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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.

50 ’90s Best Wedding Songs List

happy married couple dancing

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.  

If you are a fan of that iconic era of music and would like to use some of the songs on your wedding day – we have the perfect list for you! Take a look at my favorite wedding ceremony songs 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

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50 ’90s Wedding First Dance Songs

bride and groom dancing to the tune of black wedding 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 that will be perfect for the ceremony.

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 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

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40 Best ’90s Slow Dance Songs 

bride and groom having a romantic wedding dance

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.

The 90s was the era that gave us some memorable soft tracks with melodious soundscapes and romance. 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.

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30 ’90s Hip Hop Wedding Recessional Songs

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

the bride and her family dancing together

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.

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

FAQs

If you still have queries, take a look at the answers to the most frequently asked 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. 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.

Final Words

I hope that you have found the perfect song for your wedding from our list of 90’s songs. These songs are full of nostalgia, especially for the 90’s kids who have grown up listening to them. You can even use some of the songs as the father-daughter or mother-son dance songs.

married couple dancing the 90s wedding songs

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

Andreea Juganaru
Andreea Juganaru

Andreea is a very passionate content creator and her purpose is to provide you with the most interesting articles, while constantly discovering new facts. She’s been freelance writing for the past five years and has created numerous articles and educational materials while managing her own blog.

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