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The Best Wedding Songs 

Photograph of the blog post author, Annika Hope

Annika Hope


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The best wedding songs should be meaningful, romantic, and timeless. It should evoke emotion and create a special moment that will be remembered for years to come. It should also be appropriate for the couple and the occasion. Popular choices for wedding songs include classics like “At Last” by Etta James and “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley, as well as more modern songs like “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri and “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston. So let’s see which ones made our list for the best wedding songs ever. 

Tips On How To Find The Best Wedding Song

  • Firstly, decide on the type of song you want. Do you want a romantic ballad, an upbeat dance song, or something more traditional?
  • Browse through your favorite music streaming service or download some music from iTunes. Listen to a few songs that you think might work and see if they fit the mood you’re looking for. 
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for advice. Talk to friends and family who have been married before and see what songs they chose for their wedding.
  • Consider the lyrics of the song. Make sure the words are meaningful and appropriate for the occasion.
  • You can always ask your wedding band or DJ for suggestions. They may have some great ideas that you hadn’t thought of.
  • Don’t be afraid to try something new. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can always choose a song that’s outside of the traditional wedding music genre.

But if you are still wondering which song will make you day even more special, then maybe give one of these songs below a try. 

Best Wedding Songs

“At Last” by Etta James

At Last by Etta James is a classic love song about finding the perfect love. The lyrics express the joy of finding someone to love and cherish, and the singer’s hope that their love will last forever.

“Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton

Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton is a romantic ballad about spending an evening with his lover and appreciating all the little things that make the night special. The song expresses his gratitude for being able to share the moment with her, and how he is content just to be in her presence.

“Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley

“Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley is a romantic love song about being helplessly in love with someone. The song expresses the idea that no matter what the couple may go through, they will always be in love with each other and will never be able to fight it.

“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri is a song about the power of true love and the everlasting bond between two people. The song speaks of the narrator’s love for her partner and her desire to stay with them forever, no matter how long it takes. The lyrics express the narrator’s willingness to wait a thousand years to be with their beloved, if that is what it takes.

“I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz

“I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz is a song about being open to love and taking a chance on a relationship. The lyrics express a desire to make a commitment to someone and to be there for them no matter what. The chorus of the song expresses the singer’s willingness to take a leap of faith and to take a chance on love.

“L-O-V-E” by Nat King Cole

“L-O-V-E” by Nat King Cole is a classic love song about the power of love and its ability to bring joy and happiness to life. The song speaks of the unconditional and unconditional love that exists between two people and how it can bring a sense of peace and contentment. The lyrics also emphasize the importance of cherishing and nurturing the love that exists between two individuals.

“God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys

“God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys is a song about unconditional love and devotion. The lyrics express the idea that, no matter what life throws at a person, God will always be there to guide them and love them. The song is an uplifting reminder that even in difficult times, God will always be there to provide comfort and support.

“Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green

“Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green is a soulful love song about a man who is determined to remain in a loving relationship with his partner. He expresses his commitment to stay together through thick and thin, and pleads with his partner to never leave him. The song is an ode to the power of unconditional love and the strength of a long-lasting relationship.

“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” by Stevie Wonder

“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” by Stevie Wonder is a love song that expresses the singer’s appreciation for his partner. The song is about how his partner brings joy and light into his life and is the source of his happiness. The lyrics express the singer’s gratitude for having such a special person in his life and his desire to always be with them.

“I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston

“I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston is a power ballad written by Dolly Parton and released in 1974. It is one of the best-selling singles of all time, with over 20 million copies sold worldwide. The song expresses a heartfelt sentiment of love and devotion, and has been covered by numerous artists, including Whitney Houston, who released her own version in 1992. The song has become an enduring classic, and is often used in movies, television shows, and other media.

Closing Thoughts

Do you agree with our list of the best wedding songs and has it given you inspiration if your big day is rapidly approaching? As long as the song  – or songs – mean something to you and it can also be a great number to dance to, then you can’t really go wrong. Have a great day and create some fab memories!


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