Top 200 Wedding & Party Songs for 2022!

Wedding & Party Songs – If you’re planning a wedding, Quinceanera, party, or event, in 2020, 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 2022 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, 2022 Wedding & Party Songs 

1. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) Whitney Houston 1987 Popular
2. Cupid Shuffle – Cupid 
3. Uptown Funk! Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars 
4. Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)Neil Diamond
5.  Yeah Usher 
6. Don’t Stop Believin ‘Journey 1981  – Yes, this ’80s hit is still a crowd favorite! 🙂
7. SeptemberEarth, Wind & Fire 1978 Disco (this song always makes it on the list of wedding & party songs)
8. Shut Up And Dance Walk The Moon
9. Dancing Queen ABBA 
10. Wobble V.I.C. 2008 Popular
11. Cha-Cha Slide Mr. C The Slide Man 2000 Popular
12. Friends In Low Places Garth Brooks 1990 Country
13. Can’t Stop The Feeling! Justin Timberlake 2016 Popular Mainstream
14. Mr. Brightside – The Killers
15. Hey Ya! Outkast 2003 Popular
16. I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas 2009 Popular
17.  Livin’ On A Prayer Bon Jovi 1986 Rock
18. Party In The U.S.A.  Miley Cyrus 2009 Popular Mainstream
19. Wannabe Spice Girls 1996 Popular
20. 24K  Magic – Bruno Mars
21. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) Backstreet Boys 1998 Popular.
22. Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
23. You Shook Me All Night Long AC/DC 1980 Rock
24. Footloose Kenny Loggins 1984 Popular
25. Marry You Bruno Mars 2011 Popular
The above songs are the Top 25, 2021/2022 wedding & party songs. Keep reading for more great songs!

Wedding/Party Songs 26 – 50

26. Low Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain 2007 Popular
27. Love Shack B-52’s 1989 Popular.
28. Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 1967 Oldies
29. Pour Some Sugar On Me Def Leppard 1987 Rock
30. Hot in Herre – Nelly
31. Man, I Feel Like a Woman – Shania Twain
32. Baby Got Back Sir Mix-A-Lot 1992 Popular
33.  Shout – Isley Brothers 1967 Oldies.
34. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 1967 Oldies
35. This Is How We Do It Montell Jordan 1995 Popular
36. Speechless Dan + Shay.
37. Beautiful Crazy Luke Combs
38. Shake It Off Taylor Swift 2014 Popular
39. Get Low Lil’ Jon & East Side Boyz Feat. Ying Yang Twins 2003 Popular

40. Bye Bye Bye NSYNC 2000 Dance

41.  Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran 2014 Popular Mainstream.
42. Come on Eileen Dexy’s Midnight Runners 1982 Popular.
43. Perfect – Ed Sheeran
44. We Found Love Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris 2011 Popular
45. Timber Pitbull feat Ke$ha 2014 Popular
46. Despacito – Luis Fonsi, Justin Beiber
47. Truth Hurts – Lizz0
48. Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd 1974 Rock.
49. Sugar Maroon 5 2015 Popular
50. Can’t Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires 1961 Ballad
There are the top 50 2021/2022 wedding & party songs! Let’s keep going! 

Party/Wedding Songs 51 – 100

51. My Girl Temptations 1965 Oldies.
52. Sexy And I Know It LMFAO 2011 Popular
53. Wagon Wheel Old Crow Medicine Show 2004 Country.
54. We Are Family Sister Sledge 1979 Popular
55. I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys 1999 Popular Mainstream
56. Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of…) Lou Bega 1999 Popular
57.  Twist And Shout Beatles 1963 Oldie
58. Blinding Lights – Weeknd
59. All Of Me John Legend 2013 Popular. 
60. The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra 1964 Ballad
61. Higher Love – Whitney Houston, Kygo
62. Bohemian Rhapsody Queen 1975 Rock
63. Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder 1970 Oldies
64. Africa – Toto
65. Forever Chris Brown 2008 Popular
66. Happy Pharrell Williams 2014 Popular
67. Fireball Pitbull Featuring John Ryan 2014 Popular
68. Celebration Kool & The Gang 1980 Disco
69. Crazy In Love Beyonce Featuring Jay-Z 2003 Popular.
70. You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
71. Jump Around House Of Pain 1992 Popular.
72. All the Small Things – Blink 182
73. Cotton Eye Joe Rednex 1994 Country  Gangnam Style Psy 2012 Popular
74. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) Beyonce 2008 Popular
75. Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry 1976 Funk
76. Turn Down For What DJ Snake & Lil Jon 2013 Popular.
77. The Git Up – Blanco Brown
78. Raise Your Glass Pink 2010 Popular.
79. Country Girl (Shake It For Me)Luke Bryan 2011 Country.
80. Good as Hell – Lizzo
81. Sexy Back Justin Timberlake 2006 Popular.
82. Boot-Scootin’ Boogie Brooks & Dunn 1991 Country
83. Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper 1984 Popular.
84. Billie Jean Michael Jackson 1982 Popular
85. Old Town Road – Lil Nas X
86. Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) Big & Rich 2004 Country
87. Chicken Fried Zac Brown Band 2008 Country
88. Ignition (remix) R. Kelly 2003 R&B
89. Take me Home, Country Roads – John Denver
90. Shots LMFAO Feat. Lil Jon 2009 Popular
91. Stayin’ Alive Bee Gees 1978 Disco.
92. Love on Top – Beyonce
93. Die A Happy Man Thomas Rhett 2015 Country
94. Give Me Everything Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer 2011 Funk
95. Macarena Los Del Rio 1995 Popular.
96. YMCA Village People 1975 Disco
97.  Jessie’s Girl Rick Springfield 1981 Popular.
98. Ice Ice Baby Vanilla Ice 1990 Popular.
99. Danza Kuduro Don Omar & Lucenzo 2011 Latin.
100. Time of Our Lives – Pitbull
If you’re tired of reading, you at least made it to the top 100, 2021/22 wedding & party songs! 🙂

 100 More Great 2020 Wedding & Party Songs

101. Pretty Young Thing (P.Y.T) Michael Jackson 1982 Popular.
102. In Da Club 50 Cent 2003 Popular.
103. (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 1987 Ballad
104. Fat Bottom Girls- Queen
105.  Just Dance Lady Gaga Featuring Colby O’Donis 2008 Popular
106. Build Me Up Buttercup Foundations 1968 Oldies
107. Gold Digger Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx 2005 Popular.
108. Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton 1978 Ballad
109. I Like It – Cardi B
110. Every time We Touch – Cascada
111. Dance Monkey – Tones & I
112. Summer Of 69 Bryan Adams 1984 Rock.
113. Closer – Chainsmokers
114. At Last Etta James 1961 Oldies.
115. Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen 1980 Rock.
116. Old Time Rock & Roll Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 1978 Rock.
117. Cake By The Ocean DNCE 2015 Popular.
118. Any Man of Mine – Shania Twain
119. Electric Slide Marcia Griffiths 1990 Popular
120. Brick House Commodores 1977 Disco.
The above 120 songs are 6 hours of music, 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.
Party Rock Anthem LMFAO 2010 Popular
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
Dynamite – Taio Cruz
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
Please Don’t Stop The Music Rihanna 2007 Popular
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 of 2017. We’ve updated it, every 6 months, since it’s already Winter of 2021! Wow, 2021 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. He currently writes all of the wedding/event planning tips and blogs to help everyone plan their event, successfully!