Wedding Song Checklist: How Many Songs Do I Need?

Wedding Song Checklist

Wedding Song Checklist: How Many Songs Do I Need?

When it comes to wedding planning, there are many details to consider. So much so that it can be easy to get lost and overwhelmed, making you overlook specific details. Your music playlist is a detail that many don’t think of until the last minute, but it’s definitely not a detail you want to overlook. Obviously, you know that you need music to dance the night away after you tie the knot, but there are many more wedding moments to plan for that need a musical background. It’s important that you curate the perfect playlist on your wedding day, so check out this helpful wedding song checklist to help you organize your wedding soundtrack.

Wedding Song Checklist: How to Plan Your Wedding Soundtrack

During the Ceremony

• Prelude Songs (4-5 Songs)
• Processional Songs (1-3 Songs)
• Bride Entrance Song (1 Song)
• Interlude Songs (1-2 Songs)
• Unity Ceremony (1-2 Songs)
• Recessional Songs (1-2 Songs)
• Postlude Songs (4-5 Songs)

For the Reception

• Wedding Party and Newlyweds Introduction Songs (2+ Songs)

Some of the most popular wedding party intro songs are:

• “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang
• “I Gotta Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas
• “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake
• “Feel This Moment” by Pitbull and Christina Aguilera

Some of the most popular bridesmaid entrance songs are:

• “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
• “Girls, Girls, Girls” by Motley Crue
• “Womanizer” by Britney Spears
• “Where Them Girls At” by David Guetta, Nicki Minaj and Flo Rida
• “SexyBack” by Justin Timberlake and Timbaland
• “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé

Some of the most popular groomsmen entrance songs are:

• “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars
• “My House” by Flo Rida
• “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC
• “Me and My Gang” by Rascal Flatts
• “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
• “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” by Deniece Williams

• First Dance Song (1 Song)
• Bride and Father’s Dance (1 Song)
• Groom and Mother’s Dance (1 Song)
• Bouquet Toss Song (1 Song)
• Garter Removal Song (1 Song)
• Cake Cutting (1 Song)
• Last Song (1 Song)