Wedding Ideas

48 Most Commonly Banned Wedding Songs

Posted on July 19 by Francesca Sgambati

Jill Lynn Photography

There are so many little details to remember when planning your wedding day. Do you need wedding insurance? Should you have a second pair of shoes for the reception? Do you need extra seating for guests who show up without RSVP-ing? The list can go on and on. With everything you’re planning, you may overlook one VERY important detail: a do not play list for your band or DJ. While you may have already planned the perfect playlist, it’s important to make sure to include a list of songs you do not want played under any circumstances.

Thanks to FiveThirtyEight, we have a full list of the most commonly banned wedding songs. Do any make your list?

1. Chicken Dance

2. Cha-Cha Slide

3. Macarena

4. Cupid Shuffle

5. YMCA – Village People

6. Electric Boogie (Electric Slide)

7. Hokey Pokey

8. Wobble – V.I.C

9. Happy – Pharrell Williams

10. Shout – Isley Brothers

11. Love Shack – The B-52’s

12. We Are Family – Sister Sledge

13. Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke

14. Celebration – Kool & The Gang

15. Cotton Eye Joe – Rednex

16. Dancing Queen – ABBA

17. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

18. Single Ladies – Beyonce

19. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond

20. Turn Down For What – DJ Snake, Lil John

21. Watch ME (Whip/Nae Nae) – Silento

22. Hot in Here – Nelly

23. Mony Mony – Billy Idol

24. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor

25. Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-A-Lot

26. Booti Call – Blackstreet

27. Gangnam Style – Psy

28. Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy) – Big & Rich

29. Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees

30. Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

31. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars

32. Wagon Wheel – Nathan Carter

33. What Do You Mean? – Justin Bieber

34. All of Me – John Legend

35. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen

36. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

37. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen

38. Footloose – Kenny Loggins

39. Get Low – Lil Jon

40. Hey Ya! – Outkast

41. Hotline Bling – Drake

42. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

43. My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion

44. SexyBack – Justin Timberlake

45. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

46. Sugar – Marron 5

47. Total Eclipse of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler

48. You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

 

 

Original list appears here


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