217+ Top Hits ’90s Dance Songs for Weddings

Electronic instruments, fresh soundscapes with the influence of pop, hip hop, urban, and more – and a host of young artists and bands who are music icons – that’s what the 90’s music scene looked like. The music of that decade is still fresh in our memories, and the 90’s kids getting married now use songs of that decade in their wedding ceremonies. That’s why I’ve put together a list of 90s wedding songs for you.

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50 ’90s Best Wedding Songs List

Back in the 90s, songs of different genres struck a chord in the hearts of people. Different types of music, from fast and peppy tunes to soft and meaningful tracks, marked the decade.

happy married couple dancing

If you are a fan of that iconic era of music and would like to use some of these beautiful love songs on your wedding day – we have the perfect songs for a wedding playlist for you! Take a look at my favorite wedding ceremony songs with popular songs for music selections for your special day!   

  1. Ray of Light Madonna
  2. Groove Is In the Heart Dee Lite
  3. Believe” – Cher
  4. What Is Love” – Haddaway
  5. Livin’ la Vida Loca” – Ricky Martin
  6. Waiting for Tonight” – Jennifer Lopez (J Lo)
  7. Vogue” – Madonna
  8. Mambo No. 5 (a Little Bit of…)” – Lou Bega
  9. You Get What You Give” – New Radicals
  10. Wannabe” – Spice Girls
  11. Semi-Charmed Life” – Third Eye Blind
  12. …Baby One More Time” – Britney Spears
  13. Bailamos” – Enrique Iglesias
  14. Mowtownphilly” – Boyz ll Men
  15. You Were Meant for Me” – Jewel
  16. I Love You Always Forever” – Donna Lewis
  17. More Than Words” – Extreme
  18. Beauty and the Beast” – Céline Dion & Peabo Bryson
  19. I’ll Be” – Edwin McCain
  20. Endless Love” – Mariah Carey & Luther Vandross
  21. Rush Rush”Paula Abdul
  22. Baby, Baby” – Amy Grant
  23. Weak” – SWV
  24. Because You Loved Me” – Celine Dion
  25. Now and Forever” – Richard Marx
  26. Only Wanna Be With You” – Hootie & The Blowfish
  27. Can You Feel The Love Tonight” – Elton John
  28. I’ll Be There for You (Theme song from Friends)” – The Rembrandts
  29. Spend My LifeEric Bene
  30. I’m Getting Used To You” – Selena
  31. “2 Become 1” – Spice Girls
  32. Back At OneBrian McKnight
  33. Keeper Of The StarsTracy Byrd
  34. Bell Biv DevoePoison
  35. “Feels Like Home”Chantal Kreviazuk
  36. Pony” – Ginuwine
  37. Here Comes the Hotstepper” – Ini Kamoze
  38. C’Mon N’ Ride It (The Train)” – Quad City DJ’s
  39. Tubthumping” – Chumbawamba
  40. Men In Black” – Will Smith
  41. Barbie Girl” – Aqua
  42. “Kiss From a Rose”Seal
  43. “Livin’ On Love” Alan Jackson
  44. “It’s Your Love” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
  45. I Do (Cherish You)” – 90° (98 Degrees)
  46. Tonight” – New Kids On The Block
  47. I’ll Stand By You The Pretenders
  48. Angel Of MineMonica
  49. Save The Best For Last” – Vanessa Williams
  50. “Into My Arms” – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Related: Romantic Country Wedding Songs

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50 ’90s Wedding First Dance Songs

The first dance at a wedding ceremony is a beautiful moment that can move everyone present at the ceremony. This special moment of intimacy demands some romantic songs for couples that will be perfect for the ceremony.

bride and groom dancing to the tune of black wedding songs

If you want 90’s wedding songs for your first dance, you can take a look at the fun, upbeat, and happening list that we have curated. I’m sure that you will find the biggest songs on this song list, and the perfect wedding song for the dance!

  1. Larger Than Life” – Backstreet Boys
  2. Tearin’ Up My Heart” – *NSYNC
  3. Step – Step” – New Kids On the Block
  4. MMMBop” – Hanson
  5. As Long as You Love Me” – Backstreet Boys
  6. I Do (Cherish You)” – 90° (98 Degrees)
  7. “Wonderwall” Oasis
  8. Everyboy (Backstreet’s Back)” – Backstreet Boys
  9. I Want It That Way” – Backstreet Boys
  10. I Want You Back” – *NSYNC
  11.  “Bad Boys (Theme from COPS)” – Inner Circle
  12. Kiss Me” – Sixpence None the Richer
  13. Praise You” – Fatboy Slim
  14. I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” – The Proclaimers
  15. What’s Up?” – 4 Non Blondes
  16. Torn” – Natalie Imbruglia
  17. Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” – Crash Test Dummies
  18. Dreamlover” – Mariah Carey
  19. All That She Wants” – Ace of Base
  20. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” – Green Day
  21. One Week” – Barenaked Ladies
  22. Ba-, I Love Your Way” – Big Mountain
  23. There She Goes” – The La’s
  24. Jump, Jive an’ Wail” – The Brian Setzer Orchestra
  25. Only Wanna Be With You” – Hootie & The Blowfish
  26. Kiss from a Rose” – Seal 
  27. No Rain” – Blind Melon
  28. All My Life” – K-Ci & JoJo
  29. I Finally Found Someone Barbra Streisand & Bryan Adams
  30. Two Princes” – Spin Doctors
  31. “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” – Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwoʻole
  32. Informer” – B*Witched
  33. Killing Me Softly” – Fugees
  34. Man! I Feel Like A Woman” – Shania Twain
  35. Amazed” – Lonestar
  36. Achy Breaky Heart” – Billy Ray Cyrus
  37. That Don’t Impress Me Much” – Shania Twain
  38. Chattahoochee” – Alan Jackson
  39. Watermelon Crawl” – Tracy -rd
  40. Boot Scootin’ Boogie” – Brooks & Dunn
  41. I Adore Mi Amor” – Color Me Badd
  42. Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” – Backstreet Boys
  43. All 4 Love” – Color Me Badd
  44. Love of a Lifetime – Firehouse
  45. “Truly Madly Deeply” – Savage Garden
  46. A Whole New WorldPeabo Bryson & Regina Belle
  47. (Everything I Do) I Do It For YouBryan Adams
  48. Hand In My Pocket” – Alanis Morissette
  49. Will Always Love YouWhitney Houston
  50. Cantaloop” – Us3

CHECK: 70s Wedding Songs

40 Best ’90s Slow Dance Songs – Wedding Playlist

If you don’t want to go with peppy songs for the first dance and take a slightly traditional route, there are plenty of slow dance songs for you.

bride and groom having a romantic wedding dance

The 90s was the era that gave us some memorable soft tracks with melodious soundscapes and romance. If you love 90s love songs, check out the popular love song list below to find the inspiration for the perfect playlist to use during this memorable moment!

  1. I’ll Make Love to You” – Boyz ll Men
  2. Nothing Compares 2 U” – Sinéad O’Connor
  3. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” – Aerosmith 
  4. My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from “Titanic”)” – Céline Dion
  5. Always” – Bon Jovi
  6. Secret Garden” – Bruce Springsteen
  7. Crash Into Me” – Dave Matthews Band
  8. I Swear” – All-4-One
  9. You’re Still the One” – Shania Twain
  10. Brick” – Ben Folds Five
  11. A Song for Mama” – Boyz ll Men
  12. One Sweet Day” – Mariah Carey
  13. Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?” – Bryan Adams
  14. Crazy” – Aerosmith
  15. End of the Road” – Boyz ll Men
  16. I’ll Be There” – Mariah Carey
  17. “03’ Bonnie & Clyde”Beyoncé and Jay Z
  18. “Let’s Get Married”Jagged Edge
  19. Just a Girl” – No Doubt
  20. Supermodel” – Jill Sobule 
  21. Every Morning” – Sugar Ray
  22. The Sign” – Ace of Base
  23. Lovefool” – The Cardigans
  24. Say My Name” – Destiny’s Child
  25. Waterfalls” – TLC
  26. Don’t Speak” – No Doubt
  27. Walking in Memphis” – Marc Cohn
  28. Another Night” – Real McCoy
  29. Remember the Time” – Michael Jackson
  30. Freedom! ’90” – George Michael
  31. Steal My Sunshine” – LEN
  32. I’ll Be Missing you” – Puff Daddy
  33. Whatta Man” – En Vougue & Salt-N-Pepa
  34. How Bizarre” – OMC
  35. Loser” – Beck
  36. Thank You” – Dido
  37. Closing Time” – Semisonic 
  38. All I Wanna Do” – Sheryl Crow
  39. Where It’s At” – Beck
  40. Losing My Religion” – R.E.M.

Check: 80s Wedding Songs

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30 ’90s Hip-Hop Songs for a Wedding Recessional

If you are looking for the right songs for your wedding music, finding the perfect recessional song may be a little challenging.

But don’t worry – and go with 90’s hip hop songs that offer groove and joy and can set a modern and fun mood for your recessional.

the bride and her family dancing together

Today, I have a fun list. Take a look!

  1. Jump Around” – House of Pain
  2. Ba- Got Back” – Sir Mix-A Lot
  3. Nuthin’ but a G Thang (feat. Snoop Dogg)” – Dr. Dre
  4. California Love” – 2Pac
  5. Too Close” – Next
  6. Intergalactic” – Beastie Boys
  7. Mo Money Mo Problems (feat. Mase & Puff Daddy)” – The Notorious B.I.G.
  8. Who Am I (What’s My Name)?” – Snoop Dogg
  9. O.P.P.” – Naughty – Nature
  10. Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)” – JAY-Z
  11. Feels So Good” – Mase
  12. Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” – Will Smith
  13. Whoomp! There It Is” – Tag Team
  14. Jump” – Kris Kross
  15. Now That We Found Love” – Heavy D & The Boyz
  16. Poison” – Bel Biv Devoe
  17. My Name Is” – Eminem
  18. Ice Ice Ba-” – Vanilla Ice
  19. Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg)” – Warren G
  20. No Diggity (feat. Dr. Dre & Queen Pen)” – Blackstreet
  21. Hypnotize” – The Notorious B.I.G.
  22. 3 am” – Matchbox Twenty
  23. Red Dragon Tattoo” – Fountains Of Wayne
  24. Prisoner of Society” – The Living End
  25. November Rain” – Gun N’ Roses
  26. To Be With You” – Mr. Big
  27. Basket CaseGreen Day
  28. Santeria” – Sublime
  29. Are You Gonna Go My Way” – Lenny Kravitz
  30. All the Small Things” – Blink-182
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Best 90s Wedding Songs Of All Time – Top 45 List

There’s no era of music that can beat the 90s when it comes to love songs. From fast and hard rock to the slower-paced r&b, this era has a vast collection of 90s wedding songs for you to choose from. Now let’s take a look at the 45 top 90s wedding songs of all time.

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1. “Save the Best for Last” by Vanessa Williams

Amazing lyrics: “Sometimes the snow comes down in June/Sometimes the sun goes around the moon”

Your wedding playlist will have an enchanting effect on your guest with this beautiful love song. It’s so magical and has a 90s nostalgia vibe to it.

2. “As Long as You Love Me” by Backstreet Boys

Amazing lyrics: “I don’t care who you are/Where you’re from/What you did/As long as you love me”

Want to tell your partner how unconditional your life is? This song would speak volumes where words can’t. It’s a song that evokes golden memories.

3. “Amazed” by Lonestar

Amazing lyrics: “I’ve never been this close to anyone or anything/I can hear your thoughts, I can see your dreams”

Marriage is two souls becoming one, this song is a perfect reminder of such bond. Playing this emotional ballad will have everyone teary-eyed on your big day.

4. “Because You Loved Me” by Celine Dion

Amazing lyrics: “You gave me wings and made me fly/You touched my hand, I could touch the sky”

“Because You Loved Me” was made for the film ‘Up Close & Personal’ in 1996. It’s a tear-jerking masterpiece about being grateful for a love that makes us stronger and happier. It’s the perfect wedding song!

5. “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” by Elton John

Amazing lyrics: “And can you feel the love tonight?/It is where we are/It’s enough for this wide-eyed wanderer/That we got this far”

I’m sure you recognize this ageless tune from the Disney classic “The Lion King”. They say that your wedding day will be the most magical day of your life, this classic will invoke feelings of love and nostalgia from everyone in attendance.

6. “The Power of Love” – Céline Dion

Amazing lyrics: “When the world outside’s too much to take/That all ends when I’m with you”

Is a 90s playlist even complete without a Céline Dion song? This hit is about the strength of love to overcome and has become a wedding must play for decades now.

7. “Everything I Do, I Do it for You” by Bryan Adams

Amazing lyrics: “Take me as I am/Take my life/I would give it all”

This song doesn’t need any introduction, it’s been a wedding staple for decades. It’s calm and tender, and there’s a sense of a grand romantic gesture in it all. So add it to the song list!

8. “I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain

Amazing lyrics: “The strands in your eyes that color them wonderful/Stop me and steal my breath”

Talk about growing old with your partner and getting better by the day, “I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain will tell this to perfection. Plus your guests will love this song. Who doesn’t?

9. “Endless Love” by Mariah Carey & Luther Vandross

Amazing lyrics: “Taking me higher and higher/Endless love, you’re endless love/Touching me now, reaching my soul”

This song is a classic that will never get old. Songs like this that are so emotional, with beautiful and powerful lyrics are the best fit for your wedding playlist.

10. “More Than Words” by Extreme

Amazing lyrics: “Saying “I love you” is not the words I want to hear from you/It’s not that I want you not to say, but if you only knew”

“More Than Words” is a classic rock song that has been covered by many artists and it remains a popular choice for weddings.

11. “Breathe Again” by Toni Braxton

Amazing lyrics: “I promise you I promise you that/I shall never breathe again/Breathe again, breathe again”

The lyrics are simple but powerful and the song’s melody is catchy. “Breathe Again” is a classic R&B that remains a wedding playlist must pick.

12. “I’ll Make Love To You” by Boyz II Men

Amazing lyrics: “Girl, I wanna make love to you/All night long/Hold you tight, ’til the morning light”

This soulful ballad could be the perfect choice for a first or last dance. The lyrics are full of passion and the song’s melody is beautiful.

13. “Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden

Amazing lyrics: “I’m so sorry, but I can’t help falling in love with you/I’ve tried to resist, but it’s useless to try”

This song is all about how timeless love is and how you never get tired of loving someone every day. This song will send the perfect song to your partner as you begin your journey of love together. 

14. “From This Moment On” by Shania Twain

Amazing lyrics: “From this moment, as long as I live, I will love you”

This one’s about devoting the rest of your life to a loving partner. It radiates the warmth of true love. You might want to consider it as a ceremony song.

15. “On Bended Knees” by Boyz II Men

Amazing lyrics: “Kneel down on one knee/swear that you’ll be true/Let me be the one you love/For all eternity”

The soulful lyrics are full of emotion and the song’s melody is beautiful. “On Bended Knees” is one of Boyz II Men’s most popular songs and it remains a classic today.

16. “I Can’t Help Falling In Love” by UB40

Amazing lyrics: “As the river flows gently to the sea/Darling so we go, some things are meant to be”

“I Can’t Help Falling In Love” is no stranger to weddings and it’s known as a wedding song nowadays. It might be a meaningful choice.

17. “I Do Cherish You” by 98°

Amazing lyrics: “It’s beyond my control/I’ve waited so long to say this to you”

Screaming out “I do!” during your wedding ceremony is the part most couples anticipate the most. Let this song show your eagerness.

18. “Something About The Way You Look Tonight” by Elton John

Amazing lyrics: “But in the moonlight, you just shine like a beacon on the bay”

Choosing “Something About the Way You Look Tonight” for a first dance will definitely make your big day feel like a romantic ball scene from a movie.

19. “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain

Amazing lyrics: “Looks like we made it/Look how far we’ve come, my baby”

This is the perfect ceremony song for a love story that has lasted through the years and come out stronger. This melody will invoke nostalgic feelings in everyone, it’s an ageless classic.

20. “Saving Forever For You” by Shanice 

Amazing lyrics: “You’ll be my world as long as there’s a world turning round/And you’ll be my heaven, baby

This tune is a sweet ballad about everlasting love. Play this song during the bridal process, taking note of the promise to love your partner forever. 

21. “I Swear” by All-4-One

Amazing lyrics: “For better or worse till death do us part/I’ll love you with every beat of my heart”

“I Swear” just has a dreamy 90s vibe that we can’t resist.

22. “I Turn to You” by Christina Aguilera

Amazing lyrics: “For a shield from the storm, for a friend, for a love to keep me safe and warm/I turn to you.”

“I Turn to You” represents paternal love and support, making it a popular choice for father-of-the-bride dance routines.

23. “A Whole New World” by Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle

Amazing lyrics: “A whole new world/A new fantastic point of view/No one to tell us no”

Step into your marriage and a whole new world with this classic hit.

24. “I Will Stand” by Kenney Chesney

Amazing lyrics: “I will not be the one/Who turns his back and runs/When things get rocky down the line”

You can think of “I Will Stand” as a sweet vow to love each other through the hard times. 

25. “Hero” by Maria Carey

Amazing lyrics: “There’s a hero/If you look inside your heart/You don’t have to be afraid of what you are”

The song is a ballad about overcoming adversity. What better way to tell your partner you’ll withstand the through ups and downs. 

26. “Love Of A Lifetime” by Firehouse

Amazing lyrics: “With every kiss, our love is like brand-new/And every star up in the sky was made for me and you”

Marriage is supposed to be for the long haul, so it’s good to know that your partner is excited to endure the journey with you.

27. “My Valentine” by Martina McBride & John Brickman

Amazing lyrics: “I’ve dreamed of this a thousand times before/In my dreams I couldn’t love you more”

This soulful piano-inspired piece would make for a beautiful processional, with or without lyrics.

28. “Only Wanna Be With You” by Hootie & the Blowfish

Amazing lyrics: “I’m tangled up and blue/I only wanna be with you”

This is one of those hits that make people want to dance. Use it for a brief break between dance songs, it’s fun and groovy.

29. “She’s All I Ever Had” by Ricky Martin

Amazing lyrics: “It’s the way she makes me feel/It’s the only thing that’s real”

This song has young-love vibes that might make you shed a tear or two.

30. “2 Become 1″ by Spice Girls

Amazing lyrics: “Candlelight and soul forever/A dream of you and me together/Say You Believe it”

“2 Become 1” is a safe choice for a first dance. It’s romantic, catchy, and easy enough to dance to. Now it’s time to get your groove on! These iconic hits are sure to have you and your guests swaying and moving to the beat on the dancefloor. 

31. “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” by Shania Twain

Amazing lyrics: “Let’s go, girls!Come on!/ I’m feelin’ mighty fine, and I’ve got a reason why

Get everyone in the mood to party with this jam.

32. “Groove In The Heart” by Dee Lite

Amazing lyrics: “If you’ve got the groove in your heart/You can feel it all over”

Get your guests dancing on the dancefloor with this infectious melody. 

33. “Believe” by Cher

Amazing lyrics: “Turn around, bright eyes/Every now and then I fall apart/And I need you now tonight”

This song lights up every dancefloor, add this to your playlist and give your guests the time of their lives. 

34. “What Is Love” by Haddaway

Amazing lyrics: “Oh, baby, don’t hurt me/ Don’t hurt me, no more/Oh, baby, don’t hurt me”

Thinking of adding this jam to your wedding playlist? Worry no more, your wedding reception is going to be lit!

35. “Ray Of Light” by Madonna

Amazing lyrics: “Why do I leave you wanting more/Why do all the things I say Sound like the stupid things I’ve said before?

The song is an electronic dance-pop song which makes it perfect for your reception.

36. “Spice Up Your Life” by Spice Girls

Amazing lyrics: “Yo, I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want/So tell me what you want, what you really, really want”

Spice up your wedding reception with this iconic jam. You won’t regret adding this hit to your wedding playlist.

37. “I’ll Be There For You” by The Rembrandts

Amazing lyrics: “But, I’ll be there for you, when the rain starts to pour/ I’ll be there for you, like I’ve been there before” 

The song was released in 1994 as the theme song to the American sitcom “Friends”. Its upbeat tune is all you need to get the party started.

38. “Macarena” by Los del Rio

Amazing lyrics: “Dale a tu cuerpo alegría Macarena/Que tu cuerpo es pa’ darle alegría y cosa buena”

The catchy melody and dance moves make it a fun song to sing and dance along to.

39. “All For Love” by Color Me Badd

Amazing lyrics: ‘We’re here to share this moment with you/A moment of love and unity”

The song is about the power of love to unite people and bring them together. The song has a catchy melody that makes it easy to sing along to.

40. “Tearing Up My Heart” by NSYNC

Amazing lyrics: “I can’t believe you’re gone/I thought we were so strong/Now I’m all alone”

Considering a fun and hip song to add to your list? Add this jam and watch as your guests dance the night away.

41. “Wonderwall” by Oasis

Amazing lyrics: “Today is gonna be the day/ That they’re gonna throw it back to you”

42. “Baby I Love Your Way” by Big Mountain

Amazing lyrics: “Ooh, baby, I love your way/ Wanna tell you I love your way/Wanna be with you night and day”

This popular Reggae masterpiece will have your guests dancing and singing along easily.

43. “Livin’ La Vida Loca” by Ricky Martin

Amazing lyrics: “Upside, inside out, she’s livin’ la vida loca/She’ll push and pull you down, livin’ la vida loca”

The amount of energy Rick Martin put into this song is contagious. The lively beat and tunes can have anyone dancing in no time.

44. “I Like To Move It Move It” by Reel 2 Reel ft. The Mad Stuntman

Amazing lyrics: “I like to move it, move it/I like to move it, move it/I like to move it, move it/ Aha!”

Some songs just make you shake your hips no matter how many times you hear it. This song is one of those songs.

45. “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” by Green Day 

Amazing lyrics: “Another turning point, a fork stuck in the road/Time grabs you by the wrist, directs you where to go”

While this song isn’t as exhilarating as the others, it’s a great song choice for the last song of the night.


If you still have queries and are looking for a sweet song, take a look at the answers to the most frequently asked classic song questions below!! 

What was the number one wedding song in 1990?

There are many amazing songs in the 90s that took the place at the top of all charts time and again. For a meaningful choice, some of the most memorable and popular among them are Truly Madly Deeply, Everything I Do, Sweethearts Together, and more.

What was the biggest selling single of the 90s?

In the 90s, Elton John delivered the best-selling song of the decade with Candle in the Wind dedicated to Princess Diana after her death in 1997. On the other hand, Cher gave the highest-selling song by a female artist with her song, Believe.

What are good 90’s songs to get my guests out on the dance floor?

This is an easy question to answer because of the numerous 90’s dance songs that are perfect for getting people out of their seats an on the dance floor. Songs like “Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears (1998), “I Want It That Way” by Backstreet Boys (1999), “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by Backstreet Boys, “Wannabe” by Spice Girls (1996), and I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston (1992) are sure to do the trick.

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Final Words

In conclusion, the 1990s was a decade full of iconic and unforgettable dance songs that can still get people out on the dance floor today.

The 170 Top Hits ’90s Dance Songs for Weddings list we have compiled is a perfect starting point for any bride and groom looking to add a touch of nostalgia to their special day. From Britney Spears’ “Baby One More Time” to Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You,” these songs are sure to get everyone up and dancing.

So, whether you’re a 90s kid or just a fan of the era’s music, these songs are sure to bring back memories and create new ones for you and your guests.

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What are your favorite 90s wedding songs? Let us know in the comments below!

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