10 Funny Wedding Songs

By Mackenzie •  Updated: 01/15/21 •  6 min read

Before your big day, you are going to have to think about what wedding songs you want at your reception. Of course, there are going to be some classic songs in there that everyone loves and that show off your love for each other. But your wedding reception is also a time to have some fun and party with your friends and family members. So, why not make it memorable?

If you love to have some fun, you can choose funny wedding songs to feature on your big day. This could be when you are doing speeches or for guests when they are dancing at night. You could even play one for your first day. Here are 10 funny wedding songs you and your guests are going to love.

Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

‘Another One Bites the Dust’ by Queen is one of the most popular songs ever. It has been a hit ever since it was released and this means that all of your guests are going to know it. What’s more, it is catchy for the kids to enjoy too. You can make this into a funny song at speeches when the best man stands up. It can be a joke about another groom getting married and there are no single bachelors left.


Hokey Pokey by Ray Anthony

Sometimes, it can be difficult to get your guests on the dance floor. Often, it can be once everyone has loosened up and had a few drinks. But if you want to make sure that your friends and family members find their dancing shoes quickly and have fun, you can play Hokey Pokey by Ray Anthony. This is a song that everyone loves and if any kids do not know it yet, they can learn as they go. After all, all of the instructions are in the song!

Every Breath You Take by The Police

If you want to have some fun with your new partner, why not play ‘Every Breath You Take’ by The Police? This is another song that is hugely popular and everyone can laugh at the lyrics. You can make it your first dance together so that you can have fun and not take the moment too seriously. Sometimes, it can be nerve-racking when all eyes are on you. So, this is a song that is going to lighten the mood and make everyone laugh with you.


Steal My Girl by One Direction

The husband knows that everyone will have their eyes on this bride. You can make a joke of this by playing the popular song by One Direction called ‘Steal My Girl’. You can make this funny and create a dance with your new bride and you can sing along. For all of the younger people in the room, playing a One Direction song is going to go down well too. This is especially true if you have been playing classics for most of the wedding. This allows all ages to join in with the fun.

I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for by U2

If you have a sarcastic sense of humor and everyone knows how to take your jokes, we suggest this song by U2. Of course, your bride or groom knows that you love them. But you can have a laugh with them and your guests by playing ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for’. This is a classic song that everybody loves and you can get everyone singing along and smiling. After all, you want your wedding to be memorable and fun for all.

Hit the Road Jack by Buster Poindexter

All of the adults in the room are going to appreciate ‘Hit the Road Jack’ by Buster Poindexter. This is a song that you simply cannot stand still for. Everyone will want to join you on the dance floor as you boogie with your new partner. What’s more, you can make it a funny song to dance to, with the bride taking the lead. Then you can allow all of the guests that are in a couple to join in with you.


Who Let the Dogs Out by Baha Men

So, this song does not have any relation to a wedding. But that is the whole point. You can just make everyone laugh with this popular song as they are not going to be expecting it. Perhaps you can even come up with your own dance to this one to really make your guests remember the moment!

What’s Love Got to Do with It? By Tina Turner

Unfortunately, there are a lot of reasons why people marry such as for money and fame. However, you can laugh about this with your partner because you know you are marrying the one you love. In this case, have some fun with your friends and family members by playing ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It?’ By Tina Turner. This is a classic song that everyone knows, which means that they will sing along and dance with you.

Gold Digger by Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx

There are always going to be people that are suspected of marrying for the money. You can make fun of this at your wedding by playing this modern tune by Kanye West and Jamie Foxx. It is called ‘Gold Digger’ and it is going to make your friends and family laugh at your wedding ceremony.


Bye Bye Bye by ‘N Sync

Sometimes, it can be difficult to get your guests to leave at the end of the night. They have had a few drinks and too much fun that they do not want your wedding celebrations to stop. But a good way to make them laugh and let them know it is time to go home is by playing Bye Bye Bye by ‘N Sync. This is a classic pop song that speaks for itself. You can send your guests home in a humorous way since it will have been a long day for you both.

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Mackenzie is a freelance writer with over ten years of experience writing on all things weddings. She received her BA in English from the University of California in Los Angeles. When she’s not writing about weddings, Mackenzie enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 kids (twin boys) exploring the beautiful California countryside. While in nature, she captures picturesque images of mountain lakes, the beach, and more. Mackenzie is also a pet parent to two Siamese cats. She appreciates their individuality and the fact they pretty independent. But they love to snuggle at the end of day, which is one of the things Mackenzie enjoys in the evenings to relax after a busy day at work.