50 of the Best Wedding Songs 2016

Notably absent: Prince. Because Prince didn't put his music on YouTube.

You know what I love about weddings? That moment when the ceremony is finished, the cake has been cut, your family photos have been taken, and it’s time to turn on the wedding songs and dance. And wedding songs? When it comes down to it, there are a few elements that make up a good wedding song: feelings, fun, and family. You want to feel every bit of each song. You want to maximize fun for everyone, and you definitely want to see your family—chosen or otherwise—on the dance floor. And that’s where our collection of Wedding Songs 2016 comes into play.

I think a lot of us would agree that there have been some killer songs released in the last two years, and so many are begging to be chosen as your wedding songs. We thought there was no time like the present to compile a list of the best wedding songs from 2014 to 2016.

50 of the best wedding songs 2016

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Some of these came out toward the tail end of 2015 and might be new to you (like Missy and Pharrell’s amaaaazing collaboration, “WTF (Where They From)”) and some of these fall squarely into “songs that will never, ever die” territory (I see you dancing there, “Uptown Funk”).

Related: The 20 Best Mother and Son Songs to Dance to at Your Wedding

Of course, since we’re talking about a dance party, I couldn’t get away with only current wedding songs—there are definitely some older hits mixed in. Because hey: if you’re not playing Whitney Houston at your wedding, I’m not sure I want to be there.

The Best Wedding Songs 2016

Leon Bridges: “Coming Home

Adele: “Hello

Tom Odell: “Grow Old with Me

Bruno Mars: “Marry You

Beyoncé: “Love on Top

OMI: “Cheerleader

Coldplay: “Sky Full of Stars

Jessi J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj: “Bang Bang

Oh Honey: “Be Okay

The Chainsmokers ft. ROZES: “Roses

Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell: “WTF (Where They From)

Kanye West ft Paul McCartney: “Only One”

Drake: “Hotline Bling

Train: “Marry Me

Pharrell: “Happy

The Weeknd: “The Hills

Nicki Minaj: “Anaconda

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars: “Uptown Funk

Daft Punk ft. Pharrell: “Get Lucky

The Lumineers: “Ho Hey

John Legend: “All of Me

Bright Eyes: “First Day of My Life

Meghan Trainor: “All About That Bass

American Authors: “Best Day of My Life

Adele: “Make You Feel My Love

Whitney Houston: “I Wanna Dance with Somebody

Outkast: “Hey Ya!

Ingrid Michaelson: “You and I

Ben Folds: “The Luckiest

Taylor Swift: “Shake It Off

Feist: “1, 2, 3, 4

Steve Winwood: “Higher Love

Band Of Horses: “No One’s Gonna Love You

Ed Sheeran: “Thinking Out Loud

Sam Smith: “Lay Me Down

Meiko: “Stuck on You

Clean Bandit: “Rather Be

Pitbull ft. Ke$ha: “Timber

Silento: “Watch Me

Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney: “FourFiveSeconds

Natalie La Rose ft. Jeremih: “Somebody

Jidenna ft. Roman GianArthur: “Classic Man

Selena Gomez & The Scene: “Love You Like a Love Song

Ellie Goulding: “How Long Will I Love You

Elle King: “Ex’s and Oh’s

Andy Grammer: “Honey, I’m Good

Taylor Swift: “Blank Space

Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora: “Black Widow

OneRepublic: “Counting Stars

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