The Absolute Best Jennifer Lopez Wedding Songs for Your Special Day

Your crew will definitely get loud when they hear these J.Lo hits at your reception.
15 Jennifer Lopez Wedding Songs for a Reception to Remember
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Lauren Dana Ellman
Lauren Dana Ellman - The Knot Contributor.
Lauren Dana Ellman
The Knot Contributor
  • Lauren is a contributor for The Knot covering topics such as music, cakes, venues and speeches.
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Updated Mar 24, 2023

When putting together your wedding playlist, it's important to include a wide range of offerings based on your—and your guests'—song preferences. With this in mind, consider adding some Jennifer Lopez wedding songs to your must-play list.

Jenny from the Block is one of few artists whose impressive 20-plus-year track list includes everything from slow ballads to dance-pop hits. That's why the best Jennifer Lopez wedding songs are sure to please all of your wedding guests, regardless of how picky their preferences can be.

Without further ado, keep scrolling to check out some of our absolute favorite Jennifer Lopez wedding songs to share with your wedding band or DJ.

"Let's Get Loud," On The 6

Lyrics you'll love: "Let's get loud, let's get loud/Turn the music up, let's do it/C'mon, people, let's get loud, let's get loud"

Kick off your wedding reception and get the party started by playing this upbeat tune, which will have your guests grooving in (almost) no time.

"On The Floor," Love?

Lyrics you'll love: "Dance the night away/Live your life and stay young on the floor"

Get everyone out on the dance floor—from parents and grandparents to younger guests like friends and cousins—by blasting this fun pop number.

"Dance Again," Dance Again

Lyrics you'll love: "I wanna dance, and love/And dance again/I wanna dance, and love/And dance again"

Once dinnertime is done, gather your guests to the dance floor once more by playing this 2012 banger. You can't help but sing along to the chorus, either.

"Love Don't Cost a Thing," J.Lo

Lyrics you'll love: "All that matters is/That you treat me right/Give me all the things I need/That money can't buy"

In her decades-old hit, J.Lo sings about how love is truly priceless. Not only is the message beautiful, but the song itself is also fantastic for dancing thanks to its fast tempo.

"Booty" (feat. Iggy Azalea), A.K.A

Lyrics you'll love: "Have you seen her on the dance floor?/She got the boom, shake the room"

Featuring Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, "Booty" is a sexy song best reserved for your after-party playlist (a.ka. when you and all of your closest friends can truly let loose).

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"Ain't It Funny" (feat. Ja Rule), J.Lo

Lyrics you'll love: "A deeper love I've found in you/And I no longer doubt/You've touched my heart and it altered every plan I've made/And now I feel that I don't have to be afraid"

This Latin pop number puts Jennifer Lopez's vocals on full display. As a bonus, it even features rapper Ja Rule (talk about a throwback!).

"I'm Into You" (feat. Lil Wayne), Love?

Lyrics you'll love: "Your style got me under the spell, oh/Let me no other choice but to get down"

This sexy song—a cross between pop and R&B—also features Lil Wayne. Its playful lyrics and catchy chorus make it a must-play.

"Marry Me" (feat. Maluma), Marry Me Soundtrack

Lyrics you'll love: "Marry me, marry me, say, "Yes"/For the rest, the rest.../I've never seen forever (oh yeah)/I've never seen forever in the wild/But now I'm looking now, I'm looking in its eyes/Baby, you're my shelter"

This heartfelt ballad stems from Jennifer Lopez's 2022 rom-com of the same name. The duet—which also features Colombian singer Maluma—makes for an amazing first dance song with its beautiful melody.

"On My Way," Marry Me Soundtrack

Lyrics you'll love: "And every heartbreak was a yellow brick road/Pointing me straight, just taking me home/I was never lost/I was just passing through, on my way to you"

"On My Way," which is also from the Marry Me soundtrack, may or may not make you cry happy tears with its emotional lyrics. This—combined with its soft, slow piano instrumentals—makes it one of the best songs to walk down the aisle.

"Waiting for Tonight," On The 6

Lyrics you'll love: "Tender words you say/Take my breath away/Love me now and leave me never/Found a sacred place, lost in your embrace/I want to stay in this forever"

This 1999-era tune is among the most popular Jennifer Lopez wedding songs—even today. Available in both English and Spanish versions, this pop number is an ideal addition to your wedding reception playlist.

"Pa Ti (For You)" (feat. Maluma), Marry Me Soundtrack

Lyrics you'll love: "Todo lo que tengo es pa' ti, pa' ti"

In this high-energy love song, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma sing about their unconditional love for each other. While its fast tempo isn't great for a slow first dance, it is fun to play right afterward.

"Amor, Amor, Amor" (feat. Wisin), Amor, Amor, Amor

Lyrics you'll love: "Cuando hacemos el amor/Amor, amor, amor/Vuelvo a la vida, siento que vuelo/Cuando hacemos el amor/Amor, amor, amor/Vuelvo a la vida cuando toco tu cuerpo"

"Amor, Amor, Amor" ("Love, Love, Love" in English), is a sultry tune that falls under the reggaeton genre. Featuring Puerto Rican rapper Wisin, the high-energy Spanish love song is undeniably catchy.

"If You Had My Love," On the 6

Lyrics you'll love: "If you had my love and I gave you all my trust/(Would you comfort me?) Would you comfort me?/Tell me, baby"

Jennifer Lopez's debut single dates back to 1999. With its upbeat melody, this song is great to play as you get ready with your wedding party—setting the scene for a fun-filled day ahead.

"Papi," Love?

Lyrics you'll love: "My rock is shining bright/Even if he ain't by my side/He makes sure that I glow/I make sure everybody knows"

"Papi" is perfect for dancing with all of your friends during your wedding reception—we dare you not to try and sing along as you move to the music.

"Jenny from the Block," This Is Me... Then

Lyrics you'll love: "Don't be fooled by the rocks that I got/I'm still, I'm still Jenny from the block/Used to have a little, now I have a lot/No matter where I go, I know where I came from"

Searching for a fun throwback song to play during your wedding reception? Look no further than "Jenny from the Block." Arguably J.Lo's most well-known song, "Jenny from the Block" features both hip-hop and R&B flavors.

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