List of the Best Wedding Ceremony Music and Songs


Music is the best way of celebrating life, love and marriage. Choosing wedding ceremony music for various steps for wedding order can brilliantly enhance the entertainment level. Music will not only set the tone of the event, but it will also charge up the emotions of the attendees in the wedding. Here is the best music compilation according to order of events in a wedding.

Prelude Songs

There must be some special music in the background while guests are taking their seats. Check out a few prelude songs.

Nice to Meet You Anyway by Gavin Degraw

The song is set in an interesting situation where a lover is celebrating his love. He is happy because he has found someone special. He is all happy, for his life has taken a new dimension after having her in his life.


A Lovely Day by Bill Withers

For the lover in the song, an otherwise hectic and useless day would turn out to be the best, as soon as he gets the glimpse of his lady love. Just a look at her face, and things become alright.


All for Love by Brian Adams

Beautifully lyric song relates the feelings of love and togetherness that two lovers share. Both of them are each other’s strength. No matter how hard life is going to be, both lovers are going to stand by for each other.

Processional Songs

As the immediate relatives and guests are seated in their places, it’s the time for the processional.

Processional of Joy by Hal Hopson

It’s a traditional wedding ceremony music that fits in the situation as the processional begins. All marching slowly towards the aisle, the music in the background seems very peaceful. 


A Whole New World by Jessica Simpson & Nick Lachey

It’s quite an adventurous and fun song where the couple is planning lots of good things. They are happy as they are going to explore a whole new world together. No one will be there to disrupt them.


Wedding Processional" (from The Sound of Music) by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein

The organ-based music is one of its kind. It sounds soothing to the ears. For a wedding processional, this purely contemporary wedding music is highly recommended by us.


Lifetime by Prophet Jones

The song is about a lover who had numerous girls in his life. But this particular girl has made him fall all over again and the lover is all set to get married and settle down.


Always by Atlantic Starr

An emotionally-rich song that should be played, the moment the bride walks down the aisle. The romantic lyrics suggest the extreme love and admiration of the lover for his lady-love.


More Recommendations

1. Angel by Chaka Khan

2. Always with me, always with you by Joe Satriani

3. The Vow by Jeremy Lubbock

4. Bridal Chorus by Lohengrin & Richard Wagner

5. Wedding March by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

6. Sunrise, Sunset (from Fiddler on the Roof), (Sheldon Harnick & Jerry Bock)

7. A Day Without Rain by Enya

8. A Dream is a Wish your Heart makes by Kimberley Locke

9. 2 become 1 by Spice Girls

10. Christina Perri a thousand years by The Piano Guys

You want to explore some non-traditional wedding processional music, click here.

Bride Entrance Songs

The most magical moment of a wedding is when the bride walks in. Not only the groom but the whole audience gets mesmerized. Touch of blissful music would make the moment more special.

A Couple of Forevers by Chrisette Michele

The song really lives up to the hype of a bride’s entrance. It’s about a loving couple that has decided to live by each other’s side till eternity. The hard phases of life in the past, has strengthened their bonding.


A Girl like You by Kevon Edmunds Feat. Babyface

A perfect treasure of romance and melody, this song is highly recommended for the bride’s entrance. The man feels blessed to have found someone as lovely and special as his girl.


Here Comes the Bride

For a traditional wedding, this is the best choice. You cannot get tired of this piece of music even after listening to it for the hundredth time. 


A Little More by Skillet

It’s one of the best and most satisfying songs for wedding ceremony music. Love has to face good as well as hard times. All that is required, is a little bit of patience and standing by each other’s side.

Interlude Songs

Interlude is for exchanging the vows, memorial candle, unity candle, or rose presentation.

A River Flows in You by Yiruma

This one is a beautiful instrumental. The rhythmic piece of music is the best combination for the ceremony, especially, for the candle light ceremony.


A Look of Love by Dionne Warwick/Burt Bacharach

The man is deeply in love with his beloved. All he wants is loving her, holding her tight and to be with him, not just for a night. But they will be together for all the nights to come.


A Very Special Love by Sounds of Blackness

The song relates a very special love. It is a kind of a note of thankfulness and appreciation by the guy. He feels top of the world for having such a beautiful life partner by his side.

Recessional Songs

Just Married! Recessional is the time when you walk down the aisle with each other as a newly married couple. It’s the time that calls for big celebration. The wedding ceremony music for recessional should be romantic and lively.

Best Day of My Life by American Authors

A song with lush harmonies and poignant lyrics, it's full of energy and jubilation. The track suggests a special day when all the wishes are going to come true. The catchy tone is surely going to seep through your mind.


Always and Forever by Heatwave

Love is the first, last and everything for the lover in the song. He is nothing but all praise for his lady for the way she makes him feel, with each passing day.


"I Do" by Colbie Caillat

With a sweat voice singing: "I won't live without it, I won't let us go/Just look at what we got ourselves into/You make me wanna say I do love you." You can literally see a happy life ahead of the couple. 


More Suggestions

 Check a few more finely-picked wedding recessional songs with videos, click here.

Below are more choices desides that:

1. (Today I Met) The Boy I’m Gonna Marry by the Crystals

2. 18th Floor Balcony by Blue October

3. A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes by Cinderella

4. Addictive Love by Bebe and Cece Winans

5. All My Days by Alexi Murdoch

6. All I want is You by Vitamin String Quartet

7. (God Must Have Spent) a little bit more time on you by NSYNC

8. 4 Seasons, Spring by Vivaldi

9. The Vow by Jeremy Lubbock

10. 1234 by Plain White T’s