The Top Wedding Songs of 2014

Congratulations you’re engaged!

Now it’s time to get down to business and get planning. We’ve got plenty of great tips to share, and you can always check back with us for even more helpful advice. Today however, were going help you out with some music. As you know, there are several instances throughout a wedding ceremony, and reception that music should…well actually, music MUST be played. When you really think about it, the most memorable, and sometimes heartfelt moments comes with a carefully chosen song.

Top Wedding Songs

Let’s face it, the wedding songs or first dance will never be forgotten and always cherished.
In many cases choosing a song for your first dance with your new bride or groom isn’t too difficult. But building an appropriate musical playlist for the wedding, and all of its special moments can be a huge task. There are many things to consider, and many special “mini events” throughout the wedding proceedings you must think about. There are special songs like parent dances to consider, which can be more of a challenge.

Don’t forget the “Grand Entrance Song” at the wedding reception or the sexy tune that might be played during the garter removal. There is actually much to consider and plenty of choices to be made…and we’re just talking about songs!
Below we’ve compiled a list of great top wedding songs to help you get the wheels turning. Some are timeless classics, and others are fun and lighthearted.

Do you already have your favourites picked out? Please let us know by commenting below!

The Father and Daughter Dance

1. My Girl – The Temptations
2. My Little Girl – Tim McGraw
3. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
4. Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle
5. Daddy’s Little Girl – Michael Buble
6. Daughter – Loudon Wainwright III
7. Gracie – Ben Folds
8. Look to the Rainbow – Iz
9. You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
10. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder


 

The Mother and Son Dance

1. Can’t Smile Without You – Barry Manilow
2. Simple Man – Lynrd Skynrd
3. Baby Mine – Bette Midler
4. A Mother’s Song – T. Carter Music
5. Close to You – The Carpenters
6. Child of Mine – Carole King
7. Song for my Son – Mikki Viereck
8. The Man You’ve Become – Molly Pasutti
9. You’ll Be in My Heart – Phil Collins
10. A Song for Mama – Boyz II Men


 

Let’s Cut the Cake!

1. Pour Some Sugar on Me – Def Leppard
2. Sugar, Sugar – The Archies
3. How Sweet It Is (To be Loved by You) – Marvin Gaye
4. Silly Love Songs – Paul McCartney
5. I Can’t Help Myself – The Four Tops
6. Eat it – Weird Al Yankovic
7. Ice Cream – Sara McLachlan
8. Cuts Like a Knife – Bryan Adams
9. I Got You Babe – Sonny & Cher
10. When I’m 64 – The Beatles
11. Lucky – Jason Mraz f/ Colbie Caillat
12. Candy Man – Christina Aguilera
13. Wanna Grow Old with You – Adam Sandler
14. It Had to Be You – Harry Connick, Jr.
15. Love and Marriage – Frank Sinatra


 

Make a GRAND Entrance for the Wedding Reception

1. Forever – Chris Brown
2. Marry You – Bruno Mars
3. Timber – Ke$ha f/Pitbull
4. Thunderstruck AC/DC
5. Theme Song from the Avengers (Soundtrack)
6. Theme Song from Star Wars (Soundtrack)
7. Run this Town – Jay-Z, Rhianna and Kanye West
8. We Will Rock You – Queen
9. Pump it Up – Danzel
10. Beautiful Day – U2
11. I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas
12. I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do – ABBA
13. Welcome to the Jungle – Guns and Roses
14. The Final Countdown – Europe
15. Viva La Vida – Coldplay


 

Most Popular First Dance Songs of 2014 – Modern Selections

1. I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz (pop)
2. Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not – Thompson Square (country)
3. You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne (folk rock)
4. Just a Kiss – Lady Antebellum (country)
5. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri (pop)
6. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton (country)
7. First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes (alternative)
8. Me and You – Kenny Chesney (country)
9. Smile – Uncle Kracker (pop)
10. The Blower’s Daughter – Damien Rice (folk rock)
11. I Only Have Eyes for You – Jamie Cullum (cover)
12. Desire – Ryan Adams (alternative rock)
13. Make a Memory – Bon Jovi (pop rock)
14. I’m yours – Jason Mraz (pop rock)
15. I’ll Be – Edwin McCain (pop rock)
16. In a Little While – U2 (pop rock)
17. Fade Into You – Mazzy Star (alternative rock)
18. Such Great Heights – Iron & Wine (alternative)
19. Marry Me – Train (pop)
20. Count on Me – Bruno Mars (pop)
21. Better Together – Jack Johnson (folk rock)
22. Two Love Birds – Robin Thicke (R&B)
23. By Your Side – Sade (R&B)
24. No One – Alicia Keys (R&B)
25. All Mine – Portishead (electronic downtempo)
26. The Way I Am – Ingrid Michaelson (indie folk)
27. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley (acoustic rock)
28. Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran (pop)
29. Stay With You – John Legend (R&B)
30. I Could Not Ask for More – Edwin McCain (pop rock)
31. Stay – Rihanna f/Mikky Ekko (pop)
32. I Will Follow You Into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie (indie rock)


 

There continues to be a growing trend at weddings, and we are seeing many couples choosing dance songs as opposed to more traditional love songs that we are all used to hearing. So, not to forget about the growing trends in wedding music for 2014, here is a list of great songs to really shake your stuff on the dance floor.

The Most Popular Top Dance Songs of 2014

1. Happy – Pharrell Williams
2. Fine China – Chris Brown
3. It’s You – Duck Sauce
4. Turn Up The Love – Far East Movement featuring Cover Drive
5. Wild – Jessie J featuring Big Sean
6. Starships – Nicki Minaj
7. Do What U Want — Lady Gaga Featuring R. Kelly
8. Alone Together — Fall Out Boy
9. Get Lucky – Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams
10. She Wolf (Falling to Pieces) – David Guetta featuring Sia
11. Moskau – Dancing Bros.
12. Isidora – Bog Bog Orkestar
13. Maria – Ricky Martin
14. In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry
15. Take it Like a Man – Cher
16. Neon Lights – Demi Lovato
17. With You — Kimberly Davis
18. Satellite — Justin Caruso & Aude Featuring Christina
19. Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) – ABBA
20. For Once In My Life — Mel B
21. Somebody Loves You — Betty Who
22. Hey Brother — Avicii


 

The First Dance – Traditional and Timeless
1. When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge (soul)
2. Amazed – Lonestar (country)
3. You Make Me Feel Brand New – The Stylistics (soul)
4. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton (rock)
5. The Closer I Get to You – Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (soul)
6. These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding (soul)
7. It Had To Be You – Harry Connick, Jr. (jazz/big band)
8. I Will – The Beatles (pop rock)
9. Crazy Love – Van Morrison (soft rock)
10. The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra (big band) or Tony Bennett (ballad)
11. I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders (rock)
12. Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis (oldies)
13. Faithfully – Journey (rock)
14. Love of a Lifetime – Firehouse (rock)
15. Heaven – Bryan Adams (80s)
16. Don’t Want To Miss a Thing – Aerosmith (rock)
17. Always and Forever – Heatwave (R&B)
18. One in a Million You – Larry Graham (R&B)
19. Ribbon in the Sky – Stevie Wonder (R&B)
20. From This Moment – Shania Twain w/Bryan White (country)
21. All My Life – K.C. and Jojo (R&B)
22. I Want to Know What Love is – Foreigner (rock)
23. Is This Love – Bob Marley (reggae)
24. At Last – Etta James (soul)
25. Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix (classic rock)
26. Through the Fire – Chaka Khan (R&B)
27. Here and Now – Luther Vandross (R&B)
28. How Deep is Your Love – The Bee Gees (disco/soft rock)
29. Crazy for You – Madonna (80s)
30. Lost in Love – Air Supply (soft rock)
31. Into the Mystic – Van Morrison (soft rock)
32. Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers (oldies)
33. We Have All the Time in the World – Louis Armstrong (jazz)


 

Songs for the Bouquet & Garter Ceremony

Bouquet Toss:
1. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
2. Single Ladies – Beyonce
3. Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
4. Where Them Girls At – Flo Rida, David Guetta and Nicki Minaj
5. Girls, Girls, Girls – Motley Crue
6. Holding Out for a Hero – Bonnie Tyler (Bouquet Toss)

Garter Removal:
1. Bad Things (from First Blood) – Jace Everett
2. Legs – ZZ Top
3. The Stripper – Traditional
4. Oh Yeah (Yello) – from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
5. The Harlem Shake – Baauer
6. Let’s Get it On – Marvin Gaye
7. You Sexy Thing – Hot Chocolate


 

TikiTano’s Top 100 Songs – The Best Wedding Mix for Your Special Day

1. Marry You – Bruno Mars (pop)
2. Sign, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours – Stevie Wonder
3. Quando, Quando, Quando – Michael Buble with Nelly Furtado
4. Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups
5. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
6. Our Day Will Come – Amy Winehouse
7. The Girl from Ipanema – Bebel Gilberto & Kenny G.
8. Beyond the Sea – Bobby Darin
9. Twist & Shout – The Beatles
10. Runaround Sue – Dion
11. Shout (Parts 1 and 2) – The Isley Brothers
12. Mony, Mony – Billy Idol
13. In the Mood – Glen Miller Band
14. That’s Amore – Dean Martin (oldies)
15. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye
16. My Girl – The Temptations
17. What You Won’t Do for Love – Bobby Caldwell
18. Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
19. Yeah! – Usher with Lil’ Jon
20. Empire State of Mind – Jay-Z with Alicia Keys
21. For Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder
22. Midnight Train to Georgia – Gladys Knight & the Pips
23. Royals – Lorde f/The Weekend
24. Take Back the Night – Justin Timberlake
25. Hold On We’re Going Home – Drake
26. Ho Hey – The Lumineers
27. That’s the Way I Like It – K.C. & the Sunshine Band
28. Home – Phillip Phillips
29. Send Me on My Way – Rusted Root
30. Home – Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
31. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
32. Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke f/ Pharrell & T.I.
33. Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
34. Got to Give It Up (part 1) – Marvin Gaye
35. Kiss – Prince
36. Super Freak – Rick James
37. Can’t Touch This – MC Hammer
38. Get Lucky – Daft Punk
39. Take on Me – a-Ha
40. Red, Red, Wine – UB40
41. Need You Tonight – INXS
42. Treasure – Bruno Mars
43. Glad You Came – The Wanted
44. Push It – Salt n’ Pepa
45. P.Y.T. – Michael Jackson
46. Poison – Bel Biv Devoe
47. Happy – Pharrell Williams
48. Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake
49. Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley
50. I Can’t Wait – Nu-Shooz
51. It Takes Two – DJ Rob Base and EZ Rock
52. Jump Around – House of Pain
53. Suit & Tie – Justin Timberlake
54. In Da Club (clean) – 50 Cent
55. Nuthin’ But a G Thang (clean) – Dr. Dre f/ Snoop Dogg
56. Hip Hop Hooray – Naughty by Nature
57. Good Vibrations – Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch
58. Asi Es La Mujer – Victor Manuelle (salsa)
59. Vivir Mi Vida – Marc Anthony (salsa)
60. Addicted to You – Shakira (merengue)
61. Spring Love – Stevie B.
62. Wild Thing – Tone Loc
63. Gangnam Style – Psy
64. One More Time – Daft Punk
65. We Can’t Stop – Miley Cyrus
66. Timber – Ke$ha f/Pitbull
67. I’m Sexy and I Know It – LMFAO
68. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ – Michael Jackson
69. You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
70. Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
71. The Harlem Shake – Baauer
72. I Love It – Icona Pop
73. Red Solo Cup – Toby Keith
74. Danza Kuduro – Don Omar (Latin)
75. Bailando Por Ahi (Remix) – Juan Magan f/Crossfire (Latin)
76. Calle Ocho (I Know You Want Me) – Pitbull (Latin)
77. Country Girl, Shake it for Me – Luke Bryan
78. Cupid Shuffle – Cupid (modern line dance)
79. Scream & Shout – Britney Spears & Will.i.am
80. Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Ray Dalton
81. Applause – Lady Gaga
82. Thrift Shop – Macklemore w/Ryan Lewis and Wanz
83. Cha-Cha Slide – DJ Casper (modern line dance)
84. The Wobble – V.I.C. (modern line dance)
85. Cruise (remix) – Florida Georgia Line f/ Nelly
86. Unforgettable – Natalie Cole
87. Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
88. Low – Flo Rida
89. Don’t Stop the Party – Pitbull
90. The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
91. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
92. I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
93. Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
94. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
95. Ride Wit Me – Nelly
96. The Fox – Ylvis
97. Clarity -Zedd f/ Foxes
98. Wake Me Up – Avicii
99. Save the World Tonight – Swedish House Mafia
100. Turbulence – Steve Aoki

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