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Song Ideas to Get Your Friends and Family on the Dance Floor

Music is an essential part of any wedding reception. With the perfect mix of tunes, you can keep your guests out on the dance floor, dancing and singing, all night long. Having the right playlist will help set a fun and fabulous tone for the evening and will keep the party going!

Choosing music for your reception can be a daunting task. At Entertainment Unlimited, we’ve put together a list of some of the best tunes to help you get started! 

Get Groovy

Break the ice with some funky tunes that are sure to get your guest moving right along into the groove and onto the dance floor! 
 
1.    “Play That Funky Music” – Wild Cherrywedding, music, dancing
2.    “Low Rider” – War
3.    “Shake Your Groove Thing” – Peaches & Herb
4.    “Get Down on It” – Kool & The Gang
5.    “One Nation Under a Groove” – Funkadelic
 

Slow Down Songs 

Slow down the dance party throughout the night with these tunes that are sure to have the lovebirds swaying along in each other’s arms. Bring the romance with these current favorite hits and timeless classics.
 
1.    “At Last” – Etta James 
2.    “Perfect” – Ed Sheeran
3.    “All of Me” – John Legend
4.    “You Make My Dreams” – Daryl Hall & John Oates

5.    “Say You Won’t Let Go” – James Arthur

Summertime Hits 

If you’re having a summer wedding, throw in some summer-themed songs to your playlist to add a special flair and fun to your wedding reception. These tunes are guaranteed to bring the relaxed summer vibes to your reception. 

1.    “Walking on Sunshine” – Katrina & The Waves
2.    “Here Comes the Sun” – The Beatles
3.    “Summer Lovin’ ” (from Grease)
4.    “Going Back to Cali” (L.L. Cool J)
5.    “Summer Love” Justin Timberlake
 

Wedding Classics We All Love to Sing a Long to

There are a few classic wedding songs that everyone loves to dance. No shame in sticking to what people like best. Add these classic dance hits to your playlist for a surefire way to get your guests singing and dancing along! 

1.    “Don’t Stop Believin” – Journey 
2.    “Cupid Shuffle” – Cupid
3.    “Livin’ On a Prayer” – Bon Jovi
4.    “Sweet Caroline” – Neil Diamond
5.    “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” – Whitney Houston

Today’s Top Hits 

To keep your playlist fresh, it’s important to add some current hits to keep guests young and old dancing along all night! With these recent hits, you can keep your playlist versatile enough for everyone to enjoy.

1.    “Can’t Stop This Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
2.    “What Lovers Do (feat. SZA)” – Maroon 5
3.    “24K Magic” – Bruno Mars
4.    “Havana (remix)” – Camila Cabello (Feat. Daddy Yankee)
5.    “One Kiss” – Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa

These lists are just a small sample of the endless music choice opportunities that are out there. At Entertainment Unlimited, we have experienced DJs who know how to keep the party going and can help you create a playlist that is sure to keep your guests on the dance floor! 

Contact us today to learn more about our DJ services and other musical entertainment options to turn your wedding reception into a dance party!