37 Spanish Love Songs Perfect for Weddings

From Shakira to Juanes, add these tunes to your playlist.
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Updated Sep 23, 2020

While there are plenty of stressful aspects of wedding planning, there are some more lighthearted ones, too. A top contender for a lazy afternoon spent holed up together at home? Creating your wedding playlist! Whether you are having a multicultural wedding celebration, or you just love the passion in Spanish love songs, these jams will have everyone dancing the night away. From the biggest hits of the 1970s and 1980s to the 1990s and today, consider adding these spirited, romantic Spanish wedding songs to your big day's celebration:

In this article:

Getting Ready Spanish Wedding Songs

All together with your closest friends and family, the morning before you exchange vows is super-special. Add these to your playlist to make it fun and memorable.

"To My Love" Bomba Estereo

Lyrics you'll love: Estaba pensando en la noche que te vi/La misma que me abandonaste sin pensar/Y yo te entregué mi corazón/Una noche oscura sin mirar atrás.
English translation: I was thinking about the night that I saw you/The same one that you abandoned me without thinking/And I gave you my heart/A dark night without looking back.

"Waiting for Tonight" by Jennifer Lopez

Lyrics you'll love: Una noche más, oh oh/Quisiera inventar nuestro amor/Una noche más, oh oh oh/Sentir junto a ti la pasión
English Translation: One more night, oh oh/I would like to invent our love/One more night, oh oh oh/Feel the passion next to you/One more night, oh oh oh

"Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" by Selena

Lyrics you'll love: Cada vez que lo veo pasar/Mi corazón se enloquece/Y me empieza a palpitar
English translation: Every time I see him pass/ My heart goes crazy/And it starts to beat

"Amigo" by Roberto Carlos

Lyrics you'll love: Você meu amigo de fé, meu irmão camarada/Amigo de tantos caminhos e tantas jornadas/Cabeça de homem mas o coração de menino/Aquele que está do meu lado em qualquer caminhada.
English translation: You my friend of faith, my brother comrade/Friend of so many paths and so many journeys/Man's head but boy's heart/The one who is by my side on any walk.

Ceremony Spanish Love Songs

Make the most important part of your day beautiful with these poignant songs and soft romantic songs in Spanish.

"Te Amo" by Franco De Vita

Lyrics you'll love: Te amo/Desde el primer momento en que te vi/Y hace tiempo te buscaba/Y ya te imaginaba así/Te amo/Aunque no es tan fácil de decir/Y defino lo que siento/Con estas palabras/Te amo.
English translation: I love you/From the first moment that I saw you/And I was looking for you for a long time/And I already imagined you like this/I love you/Although it's not that easy to say/And I define what I feel/With these words/I love you.

"Por Ti Me Casare" by Eros Ramazzotti

Lyrics you'll love: Por ti me casaré/Es evidente/Y contigo, claro está, me casaré.Por ti/me casaré/Por tu carácter/Que me gusta hasta morir no sé por que/Y eso me da más miedo que vergüenza.
English translation: I'll get married for you/It is obvious/And with you, of course, I will marry/I'll get married for you/For your character/That I like to death I don't know why/And that scares me more than shame.

"Somos Novios" by Andrea Bocelli and Christina Aguilera

Lyrics you'll love: Somos novios/Pues, los dos sentimos mutuo amor profundo/Y con eso/Ya ganamos lo más grande de este mundo/Nos amamos, nos besamos/Como novios, nos deseamos.
English translation: Are we a couple/Well, we both feel mutual deep love/And with that/We already won the greatest thing in this world/We love each other, we kiss/As boyfriends, we wish each other.

"Que Me Alcance la Vida" by Sin Bandera

Lyrics you'll love: Cada deseo que tu me adivinas/Cada vez que ríes, rompes mi rutina/Y la paciencia con la que me escuchas/Y la convicción con la que siempre luchas/Como me llenas como me liberas/Quiero estar contigo si vuelvo a nacer.
English translation: Every wish that you guess me/Every time you laugh you break my routine/And the patience with which you listen to me/And the conviction you always fight with/How you fill me how you set me free/I want to be with you if I am born again

First Dance Spanish Love Songs

The first dance as a married couple only happens once — so picking a song is a lot of pressure. If you and your spouse-to-be haven't picked out your signature Spanish love song yet, these might help you make a decision.

"Te Amare'" by Miguel Bosé

Lyrics you'll love: Te amaré, te amaré/Como no está permitido/Te amaré, te amaré/Como nunca se ha sabido/Hmm, hmm, hmm/Hmm, hmm, hmm/Porque así lo he decidido/Te amaré.
English translation: I will love you, I will love you/As it is not allowed/I will love you, I will love you/As has never been known/Hmm, hmm, hmm/Hmm, hmm, hmm/Because so I have decided/I will love you.

"El Amor" by Jose Luis Perales

Lyrics you'll love: El amor es llorar cuando nos dice adiós/El amor es soñar oyendo una canción/El amor es besar poniendo el corazón/Es perdonarme tu y comprenderte yo.
English translation: Love is crying when it says goodbye/Love is dreaming listening to a song/Love is kissing putting the heart/It is to forgive me and understand you.

"Tu" by Shakira

Lyrics you'll love: Porque eres tu mi sol/La fe con que vivo/La potencia de mi voz/Los pies con que camino/Eres tu amo/Mis ganas de reír/El adiós que no sabre decir/Porque nunca podre vivir sin ti.
English translation: Because you are my sun/The faith with which I live/The power of my voice/The feet with which I walk/You are your love/My desire to laugh/The goodbye that I can't say/Because I can never live without you.

"Experiencia Religiosa" by Enrique Iglesias

Lyrics you'll love: Y es casi un experiencia religiosa/Sentir que resucito si me tocas/Subir al firmamento prendido de tu cuerpo/Es un experiencia religiosa.
English translation: And it's almost a religious experience/Feel that I rise again if you touch me/Climb to the firmament on your body/It is a religious experience.

"Tu Amor Me Hace Bien" by 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/Pero bien tu amor me hace bien/Tu amor me desarma/Ay! Tu amor me controla/Me vence, me amarra.
English translation: Well your love does me good/Your love disarms me/Oh! Your love controls me/It sweetens me, I love it/But your love does me good/Your love disarms me/Oh! Your love controls me/Beats me, ties me.

Parent Dance Spanish Wedding Songs

While the most important dance is with your one-and-only, the mother-son and the father-daughter dance are also big moments of the evening. These super-sweet Spanish wedding songs will have everyone tearing up.

"Hoy Se Casa Mi Niña" by Honorio Flores

Lyrics you'll love: Esta tarde se casa mi niña yo no sé si reírme o llorar/Anda peluquera no la pongas más guapa que está/Venga ya que su novio la espera/Que mi brazo la lleve al altar.
English translation: This afternoon my girl is getting married I don't know whether to laugh or cry/Go hairdresser, don't make her prettier than she is/Come as your boyfriend is waiting for you/May my arm lead her to the altar

"Es Mi Niña Bonita" by Vicente Fernández

Lyrics you'll love: Es mi niña bonita con su carita de rosa/es mi niña bonita cada dia mas preciosa/es mi niña bonita echa de nardo y clavel/es mi niña bonita es mi niña bonita/cuanto la llego a querer.
English translation: It's my pretty girl with her pink face/she is my pretty girl every day more precious/she is my pretty girl made of tuberose and carnation/she's my pretty girl she's my pretty girl/how much did I love her.

"De Niña a Mujer" by Julio Iglesias

Lyrics you'll love: Eras niña de largos silencios y ya me querias bien/Tu mirada/buscaba la mia jugabas a ser mujer/Pocos años ganados al tiempo/Vestidos con otra piel/Y mi vida que nada esperaba tambien te queria bien.
English translation: You were a girl of long silences and you already loved me well/Your look was looking for mine, you were playing at being a woman/Few years gained from time/Dressed with another skin/And my life that I expected nothing, I also loved you well.

"Tu Guardián" by Juanes

Lyrics you'll love: Siempre a tu lado estaré/Y tu guardián yo seré/Toda la vida/Esta noche/Te prometo que no vendrán/Ni dragones ni fantasmas a molestar.
English translation: I will always be by your side/And your guardian I will be lifetime/Tonight/I promise you they won't come/No dragons or ghosts to bother.

Reception Entrance Spanish Love Songs

What's a wedding without a killer entrance song?! These send the right vibes, set the mood and pump up the party.

"Oye" by Gloria Estefan

Lyrics you'll love: Mi cuerpo pide oye/Oye mi cuerpo pide salsa/Y con este ritmo/Vamos a bailar
English translation: My body wants/hey my body wants to salsa/and with this rhythm/let's dance

"Bailar Pegados" by Sergio Dalmar

Lyrics you'll love: Bailar de lejos no es bailar/Es como estar bailando solo/Tu bailando en tu volcán/Y a dos metros de ti/Bailando yo en el polo.
English translation: Dancing from afar is not dancing/It's like dancing alone/You dancing on your volcano/And two meters from you/Dancing me on the pole.

"Pegadito" by Tommy Torres

Lyrics you'll love: Todo se hace fácil cuando estás aquí/Paseando tu figura en mi cuarto/Todo lo que busco lo he encontrado aquí/Amarrado a tu cintura pegadito/Pegadito/Despacito/Así te quiero.
English translation: Everything becomes easy when you are here/Walking your figure in my room/Everything I'm looking for I've found here/Tied to your waist/PegaditoSlowly/So I love you.

"Hoy Tengo Ganas de Ti" by Christina Aguilera & Alejandro Fernandez

Lyrics you'll love: Quiero en tus manos abiertas buscar mi camino/Y que te sientas/mujer solamente conmigo/Hoy tengo ganas de ti, hoy tengo ganas de ti/Quiero apagar en tus labios la sed de mi alma/Y descubrir el amor juntos cada mañana/Hoy tengo ganas de ti, hoy tengo ganas de ti.
English translation: I want in your open hands to find my way/And that you feel like a woman only with me/Today I want you, today I want you/I want to quench the thirst of my soul on your lips/And discover love together every morning/Today I want you, today I want you.

"Y Tu" by Fonseca

Lyrics you'll love: Eres mi memoria y yo soy el olvido/Donde el tiempo pasa y tu no estas/Y tú.../Eres la cuartada y yo soy el delito/Y tú.../Cada año que sumas/Es medalla en esta guerra sabia.
English translation: And you.../You are my memory and I am the forgetting/Where time passes and you are not/And you.../You are the fourth and I am the crime/And you.../Every year you add/It is a medal in this wise war.

Reception Dancing Spanish Love Songs

You want a healthy mix of feel-good slow songs and hit dance numbers for your reception so the evening has a nice flow. These Spanish love songs will add dimension and variety to your playlist.

"Yo No Te Pido la Luna" by Daniela Romo

Lyrics you'll love: Yo no te pido la luna/Tan solo quiero amarte/Quiero ser esa locura/Que vibra muy dentro de ti/Yo no te pido la luna/Solo te pido el momento/De rescatar esta piel/Y robarme esa estrella/Que vemos tú y yo/Al hacer el amor.
English translation: I do not ask the moon/I just want to love you/I want to be that madness/That vibrates deep inside of you/I do not ask the moon/I just ask you for the moment/To rescue this skin/And steal that star from me/What do you and I see/When making love.

"Lambada" by Koama

Lyrics you'll love: Dança sol e mar, guardarei no olhar/O amor faz perder e encontrar/Lambando estarei ao lembrar que esse amor/Por um dia, um instante foi rei.
English translation: Dance sun and sea, I'll keep it in my eyes/Love makes you lose and find/Licking I'll be remembering that this love/For a day, an instant was king.

"Livin' La Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin

Lyrics you'll love: Ella que será/She's livin' la vida loca/Y te dolerá/Sí, de verdad te toca/Ella es tu final/Vive la vida loca/Ella te dirá/Vive la vida loca/She's livin' la vida loca.
English translation: She who will be/She's livin 'the crazy life/And it will hurt/Yes, it really touches you/She is your end/Live the crazy life/She will tell you/Live the crazy life/She's livin 'the crazy life.

"El Anillo" by Jennifer Lopez

Lyrics you'll love: Nunca había sentido algo tan grande/Y me vuelve loca tu lado salvaje/Tú me has dado tanto que he estado pensando/Ya lo tengo todo, pero/¿Y el anillo pa' cuándo? (Yeah, yeah).
English translation: I've never felt something so great/And your wild side drives me crazy/You have given me so much that I've been thinking/I already have it all, but/And the ring for when? (Yeah yeah).

"Un Dia" by J Balvin

Lyrics you'll love: One day you'll love me again/One day you'll love me for sure/One day you'll wake up feelin' how I've been feelin'/Baby, you'll knock at my door/One day you'll love me again/Hug me again 'til the end/One day you'll beg me to try/One day you'll realize I'm more than your lover.

"Despacito" by Luis Fonsi

Lyrics you'll love: "Tú, tú eres el imán y yo soy el metal/Me voy acercando y voy armando el plan/Solo con pensarlo se acelera el pulso"
English translation: "You, you are the magnet and I am the metal/I'm getting closer and I'm putting together the plan/Just thinking about it gets your pulse racing"

Wedding Exit Spanish Love Songs

Just like you had a major entrance, your exit needs to be just as splashy. These fun songs will send you off into marriage in style.

"Como la Flor" by Selena

Lyrics you'll love: Como la flor/Con tanto amor/Me diste tú/Se marchitó/Me marcho hoy/Yo sé perder/Pero ah-ah-ay, cómo me duele/Ah-ah-ay, cómo me duele.
English translation: As the flower/With so much love/You gave me your/Withered/I'm leaving today'I know how to lose/But ah-ah-ay, how it hurts/Ah-ah-ay, how it hurts.

"Darte un Beso" by Prince Royce

Lyrics you'll love: Ya no sé qué hacer/Para que estés bien/Si apagar el sol/para encender tu amanecer/Falar en portugués/Aprender a hablar francés/O bajar la luna hasta tus pies.
English translation: I do not know what to do/For you to be fine/If turn off the sun/to light your sunrise/Falar in portuguese/Learn to speak french/Or lower the moon to your feet.

"Whenever, Wherever" by Shakira

Lyrics you'll love: Whenever, wherever/We're meant to be together/I'll be there and you'll be near/And that's the deal my dear.

"The Best Thing About Me Is You" by Ricky Martin

Lyrics you'll love: Si es amor, abrázame con ganas/Si no lo es, tal vez sera mañana/Estando juntos mi mundo se llena de luz/Lo mejor de mi vida eres tú.
English translation: If it's love, hug me hard/If it isn't, maybe it will be tomorrow/Being together my world is filled with light/The best thing of my life is you.

After-Party Spanish Love Songs

This is the time for the music your friends and siblings will shake their money-maker to. We love these exciting takes.

"Suavemente" by Elvis Crespo

Lyrics you'll love: Suavemente, bésame/Que quiero sentir tus labios/Besándome otra vez/Suavemente, bésame/Que quiero sentir tus labios/Besándome otra vez.
English translation: Kiss Me Softly/That I want to feel your lips/Kissing me again/Kiss Me Softly/That I want to feel your lips/Kissing me again.

"Gasolina" by Daddy Yankee

Lyrics you'll love: "Tú haces que cualquiera se enamore/Cuando bailas al ritmo de los tambores"
English translation: "You make anyone fall in love/When you dance to the beat of the drums"

"Hips Don't Lie" by Shakira

Lyrics you'll love: Oh, baby, when you talk like that/You make a woman go mad/So be wise (sí) and keep on (sí)/Reading the signs of my body (uno, dos, tres, cuatro)/I'm on tonight/You know my hips don't lie (no fighting)/And I'm starting to feel it's right/All the attraction, the tension/Don't you see, baby, this is perfection?

"On the Floor" by Jennifer Lopez

Lyrics you'll love: "Ven a celebrar/Sigue tu deseo de bailar/Ven a celebrar/Que bailando puedes celebrar"
English translation: "Come to celebrate/Follow your desire to dance/Come to celebrate/That dancing you can celebrate"

"Dura" by Daddy Yankee

Lyrics you'll love: 'Tás dura, dura/Dura, dura, dura/Que 'tás dura, mano arriba porque tú te ves bien/'Tás dura mamacita, te fuiste de nivel/Dura, mira como brilla tu piel/'Tás dura, dímelo dímelo ¿cómo es que e'?/'Tás dura, yo te doy un veinte de die'/'Tás dura, dura, dura.
English translation: 'You're tough, tough/Hard, hard, hard/How tough, hand up because you look good/'You are tough mamacita, you left level/Hard, look how your skin shines/'You're tough, tell me, tell me, how is it?/'You're tough, I'll give you a twenty out of ten'/You're tough, tough, tough.

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