Top 10 Wedding Songs For Your Big Day
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A couple's wedding day is one of the most magical and meaningful days of their lives. The right music helps set the perfect romantic mood and creates memories that will last a lifetime. From first dances to parent-child dances, the ceremony to the reception, weddings feature plenty of opportunities for significant musical moments. If you are looking for the ideal soundtrack for your walk down the aisle and your first spin across the dancefloor as newlyweds, we have handpicked the top 10 wedding songs that will make your big day extra special.

Top 10 Wedding Songs For Your Big Day
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List of Top 10 Wedding Songs

Sr. No.  Song Name  Singer Name
1 All of Me (2013) John Legend
2  A Thousand Years (2011)  Christina Perri
3 At Last! (1960) Etta James
4 Crazy in Love (2003) Beyoncé ft. Jay-Z
5 Love Story (2008)  Taylor Swift
6  Marry You (2010) Bruno Mars
7  The Way You Look Tonight (1936)  Frank Sinatra
8  Can't Help Falling in Love (1961) Elvis Presley
9  I'm Yours (2008)  Jason Mraz
10 You Make My Dreams (1980)  Daryl Hall & John Oates

1 - All of Me (2013)

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  • Title: All of Me
  • Artist(s): John Legend
  • Album: Love in the Future
  • Release Date: August 12, 2013
  • Genre: Pop, Soul
  • Songwriter: John Legend

John Legend's All of Me has become a massively popular wedding song in recent years. This ballad comes from his 2013 album Love in the Future. All of Me is a sweeping love song with piano and string arrangements. Legend's emotional vocals profess accepting and loving his partner wholly, imperfections and all. This song evokes the passionate devotion between partners with its sentimental lyrics and beautiful melody. The simple yet stunning song provides a heartfelt way for couples to celebrate their enduring bond.

2 - A Thousand Years (2011)

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  • Title: A Thousand Years
  • Artist(s): Christina Perri
  • Album: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 soundtrack
  • Release Date: October 18, 2011
  • Genre: Pop
  • Songwriter: Christina Perri

Christina Perri's soaring ballad A Thousand Years first gained fame as part of The Twilight Saga film series soundtrack. It is an earnest promise of faithful and undying love. This emotional 2011 tune has become a wildly popular wedding song. Perri's sweeping vocals over piano declare she will love her partner for a thousand more years and beyond. This song is deeply romantic and cinematic in scope and provides a stirring backdrop for weddings and other dedication ceremonies. The timeless promise at the song's heart makes it an ideal expression of commitment.

3 - At Last! (1960)

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  • Title: At Last
  • Artist(s): Etta James
  • Album: At Last!
  • Release Date: November 1, 1960
  • Genre: Blues, Soul
  • Songwriter(s): Harry Warren, Mack Gordon

A sultry soul classic Etta James' At Last remains one of the most beloved wedding songs. The track swelling strings and James rich vocals gave it an orchestral and cinematic feel. The lyrics exclaim that the singer has finally found true love after waiting forever. At Last makes a perfect accompaniment for a couple's long-awaited trip down the aisle. James' powerful delivery channels the elation of romantic dreams coming true at last.

4 - Crazy in Love (2003)

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  • Title: Crazy in Love
  • Artist(s): Beyonce, Jay-Z
  • Album: Dangerously in Love
  • Release Date: May 18, 2003
  • Genre: R&B, Pop
  • Songwriter(s): Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Rich Harrison, Eugene Record

It is a hugely popular song in its own right which features a propulsive beat that fills any dancefloor. This 2003 Beyoncé smash with Jay-Z has become a high-energy wedding reception staple. Beyoncé vocals dance playfully over the funky horns and hip hop inspired rhythms. The pop star celebrates being crazy in love and unable to control the exhilaration of new romance. Crazy in Love provides an upbeat and joyous anthem for celebrating newlywed bliss channeling these giddy and intoxicating feelings of love.

5 - Love Story (2008)

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  • Title: Love Story
  • Artist(s): Taylor Swift
  • Album: Fearless
  • Release Date: September 12, 2008
  • Genre: Country pop
  • Songwriter(s): Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's Love Story became a massive crossover hit in 2008 resonating with country and pop audiences alike. The song has a storytelling, fairy tale quality as Swift's lyrics describe a Romeo and Juliet romance. Her sweeping chorus pleads for romantic fate to not get in the way of true love. Love Story is a modern wedding classic with its princess imagery and message of defiance in the name of love. Swift's youthful and impassioned vocals bring the romantic drama to life.

6 - Marry You (2010)

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  • Title: Marry You
  • Artist(s): Bruno Mars
  • Album: Doo-Wops & Hooligans
  • Release Date: September 2010
  • Genre: Pop
  • Songwriter(s): Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine

Bruno Mars' upbeat pop tune Marry You has become a popular wedding anthem. This lighthearted song playfully improvises vows over a shuffling rhythm and lively instrumentation. Mars' bubbly vocals create a sense of spontaneity as if the lovers impulsively decided to get married right in that moment. The song's good-natured fun embraces the giddy excitement of wedded bliss. Marry You sets a joyful mood for couples looking to celebrate in a spirited way.

7 - The Way You Look Tonight (1964)

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  • Title: The Way You Look Tonight
  • Artist(s): Frank Sinatra
  • Album: Softly, as I Leave You
  • Release Date: 1964
  • Genre: Traditional Pop
  • Songwriter(s): Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern

It was originally written in 1936. Frank Sinatra's 1964 version of The Way You Look Tonight made it a classic wedding song. Sinatra's trademark crooning wraps the listener in the romance of the lyrics. He sings tenderly about being captivated by his partner's smile, laugh and beauty. This golden oldie radiates timeless elegance backed by a lush string section. The Way You Look Tonight provides a beautiful serenade to spotlight the newlyweds' love.

 8 - Can't Help Falling In Love (1961)

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  • Title: Can't Help Falling In Love
  • Artist(s): Elvis Presley
  • Album: Blue Hawaii
  • Release Date: October 1, 1961
  • Genre: Pop
  • Songwriter(s): Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George David Weiss

Elvis Presley's version of Can't Help Falling In Love has become a wedding standard. Presley deep vocals lend sincerity to this ballad earnest confession of helpless overwhelming love. Its steady and enchanting melody provides musical magic at weddings and receptions. This song makes a wonderful accompaniment for a couple's first dance as newlyweds. Can't Help Falling In Love celebrates the wonderful inevitability of two people embracing true love.

 9 - I'm Yours (2008)

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  • Title: I'm Yours
  • Artist(s): Jason Mraz
  • Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.
  • Release Date: May 13, 2008
  • Genre: Folk Pop
  • Songwriter(s): Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz's hit I'm Yours peaked in popularity around 2008 making it a staple choice for weddings in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Mraz smooth vocals and the song cheerful ukulele riff create a warm and intimate feel. This song expresses an unconditional devotion to one's beloved. With lines like My heart is full and my door's always open, the song conveys ongoing dedication and availability. This lighthearted folk-pop tune provides a sweet and optimistic wedding serenade for couples affirming their commitment.

 10 - You Make My Dreams (1981)

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  • Title: You Make My Dreams
  • Artist(s): Hall & Oates
  • Album: Private Eyes
  • Release Date: 1981
  • Genre: Pop, Blue-eyed Soul
  • Songwriter(s): Daryl Hall, John Oates, Sara Allen

Hall & Oates' You Make My Dreams brings infectious feel-good energy to any wedding celebration. This 1981 hit single rode the vibrant R&B influence and pop polish that characterized the duo sound. An exuberant blast of punchy horns and energetic drums backs joyful lyrics about a new love lifting one's spirits. The upbeat track embodies the giddy rush of romance and new beginnings.You Make My Dreams supplies a euphoric dance floor filler guaranteed to get the party started for wedding receptions.

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Music sets the mood for every wedding ceremony and celebration. The songs selected can make your special day feel fun, romantic, momentous and full of love. We hope this list of top 10 wedding song ideas provides inspiration to curate the ideal musical backdrop for all of your wedding day memories in the making. Let these beautiful songs underscore each meaningful moment as your relationship enters an exciting new chapter.


What is the most popular wedding song today?

The most popular wedding song today is Perfect by Ed Sheeran. This romantic ballad tops lists as the most commonly chosen first dance song. Other top choices include Elvis Presley Can't Help Falling In Love and Etta James enduring classic At Last.

What are good mother-son dance songs?

  • My Wish by Rascal Flatts
  • What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
  • Forever Young by Rod Stewart
  • Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses

What song does the bride walk down the aisle to typically?

Common processional songs for the bride's walk down the aisle are Canon in D by Pachelbel, Trumpet Voluntary by Jeremiah Clarke and Bridal Chorus by Richard Wagner from the opera Lohengrin—more popularly known as Here Comes the Bride.

What makes a good wedding party entrance song?

Wedding party entrance songs are all about getting guests excited and pumped up for celebrating with the couple. Good choices are fun and upbeat songs like I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas, Crazy In Love by Beyonce, Good Life by OneRepublic and Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO.

What are the top 10 father-daughter dance songs?

  • My Little Girl by Tim McGraw
  • Isn't She Lovely by Stevie Wonder
  • Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle
  • I Loved Her First by Heartland
  • Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof
  • My Father's Eyes by Amy Grant
  • Cinderella by Steven Curtis Chapman
  • Just the Way You Are by Bruno Mars
  • What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

What are the top 10 mother-son wedding dance songs?

  • A Song for Mama by Boyz II Men
  • You've GGot a Friend by James Taylor
  • You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban
  • Mama's Song by Carrie Underwood
  • The Wish by Bruce Springsteen
  • You'll Be In My Heart by Phil Collins
  • Stand by Me by Ben E. King
  • Kind & Generous by Natalie Merchant
  • Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses
  • Forever Young by Bob Dylan

What are the top 10 wedding dance songs?

  • Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars
  • Yeah! by Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris
  • Shout by The Isley Brothers
  • Good Feeling by Flo Rida
  • 24K Magic by Bruno Mars
  • Crazy In Love by Beyoncé
  • Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO
  • Get Lucky by Daft Punk
  • Twist and Shout by The Beatles
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston