Your wedding day will be one of the most treasured memories of your life, so you will enjoy peace of mind knowing that Nard’s brings more than 30 years of experience when doing a wedding. We’ll make sure your reception sparkles with excitement…and that you have a worry free event you’ll treasure forever.

We know that selecting the right wedding music can take a lot of time and effort. Fortunately, we can help. Nard’s Professional DJ Service has more than 30,000 songs in it’s music library that covers all types of music.

Nard’s is a charter member of the Richmond Bridal Association and Richmond Wedding Professionals.

We have provided some sample lists that should be helpful in your selection of songs for the specific events during your wedding and reception.

Wedding Music

The following charts represent some of the most popular wedding songs. Use these lists to gather ideas on songs that you would like to hear during your wedding and at your reception.

Your first dance together as newlyweds is a special time filled with emotion and romance. The following chart represents some of the most popular first dance songs.

Title – Artist
1. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
2. Die a Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
3. All of Me – John Legend
4. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley, Ingrid Michaelson or Haley Reinhardt
5. You Are the Best Thing – Ray Lamontagne
6. I Don’t Dance – Lee Brice
7. Then – Brad Paisley
8. Thousand Years – Christina Perri
9. Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
10. At Last – Etta James
11. Everything – Michael Buble
12. I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
13. Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Meghan Trainor & John Legend
14. Amazed – Lonestar
15. Mean to Me – Brett Eldredge
16. How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
17. It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jr.
18. Could I Have This Dance – Anne Murray
19. Here and Now – Luther Vandross
20. Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden
21. I Do It For You(Everything I Do) – Bryan Adams
22. Always – Atlantic Starr
23. I Could Not Ask For More – Edwin McCain
24. All My Life – K-C & JoJo
25. Taking You Home – Don Henley
26. Beautiful In My Eyes – Joshua Kadison
27. When a Man Loves a Woman – Percy Sledge or Michael Bolton
28. Breathe – Faith Hill
29. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
30. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
31. Unforgettable – Nat King Cole & Natalie
32. My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
33. Keeper Of the Stars – Tracy Byrd
34. I Finally Found Someone – Barbara Streisand
35. Love Of a Lifetime – Firehouse
36. I Don’t Want To Miss a Thing – Aerosmith or Mark Chesnutt
37. Grow Old With Me – Mary-Chapin Carpenter
38. When You Say Nothing At All – Alison Krauss
39. This I Promise You – N’ Sync
40. Look At Us – Vince Gill
41. Me and You – Kenny Chesney
42. I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden
43. By My Side – Ben Harper
44. Lucky – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
45. Becuase You Loved Me – Celine Dion
46. At the Beginning – Richard Marx & Donna Lewis
47. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
48. If There Hadn’t Been You – Billy Dean
49. When I Look Into Your Eyes – Firehouse
50. Forever and Ever, Amen – Randy Travis
51. Cherish – Association
52. Best Is Yet To Come – Frank Sinatra
53. Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
54. I Cross My Heart – George Strait
55. Close Enough To Perfect – Alabama
56. My Best Friend – Tim McGraw
57. You’re the First, the Last, My Everything – Barry White
58. Spend My Life With You – Eric Benet & Tamia
59. When I Said I Do – Clint Black
60. You Had Me At Hello – Kenny Chesney
61. Make You Feel My Love – Garth Brooks or Adele
62. You and I – Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle
63. All the Way – Celine Dion & Frank Sinatra
64. Valentine – Martina McBride
65. For You – Kenny Lattimore
66. In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
67. When I Fall In Love – Natalie Cole
68. You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker
69. Love Of My Life – Jim Brickman
70. Give Me Forever – John Tesh & James Ingram
71. Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel
72. Love Of My Life – Sammy Kershaw
73. Angel Eyes – Jeff Healy
74. Into the Mystic – Van Morrison
75. Stay With You – John Legend
76. Love Me Like a Song – Kimmie Rhodes & Willie Nelson
77. Just In Time – Dean Martin
78. More Today Than Yesterday – Spiral Staircase
79. Way I Am – Ingrid Michaelson
80. She’s Every Woman – Garth Brooks
81. Ain’t That a Kick In the Head – Dean Martin
82. Por Una Cabeza – Tango Project
83. Lost In This Moment – Big & Rich
84. Faithfully – Journey
85. Tiny Dancer – Elton John
86. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
87. Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
88. Book Of Love – Peter Gabriel
89. When You Got a Good Thing – Lady Antebellum
90. I’ll Try – Alan Jackson
91. Beautiful Day – U2
92. Make You Feel My Love – Adele
93. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
94. Baby I’m Yours – Barbara Lewis
95. Hawaiian Wedding Song – Elvis Presley
96. Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band
97. What You Give – Tesla
98. You Are – Jimmy Wayne
99. Sideways – Citizen Cope
100. Home – Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
101. All the Young Monogamists – Steven Page
102. Always – Erasure
103. Collide – Howie Day
104. You Are the One – Elliott Yamin
105. Got It Right This Time – Keith Urban
106. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton or Dave Barnes
107. I Wanna Grow Old With You – Lazard & Muzzy G
108. Smile – Uncle Kracker
109. Fields Of Gold – Sting
110. More Than Words – Extreme
111. Just a Kiss – Lady Antebellum
112. All My Days – Alexi Murdoch
113. Calling You – Blue October
114. Marry Me – Train or Martina McBride & Pat Monahan
115. Just You and Me – Chicago
116. My Best Friend – Tim McGraw
117. Something – Beatles
118. Tupelo Honey – Van Morrison
119. You & Me – Dave Matthews Band
120. Not With Haste – Mumford & Sons
121. I’d Rather Be With You – Joshua Radin
122. Deeper Than the Holler – Randy Travis
123. Smile – Uncle Kracker
124. Longest Time – Billy Joel
125. All I Want Is You – Barry Louis Polisar
126. Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash
127. Right Here – Justin Bieber & Drake
128. Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers
129. Wanted – Hunter Hayes
130. From This Moment On – Shania Twain or w/Bryan White
131. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
132. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
133. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
134. Give It All We’ve Got Tonight – George Strait
135. Better Together – Jack Johnson
136. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
137. Ho Hey – Lumineers
138. Making Memories of Us – Keith Urban
139. Digital Love – Daft Punk
140. Amazed – Lonestar
141. Quando, Quando, Quando- Michael Buble’ & Nelly Furtado
142. When the Right One Comes Along – Striking Matches
143. Just One Look – Doris Troy
144. With a Girl Like You – Troggs
145. This Must Be Heaven – Brainstorm
146. You Send Me – Sam Cooke
147. After All – Cher & Peter Cetera
148. It’s Your Love – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
149. Hey Pretty Girl – Kip Moore
150. Always and Forever – Heatwave
151. How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
152. 500 Miles – Proclaimers
153. You and I – Michael Buble’
154. Endless Love – Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
155. She’s Everything – Brad Paisley
156. Come to Me – Goo Goo Dolls
157. For Once in My Life – Frank Sinatra
158. Love is Here to Stay – Ella Fitzgerald
159. Latch(Acoustic) – Sam Smith
160. Luckiest – Ben Folds
161. Amsterdam – Gregory Alan Isakov
162. Work Song – Hozier
163. Daylight – Mandolin Orange
164. Cecilia and the Satellite – Andrew McMahon
165. Happily Ever After – Case
166. From the Ground Up – Dan + Shay
167. Good Man – Josh Ritter
168. Wanna Be That Song – Brett Eldredge
169. Have I Told You Lately – Rod Stewart or Van Morrison
170. I Swear – John Michael Montgomery or All-For-One
171. Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
172. True Companion – Mark Cohn
173. I Do(Cherish You) – 98 Degrees or Mark Wills
174. Forever – Chris Brown
175. You Are the Sunshine of my Life – Stevie Wonder or Jack White & the Electric Mayhem

Are you a daddy’s girl, special angel or even his hero? The following chart represents some of the most popular Father/Daughter dance songs.

Title – Artist
1. I Loved Her First – Heartland
2. My Little Girl – Tim McGraw
3. My Girl – Temptations
4. Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle
5. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
6. Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett or Rod Stewart
7. Daddy’s Hands – Holly Dunn
8. What a Wonderful World – Louie Armstrong or Rod Stewart & Stevie Wonder
9. Through the Years – Kenny Rogers
10. Unforgettable – Nat King & Natalie Cole
11. Hero – Mariah Carey
12. Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison or Rod Stewart
13. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
14. Daughter of Mine – John McDermott
15. Good Riddance(Time of Your Life) – Green Day
16. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
17. Song For My Daughter – Mikki Viereck
18. You’re the Inspiration – Chicago
19. My Special Angel – Bobby Helms
20. You Decorated My Life – Kenny Rogers
21. Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross
22. Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
23. You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
24. Stealing Cindrella – Chuck Wick
25. Lost In This Moment – Big & Rich
26. Cinderella – Steven Curtis Chapman
27. Daughter – Loudon Wainwright III
28. God Only Knows – Beach Boys
29. Thanks Again – Ricky Scaggs
30. I Cross My Heart – George Straight
31. Sunrise, Sunset – Fiddler On the Roof
32. Turn Around – Harry Belafonte
33. Wild World – Cat Stevens
34. I Wish You Love – Natalie Cole
35. Forever Young – Bob Dylan
36. Sweet Child Of Mine – Guns N Roses or Sheryl Crow
37. Changes – Ozzy & Kelly Osbourne
38. You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor
39. Turn Around – Nancy Griffith
40. Dance With Me, Daughter Of Mine – John McDermott
41. Daddy’s Little Girl – Michael Bolton
42. What I Did For Love – Chorus Line
43. Landslide – Dixie Chicks or Fleetwood Mac
44. Old Man – Neil Young
45. Never Alone – Jim Brickman & Lady Antebellum
46. Mi Nina Bonita – David & the High Spirit
47. There You’ll Be – Faith Hill
48. Words I Would Say – Sidewalk Prophets
49. I’ll Stand By You – Pretenders
50. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
51. I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
52. Over the Rainbow – Eva Cassidy or Ray Charles
53. Bubbly – Colbie Caillat
54. Michelle – Beatles
55. O-o-h Child – Beverly Mahood
56. Fly – Sugar Ray
57. Walk With You – Edwin McCain
58. Tough Little Boys – Gary Allan
59. You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
60. Teach Your Children – Crosby, Stills & Nash
61. I’ll Be Seeing You – Frank Sinatra
62. You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor
63. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
64. Lullabye(Goodnight, My Angel) – Billy Joel
65. Something in the Way She Moves – James Taylor
66. In My Daughter’s Eyes – Martina McBride
67. Mayberry – Rascal Flatts
68. When You Wish Upon a Star – Disney
69. In My Life – Beatles
70. Father and Daughter – Paul Simon
71. Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’le
72. It Won’t Be Like This For Long – Darius Rucker
73. Daughters – John Mayer
74. Just Fishin – Trace Adkins
75. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
76. Wildflowers – Tom Petty
77. There You’ll Be – Faith Hill
78. You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
79. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
80. Forever Young – Rod Stewart
81. Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross
82. When You Need Me – Bruce Springsteen
83. I’ve Got You Under My Skin – Diana Krall
84. They Love Each Other – Grateful Dead
85. Paradise – Coldplay
86. In My Life – Beatles
87. Forever Young – Joan Baez
88. Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seger
89. Child of Mine – Carole King
90. Daddy’s Little Girl – Al Martino
91. Sarah Smile – Hall & Oates
92. Eidelweiss – Julie Andrews & Company
93. Find Love – Clem Snide
94. I Loved Her First – Heartland
95. Baby Mine – Alison Krauss
96. You are the Sunshine of my Life – Stevie Wonder or Jack White & the Electric Mayhem
97. Always and Forever – Heatwave
98. Baby Now That I’ve Found You – Alison Krauss
99. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
100. Tupelo Honey – Van Morrison
101. Walk With You – Edwin McCain
102. I’m Happy Just to Dance With You – Beatles
103. Father and Daughter – Paul Simon

The following chart represents some of the most popular Mother/Son dance songs.

Title – Artist
1. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
2. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
3. Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd or Shinedown
4. Song For Mama – Boyz II Men
5. Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw
6. I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
7. In My Life – Beatles or Bette Midler
8. Days Like This – Van Morrison
9. You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
10. Don’t Blink – Kenny Chesney
11. Sunrise Sunset – Fiddler on the Roof Soundtrack
12. Perfect Fan – Backstreet Boys
13. Rose – Bette Midler
14. I Am Your Child – Barry Manilow
15. Can I Have This Dance – Anne Murray
16. Hero – Mariah Carey
17. Beautiful In My Eyes – Joshua Kadison
18. Smile Like Yours – Natalie Cole
19. Memories – Elvis Presley
20. If… – Bread
21. Godspeed – Dixie Chicks
22. If There Hadn’t Been You – Billy Dean
23. In My Mother’s Eyes – Willie Nelson
24. Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
25. Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
26. You Raise Me Up – Josh Grobin
27. Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Eric Clapton, Ray Charles or Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
28. You Light Up My Life – Whitney Houston
29. Do I Make You Proud – Taylor Hicks
30. You’re Gonna Be – Reba McEntire
31. I Wish You Love – Natalie Cole
32. Times Of Your Life – Paul Anka
33. You’re My Inspiration – Chicago
34. Perfect Fan – Backstreet Boys
35. Forever Young – Rod Stewart
36. Landslide – Dixie Chicks or Fleetwood Mac
37. Mother’s Song – T. Carter
38. There You’ll Be – Faith Hill
39. Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
40. You Are the Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
41. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
42. Sunshine On My Shoulder – John Denver
43. My Boy – Neil Young
44. One Who Knows – Dar Williams
45. Benny & the Jets – Elton John
46. All To You – DJ Keo
47. Musica E Eros – Ramazzotti
48. Beautiful Boy – Celine Dion or John Lennon
49. Rainbow Connection – Muppet Movie
50. Crazy – Patsy Cline
51. Saturday In the Park – Chicago
52. Unforgettable – Nat King & Natalie Cole
53. She’s Got a Way – Billy Joel
54. How Sweet It Is(To Be Loved By You) – James Taylor
55. Loves Me Like a Rock – Paul Simon
56. Song For My Son – Mikki Viereck
57. Forever Young – Alphaville
58. Don’t Blink – Kenny Chesney
59. That’s What Mamas Do – Jason Matthews
60. Have I Told You Lately – Rod Stewart
61. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
62. Never Alone – Jim Brickman & Lady Antebellum
63. Like Jesus Does – Eric Church
64. Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
65. God Only Knows – Beach Boys
66. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
67. You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor
68. Then They Do – Trace Adkins
69. Paradise – Coldplay
70. Ashokan Farewell – Evan Stovar, Jay Ungar & Friends
71. Lean On Me – Bill Withers
72. Find Your Wings – Mark Harris
73. Hokey Pokey – Ray Anthony & Doris Day
74. Lullabye – Billy Joel
75. Child of Mine – Carole King
76. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion or Johnny Mathis
77. Hit the Road Jack – Ray Charles
78. First Lady in my Life – Paul Todd
79. Flesh and Blood – Johnny Cash
80. Man You’ve Become – Molly Passutti
81. Through the Years – Kenny Rogers

The following chart represents some of the most popular Wedding Party songs. They can be used for a special dance or introductions.

Title – Artist
1. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars
2. Shut Up and Dance – Walk the Moon
3. YMCA – Village People
4. We Are Family – Sister Sledge
5. Thank You – Dido
6. RESPECT – Aretha Franklin
7. All My Life – K-Ci & Jojo
8. Lean On Me – Club Nouveau
9. Little Help From My Friends – Beatles
10. Thank You For Being a Friend – Andrew Gold
11. You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor
12. You’ve Got a Friend In Me – Randy Newman
13. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
14. I’ll Be There For You – Rembrandts
15. Someone to Watch Over Me – Frank Sinatra
16. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
17. When I’m 64 – Beatles
18. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
19. Everything – Michael Buble
20. These Are the Days – Van Morrison
21. Time Of My Life(I’ve Had the) – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
22. Mission Impossible Theme – Henry Mancini
23. Love We’re In – Barenaked Ladies
24. Take My Breath Away – Berlin
25. Do Run Run – Crystals
26. What Is Love – Haddaway
27. Enter Sandman – Metallica
28. I Want To Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler
29. Sharp Dressed Man – ZZ Top
30. Those Shoes – Eagles
31. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
32. Swing Set – Jurassic 5
33. Fool For You – Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
34. Walk of Life – Dire Straits
35. In Da Club – 50 Cent
36. In the Mood – Glen Miller
37. Bring Em Out – T.I.
38. Marry You – Bruno Mars
39. Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO
40. Sexy and I Know It – LMFAO
41. Let’s Get It Started – Black Eyed Peas
42. Forever – Chris Brown
43. Feel So Close – Calvin Harris
44. Thunderstruck – AC/DC
45. Raise Your Glass – Pink
46. Beautiful Day – U2
47. Crazy In Love – Beyonce & Jay-Z
48. I’m Shipping Up to Boston – Dropkick Murphys
49. Good Feeling – Flo Rida
50. You Make My Dreams – Hall & Oates
51. Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
52. Feel This Moment – Pitbull & Christina Aguilera
53. Sexyback – Justin Timberlake
54. Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
55. Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
56. Don’t Stop the Party – Pitbull
57. Walking On Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
58. Get the Party Started – Pink
59. We Found Love – Rihanna & Calvin Harris
60. Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke W/Pharrell
61. Dynamite – Taio Cruz
62. I Believe In a Thing Called Love – Darkness
63. Final Countdown – Europe
64. Say Hey(I Love You) – Michael Franti & Spearhead
65. Happy – Pharrell
66. For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder
67. I Believe In a Thing Called Love – Darkness
68. Two Hearts – Bruce Springsteen
69. Wobble – V.I.C.
70. Cupid Shuffle – Cupid
71. Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks
72. Footloose – Kenny Loggins
73. Thousand Years – Christina Perri
74. Love Shack – B-52’s
75. Harlem Shake – Baauer
76. Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
77. This Is How We Do It – Montell Jordan
78. Make You Feel My Love – Adele
79. Best Day Of My Life – American Authors
80. Twist & Shout – Beatles
81. I Don’t Dance – Lee Brice
82. Copperhead Road – Steve Earle
83. Jump Around – House of Pain
84. Wanna Be Startin’ Something – Michael Jackson
85. At Last – Etta James
86. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
87. My Best Friend – Tim Mcgraw
88. Timber – Ke$ha & Pitbull
89. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
90. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
91. Wannabe – Spice Girls
92. Turn Down For What – DJ Snake & Lil’ Jon
93. Safe and Sound – Capital Cities
94. Levels – Avicii
95. Feel This Moment – Pitbull & Christina Aguilera
96. Fancy – Iggy Azalea & Charli XCX
97. This Will Be(An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole
98. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
99. Viva La Vida – Coldplay
100. Hot Dog – They Might Be Giants
101. Sugar – Maroon 5
102. Let Me Clear My Throat – DJ Kool
103. God Only Knows – Beach Boys
104. Forever – Chris Brown
105. Can’t Stop This Feeling – Justin Timberlake
106. I Was Made to Love Her – Stevie Wonder
107. Adventure of a Lifetime – Coldplay
108. Fire and the Flood – Vance Joy
109. Main Title – Game of Thrones
110. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
111. I Believe in a Thing Called Love – Darkness
112. Feels So Good – Mase
113. Blood of Cu Chulainn – Jeff & Mychael Dana
114. Send Me On My Way – Rusted Root
115. That’s What Friends Are For – Dione Warwick
116. Celebration – Kool & the Gang
117. Club Can’t Handle Me – Flo Rida

TITLE – COMPOSER
1. Trumpet Voluntary – Purcell
2. Prince Of Denmark’s March – Clarke
3. Bridal Chorus(Processional) – Wagner
4. Wedding March(Recessional) – Mendelsohn
5. Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring – Bach
6. String Quintet Minuet – Boccherini
7. Gigue(St. Louis Brass Quintet) – Fux
8. Air(Water Music) – Handel
9. Horn Pipe(Water Music) – Handel
10. La Rejouissance – Handel
11. Royal Fireworks Music Overture – Handel
12. Adagio – Marcello
13. Andante Spiccato – Marcello
14. Presto – Marcello
15. Canon In D – Pachelbel
16. Dancing & Singing Of the Peasants – Vivaldi
17. Allegro: Rustic Dance – Vivaldi
18. Allegro From Brandenburg Concerto #4 – Bach
19. Nocturne In E Flat – Chopin
20. Sleeping Beauty Waltz – Tchaikovsky
21. Sunrise, Sunset(Instrumental) – Fiddler On The Roof
22. Four Seasons Winter – Vivaldi
23. Largo From Xerxes – Handel
24. Toccata – Bach
25. Te Deum – Charpentier
26. Trumpet Tune – Purcell
27. Trumpet Concerto – Marsalis
28. Adagio From Sonata In E Flat – Mozart
29. Hallelujah – Handel
30. Ode To Joy – Beethoven
31. Brandenburg Concerto #1 In F – Bach
32. Arrival Of the Queen Of Sheba – Handel
33. Claire de Lune – Debussy
34. Air On The G String – Bach