101 Best Country Wedding Songs

There is no shortage of country love songs from various decades, but if you are looking specifically for the best country wedding songs, this collection is for you. Ranging from old classics from Glen Campbell, to new music from Luke Combs, you will have plenty of options for your country wedding playlist!

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“It's Your Love” by Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill

Song Year: 1997

Stephony Smith wrote the song “It’s Your Love,” and many artists have recorded their own versions of the track. But this version was released in 1997 by Tim Mcgraw and his wife Faith Hill for the album Everywhere and served as its first single. The track peaked at the number seven spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. 

“Sure Be Cool If You Did” by Blake Shelton

Song Year: 2013

Jimmy Robbins, Rodney Clawson, and Chris Tompkins wrote this track which was later recorded by Blake Shelton for his 2013 album Based On a True Story. The song was successful and topped two country charts, and it also succeeded more generally when it reached the number 44 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The track fits the deep emotions you will feel at a wedding and is perfect as a slow-dancing track.

“Making Memories of Us” by Keith Urban

Song Year: 2005

Keith Urban released the track “Making Memories of Us” on his 2005 album Be Here. Rodney Crowell wrote the song and several artists recorded it, but it is Urban’s version that was the most successful, reaching the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. With lyrics about trust and love, this track will fit perfectly with a tender moment at a wedding.

“Jolene” by Dolly Parton

Song Year: 1974

Dolly Parton wrote and recorded the song “Jolene” for the 1974 album by the same name. The lyrics tell a story—one that Parton has admitted is based on actual events—of a wife confronting a woman who flirted with her husband. The upbeat music and tongue-in-cheek lyrics work for the more casual moments of your wedding playlist.

“Forever After All” by Luke Combs

Song Year: 2020

Luke Combs wrote the track “Forever After All” and released it on his 2020 album What You See Ain't Always What You Get. This powerful country ballad was hugely successful and set streaming records on both Apple Music and Spotify. More impressively, the track hit the top of the Hot Country Songs chart and number two on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. The lyrics about a couple staying together forever could be a perfect slow dance track.

“See About a Girl” by Lee Brice

Song Year: 2012

The track “See About a Girl” came out on the 2012 album Hard 2 Love. Songwriter Kyle Jacobs helped Lee Brice write the song, and the title is based on a line that Jacobs uttered to Brice while they were out having a beer. The slower music and lyrics fit together to remind people how special relationships can be.

“I’ll Be” by Reba McEntire

Song Year: 2000

Diane Warren wrote the track “I’ll Be,” and Reba McEntire recorded it for the 2000 album So Good Together. The music is slow and powerful, and the lyrics center around the strength that exists in marital love, with themes of being by someone’s side no matter what happens. The track made it to the number four spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.  

“Wichita Lineman” by Glen Campbell

Song Year: 1968

Released on the 1968 album by the same name, the track “Wichita Lineman” was written by Jimmy Webb and recorded by Glen Campbell. Many artists have covered this popular track, but Campbell’s version was the most successful, staying at the top of the American country music charts for multiple weeks. Rolling Stone also included the track in their “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” collection.

“In Case You Didn’t Know” by Brett Young

Song Year: 2017

Weddings have a place for all styles of music, and Brett Young’s “In Case You Didn’t Know” is a slow and emotional song that compliments any reflective/emotional part of a wedding. Released on the 2017 album Brett Young, the lyrics are a tribute from Young to his wife and capture his love and appreciation for her, even after years of marriage.

“I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack

Song Year: 2000

If you do not recognize the title of this next track, you will probably recognize the instrumental introduction. Released on the 2000 album by the same name, the track “I Hope You Dance” is inspirational and fits the new-beginning theme of weddings perfectly. This signature track by Womack topped the country charts and also hit number 14 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Cowboys Like Us” by George Strait

Song Year: 2003

Next is the track “Cowboys Like Us” from George Strait’s 2003 album Honkytonkville. While most wedding songs capture the love between the new couple, this track is all about appreciating the close friends that are there to support you. It hit the number two spot on the Hot Country Songs chart.

“Hurricane” by Luke Combs

Song Year: 2016

Next is another track by Luke Combs, this time the song “Hurricane” from his 2016 album This One’s for You. Taylor Phillips and Thomas Archer helped Combs write the track, and it reached the top of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart.

“Little Moments” by Brad Paisley

Song Year: 2003

Released on the 2003 album Mud on the Tires, Brad Paisley’s “Little Moments” is a touching tribute to Paisley’s wife. Paisley co-wrote the song with Chris Dubois, and the lyrics center around a husband appreciating the little moments and memories of spending a life with his wife.

“All-American Girl” by Carrie Underwood

Song Year: 2007

You will likely recognize this popular Carrie Underwood song right away. Released on the 2007 album Carnival Ride and co-written with  Kelley Lovelace and Ashley Gorley, this track is upbeat but has deep lyrics about the cycle of life where people grow up, get married, and have kids of their own. The track could work perfectly as a father-daughter dance.

“Ready to Run” by Dixie Chicks

Song Year: 1999

If you are a fan of the Dixie Chicks, consider adding their track “Ready to Run” to your wedding playlist. Released on their 1999 album Fly, this high-energy track features a fiddle, whistles, and a banjo. You might also recognize the track from the 1999 romantic comedy Runaway Bride.

“Love Like Crazy” by Lee Brice

Song Year: 2009

Doug Johnson and Tim James wrote the song “Love Like Crazy,” and Lee Brice recorded it for his 2009 album by the same name. The mid-tempo track features passionate choruses that express how a man’s success largely depends on the support of a loving partner. The track also set a record for how long it stayed on the Hot Country Songs chart.

“Breathe” by Faith Hill

Song Year: 1999

Faith Hill released the track “Breathe” on her 1999 album by the same name. Written by Holly Lamar and Stephanie Bentley, the song stayed at the top of the Hot Country Songs chart for six weeks. It also had success outside of the country genre, hitting the number two spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“My Little Girl” by Tim Mcgraw

Song Year: 2006

Tim Mcgraw’s “My Little Girl” was released on a 2006 compilation album, and it was also a featured song for the 2006 movie Flicka. This slow and thoughtful ballad has lyrics about a father appreciating his daughter growing up, and it would serve perfectly as an emotional father-daughter dance.

“Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me” by Keith Urban

Song Year: 2003

Keith Urban and Monty Powell wrote the track “Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me” together, and Urban released it on his 2003 album Golden Road. The lyrics center around how having a partner in life makes challenges much easier. The song topped the country charts and also made it to the number 30 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100.

“Little Bit Of Everything” by Keith Urban

Song Year: 2013

Brad Warren, Kevin Rudolf, and Brett Warren wrote the song “Little Bit Of Everything,” and Keith Urban released it on his 2013 album Fuse. This upbeat song has lyrics about enjoying the small things in life, and it would fit perfectly as background music during a wedding cocktail hour.

“Don't Blink” by Kenny Chesney

Song Year: 2007

Chris Wallin and Casey Beathard wrote the track “Don’t Blink,” and Kenny Chesney released it on the 2007 album Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates. The mid-tempo music has lyrics about appreciating life and being careful not to let it pass you by too quickly. The track topped the country music charts and reached number 79 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“Die a Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett

Song Year: 2015

Released on the 2015 album Tangled Up, Thomas Rhett’s “Die a Happy Man” is a touching love song that will fit perfectly on a wedding playlist. Co-written with Joe Spargur and Sean Douglas, the track reached the number 21 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“I Loved Her First” by Heartland

Song Year: 2006

Opening with a touching fiddle solo, Heartland’s “I Loved Her First” is a classic father-daughter wedding dance song with lyrics about a father struggling to give up his little girl. Elliott Park and Walt Aldridge wrote the track, and it topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.

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

Song Year: 2003

Contrasting with the previous slow/emotional track, Martina McBride’s “This One’s for the Girls” is an energetic track to get all the women at a wedding excited and dancing. Released on the 2003 album Martina, this track will be a perfect tribute to the bridesmaids and other women that helped support the bride.

“There Goes My Life” by Kenny Chesney

Song Year: 2003

Released on the 2003 album When the Sun Goes Down, Kenny Chesney’s “There Goes My Life” is a reflective song about growing up and appreciating the importance of getting married and having children. The track held the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs for seven weeks.

“She Said Yes” by Rhett Akins

Song Year: 1995

Rhett Akins released the track “She Said Yes” on the 1995 album A Thousand Memories, and it is a slow ballad that captures the theme of young love. As a wedding song, these lyrics will have everyone appreciating relationships that have lasted many years.

“It Won't Be Like This for Long” by Darius Rucker

Song Year: 2008

Darius Rucker, who you might know from being the lead singer of the hit band Hootie & the Blowfish, released the track “It Won’t Be Like This for Long” on the 2008 album Learn to Live. The mostly acoustic music has a gentle energy, and the lyrics are about a young couple appreciating the process of having children.

“God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton

Song Year: 2010

Blake Shelton released the track “God Gave Me You” as the lead single from his 2010 album What We Want, What We Get. The emotional song has lyrics about a husband appreciating his wife, and the track has become a classic couple’s song that signifies the deep love of marriage.

“Love Story” by Taylor Swift

Song Year: 2008

This next track likely needs no introduction, as it is the famous song “Love Story” by Taylor Swift. Released on the 2008 album Fearless, this track has high energy and lyrics about a successful love story. The song reached number four on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and sold over 18 million copies worldwide.

“Singles You Up” by Jordan Davis

Song Year: 2017

Jordan Davis released the song “Singles You Up” as a single from his 2017 album Home State. The music has an energetic tempo and lyrics about a man courting a woman. This song is a perfect addition to a wedding dance playlist.

“Lovin' You Is Fun” by Easton Corbin

Song Year: 2012

Bob DiPiero and Jim Beavers wrote the track “Lovin’ You Is Fun,” and Easton Corbin recorded it for his 2012 album All Over the Road. The lyrics are relatively simple and express the enjoyment of loving someone without drama.

“Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right” by Billy Currington

Song Year: 2005

Patrick Jason Matthews and Marty Dodson wrote the song “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right,” and Billy Currington released it on a 2005 album by the same name. This simple ballad has a slow tempo and lyrics about the narrator appreciating his successful relationship.

“One Thing Right” by Kane Brown and Marshmello

Song Year: 2019

If you want a unique song for your wedding playlist, consider adding “One Thing Right” by Kane Brown and Marshmallow. The track fuses multiple genres, including electronic dance music, country, and punk. The song hit the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.

“End Up With You” by Carrie Underwood

Song Year: 2018

Released on the 2018 album Cry Pretty, Carrie Underwood’s “End Up With You” is a pop country song that has an upbeat tempo and a catchy groove. The lyrics are all about the narrator expressing that loving her partner is all she wants in the world.

“You Can't Lose Me” by Faith Hill

Song Year: 1996

Faith Hill’s “You Can’t Lose Me” is the perfect wedding track to appreciate all of the mothers at a wedding and the crucial role they played in raising children. Released on the 1996 album It Matters to Me, the lyrics capture the sentiment of unconditional love.

“Sunshine and Whiskey” by Frankie Ballard

Song Year: 2014

Released on a 2014 album by the same name, Frankie Ballard’s “Sunshine and Whiskey” is a mid-tempo track that blends country singing with honky-tonk instrumentals. The lyrics capture the intense emotions of suddenly falling in love.

“Marry Me” by Train and Martina McBride

Song Year: 2012

The lead singer from Train, Pat Monahan, originally wrote and recorded the track “Marry Me” for the 2010 album Save Me, San Francisco. But this touching version comes from a duet recording Monahan made for Martina McBride’s 2012 album Eleven.

“She’s In Love With The Boy” by Trisha Yearwood

Song Year: 1991

Jon Ims wrote the song “She’s In Love With The Boy,” and Trisha Yearwood released it on her 1991 self-titled album. The music has a bright tempo and positive instrumentals, and the lyrics center around a teenage couple deciding to get married.

“Me and My Gang” by Rascal Flatts

Song Year: 2006

From a 2006 album by the same name, “Me and My Gang,” is an energetic song by Rascal Flatts that captures an appreciation for families and siblings. This track is perfect as an energetic dance song to appreciate your family.

“History In The Making” by Darius Rucker

Song Year: 2009

Darius Rucker wrote the track “History In The Making” along with Frank Rogers and Clay Mills, and he released it on the 2009 album Learn to Live. The music is catchy and upbeat, and the lyrics are about appreciating the beginning of relationships and the feeling that it will be the start of a lifetime union.

“Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line

Song Year: 2012

Florida Georgia Line released the track “Cruise” on their 2012 album Here's to the Good Times, and it captures the classic sound of the so-called “bro-country” style. With an upbeat tempo and exciting guitar solos, the lyrics are about a man imagining hanging out with a beautiful woman that he saw.

“Why Don't We Just Dance” by Josh Turner

Song Year: 2009

Jonathan Singleton, Jim Beavers, and Darrell Brown wrote the track “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” and Josh Turner recorded it for his 2009 album Haywire. With a mid-fast tempo and positive musical accompaniment, the lyrics are about appreciating your lover and dancing to forget about the hard times.

“Like Jesus Does” by Eric Church

Song Year: 2011

From the 2011 album Chief, Eric Church’s song “Like Jesus Does” is a track about a deep relationship love in which the narrator’s woman loves him like Jesus. Monty Criswell and Casey Beathard wrote the song, and it is a slow enough ballad that can work as a slow wedding dance.

“All To Myself” by Dan + Shay

Song Year: 2019

From their 2019 self-titled album, the track “All To Myself” by Dan + Shay has a relaxed musical energy complimented by subtle guitar riffs. The choruses showcase the duo’s impressive singing, and the lyrics are about the narrator desiring his lover.

“I'd Love to Change Your Name” by Kenny Chesney

Song Year: 1994

Kenny Chesney released the track “I’d Love to Change Your Name” on his 1994 album In My Wildest Dreams, and the music is catchy and energetic. As the title suggests, the lyrics are about love at first sight and the narrator imagining marrying the person he sees.

“Make You Feel My Love” by Garth Brooks

Song Year: 1998

The song “Make You Feel My Love” was originally written and recorded by Bob Dylan in 1997, but this 1998 Garth Brooks cover is a recording for the movie Hope Floats. Over 400 artists have covered this classic song, but Garth Brooks captures a reflective energy that is perfect for a slow wedding dance.

“Kick the Dust Up” by Luke Bryan

Song Year: 2015

Chris DeStefano, Ashley Gorley, and Dallas Davidson wrote the song “Kick the Dust Up,” and Luke Bryan released it as a single from his 2015 album Kill the Lights. This high-energy track is perfect for pumping up a wedding crowd to keep partying for the night. The track was Bryan’s 10th single to top the country charts.

“Grow Old Along With Me” by Mary Chapin Carpenter

Song Year: 1999

Released on the 1999 album Party Doll and Other Favorites, Mary Chapin Carpenter’s “Grow Old Along With Me” is a slow and emotional country song about staying together for life and getting old together. This song might make people cry, but it could be a truly beautiful first dance for any couple.

“The Bones” by Maren Morris

Song Year: 2019

Maren Morris recorded the song “The Bones” for her 2019 album Girl. With writing help from Laura Veltz and Jimmy Robbins, the track was certified four-times platinum and made it to the number 12 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

“When You Say Nothing At All” by Alison Krauss

“When You Say Nothing At All” by Alison Krauss

Song Year: 1995

Don Schlitz and Paul Overstreet wrote the song “When You Say Nothing At All” for multiple artists, including Keith Whitley and Frances Black. This version from Alison Krauss’s 1995 album paying tribute to Whitely is a gentle interpretation with help from the band Union Station.

“Shotgun Rider” by Tim McGraw

Song Year: 2014

Tim McGraw released the track “Shotgun Rider” on the 2014 album Sundown Heaven Town, and the energetic track has lyrics all about the narrator appreciating his life partner. Wedding guests will appreciate the new marriage along with all of the existing marriages of the guests.

“Always” by Patsy Cline and The Jordanaires

Song Year: 1963

One month before dying in a plane crash in 1963, Patsy Cline recorded the classic track “Always,” which gives the track an especially haunting and beautiful tone. Over a decade later, the track made it to Billboard's country chart.

“Leave the Night On” by Sam Hunt

Song Year: 2014

Next is a much more modern country track, Sam Hunt’s “Leave the Night On.” Released on his 2014 album Montevallo, the music captures the “bro-country” style, and the lyrics are about the timeless good times you can have with a woman you like.

“Just To Hear You Say That You Love Me” by Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

Song Year: 1998

This next track is another one from the powerful country couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, this time Diane Warren’s “Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me.” While Chynna Phillips originally recorded the track, this version by Hill and McGraw has powerful sounds and topped the country charts.

“Chicken Fried” by Zac Brown Band

Song Year: 2008

Released on the 2008 album The Foundation, this is a track you will almost definitely recognize. Although an earlier version was released in 2004, this version is a re-recording that the band made. The new version became a number-one hit, and its energy is perfect for an energetic wedding playlist.

“Love Is A Beautiful Thing” by Phil Vassar

Song Year: 2008

Craig Wiseman and Jeffrey Steele originally wrote the track “Love Is A Beautiful Thing” for Paul Brandt in 1999, but this version comes from Phil Vassar’s 2008 album Prayer of a Common Man. The energetic music complements lyrics about celebrating love on a wedding day.

“Stuck Like Glue” by Sugarland

Song Year: 2010

From the country duo Sugarland’s 2010 album The Incredible Machine, the track “Stuck Like Glue” is a fun song about celebrating the addiction that lovers can have for each other. Add this tune to a pre-party or dance playlist at a wedding, and people will love it!

“The Rose” by Conway Twitty

Song Year: 1970

If you want an older song that will put wedding guests in a reflective mood, consider adding Conway Twitty’s track “The Rose.” From the 1970 album Hello Darlin’, this track has beautifully soft piano accompaniment and delicate lyrics that celebrate the power of love.

“From This Moment On” by Shania Twain

Song Year: 1998

No country playlist is complete without the classic sound of Shania Twain, and her track “From This Moment On” features the bonus of a duet with Bryan White. The lyrics are about lifelong love, and the track topped the charts worldwide.

“Every Little Thing” by Russell Dickerson

Song Year: 2018

Russell Dickerson wrote the track “Every Little Thing” along with Parker Welling and Casey Brown, and he released it on his 2018 album Yours. The energetic music compliments lyrics about newlyweds enjoying the feeling of loving everything about each other.

“Our Kind of Love” by Lady Antebellum

Song Year: 2010

Released as a single from the 2010 album Need You Now, Lady Antebellum’s “Our Kind of Love” is an upbeat song about a couple having a fun life together. The beautiful vocal harmonies will remind everyone at a wedding to smile and stop taking life too seriously.

“Love is a Wild Thing” by Kacey Musgraves

Song Year: 2018

Kacey Musgraves released the track “Love is a Wild Thing” on her 2018 album Golden Hour. The slow acoustic track captures a reflective mood, and Musgraves's vocals have a purity and beauty that will remind you of Jonie Mitchell.

“A Love That Will Never Grow Old” by Emmylou Harris

Song Year: 2005

As this song’s title suggests, it has a theme that fits perfectly with the timeless love people feel at a wedding. Released in 2005 as part of the soundtrack to the film Brokeback Mountain, this beautiful track won a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.

“Carrying Your Love With Me” by George Strait

Song Year: 1997

Next is the song “Carrying Your Love With Me,” another track by the so-called “King of Country” musician George Strait. Written by Jeff Stevens and Steve Bogard, this tune appeared on Strait’s 1997 album by the same name. The lyrics are about a man who has to travel and deeply misses his wife when away from home.

“I Do” by Paul Brandt

Song Year: 1996

From the 1996 album Calm Before the Storm, Paul Brandt’s “I Do” is an emotional song with lyrics that serve as wedding vows. The relaxing music and Brandt’s calming tenor voice make a perfect slow wedding dance.

“H.O.L.Y.” by Florida Georgia Line

Song Year: 2016

Next is another tune from Florida Georgia Line, their 2016 track “H.O.L.Y.” The letters are short for “High on Loving You,” and the lyrics are all about the ecstatic feeling of being deeply in love with someone.

“These Last Few Days” by Lee Brice

Song Year: 2010

Lee Brice released the track “These Last Few Days” on his 2010 album Love Like Crazy. The gentle verses give way to powerful choruses with lyrics about the present-moment joy that people feel when they are in love with each other.

“True Believers” by Darius Rucker

Song Year: 2012

Released on the 2012 album by the same name, Darius Rucker’s “True Believers” is a track that highlights Rucker’s ability to soar his voice during the choruses. The song made the country charts in the United States and Canada.

“I Love You Because” by Ernest Tubb

Song Year: 1950

Ernest Tubb’s rendition of the classic track “I Love You Because” will make wedding guests feel like they have stepped into a time machine. With a steady beat and Tubb’s relaxing baritone voice, the lyrics describe a simple and sweet love.

“Me And You” by Kenny Chesney

Song Year: 1996

Ray Herndon and Skip Ewing wrote the song “Me And You,” and Kenny Chesney released it on his 1996 album of the same name. The song gradually increases in intensity as the lyrics reflect how the narrator and his wife compliment each other.

“Baby Be My Love Song” by Easton Corbin

Song Year: 2014

From the 2014 album About to Get Real, Easton Corbin’s “Baby Be My Love Song” is a song with a fantastic groove and the typical country sound. Its mid-tempo energy makes for a fun dancing track without getting too sappy. 

“Andy (I Can’t Live Without You)” by Ashley McBryde

Song Year: 2018

Released on the 2018 album Girl Going Nowhere, Ashley McBryde’s track “Andy (I Can’t Live Without You)” is a soft and delicate track that captures the subtleties of marriage. McBryde’s lyrical singing fits with lyrics about a marriage’s love being more important than the little problems.

“Run Away With You” by Big & Rich

Song Year: 2015

Big & Rich group members Michael Ray and John Rich wrote the track “Run Away With You,” which appeared on the band’s 2015 album Gravity. This country ballad has energetic guitar riffs and lyrics about the narrator being in love and wanting to run away.

“Giving It All to You” by Hayley & Michaels

Song Year: 2019

Hayley & Michaels released the track “Giving It All to You” on the 2019 album Hail Mary. The duet between the two voices blends beautifully and fits with the wedding theme of two people coming together to make harmony. The lyrics are all about two people making a full commitment to each other.

“She's Everything” by Brad Paisley

Song Year: 2006

Next is another track by Brad Paisley, this time his “She’s Everything” from the 2006 album Time Well Wasted. Wil Nance wrote the music and words as a tribute to his wife, and Paisley is said to have reworded some parts to fit his life better. The song reached the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.

“Love Me Tender” by Elvis Presley

Song Year: 1956

This classic Elvis Presley song “Love Me Tender” likely needs no introduction. Released as a single in 1956 from the album of the same name, this track is an intimate expression of being in love. The melody is copied from the ballad “Aura Lea.”

“All About Tonight” by Blake Shelton

Song Year: 2010

From a 2010 album by the same name, Blake Shelton’s “All About Tonight” is an energetic track that is perfect for injecting more energy into your wedding party. With driving rhythms and fun singing by Shelton, the lyrics express having a party and enjoying the present moment.

“Have I Told You Lately That I Love You” by Hank Williams

Song Year: 2008

Van Morrison originally wrote and recorded this classic track, but this Hank Williams recording resurfaced in 2008. The steel guitar sounds produce a relaxed atmosphere, and Williams sings the loving lyrics beautifully.

“I Cross My Heart” by George Strait

Song Year: 1992

Next is another classic track by George Strait. Released on the 1992 album Pure Country, this song topped the country charts in the US and Canada. In what might be Strait’s best song, his relaxing singing tone expresses lyrics about the narrator making wedding vows and other promises to his wife.

“Friends We Won't Forget” by Lee Brice

Song Year: 2012

Released on the 2012 album Hard 2 Love, Lee Brice’s “Friends We Won’t Forget” is a fantastic track for appreciating all the close friends at your wedding. The driving instrumentals will keep the energy of your wedding party going, and the lyrics have a sentimental recollection of the past good times.

“Stand By Your Man” by Tammy Wynette

Song Year: 1968

Written along with Billy Sherrill, Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man” fits the wedding theme perfectly. Released on the 1968 album by the same name, almost any country fan will recognize this popular tune and appreciate its lyrics at a wedding.

“Legends” by Kelsea Ballerini

Song Year: 2017

Forest Glen Whitehead and Hillary Lindsey helped Kelsea Ballerini write the track “Legends,” which appeared on her 2017 album Unapologetically. The song made it to the top of the country charts and even made an appearance on the more general Billboard Hot 100 chart.

“Johnny And June” by Heidi Newfield

Song Year: 2008

Released on the 2008 album What Am I Waiting For, Heidi Newfield’s song “Johnny And June” is a passionate tune about being in love and wanting to stay together forever. The relaxed verses explode into energetic choruses with soaring vocals from Newfield.

“When the Stars Go Blue” by Tim McGraw

Song Year: 2006

Ryan Adams originally wrote and recorded the track “When the Stars Go Blue,” but this version by Tim McGraw comes from his Greatest Hits collection released in 2006. This McGraw cover made it to the top of the country charts and did well on all-genre collections.

“Till I Loved You” by Restless Heart

Song Year: 1986

From their 1986 self-titled album, Restless Heart’s track “Till I Loved You” is a cover of an earlier Juice Newton song from 1983. This cover reached the number 10 spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

“You Make It Look So Easy” by Eric Church

Song Year: 2009

Next is another selection from Eric Church. From his 2009 album Carolina, the song “You Make It Look So Easy” is a touching love song about the narrator appreciating how effortlessly his partner loves him.

“You Are” by Jimmy Wayne

Song Year: 2004

Jimmy Wayne—along with Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, and Marv Green—wrote the track “You Are” for his 2004 self-titled album. The slow tempo, gentle guitar riffs, and loving lyrics make it the perfect music for a slow wedding dance.

“All My Life” by Kenny Rogers

Song Year: 1983

Van Stephenson, Dave Robbins, and Jeff Silbar wrote the track “All My Life,” and Kenny Rogers recorded it for his 1983 album We’ve Got Tonight. The gentle music compliments lyrics about lifelong love. The track did well on country charts and even made it to number 37 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

“I Swear” by John Michael Montgomery

Song Year: 1993

Written by Frank J. Myers and Gary Baker, Michael Montgomery recorded the track “I Swear” for his 1993 album Kickin' It Up. If you do not recognize the opening, you will likely recognize the catchy chorus, especially considering the band All-4-One’s cover a year later and made it into a worldwide hit.

“Cowboy Take Me Away” by Dixie Chicks

Song Year: 1999

Released on the 1999 album Fly, “Cowboy Take Me Away” by the Dixie Chicks is one of their most classic tracks. Group member Natalie Maines sings lyrics about being swept away in love with a clean and pure tone.

“I Wanna Love Somebody Like You” by Keith Urban

Song Year: 2002

Keith Urban released the track “I Wanna Love Somebody Like You” on his 2002 album Golden Road. Nominated for an Academy of Country Music award, the track is an upbeat tune with lyrics about enjoying being in love with someone for life.

“I Want Crazy” by Hunter Hayes

Song Year: 2013

Released on the 2013 album by the same name, “I Want Crazy” by Hunter Hayes was a successful track that made it to the top 20 of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Written along with Troy Verges and Lori McKenna, the track almost won a Grammy award for Best Country Solo Performance.

“Would You Go With Me” by Josh Turner

Song Year: 2006

Written by John Scott Sherrill and Shawn Camp, Josh Turner’s “Would You Go With Me” is a high-energy song from the 2006 album Your Man. Turner’s deep baritone voice compliments lyrics that are about the narrator asking his partner to trust him in life. The track performed well on multiple charts.

“But I Love You More” by Roger Miller

Song Year: 1965

Going back many decades, this next track is Roger Miller’s “But I Love You More.” Released on the 1965 album The One And Only, Miller’s voice blends perfectly with the relaxing musical accompaniment, along with lyrics about the narrator loving his partner more than anything else.

“Somebody’s Hero” by Jamie O’Neal

Song Year: 2005

Jamie O’Neal released the track “Somebody’s Hero” as the second single from her 2005 album Brave. This song is another fantastic option for appreciating all the mothers at a wedding, as the lyrics are all about the crucial role mothers play in raising successful children. The tune hit the number three spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.

“This Kiss” by Faith Hill

Song Year: 1998

Annie Roboff, Beth Nielsen Chapman, and Robin Lerner all contributed to the writing of “This Kiss” before Faith Hill recorded it for her 1998 album Faith. The track’s success made it a crossover hit that folks outside of the country genre will know. This feel-good song belongs on any wedding playlist!

“Deeper than the Holler” by Randy Travis

Song Year: 1988

Randy Travis released the track “Deeper than the Holler” on his 1988 album Old 8×10. Written by Don Schlitz and Paul Overstreet, this mid-tempo ballad has a sweet sound and lyrics about a man expressing the deep love he has for his partner.

“Amazed” by Lonestar

Song Year: 1999

Next up is a power ballad by the country music group Lonestar, and you will likely recognize its catchy/popular tune right away—it was a huge hit for the band. The track “Amazed” was released on the 1999 album Lonely Grill, and its touching lyrics and music deserve a place on any wedding playlist.

“The Love In Your Eyes” by George Jones

Song Year: 1993

George Jones released the track “The Love In Your Eyes” on his 1993 album High-Tech Redneck. With a relaxing guitar accompaniment and Jones’ deep baritone voice, the lyrics poetically describe how staring into your lover's eyes is the best thing in the world.

“Fearless” by Taylor Swift

Song Year: 2008

Taylor Swift released the track “Fearless” on her 2008 album of the same name, and the music is a mix of country and pop styles. Swift’s youthful voice and the lyrics about a perfect first date will have everybody at the wedding reminiscing about their first dates with loved ones.

“Friends In Low Places” by Garth Brooks

Song Year: 1990

Last but not least is the track “Friends In Low Places” by Garth Brooks. Released in 1990 for the album No Fences, this song is another option for your wedding playlist where friends can appreciate each other. 

Country Wedding Songs, Final Thoughts

As you can see, there is so much fantastic music from the country genre that fits the context of a wedding. Ranging from slow ballads to upbeat dance songs, there is music here to fit everybody’s taste.

Hopefully, you found plenty of options to fill your playlist with. And once your wedding is over and you are settling into married life, check out this collection of the best songs about being married! You’ll probably also like our list of country love songs.

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