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37 Best Songs To Play At A Wedding


A wedding is one of the most beautiful sights a person can witness. Two people beginning their journey as one, with all their loved ones as a part of the crew. Every culture has its own practices and customs to be followed, in order to carry out a wedding ceremony. No matter how the celebration is done, one of the most important aspects in a wedding reception, other than the delicious food, of course, is the different music played throughout the ceremony. If you are having a difficult time coming up with the perfect songs for your wedding, look no further because here is a list of 37 Best Songs To Play At a Wedding.

A traditional wedding ceremony consists of different moments where the songs to be used have to be carefully selected. A typical wedding function includes different points in time where music speaks as loud as the actions pertaining to it. The important events include the bridal walk down the aisle, the entourage entrance, the daddy-daughter dance and definitely not to forget, the first dance of the couple as man and wife.

Coming up with the perfect songs for an event that takes place only once in most people’s lives is one of the most complicated things, especially for a bride who is almost on the verge of becoming a bridezilla. There are so many options for wedding songs out there but selecting the right ones is the most time-consuming part in the wedding preparation process.

Best Songs To Play At A Wedding


Every bride wishes to walk down the aisle like a princess in some fairytale, watching her prince waiting for her at the altar. It is like a magical dream come true. Usually, for the bridal walk down the aisle, the music played is in its instrumental form. For the bridal walk down the aisle, here are some of the most beautiful instrumental pieces you can choose from.

  1. Canon in D, Pachelbel

  2. Thousand years, Christina Perri

  3. Remember me, Thomas Bergersen

  4. You are the reason, Calum Scott

  5. From this moment on, Shania Twain

  6. Goo Goo Dolls, Iris

  7. Halo, Beyoncé

  8. All of me, John Legend

  9. My heart will go on, Céline Dion


After the first part of the wedding which covers the bride walking down the aisle, the exchange of the vows and the rings, the pronouncement of marriage and the first kiss, the next step in the ceremony is the reception. The reception usually starts off with entourage of the bridesmaids and the best men making the opening entrance among the crowd, which is then followed by the bride and the groom. This list includes those songs that not only make the entourage dance but also cheers the audience to join along.

  1. When the saints go marching in, Louis Armstrong

  2. Shut up and dance with me, Walk the Moon

  3. Best day of my life, American Authors

  4. Marry you, Bruno Mars

  5. Sucker, Jonas Brothers

  6. Happy, Pharrell Williams

  7. 24k magic, Bruno Mars

  8. Better when I’m dancing, Meghan Trainor

  9. Forever, Chris Brown


This list is for the most emotional and sentimental part of the ceremony. Knowing that a dad has to give his daughter away to her husband is the best example for a bitter-sweet moment, more sweet than bitter of course. Here is a list of songs that is sure to bring tears in the eyes of not only the father and the daughter, but the gathering as well.

  1. Daddy’s little girl, The Shires

  2. I loved her first, Heartland

  3. You are my sunshine, Kina Grannis

  4. Butterfly kisses, Bob Dylan

  5. My little girl, Tim McGraw

  6. Daddy’s little angel, T Carter music

  7. My baby girl, Sol Knopf


Now onto the most-awaited, most romantic and the most dreamy part of the celebration. This list may include songs from the first list as the atmosphere in both the places is similar, but may not include only the instrumental versions of the selected songs.

  1. Beautiful in white, Westlife

  2. Perfect, Ed Sheeran

  3. Thinking out loud, Ed Sheeran

  4. Can’t help falling in love with you, Elvis Presley

  5. Turning page, Sleeping at Last

  6. Thousand years, Christina Perri

  7. Not today, Imagine Dragons

  8. Faithful, Lobo

  9. I won’t give up, Jason Mraz

  10. Lucky, Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat

  11. All of me, John Legend

  12. Say you won’t let go, James Arthur

And the list goes on and on and on!

We hope you got some ideas for what songs you would love to play at the wedding of your dreams. Don’t forget to suggest some songs of your choice down in the comments section below. We’ll see you soon.


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