Top 60 Fun Wedding Songs 2023 [Lists & Tips]

Some of your guests may pretend to hate funny wedding songs. But, the low-key love them. In fact, they’re usually the first ones to hit the dance floor when a funny song begins to play. And that’s the whole point. Having fun, smiling, and dancing is what receptions are all about. We have a great list of funny wedding songs to inspire you.

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20 Fun Weddings Songs Lists

There is no shortage of good wedding music. But funny ones are harder to find! (but not impossible)

Below you’ll find 20 funny songs to cheer everyone up at your wedding.

  1. Another one Bites the Dust – Queen
  2. You Really Got Me – The Kinks
  3. I’m Your Boogie Man – KC and The Sunshine Band
  4. It’s Raining Men -The Weather Girls
  5. Don’t Cha – The Pussycat Dolls & Busta Rhymes
  6. Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
  7. Gold Digger – Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx
  8. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Elton John ft. Kiki Dee
  9. Dear Future Husband – Meghan Trainor
  10. It’s Now or Never – Elvis Presley
  11. Steal My Girl – One Direction
  12. Hot N Cold – Katy Perry
  13. It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp – from Hustle And Flow
  14. Love and Marriage – Frank Sinatra
  15. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  16. Respect – Aretha Franklin
  17. I Do –  Colbie Caillat
  18. No One’s Gonna Love You – Band Of Horses
  19. About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
  20. Material Girl – Madonna

21 First Dance Funny Wedding Songs

Songs for the first dance at a wedding can sometimes be awkward and sad-ish, but these funny wedding dance songs will help to lighten the mood .

  1. I Got a Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
  2. Love Shack –  The B-52’s
  3. On Top of The World – Imagine Dragons
  4. Baby Got Back –  Sir-Mix-a-Lot
  5. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go –  Wham!
  6. Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealer’s Wheel
  7. Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
  8. Never gonna give you up – Rick Astley
  9. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  10. I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
  11. Marry You – Bruna Mars
  12. We Found Love – Rihanna and Calvin Harris
  13. You’re the One That I Want – John Travolta and Olivia Newton
  14. Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler
  15. Adore You – Harry Styles
  16. Oh, What a Night – Frankie Valli
  17. You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
  18. Your Love Keeps Lifting Me – Jackie Wilson
  19. It Takes Two – Mavin Gaye and Kim Weston
  20. Crazy In Love – Beyonce feat JayZ
  21. At Last – Etta James

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18 Funny Wedding Songs for Reception

Wedding reception music can make or break the entire night.

As long as the DJ (or, in many cases, your band) has a sense of humor, wedding songs can be used as an opportunity for fun and laughter.

If you’re looking for ideas for funny wedding songs to add a little levity to your reception, check out some of these suggestions.

  1. Raise Your Glass – Pink
  2. What’s Love Got to Do With It? – Tina Turner
  3. Death of a Bachelor – Panic! At the Disco
  4. It’s The End Of The World As We Know It – R.E.M.
  5. Can’t Stop The Feeling – JT
  6. You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party – Beastie Boys
  7. Wannabe – Spice Girls
  8. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars
  9. Cake – Flo Rida & 99 Percent
  10. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  11. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
  12. Cheap Thrills – Sia
  13. Grounds for Divorce – Elbow
  14. Señorita – Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
  15. I Like It I Love It – Tim McGraw
  16. Most Beautiful Girl In The Room – Flight Of The Choncords
  17. A Perfect Day – Lou Reed
  18. Blame It On The Boogie – The Jacksons

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Now, about that wedding playlist …

If there are any songs on the list above that you don’t know, go online and give them a listen. Do they get you bopping along in the car on your drive to work? Do they turn your kitchen into a hip-hop club when you’re cooking dinner? Those are keepers.

Now that you’ve got some of the best wedding songs in mind, you can start building a wedding playlist you and your guests will enjoy. Here are tips to make that happen.

Think about your guest preferences. Who is coming to your wedding and what will get them out of their seats? Choose a selection of fun wedding songs for all ages and tastes. The songs you pick out for your friends from college aren’t going to be the same as the fun dance songs your grandmother enjoys.

Be realistic about the ideal music for a wedding. Did you two meet in the mosh pit of a metal concert? Unfortunately, you may not be able to recreate that scene during a banquet wedding with your great aunt Trudy in attendance.

Mix up the wedding song styles. When you dance around the house, is it all hip hop, techno, disco, or dubstep? Are you into country music or world music exclusively? Think about adding a variety of songs that appeal to all guests, ages, and backgrounds.

Fold in a few of your favorites. Even if your preferred music is alternative (folk, hardcore punk, grunge, or new wave) and doesn’t have a mainstream following — include your favorite music in the wedding playlist. Perhaps it won’t dominate, but you want to honor the music that makes you happy.

Include special songs for key reception moments. Besides your entrance and first dance, you can select fun wedding songs to play during the cocktail hour, as an introduction to the toasts, before the cake cutting, and as the final song of the festivities.

Pay attention to the volume. Overly loud music makes it difficult for your guests to hear each other. Request a reasonable volume, especially during the cocktail hour and dinner.

Create a ‘do not playlist.’ Let your DJ or band know if there are certain songs or styles of music you really don’t want to be played. Perhaps you want to avoid explicit lyrics altogether, or you’d prefer skipping The Cha-Cha Slide. That’s okay, just clarify your preferences.

Put this list of fun wedding songs for 2023 to good use!

The best wedding playlists live on long after the big day, evoking lovely memories and inspiring impromptu dances. Choose thoughtfully. You’ll be glad you did.

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