65 Celebration Songs Perfect for Your Wedding

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Nothing signals the start of a party like a celebratory anthem. Lucky for us songs about celebrating the best things in life come in every genre and style of music. 

Whether you’re looking for a song about celebrating a lasting love like Coldplay’s “A Sky Full of Stars,” or friends and family with Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration, or you just want to dance along to the feel-good vibes of Pharrell’s “Happy,” there’s a little something for everyone. 

From tried and true dance classics to group sing-a-longs, here are 65 celebrations songs to play at your wedding.

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“Celebration,” by Kool and The Gang

Lyrics of Love: “Celebrate good times, come on/Come on, it's a celebration”

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“Happy,” by Pharrell

Lyrics of Love: “Because I'm happy/Clap along if you know what happiness is to you”

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“Can’t Stop the Feeling!,” by Justin Timberlake

Lyrics of Love: “'Cause I got that sunshine in my pocket/Got that good soul in my feet”

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“I Gotta Feeling,” by Black Eyed Peas

Lyrics of Love: “I gotta feeling, that tonight, that tonight/That tonight's gonna be a good, good, good, good, good”

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“This Is How We Do It,” by Montell Jordan featuring Wino

Lyrics of Love: “I'm kinda buzzed and it's all because/(This is how we do it)”

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“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” by Marvin Gay featuring Tammi Terrell

Lyrics of Love: “Cause baby there ain't no mountain high enough/Ain't no valley low enough”

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“We Are The Champions,” by Queen

Lyrics of Love: “We are the champions, my friends/And we'll keep on fighting 'til the end”

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“All I Do Is Win,” by DJ Khaled featuring T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dog and Rick Ross

Lyrics of Love: “And every time I step up in the building everybody hands go up/And they stay there (There), and they say yeah (Yeah)”

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“Livin’ on a Prayer,” by Bon Jovi

Lyrics of Love: “Take my hand, we'll make it I swear/Woah, livin' on a prayer”

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“I Got You (I Feel Good),” by James Brown

Lyrics of Love: “When I hold you in my arms/I know that I can't do no wrong”

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“A Sky Full of Stars,” by Coldplay

Lyrics of Love: “I'm gonna give you my heart/'Cause you're a sky, 'cause you're a sky full of stars”

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“You Shook Me All Night Long,” by AC/DC

Lyrics of Love: “Working double time on the seduction line/She was one of a kind, she's just mine all mine”

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“Dancing Queen,” by ABBA

Lyrics of Love: “You can dance, you can jive/Having the time of your life”

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“Twist and Shout,” by The Beatles

Lyrics of Love: “Come on and twist a little closer now/And let me know that you're mine”

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“December, 1963 (Oh What a Night!),” by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Lyrics of Love: “Oh, what a night, why'd it take so long to see the light?/Seemed so wrong, but now it seems so right”

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“Whoomp! There It Is,” by Tag Team

Lyrics of Love: “Party on, party people, let me hear some noise/Party with Donald, Daisy, and the boys”

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“Good to Be Alive (Hallelujah),” by Andy Grammer

Lyrics of Love: “I think I finally found my hallelujah/I've been waiting for this moment all my life”

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“I Just Want to Celebrate,” by Rare Earth

Lyrics of Love: “That's why I'm telling you/I just want to celebrate, yeah, yeah”

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“You Should Be Dancing,” by Bee Gees

Lyrics of Love: “My baby moves at midnight, yeah/Goes right on 'till the dawn, yeah”

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“Cake by the Ocean,” by DNCE

Lyrics of Love: “But you're moving so carefully/Let's start living dangerously”

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“Shut Up and Dance,” by Walk the Moon

Lyrics of Love: “I said you're holding back/She said shut up and dance with me”

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“Don’t Stop Believin’,” by Journey

Lyrics of Love: “Don't stop believin'/Hold on to the feelin'"

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“D.A.N.C.E.,” by Justice

Lyrics of Love: “Do the D.A.N.C.E/1, 2, 3, 4 Fight!”

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“Hey Ya!,” by Outkast

Lyrics of Love:  “Oh we get together/But separate’s always better when there’s feelings involved”

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“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” by Cyndi Lauper

Lyrics of Love: “Oh daddy dear you know you’re still number one/But girls they wanna have fun”

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“September,” by Earth, Wind & Fire

Lyrics of Love: “Remember! How we knew love was here to stay/Now December found the love we shared in September”

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“Get Ur Freak On,” by Missy Elliott

Lyrics of Love: “Y’all can’t stop me now/Listen to me now, I’m lasting 20 rounds”

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“Rock Your Body,” by Justin Timberlake

Lyrics of Love: “So you grab your girls and you grab a couple more/And you all could meet me in the middle of the floor”

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“Blame It,” by Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain

Lyrics of Love: “Blame it on the booze/Got you feeling loose"

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“Stayin’ Alive,” by Bee Gees

Lyrics of Love: “Whether you're a brother or whether you're a mother/You're stayin' alive, stayin' alive”

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“Lovely Day,” by Bill Withers

Lyrics of Love: “Then I look at you/And the world's alright with me"

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“Where My Girls At,” by 702

Lyrics of Love: “Where my girls at, from the front to back/Well is you feelin' that"

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“Tell Me When to Go,” by E-40 featuring Keak da Sneak

Lyrics of Love: “I'm from the Bay where we hyphy and go dumb/From the soil where them rappers be getting their lingo from”

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“Family Affair,” by Mary J. Blige

Lyrics of Love: “Let's get it crunk, we gon' have fun/Up on up in this dancerie”

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“Where the Party At,” by Jagged Edge featuring Nelly

Lyrics of Love: “Ay, where the party at?/Girls is on the way, where the bacardi at?”

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“Gin N Juice,” by Snoop Dogg featuring Dat Nigga Daz

Lyrics of Love: “Two in the mornin and the party's still jumpin/cause my momma ain't home”

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“1999,” by Prince

Lyrics of Love: “War is all around us, my mind says prepare to fight/So if I gotta die I'm gonna listen to my body tonight”

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“I’m Coming Out,” by Diana Ross

Lyrics of Love: “The time has come for me/To break out of the shell"

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“Good as Hell,” by Lizzo

Lyrics of Love: “I know that it’s hard but you have to try/If you need advice, let me simplify”

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“I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me),” by Whitney Houston

Lyrics of Love: “I need a man who'll take a chance/On a love that burns hot enough to last”

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“Independent Women, Pt. 1,” by Destiny’s Child

Lyrics of Love: “All the honeys, who making money/Throw your hands up at me”

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“Believe,” by Cher

Lyrics of Love: “Do you believe in life after love?/I can feel something inside me say”

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“Crazy in Love,” by Beyonce featuring Jay-Z

Lyrics of Love: “I look and stare so deep in your eyes/I touch on you more and more every time”

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“Pour Some Sugar on Me,” by Def Leppard

Lyrics of Love: “Sometime, anytime, sugar me sweet/Little miss innocent sugar me, yeah, yeah”

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“Uptown Funk,” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Lyrics of Love: “Got Chucks on with Saint Laurent/Gotta kiss myself, I'm so pretty”

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“Can’t Feel My Face,” by The Weeknd

Lyrics of Love: “I can't feel my face when I'm with you/But I love it, but I love it, oh”

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“Party in the U.S.A.,” by Miley Cyrus

Lyrics of Love: “I got my hands up, they're playin' my song/You know I'm gonna be okay”

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“Let’s Dance,” by David Bowie

Lyrics of Love: “Let’s sway/Under the moonlight, this serious moonlight”

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“Eye of the Tiger,” by Survivor

Lyrics of Love: “It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight/Risin' up to the challenge of our rival”

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“Give Me the Night,” by George Benson

Lyrics of Love: “'Cause there's music in the air/And lots of loving everywhere”

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“I Can’t Wait,” by Nu Shooz

Lyrics of Love: “'Cause I can't wait (baby, I can't wait) this is what I've been waiting for/I can't wait (baby, I can't wait) til my love walked in the door”

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“Good Feeling,” by Flo Rida

Lyrics of Love: “Yeah I got a brand new spirit/Speak it and it's done"

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“Best Day of My Life,” by American Authors

Lyrics of Love: “I howled at the moon with friends/And then the sun came crashing in”

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“Walking on Sunshine,” by Katrina & the Waves

Lyrics of Love: “I'm walking on sunshine, whoa/And don't it feel good”

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“Celebrate,” by Anderson.Paak

Lyrics of Love: “I was under the impression that we all want the best of life/So let's celebrate while we still can”

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“On Top of the World,” by Imagine Dragons

Lyrics of Love: “Been dreaming of this since a child/I'm on top of the world”

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“Fly Me to the Moon,” by Frank Sinatra featuring Count Basie

Lyrics of Love: “Fill my heart with song/And let me sing for ever more”

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“Holiday,” by Madonna

Lyrics of Love: “Everybody spread the word/We're gonna have a celebration”

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“Jump Around,” by House of Pain

Lyrics of Love: “Get up, stand up (c'mon!) see'mon throw your hands up/If you've got the feeling, jump across the ceiling”

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“Get Down on It,” by Kool & The Gang

Lyrics of Love: “How you gonna do it if you really don't wanna dance by standing on the wall?/Get your back up off the wall”

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“We Can’t Stop,” by Miley Cyrus

Lyrics of Love: “It's our party, we can love who we want/We can kiss who we want”

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“Hot in Here,” by Nelly

Lyrics of Love: “No teasin', I need you to/Get up up on the dance floor”

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“Get the Party Started,” by P!nk

Lyrics of Love: “Pumpin' up the volume with this brand new beat/Everybody's dancin' and their dancin' for me”

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“All Night Long (All Night),” by Lionel Richie

Lyrics of Love: “Well, my friends, the time has come/To raise the roof and have some fun”

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“Good Times,” by Chic

Lyrics of Love: “Good times, these are the good times/Leave your cares behind, these are the good times”

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