73 Swoon-Worthy Love Songs for Her to Add to Your Wedding Playlist

Win her over once more with one of these epic love songs.
Lauren Dana Ellman - The Knot Contributor.
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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.
  • She has been published in a wide array of lifetsyle-oriented publications including SELF and Allure.
  • Lauren is a proud graduate of Syracuse University's SI Newhouse School of Public Communication.
Updated Oct 30, 2023

Weddings are a celebration of love, and your soundtrack for the day's event should, of course, reflect this. Enter the best love songs for her, all of which are worthy of a spot on your wedding playlist. While curating your wedding soundtrack is no easy feat, your wedding band or DJ can help you select the top love songs that both of you—as well as your wedding guests—will adore. Without further ado, here are the best love songs that'll definitely wow the crowd.

Our Favorite Love Songs for Her:

Country | Spanish | R&B | Rap | Rock | Folk | Modern | Classic

Country Love Songs for Her

Grab your sweetie and groove to the beat of these romantic country love songs for her.

1. "Wedding Dress," Levi Hummon

Lyrics you'll love: "If I got down on one knee would you say yes?/I wanna see you in a wedding dress

2. "Big, Big Plans," Chris Lane

Lyrics you'll love: "She don't know I got some big, big plans/Build a little house out on some hand-me-down land/Find a little island where we go to get tan/I bet we take our kids down there one day/And I know she wouldn't mind if I/Did a little somethin' like find a flight/Overnight to paradise and leave tonight/And I'ma put a diamond on her hand"

3. "Wanted," Hunter Hayes

Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause I wanna wrap you up/Wanna kiss your lips/I, I wanna make you feel wanted/And I wanna call you mine/Wanna hold your hand forever"

4. "First Love Song," Luke Bryan

Lyrics you'll love: "This is my first love song/First time I felt the words/First time I sang along/Whenever it comes on/I just think of you/And everything you do/You're my one, my from now on/My first love song"

5. "Hello Beautiful," Noah Schnacky

Lyrics you'll love: "The way you looked at me, girl, it took my breath away"

6. "You Had Me From Hello," by Kenny Chesney

Lyrics you'll love: "Well, you had me from 'Hello'/And I felt love start to grow/The moment that I looked into your eyes, you won me"

7. "The Bones," by Maren Morris

Lyrics you'll love: "When the bones are good, the rest don't matter/Yeah, the paint could peel, the glass could shatter/Let it break, 'cause you and I remain the same/When there ain't a crack in the foundation/Baby, I know any storm we're facing will/Blow right over while we stay put/The house don't fall when the bones are good"

8. "I Run To You," Lady A

Lyrics you'll love: "This world keeps spinnin' faster/Into a new disaster, so I run to you/I run to you, baby/When it all starts comin' undone/Baby, you're the only one I run to/I run to you"

9. "Don't You Wanna Stay," Kelly Clarkson

Lyrics you'll love: "Don't you wanna stay here a little while?/Don't you wanna hold each other tight?/Don't you wanna fall asleep with me tonight?/Don't you wanna stay here a little while?/We can make forever feel this way"

10. "You're Still The One," Shania Twain

Lyrics you'll love: "You're still the one I run to/The one that I belong to/You're still the one I want for life"

11. "Islands in the Stream," Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers

Lyrics you'll love: "Tender love is blind/It requires a dedication/All this love we feel needs no conversation/We ride it together, ah ha/Making love with each other, ah ha"

Spanish Love Songs for Her

These sweet Spanish love songs for her—featuring a handful of beloved tunes from artists like Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin—are sure to bring a smile to everyone's faces.

12. "Te Amo," Franco de Vita

Lyrics you'll love: "Desde el primer momento en que te vi/Y hace tiempo te buscaba/Y ya te imaginaba así/Te amo" ("From the first moment I saw you/And I was looking for you for a long time/And I already imagined you like this/I love you"

13. "Es Por Ti," Juanes

Lyrics you'll love: "Y es por ti/Que late mi corazón/Y es por ti/Que brillan mis ojos hoy/Y es por ti/Que he vuelto a hablar de amor/Y es por ti/Que calma mi dolor"

("And it is for you/That my heart beats/And it is for you/That they shine my eyes today/And it is because of you/That I have spoken about love again/And it is because of you/That calms my pain")

14. "Tu Amor Me Hace Bien," Marc Anthony

Lyrics you'll love: "Bien tu amor me hace bien/Tu amor me desarma/Ay!/Tu amor me controla/Me endulza, me encanta" ("Well your love does me good/Your love disarms me/Oh!/Your love controls me/It sweetens me, I love it"

15. "Bésame Mucho," Pedro Vargas

Lyrics you'll love: "Bésame, ay, bésame mucho/Como si fuera esta la noche/La última vez" ("Kiss me, oh, kiss me a lot/As if it were tonight/The last time")

16. "El Amor," Jose Luis Perales

Lyrics you'll love: "El amor es crear un mundo entre los dos/Es perdonarme tú y comprenderte yo" ("Love is creating a world between the two/It's forgiving me and understanding you")

17. "Pa Ti (For You)," Jennifer Lopez & Maluma

Lyrics you'll love: "Pase lo que pase, estoy pa' ti, pa' ti/Todo lo que tengo es pa' ti, pa' ti/Solo pa' ti, pa' ti, pa' ti" ("Whatever happens, I'm for you, for you/Everything I have is for you, for you/Just for you, for you, for you")

18. "Tú," Shakira

Lyrics you'll love: "Porque eres tú mi sol/La fe con que vivo/La potencia de mi voz/Los pies con que camino/Eres tú, amor" ("Because you are my sun/The faith with which I live/The power of my voice/The feet with which I walk/It's you, love"

19. "Nuestro Amor," RBD

Lyrics you'll love: "Este increíble amor/Todo fue como en un sueño" ("This incredible love/Everything was like in a dream")

R&B Love Songs for Her

These smooth R&B love songs are well worth incorporating into your special day. From "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys to "My Girl" by The Temptations, keep scrolling for a few of our favorite romantic R&B tracks.

20. "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys

Lyrics you'll love: "Some people want it all/But I don't want nothing at all/If it ain't you, baby"

21. "Spend My Life with You," Eric Benét

Lyrics you'll love: "I never knew such a day could come/And I never knew such a love could be inside of one/I never knew what my life was for/But now that you're here, I know for sure"

22. "Here and Now," Luther Vandross

Lyrics you'll love: "Here in my heart I believe/Your love is all I'll ever need"

23. "Let's Stay Together," Al Green

Lyrics you'll love: "Let me, be the one you come running to/I'll never be untrue/Oh baby/Let's, let's stay together"

24. "Be Without You," Mary J. Blige

Lyrics you'll love: "I wanna be with you, gotta be with you, need to be with you"

25. "Vision of Love," Mariah Carey

Lyrics you'll love: "I had a vision of love/And it was all that you've given to me"

26. "Always and Forever," Rod Temperton

Lyrics you'll love: "Everyday love me your own special way/Melt all my heart away with a smile/Take time to tell me you really care/And we'll share tomorrow together"

27. "My Girl," The Temptations

Lyrics you'll love: "I don't need no money, fortune or fame/I've got all the riches baby one man can claim"

28. "All My Life," K-Ci & JoJo

Lyrics you'll love: "All my life/I prayed for someone like you/And I thank God/That I/That I finally found you"

Rap Love Songs for Her

If you or your soon-to-be spouse love rap music, consider adding one or more of these rap love songs for her to your official wedding soundtrack.

29. "The Light," Common

Lyrics you'll love: "Signed sealed delivered for us to grow together/Love has no limit, let's spend it slow forever"

30. "Beautiful," Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams, & Charlie Wilson

Lyrics you'll love: "Beautiful, I just want you to know/You're my favorite girl"

31. "I Need Love," LL Cool J

Lyrics you'll love: "Saying, "Amor," kissing you on the ear/Whispering, "I love you and I'll always be here"/Although I often reminisce I can't believe that I found/A desire for true love floating around"

32. "Find Your Love," Drake

Lyrics you'll love: "I better find your loving, I better find your heart/I bet if I give all my love then nothing's gonna tear us apart"

33. "Make Me Better," Fabolous

Lyrics you'll love: "You plus me, it equals better math"

Rock Love Songs for Her

Add a little rock and roll flair to your wedding playlist with these classic rock love songs for her from The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac and more.

34. "Faithfully,' Journey

Lyrics you'll love: "Oh, girl, you stand by me/I'm forever yours/Faithfully"

35. "I Want to Know What Love Is," Foreigner

Lyrics you'll love: "I wanna know what love is/I want you to show me/I wanna feel what love is/I know you can show me (hey)"

36. "Can't Fight This Feeling Anymore," REO Speedwagon

Lyrics you'll love: "You're a candle in the window on a cold, dark winter's night"

37. "I'll Stand by You," The Pretenders

Lyrics you'll love: "I'll stand by you/Take me in, into your darkest hour/And I'll never desert you/I'll stand by you"

38. "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)," The Proclaimers

Lyrics you'll love: "But I would walk 500 miles/And I would walk 500 more/Just to be the man who walks a thousand miles/To fall down at your door"

39. "You're My Best Friend," Queen

Lyrics you'll love: "You're my sunshine/And I want you to know/That my feelings are true/I really love you"

40. "Maybe I'm Amazed," Paul McCartney

Lyrics you'll love: "Baby, I'm amazed at the way you love me all the time"

41. "Something," The Beatles

Lyrics you'll love: "Something in the way she moves/Attracts me like no other lover/Something in the way she woos me/I don't want to leave her now/You know I believe and how"

42. "Forever," Kiss

Lyrics you'll love: "Forever, until my life is through/Girl, I'll be loving you forever"

43. "Are You Gonna Be My Girl," Jet

Lyrics you'll love: "Take my hand and come with me/Because you look so fine/That I really wanna make you mine"

Folk Love Songs for Her

These fantastic folk love songs for her tend to fly severely under the radar (well, for the most part, at least). However, they're sure to surprise and delight your guests, especially during cocktail hour and dinner!

44. "A Love That Will Never Grow Old," Emmylou Harris

Lyrics you'll love: "Just the smile in your eyes, it can light up the night/And your laughter's like wind in my sails/'Cause I know a love that will never grow old"

45. "5 Years Time," Noah and the Whale

Lyrics you'll love: "Oh, there'll be love, love, love wherever you go"

46. "Better Part of Me," SYML, Sara Watkins

Lyrics you'll love: "Honestly, I can't help falling for you/Every day, I'll be brand new/Thank God for you, the better part of me"

48. "Better Together," Jack Johnson

Lyrics you'll love: "Yeah, it's always better when we're together"

49. "The One," Alistair Griffin

Lyrics you'll love: "It's just you and me tonight, chasing love and chasing life/All I know is that right now you are the one"

50. "You And I," Ingrid Michaelson

Lyrics you'll love: "Don't you worry, there my honey/We might not have any money/But we've got our love to pay the bills"

51. "Brighter Than Sunshine," Aqualung

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm yours, and suddenly you're mine/Suddenly, you're mine/And it's brighter than sunshine"

Modern Love Songs for Her

These modern love songs for her are just as incredible as the classics—and with selections from legendary artists such as John Legend, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Ed Sheeran, they're sure to wow your wedding guests!

52. "Say You Won't Let Go," James Arthur

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm so in love with you/And I hope you know/Darling, your love is more than worth its weight in gold/We've come so far, my dear/Look how we've grown/And I wanna stay with you until we're grey and old/Just say you won't let go"

53. "All Of Me," John Legend

Lyrics you'll love: "Give your all to me/I'll give my all to you/You're my end and my beginning/Even when I lose, I'm winning"

54. "Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran

Lyrics you'll love: "Take me into your loving arms/Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars/Place your head on my beating heart/I'm thinking out loud/Maybe we found love right where we are"

55. "Paper Rings," Taylor Swift

Lyrics you'll love: "I like shiny things, but I'd marry you with paper rings"

56. "Just The Way You Are," Bruno Mars

Lyrics you'll love: "When I see your face/There's not a thing that I would change/'Cause you're amazing/Just the way you are"

57. "Love on Top," Beyonce

Lyrics you'll love: "You're the one I need, you're the only one I see/Come on, baby, it's you/You're the one that gives your all/You're the one I can always call"

58. "My Universe," Coldplay

Lyrics you'll love: "You (you), you are (you are) my universe/And I (I) just want (just want) to put you first"

59. "Love on the Weekend," John Mayer

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm flyin' fast like a, a wanted man/I want you, baby, like you can't understand/Oh, love on the weekend/Love on the weekend"

61. "Until I Found You," Stephen Sanchez

Lyrics you'll love: "I was lost within the darkness, but then I found her/I found you"

62. "I'm Gonna Love You," Jessie James Decker

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm gonna love you like nobody's loved you/I ain't in no hurry, so let's take our time/Just wrap your arms around me/Give in to me tonight/'Cause I'm gonna love you for the rest of my life"

Classic Love Songs for Her

These classic love songs for her have truly withstood the test of time, and, upon listening to them, it's easy to see why!

63. "Precious Love," James Morrison

Lyrics you'll love: "This is precious love, its precious love/No I can't let it go,/This is precious love, and its teaching me,/Everything I need to know"

64. "Marry Me," Train

Lyrics you'll love: "Marry me/Today and every day"

65. "At Last," Etta James

Lyrics you'll love: "You smiled, you smiled/Oh, and then the spell was cast/And here we are in heaven/For you are mine at last"

66. "When a Man Loves a Woman," Michael Bolton

Lyrics you'll love: "When a man loves a woman/Can't keep his mind on nothin' else/He'd trade the world/For the good thing he's found"

67. "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours," Stevie Wonder

Lyrics you'll love: "Ooh baby, here I am/Signed, sealed, delivered, I'm yours!"

68. "Your Song," Elton John

Lyrics you'll love: "I hope you don't mind that I put down in words/How wonderful life is while you're in the world"

69. "More Than a Woman," Bee Gees

Lyrics you'll love: "Here in your arms I found my paradise"

70. "Endless Love," Lionel Richie and Diana Ross

Lyrics you'll love: "My love, there's only you in my life/The only thing that's right"

71. "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," Roberta Flack

Lyrics you'll love: "The first time ever I saw your face/I thought the sun rose in your eyes/And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave/To the dark and the endless skies, my love"

72. "Say You Love Me," Fleetwood Mac

Lyrics you'll love: "'Cause when the lovin' starts and the lights go down/But there's not another living soul around/You woo me until the sun comes up/And you say that you love me"

73. "Wonderful Tonight," Eric Clapton

Lyrics you'll love: "I feel wonderful because I see/The love light in your eyes/And the wonder of it all/Is that you just don't realize how much I love you"

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