The ultimate dancefloor wedding playlist

Sep 21, 2017 | Weddings

There’s nothing sadder than an empty dancefloor, so use this ultimate wedding playlist to get the party started – and keep it going! (ps if you’re an 80s/90s kid you’ll especially love it)

Most first dances end with the couple beckoning everyone on the dancefloor, with guests stepping in and doing 30 seconds of reluctant dancing before sloping off to the bar. So how do you get everyone on the dancefloor and loving it? Create an awesome wedding playlist full of popular upbeat sings, kicking off with a song that everyone loves. Plying your guests with booze during dinner helps too…

It might sound obvious to choose songs that people love, but so many people choose music they love, which isn’t always mainstream popular. It might seem like a good idea, as it’s your wedding and all, but it’s a real downer when the music’s pumping but no one’s dancing because they just don’t love gangster rap. Now we’re not talking Celebrate and September and all that stuff, we’re talking a good bit of cheesy pop – it’s all good fun!

So as much as it might pain you to have Taylor Swift on your wedding playlist (come on, it’s everyone’s secret fave, admit it!), it will guarantee the dancefloor is full!

I recently shot Amy and Martin’s wedding at Hampton Court and one of the best things about it was the absolutely perfect playlist. Guests were boogying from well before the first dance and didn’t stop for a second until the lights went up. There wasn’t a single moment when the dancefloor was anything less than rammed. So I stole their playlist! Want your dancefloor full all night? Scroll on and hit up their exact playlist!

So if you want your wedding guests dancing all night long, here’s Amy and Martin’s wedding playlist!

Here’s a link to the Spotify playlist and below is a list to give your DJ

Backstreet Boys // Everybody
Mark Ronson // Uptown Funk
Taylor Swift // Shake it Off
Britney Spears // Baby One More Time
Montell Jordan // This is How We Do It
Outkast // Hey Ya
Christina Aguilera // Dirrty
Queen // Don’t Stop Me Now
Lady Gaga // Just dance
Blur // Song 2
Spice Girls // Wannabe
Michael Jackson // Thriller
Valerie // Amy Winehouse
Mr Brightside // The Killers
Wheatus // Teenage Dirtbag
Breakfast at Tiffanys // Deep Blue Something
Lovefool // The Cardigans
Kiss Me Sixpence // none the richer
You can’t hurry love // phil Collins
Every little thing she does is magic // Police
Oh Pretty Woman // Roy Orbison
Brown eyed girl // van morrison
My Girl // The temptations
I got you babe // Sonny and Cher
Build me up buttercup//  The foundations
Walking on Sunshine // Katrina and the waves
Love shack // B52s
Come on Eileen // Dexy Midnight runners
All night long // Lionel Ritchie
I wanna dance with somebody // Whitney Houston
Dancing Queen // Abba
9 to 5 // Dolly Parton
Summer of 69 // Bryan Adams
Don’t stop me now // Queen
Living on prayer // bon jovi
Dont stop believing // journey
Billie jean // MJ
Like a prayer // Madonna
Wannabe // spice girls
toxic // Britney Spears
dirrty // christina aguilera
Mysterious girl // peter andre
reach // s club 7
mmmbop // hanson
year 3000 // busted
keep moving // 5ive
bye bye bye // nsync
everybody // backstreet boys
fill me in // craig david
no scrubs // tlc
like i love you // Justin Timberlake
dance wiv me // dizzy rascal
pass out // tinie temper
crazy in love // beyonce
hips dont lie // shakira
last friday night // katy perry
call me maybe//  carly rae
Blurred lines // bobbin thicke
get lucky // daft punk
happy // pharrell
sorry // justin B
I gotta feeling // black eyed peas
we found love // rihanna
Single ladies // beyonce
bad blood // taylor swift
hey ya // outkast
valerie // mark ronson
mr brightside // the killers
sk8er boi // avril
lifestyles of the rich and famous // good charlotte
in too deep // sum 41
all the small things // blink 182
teenage dirtbag // wheatus
just a day // feeder
last nite // the strokes
seven nation army // the white stripes
i bet you look good on the dance floor // artic monkeys
are you gonna be my girl // jet
sex on fire // kings of leon
best of you // foofighters
numb // linken park
tribute // tenacious d
chop suey // system of the down
Don’t look back in anger // oasis
common people // pulp
you’ve got the love // Florence and the machine
Last song // Pure shores // all saints


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