Say I Do to These Perfect Wedding Ceremony Songs (2022)

Set your wedding ceremony to music and give it an ultra-personal touch with our comprehensive list of wedding ceremony songs.

You're busy putting together your perfect ceremony—you've booked the location, found an officiant and even written your vows (bonus points for that!). But don't lose steam when it comes time to choose your wedding ceremony songs! The songs you choose will set the tone not only for your ceremony but for your whole day. Whether you're planning on copping Kate Middleton's regal style for your wedding or going casual chic a la Keira Knightly, we're here to help you choose the best wedding ceremony songs for your day.

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Wedding Ceremony Songs in this Article:

  • Modern Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Best Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Traditional Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Instrumental Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Christian Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Catholic Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Gospel Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Country Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Unique Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Acoustic Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Non-Traditional Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Fun Wedding Ceremony Songs
  • Rock Wedding Ceremony Songs

Modern Wedding Ceremony Songs

There's nothing that says you can't use today's hottest tunes as part of your ceremony. Our collection of modern wedding ceremony songs brings you some of the most widely used songs for a wedding ceremony—and for good reason! They're fun, they're sweet, and they're super appropriate for your wedding ceremony without being too heavily steeped in tradition.

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"I'm Kissing You" by Des'ree
From the album: Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack, 1996
Lyrics you'll love: "I'm kissing you/Our pride can stand a thousand trials/The strong will never fall/But watching stars without you"

"Marry Me" by Train
From the album: Save Me, San Francisco, 2009
Lyrics you'll love: "Now that the weight has lifted/Love has surely shifted my way/Marry me/Today and every day"

"Sea of Love" by Cat Power
From the album: The Covers Record, 2000
Lyrics you'll love: " Come with me/My love/To the sea/The sea of love"

"Stay Young, Go Dancing" by Death Cab for Cutie
From the album: Codes and Keys, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause when she sings I hear a symphony/And I'm swallowed in sound as it echoes through me/I'm renewed, oh how I feel like/Through autumn's advancing, we'll stay young, go dancing"

"Home" by Phillip Phillips
From the album: The World from the Side of the Moon, 2013
Lyrics you'll love: "Hold on to me as we go/As we roll down this unfamiliar road/And although this wave is stringing us along/Just know you're not alone/'Cause I'm going to make this place your home"

"Photograph" by Ed Sheeran
From the album: x, 2014
Lyrics you'll love: "We keep this love in a photograph/We made these memories for ourselves/Where our eyes are never closing/Hearts are never broken"

"Marry You" by Bruno Mars
From the album: Doo-Wops & Hooligans, 2010
Lyrics you'll love: "It's a beautiful night, we're looking for something dumb to do/Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you/Is it the look in your eyes, or is it this dancing juice?/Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you"

"You and Me" by Lifehouse
From the album: Lifehouse, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause it's you and me/And all of the people with nothing to do/Nothing to lose"

"Heartbeats" by José Gonzalez
From the album: Veneer, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: "One night to be confused/One night to speed up truth/We had a promise made/Four hands and then away"

"Flightless Bird, American Mouth" by Iron & Wine
From the album: The Shepherd's Dog, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "Have I found you?/Flightless bird, jealous, weeping/Or lost you?/American mouth/Big bill looming"

Best Wedding Ceremony Songs

Every couple has that one special song! The best wedding ceremony songs are those that bring fond memories to you and your partner whenever you hear them. These ultra-romantic tunes make great choices for wedding ceremony songs. You could choose to walk down the aisle to one of these, or play several while your guests are being seated.

"1+1" by Beyoncé
From the album: 4, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause baby we ain't got nothing without love/Darling you got enough for the both of us/So come on baby, make love to me"

"A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri
From the album: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Pt. 1 Soundtrack, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "I have died every day, waiting for you/Darling, don't be afraid, I have loved you for a thousand years/I'll love you for a thousand more"

"Hoppipolla" by Sigur Ros
From the album: Takk, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: "Rennblautur/Allur rennvotur/Engin gúmmístígvél/Hlaupandi í okkur?/Vill springa út úr skel"

"Over the Rainbow" by Isreal Kamakawiwo'Ole
From the album: Alone in IZ World, 2001
Lyrics you'll love: "Somewhere over the rainbow way up high/And the dreams that you dream of once in a lullaby"

"Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley
From the album: Grace (Legacy Edition), 2004
Lyrics you'll love: "Your faith was strong but you needed proof/You saw her bathing on the roof/Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you"

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"Lucky" by Jason Mraz feat. Colbie Caillat
From the album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "I'm lucky I'm in love with my best friend/Lucky to have been where I have been/Lucky to be coming home again"

"Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran
From the album: x, 2014
Lyrics you'll love: "So honey now/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/Maybe we found love right where we are"

"What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong
From the album: Louis Armstrong's All-Time Greatest Hits, 1990
Lyrics you'll love: "I see trees of green, red roses too/I see them bloom for me and you/And I think to myself what a wonderful world"

"Make You Feel My Love" by Adele
From the album: 19, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "I know you haven't made your mind up yet/But I would never do you wrong/I've known it from the moment that we met/No doubt in my mind/Where you belong"

"Halo" by Beyoncé
From the album: I Am…Sasha Fierce, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "I found a way to let you win/But I never really had a doubt/Standing in the light of your halo/I got my angel now"

Traditional Wedding Ceremony Songs

Looking to stick with tradition? We understand! No matter how many popular wedding ceremony songs we hear, there's still something about the famed Bridal Chorus that tugs at our heartstrings. So, if that's your style, go with it! Here, a list of traditional wedding ceremony songs that pair perfectly with "Here Comes the Bride," or as alternatives for your walk down the aisle.

"Canon in D" by Pachelbel
From the album: The Most Relaxing Classical Music in the Universe, 2003
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Bridal Chorus" by Wagner
From the album: Magnificent Orchestrations for Weddings, 2009
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Rigaudon" by Andre Campra
From the album: A Bride's Collection of Traditional Wedding Music, 2006
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Amazing Grace" by Terri Geisel
From the album: Sweet Soaking Hymns and Prayer Music, 2009
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Procession of Joy" by Hal Hopson
From the album: available as sheet music
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Sinfonia from Cantata No. 29" by J.S. Bach
From the album: The Complete Wedding Album, 1998
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Wedding March" (from The Marriage of Figaro) by Mozart
From the album: Music for a Civil Wedding, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Trumpet Voluntary" by J. Clarke
From the album: The Ultimate Classical Music Collection, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Water Suite: No. 2 in D Major" by Handel
From the album: Handel: Water Music; Royal Fireworks Music – Exp. Edition, 2003
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Wedding Song (There is Love)" by Peter, Paul & Mary
From the album: The Very Best of Peter, Paul & Mary, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: "Well a man shall leave his mother and a woman leave her home/They shall travel on to where the two shall be as one/As it was in the beginning, is now until the end/Woman draws her life from man and gives it back again"

Instrumental Wedding Ceremony Songs

Instrumental wedding ceremony songs don't have to be stiff and formal. We're totally in love with some of the whimsical picks on this list, like the theme song from Paperman. If you're a bit more of a traditionalist, Clarke's "Trumpet Tune" is a great wedding ceremony song.

"Clair de Lune" by Claude Debussy
From the album: Clair de Lune – single, 2014
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Trumpet Tune" by J. Clarke
From the album: available as sheet music
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Turning Page" by Sleeping at Last
From the album: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, pt. 1 Soundtrack, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "I've waited a hundred years/But I'd wait a million more for you/Nothing prepared me for/What the privilege of being yours would do"

"Theme from Paperman" by Christophe Beck
From the album: Paperman Sountrack, 2012
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Appalachia Waltz" by Yo-Yo Ma
From the album: Appalachia Waltz (Remastered), 1996
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Theme from Forrest Gump" by Alan Silvestri
From the album: Forrest Gump Soundtrack, 1994
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Begin Again" by The Piano Guys (T. Swift cover)
From the album: The Piano Guys 2, 2013
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"I'm Yours" by The Vitamin String Quartet
From the album: Vitamin String Quartet Presents Strung Out, Vol. 9, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Gumption" by Hans Zimmer
From the album: The Holiday Soundtrack, 2006
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Can't Help Falling in Love" by The Piano Guys
From the album: Can't Help Falling in Love – Single, 2012
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

Christian Wedding Ceremony Songs

Are you getting hitched in a small country church? Or are you planning a lavish affair in a cathedral with a super-long aisle? Either way, we've got you covered with our list of Christian wedding ceremony songs. Christian ceremonies are as diverse as the churches they're held in, so be sure to choose songs for your wedding ceremony that give it an ultra-personal feel.

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"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" by J.S. Bach
From the album: Ultimate Joy – Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring and Other Joyful Sounds, 2001
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"The Marriage Prayer" by John Waller
From the album: As for Me and My House, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "I Father, I said till death do us part/I want to mean it with all of my heart/Help me to love You more than I love her/Then I know I can love her more than anyone else"

"By My Side" by Thomas Porter
From the album: available on giamusic.com
Lyrics you'll love: "With God in our lives/and you standing by my side/The promises made will strengthen us on our way"

"You Raise Me Up" by Josh Groban
From the album: Closer, 2003
Lyrics you'll love: "When I am down, and, oh, my soul, so weary/When troubles come, and my heart burdened be/Then, I am still and wait here in the silence/Until you come and sit awhile with me"

"In a Moment" by Rebecca St. James
From the album: I Will Praise You, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "In a moment, everyone falls silent/To hear the mighty trumpet/Split the eastern sky/Just imagine the King of all Creation/Riding through the heavens/Returning for His bride"

"Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" by Hillsong United
From the album: Oceans EP, 2013
Lyrics you'll love: "So I will call upon Your name/And keep my eyes above the waves/When oceans rise/My soul will rest in Your embrace/For I am Yours and You are mine"

"This Ring" by T Carter Music
From the album: available at tcartermusic.com
Lyrics you'll love: "I've been waiting for this moment for so long/An answered prayer, I know you are the one/I give to you my heart and soul"

"Wedding Day" by Casting Crowns
From the album: Come to the Well, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "When someone dries your tears/When someone wins your heart/And says you're beautiful/When you don't know you are/And all you've longed to see/Is written on his face/When love has come and finally set you free/On that wedding day"

"Heaven's Knife," by Josh Garrels
From the album: Home, 2015
Lyrics You'll Love: "Like the first man /I was cut so deep by heaven's knife/When I awoke from my sleep/Oh my Lord, she's beautiful/She's a part of me/She's my wife"

"Bread and Wine," by Josh Garrels
From the album: Love & War & The Sea In Between, 2011
Lyrics You'll Love: "If I fall, I fall alone, but two can help to bear the load/A threefold chord is hard to break/All I have I give to you if you will share your sorrows too/Then joy will be the crown upon our heads/My friend"

Catholic Wedding Ceremony Songs

If you're getting married in a Catholic church, you've got a tough job! Catholic churches often have fairly rigid music requirements, and if you're having a full wedding Mass, you'll need to incorporate a LOT of wedding ceremony songs. Opt to use musical selections for the Entrance Rite, Communion, lighting of the unity candle, blessing and giving of rings, and of course, the recessional to make your Catholic ceremony your own. Several of the Catholic wedding ceremony songs on our list are performed by contemporary artists, giving a modern twist to your Catholic ceremony.

"Ave Maria" by F. Schubert, performed by Céline Dion
From the album: These Are Special Times, 1992
Lyrics you'll love: "Ave Maria, maiden mild/Oh, listen to a maiden's prayer/For thou canst hear amid the wild/'Tis thou, 'tis thou canst save amid, despair"

"Let There be Peace on Earth" by Vince Gill
From the album: Let There be Peace on Earth, 1993
Lyrics you'll love: "Let there be peace on earth/And let it begin with me/Let there be peace on earth/The peace that was meant to be"

"Come Thou Fount" by MercyMe
From the album: The Worship Sessions, 2013
Lyrics you'll love: "Come, Thou Fount of every blessing/Tune my heart to sing Thy grace/Streams of mercy, never ceasing/Call for songs of loudest praise"

"Here I Am, Lord" by Collin Raye
From the album: His Love Remains, 1996
Lyrics you'll love: "Here I am Lord, Is it I, Lord?/I have heard You calling in the night/I will go Lord, if You lead me/I will hold Your people in my heart."

"Nearer My God to Thee" by The Piano Guys
From the album: The Piano Guys 2 (Deluxe Edition), 2013
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"God Gave Me You" by Blake Shelton
From the album: Red River Blue (Deluxe Edition), 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause God gave me you for the ups and downs/God gave me you for the days of doubt/For when I think I've lost my way/There are no words here left to say, it's true/God gave me you"

"He Shall Feed His Flock" by Handel
From the album: Manchester by the Sea Soundtrack, 2016
Lyrics you'll love: "Come unto Him, all ye that labour/Come unto Him that are heavy laden/And He will give you rest."

"O God, Beyond All Praising" by BJU Singers and Orchestra
From the album: Beyond All Praising, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "O God beyond all praising/we worship you today/and sing the love amazing/that songs cannot repay"

"The Prayer" by Charlotte Church and Josh Groban
From the album: Prelude…The Best of Charlotte Church, 2003
Lyrics you'll love: "I pray you'll be our eyes/And watch us where we go/And help us to be wise/In times when we don't know/Let this be our prayer"

"On Eagle's Wings" by Angela Birkhead-Flight
From the album: At the Supper of the Lamb, 2006
Lyrics you'll love: "And He will raise you up on eagle's wings/Bear you on the breath of dawn/Make you to shine like the sun/And hold you in the palm of His Hand"

Gospel Wedding Ceremony Songs

Highlight your love for your partner and God with these beautiful gospel hits. Whether you're looking for a wedding ceremony song to accompany a tear-jerking walk down the aisle to your forever mate, or an exuberant recessional, you'll find what you're looking for on our list of gospel wedding ceremony songs.

"This Song," by BeBe Winans
From the album: BeBe Winans, 1997
Lyrics You'll Love: "All I wanted was to be loved/No one deserves to be alone/Accused for taking love for granted/But now I see/If I don't share the way I feel/How can you know?/I found a way to let it show"

"Close to You," by BeBe and CeCe Winans
From the album: Still, 2009
Lyrics You'll Love: "Patient and strong, always, no matter what I face/You've been there to see me through/Just right (right on) on time/It took a while to see that your love was true"

"Order My Steps," by Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
From the album: Favorite Song of All, 1996
Lyrics You'll Love: "Order my steps in Your word dear Lord/Lead me, guide me every day/Send Your anointing, Father I pray"

"I Found You," by BeBe and CeCe Winans
From the album: Still, 2009
Lyrics You'll Love: "When I found you, I found somebody who cares/When I found you, found my most intimate prayer/When I found you, I found what every heart dreams of/When I found you, I found love"

"I Never Lost My Praise," by Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
From the album: I'll Say Yes, 2008
Lyrics You'll Love: "I never lost my hope/I never lost my joy/I never lost my faith/But most of all/I never lost my praise"

"Nothing Without You," by Smokie Norful
From the album: Nothing Without You, 2004
Lyrics You'll Love: "There is no joy, no peace, no love for me/No one to care unconditionally/If I don't have you"

"Wait on the Lord," by Donnie McClurkin feat. Karen Clark Sheard
From the album: We All Are One, 2009
Lyrics You'll Love: "You can wait, wait, wait on the Lord and you'll see/He always keeps his word/Must, just, trust in Him/Don't be dismayed"

"My Life, My Love, My All," by Kirk Franklin
From the album: The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin, 2002
Lyrics You'll Love: "Your touch/Your kiss/Your grace/To me/Is deeper than my soul can see"

"Usher Me," by Bishop TD Jakes, Sr. feat. Arnetta Murrill
From the album: Sacred Love Songs, 1999
Lyrics You'll Love: "Thank you for the roses to brighten up my day/Thank you for the tenderness to wipe my tears away/But when you see me drifting, sinking and needing lifting/Usher me into the presence of the Lord"

"The Wedding Song," by John Kee feat. The New Life Community Choir
From the album: Not Guilty, 2004
Lyrics You'll Love: "On this wedding day/I'm honored just to say/I love you with all of my heart/As you walk my way/I vowed to never stray/I promise/That we'll never part"

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Country Wedding Ceremony Songs

Enlist a soloist to bring down the house by singing one of these country wedding ceremony songs. Regardless of whether you're having a country-themed wedding or not, these wedding ceremony songs are sure to strike a chord with you and your guests.

"God Gave Me You," by Blake Shelton
From the album: Red River Blue, 2011
Lyrics You'll Love: "There's more here than what we're seeing/A divine conspiracy/That you, an angel lovely/Could somehow fall for me"

"My Best Friend," by Tim McGraw
From the album: A Place in the Sun, 1999
Lyrics You'll Love: "I never had no one that I could count on/I've been let down so many times/I was tired of hurtin' so tired of searchin'/Til you walked into my life/It was a feelin' I'd never known/And for the first time I didn't feel alone"

"Me and You," by Kenny Chesney
From the album: Greatest Hits, 2000
Lyrics You'll Love: "Ordinary no, really don't think so/Not a love this true/Common destiny/We were meant to be/Me and you"

"Grow Old with Me," by Mary Chapin Carpenter
From the album: Party Doll and Other Favorites, 1999
Lyrics You'll Love: "Grow old along with me/The best is yet to be/When our time has come/We will be as one/God bless our love/God bless our love"

"I Could Not Ask for More," by Sara Evans
From the album: Born to Fly, 2000
Lyrics You'll Love: "Lying here with you/Listening to the rain/Smile just to see the smile upon your face/These are the moments I thank God that I'm alive"

"From This Moment On," by Shania Twain feat. Bryan White
From the album: Come on Over, 1997
Lyrics You'll Love: "I give my hand to you with all my heart/Can't wait to live my life with you, can't wait to start/You and I will never be apart/My dreams came true because of you"

"Bless the Broken Road," by Rascal Flatts
From the album: Feels Like Today, 2004
Lyrics You'll Love: "I couldn't see how every sign pointed straight to you/That every long-lost dream lead me to where you are/Others who broke my heart, they were like northern stars/Pointing me on my way into your loving arms"

"To Make You Feel My Love," performed by Garth Brooks
From the album: Hope Floats Soundtrack, 1998
Lyrics You'll Love: "When the evening shadows/And the stars appear/And there is no one there/To dry your tears/I could hold you/For a million years/To make you feel my love"

"Amazed," by Lonestar
From the album: From There to Here – Greatest Hits, 2003
Lyrics You'll Love: "I don't know how you do what you do/I'm so in love with you/It just keeps getting better/I want to spend the rest of my life/with you by my side"

"Love Like Crazy," by Lee Brice
From the album: Love Like Crazy, 2010
Lyrics You'll Love: "Be a best friend, tell the truth, and overuse I love you/Go to work, do your best, don't outsmart your common sense/Never let your prayin' knees get lazy/And love like crazy"

R&B Wedding Ceremony Songs

Ultra-romantic with a sultry vibe, R&B wedding ceremony songs make great music selections. Get in the mood to exchange vows with a solo rendition of John Legend's "All of Me," or get your guests party-ready as you exit to the ever-popular "Happy."

"Signed, Sealed, Delivered" by Stevie Wonder
From the album: Signed Sealed and Delivered, 1970
Lyrics you'll love: "Here I am baby/Oh, you've got the future in your hand/(signed, sealed delivered, I'm yours) Here I am baby/oh, you've got the future in your hand/(signed, sealed, delivered, I'm yours)"

"Now That We Found Love" by Heavy D & The Boyz
From the album: Heavy Hitz, 2000
Lyrics you'll love: "One two, tell me what you got/Let me slip my quarters inside your slot to hit the jackpot/Rev me up rev me up, my little buttercup"

"Here and Now" by Luther Vandross
From the album: The Essential Luther Vandross, 2003
Lyrics you'll love: "One look in your eyes and there I see/Just what you mean to me/Here in my heart I believe/Your love is all I'll ever need"

"Happy" by Pharell Williams
From the album: G I R L, 2014
Lyrics you'll love: "It might seem crazy what I am about to say/Sunshine she's here, you can take a break/I'm a hot air balloon that could go to space/With the air, like I don't care, baby, by the way"

"I Promise" by CeCe Winans
From the album: Purified, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: "I could tell by the way you smile/I could feel it in your touch/And I knew this heart of mine/This time would fall in love"

"Suddenly" by Billy Ocean
From the album: Suddenly (Expanded Edition), 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "Suddenly life has new meaning to me/There's beauty up above and things we never take notice of/You wake up suddenly you're in love"

"Let's Get Married" by Jagged Edge
From the album: The Hits, 2006
Lyrics you'll love: "Meet me in the altar in your white dress/We ain't getting no younger, we might as well do it/Been feeling all the while girl I must confess/Girl let's just get married/I just wanna get married"

"I Can't Help Myself" by Four Tops
From the album: Four Tops Second Album, 1965
Lyrics you'll love: "Sugar pie honey bunch/You know that I love you/I can't help myself/I love you and nobody else"

"I Found You" by BeBe and CeCe Winans
From the album: Still, 2009
Lyrics you'll love: "When I found you, I found somebody who cares/When I found you, found my most intimate prayer/When I found you, I found what every heart dreams of/When I found you, I found love"

"All of Me" by John Legend
From the album: Love in the Future (Deluxe Edition), 2013
Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause all of me/Loves all of you/Love your curves and all your edges/All your perfect imperfections/Give your all to me/I'll give my all to you"

Unique Wedding Ceremony Songs

If you're looking for something less mainstream but still wedding-ready, we've got you covered. These unique wedding ceremony songs range from funky to off-beat to totally tweet-worthy!

"Brian Boru's March" by Loreena McKennitt
From the album: The Wind that Shakes the Barley, 2010
Lyrics you'll love: "Brian Boru/Maraíodh Brian Boru chun beatha na hÉireann/Síochain in gCuige Uladh agus i mBaile 'Cliath/Aontacht an teaghlaigh, aontacht na dtuath/Aontacht an domhain is na gCeilteach"

"Heroes" by David Bowie
from the album: Heroes, 1977
Lyrics you'll love: "And you, you can be mean/And I, I'll drink all the time/'Cause we're lovers, and that is a fact/Yes we're lovers, and that is that"

"Dance Tonight" by Paul McCartney
From the album: Memory Almost Full, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "Well you can come on to my place if you want to/You can do anything you want to do/Everybody gonna dance tonight/Everybody gonna feel alright/Everybody gonna dance around tonight"

"Make You Mine" by Us the Duo
From the album: No Matter Where You Are, 2014
Lyrics you'll love: "If summer is for lovers/then consider me in love/I found the one/Ooo I found the one that I've been dreaming of/If friends are what you're looking for/Consider me a friend/But I'll break apart/and take your heart before this story ends"

"Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop" by Landon Pigg
From the album: Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "I think that possibly, maybe I'm falling for you/Yes, there's a chance that I've fallen quite hard over you/I've seen the paths that your eyes wander down, I wanna come too/I think that possibly, maybe I'm falling for you"

"Falling Slowly" by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova
From the album: Once (Music from the Motion Picture), 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "I don't know you/But I want you/All the more for that/Words fall through me/And always fool me/And I can't react"

"James Bond Theme" by Instrumental Champions
From the album: At the Movies, 2006
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Hey Ho" by The Lumineers
From the album: The Lumineers, 2012
Lyrics you'll love: "(Hey!) I don't know where I went wrong/(Ho!) But I can write a song/(Hey!)/I belong with you, you belong with me, you're my sweetheart"

"Neville's Waltz" by Patrick Doyle
From the album: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Soundtrack, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

Acoustic Wedding Ceremony Songs

If there's a song you're crushing on that doesn't seem like a good fit for a wedding ceremony song, we've got a perfect solution—check for an acoustic version! Often, the acoustic version is slower and softer, so you can have your cake and eat it too (oh wait, that's the reception!). We've got some great acoustic wedding ceremony songs on our list.

"La Vie en Rose" by Cristin Milioti
Featured on: How I Met Your Mother, 2014
Lyrics you'll love: "Hold me close and hold me fast/The magic spell you cast/This is la vie en rose"

"Is This Love" by Allen Stone
From the album: available as mp3 download, 2015
Lyrics you'll love: "I want to love you, and treat you right/I want to love you, every day and every night/We'll be together, with a roof right over our heads/We'll share the shelter, of my single bed"

"At Last" by Jason Mraz
From the album: Amazon download, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "At last my love has come along/My lonely days are over and life is like a song, oh yeah/At last the skies above are blue/My heart was wrapped up clover the night I looked at you"

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"Sweet Disposition" by Vitamin String Quartet
From the album: Amazon download, 2010
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Somebody to Love," by Vitamin String Quartet
From the album: Vitamin String Quartet Performs Queen, 2004
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Heaven," by Boyce Avenue feat. Megan Nicole
From the album: Cover Collaborations, Vol. 2, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "And baby you're all that I want/When you're lyin' here in my arms/I'm findin' it hard to believe/We're in heaven"

"You & Me (acoustic)," by Dave Matthews
From the album: Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King, 2009
Lyrics you'll love: "We're gonna take a boat to the end of the world/All the way to the end of the world/Oh, and when the kids are old enough/We're gonna teach them to fly/You and me together, we could do anything, Baby/You and me together yes, yes"

"L-O-V-E," by Joss Stone
From the album: Amazon download, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "L is for the way you look at me/O is for the only one I see/V is very, very extraordinary/E is even more than anyone that you adore can/Love is all that I can give to you"

"Sweet Child O' Mine," by Taken by Trees
From the album: Amazon download, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "Now and then when I see her face/She takes me away to that special place/And if I stared too long/I'd probably break down and cry"

"Let's Stay Together" by Obadiah Parker
From the album: The TipJar, Vol. 1, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "I, I'm so in love with you/Whatever you want to do/Is all right with me/'Cause you make me feel so brand new/And I want to spend my life with you"

Non-Traditional Wedding Ceremony Songs

If you're getting hitched and wedding music just isn't your thing, opt for one of these non-traditional wedding ceremony songs for your event. On this list are several great alternative wedding ceremony songs for your processional and recessional.

"I'll Be Your Mirror" by Velvet Underground and Nico
From the album: Gold, 2005
Lyrics you'll love: "When you think the night has seen your mind/That inside you're twisted and unkind/Let me stand to show you that you are blind/Please put down your hands/'Cause I see you"

"Harvest Moon" by Neil Young
From the album: Greatest Hits, 2004
Lyrics you'll love: "Because I'm still in love with you/I want to see you dance again/Because I'm still in love with you/On this harvest moon"

"I Was Married" by Tegan and Sara
From the album: The Con, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "I married in the sun (tell me where tell me where)/Against the stone of buildings built before/You and I were born (start again start again)/To my heart confusion rose against/The muscles fought so long (fought so long)"

"You You You You You" by The 6ths
From the album: Hyacinths and Thistles, 2000
Lyrics you'll love: "Even though I met you only recently/I find myself falling in love with you/I don't know quite how to put this decently/But what's the chance that you could love me too?"

"Modern Nature" by Sondre Lerche
From the album: Faces Down, 2001
Lyrics you'll love: "The moment has come, to face the truth/I'm wide awake and so are you/Do you have the clue what this is? (I don't know)/Are you everything that I missed? (Don't hope so)/We'll just have to wait and see (Wait and see)/If things go right we're meant to be"

"You and Me Song" by The Wannadies
From the album: Be a Girl, 1994
Lyrics you'll love: "Always will we find / I tried to make you love / 'Til every thing's forgotten/I know you hate that…"

"Skinny Love" by Bon Iver
From the album: For Emma, Forever Ago, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "I tell my love to wreck it all/Cut out all the ropes and let me fall/My, my, my, my, my, my, my, my/Right in the moment this order's tall"

"Wedding Song" by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
From the album: Mosquito, 2013
Lyrics you'll love: "In flames I sleep soundly / With angels around me / I lay at your feet / You're the breath that I breathe…"

"The Book of Love" by Magnetic Fields
From the album: 69 Love Songs, 1999
Lyrics you'll love: "The book of love has music in it/In fact that's where music comes from/Some of it is just transcendental/Some of it is just really dumb/But I, I love it when you sing to me/And you, you can sing me anything"

Fun Wedding Ceremony Songs

If your perfect ceremony includes a relaxed setting with just a touch of glam, you're probably already thinking of using these super-adorable fun wedding ceremony songs. Great for a wedding on the beach, in a garden, or anywhere in between, these songs for your wedding ceremony will get your guests ready to celebrate.

"You are the Best Thing" by Ray Lamontagne
From the album: Gossip in the Grain (Bonus Track Version), 2009
Lyrics you'll love: "Baby / We've come a long way / And baby you know I hope and I pray/That you believe me / When I say this love will never fade away"

"Everything" by Michael Bublé
From the album: Call me Irresponsible, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "And in this crazy life, and through these crazy times/It's you, it's you; you make me sing/You're every line, you're every word, you're everything"

"Best Day of My Life" by American Authors
From the album: Oh, What a Life, 2014
Lyrics you'll love: "I'm never gonna look back/Woah, never gonna give it up/No, please don't wake me now/This is gonna be the best day of my life"

"I Do" by Colbie Caillat
From the album: All of You, 2011
Lyrics you'll love: "Maybe yes and maybe no/I can live without it, I can let it go/Ooh, what did I get myself into/You make we wanna say I do, I do, I do, I do, I do, I do"

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" by Michael Bublé
From the album: Michael Bublé, 2003
Lyrics you'll love: "This thing called love, I just can't handle it/This thing called love, I must get round to it/I ain't ready/Crazy little thing called love"

"Love" by Matt White
From the album: Best Days, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: "And love…/Such a silly game we play, oh/Like a summer's day in May/What is love, what is love?"

"Chapel of Love" by The Dixie Cups
From the album: Chapel of Love, 1964
Lyrics you'll love: "Goin' to the chapel and we're gonna get ma-a-arried/Goin' to the chapel and we're gonna get ma-a-arried/ Gee, I really love you/And we're gonna get ma-a-arried…"

"Better Together," by Jack Johnson
From the album: In Between Dreams, 2005
Lyrics You'll Love: "Love is the answer, At least for most of the questions in my heart/Like why are we here? And where do we go? And how come it's so hard?/It's not always easy and/Sometimes life can be deceiving/I'll tell you one thing, it's always better when we're together"

"Love Someone," by Jason Mraz
From the album: Yes!, 2014
Lyrics You'll Love: "Oh, ain't it nice tonight we've got each other/And I am right beside you/More than just a partner or a lover/I'm your friend"

"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," by Beyoncé
From the album: I am...Sasha Fierce, 2008
Lyrics "You'll Love: 'Cause if you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it/If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it"

Rock Wedding Ceremony Songs

Are you a rock n' roll bride at heart? Have no fear, we've got you covered with these rock wedding ceremony songs. If an instrumental rock song is what you're looking for, be sure to check out "Canon Rock in D Major"—we can't get enough!

"Never Gonna Be Alone" by Nickelback
From the album: Dark Horse, 2008
Lyrics you'll love: "And now, as long as I can, I'm holding on with both hands/Cause forever I believe that there's nothing I could need but you/So if I haven't yet, I've gotta let you know"

"Accidentally in Love" by Counting Crows
From the album: Films About Ghosts: The Best of Counting Crows, 2003
Lyrics you'll love: "So she said what's the problem baby/What's the problem I don't know/Well maybe I'm in love (love)/Think about it every time"

"Gimme Some Lovin'" by Spencer Davis Group
From the album: Revolutions: The Very Best of Steve Winwood, 2010
Lyrics you'll love: "Let me in, baby, I don't know what you've got/But you'd better take it easy, 'cause this place is hot/So glad we made it, so glad we made it/You got to gimme some lovin', gimme some lovin'"

"Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns N' Roses
From the album: Appetite for Destruction, 1987
Lyrics you'll love: "Now and then when I see her face/She takes me away to that special place/And if I'd stare too long/I'd probably break down and cry"

"Canon Rock in D Major" by Jerry C.
From the album: download on mp3youtubing.com, 2007
Lyrics you'll love: Instrumental

"Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" by Green Day
From the album: Nimrod, 1997
Lyrics you'll love: "Another turning point, a fork stuck in the road/Time grabs you by the wrist, directs you where to go/So make the best of this test, and don't ask why/It's not a question, but a lesson learned in time"

FAQs

What should my officiant say at my wedding? ›

Officiant: Good afternoon. NAME, NAME and I would like to welcome everyone on this gorgeous day. It's because of all of you—because of this strong community—[NAME] and [NAME]'s relationship has strengthened and grown and led them to this very moment. Thank you for being here, now let's begin.

What is the number 1 wedding song? ›

The Most Popular Wedding Songs
  • "All of Me" by John Legend.
  • "Marry You" by Bruno Mars.
  • "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran.
  • "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri.
  • "Ho Hey" by The Lumineers.
  • "Marry Me" by Train.
  • "Lucky" by Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat.
  • "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne.

What song do most brides walk down the aisle to? ›

150 OF THE BEST SONGS TO WALK DOWN THE AISLE TO
  • At Last – Etta James.
  • Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo'ole.
  • Songbird – Fleetwood Mac.
  • Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles.
  • Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran.
  • Lucky – Jason Mraz ft. Colbie Caillat.
  • A Thousand Years – Christina Perri.
  • Canon in D – Pachelbel.
Jan 15, 2020

What is the traditional wedding exit song? ›

Mendelssohn's “Wedding March” and Beethoven's “Ode to Joy” are traditional wedding recessional songs, but you don't have to follow tradition on this one.

What do you say in a wedding speech? ›

  • Start planning early. ...
  • Introduce yourself and how you know the bride and groom. ...
  • Thank hosts, guests, and wedding party; congratulate the couple. ...
  • Make it personal. ...
  • Think of 3 traits with 3 stories. ...
  • Talk about the couple. ...
  • Have a beginning, middle, and end. ...
  • Consider your audience.
Nov 29, 2020

What does officiant say before vows? ›

Officiant: And now by the power vested in me by _______________, it is my honor and delight to declare you married. Go forth and live each day to the fullest. You may seal this declaration with a kiss. I am so pleased to present the newlyweds, NAMES.

What is a good song for the bride and groom? ›

Popular First Dance Songs from Real Brides and Grooms
  • "Someone Like You" by Van Morrison.
  • "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion.
  • "I Have and I Always Will by Dave Barnes.
  • "The One" by Elton John.
  • "And I Love Her" by The Beatles.
  • "Love" by Matt White.
  • "For You" by Kenny Lattimore.
  • "The Magic Moment" by The Drifters.

What is the most beautiful love song ever written? ›

  • "I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos. ...
  • "At Last" by Etta James. ...
  • "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion. ...
  • "All of Me" by John Legend. ...
  • "Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie. ...
  • "Faithfully" by Journey. ...
  • "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley. ...
  • "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin.
Feb 12, 2020

Do bridesmaids walk down the aisle to the same song as the bride? ›

Wedding music commences, either a separate song for the Bridesmaids to enter and a different song for the Bride. Alternatively, the entire wedding party can use just one song. Groom, Best Man and Groomsmen are standing up front facing towards the seated guests.

Does the groom walk down the aisle with music? ›

The groom, followed by his groomsmen, can walk down the aisle to a song that's just for them. The groom, followed by his groomsmen, can come in from stage left (the guests right) and get into place to a song just for the guys.

Who walks down the aisle first? ›

1. Officiant. Your officiant is generally the first person to walk toward the altar, signifying the ceremony is about to commence.

What is a good closing song? ›

Our Top 10 Last Dance Songs
  • “(I've Had The) Time Of My Life” by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes.
  • “Closing Time” by Semisonic.
  • “Don't Stop Believin'” by Journey.
  • “Last Dance” by Donna Summer.
  • “Bye Bye Bye” by N'Sync.
  • “Save The Last Dance For Me” by Michael Buble.
  • “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver.
Jun 8, 2022

What is a good exit song? ›

Classic Wedding Exit Songs
  • "Save the Last Dance For Me," Michael Bublé
  • "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye," Steam.
  • "Come Fly With Me," Frank Sinatra.
  • "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," Queen.
  • "All My Loving," The Beatles.
  • "Beautiful Day," U2.
  • "What a Wonderful World," Louis Armstrong.
  • "You Shook Me All Night Long," AC/DC.
Feb 28, 2020

What is a good song to walk out to after we are married? ›

Golden Oldies
  • All My Loving - The Beatles. Play.
  • Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra. Play.
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) - Stevie Wonder. Play.
  • This Will Be (An Ever Lasting Love) - Natalie Cole. Play.
  • Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson. Play.
  • Lovely Day - Bill Withers. Play.
  • Happy Together - The Turtles. ...
  • You & Me - The Wannadies.

How do you start a wedding speech example? ›

I am (name). Please take your seats so we can officially welcome our guests of honor.” “Friends and Family of the _____ and _____, welcome and thank you for being here on this important day. We are gathered together to celebrate the very special love between _____ and _____, by joining them in marriage.”

How do you start a speech example? ›

Hello, everyone. Thank you for having me. My name is ______ _______, and I am going to be speaking to you today about _______. To begin, _______ is important because…”
...
7 Memorable Ways to Open a Speech or Presentation
  1. Quote. ...
  2. “What If” Scenario. ...
  3. “Imagine” Scenario. ...
  4. Question. ...
  5. Silence. ...
  6. Statistic. ...
  7. Powerful Statement/Phrase.
Apr 7, 2015

How do you end a speech at a wedding? ›

"The end of a wedding speech should summarize the feeling of the speech and the occasion," Chertoff says. "The speaker may want to ask everyone to raise a glass to toast the couple — or they may want to end by saying how much they love the newlyweds." It's really that simple.

Who puts the ring on first in a wedding? ›

In a traditional wedding ceremony order, the vows are followed by the ring exchange. The groom usually goes first, though we invite you to be progressive. He puts the wedding band on the bride's finger while repeating a phrase like, “I give this ring as a sign of my love.” Then, it's the bride's turn.

How do you end a ceremony? ›

You can remove the line altogether or change it to:
  1. You may seal your promise/union/marriage with a kiss.
  2. And now for your first kiss as a married couple.
  3. You may kiss.
  4. You may now kiss each other.
  5. I invite you to seal your promise with a kiss.
  6. Let's begin the adventure of marriage with a kiss.
Nov 11, 2017

What is marriage ceremony script? ›

The wedding ceremony script is an outline for what will be said and by who during the ceremony. Once you have an outline and decide on how the ceremony will be structured you can start to assign specific readings, vows, and other elements you would like to have.

What is the most popular wedding song in 2022? ›

The most popular first dance songs for 2022
  • Perfect - Ed Sheeran. Play.
  • Better Half of Me - Tom Walker. Play.
  • All of Me - John Legend. Play.
  • A Thousand Years - Christina Perri. Play.
  • Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran. Play.
  • Leave the Door Open - Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak. Play.
  • Everything – Michael Buble. Play.
  • Marry You - Bruno Mars.
Jul 8, 2022

What song should parents walk down the aisle to? ›

Canon in D – Pachelbel

Canon in D is a perennial favorite for family processional songs.

What is the number one wedding song for 2020? ›

A poll by event specialists Chillisauce has revealed the most popular wedding songs for the ceremony and reception. 'A Thousand Years' by Christina Perri was found to be the top ceremony song, and 'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran topped the list of reception first dance songs.

What do you say to marry someone? ›

Version A: I, ____, take you, ____, to be my wife (or husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy law, and this is my solemn vow.

Does the officiant introduce themselves? ›

1. Introduce Yourself As the Wedding Officiant. Your introduction is your first opportunity to set the tone for your wedding officiant speech, so it's important to make it count.

Whether you want something classic and soulful or a chart-topping hit to get everyone up and out of their seats, these wedding recessional songs will help you make your debut as newlyweds before heading to the wedding reception.. This classic Sinatra tune is a great addition to your wedding music if you're looking for a more mellow wedding recessional song.. Embrace your day in the spotlight with this crowd favorite by none other than Queen Bey.. Play it at the end of your ceremony and dance your way out the door to your reception.. Celebrate your first kiss as newlyweds and dance down the aisle as this plays in the background.. This Elvis classic is a mellow and romantic wedding recessional song choice.. If you don't want to waste any time getting the party started, use this as your wedding recessional song to set the energetic mood as you walk down the aisle as newlyweds.. Your wedding is going to be a great day, but in the end, what really matters is that you're marrying your true love—fancy celebration or not.. Play this sweet country song if you're envisioning a romantic, low-key vibe during your wedding ceremony.. We love the catchy guitar and lyrics: "Baby you're like lightning in a bottle / I can't let you go now that I got it / All I need is to be struck / By your electric love.". The best wedding recessional songs make you feel in love and on top of the world.. The chorus is so uplifting, with the lyrics: "I can't see me lovin' nobody but you / For all my life / When you're with me, baby the skies'll be blue / For all my life."

Try these beautiful songs played during throughout the wedding service to create a calming atmosphere.. We have included third party products to help you navigate and enjoy life’s biggest moments.. Purchases made through links on this page may earn us a commission.. Wedding ceremony songs cover all the music you’ll play during the ceremony.. Prelude Processional Signing of the register Recessional Post-wedding music, to move between the ceremony and reception. Because there’s so much choice, we’ve actually created separate inspirational playlists for the signing of the register and the recessional (when you exit the church) but these beautiful songs could be used at any point during the ceremony.. Below you’ll find our Spotify playlist of the top wedding ceremony songs, which includes wedding prelude songs and processional songs.. 125: Choral) – Beethoven Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John Helena – My Chemical Romance Piano Tribute If I Fall to Your Heart – Derwent Hannon On the Wings of Love – Vitamin String Quartet Endless Love (From “The Endless Love” Soundtrack) – Lionel Richie & Diana Ross Love You More – JLS On This Day – David Pomeranz Recessional – Trumpet Tune – Purcell She Is Love – Oasis Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran Canon In D Major – Single – Johann Pachelbel Falling In Love With You Again – Imelda May Let’s Get Married – The Proclaimers (They Long to Be) Close to You – Carpenters Barry: Main Theme from Out of Africa – Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Chanson de Matin (Piano) – Edward Elgar Prelude from Te Deum – The Raglan Baroque Players & Nicholas Kraemer (There Is) No Greater Love – Amy Winehouse After All Is Said and Done – Beyoncé & Marc Nelson Always – Bon Jovi Gravity – Embrace Love Is All Around – Wet Wet Wet 12.. S. Bergler) – John Bauer Brass Love Is Easy [Live] – McFly Power of Love – Huey Lewis & The News Bel Air – Lana Del Rey Cherish – The Association Evergreen (Love Theme from “A Star Is Born”) – Barbra Streisand Everything – Michael Bublé Father Daughter Dance – Wayne Jacobs Haven’t Met You Yet – Michael Bublé Just Be – Paloma Faith Love and Marriage – Frank Sinatra Love Never Fails – Brandon Heath Love You I Do – Jennifer Hudson Marry Me – Train Nothing Else Matters – Metallica Still In Love – Lionel Richie Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden All Time Love – Will Young Bat Out of Hell – Meat Loaf Grow Old With Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter Highway to Hell – AC/DC I See You [Theme From Avatar] – Leona Lewis Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder Love Oh Love – Lionel Richie My Girl – The Temptations One – Ed Sheeran Suddenly – Angry Anderson Sweet Louise – Passenger The One – Kodaline The Power of Love – Jennifer Rush Three Little Birds – Bob Marley & The Wailers Two Hearts – Phil Collins Verdi: Aida: Triumphal March & Ballet – Giuseppe Verdi Wedding Day – Bee Gees When I’m Sixty-Four – The Beatles You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker Your Song – Ellie Goulding You’re Still the One – Shania Twain

A basic wedding ceremony music program or wedding ceremony song order usually includes pre-professional songs, processionals, and then the recessionals.. Modern wedding ceremony music has its place in today’s weddings too, alongside the classics and age-old traditional wedding music.. Photograph” by Ed Sheeran Whether you choose this for a modern wedding aisle song or a modern wedding prelude song, there is no doubt that it’s a great song to have at your wedding ceremony.. If you’re a stickler for tradition and want a traditional wedding, then it would mean using popular traditional music during the wedding ceremony.. This wedding song tells the wedding story and is a great way to start a wedding day.. We have just the right collection of unique wedding ceremony music for that couple who is looking to celebrate with songs that are less mainstream but still beautiful, at their wedding ceremony .. Bach Another popular wedding instrumental, you will enjoy having this one from the 1998 album, “The Complete Wedding Album”, as part of your wedding ceremony music.. Wedding March (from The Marriage of Figaro) by Mozart As the name of the album says, “Music for a Civil Wedding”, you will definitely want this for a prelude or recessional if you are having a civil or traditional wedding.. If you will prefer the fun to start at your wedding ceremony, and not wait until the reception, then consider some of these fun-loving and adorable wedding ceremony songs.. Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley Arguably not a Christian song, it would still be a great addition to love songs to sing at a wedding ceremony, be it a traditional, religious or non-religious wedding.

Choosing unique wedding songs for your wedding will ensure that everyone has the time of their lives.. Unusual wedding songs are those songs on your wedding playlist that are so unexpected by anyone.. It’s a beautiful song for a wedding ceremony.. But here, we are going to look at uncommon wedding songs for the first dance.. At a time during wedding planning, you have to put the songs for reception together.. A DJ playing fun, danceable songs The coolest playlist completed by me and my fiance My best friends band jamming out their hits A professional wedding band. Perfect for the couple’s first dance song.. Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion A very slow and romantic song for parents to dance to at a wedding.. January Wedding by the Avett Brothers This song works well for a January, simple rustic, or winter wedding.. There are only a few songs so perfect for a first dance wedding song.. Unique wedding songs span across every genre.. In this post, we’ve curated the best and cool wedding songs for different stages of the wedding.

We spoke with several married and engaged couples, including professional wedding musicians, and discovered the music at a modern wedding is just as unique as the couple celebrating their big day.. From John Legend to Lizzo, let’s take a look at 21 joyful, modern wedding songs you’ll be hearing more of for the contemporary and sophisticated couple in 2022.. Professional pianist and vocalist Alissa Musto says one of her favorite wedding song requests is Haley Reinhart’s modern take on this Elvis Presley classic.. From the bride’s walk down the aisle to the couple’s first dance, there are so many moments during a modern wedding that could be set to Ed Sheeran’s songs.. “Between ‘Perfect,’ ‘Thinking Out Loud,’ and any of his other ballads, these are go-to for slow dances,” Barnes says, noting that up-tempo songs like “Shape of You” are fun fits for wedding receptions.. One of the most popular songs wedding photographer Logan Westom has heard at wedding ceremonies is Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years.” Sometimes couples play it with Perri’s vocals or as an instrumental.. Looking for the perfect song for parents and members of the wedding party to walk down the aisle to during the processional?. Wedding and elopement photographer Brei Olivier anticipates that Lizzo’s discography, including her hit singles “Juice” and “Good as Hell,” will play all throughout the couple’s wedding day from beauty prep with the bridal party to the reception.. This timeless love song is one you can include almost anywhere during your wedding day, according to Olivier.. This single from Taylor Swift is sure to usher in a new era of first dance wedding songs.. Hit the reception dance floor to “Crazy In Love,” use “1+1” for your exit song, and toss the bouquet to “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).” Yep, Beyoncé is without a doubt the wedding song queen.. This song should always be in the top five on any modern wedding music playlist.. “It’s a song for all generations and the perfect sophisticated exit song because it has that happy and poppy couple feel.”

Make a magical entrance on your wedding day with one of these perfect processional wedding songs to walk down the aisle to.. Choosing the right music to match this magical moment is really important as it’ll set the tone for the entire day and can help sum up how you feel about saying “I do” to the love of your life.. A lot of couples choose romantic wedding songs to reflect this very heart-warming ceremony, but there’s no rule to say you have to choose a love song when you’re walking down the aisle.. If you like a particular wedding song but prefer not to have words, you can often find beautiful instrumental versions for your entrance song too and, of course, classical music works extremely well for elegant ceremonies.. However, if you’ve no particular preferences or have no idea where to start when choosing such a special wedding song you’ll find a helpful list below of perfect processional (when you walk down the aisle) and recessional songs (when you walk back down the aisle as a married couple).. You should also bear in mind the wedding song choices you’ll be making for when guests arrive and are waiting for your entrance as you may want to ensure the tone and style remains the same.. And remember, if you like the melody but not the lyrics, there’s always the chance to find an instrumental version or ask a live musician to play the piece for you.. by Tony Bennett Kissing You by Des Ree Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars Tale As Old As Time from Beauty and the Beast She by Elvis Costello (as heard in the film Notting Hill ) The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack Songbird by Fleetwood Mac or the Eva Cassidy version Here Come the Sun by The Beatles Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran Lucky by Jason Mraz featuring Colbie Caillat Fields of Gold by Sting or Eva Cassidy I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston From This Moment On by Shania Twain and Bryan White Love Never Fails by Brandon Heath Feels Like Home by Edwina Hayes Iris by The Goo Goo Dolls No One by Alicia Keys Isn’t She Lovely?. by Stevie Wonder Paradise by Coldplay Kiss From a Rose by Seal Come Away With Me by Norah Jones You’ve Got The Love by Florence and the Machine Can You Feel The Love Tonight by Elton John Grow Old With Me by Tom Odell This I Swear by Nick Lachey Halo by Beyoncé Songbird by Oasis A Million Love Songs by Take That You Had Me From Hello by Bon Jovi God Only Knows by The Beach Boys Marry Me by Train Better Together by Jack Johnson Love by Matt White To Make You Feel My Love by Billy Joel When You Say You Love Me by Josh Groban Photograph by Ed Sheeran Sea of Love by Cat Power Suddenly by Billy Ocean All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo I Can’t Help Myself by The Four Tops Spend My Life With You by Eric Benét Crazy Love by Van Morrison How Sweet it is by James Taylor Somewhere Only We Know by Lily Allen Can’t Help Falling in Love by Ingrid Michaelson You and I by Michael Bublé I Love the Way You Love Me by John Michael Montgomery Spectrum by Florence and The Machine Budapest by George Ezra Moon River by Frank Sinatra. Below, we’ve added some unusual options for songs your bridesmaids could walk out to:

“I could make you happy, make your dreams come true.. “And darling I will be loving you 'til we're 70And baby my heart could still fall as hard at 23And I'm thinking 'bout how people fall in love in mysterious waysMaybe just the touch of a handOh me I fall in love with you every single dayAnd I just wanna tell you I am.. “The future's open wideI'll stop the world and melt with you (I'll stop the world)I've seen some changes but it's getting better all the time (let's stop the world)There's nothing you and I won't do (let's stop the world)I'll stop the world and melt with you.”. “The first time, ever I saw your faceI thought the sun rose in your eyesAnd the moon and the starsWere the gifts you gave.”. “What I've got's full stock Of thoughts and dreams that scatterThen you pull them all togetherAnd how, I can't explainOh yeah, well, well youYou make my dreams come true.”. “Now and then it feels that life is just too muchBut you've got the love I needTo see me through.. “When food is gone you are my daily mealWhen friends are gone I know my savior's love is realYour love is real.”. “Meet me in outerspaceWe could spend the night, watch the Earth come upI've grown tired of that place, won't you come with meWe could start againHow do you do it, make me feel like I doHow do you do it, it's better than I ever knew.”. “I only wanna be your one life stand.”

If are looking for that perfect wedding ceremony song to walk down the aisle too, we are here to help you as much as possible!. Then have a look through our top 15 wedding ceremony songs that are perfect for walking down the aisle.. Most couples choose about 3-4 wedding ceremony songs to complete the whole processional process but hopefully, this list will get you started.. For example, you can have one song for the wedding party and one for the bride!. Some even have songs for the recessional which is part of your wedding ceremony songs list!. For a more traditional wedding (a Catholic wedding), here are all the wedding ceremony songs you will need:. This is known as the wedding songs you plan to walk down the aisle to.. Creating a great song list for your wedding ceremony is crucial to the success of your big day.. If you are having a very formal wedding, then you will be thinking of having a more traditional wedding processional songs played on your day.. Between the beautiful words and classic voice, it’s a perfect choice.. With its beautiful lyrics, it makes for a perfect, romantic but modern song for any bride.. Marry Me is a popular choice for those looking to create a great fun-loving atmosphere from the very start.. The King of Reggae’s One Love is the perfect non-traditional song that will carry you down the aisle if you’re a lover of his music.. A choice for many is this beautiful song from Elton John.

Lyrics of Love : "You know how I feel/This thing can't go wrong/I'm so proud to say I love you/Your love's got me high/I long to get by/This time is forever/Love is the answer". Lyrics of Love : "And it's you and me and all of the people/And I don't know why, I can't keep my eyes off of you/There's something about you now/I can't quite figure out/Everything she does is beautiful". Lyrics of Love : "When my soul was in the lost and found/You came along to claim it/I didn't know just what was wrong with me/'Til your kiss helped me name it/Now I'm no longer doubtful, of what I'm living for". Lyrics of Love: "And when you touched my hand/I knew you were the man/To turn my world around/And make my dreams come true/The magic in your eyes, made me realize/That everything I feel, has got to be real". Lyrics of Love : "Remember the day I set you free/I told you, you could always count on me darling/From that day on, I made a vow/I'll be there when you want me/Someway, somehow". Lyrics of Love : "Baby, you're all that I want/When you're lyin' here in my arms/I'm findin' it hard to believe/We're in heaven/And love is all that I need/And I found it there in your heart". Lyrics of Love : "The second hand unwinds/If you're lost you can look and you will find me/Time after time/If you fall, I will catch you, I'll be waiting/Time after time". The best wedding songs bring out all the feels and make the reception feel like a giant love fest.. Love songs aren't always slow either.

Making that grand entrance, (shakily) lighting the unity candle, signing the register, the elation of walking out of your ceremony as a married couple (yay) – these are all such special moments and one way to make them even more personal is with your choice of music.. Catherine starts us off with a wealth of song choices suitable for a church wedding (some of which can also be applied to civil and humanist ceremonies too).. The Rose The Voyage How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding Heaven – Brian Adams I’ll Always Love You Everything I Do (I Do it For You) That’s What Friends Are For All I Want is You (U2) Fallen (from Pretty Woman) We’ve Only Just Begun (Carpenters) To Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan/Adele Footprints in the Sand – Leona Lewis Songbird – Fleetwood Mac/Eva Cassidy I Can’t Help Falling in Love with You Chasing Cars Look After You – The Fray When I see You Smile When You Say Nothing at All From this Moment Your Song – Elton John Fields of Gold – Eva Cassidy Version Isn’t She Lovely God Only Knows In My Life Where Ever You Will Go (The Calling) What a Wonderful World You Make it Real For Me When I Fall in Love Perfect Moment Endless Love I Say a Little Prayer Time After Time Blowers Daughter The Dance Come Away with Me Feels Like Home More than Words Caledonia Falling Slowly The Water is Wide Still the One – Shania Twain I’m Yours Circle of Life Luckiest – Ben Folds Love Changes Everything You Belong to Me – Jason Wade Come What May You Make it Real (James Morrison) Man & Wife Moon River You Light Up My Life Here We Stand (Wedding Song) All of Me – Blake This I Promise You – Ronan Keating On Top of the World – Carpenters I Won’t Let Go – Rascal Flatts Higher Love – James Vincent McMorrow. There are several places music can be woven in to your ceremony during a civil ceremony – they differ from couple to couple depending on your preferences and of course the ceremony style, but some areas you can include music are: the processional/entrance, the giving of marriage (which is an optional part of the ceremony) – during or after the opening readings/blessings, lighting of the candles, after the exchange of rings and vows, signing the register and the recessional.. Aisling Connolly has played at both church and civil ceremonies and says that more authentic song choices are often popular for civil ceremonies and suggests some of the following pieces:

“Hold On” – Wilson Phillips – February 1990 As the lyrics of this song promise listeners that their special someone will show up if they “hold on for one more day,” you can joyfully play this upbeat tune as your wedding ceremony exit song knowing that “one day” is finally today.. “What Is Love” – Haddaway – May 1993 This well-known song may have everything you’re looking for in wedding recessional songs from a catchy beat, to crowd recognition, to danceability, and even to having the keyword ‘love’ directly in the title.. “I’m Yours” – Jason Mraz – February 2008 This folk pop song comes with a meaningful sentiment as the song details the story of love, fate, and commitment, making it a fitting tune to end your wedding ceremony.. “Dancing In The Moonlight” – Toploader – February 2000 For an upbeat song about taking in the beauty of life, play “Dancing In The Moonlight.” This popular song truly captures the joy and positivity that every wedding ceremony should have.. “Love Story” – Taylor Swift – September 2008 As the country-pop song “Love Story” tells the tale of two Romeo and Juliet lovers, play this song as you recess out of your own wedding ceremony as a way to tell the charming love story of you and your spouse.. “Accidentally In Love” – Counting Crows – May 2004 Whether you recognize this song from the radio or from the Shrek 2 soundtrack, with its classic guitar intro and meaningful love lyrics, this Counting Crows song can be a true hit as you and your spouse officially exit the ceremony, married and in love.. “Let’s Get It Started” – Black Eyed Peas – June 2004 While playing a song entitled, “Let’s Get It Started” might seem ironic to have as an exit song, your wedding day is a celebration of the start of a whole new journey together making this a great upbeat song to use.. “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” – The Darkness – August 2002 If you’re looking to rock out to a love song as you exit your wedding ceremony, look no further than this popular tune.. “Walking On Sunshine” – Aly & AJ – June 2005 For a 2000s version of a classic 80s tune, consider Aly & AJ’s cover of the iconic song “Walking On Sunshine.” This upbeat song is all about love and happiness, perfect for your wedding day celebration.. “Love Me Like The World Is Ending” – Ben Lee – August 2007 This lovely pop song carries with it the beautiful sentiment that couples should love each other each day like it’s their last day.. makes our wedding ceremony exit songs list once again with his progressive soul-pop song, “Mirrors.” This catchy tune’s chorus features lyrics like, “I’m lookin’ right at the other half of me/ The vacancy that sat in my heart/ Is a space that now you hold.”. “Valentine” – Kina Grannis – February 2010 This acoustic-heavy love song is a great exit song choice if you’re looking for a slower, romantic tune to play as you end your ceremony.. This song details the excitement of being in love and is best used as your exit song if your wedding is actually on the weekend.. Wedding recessional songs are a fun way to bring your big day to a close, so sample your options by the decade and decide on that perfect last love song.

There may be a song that’s especially meaningful to you, but it can still be tricky finding the right song for the wedding entrance.. Whether you prefer classical music or love upbeat pop songs, there’s a song on this list that will suit your wedding style.. This assortment of pop songs and upbeat love songs are the right balance of romance and fun.. Plus, these R&B songs include one of Beyoncé’s hits, and who wouldn’t want to walk down the aisle to one of her songs?. From timeless classics like Cinderella to newer movies like Frozen , there are plenty of romantic love songs for your wedding.

This is an upbeat recessional song but its lyrics are super perfect for the love shared by the newlyweds.. With its upbeat alternative-indie rock genre and playful lyrics, it will set the mood for the upcoming party and signals the end of a beautiful wedding ceremony.. But aside from that, it is also a good recessional song for weddings because of its pop vocal duet and ascending tones.. With an indie beat in the beginning and pop rock in the chorus, it will make you relive the ceremony in mind with so much nostalgia and fun.. The upbeat, chill beat is a good plus for an unforgettable recessional in a wedding.. As is the case, this song makes a good upbeat recessional song to remember.. What better song is there to settle in all the love from the wedding and prepare everybody for more love in the reception than this song.. This just not talk about the good things that come after the wedding but of all the good things that come with settling down with the right person and how loving him/her just becomes easier every day.. These are all the reasons why the beat and the lyrics make it a good recessional song for weddings.. Its soft rock beat and great lyric gaps make it a perfect recessional song for weddings.. Think of that perfect country wedding and mash this song in and it will be magic.. With that classic country tones and professions of love for his bride, it will really make you love out loud looking at the newlyweds making their way out of the church.. This is an indie-pop vocal duet that makes a good recessional wedding song because its lyrics are like wedding vows and of course preparing on making a new life together.. This song is a certified country pop song and like most country songs, it tells a story.

Once you've finally tied the knot with the love of your life in front of all your nearest and dearest, it's time to play the perfect exit music for your return journey up the aisle - and to narrow down your search, we've put together our list of over 100 of the best wedding recessional songs.. As important as wedding processional songs are for marking that moment the bride and groom first lay eyes on one another in all their finery, your recessional song will be the soundtrack to you taking your first steps as a newlywed couple.. Whether you're looking for pop songs, rock songs, love songs or party songs, it's important that you find a recessional song that really means something to you both.. We all love a good dance song at weddings - so why wait until your wedding reception to get your guests bopping in their seats?. Scroll through these head-banging rock recessional songs on this wedding playlist for some music to make you strut back up the aisle as your guests prepare to put the 'party' in 'wedding party':. If you have a rustic or DIY style wedding in mind, then the best recessional songs for you would come from a predominantly acoustic genre such as folk - or you could ask your wedding DJ for an acoustic cover version of a popular song, giving it that warm, intimate edge:. Some of the greatest love songs of all time come from the Country & Western genre, which makes each song on this playlist a prime candidate for a wedding recessional song.. Let's face it - there are few things in this life more romantic than a love song, and there are few occasions more romantic than your wedding day, so this is a match made in heaven for you newlyweds!. We hope these playlists of the best wedding recessional songs help give you some ideas of how to round off your wedding ceremony and get your guests in the mood for the fun that awaits them at your reception - and we also wish you, the happy couple, all the best for the big day ahead!

The wedding processional is the part of the celebration where the wedding party, groom, parents of the couple, flower girls, and ring bearer make their entrance.. The "Love Song" singer said she wasn't going to write a wedding song, but she nailed it with this one.. I love you more than ever / More than time and more than love. Baby, love me lights out / Baby, love me lights out. I give my hand to you with all my heart / I can't wait to live my life with you I can't wait to start. They call her love, love, love, love, love / They call her love, love, love, love, love. She is love, and she is all I need / She is love, and she is all I need. And there is love / Oh, there's love. Make you feel, make you feel better / It's not a walk in the park to love each other. Love Shack, baby, Love Shack / Love Shack, baby, Love Shack (Love, baby, that's where it's at, yeah). Love Shack, baby, Love Shack (Love, baby, that's where it's at) / Love, baby, Love Shack. I never thought through love we'd be / Making one as lovely as she / But isn't she lovely made from love?. This song is from her country days, so it jibes well with the many, many country songs written for weddings.. And I love you / I'll always love you

Lyrics of Love : "Because I'm still in love with you/I want to see you dance again". Lyrics of Love : "Three words that became hard to say/I and love and you". Lyrics of Love : "Don't need to be alone/No need to be alone/It's real love". Lyrics of Love : "Oh, sweet darlin'/You get the best of my love". Lyrics of Love : "Some things are meant to be/So take my hand, and take my whole life too/Cause I can't help falling in love with you". Lyrics of Love : "Everywhere I went it seems I'd been there before/But you brighten up for me all of my days/With a love so sweet in so many ways". Lyrics of Love : "Here we are on Earth together/It's you and I/God has made us fall in love, it's true/I've really found someone like you". Lyrics of Love : "I'm gonna love you like nobody's loved you/Come rain or come shine/High as a mountain and deep as a river". Lyrics of Love : "Love soft as an easy chair/Love fresh as the morning air/One love that is shared by two/I have found with you". Lyrics of Love : "If you were falling/Then I would catch you/You need a light/I'd find a match/Cause I love the way you say good morning/And you take me the way I am". Lyrics of Love : "I'm lucky we're in love in every way/Lucky to have stayed where we have stayed". Lyrics of Love : "When you show me love/I don't need your words/Yeah, love ain't a thing/Love is a verb". Lyrics of Love : "There are way too many love songs/And I think they've got it all wrong/'Cause life is not the mountain tops/It's the walking in between/And I like you walking next to me". Lyrics of Love : "Oh, love, hold me closer 'til we're old 'cause/You know that in your arms I feel at/Home, love, take me over, say you know now"

Lyrics you'll love: "How will I know if he really loves me?/I say a prayer with every heartbeat/I fall in love whenever we meet". Lyrics you'll love: "Let me see you one, two step/I love it when you one, two step/Everybody one, two step/We about to get it on". Lyrics you'll love: "I am in love with you/You set me free/I can't do this thing/Called life without you here with me/'Cause I'm dangerously in love with you/I'll never leave". Lyrics you'll love: "Everyday love me your own special way/Melt all my heart away with a smile/Take time to tell me you really care/And we'll share tomorrow together/Baby, baby, I'll always love you, forever". Lyrics you'll love: "I never thought through love we'd be/Making one as lovely as she/But isn't she lovely made from love?". Lyrics you'll love: "In a mother's love, you are free to dream/Because she sees what you can be/In a mother's love you see the sun/Enough for two but you are one". Lyrics you'll love: "I'll always love my mama/She's my favorite girl/I'll always love my mama/She brought me in this world". Lyrics you'll love: "People all over the world/Join hands/Start a love train, love train". Lyrics you'll love: "At last/My love has come along/My lonely days are over/And life is like a song". Lyrics you'll love: :We're all sensitive people/With so much to give/Understand me, sugar/Since we've got to be here/Let's live/I love you". Lyrics you'll love: "Just let my love, just let my love adorn you, please baby/And you gotta know, you gotta know/You know that I adore you, yeah baby"

“All of me loves all of you.. Go to the ends of the earth for you to make you feel my love.". When my hands don't play the strings the same way, I know you will still love me the same.". “Whenever I'm alone with you, you make me feel like I am home again.. “However far away, I will always love you.. Whatever words I say, I will always love you.". “Like a river flows surely to the sea, darling so it goes, some things are meant to be.". “Marry Me“ by Train is often on the list of top wedding songs, and for good reason!. “Now that the wait is over and love and has finally shown her my way, marry me today and every day.". "I'm so in love with you.. Whatever you want to do is all right with me 'cause you make me feel so brand new, and I want to spend my life with you.". "There's no love like your love and no other could give more love.

I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons Marry You - Bruno Mars (Acoustic Cover) I’m Yours - Jason Mraz Better Together - Jack Johnson That’s When I Knew - Alicia Keys Happy - Pharrell Williams (Acoustic Cover) Crazy In Love - Beyonce (Acoustic Cover) Best Day Of My Life - American Authors On Top Of The World - Imagine Dragons Better Half Of Me - Tom Walker. Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John (Acoustic Cover) My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion (Acoustic Cover) I’m Kissing You - Romeo & Juliet (Acoustic Cover) You’ve Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman (Acoustic Cover) A Thousand Years - Christina Perri Tale As Old As Time - Beauty & The Beast (Acoustic Cover) Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding Cavatina - Stanley Myers (Acoustic Cover) Shallow - Lady Gaga I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston. How Deep Is Your Love - The Bee Gees (Acoustic Cover) Careless Whisper - George Michael (Acoustic Cover) Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones (Acoustic Cover) Always - Bon Jovi You & Me - The Wannadies (Acoustic Cover) Stand By Me - Ben E. King (Acoustic Cover) Songbird - Fleetwood Mac (Acoustic Cover) You Make My Dreams Comes True - Hall & Oates (Acoustic Cover) Harvest Moon - Neil Young What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong (Acoustic Cover) Your Song - Elton John (Acoustic Cover). How Long Will You Love Me - Ellie Goulding All Of Me - John Legend At Last - Etta James (Acoustic Cover) Can’t Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis Presley (Acoustic Cover) God Only Knows - The Beach Boys (Acoustic Cover) Real Love - Tom Odell Here, There & Everywhere - The Beatles Kiss From A Rose - Seal She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5 Make You Feel My Love - Adele. Canon in D - Pachelbel (Acoustic Cover) Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles Hochzeitmarsch (Wedding March) - Felix Mendelssohn (Acoustic Cover) Bridal Chorus - Wagner (Acoustic Cover) Yesterday - The Beatles Tarrega - Recuerdos de la Alhambra, Lagrima (Acoustic Cover) Classical Gas - Mason Williams Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven (Acoustic Cover) Schottish - Choro Prince of Denmark's March - Jeremiah Clarke (Acoustic Guitar)

Whether you’re soundtracking the ceremony, the wedding reception, or the first dance, we’ll help you celebrate all of the important moments of your special day with this list of the best wedding songs.. Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours. Darlene Love – (Today I Met) The Boy I’m Gonna Marry. Beyoncé – Countdown. Ella Mai – Boo’d Up. Aretha Franklin – Say a Little Prayer. Mariah Carey – Dreamlover. Ben Folds – The Luckiest. Darius Rucker – Wagon Wheel. American Authors – Best Day of My Life. Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real). Sam Hunt – Body Like a Back Road. Jhené Aiko – LOVE. Diana Ross – Love Hangover. Ben E. King – Stand by Me. Weezer – Island in the Sun. Natalie Cole – This Will Be (An Everlasting Love). Ben Howard – Only Love. Lenny Kravitz – I Belong to You. Guns ‘N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Wedding Song. Tegan and Sara – I Was Married. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Is This Love. Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You. Kanye West ft. T-Pain – Good Life. Pharrell Williams – Happy. Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris – We Found Love. Walk the Moon – Shut Up and Dance. Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance with Somebody. Beyonce – Crazy in Love. Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl. Bruno Mars – Marry You. Toploader – Dancing in the Moonlight. Rascal Flatts – Me and My Gang. Scorpions – Rock You Like a Hurricane. Whether you’re setting up a wedding playlist or hiring a DJ, the key to a great wedding dance party is to find a broad variety of hits that attendees of all ages can appreciate (and maybe show off some impressive moves to).

"Ave Maria" is an all-time wedding favorite, perfectly suited for the reverence of the ceremony, but a little too stuffy for the reception.. On the contrary, the relative ease means that an experienced singer can play with various expressive interpretations of this classic dedication to love.. With lyrics like “take my hand, take my whole life too, for I can’t help falling in love with you," it's no wonder it's one of the most popularly requested wedding songs on this list.. "Time After Time" is a jazz ballad with a classic feeling appropriate for all but the most formal of weddings.. Even if your wedding singer's rendition isn't as jazzy as Sinatra's version, you really can’t go wrong with the sentiment: “Time after time you’ll hear me say that I’m so lucky to be loving you.”. "(Our) Love Is Here to Stay" was George Gershwin's last composition.Bettmann/Getty Images. More suited for a casual, outdoor wedding ceremony, "Our Love Is Here to Stay" is another popular jazz standard made most famous by Ella Fitzgerald's version.. The truly sweet sentiment that the love between brothers would endure the test of time can surely be transferred to the romantic love that will also endure forever in the vows of a wedding ceremony.. David M. Benett / Getty Images. Performed twice in the 1981 Broadway musical "Merrily We Roll Along," the hit track "Not a Day Goes By" expresses the joys and pains of unrequited love.. With sweeping vocals, Jones sings of how "There was love all around, but I never heard it singing.. Even if you can't understand the language, the right wedding singer will move the audience with the feeling.. Fanny Mendelssohn’s version is just as beautiful with a more innocent quality and is far less difficult to sing.. The song should be romantic without being schmaltzy and have a reverent, more serious feel than songs played at the celebratory wedding reception.

Every couple wants their reception to be a good time for all their friends and family.. Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake. Michael Jackson has four of the top 100 most requested songs at weddings, and it’s honestly hard to imagine a wedding reception without him.. These songs are some of the best, so don’t get embarrassed if your mom busts a couple of serious moves on the dance floor.. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson. And let’s be honest—there’s nothing better than a crowded dance floor with all your aunts singing all the words to “Respect” and “Don’t Stop Believin.” This group of tunes are sure to be a hit with the entirety of your guest list, guaranteed.. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston. I Want You Back – The Jackson 5. Some songs just make you feel like you can dance like Beyonce (whether or not you can is subject to how many glasses of champagne you may or may not have drunk).. When the DJ puts one of these songs on, everybody better clear out of the way because it’s time to dance.. Shout (Part 1) – The Isley Brothers

I want to tell you oh how much I love you. This is the first day of my life. Swear I was born right in the doorway. I went out in the rain, suddenly everything changed. They’re spreading blankets on the beach. Yours was the first face that I saw. I think I was blind before I met you. I don’t know where I am, I don’t know where I’ve been. But I know where I want to go. And so I’d thought I’d let you know. That these things take forever, I especially am slow. But I realized that need you. And I wondered if I could come home. I remember the time you drove all night. Just to meet me in the morning. And I thought it was strange, you said everything changed. You felt as if you just woke up. And you said. “This is the first day of my life. I’m glad I didn’t die before I met you. But now I don’t care, I could go anywhere with you. And I’d probably be happy”. So if you wanna be with me. With these things there’s no telling. We just have to wait and see. But I’d rather be working for a paycheck. Than waiting to win the lottery. Besides, maybe this time is different. I mean, I really think you like me. I was born in the arms of imaginary friends. Free to roam, made a home out of everywhere I’ve been. Then you come on crashing in. Like the realest thing. Tried my best to understand. All that your love can bringHalf of my heart’s got a grip on the situation. Half of my heart takes time. Half of my heart’s got the right mind to tell you. That I can’t keep loving you. With half of my heartI was made to believe I’d never love somebody else. Made a plan, stayed the man who can only love himself. Lonely was the song I sang. ‘Til the day you came. Showing me another way. And all that my love can bring. It’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something dumb to do Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you Is it the look in your eyes, or is it this dancing juice Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you Well I know this little chapel on the boulevard We can go No one will know Oh c’mon girl Who cares if we’re trashed Got a pocket full of cash we can blow Shots of Patron And it’s on girl Don’t say no no no no no Just say yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah And we’ll go go go go go If you’re ready, like I’m ready ‘Cause it’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something dumb to do Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you Is it the look in your eyes or is it this dancing juice Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you Oh I’ll go get a ring Let the choir bell sing like ooh So what you wanna do Lets just run girl If we wake up and you want to break up That’s cool No I won’t blame you It was fun girl Don’t say no no no no no Just say yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah And we’ll go go go go go If you’re ready, like I’m ready ‘Cause it’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something dumb to do Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you Is it the look in your eyes, or is it this dancing juice Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you Just say I do Tell me right now baby Tell me right now baby, baby Just say I do Tell me right now baby Tell me right now baby, baby Oh It’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something dumb to do Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you Is it the look in your eyes, or is it this dancing juice Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you. And meet me there, bundles of flowers We wait through the hours of cold Winter shall howl at the walls Tearing down doors of time Shelter as we go And promise me this You’ll wait for me only Scared of the lonely arms Surface, far below these burn And maybe, just maybe I’ll come home Who am I, darling to you?. To you I would give the world. To you I’d never be cold. ‘Cause I feel that when I’m with you. It’s all right, I know it’s right

Favorite Line: “She is love / And she is all I need.”. Favorite Line: “I’m gonna make you feel that you’re the only girl in the world / Like you’re the only one that I’ll ever love.”. Favorite Line: “ Sometimes our happiness is captured / Somehow, our time and place stand still / Love lives on inside our hearts and always will.”. Favorite Line: “No, there’s nothing that I wouldn’t do / To make you feel my love.”. Favorite Line: “There’s no love / Like your love / And no other / Could give more love / There’s nowhere / Unless you’re there.”

Favorite Line: ” You know that I could use somebody / Someone like you.”. Favorite Line: “I could make you happy, make your dreams come true / There’s nothing that I wouldn’t do.”. Favorite Line: “She is love / And she is all I need.”. Favorite Line: “Is this the place we used to love?. Favorite Line: “Here we are on earth together / It’s you and I / God has made us fall in love, it’s true / I’ve really found someone like you.”. Favorite Line: “I’m gonna make you feel that you’re the only girl in the world / Like you’re the only one that I’ll ever love.”. These instrumental wedding processional songs are old favorites for a reason.. They’re beautiful, lyric-less, and set the perfect tone for your wedding ceremony.. It’s one of those songs that everyone knows but doesn’t know that they know (you know?. When choosing the family processional songs for your ceremony, you can’t go wrong with any of these.

Not sure what song to choose for your wedding ceremony?. Sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect traditional song for your wedding ceremony.. Finding more traditional instrumental music is easy, but if you are looking for a more traditional song that can be sung during the ceremony, I have put together a list of my 10 favorite wedding songs.. I have sung all of these in weddings over the years, and they are absolutely beautiful.. "Bless This House" by Mary Brahe and Helen Taylor is one of my absolute favorite wedding songs for a religious ceremony.. This song is also a prayer, and is sung to the Virgin Mary.. Is it love that brings you here or love that brings you life?". You raise me lovingly above myself,. It is a hymn that has deep meaning to a lot of people, though, and if you are having a ceremony that is mostly close friends and family, this can be a wonderful choice for your wedding.. "The Lord's Prayer" is exactly that, the standard Lord's Prayer set to music by Albert H. Malotte.. The most beautiful way to sing this song is with an organ in a nice church.. If you are having a religious ceremony and want to have a song during the prayer portion of your ceremony, this is my top suggestion.. I have a good list of wedding songs too and I love listening to my songs when relaxing.

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