Upcoming music trends in 2021

The tallies are in! The topmost requested weddings songs, first dance songs, father-daughter dance and more for 2021 have been chosen. We aren’t going to list them all on here (we can definitely get you a copy if you’re interested) but we thought it might be helpful for all you soon-to-wed couples out there to show you the top ten most popular songs in various categories. Included amongst these lists are classic hits, fun throwbacks, and current catchy pop songs. If you aren’t sure where to start when selecting music for your wedding, these lists can definitely help.

 

What is the most popular song right now 2021?

The most popular wedding song in 2021 is “You’re My Best Friend,” by Queen.

You’re My Best Friend is a song by Queens, who are an English rock band. The song was released on the album News of the World in 1977.  It was written by the band’s drummer Roger Taylor.

You’re My Best Friend is a song by Princess who are a British soul group. The song was released on the album PRINCESS which reached number 13 in the UK Albums Chart. It was written by Denny Laine and Tom Parker.

In 2013, You’re My Best Friend was used in a commercial for the Volkswagen Passat.

In 2019, You’re My Best Friend was used as the title theme of the drama series The Good Doctor on ABC based on a South Korean medical drama of the same name which aired from 2017 to 2018 It is written by Gabrielle Exposito and David Hoselton and is produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.

In 2020, You’re My Best Friend was used as the theme song of the film Marmaduke. It was written by William Anderson and Jud J. Friedman and was produced by Brad Turner.

In 2021, You’re My Best Friend will be used in a TV show called The Kids Are Alright. It was written by Jack Townshend and recorded with Chas Chandler.

Top 10 Most Requested Songs at all Weddings and Parties:

  1. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars
  2. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
  3. Cupid Shuffle- Cupid
  4. Shake it off – Taylor Swift
  5. Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
  6. Happy – Pharrell Williams
  7. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
  8. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
  9. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  10. Wobble – V. I. C

Top 10 Most Requested First Dance Songs:

  1. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  2. All of me – John Legend
  3. I Don’t Dance – Lee Brice
  4. You Are the Best Thing – Ray Lamontagne
  5. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
  6. At Last – Etta James
  7. Then – Brad Paisley
  8. Shut Up and Dance – Walk The Moon
  9. Amazed – Lonestar
  10. I Won’t Give up – Jason Mraz

Top 10 Most Requested Father-Daughter Dance Songs:

  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. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  7. Cinderella – Steven Curtis Chapman
  8. The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  9. Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
  10. Walk With You – Edwin McCain

Top 10 Most Requested Mother-Son Dance Songs:

  1. My Wish – Rascal Flatts
  2. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  3. Simple Man – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  4. A Song For Mama – Boyz ll Men
  5. I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
  6. In My Life – Beatles
  7. Days Like This – Van Morrison
  8. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
  9. You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
  10. Over The Rainbow – Israel ‘Iz’ Kamakawiwo’ole

Top 10 Most Requested Bridal Party Dance Songs:

  1. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars
  2. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  3. Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
  4. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
  5. Wobble – V.I.C
  6. Cupid Shuffle – Cupid
  7. We Are Family – Sister Sledge
  8. Friends In Low Places – Garth Brooks
  9. All Of Me – John Legend
  10. Everything – Michael Buble

Best dance songs

The most popular dance song in 2021 is “I Love It,” by DJ Khaled.

I Love It is a song by DJ Khaled who is an American record producer. The song was released on the album Grateful which reached number one in the US Billboard 200. The song featured many talented artists in the music industry. And it maintained the music industry trends of the time. It was written by Ayla Tesler-Mabe, Halsey, Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, and Tor Erik Hermansen.

It portrayed the lifestyle and cultural preferences of the artists and generated traffic from all the music streaming services and video streaming services.

Best first dance songs

The most popular first dance song in 2021 is “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” by Elvis Presley.

Can’t Help Falling In Love is a song by Elvis Presley who was an American singer and actor. An artist that is respected by every mainstream and underground musicians. The song was released on the album Blue Hawaii which reached number three in the US Billboard 200. It was written by Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, and George David Weiss.

This song shook the entire music business, every major record labels and music labels chased for the rights of this song. And the music producers of this song is respected by indie artists, and from the music genre crossover music market.

In 2030, Can’t Help Falling In Love will be used in a TV show called The Office which is based on a British TV show of the same name. It was written by Ian Kirkpatrick and recorded with Jesse Shatkin and Jacob Kasher.

Best father-daughter dance songs

The most popular father-daughter dance song in 2021 is “Unforgettable,” by Nat King Cole.

Unforgettable is a song by Nat King Cole who was an American musician and singer-songwriter. The song was released on the album Unforgettable which reached number two in the US Billboard 200. It was written by Irving Gordon.

All of these top requested songs of 2021 were taken from millions of different wedding request lists, so if they appeal to that many people there must be something about them that gets the party going. The best songs are the ones that everyone knows the words to and gets the whole party up and dancing. Shoot us a message on Facebook or Twitter if you would like to see the whole list and we can definitely send it your way.

 

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