Popular Wedding Songs from 2016November 21, 2016 by The Marquardt Ranch
The first dance between a bride and groom is a long-standing wedding tradition since it marks one of the first activities a couple does together in their new life. As such, it’s important that you and your sweetheart pick a song for your first dance that you both love. If you’re planning your upcoming wedding, Spotify has a playlist of popular wedding songs for your enjoyment and inspiration. Here are the top 10 first dance songs of 2016!
10.) Amazed – Lonestar
This crooning country hit tugs at the heartstrings, and its sweet and heartfelt lyrics have earned it a spot in the top ten wedding songs of 2016.
9.) Better Together – Jack Johnson
Mellow but upbeat, Better Together’s relaxed tropical vibes make it a charming song for your wedding.
8.) Everything – Michael Bublé
A master of feel-good beats, Michael Bublé’s 2007 song Everything stuck around long enough to be the eighth most popular wedding song of 2016.
7.) I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
This hit dropped in 2012 and has been a classic love anthem ever since. Its soft chords, soothing tempo, and soaring vocals make it a great choice for a slow dance.
6.) Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Adele’s cover of Billy Joel’s hit number gives a new twist to an old favorite and keeps this piece in the top ten wedding songs from 2016.
5.) A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
This track may have originated from the teen vampire craze of the late 2000s, but its sweet lyrics and intimate arrangement of piano and string accompaniment still earn it a place as 2016’s fifth most popular first dance song.
4.) All of Me – John Legend
Another modern classic, this number has consistently been a popular wedding song. Of course, with such romantic lyrics, how could that not be the case?
3.) You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
Written in 2008, this song has a bright 70s feel to it that many people like, helping it climb to the third spot in the list of popular wedding songs.
2.) At Last—Single Version – Etta James
This classic slow-dance song from the 60s is still going strong in 2016, with its soulful sound and lyrics landing it in the number 2 spot for this year’s popular wedding songs.
1.) Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Rounding out the top ten wedding songs from 2016 is Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud”. It’s been a constant presence on the charts since its release in 2014, and its touching lyrics may keep it there for several more years to come.
We hope this list can provide some inspiration for you and your sweetheart’s own wedding songs.