In a recent poll by Spotify on the most requested wedding songs, it appears couples are opting for contemporary romantic ballads over up-tempo numbers, with the likes of Ed Sheeran and John Legend leading the way. Before Ed Sheeran’s hit was released ‘At Last’ by Etta James was the most requested wedding song. ‘Thinking Out Loud’ currently has 683 million streams and is the third most-streamed track of all time on Spotify. To see which other songs made the top spot check out list of most requested wedding songs!
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheran knows how to write a love song, Thinking Out Loud captures the intense love and affection a newly married couple feel for each other.
Etta James – At Last
At Last was one of Etta James biggest hits – With lyrics that include “You smile And then the spell was cast And here we are in heaven For you are mine At Last.” It’s easy to see why it’s been a favourite wedding song for many years.
John Legend – All of Me
John Legend wrote this song for his wife Chrissy Teigen, it’s a moving, brutally honest expression of love that carries you away on a romantic wave.
Lonestar – Amazed
With lyric’s including “I’m so in love with you, It just keeps getting better, I want to spend the rest of my life with you by my side”. It’s no wonder this timeless country classic is one of the most popular first dance songs in the UK.
Jack Johnson – Better Together
It’s easy to see why Better Together is a wedding favourite – it’s a light-hearted love song that just makes you smile.
The Emotions – Best of My Love
Best Of My Love is a Motown classic, it’s uptempo, fun and perfect for couples who love this golden era of music.
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
Al Greens vocal is instantly recognisable and silky smooth – when this classic song begins to play all you want to do is grab hold of the one you love and dance long into the night.
Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
A Thousand Years is a romantic song about the fear of falling in love. It’s intense, heartfelt and guaranteed to have your guests bringing out the hankies.
Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Adele’s cover of a Bob Dylan classic was one of the biggest hits from her first album, 19. Adeles soulful vocals and the poignant lyrics of Make You Feel My Love, have made this song a contemporary classic.
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
This easy breezy love song instantly makes you smile, it feels like a ray of sunshine!
The Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
If you are looking for a love song thats a bit more ‘rock’, this 90’s classic from The Goo Goo doll’s ticks all the boxes.
Jason Derulo – Trumpets
This contemporary feel-good R & B tune is all about the love!
Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
This classic rock anthem never gets old, it’s been one of the most requested wedding songs since it’s release. Steve Perry’s class vocals, the poignant lyrics and catchy piano riff mean you can’t help but love this song.
Shaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody
This heady hit by Shaka Khan about intense love and lust will have all your guests grooving on the dancefloor.
Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – Time Of My Life
This popular wedding playlist song was the soundtrack to one of the most iconic scenes in film history “Nobody puts baby in the corner” Swoon!