200 Pre-Wedding Songs for Getting Ready with Your Bridesmaids

Who says you have to wait until the reception to start the party?

Updated 02/04/18
Photo by Kadeem Johnson and Dar Es Salaam Riser

The mimosas are being poured, your 'maids are getting excited, and your makeup artist has just arrived. What's next on the itinerary? Turning up the volume on a killer playlist of getting-ready wedding songs to get you and your gals amped up for the main event. We've curated a mix of old and new songs, with girl-power anthems and upbeat hits about love across genres and decades. In all cases, they're songs that will keep a smile on your face all morning long. With that ring on your finger, your BFFs by your side, and divas like Whitney and Mariah singing the classics, you've got the perfect recipe for getting ready on the morning of your wedding!

200 Getting Ready Wedding Songs

1. "Chapel Of Love," by The Dixie Cups (from Chapel Of Love)
2. "Oh, Pretty Woman," by Roy Orbison (from Oh, Pretty Woman)
3. "Love On Top," by Beyoncé (from 4)
4. "Halo," by Beyoncé (from I AM...SASHA FIERCE)
5. "Crazy In Love," by Beyoncé and JAY Z (from Dangerously In Love)
6. "One, Two Step," by Ciara and Missy Elliott (from Goodies)
7. "Knock You Down," by Keri Hilson, Kanye West, and Ne-Yo (from In A Perfect World...)
8. "California Gurls," by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg (from Teenage Dream)
9. "Teenage Dream," by Katy Perry (from Katy Perry - Teenage Dream The Complete Confection)
10. "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)," by Whitney Houston (from Whitney)
11. "How Will I Know," by Whitney Houston (from Whitney Houston)
12. "Queen of the Night," by Whitney Houston (from The Bodyguard)
13. "Oops!...I Did It Again," by Britney Spears (from Oops!... I Did It Again)
14. "...Baby One More Time," by Britney Spears (from ...Baby One More Time (Digital Deluxe Version))
15. "Work B**ch," by Britney Spears (from Britney Jean (Deluxe Version))
16. "Gimme More," by Britney Spears (from Blackout)
17. "Piece of Me," by Britney Spears (from Blackout)
18. "Bang Bang," by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj (from My Everything)
19. "Into You," by Ariana Grande (from Dangerous Woman)
20. "Side To Side," by Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj (from Dangerous Woman)
21. "Let's Go Crazy," by Prince (from Purple Rain)
22. "Kiss," by Prince (from Parade - Music From The Motion Picture Under The Cherry Moon)
23. "U Got The Look," by Prince (from Sign 'O' The Times)
24. "Always Be My Baby," by Mariah Carey (from Daydream)
25. "Touch My Body," by Mariah Carey (from E=MC2)
26. "Hollaback Girl," by Gwen Stefani (from Love Angel Music Baby)
27. "Say My Name," by Destiny's Child (from The Writing's On The Wall)
28. "Fergalicious," by Fergie and will.i.am (from The Dutchess)
29. "Don't Cha," by The Pussycat Dolls, Busta Rhymes (from PCD)
30. "Wannabe - Radio Edit," by Spice Girls (from Spice)
31. "Run the World (Girls)," by Beyoncé (from 4)
32. "Hips Don't Lie," by Shakira and Wyclef Jean (from Oral Fixation Vol.1)
33. "Buttons," by The Pussycat Dolls (from PCD)
34. "Milkshake," by Kelis (from The Hits)
35. "Bootylicious," by Destiny's Child (from Survivor)
36. "Glamorous," by Fergie, Ludacris (from The Dutchess)
37. "When I Grow Up," by The Pussycat Dolls (from Doll Domination)
38. "Diva," by Beyoncé (from I AM...SASHA FIERCE)
39. "Jenny from the Block - Track Masters Remix," by Jennifer Lopez, Jadakiss and Styles P (from This Is Me...Then)
40. "Just Dance," by Lady Gaga and Colby O'Donis (from The Fame)
41. "SexyBack," by Justin Timberlake and Timbaland (from FutureSex/LoveSounds)
42. "Ain't No Other Man," by Christina Aguilera (from Back To Basics)
43. "Get Right," by Jennifer Lopez (from Rebirth)
44. "Work It," by Missy Elliott (from Under Construction)
45. "Confident," by Demi Lovato (from Confident)
46. "The Heart Wants What It Wants," by Selena Gomez (from For You)
47. "Good For You," by Selena Gomez and A$AP Rocky (from Revival)
48. "Anaconda," by Nicki Minaj (from The Pinkprint)
49. "Can't Get You Out Of My Head," by Kylie Minogue (from Fever)
50. "Yeah!," by Usher, Lil Jon, and Ludacris (from Confessions)
51. "Say It Right," by Nelly Furtado (from Loose)
52. "Sugar," by Maroon (from V)
53. "I Love It," by Icona Pop featuring Charli XCX (from I Love It)
54. "Super Bass," by Nicki Minaj (from Pink Friday)
55. "Girl On Fire," by Alicia Keys (from Girl On Fire)
56. "Brave," by Sara Bareilles (from The Blessed Unrest)
57. "Independent Women, Pt. 1," by Destiny's Child (from Survivor)
58. "Can't Hold Us," by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton (from The Heist)
59. "Born This Way," by Lady Gaga (from Born This Way)
60. "Born to Fly," by Sara Evans (from Born To Fly)
61. "Only Girl (In The World)," by Rihanna (from Loud)
62. "You Sexy Thing," by Hot Chocolate (from Hot Chocolate)
63. "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!," by Shania Twain (from Greatest Hits)
64. "One Way or Another," by Blondie (from Greatest Hits Blondie)
65. "I'm Coming Out," by Diana Ross (from Diana)
66. "Fight Song," by Rachel Platten (from Wildfire)
67. "Shining," by DJ Khaled, Beyoncé, and JAY Z (from Grateful)
68. "Work," by Rihanna, Drake (from ANTI)
69. "One Dance," by Drake, WizKid, and Kyla (from Views)
70. "Passionfruit," by Drake (from More Life)
71. "(I've Had) The Time of My Life," by Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes (from Platinum & Gold Collection)
72. "Fancy," by Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX (from The New Classic (Deluxe Version))
73. "Booty," by Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea (from Booty)
74. "Wild Thoughts," by DJ Khaled, Rihanna, and Bryson Tiller (from Grateful)
75. "For Free," by DJ Khaled and Drake (from For Free)
76. "Pump It," by The Black Eyed Peas (from Monkey Business)
77. "Don't Stop The Music," by Rihanna (from Good Girl Gone Bad Reloaded)
78. "Clumsy," by Fergie (from The Dutchess)
79. "The Way I Are," by Timbaland, Keri Hilson and D.O.E. (from Shock Value)
80. "Pon de Replay," by Rihanna (from Music Of The Sun)
81. "Come on over Baby (All I Want Is You)," by Christina Aguilera (from Keeps Gettin' Better A Decade Of Hits)
82. "What a Girl Wants," by Christina Aguilera (from Keeps Gettin' Better A Decade Of Hits)
83. "Ain't No Other Man," by Christina Aguilera (from Back To Basics)
84. "Candyman," by Christina Aguilera (from Back To Basics)
85. "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!," by Shania Twain (from Come On Over)
86. "That Don't Impress Me Much," by Shania Twain (from Come On Over)
87. "Who Says," by Selena Gomez & The Scene (from For You)
88. "4 Minutes," by Madonna featuring Justin Timberlake & Timbaland (from Celebration)
89. "Like A Virgin," by Madonna (from Like A Virgin)
90. "Vogue," by Madonna (from The Immaculate Collection)
91. "Hung Up," by Madonna (from Confessions On A Dance Floor)
92. "Like A Prayer," by Madonna (from Celebration (double disc version))
93. "Straight Up," by Paula Abdul (from Forever Your Girl)
94. "My Humps," by The Black Eyed Peas (from Monkey Business)
95. "Soldier ft Lil Wayne," by Destiny's Child, T.I., and Lil Wayne (from Destiny Fulfilled)
96. "Lady Marmalade," by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mýa, and P!nk (from Moulin Rouge)
97. "Feelin' Myself," by Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj (from The Pink Print)
98. "OMG," by Usher and will.i.am (from Raymond v Raymond)
99. "My Boo," by Usher, Alicia Keys (from Confessions)
100. "Alejandro," by Lady Gaga (from The Fame Monster)
101. "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)," by Cher (from If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher's Greatest Hits)
102. "What's Love Got to Do with It," by Tina Turner (from Simply The Best)
103. "***Flawless," by Beyoncé and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (from BEYONCÉ)
104. "Party In The U.S.A.," by Miley Cyrus (from The Time Of Our Lives)
105. "Toxic," by Britney Spears (from In The Zone)
106. "Promiscuous," by Nelly Furtado, Timbaland (from Loose)
107. "Umbrella," by Rihanna and JAY Z (from Good Girl Gone Bad Reloaded)
108. "The Sweet Escape," by Gwen Stefani and Akon (from The Sweet Escape)
109. "Telephone," by Lady Gaga, Beyoncé (from The Fame Monster)
110. "SOS," by Rihanna (from A Girl Like Me)
111. "London Bridge," by Fergie (from The Dutchess)
112. "HUMBLE.," by Kendrick Lamar (from DAMN.)
113. "Starships," by Nicki Minaj (from Pink Friday ... Roman Reloaded)
114. "Fallin'," by Alicia Keys (from Songs In A Minor)
115. "Girl On Fire," by Alicia Keys (from Girl On Fire)
116. "Family Affair," by Mary J. Blige (from No More Drama)
117. "You Da One," by Rihanna (from Talk That Talk)
118. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (from United)
119. "Cheerleader - Felix Jaehn Remix Radio Edit," by OMI and Felix Jaehn (from Cheerleader)
120. "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)," by Natalie Cole (from Natalie Cole Anthology)
121. "Drunk in Love," by Beyoncé, JAY Z (from BEYONCÉ)
122. "You And I," by Lady Gaga (from Born This Way)
123. "Rich Girl," by Daryl Hall & John Oates (from Bigger Than Both Of Us)
124. "Uptown Girl," by Billy Joel (from An Innocent Man)
125. "At Last," by Etta James (from At Last!)
126. "Wonderful Tonight," by Eric Clapton (from Classic Eric Clapton)
127. "Short Skirt/Long Jacket," by Cake (from Comfort Eagle)
128. "Hold On," by Wilson Phillips (from Greatest Hits)
129. "Opposites Attract," by Paula Abdul (from Forever Your Girl)
130. "Forever Your Girl," by Paula Abdul (from Greatest Hits)
131. "Morning Train (Nine to Five)," by Sheena Easton (from Take My Time)
132. "Jolene," by Dolly Parton (from Jolene)
133. "No One," by Alicia Keys (from As I Am)
134. "What's Love Got to Do with It," by Tina Turner (from Simply The Best)
135. "Black Velvet," by Alannah Myles (from Alannah Myles)
136. "Don't Let Go (Love)," by En Vogue (from The Very Best Of En Vogue)
137. "True Colors," by Cyndi Lauper (from True Colors)
138. "Somewhere Only We Know," by Lily Allen (from Sheezus)
139. "If It Makes You Happy," by Sheryl Crow (from Sheryl Crow)
140. "My Love Is Your Love," by Whitney Houston (from My Love Is Your Love)
141. "Get It Back," by Whitney Houston (from My Love Is Your Love)
142. "I Was Made To Love Him," by Whitney Houston (from My Love Is Your Love)
143. "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'," by Nancy Sinatra (from Boots)
144. "Somethin' Stupid," by Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra (from The World We Knew)
145. "Dreamgirls," by Jennifer Hudson, Beyoncé, and Anika Noni Rose (from Dreamgirls)
146. "Maneater," by Nelly Furtado (from Loose)
147. "Nasty," by Janet Jackson (from Control)
148. "I Try to Think About Elvis," by Patty Loveless (from When Fallen Angels Fly)
149. "Supermodel (You Better Work)," by RuPaul (from Supermodel of the World)
150. "FourFiveSeconds," by Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney (from FourFiveSeconds)
151. "Boom Clap," by Charlie XCX (from SUCKER)
152. "I Think We're Alone Now," by Tiffany (from Tiffany)
153. "Tell It to My Heart," by Taylor Dayne (from Tell It to My Heart)
154. "Dancing On My Own," by Robyn (from Body Talk)
155. "I'm Every Woman," by Chaka Khan, Lew Hahn (from Epiphany: The Best Of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1)
156. "I'm So Excited," by The Pointer Sisters (from So Excited!)
157. "Whip My Hair," by Willow (from Whip My Hair)
158. "No One Else On Earth," by Wynonna (from Collection)
159. "Meeting In The Ladies Room," by Klymaxx (from Meeting In The Ladies Room)
160. "I Wanna Go," by Britney Spears (from Femme Fatale)
161. "Call Me," by Blondie (from Call Me)
162. "Lovergirl," by Teena Marie (from R&B: From Doo-Wop To Hip-Hop)
163. "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," by Jennifer Holliday (from 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of Jennifer Holliday)
164. "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," by Aretha Franklin (from Lady Soul)
165. "Got to Be Real," by Cheryl Lynn (from Cheryl Lynn)
166. "Le Freak," by CHIC (from C'est Chic)
167. "So Emotional," by Whitney Houston (from Whitney)
168. "Respect," by Aretha Franklin (from I Never Loved a Man The Way That I Love You)
__169. "Right There," by Nicole Sherzinger and 50 Cent (from __Right There) 170. "Love Shack," by The B-52's (from Cosmic Thing)
171. "Everywhere," by Fleetwood Mac (from The Last Tango)
172. "Express Yourself," by Madonna (from Celebration)
173. "Dancing Queen," by ABBA (from Arrival)
174. "Girls Just Want To Have Fun," by Cyndi Lauper (from She's So Unusual)
175. "Turn the Beat Around," by Vicki Sue Morrison (from Never Gonna Let You Go)
176. "Express Yourself," by Madonna (from Celebration)
177. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," by Cyndi Lauper (from She's So Unusual)
178. "Dancing Queen," by ABBA (from Arrival)
179. "Stop," by Spice Girls (from Spiceworld)
180. "Spice Up Your Life," by Spice Girls (from Spiceworld)
181. "Roar," by Katy Perry (from PRISM)
182. "Escapade," by Janet Jackson (from Rhythm Nation)
183. "Heaven Is A Place On Earth," by Belinda Carlisle (from Heaven On Earth)
184. "Venus," by Bananarama (from EGB La música de una generación)
185. "PYT (Pretty Young Thing)," by Michael Jackson (from Thriller)
186. "Real Wild Child (Wild One)," by Iggy Pop (from Blah-Blah-Blah)
187. "Me Too," by Meghan Trainor (from Thank You (Deluxe Version))
188. "Dear Future Husband," by Meghan Trainor (from Title)
189. "All About That Bass," by Meghan Trainor (from Title)
190. "Firework," by Katy Perry (from Katy Perry - Teenage Dream The Complete Confection)
191. "Cool for the Summer," by Demi Lovato (from Confident)
192. "Lean On," by Major Lazer, MØ, and DJ Snake (from Peace Is The Mission)
193. "I Gotta Feeling," by The Black Eyed Peas (from THE END (THE ENERGY NEVER DIES))
194. "Time of Our Lives," by Pitbull and Ne-Yo (from Globalization)
195. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (from United)
196. "Stayin' Alive," by Bee Gees (from Greatest)
197. "I Don't Like It, I Love It," by Flo Rida featuring Verdine White and Robin Thicke (from MY HOUSE)
198. "Sugar," by Robin Schulz featuring Francesco Yates (from SUGAR)
199. "Forever Young," by Rod Stewart (from The Definitive Rod Stewart)
200. "Happy," by Pharrell Williams (from G I R L)

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