Popular Wedding Songs

December 7th, 20106:06 pm

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Popular Wedding Songs

Choosing the music for your wedding can be quite difficult.  You have a wide range of different ages and people from different areas of the world to please with your musical choices, so you cannot usually just choose music that only you enjoy.  If you are scratching your head and stressing out over what music to choose, we have a list of some of the most popular and well received song choices out there so you can help please all of your guests.

The Classical Songs

When ever the need for a classical song comes about, you may want to consider these top hits:

  • Can you Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John
  • Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
  • You are so Beautiful by Joe Cocker
  • Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
  • Moe than Words can Say by Alias
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
  • A Whole New World by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle

Country Wedding Songs

If you’re throwing a bit of ho-down, then get your guests saying “yeehaw!” with these country hits:

  • Could I Have this Dance by Anne Murray
  • Love the World Away by Kenny Rogers
  • Annie’s Song by John Denver
  • Forever and Ever Amen by Randy Travis
  • You’re Still the One by Shania Twain

Pop Wedding Hits

So you want to add a bit of the more recent tracks to your wedding song repertoire.  No problem!  Here are some of the most popular:

  • More than Words by Extreme
  • Now that I Found You y Michael Bolton
  • Save the Best for Last by Vanessa Williams
  • Everything I Do, I Do It For You by Bryan Adams
  • Have I Told you Lately by Rod Stewart
  • Halo by Beyonce
  • I Will always Love You by Whitney Houston
  • Lady in Red by Chris Deurgh
  • To Be With You by Mr. Big
  • She Will be Loved by Maroon 5
  • You Found Me by The Fray
  • Better Together by Jack Johnson

Truth be told, there are a whole lot of tracks that you can use for your wedding day.  You do not have to only go with what the DJ is supplying, and it will require very little effort on the DJs part to include any other songs that you would like for your wedding day.

Choosing a Wedding Song

The wedding song that both you and your fiancé choose should be a song that is a reflection of you both as a couple.  This song is most commonly used as a “first dance” song, though you can also use it as you proceed down the aisle after the ceremony if you don’t plan on having a wedding song.

For the Guests: When to Dance?

Some guests have been embarrassed to discover that the first few songs were not intended for them dance to, which causes them to retreat the dance floor rather quickly in embarrassment.  The general rule is that the first two songs are reserved for the bride and groom, and then the bride and her father.  Pay close attention to what’s going on.  If they do invite guests up on the dance floor, then by all means join right on in!

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