What are some good songs to add to a wedding reception play list?

June 13, 2013 | By

Question by CheekyWench: What are some good songs to add to a wedding reception play list?
We need some good dance songs and slow songs. The majority of my family are big country and western fans (not me so much, but I'd like to have some for them). No Rap, R&B or hip hop though.

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Answer by Mrs. Edward Cullen
Stairway to Heaven! Congratulations on getting married.

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Comments (3)

  1. Susan W

    My daughter was just married & this is the list that we put together. You can go to youtube or project playlist & listen to each song. Hope some of this helps.

    “When God Made You” – Newsong/Natalie Grant
    “All My Life” – Linda Ronstadt/Aaron Neville
    “Dance With Me” – T.Carter
    “This Ring” – T. Carter
    “The Rest Of Mine” – Trace Adkins
    “Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow ” – Trace Adkins
    “Your Everything” – Keith Urban
    “Keeper of the Stars” – Tracy Byrd
    “You’re My Witness” – Clay Walker
    “Me and You” – Kenny Chesney
    ” From This Moment “.. By Shania Twain
    “From This Moment” – Shania Twain/Bryan White
    “If There Hadn’t Been You” – Billy Dean
    “Amazed” – Lonestar
    “Back at One” – Mark Wills
    “I Love The Way You Love Me” – John Michael Montgomery
    “I Love You” – Martina McBride
    “I Melt” – Rascal Flatts
    “I Swear” – John Michael Montgomery
    “It’s Your Love” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
    “Love, Me” – Collin Raye
    “My Love” – Little Texas
    “Your Love Amazes Me” – John Berry
    “Love Of My Life” – Sammy Kershaw
    “Bless The Broken Road” – Rascal Flatts
    “I Cross My Heart” – George Strait
    “I Do” – Paul Brandt
    “I Do (Cherish You)” – Mark Wills
    “Forever & Ever, Amen” – Randy Travis
    “Say Yes” – Dusty Drake
    “With This Ring” – Sawyer Brown
    “You” – Rascal Flatts
    “The Man In Love With You” – George Strait
    “I’ll Never Do Better Than You” – George Canyon
    “When I Said I Do” – Clint Black/Lisa Hartman
    “For You I Will” – Aaron Tippin
    “Feels So Right” – Alabama
    “The Battle Hymn Of Love” – Kathy Mattea
    “From Here To Eternity” – Michael Peterson
    “Making Memories of Us” – Keith Urban
    “Once In A Lifetime” – Keith Urban
    “Two Hearts One Love” – Zona Jones
    “Hold On To Me” – John Michael Montgomery
    “Love Like There’s No Tomorrow” – Aaron Tippin
    “Lost In This Moment ” – Big & Rich
    “Stealing Cinderella” – Chuck Wicks
    “Grow Old Along With Me ” – Mary Chapin Carpenter
    “I Give” – Shawn King/Willie Nelson
    “I Will Be There For You” – Jessica Andrews
    “Forever And For Always” – Shania Twain
    “I’ll Still Be Loving You” – Restless Heart
    “You’re Still the One” – Shania Twain
    “Love You With All Of My Heart” – Sara Evans

    -For the reception-

    “If I Didn’t Have You” – Randy Travis
    “All I Ever Wanted” – Chuck Wicks
    “My Kind Of Woman” – Craig Morgan
    “Someone To Give My Love To” – Tracy Byrd
    “The Shake” by Neal McCoy
    “Good Time” – Alan Jackson
    “Feels Just Like It Should” by Pat Green
    “Skoal Ring” by Gretchen Wilson
    “Tangled Up” by Billy Currington
    “Whole Lot More” by Billy Currington
    “Center Of My World” by Chris Young
    “I Got You” by Craig Morgan
    “A Good Man” by Emerson Drive
    “Just Got Started Lovin’ You” by James Otto
    “Good Good Lovin” by Brian McComas
    “Holding Heaven In My Arms Tonight” by Tracy Byrd
    “It’s Good To Be Us” by Bucky Covington
    “Big Love” – Tracy Byrd
    “Love Will Always Win”… Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood
    “Daddy’s Money” – Riccochet
    “Little Bit Of Life” – Craig Morgan
    “Wrapped” – George Strait
    You Win My Love” – Shania Twain
    “Little Bitty” – Alan Jackson
    “Good Time” – Alan Jackson
    “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy” – Kenny Chesney
    “Sold” – John Michael Montgomery
    “Livin’ On Love” – Alan Jackson
    “Constantly” – Cross Canadian Ragweed
    “I Try To Think About Elvis” – Patty Loveless
    “Isn’t That Everything” – Danielle Peck
    “Let Your Love Flow” – Bellamy Brothers
    “Kiss Me In The Dark” – Randy Rogers Band
    “Ladies Love Country Boys” – Trace Adkins
    “I Just Want To Dance With You” – George Strait
    “No Doubt About It” – Neal McCoy
    “She’s Got A Way With Me” by Billy Currington
    “You’re Where I Belong” by Trisha Yearwood
    “Two Hearts One Love” by Zona Jones
    “You Had Me From Hello” by Kenny Chesney
    “No Place That Far” by Sara Evans
    “Nothin But A Love Thang” by Darryl Worley
    “Look At You Girl” by Chris Ledoux
    “Two Of A Kind, Working On A Full House” by Garth Brooks
    “Wonderful Tonight” by David Kersh
    “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts
    “I Hope You Dance” … Lee Ann Womack
    “Because You Loved Me” – Jo Dee Messina
    “You’re My Better Half” by Keith Urban
    “Forever & Ever, Amen” – Randy Travis
    “The Way You Love Me” – Faith Hill
    “Let Me Love You” – Lonestar
    “She’s In Love With The Boy” – Trisha Yearwood
    “A Perfect Love” – Trisha Yearwood
    “Amen Kind Of Love” – Daryle Singletary
    “I’ll Never Stop Loving You” – David Kersh
    “That’s When I Love You” – Phil Vassar
    “All I Want To Do” – Sugarland
    “All American Girl” – Carrie Underwood
    “I Need You” – Faith Hill/Tim McGraw
    “Can’t Fight The Moonlight” – LeAnn Rimes
    “Some People” – LeAnn Rimes
    “Could I Have This Dance” – Anne Murray
    “Wrapped Around” – Brad Paisley
    “She’s Everything” – Brad Paisley
    “What A Beautiful Day” – Chris Cagle
    “Lovin’ You, Lovin’ Me” – Chris Cagle
    “You’re Gonna Love Me” – Chris Young
    “Love A Little Stronger” – Diamond Rio
    “Love Bug” – George Strait
    “Livin” Our Love Song” – Jason Michael Carroll
    “Your Man” – Josh Turner
    “Mama He’s Crazy” – The Judds
    “Somebody Like You” – Keith Urban
    “Fall In L

  2. 20 year old

    Here is the playlist of love songs I have. Hope this helps.
    These songs canbe the bride describing the groom or the groom describing the bride.

    1. Kiss me acoustic by Avril Lavigne
    2. The way I am by Ingrid Michaelson
    3. Better together by Jack Johnson
    4. Come back to bed by John Mayer
    5. Underneath it all by No Doubt
    6. The Nearness of you by Norah Jones
    7. A lonely September by The Plain White tees
    8. Come away with me by Norah Jones
    9. The way you look tonight by Steve Tyrell
    10. Stay With you by John Legend
    11. Too lost in you by The Sugababes
    12. Sweet Thang by Chaka Khan and Rufus
    13. All I want for Christmas is you by Olivia Olson
    14. About you now by The Sugababes
    15. Thank God I found you by Mariah Carey & 98 Degrees
    16. Love by Musiq Soulchild
    17. Turn me on by Norah Jones
    18. Always by Stevie Wonder
    19. I just called to say I love you by Stevie Wonder
    20. My Boo by Alicia Keys & Usher
    21. For you I will by Monica
    22. For you I will by Teddy Geiger
    23. Realize by Colbie Calliat
    24. You Give me fever by Ella Fitzgerald
    25. Cant take my eyes off you by Lauryn Hill
    27. I’m yours by Jason Mraz
    28. Close to you by the carpenters
    29. I love you just the way you are by Billy Joel
    30. I’m so in Love with you by Al Green
    31. All my life by Kci and Jo Jo
    32. Angel of mine by Monica
    33. Love and Happiness by Al Green
    34. Back at one by Brian Mcknight
    35. Spend my life with you by Eric Benet
    36. Love you I do by Jennifer Hudson
    37. My first Love by Avant and Tamia
    38. You and me by Musiq Soulchild
    39. Fall for you by Secondhand Serenade
    40. I will follow you into the dark by Death Cab for Cutie

    I hope the two of you have a wonderful wedding and a blissful married life. Oh and there is just one thing I would appreciate from you, and that is just let me know the song you chose and why you chose it and whether you thought my wedding playlist was good or not. I would really appreciate that. And I hope the two of you have an extraordinarily great wedding and years of loved bliss and happiness in your future.

  3. volata_bionda

    My fiance and I aren’t big fans of Country Music either, so unfortunatly my list doens’t contain any country….but check it out!

    Here is my song list I have so far for my wedding:

    I’ll stop the world and Melt with you- The cure
    White Wedding- Billy Idol
    The Luckiest- Ben Folds
    The time of my life- David Cook
    I will follow you into the dark- Death Cad for cutie
    I’ll be- Edwin McCain
    I’m yours- Jason Miraz
    Made to love- Toby Mac
    Coffee Shop- Landon Pigg
    First Time- Lifehouse
    At Last- Etta James
    I’ll love you ’till the end- P.S. I love you soundtrack
    Unchained Melody- Righteous Brothers
    The way I am- Ingrid Michaelson
    When love takes you in- Steven Curtis Chapman
    With every little kiss- Steven Curtis Chapman
    I’m Gonna Be (500 miles)- Steven Curtis Chapman
    Don’t stop Believing- Journey
    Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton
    Take My Breath Away- Berlin
    I just died in your arms- Cutting Crew
    Love has remembered me- April Wine
    Right here waiting- Richard Marx
    House of the Rising Sun- Animals
    Sea Of Love.-Bobby Darin
    Layla (Acoustic)-Eric Clapton
    Dream Lover
    Shake It- Metro Station
    Frank Sinatra – Dancing Cheek To Cheek.
    Frank Sinatra – Love And Marriage.
    Frank Sinatra – Unforgetable.
    Gwen Stephanie – Wind It Up
    Death Cab For cutie- I will possess your heart-Radio Version
    Styxx- I’m Sailing Away

    I hope you like these songs! Congratulations!