Some of the most loved songs by everyday music listeners are found in Billboard’s “Hot 100” that dominate the airwaves on radio stations nationwide. But have you ever wondered which of these chart-topping tunes also make their way into a typical wedding playlist?
Well, your answer is here. As a team of Buffalo wedding DJs, we’ve been able to assemble a list of some of the most highly requested songs at weddings which also happened to be “Hot 100” ranked hits.
1. Uptown Funk
This Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars song instantly topped the charts in 2015, a song that will make the guests shake a leg.
2. Shake It Off
This Taylor Swift song became an anthem in 2014. Make it the song for your reception and see the response from your guests.
3. Shut Up and Dance
This no-nonsense song is perfect for weddings and receptions. It topped the charts for 27 straight weeks in 2015.
4. Can’t Stop The Feeling
This song has dance written all over it. You won’t be able to stop yourself from hitting the dance floor once this Justin Timberlake song starts playing.
5. Cake By the Ocean
This is probably the ideal song for your wedding evening. Cut your wedding cake and start your first dance with this song.
2014 was the happiest year for Pharrell Williams because this song topped Billboard for 10 weeks. Give it a ear because the tune will get you in the mood to dance instantly.
7. Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran is perfect for wedding songs, and this slow track is an example why. It peaked the charts in 2015 because of the magical lyrics.
8. I Gotta Feeling
This is the ultimate party song from The Black Eyed Peas. It literally ruled the charts in 2009 and is a must-have song on your wedding evening.
9. You Make My Dreams
The buoyant lyrics of this song from Hall and Oates are ideal for your wedding reception. It shot right into fame in 1998 because of the incredible composition.
10. The Way You Look Tonight
Frank Sinatra is one of the smoothest singers out there. This song is a classic example of why his baritone voice still gives people goosebumps.
11. Crazy in Love
You automatically hit the dance floor when you hear any of Beyonce’s tracks. This one also has Jay-Z. So, you can understand why it topped for eight weeks in 2003.
12. Twist and Shout
It would literally be a crime if anyone left out The Beatles’ from their tracklist. This 1962 song is a timeless classic from one of the best bands in the world.
This is another song that will force you to the dance floor on your wedding night. Backstreet Boys surely knew how to make the audience dance back in 1998.
14. Sweet Caroline
Neil Diamond, the name itself gives chills to music lovers. Sweet Caroline was one of THE songs in 1969 that people still request in 2019.
15. All Of Me
John Legend is a legend, and this song proves why. Although it only topped for three weeks in 2004, it still is a favorite among those who love romantic numbers.
16. Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison’s Brown Eyed Girl is like an anthem at weddings. You should definitely have it on your list too.
Prince had his way of connecting with people. His voice and lyrics make this song unforgettable, even in 2019.
18. Can’t Help Falling in Love
This is probably the song that you should play during your first dance. It is one of Elvis Presley’s most beautiful songs of all time.
Rihanna and Drake bring magic to this song, making it an instant hit in 2016.
20. Feel So Close
Calvin Harris became an instant icon after this record-smashing hit in 2012. A must-have song on your wedding DJ playlist.
So if you’re wondering which radio chart-topping favorites are going to be major crowd-pleasers at your upcoming wedding, include these in your playlist.