The cake-cutting tradition is one of the most iconic moments of any wedding day. If you’re wondering what song to play during this sugary-sweet portion of the reception, then consider your bases covered. Cutting and serving the cake symbolizes the first act the newlyweds perform as a married couple, so the tune to go along with it should be all about love—sweet love.
Whatever cake-cutting song you choose, you know your guests are going to be waiting with anticipation to see if there's any cake smashing—a tradition in which the bride or groom smashes cake in their spouse's face. If you're anticipating some wedding cake in your face, "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar might be the perfect song for you. Channeling pure romance? Cue the waterworks with a heartfelt ballad like "Marry You" by Bruno Mars.
Here are our 65 best cake-cutting song ideas for your upcoming nuptials.