60+ Epic Wedding Reception Entrance Songs

60+ Epic Wedding Reception Entrance Songs

We love the moment of anticipation at wedding receptions, when the happy couple are standing outside the room, waiting to be introduced. “Please be upstanding for the happy couple!” someone will shout into a mic, then cue music. But what is the best wedding reception entrance song? How do you choose one that respresents you and your musical taste as a couple, but also sets the tone for what’s to come?

To help you kick off celebrations with an epic tune to really get festivities going, we’ve created a Spotify playlist of 60+ wedding reception entrance songs for you to choose from. From noughties classics to high-energy hits, these are bound to set the tone for the evening and get everyone on their feet. Make sure to check out our other ready-to-go playlists to cover the music portion of your special day, including for your drinks reception and for getting ready on the morning of the wedding.

When you step through those reception doors it will be the first time you’ll make an entrance as a married couple and the occasion deserves a track that reflects you both. It’s also a good idea to choose a song that a lot of your guests are already familiar with and a good crowd pleaser is a great way to raise energy levels and get the party going. So grab your other half, and a bottle of wine and have fun checking out our Spotify playlist below to choose the right song your for epic wedding reception entrance.

Wedding Reception Entrance Playlist

We’re continuously adding new tracks onto our wedding playlists, so if there’s any songs we’ve missed, be sure to let us know!


  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye
  • Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet
  • Last Nite – The Strokes
  • Chicago – Sufjan Stevens
  • Best of My Love – The Emotions
  • Got to Be Real – Cheryl Lynn
  • Let’s Dance – David Bowie
  • Children Of The Revolution – T.Rex
  • Dog Days Are Over – Florence + The  Machine
  • Young Folks – Peter Bjorn and John
  • A-Punk – Vampire Weekend
  • For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder
  • One Day Like This – Elbow
  • I’m Still Standing – Elton John
  • You’re The First, The Last, My Everything – Barry White
  • Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra
  • Feeling Good – Nina Simone
  • War – Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
  • Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
  • Best of My Love – The Emotions
  • Love On Top – Beyoncé
  • 20th Century Boy – T.Rex
  • Howlin’ For You – The Black Keys
  • You Really Got Me – The Kinks
  • Movin’ on Up – Primal Scream
  • Pencil Full of Lead – Paolo Nutini
  • You Make My Dreams (Come True) – Daryl Hall & John Oates
  • Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) – ABBA
  • Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
  • Crazy In Love – Beyoncé, JAY-Z
  • Hey Ya! – Outkast
  • Take A Chance On Me – ABBA
  • Take on Me – a-ha
  • Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
  • Dancing Queen – ABBA
  • Stayin Alive – Bee Gees
  • You’re The One That I Want – From “Grease” – John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
  • Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
  • One Way Or Another – Blondie
  • If You Wanna – The Vaccines
  • Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra
  • Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
  • I’m a Believer – The Monkees
  • Twist And Shout – The Beatles
  • Town Called Malice – The Jam
  • Waterloo – ABBA
  • Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
  • You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon
  • Wouldn’t It Be Nice – The Beach Boys
  • Love Shack – The B-52’s
  • Alright – Supergrass
  • Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – Sunshine on Leith
  • Daydream Believer – The Monkees
  • Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader
  • (Your Loves Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
  • Blame It on the Boogie – The Jacksons
  • It Must Be Love – Madness
  • A Kind Of Magic – Queen
  • This Charming Man – The Smiths
  • Dreams – The Cranberries
  • Dancing On The Ceiling – Lionel Richie
  • I Think We’re Alone Now – Tiffany
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
  • All My Friends – LCD Soundsystem
  • Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams

Get more wedding music ideas here and check out our recommended wedding DJs here!

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