Music and love are two things that without them, the world would be such a dark place. Love allows us to find happiness and pursue all the amazing things life has to offer, while music let’s us keep those memories of those special moments forever.
A wedding is a perfect combination of both as the music we play during this amazing moment will stick with us and remind us of all the wonderful memories we created on our big day. Let's take a look at the top 30 best soundtracks to play at your wedding.
Top Wedding Songs of all times 2019
1. Kenny Rogers - Through The Years
While Kenny Rogers is known for making timeless classics, Through the Years is definitely among them. Not only is is memorable but it’s the perfect song for a wedding. It talks about through the years no matter what’s happened and what a couple has gone through, they stuck together forever.
2. Colbie Caillat - I Do
We have all been at a point in our lives where relationships were not so savory in our eyes and we loved to do our own thing instead. Things then begin to change when we meet that person that causes us to view things a little differently.
This songs speaks about just that and how one person can change your entire perspective on love and marriage because you’ve fallen head over heels for the. The title alone makes it the ideal song for any couple tying the knot.
3. 98 Degrees - I Do Cherish You
This song is both nostalgic and full of 90’s romance! 98 degrees were definitely onto something with this beautiful melody. This song expresses how it feels to be deeply in love with someone and how they want to spend forever with their partner. It’s certainly a love long classic and idyllic of love and marriage, which earns it a spot on our wedding song list.
4. Tracy Chapman - Wedding Song
In this song it speaks of someone expressing to their partner how they promise to honor their partner and their love. How in their union, they will remain and cherish all that is good between them. This song is very heartwarming and ideal for a wedding song.
5. The Bleachers - Let’s Get Married
Living our lives the way we want is important to a lot of us. However, when someone comes along that is more than worth it, we sometimes change who we are to better ourselves for them. This song speaks on changing in the name of love and of course, wedding bells.
6. Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
This song definitely spells out what it means to believe in love so much and having faith you will find it. It talks about knowing you will find your true love despite how things are and finally finding them, only to continue to love them forever. Christina Perri certainly does the topic justice in this beautiful number. Many couples can relate to hanging on and the feeling of joy they have when they finally meet their true love.
7. Ray LaMontagne - You Are The Best Thing
We all know the feeling we get when someone comes into our lives and we completely and unexpectedly, fall madly in love with them. This song lovingly talks about meeting that special someone who becomes the best things that’s ever happened to us. Definitely a song worthy of representing a happy union.
8. Al Green - Let's Stay Together
While this is an oldie it’s no doubt this will always remain a love song goodie. Let’s Stay Together talks of the hard times a relationship can bring but working through things despite how tough things may become. It’s the perfect ode to those who are ready to take a vow for eternal love.
9. Hall & Oates - You Make My Dreams
While this song has been featured in countless movies and has even become the soundtrack for various special occasions, playing it as a wedding soundtrack is only appropriate. Especially when it talks about meeting the person of your dreams and they help you overcome your fears and overall become happier and better in life. The epitome of romance? We think so!
10. Etta James - At Last
Another timeless melody, we can’t begin to imagine how many slow dances have taken place to this heavenly tune. This is also another beautiful piece that expresses the deep everlasting love you grow for someone you have fallen for. This love is eternal and always forgiving and that is the definition of wedding your dream partner.
Top Wedding Songs to Dance to
Walking down the aisle is an extremely fulfilling and life changing moment. It’s the sweetest moment anyone could ever experience. Although walking to the altar is a wonderful moment if indescribable significance, there are some other pretty awesome moments that take place at weddings as well. These are the top weddings songs to cut a rug to with family and friends.
11. Stray Cats - Rock This Town
Rock This Town is a funky, upbeat, and downright fun tune guaranteed to bring some serious life to any party. While the song was made in the 80’s it’s 1950’s sound makes it an all-time grooving favorite. Guests will definitely loosen up to this 1980’s hit.
12. Montell Jordan - This is How We Do It
It’s pretty safe to say every party has played this 90’s smash hit at least one time. This is how we do it is an upbeat R&B tune that will get any party started no matter the occasion. It’s ideal for a wedding party and will definitely help everyone to relax and have a great time. There will be no space left on the dance floor once this song comes on in any room!
13. Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
Another classic party hit we believe Vanilla Ice created this song literally for parties only. Apart from being hit with some serious groove nostalgia guests will absolutely love getting down to this song for old times sake.
14. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - I’ve Had The Time of My Life
Another 1980’s classic hit that’s perfect for wedding dance parties, this song can be danced to fast or slow. It’s got the perfect hit of romance mixed with pop melodies making it a great song for just about any party and dance atmosphere.
15. Darius Rucker - Wagon Wheel
This song is so lovely and perfect for a wedding party. It’s especially perfect for couples dance and even for the bride and groom to get down to. It’s upbeat, laid back, romantic, and more importantly sung by the amazing Darius Rucker. What more could you ask for in a wedding song?
16. The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
A song that is not only memorable but pretty sweet to shake a leg to. The romantic melody talks about being in love which of course makes it a wonderful tune for dancing at a wedding party.
1 7. The Temptations - My Girl
Another song that is great for couples and the newlyweds alike. My Girl is a sweet calming melody that expresses the joys of love between significant others. This makes it a good song for dancing at a wedding party.
18. Journey - Don’t Stop Believin
Besides the positive vibes this fun emits the beat and lyrics are just amazing and fun. Definitely qualifies for getting down to at a wedding party as it will help your guests to feel free while having a great time.
19. Mr. C The Slide Man - Cha-Cha Slide
Okay, let’s be honest for a second. No matter the occasion, it’s simply not a party unless you’re doing the cha-cha slide… am I right? This is great for switching the mood and bringing everyone together. Even during a beautiful event such as a wedding.
20. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
The title of this song says it all. This tune has always been so much fun and filled with lots of joyful party energy. Great for getting your guests going and filling the evening with laughter and fun.
Top Romantic Wedding Songs for First Dance
21. Paramore - The Only Exception
Although this band is known for their punk rock sounds, this song gives us something just a little different. It talks about going through tough times in life and therefore not believing love truly exists. However, after meeting that special someone the belief of love is worth it all.
22. Train - Marry Me
What a perfect melody for such a special moment in time. Marry Me is about love at first sight. That deep feeling you get when you see someone for the first time and you just know they are the one for you. Many couples can relate which is why dancing to this song at a wedding makes the moment even more special.
23. Ingrid Michaelson - The Way I Am
This song spills romance and the true meaning of what it is to love someone the way they are. It talks of always being there for them no matter what happens which is one of the beautiful meanings of what it is to marry someone.
24. Bryan Adams - Everything I do, I Do it For You
Sacrifice is a huge part of marrying the one you love, or even just being with them. This passionate melody talks about doing just that from beginning to end. Loving someone so much that you will do anything for them. What better song to represent your first dance together as husband and wife.
25. The Luckiest - Ben Folds
When we’re in love we take a step back and look at everything. We think about life and all that comes with it. The good times and the bad and apart from us being alive we think about how lucky we are to have that special someone in our lives. This song talks about exactly that and what better words to have your first dance into forever together.
26. Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
While this song is recognized from the era of adorable teenage rom coms it’s also a very beautiful song about love. It’s about making memories and spending time with the one who you’re crazy in love with. Apart from its sweet message the melodies are absolutely wonderful and no matter the point in time, this will always be a song perfect for the first wedding dance.
27. Bryan Adams - Heaven
The world is full of troubles but when you’re lying in the arms of someone you love it seems like it all fades away. You feel protected and sometimes the happiest in the world. It’s also safe to say a wedding day probably comes close to the feeling of being on cloud nine with the love of your life. This soundtrack is idyllic and representative of eternal love.
28. Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful
Although this classic is a couple of minutes long, its message speaks volumes. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and this song is representative of the saying. Meeting your significant other or soul mate is indeed the most beautiful thing in the world and this song reminds us that. It’s also ideal for that first wedding dance and all the precious memories it holds.
29. All-4-One - I Can Love You Like That
Many of us are so ready to love and be loved. We long to meet that special person who will give us their undivided love and affection as we do the same for them. This song talks about meeting that person of your dreams and living nothing short of a fulfilled life of love and happiness together.
30. Jack Johnson - Better Together
So much truth lies in this song when it comes to love. Life is so much better when you’re with someone who you love and have a special bond with. Marriage is the sum of these words and so why not have your first dance with your forever partner to this beautiful melody.
Music serves a great purpose in our lives and helps us to remember those moments in time that are nearest and dearest to our hearts. A wedding day is the one special day you can share with the ones you love close while creating memories with beautiful songs that turn both the moment and the music into timeless and treasured commodities forever.