Top Wedding Reception Songs for 2024

Choose from our expertly curated list of the top wedding receptions songs of 2024 for your special day!

Top Wedding Reception Songs for 2024

Planning your big day is full of decisions—flowers, the perfect dress, invitations, choosing a color scheme— the list is endless! One thing you’ll be sure to book is musical entertainment for the reception, which can truly make or break your big day! As Philadelphia’s top live entertainment company, we often get asked about our top requested and performed dance songs during your wedding reception. Here is BVTLive!’s curated, expert list on how to start, and continue, your party:

Be sure to click the links when available to hear our very own BVTLive! ensembles perform the song!

  1. 1967: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  2. 1969: Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
  3. 1975: This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole
  4. 1976: Dancing Queen – ABBA
  5. 1977: Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra
  6. 1978: September – Earth, Wind & Fire
  7. 1980: What I Like About You – The Romantics
  8. 1983: All Night Long by Lionel Richie
  9. 1987: I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston
  10. 1999: I Want It That Way by The Backstreet Boys
  11. 2004: Mr. Brightside – The Killers
  12. 2008: Love Story – Taylor Swift
  13. 2009: Party in the U.S.A. – Miley Cyrus
  14. 2010: Mine – Taylor Swift
  15. 2010: Marry You – Bruno Mars
  16. 2011: Love on Top – Beyonce
  17. 2011: What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
  18. 2014: Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  19. 2014: Fireball – Pitbull
  20. 2014: Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
  21. 2014: Sugar – Maroon 5
  22. 2014: Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
  23. 2015: Electric Love – BØRNS
  24. 2016: 24K Magic by Bruno Mars
  25. 2017: Shape of You by Ed Sheeran
  26. 2018/2019: Old Town Road – Lil Nas X
  27. 2019: Good As Hell – Lizzo
  28. 2019: Sucker – Jonas Brothers
  29. 2020: Blinding Lights – The Weeknd
  30. 2020: Levitating by Dua Lipa
  31. 2021: Cold Heart by Elton John and Dua Lipa
  32. 2022: As It Was – Harry Styles
  33. 2022: About Damn Time – Lizzo
  34. 2023: Flowers – Miley Cyrus
  35. 2023: Dance the Night – Dua Lipa


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Book BVTLive! for your Wedding Entertainment

A mix of new and classic music is sure to please all guests on your special day. From the classic Whitney Houston hits to today’s Dua Lipa pop favorites, we know your guests will dance the night away! If you need any additional ideas for your wedding day playlist, check out our featured bands listed at the top of BVTLive!’s website and click on their song list tab to take a closer look at what BVTLive! can offer you! You can also talk with your bandleader or DJ to find out more about this year’s favorite song selections.

Contact us today for premier wedding entertainment!