The hottest 100 wedding songs for 2020

Triple J might release the Triple J Hottest 100 songs of 2019, but what about when it comes to your wedding? We’ve crunched the numbers to find out what songs are the most popular for weddings in Australia!

Keep an eye out for the most popular song throughout the list, Can’t Help Falling In Love. There are many versions of this classic song that will be played at weddings in 2020, thanks to the film Crazy Rich Asians. 

So without further ado here are the hottest 100 wedding songs for 2020.

100: The Luckiest – Ben Folds

We start the top 100 with a good blend of classic romantic ballads and modern tunes mixed in for a bit more of a beat. There are some classic wedding songs in here if you want something romantic that’s not overly popular.

99: You’ve Got The Love – Florence and the Machine

98: Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

97: Songbird – Eva Cassidy

96: Make You Feel My Love – Adele

95: You’re Still The One – Shania Twain

94: How Would You Feel (Paean) – Ed Sheeran

93: Feels Like Home – Chantal Kreviazuk

92: Turning Page – Sleeping At Last

91: Iris – Goo Goo Dolls

90: Let’s Stay Together – Al Green

The next 10 songs are all new to our wedding list this year and have a more unique sound to them. Whether it’s classic or modern, we’re seeing this as more couples choose to have a song outside the box rather than something consider a classic first dance or entrance song.

89: Hooked On A Feeling – Blue Swede

88: Harvest Moon – Neil Young

87: Wherever You Are – Angus and Julia Stone

86: Georgia – Vance Joy

85: I’ll Be – Edwin McCain

84: Falling Like The Stars – James Arthur

83: Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac

82: Stand By Me – Florence And The Machine

81: You & I (Nobody in the World) – John Legend

80: Memories of Us – Keith Urban

Spring is the most popular time for weddings, and we love that couples are using this is in their music. Celebrating your wedding in September is definitely one way to get your dance floor buzzing to some Earth, Wind and Fire.

79: I Swear – All-4-One

78: Everlong – Foo Fighters

77: Take My Hand (The Wedding Song) – Emily Hackett ft Will Anderson

76: September – Earth, Wind and Fire

75: Shallow – Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

74: You Make My Dreams Come True – Daryl Hall and John Oates

73: La Vie En Rose – Daniela Andrade

72 – Dancing In The Moonlight – Toploader

71: I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz

70: Stand By Me – Ben E. King

One big standout for the year is that couples are really mixing modern songs with classic romantic songs. However, it’s Elton John who is the standout of our top 70.

69: Can You Feel he Love Tonight – Elton John

68: Bubbly – Colbie Caillat

67: Big Jet Plane – Angus and Julia Stone

66: Better Place – Rachel Platten

65: Beauty And The Beast – Celine Dion ft Peabo Bryson

64: Baby I’m Yours – Arctic Monkeys

63: Annie’s Song – John Denver

62: A Million Dreams – P!nk

61: Your Song – Elton John

60: You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

Still looking to be inspired? There are some classic tunes coming up that will have you ready to jump into those dancing lessons for your big day.

59: Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton

58: Parallel Line – Keith Urban

57: Nothing Else Matters – Metallica

56: Marry Me – Train

55: Lucky – Jason Mraz ft Colbie Caillat

54: Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer

53: Is This Love – Bob Marley

52: Into My Arms – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

51: I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden

50: I Don’t Dance – Lee Brice

We’re halfway throughthe list now and the classics are starting to make an appearance. If you haven’t already found your song, there’s definitely something in the next 10 you’ll love.


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49: How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding

48: From This Moment On – Shania Twain

47: Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra

46: Canon in D by Pachelbel

45: Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts

44: Beautiful In White – Westlife

43: All My Life – K-Ci and JoJo

42: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

41: A Whole New World – Aladdin

40: I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – Sleeping At Last

We’ve got some more new entries into the top 100 wedding songs this year. Sleeping At Last, George Ezra, Peter Gabriel and the Lumineers are all artists who are making their debut into the top 100 wedding songs in 2020.

39: Speechless – Dan and Shay

38: Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran

37: In Case You Didn’t Know – Brett Young / Boyce Avenue

36: I Choose You – Sara Bareilles

35: Hold My Girl – George Ezra

34: Ho Hey – The Lumineers

33: First Day Of My Life – Bright Eyes

32: Book of Love – Peter Gabriel

31: Bloom – The Paper Kites

30: Beyond – Leon Bridges

Despite starting with a modern song, these next 10 songs are dedicated to the 90s and all the couples born in 1990 who will turn 30 this year. You guys have really solidified your love of this era of music in this list.

29: Better Together – Jack Johnson

28: Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden

27: Never Tear Us Apart – INXS

26: You’re My Best Friend – Queen

25: You and Me – Lifehouse

24: Lover – Taylor Swift

23: I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith

22: Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran

21: I’m With You – Vance Joy

20: Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles

It’s a mix of classic meets modern as we come into the top 20, as a good song surpasses the decades.

19: From The Ground Up – Dan and Shay

18: Everything – Michael Bublé

17: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli

16: Home – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

15: Amazed – Lonestar

14: Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur

13: Latch – Sam Smith

12: At Last – Etta James

11: You Are The Reason – Calum Scott

10: Can’t Help Falling In Love – Hayley Reinhart

We enter the top 10 with the least popular rendition of the most popular song. Given that this still comes in at number 10 shows just how many couples are choosing this song for their weddings in 2020!

9: Beautiful Crazy – Luke Combs

8: I Get To Love You – Ruelle

7: Love Someone – Lukas Graham

6: Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

5: Can’t Help Falling In Love – Kina Grannis

4: A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

3: All Of Me – John Legend

2: Perfect – Ed Sheeran

1: Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley

Did you know that 6% of all couples will have a rendition of Can’t Help Falling In Love at their wedding day? We’ve seen some of the other versions, but at the end of the day, you can’t do better than the original.

Where does your favourite wedding song sit on the list? Find a band or DJ to play it for you here.

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