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100 New Wedding Songs for 2019 To Play At Your Reception


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).

We have taken the time to come up with an extensive list of wedding songs to help you pick the right music in 2019. It includes “oldies but goodies” songs, latest hits and the most popular songs for the wedding (for the reception, first/last dance, mother-son and father-daughter dance etc.)!

Getting Ready Wedding Songs 2019

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. Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
  7. Avicii – Wake Me Up
  8. OMI (Felix Jaehn Remix) – Cheerleader
  9. American Authors – Best Day of My Life
  10. Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee – Despacito

Best New Wedding Reception Songs 2019

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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. Tom Walker – Just You and I
  2. Train – Marry Me
  3. Bruno Mars – Treasure
  4. Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat – Lucky
  5. Jack Johnson – Better Together
  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

Beautiful Entrance Songs

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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. Bruno Mars – 24k Magic
  2. Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)
  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

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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. John Legend – All of Me
  2. Calum Scott, Leona Lewis – You Are The Reason
  3. Tom Odell – Grow Old With Me
  4. Tamia – Deeper
  5. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
  6. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
  7. Shawn Mendes – Fallin’ All In You
  8. Ben Folds – The Luckiest
  9. Brett Eldredge – Love Someone
  10. Kane Brown – Heaven

Father Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

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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

What Songs To Choose For Mother Son Dance?

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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

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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. The Vamps, Matoma – 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

The Most Emotional Wedding Songs For Last Dance

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Here are some of the most popular last dance songs:

  1. Eric Clapton – After Midnight
  2. Prince – Let’s Go Crazy
  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. 79. Garth Brooks – The Dance
  10. ‘NSync – Bye Bye Bye

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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. Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
  9. P!nk – Raise Your Glass
  10. Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj – Bang, Bang

Top Wedding Song List 2019 the Year You Were Born—Until Now

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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

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!

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