125 New Wedding Songs for 2021 To Play At Your Reception

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Your wedding guests will be of different generations: from grandparents to nephews and nieces to friends of your own age. That is why both wedding planning experts and modern couples agree that today’s weddings should feature a good mix of new wedding songs (40% of your playlist) as well as the classics (60% of your wedding party playlist).

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We have taken the time to come up with an extensive list of wedding songs to help you pick the right music in 2021. It includes “oldies but goodies” songs, latest hits, the most popular songs for the wedding (for the reception, first/last dance, mother-son, and father-daughter dance, etc.), and a bonus for you – “ready-to-play” playlist by wedding Dj + new wedding song that was made special for you!

Getting Ready Wedding Songs 2021

Our getting ready songs are a combination of fun and emotion to keep you high-spirited and calm at the same time. These latest songs for getting ready are a balance of everything, from the calm Best Day Of My Life by American Authors to the danceable Marry You by Bruno Mars. Check them below.

  1. Lady Gaga – The Cure
  2. Sam Hunt – Body Like a Back Road
  3. Calvin Harris ft. Young Thug, Pharrell Williams, and Ariana Grande – Heatstroke
  4. Misterwives – Outside the Lines
  5. Bruno Mars – Marry You
  6. BTS – DNA
  7. Avicii – Wake Me Up
  8. OMI (Felix Jaehn Remix) – Cheerleader
  9. American Authors – Best Day of My Life
  10. A$AP Rocky – Sundress
  11. Shane Filan – Beautiful In White
  12. Christina Perri – A Thousands Years
  13. Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours
  14. Ed Sheeran – Perfect
  15. Mimi Webb – Dumb Love

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Best New Wedding Reception Songs 2021

You do not need go searching for fit songs for the reception anymore! New hit songs like Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran which talks about loving your partner forever is perfect.

Do you want to turn up the heat a bit? Treasure by Bruno Mars and some new pop songs below will leave the different stages of your reception popping! Which are your best choices from our favorites below?

Here we give you a list of some of the most popular new dance songs to play at various points during your wedding reception:

  1. DJ Snake – Taki Taki
  2. Train – Marry Me
  3. Bruno Mars – Treasure
  4. Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat – Lucky
  5. Jason Derulo, LAY, NCT 127 – Let’s Shut Up & Dance
  6. Harry Styles – Sweet Creature
  7. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
  8. Sweet Tea Project – Lover’s Lullaby
  9. Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line – Meant to Be
  10. Kygo & Imagine Dragons – Born To Be Yours
  11. Niall Horan – MBlack And White
  12. Maroon 5 – Sugar


Beautiful Entrance Songs

After months of planning and getting ready for the big day, to the ceremony of sealed partnership, it’s time to begin your journey in style. It is time to let your hair down, gather everyone that came to celebrate you, and boogie to great music. This starts by making a grand entrance to your reception. At this point, you need a perfect playlist filled with top songs that not only tell your love story but are interesting enough to light up the whole place. We have pulled up a number of new hit songs that will not only announce your entry in style. But will keep the guests on their feet, sweating it out as they dance the night away.

  1. Weezer – Take On Me
  2. Panic! At The Disco – High Hopes
  3. The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be
  4. Train – Play That Song
  5. Chantal Kreviazuk – Feels Like Home
  6. Ed Sheeran ft. Beyonce – Perfect Duet
  7. John Legend – All of Me
  8. Edwin McCain – I’ll Be
  9. Faith Evans – Love Like This
  10. Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell – You’re All I Need To Get By
  11. Justin Bieber – CConfirmation
  12. Kina Grannis – Can’t Help Falling In Love
  13. Dan + Shay – Speechless
  14. Lauv ft. Julia Michaels – There’s No Way
  15. Tori Kelly – I Was Made For Loving You ft. Ed Sheeran

Popular First Dance Wedding Songs in 2021

You can choose one of the great love songs such as “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston (or Dolly Parton), “For Once in My Life” by Stevie Wonder or “God Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts. However, if you are going with more traditional music and some of the latest lyrics, you can take a look at the following first dance songs:

  1. Lady Gaga – Always Remember Us This Way (From A Star Is Born Soundtrack)
  2. Michael Bublé – When I Fall In Love
  3. Tom Odell – Grow Old With Me
  4. Tamia – Deeper
  5. Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – Shallow (A Star Is Born)
  6. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
  7. Shawn Mendes – Fallin’ All In You
  8. Ben Folds – The Luckiest
  9. Brett Eldredge – Love Someone
  10. Kane Brown – Heaven
  11. ZAYN, Zhavia Ward – A Whole New World

Father Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

Songs like Hero by Maria Carey and The Greatest by Sia, among other current popular songs below are the best for a father-daughter dance. Below is a father-daughter wedding dance perfect playlist to make your job easier.

  1. Anthony Carter – Daddy’s Angel
  2. Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
  3. Kat Jennings and Angela Lansbury – Not While I’m Around
  4. Tim McGraw – My little girl
  5. Mariah Carey – Hero
  6. The Temptations – My Girl
  7. Krystal Keith – Daddy Dance With Me
  8. Phil Collins – You’ll Be In My Heart
  9. Charlie Puth – One Call Away
  10. Sia – The Greatest
  11. Sia – The Greatest
  12. This Dance – Scott Thomas Laughridge
  13. Before You Know It (Something Borrowed) – J.B. Boone & Sofia Franco


What Songs To Choose For Mother Son Dance?

Top songs like Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion tells of the endless and unconditional love a mother has for her son. Mothers are irreplaceable jewels. The mother-son dance is a time mother and son reaffirm how much they mean to each other. We also have a bias for a song, which is the Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler. These and other new songs best tell the mother-son story at the wedding dance.

  1. Calum Scott – No Matter What
  2. Bette Midler – Wind Beneath My Wings
  3. Carole King – Child of Mine
  4. Queen Naija – Mama’s Hand
  5. Rascal Flatts – My Wish
  6. Boyz II Men – A Song for Mama
  7. Matthew John – Everything
  8. Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – Over the Rainbow
  9. Rod Stewart – Forever Young
  10. Roberta Flack – The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face


Sweet Cake Cutting Songs

We’ve put together current popular songs that best describes the strength of your relationship. They also speak of the bond you share, the mood of the moment, and what the beautiful cake represents to you. Any tempo of cake cutting songs you favor is present, from the romantic Anywhere by Rita Ora to the passionate Unforgettable by French Montana.

  1. DJ Khaled – I’m The One
  2. Brian Fallon – If Your Prayers Don’t Get To Heaven
  3. Rita Ora – Anywhere
  4. DJ Khaled – Wild Thoughts
  5. All Night
  6. Katy Perry – Chained to the Rhythm
  7. Zara Larsson – So Good
  8. Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still
  9. Camila Cabello – Havana (Remix)
  10. French Montana – Unforgettable
  11. Skylar Grey – Stand By Me
  12. James Arthur – Falling Like The Stars

The Most Emotional Wedding Songs For Last Dance

Here are some of the most popular last dance songs:

  1. Cat Power – What The World Needs Now
  2. Jordan Fletcher – Miles to the Moon
  3. Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
  4. Morgan Davis – Dance With Me
  5. The Proclaimers – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
  6. The Clash – Should I Stay Or Should I Go
  7. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  8. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life
  9. Garth Brooks – The Dance
  10. ‘NSync – Bye Bye Bye
  11. Ed Sheeran – Best Part Of Me
  12. Katy Perry –Never Worn White

Find the songs of all time that are cheery, positive, uplifting and upbeat in order to get everyone in a good mood here:

  1. Marshmello ft. Bastille – Happier
  2. Kacey Musgraves – Butterflies
  3. Hall & Oates – You Make My Dreams Come True
  4. Maroon 5 – Girls Like You ft. Cardi B
  5. Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid – Eastside
  6. Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
  7. Florence and the Machine – The Dog Days Are Over
  8. Post Malone, Swae Lee – Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)
  9. P!nk – Raise Your Glass
  10. Dolly Parton & Rhonda Vincent – If We Don’t (from Dumplin’)

Top Wedding Song List 2021 the Year You Were Born—Until Now

Check out more songs below.

  1. Paul McCartney & Wings – Silly Love Songs
  2. Donna Summer – Last Dance
  3. K-Ci & JoJo – All My Life
  4. The Lumineers – Ho Hey
  5. Michael Bublé – Save The Last Dance For Me
  6. AC/DC – You Shook Me All Night Long
  7. Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
  8. Blane Howard – Promise to Love Her
  9. Semisonic – Closing Time
  10. Brandon Heath – Love Never Fails
  11. Bebe Rexha – Meant to Be
  12. B.o.B – Nothin’ On You ft. Bruno Mars
  13. Lukas Graham – Love Someone
  14. Niall Horan – Put A Little Love On Me

Wedding Music Mix 2021 by Dj Wedzilla

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New wedding song 2021 for your reception by Dj Wedzilla

We have listed many current popular songs of a different genre, which makes the job of picking songs for every stage of your wedding easier. These songs are fashionable for every type of real wedding style you would want to have. We are sure a lot of your favorites fall within our lists above.

Check them out, select your best songs of all time and compile your wedding playlist.

Fill up your wedding list with songs that tell your story the way you love it while capturing every stage of your wedding right!