25 Fun Wedding Reception Songs 2023

Top 25 Wedding Reception songs 2019/2020

25 Fun Wedding Reception/Dance Songs 2023

Looking for the top fun, wedding reception songs for your 2023 wedding? We’ve got your exclusive list, here! As one of the top DJ and photo booth rental companies in the Austin, San Antonio, and the central Texas area, we provide music and entertainment for weddings, quinceaneras, parties, and events, every weekend, all year long. Around 80% of our events are weddings! So, we know a thing or two about weddings! 🙂

There are many great DJ song lists out there. Simply doing a Google search for “top wedding reception songs 2023” will bring you thousands of results! Over time, we’ve noticed that many of the songs in our list, below, always packed the dance floor at weddings! Of course, every DJ has his/her own preferred “go-to” songs, and the top songs that are played at weddings and events may also vary by region. 

​Our job, as DJs, is to ensure that our clients and their guests have a great time! We know there are literally millions of songs out there. There may be some great songs that we left off the list, but these are the top songs that we frequently play at weddings. This song has a range of different songs, from different genres and decades, so that all your guests can enjoy dancing to music they love!

Here is our list of the top 25 fun wedding reception songs that get people dancing!

Top 25 Wedding Reception Songs

  1. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” – Whitney Houston
  2. “Dancing Queen” – ABBA
  3. “Yeah” – Usher
  4. “Cupid Shuffle” – Cupid
  5. “September” – Earth, Wind, & Fire
  6. “Sweet Caroline” – Neil Diamond
  7. “Don’t Stop Believing” – Journey
  8. “Mr. Brightside” – The Killers
  9. “Uptown Funk” – Bruno Mars
  10. “Shut Up and Dance” – Walk the Moon
  11. Wobble” – VIC
  12. “Cha Cha Slide” – Mr. C the Slide Man
  13. “I Gotta Feeling” – The Black Eyed Peas
  14. “Hey Ya” – Outkast
  15. Party in the USA” Miley Cyrus
  16. “Friends in Low Places” – Garth Brooks
  17. “Low” Flo Rida
  18. “Wannabe” Spice Girls
  19. “Everybody” – Backstreet Boys
  20. “Living on a Prayer” – Bon Jovi
  21. “Man I Feel Like a Woman” – Shania Twain
  22. “Tennessee Whiskey” Chris Stapleton
  23. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
  24. “Footloose” – Kenny Loggins
  25. “24K Magic” – Bruno Mars

Overall, we play all the music that our clients prefer or ask for, first. If they allow us to take requests, we’ll play those songs, as well, if they fit with the client’s preferences. Some clients may want only Country and Texas Country, while others may want only 90’s, or only Top 40.

We generally recommend that you have a variety of music, since your guests may all have different musical tastes. The above songs are examples of fun wedding reception songs that usually pack the dance floor at weddings here in the Austin and central Texas area; however, these songs are great hits and should pack dance floors all over the country! Happy wedding planning!

– Austin’s Best DJs & Photo Booths

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If you’re looking for ceremony songs, read our non-traditional ceremony songs article for great ideas.


Editor’s Note: This blog was originally written in 2019, but has been updated every 6 months, since then. This has been updated in January 2023.

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!

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