Must-Play Reception Songs

The work starts before the wedding; I try to get an idea the bride and groom’s musical tastes while also getting a sense of what family and friends will enjoy.

Now the fun begins! After the formal dances have been completed, I like to invite all family and friends to come together on the dance floor. In the beginning of the wedding reception, I play a lot of popular music to get everyone involved in dancing. I like to mix it up with classic dance tunes and current hits.

I start by playing some classic party songs to get older family members on the dance floor first. For some reason, they aren’t afraid of not being cool! The younger fold usually filter in by song three. The best part of starting the reception off this way is watching different generations come together!

Check out the playlist below for some classic “must play ” songs that’ll get everyone dancing:

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Must-Play Reception Songs

► “Love Shack ” – The B-52′s
► “I Gotta Feeling ” – Black Eyed Peas
► “I Saw Her Standing There ” – The Beatles
► “You Shook Me All Night Long ” – ACDC
► “Shout ” – The Isley Bros
► “Hey Ya ” – Outkast
► “Yea 3x ” – Chris Brown
► “Get This Party Started ” – Pink
► “Billie Jean ” – Michael Jackson
► “Wanna Be Starting Something ” – Michael Jackson
► “The Twist ” – Chubbie Checker
► “We Found Love ” – Rihanna
► “Please Don’t Stop the Music ” – Rihanna
► “Let’s Dance ” – David Bowie
► “Forever ” – Chris Brown

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