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Top 100 Wedding Last Dance Songs (2024)

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Nobody likes to leave a wedding. But you can exit with a bang if you choose the right last dance song… make it one to remember! This is your last chance to have a big boogie on your wedding day with all the people you love, so we’re here to help you choose your soundtrack! 

Here at Encore, we’ve helped thousands of couples book professional musicians for their weddings. In this article, we’ve handpicked the songs that will get all your guests dancing themselves silly. Whether you want everyone’s favourite party tune, your favourite niche Indie band, or a final romantic slow dance – we’ve got you covered for everything!

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Most Popular Last Dance Songs

These hand-picked songs are the ones everybody loves. Whether old or young, these are guaranteed to get everyone dancing!

  1. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  2. Endless Love – Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie
  3. You Mean The World To Me – Toni Braxton
  4. Circle Of Life – Elton John, from The Lion King
  5. All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
  6. You Got the Love – Florence + The Machine
  7. Save the Last Dance for Me – The Drifters
  8. True Companion – Marc Cohn
  9. Goodnight My Love – Gloria Estefan
  10. Wrapped Around Your Finger – Sting
  11. Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
  12. Angel Of Mine – Monica
  13. One Day Like This – Elbow
  14. That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne Warwick
  15. Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
  16. When Will I See You Again – The Three Degrees
  17. I’ll Be There – Jess Glynne


Best Last Dance Songs

Here is our selection of the best songs to pick for the end of the evening. No wedding playlist is complete without these…

  1. Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
  2. Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
  3. How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees
  4. Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  5. I Could Have Danced All Night – Julie Andrews, from My Fair Lady
  6. Go Home – Stevie Wonder
  7. The Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston
  8. We’ve Only Just Begun – The Carpenters
  9. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
  10. All of My Life – Linda Ronstadt
  11. God Only Knows – Beach Boys
  12. Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland, from Wizard Of Oz
  13. Look At Where We Are – Hot Chip
  14. Save The Best For Last – Vanessa Williams
  15. When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge
  16. Something – The Beatles
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Romantic Last Dance Songs

If you are looking for that extra romantic end to your big day, then these wedding songs will be perfect!

  1. Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
  2. Always And Forever – Heatwave
  3. September Song – Frank Sinatra
  4. What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  5. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
  6. Put Your Dreams Away – Frank Sinatra
  7. The Last Dance – Rosemary Clooney
  8. Isn’t It Romantic – Mel Torme
  9. The Girl From Ipanema – Joao Gilberto
  10. S Wonderful – Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
  11. Just the Two Of Us – Bill Withers
  12. That’s All – Nat King Cole


Upbeat Last Dance Songs

By the end of your wedding reception, some guests may be getting tired. But we have the perfect remedy to get everyone back on their feet… a final upbeat song!

  1. Champagne Kisses – Jessie Ware
  2. Always Be My Baby – Mariah Carey
  3. Here Comes Your Man – Pixies
  4. Kiss Me – Sixpence None the Richer
  5. Starry Eyed – Ellie Goulding
  6. Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader
  7. Adore You – Miley Cyrus
  8. You’ve Got a Friend in Me – Randy Newman
  9. Five Years Time – Noah & The Whale
  10. Cupid’s Chokehold – Gym Class Heroes
  11. Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  12. Look At Where We Are – Hot Chip
  13. God Only Knows – Beach Boys


Modern Last Dance Songs

Here’s a taste of the music everyone loves at the moment. From Adele to John Legend, all the bangers are here…

  1. Everything Has Changed – Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran
  2. Speechless – Dan and Shay
  3. Hold You in My Arms – Ray LaMontagne
  4. Llegaste Tu – Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra
  5. Old Fashioned – Cee-Lo Green
  6. I Am Yours – Andy Grammar
  7. Lucky – Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat
  8. Lovesong – Adele
  9. Your Song – Ellie Goulding
  10. Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves
  11. XO – John Mayer
  12. Still Into You – Paramore
  13. You and Me – Dave Matthews Band
  14. So Easy – Phillip Phillips
  15. Can’t Help Falling in Love – Haley Reinhart
  16. Mirrors – Justin Timberlake
  17. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
  18. All of Me – John Legend
  19. Everything – Michael Buble


Classic Last Dance Songs

What’s more classic than Frank Sinatra! End your night with a bit of old-school romance with one of these classic songs.

  1. My Funny Valentine – Frank Sinatra
  2. It Had To Be You 0 Tony Bennett or Ray Anthony
  3. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
  4. You Send Me – Sam Cooke
  5. Moon River – Andy Williams
  6. Cheek To Cheek – Ella Fitzgerald
  7. My Way – Frank Sinatra
  8. I Finally Found Someone – Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams
  9. Follow You, Follow Me – Genesis
  10. My Blue Heaven – Gene Austin
  11. I Will Always Love You – Dolly Parton or Whitney Houston
  12. Someone To Watch Over Me – Nina Simone


Grand Exit Last Dance Songs

The song to end the night may as well create a bang! This selection is guaranteed to give you that grand exit you’ve been looking for…

  1. Love on Top – Beyoncé
  2. Closing Time – Semisonic
  3. Living on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
  4. I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do – ABBA
  5. We Found Love – Rihanna and Calvin Harris
  6. I Will Never Let You Down – Rita Ora
  7. Paper Rings – Taylor Swift
  8. We Are Young – Fun
  9. Paradise – George Ezra
  10. The Edge of Glory – Lady Gaga
  11. Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding
  12. Sugar – Maroon 5
  13. Countdown – Beyoncé
  14. Evacuate the Dance Floor – Cascada



Matt Venvell

Matt is a recent Music Graduate of Oxford University. He now splits his time between being a freelance drummer/percussionist and a content writer. In between these, Matt loves to learn about how the world works, enjoys the outdoors, and is always looking for more music recommendations.

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