20 Must Play Motown Wedding Songs


The music of Motown is truly timeless, it continues to be a mainstay even now on wedding playlists. There is a huge catalogue of songs that can be added to your playlist to create the perfect vibe for your wedding day. Whether your looking for some chilled out tracks to play in the background during the reception or up-tempo floor fillers to get the party started, Motown is a great choice. Below is a selection of our favourite Motown Tracks for your wedding.



#1 Signed Sealed Delivered (I’m Yours) By Stevie Wonder



This song is a fantastic choice for the bridal party introduction or to get the party started…..or in fact just any time during the wedding!


#2 Tears Of A Clown By Smokey Robinson And The Miracles



It’s songs like this that are great at creating that vibrant energy at your wedding reception!


#3 Where Did Our Love Go? By The Supremes





Before Diana Ross’s hugely successful solo career, she had hit after hit, like this fun tune, with the Supremes.


#4 Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone By The Temptations



Looking for chilled songs to play during dinner or pre-party? The mellow vibes song of this song are perfect.


#5 Best Of My Love By The Emotions 





Best Of My Love is a Motown classic, it’s uptempo, fun and perfect for couples who love this golden era of music.


#6 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) By Marvin Gaye



This wont be the first time you’ll see Marvin Gaye on this playlist. His voice is like honey and this sweet song is the perfect song to play when your cutting into your wedding cake.


#7 Working My Way Back To You By The Spinners

This Motown classic is perfect for a good old sing-song with your guests after a few glasses of prosecco!


#8 I Want You Back By Jackson 5



One of Motown’s biggest floor fillers! Guaranteed to get the party going for guests young and old.


#9 Superstition By Stevie Wonder



This catchy tune is a real floor filler, you can’t help but move to the beat when it begins to play.


#10 All Night Long By Lionel Richie


We have two words for you when describing how you want your wedding reception to play out. “Fiesta Forever”


#11 ABC By Jackson 5



You can’t help but love this Jackson 5 song, when choosing Motown tracks for your wedding. Add this one in, your guests will love it.


#12 Do You Love Me By The Contours


Get the DJ to play this song and you will crank the party at your wedding reception up several notches!


# 12 I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honeybunch) By The Four Tops

This lovely song perfectly captures how you and your newly betrothed will be feeling after the wedding. Sweet.


#13 My Girl By The Temptations

This track is perfect for a father, daughter dance.


#14 Let’s Get It On By Marvin Gaye



Perfect for the late night wind down as your reception wraps up.


#15 My Guy By Mary Wells 



A wonderful song for the bride to request for her groom.


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