Ceremony song selections
Ceremony song selections
Ceremony song selections
Ceremony song selections

Ceremony song selections

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Punctuating your wedding ceremony with special music choices can really make the moment. Whether you opt for the magic of live music or are playing your chosen tunes from a playlist – selecting songs that reflect your wedding day style or have meaningful connection to you and your partner, goes a long way to setting the tone of the day.

With endless options, it can be hard to narrow down your tracks of choice – and whether you’re keeping it traditional, using a modern mash-up or truly surprising guests with something completely out-of-the-box, looking through lists of ideas can be a great place to start.

So, open up a YouTube or Spotify browser (we’ve created Spotify playlists just for you), settle in and press play on our round-up of popular wedding ceremony song selection ideas from real couples.


Photo: Justin Westwood




Simply the Best – Noah Reid

Riptide (acoustic cover) – Vance Joy, Gregory Alley

Bloom – Paper Kites

1+1 – Beyonce

I’m With You – Vance Joy

Fallin’ – Dylan Brady

Turning Page – Jae Hall

Home – Aaron Taylor

Canon in D Major – Johann Pachelbel

I’ll Be Your Mirror – The Velvet Underground, Nico

Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac

Old Pine – Ben Howard

I Get To Love You – Ruelle

How Long Will I Love You – Matt Johnson

Love Like This – Lauren Daigle

Can’t Help Falling In Love – Ingrid Michaelson

Stand By Me – Florence And The Machine

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – Sleeping At Last

Latch (acoustic) – Sam Smith

What A Wonderful World – Thomas Law

Heaven Is A Place On Earth – Grace George

Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran

The Luckiest – Ben Folds

Heartbeats – Jose Gonzalez

Yu – Ziggy Alberts

Nothing Else – Angus and Julia Stone

Your Song – Elton John

If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys

Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Marry You – Grace George

My Girl (acoustic)  – Tiffany Alvord

Angels – The xx

Beyond – Leon Bridges

XO – John Mayer

Like Real People Do – Hozier

Dream Catch Me (acoustic) – Newton Faulkner

Grow Old With You – ortoPilot

Turning Page – Sydney Rose

La Vie En Rose – Daniela Andrade

I Won’t Let You Go – James Morrison

Lover – Taylor Swift


Check out our Spotify playlist of aisle songs.


Photo: Katie Harmsworth




Can’t Help Falling In Love – Kina Grannis

Better Together – Jack Johnson

Saturday Sun – Vance Joy

Higher Love – James Vincent McMorrow

Mess Is Mine – Vance Joy

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

She Belongs To Me – Bob Dylan

Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Heroes – Vera Blue

You’ve Got the Love – Florence and the Machine

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – Sleeping At Last

Somewhere Only We Know – Lily Allen

Feels Like Home – Matt Johnson

Follow The Sun – Xavier Rudd

Skinny Love – Bon Iver

Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love – Taylor Dayne

Songbird – Eva Cassidy

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Amber Leigh Irish

You Make It Real – James Morrison

This Old Love – Lior

I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz

Sea Of Love – Cat Power

Crazy Love – Van Morrison

Mango Tree – Angus and Julia Stone

Boom Clap – Lennon & Maisy

I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons

Better Half Of Me – Tom Walker

Last Request – Paolo Nutini

How Will I Know – Sam Smith

Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran

I Want To Hold Your Hand – T.V. Carpio

Friday I’m In Love – Yo La Tengo

Let’s Stay Together – Al Green

Marry Me – Train

Real Love – Tom Odell

Fly Me To The Moon – Imaginary Future

Days Like This – Van Morrison

Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

Magic – Coldplay

Wedding Song – Angus & Julia Stone

I Am Yours – Andy Grammar

Make You Feel My Love – Adele

I Will Spend My Whole Life Loving You – Imaginary Future, Kina Grannis

Love You Still – Tyler Shaw

Put A Little Love On Me – Niall Horan

Ordinary People – John Legend

Ocean Eyes – Alicia Keys

Teardrop – Newton Faulkner

Old Pine – Ben Howard


Check out our Spotify playlist of signing the register songs.


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This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole

World Of Our Love – Client Liaison

Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader

Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves

Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles

Move on Up – Curtis Mayfield

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli

Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon

(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson

Burning Love – Elvis Presley

Baby I’m Yours – Arctic Monkeys

Inner Smile – Texas

Love On Top – Beyonce

First Day Of My Life – Bright Eyes

Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Stevie Wonder

You Make My Dreams (Come True) – Daryl Hall & John Oates

Crazy In Love (feat. Jay-Z) – Beyonce, Jay-Z

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell

Lovely Day – Bill Withers

The Real Thing – Client Liaison

Love At First Sight – Kylie Minogue

Higher Love – Kygo, Whitney Houston

You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

You’re My Best Friend – Queen

Love Will Keep Us Together – Captain and Tennille

ily (I Love You Baby) – Surf Mesa, Emilee

On Top Of The World – Imagine Dragons

Love You ‘Till The End – The Pogues

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

It Must Be Love – Madness

God Only Knows – The Beach Boys

September – Earth, Wind & Fire

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

Dog Days are Over – Florence and the Machine

That’s What’s Up – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Home – Phillip Phillips

My Baby Just Cares For Me – Nina Simone

You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye

Love Love Love – Avalanche City


Check out our Spotify playlist of wedding recessional songs.


If you want to see more ceremony song choices by real couples as well as how their day unfolded, we suggest you take a read of all the romantic real weddings we share weekly. Take a peek here

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