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Best Wedding Songs

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Photo by Tandem Tree

Not sure what songs to play for those special moments? Here are some of the best alternative song ideas you can incorporate into your wedding day!

Best Wedding Reception Songs

  • “The Middle,” by Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey

  • “Havana,” by Camila Cabello

  • “New Light,” by John Mayer

  • “Dancing Queen,” by Cher

  • “Make Me Feel,” by Janelle Monáe

  • “God’s Plan,” by Drake

  • “thank u, next,” by Ariana Grande

  • “Have It All,” by Jason Mraz

  • “no tears left to cry,” by Ariana Grande

  • “I Like It,” by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin

  • “I’ll Be There,” by Jess Glynne

  • “These Days (feat. Jess Glynne, Mackelmore, and Dan Caplen),” by Rudimental

  • “Girls Like You (feat Cardi B),”by Maroon 5

  • “My My My!,” by Troye Silvan

  • “Party For One,” by Carly Rae Jespen

  • “A Good Night,” by John Legend and BloodPop

  • “What Lovers Do (feat. SZA),” by Maroon 5

  • “Never Be The Same,” by Camila Cabello

  • “Lost in Japan," by Shawn Mendes

  • “Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line),” by Bebe Rexha

  • "Congratulations," by Post Malone and Quavo

Best Wedding First Dance Songs

  • “Beyond,” by Leon Bridges

  • “Diamonds or Twine,” by Ryan Hurd

  • “Born to Love You,” by LANCO

  • “Greatest Love Story,” by LANCO

  • “Speechless,” by Dan + Shay

  • “You + I,” by Young the Giant

  • “I’m With You,” by Vance Joy

  • “You Are The Reason,” by Calum Scott

  • “This Is It,” by Scotty McCreery

  • “All My Love,” by George Ezra

  • “Oh, What A World,” by Kacey Musgraves

  • “Your Song,” by Lady Gaga

  • “Parallel Line,” by Keith Urban

  • “I Found You,” by James Bay

  • “Fallin’ All In You,” by Shawn Mendes

  • “Come On, Come On,” by Dave Matthews Band

  • “My Love - 2018 Remaster,” by Wings

  • “Kingdom,” by Carrie Underwood

  • “S’Wonderful,” by Diana Krall and Tony Bennett

  • “Won’t Look Back,” by Josh Groban

  • “99 Years,” Josh Groban and Jennifer Nettles

  • “I Do,” by Morgan Evans

  • “I Only Have Eyes for You,” by Michael Bublé

  • “Unforgettable,” by Michael Bublé

  • “Morning Light (feat. Alicia Keys),” by Justin Timberlake

  • “Dancing Away With My Heart,” by Dillon Carmichael

  • “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” by Kina Grannis

  • “You’re All That I Need,” by Shannon Noll

  • “Here On Out,” by Dave Matthews Band

Best Wedding Father-Daughter Dance Songs

  • “Hold My Girl,” by George Ezra

  • “Tiny Dancer,” by Florence + The Machine

  • “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” by Josh Groban

  • “Dance With Me (feat. Kelsea Ballerini),” by Morgan Evans

  • “Fall On Me (feat. Matteo Bocelli),” by Andrea Bocelli

  • “Forever Now,” by Michael Bublé

Grand-Finale Exit Songs

  • "Unconditionally," by Katy Perry

  • "Daylight," by Matt and Kim

  • "Young Blood," by the Naked and Famous

  • "The Mother We Share," by CHVRCHES

  • "All These Things That I've Done," by the Killers

  • "Someday," by the Strokes

  • "Take Me Out," by Franz Ferdinand

  • "Anything Could Happen," by Ellie Goulding

  • "1901," by Phoenix

  • "Hey Ya!," by OutKast

  • "Firework," by Katy Perry

  • "I Gotta Feeling," by The Black Eyed Peas

  • "Bang Bang," by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj

  • "40 Day Dream," by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

  • "Happy," by Pharrell Williams

  • "Everybody Talks," by Neon Trees

  • "American Girl," by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

  • "Don't Do Me Like That," by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

  • "ABC," by the Jackson 5

  • "I Will Wait," by Mumford & Sons

  • "Want to Want Me," by Jason Derulo

  • "Shut Up and Dance," by Walk the Moon

  • "Uptown Funk," by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

  • "Crazy in Love," by Beyoncé and Jay Z

  • "Born in the U.S.A.," by Bruce Springsteen

  • "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)," by Stevie Wonder

  • "Tongue Tied," by Grouplove

  • "Dog Days Are Over," by Florence + the Machine

  • "Fader," by the Temper Trap

  • "Little Talks," by Of Monsters and Men

  • "(I've Had) The Time of My Life," by Bill Medley

  • "You Shook Me All Night Long," by AC/DC

  • "All You Need Is Love," by the Beatles

  • "You're My Best Friend," by Queen

  • "24K Magic," by Bruno Mars

  • "What a Wonderful World," by Louis Armstrong

  • "We Are Family," by Sister Sledge

  • "After Midnight," by Eric Clapton

  • "Save the Last Dance for Me," by Michael Bublé

  • "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher," by Jackie Wilson

  • "God Only Knows," by Kirna Grannis and Imaginary Future

  • "Halo," by Beyoncé

  • "Time of Your Life," by Green Day

  • "Hymn for Weekend," by Coldplay

  • "How Does a Moment Last Forever," by Céline Dion

  • "I Got You Babe," by Sonny and Cher

  • "Pump It," by The Black Eyed Peas

  • "Wake Up," by Arcade Fire

  • "We Will Rock You," by Queen

  • "Feel Again," by OneRepublic

  • "Anywhere," by Rita Ora

  • "Only Love," by Mary J. Blige

  • "The Way You Make Me Feel," by Michael Jackson

  • "Home," by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes

  • "Marry You," by Bruno Mars

  • "Hold On, We're Going Home," by Drake and Majid Jordan

  • "Get Lucky," by Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

  • "Higher Love," by Steve Winwood

  • "You Make My Dreams Come True," by Hall & Oates

  • "Let's Get Married - ReMarqable Remix," by Jagged Edge, Run and Lamarquis Jefferson

  • "Evacuate the Dancefloor," by Cascada

  • "The Power of Love," by Huey Lewis & The News

  • "Love and Marriage," by Frank Sinatra

  • "Home," by Phillip Phillips

  • "Livin' on a Prayer," by Bon Jovi

  • "Friends in Low Places," by Garth Brooks

  • "Countdown," by Beyoncé

  • "Faster," by Matt Nathanson

  • "Closing Time," by Semisonic

  • "I Wanna Dance with Somebody," by Whitney Houston

  • "Everywhere," by Fleetwood Mac

Best Indie Wedding Songs

100 Best Indie Wedding Songs

  • "Sleepwalking," by Modest Mouse

  • "Walking on a Dream," by Empire of Sun

  • "Everything has Changed," cover by Jasmine Thompson and Gerald Ko

  • "Thinking Out Loud," by Ed Sheeran

  • "California Daze," by Peace

  • "You Really Got a Hold on Me," cover by She & Him

  • "Jackson," cover by Florence & The Machine featuring Josh Homme

  • "There Will Be Time," by Mumford & Sons featuring Baaba Maal

  • "500 Miles" cover by Sleeping at Last

  • "Only You," by Joshua Radin

  • "Sweeter," by Awake or Sleeping

  • "This Year's Love," by David Gray

  • "Can't Help Falling In Love," cover by Ingrid Michaelson

  • "Turning Page," by Sleeping At Last

  • "Skinny Love," by Bon Iver

  • "Say You Won't Let Go," cover by Boyce Avenue

  • "Angel/Better Together," by Jack Johnson

  • "Colors," by Amos Lee

  • "Home," by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

  • "The General Specific," by Band of Horses

  • "Stuck On You," by Meiko

  • "Electric Feel," by MGMT

  • "Silver Lining," by Rilo Kiley

  • "Primadonna," by Marina and the Diamonds

  • "You've Got The Love," by Florence + The Machine

  • "Maps," by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • "First Day of My Life," by Bright Eyes

  • "Closer," by Tegan and Sara

  • "Towers," by Bon Iver

  • "Are You Gonna be My Girl," by Jet

  • "Rhythm of Love," by Plain White T's

  • "I Will Follow You Into the Dark," by Death Cab for Cutie

  • "You and I," by Ingrid Michaelson

  • "The Way I Am," by Ingrid Michaelson

  • "Everybody," by Ingrid Michaelson

  • "January Wedding," The Avett Brothers

  • "Toothpaste Kisses," by The Maccabees

  • "Do You Realize?," by The Flaming Lips

  • "Still Together," by Mac De Marco

  • "Video Games," by Lana Del Rey

  • "Sea of Love," by Cat Power

  • "Stubborn Love," by The Lumineers

  • "Ho Hey," by The Lumineers

  • "Ophelia," by The Lumineers

  • "You and Beautiful," by Lana Del Rey

  • "Falling Slowly," by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

  • "Dying Day," by Brandi Carlile

  • "Dog Days Over," by Florence & The Machine

  • "All This and Heaven Too," by Florence & The Machine

  • "I'll Follow You," by Jon McLaughlin

  • "The Wire," by HAIM

  • "Crazy in Love," by Daniela Andrade

  • "Boom Clap," by Lennon & Maisy

  • "Tongue Tied," by Grouplove

  • "Houdini," by Foster The People

  • "My Body," by Young the Giant

  • "Marry You," by Bruno Mars

  • "Little Talks," by Of Monsters and Men

  • "Poison & Wine," by The Civil Wars

  • "Eyes," by Rogue Wave

  • "The Power of Love," by Huey Lewis & The News

  • "Oh, It Is Love," by Hellogoodbye

  • "When We First Met," by Hellogoodbye

  • "Belated Promise Ring," by Iron & Wine

  • "Tightrope," by Walk The Moon

  • "True Love Waits," by Radiohead

  • "We Both Go Down Together," by The Decemberists

  • "We Found Each Other in the Dark," by City and Colour

  • "Yellow," by Coldplay

  • "Magic," by Coldplay

  • "You and I," by Wilco & Feist

  • "We Could Happen," by AJ Rafael

  • "The Luckiest," by Ben Folds

  • "You Make My Dreams," by Hall & Oates

  • "Grow Old with Me," by Tom Odell

  • "Turning Page," by Sleeping at Last

  • "Marry Song," by Band of Horses

  • "Heartbeats," by José González

  • "Wedding Bell," by Beach House

  • "Sweet Disposition," by The Temper Trap

  • "A Thousand Years," cover by Jasmine Thompson

  • "Chasing Cars," by Snow Patrol

  • "Take Me to Church," by Hozier

  • "Somewhere Only We Know," by Keane

  • "Work Song," cover by Jasmine Thompson

  • "Issues," by Julia Michaels

  • "Only Love," by Ben Howard

  • "Wish I Could," by The Wandering Hearts

  • "Still Falling for You," by Ellie Goulding

  • "How Long Will I Love You," by Ellie Goulding

  • "Your Song," cover by Ellie Goulding

  • "Flightless Bird, American Mouth," by Iron & Wine

  • "Closer," cover by Boyce Avenue featuring Sarah Hyland

  • "Fast Car," cover by Boyce Avenuce featuring Kina Grannis

  • "On My Mind," cover by Boyce Avenue featuring Jacob Whitesides

  • "If You Ever Wanna Be In Love," by James Bay

  • "Hold Back the River," by James Bay

  • "Saw You in a Dream," by The Japanese House

  • "Safe," by Bay Ledges

  • "Evaporate," by The Fontaines

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