105 Wedding Entrance Songs to Start the Reception Off with a Bang

Find the perfect wedding reception entrance song!

Updated 08/01/17

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When the ceremony's over and you're officially Mr. and Mrs., it's time to get the party started! If you're wondering what music will make for an iconic reception entrance, we're here to help. We compiled 105 of the best wedding entrance songs for your debut as a married couple. Whether you're looking for classic, rock, country, upbeat or just plain fun wedding entrance songs, you'll find plenty of choices that will have your guests singing and dancing along.

105 Wedding Entrance Songs

Classic Wedding Entrance Songs

1. "You Make My Dreams," Daryl Hall and John Oates

"What I've got's full stock of thoughts and dreams that scatter, you pull them all together. And how, I can't explain, oh yeah, well, well you, you make my dreams come true."

2. "Ain’t That a Kick in the Head" by Dean Martin

"My head keeps spinnin', I go to sleep and keep grinnin.' If this is just the beginnin', my life is gonna be bee-yoo-tee-ful. I've sunshine enough to spread, it's just like the fella said, tell me quick, ain't that a kick in the head?"

3. "Signed, Sealed Delivered (I'm Yours)," by Stevie Wonder

"Here I am baby. Oh, you've got the future in your hand. Signed, sealed delivered, I'm yours."

4. "Let's Stay Together," by Al Green

"Oh baby, let's, let's stay together, lovin' you whether times are good or bad, happy or sad."

5. "You're My First, My Last, My Everything," by Barry White

"My first, my 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."

6. "Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe," by Barry White

"My darling I, can't get enough of your love babe. Girl, I don't know, I don't know why."

7. "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," by Michael Jackson

"Just love me 'til you don't know how. Keep on with the force don't stop. Don't stop 'til you get enough."

8. "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" by Natalie Cole

"Loving you is some kind of wonderful because you've shown me just how much you care. You've given me the thrill of a lifetime and made me believe you've got more thrills to spare."

9. "Your Love," by The Outfield

"I don't want to lose your love tonight...You know I'd do anything for you."

10. "That's Amore," by Dean Martin

"When a moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore. When the world seems to shine like you've had too much wine, that's amore."

11. ""I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me,)" by Whitney Houston

"Oh, I wanna dance with somebody. I wanna feel the heat with somebody. Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody, with somebody who loves me."

12. "You Make Loving Fun," by Fleetwood Mac

"Sweet wonderful you, you make me happy with the things you do. Oh, can it be so this feeling follows me wherever I go. I never did believe in miracles but I've a feeling it's time to try."

13. "Come Fly With Me," by Frank Sinatra

"Weather-wise it's such a lovely day. You just say the words and we'll beat the birds down to Acapulco Bay. It's perfect for a flying honeymoon, they say. Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away."

14. "Dancing in the Dark," by Bruce Springsteen

"You can't start a fire without a spark. This gun's for hire even if we're just dancing in the dark."

15. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," by Marvin Gay and Tammi Terrell

"Oh baby there ain't no mountain high enough, ain't no valley low enough, ain't no river wide enough to keep me from getting to you babe."*

16. "Superfly," by Curtis Mayfield

"Darkest of night with the moon shining bright. There's a set goin' strong, lotta things goin' on. The man of the hour has an air of great power. The dudes have envied him for so long."

17. "Tell Me Something Good," by Chaka Khan and Rufus

"Tell me something good. Tell me that you love me, yeah. Tell me something good. Tell me that you like it, yeah."

18. "We Are Family," by Sister Sledge

"Living life is fun and we've just begun to get our share of this world's delights High, high hopes we have for the future."

19. "All You Need is Love," by The Beatles

"All you need is love. All you need is love. All you need is love, love. Love is all you need."

20. "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)," by James Taylor

"How sweet it is to be loved by you. Ooh, baby, I needed the shelter of someone's arms and there you were."

21. "Love Shack," by the B-52s

"The Love Shack is a little old place where we can get together, love shack, baby."

22. "What I Like About You," by The Romantics

"What I like about you, you keep me warm at night. Never wanna' let you go, know you make me feel alright. Keep on whispering in my ear, tell me all the things that I wanna' to hear."

23. "We Built This City," by The Starships

Marconi plays the mamba listen to the radio Don't you remember We built this city we built this city on rock an' roll."

24. "Let’s Hear It For the Boy," by Deniece Williams

"Every time he pulls me near I just want to cheer 'let's hear it for the boy. Let's give the boy a hand. Let's hear it for my baby."

25. "Jump (For My Love)," by The Pointer Sisters

"Jump, I know my heart can make you happy. Jump in, you know these arms can feel you up. Jump, if you want to taste my kisses in the night then. Jump, jump for my love."

Alternative and Rock Wedding Entrance Songs

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26. "Viva La Vida," by Coldplay

"I used to roll the dice, feel the fear in my enemy's eyes. Listened as the crowd would sing, now the old king is dead long live the king One minute I held the key, next the walls were closed on me. And I discovered that my castles stand upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand."

27. "T.N.T.," by AC/DC

"'Cause I'm T.N.T. I'm dynamite. T.N.T. and I'll win the fight. T.N.T. I'm a power load, T.N.T. watch me explode."

28. "You Shook Me All Night Long," by AC/DC

"She was a fast machine, she kept her motor clean. She was the best damn woman I had ever seen."

29. "Home," by Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic

"Home, let me come home. Home is wherever I'm with you."

30. "1, 2, 3, 4," by Plain White T's

"One, two, three, four, give me more lovin' than I've ever had. Make it all better when I'm feelin' sad. Tell me that I'm special even when I know I'm not. Make me feel good when I hurt so bad. Barely gettin' mad, I'm so glad I found you. I love being around you."

31. "Float On," by Modest Mouse

"I backed my car into a cop car the other day. Well, he just drove off. Sometimes life's okay. I ran my mouth off a bit too much, ah what did I say? Well, you just laughed it off and it was all okay and we'll all float on okay."

32. "Best Day of My Life," by American Authors

"I had a dream so big and loud. I jumped so high I touched the clouds. I stretched my hands out to the sky. We danced with monsters through the night. I'm never gonna look back. Whoa, never gonna give it up. No, please don't wake me now. This is gonna be the best day of my life."

33. "Riptide," by Vance Joy

"Lady, running down to the riptide, taken away to the dark side. I wanna be your left hand man. I love you when you're singing that song and I got a lump in my throat because you're gonna sing the words wrong."

34. "It's Time," by Imagine Dragons

"I don't ever want to let you down. I don't ever want to leave this town...It's time to begin, isn't it?"

35. "On Top of the World," by Imagine Dragons

"I'm on top of the world, waiting on this for a while now, paying my dues to the dirt. I've been waiting to smile, been holding it in for a while. Take it with me if I can, been dreaming of this since a child."

36. "Shut Up and Dance," by Walk the Moon

"Oh don't you dare look back, just keep your eyes on me. I said you're holding back. She said shut up and dance with me. This woman is my destiny."

37. "Animal," by Neon Trees

"Here we go again, I kinda wanna be more than friends. So take it easy on me. I'm afraid you're never satisfied...No, I won't sleep tonight. Oh, oh, I want some more."

38. "Say Hey (I Love You)," by Michael Franti & Spearhead

"Hey I be gone today but I be back around the way. Seems like everywhere I go the more I see, the less I know. But I know one thing, that I I love you."

39. "Young Folks," by Peter Bjorn and John

"If I told you things I did before, told you how I used to be, would you go along with someone like me? If you knew my story word for word, had all of my history, would you go along with someone like me?"

40. "I Believe in a Thing Called Love," by The Darkness

"Can't explain all the feelings that you're making me feel. My heart's in overdrive and you're behind the steering wheel...I believe in a thing called love, just listen to the rhythm of my heart. There's a chance we could make it now."

41. "Sex on Fire," by Kings of Leon

"Lay where you're laying, don't make a sound. I know they're watching, watching all the commotion. The kiddie-like play, it has people talking. Talking. You, your sex is on fire."

42. "Good Life," by OneRepublic

"When you're happy like a fool let it take you over. When everything is out, you gotta take it in. Oh this has gotta be the good life."

43. "Feel Again," by OneRepublic

"But with you, I feel again. Yeah with you, I can feel again. I'm feeling better since you know me. I was a lonely soul but that's the old me."

44. "We Will Rock You," by Queen

"Buddy you're a boy make a big noise, playin' in the street gonna be a big man some day. You got mud on yo' face, you big disgrace, kickin' your can all over the place, singin' 'we will we will rock you!' "

45. "Sharp Dressed Man," by ZZ Top

"Gold watch, diamond ring, I ain't missin' not a single thing. Cufflinks, stick pin, when I step out I'm gonna do you in. They come runnin' just as fast as they can 'cause every girl crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man."

Contemporary and Hip Hop Wedding Entrance Songs

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46. "Happy," by Pharrell Williams

"It might seem crazy what I am about to say. Sunshine she's here, you can take a break. I'm a hot air balloon that could go to space with the air, like I don't care, baby, by the way, because I'm happy. Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof."

47. "Crazy in Love," by Beyoncé and Jay Z

"Got me looking, so crazy, my baby. I'm not myself lately, I'm foolish...You got me sprung and I don't care who sees."

48. "Levels," by Avicii

"Oh, sometimes I get a good feeling, yeah. Get a feeling that I never, never, never, never had before, no no I get a good feeling, yeah."

49. "Moves Like Jagger," by Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera

"Just shoot for the stars if it feels right and aim for my heart if you feel like it. Take me away and make it okay. I swear I'll behave...Look into my eyes and I'll own you with them moves like Jagger."

50. "Uptown Funk," by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

" 'Cause uptown funk gon' give it to you, Saturday night and we in the spot, don't believe me just watch (come on)."

51. "Feel So Close," by Calvin Harris

"I feel so close to you right now. It's a force field. I wear my heart upon my sleeve, like a big deal. Your love bows down, I mean surround me like a waterfall and there's no stopping us right now, I feel so close to you right now."

52. "Marry You," by Bruno Mars

"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."

53. "24K Magic," by Bruno Mars

"Tonight I just want to take you higher. Throw your hands up in the sky. Let's set this party off right. Players, put yo' pinky rings up to the moon. Girls, what y'all trying to do? Twenty four karat magic in the air."

54. "Cheerleader," by OMI

"Oh I think that I found myself a cheerleader, she is always right there when I need her."

55. "Moment 4 Life," by Nicki Minaj

"It's a celebration every time we link up. We done did everything they can think of. Greatness is what we on the brink of. I wish that I could have this moment for life...'cause in this moment I just feel so alive."

56. "Cake by the Ocean," by DNCE

"Let's lose our minds and go crazy. Ah ya ya ya ya I keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean...See you licking frosting from your own hands, want another taste, I'm begging, yes ma'am."

57. "Dynamite," by Taio Cruz

"I throw my hands up in the air sometimes saying 'Ayo! Gotta let go!' I wanna celebrate and live my life saying 'Ayo! Baby, let's go!' 'Cause we gon' rock this club, we gon' go all night, we gon' light it up like it's dynamite!"

58. "OMG," by Usher

"Baby let me love you down, there's so many ways to love ya. Baby I can break you down, there's so many ways to love ya. Got me like, oh my gosh I'm so in love. I found you finally."

59. "SexyBack," by Justin Timberlake

"I'm bringin' sexy back. Them other boys don't know how to act. I think it's special, what's behind your back so turn around and I'll pick up the slack."

60. "This is What You Came For," by Calvin Harris and Rihanna

"Baby, this is what you came for. Lightning strikes every time she moves and everybody's watching her, but she's looking at you."

61. "Good Life," by Kanye West featuring T-Pain

"The good life, let's go on a living' spree...They say the best things in life are free. The good life, it feel like Atlanta, it feel like L.A., it feel like Miami, it feel like N.Y., summertime Chi, ahh, now throw your hands up in the sky."

62. "Can't Stop the Feeling," by Justin Timberlake

"I can't stop the feeling so just dance, dance, dance, come on. Oh, it's something magical, it's in the air, it's in my blood, it's rushing on. I don't need no reason, don't need control. I fly so high, no ceiling, when I'm in my zone."

63. "I Gotta Feeling," by The Black Eyed Peas

"I gotta feeling, woo hoo, that tonight's gonna be a good night."

64. "Let’s Get It Started," by the Black Eyed Peas

"Transmit hits, with no delusion, the feeling's irresistible and that's how we movin.' Everybody, everybody, let's get into it. Get stupid, get it started."

65. "Suit and Tie," by Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z

"Ooh my killer, my 'Thriller,' yeah you're a classic and you're all mine tonight. And as long as I've got my suit and tie I'm a leave it all on the floor tonight and you got fixed up to the nines. Let me show you a few things. All pressed up in black and white and you're dressed in that dress I like. Love is swinging in the air tonight."

66. "How Will I Know," by Whitney Houston

"There's a boy I know, he's the one I dream of, looks into my eyes, takes me to the clouds above. Oh I lose control, can't seem to get enough, when I wake from dreaming, tell me is it really love? How will I know?"

67. "As Long as You Love Me," by The Backstreet Boys

"Although loneliness has always been a friend of mine I'm leavin' my life in your hands. People say I'm crazy and that I am blind, risking it all in a glance and how you got me blind is still a mystery, I can't get you out of my head. Don't care what is written in your history as long as you're here with me. I don't care who you are, where you're from, what you did as long as you love me."

68. "True to Your Heart," by 98 Degrees and Stevie Wonder

"True to you heart, you must be true to your heart. That's when the heavens will part and baby, shower you with my love. Open your eyes. Your heart can tell you no lies and when you're true to your heart I know it's gonna lead you straight to me."

69. "Deja Vu," by Beyoncé

"Baby, seem like everywhere I go I see you. From your eyes I smile, it's like I breathe you. Helplessly I reminisce, don't want to compare nobody to you."

70. "Love on Top," by Beyoncé

"Baby, it's you, you're the one I love. You're the one I need, you're the only one I see. Come on, baby, it's you. You're the one that gives your all. You're the one I can always call. When I need you, make everything stop. Finally, you put my love on top."

71. "Hey Ya!," by Outkast

"We're gonna break this back down in just a few seconds. Now don't have me break this thing down for nothing. Now I want to see y'all on your baddest behavior. Lend me some sugar, I am your neighbor! Ah, here we go! Shake it, sh-shake it, shake it, sh-shake it, shake it, sh-shake it, shake it, sh-shake it, shake it, sh-shake it, shake it like a Polaroid picture."

72. "Shining," by DJ Khaled featuring Beyoncé and Jay Z

"Money don't make me happy and a fella can't make me fancy. We smilin' for a whole 'nother reason. It's all smiles through all four seasons."

73. "Love Me Like You Do," by Ellie Goulding

"You're the fear, I don't care 'cause I've never been so high. Follow me to the dark, let me take you past our satellites. You can see the world you brought to life, so love me like you do."

74. "Bang, Bang," by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj

"You need a good girl to blow your mind, yeah. Bang bang into the room (I know ya want it). Bang bang all over you (I'll let ya have it). Wait a minute lemme take you there (ah)."

75. "Let's Get Married - ReMarqable Remix," by Jagged Edge, Run and Lamarquis Jefferson

"Meet me at the altar in your white dress. We ain't gettin' no younger we might as well do it. Been feelin' you all the while girl I must confess. Girl let's just get married. I just wanna get married."

76. "Stand by You," by Rachel Patten

"Even if we're breaking down, we can find a way to break through. Even if we can't find heaven, I'll walk through hell with you. Love, you're not alone, 'cause I'm gonna stand by you.' "

77. "Starving," by Hailee Steinfield

"I didn't know that I was starving till I tasted you. Don't need no butterflies when you give me the whole damn zoo. By the way, by the way, you do things to my body. I didn't know that I was starving till I tasted you."

78. "Raise Your Glass," by P!nk

"So raise your glass if you are wrong in all the right ways, all my underdogs, we will never be never be, anything but loud and nitty gritty, dirty little freaks."

79. "Bring Em Out," by T.I. ft. Swizz Beats

"I got the crowd yellin' 'bring 'em out, bring 'em out.' All my hot girls yellin' 'bring 'em out, bring 'em out.' All the dope boys yellin' 'bring 'em out, bring 'em out.' From the back they yellin' 'bring 'em out, bring 'em out.' "

80. "I Feel It Coming," by Daft Punk

"Tell me what you really like. Baby I can take my time. We don't ever have to fight, just take it step-by-step. I can see it in your eyes 'cause they never tell me lies."

Country Wedding Entrance Songs

81. "I Want Crazy," by Hunter Hayes

"I don't want "good" and I don't want "good enough." I want "can't sleep, can't breathe without your love. Front porch and one more kiss, it doesn't make sense to anybody else — who cares if you're all I think about, I've searched the world and I know now: It ain't right if you ain't lost your mind. Yeah, I don't want easy, I want crazy. Are you with me baby? Let's be crazy."

82. "Suds in the Bucket," by Sara Evans

"She was in the backyard, say it was a little past nine, when her prince pulled up—a white pick-up truck. Plenty old enough and you can't stop love and no you can't fence time and you can't stop love."

83. "Stuck Like Glue," by Sugarland

"There you go making my heart beat again, heart beat again, heart beat again. There you go making me feel like a kid—won't you do it and do it one time, there you go pulling me right back in, right back in, right back in, and I know I'm never letting this go."

84. "Country Girl (Shake it For Me)," by Luke Bryan

"Got a little boom in my big truck, gonna open up the doors and turn it up. Gonna stomp my boots in the Georgia mud. Gonna watch you make me fall in love.."

85. "Wagon Wheel," by Darius Rucker

"So rock me mama like a wagon wheel, rock me mama any way you feel, hey, mama rock me. Oh, rock me mama like the wind and the rain, rock me mama like a southbound train."

86. "Making Memories of Us," by Keith Urban

"I'm gonna be here for you from now on, this you know somehow. You've been stretched to the limits but it's alright now. And I'm gonna make you a promise—if there's life after this I'm gonna be there to meet you with a warm, wet kiss."

87. "I Do (Cherish You)," by Mark Wills

"All I am, all I'll be, everything in this world, all that I'll ever need is in your eyes, shining at me. When you smile I can feel all my passion unfolding. Your hand brushes mine and a thousand sensations seduce me 'cause I, I do, cherish you for the rest of my life."

88. "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)," by Big & Rich

"I'm a thoroughbred, that's what she said in the back of my truck bed as I was gettin' buzzed on suds out on some back country road. We were flying high, fine as wine, having ourselves a big and rich time."

89. "Once in a Lifetime," by Keith Urban

"But if anyone can make it, I'm betting on me and you. Just keep on moving in to me. I know you're going to see the best is yet to come."

90. "Run Away with You," by Big & Rich

"I just wanna run, I just want to run away with you and live wide open, set 'em on fire, crazy like we used to do. It don’t matter where we’re going."

Fun Wedding Entrance Songs

91. "Sexy and I Know It," by LMFAO

"Girl look at that body. I work out. When I walk in the spot, this is what I see. Everybody stops and they staring at me. I got passion in my pants and I ain't afraid to show it, show it, show it, show it. I'm sexy and I know it."

92. "You Sexy Thing," by Hot Chocolate

"I believe in miracles. Where you from you sexy thing, sexy thing you. I believe in miracles since you came along, you sexy thing."

93. "All I Do Is Win," by DJ Khaled

" All I do is win win win no matter what, got money on my mind I can never get enough and every time I step up in the buildin' everybody hands go up and they stay there and they say yeah."

94. "Milkshake," by Kelis

"My milk shake brings all the boys to the yard, and they're like, it's better than yours. Damn right its better than yours, I can teach you, but I have to charge."

95. "Welcome to the Jungle," by Guns N' Roses

"Welcome to the jungle, we got fun and games. We got everything you want honey, we know the names. We are the people that can find whatever you may need."

96. "MMMBop," by Hanson

"Mmmbop, ba duba dop,ba du bop, ba duba dop, ba du bop, ba duba dop, ba du, yeah, mmmbop, ba duba dop."

97. "Party Rock Anthem," by LMFAO

"Party rock, yeah, woo, let's go. Party rock is in the house tonight. Everybody just have a good time and we gon' make you lose your mind. Everybody just have a good time."

98. "Dear Future Husband," by Meghan Trainor

"Dear future husband here's a few things you'll need to know if you wanna be my one and only all my life. Take me on a date, I deserve a break and don't forget the flowers every anniversary. 'Cause if you'll treat me right I'll be the perfect wife, buying groceries, buying what you need."

99. "Be Our Guest," from Beauty and the Beast

" 'Ma chere mademoiselle, it is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight and now we invite you to relax, let us pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents your dinner!' Be our guest, be our guest, put our service to the test."

100. "Turn Down For What," by DJ Snake and Lil Jon

"Turn down for what. Fire up that loud, another round of shots!Turn down for what?"

101. "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," by Wham!

"Wake me up before you go go, don't leave me hanging on like a yo-yo. Wake me up before you go go, I don't want to miss it when you hit that high."

102. "Gold Digger," by Kanye West

"She was s'pose to buy ya shorty TYCO with ya money, she went to the doctor got lipo with ya money. She walking around looking like Micheal with ya money, should of got that insured got GEICO for ya money. If you ain't no punk holla 'We want prenup, we want prenup, yeah!"

103. "This Is How We Do It," by Montell Jordan

"And wave them from here to there if you're an O.G. mack or a want to-be player. You see the hood's been good to me ever since I was a lower-case G, but now I'm a big G. The girls see I got the money, a hundred-dollar bills y'all."

104. "White Wedding," by Billy Idol

"Hey little sister who's the one you want. Hey little sister shotgun! It's a nice day to start again. It's a nice day for a white wedding. It's a nice day to start again."

105. "Tik Tok," by Ke$ha

"Don't stop, make it pop, DJ, blow my speakers up. Tonight, Imma fight 'til we see the sunlight, Tick-tock on the clock but the party don't stop, no."

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