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179 Unique Wedding Reception Entrance Songs You Will Love

179 Unique Wedding Reception Entrance Songs You Will Love

These unique wedding reception entrance songs stand out as my absolute favorites, promising to make you look spectacular and ensure your guests are singing and dancing.

As you select the perfect Grand Entrance song, my best advice is to choose one that holds profound sentimental value for both of you or beautifully encapsulates your unique love story. Whether you opt for a slow dance, a lively choreography, or a warm greeting to your guests, the choice is entirely yours!

Groom holds the bride in a unique dance during their wedding reception entrance, moving to the rhythm of upbeat songs.

Popular Grand Entrance Songs

Start your celebration with our go-to list of feel-good wedding reception entrance songs. These popular tunes promise a burst of happiness as you take center stage, making your entrance uniquely unforgettable.

  1. The Way You Make Me Feel” by Michael Jackson (Pop – 1987)
    • The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson is one of my preferred songs for a wedding grand entrance! Its irresistible beat and iconic lyrics make it a surefire way to kick off your celebration with style and get everyone on their feet.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: I never felt so in love before / Promise, baby, you’ll love me forevermore / I swear I’m keepin’ you satisfied / ‘Cause you’re the one for me.
  2. Crazy In Love” by Beyonce ft. Jay-Z (R&B – 2003)
    • This song is an exhilarating anthem that captures the intensity of love, making it another ideal choice for a wedding reception entrance. The electrifying beats and passionate lyrics create a contagious energy, making everyone feel alive and ready to celebrate the love in the air.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: Got me looking so crazy right now / Your love’s got me looking so crazy right now / Got me looking so crazy right now.
  3. Electricity” by Silk City, Dua Lipa (Pop – 2018)
    • This electrifying love anthem pulses with passion and intensity, describing a connection so powerful it feels electric. The captivating beats and soulful vocals make it a perfect choice to amplify the romance and excitement at your wedding reception entrance.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: I feel electric, baby (this current between us) / So electric, baby (this flow, this feeling tonight) / Wanna let you know, let you know (I want it, I need it).
  4. Fireball” – Pitbull ft. John Ryan (Pop – 2018)
    • Set the stage for an electrifying grand entrance at your wedding reception with Pitbull’s ‘Fireball,’ an explosive choice that’ll ignite the dance floor and leave everyone in awe.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: I’m the best (That’s right), you’ve ever had (That’s right) / If you think I’m burning out, I never am (Yeah) / I’m on fire (Come here)
  5. Dynamite” by Taio Cruz (Electropop – 2009)
    • “Dynamite” is the go-to party track for a wedding entrance! Its infectious beats and lively lyrics guarantee a night of non-stop fun, where everyone hits the dance floor and lights up the celebration!
    • Lyrics you’ll love: I came to dance, dance, dance, dance (yeah) / I hit the floor ’cause that’s my plans, plans, plans.
  6. Dance Monkey” – Tones and I (Electropop – 2019)
    • This song is the ultimate crowd-pleaser for a wedding entrance! With its irresistible beat and catchy lyrics, it’ll have everyone on their feet, dancing and celebrating the joyous occasion. Get ready for a night of unforgettable moves and good times!
    • Lyrics you’ll love: I said, “Oh my God I see you walking by / Take my hands, my dear, and look me in my eyes” / Just like a monkey, I’ve been dancing my whole life / But you just beg to see me dance just one more time.
  7. Shut Up And Dance” by Walk The Moon (Electropop – 2014)
    • “Shut Up and Dance” is undeniably one of the most popular choices for a wedding reception entrance, injecting a contagious energy that gets everyone on their feet and ready to celebrate the couple’s love!
    • Lyrics you’ll 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.
  8. A Sky Full Of Stars” by Coldplay (Electropop – 2014)
    • In a sky full of stars, this song shines as a celestial anthem, and dancing under its heavenly rhythm feels like a moment suspended in time, a perfect choice for a wedding reception entrance dance.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: ‘Cause you’re a sky, ’cause you’re a sky full of stars / I’m gonna give you my heart / ‘Cause you’re a sky, ’cause you’re a sky full of stars / ‘Cause you light up the path.
  9. Danza Kuduro by Don Omar ft. Lucenzo (Reggaeton – 2010)
    • Danza Kuduro offers a unique and energetic twist for a wedding reception entrance, infusing the celebration with irresistible Latin vibes. It’s not just a song; it’s a rhythm-packed journey that promises to make your special day even more unforgettable.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: La mano arriba, cintura sola / Da media vuelta, danza kuduro / No te canse’ ahora que esto solo empieza / Mueve la cabeza, danza kuduro.
  10. Happy” by Pharrell Williams (Pop – 2009)
    • This lively and uplifting song is the perfect choice to make a grand entrance at your wedding reception, setting the mood for a celebration filled with joy and happiness. Its widespread popularity guarantees that everyone will be singing along.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof (Because I’m happy) / Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth (Because I’m happy)
  11. Celebration” by Kool & The Gang (R&B – 1980)
    • Celebration by Kool & the Gang is a timeless classic, a win-win choice for your wedding entrance. Its catchy beat and feel-good vibes guarantee a moment of pure joy and unity that everyone will remember.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: There’s a party goin’ on right here/A celebration to last throughout the years / So bring your good times and your laughter too / We gonna celebrate your party with you / Come on now.
  12. Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock (Dance/Electronic – 2011)
    • Party Rock Anthem is your electrifying ticket to an unforgettable wedding reception entrance! With beats that make you move, lyrics that spark joy, and a contagious desire to dance, your guests will be on their feet, ready to shake it and lose themselves in the celebration.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: Party rock is in the house tonight (Woo!) / Everybody just have a good time (Yeah) / And we gon’ make you lose your mind / Everybody just has a good time.
  13. I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston (Pop – 1987)
    • Get ready to turn back time with another classic, Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody,’ a timeless favorite that’ll have everyone on their feet while you make your Grand Entrance.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: Oh, I wanna dance with somebody / I wanna feel the heat with somebody.
  14. I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas (Pop – 2009)
    • This song is the ultimate anthem for a lively and unforgettable night, setting the perfect tone for a celebration. Its infectious energy, pulsating beats, and lyrics exude positivity. It promises a good night filled with dancing, joy, and unforgettable memories.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: Here we come, here we go, we gotta rock / Easy come, easy go, now we on top / Feel the shot, body rock, rock it, don’t stop.
  15. Clap Your Hands” by Oh the Larceny (Pop – 2023)
    • This song is ideal for a wedding reception entrance, infusing the celebration with an electrifying energy. Its powerful lyrics inspire unity, boldness, and joy, creating an unforgettable and uplifting atmosphere that will have everyone on their feet, ready to dance and celebrate the moment.
    • Lyrics you’ll love: Stomp your feet, shake the stands / Make some noise, this is your chance / Bang the drum, get up and dance / This is your moment, clap your hands.
Bride and groom, holding hands, joyfully make their grand entrance at the wedding reception, greeting guests, with happy songs playing in the background.

Classic Romance Wedding Entrance Songs 

Get ready to embark on a unique musical journey through the ages, spanning from the 1950s to the 1990s, with our collection of classic romance wedding reception entrance songs.

This carefully curated playlist features timeless tunes from each decade, including the iconic hits of the 80s, ranging from upbeat crowd-pleasers to romantic chart-toppers, ensuring everyone will know the tunes and sing along.

  1. Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” – Stevie Wonder
  2. We’ve Only Just Begun” – Carpenters
  3. Happy Together” – The Turtles
  4. You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” – Barry White
  5. You’re The One That I Want” – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
  6. Everywhere” – Fleetwood Mac
  7. I Predict A Riot” – Kaiser Chiefs
  8. Rocksteady” – Aretha Franklin
  9. Let’s Go Crazy” – Prince & The Revolution
  10. Ain’t That a Kick in the Head” – Dean Martin
  11. As” – Stevie Wonder
  12. Always” – Patsy Cline
  13. I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor” – Arctic Monkeys
  14. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  15. Love You ‘Till the End” – The Pogues
  16. Dancing Queen” – Abba
  17. Lovely Day” – Bill Withers
  18. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” – Starship
  19. Two Hearts” – Phil Collins

Country Charm Wedding Entrance Tunes

If you are like me, enchanted by the charm of country music, this list of songs will delight you. I handpicked them to help you find unique songs for your wedding reception entrance.

Let the sweet melodies of these country favorites, from artists like Kenny Rogers, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, and Chris Stapleton, add a touch of magic to your special moment. These timeless tunes will create an unforgettable atmosphere as you step into the next chapter of your love story.

  1. Nobody But You” – Blake Shelton
  2. Love Someone” – Brett Eldredge
  3. You Decorated My Life” – Kenny Rogers
  4. You’re Still The One” – Shania Twain
  5. Here for The Party” – Gretchen Wilson
  6. Forever And For Always” – Shania Twain
  7. The Only Hand You’ll Need to Hold” – Dolly Parton
  8. I Want Crazy” – Hunter Hayes
  9. Fearless” – Taylor Swift
  10. When Love Finds You” – Vince Gill
  11. Honey Bee” – Blake Shelton
  12. Two People Fell In Love” – Brad Paisley
  13. This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” – Natalie Cole
  14. Setting the World On Fire” – Kenny Chesney
  15. Because You Love Me” – Jo Dee Messina
  16. I Found You” – Andy Grammer
  17. A Guy With A Girl” – Blake Shelton
  18. A Long and Lasting Love” – Crystal Gayle
  19. That Was The Key” – Ryan Robinette
  20. Home Sweet” – Russell Dickerson
  21. That’s What Love Is” – Alexandra Kay
  22. You Look Good” – Clay Walker
  23. Millionaire” – Chris Stapleton
  24. Sweet Thing” – Keith Urban
Groomsmen dancing energetically during a wedding reception entrance, accompanied by lively entrance songs.

Funny & Upbeat Wedding Entrance Songs

Inject a dose of pure happiness and laughter into your energetic reception entrance with our selection of funny wedding songs that promise to set the mood for a joyous and entertaining party.

  1. ME!” – Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie
  2. Let’s Get It Started” – The Black-Eyed Peas
  3. Heaven” – DJ Sammy ft. Yanou & Do
  4. Hey Ya!” – Outkast
  5. You Sexy Thing” – Hot Chocolate
  6. Can’t Touch This” – MC Hammer
  7. Everybody Dance Now – C&C Music Factory –
  8. Uptown Girl” – Westlife
  9. Firework” – Katy Perry
  10. All I Do Is Win” – DJ Khaled
  11. LMFAO” – Party Rock Anthem
  12. Eye Of The Tiger” – Survivor
  13. The Final Countdown” – Europe
  14. Wannabe” – Spice Girls
  15. Can’t Stop The Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
  16. Walking on Sunshine” – Katrina & the Waves
  17. Who Let The Dogs Out” – Baha Men
  18. I’m Too Sexy” – Right Said Fred
  19. We Go Together” – Grease
  20. Take Me Home Tonight” – Eddie Money
  21. Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars” – Mark Ronson
  22. 24K Magic” – Bruno Mars
  23. It’s Tricky” – Run DMC
  24. Shake Ya Tailfeather” – Nelly ft. Murphy Lee, P. Diddy
  25. I Bet My Life” – Imagine Dragons
  26. Crazy Little Thing Called Love” – Queen
  27. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” – Wham!
  28. Welcome To The Jungle” – Guns N’ Roses
  29. Classic” – MKTO
  30. Levitating” – Dua Lipa ft. DaBaby
  31. HandClap” – Fitz and the Tantrums
  32. Señorita” – Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello
  33. Loco Contigo” – DJ Snake, J Balvin, Tyga

Hip-Hop Wedding Entrance Tracks

If you’re looking to bring a hip-hop vibe to your wedding reception entrance, here’s a list of catchy and energetic hip-hop songs to get the party started:

  1. Good Life” – Kanye West ft. T-Pain
  2. I Like You” – Post Malone
  3. I Like It” – Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  4. The Way You Move” – Outkast
  5. Take Care” – Drake ft. Rihanna
  6. Put It On Me” – Ja Rule
  7. Caught Up” – Usher
  8. Love” – Kendrick Lamar ft. Zacari
  9. Milkshake” – Kelis
  10. Feel So Good” – Mase
  11. This Is How We Do It” – Montell Jordan
  12. I’m The One” – DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber
  13. Yeah! – Usher ft. Lil Jon, Ludacris
  14. Now That We Found Love” – Heavy D & The Boyz ft. Aaron Hall
  15. So Into You” – Fabolous ft. Tamia
  16. Always and Forever” – Mariah the Scientist
  17. Best I Ever Had” – Drake
  18. One Dance” – Drake ft. Wizkid, Kyla
  19. Congratulations” – Post Malone ft. Quavo
Bridal party, including the bride and groom, joyfully celebrates with glasses of champagne during their outdoor autumn wedding reception entrance.

Timeless Rock Wedding Entrance Songs

Rock your entrance with our go-to Timeless Rock Wedding Hits! From unique 90s rock songs to legendary bands like Bon Jovi, Guns N’ Roses, and U2, these classics guarantee a one-of-a-kind start for an unforgettable wedding reception entrance.

  1. Best Day of My Life” – American Authors
  2. U2” – “Beautiful Day”
  3. Born to Be My Baby” – Bon Jovi
  4. Closer” – Tegan and Sara
  5. Iconic” – Simple Plan
  6. I Love Rock ‘N Roll” – Joan Jett & The Blackhearts”
  7. Take That” – Greatest Day
  8. High School Never Ends” – Bowling For Soup
  9. Welcome To The Jungle” – Guns N’ Roses
  10. Best Day Of My Life” – American Authors
  11. Is This Love” – Whitesnake
  12. I Want To Know What Love Is” – Foreigner
  13. You Make My Dreams” – Daryl Hall & John Oates”
  14. I Live My Life For You” – Firehouse
  15. I Was Made For Lovin’ You” – Kiss
  16. Ain’t No Stopping Us Now” – Kane Brown
  17. Dog Days Are Over” – Florence + The Machine
  18. Walk This Way” – RUN DMC ft. Aerosmith
  19. Pour Some Sugar On Me” – Def Leppard
  20. Let’s Get The Party Started” – Tom Morello
  21. Adventure Of A Lifetime” – Coldplay
  22. Are You Gonna Be My Girl” – Jet

Popular R&B Wedding Entrance Songs

I’ve carefully curated this collection of incredible R&B songs to accompany your grand entrance into the wedding reception as newlyweds. It features powerful and popular artists such as John Legend, Beyoncé, and Jamie Foxx, as well as timeless classics from Luther Vandross, and a myriad of other amazing talents.

Whether you envision a soulful slow dance or aim to greet your guests with flair, these tunes bring the perfect groove and style to make your special moment absolutely unforgettable.

  1. Forever” – Chris Brown
  2. Love On Top” – Beyoncé
  3. You & I” – John Legend
  4. Good As Hell” – Lizzo
  5. When I First Saw You” – Beyoncé Ft Jamie Foxx
  6. The rest of our lives” – Tyrese & Brandy
  7. I Found Love” – BeBe & CeCe Winans
  8. This Very Moment” – K-Ci & JoJo
  9. All My Tomorrows” – Kenny Lattimore
  10. For You” – Kenny Lattimore
  11. I Found Love” – Johnny Gill
  12. Love In This Club” – Usher
  13. Because Of You” – Ne-Yo
  14. XO” – Beyoncé
  15. Whatever You Like” – T.I.
  16. Here and Now” – Luther Vandross
  17. A Couple Of Forevers” – Chrisette Michele
  18. Fall For You” – Leela James
  19. I Adore You” – Jill Scott
  20. I’m Sure It’s You” – Sheléa
  21. Teddy Pendergrass” – Love Is The Power
  22. Forever More” – Anthony David feat. Algebra & Phonte
  23. You & I Nobody In The World” – John Legend
  24. I DO” – BOYZ II MEN
  25. After All Is Said And Done” – Beyoncé & Marc Nelson
  26. Space For Two” – Mr. Probz
Bridal party in white outdoor attire celebrates during wedding reception entrance.

Bridal Party Entrance Songs (Bridesmaid & Groomsmen)

Unlock the perfect vibe for your wedding party reception entrance with a selection that has it all – from unique tunes for your bridesmaids to amazing beats for your groomsmen.

Whether you go for a single song for the entire party or mix it up for different groups, let Lady Gaga’s energy, Beyoncé’s fantastic voice, P!nk’s boldness, and many more amazing singers set the tone for a unique wedding reception entrance.

  1. Raise Your Glass” – P!nk
  2. Pon de Replay” – Rihanna
  3. Let’s Get It Started” – The Black Eyed Peas
  4. Bridesmaids” – Kylie Morgan
  5. My House” – Flo Rida
  6. Me and My Gang” – Rascal Flatts
  7. Country Girl” – Luke Bryan
  8. We Are Family” – Sister Sledge
  9. Party in the U.S.A” – Miley Cyrus
  10. On The Floor” – Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull
  11. Feel Good” – Pitbull
  12. Get The Party Started” – P!nk
  13. Just Dance” – Lady Gaga
  14. Moves Like Jagger” – Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera
  15. Dancing in the Moonlight” – Toploader
  16. I Gotta Feeling” – The Black Eyed Peas
  17. Where Them Girls At” – David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj & Flo Rida)
  18. Run The World (Girls) – Beyonce
  19. Grrrls” – Lizzo

Top Wedding Reception Entrance Songs for Parents

Let’s add an extra touch of magic to your wedding reception by selecting the ideal song to honor your parents and, if they’re up for some laughs, a fun tune to kick off a hilarious entrance dance.

  1. Will Of The People” – Muse
  2. There Goes My Baby” – Charlie Wilson
  3. Dance To The Music” – Sly & The Family Stone
  4. Celebration” – Kool & The Gang
  5. You Shook Me All Night Long” – AC/DC
  6. It Takes Two” – Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
  7. Respect” – Aretha Franklin
  8. The Muppet Show Theme Song” – The Muppets
  9. Parents Just Don’t Understand” – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
  10. Tequila” – The Champs
  11. All The Small Things” – Bink-182
  12. Frank Sinatra” – Love and Marriage
  13. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” – Michael Jackson
  14. Rock’n Roll All Night” – Kiss

Key Considerations For Your Perfect Wedding Entrance Song

How do you pick a grand entrance song? Choosing the perfect entrance song for your bridal party is simple. Just check out these essential factors to help you pick the right one!

  • Sentimental Value: Choose a song that holds personal significance for you and your partner, adding a profound and sentimental touch to the entrance. Whether tied to a specific moment or symbolizing your relationship, this elevates the experience, making it more meaningful and memorable.
  • Song Lyrics: Select a song that is significant to you and your partner. Also, ensure it’s a tune everyone can enjoy, creating a lively and inclusive atmosphere for guests of all ages, from kids to grandparents.
  • Song Length and Tempo: Choose an entrance song with a suitable length, ensuring the bridal party’s entrance is comfortable without the music stopping abruptly. Practice beforehand to make sure the timing works seamlessly for everyone.
  • Wedding Vibe/Mood: Align the song choice with the overall theme and mood of your wedding. Whether it’s a classic slow song, a lively and upbeat tune, or a sweet romantic melody, make sure it complements the ambiance you wish to create on your special day.


What Is A Good Entrance Song To Make A Memorable Wedding Entrance?

A great song for a memorable wedding entrance should capture the couple’s personalities and love journey and set a happy and upbeat vibe for everyone to enjoy.

How long is a Wedding Reception Entrance Song?

A typical wedding reception entrance song is usually between 3-5 minutes long. This will give you enough time to make an iconic arrival. I’ve seen weddings with one grand music piece for the entire bridal party entrance, while others opt for a mix of different tunes for each group. It all depends on your preference, venue space, and the size of your bridal party.

You and your DJ or band can collaborate to decide the perfect duration, ensuring it complements your preferences and maintains the seamless flow of the reception.

What Is The Most Played Song At A Wedding Reception?

Some popular songs are  “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” by Whitney Houston, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” by Stevie Wonder, and “Love on Top” by Beyoncé.

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