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As the couple about to get married, you want every single one of your guests to have a really, really good time celebrating your love story. What is the best music to include in your wedding reception playlist if you want to make sure people will actually dance and have fun while there?

We have gathered some of the most popular wedding reception songs of the moment – continue reading if you need some inspiration.

  • Journey, Don’t Stop Believin’. This is such an optimistic, fun song! Even more, it’s a song everyone at your wedding will recognize, from your auntie to your teenage niece. Everyone loves it and everyone knows at least the chorus to this song – so it’s bound to be a real floor packer during the wedding reception.
  • Jason Mraz, I’m Yours. A true classic people really love to play during their First Dance. But if you have other option for this special moment, remember to at least include it in the reception playlist. Couples will definitely gather to dance on this sweet, romantic song!
  • Whitney Houston, I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me). Another invitation to the dance floor! While geared at couples, this song tends to pack a wide range of wedding guests on the dance floor. It’s a song easy to recognize, heartfelt and energizing – so why wouldn’t it attract people to dance?
  • Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud. One of the most popular songs created in the past couple of years, undoubtedly. Sweet and romantic, deep and really powerful, this tune is almost a must at weddings these days. Guests will love dancing to it!


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David Petry

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