The 33 Best Bouquet Toss Songs, Period

From Beyonce to Blondie, these are our top picks.
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Updated May 19, 2020

A bouquet toss is the perfect way to cap your fabulous evening—all the single ladies in the crowd gather excitedly as you toss your gorgeous blooms (or a smaller, stand-in arrangement). Whoever gets their hands on the arrangement will be the one who gets hitched next (at least that's how the story goes). It's a crowd-pleasing part of your wedding reception for sure! And the perfect bouquet toss song is a must, of course. You could choose any upbeat track for your bouquet toss song, but there are some wedding songs that just seem like they're custom-made for the bouquet toss.

Here, we've rounded up some of our favorite bouquet toss songs for you to browse. Whether you're throwing a country-inspired wedding reception, or a black-tie affair, we've got the song you'll love right here. Calling all the single ladies—it's time to have some fun!

Popular Bouquet Toss Songs

Some of today's pop hits make great bouquet toss songs. Opt for one of these fan favorites to make your toss memorable.

1. "Dear Future Husband," Meghan Trainor

Lyrics you'll love: "Take me on a date/I deserve a break/And don't forget the flowers every anniversary/'Cause if you'll treat me right/I'll be the perfect wife."

2. "Wannabe," Spice Girls

Lyrics you'll love: "If you want my future, forget my past/If you wanna get with me, better make it fast/Now don't go wasting my precious time/Get your act together we could be just fine/I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want/So tell me what you want, what you really, really want."

3. "Bad Romance," Lady Gaga

Lyrics you'll love: "Love, love, love, I want your love, hey/I want your drama, the touch of your hand (hey)/I want your leather-studded kiss in the sand/I want your love."

4. "Glamorous," Fergie

Lyrics you'll love: "Poppin' champagne/Livin' my life/In the fast lane/And I won't change/For the glamorous, oh the flossy flossy."

5. "Oops, I Did it Again," Britney Spears

Lyrics you'll love: "Oops, I did it again/I played with your heart, got lost in the game/Oh baby, baby/Oops, you think I'm in love/That I'm sent from above/I'm not that innocent."

6. "Applause," Lady Gaga

Lyrics you'll love: "Give me that thing that I love (Turn the lights on)/Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch (Make it real loud)/Give me that thing that I love (Turn the lights on)/Put your hands up, make 'em touch, touch (Make it real loud)."

7. "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it)," Beyonce

Lyrics you'll love: "All the single ladies/Now put your hands up/Up in the club (club)/Cause if you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it."

8. "Just a Girl," No Doubt

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Lyrics you'll love: "Cause I'm just a girl, oh, little old me/Well, don't let me out of your sight/Oh, I'm just a girl, all pretty and petite/So don't let me have any rights."

9. "Roar," Katy Perry

Lyrics you'll love: "I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter/Dancing through the fire/'Cause I am a champion, and you're gonna hear me roar/Louder, louder than a lion."

10. "Hollaback Girl," Gwen Stefani

Lyrics you'll love: "Few times I've been around that track/So it's not just gonna happen like that/'Cause I ain't no hollaback girl/I ain't no hollaback girl."

11. "Lady Marmalade," Lil' Kim, Mya, Christina Aguilera and Pink

Lyrics you'll love: "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir?"

12. "American Woman," Lenny Kravitz

Lyrics you'll love: "American woman, stay away from me/American woman, mama let me be/Don't come hanging around my door/I don't want to see your face no more"

Classic Bouquet Toss Songs

Here's a list of bouquet toss songs you've probably heard before! These older tunes are tried-and-true favorites, yours for the taking!

1. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," Cyndi Lauper

Lyrics you'll love: "Some boys take a beautiful girl/And hide her away from the rest of the world/I want to be the one to walk in the sun/Oh girls, they wanna have fun."

2. "Hit Me With Your Best Shot," Pat Benatar

Lyrics you'll love: "Well you're a real tough cookie with a long history/Of breaking little hearts like the one in me/Hit me with your best shot/Why don't you hit me with your best shot."

3. "Hey Ladies," Beastie Boys

Lyrics you'll love: "Hey ladies in the place, I'm callin' out to ya/There never was a city kid truer and bluer/There's more to me than you'll ever know/And I've got more hits than Sadaharu Oh."

4. "Uptown Girl," Billy Joel

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm in love with an uptown girl/You know I've seen her in her uptown world/She's getting tired of her high class toys/And all the presents from her uptown boys/She's got a choice."

5. "It's Raining Men," The Weather Girls

Lyrics you'll love: "It's raining men, hallelujah/It's raining men, every specimen/Tall, blonde, dark and lean/Rough and tough and strong and mean"

6. "Ladies Night," Kool & the Gang

Lyrics you'll love: "Oh, yes, it's Ladies' Night/And the feeling's right/Oh, yes, it's Ladies' Night/Oh, what a night (oh, what a night)."

7. "Another One Bites the Dust," Queen

Lyrics you'll love: "Another one bites the dust/And another one gone, and another one gone/Another one bites the dust."

8. "Oh, Pretty Woman," Roy Orbison

Lyrics you'll love: "Pretty woman, walking down the street/Pretty woman, the kind I like to meet/Pretty woman, I don't believe you, you're not the truth/No one can look as good as you."

9. "Wishin' and Hopin'," Dusty Springfield

Lyrics you'll love: "Wishin' and hopin' and thinkin' and prayin'/Plannin' and dreamin' each night of his charms/That won't get you into his arms."

10. "You Can't Hurry Love," The Supremes

Lyrics you'll love: "My mama said, "you can't hurry love/No, you'll just have to wait"/She said, "love don't come easy/But it's a game of give and take."

11. "Brick House," The Commodores

Lyrics you'll love: "Ow, she's a brick house/She's mighty-mighty, just lettin' it all hang out/She's a brick house/That lady's stacked and that's a fact/Ain't holding nothing back."

12. "One Way or Another," Blondie

Lyrics you'll love: "One way or another, I'm gonna find ya/I'm gonna get ya, get ya, get ya, get ya"

R&B Bouquet Toss Songs

Get the crowd pumped with these R&B favorites, just right for an amped-up bouquet toss.

1. "Only Girl in the World," Rihanna

Lyrics you'll love: "Want you to make me feel like I'm the only girl in the world/Like I'm the only one that you'll ever love/Like I'm the only one who knows your heart/Only girl in the world."

2. "Milkshake," Kelis

Lyrics you'll love: "My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard/And they're like, it's better than yours/Damn right it's better than yours/I can teach you, but I have to charge"

3. "Happy," Pharrell Williams

Lyrics you'll love: "Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof/Because I'm happy/Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth/Because I'm happy."

4. "Independent Women," Destiny's Child

Lyrics you'll love: "All the women, who are independent/Throw your hands up at me/All the honeys, who making money/Throw your hands up at me"

5. "Best Life," Cardi B featuring Chance the Rapper

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm livin' my best life, yeah, yeah/I'm livin' my best life/Made a couple M's, you know (Agh! Huh!)"

Country Bouquet Toss Songs

If you're a huge country music fan, it's only fitting that your bouquet toss song should be a country song. They're the perfect backdrop for this special, ladies-only event!

1. "Man, I Feel Like a Woman," Shania Twain

Lyrics you'll love: "Let's go girls, come on/I'm going out tonight, I'm feelin' alright/Gonna let it all hang out/Want to make some noise, really raise my voice/Yeah, I want to scream and shout."

2. "This One's for the Girls," Martina McBride

Lyrics you'll love: "This is for all you girls about twenty five/In little apartments just tryin' to get by,/Livin' on on dreams and spaghetti-o's,/Wonderin' where your life is gonna go."

3. "Stuck Like Glue," Sugarland

Lyrics you'll love: "There you go making my heart beat again/Heart beat again, heart beat again/There you go making me feel like a kid/Won't you do it, do it one time."

4. "Redneck Woman," Gretchen Wilson

Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause I'm a redneck woman/I ain't no high class broad/I'm just a product of my raisin'/And I say "Hey Y'all" and "Yee Haw."

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