One of the most cherished moment in any couple’s history it’s their wedding day. This is the day they get to display their commitment, affection, love to the world by way of exchanging their vows, and signing up of that marital contract that is meant to abide them forever.
Its traditionally known that such a ceremony is accompanied by merry making and singing and dancing hence the background music plays a major part in decorating the whole event. in regards to the importance of the choice wedding music one has to choose the best songs for every moment. It’s wise to know that the music that one chooses to play in a wedding must harness that power of setting a good, romantic mood that will certainly evoke some emotions. There songs which you can play when guests are finding their seats, when your walking down the aisle, when exchanging vows, when having lunch and even when the guest are living. So here are the top 10 best wedding songs for 2018 that will definitely make a mark in a wedding ceremony.
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- 10. Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj: “Side to Side”
- 9. The Chainsmokers ft. Daya: “Don’t Let Me Down”
- 8. Ellie Goulding: “Still Falling For You”
- 7. Justin Timberlake: “Can’t Stop the Feeling”
- 6. Beyoncé: “All Night”
- 5. Emeli Sandé: “Breathing Underwater”
- 4. Tory Lanez: “Luv”
- 3. Train: “Play That Song”
- 2. DJ Snake & Justin Bieber: “Let Me Love You”
- 1. Rihanna: “Love on the Brain
10. Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj: “Side to Side”
Among the best songs to play in your wedding is “Side by Side” by Ariana Grande which was released on August 30, 2016. The song is the third single from her album Dangerous Woman 2016.” side by side” is a reggae infused song involving following your heart or love interest irrespective of what your friend’s opinion’s or how they feel. The song features the rapper Nicki Minaj. On chart performance, the song debuted to position 4 on US Billboard Hot 100, UK singles Chart, Canadian Hot 100 and in many countries, it was among top 10 hits. As of today, the song has been certified Platinum in Australia, Italy, New Zealand, UK, Sweden, Spain and Diamond in Brazil. The song has over 1 billion views on YouTube.
9. The Chainsmokers ft. Daya: “Don’t Let Me Down”
the Chainsmokers song featuring Daya “Don’t Let Me Down” is another fantastic wedding song you can play on your big day. The song was released on 5th February 2016 through Columbia records and Disruptor records. On charts performance, the song reached no 3 on US Billboard Hot 100 and spent around 23 weeks on top 10 and also on other charts such as UK Singles Chart the song was among the top 10. Commercially the song has received certifications among them 5× Platinum in UK/Sweden/Italy/Canada/ Australia among other countries. “Don’t Let Me Down” has more than 830 million views on YouTube.
8. Ellie Goulding: “Still Falling For You”
If you have watched Bridget Jones’s Baby film you will realize “Still falling for You” is its soundtrack. The song was released on August 19 2016 by Ellie Goulding and its one of the romantic songs to play in a modern-day wedding. On chart performance, the song made it to position 3 in US Bubbling Under Hot 100 singles and UK singles position 11 including other many charts. The song today has 109 million views on YouTube.
7. Justin Timberlake: “Can’t Stop the Feeling”
Released on May 6 2016 “Can’t Stop the feeling” was the best-selling song in the US and in UK it became the biggest and the best of Timberlake’s songs. The also became the second best performing song of the year in Apple Music not forgetting it won a Grammy Award. On charts, the song peaked position one on Billboard Hot 100 and scoped the top position in many charts in Germany, France, Italy, Russia, South Africa among other countries across the world. On YouTube, the song has around 574 million Views.
6. Beyoncé: “All Night”
Beyoncé song “All Night” is among the best choice of wedding dance songs in 2018 to play on a wedding. The song was released on December 6,2016 and it’s among the songs in her 2016 album Lemonade. The song is a groovy midtempo love ballad. “All Night” is a song that illustrates a wise love, a love that has gone through lots of pain, disappointment, and its able to survive all that and emerge even stronger on the other side. Commercially “All Night” made it to Billboard Hot 100 chart, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, Canada Chart, UK singles/R&B charts among others. The song has around 49 million views on YouTube.
5. Emeli Sandé: “Breathing Underwater”
Emeli Sande released “Breathing underwater” on 28th October which is a song in her second album Long Live the Angels 2016. The song made it to the list of top 10 best wedding songs to play because it details the struggles a woman faces and the celebration after victory in addition the understanding of life. The song has around 4 million views on YouTube.
4. Tory Lanez: “Luv”
Talk of a perfect wedding song then here is a good example. “Luv” by Torry Lanez was released on July 29th 2016 and details why you should not fear falling deeply in love with someone. This song has sampled one of Tanto Metro and Devonte songs “Everyone Falls in Love”. The song has already been nominated for best R&B song and as of today it has received 119 million views on YouTube.
3. Train: “Play That Song”
You remember the melodies of “Heart and Soul” by Hoagy Carmichael and Frank Loesser)? “play that Song” has similar melodies. The song was released on 29th September 2016 by the rock band Train. The song is great for a wedding ceremony. On chart performance, it peaked position 41 on Billboard Hot 100 and as of today it has already been certified Gold and platinum. The song has 25 million views on YouTube.
2. DJ Snake & Justin Bieber: “Let Me Love You”
“Let Me Love You” is the third single of DJ Snake Album Encore 2016. It was released on August 5th 2016 and features the vocals of Justin Bieber. The song details a story of a girl who is ready to give up her relationship and Bieber pleads with her telling her she should stay and she will receive more love. On chart performance “Let Me Love You” made it to Billboard Hot 100 at position four and in many countries booked a spot in top 10.the song has received around 417 million views on YouTube.
1. Rihanna: “Love on the Brain
The Barbadian Singer has topped our list this year for having one of the best R&B and Soul songs perfect for a wedding ceremony. “Love on the Brain” was released on September 27th 2016 and it’s among the songs in her eighth album Anti 2016. This song details a theme of going around and round on the highs and lows of a toxic relationship. Commercially the song did well as it made it to position 5 on Billboard Hot 100 and also top 10 in many charts across the world. The song has already been certified twice Platinum in United states, Gold in Belgium, France, and Denmark. As of today, the song has over 72 million views on YouTube.
These are the best top 10 wedding songs to play on your big day. They might not sound as the best since we are used to soul and R&B all the time but we are in 2018 so how about to spice things up with some modern tracks and adopting new songs that everyone have a clue about.