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Wedding Party Songs


Choosing wedding party songs can be overwhelming. With so many options out there, finding the right song for each moment of your wedding that will fit with your tastes as a couple can feel impossible. 

Here at Encore, we provide wedding bands for thousands of couples each year and are well-versed in curating wedding playlists. Below we have broken down the best wedding songs for each section of the wedding and across genres. From wedding party walk-in songs to country wedding songs, Encore has you covered. 


Wedding Dance songs

Best Wedding Entrance Songs for Wedding Party

If you’re looking for a wedding song to walk down the aisle to, see below are top recommendations. 

  • “Marry You” by Bruno Mars

  • “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay

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

  • “All You Need Is Love” by The Beatles

  • “When We Were Young” by Adele

You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  



Wedding Party Recessional Songs

If you want to find the perfect song to celebrate your first steps as a couple, see below our top wedding recessional songs to help you go out with a bang. 

  • “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” by Natalie Cole

  • “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)” by Stevie Wonder

  • “Somewhere Only We Know” by Keane

  • “Beautiful Day” by U2

  • “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors


You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  


Wedding Party Reception Entrance Songs

Want to make an entrance? Here are our favourite wedding reception entrance songs to help you get the party started. 

  • “Walk This Way” by Run-DMC and Aerosmith 

  • “Jump (For My Love)” by The Pointer Sisters

  • “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk the Moon

  • “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd

  • “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrel

You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  


Classic Wedding Party Songs

If you want timeless songs that have stood the test of time, see below for our favourite classic wedding songs:

  • “You Make My Dreams” by Hall & Oates 

  • “Because You Loved Me” by Celine Dion

  • “Endless Love” by Lionel Richie

  • “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli 

  • “Your Song” by Elton John 

You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  


2023 Wedding Party Songs

Want something fresher? Here are our top 2023 wedding song recommendations: 

  • “I, Carrion (Icarian)” by Hozier

  • “Smaller Acts,” by Zach Bryan

  • “We Might Even Be Falling In Love” by Victoria Monet and Bryson Tiler

  • “Nervous,” by John Legend

  • “Nonsense,” by Sabrina Carpenter


You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  


Country Wedding Party Songs

If you country lover, here are the best country wedding songs for you:

  • “I Will Always Love You” by Dolly Parton

  • “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain

  • “Your Man” by Josh Turner

  • “It’s Your Love” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

  • “Keeper of the Stars” by Tracy Byrd

You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  


Bollywood Wedding Party Songs

If you’re looking for Bollywood songs for your wedding, here are our top picks: 

  • “Gerua” (Dilwale)

  • “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham” (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham)

  • “Suraj Hua Maddham” (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham)

  • “Samjhawan” ( Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania)

  • “Ban Ja Tu Meri Rani” (Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham)

You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  

Irish Wedding Party Songs

If have Irish roots or just love Irish music, here are are top recommendations for Irish wedding songs. 

  • “Galway Girl” by Steve Earle

  • “When You Say Nothing At All” by Ronan Keating

  • “A Rainy Night in Soho” by The Pogues

  • “My Lagan Love” by The Dubliners

  • “From Eden” by Hozier

You can listen to the rest of the playlist here:  


Inspired? Browse through our collection of wedding bands who can bring your favourite wedding songs to life. 


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