The formal planning of a wedding or civil partnership often takes a year. More often than not the most memorable part comes from the party and entertainment where guests can relax and let their hair down.
Therefore we thought we would get the official list of most requested songs for weddings during the last calendar year 2015.
The company favoured by mobile DJ’s across the globe www.DJEventPlanner.com gave us permission to print the formal list for industry eyes only which summarises over 2 million requests worldwide at nuptials of all sorts.
We spoke to a number of well-known mobile wedding DJ’s and they unanimously said that the music chosen or that works tends to be largely the same whether they are entertaining a straight, gay or lesbian wedding – fun music is fun music period.
With the exception of sometimes a different first song choice that a gay couple may choose like: The Mama’s And Papa’s Making Our Own Kind Of Music or Whitney Houston’s All The Man That I Need the rest of the night is indistinguishable from heterosexual weddings and defaulting to say In The Navy/It’s Raining Men/I’m Coming Out or Dancing Queen is seen as not treating the LGBT audience with the respect due on a couples’ big night.
1 Pharrell Williams Happy
2 Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Uptown Funk
3 Killers Mr. Brightside
4 Kings Of Leon Sex On Fire
5 Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
6 Bon Jovi Livin’ On A Prayer
7 Black Eyed Peas I Gotta Feeling
8 Bryan Adams Summer Of ’69
9 Journey Don’t Stop Believin’
10 Robin Thick featuring Pharrell & T.I. Blurred Lines
11 Queen Don’t Stop Me Now
12 ABBA Dancing Queen
13 Maroon 5 Moves Like Jagger
14 Bruno Mars Marry You
15 Beyoncé Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
16 Taylor Swift Shake It Off
17 Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris We Found Love
18 Daft Punk Get Lucky
19 Dexys Midnight Runners Come On Eileen
20 Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup
21 Amy Winehouse Valerie
22 PSY Gangam Style
23 Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
24 Beyonce featuring Jay-Z Crazy In Love
25 Arctic Monkeys I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
26 B-52’s Love Shack
27 John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John Grease Megamix
28 Guns N’ Roses Sweet Child O’ Mine
29 Stevie Wonder Superstition
30 Ed Sheeran Thinking Out Loud
31 Clean Bandit Rather Be
32 Michael Jackson Billie Jean
33 LMFAO Sexy And I Know It
34 OMI Cheerleader
35 OutKast Hey Ya!
36 Olly Murs Dance With Me Tonight
37 Kenny Loggins Footloose
38 John Legend All Of Me
39 House Of Pain Jump Around
40 Avicii Wake Me Up!
41 Katy Perry Firework
42 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
43 Oasis Wonderwall
44 Beatles Twist And Shout
45 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Want To Have Fun
46 DJ Casper Cha Cha Slide
47 LMFAO Party Rock Anthem
48 Jacksons Blame It On The Boogie
49 Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline
50 Proclaimers I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
The number one Introduction – Marry You by Bruno Mars
The number one first dance – Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
The number one processional – Canon In D by Pachelbel
The number one recessional – Marry You by Bruno Mars
The number one for cake cutting – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) by James Taylor
The number one Last Dance – Never Forget by Take That (Internationally Don’t Stop Believing by Journey)
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Estbablished gay writer for a well known monthly magazine Dirty Boyz part of Boyz magazine with about 30 pages published each time. Mainly adult entertainment, fetish, travel, events, film reviews. Also pop culture from movies/TV and music.