I’ve decided that the top 40 posts can be monthly, since there are only 2-3 songs added to the charts each week, and much of the time they are not wedding appropriate. So here are the favorites from August. And by favorites, I mean songs you might like to use at your wedding. Not my personal favorites. See comments.
Chenin Boutwell via Wedding Chicks
1. Play Hard – David Guetta
Fun for dancing. Not much more to be said for this one.
2. Everything Has Changed – Taylor Swift
I was a big fan of Taylor’s in the past. Recently I feel her music has taken a serious turn for the worse. Despite that, this is a sweet song with some pretty harmonies. I can get on board with this one. A good one for cocktail/dinner time.
3. Still Into You – Paramore
This song has one of those in between tempos that makes it challenging to place at a wedding. Too loud/fast for cocktail hour, and not quite loud/fast enough for dancing. This could be a cute recessional song or party entrance for a couple who loves Paramore, or a long lasting couple getting married. “After all this time, I’m still into you.”
4. Take Back The Night – Justin Timberlake
Everyone loves JT, but this one also has an awkward tempo. (And that 70’s feel that kills me – I don’t know why we’re bringing that back.) It’s a fun song but it might be a bit too slow for your guests to dance to. Fair warning.
5. Best Song Ever – One Direction
For One Direction fans. Which I am not. Different stokes for different folks. No judgment. Just didn’t want to leave it out in case you think it’s… the best song ever.
6. True Love – Pink
I wasn’t going to list this one but I changed my mind. I’m guessing most couples won’t want this song at their wedding. Any song that starts out “Sometimes I hate every single stupid word you say, sometimes I wanna slap you in your whole face” is usually not going to be a top contender for a wedding song. But hey, it’s a love song. And like I said, different strokes.
7. First Time – Jonas Brothers
Ok, I’m sensing a pattern here. Again, not a Jonas Brothers fan. I suppose Top 40 is not my genre. However, this is where most of the current dance songs come from, so it’s worth sharing. And I try not to limit this blog to MY favorites only. This is for you, and your wedding. So here’s a Jonas Brothers love song for your special day. Enjoy.
Check out the full list of Top 40 songs (including those not listed here) on our Top 40 Spotify playlist.
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