By Brides. Photos: Dylan Don.
Choosing music for your ceremony is all about picking songs that are meaningful (and appropriate) for the moment. But for your reception? It's all about getting your guests on the dance floor! No matter the style of reception party or the age range of your attendees, these five wedding songs are guaranteed to have everyone getting out of their seats to get down.
Who better to fill us in on the top most-requested wedding songs than some of the biggest DJs in the country? Scratch Weddings features some of the most funky-fresh spinners out there—it was even co-founded by Jam Master Jay of Run DMC, so you know they've got the credibility you're looking for. Haley Knauer, Scratch DJs' weddings manager, breaks it down for us. Are any of your favorites on the list?
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1. "P.Y.T." by Michael Jackson
2. "Get Lucky (Feat. Pharrell Williams)" by Daft Punk
Upbeat, catchy, and oh-so-easy to dance to, you'll want to make sure your wedding dress gives you plenty of room to groove when this song comes on.
3. "Poison" by Bell Biv DeVoe
A little old school hip hop to get you and your guests groovin'! Perfect for later in the evening when the dancing really gets underway.
4. "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire
Talk about a crowd pleaser! Your parents will love this throwback to their youth, and there's a good chance every guest knows the words.
5. "Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé
Just like Bey and Jay, your wedding day is a time when your love for one another will really take over. Kick off the dance party with this Beyoncé favorite, or save it for a fun moment like the cake cutting.
This story originally appeared on Brides.
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