Top 10 Wedding Songs & First Dance Songs in 2018

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The story so far…

Many of us witnessed the much anticipated nuptials of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry back in May this year. The hype in the lead up and the excitement surrounding the royal pairing set 2018 up to be a frenzy of wedding madness and talk of all things marriage! What better time to explore the most popular wedding songs on everyone’s playlist this year. Over the summer, Spotify released the results of the top wedding and first dance songs of 2018 so far. The digital music streaming service has generated the lists from playlists compiled by their users all over the world! The list covers the emotional to dance-floor favourites:

I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do… Top 10 Wedding Songs!

  1. Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
  2. Bruno Mars – “Marry You”
  3. Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
  4. Whitney Houston – “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)”
  5. John Legend – “All of Me”
  6. Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk”
  7. The Temptations – “My Girl”
  8. Christina Perri – “A Thousand Years”
  9. Train – “Marry Me”
  10. Daryl Hall & John Oates – “You Make My Dreams”
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Take to the floor! Top 10 First Dance Songs…

  1. Ed Sheeran – “Perfect”
  2. Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
  3. Etta James – “At Last”
  4. John Legend – “All of Me”
  5. Elvis Presley – “Can’t Help Falling in Love”
  6. Christina Perri – “A Thousand Years”
  7. Ray LaMontagne – “You Are the Best Thing”
  8. Jason Mraz – “I Won’t Give Up”
  9. Ellie Goulding – “How Long Will I Love You”
  10. Ed Sheeran – “Perfect Duet” (Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé)

It came as no surprise to the Music Newcastle musicians that Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and John Legend featured more than once! These artists are the most requested by our customers this year too! The Spotify results also tally with our previous blog Top 5 Wedding Ceremony Piano Songs 2018. Both lists feature the number 1, Christina Perri’s “Thousand Years”, played beautifully HERE on the piano by our very own Mark Deeks!

So do you agree? What would be in your top 10? What songs did you play at your wedding? Tell us! We’d love to hear from YOU

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