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The Best R&B Wedding Songs For Your Big Day!

Last Updated: 16th June 2022

Meaningful declarations of love, soulful expression of emotion, the smoothest of grooves – R&B wedding songs make the perfect first dance or accompaniment for your walk down the aisle. And when it comes to hitting the dance floor? Your guests won’t be able to resist getting down to artists like Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross or more modern singers such as Alicia Keys or Bruno Mars.

So whether you’re hunting for the ultimate love song or some upbeat and infectious tracks to keep your dance floor full all night, then this list of the best R&B wedding songs is a great place to start.

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R&B Ceremony And First Dance Songs

These romantic R&B wedding songs will give you all the feels so are perfect for a first dance or ceremony song!

RnB first dance

1 + 1 – Beyoncé

All My Life – K-Ci & JoJo

Angel – Shaggy ft. Rayvon

Angel Of Mine – Monica

At Your Best (You Are Love) – Aaliyah

Best I Ever Had – Drake

Best Part – Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R.

Beyond – Leon Bridges

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Ms. Lauryn Hill

Cinderella Pt. 2 – Chika

Conversations in the Dark – John Legend

Dontchange – Musiq Soulchild

Endless Love – Lionel Ritchie and Diana Ross

End Of Time – Beyoncé

Fantasy – Mariah Carey

Find Someone Like You – Snoh Aalegra

I Swear – All-4-One

I’m Gonna Make You My Wife – The Whispers

I’m In Love – Aretha Franklin

If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys

I Have Nothing – Whitney Houston

Incomplete – Sisqo

Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainer ft. John Legend

More Than You’ll Ever Know – Boyz II Men feat. Charlie Wilson

Nobody – Brian McKnight

One In A Million – Will Downing

Send It On – D’Angelo

Sent From Heaven – Rahsaan Patterson

Share My Life – Kem

Slow Jam – Usher, Monica

Spend My Life With You – Tamia & Eric Benet

Stay With You – John Legend

That’s When I Knew – Alicia Keys

The First Time – Surface

The Point Of It All – Anthony Hamilton

Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean

Until The End of Time – Justin Timberlake, Beyonce

Vision of Love – Mariah Carey

We Belong Together – Mariah Carey

You And I – Stevie Wonder

You’re All I Need to Get By – Aretha Franklin

R&B Wedding Party Songs

Create a buzz on your dance floor with some of these R&B wedding songs that are perfect for your reception. There are fun upbeat tracks and huge belt-them-out melodies that your guests will love for sure!

The Girl Is Mine – 99 Souls ft. Destiny’s Child & Brandy

Girl On Fire – Alicia Keys

No One – Alicia Keys

I Need A Dollar – Aloe Blacc

1 Thing – Amerie

Respect – Aretha Franklin

Problem – Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea

Halo – Beyoncé

Love On Top – Beyoncé

Run The World – Beyoncé

Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyoncé

Crazy In Love – Beyoncé ft. Jay-Z

Drunk In Love – Beyoncé ft. Jay-Z

Beautiful Liar – Beyoncé, Shakira

The Boy Is Mine – Brandy & Monica

Finesse – Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B

Lady Marmalade – Christina Aguilera, Kil’ Kim, P!nk

Princess Of China – Coldplay ft. Rihanna

I Wanna Sex You Up – Color Me Bad

7 Days – Craig David

Ghetto Romance – Damage

Independent Women – Destiny’s Child

Jumpin’ Jumpin’ – Destiny’s Child

Say My Name – Destiny’s Child

Survivor – Destiny’s Child

Love The Way You Lie – Eminem Ft. Rihanna

Don’t Let Go – En Vogue

American Boy – Estelle ft. Kanye West

Love Like This – Faith Evans

Work From Home – Fifth Harmony

Worth It – Fifth Harmony ft. Kid Ink

Crazy – Gnarls Barkley

Fancy – Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX

Down – Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne

Empire State of Mind – Jaz-Z ft. Alicia Keys

Giving Myself – Jennifer Hudson

Jenny From The Block – Jennifer Lopez

Price Tag – Jessie J ft. B.o.B

Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj

No Air – Jordin Sparks ft. Chris Brown

Talk – Khalid ft. Disclosure

Never Too Much – Luther Vandross

Dy-Na-Mi-Tee – Ms. Dynamite

Closer – Ne-Yo

Dilemma – Nelly ft. Kelly Rowland

All Or Nothing – O-Town

Hey Ya – OutKast

Beep – Pussycat Dolls

When I Grow Up – Pussycat Dolls

Don’t Cha – Pussycat Dolls ft. Busta Rhymes

Ignition (Remix) – R. Kelly

Disturbia – Rihanna

Don’t Stop The Music – Rihanna

Only Girl (In The World) – Rihanna

Rude Boy – Rihanna

Shut Up and Drive – Rihanna

Stay – Rihanna

Umbrella – Rihanna

Beautiful Girls – Sean Kingston

You Might Need Somebody – Shola Ama

Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder

Break Your Heart – Taio Cruz

Dynamite – Taio Cruz

The Way I Are – Timbaland ft. Keri Hilson

Never Gonna Let You Go – Tina Moore

Written In The Stars – Tinie Tempah

No Scrubs – TLC

Waterfalls – TLC

Yeah! – Usher ft. Ludacris & Lil Jon

Heartbreaker – ft. Cheryl Cole

I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston

Can I Hire A Band To Play These Songs?

Definitely! If you’ve been inspired and you’re interested in hiring a band for your big day, why not check out the incredible selection of Soul and Motown bands, show bands, disco and funk bands and more below!

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