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Wedding Reception Music Guide

If you are having trouble picking out songs for your big day, below are some suggestions.

Grand Entrance

1. “1999” performed by Prince
2. “Accidentally in Love” performed by the Counting Crows
3. “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head” performed by Dean Martin
4. “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard Strauss Theme
5. “Always and Forever” performed by Heatwave
6. “Another One Bites The Dust” performed by Queen
7. “Ants Marching” performed by Dave Matthews Band
8. “At Last” performed by Etta James
9. “Beautiful Day” performed by U2
10. “Bittersweet Symphony” performed by Verve
11. “Celebration” performed by Kool & The Gang
12. “Chapel of Love” performed by Dixie Cups
13. “Children” performed by Robert Miles
14. “Crazy In Love” performed by Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z
15. “Crazy Train” performed by Ozzy Osburne
16. “Danger Zone” performed by Kenny Loggins
17. “Eminence Front” performed by The Who
18. “Enter Sandman” performed by Metallica
19. “Everybody Have Fun Tonight” performed by Wang Chung
20. “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
21. “Fifth of Beethoven” by Walter Murphy
22. “Finally” performed by Ce Ce Peniston
23. “Get Ready For This” by 2 Unlimited
24. “Get the Party Started” by P!nk
25. “The Godfather Waltz” by the City of Prague Philharmonic
26. “Gonna Fly Now” (Theme from Rocky) performed by Bill Conti
27. “Groove Is In the Heart” performed by Deee-Lite
28. “Grow Old With You” by Stephen Lynch (in The Wedding Singer)
29. “Happy Together” performed by The Turtles
30. “Here Comes The Hot Stepper” performed by Ini Kamozie
31. “Highway to Hell” performed by AC/DC
32. “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by Marvin Gaye
33. “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by James Taylor

First Dance

1. “A Whole New World” by Peabo Bryson and Regina Bell
2. “After All” performed by Peter Cetera & Cher
3. “All My Life” performed by K-Ci & Jojo
4. “All My Life” performed by Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville
5. “All The Way” performed by Frank Sinatra
6. “Always” performed by Atlantic Starr
7. “Always and Forever” performed by Heatwave
8. “Amazed” performed by Lonestar
9. “As Time Goes By” performed by Jimmy Durante
10. “At Last” performed by Etta James
11. “Beautiful in My Eyes” performed Joshua Kadison
12. “Because You Loved Me” performed by Celine Dion
13. “Better Together” performed by Jack Jackson
14. “Breathe” performed by Faith Hill
15. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” performed by Elton John
16. “Chances Are” performed by Johnny Mathis
17. “Crazy” performed by Patsy Cline
18. “Could I Have This Dance?” performed by Anne Murray
19. “Don’t Know Much” by Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville
20. “Endless Love” by Lionel Richie & Diana Ross or Luther Vandross
21. “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” performed by Bryan Adams
22. “Faithfully” performed by Journey
23. “Fly Me To The Moon” performed by Frank Sinatra
24. “Forever and Ever, Amen” by Randy Travis
25. “From This Moment on” performed by Shania Twain
26. “Greatest Love of All” performed Whitney Houston
27. “Grow Old With Me” performed by Mary Chapin Carpenter
28. “Have I Told You Lately” by Rod Stewart or Van Morrison
29. “Here And Now” performed by Luther Vandross
30. “Hero” performed by Enrique Iglesias
31. “Hero” performed by Mariah Carey
32. “How Do I Live” performed by LeAnn Rimes or Trisha Yearwood
33. “How Sweet It Is” performed by James Taylor
34. “I Can Love You Like That” performed by All-4-One or John
35. “I Could Not Ask For More” performed by Edwin McCain
36. “I Cross My Heart” performed by George Strait
37. “(I Do) Cherish You” performed by 98 Degrees or Mark Wills
38. “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith or Mark Chestnutt
39. “I Finally Found Someone” by Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams
40. “I Knew I Loved You” performed by Savage Garden
41. “I Wanna Grow Old With You” performed by Westlife
42. “I Only Have Eyes For You” performed by the Flamingos
43. “I Swear” performed by All-4-One or John Michael Montgomery
44. “I Will Always Love You” performed by Whitney Houston
45. “If” by Bread
46. “I’ll Be” performed by Edwin McCain
47. “In My Life” performed by The Beatles or Bette Midler
48. “In Your Eyes” performed by Peter Gabriel

Father Daughter

1. “A Father’s Love” by Bob Carisle
2. “Always Be Your Baby” by Natalie Grant
3. “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison
4. “Butterfly Kisses” performed by Bob Carlisle
5. “Changes” by Kelly and Ozzy Osbourne
6. “Dad” by K’s Choice
7. “Daddy” by Beyoncé
8. “Daddy’s Girl” by Curtis Clay
9. “Daddy’s Girl” performed by Katey Sagal
10. “Daddy’s Hands” performed by Holly Dunn
11. “Daddy’s Little Girl” performed by Michael Bolton
12. “Dance with My Father” performed by Luther Vandross
13. “Daughter” by Loudon Wainwright III
14. “Daughter of Mine” by John McDermott
15. “Daughters” performed by John Mayer
16. “Drive (for Daddy Gene)” by Alan Jackson
17. “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon
18. “Heaven’s Missing an Angel” by 98 Degrees
19. “How Do You Fall In Love” by Alabama
20. “How Much Do You Love Me” by John Berry
21. “I Loved Her First” by Heartland
22. “I Wish I Could” by Collin Raye
23. “I Wish You Love” by Dean Martin
24. “If I Could” by Michael Bolton
25. “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” by Britney Spears
26. “In My Arms” by Mark Wills
27. “In My Daughter’s Eyes” performed by Martina McBride
28. “Isn’t She Lovely” performed by Stevie Wonder
29. “It’s for My Dad” by Nancy Sinatra
30. “Landslide” performed by Fleetwood Mac or the Dixie Chicks
31. “Little Miss Magic” by Jimmy Buffet
32. “Love Without End, Amen” performed by George Strait

Mother Son

1. “26 Cents” performed the Wilkinsons
2. “A New Day Has Come” by Celine Dion
3. “A Song For Mama” performed Boyz II Men
4. “A Song For My Son” performed Winsome
5. “Always on My Mind” performed by Willie Nelson
6. “Baby Mine” by Bette Midler
7. “Beautiful Boy” by Celine Dion or John Lennon
8. “Child of Mine” by Carole King
9. “Godspeed” by Dixie Chicks
10. “Good Mother” by Jann Arden
11. “I Wish You Love” by Natalie Cole or Rosemary Clooney
12. “If I Could” by Barbra Streisand
13. “I’ll Be” by Reba McEntyre
14. “In My Mother’s Eyes” by Willie Nelson
15. “Mother’s Day” by Jennifer Hamady
16. “The Perfect Fan” by Backstreet Boys
17. “Simple Man” by Lynard Skynard
18. “Simple Man” by Shinedown
19. “The One Who Knows” by Dar Williams
20. “The Prayer” Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli or Anthony Callea
21. “Three Times a Lady” performed the Commodores
22. “Time” by Backstreet Boys
23. “Turn Around” by Joanie Bartels, Nanci Griffith
24. “With Arms Wide Open” performed by Creed
25. “You Belong To Me” by Patsy Cline or The Duprees
26. “You Needed Me” by Boyzone

Cake Cutting

1. “A Wink and a Smile” performed by Harry Connick, Jr.
2. “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head” performed by Dean Martin
3. “Arthur’s Theme” performed by Christopher Cross
4. “Axel F” performed by Harold Faltermeyer
5. “Better Be Good to Me” performed by Tina Turner
6. “Chapel of Love” performed by Dixie Cups
7. “Cut the Cake” performed by Average White Band
8. “Cuts Like a Knife” performed by Bryan Adams
9. “December 1963” performed by Four Seasons
10. “Eat It” performed by Weird Al Yankovic
11. “Grow Old With You” by Stephen Lynch (in The Wedding Singer)
12. “Happy Together” performed by The Turtles
13. “Happy Trails” performed by Van Halen
14. “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” performed by Pat Benatar
15. “How Sweet It Is” performed by James Taylor
16. “Hungry Eyes” performed by Eric Carmen
17. “I Get A Kick Out Of You” performed by Frank Sinatra
18. “I Got You Babe” performed by Sonny & Cher
19. “Ice Cream” performed by Sarah Mclachlan
20. “If I had a $1,000,000” performed by the Barenaked Ladies
21. “It’s Your Love” performed by Tim Mcgraw & Faith Hill
22. “Jaws Theme” performed by John Williams
23. “L-O-V-E” performed by Nat King Cole
24. “Love and Marriage” performed by Frank Sinatra
25. “Love Me Tender” performed by Elvis Presley
26. “Mack the Knife” performed by Bobby Darin or Frank Sinatra
27. “Oh Yeah” performed by Yello
28. “Only Wanna Be With You” performed by Hootie & the Blowfish
29. “Peter Gunn Theme” performed by Various Artists
30. “Pour Some Sugar On Me” performed by Def Leppard
31. “Recipe For Love” performed by Harry Connick Jr.
32. “Sugar, Sugar” performed by The Archies
33. “Sweetest Thing” performed by U2
34. “That’s Amore” performed by Dean Martin
35. “The Bride Cuts the Cake” performed by various artists
36. “The Sweet Escape” performed by Gwen Stefani
37. “The Sweetest Thing (I’ve Ever Known)” performed by Lauryn Hill
38. “This Could Be the Start of Something Big” by Tony Bennet
39. “When I’m 64” performed by The Beatles or John Denver
40. “We’ve Only Just Begun” performed by The Carpenters
41. “Yummy Yummy Yummy” performed by Ohio Express

Money Dance

1. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” performed by Elton John
2. “Chances Are” performed by Johnny Mathis
3. “Colour My World” performed by Chicago
4. “Count On Me” performed by Babyface & Whitney Houston
5. “Friends” performed by Michael W. Smith
6. “Friends” performed by Elton John
7. “Hey Big Spender” from Sweet Charity
8. “I Hope You Dance” performed by Lee Ann Womack
9. “If I had a $1,000,000” performed by the Barenaked Ladies
10. “Money” performed by Pink Floyd
11. “Money, Money, Money” performed by ABBA
12. “Mony, Mony” performed by Billy Idol
13. “Ten Cents a Dance” performed by Doris Day
14. “That’s What Friends Are For” by Dionne Warrick & Friends
15. “What a Wonderful World” performed by Louis Armstrong
16. “You’ve Got a Friend” performed by James Taylor
17. “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” by Randy Newman & Lyle Lovett

Bouquet Toss

1. “All I Wanna Do” performed by Sheryl Crow
2. “American Woman” performed by Lenny Kravitz or Guess Who
3. “Another One Bites the Dust” performed by Queen
4. “Bad Girls” performed by Donna Summer
5. “Brick House” performed by the Commodores
6. “Bootylicious” performed by Destiny’s Child
7. “Can’t Hold Us Down” performed by Christina Aguilera
8. “Curly Shuffle” performed by Jump ‘N the Saddle Band
9. “Dirrty” performed by Christina Aguilera
10. “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” performed by Marilyn Monroe
11. “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by the Police
12. “Gimme All Your Lovin'” performed by ZZ Top
13. “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” performed by Cyndi Lauper
14. “Girls Night Out” performed by The Judds
15. “Girls, Girls, Girls” performed by Motley Crue
16. “Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)” by Bill Conti Est. BPM: 95
17. “Guys Do It All the Time” performed by Mindy McCready
18. “Heaven” performed by Bryan Adams
19. “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” performed by Pat Benatar
20. “Hot Girls in Love” performed by Loverboy
21. “Hungry Eyes” performed by Eric Carmen
22. “I Wanna Have Some Fun” performed by Samantha Fox
23. “I Want Candy” performed by Bow Wow Wow
24. “It Takes a Mighty Good Man” performed by Saffire
25. “It’s Raining Men” by the Weather Girls
26. “Jeopardy Theme” performed by Various
27. “Just a Girl” performed by No Doubt
28. “Kiss” performed by Prince

Garter Toss

1. “Ain’t No Other Man” performed by Christina Aguilera
2. “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight”
3. “Another One Bites the Dust” performed by Queen
4. “Any Man Of Mine” performed by Shania Twain
5. “Bad Boy” performed by Miami Sound Machine
6. “Bad Boy For Life” performed by P. Diddy
7. “Bad Boys (Theme From Cops)” performed by Inner Circle
8. “Bad to the Bone” by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
9. “Bootylicious” performed by Destiny’s Child
10. “Boys” performed by Britney Spears
11. “Cherry Pie” performed by Warrant
12. “Curly Shuffle” performed by Jump ‘N the Saddle Band
13. “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” performed by Rod Stewart
14. “Dirrty” performed by Christina Aguilera
15. “Do You Wanna Touch Me” performed by Joan Jett
16. “Fever” performed by Peggy Lee, Madonna,
17. “Foxy Lady” performed by Jimmy Hendrix, Willie Hutch
18. “Freak Me” performed by Silk
19. “Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)” by Bill Conti
20. “Gimme All Your Lovin'” performed by ZZ Top
21. “Girls, Girls, Girls” performed by Motley Crue
22. “Guys Do It All the Time” performed by Mindy McCready
23. “Heaven” performed by Bryan Adams
24. “Hot In Herre” performed by Nelly
25. “Hot Legs” performed by Rod Stewart
26. “Hot Mama” performed by Trace Adkins
27. “Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer
28. “Hungry Eyes” performed by Eric Carmen
29. “I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock and Roll)”
30. “I Know What Boys Like” performed by the Waitresses
31. “I Touch Myself” performed by The Divinyls
32. “I Wanna Be Bad” performed by Willa Ford
33. “(I Wanna Be) Your Underwear” performed by Bryan Adams
34. “I Want Candy” performed by Bow Wow Wow
35. “I’m a Slave 4 U” performed by Britney Spears
36. “I’m Too Sexy” performed by Right Said Fred
37. “It’s Raining Men” by the Weather Girls
38. “It Takes a Mighty Good Man” performed by Saffire

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