100 Wedding Entrance Songs to Start the Reception off With a Bang

Make a grand entrance with one of these songs.

Updated 11/19/19

Photo Melia Lucida 

When the ceremony's over and you're officially married, 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. Your choice sets the mood for the rest of the entire night, so you'll need a musical accompaniment that fully encompasses the mood and feel that you're going for. While it's important to keep your guest list in mind when making your decision, it's most important to pick something that stays true to you and your (new!) spouse. With that having been said, let's get into it!

We compiled 100 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.

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"You Make My Dreams," by Hall & Oates

Lyrics of Love: "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."

02 of 100

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

Lyrics of Love: "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?"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Like a fool I went and stayed too long/Now I'm wondering if your love's still strong/Ooo baby, here I am/Signed, sealed, delivered, I'm yours"

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"Let's Stay Together," by Al Green

Lyrics of Love: "Let me say that since, baby, since we've been together/Loving you forever/Is what I need/Let me, be the one you come running to/I'll never be untrue"

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

Lyrics of Love: "I know there's only, only one like you/There's no way they could have made two/Girl, you're my reality, but I'm lost in a dream/You're the first, you're the last, my everything"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Darling, I, can't get enough of your love babe/Oh no, babe/Baby, it didn't take all of my life to find you/But you can believe it's gonna take the rest of my life to keep you"

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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 nothing like a love desire/I'm melting/Like hot candle wax"

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

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Your Love," by The Outfield

Lyrics of Love: "You know I'd do anything for you/Stay the night but keep it under cover/I just want to use your love tonight/I don't want to lose your love tonight"

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"That's Amore," by Dean Martin

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Oh, I wanna dance with somebody/I wanna feel the heat with somebody/Yeah, I wanna dance with somebody/With somebody who loves me"

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"You Make Loving Fun," by Fleetwood Mac

Lyrics of Love: "I never did believe in miracles/But I've a feeling it's time to try/I never did believe in the ways of magic/But I'm beginning to wonder why"

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"Come Fly With Me," by Frank Sinatra

Lyrics of Love: "Once I get you up there, where the air is rarefied/We'll just glide, starry-eyed/Once I get you up there I'll be holding you so near/You may hear angels cheer 'cause we're together"

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"Dancing in the Dark," by Bruce Springsteen

Lyrics of Love: "You can't start a fire/You can't start a fire without a spark/This gun's for hire/Even if we're just dancin' in the dark"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Remember the day I set you free/I told you you could always count on me darling/From that day on, I made a vow/I'll be there when you want me/Someway, somehow"

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"Superfly," by Curtis Mayfield

Lyrics of Love: "Oh, Superfly/You're gonna make your fortune by and by/But if you lose, don't ask no questions why/The only game you know is do or die"

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

Lyrics of Love: "'Got no time' is what you're known to say/I'll make you wish there was 48 hours to each day/Your problem is you ain't been loved like you should/What I got to give will sho' 'nuff do you good"

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"We Are Family," by Sister Sledge

Lyrics of Love: "We are family/I got all my sisters with me/We are family/Get up everybody and sing"

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"All You Need Is Love," by The Beatles

Lyrics of Love: "There's nothing you can know that isn't known/Nothing you can see that isn't shown/There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be/It's easy/All you need is love"

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

Lyrics of Love: "I needed someone to understand my ups and downs and there you were/With sweet love and devotion/Deeply touching my emotion/I want to stop and thank you, baby"

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"Love Shack," by the B-52's

Lyrics of Love: "The love shack is a little old place where/We can get together/Love shack baby/A love shack baby"

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"What I Like About You," by The Romantics

Lyrics of Love: "What I like about you, you really know how to dance/When you go up, down, jump around, think about true romance, yea/Keep on whispering in my ear"

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"We Built This City," by The Starships

Lyrics of Love: "Don't you remember/Marconi plays the mamba, listen to the radio, don't you remember/We built this city, we built this city on rock an' roll"

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"Let’s Hear It for the Boy," by Deniece Williams

Lyrics of Love: "Maybe he's no Romeo/But he's my lovin' one-man show/Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa/Let's hear it for the boy"

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

Lyrics of Love: "You are the one, you are the one/And heaven waits here at my door/And if you want more/If you want more, more, more/Then jump/For my love"

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"Viva La Vida," by Coldplay

Lyrics of Love: "I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing/Roman Cavalry choirs are singing/Be my mirror, my sword and shield/My missionaries in a foreign field"

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

Lyrics of Love: "'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"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Shook me all night long/Yeah, you shook me all night long/Working double time/On the seduction line/She was one of a kind, she's just mine all mine"

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"Home," by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Lyrics of Love: "I'll follow you into the park/Through the jungle, through the dark/Girl, I never loved one like you/Moats and boats and waterfalls/Alleyways and payphone calls/I've been everywhere with you"

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

Lyrics of Love: "You make it easy/It's easy as one, two, one, two, three, four/There's only one thing, two do, three words, four you/I love you"

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"Float On," by Modest Mouse

Lyrics of Love: "Bad news comes, don't you worry even when it lands/Good news will work its way to all them plans/We both got fired on, exactly, the same day/Well, we'll float on, good news is on the way"

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"Best Day Of My Life," by American Authors

Lyrics of Love: "I'm never gonna look back/Woah, never gonna give it up/No, please don't wake me now/This is gonna be the best day of my life"

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"Riptide," by Vance Joy

Lyrics of Love: "I wanna be your left-hand man/I love you when you're singing that song and/I got a lump in my throat 'cause/You're gonna sing the words wrong"

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"It's Time," by Imagine Dragons

Lyrics of Love: "I don't ever want to let you down/I don't ever want to leave this town/'Cause after all/This city never sleeps at night"

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"On Top of the World," by Imagine Dragons

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Shut Up and Dance," by Walk the Moon

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Animal," by Neon Trees

Lyrics of Love: "Here we go again/I kinda wanna be more than friends/So take it easy on me/I'm afraid you're never satisfied"

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

Lyrics of Love: "My momma told me don't lose you/'Cause the best luck I had was you/And I know one thing/That I love you"

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"Young Folks," by Peter Bjorn and John

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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

Lyrics of Love: "I believe in a thing called love/Just listen to the rhythm of my heart/There's a chance we could make it now/We'll be rocking 'til the sun goes down/I believe in a thing called love"

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"Sex on Fire," by Kings of Leon

Lyrics of Love: "Your sex is on fire/Consumed/With what's to transpire/Hot as a fever/Rattle of bones/I could just taste it/Taste it/But it's not forever/But it's just tonight/Oh, we're still the greatest"

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"Good Life," by OneRepublic

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Feel Again," by OneRepublic

Lyrics of Love: "I'm feeling better ever since you know me/I was a lonely soul but that's the old me/A little wiser now from what you showed me/Yeah, I feel again"

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"We Will Rock You," by Queen

Lyrics of Love: "Buddy, you're a young man, hard man/Shouting in the street, gonna take on the world someday/You got blood on your face, you big disgrace/Waving your banner all over the place"

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"Sharp Dressed Man," by ZZ Top

Lyrics of Love: "Silk suit, black tie/I don't need a reason why/They come runnin' just as fast as they can/'Cause every girl crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man"

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"Happy," by Pharrell Williams

Lyrics of Love: "It might seem crazy what I'm 'bout 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"

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"Crazy in Love," by Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z

Lyrics of Love: "Got me looking so crazy, my baby/I'm not myself; lately I'm foolish, I don't do this/I've been playing myself; baby, I don't care/'Cause your love's got the best of me"

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"Levels," by Avicii

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Moves Like Jagger," by Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Uptown Funk," by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

Lyrics of Love: "Don't believe me just watch/Stop, wait a minute/Fill my cup, put some liquor in it/Take a sip, sign a check/Julio, get the stretch"

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"Feel So Close," by Calvin Harris

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Marry You," by Bruno Mars

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"24K Magic," by Bruno Mars

Lyrics of Love: "Tonight/I just want to take you higher/Throw your hands up in the sky/Let's set this party off right"

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"Cheerleader," by Omi

Lyrics of Love: "She gives me love and affection/Baby did I mention, you're the only girl for me/No I don't need the next one/Mama loves you too, she thinks I made the right selection"

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"Moment 4 Life," by Nicki Minaj

Lyrics of Love: "Put ya drinks up/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"

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"Cake By The Ocean," by DNCE

Lyrics of Love: "Red velvet, vanilla, chocolate in my life/Confetti, I'm ready, I need it every night/Red velvet, vanilla/Chocolate in my life/I keep on hoping/We'll eat cake by the ocean"

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"Dynamite," by Taio Cruz

Lyrics of Love: "I throw my hands up in the air sometimes/Saying ay-oh, gotta let go/I wanna celebrate and live my life/Saying ay-oh, baby let's go/'Cause we gon rock this club/We gon' go all night"

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"OMG," by Usher feat. will.i.am

Lyrics of Love: "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, ooh my gosh I'm so in love"

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"SexyBack," by Justin Timberlake feat. Timbaland

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"This Is What You Came For," by Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna

Lyrics of Love: "Baby, this is what you came for/Lightning strikes every time she moves/And everybody's watching her/But she's looking at you"

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"Good Life," by Kanye West feat. T-Pain

Lyrics of Love: "Welcome to the good life/Where we like the girls who ain't on TV/Cause they got more/The good life, so keep it coming with the bottles"

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

Lyrics of Love: "And under the lights when everything goes/Nowhere to hide when I'm gettin' you close/When we move, well, you already know/So just imagine, just imagine, just imagine"

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"I Gotta Feeling," by The Black Eyed Peas

Lyrics of Love: "A feeling, woohoo, that tonight's gonna be a good night/That tonight's gonna be a good night/That tonight's gonna be a good, good night"

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"Let’s Get It Started," by The Black Eyed Peas

Lyrics of Love: "Lose control, of body and soul/Don't move too fast, people, just take it slow/Don't get ahead, just jump into it/Y'all hear about it, the Peas'll do it"

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"Suit & Tie," by Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z

Lyrics of Love: "And as long as I've got my suit and tie/I'ma leave it all on the floor tonight/And you got fixed up to the nines/Let me show you a few things"

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"How Will I Know," by Whitney Houston

Lyrics of Love: "How will I know if he really loves me?/I say a prayer with every heartbeat/I fall in love whenever we meet/I'm asking you what you know about these things"

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

Lyrics of Love: "I don't care who you are/Where you're from/What you did/As long as you love me/Who you are/Where you're from/Don't care what you did/As long as you love me"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Baby, I knew at once that/You were meant for me/Deep in my soul I know/That I'm your destiny/Though you're unsure/Why fight the tide/Don't think so much/Let your heart decide"

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"Deja Vu," by Beyoncé

Lyrics of Love: "Baby, seems like everywhere I go/I see you, from your eyes, your smile/It's like I breathe you; helplessly I reminisce/Don't want to compare nobody to you"

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"Love on Top," by Beyoncé

Lyrics of Love: "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 to make everything stop/Finally, you put my love on top"

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"Hey Ya!," by OutKast

Lyrics of Love: "One, two, three/My baby don't mess around/'Cause she loves me so/This I know fo sho"

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"Shining," by DJ Khaled feat. Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Love Me Like You Do," by Ellie Goulding

Lyrics of Love: "You're the light, you're the night/You're the color of my blood/You're the cure, you're the pain/You're the only thing I wanna touch/Never knew that it could mean so much"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Sure she got a body like an hourglass/But I can give it to you all the time/Sure she got a booty like a Cadillac/But I can send you into overdrive/You've been waiting for that"

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

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Stand By You," by Rachel Platten

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Starving," by Hailee Steinfield feat. Zedd

Lyrics of Love: "You know just how to make my heart beat faster/Emotional earthquake, bring on disaster/You hit me head-on, got me weak in my knees/Yeah, something inside me's changed"

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"Raise Your Glass," by P!nk

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Bring Em Out," by T.I. feat. Swizz Beatz

Lyrics of Love: "I got the crowd yellin' (Bring 'em out, bring 'em out)/Aye, all my hot girls yellin' (Bring 'em out, bring 'em out)/Aye, all the Dope Boyz yellin' (Bring 'em out, bring 'em out)"

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"I Feel It Coming," by The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"I Want Crazy," by Hunter Hayes

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Suds in the Bucket," by Sara Evans

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Stuck Like Glue," by Sugarland

Lyrics of Love: "Had enough/You give me that look/I'm sorry baby let's make up/You do that thing that makes me laugh/And just like that/There you go making my heart beat again"

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"Country Girl (Shake It For Me)," by Luke Bryan

Lyrics of Love: "Shake it for the young bucks sittin' in the honky-tonks/For the rednecks rockin' 'til the break of dawn/For the DJ spinnin' that country song/C'mon, c'mon, c'mon"

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"Wagon Wheel," by Darius Rucker

Lyrics of Love: "So rock me momma like a wagon wheel/Rock me momma any way you feel/Hey, momma rock me/Rock me momma like the wind and the rain/Rock me momma like a southbound train"

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"Making Memories of Us," by Keith Urban

Lyrics of Love: "I'm gonna be here for you baby/I'll be a man of my word/Speak the language in a voice that you have never heard/I wanna sleep with you forever/And I wanna die in your arms"

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

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Well I don't give a dang about nothing/I'm singing and bling-blinging/While the girls are drinking/Long necks down/And I wouldn't trade ol' leroy/Or my Chevrolet for your escalade"

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"Once in a Lifetime," by Keith Urban

Lyrics of Love: "I know that you're scared, but you've never been this loved/It's a long shot, baby, I know it's true/But if anyone can make it, I'm betting on me and you"

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"Run Away With You," by Big & Rich

Lyrics of Love: "This life's like a riptide and we're barely hanging on/Caught up in the worry, and always in a hurry and losing what we're all about/Let's slow it down/Take our love and get out of this town"

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"Sexy and I Know It," by LMFAO

Lyrics of Love: "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/I'm sexy and I know it"

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"You Sexy Thing," by Hot Chocolate

Lyrics of Love: "I believe in miracles/Where you from/You sexy thing, sexy thing you/I believe in miracles/Since you came along/You sexy thing"

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"All I Do Is Win," by DJ Khaled feat. T-Pain, Rick Ross, Ludacris, and Snoop Dogg

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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"Milkshake," by Kelis

Lyrics of Love: "I know you want it/The thing that makes me/What the guys go crazy for/They lose their minds/The way I wind/I think it's time"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Welcome to the jungle, we've 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/If you got the money, honey"

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"MMMBop," by Hanson

Lyrics of Love: "And they're gone so fast/So hold on the ones who really care/In the end they'll be the only ones there/And when you get old and start losing your hair/Can you tell me who will still care?"

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"Party Rock Anthem," by LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennet and GoonRock

Lyrics of Love: "Party rockers in the house tonight/Everybody just have a good time/And we gon' make you lose your mind/Everybody just have a good time"

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"Dear Future Husband," by Meghan Trainor

Lyrics of Love: "Here's a few things/You'll need to know if you wanna be/My one and only all my life/Dear future husband/If you wanna get that special loving/Tell me I'm beautiful each and every night"

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"Be Our Guest," from Beauty and the Beast

Lyrics of Love: "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"

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

Lyrics of Love: "Fire up that loud/Another round of shots/Turn down for what?/Turn down for what?"

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