31 Best Wedding Songs to Walk Down the Aisle

Imagine the moment you start walking down the aisle, all eyes on you. That first song playing in the background isn’t just music—it’s the soundtrack to one of the most memorable walks of your life.

Choosing the right wedding song to accompany your aisle moment can set the tone for your entire ceremony.

Whether you’re into country, R&B, romantic, even piano melodies, or something that just makes everyone feel good, we’ve got plenty of options to make your big day even more special.

Wedding Songs to Walk Down the Aisle

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams

“Because I’m happy
Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof
Because I’m happy
Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth”

Pharrell’s “Happy” is a rare gem of a song that serves many purposes, especially when the mood is meant to be joyful. It conveys a sense of carefree, inclusive joy, which aligns perfectly with the celebratory nature of a great wedding.

“Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé

“Got me looking so crazy right now, your love’s
Got me looking so crazy right now
Got me looking so crazy right now, your touch
Got me looking so crazy right now”

Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love” remains a powerhouse of rhythm and soul, perfectly capturing the exhilarating whirlwind of falling madly in love. Its infectious beat and spirited lyrics make it a favorite at weddings and dance floors alike. The song is a true celebration of love in its most vibrant form.

“Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars

“When I see your face
There’s not a thing that I would change
Cause you’re amazing
Just the way you are”

Bruno Mars’s “Just the Way You Are” is a heartwarming tribute to unconditional love. Its sweet, melodic lines encourage everyone to appreciate their loved ones as they are, making it a touching addition to any romantic occasion.

“All of Me” by John Legend

“Cause all of me
Loves all of you
Love your curves and all your edges
All your perfect imperfections”

John Legend’s “All of Me” is a tender, soul-stirring ballad that has become synonymous with romance. Its lyrics, which speak of loving someone completely and without reservation, resonate deeply at weddings. This song is often chosen for walking down the aisle.

“Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” by Elton John

“Can you feel the love tonight?
It is where we are
It’s enough for this wide-eyed wanderer
That we got this far”

Elton John’s “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” offers a majestic and contemplative look at love, beautifully suited for weddings. This song encapsulates the quiet, profound connection between two hearts bound together in love, echoing the timeless nature of true companionship.

“Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole

“Somewhere over the rainbow
Bluebirds fly
Birds fly over the rainbow
Why then, oh why can’t I?”

Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole’s rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” combines the timeless charm of a classic with the unique, heartfelt ukulele melody, creating an atmosphere of dreamy optimism.

“Make You Feel My Love” by Adele

“I could make you happy, make your dreams come true
Nothing that I wouldn’t do
Go to the ends of the earth for you
To make you feel my love”

Is there a better vocal than Adele’s? The “Make You Feel My Love” offers a soul-stirring depth, with her powerful voice bringing a raw emotional intensity to the lyrics.

“From This Moment On” by Shania Twain & Bryan White

“From this moment, as long as I live
I will love you, I promise you this
There is nothing I wouldn’t give
From this moment on”

Shania Twain’s “From This Moment On” is a declaration of lifelong commitment and love that resonates deeply during wedding ceremonies. Its lyrics are vows in themselves, promising eternal love and dedication.

“It’s Your Love” by Tim McGraw

“It’s your love
It just does something to me
It sends a shock right through me
I can’t get enough”

“It’s Your Love” by Tim McGraw is a country ballad that celebrates the transformative power of love. With its gentle melody and heartfelt lyrics, it’s a favorite among couples who want to highlight how love has changed their lives for the better.

“Hello Beautiful” by Noah Schnacky

“Cause every time you smile, I feel my heart go wild
I’m like a child with a brand new toy
And I get the sweetest feeling”

Noah Schnacky’s “Hello Beautiful” is a light, breezy tune that captures the joy of recognizing beauty in one’s partner every day. It’s the perfect song for walking down the aisle, adding a sparkling, cheerful vibe as guests celebrate the beautiful journey the couple is embarking on.

“You Are The Reason” by Calum Scott’s 

“I’d climb every mountain
And swim every ocean
Just to be with you
And fix what I’ve broken
Oh, ’cause I need you to see
That you are the reason”

Calum Scott’s “You Are The Reason” is a poignant and emotionally charged ballad that speaks directly to the heart. One of my favorite songs.

“Marry You” by Bruno Mars

“Is it the look in your eyes,
Or is it this dancing juice?
Who cares baby,
I think I wanna marry you.”

Bruno Mars’s “Marry You” is a lively, upbeat tune that’s all about spontaneity and the thrill of deciding to spend a lifetime together. Its playful lyrics and energetic rhythm make it perfect for injecting a fun, carefree vibe into any wedding moment really.

“I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith

“I don’t wanna close my eyes
I don’t wanna fall asleep
‘Cause I’d miss you, babe
And I don’t wanna miss a thing”

Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” offers a rock ballad’s emotional depth, capturing the intensity of wanting to savor every moment with a loved one. Its powerful lyrics and dramatic composition make it a great choice for walking down the aisle.

“Your Love Is King” by Sade

“Your love is king
Crown you in my heart
Your love is king
Never need to part”

Sade’s “Your Love Is King” is smooth, rich in melody, and a deeply soulful track. ts lyrics speak of love as a regal, enveloping force, perfect for a couple ready to crown their relationship on their special day.

“So Amazing” – Luther Vandross

“It’s so amazing to be loved
I’d follow you to the moon in the sky above
Ooh-ooh-ooh, ooh-ooh-ooh, my God”

Luther Vandross’ “So Amazing” is a smooth, elegant ballad that perfectly encapsulates the joy and marvel of being in love. Its classic R&B vibe makes it an excellent choice for walking down the aisle.

“If I Ain’t Got You” – Alicia Keys

“Some people want it all
But I don’t want nothin’ at all
If it ain’t you, baby
If I ain’t got you, baby”

Alicia Keys’ “If I Ain’t Got You” discusses the materialistic world’s trivialities against the essential nature of love. This song is often used at weddings to highlight the idea that above all, the love between the couple is what truly matters

“Fallin’ All In You” – Shawn Mendes

“There’s no safety net that’s underneath
I’m free
Fallin’ all in you
Fell for men who weren’t how they appear (Yeah)
Trapped up on a tightrope, now we’re here
We’re free
Fallin’ all in you”

“Fallin’ All In You” by Shawn Mendes captures the exhilarating and sometimes uncertain journey of falling deeply in love. Its contemporary pop sound, combined with heartfelt lyrics, makes it a popular choice among younger couples.

“Angel of Mine” – Monica

“You came into my life
Sent from above
When I lost all hope
You showed me love
I’m checking for you, boy
You’re right on time, angel of mine”

Monica’s “Angel of Mine” exudes warmth and gratefulness for finding a perfect partner, almost as if destined or sent from above. This R&B hit fits beautifully into any part of a wedding.

“Adorn” – Miguel

“Just let my love
Just let my love adorn you
Please, baby
Yeah, you gotta know, you gotta know
You know that I adore you
Yeah, baby”

Miguel’s “Adorn” is all about passion and cherishing one’s partner, with a smooth, sultry vibe that’s perfect for setting a romantic mood.

“Best Part” – H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar

“I just wanna see
I just wanna see how beautiful you are
You know that I see it, I know you’re a star
Where you go, I’ll follow, no matter how far
If life is a movie, know you’re the best part, ooh
You’re the best part, ooh
Best part” 

“Best Part” by H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar is a beautiful duet that celebrates the simple yet profound joys of being with someone who brings out the best in you. Love this song!

Piano Songs

Below are some bonus piano songs, each and every beautiful in its own way. 

“A Thousand Years” (Piano Version) – Christina Perri

“River Flows in You” – Yiruma

“Can’t Help Falling in Love” (Piano Version) – Haley Reinhart

“Turning Page” (Instrumental) – Sleeping At Last

“The Luckiest” (Piano Version) – Ben Folds

“Una mattina” – Ludovico Einaudi

“I Giorni” – Ludovico Einaudi

“Comptine d’un autre été, l’après-midi” – Yann Tiersen

“First Day of My Life” (Piano Version) – Bright Eyes

“Clair de Lune” – Claude Debussy