4500 Best Wedding Songs For Ceremony And Reception (2023)
Trying to choose the best wedding songs for each part of the wedding day can feel a bit overwhelming.
We have put together our favorite music ideas for each part of the day (and made a separate article for each list).
Here are the 4500 best wedding songs for ceremony and reception dances and moments throughout your special day.
Use the links below to go to the music section you are looking for:
- Reception dance floor songs
- Father-daughter dance songs
- Mother-son dance songs
- First dance songs
- Reception entrance songs for the parents
- Bridal party/wedding party reception entrance songs
- Combined parent dance songs
- Group/line dance songs
- Bridal processional music
- Country wedding songs
- Wedding ceremony recessional songs
- Dollar dance songs
- Cake cutting music
- Last dance of the night songs
- Wedding dinner music
- Heavy metal and hard rock wedding songs
- Bouquet toss/garter removal songs
- Acoustic songs for your special day
- Disney songs to use during your wedding day
- Getting ready songs (pre-wedding music ideas)
- Anniversary dance songs (longest married couple dance)
- Best Wedding songs from the 2000s
- 90s Wedding Dance Songs
- The best 80s songs for your wedding day
- Songs from the 70s to play at your wedding
- Songs to use for a wedding dance between a brother and sister
- Instrumental songs to use for your wedding ceremony
- Pop-punk wedding songs
- Romantic love songs for her
- The best love songs for him
- Wedding songs from single artists and bands
200+ Dance Songs For your Wedding Reception
Check out the following post for over 200 awesome songs to use for your wedding reception dance floor.
In this post, we cover the newest most popular hits, classic songs for your older guests, fun group songs to fill up your dance floor, and more!
150 Songs for The Father-Daughter Dance
Check out the following post for 150 song ideas for your father-daughter dance.
In this post, we cover the most popular songs, upbeat music ideas, country songs, acoustic, and more!
Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs
200 Perfect Songs For The Mother-Son Dance
Check out the following post for 200 music/song ideas to use for the mother-son dance.
In this post, we cover popular song choices, country music ideas, classic rock, funny songs, unique ideas, and more.
150+ First Dance Songs
Check out the following post for over 150 first dance song ideas for your big day.
In this post, we cover songs from the 80s and 90s, classic songs, modern and popular songs, country, rock, r&b, and more!
50+ Songs For The Parents Reception Entrance
Check out these fun songs to use for the parent’s wedding reception entrance.
In this post, we cover funny songs to use, popular music choices, songs for each decade starting with the 1950s, and songs for just mom or just dad.
Songs For The Parent’s Reception Entrance
150 Songs To Use For The Bridal Party/Wedding Party Reception Entrance
Check out this collection of 150 songs to use when your wedding party/bridal enters the reception.
In this post, we cover modern and popular songs in all genres, funny music ideas, classic rock/hard rock, and country.
Plus we give great tips on making it the perfect entrance.
Bridal Party/Wedding Party Entrance Songs For The Reception
Songs For Combined Parent Dances
Check out these songs that are perfect for a combined parent dance.
This is for couples who don’t love being the center of attention. The father-daughter dance and the mother-son dance are done together using the same music.
Music For Combined Parent Dances
100 Group Dance (Line Dance) Songs
Check out these group dance songs that are perfect for getting everyone on the dance floor.
In this post, we cover all of your favorite group/line dance songs.
100 Group Dance Songs For Your Wedding
100+ Wedding Songs For The Bridal Processional
Check out these songs that are perfect for the bride walking down the aisle.
In this post, we cover traditional/classic songs, instrumental music, popular/modern songs, fun songs from your favorite movies and tv shows, country, rock, acoustic, and funny song ideas.
450+ Country Songs For Your Wedding Day
If you are a fan of country music, you are going to love this post!
We cover country songs to use for every single part of your special day (first dance, getting ready, parent dances, wedding ceremony, reception, line dances, grand exit, and more!
The Best Country Songs For Your Wedding Day
200+ Ceremony Recessional Songs
You just finished saying “I Do” and now it’s time to walk back up the aisle.
In this post, we cover the best wedding recessional songs (upbeat, slow, instrumental, piano, non-traditional, Disney, rock, modern/popular, r&b, country, and more!)
Wedding Ceremony Recessional Songs
100+ Dollar Dance Songs
If you are doing a dollar dance/money dance at your wedding, this article is perfect for you.
We cover funny dollar dance songs, traditional/common songs to use, country ideas, upbeat music, and non-traditional songs).
Wedding Dollar Dance/Money Dance Songs
Over 100 Cake Cutting Songs
In this post, we cover the best cake-cutting songs.
Included are funny songs, rock, country, and the most popular songs to use.
150 Last Dance Songs (Final Dance Of The Night)
In this post, we cover the top 10 last dance wedding songs, fun and upbeat music ideas, slow final dance songs, rock, country, sing-a-longs, and so much more!
Last Dance Songs For Your Wedding Reception
150+ Songs For Your Wedding Dinner
In this post, we cover a huge variety of song ideas to play while eating dinner at your reception.
We include classic dinner songs, unique music ideas, country, classic rock, modern songs, and instrumental songs.
70 Heavy Metal and Hard Rock Wedding Songs
This post is absolutely perfect for you if you love heavy metal or hard rock music.
We have found some awesome songs that would be fun and appropriate to be used on the wedding day.
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Wedding Songs
Bouquet Toss and Garter Removal/Toss Songs
In this post, we give 150 fun song ideas for the bouquet toss and garter toss.
Bouquet Toss and Garter Removal/Toss Songs
Acoustic Songs For Your Wedding Ceremony or Reception
In this post, we cover acoustic songs to use for your walk down the aisle, the first dance, cocktail hour, and more.
Acoustic Songs For Your Wedding Day
Disney Songs For Your Wedding Day
This post is a favorite of our readers.
We cover the best Disney songs to use for your first dance, father-daughter dance, mother-son dance, wedding ceremony, cake cutting, and so much more.
Disney Songs To Play On Your Wedding Day
200 Getting Ready For your Wedding Songs
Making a fun playlist to play while getting ready for your wedding is a must!
In this post, we cover popular and modern songs, country, rock, hip-hop, boy bands, songs from the 80s and 90s, and so much more!
Getting Ready (Pre-Wedding) Songs
135 Wedding Anniversary Dance Songs
In this post, we include over 100 songs to use for the anniversary dance (longest married couple dance).
Some of the styles we cover are classic songs, modern, song ideas, upbeat, and the top 10 most popular songs).
Anniversary Dance Song Ideas For Your Wedding Reception
Wedding Songs From The 2000s Decade
In this article, we cover all of the best weddings to use from the 2000s.
We go over the top 100 songs of the 2000s, the most popular dance hits, first dance songs, rock songs, country songs, and so much more!
Wedding Dance Songs From The 2000s
Best 90s Dance Songs For Your Wedding
In this post, we go over all of the best songs from the 90s to use for your wedding.
We cover the top 10 hits of each 1990s year (100 songs), boy band songs, rap, hip-hop, r&b, rock, slow songs, country, and so much more!
Awesome 90s Songs To Play At your Wedding
Amazing 80s Songs To Play On Your Wedding Day
In this article, we go over all of the best songs from the 80s to use on your wedding day.
We cover the top 100 hits of the 1980s (top 10 for each year), the best rap songs, rock, hip-hop, r&b, country songs, dance songs, and more.
Songs From The 80s For Your Wedding
70s Dance Songs To Use For Your Wedding
In this post, we go over the best songs of the 1970s to use on your wedding day.
We cover the best dance songs, first dance songs, disco, classic rock, parent dance songs, and more!
The Best Dance Songs From The 70s For Your Wedding Day
70 Songs To Use For A Brother-Sister Wedding Dance
We were asked by a few couples to put together this list. If you ever have a special request, please do not hesitate to reach out.
In this post, we cover some amazing songs that work perfectly for the relationship between siblings.
Best Songs For A Brother And Sister Dance At A Wedding
50 Modern Instrumental Songs For Your Wedding Ceremony
One way to use popular songs for your wedding ceremony is to use the instrumental version of the song.
In this post, we cover instrumental versions of some of today’s biggest hits. We also include many classics.
Modern Instrumental Wedding Songs
40 Pop-Punk Wedding Songs
If you love the pop-punk sounds of bands like Blink 182, Avril Lavigne, and Green Day, this article is for you.
We cover 40+ awesome pop-punk songs to use for different parts of your wedding day.
The Best Pop-Punk Wedding Songs
330 Romantic Love Song For Her
In this post, we include romantic songs for her that you might want to include on your wedding day (every style and genre are covered)
Best Romantic Love Songs For Her
220 Perfect Love Songs For Him
In this post, we include some of our favorite love songs for him to use on a wedding day.
Wedding Songs From Single Artists or Bands
Below are some articles that we have put together that cover songs from single artists and bands that would be perfect to include on your wedding day:
- 15 Elvis Presley Wedding Songs
- 19 Michael Bublé Songs For Your Wedding
- 40 Frank Sinatra Songs That Are Perfect For A Wedding
- 45 Songs By The Beatles To Use On Your Wedding
- 50 Tim McGraw Songs That Are Perfect Choices For A Wedding
Don’t see your favorite singer, band, or category above?
Leave a comment with a list you would like us to put together down below (or send up a DM on our Instagram account.