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153 Best Wedding Dinner Music For A Unique Reception In 2023

153 Best Wedding Dinner Music For A Unique Reception In 2023

Wedding dinner music is the perfect recipe to create an unforgettable atmosphere that will make your special day an experience worth savoring. From classic to modern hits, unleash the magic of your big day with these gorgeous wedding dinner music ideas.

How To Choose The Best Wedding Dinner Music For Your Reception?

PERSONAL PREFERENCES: Think about the music you and your partner love and the atmosphere you want to create. Do you prefer classic love songs or modern hits? Do you enjoy a romantic and mellow ambiance or a more upbeat and lively one?

THE THEME OF YOUR WEDDING: The music should complement the décor and theme of your wedding. For instance, if you are having a vintage-inspired wedding, consider wedding dinner songs from the ’20s and ’30s.

A MIX OF FAST AND SLOW SONGS: Incorporate a balance of upbeat and slow songs to keep the energy flowing throughout the dinner.

YOUR GUESTS’ MUSICAL TASTES: So, have a mix of classic and contemporary hits that appeal to all ages.

COLLABORATE WITH YOUR DJ OR BAND: Your DJ or band is an expert in wedding music and can provide suggestions based on your preferences.

THE TIMING: Play slower songs during the beginning of the dinner to allow for conversation, then transition to more upbeat songs as the night progresses.

MEMORABLE SONGS: Consider themes that have a special meaning to you and your partners, such as the song you danced to on your first date or the first song you heard together.

APPROPRIATE LYRICS: Avoid pieces with inappropriate or offensive lyrics that may offend your guests.

TEST OUT YOUR CHOSEN SONGS: Before the big day, listen to them in the order they will be played to ensure they flow well and create the desired atmosphere.

Modern Wedding Dinner Music

Modern wedding dinner music is a great place to start if you want to create the perfect ambiance for your wedding cocktail hour or dinner. Featuring a mix of popular tunes from various genres, they will keep your guests entertained and create a memorable experience for all.

1. “Thank God” by Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown ♥

Lyrics you will love: I thank God / I get to wake up by your side / And thank God / Your hand fits perfectly in mine.

2. “Fresh Eyes” by Andy Grammer

Lyrics you will love: So suddenly, I’m in love with a stranger / I can’t believe that she’s mine / Now all I see is you with fresh eyes, fresh eyes.

3. “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran

Lyrics you will love: We keep this love in a photograph / We made these memories for ourselves / Where our eyes are never closing / Hearts are never broken.

4. “You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics you will love: You belong with me / Have you ever thought just maybe / You belong with me?

5. “Killing Me Softly With His Song” by Fugees

Lyrics you will love: Strumming my pain with his fingers / Singing my life with his words / Killing me softly with his song / Killing me softly with his song / Telling my whole life with his words.

6. “Always Remember Us This Way” by Lady Gaga

Lyrics you will love: When the sun goes down / And the band won’t play / I’ll always remember us this way, way, yeah / When you look at me / And the whole world fades / I’ll always remember us this way.

7. “This Love” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics you will love: This love is good / This love is bad / This love is alive back from the dead / These hands had to let it go free, and / This love came back to me / This love left a permanent mark / This love is glowing in the dark.

8. “Crazy In Love” by Sofia Karlberg

Lyrics you will love: Got me hoping you save me right now / Your kiss’s got me hoping you save me right now / Lookin’ so crazy, your love’s got me lookin’ / Got me lookin’ so crazy in love.

9. “Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding

Lyrics you will love: You’re the light, you’re the night / You’re the color of my blood / You’re the cure, you’re the pain / You’re the only thing I wanna touch / Never knew that it could mean so much, so much.

10. “Fall On Me” by Andrea Bocelli, Matteo Bocelli ♥

Lyrics you will love: Fall on me / With open arms / Fall on me / From where you are / Fall on me / With all your light.

11. “You & I” by One Direction 

Lyrics you will love: You and I / We don’t wanna be like them / We can make it ’till the end / Nothing can come between.

12. “Night Changes” by One Direction

Lyrics you will love: Everything that you’ve ever dreamed of / Disappearing when you wake up / But there’s nothing to be afraid of / Even when the night changes / It will never change me and you.

13. “Yours” by Ella Henderson

Lyrics you will love: ‘Cause I, I feel like I’m ready for love / And I wanna be your everything and more /
And I know every day you say it / But I just want you to be sure / That I am yours.

14. “I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You” by Marc Anthony & Tina Arena

Lyrics you will love: Where there is love, life begins / Over and over again / Save the night, save the day / Save the love, come what may / Love is worth everything we pay.

15. “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey

Lyrics you will love: We belong together like peanut butter and jelly / Februaries and skellies, after parties and tellies / Feel you in my stomach like you a part of my belly / Baby, I’ma come back with every part of you ready.

16. “To Be With You” by Mr. Big

Lyrics you will love: When it’s through, it’s through / Fate will twist the both of you / Come on baby, come on over / Let me be the one to show you.

17. “A Moment Like This” by Kelly Clarkson ♥

Lyrics you will love: A moment like this, some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this / Some people search forever for that one special kiss / Oh, I can’t believe it’s happening to me / Some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this.

18. “One Call Away” by Charlie Puth 

Lyrics you will love: I’ll be there to save the day / Superman got nothing on me / I’m only one call away / Come along with me and don’t be scared.

19. “Lucky” by Jason Mraz ft. Colbie Caillat ♥

Lyrics you will love: Lucky I’m in love with my best friend / Lucky to have been where we have been / Lucky to be coming home again / Lucky we’re in love in every way / Lucky to have stayed where we have stayed.

20. “Better Together” by Jack Johnson

Lyrics you will love: And how come it’s so hard? / It’s not always easy and / Sometimes life can be deceiving / I’ll tell you one thing, it’s always better when we’re together.

21. “Just The Way You Are” by Bruno Mars

Lyrics you will love: When I see your face / There’s not a thing that I would change / ‘Cause you’re amazing / Just the way you are.

22. “Only Wanna Be With You” by Hootie & the Blowfish

Lyrics you will love: But there’s nothin’ I can do / I only wanna be with you / You can call me your fool / I only wanna be with you.

23. “Come Away With Me” by Norah Jones ♥

Lyrics you will love: Come away with me and we’ll kiss / On a mountaintop / Come away with me / And I’ll never stop loving you.

24. “Kiss from a Rose” by Seal

Lyrics you will love: Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey / Ooh, the more I get of you, stranger it feels, yeah / And now that your rose is in bloom / A light hits the gloom on the grey.

25. “The Best Day” by George Strait

Lyrics you will love: I can’t believe son that you’ve grown / He said dad this could be the best day of my life / Been dreamin’ day and night / About being like you / Just me and her.

26. “I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd

Lyrics you will love: You are not the single type / So baby, this the perfect time / I’m just tryna to get you high / And faded off this touch / You don’t need a lonely night / So baby, I can make it right.

27. “Love Love Love” by Avalanche City

Lyrics you will love: I heard your heart say love, love, love / And all the life about to go is in my mind / ‘Cause all the loudest voices in the world whenever / I heard your heart say love, love, love.

28. “All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo ♥

Lyrics you will love: All my life / I prayed for someone like you / And I thank God / That I finally found you.

29. “Always Be My Baby” by Mariah Carey

Lyrics you will love: You’ll always be a part of me / I’m part of you indefinitely / Boy don’t you know you can’t escape me, yeah / Oh darlin’ ’cause you’ll always be my baby / And we’ll linger on (You and I will always be) Time can’t erase a feelin’ this strong (You and I) / No way you’re never gonna shake me.

30. “Falling In Love At A Coffee Shop” by Landon Pigg

Lyrics you will love: I never knew just what it was about this old coffee shop I love so much / All of the while I never knew / It was you / You You You.

31. “Let’s Stay Together” by Obadiah Parker 

Lyrics you will love: I’m so in love with you / Whatever you want to do / Is all right with me / ‘Cause you, you make me feel so brand new / And I wanna spend my life with you.

32. “Love Is All” by Marc Anthony

Lyrics you will love: When you hold me like this / so many memories fill my eyes / the first time we kissed / the times we nearly said good-bye / but still here we are / tested and tried and still true / and stronger than we ever knew.

33. “XO” by John Mayer

Lyrics you will love: Your heart is glowing / And I’m crashing into you / Baby, kiss me kiss me / Before they turn the lights out.

34. “Your Body Is a Wonderland” by John Mayer

Lyrics you will love: And if you want love / We’ll make it / Swim in a deep sea / Of blankets / Take all your big plans / And break ’em / This is bound to be a while.

35. “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd

Lyrics you will love: I can’t feel my face when I’m with / You But I love it / I can’t feel my face when I’m with you / But I love it.

36. “Sugar” by Maroon 5 

Lyrics you will love: Yeah, you show me good loving, make it alright / Need a little sweetness in my life / Your sugar, yes, please.

37. “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz

Lyrics you will love: So I won’t hesitate, no more, no more / It cannot wait, I’m sure / There’s no need to complicate, our time is short / This is our fate, I’m yours.

38. “I Love You Always, Forever” by Donna Lewis

Lyrics you will love: Say it, say it again / I love you always forever / Near or far, closer together / Everywhere I will be with you / Everything I will do for you.

39. “More Than A Woman” by Bee Gees

Lyrics you will love: Here in your arms I found my paradise / My only chance for happiness / And if I lose you now, I think I would die / Oh, say you’ll always be my baby, we can make it shine / We can take forever, just a minute at a time.

40. “As Long As You Love Me by Backstreet Boys

Lyrics you will love: I don’t care who you are / Where you’re from / What you did / As long as you love me.

41. “Sway” by Michael Bublé

Lyrics you will love: Like a flower bending in the breeze / Bend with me, sway with ease / When we dance you have a way with me / Stay with me, sway with me.

42. “Here Comes Your Man” by Pixies

Lyrics you will love: There is a wait so long / You’ll never wait so long / Here comes your man

43. “You’re My Best Friend” by Queen

Lyrics you will love: Oh, you’re the best friend that I ever had / I’ve been with you such a long time / You’re my sunshine and I want you to know / That my feelings are true / I really love you.

44. “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen” by Chase Rice

Lyrics you will love: I don’t know what Heaven looks like / No, I don’t think anybody does / If it’s like down here up there tonight / And there’s folks like us / Sittin’ here, drinkin’ beer, talkin’ God, amen / Killin’ time, livin’ life with some downhome friends.

45. “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen

Lyrics you will love: There goes my baby / She knows how to rock and roll / She drives me crazy / She gives me hot and cold fever / She leaves me in a cool sweat.

46. “You Are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker 

Lyrics you will love: You are so beautiful To me / Can’t you see / You’re everything I hoped for / Everything I need.

47. “You’re The Love Of My Life” by Sam Tompkins

Lyrics you will love: I will hold you / Like I’m supposed to, and kiss you / Like it’s the last time, I need you / This has to go right / Any mountain I’ll climb / ‘Cause you’re the love of my life.

Wedding Dinner Music

Unique Acoustic Covers Ideas

Looking for a way to add a unique touch to your wedding dinner music playlist? Consider including some acoustic covers of popular songs! From stripped-down ballads to upbeat renditions, these covers can add a fresh twist to familiar tunes and create a memorable musical experience for you and your guests.

Here are some of our favorites wedding dinner songs perfect for your big day:

47. “In Case You Didn’t Know” by Brett Young

Lyrics you will love: In case you didn’t know / Baby, I’m crazy ’bout you / And I would be lyin’ if I said / That I could live this life without you.

48. “Fallin” covered by Nicola Cavallaro (SERYO) (Alicia Keys)

Lyrics you will love: I’ll keep on fallin’ / In and out of love with you / I never loved someone / The way that I love you.

49. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” covered by Music Travel Love ft. Julia Serad (Marvin Gaye)

Lyrics you will love: Oh no darling, no wind, no rain / Or winters cold can stop me baby / No, no baby, ’cause you are my love / If you ever in trouble, I’ll be there on the double / Just send for me, oh baby.

50. “All of Me” – covered by Nicola Cavallaro (SERYO) (John Legend)

Lyrics you will love: ‘Cause all of me / Loves all of you / Love your curves and all your edges / All your perfect imperfections / Give your all to me / I’ll give my all to you

 51. “I Will Always Love You” covered by Dave Fenley (Whitney Houston)

Lyrics you will love: And I’m wishing you joy and happiness / But above all this, I wish you love / And I… will always love you

52. “Wedding Medley” (Marry Me, A Thousand Years, All of Me, Bless The Broken Road) covered by Anthem Lights.

Lyrics you will love: Marry me / Today and every day / Marry me / If I ever get the nerve to say “Hello” in this cafe / Say you will.

53. “You’re The One That I Want” covered by Dylan Rockoff Ft. Caroline Kole (Grease) 

Lyrics you will love: You better shape up, ’cause I need a man / And my heart is set on you / You better shape up, you better understand / To my heart I must be true.

54. “When You Say Nothing At All” covered by Music Travel Love (Ronan Keating)

Lyrics you will love: The smile on your face lets me know that you need me / There’s a truth in your eyes saying you’ll never leave me / The touch of your hand says you’ll catch me wherever I fall.

55. “Can’t Help Falling In Love” covered by Kina Grannis (Elvis Presley)

Lyrics you will love: Take my hand / Take my whole life, too / For I can’t help falling in love with you.

56. “Stay With Me” covered by Hannah Trigwell (Sam Smith)

Lyrics you will love: These nights never seem to go to plan / No, I don’t want you to leave / Will you hold my hand? Oh, won’t you stay with me?

57. “Stand By Me” covered by Ben E King

Lyrics you will love: If the sky that we look upon / Should tumble and fall / Or the mountains should crumble to the sea / I won’t cry / Just as long as you stand by me.

58. “You’re Still The One” covered by Teddy Swims (Shania Twain)

Lyrics you will love: Looks like we made it / Look how far we’ve come, my baby / You’re still the one I run to / The one that I belong to / You’re still the one I want for life.

59. “Watermelon Sugar” covered by Jonah Baker (Harry Styles)

Lyrics you will love: I want your belly / And that summer feelin’ / Getting washed away in you / Breathe me in / Breathe me out / I don’t know if I could ever go without.

60. “A Thousand Years” covered by Jada Facer ft. Kyson Facer (Christina Perri)

Lyrics you will love: I have died every day waiting for you / Darling, don’t be afraid /
I have loved you for a thousand years / I’ll love you for a thousand more.

61. “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” covered by Music Travel Love ft. Felix Irwan (Aerosmith)

Lyrics you will love: ‘Cause even when I dream of you / The sweetest dream will never do / I’d still miss you baby / And I don’t want to miss a thing.

62. “Kiss Me” covered by Music Travel Love ft. KynTeal (Sixpence None the Richer)

Lyrics you will love: Kiss me, (kiss me) down by the broken tree house / Swing me, (swing me) upon its hanging tire / Bring your flowered hat / We’ll take the trail marked on your father’s map.

63. “True Colors” covered by Music Travel Love (Anna Kendrick y Justin Timberlake)

Lyrics you will love: So don’t be afraid to let them show / Your true colors / True colors are beautiful / I see your true colors / Shining through.

64. “Every Breath You Take” covered by Music Travel Love (The Police)

Lyrics you will love: Every move you make / And every vow you break / Every smile you fake / Every claim you stake / I’ll be watching you.

65. “Perfect” covered by Music Travel Love (Ed Sheeran)

Lyrics you will love: Baby, I’m dancing in the dark / With you between my arms / Listening to our favorite song / When I saw you in that dress, looking so beautiful / I don’t deserve this
Darling, you look perfect tonight.

66. “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” covered by Music Travel Love (The Proclaimers)

Lyrics you will love: When I wake up, well I know I’m gonna be / I’m gonna be the man who wakes up next to you / When I go out, yeah I know I’m gonna be / I’m gonna be the man who goes along with you.

67. “Shut Up and Dance” covered by Jada Facer (Walk the Moon)

Lyrics you will love: Oh don’t you dare look back / Just keep your eyes on me I said you’re holding back / She said shut up and dance with me / This woman is my destiny She said oh oh oh / Shut up and dance with me.

68. “How Deep Is Your Love” covered by Music Travel Love ft. Anthony Uy (Bee Gees)

Lyrics you will love: I believe in you / You know the door to my very soul / You’re the light in my deepest, darkest hour / You’re my savior when I fall.

Wedding Dinner Music

Country Wedding Songs For Dinner

From classic ballads to modern hits, country wedding dinner music is perfect for adding a touch of romance to your special day.

69. “You’re Still The One” by Shania Twain ♥

Lyrics you will love: Looks like we made it / Look how far we’ve come my baby / We mighta took the long way / We knew we’d get there someday.

70. “Forever And For Always” by Shania Twain ♥

Lyrics you will love: ‘Cause I’m keepin’ you forever and for always / We will be together all of our days / Wanna wake up every mornin’ to your sweet face / Always.

71. “Love Like Crazy” by Lee Brice

Lyrics you will love: Just ask him how he did it, he’ll say, “pull up a seat” / It’ll only take a minute to tell you everything / Be a best friend, tell the truth, and overuse “I love you”.

72. “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton

Lyrics you will love: On my own, I’m only / Half of what I could be / I can’t do without you / We are stitched together / And what love has tethered, I pray we never undo.

73. “Amazed” by Lonestar ♥

Lyrics you will love: I don’t know how you do what you do / I’m so in love with you / It just keeps getting better / I wanna spend the rest of my life / With you by my side.

74. “I Could Not Ask For More” by Sara Evans

Lyrics you will love: I could not ask for more than this time together / Could not ask for more than this time with you / And every prayer has been answered / Every dream I’ve had’s come true.

75. “On My Way To You by Cody Johnson

Lyrics you will love: I got the radio up / Sun is goin’ down / I’ll take a left at the bank / And I’ll head straight through town / So baby, put on that dress / A little sweet perfume / ‘Cause I’m on my way to you.

76. “The Keeper Of The Stars” by Tracy Byrd

Lyrics you will love: I tip my hat to the keeper of the stars / He sure knew what he was doin’ / When he joined these two hearts / I hold everything / When I hold you in my arms / I’ve got all I’ll ever need / Thanks to the keeper of the stars.

77. “Remember When” by Alan Jackson

Lyrics you will love: Remember when I was young and so were you / And time stood still and love was all we knew / You were the first, so was I / We made love and then you cried / Remember when.

78. “Blessed” by Thomas Rhett ♥

Lyrics you will love: And I know I’m blessed / Watching you spin in that dress / Making my heart beat out my chest / I can’t count the times I’ve heard / People say I’m lucky / But lucky ain’t the word, oh, I’m blessed.

79. “Beautiful Crazy” by Luke Combs ♥

Lyrics you will love: Beautiful, crazy / She can’t help but amaze me / The way that she dances / Ain’t afraid to take chances / And wears her heart on her sleeve / Yeah, she’s crazy / But her crazy’s beautiful to me.

80. “It’s Your Love” by Tim McGraw ♥

Lyrics you will love: It’s your love / It just does something to me / It sends a shock right through me / I can’t get enough / And if you wonder / About the spell I’m under / Oh it’s your love.

81. “In Case You Didn’t Know” by Brett Young  ♥

Lyrics you will love: In case you didn’t know / Baby, I’m crazy ’bout you / And I would be lyin’ if I said / That I could live this life without you / Even though I don’t tell you all the time / You had my heart a long, long time ago / In case you didn’t know.

82. “Tennessee Whiskey” by Chris Stapleton

Lyrics you will love: You’re as smooth as Tennessee whiskey / You’re as sweet as strawberry wine / You’re as warm as a glass of brandy / And honey, I stay stoned on your love all the time.

83. “Making Memories Of Us” by Keith Urban 

Lyrics you will love: And I’m gonna love you / Like nobody loves you / And I’ll earn your trust / Makin’ memories of us.

84. “Who I Am with You” by Chris Young

Lyrics you will love:Cause who I am with you is who I really wanna be / You’re so good for me / And when I’m holdin’ you, it feels like I’ve got the world in my hands / Yeah, a better man is who I am with you / Who I am with you / Because of you I’m a lucky man / You’re the best part of who I am.

85. “This Is It” by Scotty McCreery

Lyrics you will love: Take my hand, just take it in / This is a moment we won’t forget / On top of the world here together / If there ever was a time for a perfect kiss / Well, this is it.

86. “Little Moments” by Brad Paisley

Lyrics you will love: It’s the little imperfections / It’s a sudden change in plans / When she misreads the directions / And we’re lost but holding hands / Yeah, I live for little moments like that.

87. “Two People Fell In Love” by Brad Paisley

Lyrics you will love: You know, to me it’s all so clear / Every one of us is here / All because two people fell in love.

88. “My Eyes” by Blake Shelton

Lyrics you will love: Come a little closer, come a little closer / Come a little closer, girl the way you look tonight / My eyes are the only thing I don’t wanna take off of you.

89. “You Were Meant For Me” by Jewel

Lyrics you will love: Dreams last for so long / Even after you’re gone / And I know that you love me / And soon you will see / You were meant for me / And I was meant for you.

90. “Cowboy Take Me Away” by The Chicks

Lyrics you will love: Cowboy take me away / Fly this girl as high as you can into the wild blue / Set me free, oh, I pray / Closer to heaven above and closer to you / Closer to you.

91. “This Kiss” by Faith Hill

Lyrics you will love: It’s the way you love me / It’s a feeling like this / It’s centrifugal motion / It’s perpetual bliss / It’s that pivotal moment / It’s, ah, impossible / This kiss.

92. “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw

Lyrics you will love: I fall in love all over every time I look at you / I don’t know where I’d be without you / here with me / Life with you makes perfect sense / You’re my best friend.

93. “Greatest Love Story” by LANCO

Lyrics you will love: But I was what you wanted and you were what I needed / And we could meet in between / We were gonna be the greatest love story this town had ever seen.

94. “Meant to Be” by Bebe Rexha, Florida Georgia Line

Lyrics you will love: See where this thing goes / If it’s meant to be, it’ll be, it’ll be / Baby, if it’s meant to be.

95. “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” by Thompson Square

Lyrics you will love: So I took a chance / Bought a wedding band and I got down on one knee / And you smiled and said to me / “Are you gonna kiss me or not? / Are we gonna do this or what?

96. “All On Me” by Devin Dawson

Lyrics you will love: C’mon relax your mind on me / When you need a shoulder you / could cry on me / Baby you can bet your life on me / Put it all on me.

97. “Family Table” by Zac Brown Band

Lyrics you will love: Gather round, hand in hand / Close our eyes and bow our heads /
Thank the lord for everything he’s done, and for everyone / At the family table.

➢ Check out these posts for more ideas:

– Country Songs For A First Wedding Dance

– Wedding Reception Entrance Country Songs

– Country Wedding Anniversary Dance Songs

Wedding Dinner Music

Best Classic Dinner Songs

Classic wedding dinner music is a timeless choice that will never go out of style. These songs are perfect for creating a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere during dinner.

98. “When I Fall in Love” by Nat King Cole ♥

Lyrics you will love: When I give my heart it will be completely / Or I’ll never give my heart / And the moment I can feel that you feel that way too / Is when I fall in love with you.

99. “My Girl” by The Temptations

Lyrics you will love: Talkin’ ’bout my girl, my girl / I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day with my girl / I’ve even got the month of May with my girl.

100. “Baby I Love Your Way” by Big Mountain ♥

Lyrics you will love: Ooh baby, I love your way, everyday / I wanna tell you I love your way, everyday yeah, yeah / I wanna be with you night and day.

101. “Leave The Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson, Paak, Silk Sonic ♥

Lyrics you will love: I ain’t playing no games / Every word that I say is coming straight from the heart / So if you tryna lay in these arms / I’ma leave the door open.

102. “With You” by Chris Brown

Lyrics you will love: You mean to me what I mean to you / And together, baby there is nothing we won’t do / ‘Cause if I got you / I don’t need money / I don’t need cars / Girl, you’re my all and / Oh, I’m into you.

103. “One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey, Boyz II Me

Lyrics you will love: And I know eventually we’ll be together / Together One sweet day… / Loving you always and I’ll wait patiently to see you in heaven / Darlin’ I never showed you.

104. “Moon River” by Louis Armstrong

Lyrics you will love: There’s such a lot of world to see / We’re after the same rainbow’s end, waitin’ ’round the bend / My huckleberry friend, moon river, and me.

105. “The Power Of Love” by Céline Dion ♥

Lyrics you will love: ‘Cause I’m your lady / And you are my man / Whenever you reach for me / I’ll do all that I can.

106. “Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden

Lyrics you will love: I wanna stand with you on a mountain / I wanna bathe with you in the sea / I wanna lay like this forever / Until the sky falls down on me.

107. “To Love Somebody” by Michael Bolton

Lyrics you will love: Baby, you don’t know what it’s like / To love somebody, to love somebody / The way I love you.

108. “Love Is All Around” by Wet Wet Wet

Lyrics you will love: You know I love you, I always will / My mind’s made up by the way that I feel / There’s no beginning, there’ll be no end / ‘Cause on my love you can depend.

109. “Everything I Do (I Do It For You)” by Bryan Adams ♥

Lyrics you will love: There’s no love / Like your love / And no other / Could give more love / There’s nowhere / Unless you’re there / All the time.

110. “Have I told you lately that I love you” by Rod Stewart ♥

Lyrics you will love: Have I told you lately that I love you / Have I told you there’s no one else above you / You fill my heart with gladness / Take away all my sadness / Ease my troubles, that’s what you do.

111. “I’ll Make Love To You” by Boyz II Men

Lyrics you will love: … I’ll make love to you / Like you want me to / And I’ll hold you tight / Baby all through the night / I’ll make love to you / When you want me to / And I will not let go / ‘Til you tell me to.

112. “Lost In Love” by Air Supply

Lyrics you will love: So lift your eyes if you feel you can / Reach for a star, and I’ll show you a plan / I figured it out / What I needed was someone to show me.

113. “When a Man Loves a Woman” by Michael Bolton

Lyrics you will love: When a man loves a woman / Spend his very last dime / And trying to hold on to what he needs / He’d give up all his comforts.

114. “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You” by George Benson

Lyrics you will love: Nothing’s gonna change my love for you / You oughta know by now how much I love you / One thing you can be sure of / I’ll never ask for more than your love.

115. “I Want To Know What Love Is” by Mariah Carey

Lyrics you will love: I wanna know what love is / I want you to show me / I wanna feel what love is / And I know you can show me, show me / I wanna know.

116. “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper

Lyrics you will love: If you’re lost you can look and you will find me / Time after time / If you fall I will catch you, I’ll be waiting / Time after time.

117. “Take My Breath Away” by Berlin

Lyrics you will love: Turning and returning to some secret place inside / Watching in slow motion as you turn my way and say / … Take my breath away / My love, take my breath away.

118. “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers

Lyrics you will love: Woah, my love, my darling / I’ve hungered, hungered for your touch / A long, lonely time / And time goes by so slowly / And time can do so much / Are you still mine? / I need your love.

119. “End Of The Road” by Boyz II Men

Lyrics you will love: Although we’ve come / To the end of the road / Still I can’t let go / It’s unnatural / You belong to me / I belong to you.

120. “You’re The Inspiration” by Chicago

Lyrics you will love: You’re the meaning in my life / You’re the inspiration / You bring feeling to my life / You’re the inspiration / Wanna have you near me.

121. “Saving All My Love For You” by Whitney Houston

Lyrics you will love: No other woman is gonna love you more / ‘Cause tonight is the night that I’m feeling alright / We’ll be making love the whole night through / So I’m saving all my love.

122. “Hotel California” by Eagles

Lyrics you will love: Welcome to the Hotel California / Such a lovely place / Such a lovely face / Plenty of room at the Hotel California / Any time of year / You can find it here.

123. “Something” by The Beatles ♥

Lyrics you will love: Something in the way she knows / And all I have to do is think of her / Something in the things she shows me / I don’t want to leave her now / You know I believe and how.

124. “Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra ♥

Lyrics you will love: In other words, hold my hand / In other words, baby, kiss me / Fill my heart with song / And let me sing forever more / You are all I long for / All I worship and adore.

125. “At Last” by Etta James ♥

Lyrics you will love: You smiled, you smiled / Oh, and then the spell was cast / And here we are in Heaven / For you are mine at last.

Instrumental Wedding Dinner Music

Instrumental wedding dinner music is a great choice if you’re looking for elegant and sophisticated background music for your special day. From classical masterpieces to modern covers, these instrumental tracks will set the mood during both your cocktail hour and dinner.

These songs feature really beautiful melodies and expertly crafted arrangements, they will create a romantic and intimate atmosphere for you and your guests.

126. “A Million Dreamscovered by The Time-Keepers (The Greatest Showman)

127. “All of Me” – covered by Brooklyn Duo (John Legend)

128. “You Are The Reasoncovered by Brooklyn Duo (Calum Scott)

129. “Lovely covered by Brooklyn Duo (Billie Eilish)

130. “Perfectcovered by Joel Miranda (Ed Sheeran)

131. “A Thousand Years” covered by Daniel Jang & AMoney (Christina Perri)

132. “My Heart Will Go Oncovered by Houser (Celine Dion)

133. “Love Storycovered by 2CELLOS (The Godfather)

134. “Quizás, Quizás, Quizáscovered by HAUSER & Caroline Campbell (Andrea Bocelli)

135. “Just the Way You Arecovered by The Piano Guys (Bruno Mars)

136. “Everything I Do) I Do It For You covered by by Petar Markoski (Bryan Adams)

137. “A Whole New World covered by Daniel Jang (Aladdin)

138. “Forever in Loveby Kenny G

139. “Love Me Like You Docovered by Robert Mendoza (Fifty Shades of Gray)

140. “Me Enamorécovered by Robert Mendoza (Shakira)

Alternative Rock Songs For Your Wedding Dinner

141. “Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol

Lyrics you will love: We’ll do it all / Everything On our own / We don’t need Anything Or anyone / If I lay here / If I just lay here / Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

142. “Always” by Bon Jovi

Lyrics you will love: And I will love you, baby, always / And I’ll be there forever and a day, always / I’ll be there ’til the stars don’t shine / ‘Til the heavens burst and the words don’t rhyme /

143. “November Rain” by Guns N’ Roses

Lyrics you will love: And when your fears subside / And shadows still remain, oh yeah / I know that you can love me when there’s no one left to blame / So never mind the darkness, we still can find a way / ‘Cause nothin’ lasts forever, even cold November rain.

144. “You And Me” by Lifehouse

Lyrics you will love: There’s something about you now / That I can’t quite figure out / Everything she does is beautiful / Everything she does is right.

145. “Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?” by Bryan Adams

Lyrics you will love: When you love a woman, you tell her that she’s really wanted / When you love a woman, you tell her that she’s the one / ‘Cause she needs somebody, to tell her that you’ll always be together / So, tell me, have you ever really, really, really, ever loved a woman?

146. “Heaven” by Bryan Adams

Lyrics you will love: And baby you’re all that I want / When you’re lyin’ here in my arms / I’m findin’ it hard to believe / We’re in heaven / Yeah love is all that I need / And I found it there in your heart / It isn’t too hard to see / We’re in heaven.

147. “Faithfully” by Journey

Lyrics you will love: Two strangers learn to fall in love again / I get the joy of rediscovering you / Oh, girl, you stand by me / I’m forever yours Faithfully.

148. “We Belong Together” by Pat Benatar

Lyrics you will love: We belong to the light, we belong to the thunder / We belong to the sound of the words we’ve both fallen under / Whatever we deny or embrace for worse or for better / We belong, we belong, we belong together.

149. “Thank You For Loving Me” by Bon Jovi

Lyrics you will love: Thank you for loving me / For being my eyes / When I couldn’t see / For parting my lips / When I couldn’t breathe / Thank you for loving me.

150. “Yellow” by Coldplay

Lyrics you will love: Look at the stars / Look how they shine for you / And everything you do / Yeah, they were all yellow / Your skin, oh yeah, your skin and bones / Turn into something beautiful / And you know, you know I love you so.

151. “Beautiful Day” by U2

Lyrics you will love: It was a beautiful day / Don’t let it get away / Beautiful day / Touch me / Take me to that other place / Reach me / I know I’m not a hopeless case.

152. “She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5

Lyrics you will love: I don’t mind spending every day / Out on your corner in the pouring rain / Look for the girl with the broken smile / Ask her if she wants to stay a while / And she will be loved.

153. “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None The Richer

Lyrics you will love: Kiss me down by the broken tree house / Swing me upon its hanging tire / Bring, bring, bring your flowered hat / We’ll take the trail marked on your father’s map.


FAQ (Wedding Dinner Music Frequently Asked Questions)

Do you play music during dinner at a wedding?

Yes, the music helps to create a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere and to keep the energy up during the meal. The volume of the music should be kept at a level that allows guests to converse with each other comfortably.


What kind of music is played during dinner at a wedding?

Generally, wedding dinner music is more low-key, focusing on creating a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. Common genres of music played during dinner include jazz, classical, instrumental, and soft pop or rock. Grandma and the kids are still going to be there, so pick songs that both can listen to.


How many songs do you need for the wedding dinner?

A typical wedding dinner can last between one to two hours, and it’s common to have around 10-20 songs played during this time. We recommend you select around 10-20 more songs in case the dinner takes longer.

The purpose of the music during dinner is to create a relaxed atmosphere. So, focus on selecting a few well-chosen songs that complement the theme of the wedding and create the desired ambiance.


Do you give a DJ a playlist for the wedding?

Yes, providing a playlist to your DJ or band will be a great way to ensure that the music played at your wedding is personalized to your taste. You can include songs that are special to you and your partner and songs that you think will be popular with your guests.


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