If you're getting married soon, we can safely guess you can't wait for your bridal shower. It's the day when your closest friends and family gather to celebrate your upcoming nuptials and "shower" you with gifts. Even though this is one of the few wedding events you don't have to plan (phew!), it's still a joyous day in which you can fully partake. Most likely, those planning the shower are so wrapped up in decorations and the games that they might forget an equally important aspect—the playlist. So, we curated a special list of songs you can cue up during the shower to take one thing off of your hosts' plate.
Since bridal showers are traditionally brunches or luncheons with a mixed-age crowd, we included plenty of upbeat, classic love songs that'll get everyone in the mood to toast the bride (you). We also love more up-to-date tunes to play as background music for the festivities. No matter what kind of shower your girls are throwing you—from a girly tea party to a relaxing spa day—these songs are just the ticket for a perfect time.
Sit back, relax, choose your favorites, and get ready to get married with our 65 best bridal shower song picks.
"Wouldn't It Be Nice," by The Beach Boys
Lyrics of Love: "Wouldn't it be nice if we could wake up/In the morning when the day is new?/And after having spent the day together/Hold each other close the whole night through?"
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)," by Stevie Wonder
Lyrics of Love: "Like a fool I went and stayed too long/Now I'm wondering if your love's still strong/Ooo baby, here I am/Signed, sealed, delivered, I'm yours"
"I Melt With You," by Modern English
Lyrics of Love: "I'll stop the world and melt with you/You've seen the difference and it's getting better all the time/There's nothing you and I won't do/I'll stop the world and melt with you"
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love," by Queen
Lyrics of Love: "I gotta be cool, relax, get hip/And get on my tracks/Take a back seat, hitchhike/And take a long ride on my motorbike/Until I'm ready/Crazy little thing called love"
"The Way You Make Me Feel," by Michael Jackson
Lyrics of Love: "Hey pretty baby with the high heels on/You give me fever/Like I've never, ever known/You're just a product of loveliness/I like the groove of your walk/Your talk, your dress/I feel your fever"
"It's a Beautiful Morning," by The Wipe Outs
Lyrics of Love: "I've got to be on my way now/Ain't no fun just hangin' around/I've got to cover ground; you couldn't keep me down/It just ain't no good if the sun shines/When you're still inside"
"Can't Take My Eyes Off You," by Frankie Valli
Lyrics of Love: "You're just too good to be true/I can't take my eyes off you/You'd be like heaven to touch/I wanna hold you so much/At long last love has arrived/And I thank God I'm alive"
"I Say a Little Prayer," by Aretha Franklin
Lyrics of Love: "The moment I wake up/Before I put on my makeup/I say a little prayer for you/And while I'm combing my hair now/And wondering what dress to wear now/I say a little prayer for you"
"Then He Kissed Me," by The Crystals
Lyrics of Love: "When he danced he held me tight/And when he walked me home that night/All the stars were shining bright/And then he kissed me"
"(Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry," by Darlene Love
Lyrics of Love: "Today I met the boy I'm gonna marry/He's all I wanted all my life and even more/He smiled at me and the music started playing/Here comes the bride when he walked through the door"
"Valerie," by Amy Winehouse
Lyrics of Love: "'Cause since I've come on home/Well, my body's been a mess/And I've missed your ginger hair/And the way you like to dress/Won't you come on over/Stop making a fool out of me"
"Treasure," by Bruno Mars
Lyrics of Love: "Treasure, that is what you are/Honey, you're my golden star/You know you can make my wish come true/If you let me treasure you"
"My Girl," by The Temptations
Lyrics of Love: "I've got sunshine on a cloudy day/When it's cold outside I've got the month of May/Well I guess you'd say/What can make me feel this way?/My girl/Talkin' 'bout my girl"
"Build Me Up Buttercup," by The Foundations
Lyrics of Love: "Why do you build me up Buttercup, baby/Just to let me down and mess me around/And then worst of all you never call, baby/When you say you will but I love you still"
"Love Never Felt So Good," by Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake
Lyrics of Love: "Baby, every time I love you/It's in and out of my life, in out baby/Tell me, if you really love me/It's in and out my life, in out baby/Baby, every time I love you"
"Heartbeat Song," by Kelly Clarkson
Lyrics of Love: "Until tonight I only dreamed about you/I can't believe I ever breathed without you/You make me feel alive and brand new/Bring it one more time/This is my heartbeat song and I'm gonna play it"
"Best Day of My Life," by American Authors
Lyrics of Love: "I hear it calling outside my window/I feel it in my soul/The stars were burning so bright/The sun was out 'til midnight/I say we lose control/This is gonna be the best day of my life"
"Daughters," by John Mayer
Lyrics of Love: "On behalf of every man/Looking out for every girl/You are the God and weight of her world/So fathers, be good to your daughters/Daughters will love like you do"
"Chapel of Love," by The Dixie Cups
Lyrics of Love: "Bells will ring, the sun will shine/I'll be his and he'll be mine/We'll love until the end of time/And we'll never be lonely anymore/Because we're goin' to the chapel and we're gonna get married"
"Marry You," by Bruno Mars
Lyrics of Love: "It's a beautiful night, we're looking for something dumb to do/Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you/Is it the look in your eyes, or is it this dancing juice/Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you"
"Everything," by Michael Bublé
Lyrics of Love: "You're a falling star, you're the getaway car/You're the line in the sand when I go too far/You're the swimming pool on an August day/And you're the perfect thing to see"
"This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)," by Natalie Cole
Lyrics of Love: "This will be/An everlasting love/This will be/The one I've waited for/This will be/The first time anyone has loved me/I'm so glad/He found in time/And I'm so glad that/He rectified my mind"
“Love Me Like You Do,” by Ellie Goulding
Lyrics of Love: "You're the light, you're the night/You're the color of my blood/You're the cure, you're the pain/You're the only thing I wanna touch/Never knew that it could mean so much"
"Hey, Soul Sister," by Train
Lyrics of Love: "Hey, soul sister/Ain't that Mr. Mister on the radio, stereo/The way you move ain't fair, you know/Hey, soul sister/I don't want to miss a single thing you do/Tonight"
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough," by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
Lyrics of Love: "If you need me call me no matter where you are/No matter how far don't worry baby/Just call my name I'll be there in a hurry/You don't have to worry"
“Sunday Morning,” by Maroon 5
Lyrics of Love: "Sunday morning, rain is falling/Steal some covers, share some skin/Clouds are shrouding us in moments unforgettable/You twist to fit the mold that I am in"
"Thinking Out Loud," by Ed Sheeran
Lyrics of Love: "When your legs don't work like they used to before/And I can't sweep you off of your feet/Will your mouth still remember the taste of my love?/Will your eyes still smile from your cheeks?"
"Save the Last Dance for Me," by Michael Bublé
Lyrics of Love: "I know that the music's fine/Like sparklin' wine, go and have your fun/Laugh and sing, but while we're apart/Don't give your heart to anyone/So don't forget who's taking you home"
"Kiss Me," by Sixpence None the Richer
Lyrics of Love: "Kiss me beneath the milky twilight/Lead me out on the moonlit floor/Lift your open hand/Strike up the band, and make the fireflies dance/Silvermoon's sparkling/So kiss me"
"Dancing in the Moonlight," by King Harvest
Lyrics of Love: "Dancing in the moonlight/Everybody's feeling warm and bright/It's such a fine and natural sight/Everybody's dancing in the moonlight"
"At Last," by Etta James
Lyrics of Love: "I found a dream that I could speak to/A dream that I can call my own/I found a thrill to press my cheek to/A thrill I've never known/You smiled, you smiled and then the spell was cast"
“Perfect,” by Ed Sheeran
Lyrics of Love: "I found a love for me/Darling just dive right in/And follow my lead/Well, I found a girl beautiful and sweet/I never knew you were the someone waiting for me"
"Ho Hey," by The Lumineers
Lyrics of Love: "Love we, need it now/Let's hope, for some/Cause oh, we're bleedin' out/I belong with you, you belong with me, you're my sweetheart"
"What Lovers Do," by Maroon 5 featuring SZA
Lyrics of Love: "Aren't we too grown for games?/Aren't we too grown to play around?/Young enough to chase/But old enough to know better/Are we too grown for changin'?"
"This I Promise You," by *Nsync
Lyrics of Love: "And I will take you in my arms/And hold you right where you belong/'Til the day my life is through/This I promise you, babe"
"Speechless," by Dan + Shay
Lyrics of Love: "And I'm speechless/You already know that you're my weakness/After all this time I'm just as nervous/Every time you walk into the room/I'm speechless"
"Coming Home," by Leon Bridges
Lyrics of Love: "Ooh, wanna be around/Baby, I would be grieving/If you wanted to leave me all alone now/By myself, I don't want nobody else"
"You’re the First, the Last, My Everything," by Barry White
Lyrics of Love: "My first, the last, my everything/And the answer to all my dreams/You're my sun, my moon, my guiding star/My kind of wonderful, that's what you are"
"Lovely Day," by Bill Withers
Lyrics of Love: "When the day that lies ahead of me/Seems impossible to face/When someone else instead of me/Always seems to know the way/Then I look at you/And the world's alright with me"
"She Will Be Loved," by Maroon 5
Lyrics of Love: "It's not always rainbows and butterflies/It's compromise that moves us along/My heart is full, and my door's always open/You can come anytime you want "
“1234,” by Feist
Lyrics of Love: "One, two, three, four/Tell me that you love me more/Sleepless long nights/That is what my youth was for/Old teenage hopes are alive at your door"
"Always Be My Baby," by Mariah Carey
Lyrics of Love: "You'll always be a part of me/I'm part of you indefinitely/Boy don't you know you can't escape me?/Ooh darling 'cause you'll always be my baby"
"Don’t Go Breaking My Heart," by Elton John and Kiki Dee
Lyrics of Love: "Don't go breaking my heart/I couldn't if I tried/Honey, if I get restless/Baby, you're not that kind/Don't go breaking my heart/You take the weight off me"
"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," by Beyoncé
Lyrics of Love: "You decided to dip/But now you wanna trip/'Cause another brother noticed me/I'm up on him/He up on me/Don't pay him any attention/I cried my tears/For three good years/You can't be mad at me"
"Boo’d Up," by Ella Mai
Lyrics of Love: "Head over heels in love/Right in front of you, ain't gotta look no more baby/I wanna build this love/And everything you want, you ain't gotta ask for/You got me boo'd up"
"I Won," by Future featuring Kanye West
Lyrics of Love: "I just want to take you out and show you off/You already know that you the perfect one/Girl when I'm with you, feel like a champion/Ever since I got with you I feel like I done won me a trophy"
"I'm Yours," by Jason Mraz
Lyrics of Love: "Well open up your mind and see like me/Open up your plans and damn you're free/Look into your heart and you'll find love love love/Listen to the music of the moment people dance and sing"
“Better Together,” by Jack Johnson
Lyrics of Love: "And all of these moments/Just might find their way into my dreams tonight/But I know that they'll be gone/When the morning light sings/And brings new things/For tomorrow night you see"
"Beyond the Sea" by Bobby Darin
Lyrics of Love: "Somewhere beyond the sea/She's there watching for me/If I could fly like birds on high/Then straight to her arms/I'd go sailing/It's far beyond the stars/It's near beyond the moon"
"Girl on Fire," by Alicia Keys
Lyrics of Love: "Looks like a girl, but she's a flame/So bright, she can burn your eyes/Better look the other way/You can try but you'll never forget her name/She's on top of the world"
"Wannabe," by the Spice Girls
Lyrics of Love: "If you want my future, forget my past/If you wanna get with me, better make it fast/Now don't go wasting my precious time/Get your act together we could be just fine"
"One Dance," by Drake
Lyrics of Love: "And that's why I need a one dance/Got a Hennessy in my hand/One more time 'fore I go/Higher powers taking a hold on me"
"Sugar, Sugar," by The Archies
Lyrics of Love: "Ah sugar, ah honey honey/You are my candy girl/And you've got me wanting you/Ah honey, ah sugar sugar"
"Stay With Me," by Sam Smith
Lyrics of Love: "But you could lay with me/So it doesn't hurt/Oh, won't you stay with me?/'Cause you're all I need/This ain't love, it's clear to see/But darling, stay with me"
"L-O-V-E," by Nat King Cole
Lyrics of Love: "Can love/Is all that I can give, to you/Love, is more than just a game, for two/Two, in love can make it/Take my heart, and please don't break it/Love, was made for me and you"
"Halo," by Beyoncé
Lyrics of Love: "Everywhere I'm looking now/I'm surrounded by your embrace/Baby, I can see your halo/You know you're my saving grace/You're everything I need and more"
"Man! I Feel Like a Woman," by Shania Twain
Lyrics of Love: "Let's go girls, come on/I'm going out tonight, I'm feelin' alright/Gonna let it all hang out/Want to make some noise, really raise my voice/Yeah, I want to scream and shout"
"Make Me Feel," by Janelle Monáe
Lyrics of Love: "It's like I'm powerful with a little bit of tender/An emotional, sexual bender/Mess me up, yeah, but no one does it better/There's nothin' better/That's just the way you make me feel"
"Power Over Me," by Dermot Kennedy
Lyrics of Love: "I wanna be king in your story/I wanna know who you are/I want your heart to beat for me/Oh I/Want you to sing to me softly/'Cause then I'm outrunning the dark/That's all that love ever taught me"
"As Long as You Love Me," by Backstreet Boys
Lyrics of Love: "I don't care who you are/Where you're from/What you did/As long as you love me/Who you are/Where you're from/Don't care what you did/As long as you love me"
"Best I Ever Had," by Drake
Lyrics of Love: "I want this forever, I swear I can spend whatever on it/'Cause she hold me down every time I hit her up/When I get right, I promise that we gon' live it up"
"Magic," by Coldplay
Lyrics of Love: "Call it magic, cut me into two/And with all your magic, I disappear from view/And I can't get over, can't get over you/Still, I call it magic, such a precious truth"
"How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)," by James Taylor
Lyrics of Love: "You were better to me than I was to myself/For me, there's you and there ain't nobody else/I wanna stop and thank you baby/I just wanna stop and thank you baby"
"A Sunday Kind of Love," by Reba McEntire
Lyrics of Love: "I want a Sunday kind of love/A love to last, past Saturday night/And I'd like to know it's more than love at first sight/I want a Sunday kind of love"
"For Once in My Life," by Stevie Wonder
Lyrics of Love: "For once I can touch what my heart used to dream of/Long before I knew/Someone warm like you/Would make my dreams come true"