170 + Best Country Wedding Songs For 2023

Get your boots on with these wedding playlist!

Country music is a way of life, not just a style of music. It's not surprising that so many couples decide to include it on their wedding day. The choice of wedding music is simple to overlook when there are so many details to arrange. What is a “best country song for a wedding”, you might be wondering? So don't worry —We have you covered with the top country wedding songs that will make your special day memorable.

Every moment of your wedding can have a country music, from soulful ballads to upbeat jams. Think about doing your first dance as newlyweds to a song that perfectly expresses your special bond or listening to a romantic love song as you walk down the aisle.

And it's not just the main events that need a great soundtrack. After the celebration is over, keep the party going by playing some upbeat country songs. Guests at your wedding will be amazed of your incredible music selection.

Most Popular and Classic Country Wedding Songs

We've compiled a list of the best country songs in case you need some ideas for your wedding playlist. Some of the most popular and romantic music for wedding dances are included here.

  1. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift
  2. “Drive Away With You,” by Jill Andrews
  3. “I'm Yours” by Jason Mraz
  4. “Forever After All” by Luke Combs
  5. “I'll Say I Do,” by Brandon Chase
  6. “Love on Top” by Beyoncé
  7. “Has Anybody Ever Told You,” by Ashley Monroe
  8. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston
  9. “Waking Up Dreaming” by Shania Twain
  10. “You Decorated My Life” by Kenny Rogers
  11. “From This Moment” by Shania Twain
  12. “Big, Big Plans” by Chris Lane
  13. “I Love the Way You Love Me” by John Michael Montgomery
  14. “It's Your Love” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
  15. “The Rest of Our Lives” by Drew Green
  16. “That’s What Love Is” by Alexandra Kay
  17. “Your Majesty” by Zac Brown Band
  18. “Always On My Mind” by Willie Nelson

New Country Songs

With these new top-charting country songs, you can celebrate your wedding day with the ideal fusion of romance and country flair. The latest country songs on this list include lyrics and melodies that will touch your heart and make you want to dance.

New Country Wedding Songs
New Country Wedding Songs
  1. “Marry You” by Tayler Holder
  2.  “Promise to Love Her,” by Blane Howard
  3. “Found It In You” by Tiera Kennedy
  4. “Love You Like I Used To” by Russell Dickerson
  5. “Love You Anyway” by Luke Combs
  6. “Marry That Girl” by Easton Corbin
  7. “Take My Name (Wedding Version)” by Parmalee
  8. “Giddy Up” by Shania Twain
  9. “Your Hands” by Mae Estes
  10. “Never Til Now” by Ashley Cooke, Brett Young
  11. “Who I Am With You” by Tucker Beathard
  12. “Looking for You” by Chris Young
  13. “Thank God” by Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown
  14. “You Proof” by Morgan Wallen
  15. “You” by Dan + Shay
  16. “I Choose You” by Amanda Jordan

Country Wedding Songs For Getting Ready

Today is the big day and these country wedding songs will help you get in the scene for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration. These songs, ranging from traditional love ballads to lively anthems, are guaranteed to get you in the mood to say “I do.” Prepare a playlist to listen to while you get ready to tie the knot and it will help calm your stress.

  1.  “Gold Love” by Maren Morris
  2. “All About Tonight” by Blake Shelton
  3. “Cowboy Take Me Away” by The Chicks
  4. “Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland
  5. “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive” by Travis Tritt
  6. “Hurricane” by Luke Combs
  7. “My Girl” by Dylan Scott
  8. “This Is How We Roll” by Florida Georgia Line & Luke Bryan
  9. “Fearless” by Taylor Swift
  10. “Get Your Shine On” by Florida Georgia Line

Pre-Ceremony Playlist

Weddings are all about creating the perfect atmosphere and nothing sets the tone quite like music. That's why we've put together a list of the best country wedding songs to play before the ceremony, setting the tone for your special day. These soundtracks are great for getting ready, welcoming guests or doing anything else that requires a calm and relaxed environment.

  1. “Marry Me” by Martina McBride and Pat Monahan
  2. “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton
  3. “When You Say Nothing At All” by Alison Krauss
  4. “Bless the Broken Road” by Rascal Flatts
  5. “When I Said I Do” by Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black
  6. “Singles You Up” by Jordan Davis 
  7. ” History In The Making” by Darius Rucker
  8. “10,000 Hours” by Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)
  9. “Look at Me” by Carrie Underwood
  10. “Golden Hour” by Kacey Musgraves
  11. “She’s In Love With The Boy” by Trisha Yearwood
  12. “When Love Finds You” by Vince Gill 
  13. “Little Moments” by Brad Paisley
  14. “Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me” by Keith Urban
  15. “I Cross My Heart” by George Strait
  16. ” Ready to Run” by Dixie Chicks
  17. “Lost In This Moment” by Big & Rich
  18. “Livin' On Love” by Alan Jackson
  19. “From This Moment On” by Shania Twain & Bryan White
  20. “Making Memories of Us” by Keith Urban

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Country Songs To Walk Down The Aisle To

Your wedding ceremony is a once-in-a-lifetime event and the right music can enhance its charm. That's why we've curated a list of the best country processional songs that will have you walking down the aisle with confidence and joy.

Country Songs To Walk Down The Aisle To
Country Songs To Walk Down The Aisle To
  1. “Me and You” by Kenny Chesney
  2. “I Do” by Paul Brandt
  3. “Take My Hand (The Wedding Song)” by Emily Hackett and Will Anderson
  4. “Hello Beautiful” by Noah Schnacky
  5. “Walk Through This World With Me” by George Jones 
  6. “Valentine” by Martina McBride
  7. “That’s What I Love About Sunday” by Craig Morgan
  8. “Giving it all to You” by Hayley & Michaels 
  9. “Say Forever You’ll Be Mine” by Dolly Parton
  10. “I’ve Always Loved You” by Aaron Watson

Country Wedding Recessional Songs

You've tied the knot! Now celebrate perfect country wedding song for your recessional as newlyweds. Our playlist features the best tunes will have you and your partner walking back down the aisle in pure bliss.

Country Wedding Recessional Songs
Country Wedding Recessional Songs
  1. “Anywhere With you” by Jake Owen
  2. “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line
  3. “Would You go With Me” by Josh Turner
  4. “I Wanna Love Somebody Like You” by Keith Urban
  5. “Make You Mine” by High Valley
  6. “Walk With Me” by Delta Rae
  7. “Born to Love You” by LANCO
  8. “Better Life” by Keith Urban
  9. “Til My Last Day” by Justin Moore
  10. “Love Grows Wild” by Dierks Bentley

First Dance Country Wedding Songs

Looking for the perfect country song for your first dance? Check out these classic tunes that capture the essence of a lifetime spent with one special person:

  • “I Don't Want to Miss a Thing” by Mark Chesnutt
  • “Amazed” by Lonestar
  • “I Cross My Heart” by George Strait

These heartwarming and upbeat songs are sure to make your special moment unforgettable. So grab your partner and hit the dance floor.

First Dance Country Wedding Songs
First Dance Country Wedding Songs
  1.  “You Move Me” by Brandon Garth
  2. ​”God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton
  3. “It's Your Love” by Tim Mcgraw & Faith Hill
  4. “Amazed” by Lonestar
  5. “Making Memories of Us” by Keith Urban 
  6. “I Don't Want to Miss a Thing” by Mark Chesnutt
  7. “Mine Would Be You” by Blake Shelton
  8. “I Cross My Heart” by George Strait
  9. “The Love In Your Eyes” by George Jones
  10. “Die a Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett
  11. “To Make You Feel My Love” by Garth Brooks 
  12. “Butterflies” by Kacey Musgraves
  13. “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver
  14. “Mean To Me” by Brett Eldredge
  15. “Somebody's Hero” by Jamie O'Neal
  16. “When I Said I Do” by Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black
  17. “Live Forever” by Kane Brown
  18. “Never Alone” by Jim Brickman and Lady Antebellum
  19. “But I Love You More” by Roger Miller
  20. “I Think I Fell In Love Today” by Kelsea Ballerini

Best Country Wedding Songs For Parent Dance

Get ready to grab the tissues because the mother-son and father-daughter dance at a wedding is a moment you'll never forget. It's a time to show your gratitude and appreciation for those who have been there for you through thick and thin. Don't settle for a boring song for the dance; instead, make it as special and memorable as your love is.

Country Wedding Mother Son Songs

The mother-son dance song is an opportunity to express how much you care for one another, so pick thoughtfully. Just picture yourself swaying to the tune of a country song which lyrics perfectly capture the essence of your relationship.

Mother Son Dance songs
Mother Son Dance songs
  1. “Mother Like Mine” by The Band Perry
  2. “My Mothers eyes” by Willie Nelson
  3. “That’s What Mamas Are For” by Chris Lane
  4. “The baby” by Blake Shelton
  5. “The dance” by Garth Brooks
  6. “Heart to Heart (Stelen's Song)” by Toby Keith
  7. “Don’t Blink” by Kenny Chesney 
  8. “Like My Mother Does” by Lauren Alaina
  9. “Mama’s Song” by Carrie Underwood
  10. “It Won't Be Like This for Long” by Darius Rucker
  11. “Butterfly Kisses” by Bob Carlisle
  12. “Just Fishin” by Trace Adkins
  13. “I Called Mama” by Tim McGraw
  14. “I hope you dance” by Lee Ann Womack

Country Wedding Father Daughter Songs

These fantastic selections are great places to start when trying to find the right songs for a father-daughter dance.

Father Daughter Dance Songs
Father Daughter Dance Songs
  1. “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw
  2.  “In my daughter’s eyes” by Martina McBride
  3. “Daddy Dance With Me” by Krystal Keith
  4. “Take me home, country roads” by John Denver
  5. “I Loved Her First” by Heartland
  6. “I’ll be there” by Josh Turner
  7. “Prettiest Girl In The World” by Logan Mize
  8. “Daddy’s hands” by Holly Dunn
  9. “You’re Gonna Be” by Reba McEntire
  10. “Stealing Cinderella” by Chuck Wicks
  11. “The Best Day” by Taylor Swift
  12. “For My Daughter” by Kane Brown
  13. “Dance With My Daughter” by Jason Blaine
  14. “The Love In Your Eyes” by George Jones

Country Songs For Your Wedding Reception

Want to make a grand entrance at your wedding reception? These best country wedding songs will set the perfect tone for your big day. From “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins to “You Are the Love of My Life” by Sam Cooke, these tunes will have you and your partner feeling like the king & queen of the rodeo. So grab your boots and let's get the party started!

  1. “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” by by John Denver
  2. “Who I Am with You” by Chris Young 
  3. “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins
  4. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift
  5. “What A Beautiful Day” by Chris Cagle
  6. “Me and My Gang” by I Rascal Flatts
  7. “One Thing Right” by Kane Brown and Marshmello
  8. “Homegrown” by Zac Brown Band
  9. “Don’t Think I Can’t Love You” by Jake Owen
  10. “Forever and Ever, Amen” by Randy Travis
  11. “You Are the Love of My Life” by George Benson and Roberta Flack
  12. “Mountain Music” by Alabama 

Upbeat Country Wedding Reception Dance Songs

Get your guests up and dancing at your wedding reception with this playlist of lively country wedding songs. So grab your cowboy hat and let's get this party started!

Upbeat Country Wedding Songs
Upbeat Country Wedding Songs
  1. “Kick the Dust Up” by Luke Bryan
  2. “Chicken Fried” by Zac Brown Band
  3. “House Party” by Sam Hunt
  4. “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” by Luke Bryan 
  5. “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks & Dunn
  6. “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash
  7. “Born To Boogie” by Hank Williams Jr.
  8. “Call It Country” by Travis Denning
  9. “Pick Her Up (ft. Travis Tritt)” by Hot Country Knights
  10. “Friends in Low Places” by Garth Brooks
  11. “Leave the Night On” by Sam Hunt
  12. “While We’re Young” by April Kry
  13. “Friends We Won’t Forget” by Lee Brice 
  14.  “Life Is a Highway” by Rascal Flatts

Country Wedding Last Dance Songs

Now that the wedding celebration has ended — It's time to say goodbye but let's make sure it does so with the ideal music. These wedding songs will create a lasting impact on your guests during your last dance, which is the ideal chance to do so. Let's make your grand departure special by borrowing some ideas from our favorites.

  1. “I Don’t Want This Night To End” by Luke Bryan
  2. “Forever and For Always” by Shania Twain
  3. “Run Away With You” by Big & Rich
  4. “I Will Always Love You” by Dolly Parton
  5. “Kiss an Angel Good Morning” by Charley Pride 
  6. “Dance With Me” by Morgan Evans and Kelsea Ballerini 
  7. “I’m Gonna Getcha Good” by Shania Twain
  8. “Made For You” by Jake Owen 
  9. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Lady Antebellum
  10. “Honey Bee” by Blake Shelton
  11. “Everything Has Changed” by Taylor Swift
  12. “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw
  13. “To The Moon And Back” by Luke Bryan
  14. “Forever Love” by Dolly Parton
  15. “These Last Few Days” by Lee Brice
  16. “Just a Kiss” by Lady A

Common FAQs

What kind of country songs are suitable for a wedding?

The best country song for a wedding is one which honors commitment, love and unity. Popular choices include romantic ballads, upbeat love songs and classic country hits that set the mood for a celebration of love.

Should my wedding playlist include new and old country songs?

Including both new and old country songs in your wedding playlist is always a good idea. Because of this, everyone will find something to enjoy and the environment will be lively and exciting.

How many songs should I include in my wedding playlist?

The length of your wedding reception will determine how many songs you can include into your wedding playlist. A reasonable rule of thumb is to have 30–40 songs ready to play for a four-hour reception.

Can I request my favorite country song to be played at my wedding?

Yes, you can request that your favorite country song be played at your wedding. Make sure your DJ or band can play the song you want to hear by communicating with them in advance to see if it is already in their repertoire.

Final Thoughts

A country-themed wedding is a fantastic way to celebrate your love with friends and family. And with the perfect playlist, your special day can be even more memorable. So, whether you're a die-hard country fan or just looking for a little southern charm, our list of the best country wedding songs is sure to have something for everyone. Let the music set the tone for an unforgettable celebration that will have you and your guests dancing all night long. So put on your cowboy boots, grab your partner, and get ready to two-step into the night with the perfect country soundtrack!

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