153 Best Wedding Party Entrance Songs to Kick Off Your Reception

Make sure your wedding party entrance is epic with our list of 153 wedding party entrance songs.

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Planning your wedding reception is one of the more fun parts of wedding planning—it’s a joyful time of kicking off your newlywed status and celebrating with your nearest and dearest. The music you choose for your reception plays a huge part in setting the tone for the evening, especially when it comes to your wedding entrances.

If you’re trying to choose the perfect song to play as you announce your wedding party into the reception room, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for fun songs to shine the spotlight on your wedding party or the perfect tune to play during your first entrance as newlyweds, our list of wedding party entrance songs spans all genres! Need more songs to round out your wedding playlists? Head to our list of 300+ best wedding songs for each moment of the day.

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Best Wedding Party Entrance Songs: Trends and Hits

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Your wedding party has stood by your side from the moment you got engaged, so choosing the perfect song for their entrance to the reception is a must! Here are our picks of fail-proof songs to get the party started.

  1. Uptown Funk — Bruno Mars
  2. Can’t Stop the Feeling — Justin Timberlake
  3. Sugar — Maroon 5
  4. Dynamite — Taio Cruz
  5. 24K Magic — Bruno Mars
  6. Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah) — Andy Grammer
  7. About Damn Time — Lizzo
  8. Cold Heart (PNAU Remix) — Elton John, Dua Lipa
  9. STAY — The Kid LAROI
  10. Watermelon Sugar — Harry Styles
  11. Where Are You Now — Lost Frequencies, Calum Scott
  12. Woman — Doja Cat
  13. INDUSTRY BABY — Lil Nas X
  14. As It Was — Harry Styles
  15. Good 4 U — Olivia Rodrigo
  16. My House — Flo Rida
  17. Happy — Pharrell Williams
  18. Where Are Ü Now (ft. Justin Bieber) — Jack Ü
  19. Shut Up and Dance — Walk the Moon
  20. This Is What You Came For (ft. Rihanna) — Calvin Harris

Uplifting Wedding Entrance Songs

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  1. Got My Mind Set on You — George Harrison
  2. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough — Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell
  3. My Type — Saint Motel
  4. Kids — MGMT
  5. Accidentally in Love — Counting Crows
  6. Love Me Like You Do — Ellie Goulding
  7. All You Need Is Love — The Beatles
  8. Beautiful Day — U2
  9. Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Baby — Barry White
  10. Crazy Little Thing Called Love — Queen
  11. For Once in My Life — Stevie Wonder
  12. How Sweet It Is — Michael Bublé
  13. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) — Stevie Wonder
  14. This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) — Natalie Cole
  15. Walking on Sunshine — Katrina and the Waves
  16. You Are the Best Thing — Ray LaMontagne
  17. You Make My Dreams (Come True) — Hall & Oates
  18. We Found Love — Rihanna
  19. Best Day of My Life — American Authors
  20. A Sky Full of Stars — Coldplay

Rock Wedding Entrance Songs

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  1. Take Me Out — Franz Ferdinand
  2. I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor — Arctic Monkeys
  3. On Top of the World — Imagine Dragons
  4. Back in Black — AC/DC
  5. Bad To The Bone — George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  6. Enter Sandman — Metallica
  7. Eye of the Tiger — Survivor
  8. Howlin’ For You — The Black Keys
  9. I Got You (I Feel Good) — James Brown and the Famous Flames
  10. Sweet Child O’ Mine — Guns N’ Roses
  11. Thunderstruck — AC/DC
  12. Walk This Way — Aerosmith
  13. We Will Rock You — Queen
  14. All My Friends — LCD Soundsystem
  15. I Believe in a Thing Called Love — The Darkness
  16. No One Like You — Scorpions
  17. Welcome to the Jungle — Guns N’ Roses
  18. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing — Aerosmith
  19. Love Will Keep Us Alive — The Eagles

Rap and Hip Hop Wedding Entrance Songs

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  1. I Gotta Feeling — Black Eyed Peas
  2. Who’s That Chick? (ft. Rihanna) — David Guetta
  3. All I Do Is Win (ft. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross) — DJ Khaled
  4. Bring Em Out — T.I.
  5. Let’s Get It Started — Black Eyed Peas
  6. All of the Lights (ft. Rihanna) — Kanye West
  7. Big Pimpin’/Papercut — Jay-Z, Linkin Park
  8. Don’t Stop the Party — Pitbull
  9. Jump Around — House of Pain
  10. Mo Money Mo Problems — The Notorious B.I.G.
  11. Sexy and I Know It — LMFAO
  12. Timber (ft. Kesha) — Pitbull
  13. Turn Down for What — DJ Snake, Lil Jon
  14. U Can't Touch This — MC Hammer
  15. Yeah! — Usher
  16. Paper Planes — M.I.A.
  17. Touch the Sky (ft. Lupe Fiasco) — Kanye West
  18. DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love (ft. Pitbull) — Usher
  19. Without You (ft. Usher) — David Guetta
  20. Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble — PJ & Duncan

Country Wedding Entrance Songs

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  1. Me and My Gang — Rascal Flatts
  2. S.O.B. — Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats
  3. Party People — Florida Georgia Line
  4. Love Story — Taylor Swift
  5. Wagon Wheel — Darius Rucker
  6. You Can’t Stop Me (ft. Thomas Rhett) — Brett Eldredge
  7. Here for the Party — Gretchen Wilson
  8. Setting the World on Fire — Kenny Chesney
  9. Love Bug — George Strait
  10. Fancy Like — Walker Hayes
  11. Lil Bit — Nelly, Florida Georgia Line
  12. Beers and Sunshine — Darius Rucker
  13. She’s With Me — High Valley
  14. Head Over Boots — Jon Pardi
  15. My Kinda Party — Jason Aldean
  16. Ain’t Goin’ Down (Til the Sun Comes Up) — Garth Brooks
  17. Good Times Roll — Jimmie Allen, Nelly
  18. Chasing Down a Good Time — Randy Houser
  19. Life Is a Highway — Rascal Flatts
  20. Forever After All — Luke Combs

Fun and Upbeat Wedding Entrance Songs

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  1. Hey Ya! — OutKast
  2. Firework — Katy Perry
  3. Raise Your Glass — Pink
  4. Just Dance — Lady Gaga
  5. Forever — Chris Brown
  6. Crazy in Love (ft. Jay-Z) — Beyonce
  7. I Would Die 4 U — Prince
  8. Love Shack — The B-52’s
  9. You Can’t Stop the Beat — Elijah Kelley, John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, Amanda Bynes
  10. Hung Up — Madonna
  11. I Will Survive — Gloria Gaynor
  12. Let’s Groove — Earth, Wind & Fire
  13. Whoomp! (There It Is) — Tag Team
  14. SexyBack (ft. Timbaland) — Justin Timberlake
  15. Another One Bites the Dust — Queen
  16. Beat It — Michael Jackson
  17. Bust a Move — Young MC
  18. Can’t Hold Us (ft. Ray Dalton) — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  19. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) — Backstreet Boys
  20. Everytime We Touch — Cascada
  21. Feel So Close — Calvin Harris
  22. Feel This Moment — Pitbull
  23. Get Lucky — Daft Punk
  24. Glad You Came — The Wanted
  25. Good Feeling — Flo Rida

Unique Wedding Entrance Songs

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  1. Dance With Me Tonight — Olly Murs
  2. Dog Days Are Over — Florence + the Machine
  3. Electric Feel — MGMT
  4. Good Life — Kanye West
  5. I’m Coming Out — Diana Ross
  6. Good Vibrations — The Beach Boys
  7. Space Jam — Quad City DJ’s
  8. Take On Me — A-ha
  9. What I Like About You — The Romantics
  10. Hell Yes — Beck
  11. Sweet Disposition — The Temper Trap
  12. Could You Be Loved — Bob Marley and the Wailers
  13. Get the Party Started — Pink
  14. Higher Love — Kygo, Whitney Houston
  15. Seeing Stars — Børns

Wedding Entrance Songs for Parents

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  1. This Is How We Do It — Montell Jordan
  2. We Are Family — Sister Sledge
  3. You’ve Got the Love — Florence + the Machine
  4. Celebration — Kool & the Gang
  5. Raise Your Glass — Pink
  6. Sweet Caroline — Neil Diamond
  7. Don’t Stop Believin’ — Journey
  8. Born To Be Wild — Steppenwolf
  9. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough — Michael Jackson
  10. Walk This Way — Aerosmith
  11. Jump — Van Halen
  12. Respect — Aretha Franklin
  13. It Takes Two — Rob Base
  14. Brown Eyed Girl — Van Morrison

There are no rules when it comes to choosing your wedding party entrance songs. Whether you want a flashy entrance with an upbeat tune or you’re leaning toward something more sentimental, all that matters is you choose songs you truly love.

The same is true for all the songs you choose for each part of your wedding day, from your father-daughter or mother-son dances to what you walk down the aisle to at the ceremony. Ready to book your wedding DJ? Zola’s got that covered, too—check out our list of vetted wedding bands, DJs, and other music vendors here!