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When the night starts to wind down don’t make a beeline for your bags, take one last spin around the dance floor with your friends and family. Of course, you’ll need just the right karaoke-worthy last dance wedding song for your grand finale, but don’t worry, we’ve done the research for you (organized it by decade!). Yes, these tracks may be a little cheesy, but everyone will sing along, giving you the best last hurrah. Feel free to sprinkle the rest into your reception playlist to keep the party going all night long.

Here are a few of our favourite last dance wedding songs by decade.

1950’s

  • Night Time Is The Right Time - Ray Charles
  • Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra
  • All Shook Up - Elvis Presley

1960’s

  • Wouldn’t It Be Nice - The Beach Boys
  • All You Need is Love - The Beatles
  • Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
  • Stand By Me - Ben E. King
  • The Weight - The Band
  • Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
  • You Can’t Hurry Love - The Supremes
  • I’m A Believer - The Monkees

1970’s

  • ABC - Jackson 5
  • Last Dance - Donna Summer
  • Piano Man - Billy Joel
  • Somebody To Love - Queen
  • American Pie - Don McLean
  • Hooked on A Feeling - Blue Swede
  • Just What I Needed - The Cars
  • Come and Get Your Love - Redbone

1980’s

  • Dancing In the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
  • You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
  • You Make My Dreams - Hall & Oates
  • Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey
  • Don’t You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds
  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
  • Love Shack - B-52s
  • All Night Long - Lionel Richie
  • You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
  • (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

1990’s

  • Closing Time - Semisonic
  • Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
  • You’re Still The One - Shania Twain
  • I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
  • Spice Up Your Life - Spice Girls
  • Friday I’m In Love - The Cure
  • Wonderwall - Oasis
  • Lovefool - The Cardigans
  • This Kiss - Faith Hill

2000’s

  • Crazy In Love - Beyonce
  • When You Were Young - The Killers
  • Toxic - Britney Spears
  • D.A.N.C.E. - Justice
  • Save the Last Dance For Me - Michael Buble
  • One More Time - Daft Punk
  • Home - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes
  • Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
  • Hey Ya! - Outkast

2010’s

  • Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
  • What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
  • You and I - Lady Gaga
  • Anything Could Happen - Ellie Goulding
  • Happy - Pharrell Williams
  • One Dance - Drake
  • Style - Taylor Swift
  • Can’t Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  • Love Me Now - John Legend
  • 24K Magic - Bruno Mars

For more last dance wedding song ideas, consult with a wedding DJ or band on WeddingWire »