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The 25 Most Popular Wedding Reception Songs of 2016

Hear the top 25 tunes being played at wedding celebrations this year so far!

The 25 Most Popular Wedding Reception Songs of 2016

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Photo: Rob and Wynter Photography

Though we’re just over halfway through 2016, Billboard has released a list of some of the most popular music played at weddings so far this year. To compile the top tunes, they took data from some of the most prominent wedding DJs in the country. When it came to melodies couples most wanted to play during their reception, there seemed to be a nice mix of upbeat dance songs and heartfelt slow jams.

Stuck on what songs to include on your must-play list? Browse the top 25 tunes for wedding receptions below! 

25. "I Wanna Be Your Lover" by Prince

24. "Love on Top" by Beyoncé

23. "Firework" by Katy Perry

22. "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" by Beyoncé

21. "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" by Michael Jackson

20. "Dancing Queen" by ABBA

19. "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye

18. "Stand By Me" by Ben E. King

17. "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers

16. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

15. "Want to Want Me" by Jason Derulo

14. "Suavemente" by Elvis Crespo

13. "I Took a Pill in Ibiza (SeeB Remix)" by Mike Posner

12. "Then" by Brad Paisley

11. "Give Me Everything" by Pitbull feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack, and Nayer

10. "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd

9. "I Cross My Heart" by George Strait

8. "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-A-Lot

7. "It's Tricky" by Run-DMC

6. "Watch Me" by Silento

5. "All I Do Is Win" by DJ Khaled feat. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and Rick Ross

4. "Play That Funky Music" by Wild Cherry

3. "Take on Me" by a-ha

2. "Home" by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

1. "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang

Check out 12 songs from wedding-themed movies here, see all 100 top songs on the list here, and listen to the top 25 first dance songs from 2016 here.

Opening photo by J. Cogliandro Photography 

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