Top 50 Wedding Love Songs of All Time for Your Big Day

Music at weddings can be oh-so nostalgic, playful, sentimental, joyous, cultural and fun! Drawing all elements of emotion, creating memories with loved ones. Your playlist brings your wedding (and dancefloor) to life. From timeless classics to contemporary hits, let’s explore the top 50 wedding love songs of all time. Join us on this musical journey and let the melodies do the talking.

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Top 50 Most Popular Love Songs for Weddings

Couples first dance to wedding love songs.
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“I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston (written by Dolly Parton)

“And I wish you joy and happiness / But above all of this, I wish you love / And I will always love you.”

“Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers

“Woah, my love, my darling / I’ve hungered for your touch / A long, lonely time / And time goes by so slowly / And time can do so much / Are you still mine?”

“Endless Love” by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie

“And your eyes, your eyes, your eyes / They tell me how much you care / Ooh, yes / You will always be / My endless love.”

“At Last” by Etta James

“I found a dream, that I could speak to / A dream that I can call my own / I found a thrill to rest my cheek to. / A thrill that I have never known.”

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

“Take my hand / Take my whole life too / For I can”t help falling in love with you”

“The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra

“Yes, you’re lovely, with your smile so warm / And your cheeks so soft / There is nothing for me but to love you / And the way you look tonight.”

“My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion

Near, far, wherever you are / I believe that the heart does go on / Once more, you open the door / And you’re here in my heart / And my heart will go on and on.”

“When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge

“When a man loves a woman / Spend his very last dime / Tryin’ to hold on to what he needs / He’d give up all his comforts / And sleep out in the rain / If she said that’s the way it ought to be”

“Nothing Can Change This Love” by Sam Cooke

“I know, I know, I know, I know, I know / That nothing, nothing, nothing can ever /Change the love I have for you”

“Everything” by Michael Buble

“And you know that’s what our love can do / And in this crazy life, and through these crazy times / It’s you, it’s you, you make me sing / You’re every line, you’re every word, you’re everything.”

“Marry Me” by Train

“Together can never be close enough for me / To feel like I am close enough to you / You wear white, and I’ll wear out the words I love you / And you’re beautiful /Now that the wait is over / And love and has finally showed her my way.” 

“I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith

“Don’t want to close my eyes / I don’t want to fall asleep / ‘Cause I’d miss you baby / And I don’t want to miss a thing / ‘Cause even when I dream of you / The sweetest dream will never do / I’d still miss you baby / And I don’t want to miss a thing.”

“Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton

“I feel wonderful / Because I see the love light in your eyes / And the wonder of it all / Is that you just don’t realize how much I love you”

“You Are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker

“You are so beautiful to me / You are so beautiful to me / Can’t you see / You’re everything I hoped for / You’re everything I need / You are so beautiful to me.”

“Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?” by Van Morrison

“Have I told you lately that I love you? / Have I told you there’s no one above you / Fill my heart with gladness / Take away my sadness / Ease my troubles, that’s what you do.”

“Love Me Tender” by Elvis Presley

“Love me tender, love me long / Take me to your heart / For it’s there that I belong and we’ll never part / Love me tender, love me true / All my dreams fulfilled / For my darling I love you / And I always will.”

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

“You’re just too good to be true / I can’t take my eyes off you / You’d be like heaven to touch / I wanna hold you so much / At long last love has arrived / And I thank God I’m alive / You’re just too good to be true / Can’t take my eyes off you.”

“It Had to Be You” by Harry Connick Jr.

“For nobody else gave me a thrill / With all your faults, I love you still / Baby, it had to be you, wonderful you / Had to be you.”

“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

“I have died everyday waiting for you /  Darling, don’t be afraid, I have loved you for a thousand years / I’ll love you for a thousand more.”

“How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by Marvin Gaye

“Ooh, baby, I needed the shelter of someone’s arms / And there you were / I needed someone to understand my ups and downs / And there you were”

“Something” by The Beatles

“Somewhere in her smile she knows / That I don’t need no other lover / Something in her style that shows me / I don’t want to leave her now / You know I believe and how”

“The Power of Love” by Celine Dion

“’Cause I’m your lady / And you are my man / Whenever you reach for me / I’ll do all that I can.”

“Your Song” by Elton John

“And you can tell everybody this is your song / It may be quite simple but now that it’s done / I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind / That I put down in words / How wonderful life is while you’re in the world.”

“I Cross My Heart” by George Strait

“I cross my heart / And promise to / Give all I’ve got to give / To make all your dreams come true / In all the world / You’ll never find / A love as true as mine.”

“When You Say Nothing at All” by Alison Krauss

“The smile on your face lets me know that you need me / There’s a truth in your eyes saying you’ll never leave me / The touch of your hand says you’ll catch me if ever I fall / You say it best when you say nothing at all.”

“All of Me” by John Legend

“Cause all of me / Loves all of you / Love your curves and all your edges / All your perfect imperfection / Give your all to me / I’ll give my all to you / You’re my end and my beginning / Even when I lose, I’m winning.”

“Perfect” by Ed Sheeran

“Darling, just hold my hand / Be my girl, I’ll be your man”

“Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden

“I wanna stand with you on a mountain / I wanna bathe with you in the sea”

“Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer

“Kiss me beneath the milky twilight / Lead me out on the moonlit floor”

“Love on Top” by Beyonce

“You’re the one I love / You’re the one I need / You’re the only one I see”

“I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz 

“But my breath fogged up the glass / And so I drew a new face and laughed”

“L-O-V-E” by Nat King Cole

“L is for the way you look at me / O is for the only one I see / V is very, very extraordinary / E is even more than anyone that you adore”

“Fallin'” by Alicia Keys

“I keep on fallin’ in and out of love with you / Sometimes I love ya, sometimes you make me blue”

“She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5

“Beauty queen of only eighteen / She had some trouble with herself”

“Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green

“Let’s stay together / Lovin’ you whether, whether / Times are good or bad, happy or sad”

“Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran

“And, darling, I will be loving you ’til we’re 70 / And, baby, my heart could still fall as hard at 23”

“Heaven” by Bryan Adams

“Oh, thinkin’ about all our younger years / There was only you and me”

“You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne

“Baby, we’ve come a long way / And, baby, you know I hope and I pray / That you believe me when I say / This love will never fade away”

“Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole

“Unforgettable, that’s what you are / Unforgettable, though near or far”

“Love Story” by Taylor Swift

“Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone / I’ll be waiting, all that’s left to do is run”

“Fly Me to the Moon” by Frank Sinatra

“Fly me to the moon / Let me play among the stars / And let me see what spring is like on Jupiter and Mars”

“Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder

“Isn’t she lovely? / Isn’t she wonderful? / Isn’t she precious? / Less than one minute old”

“My Girl” by The Temptations

“I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day / When it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May”

“From This Moment On” by Shania Twain

“From this moment, life has begun / From this moment, you are the one / Right beside you is where I belong / From this moment on”

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

“It’s your love / It just does something to me / It sends a shock right through me / I can’t get enough”

“Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts

“This much I know is true / That God blessed the broken road / That led me straight to you”

“The One” by Kodaline

“Cause you make my heart feel like it’s summer / When the rain is pouring down”

“I Choose You” by Sara Bareilles

“I choose you, yeah / I will become yours and you will become mine”

“Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol

“If I lay here / If I just lay here / Would you lie with me and just forget the world?”

“Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

“I’m off the deep end, watch as I dive in / I’ll never meet the ground / Crash through the surface, where they can’t hurt us / We’re far from the shallow now”

Why are they so popular?

Couple having the time of their lives dancing to wedding love songs.
Photo by Aase Pouline

The wedding love songs have their own captivating story, style, and soul, yet all share a common thread that weaves through the fabric of love and the celebration of marriage. These musical masterpieces capture the essence of love in all its wonder, joy, and vulnerability, resonating with audiences across generations and cultures. From the tender ballads of Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra to the modern pop anthems of Beyonce and Taylor Swift, each song embodies a unique expression of love, as diverse and beautiful as the couples who choose them. 

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