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BVTLive’s Top Requested Wedding Dance Songs of All Time

Wedding & Party Advice, Wedding & Party Bands

Are you planning your wedding and looking for some of the most popular songs right now? Our live bands and DJs pride themselves in creating the ultimate wedding playlist for each one of our couples. We work closely with each of our couples to determine what their individual tastes are and exactly what they envision their wedding night being like.

With that being said, we get a lot of song requests from our couples. Each one of our bands work endlessly to learn new songs and tailor their sound to what each bride and groom want. Usually the number one goal for each one of our couples is to pack the dance floor.

The perfect wedding playlist is a mix of new songs and oldies. Typically wedding playlists consist of 60% or more being classic songs that will make everyone want to dance. You must consider what songs will appeal to different generations: from grandparents, to nephews and nieces and even to friends your own age. That is why, here at BVTLive, we suggest that you offer a mix of “oldies but goodies” and new songs that you love.

Our Top 11 Most Requested Songs

1. “Levitating” by Dua Lipa

This new song by Dua Lipa is definitely the perfect party starter! This song was released in 2020 and it has taken the radio AND wedding playlists by storm!  Our live bands love performing this song and it gets all of your guests up out of their seats and on the dance floor.

2. “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd

Another new song that is a must play on many brides wedding day playlists is Blinding Lights by The Weeknd. After becoming a viral Tiktok song, everyone knows this tune and you can’t help but dance along when you hear it!

3. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston

This song was released in 1987, but that hasn’t stopped brides of all ages from requesting this song for their wedding reception! This is the perfect tune that guests of all ages will enjoy, and it is our most requested song of all time.

4. “I Gotta Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas

Even though this song was released in 2009, people are still dancing to it because it is just THAT catchy. This song perfectly sums up what you want your wedding to be: a good night.

5. “Everybody” by the Backstreet Boys

When your MC invites everyone out on to the dancefloor, THIS is the song you want to play. Everybodyyyyy… will get out of their seats when they hear this 1997 hit by the Backstreet Boys.

6. “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk The Moon

Our live bands LOVE performing this 2014 song by Walk the Moon. Since its release, it has been a must play and one of our top requested songs of all time.

7. “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond

Wedding guests go crazy when you play “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond. This classic wedding song is a must play for any bride who wants their guests to have a super fun time at the wedding reception.

8. “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers

This song is the perfect end of the night tune to get your crowd up and jumping to the beat. Even though it was released in 2003, this song is still one of our top requests.

9. “Dancing Queen” by ABBA

If you really want your guests dancing, play this song! I mean, just based off of the title your guests won’t be able to resist themselves from getting out on the dance floor.

10. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake

This hit song from 2016 will get guests of all ages out onto the dance floor. Justin Timberlake sure knows how to create a perfect dance song!

11. “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars

When Bruno Mars wrote this song, I bet he didn’t know how many brides would love dancing to it on their wedding day! Our bands love to play this song and wedding guests love it!

Final Thoughts

Overall, we love helping our couples create the ultimate wedding playlist. We work with each one of our couples to incorporate songs that they “must play” on their wedding day, as well as classics that are sure to get all of your wedding guests up and on the dance floor. For more information on how to book one of our live bands or DJs, contact us.

Caroline Kinsley is a recent graduate from the University of Delaware. With a degree in media communications, Caroline’s passions are marketing and journalism. Before joining the BVTLive team, Caroline interned at Delaware Today Magazine. Caroline also writes for a Philadelphia based wedding blog, Yeah Weddings. Caroline joins our BVTLive team as the marketing specialist and helps with writing blog content, updating social media profiles, editing video footage, and assisting the marketing director. Caroline has always had a passion for the wedding planning process, being the daughter of an event planning executive.

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