Your wedding video is the narrator of the story that is your wedding day. In a way, it’s akin to a movie soundtrack and as with any movie, choosing the right song sets the mood and tone.
With so many songs to choose from, selecting the right musical theme for the precious moments of your big day is far from easy, not to mention time consuming! Fret not; we’re here to help.
Cherry-picked from thousands of love songs, upbeat tunes and classic ballads, here are some of the best wedding video songs to make your memories worth reliving time and time again.
“Crazy In Love” – Beyoncé and JAY-Z
Most memorable lyrics: “‘Cause your love’s got the best of me / And, baby, you’re making a fool of me”
No one brings more energy to the party (or wedding, in this case) than power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z. The legendary duo bestow this brilliant song to lovers of all ages, adding a welcome funk to your wedding video.
“Is This Love?” – Bob Marley & The Wailers
Most memorable lyrics: “I want to love you every day and every night”
Looking to add a bit more of a groove to your video? You might find this song by Bob Marley and The Wailers is right up your alley.
“A Sky Full of Stars” – Coldplay
Most memorable lyrics: “‘Cause you’re a sky, you’re a sky full of stars”
“A Sky Full of Stars” is packed with heartfelt emotion, aiming straight for the heart and piercing right through.
“Love Story” -Taylor Swift
Most memorable lyrics: “Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone”
What better way to show your love story than Taylor Swift’s “Love Story”? Based on star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet, this song is a tale about eternal love, the perfect song selection for any couple.
“Teenage Dream” – Katy Perry
Most memorable lyrics: “You make me / Feel like I’m livin’ a teenage dream”
If you’ve met your lover when you were teens, “Teenage Dream” by Katy Perry is the perfect song for you.
It talks about a woman finding her “missing puzzle” piece at a young age. It’s a love so pure and perfect that it takes her back to her teenage years, reminiscing all the times she and her lover were together.
“Love On Top” – Beyoncé
Most memorable lyrics: “You’re the one I love / You’re the one I need / You’re the only one I see”
“Love On Top” tells the story of two people who deeply and actively love each other. The speaker claims that her lover is the “one” and that he’s the only person she sees, needs, and loves. If that sounds like you, give this one a listen!
“Only Wanna Be with You” – Hootie & The Blowfish
Most memorable lyrics: “You can call me your fool / Only wanna be with you”
Love isn’t often a bed of roses; it’s filled with obstacles and tough decisions. Even so, relationships persist and remain stronger than ever.
“Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)” – Stevie Wonder
Most memorable lyrics: “Baby, you set my soul on fire / That’s why I know you’re my heart’s only desire”
Stevie Wonder’s classic hit speaks of putting yourself at your lover’s mercy. He “signed, sealed, and delivered” himself to her, promising she’s the only person he’ll ever love in his life.
“It’s a Beautiful Day” – Michael Bublé
Most memorable lyrics: “It’s a beautiful day and I can’t stop myself from smiling”
“It’s a Beautiful Day” may not be your first choice given the lyrics, but it’ll certainly add some laughter and humor to an otherwise emotional event.
“Dance with Me Tonight” – Olly Murs
Most memorable lyrics: “I just want you to dance with me tonight”
“Dance With Me Tonight” is a fast paced and romantic song, perfect for light-hearted footage of the wedding reception perhaps.
“Marry You” – Bruno Mars
Most memorable lyrics: “Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you”
The title, “Marry You,” speaks for itself. In this track, the speaker tells the audience how much he wants to marry his partner.
“Haven’t Met You Yet” – Michael Bublé
Most memorable lyrics: “And I know that we can be so amazing / And baby, your love is gonna change me”
In this song, the speaker tells the audience just how much he loves his future wife, even if he hasn’t met her yet.
“Hey, Soul Sister” – Train
Most memorable lyrics: “I’m so obsessed, my heart is bound to beat right out my untrimmed chest”
“Hey, Soul Sister” celebrates the eternal love the singer has for the addressee, telling the audience how she’s always been a part of his mind and soul.
“Summer Is for Falling in Love” – Sarah Kang and EyeLoveBrandon
Most memorable lyrics: “And as we drink, we would lock eyes / So we could disregard / The thought of ever having to part”
“Summer Is For Falling In Love” is about dedication, adoration, and commitment. The speaker expresses his eagerness to settle down with the person he loves and promises he’ll treat her right.
“Butterflies” – Kacey Musgraves
Most memorable lyrics: “Now I remember what it feels like to fly / You give me butterflies”
From Kacey’s delicate vocals to the brilliant instrumentals, this sweet song will undoubtedly give you the “butterflies.” Nicely done, Kacey!
“Can’t Stop Loving You” – M-22 (Poolside Mix)
Most memorable lyrics: “I promise you that I’ll be right by your side”
“Can’t Stop Loving You” is a promise between two lovers, swearing that whatever happens, they’ll be right by the other’s side; a pretty perfect wedding soundtrack, right?
“Best Day Of My Life” – American Authors
Most memorable lyrics: “I’m never gonna look back / Never gonna give it up”
From its laid-back, emotional tune to its impactful lyrics, the beautiful simplicity of this song makes it a brilliant choice for a wedding video.
“Hold My Hand” – Jess Glynne
Most memorable lyrics: “I’m ready for this, so darling, hold my hand”
Released in 2015, “Hold My Hand” is among Jess Glynne’s most popular songs. It details the story of young love and the endless passion that comes with it.
“I Got U” – Duke Dumont, Jax Jones
Most memorable lyrics: “As the years, they pass us by / We stay young through each other’s eyes”
“I Got U” is a sentimental yet sultry song that details unconditional love. Here, the speaker tells his lover that as long as he’s got her, he’ll be happy—no matter how tough it gets.
“Adore You” – Harry Styles
Most memorable lyrics: “Just let me adore you / Like it’s the only thing I’ll ever do”
A popular choice in the wedding world, “Adore You” is a song about just that: adoration. The speaker implores his lover to let him love and adore her without worrying about what other people think.
“Marry Me” – Train
Most memorable lyrics: “Now that the wait is over / And love and has finally shown her my way / Marry me / Today and every day / Marry me”
Aptly titled “Marry Me,” this song by Train is filled with promises of eternal love and devotion. Soft vocals will add a dreamy vibe to your wedding video, especially when the speaker asks the person he loves to marry him between the rich strums of the acoustic guitar.
“10,000 Hours” – Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber
Most memorable lyrics: “I’d spend ten thousand hours and ten thousand more / Oh, if that’s what it takes to learn that sweet heart of yours”
The beautiful lyrics of this song speak of commitment and the desire to get to know one another, no matter how long it takes.
“Perfect” – Ed Sheeran (Acoustic)
Most notable lyrics: “When I saw you in that dress, looking so beautiful / I don’t deserve this, darling, you look perfect tonight”
“Perfect” is among Sheeran’s most beautiful and meaningful songs. It would make the perfect wedding video song with its soulful lyrics and wonderful instrumentals.
“Beautiful In White” – Shane Filan
Most memorable lyrics: “You’re my every reason / You’re all that I believe in”
“Beautiful In White” is a love letter from husband to wife. It talks about how he felt when he first met the woman of his dreams until the day he proposed to her.
“Best Part of Me (feat. YEBBA)” – Ed Sheeran and Yebba
Most memorable lyrics: “’Cause, baby, the best part of me is you / Lately, everything’s making sense too / Baby, I’m so in love with you”
With lyrics like, “Baby, the best part of me is you,” and “Baby, I’m so in love with you,” it’s difficult to resist the allure of this tune. YEBBA (Abigail Elizabeth Smith) turned an already beautiful song to the next level with her gorgeous, impactful voice.
“17″ – Pink Sweat$
Most memorable lyrics: “I would need a million words / If I tried to define / All the things you mean to me”
“17” is hands-down one of the sweetest songs we’ve ever heard. It’s specifically written for weddings, so it’s no wonder we felt all giddy and warm while listening to it.
“Confirmation” – Justin Bieber
Most memorable lyrics: “All you ever really want / All you ever really need / Is at home / We got the rest / Got the rest, got the rest of our lives”
From Justin’s angelic falsetto to the song’s gorgeous instrumentals, “Confirmation” is a guaranteed hit as a wedding soundtrack.
“Black And White” – Niall Horan
Most memorable lyrics: “I promise that I’ll love you for the rest of my life”
This upbeat song is about a man assuring his partner that they’ll be together for eternity. For now, they’ll walk hand-in-hand wearing a black tuxedo and a white gown until the second phase of their lives begin.
“I Believe in You” – Michael Bublé
Most memorable lyrics: I believe in love / You give me reason to / You’re the light that lifts me higher / So bright, you guide me through
“I Believe in You” is a classic love song. Spoiler alert: it’s absolutely dreamy.
“Rewrite The Stars” – James Arthur, Anne-Marie
Most memorable lyrics: “What if we rewrite the stars? / Say you were made to be mine / Nothing could keep us apart / You’ll be the one I was meant to find”
This 2018 duet between James Arthur and Anne-Marie is an honest reminder of the eternal strength and adoration between couples. It explores the idea of destiny and will that’ll conquer even fate itself.
“Symphony” – Clean Bandit (feat. Zara Larsson)
Most memorable lyrics: “And when you’re gone, I feel incomplete”
In this beautiful hit, the speaker tells the audience that her lover brought beauty and music into her life, coloring it in wild but beautiful symphonies.
“And I Love Her” – Passenger
Most memorable lyrics: “She is sunlight on the sea / She’s a soft summer rain / Falling gently through the trees / And I love her”
With brilliant instruments and heart-thumping vocals, “And I Love Her” by Passenger is a love song from a husband to a wife, making it a perfect wedding video soundtrack.
“Halo” – Beyoncé
Most memorable lyrics: “You’re everything I need and more”
In this song, the speakers tell the audience how her lover not only freed her from the suffocating silence she once experienced but also gave her a better way to live life.
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit (ft. Jess Glynne)
Most memorable lyrics: “When I am with you, there’s no place I rather be”
In “Rather Be” the speaker relays, in various ways, that there’s no place she’d rather be than by her lover’s side. She’s so fearlessly in love that she feels like she can take on the world with him.
“Eyes On You” – Chase Rice
Most memorable lyrics: “There ain’t no better view / Than you in my arms with my eyes on you”
This song finds the speaker recounting previous memories spent with his lover, perfect for high school sweethearts.
“Good Day for Marrying You” – Dave Barnes
Most memorable lyrics: “I’ll call my mama and daddy / Baby, you call yours too / Put on your white dress / Yeah ’cause, oh baby, it’s a good day for marrying you”
If you’re searching for an upbeat yet meaningful wedding video song, put this song on your list. It’s essentially a wedding proposal!
“Count on Me” – Bruno Mars
Most memorable lyrics: “You’ll always have my shoulder when you cry / I’ll never let go, never say goodbye”
As its name suggests, the song’s passionate chorus encourages your lover to “count on you”—a lovely sentiment for a wedding day.
“Marry Me” – Jason Derulo
Most memorable lyrics: “The more I look, the more I find the reasons why / You’re the love of my life”
Unsurprisingly, “Marry Me” is a wedding favorite. It’s written for such occasions, after all!
It’s slow enough to dance to but fast enough to add some groove to the dancefloor. Thanks to its heartfelt lyrics, it’s particularly suitable for wedding videos.
“Love You Like the Movies” – Anthem Lights
Most memorable lyrics: “I promise if you let me / I’ll love you like the movies”
You can tell from the song title alone that this wedding video track is a romantic one. Here, the speaker promises his endless love to his partner, telling her that he’ll love her in a way only seen in movies.
“Girl of My Dreams” – Brandon Heath
Most memorable lyrics: “I’m in love with the girl of my dreams / So I married the girl of my dreams”
In this song, Heath talks about the girl of his dreams, telling the audience how everything seems perfect when his lover is around.