A wedding reception is a party to celebrate the bride and groom on their special day. There is a lot of dancing and eating, so there will need to be a lot of food and a lot of popular wedding reception songs. There are a lot of songs out there that people pick all the time because it fits with them as a couple, or they just really love the song and would like to have it on their wedding day. Below you will find some great songs that will work either way. Also included with the song descriptions is the song’s length. This will also help you in deciding the order you may wish to arrange them in.
10. It’s Your Love
‘It’s Your Love’, is a country song that is sung by husband and wife, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. The song was released on May 12, 1997 and it was written by Stephony Smith. The song was a single on Tim McGraw’s album Everywhere and is 3 minutes and 45 seconds long.
9. Truly Madly Deeply
‘Truly Madly Deeply’, is a pop song that is sung by Australian band Savage Garden. The song was released a single in March of 1997. The song was written by Darren Hayes and Daniel Jones, which are the bandmates. The song is in the genre of pop and is 4 minutes 37 seconds long.
8. When I Said I Do
‘When I Said I Do’, is a country song that is sung by duet of Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black. The song was released on Clint Black’s album D’lectrified on August 30, 1999. Clint Black wrote the song and also produced the video for it. The song is 4 minutes and 36 seconds long, and it is about the singers vow to stay with his wife until the end of their lives.
7. Wonderful Tonight
‘Wonderful Tonight’, is written and sung by musician Eric Clapton. The song was written in 1976 for Patti Boyd, and was released in May of 1977. The song is 3 minutes and 43 seconds long and the single was on Eric Clapton’s album called Slowhand.
6. Love Is In The Air
‘Love Is In The Air’, is a song that is sung by John Paul Young in 1977. The genre of this song is disco and was written by George Young and Harry Vanda. The single comes from the same name of the album and is 3 minutes and 23 seconds long from the edited version. On the original, it is 5 minutes and 16 seconds.
5. Let’s Stay Together
‘Let’s Stay Together’, is a song that is sung by Al Green that came out in 1972. The song was written by Al Green, Willie Mitchell, and Al Jackson, Jr. The song is 3 minutes and 16 seconds long and the full version of the song is 4 minutes and 50 seconds long. The single comes from the same name as the album.
4. Me And You
‘Me And You’, is a country song by the music artist Kenny Chesney. The song was released on July 22, 1996 and was written by Skip Ewig and Ray Herndon. The song is 3 minutes and 40 seconds long, and it comes on the album of the same name. ‘Me and You’ would be a nice choice for a dance at that special moment after your reception begins.
3. Making Memories of Us
‘Making Memories of Us’, is a country song that is song by Keith Urban. The song came out on March 21, 2005 on the album Be Here, and it was written by Rodney Crowell. This song is a bit longer, and runs 4 minutes and 11 seconds on the album version, while on the radio edit it is 3 minutes and 56 seconds.
2. I’ll Be There
‘I’ll Be There’, is a song that was sung by the group The Jackson 5 in 1970. The song was released on August 28, 1970 and was written by Berry Gordy, Bob West, Willie Hutch, and Hal Davis. The genre of the song is rhythm and blues, and it is 3 minutes and 57 seconds in length. The single comes off of the album Third Album.
1. I’ll Be
‘I’ll Be’, is an alternative and pop rock song that is sung by Edwin McCain in 1997. The song was released on January 1998 and was also written by Edwin McCain. It is 4 minutes and 25 seconds in length on the album Misguided Roses. Although this song was not intended to be a love song, says its writer and singer Edwin McCain, it has been voted for as ‘the greatest wedding song ever written.” That’s why it has made its way to our number 1 spot as the most popular wedding reception song of 2012.