275 Best Wedding Songs (2022)

For all the musicophiles getting married out there, considering the music for your ceremony and reception can be one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning. After all, when it comes to the best wedding songs to choose from, you have to love your playlist (almost) as much as you love your future spouse. With so many different intimate parts throughout the wedding day—from getting ready with your bridal party to all other key wedding moments like walking down the aisle—what the DJ or band plays is the soundtrack to your marriage.

What will you walk down the aisle to? Have you picked a song for your first dance yet? There are also parent dances, reception must-plays, and wedding-cake-cutting songs to consider. But don’t worry, brides- and husbands-to-be. The music enthusiasts at Parade made the ultimate wedding playlist and broke it down by category.

Contents

  1. 275 Best Wedding Songs
  2. Best Wedding Songs for Getting Ready
  3. Best Wedding Songs for Walking Down the Aisle
  4. Best Wedding Songs for Processional
  5. Best Wedding Songs for Cocktail Hour
  6. Best Wedding Entrance Songs
  7. Best Wedding Songs for First Dance
  8. Best Wedding Songs for Reception
  9. Best Wedding Songs for Cake Cutting
  10. Best Father-Daughter Wedding Songs
  11. Best Mother-Son Wedding Songs
  12. Best Wedding Songs for Last Dance

275 Best Wedding Songs

Keep reading for 275 best wedding songs to choose from for every moment of your ceremony—from getting ready and processional to the cocktail hour and beyond.

Best Wedding Songs for Getting Ready

1. “Freakum Dress” — Beyoncé

Standout lyrics: “Hold up, bring the beat back/Stop! I ain’t ready yet/Wait! Let me fix my hair, yes, yes/Yes ma’am, yes ma’am/Now pass me my dress, yes”

2. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” — Whitney Houston

Standout lyrics: “I need a man who’ll take a chance/On a love that burns hot enough to last”

3. “As Long As You Love Me” — Backstreet Boys

Standout lyrics: “Don’t care what is written in your history/As long as you’re here with me”

4. “Wedding Dress” — Levi Hummon

Standout lyrics: “Might be the champagne going to my head/Or something that that preacher said/If I got down on one knee would you say yes?/I wanna see you in a wedding dress”

5. “Chariot” — Gavin Degraw

Standout lyrics: “You’ll be my vacation away from this place”

6. “Here in My Arms” — Leon Bridges

Standout lyrics: “You don’t have to go, you should know/I’ll be there for you, when you’re alone/To comfort you/Oh, baby please come where it’s warm/In my arms, in my arms”

7. “I Like Me Better” — Lauv

Standout lyrics: “I knew from the first time, I’d stay for a long time ’cause/I like me better when I’m with you”

8. “Anyone” — Justin Bieber

Standout lyrics: “Yeah, if you ever move on without me/I need to make sure you know that/You are the only one I’ll ever love”

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9. “Just a Cloud Away” — Pharrell Williams

Standout lyrics: “Let good energy be your strong”

10. “Somebody to Love” — Queen

Standout lyrics: “(Please) can anybody find me somebody to love?”

11. “Just the Way You Are” — Billy Joel

Standout lyrics: “When I see your face/There’s not a thing that I would change/’Cause you’re amazing/Just the way you are”

12. “I Got U” — Duke Dumont

Standout lyrics: “Ask me what I did with my life/I spent it with you/If I lose my fame and fortune (really don’t matter)/As long as I got you, baby”

13. “Better Together” — Jack Johnson

Standout lyrics: “I’d be under the impression/I was somewhere in between/With only two/Just me and you”

14. “You Make My Dreams Come True” — Hall & Oates

Standout lyrics: “What I got full stock of thoughts and dreams that scatter/And you pull them all together”

15. “Chapel of Love” — The Chordettes

Standout lyrics: “Bells will ring, the sun will shine, whoa oh oh/I’ll be his and he’ll be mine/We’ll love until the end of time”

16. “Into You” — Ariana Grande

Standout lyrics: “I’m so into you/I can barely breathe”

17. “You Still Believe in Me” — The Beach Boys

Standout lyrics: “Wouldn’t it be nice if we were older?/Then we wouldn’t have to wait so long”

18. “Best I Ever Had” — Gavin Degraw

Standout lyrics: “You’re my neon gypsy, my desert rain/You’re my ‘Helter Skelter,’ oh, how can I explain that”

19. “Love on Top” — Beyoncé

Standout lyrics: “I can feel the sun whenever you’re near/Every time you touch me, I just melt away”

20. “Peaches” — Justin Bieber, Daniel Caesar, Giveon

Standout lyrics: “And I say, oh, there’s nothing like your touch/It’s the way you lift me up, yeah/And I’ll be right here with you ’til the end”

21. “Knock You Down” — Keri Hilson, Kanye West, Ne-Yo

Standout lyrics: “I never thought I’d be in love like this/When I look at you my mind goes on a trip”

22. “Always Be My Baby” — Mariah Carey

Standout lyrics: “No you’ll always be a part of me/I’m part of you indefinitely”

23. “Wanna Be” — Spice Girls

Standout lyrics: “If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends”

24. “First Class” — Jack Harlow

Standout lyrics: “You don’t need Givenchy, you need Jesus/Why do y’all sleep on me? I need reasons”

25. “Diva” — Beyoncé

Standout lyrics: “I know you read the paper/The one that they call a queen/Every radio ’round the world know me/’Cause that’s where I be (first!)”

Best Wedding Songs for Walking Down the Aisle

26. “Wildest Dreams” — Duomo

Though it’s a version of the original song by Taylor Swift, “Wildest Dreams” by Duomo is completely instrumental and is featured in Bridgerton.

27. “The Way I Am” — Ingrid Michaelson

Standout lyrics: “And I’ll buy you Rogaine when you start losing all your hair/And sew on patches to all you tear/’Cause I love you more than I could ever promise/And you take me the way I am”

28. “You Give Me Something” — James Morrison

Standout lyrics: “Please give me something/’Cause someday I might know my heart”

29. “I Choose You” — Sara Bareilles

Standout lyrics: “I’ll unfold before you/Would have strung together/The very first words/Of a lifelong love letter”

30. “Crash Into Me” — Dave Matthews Band

Standout lyrics: “Into your heart I’ll beat again/Sweet like candy to my soul”

31. “You Are the Best Thing” — Ray LaMontagne

Standout lyrics: “The way you move me, it’s crazy/It’s like you see right through me”

32. “Touching Heaven” — Johnnyswim

Standout lyrics: “All I see are angels/All these streets are gold/That lead to you”

33. “The Way You Look Tonight” — Frank Sinatra

Standout lyrics: “I will feel a glow just thinking of you/And the way you look tonight”

34. “Ocean Eyes” — Billie Eilish

Standout lyrics: “Burning cities and napalm skies/Fifteen flares inside those ocean eyes/Your ocean eyes”

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35. “What I Really Wanna Say” — Nicole Serrano

Standout lyrics: “What I really wanna say is/I’m out of my mind for you/What I really wanna do is/Lose all of my love to ya”

36. “To Build a Home” — The Cinematic Orchestra

Standout lyrics: “Out in the garden where we planted the seeds/There is a tree as old as me/Branches were sewn by the color of green”

37. “Speechless” — Dan + Shay

Standout lyrics: “Starin’ at you, standin’ there, in that dress/What it’s doin’ to me, ain’t a secret”

38. “Love Me Like You Do” — Ellie Goulding

Standout lyrics: “Every inch of your skin is a holy grail I’ve got to find/Only you can set my heart on fire, on fire”

39. “Yours” — Russell Dickerson

Standout lyrics: “I came to life when I first kissed you/The best me has his arms around you”

40. “Tee Shirt” — Birdy

Standout lyrics: “In the morning when you wake up/I like to believe you are thinking of me”

41. “I Was Made For Loving You” — Tori Kelly, Ed Sheeran

Standout lyrics: “I was made for loving you/Even though we may be hopeless hearts just passing through/Every bone screaming, I don’t know what we should do/All I know is, darling, I was made for loving you”

42. “Make You Feel My Love” — The Cure

Standout lyrics: “Whenever I’m alone with you/You make me feel like I am young again”

43. “Marry Me” — Train

Standout lyrics: “Forever can never be long enough for me/Feel like I’ve had long enough with you”

44. “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” — Israel IZ Kamakawiwo’oe

Standout lyrics: “Somewhere over the rainbow/Bluebirds fly/And the dreams that you dream of/Dreams really do come true”

45. “Your Song” — Elton John

Standout lyrics: “I know it’s not much, but it’s the best I can do/My gift is my song, and this one’s for you”

46. “At Last” — Etta James

Standout lyrics: “At last, my long has come along”

47. “Drops of Jupiter” — Train

Standout lyrics: “She acts like summer and walks like rain”

48. “Truly Madly Deeply” — Savage Garden

Standout lyrics: “I’ll be your dream, I’ll be your wish, I’ll be your fantasy/I’ll be your hope, I’ll be your love, be everything that you need”

49. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” — Elvis Presley

Standout lyrics: “Wise men say/Only fools rush in/But I can’t help falling in love with you”

50. “Come Away With Me” — Norah Jones

Standout lyrics: “Come away with me in the night/Come away with me/And I will write you a song”

Best Wedding Songs for Processional

Wedding sign

51. “Beyond” — Leon Bridges

Standout lyrics: “She might just be my everything and beyond”

52. “Good Day for Marrying You” — Dave Barnes

Standout lyrics: “Baby, the sun is shinin’/Dogwoods are comin’ in bloom/Put on your white dress/Yeah ’cause, oh baby, it’s a good day for marrying you”

53. “No Matter Where You Are” — Us the Duo

Standout lyrics: “We can be the generation/Who learns how to love/Mistakes and empty promises/Will never be enough/To tear apart the giant hearts/That beat inside us now/Let’s conquer the percentages/And rise above the crowd”

54. “Warm Love” — Van Morrison

Standout lyrics: “I dig it when you’re fancy dressed up in lace/I dig it when you have a smile on your face”

55. “I Do (Cherish You)” — 98 Degrees

Standout lyrics: “Didn’t know where I was going/’Til that day I found you/How you opened my life/To a new paradise”

56. “The Bones” — Maren Morris

Standout lyrics: “Life sure can try to put love through it, but/We built this right, so nothing’s ever gonna move it”

57. “I Love You Always Forever” — Betty Who

Standout lyrics: “Near and far, closer together/Everywhere I will be with you/Every sin, I will do for you”

58. “Precious Love” — James Morrison

Standout lyrics: “Then you came along, and saw what state I was in/You picked me up, when I was down/Showed me how to live again”

59. “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You”) — James Taylor

Standout lyrics: “I needed the shelter of someone’s arms/And there you were”

60. “Everything” — Michael Bublé

Standout lyrics: “You’re a mystery, you’re from outer space/You’re every minute of my everyday”

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61. “Mine” — Bazzi

Standout lyrics: “Feels like forever even if forever’s tonight/Just lay with me, waste this night away with me”

62. “10,000 Hours” — Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber

Standout lyrics: “I’d spend 10, 000 hours and 10, 000 more/Oh, if that’s what it takes to learn that sweet heart of yours”

63. “La Vie en Rose” — Emily Watts

Standout lyrics: “Hold me close and hold me fast/The magic spell you cast/This is ‘La vie en rose'”

64. “Forever Like That” — Ben Rector

Standout lyrics: “‘ll carry your burden and be the wind at your back/I wanna spend my forever/Forever like that”

65. “Greatest Day” — Take That

Standout lyrics: “Today this could be, the greatest day of our lives/Before it all ends, before we run out of time/Stay close to me”

66. “How Long Will I Love You” — Ellie Goulding

Standout lyrics: “How long will I love you?/As long as stars are above you/And longer if I can”

67. “Best Day of my Life” — American Authors

Standout lyrics: “This is gonna be, this is gonna be, this is gonna be/The best day of my life/Everything is looking up, everybody up now”

68. “Everything Has Changed” — Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran

Standout lyrics: “All I knew/This morning when I woke/Is I know something now/Know something now I didn’t before”

69. “Halo” — Beyoncé

Standout lyrics: “Everywhere I’m lookin’ now/I’m surrounded by your embrace/Baby, I can see your halo/You know you’re my savin’ grace”

70. “Happy Together” — The Turtles

Standout lyrics: “I can’t see me lovin’ nobody but you/For all my life”

71. “Every Breath You Take” — The Police

Standout lyrics: “Every move you make/Every step you take/I’ll be watching you”

72. “The One” — Kodaline

Standout lyrics: “For better or for worse/I know we’ll have our disagreements/Be fighting for no reason/I wouldn’t change it for the world”

73. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” — Frankie Valli

Standout lyrics: “Pardon the way that I stare/There’s nothin’ else to compare/The sight of you leaves me weak/There are no words left to speak”

74. “If I Ain’t Got You” — Alicia Keys

Standout lyrics: “Hand me the world on a silver platter/And what good would it be/With no one to share, with no one who truly cares for me”

75. “All You Need Is Love” — The Beatles

Standout lyrics: “All you need is love, love/Love is all you need”

Best Wedding Songs for Cocktail Hour

Groomsmen during cocktail hour

76. “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” — Natalie Cole

Standout lyrics: “This will be, an everlasting love/This will be, the one I’ve waited for/This will be, the first time anyone has loved me”

77. “God Must’ve Spent A Little More Time” — NSYNC

Standout lyrics: “Your love is like a river/Peaceful and deep/Your soul is like a secret/That I never could keep”

78. “Home” — Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Standout lyrics: “You’re the apple of my eye/Girl, I’ve never loved one like you/Man, oh man, you’re my best friend/I scream it to the nothingness/There ain’t nothing that I need”

79. “Sweet Pea” — Amos Lee

Standout lyrics: “You’re the reason that I keep on coming home”

80. “Blue June” — Wild Rivers

Standout lyrics: “All around I see blue and brown/Traces of your skin on all the things I found”

81. “I Swear” — All-4-One

Standout lyrics: “You’ll only cry those happy tears/And though I’ll make mistakes/I’ll never break your heart”

82. “Holy” — Justin Bieber feat. Chance the Rapper

Standout lyrics: “Runnin’ to the altar like a track star/Can’t wait another second”

83. “Love Me Now” — John Legend

Standout lyrics: “I don’t know who’s gonna kiss you when I’m gone/So I’m gonna love you now, like it’s all I have”

84. “Lovebug” — Jonas Brothers

Standout lyrics: “ow I’m speechless/Over the edge, I’m just breathless”

85. “Smooth Sailin'” — Leon Bridges

Standout lyrics: “Said I like the way/You sail your ship down/Let me be your cargo/I won’t weigh you down”

86. “Dive” — Ed Sheeran

Standout lyrics: “And I could live, I could die/Hanging on the words you say/And I’ve been known to give my all/And jumping in harder than/Ten thousand rocks on the lake”

87. “All Night” — Beyoncé

Standout lyrics: “‘I’ll trade your broken wings for mine/I’ve seen your scars and kissed your crime”

88. “A Summer Place” — Andy Williams

Standout lyrics: “Your arms reach out to me/And my heart is free from all care”

89. “Dream a Little Dream of Me” — Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong

Standout lyrics: “Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you/Sweet dreams that leave all worries behind you/But in your dreams whatever they be”

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90. “Pennies From Heaven” — Louis Prima

Standout lyrics: “And don’t you know each cloud contains/You find your fortune falling/All over town, all over town, all over town”

91. “Latch” — Disclosure

Standout lyrics: “You, you enchant me, even when you’re not around/If there are boundaries, I will try to knock them down”

92. “XO” — John Mayer

Standout lyrics: “Your love is bright as ever/Even in the shadows/Baby, kiss me/Before they turn the lights out”

93. “That’s Amore” — Dean Martin

Standout lyrics: “When the moon hits your eye/Like a big pizza pie, that’s amore/When the world seems to shine/Like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore”

94. “Here Comes the Sun” — The Beatles

Standout lyrics: “Little darlin’, it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter/Little darlin’, it feels like years since it’s been here/Here comes the sun”

95. “From This Moment” — Shania Twain

Standout lyrics: “From this moment, life has begun/From this moment, you are the one”

96. “What a Wonderful World” — Louis Armstrong

Standout lyrics: “I see friends shaking hands, sayin’, ‘How do you do?’/They’re really sayin’, ‘I love you.'”

97. “When We Were Young” — Adele

Standout lyrics: “Let me photograph you in this light/In case it is the last time/That we might be exactly like we were”

98. “Never Stop” — Safety Suit

Standout lyrics: “Well you’re the only one I see/And that’s the one thing that won’t change”

99. “God Gave Me You” — Blake Shelton

Standout lyrics: “‘Cause God gave me you for the ups and downs/God gave me you for the days of doubt”

100. “The Luckiest” — Ben Folds 

Standout lyrics: “And where was I before the day/That I first saw your lovely face?/Now I see it everyday/And I know/That I am/I am/I am/The luckiest”

Best Wedding Entrance Songs

Wedding party dancing during wedding reception entrance

101. “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” — Backstreet Boys

Standout lyrics: “Am I original?/Yeah/Am I the only one?/Yeah/Am I sexual?/Yeah/Am I everything you need?/You better rock your body now”

102. “Mirrors” — Justin Timberlake

Standout lyrics: “And I can’t help but notice/You reflect in this heart of mine”

103. “Mo Money Mo Problems” — The Notorious B.I.G., Mase & Puff Daddy

Standout lyrics: “I don’t know what they want from me/It’s like the more money we come across/The more problems we see”

104. “Crazy in Love” — Beyoncé

Standout lyrics: “It’s the beat that my heart skips when I’m with you/But I still don’t understand/Just how your love can do what no one else can”

105. “Forever” — Chris Brown

Standout lyrics: “It’s you, and me/Movin’ at the speed of light into eternity”

106. “You’re My Best Friend” — Queen

Standout lyrics: “Oh, you’re the best friend that I ever had/I’ve been with you such a long time/You’re my sunshine and I want you to know/That my feelings are true”

107. “Ain’t No Other Man” — Christina Aguilera

Standout lyrics: “You are there when I’m a mess/You talked me down from every ledge/Give me strength, boy, you’re the best/You’re the only one who’s ever passed every test”

108. “Sugar” — Maroon 5

Standout lyrics: “Yeah you show me good loving, make it alright/Need a little sweetness in my life/Sugar, yes please”

109. “Love Story” — Taylor Swift

Standout lyrics: “You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess/It’s a love story, baby, just say, ‘Yes'”

110. “I Gotta Feeling” — Black Eyed Peas

Standout lyrics: “Tonight’s the night, let’s live it up/I got my money, let’s spend it up/Go out and smash it, like, oh my god/Jump off that sofa, let’s kick it off”

111. “Faithfully” — Journey

Standout lyrics: “I’m forever yours/Faithfully”

112. “I Love It” — Icona Pop, Charli XCX

Standout lyrics: “You’re on a different road, I’m in the Milky Way/You want me down on Earth, but I am up in space”

113. “Stand By Me” — Ben E. King

Standout lyrics: “If the sky that we look upon/Should tumble and fall/Or the mountains should crumble to the sea/I won’t cry, I won’t cry/No, I won’t shed a tear/Just as long as you stand by me”

114. “Somebody’s Getting Married” — The Muppets

Standout lyrics: “Somebody get some flowers!/Somebody get a ring!/Somebody get a chapel and a choir to sing!”

115. “I Run to You” — Lady A

Standout lyrics: “When lies become the truth/That’s when I run to you”

116. “My Time Is Now (John Cena Entrance Song)” — Tha Trademarc

Standout lyrics: “Your time is up, my time is now”

117. “Cheerleader” — OMI

Standout lyrics: “When I need motivation/My one solution is my queen”

118. “Classic” — MKTO

Standout lyrics: “The way you saved me, who could blame me/When I just wanna make you smile”

119. “Just Dance” — Lady Gaga

Standout lyrics: “What’s going on on the floor?/I love this record, baby, but I can’t see straight anymore”

120. “Dancing in the Moonlight” — Toploader

Standout lyrics: “Dancing in the moonlight/Everybody’s feelin’ warm and bright”

121. “This Is What You Came For” — Calvin Harris

Standout lyrics: “Baby, this is what you came for/Lightning strikes every time she moves”

122. “L-O-V-E” — Nat King Cole

Standout lyrics: “Two in love can make it/Take my heart but please don’t break it/Love was made for me and you”

123. “You Can’t Hurry Love” — Phil Collins

Standout lyrics: “I need love, love to ease my mind/I need to find, find someone to call mine”

124. “Get the Party Started” — P!nk

Standout lyrics: “Get this party started on a Saturday night/Everybody’s waitin’ for me to arrive”

125. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” — Justin Timberlake

Standout lyrics: “Nothin’ I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance”

Best Wedding Songs for First Dance

First dance at wedding

126. “Forever After All” — Luke Combs

Standout lyrics: “They say nothing lasts forever/But they ain’t seen us together”

127. “Perfect” — Ed Sheeran

Standout lyrics: “I found a lover, to carry more than just my secrets/To carry love, to carry children of our own”

128. “You Make It Easy” — Jason Aldean

Standout lyrics: “See forever when I see your face/And I swear, God made you for me”

129. “This I Promise You” — NSYNC

Standout lyrics: “I’ll be your strength/I’ll give you hope/Keeping your faith when it’s gone”

130. “My Love Is Your Love” — Whitney Houston

Standout lyrics: “If tomorrow is judgment day/And I’m standing on the front line/And the Lord asks me what I did with my life/I will say I spent it with you”

131. “Amazed” — Lonestar

Standout lyrics: “Baby, when you touch me/I can feel how much you love me/And it just blows me away”

132. “Say You Won’t Let Go” — James Arthur

Standout lyrics: “I met you in the dark, you lit me up/You made me feel as though I was enough”

133. “Heaven” — Jason Aldean

Standout lyrics: “We were young and wild and free/Now nothin’ can take you away from me”

134. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” — Elton John

Standout lyrics: “And can you feel the love tonight?/It is where we are/It’s enough for this wide-eyed wanderer”

135. “Maybe I’m Amazed” — Paul McCartney

Standout lyrics: “Maybe I’m amazed at the way you pulled me out of time/You hung me on the line/Maybe I’m amazed at the way I really need you”

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136. “We’ve Only Just Begun” — The Carpenters

Standout lyrics: “We’ve only just begun to live/White lace and promises/A kiss for luck and we’re on our way”

137. “A Thousand Years” — Christina Perri

Standout lyrics: “How can I love when I’m afraid to fall/But watching you stand alone?/All of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow”

138. “All of Me” — John Legend

Standout lyrics: “‘Cause all of me loves all of you/Love all your curves and all your edges/All your perfect imperfections”

139. “Thinking Out Loud” — Ed Sheeran

Standout lyrics: “Take me into your loving arms/Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars/Place your head on my beating heart/I’m thinking out loud”

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140. “She Keeps Me Warm” — Mary Lambert

Standout lyrics: “She says I smell like safety and home/I named both of her eyes forever and please-don’t-go”

141. “Speechless” — Dan + Shay

Standout lyrics: “You already know that you’re my weakness/After all this time I’m just as nervous/Every time you walk into the room/I’m speechless”

142. “Higher Love” — Steve Winwood

Standout lyrics: “Think about it, there must be a higher love/Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above”

143. “Bless the Broken Road” — Rascal Flatts

Standout lyrics: “I think about the years I spent just passin’ through/I’d like to have the time I lost and give it back to you”

144. “When You’re Smiling” — Louis Armstrong

Standout lyrics: “When you’re smilin’, keep on smilin’/The whole world smiles with you”

145. “Only You” — The Platts

Standout lyrics: “Only you can make all this world seem right/Only you can make the darkness bright/Only you and you alone can thrill me like you do/And fill my heart with love for only you”

146. “Brown Eyed Girl” — Van Morrison

Standout lyrics: “Sometimes I’m overcome thinking ’bout it/Making love in the green grass/Behind the stadium with you”

147. “I Choose You” — Grace Potter

Standout lyrics: “If I fall for you before I wake/Then bless your soul this love I’ll take it”

148. “When I’m Sixty Four” — The Beatles

Standout lyrics: “You’ll be older too/And if you say the word/I could stay with you”

149. “I Knew I Loved You” — Savage Garden

Standout lyrics: “Maybe it’s intuition/But some things you just don’t question/Like in your eyes, I see my future in an instant”

150. “From the Ground Up” — Dan + Shay

Standout lyrics: “Me and you baby, walk in the footsteps/Build our own family/One day at a time”

Best Wedding Songs for Reception

Wedding reception sign

151. “Treasure” — Bruno Mars

Standout lyrics: “Treasure, that is what you are/Honey, you’re my golden star”

152. “Lovefool” — The Cardigans

Standout lyrics: “Love me love me/Say that you love me/Fool me fool me/Go on and fool me”

153. “Valerie” — Amy Whinehouse, Mark Ronson

Standout lyrics: “Oh, won’t you come on over?/Stop making a fool out of me/Why don’t you come on over, Valerie?”

154. “Let’s Get Married” — Jagged Edge

Standout lyrics: “Let’s take this chance and make this love feel relevant/Didn’t you know I loved you from the start, yeah/When I think about all these years we put in this relationship/Who knew we’d make it this far?”

155. “Break My Soul” — Beyoncé

Standout lyrics: “I’m lookin’ for motivation/I’m lookin’ for a new foundation, yeah/And I’m on that new vibration/I’m buildin’ my own foundation”

156. “Shout” — The Isley Brothers

Standout lyrics: “You know you make me wanna (shout)/Kick my heels up and (shout)
Throw my hands up and (shout)”

157. “Nice For What” — Drake

Standout lyrics: “I know shorty and she doesn’t want no slow song/Had a man last year, life goes on/Haven’t let that thing loose, girl, in so long”

158. “Let the Music Play” — Shannon

Standout lyrics: “We started dancing and love put us into a groove/As soon as we started to move”

159. “I’m So Excited” — The Pointer Sisters

Standout lyrics: “I want to love you, feel you/Wrap myself around you/I want to squeeze you, please you”

160. “Despacito (Remix)” — Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber

Standout lyrics: “Turn every situation into heaven, yeah/ Oh, oh, you are/My sunrise on the darkest day/Got me feelin’ some kind of way”

161. “What a Man Gotta Do” — Jonas Brothers

Standout lyrics: “I’m not tryin’ to be your part-time lover/Sign me up for that full-time/I’m yours/All yours”

162. “Fantasy” — Mariah Carey

Standout lyrics: “With my boyfriend, my laughing boyfriend/There’s no beginning and there is no end/Feels like I’m dreaming, but I’m not sleeping”

163. “Give Me Everything” — Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Afrojack, Nayer

Standout lyrics: “And I might drink a little more than I should tonight/And I might take you home with me if I could tonight”

164. “Rain on Me” — Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande

Standout lyrics: “Hands up to the sky/I’ll be your galaxy/I’m about to fly/Rain on me”

165. “Livin’ la Vida Loca” — Ricky Martin

Standout lyrics: “She never drinks the water and/Makes you order French champagne/Once you’ve had a taste of her/You’ll never be the same”

166. “On the Floor” — Jennifer Lopez

Standout lyrics: “If you’re a criminal, kill it on the floor/Steal it quick on the floor, on the floor”

167. “Africa” — Toto

Standout lyrics: “It’s gonna take a lot to drag me away from you/There’s nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do”

168. “We Found Love” — Calvin Harris, Rihanna

Standout lyrics: “We found love in a hopeless place”

169. “Cupid Shuffle” — Cupid

Standout lyrics: “I just let the music come from my soul/So all of my people can stay on the floor”

170. “I Don’t Like It, I Love It” — Flo Rida Verdine White, Robin Thicke

Standout lyrics: “Celebrate life and I’ll pay for it/That Cavalli nice next to my Tom Ford”

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171. “Fight Song” — Rachel Platten

Standout lyrics: “My power’s turned on/Starting right now I’ll be strong”

172. “Wobble” — V.I.C.

Standout lyrics: “Cause I’m baking a cake so lets bake/I’m taking the game, the games mine”

173. “Tootsie Slide” — Drake

Standout lyrics: “I could give you satisfaction/And you know we out here every day with it/I’ma show you how to get it”

174. “Country Girl Shake It for Me” — Luke Bryan

Standout lyrics: “Shake it for the birds, shake it for the bees/Shake it for the catfish swimmin’ down deep in the creek/For the crickets and the critters and the squirrels/Shake it to the moon, shake it for me girl”

175. “Do You Believe in Magic?” — The Lovin’ Spoonful

Standout lyrics: “Do you believe in magic in a young girl’s heart?/How the music can free her whenever it starts/And it’s magic if the music is groovy/It makes you feel happy like an old-time movie”

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176. “I’m Yours” — Jason Mraz

Standout lyrics: “I guess what I be saying is there ain’t no better reason/To rid yourself of vanities and just go with the seasons/It’s what we aim to do/Our name is our virtue”

177. “Tennessee Whiskey” — Chris Stapleton

Standout lyrics: “You’re as smooth as Tennessee whiskey/You’re as sweet as strawberry wine”

178. “Believe” — Cher

Standout lyrics: “I need a love to feel strong/’Cause I’ve had time to think it through/And maybe I’m too good for you”

179. “I Want It That Way” — Backstreet Boys

Standout lyrics: “Am I your fire?/Your one desire/Yes, I know it’s too late/But I want it that way”

180. “This Is How We Do It” — Montell Jordan

Standout lyrics: “This is how we do it/It’s Friday night and I feel all right/The party is here on the West side/So I reach for my 40 and I turn it up”

181. “All My Life” — K-Ci & Jojo

Standout lyrics: “I will never find another lover/Sweeter than you”

182. “Grow Old With You” — Adam Sandler

Standout lyrics: “I’ll get your medicine when your tummy aches/Build you a fire if the furnace breaks/Oh, it could be so nice, growing old with you”

183. “All I Want Is You” — Barry Louis Polisar

Standout lyrics: “If I was a flower growing wild and free/All I’d want is you to be my sweet honey bee/And if I was a tree growing tall and green/All I’d want is you to shade me and be my leaves”

184. “Rewrite the Stars (The Greatest Showman)” — The Piano Guys

Standout lyrics: “What if we rewrite the stars?/Say you were made to be mine/Nothing could keep us apart/You’d be the one I was meant to find’

185. “You and I” — Ingrid Michaelson

Standout lyrics: “Don’t you worry, there my honey/We might not have any money/But we’ve got our love to pay the bills”

186. “Somewhere Only We Know” — Keane

Standout lyrics: “Is this the place we used to love?/Is this the place that I’ve been dreaming of?”

187. “We Are Family” — Sister Sledge

Standout lyrics: “All of the people around us they say/Can they be that close/Just let me state for the record/We’re giving love in a family dose”

188. “Your Body Is a Wonderland” — John Mayer

Standout lyrics: “I’ll never let your head hit the bed/Without my hand behind it”

189. “Watermelon Sugar” — Harry Styles

Standout lyrics: “Baby, you’re the end of June”

190. “Lucky” — Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat

Standout lyrics: “Lucky I’m in love with my best friend/Lucky to have been where I have been/Lucky to be coming home again”

191. “All I Do Is Win” — DJ Khaled

Standout lyrics: “All I do is win win win no matter what/Got money on my mind I can never get enough/And every time I step up in the buildin’/Everybody hands go up/And they stay there”

192. “You Really Got Me” — The Kinks

Standout lyrics: “See, don’t ever set me free/I always wanna be by your side”

193. “Dancing Queen” – ABBA

Standout lyrics: “Friday night and the lights are low/Looking out for a place to go/Where they play the right music/Getting in the swing/You come to look for a king”

194. “Uptown Girl” — Billy Joel

Standout lyrics: “You know I can’t afford to buy her pearls/But maybe someday when my ship comes in/She’ll understand what kind of guy I’ve been/And then I’ll win”

195. “Love Shack” — B-52s

Standout lyrics: “The love shack is a little old place where/We can get together”

196. “Beautiful Day” — U2

Standout lyrics: “It’s a beautiful day/Don’t let it get away”

197. “Eye of the Tiger” — Survivor

Standout lyrics: “Don’t lose your grip on the dreams of the past/You must fight just to keep them alive”

198. “Burning Love” — Elvis Presley

Standout lyrics: “Your kisses lift me higher/Like the sweet song of a choir”

199. “Time After Time” — Cyndi Lauper

Standout lyrics: “If you’re lost you can look/And you will find me”

200. “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” — The Darkness

Standout lyrics: “Can’t explain all the feelings that you’re making me feel/My heart’s in overdrive and you’re behind the steering wheel”

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201. “Moon River” — Andy Williams

Standout lyrics: “We’re after the same rainbow’s end/Waiting ’round the bend”

202. “God Only Knows” — The Beach Boys

Standout lyrics: “God only knows what I’d be without you/If you should ever leave me”

203. “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” — Aerosmith

Standout lyrics: “The sweetest dream will never do/I’d still miss you baby/And I don’t want to miss a thing”

204. “Collide” — Howie Day

Standout lyrics: “Out of the doubt that fills my mind/I somehow find/You and I collide”

205. “Daughters” — John Mayer

Standout lyrics: “Fathers be good to your daughters/Daughters will love like you do/Girls become lovers who turn into mothers/So mothers be good to your daughters too”

206. “Wonderful Tonight” — Eric Clapton

Standout lyrics: “We go to a party/And every one turns to see/This beautiful lady/Who’s walking around with me”

207. “Father’s Eyes” — Amy Grant

Standout lyrics: “may not be every mother’s dream for her little girl/And my face may not grace the mind of everyone in the world/But that’s all right, as long as I can have one wish I pray/When people look inside my life, I want to hear them say/She’s got her Father’s Eyes”

208. “Tiny Dancer” — Elton John

Standout lyrics: “And now she’s in me/Always with me/Tiny dancer in my hand”

209. “Times of Your Life” — Paul Anka

Standout lyrics: “Remember, do you remember/The times of your life?”

210. “She’s a Rainbow” — The Rolling Stones

Standout lyrics: “She’s like a rainbow/Coming, colours in the air/Oh, everywhere/She comes in colors”

211. “I Loved Her First” — Heartland

Standout lyrics: “I was enough for her not long ago/I was her number one, she told me so/And she still means the world to me, just so you know/So be careful when you hold my girl”

212. “My Girl” — The Temptations

Standout lyrics: “I’ve got so much honey/The bees envy me”

213. “I Learned From You” — Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus

Standout lyrics: “I learned from you that I do not crumble/I learned that strength is something you choose”

214. “Isn’t She Lovely” — Stevie Wonder

Standout lyrics: “Isn’t she lovely?/Isn’t she wonderful?/Isn’t she precious?/Less than one minute old”

215. “Butterfly Kisses” — Bob Carlisle

Standout lyrics: “There’s two things I know for sure/She was sent here from heaven and she’s daddy’s little girl”

216. “Come Fly With Me” — Frank Sinatra

Standout lyrics: “Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly/Pack up, let’s fly away”

217. “I Turn to You” — Christina Aguilera

Standout lyrics: “For a shield from the storm, for a friend for a love to keep me safe and warm, I turn to you/For the strength to be strong, for the will to carry on/
For everything you do for everything that’s true I turn to you”

218. “Unforgettable” — Nat King Cole

Standout lyrics: “Unforgettable/In every way/And forever more/That’s how you’ll stay”

219. “Lean on Me” — Bill Withers

Standout lyrics: “You just call on me brother when you need a hand/We all need somebody to lean on”

220. “My Wish” — Rascal Flatts

Standout lyrics: “My wish for you/Is that this life becomes all that you want it to/Your dreams stay big, your worries stay small”

221. “I Will Follow You Into the Dark” — Death Cab for Cutie

Standout lyrics: “If Heaven and Hell decide that they both are satisfied/Illuminate the no’s on their vacancy signs/If there’s no one beside you when your soul embarks/Then I’ll follow you into the dark”

222. “My Father’s Daughter” — Jewel 

Standout lyrics: “Soon I’d be another star in this family’s constellation/In the land of the midnight sun/Searching for gold/I am my father’s daughter”

223. “Forever Young” — Bob Dylan

Standout lyrics: “May God bless and keep you always/May your wishes all come true”

224. “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” — Stevie Wonder

Standout lyrics: “You are the sunshine of my life/That’s why I’ll always be around”

225. “Michelle”— The Beatles

Standout lyrics: “I love you, I love you, I love you/That’s all I want to say”

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226. “Beautiful Boy” — John Lennon

Standout lyrics: “Out on the ocean sailing away/I can hardly wait/To see you come of age”

227. “Days Like This” — Van Morrison

Standout lyrics: “When you ring out the changes of how everything is/Well my mama told me there’ll be days like this”

228. “Landslide” — Fleetwood Mac

Standout lyrics: “Can the child within my heart rise above?/Can I sail through the changin’ ocean tides?/Can I handle the seasons of my life?”

229. “The Best Day” — Taylor Swift

Standout lyrics: “Don’t know how long it’s gonna take to feel okay/But I know I had the best day with you today”

230. “In My Life” — The Beatles

Standout lyrics: “Though I know I’ll never lose affection/For people and things that went before/I know I’ll often stop and think about them/In my life I love you more”

231. “Gracie” — Ben Folds

Standout lyrics: “You nodded off in my arms watching TV/I won’t move you an inch even thought my arm’s asleep”

232. “Like My Mother Does” — Lauren Alaina

Standout lyrics: “When I love I give it all I’ve got/Like my mother does”

233. “You Are So Beautiful” — Joe Cocker

Standout lyrics: “You’re everything I hoped for/You’re everything I need”

234. “Sweetest Devotion” — Adele

Standout lyrics: “And there is something ’bout the way you love me/That finally feels like home”

235. “Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)” — Billy Joel

Standout lyrics: “I promised I would never leave you/And you should always go/Wherever you may go/No matter where you are/I never will be far away”

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236. “I Hope You Dance” — Lee Ann Womack

Standout lyrics: “Promise me that you’ll give faith a fighting chance/And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance”

237. “Close Your Eyes” — Michael Bublé

Standout lyrics: “You’re an angel dressed in armor/You’re the fair in every fight/You’re my life and my safe harbor/Where the sun sets every night”

238. “I’ll Stand By You” — The Pretenders

Standout lyrics: “Nothing you confess/Could make me love you less”

239. “Michelle’s Smiling” — John Stamos

Standout lyrics: “She’s safe and warm, and she’s not sorry/She doesn’t know what sorry is”

240. “Letter to My Mother” — Edwin McCain

Standout lyrics: “Mama, how do I write the words to you/You were the only one who loved me true”

241. “The Long and Winding Road” — The Beatles

Standout lyrics: “The long and winding road/That leads to your door/Will never disappear/I’ve seen that road before/It always leads me here/Lead me to you door”

242. “You’ll Be in My Heart” — Phil Collins

Standout lyrics: “I will protect you/From all around you/I will be here/Don’t you cry”

243. “Because You Loved Me” — Céline Dion

Standout lyrics: “For every dream you made come true/For all the love I found in you, I’ll be forever thankful”

244. “Hey, Ma” — Bon Iver

Standout lyrics: “Well you wanted it your whole life/You’re back and forth with light”

245. “Butterfly Fly Away” — Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus

Standout lyrics: “You tucked me in, turned out the lights/Kept me safe and sound at night/Little girls depend on things like that”

246. “Loves Me Like a Rock” — Paul Simon

Standout lyrics: “Oh, my mama loves me, she loves me/She get down on her knees and hug me/Like she loves me like a rock”

247. “Hero” — Mariah Carey

Standout lyrics: “You can find love/If you search within yourself/And that emptiness you felt/Will disappear”

248.  “My Mother’s Eyes” — Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Standout lyrics: “God’s gift sent from above/A real unselfish love/I found in my mother’s eyes”

249. “You Raise Me Up” — Josh Groban

Standout lyrics: “You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains/You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas”

250. “Supermarket Flowers” — Ed Sheeran

Standout lyrics: “You were an angel in the shape of my mum”

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251.”It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” — Celine Dion

Standout lyrics: “It’s all coming back, it’s all coming back to me now/There were moments of gold/And there were flashes of light”

252. “Shut Up and Dance” — Walk the Moon

Standout lyrics: “We were victims of the night/The chemical, physical, kryptonite/Helpless to the bass and the fading light”

253. “Save the Last Dance for Me” — Michael Bublé

Standout lyrics: “But don’t forget who’s takin’ you home/And in whose arms you’re gonna be/So darling, save the last dance for me”

254. “You’re the One That I Want” — Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta

Standout lyrics: “You better shape up/You better understand/To my heart I must be true”

255. “Walking on Sunshine” — Katrina & The Waves

Standout lyrics: “I used to think maybe you loved me now baby I’m sure/And I just can’t wait till the day when you knock on my door”

256. “Last Dance” — Donna Summer

Standout lyrics: “Oh, I need you, by me/Beside me, to guide me”

257. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” — Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell

Standout lyrics: “If you need me, call me, no matter where you are/No matter how far, don’t worry, baby”

258. “Leavin'” — Jesse McCartney

Standout lyrics: “Why don’t you tell him that I’m leavin’ never looking back again/You found somebody who does it better than he can”

259. “Never Gonna Give You Up” — Rick Astley

Standout lyrics: “We’re no strangers to love/You know the rules and so do I/A full commitment’s what I’m thinking of/You wouldn’t get this from any other guy”

260. “(I’ve Had) the Time of My Life” — Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes

Standout lyrics: “I’ve been waiting for so long/Now I’ve finally found someone to stand by me”

261. “We Are Young” — fun., Janelle Monáe

Standout lyrics: “So if by the time the bar closes/And you feel like falling down/I’ll carry you home”

262. “Sweet Caroline” — Neil Diamond

Standout lyrics: “Look at the night and it don’t seem so lonely/We filled it up with only two”

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263. “Piano Man” — Billy Joel

Standout lyrics: “‘Well, I’m sure that I could be a movie star/If I could get out of this place'”

264. “September” — Earth, Wind & Fire

Standout lyrics: “Only blue talk and love, remember/The true love we share today”

265. “Good Riddance” — Green Day

Standout lyrics: “So make the best of this test, and don’t ask why/It’s not a question, but a lesson learned in time/It’s something unpredictable/But in the end, it’s right/I hope you had the time of your life”

266. “We Will Rock You” — Queen

Standout lyrics: “You got mud on your face, big disgrace/Somebody better put you back into your place, do it!”

267. “Livin’ on a Prayer” — Bon Jovi

Standout lyrics: “We’ve got each other and that’s a lot for love/We’ll give it a shot”

268. “Uptown Funk” — Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson

Standout lyrics: “Fill my cup, put some liquor in it/Take a sip, sign a check/Julio, get the stretch”

269. “Wonderwall” — Oasis

Standout lyrics: “And all the roads we have to walk are winding/And all the lights that lead us there are blinding”

270. “I Don’t Want This Night to End” — Luke Bryan

Standout lyrics: “All I know is I don’t want this night to end”

271. “Don’t Stop Believin'” — Journey

Standout lyrics: “Livin’ just to find emotion/Hidin’ somewhere in the night”

272. “Don’t Stop Me Now” — Queen

Standout lyrics: “Tonight I’m gonna have myself a real good time/I feel alive/And the world, I’ll turn it inside out, yeah”

273. “American Pie” — Don McLean

Standout lyrics: “And I knew if I had my chance/That I could make those people dance/And maybe they’d be happy for a while”

274. “Closing Time” — Semisonic

Standout lyrics: “So, gather up your jackets, move it to the exits/I hope you have found a friend”

275. “Bohemian Rhapsody” — Queen

Standout lyrics: “Is this the real life?/Is this just fantasy?/Caught in a landside/No escape from reality”

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