With the summer wedding season now in full swing, it’s quickly becoming clear which songs and which artists are getting newlyweds swooning. If you’re still thinking about which track to play as you walk down the aisle or enjoy your first dance with your new spouse, you might be pleased to hear that Spotify has recently released a list of the most popular wedding songs for 2018. Here’s the top five to help get you in the party mood.
1. Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud
As the Huffington Post says “You can’t go to a wedding these days without hearing at least one Ed Sheeran song”. With this is mind it’s no surprise that the flame-haired crooner claimed the number one spot on Spotify’s wedding list. Since this emotional number was first released back in 2014, it’s been a firm favourite on wedding playlists around the world, so if you choose to play the track on your big day, you’ll be in good company.
2. Bruno Mars, Marry You
Great lyrics, a catchy tune and a wedding theme meant that this upbeat song was a shoe-in for Spotify’s 2018 summer playlist. A fantastic choice for the moment you walk down the aisle, for your first dance or simply as a crowd-pleaser to get your guests on their feet and dancing, Marry You is set to be a wedding favourite for years to come.
3. Ed Sheeran, Perfect
If one Ed Sheeran song isn’t enough, why not throw this track into your wedding playlist too? Perfect may not have claimed the number one spot, but for many Ed Sheeran fans, it’s still a must have tune for their wedding day.
4. Whitney Houston, I Wanna Dance With Somebody
An oldie but a goodie, I Wanna Dance With Somebody was released way back in 1987. After topping the charts in 13 countries, the track went on to be a wedding classic and has been played in thousands of ceremonies and receptions around the world over the last 30 years. Another fantastic dance floor filler, this timeless hit will help to get your wedding jumping.
5. John Legend, All of Me
Taken from John Legend’s fourth studio album, the 2013 track All of Me was dedicated to the singer’s wife Chrissy Teigan. Slow but uplifting, this beautiful song would be perfect to accompany your walk down the aisle or your first dance with your new partner.
Although these are the top five most popular wedding songs of the summer, there’s nothing to say you have to go with the masses when selecting your playlist. Talk to your other half about the songs that mean the most to you, that way you can ensure that your wedding reflects your personalities and your music tastes. Learn more about planning an unforgettable wedding by taking a look around our site.