Also known as country western, country music has been on the scene since the early twenties and has evolved into numerous styles and genres such as country rock, country pop, honky tonk, rockabilly and more. Country style music has graced our television screens and radios over the years with voices like those of Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Don Williams, Shania Twain and Tim McGraw. These are the kinds of voices you’re going to want at any wedding, giving you the best of the country.

For a country themed wedding you most certainly need the very best of country wedding songs which we have had the pleasure of putting together in one playlist. Hope, our 200+ of the best of country wedding songs will make your day even more special, more memorable, more inspiring of love than you can ever imagine!

Get ready to be present, get ready to be mesmerized and dipped into the pool of love. More than ever be ready to dance your boots off, tap those feet, and celebrate to the best new country songs for the wedding of your dreams.

Our list of the best country wedding songs will include:

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Getting Ready Country Wedding Songs

You wake up to the day you have been waiting for your whole life, the day that changes everything and makes it all right. The clothes, the shoes, the hair,the makeup, the rings; and the dress, that awesome dress that he still has not seen. This part is in stages, and you want to capture every minute, every moment of it with a backdrop of the right kind of music, the right tempo and the right emotions.

You can’t get it wrong; at this point, each word, each song, describing your love and painting the picture for all to see. It isn’t difficult to describe this kind of joy, and any bride will smile, beam even with the list we have put here for “getting ready country wedding songs”.

How To Choose The Best Getting Ready Songs

In choosing the right music for this part, you’re going to have to think of the feeling you want to create; the ambience of the environment, the location and everyone involved. This signifies the first step in a long journey, the coming together of two souls, the memories of the first time you met and all of the many twists and turns along the way. These song choices can be discussed with your partner or you can surprise them with your favouritenumber to be playedthe very minute they step into the room. Either way you’re going to want to make it pure magic; and there definitely is magic in music and in these songs which we have listed for you here. This list is priceless and I advise you keep it close to your heart; literally if you are planning on having a spectacular and breathtaking country wedding.

1. This Is How We Roll – Florida Georgia Line ft Luke Bryan

2. Blake Shelton – Sure Be Cool If You Did

3. Keith Urban – Little Bit Of Everything

4. George Strait – Cowboys Like Us

5. The Judds – Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me

6. Faith Hill – Breathe

7. Brad Paisley – Little Moments

8. Taylor Swift – Fearless

9. Maren Morris – 80s Mercedes

10. Taylor Swift – Our Song

11. Carrie Underwood – Some Hearts

12. Dixie Chicks – Ready to Run

13. Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill – Don’t Rush

14. Brett Eldredge – Wanna Be That Song

15. Thomas Rhett – Die a Happy Man

16. Martina McBride – This One’s for the Girls

17. Keith Urban – Making Memories of Us

18. Kip Moore – Hey Pretty Girl

19. Vince Gill – When Love Finds You

20. Taylor Swift – Love Story

21. Rhett Akins – She Said Yes

22. Collin Raye – Love, Me

23. Eric Church – Like Jesus Does

24. Trisha Yearwood – She’s In Love With The Boy

25. Andy Griggs – She Thinks She Needs Me

26. Darius Rucker – History In The Making

27. Chad Brock – Yes!

28. Train and Martina McBride – Marry Me

29. Billy Currington – Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right

30. Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You

Ceremony Country Wedding Songs

Right after getting ready, it’s time for the Ceremony, the crux of the wedding, the part everybody has been waiting for to seal the deal. Everything has been coming together for weeks for this part right here and you want it to last forever.

When she finally walks down the aisle and you can’t stop staring into each other’s eyes. When you can hear every single word like it’s meant for you, because it is. This crucial part needs the right beat, the right sound, the best of the best of Ceremony Wedding songs which we have collected here just for you. A good number to choose from because in your expression of love you need just as many as is possible so you can take your time in making up your mind. You can go old school with this one since it will involve every single one of your guests, young and old; or you can justselect the songs that mean a lot to you both or even a mix of it all.

How To Choose Ceremony Music?

It is important to choose music that will create the ambience which will reflect the love you have for each other and have chosen to share with the world. These are the little things which make this day all yours, designed to fit what you two have; sounds that embody and describe what you feel for each other in a way only you two understand. Not cheesy, or maybe; not hard and not too soft; classy and just right like only country music gives. With sounds from the very best of country like Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks and a host of other love crooners, you can scarcely go wrong in showing how much in love you are with one another and why this day means so much in your lives.

The exchange of vows, the first kiss, the walkin and the dance out; the music is the backdrop of all this, at the heart of it all,and if you make it just right, it can take you anywhere you want to be. These are the songs we have chosen for the country wedding ceremony that you deserve and even more.

1. Luke Bryan – First Love Song

2. Garth Brooks – Make You Feel My Love

3. Emily Hackett featuring Will Anderson – Take My Hand (The Wedding Song)

4. Reba McEntire – I Keep on Lovin’ You

5. Alison Krauss – When You Say Nothing At All

6. Paul Brandt – I Do

7. Patsy Cline and The Jordanaires – Always

8. Mary Chapin Carpenter – Grow Old Along With Me

9. Carrie Underwood – Look at Me

10. Phil Vassar – Love Is A Beautiful Thing

11. Emmylou Harris – A Love That Will Never Grow Old

12. Conway Twitty – The Rose

13. Shania Twain – From This Moment On

14. Faith Hill & Tim McGraw – Just To Hear You Say That You Love Me

15. Jessie James Decker – I Do

16. Dolly Parton – Here You Come Again

17. Johnny Cash and June Carter – ‘Cause I Love You

18. Lady Antebellum – Our Kind of Love

19. Florida Georgia Line – H.O.L.Y.

20. Tammy Wynette and George Jones – Golden Ring

21. Johnny Cash – I Walk the Line

22. Sugarland – Stuck Like Glue

23. Keith Urban – Somebody Like You

24. Ernest Tubb – I Love You Because

25. George Jones – Walk Through This World With Me

26. Martina McBride – Valentine

27. Hayley & Michaels – Giving it all to You

28. Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender

29. Kenny Chesney – Me And You

30. Sammy Kershaw – You are the love of my life

First Dance Country Songs

The first dance in the night of your life. It’s the first of many dances, the one to kick start them all and you must make it special; it has to be. The ceremony is over and your joy is overflowing. What other way is there to show it than in your very first dance with the one you have chosen to go on this life’s journey with. You are sure to have the time of your life. You get to swoon, you get to hold, and you get the dance floor all to yourselves. You need the right words to celebrate, the right steps, the right music, music you can dance to your whole lives and fall in love over and over again. So it’s time to ask, “Can I have this first dance?”

Don’t Be Afraid To Mix Songs

For first dance song a modern wedding song will do; but it would be even better with a mix of the classics as well as modern wedding songs and the upbeat country wedding songs to take the party from slow and sentimental to that place where it’s just perfect, the real sweet spot. The first dance as always, is full of feeling and warmth and happiness; nothing truly can compare. These emotions should be behind every song, every lyric, every chord. This dance has to go on and on and on.The true love feeling and the linking of souls; that forever after magic should not be lost in this one.

These chosen songs are from different points in time, and capture many different moments and emotions; but they all preach the same message of love and cut right to the heart. It is vital that the first dance be nothing short of perfection; let us feel the love. Solet’s get things heated, let’s get this party started and this couple on the dance floor. Let’s hit every one of your guests and your family with the love bug with the country wedding songs on this next list.

1. Tim McGraw – When the Stars Go Blue

2. Lonestar – Amazed

3. Hank Williams – Have I Told You Lately That I Love You

4. Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina – Danny’s Song

5. Dolly Parton and Ricky Van Shelton – Rockin’ Years

6. Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black – When I Said I Do

7. Faith Hill and Tim McGraw – It’s Your Love

8. George Strait – I Cross My Heart I Cross My Heart

9. Dolly Parton and Ricky Van Shelton – Rockin’ Years

10. Vince Gill – Look at Us

11. Ray Price – Roses and Love Songs

12. Anne Murray – Could I Have This Dance 1980

13. Tammy Wynette – Stand By Your Man

14. Crystal Gayle – Eddie Rabbitt – duet – you and I

15. Lee Brice – I Don’t Dance

16. Dierks Bentley – Come A Little Closer

17. Rascal Flatts – Bless the Broken Road

18. Eric Church – Love Your Love The Most

19. Heidi Newfield – Johnny And June

20. Mark Wills – I Do (Cherish You)

21. Jimmy Wayne – You Are

22. Lady- Kenny Rogers

23. Restless Heart – Till I Loved You

24. Kenny Rogers – All My Life

25. Blackhawk Always Have, Always Will

26. Brad Paisley – Then

27. Big & Rich – Lost In This Moment

28. John Michael Montgomery – I swear

29. Emerson Drive – Belongs To You

30. Eric Church – You Make It Look So Easy

Parent Dance Country Songs

They are there from the beginning; they have seen us at our worst and they have seen us at our best. They have held us when we were down and been there still when we were up and felt we didn’t need them anymore. This is the day for the couple, but in more ways than one, it is the day for the parents too. That mix of feelings of losing someone but gaining an extra person at the same time; those feelings of nostalgia and caring and deep seated love. All of these feelings come to the fore in the parent dances. We have here the right music that captures it all and transforms all of the feelings of fear or uncertainty into joy.


A wedding, country themed or not, is not complete without a parent dance moment. It’s a really big moment for the bride and groom, but it’s a huge milestone in the lives of parents too, dreams coming true and joy all around. Some of these songs could coax out a tear or two, but what’s a wedding without some emotion, what is love without a few tears? We have here mother son dance songs and father daughter dance ideas which would make any parent proud and warm the hearts of the lucky couple in a dance. Fathers twirl their daughters, and mothers step in tune with their sons; this part is a beauty to behold and you’re double lucky if you’re doing it to this country music right here.

How To Choose?

In choosing songs for this stage in the wedding it is important to relate it to the relationship between the parent and the child. There is a story, a history, a lifetime and a lot of emotions in this dance; it should not be toyed with, and neither should the playlist. These songs should tell thestories, they should speak the thoughts and convey the feelings of a parent to a child and a child to a parent on such a day as this.

You can go country slow or country rock, you know your parent and the stories that you share. We’ve given a list to choose from; either of these should be apt for catching this all too important moment in the awesome wedding that you are sure to have. With voices of amazing artists like Lee Ann Womack, Kenny Rogers and Willie Nelson; you can’t look too far before you find what you’re looking for.

1. Lee Ann Womack – I Hope You Dance

2. Rascal Flatts – My Wish

3. Garth Brooks – The Dance

4. Blake Shelton – The Baby

5. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Simple Man

6. Reba McEntire – You’re Gonna Be

7. Kenny Rogers – Through the Years

8. Loretta Lynn – Coal Miner’s Daughter

9. Josh Turner – I’ll Be There

10. Reba McEntire – I’ll Be

11. Tim McGraw – My Little Girl

12. Jim Brickman and Lady Antebellum – Never Alone

13. Jamie O’Neal – Somebody’s Hero

14. Glen Campbell and Steve Wariner – The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

15. Roger Miller – But I Love You More

16. Reba McEntire – Daddy

17. Martina McBride – In My Daughter’s Eyes

18. John Denver – Take Me Home, Country Roads

19. Bob Carlisle – Butterfly Kisses

20. George Jones – The Love In Your Eyes

21. Krystal Keith – Daddy Dance With Me

22. Trace Adkins – Just Fishin’

23. Chuck Wicks – Stealing Cinderella

24. Billy Dean – Let Them Be Little

25. Daddy’s Hands – Holly Dunn

26. Willie Nelson – My Mothers eyes

27. Kenny Chesney – Don’t Blink

28. Lauren Alaina – Like My Mother Does

29. Carrie Underwood – Mama’s Song

30. Heartland – I Loved Her First

Reception Country Wedding Dance Songs

It’s time to rock and roll, it’s time to hit the floor. Time to make the speeches and drink the wine, and just be happy. The ceremony was a success, it seemed as if time stopped for a while. But now it has started all over again and it is time for the main celebration of love. Time to meet the guests, old time friends and family and just be merry. It’s time for the wedding reception and we’re doing it country style. What a day you will have, making memories that will keep for a lifetime.

The groove, the celebration, the food, the friends and the family. The knot has been tied and it’s time to have fun. Just like every single aspect of a wedding, the importance of the reception is way up there along with the rest; and so is the music, the very country music for your awesome country wedding. You need the music to set the right mood and not for one minute second, drop the beat from where you left it at the ceremony. The day is young and so is this celebration of love; it is time to get in the groove of this event.

Coordinate With Your DJ

In choosing the right reception country wedding dance songs, you can coordinate with your DJ or MC or your partner if you don’t feel confident enough to choose all by yourself. Get a feel of what they have in mind for a compilation of music that will set the tone of your wedding reception and carry every single one of your guests along with the sound. This music has to appeal to the young and the old, the modern and the traditional, the open and the closed.

There’s something soothing about country music, something strong that every one of these songs possesses; the potential to make a really great wedding a spectacular event. These songs help with that feeling of fulfillment, those thoughts, those musings, that after all has been said and done; after all that we have been through, we are finally here, we made it through. And what is a wedding reception without some music? Well it definitely isn’t a reception; which is why a country style wedding would need some; if not all, of the songs we have picked for this list right here. You can thank us later; enjoy:

1. Darius Rucker – Wagon Wheel

2. John Denver – Thank God I’m a Country Boy

3. Garth Brooks – Friends In Low Places

4. Eric Church – Drink In My Hand

5. Sugarland – All I Want to Do

6. I Rascal Flatts – Me and My Gang

7. Alabama – Mountain Music

8. Kenny Chesney – Young

9. Josh Turner – Why Don’t We Just Dance

10. Florida Georgia Line – Cruise

11. Taylor Swift – Ours

12. Chris Young – Who I Am with You

13. Hunter Hayes – Wanted

14. Big & Rich – Look At You

15. Jake Owen – Don’t Think I Can’t Love You

16. Randy Travis – Forever And Ever, Amen

17. Justin Moore – Till My Last Day

18. Keith Urban – It’s A Love Thing

19. Daryle Singletary – Amen kind of love

20. Scotty McCreery – I Love You This Big

21. Ty Herndon – Living In A Moment

22. Darius Rucker – True Believers

23. Shania Twain – You’re Still The One

24. Old Fashioned Love – Asleep At The Wheel

25. Sara Evans – I Could Not Ask For More

26. Chris Cagle – What A Beautiful Day

27. Jeff Bates – Long, Slow Kisses

28. Cyndi Thomson – I Always Liked That Best

29. The Judds – Love Is Alive

30. Andy Griggs – You Won’t Ever Be Lonely

Last Dance Country Dance Songs

Just when you thought your chance had passed, isn’t this world a crazy place? We’re going all sentimental on this last dance; and why not? It’s officially the last wedding dance for the couple; the end of the great day and final farewell to the awesome guests and the music says it all. It’s the last dance, but not really, last kiss, but only beginning, last embrace, last exchange. It might feel like the last, but it’s only the last on the dance floor and we have the music with just the right words to say it all.

We save the best for last because the wedding must end on a positive note. The last dance has to last, has to feel like it will go on forever, like it will never end and it has to be memorable, every second, every minute of it an ode to the ceremony that has brought a group of people together in the celebration of your love. The last dance is tribute to the beginning of a journey, of a shared life together and of everlasting love.

Think Of The Joy That You Share

In choosing the songs for this part you just need to think of the joy that you share, the reason you chose this other person, and the life ahead; the beautiful life that is indescribable even with words. Think of the past the present, your plans and all that you hope to do and achieve together. Very thoughtful pieces have to go into this one, because the last dance is more than a dance; it is always chuck full of emotions and a lot of thoughts and wishes of the couple and everyone present. The songs which have been chosen here are so awesome, it would be difficult to leave even one out of your list. The Dixie Chicks and Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Bryan Adams; all help you sing the words in the way that you mean to say them and even more.

1. Rascal Flatts – Bless the Broken Road

2. Charley Pride – Kiss an Angel Good Morning

3. Kenny Chesney – I Go Back

4. Dixie Chicks – Cowboy Take Me Away

5. Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill – I Need You

6. Brad Paisley – Then

7. Keith Urban – Little Bit of Everything

8. Kenny Chesney featuring Pink – Setting the World on Fire

9. Miranda Lambert – To Love Her

10. Josh Turner – Would You Go With Me

11. Kenny Chesney – You Had Me From Hello

12. Tracy Byrd – The Keeper Of The Stars

13. The Warren Brothers – Better Man

14. Lady Antebellum – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

15. Garth Brooks – To Make You Feel My Love

16. Dan + Shay – From the Ground Up

17. John Berry – Your Love Amazes Me

18. Thomas Rhett – Die a Happy Man

19. Jerrod Niemann – God Made a Woman

20. Taylor Swift – Everything Has Changed

21. Bryan Adams feat. Jason Aldean – Heaven

22. Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill – It’s Your Love

23. Tim McGraw – My Best Friend

24. Garth Brooks – Make You Feel My Love

25. Luke Bryan – To The Moon And Back

26. Dolly Parton – Forever Love

27. Carrie Underwood – Inside Your Heaven

28. Lee Brice – Love Like Crazy

29. Johnny Cash – Ring of Fire

30. Zac Brown Band – Loving You Easy

After-Party Country Wedding Dance Songs

It’s a party all right. The celebration is over but it is not over at the same time; this is the real deal, and it is just beginning. Here is where everyone has the most fun; this is the cherry on the sundae, the topping on that ice cream cone. This is the extras, this is the wedding after party and it has to be nothing short of the best night of your life. The music has to be top of the charts great, rocking and not missing a beat. Country music was made for nights like this and it will not let you down.

The boots come off, skirts hike up and the dance and grooving is on, and not like any other. The celebrations are not over, for some it has just begun and you need the right music to set the pace and carry the party through the night which is why this list includes a mix of modern wedding songs for that ultimate country wedding after-party. It’s night time but the day has just begun. This time is for the young and free and to feel like you’ll never ever grow old; the most fun you will have with your closest friends and family on your wedding day, don’t get it wrong with the music, it just has to be right.

We’ve included here different genres and style in country music to create that ultimate collection; one you can never be bored of and instead fall in love with each song anew every time you play it. With Luke Bryan who doesn’t want the night to end, and Taylor Swift who tells a love story, Jason Aldean who insists she’s country, and Tim McGraw who likes it and loves it; you have a perfect choice to make at every turn. Below we have a list of pure country goodness; don’t get confused, be sure to choose wisely.

1. Tim McGraw – I Like It I Love It

2. Lee Brice – Friends We Won’t Forget

3. Kenny Chesney – American Kids

4. Josh Turner – Firecracker

5. Keith Urban – Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me

6. I Don’t Want This Night to End – Luke Bryan

7. Homegrown Honey – Darius Rucker

8. Kelsea Ballerini – Yeah Boy

9. Luke Bryan – Fast

10. Taylor Swift – Love Story

11. Blake Shelton – Honey Bee

12. Canaan Smith – Love You Like That

13. Jericho Woods – Better Now

14. Dan + Shay – Nothin’ Like You

15. Zac Brown Band – Chicken Fried

16. Jason Aldean – She’s Country

17. Florida Georgia Line ft. Luke Bryan – Cruise

18. James Barker Band – Chills

19. Luke Bryan – Fast

20. Brett Eldridge – Something I’m Good At

21. April Kry – While We’re Young

22. Big & Rich – Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy

23. Don Williams – Fever

24. Luke Bryan – Country Girl (Shake It For Me)

25. Boo Ray – Red Neck Rock & Roll

26. Hunter Hayes – Young Blood

27. Patsy Cline – Sweet Dreams

28. Brett Eldredge – Mean To Me

29. Lady Antebellum – When You’ve Got A Good Thing

30. Willie Nelson – Always On My Mind

Choose A Perfect Country Wedding Music

Now you’ve listened to our story, here’s a point that we have made. Oops, we’re getting sentimental again, but only because we have come to the end of this great list of wonderfully awesome music, plucked from the very keepers of country music themselves. This list shows the awesomeness that is country. We hope that we have done it justice in providing for every couple out there who might be searching for the country wedding songs of a lifetime for their great day. It is not often that you come across such a great collection with the likes of Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker and Miranda Lambert on the very same page. What is not to love?

If you want nothing short of awesome for your country wedding and all of your cool and great guests; then this list of country wedding songs is the go to for your day of wonder and love. So pick and choose to your liking, enjoy this breathtaking music and have you the wedding of your dreams, the wedding of a lifetime.

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