313 Best 90s Dance Songs For Wedding or Party (Top Hits)

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The 90s was an awesome decade for music fans.

During the 1990s, the most popular songs came from a variety of music styles including pop, rock and roll, alternative, rap, hip-hop, country, and r&b (just to name a few).

If you are looking to make a 90s music playlist for your wedding or a retro dance party, this list of songs will bring back some amazing memories.

You can scroll through the entire list or you can use the links below to go to a specific section.

Here is what we cover in this article:

A DJ playing 90s songs at a wedding dance party

Dance, R&B, Pop, Club Hits From the 1990s (For Your Wedding Reception Dance Floor or Party)

The ’90s were filled with amazing dance songs. Whether you are making your own playlist or having your DJ or cover band make your selections for you, these are some of the best songs from the 90s to pack the dance floor at your wedding or party.

Best Boy Band Songs of the 90s

The 90s were the decade of the boy band. Who was your favorite? Were you team Justin? Or were you team Nick or Brian? These songs are sure to make your wedding guests or party people happy:

Groomsmen dancing to a 90s song at a wedding

90s Rap and Hip-Hop Songs

The 1990s provided us with some of the best rap and hip-hop songs ever!

Alternative, Punk, and Hard Rock Songs From the 90s

From hard rock to grunge and alternative, the 90s produced some great songs to use at your wedding or party.

Romantic Love Songs (From the 90s) For Your Wedding First Dance

If you are looking for the perfect song to use for your first dance, we have some awesome choices for you (you will also want to check out the slow dance section directly below it).

These hits also make great wedding entrance songs for the bride or bridal party walking down the aisle.

90s Slow Dance Songs For Couples

These slow dance songs from the 90s will definitely pack your wedding or retro party dance floor. We also love some of these songs for the father-daughter dance, and the mother-son dance.

Check out over 300 love songs for the man in your life.

A bride and groom being lifted in the air at their wedding. They were dancing to the best 90s dance songs.

Hit Songs From The 90s For your Party Playlist

These popular 90s songs would make great additions to your party playlist (or the wedding morning getting-ready-room playlist):

A funny groomsmen dancing in a tuxedo shirt at a wedding

Country Hits From The 90s

*If you’re a country music fan, you will love this post: 470 Best Country Music Songs For Your Wedding or Party.

90s Dance Moves

The 1990s had some of the best dance moves ever! Here is some inspiration if you are looking to learn some 90s dance moves before your wedding reception or retro dance party:

Hip-Hop Dance Moves

This video shows some awesome 90s dance moves including the running man, the smurf, the reebok, walk it out, super man, the dougie, and more! (Watch here on YouTube if the video below does not show on phone)

The Carlton Dance

Everybody who loves the 90s knows The Carlton. This was the amazing dance made famous by Carlton Banks (played by Alfonso Ribeiro) on the 90s hit tv show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. (Note: If the video below does not play on your phone, you can see here on YouTube)

And definitely check out the video below to see Alfonso showing off The Carlton Dance on DWTS (If the video does not play on your phone, you can see here on YouTube)

And if you have not had enough of The Carlton, here is a little compilation for you (watch here on YouTube if the video does not play here):

The Reebok Dance Move Tutorial

This video is perfect for those looking to learn The Reebok (a popular 90s dance move). Check out more of that video channel for even more 90s dance tutorials (I think they have over 50 of them).

The Running Man

The running man is easily one of the most popular dance moves of the 1990s. If you want to learn this old-school dance move, this video breaks it all down for you (open here in YouTube if the video does not play)

New Jack Swing Dance

Another amazing old school hop-hop dance move video that you should check out:

Top Hits Of The 1990s By Year

If you need more 90s song ideas for your wedding or dance party, here are the Billboard top 10 hits (90s song list by year):


  1. “Hold On” by Wilson Phillips
  2. “It Must Have Been Love” by Roxette
  3. “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinéad O’Connor
  4. “Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe
  5. “Vogue” by Madonna
  6. “Vision of Love” by Mariah Carey
  7. “Another Day in Paradise” by Phil Collins
  8. “Hold On” by En Vogue
  9. “Cradle of Love” by Billy Idol
  10. “Blaze of Glory” by Bon Jovi


  1. “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by Bryan Adams
  2. “I Wanna Sex You Up” by Color Me Badd
  3. “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” by C+C Music Factory
  4. “Rush Rush” by Paula Abdul
  5. “One More Try” by Timmy T
  6. “Unbelievable” by EMF
  7. “More Than Words” by Extreme
  8. “I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)” by Hi-Five
  9. “The First Time” by Surface
  10. “Baby Baby” by Amy Grant


  1. “End of the Road” by Boyz ll Men
  2. “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot
  3. “Jump” by Kris Kross
  4. “Save the Best for Last” by Vanessa Williams
  5. Baby-Baby-Baby” by TLC
  6. “Tears in Heaven” by Eric Clapton
  7. “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” by En Vogue
  8. “Under the Bridge” by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  9. “All 4 Love” by Color Me Badd
  10. “Just Another Day” by Jon Secada


  1. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston
  2. “Whoomp! (There It Is)” by Tag Team
  3. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by UB40
  4. “That’s the Way Love Goes” by Janet Jackson
  5. “Freak Me” by Silk
  6. “Weak” by SWV
  7. “If I Ever Fall in Love” by Shai
  8. “Dreamlover” by Mariah Carey
  9. “Rump Shaker” by Wreckx-n-Effect
  10. “Informer” by Snow


  1. “The Sign” by Ace of Base
  2. “I Swear” by All-4-One
  3. “I’ll Make Love to You” by Boyz ll Men
  4. “The Power of Love” by Céline Dion
  5. “Hero” by Mariah Carey
  6. “Stay (I Missed You)” by Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories
  7. “Breathe Again” by Toni Braxton
  8. “All For Love” by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart, and Sting
  9. “All That She Wants” by Ace of Base
  10. “Don’t Turn Around” by Ace of Base


  1. “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio featuring L.V.
  2. “Waterfalls” by TLC
  3. “Creep” by TLC
  4. “Kiss from a Rose” by Seal
  5. “On Bended Knee” by Boyz ll Men
  6. “Another Night” by Real McCoy
  7. “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey
  8. “Take a Bow” by Madonna
  9. “Don’t Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)” by Monica
  10. “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan


  1. “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio
  2. “One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey and Boyz ll Men
  3. “Because You Loved Me” by Céline Dion
  4. “Nobody Knows” by The Tony Rich Project
  5. “Always Be My Baby” by Mariah Carey
  6. “Give Me One Reason” by Tracy Chapman
  7. “Tha Crossroads” by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
  8. “I Love You Always Forever” by Donna Lewis
  9. “You’re Makin’ Me High – Let It Flow” by Toni Braxton
  10. “Twisted” by Keith Sweat


  1. “Candle in the Wind – Something About the Way You Look Tonight” by Elton John
  2. “You Were Meant for Me – Foolish Games” by Jewel
  3. “I’ll Be Missing You” by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112
  4. “Un-Break My Heart” by Toni Braxton
  5. “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down” by Puff Daddy featuring Mase
  6. “I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly
  7. “Don’t Let Go (Love)” by En Vogue
  8. “Return of the Mack” by Mark Morrison
  9. “How Do I Live” by LeAnn Rimes
  10. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls


  1. “Too Close” by Next
  2. “The Boy Is Mine” by Brandy and Monica
  3. “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain
  4. “Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden
  5. “How Do I Live” by LeAnn Rimes
  6. “Together Again” by Janet
  7. “All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo
  8. “Candle in the Wind – Something About the Way You Look Tonight” by Elton John
  9. “Nice & Slow” by Usher
  10. “I Don’t Want to Wait” by Paula Cole


  1. “Believe” by Cher
  2. “No Scrubs” by TLC
  3. “Angel of Mine” by Monica
  4. “Heartbreak Hotel” by Whitney Houston featuring Faith Evans and Kelly Price
  5. “…Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears
  6. “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer
  7. “Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera
  8. “Every Morning” by Sugar Ray
  9. “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here” by Deborah Cox
  10. Livin’ la Vida Loca” by Ricky Martin

Make sure you check out these articles: 2000s wedding songs for your dance party and best dance and party songs from the 80s. We also have the best dance songs from the 70s.

Plus we have put together a list of over 200 dance songs that are perfect for any wedding reception.

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