The Top 50 Wedding Reception Songs Have Been Revealed

Last week we brought you New Zealand’s most popular first dance songs, but what do people play after the first dance?

With over 6.7 million wedding-themed playlists on Spotify, the competition was hot, but in the end the top wedding reception song was Journey’s classic “Don’t Stop Believin'” — beating Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies”and Bruno Mars’ “Marry You.”

Planning a wedding reception playlist? This list is a great place to start and will be sure to have your guests happily dancing the night away.

  1. “Don’t Stop Believin’,” Journey
  2. “I Gotta Feeling’,” The Black Eyed Peas
  3. “Marry You,” Bruno Mars
  4. “Billie Jean,” Michael Jackson
  5. “Hey Ya!,” Outkast
  6. “Single Ladies,” Beyoncé
  7. “Dancing Queen,” ABBA
  8. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” Whitney Houston
  9. “Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars
  10. “Brown Eyed Girl,” Van Morrison
  11. “Wake Me Up,” Avicii
  12. “Summer of ’69,” Bryan Adams
  13. “Crazy in Love,” Beyoncé and Jay-Z
  14. “Get Lucky,” Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams
  15. “Blurred Lines,” Robin Thicke
  16. “Happy,” Pharrell Williams
  17. “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” Cyndi Lauper
  18. “We Found Love,” Rihanna and Calvin Harris
  19. “Moves Like Jagger,” Maroon 5
  20. “Take on Me,” A-Ha
  21. “September,” Earth, Wind and Fire
  22. “Beat It,” Michael Jackson
  23. “Can’t Hold Us,” Macklemore
  24. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” Stevie Wonder
  25. “U Can’t Touch This,” MC Hammer
  26. “Footloose,” Kenny Loggins
  27. “Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO
  28. “Livin’ on a Prayer,” Bon Jovi
  29. “The Time of My Life,” Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
  30. “SexyBack,” Justin Timberlake
  31. “Shut Up and Dance,” Walk the Moon
  32. “I Want You Back,” The Jackson 5
  33. “Sexy and I Know It,” LMFAO
  34. “My Girl,” The Temptations
  35. “Yeah!,” Usher
  36. “Sweet Home Alabama,” Lynyrd Skynyrd
  37. “I’m So Excited,” The Pointer Sisters
  38. “Wannabe,” Spice Girls
  39. “Mambo No. 5,” Lou Bega
  40. “Timber,” Pitbull and Kesha
  41. “What Is Love,” Haddaway
  42. “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles),” The Proclaimers
  43. “Gangnam Style,” PSY
  44. “Walking on Sunshine,” Katrina and the Waves
  45. “Sex on Fire,” Kings of Leon
  46. “Poker Face,” Lady Gaga
  47. “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen
  48. “Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars
  49. “Mamma Mia,” ABBA
  50. “Respect,” Aretha Franklin

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