269 Greatest 2000’s Wedding Songs to Add to Your Playlist

269 Greatest 2000's Wedding Songs

The year 2000 brought us many things — like the Y2K bug, “Bart to the Future” episode of The Simpsons, and perhaps most famously, some top-notch songs for your wedding day.

Yes, wedding planning can be stressful for couples, but when you have a game plan for how to tackle things it can make it a lot easier.

Plus, singing some of these great ’00s wedding songs together will make this big day even sweeter. Today, we deliver a symphony of the greatest 2000’s wedding songs to ever exist.

44 Sweet 2000’s First Dance Songs

first dance 2000 wedding songs

2000 was a really good year for songs that can be used for the First Dance song. There were many great hit songs and many of them can be used to dance to on your wedding day.

So, here is a list of the top First Dance songs from 2000.

  1. Im Yours – Jason Mraz
  2. Halo – Beyonce
  3. Lucky– Jason Mraz feat Colbie Caillat
  4. A moment like this – Kelly Clarkson
  5. A Thousand Miles – Vanessa Carlton
  6. These Words – Natasha Bedingfield
  7. My Boo– Alicia Keys
  8. Say You Won’t Let Go—James Arthur
  9. Make You Feel My Love—Adele
  10. Bleeding Love —Leona Lewis
  11. Love Story – by Taylor Swift
  12. I Could Not Ask For More – Sara Evans
  13. By Your Side – Sade
  14. Baby, I’m Yours – Arctic Monkeys
  15. Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You – John Lloyd Young
  16. My Favourite Book – Stars
  17. Angels – Robin Thicke
  18. I Could Not Ask For More – Sara Evans
  19. Starlight – Muse
  20. You Make It Real – James Morrison
  21. Run – Leona Lewis
  22. Beautiful Day – U2
  23. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Ingrid Michaelson
  24. Just Say Yes – Snow Patrol
  25. I’m Yours – The Script
  26. Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
  27. Roll Away Your Stone – Mumford and Sons
  28. You Give Me Something – James Morrison
  29. Everything – Michael Buble
  30. At Last – Beyonce
  31. The Blower’s Daughter – Damien Rice
  32. The Dog Days Are Over – Florence And The Machine
  33. I Giorni – Ludovico Einaudi
  34. Picture – Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow
  35. You & Me – Lifehouse
  36. How You Remind Me – Nickelback
  37. Better Together – Jack Johnson
  38. You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
  39. Rule The World – Take That
  40. Picture – Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow
  41. With Arms Wide Open – Creed
  42. One Day Like This – Elbow
  43. Better – Tom Baxter
  44. The Rising – Bruce Springsteen

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas chose Roberta Flack song “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face for their first dance.

Check other Beyoncé wedding songs to walk down the aisle!

50 Best RnB Wedding Songs From the Year 2000

This RnB wedding song list features the top 52 RnB love songs for your wedding to help make your special day even more romantic and memorable.

couple dancing at the wedding

  1. With You – Chris Brown
  2. Always be my Baby – Mariah Carey
  3. Then – Brad Paisley
  4. Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  5. You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
  6. Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
  7. Hero – Enrique Iglesias
  8. You Sang To Me – Marc Anthony
  9. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyonce
  10. Glamorous – Fergie feat. Ludacris
  11. Umbrella – Rihanna feat. Jay-Z
  12. We Belong Together – Mariah Carey
  13. 1, 2 Step – Ciara feat. Missy Elliott
  14. Crazy In Love – Beyonce
  15. Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake
  16. Let Me Love You – Mario
  17. Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
  18. Where The Party At? – Jagged Edge w/ Nelly
  19. Family Affair – Mary J Blige
  20. Let’s Get Married – Jagged Edge
  21. Thank God I Found You – Mariah Carey feat. Joe & 98 Degrees
  22. Always on Time – Ashanti ft. Ja Rule
  23. Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
  24. Be Without You – Mary J Blige
  25. Endless Love – Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
  26. No Air – Jordin Sparks
  27. Music – Eric Sermon ft Marvin Gaye
  28. This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole
  29. Hold Back The River – James Bay
  30. Take a Bow – Rihanna
  31. For Real – Amel Larrieux
  32. The One You Need – Megan Rochell
  33. Long Way to Go – Cassie
  34. Green Light – John Legend
  35. Danger – Erykah Badu
  36. The Fact Is (I Need You) – Jill Scott
  37. Promise – Ciara
  38. Bed – J Holiday
  39. I’m a Mess – Anthony Hamilton
  40. Love of My Life – Brian McKnight
  41. When I see You _ Fantasia
  42. Wifey – Next
  43. Get It Shawty – Lloyd
  44. Need U Bad – Jazmine Sullivan
  45. You Rock My World – Michael Jackson
  46. Spotlight – Jennifer Hudson
  47. Ordinary People – John Legend
  48. Let Me Love You _ Mario
  49. If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
  50. I’m Still in Love With You – Sean Paul ft Sasha

Whitney Houston is a favorite in Wedding songs.

Don’t forget to check these easy piano songs to play at the wedding!

52 HIP-HOP Wedding Songs from the 2000s

I was born in the 80s, so I grew up listening to 90s music. But the past decade had some amazing hip-hop songs.

Check out this playlist of hip-hop wedding songs from the 2000s that will keep your guests on the dance floor.

Bride and groom dancing to 2000's wedding songs
  1. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
  2. Right Round – Flo Rida
  3. Whatever You Like – T.I.
  4. Get Low – Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz & Ying Yang Twins
  5. Low – Flo Rida
  6. Lose Yourself – Eminem
  7. Yeah – Usher
  8. Shots – LMFAO Featuring Lil Jon
  9. Stronger – Kanye West
  10. In da Club – 50 Cent
  11. The Real Slim Shady – Eminem
  12. Say Aah -Trey Songz
  13. Crank Dat – Soulja Boy
  14. Blame it – Jamie Foxx
  15. Fergalicious – Fergie
  16. Gold Digger – Kanye west Feta Jamie Foxx
  17. Paper Planes – MIA
  18. Let’s Get It Started – Black Eyed Peas
  19. Hey Ya! – OutKast
  20. Right Round – Flo Rida
  21. Wobble – V.I.C.
  22. Ride Wit Me – Nelly feat. St. Lunatics
  23. Down – Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne
  24. Drop to like its hot – Snoop Dog, Pharell Williams
  25. Happy – Pharell Williams
  26. Salt Shaker – Ying Yang Twins, Lil Jon , East Side
  27. Party Like a Rockstar – Radio Edit, Shop Boys
  28. Stan – Eminem feat. Dido
  29. The Cool Thing to Do – Soul Position
  30. Swagga Like Us – Feat. Kanye West & Lil Wayne – T.I. & Jay-Z
  31. Hot In Herre – Nelly
  32. Dr. Carter – Lil Wayne
  33. Daydreamin – Lupe Fiasco (ft. Jill Scott)
  34. Dreams – The Game
  35. Black Mags – The Cool Kids
  36. Throw some D’s – Rich Boy
  37. Many Men – 50 Cent
  38. Big Pimpin – Jay Z ft UGK
  39. Flashing Lights – Kanye West ft Dwele
  40. Rubber Band Man – TI
  41. Ms. Jackson – Outkast
  42. Lose Yourself – Eminem
  43. Ether – Nas
  44. Touch the Sky – Kanye West ft Lupe Fiasco
  45. Get Ya Freak On – Missy Elliott
  46. Diamonds – Kanye West ft Sierra Leon
  47. What You Know – TI
  48. You Can Have Whateva You Like – TI
  49. Int’l Player’s Anthem -UGK
  50. The Light – Common
  51. This is How We Roll – Florida Georgia Line
  52. I Will Always Love You _ Whitney Houston

Check: Best Old Wedding Songs

Top 40 Greatest POP Song of 2000

To get the married couple and party guests grooving, these Pop songs from the 2000s are perfect wedding music.

bride dancing with her groom

  1. Party In The USA – Miley Cyrus
  2. Tik Tok – Ke$ha
  3. Bubbly – Colbie Caillat
  4. Everything – Michael Buble
  5. The Sweet Escape – Gwen Stefani
  6. Save The Last Dance For Me – Michael Buble
  7. Little Wonders – Rob Thomas
  8. Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield
  9. Get The Party Started – P!nk
  10. Thank You – Dido
  11. Bye Bye Bye – N Sync
  12. Hips Don’t Lie – Shakira ft. Wyclef Jean
  13. Get Busy – Sean Paul
  14. Caught Up – Usher
  15. Pon De Replay – Rihanna
  16. Beautiful – Akon ft. Colby O’Donis, Kardinal Offishall
  17. The shape of my Heart –Backstreet Boys
  18. What a Girl Wants – Christina Aguilera
  19. Fireflies – Owl City
  20. Feedback _ Janet Jackson
  21. Closer – Neyo
  22. Sweet Dreams – Beyonce
  23. Stacy’s Mom – Fountains of Wayne
  24. Breathe – Faith Hill
  25. Whenever, Wherever – Shakira
  26. Piece of Me – Britney Spears
  27. Bye Bye Bye – NSYNC
  28. I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry
  29. Hella Good – No Doubt
  30. So What – P!nk
  31. Music – Madonna
  32. Knock You Down – Kerri Hilson, Kanye West , Neyo
  33. Where is the Love – Black Eyed Peas
  34. Holla Back Girl – Gwen Stefani
  35. Complicated – Avril Lavigne
  36. Try Again – Aaliyah
  37. Promiscuous – Nelly Furtado
  38. Just Dance – Lady Gaga feat Colby O’Donis
  39. Sexy Back – Justin Timberlake feat Krayzie Bone
  40. Most Girls – P!nk

41 Best ROCK Songs of 2000

The very best songs from 2000 include some of the greatest releases from that time period in rock history.

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Some of the most iconic songs from this era are “No Matter What” by Papa Roach and “I Need You” by Saving Abel, but there are plenty more awesome wedding rock songs from 2000 listed here as well.

  1. November Rain—Guns N’ Roses
  2. Home – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  3. Viva La Vida – Coldplay
  4. The Book of Love—The Magnetic Fields
  5. 2000 Light Years Away—Green Day
  6. Maps– Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  7. First Day of My Life– Bright Eyes
  8. The Only Exception– Paramore
  9. Without You– My Darkest Days
  10. Feel Good Drag– Anberlin
  11. No Matter What– Papa Roach
  12. You and Me– Lifehouse
  13. I Need You– Saving Abel
  14. Apocalyptic Love– Slash (Featuring Myles Kennedy)
  15. Here’s To Us– Halestorm
  16. The Diary of Jane– Breaking Benjamin
  17. The Reason– Hoobastank
  18. Don’t Go– Bring Me The Horizon
  19. Say You’ll Haunt Me– Stone Sour
  20. I’ll Follow You– Shinedown
  21. I Believe In A Thing Called Love- The Darkness
  22. My Heart– Paramore
  23. Snuff– Slipknot
  24. Waiting For You– Grizfolk
  25. Best Is Yet To Come– Red
  26. I Will Possess Your Heart– Death Cab For Cutie
  27. I Will Follow You Into The Dark– Death Cab For Cutie
  28. When You’re Gone- Avril Lavigne
  29. Love Heals– W.E.T.
  30. The People That We Love– Bush
  31. This Love– Maroon 5
  32. When I’m Gone– 3 Doors Down
  33. That Kiss– Courteeners
  34. Baby Loves Me– Tomorrow Morning
  35. Warmness on the Soul– Avenged Sevenfold
  36. What I Have To Offer– Eels
  37. Without You– Hinder
  38. Toothpaste Kisses– The Maccabees
  39. She Will Be Loved– Maroon 5
  40. Somebody Loves You– Eels
  41. Yellow – Coldplay

42 Greatest 2000’s COUNTRY Wedding Songs

If you are looking for a list of the best country wedding songs, you’ve come to the right place.

@bridaltok My top 5 country wedding songs! #fyp #wedding #countrymusic #weddinginspo #TikTokGGT #firstdance #weddinginspiration ♬ Making Memories Of Us – Keith Urban

Here’s our list of the top 50 country songs of 2000.

  1. Forever and for Always – Shania Twain
  2. She’s More -Andy Griggs
  3. Cowboy Take Me Away – Dixie Chicks
  4. Feel That Fire – Dierks Bentley
  5. Just Got Started Lovin’ You – James Otto
  6. I Breathe In, I Breathe Out – Chris Cagle
  7. Let Me – Pat Green
  8. I Loved Her First – Heart Land
  9. The One – Gary Allan
  10. Raining on Sunday – ​Keith Urban
  11. Must Be Doin’ Something Right – Billy Currington
  12. When I Said I Do – Clint Black and Lisa Hartman
  13. Making Memories of Us – Keith Urban
  14. Your Man – Josh Turner
  15. Come a Little Closer – Dierks Bentley
  16. Lost in This Moment – Big & Rich
  17. Fall Into Me – Emerson Drive
  18. How Do You Like Me Now? – Toby Keith
  19. That’s the Way – Jo Dee Messina
  20. The Best Day – George Strait
  21. My Best Friend – Tim McGraw
  22. It’s a Great Day to Be Alive – Travis Tritt
  23. Don’t Happen Twice – Kenny Chesney
  24. I’m Already There – Lonestar
  25. One More Day – Diamond Rio
  26. Beautiful Mess – Diamond Rio
  27. What It Means – Drive-By Truckers
  28. Colder Weather – Zac Brown Band
  29. Three Wooden Crosses – Randy Travis
  30. Ring – Garry Allan
  31. Shiloh – Darryl Worley
  32. Beautiful Every Time – Lee Brice
  33. I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
  34. I Love You – Martina McBride
  35. The Way You Love Me – Faith Hill
  36. I Cross My Heart – George Strait
  37. Amazed – Lonestar
  38. I Do (Cherish You) – Mark Wills
  39. When You Say Nothing At All – Allison Krauss
  40. Take My Breath Away – Jessica Simpson
  41. Forever And Ever, Amen – Randy Travis
  42. Heaven – Kane Brown


Quite frankly, that’s a lot of songs. But, hey, this makes it easier to get a perfect playlist for your wedding. And now, let’s look at some of the most popular questions about 2000’s wedding songs.

What Is Special About Wedding Songs From the 2000s? 

Wedding songs from the 2000s are so much more relatable to younger audiences than vintage songs from further back in the past because they grew up listening to or at least hearing these songs. Most young members of your audience will be able to recognize and even sing along to many of your 2000s wedding songs, and that adds to the celebratory spirit of the day. 

Additionally, 2000s songs also feature newer musical trends, both in terms of musical instrumentation, songwriting, and artistic ideals, making them very refreshing to listen to. And if you love the indie rock, grime, and new garage rock genres, the 2000s will be your musical home. 

Why Did the 2000s Change Music So Much? 

Previous decades of cold and hot war, economic problems, and much sadness made it so that artists had to respond with music tilted more towards positivity and exploring new artistic concepts. You can think of it as the world trying a musically positive outlook. This is why the 2000s contain a lot of upbeat romantic songs that are good for weddings.

Which 2000s Songs Can I Use at My Wedding?

Your choice of songs from the 2000s should depend primarily on your tastes. Naturally, most of them should be romantic, cheerful melodies celebrating love and relationships. However, especially for lively general dance moments, you might want to go with some songs not explicitly about romance but just about joy and having a good time. It is a good day, after all. 

Take Away

With so many great songs coming out during the first few years of the 21st century, there were plenty of options to choose from when making this list.

It wasn’t easy compiling this list of 2000 wedding songs with so many great options to choose from.

But I am sure these are some of the greatest and they will make a great addition to your wedding playlist.


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