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  • Writer's pictureCelia Rose

How to Create the Ultimate Wedding Playlist: Top Songs for Every Moment

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, and your music selection plays a big role in creating the perfect atmosphere. Whether you're looking for classic love songs or upbeat dance hits, creating the ultimate wedding playlist can be overwhelming. To help you out, we've compiled a list of top songs for every moment of your big day.

Ceremony The ceremony is a time to celebrate the love between you and your partner. Here are some song suggestions to set the romantic tone:

  • "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  • "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  • "Marry Me" by Train

  • "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  • "You Are the Love of My Life" by Sam Cooke

Cocktail Hour After the ceremony, your guests will want to relax and mingle while enjoying some drinks and appetizers. Here are some upbeat, yet mellow songs to play during cocktail hour:

  • "L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole

  • "Sway" by Michael Buble

  • "Fly Me to the Moon" by Frank Sinatra

  • "Feeling Good" by Nina Simone

  • "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega

Reception The reception is where the party really gets started! Here are some songs to keep your guests on the dance floor:

  • "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

  • "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston

  • "Can't Stop the Feeling" by Justin Timberlake

  • "Crazy in Love" by Beyonce ft. Jay-Z

  • "I Gotta Feeling" by Black Eyed Peas

Slow Dances Slow dances are a great opportunity for you and your partner to have a special moment together. Here are some classic love songs to slow things down:

  • "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers

  • "At Last" by Etta James

  • "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston

  • "When a Man Loves a Woman" by Percy Sledge

  • "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

Last Dance Your last dance is a chance to end the night on a high note. Here are some song suggestions to keep the energy up:

  • "Closing Time" by Semisonic

  • "Don't Stop Believing" by Journey

  • "I've Had the Time of My Life" by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

  • "Save the Last Dance for Me" by The Drifters

  • "All You Need is Love" by The Beatles

Remember, your wedding playlist should reflect your personal style and tastes. Consult with your wedding DJ to create a customized playlist that fits the atmosphere you want for your big day. With these song suggestions, you're on your way to creating the ultimate wedding playlist that will keep your guests dancing all night long.

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