Top 10 Must-Have Songs for your Wedding Reception


As one of the most special days in your life, your wedding should be one that everybody enjoys.

It is important when planning your wedding reception that the entertainment for you, your family and friends is perfect and is tailored to your wants and needs. Here at Champions Music & Entertainment, we want to ensure that you pick the best package for you and your wedding.

Below are the top ten must have songs for your wedding reception, guaranteed to get your guests moving on the dancefloor – with the correct music, a wedding can be an amazing day!

  1. Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ masterpiece that ruled the charts for 14 weeks. Released in 2014, it is bound to get your guests dancing!

  1. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

This classic song by Journey is guaranteed to gets your guests moving. Released in 1981, and remade for TV Series ‘Glee’, people of all ages will recognise and sing along to this absolute classic.

  1. Happy – Pharrell Williams

‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams it the ultimate party song. Happy remained at number one for 10 consecutive weeks after its release in 2013.

  1. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

After hearing this song, your guests will be straight onto the dancefloor and dancing the night away. Taylor Swift’s famous ‘Shake it Off’ stayed at number one for an astonishing 10 weeks.

  1. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas

One of the most successful and well known songs by the Black Eyed Peas, I Gotta Feeling stayed at number one for a massive 14 weeks. This dance-pop song was released in 2009 and is still played at parties to this day!

  1. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond

A song that is guaranteed to bring back memories for the older guests, this song is a complete classic and is a ‘must-have’ for a wedding reception. Released in 1969, Neil Diamond will get any party started.

  1. I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston’s masterpiece is suitable for any wedding and will get your guests singing and dancing. Another top party song for a wedding!

  1. Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’ is another absolute classic that is bound to get people moving and in the party spirit. Bon Jovi’s classic reigned at number one for four weeks in 1986.

  1. All Night Long – Lionel Richie

A song that is going to get people in a good mood, ‘All Night Long’ is a must-have for your wedding reception!

  1. I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys

As it is your wedding, why not bring some love to the dancefloor? Another classic song guaranteed to get your guests on their feet!

With our wedding singers and bands, you can have a say on the songs they’ll play at your special occasion, so why not get them to include some of the above classics? Take a closer look at our wedding bands to find the act for you.




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