The Top Wedding Songs in Each State

Which tune does your state love?

the most popular wedding songs by state according to spotify
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A source for many a playlist, the streaming service Spotify has analyzed each wedding playlist that has been made on the platform since it launched in 2008. With this information, they were able to figure out the most popular tunes for each state. While just about everyone likely has “Uptown Funk” on a list, these songs are uniquely loved by these particular regions. If you’re looking to have a reception full of unexpected melodies, this could be a guide of which hit to avoid. However, the popularity indicates that these tracks will also get your guests on the dance floor. 

Do you and your future spouse currently live in a different state than your respective hometowns? Are you tying the knot away from home? This list offers the opportunity to give a subtle nod to where you are from and the music taste of the people who live there. Browse the list below and find out which song your state loves! 

Alabama
“Wop” by J. Dash

Alaska
“Would You Go With Me” by Josh Turner

Arizona
“Just to See You Smile” by Tim McGraw

Arkansas
“White Dress” by Ben Rector

California
“California Love” by 2Pac

Colorado
“Would You Go With Me” by Josh Turner

Connecticut
“Can’t Help Falling in Love” (Cover) by Haley Reinhart

Delaware
“Here and Now” by Luther Vandross

District of Columbia
“The Way You Do the Things You Do” by The Temptations

Florida
“La Gozadera” by Gente De Zona

Georgia 
“Wop” by J. Dash

Hawaii
“Over and Over Again” by Nathan Sykes

Idaho
“All About Us” by He Is We

Illinois
“Lucky” by Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat

Indiana
“Electric Slide” by Electric Sliders

Iowa
“Fishin’ in the Dark” by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Kansas
“Copperhead Road” by Steve Earle

Kentucky
“Electric Slide” by Electric Sliders

Louisiana
“Wop” by J. Dash

Maine
“Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Maryland
“A Couple of Forevers” by Chrisette Michele

Massachusetts
“Take Me Home Tonight” by Eddie Money

Michigan
“Get Low” by Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz & Ying Yang Twins

Minnesota
“Fishin’ in the Dark” by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Mississippi
“You for Me (Wedding Song)” by Johnny Gill

Missouri
“Country Grammar” by Nelly

Montana
“Fishin’ in the Dark” by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Nebraska
“Fishin’ in the Dark” by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Nevada
“Just a Kiss” by Lady Antebellum

New Hampshire
“That’s My Kind of Night” by Luke Bryan

New Jersey
“Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen

New Mexico
“Neon Moon” by Brooks & Dunn

New York
“Juicy” by the Notorious B.I.G.

North Carolina
“Electric Slide” by Electric Sliders

North Dakota
“Fishin’ in the Dark” by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Ohio
“Solarflare” by Yung Lean

Oklahoma
“Copperhead Road” by Steve Earle

Oregon
“Get Low” by Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz & Ying Yang Twins

Pennsylvania
“It Takes Two” by Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock

Rhode Island
“Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker

South Carolina
“Carolina Girls” by Chairmen of the Board & General Johnson

South Dakota
“Fishin’ in the Dark” by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Tennessee
“God Gave Me You” by Dave Barnes

Texas
“She’s Like Texas” by Josh Abbott Band

Utah
“All About Us” by He Is We

Vermont
“Under Pressure” by Queen

Virginia
“Get Low” by Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz & Ying Yang Twins

Washington
“Get Low” by Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz & Ying Yang Twins

West Virginia
“Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver

Wisconsin
“Wedding Song” by Fleeting

Wyoming
“Fishin’ in the Dark” by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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Authored by: Emily Lasnier

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