2014 is over, it is time to reflect on the wedding songs of 2014. In our list of Top 10 Party Songs of 2014, we did not include any carryovers from the year before. We could have included Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Drunk In Love but the song was technically released in December 2013.
Đang xem: Best love songs of 2014
Great 2014 wedding songs were recorded by Tim McGraw, Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, and other popular artists. You can find songs on this list that are perfect expressions of the love that you feel for your new spouse. Use them to make wedding memories that will last a lifetime.
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2014 Wedding Songs
Thinking Out Loud – Ed SheeranSeptember 2014, XEd Sheeran is a must if you want your wedding song choices to be modern, and his voice on this romantic ballad is filled with a depth of emotion a few singers can achieve. You can play this as your wedding guests are being seated, or you can use it to provide the soundtrack for the couple’s first dance.
Take me into your loving armsKiss me under the light of a thousand starsPlace your head on my beating heart
I Don’t Dance – Lee BriceFebruary 2014, I Don’t DanceA song with this title might not seem like a good choice for a wedding reception, but the 2014 hit from Lee Brice is often found on the playlists of modern couples. The twist here is that the song is meant to inspire dancing, and it will do exactly that for your guests.
‘Cause you took these two left feetAnd waltzed away with my heartNo, I don’t dance, but here I am
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson with Bruno MarsNovember 2014, Uptown SpecialMark Ronson got a little bit of help from Bruno Mars on this popular 2014 dance song that has become a staple of modern wedding celebrations. The song is one of those that tap into the soul and exuberance of youth, making it a nice choice for younger newlyweds.
Saturday night, and we in the spotDon’t believe me, just watch, come on!Don’t believe me, just watch
Cheerleader – OmiMay 2014, Me 4 UThat special woman who will stand by you for the rest of your life is your biggest cheerleader, and that is what this song from Omi is all about. Grooms like to play this song especially for the bride on her wedding day, but some brides have even chosen to include it as a show of support for their spouse.
Oh, I think that I found myself a cheerleaderShe is always right there when I need her
Happy – Pharrell WilliamsMarch 2014, GirlPharrell Williams managed to create a dance tune and also a celebration of life with this huge hit from 2014. Every married couple is celebrating their happiness on your wedding day, and this is a nice choice of music when it’s time to introduce the newlyweds for the first time.
Clap along if you know what happiness is to you(Because I’m happy)Clap along if you feel like that’s what you wanna do
Best Day Of My Life – American AuthorsMarch 2014, Oh, What a LifeMost people would agree that a wedding is the best day of their life, and that is the theme that runs through this American Authors song. Couples will probably want to save it for the reception where everyone can dance to the tune and reflect on what it means to be happy in love. The song also makes for a great recessional song.
I’m never gonna look backWoah, never gonna give it upNo, just don’t wake me nowThis is gonna be the best day of my life
Time Of Our Lives – Pitbull featuring Ne-YoNovember 2014, GlobalizationThe best wedding celebrations are those which stress marriage as a defining moment in life, and that is the sentiment behind this song by Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo. Songs by Pitbull are often chosen for modern weddings because they offer a nice mix of sentiment and a great party song.
Tonight I’ma lose my mindBetter get yours ’cause I’m gonna get mineParty every night, like my last
Shake It Off – Taylor SwiftAugust 2014, 1989It would be hard for anyone to deny the importance of Taylor Swift to modern pop and country music, a fact that is supported by this 2014 crossover hit. Swift’s music has a strong appeal to younger couples who are looking to build a wedding day around the music of their own generation.
But I keep cruisingCan’t stop, won’t stop movingIt’s like I got this music in my mind
Shut Up And Dance – Walk The MoonSeptember 2014, Talking Is HardWalk The Moon makes it clear in this 2014 wedding song that there is a time for everyone to stop talking and start dancing in celebration. Playing this one after the first dance between the new couple is a great way to kick off the wedding reception in grand order.
This woman is my destinyShe said oh oh ohShut up and dance with me
A Sky Full Of Stars – ColdplayMay 2014, Ghost StoriesColdplay has managed to deliver some memorable music throughout their career despite being largely ignored by mainstream radio, and this song from 2014 is played at many modern weddings. It can be used in a variety of ways, but many couples like to reserve it for their first dance.
‘Cause you’re a sky, ’cause you’re a sky full of starsI want to die in your arms‘Cause you get lighter the more it gets darkI’m gonna give you my heart
All About That Bass – Meghan TrainorJune 2014, TitleMeghan Trainor was a very respected songwriter before she recorded and had a hit with this original dance tune. It belongs on the wedding reception playlist of every married couple that wants to encourage every guest to have a little bit of fun shaking it out on the dance floor.
Every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the topYeah, my momma she told me don’t worry about your sizeShe says, boys like a little more booty to hold at night
Play It Again – Luke BryanMarch 2014, Crash My PartyIf you want some modern country for your wedding day this song by Luke Bryan will create strong emotions among your guests. It also has a great dance groove like many of Bryan’s other hits, so make it a wedding song that all of the guests will enjoy.
‘Fore I said a word she was takin’ my handSpinnin’ me around ’til it faded outAnd she gave me a kis
Safe And Sound – Capital CitiesReleased May 2014. Hot recessional song.
I could show you loveIn a tidal wave of mysteryYou’ll still be standing next to me
Adore You – Miley CyrusReleased October 2013. Hot first dance song.
Know I need you moreBoy I adore, youI adore, you
Story of My Life – One DirectionReleased October 2013. Great grand entrance song.
The story of my life, I’ll take her homeI drive all night to keep her warm and timeIs frozen
Rewind – Rascal FlattsReleased January 2014. Best last dance song.
Unkiss your lips and kiss ’em againSo good so right, this is one nightI’m wishing I could rewind
Let Me Go – Avril Lavigne featuring Chad KroegerReleased November 2013. Offbeat first dance song.
It’s not that you meant to meThought we were meant to beOh, there isn’t one thing left you could sayI’m sorry it’s too late
Am I Wrong – Nico & VinzReleased February 2014. Great uptempo first dance song.
Fight for yours and don’t let go, don’t let them compare you, noDon’t worry, you’re not alone, that’s just how we feel
Boom Clap – Charli XCXReleased April 2014. From the movie The Fault In Our Stars, and great bridal party song.
The beat goes on and on and on and on andBoom clap, you make me feel goodCome on to me, come on to me now
XO – BeyonceReleased December 2013. Great group dance song.
We don’t have foreverOoh, baby daylight’s wastingYou better kiss me
Who You Love – John Mayer featuring Katy PerryReleased August 2013. Great love song. You chose.
But I’m not running anymoreBecause I’ve fought against it hard enough to knowThat you love, who you love
Chandelier – SiaMarch 2014, 1000 Forms of FearSia has one of the most powerful voices in all of the music, and she made this haunting ballad one of the most requested songs of 2014. It is a song that celebrates breaking free, and many brides can relate to the song’s theme on your wedding day.
I’m gonna live like tomorrow doesn’t existLike it doesn’t existI’m gonna fly like a bird through the nightFeel my tears as they dry
Just a Little Bit of Your Heart – Ariana GrandeAugust 2014, My EverythingModern pop music is often a blend of engaging dance rhythms and meaningful lyrics, two things that define this song from Ariana Grande. Most brides seem to prefer having it played while the guests are arriving before the actual ceremony begins, but it can also be saved for dancing.
I can’t even think straight but I can tellYou were just with herAnd I’ll still be a fool, I’m a fool for you
Lookin’ for That Girl – Tim McGrawJanuary 2014, Sundown Heaven TownTim McGraw only seems to get better with age, and this love ballad from 2014 proves that McGraw is still a relevant voice in the music of today. Like many of McGraw’s hits, this one is a simple take on the love of one boy for one girl.
Driving me crazySomething says, baby, yeahBaby, you’re that girl, that girl, that girl, that girl
Say You Do – Dierks BentleyOctober 2014, RiserDierks Bentley returned to the top of the country charts with this song from 2014, a tune that newlyweds often find appropriate for a first dance together. It can be used in many ways for weddings, but the song is most often included on the list of reception songs.
Well couldn’t youSay you doSay you mightFor tonight
2014 Party Songs – Top 10
Shake It Off – Taylor SwiftAugust 2014Taylor Swift made a successful transition from Country to Pop in 2014 and featured her mega-hit Shake It Off.
Fancy – Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCXFebruary 2014Fancy has everyone’s fancy while reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks.
All About That Bass – Meghan TrainorJune 2014While reaching number one on most music lists in 2014, it also conjured up one of the most parodied songs of all-time.
This Is How We Roll – Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke BryanFebruary 2014This Is How We Roll peaked at 49 on the Billboard to 100 but topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs.
Love Never Felt So Good – Michael Jackson featuring Justin TimberlakeMay 2014Love Never Felt So Good song peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was released just short of 5 years after Michael’s passing.
Anaconda – Nicki MinajAugust 2014Anaconda was on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number 2. The song features a sample from Sir Mix-A-Lot’s song Baby Got Back.
Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki MinajJuly 2014Bang Bang peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Ariana Grande had a breakout year featuring her second album My Everything and being featured in her mega-hit “Problem” and “Break Free” of 2014. Do you think Ariana’s fame was propelled with her brother, Frankie, being on the TV show Big Brother?
Rather Be – Clean Bandit featuring Jess GlynneJanuary 2014Billboard Hot 100 ranked the song Rather Be as high as number 10.
Chandelier – SiaMarch 2014Chandelier song reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Bailando – Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de ZonaMarch 2014The song Bailando peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100.
For more information about the Billboard Hot 100, please visit Billboard‘s official website.
If you think we missed out on awesome 2014 party songs, please comment below the song your suggest with the song you would replace. Also, check out our list of the top 200 best party songs.
We love talking about local Las Vegas talent that creates wedding songs! The Cab did just that with the song Numbers released in 2014 on EP Lock Me Up.
What songs of 2014 were the most Googled? Here are the top 10 Googled songs of 2014! The list was compiled by Google itself and shown in Google Trends. Learn the real facts about each song.
10. The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker’s music was the work of Tchaikovsky and plays during the famous ballet (primarily around Christmas time).
9. Bang Bang as performed by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj
The song peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The word is of Hebrew origin and is translated as Praise Ye. We do not believe that anyone artists’ singles prevail over the others in popularity. The religious song itself outweighs any recorded performance.
7. Let Her Go as performed by music artist Passenger
The song was released in July 2012. The song is a mega-hit love song as it sat atop the Billboard Hot 100.
6. The Star-Spangled Banner
It does not surprise me that this is in the top, most searched songs. The song is commonly sung in schools to start the school day. With the Super Bowl being this weekend, many people want to verify all of the song’s words to know if Idina Menzel will sing the song perfectly. This is a common proposition bet in Las Vegas sportsbooks.
5. Shake It Off as performed by Taylor Swift
The album 1989 was released in August 2014 and transitioned Taylor from a Country emphasis to Pop. Of course, the song reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
4. The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?) as performed by Ylvis
Ylvis is a comedic artist from Norway. The song is an electronic dance song. The song reached epic status with its viral sensation on Youtube in 2014. The video has close to 500 million views. The Fox peaked at number 6 on U.S.’s Billboard Hot 100. The song was released in September 2013.
3. Dark Horse as performed by Katy Perry
The song was released in September 2013 on album Prism. The song peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Interesting not – Katy Perry will perform the halftime performance at the 2015 Super Bowl.
2. Let It Go as performed by Idina Menzel
The movie Frozen was released in 2013 by Disney and the song was officially released in November 2013. Hard to believe the song only peaked at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100. However, on Youtube Let It Go has received more than 300 million views. Interesting note – Idina Menzel will perform The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2015 Super Bowl.
1. Happy Birthday
This song is sitting at the number one spot year over year. Maybe because everyone has at least one birthday each year and wants to play the song at the birthday party? Everyone already knows the lyrics, so it’s not that.
Love Songs of 2014
Here are the top 6 love songs of 2014. Even though John Legend was released at the tail end of 2013, he deserves to be on the list as it was the most played love song of 2014. We kept in mind the theme of the song when creating our list – which left off Sam Smith’s song Stay With Me. Enjoy!