The Best 150 Wedding Songs of All Time: The Ultimate Wedding Playlist

The Best Wedding Songs of All Time: The Ultimate Wedding Playlist

Planning your wedding playlist just got easier with Silent Disco Party UK! As you curate the perfect wedding soundtrack for your special day, trust our expertise to guide you. With years of experience enhancing wedding receptions, we understand the importance of music in creating unforgettable moments.

Whether you’re opting for a live band, a DJ, or the unique experience of a silent disco, a stellar playlist is key to keeping your guests entertained and the dance floor alive.

Explore our meticulously curated playlist featuring the top 150 wedding songs of all time, thoughtfully categorised and seamlessly compiled into a Spotify playlist. From timeless romantic ballads to upbeat classics and singalong anthems, our selection ensures there’s something for everyone.

Best First Dance Wedding Songs

  • Ed Sheeran – Thinking out Loud
  • Elton John – Are You Ready For Love
  • Beyoncé & JAY-Z – Crazy In Love
  • Coldplay – A Sky Full of Stars
  • Maroon 5 – Sugar
  • Etta James – At Last
  • Ray LaMontagne – You Are the Best Thing
  • Adele  Make – You Feel My Love
  • Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
  • Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
  • Beatles – All You Need is Love 
  • Andy Williams – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
  • John Legend – All Of Me
  • Ed Sheeran – Perfect

Top 10 Classic Wedding Songs

  • Tina Turner – The Best
  • Lulu – Shout
  • Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
  • Lou Bega – Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of…)
  • Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance with Somebody
  • ABBA – Dancing Queen
  • Sister Sledge – We Are Family
  • Dexys Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen
  • Elvis Presley – Suspicious Minds
  • Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now

Wedding Dance Music

  • Calvin Harris – Feel So Close
  • MC Hammer – U Can’t Touch This
  • Rihanna & Calvin Harris – We Found Love
  • Los Del Rio – Macarena
  • Robbie Williams – Rock DJ
  • Years & Years – King
  • Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera – Moves Like Jagger
  • Dizzee Rascal & Calvin Harris – Dance Wiv Me
  • Flo Rida – Good Feeling
  • Kungs – This Girl
  • DNCE – Cake By The Ocean
  • Britney Spears – Toxic
  • Martin Solveig – Intoxicated
  • David Guetta – When Love Takes Over
  • Rudimental – Feel the Love

80s Wedding Songs

  • Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  • Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give You Up
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates – You Make My Dreams (Come True)
  • Kenny Loggins – Footloose
  • Spandau Ballet – Gold
  • a-ha – Take On Me
  • Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al
  • Elton John – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
  • Soft Cell – Tainted Love
  • Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
  • Lionel Richie – All Night Long (All Night)
  • David Bowie – Let’s Dance
  • Donna Summer – Hot Stuff
  • Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
  • Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
  • Erasure – A Little Respect
  • The Human League – Don’t You Want Me
  • Billy Joel – Uptown Girl
  • Jackie Wilson – (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher
  • Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
  • ABBA – Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
  • Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke

Upbeat Modern Wedding Songs

  • Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
  • Pharrell Williams – Happy
  • OutKast – Hey Ya!
  • Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky
  • Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
  • Mark Ronson & Amy Winehouse – Valerie
  • Five – Keep On Movin’
  • Jason Derulo – Want to Want Me
  • Scissor Sisters – I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’
  • Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand
  • CeeLo Green – Forget You
  • Sophie Ellis Bextor – Murder On The Dancefloor
  • Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg – California Gurls
  • Adele – Rolling in the Deep

Romantic Wedding Love Songs

  • Marvin Gaye – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • Prince – Kiss
  • Bee Gees – More Than A Woman
  • Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On
  • Sam Smith – Stay With Me
  • American Authors – Best Day Of My Life
  • The Turtles – Happy Together
  • Christina Perri – A Thousand Years

My Best Friend’s Wedding Songs

  • One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
  • Spice Girls – Wannabe
  • John Travolta & Olivia Newton – The Grease Mega Mix
  • Britney Spears – Baby One More Time
  • Lady Gaga – Poker Face
  • Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  • Ike & Tina Turner – River Deep Mountain High
  • Elvis Presley – A Little Less Conversation
  • Amy Winehouse – Rehab
  • The Pointer Sisters – I’m So Excited
  • Madness – One Step Beyond
  • Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
  • Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive

Rock Wedding Songs

  • The Killers – Mr Brightside
  • AC/DC – You Shook Me All Night Long
  • Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
  • Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere
  • The Beatles – Twist And Shout
  • The Darkness – I Believe in a Thing Called Love
  • Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
  • WALK THE MOON – Shut Up and Dance
  • Queen & David Bowie – Under Pressure
  • Dire Straits – Walk Of Life
  • Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer

R&B Wedding Songs

  • Will Smith – Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It
  • Justin Timberlake – CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!
  • Run DMC & Aerosmith – Walk This Way
  • Shakira & Wyclef Jean – Hips Don’t Lie
  • NEIKED – Sexual
  • Sean Paul – Get Busy
  • Little Mix – Black Magic
  • Justin Bieber – Sorry
  • Shaggy – It Wasn’t Me
  • Ne-Yo – Let Me Love You
  • Sean Kingston – Beautiful Girls
  • Estelle & Kanye West – American Boy
  • OMI – Cheerleader

Wedding Disco Songs

  • Donna Summer – Hot Stuff
  • KC & The Sunshine Band – That’s the Way (I Like It)
  • Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing
  • Kool & The Gang – Celebration
  • Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
  • Earth, Wind & Fire – September
  • Rose Royce – Car Wash
  • Boney M – Daddy Cool
  • The Jackson 5 – ABC
  • Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
  • CHIC – Le Freak
  • Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
  • Sister Sledge – He’s the Greatest Dancer

Old Motown Wedding Songs

  • Stevie Wonder – Superstition
  • Frankie Valli – December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)
  • The Foundations – Build Me up Buttercup
  • The Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
  • Aretha Franklin – Respect
  • Little Eva – The Locomotion
  • The Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love
  • The Beach Boys – Wouldn’t It Be Nice
  • Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
  • Mungo Jerry – In the Summertime
  • The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations
  • Sly & The Family Stone – Everyday People
  • The Monkees – I’m a Believer
  • The Police – Roxanne

The Top 10 Wedding Songs Of All Time

Narrowing down to the top 10 wedding songs of all time is a tough call, but here’s a list that many would agree captures the essence of romance and celebration:

  1. Etta James – At Last
  2. Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling in Love
  3. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
  4. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
  5. Train – Marry Me
  6. John Legend – All of Me
  7. The Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody
  8. James Taylor – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
  9. Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
  10. Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight

These songs have stood the test of time and are beloved by couples worldwide for their heartfelt lyrics and beautiful melodies, making them perfect choices for any wedding celebration.

Personal Touches: Customising Your Wedding Playlist

Your wedding playlist is more than just a collection of songs; it’s a soundtrack that tells the story of your love and celebrates your unique journey together. Adding personal touches to your playlist can make your wedding day even more memorable and meaningful. Here are some tips on how to customise your playlist to reflect your relationship and personalities:

  1. Incorporate Songs from Significant Moments:
    Think back on your relationship and consider the songs that have played a role in your journey together. Whether it’s the song that was playing during your first date or the tune you sang along to on your road trips, these songs hold special memories that deserve a place on your wedding playlist.

  2. Choose Songs That Reflect Your Shared Interests:
    Do you and your partner have a favourite band or genre of music? Incorporating songs that reflect your shared interests and musical tastes is a great way to infuse your wedding playlist with personality. Whether you’re both fans of classic rock, indie folk, or electronic dance music, choose songs that resonate with both of you and represent your relationship authentically.

  3. Consider Songs with Meaningful Lyrics:
    Pay attention to the lyrics of the songs you include in your playlist. Look for songs with lyrics that capture the essence of your relationship or convey the emotions you feel for each other. Whether it’s a heartfelt ballad that expresses your love or an uplifting anthem that celebrates your journey, choosing songs with meaningful lyrics will add depth and significance to your wedding day soundtrack.

  4. Mix in Cultural or Family Traditions:
    If you and your partner come from different cultural backgrounds or have unique family traditions, consider incorporating music that reflects these aspects of your heritage. Whether it’s a traditional folk song from your partner’s native country or a classic tune that has been passed down through generations in your family, including these cultural or family songs can add richness and diversity to your wedding playlist.

By incorporating these personal touches into your wedding playlist, you can create a soundtrack that not only reflects your love story but also resonates with you and your guests on a deeper level. Remember to have fun and get creative with your song choices, and let your playlist be a true reflection of the love and joy you share as a couple.

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