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Wedding Music Ideas From First To Last Dance

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The tone and ambiance of weddings are generally set by the music that is presented during the ceremony and reception. Many couples spend a great deal of time choosing the best music for their special day. Don’t become overwhelmed with the music selection process that can add more stress to your planning. Take your time and find the song that brings joy to the couple as well as the guests. We’ve put together a few of the best wedding music ideas that will help you with the selection process every part of the wedding day from the wedding ceremony to the first song, to the last dance.

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Classic First Dance Music Ideas

You are sure to find one of these classic favorites to be just what you’ve been looking for in your wedding music quest. These classic music selections are great for elegant weddings as well as simple weddings.

  1. Lonestar – Amazed
  2. Dooley Wilson (Casablanca) – As Time Goes By
  3. Stevie Wonder – As
  4. Etta James – At Last
  5. Elvis – Can’t Help Falling In Love
  6. Ray Charles – Come Rain or Come Shine
  7. Luther Vandross – Here and Now
  8. The Flamingos – I Only Have Eyes for You
  9. Billy Joel – Just the Way You Are
  10. Bright Eyes – First Day of My Life

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Hottest New Wedding Songs

Here’s what’s HOTTT in wedding music these days. Make every moment of your wedding and reception contemporary and extra special with these great selections. These tunes cater to all age genres and sure to be a hit.

  1. Morgan Evans – Things That We Drink To
  2. Clare Dunn – More
  3. Jake Owen – Made For You
  4. John Mayer featuring Katy Perry – Who You Love
  5. Sara Bareilles – I Choose You
  6. Capital Cities – Safe and Sound
  7. Bruno Mars – Treasure
  8. Lee Brice – I Don’t Dance
  9. Disclosure featuring Sam Smith – Latch
  10. Justin Timberlake – Mirrors

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Father-Daughter Wedding Song Ideas

Every little girl loves her father and the perfect song is necessary for their dance on a special day. Enjoy one of these favorites as you share your first dance with your first love, your father.

  1. Elton John – Can You Feel the Love Tonight
  2. Bob Carlisle – Butterfly Kisses
  3. Krystal Keith – Daddy Dance With Me
  4. Beyoncé – Daddy
  5. Priscilla Ahn – Dream
  6. Paul Simon – Father and Daughter
  7. Holly Dunn – Daddy’s Hands
  8. The Beach Boys – Forever
  9. Heartland – I Loved Her First
  10. Drake White – The Best Is Yet To Come

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The Do Not Play List Songs

Although some of these songs may have been popular years ago, they have made their way into the “songs to avoid” category for very good reason. Skip these songs at your wedding and you’ll thank us later.

  1. Kool & The Gang – Celebration
  2. Sister Sledge – We Are Family
  3. DJ Casper – Cha Cha Slide
  4. Nelly – Hot in Here
  5. The Village People – YMCA
  6. The Police – Every Breath You Take
  7. Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
  8. Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On
  9. The B-52s – Love Shack
  10. Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse of the Heart

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Wedding Reception Entrance Music Ideas

Make an entrance to the beat of your favorite tune as the couple is introduced to their guests as husband as a wife. There is no rule that says this music has to be slow and mellow, as upbeat and modern makes the list as well.

  1. Carl Carlton – Everlasting Love
  2. Natalie Cole – This Will Be
  3. U2 – Beautiful Day
  4. Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered
  5. Katrina & the Waves – Walking on Sunshine
  6. James Brown – I Got You
  7. Dave Matthews Band – So Right
  8. Kevin Rudolf – Let It Rock
  9. Barry White – You’re the First, My Last, My Everything
  10. Beyoncé – Crazy in Love

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Last Dance Wedding Music Ideas

It may be the last dance but it’s also another chance to make a musical impression. Give your guest a sendoff they’ll remember with a high energy beat or something they can wind down to as they mesmerize the events of the evening.

  1. Frank Sinatra – I Remember You
  2. Judy Garland – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
  3. Ella Fitzgerald – Cheek To Cheek
  4. The Beatles – Besame Mucho
  5. Heatwave – Always And Forever
  6. Frank Sinatra – All The Way
  7. Doris Day – I’ll See You In My Dreams
  8. Ella Fitzgerald – I’ve Got A Crush On You
  9. The Spaniels – Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight
  10. Frank Sinatra – How Do You Keep The Music Playing

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