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250 Wedding Song Ideas - The Search for the perfect wedding song

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250 Wedding Song Ideas!

The music you choose for your wedding will create lasting memories, from the emotional walk down the aisle to the energetic dance floor moments. But with countless options available, it can be overwhelming to pick just the right songs.

No worries, lovebirds! This blog is bursting with inspiration, offering 250 fantastic wedding song ideas to match any style. From timeless pop classics to soulful R&B jams, or quirky indie beats, we’ve got you covered. And for an unforgettable touch, consider hiring a live musician!

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Classic Pop Love Songs

Chelsie Jade Wedding Singer on Go Book It
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley (A true classic that never goes out of style)
  • At Last – Etta James (The ultimate declaration of everlasting love)
  • You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne (Sweet, simple, and heartfelt)
  • Your Song – Elton John (A timeless testament to enduring love)
  • All of Me – John Legend (One of the most popular modern wedding anthems)
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli (A playful and romantic declaration)
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen (Upbeat and fun, perfect for a lighthearted mood)
  • She’s the One – Robbie Williams (A heartfelt ballad about finding your soulmate)
  • Ribbon in the Sky – Stevie Wonder (A joyful and optimistic choice)
  • Grow Old With Me – John Lennon (A sweet and sentimental song about commitment)
  • Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion (A powerful ballad about enduring love)
  • I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders (A reassuring and supportive love song)
  • Endless Love – Lionel Richie & Diana Ross (A classic duet about everlasting devotion)
  • A Groovy Kind of Love – Phil Collins (Upbeat and soulful, perfect for a fun celebration)
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye (A timeless and romantic declaration)
  • I Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin (A hopeful and optimistic song about love)
  • You’ve Got the Love – Candi Staton (A soulful and uplifting anthem)
  • Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran (A modern favorite for first dances)
  • Perfect – Ed Sheeran (Another modern love song by Ed Sheeran, perfect for a romantic slow dance)
  • Sugar – Maroon 5 (A sweet and catchy song about falling in love)
  • Marry You – Bruno Mars (Fun, catchy, and perfect for a celebratory vibe)
  • A Thousand Years – Christina Perri (Incredibly romantic, often used for ceremonies)
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John (From the Lion King soundtrack, a romantic and hopeful choice)
  • Make You Feel My Love – Adele (A powerful and soulful ballad about devotion)
  • All My Life – KC and the Sunshine Band (Upbeat and joyful, perfect for a celebratory moment)
  • I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston (Gets everyone out of their seats)
  • Faithfully – Journey (A classic rock ballad about commitment)
  • Let’s Go Crazy – Prince (Upbeat and energetic, perfect for a unique couple)
  • Everything – Michael Bublé (A smooth and sophisticated choice for a classy wedding)
  • You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates (A feel-good song about love and happiness)
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra (A timeless classic with a touch of old-school charm)
  • The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra (Another classic Sinatra song, perfect for a romantic slow dance)
  • When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge (A soulful ballad about devotion)
  • Can’t Smile Without You – Billy Joel (A sweet and upbeat song about love)
  • You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker (A powerful and emotional ballad about love)
  • I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden (A sweet and romantic ballad about finding your soulmate)

Upbeat Pop Love Songs

  • Can’t Stop the Feeling! – Justin Timberlake
  • Love on Top – Beyoncé
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Stevie Wonder
  • Best Day of My Life – American Authors
  • Love Story – Taylor Swift
  • Yours – Russell Dickerson
  • Adore You – Harry Styles
  • This is Me (From The Greatest Showman) – Keala Settle
  • A Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay
  • Love Never Felt So Good – Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake
  • Marry Me – Train
  • You & Me Song – The Wannadies
  • Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  • Head Over Heels – The Go-Go’s
  • Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
  • Soulful & Sweet
  • You Make My Dreams (Come True) – Hall & Oates
  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • Stand By Me – Ben E. King
  • L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole
  • Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
  • The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
  • Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher & Higher) – Jackie Wilson
  • You Are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder
  • The Best is Yet to Come – Frank Sinatra
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
  • Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding
  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  • Fun & Flirty
  • You’re the One That I Want – Grease Soundtrack
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
  • Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups
  • Sugar, Sugar – The Archies
  • (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
  • Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
  • I’m a Believer – The Monkees (or Smash Mouth’s cover)
  • Come on Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners
  • Twist and Shout – The Beatles
  • Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
  • Crocodile Rock – Elton John
  • Happy Together – The Turtles
  • Respect – Aretha Franklin
  • You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
  • Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader

Soulful and Romantic R&B Wedding Songs

Olivia Jayne Wedding Singer
Olivia Jayne Singer on Go Book It

Get ready to feel all the feels with these soulful R&B love songs. These smooth melodies and heartfelt lyrics will have you and your partner lost in the moment, completely swept away by the depth of your love for each other.

  • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
  • At Last – Etta James
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Ribbon in the Sky – Stevie Wonder
  • All of Me – John Legend
  • Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
  • Endless Love – Lionel Richie and Diana Ross
  • If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
  • Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
  • The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me – Gladys Knight & the Pips
  • Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye
  • Saving All My Love for You – Whitney Houston
  • I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
  • You Send Me – Sam Cooke
  • A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
  • Stand by Me – Ben E. King
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley (Soulful covers exist!)
  • Modern Soulful Hits
  • Ordinary People – John Legend
  • Make You Feel My Love – Adele
  • Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
  • If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
  • Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  • Halo – Beyoncé
  • Crazy in Love – Beyoncé ft. Jay-Z
  • XO – Beyoncé
  • Speechless – Dan + Shay
  • Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  • Love on the Brain – Rihanna
  • Best Part – Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R.
  • Adore You – H.E.R.
  • Anyone – Justin Bieber
  • Deep Cuts & Underrated Gems
  • That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding
  • A Woman’s Worth – Alicia Keys
  • Spend My Life with You – Eric Benet ft. Tamia
  • Anniversary – Tony! Toni! Toné!
  • The Lady in My Life – Michael Jackson
  • Love’s in Need of Love Today – Stevie Wonder
  • Have You Ever – Brandy
  • I’d Rather – Luther Vandross
  • By Your Side – Sade
  • When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge
  • Back at One – Brian McKnight
  • Tonight, I Celebrate My Love – Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
  • Cruisin’ – Smokey Robinson
  • Neither One of Us (Wants to be the First to Say Goodbye) – Gladys Knight & the Pips
  • Angel – Anita Baker
  • Sweet Love – Anita Baker
  • Caught Up in the Rapture – Anita Baker
  • I Believe in You and Me – Whitney Houston
  • Love Ballad – L.T.D.

Country Love Ballads

Country music knows a thing or two about love. Get swept away with these heartfelt ballads, perfect for slow dances and tender moments

  • Amazed – Lonestar (A powerful and passionate country classic)
  • From This Moment On – Shania Twain & Bryan White (Classic country duet)
  • Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts (Celebrates finding your true love)
  • Die a Happy Man – Thomas Rhett (Sweet, modern declaration of love)
  • The Keeper of the Stars – Tracy Byrd (Touching, romantic ballad)
  1. I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
  2. Crazy – Patsy Cline
  3. Stand By Your Man – Tammy Wynette
  4. Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
  5. Jolene – Dolly Parton
  6. You’re Still The One – Shania Twain
  7. Amazed – Lonestar
  8. From This Moment On – Shania Twain & Bryan White
  9. Islands in the Stream – Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
  10. Always on My Mind – Willie Nelson
  11. When I Said I Do – Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black
  12. Could I Have This Dance – Anne Murray
  13. Breathe – Faith Hill
  14. It’s Your Love – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
  15. The Keeper of the Stars – Tracy Byrd

Modern Country Hits

  1. Die a Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
  2. Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
  3. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
  4. Speechless – Dan + Shay
  5. H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line
  6. Honey Bee – Blake Shelton
  7. Yours – Russell Dickerson
  8. Meant to Be – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line
  9. Heaven – Kane Brown
  10. Beautiful Crazy – Luke Combs
  11. 10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber
  12. The Bones – Maren Morris
  13. I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
  14. Body Like a Back Road – Sam Hunt
  15. The Good Ones – Gabby Barrett

Fun & Upbeat Country

  1. Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker
  2. Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band
  3. Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy) – Big & Rich
  4. Fishin’ in the Dark – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  5. Any Man of Mine – Shania Twain
  6. Chattahoochee – Alan Jackson
  7. Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks
  8. Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd (A crowd-pleasing classic)
  9. Redneck Woman – Gretchen Wilson
  10. Boot Scootin’ Boogie – Brooks & Dunn
  11. Footloose – Kenny Loggins (Line dancing favorite)
  12. Country Girl (Shake It For Me) – Luke Bryan
  13. Drink in My Hand – Eric Church
  14. Honey, I’m Good – Andy Grammer
  15. Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus
  16. Man! I Feel Like a Woman! – Shania Twain
  17. Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood
  18. Cruise – Florida Georgia Line
  19. American Honey – Lady A
  20. This is How We Roll – Florida Georgia Line ft. Luke Bryan

Country Songs for first wedding dance

Kick off your happily ever after with a country classic or a new toe-tapper! These popular country wedding songs are guaranteed to make your first dance romantic and unforgettable

  • You’re Still the One – Shania Twain (An absolute classic about enduring love)
  • From This Moment On – Shania Twain & Bryan White (A beautiful duet)
  • Amazed – Lonestar (A powerful ballad expressing awe and adoration)
  • When I Said I Do – Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black (Celebrating the promise of forever)
  • It’s Your Love – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill (Sweet and heartwarming duet)
  • Die a Happy Man – Thomas Rhett (Sweetly expresses a lifetime of devotion)
  • Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts (Finds beauty in the journey to true love)
  • God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton (Uplifting and grateful love song)
  • Speechless – Dan + Shay (Romantic and full of adoration)
  • The Keeper of the Stars – Tracy Byrd (Touching ballad about unconditional love)

Indie and Alternative Wedding Songs

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Wildwood Trio on Go Book It
  • Ho Hey – The Lumineers
  • You Are The Reason – Calum Scott
  • I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  • Better Together – Jack Johnson
  • Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
  • First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes
  • Bloom – The Paper Kites
  • Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
  • XO – John Mayer
  • Us – Regina Spektor
  • Skinny Love – Bon Iver (or the Birdy version for a softer feel)
  • Riptide – Vance Joy
  • Yellow – Coldplay
  • Lucky – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
  • Sweet Disposition – The Temper Trap
  • Indie with a Touch of Edge
  • Dog Days Are Over – Florence + The Machine
  • Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch
  • Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Electric Love – BØRNS
  • Tongue Tied – Grouplove
  • Little Talks – Of Monsters and Men
  • 505 – Arctic Monkeys
  • Latch (Acoustic) – Sam Smith
  • A Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay
  • I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
  • Wake Me Up – Avicii
  • Stolen Dance – Milky Chance
  • Stubborn Love – The Lumineers
  • Harness Your Hopes – Pavement
  • Such Great Heights – The Postal Service (or the Iron & Wine cover)
  • Dreamy & Atmospheric
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love – Ingrid Michaelson (cover offers a unique spin)
  • Cosmic Love – Florence + The Machine
  • Video Games – Lana Del Rey
  • Harvest Moon – Neil Young
  • Heartbeats – José González
  • Only Love – Ben Howard
  • Flightless Bird, American Mouth – Iron & Wine
  • The Scientist – Coldplay
  • Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
  • All I Want is You – U2
  • Angels – The xx
  • Shelter – The xx
  • Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey
  • I Follow Rivers – Lykke Li
  • Mystery of Love – Sufjan Stevens
  • Bonus: Vintage Vibes
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
  • Moon River – Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast at Tiffany’s)
  • La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf
  • Dream a Little Dream of Me – Various Artists
  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

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