The Ultimate Wedding DJ Song List

We’ve put together the best hits from today all the way back to the 1950s to make sure the dancefloor at your wedding is never empty!

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When you’re planning your wedding playlist, whether it’s for a band or a DJ, you need to make sure you’ve got a good mix of songs in there that will get everyone up and dancing.

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Your wedding band or DJ will be able to advise you on what works when it comes to party music, and will have a failsafe playlist to refer to, but you can also add some suggestions of your own into the mix. First port of call is our ultimate pick of the best wedding songs of all time, or you can choose your favourite decade here and start exploring.

Why not send out a song request card with your wedding invitations so your guests can all have a say in the music too?

Browse this list of classic wedding party songs by decade to find the best hits guaranteed to fill the dancefloor!

For the biggest current hits, check out our best wedding songs of 2019.

1950 – 1959   •   1960 – 1969   •   1970 – 1979   •   1980 – 1989   •   1990 – 1999   •   2000 – 2009   •   2010 – 2015

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READ MORE: The ultimate hen party playlist

2010 – 2015

Current songs are always a sound choice when it comes to putting together a party playlist – they’re everywhere so your guests will have no excuse when it comes to getting up and dancing!

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1. Pharrell Williams – Happy
2. Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky
3. John Legend – All Of Me
4. Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne – Rather Be
5. Bastille – Pompeii
6. PSY – Gangnam Style
7. Avicii – Wake Me Up
8. Avicii – Hey Brother
9. Jessie J ft. BoB – Price Tag
10. Jessie J – Domino
11. Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj – Bang Bang
12. Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera – Moves Like Jagger
13. Idina Menzel (Frozen) – Let It Go
14. Lumineers – Ho Hey
15. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
16. LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem
17. LMFAO – Sexy And I Know It
18. One Republic – Counting Stars
19. Rudimental ft. John Newman – Feel The Love
20. John Newman – Love Me Again
21. Sam Smith – Stay With Me
22. Sam Smith – I’m Not The Only One
23. Sam Smith – Money On My Mind
24. Naughty Boy ft. Sam Smith – La La La
25. Disclosure ft. Sam Smith – Latch
26. Iggy Azelea ft. Charli XCX – Fancy
27. Charli XCX – Boom Clap
28. Adele – Rolling In The Deep
29. David Guetta ft. Sia – Titanium
30. Eminem ft. Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
31. Rihanna – Diamonds
32. Rihanna – Only Girl (In The World)
33. Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
34. Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
35. Tinie Tempah – Pass Out
36. Labrinth ft. Tinie Tempah – Earthquake
37. Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris – We Found Love
38. Coldplay – Paradise
39. One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
40. Ed Sheeran – Sing
41. Ed Sheeran – Don’t
42. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
43. Ed Sheeran – Lego House
44. Bruno Mars – Just The Way You Are
45. Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
46. Bruno Mars – Marry You
47. Katy Perry – Firework
48. Katy Perry – Roar
49. Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – Dark Horse
50. Nicki Minaj – Starships
51. Nicki Minaj – Super Bass
52. Script ft. Will.i.am – Hall Of Fame
53. FUN ft. Janelle Monae – We Are Young
54. Swedish House Mafia – Don’t You Worry Child
55. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
56. Taylor Swift – Bad Blood
57. Taylor Swift – Style
58. Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble
59. Rizzle Kicks – Mama Do The Hump
60. Lilly Wood & Robin Schulz – Prayer in C
61. Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass
62. James Bay – Hold Back The River
63. Ellie Goulding – How Long Will I Love You
64. Ellie Goulding – Burn
65. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Can’t Hold Us
66. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop
67. Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know
68. Pitbull ft. Ke$ha – Timber
69. Lady Gaga – The Edge of Glory
70. Lady Gaga ft. Beyonce – Telephone
71. Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
72. Usher ft. Will.i.Am – OMG
73. Aloe Blacc – I Need A Dollar
74. Magic! – Rude
75. Enrique Iglesias – Tonight (I’m Loving You)

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2000 – 2009

Songs from the noughties are still recent enough that everyone at the party will know them and will want to dance to them!

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76. Rihanna ft. Jay Z – Umbrella
77. Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
78. Shakira – Whenever Wherever
79. Shakira ft. Wyclef Jean – Hips Don’t Lie
80. Beyonce & Shakira – Beautiful Liar
81. Beyonce – Crazy In Love
82. Beyonce – Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
83. Tony Christie ft. Peter Kay – (Is This The Way To) Amarillo
84. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
85. Flo Rida ft. T Pain – Low
86. Mika – Grace Kelly
87. Take That – Patience
88. Take That – Shine
89. Take That – Rule The World
90. The Killers – Mr Brightside
91. Scissor Sisters – I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’
92. Scissor Sisters – Filthy Gorgeous
93. Scissor Sisters – Take Your Mama Out
94. Daniel Powter – Bad Day
95. Pussycat Dolls ft. Busta Rhymes – Don’t Cha
96. Eric Prydz – Call On Me
97. Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
98. Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love
99. Adele – Make You Feel My Love
100. Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
101. Train – Hey Soul Sister
102. Train – Marry Me
103. Atomic Kitten – Whole Again
104. Atomic Kitten – The Tide Is High
105. Timbaland – The Way I Are
106. Timbaland ft. Nelly Furtado – Give It To Me
107. Nelly Furtado – Maneater
108. Madonna – Hung Up
109. R Kelly – Ignition (Remix)
110. Kylie Minogue – Can’t Get You Out Of My Head
111. Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
112. DJ Otzi – Hey Baby
113. Shaggy ft. Rikrock – It Wasn’t Me
114. Enrique Iglesias – Hero
115. Baha Men – Who Let The Dogs Out
116. Kaiser Chiefs – Ruby
117. Kaiser Chiefs – I Predict A Riot
118. Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This
119. Sandi Thom – I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker
120. Nelly ft. Kelly Rowland – Dilemma
121. Gwen Stefani ft. Akon – The Sweet Escape
122. Plain White Ts – Hey There Delilah
123. Sugababes – About You Now
124. Sugababes – Push The Button
125. Eminem – Lose Yourself
126. S Club 7 – Don’t Stop Movin’
127. Las Ketchup – The Ketchup Song
128. Sean Kingston – Beautiful Girls
129. Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc
130. Kayne West – Stronger
131. Akon – Smack That
132. Infernal – From Paris to Berlin
133. Shayne Ward – That’s My Goal
134. Girls Aloud – Sound Of The Underground
135. Razorlight – America
136. Gareth Gates – Unchained Melody
137. Elvis vs. JXL – A Little Less Conversation
138. Westlife – You Raise Me Up
139. Justin Timberlake – Sexyback
140. Outkast – Hey Ya!
141. 50 Cent – In Da Club
142. 50 Cent ft. Justin Timberlake & Timbaland – Ayo Technology
143. Nizlopi – JCB Song
144. Tatu – All The Things She Said
145. Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse – Valerie
146. Avril Lavigne – Girlfriend
147. Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
148. Cascada – Every Time We Touch
149. Arctic Monkeys – I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor
150. DJ Casper – Cha Cha Slide
151. Hear’Say – Pure And Simple
152. Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx – Gold Digger
153. Will Young – Leave Right Now
154. Will Young – Ever Green
155. Nickelback – How You Remind Me
156. Orson – No Tomorrow
157. Usher ft. Lil’ Jon & Ludacris – Yeah!
158. Kelis – Milkshake
159. Body Rockers – I Like The Way
160. Lily Allen – Smile
161. Fedde Le Grand – Put Your Hands Up For Detroit
162. P!nk – Raise Your Glass

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1990 – 1999

If you’re feeling nostalgic, stick a couple of classics from the 90s on to your wedding playlist. Who doesn’t love a bit of Cher or the Spice Girls after a few glasses of bubbly?

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163.Wet Wet Wet – Love Is All Around
164. Wet Wet Wet – Goodnight Girl
165. House Of Pain – Jump Around
166. Bryan Adams – (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
167. Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You
168. Aqua – Barbie Girl
169. Madonna – Vogue
170. Celine Dion – Think Twice
171. Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On
172. Cher – Believe
173. Cher – The Shoop Shoop Song
174. Meat Loaf – I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)
175. Shakespears Sister – Stay
176. Robson & Jerome – Unchained Melody
177. Robson & Jerome – I Believe
178. Snap! – Rhythm Is A Dancer
179. Snap! – The Power
180. Boyzone – No Matter What
181. Puff Daddy & Faith Evans – I’ll Be Missing You
182. The Spice Girls – Wannabe
183. The Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody
184. Fugees – Killing Me Softly
185. The Outhere Brothers – Boom Boom Boom
186. The Outhere Brothers – Don’t Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)
187. All Saints – Never Ever
188. No Doubt – Don’t Speak
189. Steps – Tragedy
190. Adamski – Killer
191. 2 Unlimited – No Limit
192. Mark Morrison – Return Of The Mack
193. D:Ream – Things Can Only Get Better
194. All 4 One – I Swear
195. Coolio ft. LV – Gangstas’s Paradise
196. Rednex – Cotton Eye Joe
197. Boyz II Men – End Of The Road
198. Whigfield – Saturday Night
199. R Kelly – I Believe I Can Fly
200. UB40 – (I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You
201. Chumbawamba – Tubthumping
202. Charles & Eddie – Would I Lie To You
203. Pato Banton – Baby Come Back
204. Run-DMC vs. Jason Nevins – It’s Like That
205. KWS – Please Don’t Go
206. Culture Beat – Mr Vain
207. LeAnn Rimes – How Do I Live
208. Gina G – Ooh Aah Just A Little Bit
209. Chesney Hawkes – The One And Only
210. Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby
211. Ace Of Base – All That She Wants
212. Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy
213. Right Said Fred – Deeply Dippy
214. Will Smith – Men In Black
215. Toni Braxton – Unbreak My Heart
216. Gabrielle – Dreams
217. Britney Spears – Baby One More Time
218. Bon Jovi – Always
219. Peter Andre – Mysterious Girl
220. Let Loose – Crazy For You
221. Sinead O’ Connor – Nothing Compares 2 U
222. East 17 – Stay Another Day
223. Simply Red – Fairground
224. Pras Michael ft. ODB & Mya – Ghetto Superstar
225. Baddiel & Skinner – Three Lions
226. Lou Bega – Mambo No. 5
227. The Simpsons – Do The Bartman
228. Jason Donovan – Any Dream Will Do
229. The Rembrandts – I’ll Be There For You
230. Maria McKee – Show Me Heaven
231. Beats International ft. Lindy Layton – Dub Be Good To Me
232. Oasis – Wonderwall
233. Ricky Martin – Livin’ La Vida Loca
234. B*Witched – C’est La Vie
235. The Prodigy – Breathe
236. Shania Twain – That Don’t Impress Me Much
237. Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince – Boom! Shake The Room
238. Eiffel 65 – Blue (Da Ba Dee)
239. Babylon Zoo – Space Man
240. Take That – Back For Good
241. Natalie Imbruglia – Torn
242. The Bluebells – Young At Heart
243. Savage Garden – Truly Madly Deeply
244. Robbie Williams – Angels
245. Sir Mix-A-Lot – Baby Got Back

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1980 – 1989

Try and read this list of classic 80s hits without getting all of them stuck in your head – it’s impossible. Everyone loves the 80s – even those who weren’t born then, so it’s a must have for any party playlist.

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246. Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
247. Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
248. B-52s – Love Shack
249. Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
250. Michael Jackson – Thriller
251. Kenny Loggins – Footloose
252. Bryan Adams – Summer Of 69
253. Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax
254. Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes
255. Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger
256. Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You
257. Black Box – Ride On Time
258. Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love
259. Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
260, Culture Club – Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?
261. Jive Bunny & The Master Mixers – Swing The Mood
262. Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give You Up
263. Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters (Who You Gonna Call)
264. Lionel Richie – Hello
265. Soft Cell – Tainted Love
266. The Bangles – Eternal Flame
267. T’Pau – China In Your Hand
268. George Michael – Careless Whisper
269. The Human League – Don’t You Want Me
270. Kylie Minogue – I Should Be So Lucky
271. Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan – Especially For You
272. Jason Donovan – Too Many Broken Hearts
273. Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
274. Berlin – Take My Breath Away
275. Chris De Burgh – Lady In Red
276. Adam & The Ants – Stand And Deliver
277. Adam & The Ants – Prince Charming
278. Europe – The Final Countdown
279. Glenn Medeiros – Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You
280. UB40 – Red Red Wine
281. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen
282. Billy Joel – Uptown Girl
283. Irene Cara – Fame
284. Sister Sledge – Frankie
285. Sister Sledge – Back To Life
286. Yazz & The Plastic Population – The Only Way Is Up
287. Madonna – Into The Groove
288. Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach
289.Phyllis Nelson – Move Closer
290. Black Lace – Agadoo
291. Bucks Fizz – The Land Of Make Believe
292. Bucks Fizz – Making Your Mind Up
293. The Specials – Ghost Town
294. Phil Collins – You Can’t Hurry Love
295. Phil Collins – Easy Lover
296. Phil Collins – Groovy Kind Of Love
297. Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight
298. Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
299. Diana Ross – Chain Reaction
300. Whitney Houston – Saving All My Love For You
301. Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
302.Billy Ocean – When The Going Gets Tough
303. Paul Young – Wherever I Lay My Hat
304. Tight Fit – The Lion Sleeps Tonight
305. The Tweets – The Birdie Song
306. Duran Duran – The Reflex
307. Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is
308. Barbra Streisand – Woman In Love
309. Abba – Super Trouper
310. Pet Shop Boys – Always On My Mind
311. Spandau Ballet – True
312. Wham! – Freedom
313. Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
314. The Flying Pickets – Only You
315. Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel – White Lines
316. Rod Steward – Baby Jane
317. Belinda Carlisle – Heaven Is A Place On Earth
318. Doctor & The Medics – Spirit In The Sky
319. Tiffany – I Think We’re Alone Now
320. Men At Work – Down Under
321. Ultravox – Vienna
322. Sinitta – So Macho
323. David Bowie – Let’s Dance
324. David Bowie & Mick Jagger – Dancing In The Street
325. MARRS – Pump Up The Volume
326. Marc Almond – Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart
327. Mel & Kim – Respectable
328. Nena – 99 Red Balloons

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1970 – 1979

If you’re feeling really nostalgic, include some classic 70s music on your wedding party playlist. Everyone will be air-guitaring to Queen or lip syncing along to hits from the Grease sountrack!

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Boney M – Rivers of Babylon
Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama
John Travolta & Olivia Newton John – You’re The One That I Want
John Travolta & Olivia Newton – Summer Nights
Rod Stewart – Sailing
Rod Stewart – Maggie May
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
Nilsson – Without You
Middle Of The Road – Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
Free – All Right Now
Mungo Jerry – In The Summer Time
Brotherhood Of Man – Save Your Kisses For Me
The New Seekers – I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing
The New Seekers – Never Ending Song Of Love
Dave Edmunds – I Hear You Knocking
Freda Payne – Band Of Gold
Peters & Lee – Welcome Home
T Rex – Hot Love
T Rex – Get It On
T Rex – Jeepster
Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Boomtown Rats – I Don’t Like Mondays
Abba – Fernando
Abba – Dancing Queen
Abba – Knowing Me, Knowing You
Abba – Take A Chance On Me
Bay City Rollers – Bye Bye Baby
Donny Osmond – Puppy Love
Showaddywaddy – Under The Moon Of Love
Chuck Berry – My Ding-A-Ling
The Village People – YMCA
The Bee Gees – Night Fever
Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
The Sweet – Blockbuster
Dr Hook – When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman
The Commodores – Three Times A Lady
Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky
Diana Ross – I’m Still Waiting
Father Abraham & The Smurfs – The Smurf Song
The Tubeway Army – Are Friends Electric
Slade – Coz I Luv You
Wizzard – See My Baby Jive
David Essex – Gonna Make You A Star
David Soul – Silver Lady
Terry Jacks – Seasons In The Sun
Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights

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1960 – 1969

The Swinging Sixties were all about partying and love – just like a wedding should be! Mix in some sixties classics and watch as everyone takes to the dance floor.

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Etta James – At Last
The Temptations – My Girl
The Beatles – She Loves You
The Beatles – From Me To You
The Beatles – Hello Goodbye
The Beatles – Day Tripper
The Beatles – I Feel Fine
The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
The Beatles – Hey Jude
The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night
The Beatles – Twist And Shout
The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup
Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline
Chris Montez – Let’s Dance
Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World
Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again
Roy Orbison – Pretty Woman
Monkees – I’m A Believer
Elvis Presley – Return To Sender
Danny Williams – Moon River
Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grape Vine
Andy Williams – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Sonny & Cher – I Got You Babe
The Drifters – Come On Over To My Place
Aretha Franklin – RESPECT
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Wilson Pickett – Mustang Sally
Ike & Tina Turner – River Deep Mountain High
Sam & Dave – Soul Man
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
The Swinging Blue Jeans – Hippy Hippy Shake
Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire
Manfred Mann – Do Wah Diddy Diddy
Little Eva – The Locomotion

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1950 – 1959

For those vintage guests and fans of rock’n’roll, be sure to include a few hits from the 1950s in your wedding playlist!

Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around The Clock
Doris Day – Que Sera Sera
The Drifters – Living Doll
Elvis Presley – All Shook Up
Elvis Presley – Hound Dog
Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock
Elvis Presley – Blue Suede Shoes
Rosemary Clooney & The Mellomen – Mambo Italiano
Dean Martin – Memories Are Made Of This
Dean Martin – That’s Amore
Bobby Darin – Mack The Knife
Marvin Rainwater – Whole Lotta Woman
Frank Sinatra – Come Fly With Me
Johnny Cash – I Walk The Line
Ritchie Valens – La Bamba
Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls Of Fire
Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode
Ella Fitzgerald – Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love)
Thurston Harris – Little Bitty Pretty One
Fats Domino – Jambalaya

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