20 Most Popular Wedding Songs For 2018
There’s nothing more meaningful than that first dance at a wedding. And with wedding season fast approaching, you might be looking to find that one song that says everything about your relationship and love story.
If you’re having a tough time narrowing it down, here are some of the newest and best choices for 2018, all of which are bound to find their way to those first dance moments, and all of which have special, “just for you” meaning.
Released just last fall, “Perfect” is the perfect song about soulmates for 2018. With lyrics like, “Well I found a woman, stronger than anyone I know / She shares my dreams, I hope that someday I’ll share her home / I found a love, to carry more than just my secrets / To carry love, to carry children of our own,” it’s a given that this song will only add to the perfection of your wedding day.
Country music fans will love this delightful first dance song, as Jason Aldean croons that “you’re my better half, my saving grace.”
For that modern love sound, Halsey and G Easy team up to tell the world it’s all about being each other’s ride or die.
Not just a cutesy wedding song, “Let’s Get Married” has a fun ’80s indie vibe that will get everyone out on the dance floor.
Queen Bey does it again with this emotional love song, in which she says “I don’t need air in my lungs if I can’t sing your song.”
This song was actually released in 2014, but has only recently gained popularity. The beat is irresistible, the message is beautiful, and you will want to dance all night.
This catchy tune is finger-snapping fun and very danceable, but also so loving and happy. After all, the sentiment is, “I like me better when I’m with you.”
Part of the soundtrack from their recent film The Greatest Showman, Efron and Zendaya make quite the charming pair with this equally charming song.
If you’re a hip hop fan, Kendrick Lamar’s “Love” is a sweet and yet still edgy song for your first dance. Rumor has it, he wrote this song for his long-time girlfriend. How dreamy is that?
This country-pop crossover will please all your wedding guests and you’ll love crooning about how your love is “meant to be.”
You don’t have to be a Fifty Shades Freed fan to love this dreamy duet from the soundtrack. Rita Ora and Liam Payne’s voices complement each other beautifully, with lyrics like “Been waiting for a lifetime for you… Wasn’t looking for love till I found you.”
Country crooner Kane Brown sings that his girl is an “angel sent to this world,” which brings out all those romantic feelings.
You wouldn’t think an album called Man of the Woods would have such a soulful love song on it, but J.T. and Alicia Keys do it right. Timberlake sings, “In the whole wide world of guys / I must be the luckiest alive / Because I’m in love with you.”
Of course a Taylor Swift song has to make the list! Taylor debuted this song while performing on The Tonight Show, and the lyrics will tug at the heartstrings of Swifties everywhere. Lyrics like “But I stay when it’s hard or it’s wrong or we’re making mistakes” embody the spirit of wedding vows like “I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad.”
Lana Del Ray’s voice is about as romantic as they come, and her soulful lyrics about being young and in love are beautiful at any age.
Another soundtrack song, this one comes from the critically-acclaimed film Call Me by Your Name and has a peaceful, lilting melody.
One of country music’s most powerful couples, their love story has stood the test of time for over 20 years, so why not bring that love into your own story?
Amy Shark sings about how she wants to “adore” her love, and this song is pretty adorable all on its own.
Frank Ocean has one of the smoothest voices around, and his cover of “Moon River” released on Valentine’s Day is a romantic and modern tribute to the classic original.
This country song about a man proposing marriage to his girlfriend says it all: “Time to lay these cards on the table… / I’m talkin’ you and me with the same street name / Same last name, same everything.”