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
What type of reception venue are you using?
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.
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.
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