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75 Most Popular 2000s Wedding Songs

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Couple singing to 2000s wedding songs

Introduction

They say that marriage is a lot like a three-ring circus – engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering! 

We’re kidding, of course! – we know how beautiful this moment is for both of you. However, we also know how challenging it is to plan such a life-changing moment, especially if you don’t have a list of wedding songs yet.

In this article, we have the 75 most popular 2000s wedding songs across genres like pop, R&B, country, rock, and dance. We’re happy to help make things (even just a bit) easier for you!

Table of Contents

Pop

  1. “A Thousand Miles” – Vanessa Carlton (Be Not Nobody)
  2. “I’m Yours” – Jason Mraz (We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.)
  3. “Bubbly” – Colbie Caillat (Coco)
  4. “Love Story” – Taylor Swift (Fearless)
  5. “You’re Beautiful” – James Blunt (Back to Bedlam)
  6. “Unwritten” – Natasha Bedingfield (Unwritten)
  7. “Bless the Broken Road” – Rascal Flatts (Feels Like Today)
  8. “Love Song” – Sara Bareilles (Little Voice)
  9. “You and Me” – Lifehouse (Lifehouse)
  10. “Collide” – Howie Day (Stop All the World Now)
  11. “Everything” – Michael Bublé (Call Me Irresponsible)
  12. “Chasing Cars” – Snow Patrol (Eyes Open)
  13. “Smooth” – Santana ft. Rob Thomas (Supernatural)
  14. “You’re Still the One” – Shania Twain (Come On Over)
  15. “Come Away With Me” – Norah Jones (Come Away With Me)

R&B

  1. “Crazy in Love” – Beyoncé ft. Jay-Z (Dangerously in Love)
  2. “Let’s Get Married” – Jagged Edge (Jagged Little Thrill)
  3. “I Wanna Know” – Joe (My Name is Joe)
  4. “Irreplaceable” – Beyoncé (B’Day)
  5. “The Way You Love Me” – Faith Hill (Breathe)
  6. “No One” – Alicia Keys (As I Am)
  7. “Back at One” – Brian McKnight (Back at One)
  8. “Forever” – Chris Brown (Exclusive)
  9. “Because of You” – Ne-Yo (Because of You)
  10. “My Boo” – Usher and Alicia Keys (Confessions)
  11. “On Bended Knee” – Boyz II Men (II)
  12. “All My Life” – K-Ci & JoJo (Love Always)
  13. “Halo” – Beyoncé (I Am… Sasha Fierce)
  14. “U Got It Bad” – Usher (8701)
  15. “Let’s Stay Together” – Al Green (Let’s Stay Together)

Country

  1. “Amazed” – Lonestar (Lonely Grill)
  2. “Blessed” – Martina McBride (Martina)
  3. “I Hope You Dance” – Lee Ann Womack (I Hope You Dance)
  4. “It’s Your Love” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill (Everywhere)
  5. “Me and You” – Kenny Chesney (Me and You)
  6. “Then” – Brad Paisley (American Saturday Night)
  7. “When You Say Nothing at All” – Alison Krauss and Union Station (Now That I’ve Found You)
  8. “My Best Friend” – Tim McGraw (A Place in the Sun)
  9. “To Make You Feel My Love” – Garth Brooks (Hope Floats Soundtrack)
  10. “I Cross My Heart” – George Strait (Pure Country Soundtrack)
  11. “You’re Gonna Miss This” – Trace Adkins (American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II)
  12. “From This Moment On” – Shania Twain (Come On Over)
  13. “Then They Do” – Trace Adkins (Chrome)
  14. “I Melt” – Rascal Flatts (Melt)
  15. “I Will Always Love You” – Dolly Parton (Jolene)

Rock

  1. “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” – Aerosmith (Armageddon Soundtrack)
  2. “Wonderwall” – Oasis (What’s the Story Morning Glory?)
  3. “I Will Follow You Into the Dark” – Death Cab for Cutie (Plans)
  4. “Iris” – Goo Goo Dolls (Dizzy Up the Girl)
  5. “With Arms Wide Open” – Creed (Human Clay)
  6. “Far Away” – Nickelback (All the Right Reasons)
  7. “Thank You” – Dido (No Angel)
  8. “Truly Madly Deeply” – Savage Garden (Savage Garden)
  9. “Angels” – Robbie Williams (Life Thru a Lens)
  10. “The Reason” – Hoobastank (The Reason)
  11. “It’s My Life” – Bon Jovi (Crush)
  12. “I Belong to You” – Muse (The Resistance)
  13. “You Found Me” – The Fray (The Fray)
  14. “Yellow” – Coldplay (Parachutes)
  15. “Beautiful Day” – U2 (All That You Can’t Leave Behind)

Dance

  1. “Just Dance” – Lady Gaga ft. Colby O’Donis (The Fame)
  2. “Don’t Stop the Music” – Rihanna (Good Girl Gone Bad)
  3. “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” – Justin Timberlake (Trolls: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  4. “Get the Party Started” – P!nk (Missundaztood)
  5. “Hey Ya!” – OutKast (Speakerboxxx/The Love Below)
  6. “Firework” – Katy Perry (Teenage Dream)
  7. “Happy” – Pharrell Williams (Despicable Me 2 Soundtrack)
  8. “Dancing Queen” – ABBA (Arrival)
  9. “Hips Don’t Lie” – Shakira ft. Wyclef Jean (Oral Fixation, Vol. 2)
  10. “I Gotta Feeling” – The Black Eyed Peas (The E.N.D.)
  11. “Party in the USA” – Miley Cyrus (The Time of Our Lives)
  12. “Shut Up and Dance” – WALK THE MOON (TALKING IS HARD)
  13. “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” – Queen (The Game)
  14. “I’m Like a Bird” – Nelly Furtado (Whoa, Nelly!)
  15. “DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love” – Usher ft. Pitbull (Versus)

How to Choose the Right 2000s Wedding Songs

Selecting the perfect 2000s song for your wedding day is a significant decision that sets the tone for the celebration. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

  • Reflect on Shared Memories: Consider songs that hold sentimental value, perhaps tunes that were popular during your first date or that played in the background of a memorable vacation. For instance, if your proposal took place during a romantic getaway, incorporating a song from that era, like “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz, can add a personal touch to your celebration.
  • Consider Your Musical Tastes: Choose songs that align with your musical preferences as a couple. Whether you both enjoy pop, R&B, country, rock, or dance, finding common ground in your favourite genre can help create a cohesive and enjoyable playlist. If you bonded over R&B hits, incorporating a classic like “Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé and Jay-Z as your entrance song can infuse energy and excitement into your ceremony.
  • Consider the lyrics: Pay attention to the lyrics of each song to ensure they align with the mood you want to convey. While the 2000s had many romantic hits, it’s essential to avoid songs with themes of heartbreak or separation. Opt for love-centric lyrics that highlight the joyous occasion. For instance, “Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts beautifully captures the sentiment of finding love and navigating life’s journeys together, making it a fitting choice for a wedding song.

What to Avoid When Choosing 2000s Wedding Songs

While selecting the songs for your wedding, it’s equally crucial to be mindful of what to avoid to ensure a seamless and memorable celebration. Here are tips to steer clear of pitfalls when choosing your 2000s wedding songs:

  • Mind the Tempo for Dance Floor Success: Avoid songs that are too slow or too fast, as they may hinder guests from comfortably dancing and enjoying the moment. Strike a balance by incorporating songs like “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake, which offers an upbeat tempo without being overwhelming.
  • Consider Cultural Sensitivity: Be mindful of the cultural backgrounds of both you and your guests when choosing 2000s wedding songs. For example, if your wedding has a diverse audience, steer clear of songs that are culturally specific or may not resonate universally. Opt for more inclusive choices like “Happy” by Pharrell Williams that can appeal to a broad range of tastes.
  • Don’t Force a Connection: While it’s great to have a personal connection with your chosen 2000s wedding songs, avoid forcing significance onto a track simply because it’s popular or trendy. For instance, if a chart-topping song doesn’t align with your shared experiences, it’s okay to skip it in favour of a song that holds genuine meaning for you both.
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Final Thoughts

Remember, choosing the right 2000s wedding songs is like selecting the perfect partner – it requires thought, consideration, and a touch of fun. So, whether you’re swaying to a romantic ballad or grooving on the dance floor, let the music set the tone for your happily ever after!

If you’re ready to turn your wedding into an epic celebration, look no further than DJing.ca! As Canada’s largest DJ company, we’ve handpicked the top 1% of DJs from over 5,000+, with over 1,000 events under our belt and a stellar 5-star rating. 

Happy planning, and may your wedding be the talk of the town for years to come! 🎶💍🕺👰‍♂️

 

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