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250 Best Bridal Entrance Songs to Walk Down the Aisle (2021)

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Suddenly, it all goes silent. “Please stand for the entrance of the bride”. 

Everyone glances excitedly over their shoulders. 

The music begins, and then she appears…  

The entrance of the bride is one of the highlights of a wedding ceremony and sets the tone for the rest of the day’s celebrations. 

Picking the right music to set the atmosphere is essential. You’ll want to consider how far the bride needs to walk, whether to use live musicians and what style of music will match the occasion.

At Encore we’ve helped thousands of couples choose their wedding music. We’ve put together the ultimate list of wedding procession songs to help you choose the tune for you, and walk down the aisle in style! 

 

Best Bridal Entrance Songs

Here’s our pick of the top 100 best bridal processional songs. From jazz to pop and everything in between!

  1. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  2. A Million Love Songs – Take That
  3. All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
  4. Budapest – George Ezra
  5. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  6. Truly Madly Deeply – Yoke Lore
  7. What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  8. Somewhere Only We Know – Vitamin String Quartet
  9. Make You Feel My Love – Adele
  10. Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles
  11. Alone with Me – Vance Joy
  12. I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
  13. When You Say Nothing at All – Alison Kraus feat. Union Station
  14. Here Comes the Sun – Fred Benedetti and Peter Pupping
  15. No One – Alicia Keys
  16. Better Together – Us the Duo
  17. All I Want Is You – Barry Louis Polisar
  18. The Power of Love – Celine Dion
  19. Walk Through This World with Me – George Jones
  20. Make You Feel My Love – Garth Brooks
  21. Here and Now – Luther Vandross
  22. Hallelujah – Pentatonix
  23. Love Never Fails – Brandon Heath
  24. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
  25. You Had Me From Hello – Bon Jovi
  26. Marry Me – Train
  27. A Whiter Shade of Pale – Procol Harum
  28. I Could Not Ask for More – Sara Evans
  29. The Rose – Bette Midler
  30. All My Life – K-Ci & JoJo
  31. Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
  32. Young Hearts Run Free – Kym Mazelle
  33. Paradise – Coldplay
  34. Hanging – a Moment – Lifehouse
  35. Good As You – Kane Brown
  36. Amazed – Lonestar
  37. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
  38. Good Life – OneRepublic
  39. Heaven – DJ Sammy & Yanou featuring Do
  40. Rigaudon – Empire Brass & Michael Murray
  41. Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good) – Quindon Tarver
  42. Beyond – Leon Bridges
  43. Till There Was You – The Surreal Beatles
  44. Forever and Ever Amen – Randy Travis
  45. Past Lives – BØRNS
  46. Lucky – Jason Mraz feat. Colbie Caillat
  47. I Fall Apart – Rory Gallagher
  48. Higher Love – James Vincent McMorrow
  49. At Last – Etta James
  50. Amazing Day – Coldplay
  51. I Run to You – Lady Antebellum
  52. Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
  53. A Love That Will Never Grow Old – Emmylou Harris
  54. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
  55. Best Part – Daniel Caesar and H.E.R.
  56. Arioso – Johann Sebastian Bach
  57. Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
  58. Europa (Earth’s Cry Heaven’s Smile) – Santana
  59. Breathe – Faith Hill
  60. If I Could Be With You – Duke Heitger’s Big Four
  61. Everlasting Love from The Parent Trap
  62. Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
  63. Could I Have This Dance – Anne Murray
  64. How Does a Moment Last Forever – Celine Dion
  65. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
  66. I Do – Jessie James Decker
  67. Sweet Disposition – The Temper Trap
  68. Fallin’ for You – Colbie Caillat
  69. Say You Won’t Let Go – Boyce Avenue
  70. I’m Kissing You – Des’ree
  71. The Book of Love – Peter Gabriel
  72. The Few Things – J.P. Saxe
  73. The Luckiest – Ben Folds
  74. If I Fall to Your Heart – Derwent Hannon
  75. The One – Kodaline
  76. Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  77. Makin’ Plans – Miranda Lambert
  78. Always – Patsy Cline
  79. She – Charles Aznavour
  80. Songbird – Oasis
  81. Suddenly – Angry Anderson
  82. The Dream of the Dolphin – Enigma
  83. Songbird – Fleetwood Mac
  84. A Fifth Of Beethoven – Walter Murphy
  85. Where Are You Going – Dave Matthews Band
  86. I Love the Way You Love Me – John Michael Montgomery
  87. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
  88. Hymn for the Weekend – Coldplay
  89. Crystal – Fleetwood Mac
  90. Lover – Taylor Swift
  91. Iris – The Goo Goo Dolls
  92. Making Memories of Us – Keith Urban
  93. La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf
  94. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
  95. Feels Like Home – Edwina Hayes
  96. The Final Countdown – Europe
  97. From This Moment – Shania Twain
  98. With You – Chris Brown

Best Classical Bridal Entrance Songs 

Going for a more traditional wedding? Then some classy classical music will be the perfect fit for your procession. These tried and tested tunes have graced the weddings of royal weddings since the 17th century and are sure to work their magic for modern couples alike long into the future.

  1. Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark’s March) – Jeremiah Clarke
  2. Music for the Royal Fireworks HWV 351 – Georg Friedrich Handel
  3. Air – Handel’s Water Music
  4. Gabriel’s Oboe – Ennio Morricone
  5. Rhapsody On a Theme By Paganini Op. 43: Introduction – Lang Lang Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre & Valery Gergiev
  6. Gymnopédie No.1 – Erik Satie
  7. Aida: Triumphal March & Ballet – Giuseppe Verdi
  8. Air On the G String from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major BWV 1068 – J.S. Bach Orchestra
  9. Spring – Antonio Vivaldi
  10. Here Comes the Bride (Bridal Chorus) – Richard Wagner
  11. Thais Meditation – Jules Massenet
  12. Trumpet Tune in D Major – Henry Purcell
  13. Wagner Bridal Chorus – Wagner
  14. Ode to Joy – Ludwig Van Beethoven
  15. Highland Cathedral – The Regimental Band of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
  16. Romeo & Juliet : Act I Scene XVIII Gavotte – Valery Gergiev & London Symphony Orchestra
  17. Für Elise – Ludwig van Beethoven
  18. Canon in D – Johann Pachelbel
  19. Prelude in C – Johann Sebastian Bach
  20. Prelude-Largo – Georg Friedrich Handel
  21. Ave Maria – Franz Schubert
  22. Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy
  23. Solomon HWV 67: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Georg Friedrich Handel
  24. Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – Johann Sebastian Bach
  25. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon – Handel
  26. Appalachian Spring Suite – Aaron Copland

 

Best Bridal Entrance Songs from Movies and Musicals 

The entrance of the bride is a moment of high drama and anticipation. If there was one moment in your life that called for a movie soundtrack – it would be this! Thankfully hundreds of film and show composers have their scores on hand for you to choose from, so you can guarantee perfection for the opening scene of your ceremony.  

  1. My Girl from Father of the Bride
  2. Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet – Nino Rota
  3. Beauty and the Beast from Beauty and the Beast
  4. The Portrait from Titanic
  5. A Thousand Years from Twilight: Breaking Dawn
  6. Anyone Else But You from Juno
  7. Love Theme from The Godfather
  8. All I Ask of You from Phantom of the Opera
  9. Star Wars: Main Theme from Star Wars
  10. Tale As Old As Time (Instrumental) – Beauty and the Beast
  11. Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John
  12. So This Is Love from Cinderella
  13. Take My Breath Away from Top Gun
  14. Moon River – Frank Sinatra
  15. One Hand One Heart from West Side Story
  16. Because You Loved Me from Up Close and Personal
  17. Kissing You from Romeo & Juliet
  18. Endless Love (From The Endless Love Soundtrack) – Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
  19. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy from The Lord of the Rings
  20. Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific
  21. Superman Theme (Superman the Movie Theme) – Toners
  22. The Lake from The Notebook
  23. Maestro from The Holiday
  24. He’s a Pirate from Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  25. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella
  26. I See You [Theme From Avatar] – Leona Lewis
  27. (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life from Dirty Dancing
  28. Glasgow Love Theme from Love Actually
  29. When You Wish Upon a Star from Pinocchio
  30. Ten Minutes Ago from Cinderella
  31. Sentimental Walk from Love Affair
  32. Stars and Butterflies from Pride and Prejudice
  33. You’ve Got a Friend in Me from Toy Story
  34. A Whole New World from Aladdin
  35. Kiss the Girl from The Little Mermaid
  36. Some Day My Prince Will Come from Snow White
  37. The Secret Wedding (From Braveheart) – David Arkenstone featuring Kathleen Fisher
  38. I Wanna Grow Old With You from The Wedding Singer

 

Modern Bridal Entrance Songs

Looking for something a bit more current? Why not go for a modern classic and keep things contemporary.

  1. XO – Beyonce
  2. Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
  3. Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran
  4. Beautiful Day – U2
  5. All Of Me – John Legend
  6. Latch – Sam Smith
  7. Your Song – Elton John
  8. Us Against the World – Coldplay
  9. I Choose You – Sara Bareilles
  10. First Love Song – Luke Bryan
  11. Haven’t Met You Yet – Michael Bublé
  12. Me and You – Kenny Chesney
  13. Nothing’s Going to Stop Us Now – Starship
  14. Grow Old With Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter
  15. I Love You – Sarah McLachlan
  16. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  17. Sea of Love – Cat Power
  18. Can’t Help Falling in Love – Kina Grannis
  19. Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding
  20. Real Peach – Henry Jamison
  21. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
  22. Linger – The Cranberries
  23. Love Song – Tesla
  24. The Bones – Marren Morris
  25. Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  26. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
  27. Thinking Out Loud – the Guitar Dreamers
  28. How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
  29. When I Say I Do – Clint Black feat. Lisa Hartman Black
  30. I’m Yours – Stringspace Orchestra
  31. I Get to Love You – Ruelle
  32. Big Big Plans – Chris Lane
  33. Change Your Name – Brett Young
  34. Hey There Delilah – Plain White T’s
  35. Rich Man – Hearts & Colors
  36. Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
  37. Beautiful People – Labrinth
  38. Celebration – Kool & the Gang
  39. Look At Me – Carrie Underwood
  40. Stand By Me – Stringspace Orchestra
  41. Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups
  42. Sweet Louise – Passenger
  43. Best Day of My Life – American Authors
  44. Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves
  45. Falling In Love With You Again – Imelda May
  46. Have I Told You Lately? – Tony Bennett
  47. Take Me to Church – Simply Three
  48. What Are Words – Chris Medina
  49. In Case You Didn’t Know – Brett Young
  50. Kiss from a Rose – Seal
  51. I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – Sleeping At Last
  52. Dance Me to the End of Love (Live at Eddie’s Attic) – The Civil Wars
  53. There Will Be Time – Mumford & Sons feat. Baaba Maal
  54. Your Song – Ellie Goulding
  55. I Do (Cherish You) – Mark Wills
  56. This Guy’s In Love with You – Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
  57. This I Swear – Nick Lachey
  58. Endless Love – Luther Vandross feat. Mariah Carey
  59. Halo – Beyoncé
  60. Spectrum (Say My Name) – Florence + The Machine
  61. One Day Like This – Elbow
  62. And I Love Her – Beatles Celebration
  63. Butterfly Waltz – Brian Crain
  64. Only Time – Enya
  65. River Flows In You – Yiruma
  66. Come Rain Or Come Shine – Ray Charles
  67. Speechless – Dan + Shay
  68. Cowboy Take Me Away – The Chicks
  69. Better Together – Jack Johnson
  70. One Love – Bob Marley
  71. Beautiful in White – Shane Filan
  72. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
  73. Earned It – The Weeknd
  74. Bella’s Lullaby – Carter Burwell Dan Redfeld and Elizabeth Hedman
  75. Giving Myself – Jennifer Hudson
  76. Wonderwall – Guitar Tribute Players
  77. Turning Page – Sleeping At Last
  78. On This Day – David Pomeranz
  79. Time After Time – Eva Cassidy
  80. Marry You – Bruno Mars
  81. Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden
  82. Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth & Emeli Sandé
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Jonny Venvell

Jonny is Encore's Head of Artist Relations.

He's responsible for supporting and helping musicians on the platform and writes most of the musician-facing articles on the blog. He can usually be found singing in choirs, drumming in bands, or nodding meaningfully to particularly good chords in London's jazz bars.

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