Popular Wedding Songs: Did Yours Make The List?

June may be long over, but we’re hardly out of the wedding season. Check out our list of the most popular jams couples groove to after jumping the broom. Did yours make the list?

14. “The Electric Boogie” AKA “The Electric Slide”- Marcia Griffiths

Actually any song that has the word “slide” or “step” in its title can take this spot. And may we add the “Macarena” to this list?

13. “Crazy In Love”– Beyoncé

This fast-paced, high-energy song by Beyoncé featuring hubby Jay-Z was reportedly the first song the couple danced to after their top secret nuptials.

12. “For You”– Keith Lattimore

“Sister, Sister” actress Tia Mowry’s walked down the aisle to Keith Lattimore’s live performance of this song when she tied the knot with “Lincoln Heights” star Cory Hardrict in April 2008.

11. “A Whole New World”– Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle

Think 1992, think Jasmine, think Aladdin and of course that magic carpet ride.

10. “On Bended Knee” -Boyz II Men

Got to love Philly representing Boyz II Men but isn’t this song about trying to get back lost a love?

9. “What a Wonderful World”– Louis Armstrong

A classic by the original king of Queens (Queens, New York that is).

8. “All My Life”-K-Ci & JoJo

Okay so there are a handful songs that are just destined to be wedding songs. This is one of them.

7. “Always and Forever”-Heatwave

Though released over 30 years ago, this tender melody still reverberates in reception halls everywhere.

6. “Ribbon in the Sky”– Stevie Wonder

This satin song was first released by Wonder in 1982 and recently re-recorded a cappella-style by another group of crooners who also made our list, Boyz II Men.

5. “I Will Always Love You”– Whitney Houston

Yes, the lyrics really tug at us all, but it’s an interesting choice for a wedding song considering it’s actually about losing love, not finding it.

4. “Celebration”– Kool and the Gang

This belongs is the category of the “Cha Cha Slide,” “Hot, Hot, Hot” and all those beats that inspire group movement.

3. “Unforgettable”– Nat King and Natalie Cole

Got to admit this timeless number sung by the father-daughter duo is just as unforgettable as its title suggests.

2. “At Last”-Etta James

Didn’t Barack and Michelle Obama dance to this classic about ten times on Inauguration night?

And the song that takes the ten-tired cake is…

1. “Here and Now”-Luther Vandross

For those  incurable romantics among us, here’s the video:

Did we miss any songs? Let us know..

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