85 Songs to Play at Your Engagement Party

Get the party started with this playlist.

Couple and guests at outdoor engagement party

Photo by Kami Olavarria

Your engagement party is like a jump-start to your very own wedding season. It sets the tone for your friends and family about what to expect in the celebrations to come. Since it’s the first time those closest to you will be gathering in honor of your upcoming wedding, everyone will be giddy with excitement. A great playlist will help capture that feeling and keep the good vibes flowing all night.

All the songs you play at your engagement party should reinforce your love and excitement for all that lies ahead. As with the playlist at your reception, it’s nice to mix in something for all ages, so everyone hears a little something they recognize.

Below are 85 songs to play at your party that will cover cocktail hour, dinner, and even dancing if guests get in the mood!

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“Peaches,” by Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon

Lyrics of Love: “Your kisses taste the sweetest with mine/And I'll be right here with ya 'til the end of time”

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“Going to the Chapel,” by The Dixie Cups

Lyrics of Love: “Gee I really love you/And we're gonna get married/Going to the chapel of love”

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“Kiss Me More,” by Doja Cat featuring SZA

Lyrics of Love: “And we cuddle, sure I do love it/But I need your lips on mine”

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“I Feel It Coming,” by The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk

Lyrics of Love: “You've been scared of love and what it did to you/You don't have to run, I know what you've been through”

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“Willow,” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics of Love: “I'm begging for you to take my hand, wreck my plans/That's my man”

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“Your Love Is King,” by Sade

Lyrics of Love: “Your love is king, crown you in my heart/Your love is king, never need to part”

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“True,” by Spandau Ballet

Lyrics of Love: “This is the sound of my soul/This is the sound/I bought a ticket to the world”

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"Make Me Feel," by Janelle Monáe

Lyrics of Love: “You know I love it, so please don't stop it/You got me right here in your jean pocket”

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“Be My Baby,” by The Ronettes

Lyrics of Love: “I'll make you happy, baby, just wait and see/For every kiss you give me, I'll give you three”

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“Levitating,” by Dua Lipa

Lyrics of Love: “You want me, I want you, baby/My sugar boo, I'm levitating”

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“Hold On, We’re Going Home,” by Drake

Lyrics of Love: “I got my eyes on you/You're everything that I see”

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“Crazy for You,” by Madonna

Lyrics of Love: “I never wanted anyone like this/It's all brand new/You'll feel it in my kiss, I'm crazy for you”

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“Hot,” by Inna

Lyrics of Love: “You belong to me/I belong to you/Fire from my heart/Burning just for you”

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“Blurred Lines,” by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell

Lyrics of Love: “Tried to domesticate ya/But you're an animal/Baby it's in your nature/Just let me liberate you (hey hey hey)”

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“Human Nature,” by Michael Jackson

Lyrics of Love: “Electric eyes are everywhere/See that girl, she knows I'm watching/She likes the way I stare”

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“Love You Like a Love Song,” by Selena Gomez & The Scene

Lyrics of Love: “Constantly, boy you played through my mind like a symphony/There's no way to describe what you do to me”

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"Take Me to Church,” by Hozier

Lyrics of Love: “If I'm a pagan of the good times/My lover's the sunlight/To keep the Goddess on my side”

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“Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” by Kylie Minogue

Lyrics of Love: “I just can't get you out of my head/Boy, your lovin' is all I think about”

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“We Are Young,” by Fun featuring Janelle Monáe

Lyrics of Love: “Tonight, we are young/So let's set the world on fire/We can burn brighter than the sun”

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“Higher Love,” by Kygo featuring Whitney Houston

Lyrics of Love: “Think about it, there must be a higher love/Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above”

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“Summer Wine,” by Lana del Rey featuring Barrie-James O’Neill

Lyrics of Love: “Strawberries, cherries and an angel's kiss in spring/My summer wine is really made from all these things”

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“Savage (Remix),” by Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

Lyrics of Love: “I'm a savage, yeah/Classy, bougie, ratchet, yeah”

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“Anyone,” by Justin Bieber

Lyrics of Love: “That you are the only one I'll ever love (I gotta tell ya, gotta tell ya)/Yeah, you, if it's not you, it's not anyone"

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“Our Song,” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics of Love: “Our song is the slamming screen door/Sneakin' out late, tapping on your window/When we're on the phone and you talk real slow”

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“Sprawl II,” by Arcade Fire

Lyrics of Love: “We rode our bikes to the nearest park/Sat under the swings and kissed in the dark”

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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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“Beyond,” by Leon Bridges

Lyrics of Love: “I love to see her face in daylight/It's more than just our bodies at night”

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“Only Heather,” by Wild Nothing

Lyrics of Love: “I couldn't explain it, I won't even try/She is so lovely she makes me feel high”

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“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” by Cyndi Lauper

Lyrics of Love: “Some boys take a beautiful girl/And hide her away from the rest of the world/I wanna be the one to walk in the sun”

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“Harvest Moon,” by Poolside

Lyrics of Love: “But there's a full moon rising, let's go dancing in the night/We go where the music's playing/Let's go out and feel the night”

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“Way to Go,” by Empire of the Sun

Lyrics of Love: “Like a cannonball shot across the floor/We have found a way through the darkest hour”

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“Mine,” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics of Love: “You put your arm around me for the first time/You made a rebel of a careless man's careful daughter/You are the best thing that's ever been 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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“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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“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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“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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“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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“Then He Kissed Me,” by The Crystals

Lyrics of Love: “I knew that he was mine so I gave him all the love that I had/And one day he took me home to meet his mom and his dad”

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

Lyrics of Love: “What a lady, what a night/Oh, I, I got a funny feelin' when she walked in the room”

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“Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” by Michael Jackson

Lyrics of Love: “Touch me and I feel on fire/Ain't nothin' like a love desire”

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“High and Low,” by Empire of the Sun

Lyrics of Love: “Let's get together and forget all the troubles and just float/I don't want you to go”

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“One Kiss,” by Calvin Harris featuring Dua Lipa

Lyrics of Love: “One kiss is all it takes/Fallin' in love with me”

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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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“Love Shack,” by the B-52s

Lyrics of Love: “I'm headin' down the Atlanta highway/Lookin' for the love getaway”

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“Got to Be Real,” by Cheryl Lynn

Lyrics of Love: “You know that your love is my love, my love is your love/Our love is here to stay”

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"And I Love Her," by The Beatles

Lyrics of Love: “Bright are the stars that shine/Dark is the sky/I know this love of mine will never die”

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“Ain’t Nobody,” by Chaka Khan

Lyrics of Love: “Happened so naturally/I did not know it was love”

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“Like I Love You,” by Justin Timberlake

Lyrics of Love: “Ain't nobody love you like I love you/You're a good girl and that's what makes me trust ya”

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“After the Moment,” by Craft Spells

Lyrics of Love: “Maybe it's your kiss, and your touch/That makes me want you more than love”

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“Adore You,” by Harry Styles

Lyrics of Love: “I’d walk through fire for you/Just let me adore you”

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“Magic,” by Coldplay

Lyrics of Love: “Call it magic, call it true/I call it magic when I'm with you”

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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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“Garden (Say It Like Dat),” by SZA

Lyrics of Love: “But I believe you when you say it like that/Oh, do you mean it when you say it like that?”

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“Out of My League,” by Fitz and the Tantrums

Lyrics of Love: “Forty days and forty nights/I waited for a girl like you to come and save my life”

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“Space Song,” by Beach House

Lyrics of Love: “Somewhere in these eyes/I'm on your side”

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“Genesis,” by Grimes

Lyrics of Love: “Oh heart, and then it falls/And then I fall/And then I know”

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“Actions,” by John Legend

Lyrics of Love: “I wanna show my love is strong/Make her feel it when I'm home”

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“Show Me Love,” by Alicia Keys featuring Miguel

Lyrics of Love: “This is not the season for nobody else but us/I always get wrapped up in you, baby, I'm in love”

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“So In Love,” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

Lyrics of Love: “Just close your eyes/I was so impressed by you/I was running blind”

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“Enchanted,” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics of Love: “This night is sparkling, don't you let it go/I'm wonderstruck, blushing all the way home/I'll spend forever wondering if you knew”

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"God Only Knows," by John Legend and Cynthia Erivo

Lyrics of Love: "God only knows what I'd be without you"

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"Ave Maria," by Beyoncé

Lyrics of Love: "I found heaven on Earth/You are my last, my first"

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“Can't Help Falling in Love With You,” by Fleet Foxes

Lyrics of Love: “Take my hand, take my whole life, too/For I can't help falling in love with you”

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"Coming Home," by Leon Bridges

Lyrics of Love: "Baby, I would be grieving/If you wanted to leave me all alone now/By myself, I don't want nobody else"

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"Spend My Life With You," by Tamia & Eric Benet

Lyrics of Love: "Can we just feel this way together 'til the end of all time/Can I just spend my life with you"

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“Mine,” by Beyoncé featuring Drake

Lyrics of Love: “We should get married/Let's stop holding back on this and let's get carried away”

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“Young Blood,” by The Naked and Famous

Lyrics of Love: “We lie beneath the stars at night/Our hands gripping each other tight/You keep my secrets hope to die/Promises, swear them to the sky”

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“The Matrimony,” by Wale featuring Usher

Lyrics of Love: “If there's a question of my love, you've got it/Baby don't worry, I've got plans for you”

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"Marry You,” by Bruno Mars

Lyrics of Love: “Is it the look in your eyes or is it this dancing juice/Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you”

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“Crazy in Love,” by Beyoncé 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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“Latch,” by Disclosure featuring Sam Smith

Lyrics of Love: “How do you do it, you got me losing every breath/What did you give me to make my heart beat out my chest?”

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“Marry Me,” by St. Vincent

Lyrics of Love: “Marry me, John, marry me, John/I'll be so good to you”

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“Let’s Get Married,” by Jagged Edge featuring Run

Lyrics of Love: “Meet me in the altar in your white dress/We ain't getting no younger, we might as well do it”

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"Fantasy," by Mariah Carey

Lyrics of Love: "Mmm, baby, I'm so into you/Darlin', if you only knew/All the things that flow through my mind"

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"As Long as You Love Me," by Backstreet Boys

Lyrics of Love: "Don't care what is written in your history/As long as you're here with me"

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"The Rest of Our Life," by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Lyrics of Love: "So I take your hand and ask you/Have you made plans for the rest of your life?"

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“You Can’t Hurry Love,” by Phil Collins

Lyrics of Love: “I need love, love to ease my mind/I need to find, find someone to call mine”

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"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"

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"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”

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“Love On Top,” by Beyoncé

Lyrics of Love: “I can feel the sun whenever you're near/Every time you touch me I just melt away”

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"We Found Love," by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris

Lyrics of Love: “We found love in a hopeless place/Yellow diamonds in the light/Now we're standing side by side"

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"You're Still the One," by Shania Twain

Lyrics of Love: “Looks like we made it/Look how far we've come, my baby/We mighta took the long way/We knew we'd get there someday"

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"I Was Made for Loving You," by Tori Kelly featuring Ed Sheeran

Lyrics of Love: “I'll take this chance, so call me blind/I've been waiting all my life/Please don't scar this young heart/Just take my hand"

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"10,000 Hours," by Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber

Lyrics of Love: “I'd spend 10,000 hours and 10,000 more/Oh, if that's what it takes to learn that sweet heart of yours/And I might never get there, but I'm gonna try"

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"Everything," by Michael Bublé

Lyrics of Love: “And in this crazy life, and through these crazy times/It's you, it's you, you make me sing/You're every line, you're every word, you're everything"

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