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354 Wedding Songs To Help You Pick The Right Music For Everything

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Wedding songs are the crucial part of any wedding and the choice can be quite overwhelming. But we have everything you need right here – top wedding songs all in one place! Take a look at our collection of the best wedding music for every part of the wedding.

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Here’s the ultimate wedding music list!

So prepare to pin our wedding playlist and let us guide you through your special day. The best music to listen to from the moment you wake up until the moment you fall asleep together.

Wedding Day Morning – Getting Ready Wedding Songs

  1. Kelsea Ballerini – I Think I Fell In Love Today
  2. Frank Sinatra – Get Me To The Church On Time
  3. Beyoncé – Halo
  4. Meghan Trainor –
  5. Taylor Swift – Love Story
  6. Florida Georgia Line – Get Your Shine On
  7. Fergie ft. Ludacris – Glamorous
  8. Darius Rucker – History in The Making
  9. Florida Georgia Line – Cruise
  10. Josh Turner – Time Is Love
  11. Shaggy ft. Rayvon – Angel
  12. Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
  13. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
  14. Collin Raye – Love, Me
  15. Rihanna – Only Girl (In the World)”
  16. Pink – Raise Your Glass
  17. Together forever – Rick Astley
  18. Diana Ross & The Supremes – Can’t Hurry Love
  19. Letters to Cleo – I Want You To Want Me
  20. Trisha Yearwood – She’s In Love With the Boy
  21. Nicki Minaj – Your Love

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Ceremony: Prelude Songs

  1. Diana Ross & Lionel Richie – Endless Love
  2. Pink – Raise Your Glass
  3. Michael Bublé – Crazy Love
  4. The Dixie Cups – Chapel of Love
  5. Randy Travis – Forever & Ever Amen
  6. Taylor Swift – Fearless
  7. Brad Paisley – Two People Fell In Love
  8. Mark Wills – I Do (Cherish You)
  9. Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender
  10. BebeRexha and Florida Georgia Line – Meant to Be
  11. Starley – Call On Me
  12. Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwoʻole – Over The Rainbow
  13. Michael Buble – L.O.V.E.
  14. Beatles – With A Little Help From My Friends
  15. Blue Swede – Hooked On A Feeling

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Ceremony: Processional Wedding Songs

  1. Mary Chapin Carpenter – Grow Old With Me
  2. The Beatles – All You Need is Love
  3. Pachelbel – Canon in D
  4. Haley Reinhart – Can’t Help Falling in Love
  5. Evan Duffy – Clarity
  6. Traditional – Amazing Grace
  7. Van Morrison – Have I Told You Lately
  8. Sara Bareilles – I Choose You
  9. Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z – Crazy In Love
  10. Blake Shelton – God Gave Me

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Ceremony: Bride Entrance Songs

  1. Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender
  2. Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling in Love With You
  3. Israel Kamakawiwoʻole – Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  4. Audrey Hepburn – Moon River
  5. Shania Twain & Bryan White – From This Moment On
  6. Ingrid Mapson – La Vie En Rose
  7. Bruno Mars – Just the Way You Are
  8. Ronan Keating – When You Say Nothing At All
  9. Rod Stewart – When I need you
  10. Lifehouse – You and Me
  11. Ingrid Michaelson – The Way I Am
  12. Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
  13. Chris Brown – Forever’
  14. Brian Crain – Butterfly Waltz
  15. Carter Burwell, Dan Redfeld and Elizabeth Hedman – Bella’s Lullaby
  16. Eva Cassidy – Songbird
  17. Ronan Keating – This I Promise You

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Ceremony: Recessional Wedding Songs

  1. Rhett Akins – She Said Yes
  2. Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours
  3. Andrew Maze – Knock, knock
  4. Aretha Franklin – You Send Me
  5. Alicia Keys – No One
  6. Coldplay – Sky Full of Stars
  7. Katrina & The Waves – Walking On Sunshine
  8. Gretchen Wilson – Here For the Party
  9. American Authors – Best Day Of My Life
  10. B-52’s – Love Shack
  11. Beach Boys – God Only Knows
  12. Brandon Heath – Love Never Fails
  13. Dave Matthews Band – You & Me

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Classical Wedding Ceremony Music

  1. Johann Pachelbel, Edward Brewer and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra – Canon in D, P.37
  2. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Christian Rainer – The Prince of Denmark’s March (Trumpet Voluntary In D Major)
  3. Mado Robin, Libero De Luca, Agnes Disney, Jean Borthayre, Claudine Collart, Simeon LeMaitre and Léo Delibes – Lakmé: El Dúo de la Flor
  4. Andrew Grossman, Lana Ross and Anna Moor – Wedding March
  5. The O’Neill Brothers – Ode To Joy
  6. the Latvian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra – Serenade, Eine kleineNachtmusik, K 525: II. Romanza – Andante
  7. J.S. Bach Orchestra – Canon and Gigue In D Major: Canon (Pachelbel’s Canon)
  8. Felix Mendelssohn, London Symphony Orchestra and Peter Maag – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61: IX. Wedding March
  9. Georg Friedrich Handel by Bela Banafalvi& Budapest Strings – Solomon, HWV 67: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  10. Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles Gounod, Nora Shulman and Judy Loman – Ave Maria
  11. Antonio Vivaldi, Alberto Lizzio and Musici di San Marco – Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, “La Primavera” (Spring): I. Allegro

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Entertaining Cocktail Hour Wedding Music

  1. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
  2. Stevie Wonder – Ribbon in the Sky
  3. Sixpence none the richer – Kiss Me
  4. Nina Simone – Here Comes The Sun
  5. The Police – Every Breath You Take
  6. Ben E. King – Stand By Me
  7. Backstreet Boys – I Want It That Way
  8. Bette Midler – Wind Beneath By Wing
  9. Chris Brown – Forever
  10. Sixpence none the richer – Kiss Me
  11. ColbieCaillat – I Do

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Fun Reception Entrance Song Ideas

  1. David Guetta ft Nicki Minaj, BebeRexha&Afrojack – Hey Mama (Official Video)
  2. Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby
  3. DJ Snake ft. Justin Bieber – Let Me Love You
  4. P!nk – Get The Party Started
  5. Tom Jones – She’s a Lady
  6. Shaggy – Angel
  7. Jon Pardi – Head Over Boots
  8. Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper – Life’s a Happy Song
  9. Luther Vandross – Here And Now
  10. O’Jays – Forever Mine
  11. Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
  12. Pitbull ft. Christina Aguilera – Feel This Moment
  13. Black Eyed Peas – Let’s Get It Started

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Classic First Dance Wedding Songs

  1. Ariana Grande – Imagine
  2. Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight
  3. Elvis Presley – Falling in Love with You
  4. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
  5. Nina Simone – I put a spell on you
  6. Doris Day – Dream A Little Dream of Me
  7. Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon
  8. Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons – Can’t Take My Eyes off You
  9. Michael Buble – Sway
  10. Dooley Wilson – As Time Goes By
  11. Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle – A Whole New World
  12. Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet – Love Theme To “Romeo & Juliet
  13. Diana Ross & Lionel Richie – Endless Love
  14. The Tango Project – Por Una Cabeza
  15. Heat wave – Always and forever
  16. Lonestar – Amazed
  17. Rod Stewart – Have I told you lately
  18. Peter Gabriel – In your eyes
  19. Big and Rich – Lost in This Moment
  20. Norah Jones – Come Away with Me
  21. 98 Degrees – I Do (Cherish You)

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Unique First Dance Wedding Songs

  1. John Legend – All of Me
  2. Phil Collins – You’ll Be In My Heart
  3. Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
  4. Katy Perry – Unconditionally
  5. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
  6. Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
  7. BebeRexha feat. Florida Georgia Line – Meant to Be
  8. Moulin Rouge – El Tango de Roxanne
  9. John Powell – Assassin’s Tango (From Mr. & Mrs. Smith)
  10. Tina Turner – Simply the Best
  11. Harry Connick Jr – It had to be you
  12. Faith hill and Tim Mcgraw – It’s your love
  13. Eddie Rabbit & Crystal Gayle – Just you and I

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Father-Daughter Dance Songs

  1. Miley Cyrus – Butterfly Fly Away
  2. Beyoncé – Daddy
  3. Paul Simon – Father and Daughter
  4. Billy Joel – Just the Way You Are
  5. Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
  6. Nancy Sinatra’s – It’s For My Dad
  7. Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
  8. Rascal Flatts – My Wish
  9. Frank Sinatra – I Wish You Love
  10. Bob Marley – Three Little Birds
  11. Michael Buble – Daddy’s Little Girl
  12. Heartland – I Loved Her First

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Mother-Son Dance Songs

  1. Paul Todd – The First Lady in My Life
  2. Whitney Houston – Greatest Love of All
  3. Carrie Underwood – Mama’s Song
  4. The Band Perry – Mother Like Mine
  5. MikkiViereck – A Song for my Son
  6. Whitney Houston – Greatest Love of All
  7. Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
  8. Taylor Hicks – Do I Make You Proud
  9. Boyz II Men – A Song for Mama
  10. Scott Keo – All to You
  11. Bob Dylan – Forever Young
  12. The Band Perry – Mother Like Mine

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Must-Play Wedding Reception Songs

  1. XXXTENTACION & Lil Pump ft. Maluma & Swae Lee – Arms Around You
  2. Steve Aoki – Waste It On Me feat. BTS
  3. DJ Snake – Taki Taki ft. Selena Gomez, Ozuna, Cardi B
  4. The Drifters – Stand By Me
  5. Michael Bolton – When a Man Loves a Woman
  6. Haley Reinhart – Can’t Help Falling in Love
  7. Rihanna – Diamonds
  8. Aretha Franklin – I Say a Little Prayer
  9. The Beatles – All You Need is Love
  10. Ben E. King – Stand by Me
  11. Justin Timberlake – Mirrors
  12. Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely
  13. Lee Ann Womack – I Hope You Dance
  14. Van Morrison – Days Like This
  15. Toploader – Dancing in the Moonlight
  16. The Beach Boys – God Only Knows

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Songs That’ll Pack the Dance Floor

  1. Lovelytheband – These Are My Friends
  2. Hardwell – How You Love Me
  3. EXO – Love Shot
  4. Bob Sinclair – Rock this party
  5. LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock – Party Rock Anthem
  6. Britney Spears – Till the World Ends
  7. Pink – Get the party started
  8. Rihanna – Where Have You Been
  9. Selena Gomez & The Scene – Love You Like A Love Song
  10. ABBA – Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
  11. ABBA – Dancing queen
  12. One Republic – Counting Stars
  13. ABBA – Voulez-Vous
  14. Katy Perry – Firework
  15. Pharrell Williams – Happy
  16. Rihanna – Don’t Stop The Music
  17. Beyoncé ft. Sean Paul – Baby Boy
  18. Daft Punk – Get Lucky

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Cross-Generational Wedding Hits

  1. Olivia Newton and John Travolta – You’re the one that I want
  2. The Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody
  3. Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender
  4. Joe Cocker – You Are So Beautiful
  5. Barbra Streisand – Woman in Love
  6. Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love
  7. ABBA – Lay all your love on me
  8. Frank Sinatra – I Love You Baby
  9. Elton John – Something about the way you look
  10. Eric Clapton – Wonderful tonight
  11. Joe Cocker – You are so beautiful
  12. Elvis Presley – Always on My Mind
  13. Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie – Endless Love

Wedding Music To Get The Bridesmaids Dancing

  1. Spice Girls – Wannabe
  2. Beyoncé – Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)
  3. The Chordettes – Lollipop
  4. Billy Joel – Uptown Girl
  5. Aretha Franklin – Respect
  6. Jennifer Lopez – Let’s Get Loud
  7. Britney Spears – Gimme More
  8. Cher – The Shoop Shoop Song’
  9. Michael Jackson – P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing)
  10. Kool & The Gang – Ladies Night
  11. Barry White – Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
  12. Prince – I Wanna Be Your Lover

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Wedding Music To Get The Groomsmen Dancing

  1. Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
  2. M.C. Hammer – U Can’t Touch This
  3. Sir Mix-a-lot – Baby Got Back
  4. LMFAO – Sexy And I Know It
  5. Shaggy – Boombastic
  6. Justin Timberlake – Rock Your Body
  7. Salt-n-Pepa – Push It
  8. Prince – Pump Up The Jam
  9. Alexandra Stan – Mr. Saxobeat
  10. Desiigner – Panda
  11. Rascal Flatts – Me and My Gang

Wedding Songs That’ll Get Everyone Singing Along

  1. Elton John – Your Song
  2. Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World
  3. Rihanna by ft. JAY-Z – Umbrella
  4. Pitbull ft. Ke$ha – Timber
  5. Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  6. Marilyn Monroe – I wanna be Loved by you
  7. Sonny & Cher – I Got You Babe
  8. LeAnn Rimes – Can’t Fight The Moonlight
  9. Lionel Richie – Hello
  10. The Bangles – Eternal Flame
  11. The Ronettes – Be My Baby
  12. The Dixie Chicks – Cowboy Take Me Away
  13. Aerosmith – I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing

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Wedding Cake-Cutting Songs

  1. Sugar Sugar – the Archies
  2. Mariah Carey – Honey
  3. James Taylor – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
  4. DNCE – Cake by the Ocean
  5. Christina Aguilera – Candyman
  6. Aerosmith – Sweet Emotion
  7. Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar on Me
  8. the Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
  9. Maroon 5- Sugar
  10. U2- Sweetest Thing
  11. Robin Thicke – The Sweetest Love
  12. Average White Band – Cut The Cake

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Bouquet Toss Songs

  1. MötleyCrüe – Girls, Girls, Girls
  2. Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
  3. Fifth Harmony ft. Kid Ink – Worth It
  4. Amanda Seyfried – Honey, Honey
  5. Beyoncé – Diva
  6. Jennifer Lopez – Let’s Get Loud
  7. Natalie Cole – This Will Be…(An Everlasting Love)
  8. Jason Derulo – Stupid Love
  9. Survivor – Eye of the Tiger
  10. Pat Benatar – Hit Me with Your Best Shot
  11. Beastie Boys – Girls
  12. Christina Aguilera – Genie In A Bottle
  13. Abba – Take A Chance On Me
  14. Bonnie Tyler – I Need a Hero

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Garter Toss Songs

  1. Flo Rida ft. Sia – Cake Wild Ones
  2. Michael Jackson – Wanna Be Startin Something
  3. DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne – I’m the One
  4. Fun ft. Janelle Monáe – We Are Young
  5. Akon ft. Snoop Dogg – I Wanna Love You
  6. Lou Bega – Mambo No. 5
  7. The Beatles – Twist and Shout
  8. Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
  9. Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan – This Is How We Roll

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Last Dance Songs

  1. Skylar Grey – Everything I Need
  2. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – >(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life
  3. Ed Sheeran – Perfect
  4. Elvis Presley – Love me tender
  5. Frank Sinatra – Strangers in the night
  6. Doris Troy – Just One Look
  7. Coldplay – Paradise
  8. Taylor Swift – Today Was a Fairy Tale
  9. Donna Summer – Last Dance
  10. Justin Timberlake – What Goes Around…Comes Around
  11. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – >(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life
  12. Sister Sledge – We Are Family
  13. Eagles – Love Will Keep Us Alive

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‘Do Not Play’ List – Wedding Songs To Skip

  1. Katy Perry – The One That Got Away
  2. Andra – Cake Love Can Save It All
  3. Lady Gaga – Million reasons
  4. Tori Kelly – Hallelujah

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Bonus: Engagement Party Playlist

  1. Ed Sheeran (with Andrea Bocelli)- Perfect Symphony
  2. Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me
  3. Justin Bieber – Let Me Love You
  4. Martina McBride and Train – Marry Me
  5. Frank Sinatra – Love and Marriage
  6. the Turtles – Happy Together
  7. the Beatles – When I’m Sixty-Four
  8. The Backstreet Boys – The Perfect Fan
  9. Train – Hey, Soul Sister
  10. Juice Newton – Angel Of The Morning
  11. Joe Cocker – Up where we belong
  12. Hozier – Take Me To Church

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Bonus: Bridal Shower Playlist

  1. Big & Rich – Lost in This Moment
  2. Nat King Cole – L-O-V-E
  3. Aretha Franklin – Respect
  4. Spice Girls – 2 Become 1
  5. Eric Carmen – Hungry Eyes
  6. My Best Friend’s Wedding Cast – Wishing and Hoping
  7. Stevie Wonder – You are the sunshine of my life
  8. The Police – Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
  9. Heavy D. & The Boy – Now That We Found Love
  10. Jack Johnson – Better Together
  11. Jason Mraz – Song For A Friend

Bonus: Rehearsal Dinner Music

  1. John Legend – Love Me Now
  2. Ed Sheeran – Photograph
  3. Miley Cyrus – Party In The U.S.A
  4. Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris – We Found Love
  5. High School Musical cast – Breaking Free
  6. Spice Girls – Say You’ll Be There
  7. Chainsmokers& Coldplay – Something Just Like This
  8. Coldplay – Viva La Vida
  9. Patrick Swayze – She’s like the wind
  10. Jackie DeShannon – What The World Needs Now Is Love
  11. Elton John – Something About the Way You Look Tonight

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Bonus: Bachelorette Party Songs

  1. Shania Twain – Man! I Feel Like a Woman
  2. Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
  3. Gerry Halliwell – It’s raining man
  4. Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya, and Pink ft. Missy Elliott – Lady Marmalade
  5. Beyoncé – Run the World (Girls)
  6. Lesley Gore – You Don’t Own Me
  7. Spice Girls – Wannabe
  8. Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass
  9. KC & The Sunshine Band – Shake Your Booty
  10. Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
  11. Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj – Bang Bang
  12. The Pussycat Dolls ft. Busta Rhymes – Don’t Cha
  13. Rihanna – Don’t Stop The Music
  14. Katy Perry – Roar
  15. Meredith Brooks – I’m a bitch I’m a lover
  16. The Pussycat Dolls ft. Will.i.am – Beep

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