mama.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

‘Cause meanwhile back at Mama’s
The porch lights on, come on in if you wanna
Suppers on the stove, and beer’s in the fridge

I Ain’t Your Mama – Maggie Rose

Released in 2012 on the album Cut to Impress

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ll be your lover
You can be my baby anytime you wanna
But I ain’t your mama

Mama Do The Hump – Rizzle Kicks

Released in 2011 on the album Stereo Typical

Lyrics To Inspire You:

A yeah yeah I love that sound.
So flick your butts at once on a mad one like
Yeah your mama can hump

Hey Mama – Mat Kearney

Released in 2011 on the album Young Love
Genre – Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Singing, hey mama, don’t want no drama
Just a kiss before I leave
Hey lady, don’t say maybe

 

Mama’s Broken Heart – Miranda Lambert

Released in 2011 on the album Four the Record

Lyrics To Inspire You:

‘Cause I raised you better, gotta keep it together
Even when you fall apart
But this ain’t my mama’s broken heart

Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood

Released in 2010 on the album Play On
Genre – Country

Great mama and daughter song.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama, there’s no way you’ll ever lose me
Giving me away is not goodbye
As you watch me walk down to my future
I hope tears of joy are in your eyes

That’s What Mamas Do – Jason Matthews

Released in 2008 on the album That’s What Mamas Do

Great mama and groom dance song.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And when she bows her head to pray,
You can bet she’s saying one for you
That’s what mamas do

I Got It From Mama – Will.i.am

Released in 2007 on the album Songs About Girls

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Baby where’d you get your body from?
Tell me where’d you get your body from.
I got it from my mama.

Mama – My Chemical Romance

Released in 2006 on the album The Black Parade

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And when you go don’t return to me my love,
That’s right
Mama, we all go to hell

 

Mama – Il Divo

Released in 2004 on the album Il Divo

Great song to dedicate to your mama.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama I hope this makes you smile
I hope you’re happy with my life
At peace with every choice I made

Hey Mama – Black Eyed Peas

Released in 2003 on the album Elephunk

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Hey mama, this that s*** that make you groove, mama
(Hey) Get on the floor and move your booty, mama
(Yaw) We the blast mastas blastin’ up the jamma

Hot Mama – Trace Adkins

Released in 2003 on the album Comin’ On Strong

Fun song for a bride who is a mama.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Is one hot mama;
You turn me on, let’s turn it up,
An’ turn this room into a sauna.

A Song For Mama – Boyz II Men

Released in 1997 on the album Evolution
Genre – R&B

A very popular mama and son dance song or dedication.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama, mama, you know I love you
(You know I love you)
Mama, mama, you’re the queen of my heart

 

Mama Said – Metallica

Released in 1996 on the album Load

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Let my heart go
Let your son grow
Mama, let my heart go
Or, let this heart be still

Mama – The Spice Girls

Released in 1996 on the album Spice

Popular mama and daughter song.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama, I love you, Mama, I care
Mama, I love you, Mama, my friend
You’re my friend

Dear Mama – 2Pac

Released in 1995 on the album Me Against the World
Genre – Hip Hop

Great song to dedicate to your mama.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama catch me, put a whoopin’ to my backside
And even as a crack fiend, Mama
You always was a black queen, Mama
I finally understand

Mama Said Knock You Out – LL Cool J

Released in 1991 on the album Mama Said Knock You Out
Genre – Hip Hop

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m gonna knock you out (Huuh)
Mama said knock you out (Huuh)

Mama, I’m Coming Home – Ozzy Osbourne

Released in 1991 on the album No More Tears
Genre – Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I could be right, I could be wrong
It hurts so bad, it’s been so long
Mama, I’m coming home

 

Mama He’s Crazy – The Judds

Released in 1984 on the album Wynonna & Naomi

A classic country hit for a special wedding moment.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama, he’s crazy, crazy over me
And in my life is where he says
He always wants to be

Mama – Genesis

Released in 1983 on the album Genesis
Genre – Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Can’t you see me here, mama?
Mama, mama, mama, please?
Can’t you feel my heart?

She’s A Bad Mama Jama (She’s Built, She’s Stacked) – Carl Carlton

Released in 1981 on the album Carl Carlton

Lyrics To Inspire You:

She’s a bad mama jama
Just as fine as she can be, hey
She’s a bad mama jama, oh
Just as fine as she can be

Mama Can’t Buy You Love – Elton John

Released in 1980 on the album Milestones

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama don’t want you, Daddy don’t want you
Give it up baby, baby, Mama can’t buy you love

 

Mama Don’t Know – Neil Diamond

Released in 1979 on the album September Morn

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama don’t know
What the preacher man know
But the preacher man know it all right
Papa don’t care

Mama Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys – Waylon Jennings with Willie Nelson

Released in 1978 on the album Waylon & Willie

Could create a funny moment at a county wedding.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys
Don’t let ’em pick guitars or drive them old trucks
Let ’em be doctors and lawyers and such

What’s Your Mama’s Name Child – Tanya Tucker

Released in 1973 on the album What’s Your Mama’s Name Child

Lyrics To Inspire You:

What’s your mama’s name child?
What’s your mama’s name?
Does she ever talk about a place called New Orleans?

I’ll Always Love My Mama – The Intruders

Released in 1973 on the album Save the Children

A fun classic song to dedicate or to dance with your mama.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Talking ’bout mama
She’s one of a kind
Talking ’bout mama
You’ve got your yours, and I’ve got mine

Your Mama Don’t Dance – Loggins & Mussina

Released in 1972 on the album Loggins and Messina

An upbeat song to dance with your mama.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And it’s all because
Your mama don’t dance
And your daddy don’t rock and roll
Your mama don’t dance

 

Mama Told Me (Not To Come) – Three Dog Night

Released in 1970 on the album It Ain’t Easy
Genre – Rock

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama told me not to come
Mama told me not to come
That ain’t the way to have fun, son

Mama Tried – Merle Haggard

Released in 1968 on the album Mama Tried

Lyrics To Inspire You:

No one could steer me right but Mama tried, Mama tried
Mama tried to raise me better, but her pleading, I denied
That leaves only me to blame ’cause Mama tried

Tell Mama – Etta James

Released in 1967 on the album Tell Mama

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Tell Mama, all about it
Tell Mama, what you need
Tell Mama, what you want

Mama Said – The Shirelles

Released in 1961 on the album The Shirelles Sing to Trumpets and Strings
Genre – R&B

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Mama said there’ll be days like this
There’ll be days like this, my mama said

 

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I have always had a love for music and the way it makes you feel. My passion grew for wedding celebrations with years as a wedding DJ. Now, as a wedding music planner, I research popular and unique wedding songs to create personalized playlists for couples and help wedding pros curate crowd-cheering music. Let’s get the party started! – Read More About Me

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Gina
Gina
3 years ago

Mama use to say by Junior

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My Wedding Songs
3 years ago
Reply to  Gina

Thank you Gina for the suggestion. We added it to the list!

Sandra
Sandra
3 years ago

My Mama Done Told Me,
also called Blues in the Night

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My Wedding Songs
3 years ago
Reply to  Sandra

Hi Sandra. Thank you for the recommendation. The song has been covered by various artists but we added the Shirley Bassey version.

fardwa
fardwa
5 years ago

What about Mama by MCR

Matthew Campbell
Matthew Campbell
5 years ago
Reply to  fardwa

Hi Fardwa. Great song. We will add it to the list. My Chemical Romance – Mama

WILLIAM NAUGHTON
WILLIAM NAUGHTON
6 years ago

Who sings the song with the lyrics shotta Do mama mama

My Wedding Songs
My Wedding Songs
6 years ago

Hi William. Sorry, I am not familiar with the song and I am not able to narrow it down. Please do let us know if you find it.