Ultimate list of wedding songs

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Wedding songs are key elements of a wedding. The songs you choose to play at the wedding will dictate the mood of the event, whether it is a great and fun party or otherwise

We understand that selecting wedding songs can be a great task.  To help you have the perfect wedding party we have put together a list of wedding songs for every part of the wedding from the beginning of the ceremony to the end of the reception.

Here is the ultimate list of wedding ceremony songs and wedding reception songs.

Wedding Ceremony Songs

Prelude Wedding Songs

Prelude wedding songs
  • Ave Maria by Beyoncé
  • God Only Knows by John Legend and Cynthia Erivo
  • Real Love by The Beatles
  • All of My Days by Alexi Murdach
  • XO by Beyoncé
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • Bella’s Lullaby by Twilight OST
  • Air on a G String (acoustic) by Richard Mollenbeck
  • Canon in D Major by Johann Pachelbel
  • Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
  • Titanic Rose’s Theme by James Horner
  • Ice Dance by Edward Scissorhands
  • One Day Like This by Elbow
  • Marry Me by Train
  • Concerning Hobbits by Howard Shore
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s desiring by J. S. Bach and Johann Schop
  • The One by Kodaline
  • Still Fallin’ by Hunter Hayes
  • Moon River by 2CELLOS

Processional Wedding Songs

Processional wedding songs
  • A Thousand Years by Christina Perri
  • Can’t Help falling in Love by Haley Reinhart
  • Your Song by Ellie Goulding
  • Beneath Your Beautiful by Labrinth feat Emeli Sande
  • The Book of Love by Peter Gabriel
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • We Found Love ( Cover) by Lindsey Stirling
  • Marry Me by Train
  • Alone by Trampled by Turtles
  • Heartbeats by José Gonzalez
  • Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers
  • Make You Feel My Love by Adele
  • Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
  • Only You by Joshua Radin
  •  Trumpet Voluntary by Clarke
  • The Wedding March from a Midsummer Night’s Dream by Felix Mendelssohn
  • First Day of My Life by Bright Eyes

Wedding Songs during the Ceremony

Wedding songs to play during the wedding ceremony
  • I Choose You by Ryann Darling
  • All of Me by John Legend
  • Stay with Me by Sam Smith
  • The Lord’s My Shepherd by Stuart Townend
  • I’m Yours by Jason Mraz

Recessional Wedding Songs

Recessional wedding songs
  • Ol’ Sweet Day by AHI
  • Dreams by Cranberries
  • Beautiful Day by U2
  • Beating Heart by Ellie Goulding
  • Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles
  • Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Goulding
  • I’m a Believer by Smash Mouth
  • One Love by Bob Marley
  • Best Day of My Life by American Authors
  • Head Over Boots by Jon Pardi
  • Sky Full of Stars by Coldplay
  • This Will Be by Natalie Cole
  • You Make My Dreams by Hall and Oates
  • Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves
  • Dancing in the Moonlight by Toploader
  • The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
  • Signed Sealed, Delivered by Stevie Wonder
  • Ho Hey be The Lumineers
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Cocktail Hour Wedding Songs

Cocktail hour music list
  • Perfect Duet by Ed Sheeran with Beyoncé
  • By Your Side by Sade
  • XO (Cover) by John Mayer
  • Sky Full of Stars by Coldplay
  • Better Together by Jack Johnson
  • Drops of Jupiter by Train
  • Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
  • Ho Hey by The Lumineers
  • I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz
  • A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton
  • Lucky by Jason Mraz feat Colbie Caillat
  • Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars
  • Come Away With Me by Norah Jones

Reception Wedding Songs

Wedding Songs for Reception Entrance

Wedding songs for reception entrance
  • Can’t Touch This by MC Hammer
  • A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton
  • Sexy Back by Justin Timberlake
  • Crazy in Love by Beyoncé
  • For a Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson
  • Let’s Get It Started by Black Eyed Peas
  • Levels by Avicii
  • Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO
  • Stronger by Kanye West
  • Pitbull by Timber feat Kesha

Dinner Wedding Songs

Songs to play while having dinner at the wedding
  • Sunday Morning by Maroon 5
  • Take My Hand by Emily Hackett
  • I Believe a Thing Called Love by Branches
  • Don’t Know Why by Norah Jones
  • Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
  • Crazy in Love by Beyoncé
  • Nine Million Bicycles by Katie Melua
  • When I Fall In Love by Nat King Cole
  • You Belong to Me by Dean Martin
  • Fernando by ABBA
  • Telling Stories by Tracy Chapman
  • Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper
  • Bubbly by Colbie Caillat
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John
  • La vie En Rose by Louis Armstrong
  • That’s Amore by Dean Martin
  • L-O-V-E by Joss Stone
  • A Sunday Kind of Love by Etta James
  • Sway by Dean Martin
  • Mr. Bojangles by Robbie Williams
  • Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop by Landon Pigg
  • I Belong To You by Brandi Carlile
  • In Your Hands by Joshua Radin
  • You’re My Best Friend by The Once
  • You Were Meant for Me by Jewel
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First Dance Wedding Songs

Couple's first dance wedding songs
  • So Close by Jon Mclaughlin
  • Baby Can I Hold You by Tracy Chapman
  • A Thousand Years by Christina Perri
  • I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz
  • I Got You Babe by UB40 feat Chrissie Hynde
  • Ol’ Sweet Day by AHI
  • God Gave Me You by Dave Barnes
  • Love is a Many Splendored Thing by Frank Sinatra
  • Amazed by Lonestar
  • Love You Till the End by The Pogues
  • Songbird by Eva Cassidy
  • Rule the World by Take That
  • Moon River by Frank Sinatra
  • A Whole New World by Paebo Bryson and Regina Belle
  • From This Moment by Shania Twain
  • The Power of Love by Celine Dion
  • Fly Me to the Moon by Frank Sinatra
  • I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing by Aerosmith
  • How Do I Live? by LeAnn Rhimes
  • At Last by Etta James
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
  • Everything by Michael Buble

 Father Daughter Wedding Songs

Songs to play for father daughter dance at the wedding
  • Unforgettable by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole
  •  Dance with My Daughter by Jason Blaine
  • I Loved Her First by Heartland
  • The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra
  • You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban
  • My Little Girl by Tim McGraw
  • Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle
  • Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
  • You are So Beautiful to Me by Joe Cocker
  • Daddy’s Little Girl by Al Martino

Mother Son Wedding Songs

Songs to play during mother son dance at the wedding
  • Song for Mama by Boyz 2 Men
  • What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John
  • Stand By Me by Ben E. King
  • Forever Young by Rod Stewart
  • In My Life by The Beatles
  • You’ll Be in My Heart by Phil Collins
  • Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
  • I Say a Little Prayer for You by Aretha Franklin
  • My Wish by Rascal Flatts

Cake Cutting Wedding Songs

Cake cutting wedding songs
  • Sweet Pea by Amos Lee
  • Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard
  • Lucky by Jason Mraz feat Colbie Caillat
  • I Can’t Help Myself by The Four Tops
  • Candy Man by Christina Aguilera
  • Sugar, Sugar by The Archies

Bouquet Toss Wedding Songs

Bouquet toss wedding songs
  • California Gurls by Katy Perry
  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper
  • Man! I Feel Like a Woman by Shania Twain
  • Milkshake by Kelis
  • Single Ladies by Beyoncé
  • One Way or Another by Blondie

Wedding Garter Toss Songs

  • Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard
  • Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins
  • Hot in Herre by Nelly
  • Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top
  • Eye of the Tiger by Survivor
  • Bad to the Bone by George Thorogood and The Destroyers
  • Let’s Get It On by Marvin Gaye
  • Suit and Tie by Justin Timberlake feat Jay-Z

Reception Dance Floor Songs

Songs to play on the dance floor during reception
  • Uptown Funk Mary Ronson feat Bruno Mars
  • Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper
  • Crazy in Love by Beyoncé
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston
  • We Found Love by Rihanna
  • Happy by Pharrell Williams
  • Royals by Lorde
  • Thrift Shop by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
  • Birthday by Katy Perry
  • Footloose by Kenny Loggins
  • Yeah! by Usher
  • I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen
  • We No Speak Americano by Audiogroove
  • Timber by Pitbull feat Kesha
  • Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!
  • Mambo No. 5 by Lou Bega
  • Kiss by Prince
  • In the Summertime by Mungo Jerry
  • Despacito by Luis Fonsi feat Daddy Yankee
  • Counting Stars by OneRepublic
  • The Locomotion by Little Eva
  • We are Family by Sister Sledge
  • Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • The Twist by Chubby Checker

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