100 Best Line Dance Songs For Your Wedding (2024)

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If you want to treat your wedding guests to a great time, pick out a few fun line dance songs for your wedding reception. Group dances are a great way to get all your friends and family on the dance floor simultaneously.

If you need help choosing the best wedding line dance songs, we’ve got you covered!

We polled 25 DJs and over 100 couples and asked them what their favorite line dance songs were.

Here is what we cover in this article:

Guest doing the Y.M.C.A dance at a wedding reception. This is for the article called wedding line dance songs for groups.
Doing the Y.M.C.A dance a wedding reception

These are the group line dance songs that are a staple at almost any wedding we plan or photograph. There are many more song choices in the other lists on this page, so check those out if you are looking for something a little more unique. The songs in this list are the most common.

What are the most popular country line dances (songs) for a wedding or dance party?

If you are looking for a few country-line dance songs to include at your wedding reception or a dance party, we have some of the top choices for you.

Here are some of the best country line dance songs:

For even more country music ideas, check out this article we recently posted: 470 Best Country Wedding Songs.

Wedding guests doing the Cha Cha Slide at a wedding reception. This is for the article called wedding group dance songs
The Cha Cha Slide is the most popular wedding line dance song for your reception. It’s perfect for large groups or smaller events.

Fun family dance songs for your wedding reception or anniversary party

Not all group dance songs have to be line dances. Sometimes, you simply might want to get all of your family and friends on the dance floor to have a great time.

We reached out to our readers and multiple DJs and asked for recommendations for a few great group dance songs. Here are some of the songs that received multiple votes:

wedding guests doing The Footloose dance at a wedding reception
Everybody cut Footloose!

For even more music ideas for your wedding reception, check out this article we recently posted: 197 Best Wedding Reception Dance Songs.

Wedding guests doing the limbo during a reception. This is for the article called best wedding group dance songs
The limbo is a really fun group dance for weddings. How low can you go?

What are some other group dance songs like cupid shuffle?

If you’re looking for group dance songs like Cupid Shuffle (where everyone on the dance floor is doing the exact same thing at the same time), here are the songs that you will most likely hear at every wedding or dance party:

Fun hip hop, r&b, and pop line dance songs

If you are looking for some great hip hop songs to get everyone dancing and doing the same dance moves, here are a few of our favorite songs to consider for your wedding reception or dance party:

wedding guests doing the macarena at a wedding reception.
The Macarena is always a hit with wedding guests on the dance floor

What are the top 10 line dancing songs (group dance songs)?

We asked our readers and 20 different wedding DJs what their favorite (or most requested) group line dance was.

Here are the top 10 winners from the poll:

  1. Cha Cha Slide Part 2” by Mr. C The Slide Man
  2. Shout” by The Isley Brothers (or this version from Otis Day & The Knights)
  3. Cupid Shuffle” by Cupid
  4. The Git Up” by Blanco Brown (Learn to do the Git Up dance moves in this awesome YouTube video)
  5. Electric Boogie (The Electric Slide)” by Marcia Griffiths
  6. Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex
  7. Macarena” by Los Del Rio
  8. Wobble” by V.I.C.
  9. Y.M.C.A.” by The Village People
  10. The Twist” by Chubby Checker

The best sing-along wedding songs (for groups)

What if line dances are not your style? Just have your DJ play one of these sing-along songs and watch your dance floor turn into a giant party!

A group of wedding guests raising bottles up and doing a cheer on the dance floor. This was during a group sing along.
A group sing-along of “Take Me Home, Country Roads” on the reception dancefloor.

Popular TikTok songs (and dance trends)

TikTok is a great place to go to see some of the newest dance trends. Here are a few from the past year or 2 that we really loved (each link opens up a great TikTok compilation of that specific dance on YouTube):

How to learn line dances for weddings

We have been to so many weddings where a line dance song comes on and the DJ ends up having to spend half the song trying to teach the dance to everyone.

This is your chance to be prepared for your next wedding or dance party. We have put together a bunch of awesome dance move tutorials for all of your favorite line dance/group dance songs.

How To Do The Cupid Shuffle, Wobble, and Cha Cha Slide

We love this video because she teaches you how to do the Cupid Shuffle, The Wobble, and Cha Cha Slide all in one video (and she does the dance moves in front of a mirror so it’s very easy to follow along and learn these dance moves easily) Note: if the video does play directly from this post, you can watch it on YouTube right here

The video below is the dance moves along with the music for each song. If you want the beginner dance steps (she teaches them better than anyone), check out this video first.

If you want the individual dance move lessons from each of those songs, here they are:

And if you need a little more help, here are a couple more tutorial videos for The Cupid Shuffle and The Cha Cha Slide:

Learn the Git Up Dance Moves

The Git Up is a really fun dance to do at any wedding or party.

To learn the basic moves of the Git Up dance, check out this video on YouTube (this is a great tutorial for beginners).

Once you have learned the moves, follow along with the video/music below:

If you want another Git Up dance tutorial, this is a great one to check out.

How To Do The Wobble Dance

The Wobble is played at almost every single wedding.

Check out the following videos on YouTube to learn The Wobble Dance Moves:

How To Do The Fancy Like Dance

You might be wondering, what is this new Fancy Like dance, and how do I do it?

It’s a new dance that has been spreading all over TikTok (and now weddings and dance parties). to learn the dance moves, step by step, check out this great tutorial for beginners.

After that, you can put it all together and follow along with this video (If the video below does not play from this screen, you can simply see it here on YouTube):

Learn the Thriller Dance (Step by Step)

Here is an awesome Thriller dance tutorial for beginners: The Thriller Dance taught to you step by step.

Once you learn all of the Michael Jackson Thriller dance moves, you can put it all together and follow along in this video (I love that she does these instructions and dances in the mirror. It makes it so easy to follow along): Thriller dance moves with the music.

How To Do The Grease (John Travolta) Dance Moves (You’re The One That I Want, Grease Lightnin’, and We go Together)

Here are some fantastic dance move tutorials (for beginners) for all of your favorite songs from the movie Grease.

Once you know all of the moves, follow along with the video and music below (if it is not viewable on your device, you can simply watch it on YouTube here):

Learn The Cotton Eye Joe Line Dance Moves (Fun Tutorial)

The Cotton Eye Joe Dance is a staple at most weddings. If you want to learn all of the moves to the Cotton Eye Joe line dance, we’ve got you covered!

Check out the video below to learn the dance moves (you can watch the video on YouTube right here if the video below does not play in this window):

The Time Warp Dance Steps

Learn how to do The Time Warp (step by step) right here.

Then put it all together and dance along to this awesome dance lesson.

Learn The Footloose Dance

The Footloose is one of those feel-good dances that you can put to good use at every wedding or party you attend.

Learn the Footloose dance moves (step by step) right here.

Once you have learned all of the dance steps, dance along to this final version.

Here are a few more dance move tutorials to some of your favorite songs:

More Wedding Song Ideas

Here are some more articles to check out if you are looking for the perfect wedding songs:

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