Ultimate Wedding Music Lists

Ultimate Wedding Music Lists

Popular music for the wedding day

As you’d expect, today’s weddings blend a mix of new and old songs. We’ve put together the ultimate wedding music lists to cover the various parts of the day from the wedding ceremony right through to the reception, party and the first dance. Although these are popular choices – it’s your special day so choose the right music for your wedding.

Wedding Ceremony Music List

Our Favourite:

  • Canon in D: Pachelbel Claire De Lune: Claude Debussy
  • Trumpet Voluntary: Clarke
  • Wedding March: Felix Mendlessohn
  • Canon in D: Pachelbel
  • Claire De Lune: Claude Debussy
  • ‘Spring’ from ‘The Four Seasons: Vivaldi
  • Bridal Chorus: Wagner
  • Amazing Grace: John Newton
  • Ave Maria: Schubert
  • Air: Handel
  • Ode To Joy: Beethoven
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow: Judy Garland
  • Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba: Handel
  • Signed Sealed Delivered: Stevie Wonder
  • The Corrs: Haste To The Wedding
  • Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen
  • God Only Knows: The Beach Boys
  • Flower Duet: Leo Delibes
  • Adagio For String: Barber
  • Planet Suite: Gustav Holst
  • Por Una Cabeza:
  • Pavane: Fauré

Drinks Reception Music List

Our favourite:

  • Better Together
  • The Way You Look Tonight: Frank Sinatra
  • Thinking Out Loud: Ed Sheeran
  • I Can’t Help Falling In Love: Ingrid Michaelson
  • Moon River: Frank Sinatra
  • What A Wonderful World: Louis Armstrong
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin: Ella Fitzgerald
  • Come Away With Me: Norah Jones
  • Stay With Me: Sam Smith
  • Feeling Good: Nina Simone
  • Three Little Birds: Bob Marley
  • Quando Quando Quando: Michael Bublé
  • Volare: Dean Martin
  • Yes Sir, That’s My Baby: Frank Sinatra
  • Summertime: Sarah Vaughn
  • Come Fly With Me: Frank Sinatra
  • L-O-V-E: Nat King Cole
  • That’s Amore: Dean Martin
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You: Franki Valli
  • Beyond the Sea: Bobby Darin
  • Everything: Michael Bublé

Wedding Party Music List

Our Favourite:

  • One Day Like This: Elbow
  • You & Me Song: The Wannadies
  • Songbird: Eva Cassidy
  • Sugar: Maroon 5
  • This Will Be Natalie Cole
  • Your Song: Elton John
  • You Make My Dreams Come True: Hall & Oates
  • From This Moment On: Shania Twain
  • You Are The Best Thing: Ray LaMontagne
  • Marry Me: Train
  • Signed Sealed Delivered: Stevie Wonder
  • Amazed: Lonestar
  • Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good) [feat. Quindon Tarver
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight: Elton John / Lion King
  • Sex On Fire: Kings Of Leon
  • Love Is All Around: Wet Wet Wet
  • Power of Love: Huey Lewis & The News
  • How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You: Marvin Gaye
  • It Must Be Love: Madness
  • Happy: Pharrell Williams
  • You Got The Love: Candi Station
  • Love Me Like You Do: Ellie Goulding
  • I Won’t Give Up: Jason Mraz
  • Kiss From A Rose: Seal
  • I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing: Aerosmith
  • Dancing In The Street: Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
  • The Time Of My Life: Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

First Dance / Slow Songs

Our favourite:

  • At Last: Etta James
  • A Thousand Years: Christina Perri
  • All Of Me: John Legend
  • Endless Love: Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
  • A Groovy Kind of Love: Phil Collins
  • Just the Way You Are: Bruno Mars
  • Dance With My Father: Luther VanDross
  • Say You Won’t Let Go: James Arthur
  • It Had To Be You: Harry Connick Jr
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Andy Williams
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love: Elvis Presley
  • Make You Feel My Love: Adele
  • Let’s Stay Together: Al Green
  • Greatest Day: Take That
  • The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face: Roberta Flack
  • I Will Wait: Mumford & Sons
  • Wonderful Tonight: Eric Clapton
  • You Do Something to Me: Paul Weller
  • Best Day of My Life: American Authors
  • Shut Up and Dance: Walk the Moon

See what your friends think

WOW! So many amazing songs to choose from. We’d love to hear your favourites and we’ll be more than happy to add them to our ultimate wedding music lists.