Wedding songs

Whether your taste is traditional, trendy or in between, here are wedding songs to suit every style.

Whether your taste is traditional, trendy or in between, here are wedding songs to suit every style.

Wedding Song List

wedding song ideas

Pre-Ceremony

Traditional

1. Water Music (Handel)
2. The Wedding Song (Paul Stookey)

Popular

3. Bitter Sweet Symphony (The Verve)
4. A Day Without Rain (Enya)
5. By Your Side (Sade)

Modern

6. Clocks (Coldplay)
7. Rainbow Connection (Sarah McLachlan)

Bridal Party Entrance

Traditional

8. Canon in D (Pachelbel) Pachelbel's Canon In D Major - Pachelbel's Canon In D Major (Piano) - Single - Pachelbel's Canon In D Major (Pano) Cannon In D, Kanon In
9. Trumpet Tune (Purcell) A Brides Guide To Wedding Music - A Bride's Guide to Wedding Music - Purcell: Trumpet Tune
10. Autumn (Vivaldi) Candida Thompson, Henk Rubingh, Jan Jansen, Janine Jansen, Julian Rachlin, Liz Kenny, Maarten Jansen & Stacey Watton - Vivaldi: the Four Seasons Etc - The Four Seasons: Violin Concerto in F Major, RV 293,

Popular

11. Café del Mar (Nalin & Kane)
12. Clair de Lune (Ocean’s Eleven) Dieter Goldmann - Cinema Classics, Vol. 2 - Suite Bergamasque: Clair de Lune (From Oceans's 11)

Modern

13. Forrest Gump Suite (theme from the film) Alan Silvestri - Forrest Gump - The Soundtrack - Forrest Gump Suite
14. Now We Are Free (Zimmer and Gerard) Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard - Gladiator - Now We Are Free

Bride’s Entrance

classic wedding songs

Traditional

15. Wedding March (Mendelssohn) A Brides Guide To Wedding Music - A Bride's Guide to Wedding Music - Mendelssohn: Wedding March
16. Hymne (Vangelis) The Stars - VANGELIS - HYMNE (Vangelis)

Popular

17. Flora’s Secret (Enya) Vitamin String Quartet - The String Quartet Tribute to Enya - Dreams - Flora's Secret
18. Trumpet Tune & Air (Purcell) André Marchal - First Recordings: Paris 1936 & 1948 - Trumpet Tune and Air (Purcell)
19. Fantasia On Greensleeves (English folk song) Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner - Fantasia On Greensleeves - English Folk Song Suite: III. March: Folk Songs from Somerset

Modern

20. You Raise Me Up (Josh Groban) Josh Groban - Closer - You Raise Me Up
21. The Prayer (Bocelli and Dion) Andrea Bocelli & Céline Dion - Sogno - The Prayer

Recessional

Traditional

22. La Rejouissance (Handel) English Concert & Trevor Pinnock - Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks (Original Version 1749) - Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351 (1749): La Réjouissance
23. Allegro Maestoso (Handel) A Bride's Collection of Traditional Wedding Music - Will Taylor - A Bride's Collection of Traditional Wedding Music - Will Taylor - GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL: Water Music: Allegro Maestoso - String Q
24. Spring (Vivaldi) St. Petersburg Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra, Pavel Popov & Stanislav Gorkovenko - The 50 Most Essential Pieces of Classical Music - The Four Seasons (Le Quattro Stagioni) - Concerto for Violin in E Major, RV 269, Op. 8:1,

Popular

25. Is This Love (Bob Marley) Bob Marley - Legend (Remastered) [Bonus Tracks] - Is This Love                                                                                                      26. Ode to Joy (Beethoven) Beecham Choral Society, Rene Leibowitz & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Classical Music Library: The Essential Collection, Vol. 4 - 

Modern

27. Beautiful Day (U2) U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind - Beautiful Day
28. All You Need Is Love (The Beatles)

Reception Music: Couple’s Entrance

Traditional

29. Grand March from Aida (Verdi) Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic - Great Marches - Grand March from Aida
30. Love’s Theme (Barry White)

Popular

31. Pick Up the Pieces (Average White Band)
32. Chariots of Fire (Vangelis) Marston Smith - Romance of Cello - Chariots of Fire (Vangelis)
33. We Will Rock You (Queen)
34. Baba O’Reilly (The Who)

Modern

35. When I Get You Alone (Thicke) Thicke - A Beautiful World - When I Get You Alone
36. Let’s Get It Started (Black Eyed Peas) Black Eyed Peas - Elephunk - Let's Get It Started (Spike Mix) [Bonus Track]
37. Crazy in Love (Beyoncé /Jay-Z) Beyoncé - Dangerously In Love - Crazy In Love

First Dance Wedding Songs

wedding song list

Traditional

38. At Last (Etta James) Etta James - At Last! (Remastered) - At Last
39. This Will Be (Natalie Cole) Natalie Cole - Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 - This Will Be (An Everlasting love)
40. Unchained Melody (Righteous Brothers)
41. All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera) The Phantom of the Opera (Original London Cast) - The Phantom of the Opera - All I Ask of You
42. When I Fall in Love (Nat King Cole)

Popular

43. Crazy (Patsy Cline)
44. Let’s Stay Together (Al Green) Al Green - Let's Stay Together - Let's Stay Together
45. Have I Told You Lately (Van Morrison)
46. I Can’t Help Falling in Love with You
(Elvis Presley) The King - Sounds Like Elvis Vol. 2 - I Can't Help Falling In Love With You
47. Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton) Eric Clapton - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight

Modern

48. You’re Still the One (Shania Twain) Shania Twain - Come on Over - You're Still the One
49. Come Away with Me (Norah Jones) Norah Jones - Come Away With Me - Come Away With Me
50. I Could Not Ask for More (Edwin McCain) Edwin McCain - Messenger - I Could Not Ask for More
51. Truly Madly Deeply (Savage Garden) Savage Garden - Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply
52. I Love You (Sarah McLachlan) Sarah McLachlan - Mirrorball - I Love You
53. Making Memories of Us (Keith Urban) Keith Urban - Be Here - Making Memories of Us

Father/Daughter Dance

Traditional

54. Daddy’s Little Girl (Al Martino)
55. Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Maurice Chevalier) Maurice Chevalier & the M-G-M Studio Chorus - Gigi (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Thank Heaven for Little Girls
56. Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof) Cast and Company of Fiddler on the Roof - Fiddler On the Roof - Sunrise, Sunset

Popular

57. My Girl (The Temptations) The Temptations - My Girl: The Very Best of the Temptations - My Girl
58. Wind Beneath My Wings (Bette Midler) Bette Midler - Experience the Divine - Wind Beneath My Wings

Modern

59. Hero (Mariah Carey) Mariah Carey - #1's - Hero
60. My Little Girl (Tim McGraw) Tim McGraw - Tim McGraw: Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 - My Little Girl (From the Motion Picture
61. I Hope You Dance (Lee Ann Womack) Lee Ann Womack - I Hope You Dance - I Hope You Dance

Mother/Son Dance

Traditional

62. What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
63. You Are My Sunshine (Bill Henderson) Bill Henderson - Bill Henderson With the Oscar Peterson Trio - You Are My Sunshine

Popular

64. You’re the Inspiration (Chicago)
65. Times of Your Life (Paul Anka) Paul Anka - The Best of the United Artists Years (1973-1977) - Times of Your Life
66. In My Life (The Beatles)
67. Through the Years (Kenny Rogers) Kenny Rogers - 42 Ultimate Hits - Through the Years

Modern

68. Kind & Generous (Natalie Merchant) Natalie Merchant - Ophelia - Kind and Generous

Cake Cutting

Traditional

69. Love & Marriage (Frank Sinatra) Frank Sinatra - The Capitol Years - Love and Marriage
70. Sugar Sugar (Archies) The Archies - The Archies - Sugar, Sugar

Popular

71. How Sweet It Is (James Taylor) James Taylor - James Taylor: Greatest Hits - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
72. Lips Like Sugar (Echo & The Bunnymen) Echo & The Bunnymen - Echo & the Bunnymen - Lips Like Sugar

Modern

73. Love You Madly (Cake) Cake - Comfort Eagle - Love You Madly
74. Sweetest Thing (U2) U2 - U218 Singles (Deluxe Version) - Sweetest Thing

Bouquet Toss

Traditional

75. She’s a Lady (Tom Jones) Tom Jones - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Tom Jones - She's a Lady

Popular

76. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper) Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual (Remastered) - Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Modern

77. Hollaback Girl (Gwen Stefani) Gwen Stefani - Love, Angel, Music, Baby - Hollaback Girl
78. Hey Ladies (Beastie Boys)

Garter Toss

Traditional

79. James Bond Theme John Arnold - The Best of Bond...James Bond - The James Bond Theme

Popular

80. Bad Boys (Inner Circle) Inner Circle - Crucial Reggae: Inner Circle - Bad Boys
81. I’m Too Sexy (Right Said Fred) Right Said Fred - Up - I'm Too Sexy

Modern

82. Gettin' Jiggy Wit It (Will Smith) Will Smith - Will Smith: Greatest Hits - Gettin' Jiggy Wit It

Last Dance Wedding Songs

popular wedding songs

Traditional

83. Last Dance (Donna Summer) Donna Summer - Greatest Hits - Last Dance
84. New York, New York (Frank Sinatra)
85. Almost Like Being in Love (Nat King Cole) Nat

Popular

86. Happy Together (Buck Wild) Buck Wild - Beat Me Silly - Happy Together
87. What a Wonderful World (Joey Ramone)

Modern

88. Good Riddance (Green Day) Green Day - International Superhits! - Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
89. Save the Last Dance for Me (Michael Bublé) Michael Bublé - It's Time - Save the Last Dance for Me
90. Closing Time (Semisonic)

Source: https://www.bridalguide.com/planning/wedding-reception/top-90-wedding-songs