Top 200 Wedding & Party Songs for 2023!

Wedding & Party Songs – If you’re planning a wedding, Quinceanera, party, or event, in 2023, in the Austin, San Antonio, or central Texas area, or anywhere, chances are you’ve hired a DJ, added a photo booth, and maybe even some awesome uplighting, games, etc. If you haven’t done all that, yet, what are you waiting for? 🙂

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Top 2023 Wedding & Party Songs

Regardless of which entertainment options you choose, one thing is for sure, music is definitely one of the most important factors in keeping your event or party fun and entertaining! Your wedding songs are a very important part of your wedding day. Be sure to check out this great list, for great ideas! By the way, we know some great DJs, if you’re looking for a DJ! 🙂 

No matter which DJ/DJ company you hire, be sure that the DJ knows the hit songs to play, to keep you and your guests dancing, all night! Here’s a great list that you can use, which includes fun songs from a variety of genres! These are the most common hit songs we play for the Austin and central Texas region. Every region may have slightly different lists, but most lists should include many of the songs, below.

These are the top 200 wedding & party songs of all time! It’s really hard to keep it to just 200 songs, but we’ll try our best. Keep in mind, this is based on what we play and the majority of the events we do, are weddings. For parties, you can still use the list, but perhaps not play some of the slower songs.

Different Song Genres for Weddings & Parties

For a breakdown of different genres, visit our online music library. You’ll find a better breakdown of genres, as well as key moment songs, in our “most requested” section. Also, since we’re in Texas, we have to include a great list of Texas Country and Country songs for your event! Check out our Texas Country Songs to Walk Down the Aisle article, for great song ideas! If you’re looking for great non-traditional wedding processional or recessional songs, check out our 20 Awesome Non-Traditional Wedding Processional/Recessional Songs article. 

Top 25 2023 Wedding & Party Songs 

1. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) Whitney Houston 
2. Dancing Queen ABBA 
3. Yeah Usher 
4. Cupid Shuffle – Cupid 
5. September – Earth, Wind & Fire 1978 Disco (this song always makes it on the list of wedding & party songs)

6. Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) Neil Diamond
7. Don’t Stop Believin ‘Journey 1981  – Yes, this ’80s hit is still a crowd favorite! 🙂
8. Mr. Brightside – The Killers
9. Uptown Funk! – Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars 
10. Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
11. Wobble V.I.C.
12. Cha-Cha Slide Mr. C The Slide Man 
13.  I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas 
14. Hey Ya! Outkast 
15, Party In The U.S.A.  Miley Cyrus 
16. Friends In Low Places – Garth Brooks 

17. Low Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain 
18. Wannabe Spice Girls 
19. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) Backstreet Boys 
20. Livin’ On A Prayer Bon Jovi 
21. Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
22. Man, I Feel Like a Woman – Shania Twain
23. Can’t Stop The Feeling! Justin Timberlake 
24. Footloose Kenny Loggins 
25. 24K  Magic – Bruno Mars
The above songs are the Top 25, 2022/2023 wedding & party songs. Keep reading for more great songs!

Wedding/Party Songs 26 – 50

26. You Shook Me All Night Long AC/DC 1980 Rock
27. Hot in Herre – Nelly
28. Love Shack B-52’s 1989 Popular.
29. Marry You Bruno Mars
30. Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 
31. Get Low Lil’ Jon & East Side Boyz Feat. Ying Yang Twins
32. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
33. Shout – Isley Brothers 1967 Oldies.
34. Pour Some Sugar On Me Def Leppard 
35. We Found Love Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris 
36. This Is How We Do It Montell Jordan 
37. Shake It Off Taylor Swift 
38. Come on Eileen Dexy’s Midnight Runners 
39. All the Small Things – Blink 182
40. Fireball Pitbull Featuring John Ryan 
41. Baby Got Back Sir Mix-A-Lot
42.  Party Rock Anthem LMFAO
43. We Are Family Sister Sledge 1979 Popular
44. I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys 
45. Every Time We Touch – Cascada
46. Timber – Pitbull, Ke$ha
47. Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of…) Lou Bega 

48.Beautiful Crazy Luke Combs
49. Can’t Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires 
50. In Da Club 50 Cent 2003 Popular
There are the top 50 2022/2023 wedding & party songs! Let’s keep going! 

Party/Wedding Songs 51 – 100

51. Despacito – Luis Fonsi, Justin Beiber
52. Perfect – Ed Sheeran
53. Crazy In Love Beyonce Featuring Jay-Z 
54. My Girl Temptations 
55. Bye Bye Bye NSYNC 
56. Time of Our Lives – Pitbull
57. Forever Chris Brown
58. Wagon Wheel Darius Rucker
59. Twist And Shout Beatles 
60. Higher Love – Whitney Houston, Kygo
61. Cotton Eye Joe Rednex
62. Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd 
63. Celebration Kool & The Gang 
64. Bohemian Rhapsody Queen 
65. Speechless Dan + Shay
66. Stayin’ Alive Bee Gees 
67. Levitating – Dua Lipa
68. Give Me Everything Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer 
69. Jump Around House Of Pain 
70. Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
71. Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran 
72. Turn Down For What DJ Snake & Lil Jon 
73. Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
74. Blinding Lights – Weeknd
75. Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder 1970 Oldies
76. You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
77. No Hands – Waka Flaka
78. Truth Hurts – Lizz0
79. Africa – Toto
80. Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) Big & Rich
81. All Of Me John Legend 
82. Sugar Maroon 5 
83. Raise Your Glass Pink 
84. The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra 
85. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) Beyonce 
86. Billie Jean Michael Jackson 
87. Sexy Back Justin Timberlake 
88. Danza Kuduro Don Omar & Lucenzo
89. About Damn Time – Lizzo
90. Country Girl (Shake It For Me) Luke Bryan 
91. Fancy Like – Walker Hayes
92. YMCA Village People 
93. Boot-Scootin’ Boogie Brooks & Dunn 
94. Happy – Pharrell Williams 
95. Love on Top – Beyonce
96. Take me Home, Country Roads – John Denver
97. Chicken Fried Zac Brown Band 2008 Country
98. Macarena Los Del Rio 1995 Popular.
99. Fergalicious – Fergie ft. Wil I AM
100. Good as Hell – Lizzo
Sexy And I Know It LMFAO 2011 Popular
Gangnam Style Psy 2012 Popular
The Git Up – Blanco Brown
Old Town Road – Lil Nas X
Die A Happy Man Thomas Rhett 2015 Country
If you’re tired of reading, you at least made it to the top 100, 2023 wedding & party songs! 🙂

 100 More Great 2023 Wedding & Party Songs

101. Shots LMFAO Feat. Lil Jon 
102. Just Dance Lady Gaga Featuring Colby O’Donis
103. Jessie’s Girl Rick Springfield 
104. Allstar – Smashmouth
105. Let’s Groove – Earth, Wind, Fire
106. Ice Ice Baby Vanilla Ice 
107. (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 
108. Summer Of 69 Bryan Adams 
109. Gold Digger Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
110. Fat Bottom Girls- Queen
111. Dancing in the Moonlight – King Harvest
112. Build Me Up Buttercup Foundations 1968 Oldies
113. This Will Be An Everlasting Love – Natalie Cole
114. Dynamite – Taio Cruz
115. At Last Etta James 
116. Please Don’t Stop The Music Rihanna 2007 Popular
117. Any Man of Mine – Shania Twain
118. Ignition (remix) R. Kelly 2003 R&B
119. Gasolina – Daddy Yankee
120. Watermelon Sugar
The above 120 songs are 6 hours of music, in total! So we’ll stop numbering there since most receptions are 6 hours or less. The songs, below, are also popular songs that are still played at most weddings and events.
Pretty Young Thing (P.Y.T) Michael Jackson 1982 Popular.
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton 1978 Ballad
I Like It – Cardi B
Dance Monkey – Tones & I
Closer – Chainsmokers
Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen 1980 Rock.
Old Time Rock & Roll Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 1978 Rock.
Cake By The Ocean DNCE 2015 Popular.
Electric Slide Marcia Griffiths 1990 Popular
Brick House Commodores 1977 Disco.

Shape Of You Ed  Sheeran 2017 Popular Mainstream.
Push It Salt-N-Pepa 1987 Popular.
Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough Michael Jackson 1979 Popular
Moves Like Jagger Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera 2011 Popular
No Diggity Blackstreet Featuring Dr. Dre 1996 R&B
Pony – Ginuwine
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing Aerosmith 1998 Ballad.
In My Feelings – Drake
That’s What I Like Bruno Mars 2016 Popular Mainstream.
Get Lucky Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams 2013 Popular.
Finesse – Bruno Mars Ft. Cardi B
Body Like a Back Road – Sam Hunt
Stand By Me Ben E. King 1961 Oldies.
Take on Me – A ha
A Thousand Years Christina Perri 2011 Popular Mainstream
Thriller Michael Jackson 1982 Popular Mainstream.
500 Miles (I’m Gonna Be) – The Proclaimers
Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It Will Smith 1997 Popular.
Suavemente – Elvis Crespo Lucky Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat 2008 Ballad
My House Flo Rida 2015 Popular  Tik Tok Ke$ha 2009 Popular
Marry Me Train 2010 Popular.
Sweet Child O’ Mine Guns N’ Roses 1987 Rock
Havana – Camilla Cabello
Call Me Maybe Carly Rae Jepsen 2011 Popular
No Scrubs – TLC
What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong 1967 Ballad.
In Case You Didn’t Know – Bret Young Tootsee Roll 69 Boyz 1994 Popular
The Way You Make Me Feel Michael Jackson 1987 Popular
U Can’t Touch This M.C. Hammer 1990 Popular
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Kiss – Prince
I Want You Back Jackson 5
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars 2010 Popular
Amazed Lonestar 1999 Country
Thrift Shop – Macklemore
You Are The Best Thing Ray Lamontagne 2008 Easy Listening
Fly Me To The Moon Frank Sinatra 1964 Jazz
Blurred Line – Robin Thicke
From the Ground Up – Dan + Shay
God’s Plan – Drake
One More Time Daft Punk 2001 Alternative.

Can’t Feel My Face The Weeknd 2015 Popular
Something Just Like This – Chainsmokers
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) James Taylor 1975 Popular
One Dance – Drake Crazy Girl Eli Young Band 2011 Country
Beat It Michael Jackson 1983 Popular
Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers 1965 Oldies
Club Can’t Handle Me Flo Rida Feat. David Guetta 2010 Popular
I’m Yours Jason Mraz 2008 Popular Mainstream
Feel So Close – Calvin Harris
The Twist Chubby Checker 1960 Oldies
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Bust A Move Young M.C. 1989 Popular.
It’s TrickyRun-D.M.C. 1986 Popular
God Gave Me You Blake Shelton 2011 Country
Let’s Get It Started Black Eyed Peas 2003 Popular
DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love Usher Featuring Pitbull 2010 Popular
Cheerleader – OMI
I Love It – Iconna Pop
Can’t Hold Us – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
Let’s Stay Together Al Green 1972 R&B
Bennie And The Jets Elton John 1974 Oldies
Sunflower – Post Malone
Get Down Tonight KC & The Sunshine Band 1975 Disco
Taki Taki – DJ Snake ft Cardi B, Ozuna, Selena Gomez
What I Like About  You Romantics 1980 Rock
ABC Jackson 5 1970 Oldies
Faithfully Journey 1983 Ballad
Starships Nicki Minaj 2012 Popular 
Bless The Broken Road Rascal Flatts 2004 Country
My Best Friend Tim McGraw 1999 Country
This is What You Came For – Calvin Harris
Teach Me How to Dougie – California Swag District
Firework – Katy Perry
All My Life K-Ci & JoJo 1997 Ballad
Superbass – Nicki Minaj
On The Floor Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull 2011 Popular
Ho Hey Lumineers 2012 Popular
Everything Michael Buble 2007 Ballad
Piano Man Billy Joel 1974 Ballad
Feel it Still – Portugal The Man
Wild Ones – Flo Rida, Sia
Good Feeling – Flo Rida
Handclap – Fitz & The Tantrums
Best Day Of My Life American Authors 2013 Popular

Finally, you made it to the end. 🙂 Those are the top 200 wedding & party songs. If you’d like to hear any of the top 200 wedding & party songs or play the entire playlist, here is our YouTube playlist link: Top 200 Wedding & Party Songs 

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Editor’s Note: We first wrote this article, in December 2017. We’ve updated it, every 6 months, since it’s already Winter of 2023! Wow, 2022 sure flew by! Some songs have moved way up, others have moved down, and even some have dropped off the list, entirely! Either way, this is a great list of songs and you can still tell your DJ to play these songs, and feel free to tell them Austin’s Best DJs helped you create this great list! 🙂 

Jason Alexander Rubio

Jason has a Master's of Education (MEd), and a Master's of Public Affairs (MPAff). and has been in the DJ field for over 2 decades as a DJ, nightclub owner, radio show DJ/host, bar/club DJ, concert & festival organizer/promoter, and is the co-founder and owner of Austin's Best DJs & Photo Booths, Radio DJ Drops, Rent Letters Now, and Quince Expos. Jason is also a certified wedding/event planner and has written articles/been featured in The NY Times, Brides, Style Me Pretty, Bustle, Disc Jockey News, DJ Times, DJNTV, The DJ Insider, Mobile Beat, My Wedding Songs, Fox Business News, NBC, ABC, Telemundo, and Wedding Planner Magazine.Jason also published his book "Succeeding in the Wedding Business," in January of 2023. He currently writes all of the wedding/event planning tips and blogs to help everyone plan their event, successfully!