It’s no secret that Black people enjoy a good wedding. After all, what’s not to love? The food, the laughter, the dancing – it’s all there! And of course, one of the best parts of any wedding is the music.
Whether it’s classic soul tunes or bumping hip-hop tracks, Black people know how to get down on the dance floor. So in honor of all those upcoming weddings we’ll be attending, here are fourteen songs that Black people can’t help but love!
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
This classic soul tune is the perfect song to get everyone out on the dance floor. It’s impossible to resist Marvin Gaye’s smooth voice and Tammi Terrell’s sultry backup vocals.
I Want You Back
The Jackson 5
You can’t have a list of Black wedding songs without including at least one Jackson 5 tune. This upbeat track can get even the most reluctant wedding guests out of their seats and onto the dance floor.
Crazy in Love
Beyonce ft. Jay-Z
Who doesn’t love a good Beyonce song? Besides, who can resist Jay-Z’s rap verses? Whether you’re a diehard fan or just enjoy her music, there’s no denying that this track will get you moving.
While Beyonce’s “Formation” may not be explicitly about weddings, its empowering message and catchy beat make it a perfect choice for any Black wedding celebration.
As the song’s name suggests, this track will put a smile on your face. It’s almost impossible to listen to this song without feeling a little happier. And there’s no better way to start off a wedding than with a dose of happiness.
Blackstreet ft. Dr. Dre
“No Diggity” has a catchy beat and smooth vocals that will get your head swinging and your feet moving.
Can’t Stop the Feeling!
With its upbeat tempo and feel-good lyrics, it’s no wonder this song became an instant hit. The lyrics of this song exude positivity and are sure to put anyone in a good mood – perfect for a wedding celebration!
Burno Mars is always notable for his catchy beats and fun lyrics, and “24K Magic” is no exception. Join in on the fun and let this song take you away to wedding paradise.
This Is How We Do It
Need a perfect throwback song to get everyone out on the dance floor? It’s impossible to resist Montell Jordan’s 1995 hit “This Is How We Do It.” It has a smooth R&B sound and easy-to-follow lyrics that will please any crowd.
Chris Brown ft. Usher & Gucci Mane
This club-worthy track is perfect for any wedding reception. Chris Brown, Usher, and Gucci Mane all on one track! How could you resist?
All the Way Up
Fat Joe & Remy Ma ft. French Montana
It’s easy to see why this song was one of the biggest hits of 2016. The catchy beat and rap verses make it impossible to sit still. So if you’re looking for a song to get the party started, this is a great option.
Rihanna ft. Drake
“Work” is the perfect mix of fun and flirty. Rihanna’s sultry vocals and Drake’s rap verses make for a track that will get everyone in the mood.
Spend My Life with You
Eric Benet & Tamia
This smooth R&B track is the perfect choice for a first dance or any other special moment during the wedding. The lyrics are romantic and perfect for making any couple feel loved.
“At Last” is a classic love song. This song has been a favorite for couples for generations, and its timeless sound is sure to please any crowd.
There you have it – fourteen wedding songs that Black people enjoy! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.