Best Walk Out Songs For Weddings [Bride and Groom Entrance Music]

It’s your big day, and you want the perfect entrance music to mark your arrival. Well below we showcase some of the best walk out songs for weddings, to help your choosing that bit easier.

Whether it’s for the bride, groom, or both; here is the best entrance music for your wedding.

1.   “Love and Marriage” By Frank Sinatra

Song Year: 1955

As the theme song to Married With Children, “Love and Marriage” is an ode to life as a married couple. Its comedic lyrics accompany a clever score that makes “Love and Marriage” a fun and memorable walk out song.

Even if you confuse some younger guests, all the older guests will love this walk out song.

2.   “I Will Always Love You” By Dolly Parton

Song Year: 1974

While Whitney Houston did an amazing cover of “I Will Always Love You,” we’re placing the heartfelt original by Dolly Parton on our list.

Dolly Parton delivers a heartwarming rendition filled with passion. If the bride and groom want some grand entrance wedding songs, they can’t go wrong with “I Will Always Love You.”

3. “Lovely Day” By Bill Withers

Song Year: 1977

You can’t help but smile when Bill Withers performs “Lovely Day.” The song tells the story of a man who knows his day will be happy because he has the love of his life.

The upbeat and funky backing tracks also give the song a danceable vibe that puts it somewhere between a slow song and a disco tune. The combination makes “Lovely Day” the perfect wedding song.

4. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” By Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

Song Year: 1967

Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell steadily build the song with their flawless singing. “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” builds excitement until the crowd can’t wait to cheer and dance.

If you’re looking for an older song with plenty of energy for your entrance, don’t hesitate to play this tune.

5. “Despacito” By Luis Fonsi Featuring Daddy Yankee

Song Year: 2017

Even if you don’t speak Spanish, you might want to walk out to “Despacito.” The track has an infectious beat and bassline.

If the bride and groom want to show off their energy and get their guests excited, “Despacito” is guaranteed to kickstart the wedding.

6. “Real Love” By Mary J. Blige

Song Year: 1992

If the wedding party loves old skool hip hop, “Real Love” by Mary J. Blige will give your special day an infectious energy.

Mary J. Blige takes little time to get to the hook, and everyone at the wedding is sure to sing along to this classic hip-hop tune as you make your way down the aisle.

7. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” By Justin Timberlake

Song Year: 2016

“Can’t Stop the Feeling” is a feel-good anthem. Timberlake delivers one of his best dance anthems, and once the chorus hits, you’ll have a packed dance floor.

Timberlake will have you smiling and grooving throughout the four-minute runtime of “Can’t Stop the Feeling.”

8.”I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” By Whitney Houston

Song Year: 1987

As soon as you hear the drum beat intro, you know your special day is off to a fantastic start. Once Whitney starts singing, you’ll have the wedding party clapping and cheering.

The lyrics of the song also fit a wedding celebration. All Whitney wants is somebody that loves her to dance. It sounds like a perfect song for a newlywed couple to celebrate their day.

9. “Danze Kuduro” By Don Omar Featuring Lucenzo

Song Year: 2010

If you want to announce your wedding with a bang, “Danze Kuduro” is one of the best choices. This song has excessive energy and excitement.

The mix of Latino and reggaeton beats and Don Omar’s lyrics give this song a crowd-pleasing and dancefloor-friendly vibe. If you want a fun and exciting entrance song, add “Dazne Kuduro” to your shortlist.

10. “I Like It” By Cardi B, Bad Bunny, & J Balvin

Song Year: 2018

If you’d prefer a slower but sexier entrance song, Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin have you covered. A mix of salsa, trap, and hip-hop vibes, “I Like It” delivers a sexy and danceable groove.

Playing “I Like It” as your wedding entrance lets the world know you are ready to throw one hell of a party.

11. “Time After Time” By Cyndi Lauper

Song Year: 1983

Not every couple wants to burst onto the scene at their wedding. If you prefer a loving song that is still upbeat, we suggest “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper.

“Time After Time” was a pop hit in the 1980s and stood the test of time. Wedding attendees of every generation will remember Lauper’s hypnotic rendition of “Time After Time.”

12. “Feels So Good” By Mase

Song Year: 1997

Mase burst onto the scene with “Feels So Good” in 1997. Mase’s signature rap style flows perfectly over Kool & the Gang’s sample from “Hollywood Swinging.”

A feel-good song, you can’t help but get up and dance to “Feels So Good.” The bride and groom get bonus points if they emulate Mase and Puff Daddy’s dance moves during the walkout.

13. “Kiss” By Prince & The Revolution

Song Year: 1986

As soon as guitarist Wendy plays that first guitar riff, you know you are in for a wild ride.

Prince delivers an extra-sensual lyrical masterpiece that isn’t X-rated but feels like it should be. If you feel extra sexy and want to show it off, “Kiss” is one of the best ways to kickstart your ceremony.

14. “Higher Love” By Kygo & Whitney Houston

Song Year: 2019

While you could play the Steve Winwood version, the 2019 reboot of “Higher Love” is a much better walk out song.

The inspiring vocals accompany a bouncy and happy bassline that gives the song energy. Once the chorus hits, expect tears of joy from the crowd at the wedding.

15. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)” By Stevie Wonder

Song Year: 1970

It was hard to pick only one Stevie Wonder song for this list, but “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” is one of his best.

The song’s subject matter is perfect for weddings. The upbeat Motown vibe of the song also ensures a packed dance floor.

16. “You Sexy Thing” By Hot Chocolate

Song Year: 1975

Hot Chocolate pulls you into the groove on “You Sexy Thing.” The starting beat and bassline are addicting and work great with choreographed walkouts.

Of course, the lyrics fit perfectly with a wedding. The narrator is so in love with his girl and wants to express it just like the groom at the wedding.

17. “24K Magic” By Bruno Mars

Song Year: 2016

One of the biggest new tunes to hit weddings, “24K Magic,” is sure to spark a fire on the dancefloor at your wedding.

If you want to feel cooler than ever, “24K Magic” is a must for your wedding song walkout.

18. “Celebration” By Kool & The Gang

Song Year: 1980

If you don’t play “Celebration” for your opening wedding song, you better play it sometime during the event.

Kool & The Gang created the perfect party song. “Celebration” is one of the most influential party songs of all time and is sure to get your friends and family in the party mood.

19. “Never Gonna Give You Up” By Rick Astley

Song Year: 1987

If the bride and groom are known for their pranks, they can Rick Roll the wedding. While “Never Gonna Give You Up” is a meme song, it’s danceable and fun.

It’s also a great song if you’re not the best dancer. Astley’s dance moves are iconic but easy to emulate. Its subject matter also makes it a perfect walk out song for a wedding.

20. “Livin’ La Vida Loca” By Ricky Martin

Song Year: 1999

If the bride and groom want to show off their dancing skills, “Livin’ La Vida Loca” should be a top-tier choice for the wedding song walkout.

If you’re brave enough to show off your salsa moves, don’t hesitate to give Ricky Martin’s biggest hit a chance on your wedding day.

21. “Levitating” by Dua Lipa

Song Year: 2020

You could play almost any song by Dua Lipa at your wedding, but “Levitating” is the perfect mix of groove and excitement.

Lipa delivers a heartfelt vocal performance, and the hook is infectious.

22. “I Gotta Feeling” By The Black Eyed Peas

Song Year: 2009

The Black Eyed Peas are always a good choice for any party, and “I Gotta Feeling” is a prophetic anthem for any night of celebration.

The initial buildup of “I Gotta Feeling” grows until it explodes into a wild party. It’s also a great song if you plan to come out with the entire wedding party at once.

23. “Somebody Like You” By Keith Urban

Song Year: 2002

Don’t worry – we didn’t leave country music fans off this list. Keith Urban’s upbeat dancefloor-friendly tracks are perfect for wedding intro songs.

“Somebody Like You” is our top pick from Urban. The combination of banjo and Urban’s lyrics gives “Somebody Like You” the perfect vibe for country music fans.

24. “Party Rock Anthem” By LMFAO

Song Year: 2011

Fans of EDM will instantly recognize the lead synth once the song starts. While the song is big-room EDM, “Party Rock Anthem” transcends genres and can turn the wedding into a music festival.

We encourage the bride and groom to practice their shuffle dance to impress the crowd if they plan to walk out to the “Party Rock Anthem.”

25. “Jump Around” By House of Pain

Song Year: 1992

House of Pain’s iconic hip-hop hit “Jump Around” is an all-time great party song and will suit your ceremony if you’re looking for something more unique.

While the lyrical content might not fit a wedding, the hook and chorus will get everyone dancing and jumping around.

26. “Mi Gente” By J Balvin and Willy William, featuring Beyonce

Song Year: 2017

Don’t worry if you can’t understand the lyrics. “Mi Gente” is sure to get your wedding dance floor packed with friends and family.

The song’s sexy and sultry beat flows seamlessly with the Latin lyrics. You might want to put a PG-13 warning if you play this song!

27. “U Can’t Touch This” By M.C. Hammer

Song Year: 1990

M.C. Hammer’s biggest hit is memorable and has one of the most recognizable beats in all of hip-hop.

“U Can’t Touch This” is high-energy, family-friendly, and it has a dance the bride and groom can emulate.

28. “Loco Contigo” By DJ Snake, J Balvin, and Tyga

Song Year: 2019

Latin-inspired music is popular lately, and “Loco Contigo” is one of the best tracks.

DJ Snake, J Balvin, and Tyga deliver a smooth and sexy track that will excite your wedding party.

29. “Cake By the Ocean” By DNCE

Song Year: 2015

“Cake By the Ocean” is the perfect wedding intro song for couples that love pop-rock.

DNCE takes no time to get to the hook on “Cake By The Ocean.” Once the chorus chimes in, your bride and groom can show the crowd their amazing dance moves.

30. “Let’s Get It Started” By The Black Eyed Peas

Song Year: 2004

Is there anyone better than The Black Eyed Peas at creating intro music? Our second tune on the list from the group, “Let’s Get It Started,” is another flawless party-starting song.

One word of warning, DJs need to ensure they have a clean version of this song.

31. “I Want It That Way” By The Backstreet Boys

Song Year: 1999

If you love boy bands, The Backstreet Boys are the OGs. “I Want It That Way” is romantic and heartfelt.

While a love song, “I Want It That Way,” has enough energy to qualify as an exciting wedding opening song.

32. “Shut Up and Dance” By Walk the Moon

"Shut Up and Dance" By Walk the Moon

Song Year: 2014

“Shut Up and Dance” is packed with energy and begs the couple to dance together and show off their skills.

Walk the Moon plays hard, but there is so much love in the lyrics you can’t help but smile while dancing to “Shut Up and Dance.”

33. “You Really Got Me” By The Kinks

Song Year: 1964

The Kinks are legends in the industry, and “You Really Got Me” is their biggest hit. The song exclaims how the narrator is madly in love with his girl.

While you might confuse the younger generations, don’t hesitate to rock out to “You Really Got Me” at your wedding.

34. “You Shook Me All Night Long” By AC/DC

Song Year: 1980

Hard rock fans get hooked as soon as they hear Angus Young play the first guitar chords in “You Shook Me All Night Long.”

AC/DC shows how you can rock and still show how much you love someone. “You Shook Me All Night Long” is a must for rocker wedding couples and parties.

35. “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” By The Darkness

Song Year: 2003

Do you want to have some fun while rocking out at your wedding? The Darkness have you covered.

“I Believe In A Thing Called Love” is a modern take on 80s hair metal. While the singer proclaims he believes in love, you’ll be dancing away to the killer backing tracks.

36. “On Top of the World” By Imagine Dragons

Song Year: 2013

“On Top of the World” is full of cheer and fun. Imagine Dragons take little time to get to their addictive chorus and sing-along parts.

Your bride and groom will be “On Top of the World” if they play Imagine Dragons for the wedding walk out song.

37. “Stuck Like Glue” By Sugarland

Song Year: 2010

Hip-country music is always a good bet for wedding walk out songs. And it doesn’t get any more hip than Sugarland.

“Stuck Like Glue” has a happy-go-lucky vibe that gets your head bobbing as soon as the song starts.

38. “I Don’t Care” By Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber

Song Year: 2019

What happens when you take two of the biggest pop stars and get them to collaborate on a song? You get one of the biggest songs of the past decade.

Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber deliver a heartwarming and danceable tune with “I Don’t Care.” The slower beats per minute (BPM) is also great for couples that don’t have advanced dancing skills.

39. “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher” By Jackie Wilson

Song Year: 1967

An all-time wedding favorite, every generation at your wedding will get excited when this track starts.

Jackie Wilson sings with energy on “Higher and Higher.” The hook is memorable, and everyone from your granny to your little cousins will clap along during your walkout.

40. “We Will Rock You” By Queen

Song Year: 1977

Once the drums and claps hit, your wedding party is in for a show. “We Will Rock You” is one of the most iconic songs of all time and is a great way to announce your appearance.

While the lyrics don’t go with the wedding themes, the energy and vibe Queen delivers on “We Will Rock You” is a game changer.

41. “My First, My Last, My Everything” By Barry White

Song Year: 1974

The king of romantic music pumps up the beat and creates a dancefloor-friendly track on “My First, My Last, My Everything.

Barry White went disco for this tune and creates a groovy and sexy tune perfect for wedding couples.

42. “Feel So Close” By Calvin Harris

Song Year: 2011

Calvin Harris, the biggest name in EDM, filled stadiums with “Feel So Close.” So it makes perfect sense to play this song at your wedding.

Romantic lyrics combine with a hard-hitting track that will get your wedding guests tapping their feet and swaying along.

43. “Livin’ on a Prayer” By Bon Jovi

Song Year: 1986

You don’t have to be from New Jersey to play Bon Jovi at your wedding. “Livin’ on a Prayer” is the epitome of hard-rocking metal wedding songs.

The slow buildup grows until Bon Jovi belts out his most memorable chorus line. Once the chorus hits, your crowd should be in a sing-along mood.

44. “Yeah!” By Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris

Song Year: 2004

Infectious beats and dance moves are a must at a wedding, and no one does the combination better than Usher.

Usher does an amazing job on the track, while Lil Jon and Ludacris take the tune to another level.

45. “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” By Bryan Adams

Song Year: 1991

If you prefer a heartfelt and romantic song for your intro, there’s none better than “(Everything I Do), I Do It For You.”

Slow dance lovers are obsessed with this song, and it makes a great option for couples who want to head right into their first dance after walking out.

46. “Do You Believe In Magic?” By The Lovin’ Spoonful

Song Year: 1965

Happy and hip, The Lovin’ Spoonful perfectly explain what love is on their hit “Do You Believe in Magic?”

If you want your wedding party clapping and grooving, we can’t think of a better option than this popular song.

47. “Stayin’ Alive” By The Bee Gees

Song Year: 1977

Arguably, “Stayin’ Alive” is the best intro walking song ever. If you don’t believe it, watch the video, and you’ll see how cool The Bee Gees look while grooving to “Stayin’ Alive.”

“Stayin’ Alive” also lets couples perform the iconic “Saturday Night Fever” dances of John Travolta during their walkout. It’s time to get your disco shoes on and groove on the dancefloor.

48. “White Wedding Pt. 1” By Billy Idol

Song Year: 1982

You can’t go wrong combining the 80s, hard rock, and your wedding. Billy Idol’s iconic performance on “White Wedding Pt. 1” is dark, sultry, and sexy.

The lyrics of the song are also ideal for weddings.

49. “Take Me Home Tonight” By Eddie Money

Song Year: 1985

Eddie Money performs his heart for “Take Me Home Tonight.” A slow buildup hooks the crowd in, and they can’t wait for the chorus.

Once Money hits the chorus and screams, “Take Me Home Tonight,” your wedding party will be in full effect.

50. “Vivir Mi Vida” By Marc Anthony

Song Year: 2013

“Vivir Mi Vida” has so much energy. Marc Anthony is in perfect form throughout the song, and your wedding party won’t care if they can’t understand the Spanish lyrics.

Of course, “Vivir Mi Vida” is also a perfect song for couples taking dancing lessons before their wedding. Get out there and show your friends and family your moves!

51. “Footloose” By Kenny Loggins

Song Year: 1984

“Footloose” is a perfect song for couples that don’t want to be alone on the dancefloor. The couple can quickly get out to the dance floor and invite everyone out. Once Loggins kicks into the chorus, your crowd will be in full-time party mode.

52. “You’re the One That I Want” By John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

Song Year: 1977

Any wedding DJ that wants a full dancefloor has this song in their arsenal. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John perform one of the most iconic dance songs.

“You’re the One That I Want” is the perfect mix of love song and disco dance party vibe.

53. “September” By Earth, Wind, & Fire

Song Year: 1978

Along with “Celebration,” “September” is one of the most-played wedding songs. It’s easily one of the happiest songs ever written, and it can get all ages grooving on the dancefloor.

Even if you don’t play “September” during your walkout, you should try and squeeze it into the party at some point.

54. “Close to Me” By Ellie Goulding, Diplo, and Swae Lee

Song Year: 2018

“Close to Me” has summery party vibes and is filled with happiness. It’s a perfect mix of pop, EDM, and hip-hop.

Goulding’s vocals, combined with Diplo’s production, create a nostalgic and memorable hit that is perfect for a wedding introduction song.

55. “All My Life” By K-Ci & JoJo

Song Year: 1998

If you want the ultimate R&B ballad for your intro. K-Ci & JoJo created it in 1998. Slow and sultry, the duo delivers a heartfelt love letter to their significant other.

“All My Life” has everything a romantic wedding intro song needs. Couples that want a heartwarming slow dance for their intro will love “All My Life.”

56. “I’m Too Sexy” By Right Said Fred

Song Year: 1991

If you want a fun intro, “I’m Too Sexy” might be the pinnacle of comedic wedding intro songs.

Right Said Fred is incredibly memorable on his one-hit-wonder. Everyone at the party will know the lyrics and will laugh and clap along. Just don’t let the groom take his shirt off too quickly if you play “I’m Too Sexy.”

57. “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Featuring Ray Dalton

Song Year: 2011

An uplifting anthem, “Can’t Hold Us,” was a massive hit in 2011. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis combine hip hop, EDM-styled buildups, and high energy bpm on their massive track, “Can’t Hold Us.”

The song celebrates the wedding couple’s life, and they’ll feel like nothing can stop them during the song.

58. “Crazy in Love” By Beyonce, featuring Jay-Z

Song Year: 2003

One of Beyonce’s first big hits, “Crazy in Love,” is energetic, sexy, and fun. It makes a fantastic opening song.

Right from the intro horns, the crowd is hooked, and they’ll be anxiously awaiting the appearance of the newlywed company.

59. “When I’m Sixty-Four” By The Beatles

Song Year: 1966

A comedic take on long-term relationships, The Beatles ask how long relationships last on “When I’m Sixty Four.”

“When I’m Sixty-Four” is fun and family-friendly. While it doesn’t have the energy of many of the songs on this list, it’s still one of the most popular walk out songs at weddings.

60. “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” By Wham

Song Year: 1984

Looking for an upbeat entrance song for a wedding? If the bride and groom love the 80s, “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” is a high-energy dancefloor-friendly tune sure to get everyone pumped up at the wedding.

The song was an 80s swing-dance vibe that even the younger generation will groove with.

61. “Pon De Replay” By Rihanna

Song Year: 2005

Rihanna wants you to get the dance floor packed. She has no problems once she starts singing on “Pon De Replay.”

A dance club anthem, “Pon De Replay,” is packed with a groove that is easy to dance to. It’s also sexy and sultry.

62. “Happy” By Pharrell Williams

Song Year: 2013

If you’re not “Happy” after listening to Pharell Williams, you need to cheer up. The lyrics will make anyone smile.

Clapping and dancing are a prerequisite once “Happy” starts playing. Your audience will want to join the dancefloor as soon as possible if the DJ introduces the bride and groom to “Happy.”

63. “Apache (Jump on It)” By The Sugarhill Gang

Song Year: 1981

It might not be as memorable as “Rapper’s Delight,” but “Apache (Jump on It)” has one of the funniest and most danceable chorus lines in any rap/disco tune.

Once the gang hits the chorus, the party starts, and you’ll jump on it in no time.

Top Walk Out Songs For Weddings, Final Thoughts

There are so many fantastic songs on this list. From high-energy EDM to romantic love ballads, we covered every style of walk out songs for weddings. Enjoy your special day with these memorable tunes.

Did we miss your favorite bride and groom entrance song? What songs do you plan to use at your wedding? We’d love to hear your suggestions!

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