67 Best Bouquet Toss Songs

The bouquet toss is a classic tradition that makes the end of a wedding extra exciting—legend says whichever single lady catches the flowers will get married next! So if you want some fantastic bouquet toss songs to play at your wedding, keep reading to learn them all!

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“Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” by Beyoncé

Song Year: 2008

First is one of the most classic bouquet toss songs you can choose, Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It).” Released on the 2008 album I Am… Sasha Fierce, this energetic track held the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for four weeks and won three Grammy awards in 2010. You can bet everybody will love and appreciate this tune!

“Wannabe” by Spice Girls

Song Year: 1996

Released in 1996 on an album by the same name, this energetic song celebrates all the emotions involved in a bouquet toss. With exciting dancing and rhythms, this track will be a perfect way to close your wedding and pump up your guests for any after-party.

“Lady Marmalade” by Christina Aguilera, Mýa, Pink, Lil' Kim, and Missy Elliott

Song Year: 2001

 Kenny Nolan and Bob Crewe originally wrote the track “Lady Marmalade” for Labelle’s 1974 album Nightbirds, but this version comes from 2001, and it appeared on the soundtrack of the film Moulin Rouge! It is an energetic track with lyrics that fit perfectly for tossing flowers at the end of a wedding.

“Milkshake” by Kelis

Song Year: 2003

Kelis released the track “Milkshake” on the 2003 album Tasty, and the lyrics celebrate womanhood. People will definitely recognize this track, which reached the number three spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Dear Future Husband” by Meghan Trainor

Song Year: 2015

Released in 2015 on an album by the same name, Meghan Trainor’s “Dear Future Husband” is an energetic track with lyrics that fit perfectly with the tradition of a bouquet toss. The song found the number 14 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100, and the Recording Industry Association of America certified it 3x platinum.

“Independent Women, Pt. 1” by Destiny's Child

Song Year: 2000

Destiny’s Child released the track “Independent Women, Pt. 1” in 2000 for the film Charlie's Angels, and they later included it on their 2001 album Survivor. The driving rhythms are exciting and perfect for dancing, but the most crucial feature is the lyrics, which fit perfectly with the single/independent women theme of the bouquet toss.

“Oops, I Did it Again” by Britney Spears

Song Year: 2000

Next is another track from the year 2000, this time Britney Spears’s “Oops, I Did it Again.” Released on an album by the same name, this lead-single track made it to the number nine spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The lyrics are about a woman who plays with love and relationships as if they were a game.

“Only Girl (In the World)” by Rihanna

Song Year: 2010

Rihanna released the track “Only Girl (In the World)” on her 2010 album Loud, and this is a classic song that everybody will know, not least because it topped Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The high-energy tune is in the dance-pop style, giving the end of a wedding an energetic final moment.

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams

Song Year: 2013

You are probably hearing the melody of this classic Pharrell Williams song just from reading the title. Released on the 2013 album by the same name, the track “Happy” is the perfect way to boost the mood at the end of a wedding. The lyrics are fantastic, and the rhythms will have everyone dancing along with them.

“Glamorous” by Fergie feat. Ludacris

Song Year: 2007

From the 2007 album The Dutchess, Fergie’s “Glamorous” is another track you can count on all of your wedding guests to know. The song featured Ludacris and was at the top of charts worldwide, including the number one spot on the Hot 100 chart in the US.

“Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by Cake

Song Year: 2001

The alternative rock band Cake released the track “Short Skirt/Long Jacket” on their 2001 album Comfort Eagle. This tune might not be as popular as some of the other chart-topping songs in this article, but the lyrics fit perfectly with the theme of tossing your bouquet at the end of a wedding!

“Float On” by Modest Mouse

Song Year: 2004

Next is the track “Float On” by Modest Mouse, which they released on the 2004 album Good News for People Who Love Bad News. This song was the lead single from that album, and it ended up reaching the top of Billboard’s chart, Modern Rock Tracks.

“Best Life” by Cardi B featuring Chance the Rapper

Song Year: 2018

If you are considering choosing a hip-hop track for your bouquet toss, Cardi B’s “Best Life” is a popular option. Released on the 2018 album Invasion of Privacy, the song features Chance the Rapper and has a catchy beat and lyrics all about enjoying life.

“American Woman” by Lenny Kravitz

Song Year: 1998

Originally recorded in 1970 by Guess Who, Lenny Kravitz recorded a cover of the track “American Woman” in 1998. The film Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me famously used this version by Kravitz, and the lyrics will fit perfectly with a bouquet toss!

“Foxy Lady” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Song Year: 1967

If you want to avoid newer songs and choose something classic, consider the track “Foxy Lady” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Released in 1967 on their album Are You Experienced, Rolling Stone placed the tune in their collection “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”

“This One’s for the Girls” by Martina McBride

Song Year: 2003

If you are a fan of country love songs, consider choosing Martina McBride’s “This One’s for the Girls.” Released on the 2003 album Martina, this country song celebrates sisterhood and girl friendship, and the lyrics are all about young women growing up.

“Girls” by Beastie Boys

Song Year: 1987

The track “Girls” by the Beastie Boys is a fun and light-hearted song that will get right to the point of the bouquet toss. Released in 1987 on the album Licensed to Ill, this short song is one of their least-known tunes, which could make it a unique choice for your wedding.

“Girls Just Want to Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper

Song Year: 1983

Next is a song that likely needs no introduction, and you can count on all of your wedding guests knowing it. Released on the 1983 album She’s So Unusual, the track is considered a celebration of femininity and fits perfectly with this wedding tradition.

“Man, I Feel Like a Woman” by Shania Twain

Song Year: 1997

Shania Twain released “Man, I Feel Like a Woman” on her 1997 album Come On Over, and any country music fans out there should consider choosing this track. The music is energetic, and the lyrics communicate the relevant theme of female empowerment.

“Independent Women Pt. II” by Destiny's Child

Song Year: 2000

The track “Independent Women Pt. II” is the second half of a similar track you previously read about. This version is a mix of electronic, funk, and soul music, and you might decide it fits better for your needs than part one.

“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” by Pat Benatar

Song Year: 1980

Pat Benatar released the track “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” on the 1980 album Crimes of Passion, and it is a high-energy rock song that will pump up your wedding guests. The tune made it to the number nine spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Girls, Girls, Girls” by Mötley Crüe

Song Year: 1987

The track “Girls, Girls, Girls” by Mötley Crüe is a mix of American rock and blues styles, and it is a high-energy track that has the perfect lyrics for a bouquet toss. Released on a 1987 album by the same name, this popular 80s song will have everybody dancing!

“Like a Virgin” by Madonna

Song Year: 1984

Madonna released the song “Like a Virgin” on the 1984 album of the same name, and this track is a classic 80s tune that most of your wedding guests will know. The music features bass and synthesizer instrumentals characteristic of the era, along with Madonna’s fantastic vocals.

“You Can't Hurry Love” by The Supremes

Song Year: 1966

From the 1966 album The Supremes A' Go-Go, the track “You Can’t Hurry Love” made it to the top of charts worldwide, including the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot 100. The lyrics are about a mother giving relationship advice to her daughter.

“Bang Bang” by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj

Song Year: 2014

Savan Kotecha, Max Martin, and Rickard Göransson wrote the tun “Bang Bang,” and this version by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj came out on the 2014 album Sweet Talker. You can also find the track on Grande’s album My Everything, and it made the number three spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Another One Bites The Dust” by Queen

Song Year: 1980

Queen’s “Another One Bites The Dust” was released on the 1980 album The Game, and it is one of their most popular songs. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for three weeks, and the lyrics hint at the theme of bouquet toss well.

“Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani

Song Year: 2005

Everyone will recognize this track from the opening drum lines, and the fun energy is a perfect end to a wedding. From the 2005 album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. this hip hop song is also perfect for dancing.

“Uptown Girl” by Billy Joel

Song Year: 1983

Billy Joel wrote and released “Uptown Girl” for his 1983 album An Innocent Man. The relaxed groove is catchy and well-known, and the lyrics are all about a man courting a woman he likes, which fits well with the wedding theme.

“Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer

Song Year: 1979

Next is Donna Summer’s “Hot Stuff,” which was released in 1979 on the album Bad Girls. The track has catchy instrumentals that mix disco and rock styles, and lyrics that fit the theme of single girls at a wedding.

“Hey Ladies” by Beastie Boys

Song Year: 1989

From the 1989 album Paul's Boutique, the track “Hey Ladies” is a fantastic option by the Beastie Boys. With the classic energetic sound and 80s hip-hop sound you would expect of the band, this track is a fun option for bouquet tossing.

“California Gurls” by Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg

Song Year: 2010

Katy Perry released the track “California Gurls” on the 2010 album Teenage Dream, and it features rapper Snoop Dogg in multiple verses. With a blend of multiple music genres, the lyrics pay tribute to California and the girls that come from there.

“It’s Raining Men” by Weather Girls

Song Year: 1983

Next is the classic track “It’s Raining Men” by the Weather Girls, which came out on their 1983 album Success. Paul Shaffer and Paul Jabara wrote the track, and it was a worldwide success, even making it the VH1’s collection of the “Greatest Songs of the 1980s.”

“P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” by Michael Jackson

Song Year: 1982

Michael Jackson’s hit 1982 album Thriller contained many popular songs, and “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” is a fantastic option for closing out your wedding. Even people unfamiliar with Jackson’s music might recognize it from hip-hop artists sampling it.

“Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' ” by Michael Jackson

Song Year: 1983

Next is another hit track from Michael Jackson’s 1983 album Thriller, this time “Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'. ” A blend of disco and funk, this track is energetic and is perfect for dancing and closing out your wedding with positive energy.

“She's a Lady” by Tom Jones

Song Year: 1971

Paul Anka wrote the track “She’s a Lady,” but a cover by Tom Jones was much more successful and reached the top of multiple charts. Released on the 1971 album Tom Jones Sings, you can consider this tune to be one of the classier options you can choose.

“You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC

Song Year: 1980

If the sound of AC/DC fits your taste, then consider using their classic track “You Shook Me All Night Long” for your bouquet toss song. The tune appeared on the 1980 album Back in Black as well as the 1986 album Who Made Who, and it is packed with energy!

“Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison

Song Year: 1964

For folks that want something old that even younger generations will know, consider choosing Roy Orbison’s “Oh, Pretty Woman.” Released in 1964, the track held the number-one spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for three weeks.

“Wishin' and Hopin'” by The Merseybeats

"Wishin' and Hopin'" by The Merseybeats

Song Year: 1964

If you want an older and more elegant song for your bouquet toss, consider the track “Wishin' and Hopin'” by The Merseybeats. Released in 1964, the tune has a relaxed beat and beautiful vocals.

“T.N.T.” by AC/DC

Song Year: 1976

From a 1976 album of the same name, the track “T.N.T.” by AC/DC is another high-energy tune that will pump up your wedding guests for the ending bouquet toss. The song is well-known and has been covered by many other artists.

“Legs” by ZZ Top

Song Year: 1983

Next is ZZ Top’s track “Legs,” which they released on their 1983 album Eliminator. With a heavy influence of synth-pop and new wave styles, this song is fantastic for dancing. It reached number eight on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Isn't She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder

Song Year: 1976

Stevie Wonder’s “Isn't She Lovely” likely needs no introduction, and you be sure that all of your wedding guests will know this tune. Released on the 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life, the lyrics can be interpreted as a celebration of the bride.

“All for You” by Janet Jackson

Song Year: 2001

“All for You” was the lead single from Janet Jackson’s 2001 album of the same name. Written in collaboration with Terry Lewis and Jimmy Jam, the track has high-energy dancing rhythms reminiscent of Michael Jackson’s music.

“Roar” by Katy Perry

Song Year: 2013

Next is Katy Perry’s “Roar,” which came out on the 2013 album Prism. Perry wrote the song along with Bonnie McKee, and the driving rhythms fit perfectly with the lyrics that are all about believing in yourself and feeling empowered.

“Escapade” by Janet Jackson

Song Year: 1990

Released as the third single from Janet Jackson’s 1990 album Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814, “Escapade” has high energy and expresses emotions like the joy that fit perfectly with the end of a wedding celebration.

“Just a Girl” by No Doubt

Song Year: 1995

Next is the track “Just a Girl” by No Doubt, which they released on the 1995 album Tragic Kingdom. The band’s lead singer Gwen Stefani wrote the tune along with Tom Dumont, and the lyrics express what it is like to live life as a woman.

“Love on Top” by Beyoncé

Song Year: 2011

Released in 2011, Beyoncé’s song “Love on Top” is one of the most energetic tracks you will find for this occasion, and the lyrics fit perfectly for a wedding. As the tune closes, the musical keys change higher to keep driving the energy.

“How Will I Know” by Whitney Houston

Song Year: 1985

From her 1985 self-titled album, Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know” is a classic tune that brings passion and energy. Shannon Rubicam and George Merrill originally wrote the song for Janet Jackson, but Houston made it a number-one single.

“Let's Get Loud” by Jennifer Lopez

Song Year: 1999

Next is Jennifer Lopez’s “Let’s Get Loud,” which came out on her 1999 album On the 6. Lopez co-wrote the song with singer Gloria Estefan, and the track made it to several charts worldwide, eventually becoming Lopez’s signature song. Consider this tune if you want some Latin style as your music choice.

“I Feel Love” by Donna Summer

Song Year: 1977

From her 1977 album, I Remember Yesterday, Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love” is a funky song that blends multiple musical styles, including disco and electronic dance music. This track will give you a long build-up to the moment you throw your bouquet, and the lyrics about love fit perfectly with a wedding theme.

“Findin’ a Good Man” by Danielle Peck

Song Year: 2006

Danielle Peck released the track “Findin’ a Good Man” on her 2006 self-titled album, and it is another fantastic choice for folks who want to go with a country-themed song. The vocals have a classic country sound, and the lyrics fit perfectly with the theme of single women searching for a good man.

“Last Dance” by Donna Summer

Song Year: 1978

Next is yet another song by Donna Summer, this time “Last Dance” from the 1978 album Thank God It's Friday. If some of the high-energy tracks did not fit your taste, you might love the dreamy nature of this tune, which reached the number three spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Little White Church” by Little Big Town

Song Year: 2010

Little Big Town released the track “Little White Church” on their 2010 album The Reason Why. The music is a mix of country and rock styles, and it has a groove that is both relaxed and energetic. There is also clapping during the choruses that will help include your wedding guests.

“Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé

Song Year: 2011

Released in 2011 on her fourth studio album, Beyoncé’s “Run the World (Girls)” is a unique-sounding track that samples many other songs and blends R&B and electropop styles. The tune celebrates femininity, and it reached the 29th position on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Juice” by Lizzo

Song Year: 2019

Lizzo put on the track “Juice” on her 2019 album Cuz I Love You, and she wrote it in conjunction with Sam Sumser, Ricky Reed, Theron Thomas, and Sean Small. The music mixes funk and pop styles, and the lyrics are all about having self-esteem and valuing loving yourself, something that fits the single theme of a bouquet toss.

“You Look Good” by Lady Antebellum

Song Year: 2017

From the 2017 album Heart Break, Lady Antebellum’s “You Look Good” blends multiple musical styles together—country, funk, jazz, and soul—which is perfect for a wedding where people prefer varying styles. The track reached number 41 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.

“Respect” by Aretha Franklin

Song Year: 1967

Aretha Franklin's song “Respect” likely needs no introduction, and you can probably hear its famous chorus just by seeing the song title. Released in 1967, the song became a famous track symbolizing feminism and is Frankin’s signature song.

“Love Shack” by The B-52's

Song Year: 1989

The B-52’s released the track “Love Shack” on their 1989 album Cosmic Thing, and it soon became the band’s signature song. The tune made it to the top of multiple charts worldwide. With lyrics celebrating love and other emotions, you will have your wedding guests dancing along with this one.

“Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland

Song Year: 2010

Sugarland put on the track “Stuck Like Glue” on their 2010 album The Incredible Machine, and the title and lyrics center around the addictive feeling that being in love can induce. This track will help guests celebrate love while also imagining their own prospects for future relationships.

“Pretty Girl Rock” by Keri Hilson

Song Year: 2010

Next is Keri Hilson’s “Pretty Girl Rock,” which she released on her 2010 album No Boys Allowed. Chuck Harmony and Ne-Yo wrote the song, and it is a mid-tempo track that expresses the power of self-confidence, especially for women.

“Somethin' Bad” by Miranda Lambert feat. Carrie Underwood

Song Year: 2014

Released in 2014 on the album Platinum, Miranda Lambert’s “Somethin' Bad” reached the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and was even nominated for Grammy. The track is a duet with Carrie Underwood, and you can consider it another anthem celebrating femininity.

“Cowboy Take Me Away” by Dixie Chicks

Song Year: 1999

The Dixie Chicks put out the track “Cowboy Take Me Away” on their 1999 album Fly, and it is among their most well-known songs. The music features the beautifully lyrical vocals of Natalie Maines with lyrics about being swept off your feet when you fall in love, perfect for a wedding theme.

“Gimme More” by Britney Spears

Song Year: 2007

Released on the 2007 album Blackout, Britney Spears’s track “Gimme More” is a mix of musical styles, especially dance and electropop. The song made it to the top of charts worldwide and found the number three spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in the US.

“Where Them Girls At” by David Guetta feat. Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj

Song Year: 2011

Next is David Guetta’s “Where Them Girls At,” which was released on the 2011 album Nothing but the Beat. In addition to Guetta, many folks contributed to writing the song, including Mike Caren and Jared Cotter. The track also features Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj.

“Why'd You Come in Here Lookin Like That” by Dolly Parton

Song Year: 1989

If you want another country option for your bouquet toss song, consider Dolly Parton’s “Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That.” Released on the 1989 album White Limozeen, the track hit the top of the country charts and stayed in the running for multiple weeks.

“These Boots Are Made for Walkin'” by Nancy Sinatra

Song Year: 1965

Next is another old track that people will still recognize nearly 60 years later. Released in 1965, Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'” is a classic tune that fits the occasion perfectly. It hit the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 and UK Singles Chart.

“Suds in the Bucket” by Sara Evans

Song Year: 2004

Sara Evans put out the song “Suds in the Bucket” on her 2004 album Restless. With a fast tempo and energetic violin interludes, the lyrics are all about a woman making the sudden decision to run away with a man.

“Ladies Night” by Kool & The Gang

Song Year: 1979

Last but not least is “Ladies Night” by Kool & The Gang, which they released on their 1979 album of the same name. The disco/funk music fits lyrics that are all about being out and dating.

Bouquet Toss Songs, Final Thoughts

Hopefully, this collection of classic bouquet toss songs has given you plenty of options to choose from. With a range of moods and genres, there is something that should fit everybody’s taste. And once the wedding is in your past, bookmark this page with fantastic songs about being married so you can continue to appreciate your relationship!

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