Some good dance songs for weddings include "Feel This Moment" by Pitbull featuring Christina Aguilera, "Love You Like a Love Song" by Selena Gomez & The Scene and "At Last" by Etta James. Wedding songs should include genres enjoyed by all guests, from fast-paced pop songs to classic hits.
Good songs to be played during the newlywed's first dance include "Overjoyed" by Matchbox Twenty," "Lovesong" by Adele and "Kiss Me" by Ed Sheeran.
Songs to be played after a slow song to get guests moving again are "Don't Tell 'Em" by Jeremih featuring YG, "Diamonds" by Rihanna and "Where Them Girls At" by David Guetta featuring Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj. Examples of dance songs for beach wedding celebrations include "Suddenly Last Summer" by the Motels, "Love is the Seventh Wave" by Sting and "Under the Boardwalk" by the Drifters. Dance music for destination weddings include "Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffet and "Vacation" by the Go-Gos.
According to TheKnot.com, there are some wedding songs couples should skip because they are unpopular, too common or overdone at receptions. Songs to avoid include "The Chicken Dance," "Celebration" by Kool and the Gang and "We are Family" by Sister Sledge.