Think of how much fun it will be to comb through songs with happy music! Anyone who doesn’t get it, can sit at their table and frown during the party. Everyone else will have big smiles and dance the night away with you.
There are plenty of the most upbeat and lively songs that will undoubtedly get your guests moving…and smiling.
The songs we’ve selected range from classic hits to more modern-day chart-toppers. There’s something for everyone. You’ll be sure to have a super fun wedding playlist that will keep your guests on their feet all night long.
There are plenty of songs with happy vibes in our Songs for Dancing at Your Wedding Reception article. Check it out.
These songs with happy, positive vibes will make everyone smile
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake
Starting off our list is “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake, a wonderful feel-good song. It’s perfect for getting the party started. This pop hit is upbeat and danceable, with a catchy chorus that’s sure to get everyone singing along. Remember it’s from the soundtrack to the “Trolls” movie?
“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
Another great choice for getting the party started is “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars. This chart-topping hit was released in 2014. It has since become a classic dance anthem that’s perfect for weddings. The funky beat and catchy chorus make it a perfect choice for a lively reception.
“I Got You (I Feel Good)” by James Brown
“I Got You (Feel Good)” by James Brown is a lively and infectious song that’s guaranteed to make you feel good. With its upbeat tempo, funky bassline, and soulful vocals. This classic hit is a perfect choice for getting your body moving and putting a smile on your face.
“Happy” by Pharrell Williams
No list of happy songs would be complete without “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. This upbeat and joyful song is perfect for spreading positivity and getting everyone in a good mood. The catchy melody and upbeat tempo make it a great choice for a wedding reception. The positive message is sure to resonate with everyone in attendance. If it can make Gru from Despicable Me smile and dance down the street…
“I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas
“I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas is a classic party anthem that’s perfect for a wedding reception. Released in 2009, its upbeat tempo and catchy chorus make it a perfect choice for getting everyone on the dance floor.
“Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen
“Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen is a high-energy and uplifting song that’s perfect for any occasion. Its fast-paced piano and guitar riffs, soaring vocals, and catchy chorus makes you get on your feet. This classic hit will have you singing and dancing along in no time. It’s a perfect choice for boosting your mood and unleashing your inner joy.
This list of songs with happy music and lyrics put you in a good mood while just listening to them!
“Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina & The Waves
“Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina & The Waves is a fun and lively song that’s sure to put a smile on your face. The joyful melody and infectious chorus will have you feeling like you’re walking on sunshine.
“Lovely Day” by Bill Withers
Talk about songs with happy vibes! “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers is a joyful and uplifting song that’s perfect for spreading positivity and good vibes. Its soulful vocals, catchy melody, and upbeat tempo, you can’t go wrong. This classic hit is a perfect choice for dancing and singing along to. The positive lyrics and infectious chorus will have you feeling like every day is a lovely day.
“Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey
“Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey is an energetic and uplifting song. It’s perfect for boosting your mood and unleashing your inner rock star. With its iconic piano intro, catchy chorus, and great vocals, this classic is the perfect choice for this list. The positive lyrics and infectious melody will have you feeling like anything is possible. It has remained a beloved favorite for generations for a reason.
“Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys
“Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys is a lively and catchy song that’s sure to lift your spirits and get you moving. With its unique arrangement, tight harmonies, and upbeat tempo, this classic hit is a perfect choice. The positive lyrics and cool sounds will have you feeling good vibrations and spreading positivity. It’s a mood-lifter classic.
“I Can See Clearly Now” by Johnny Nash
“I Can See Clearly Now” by Johnny Nash is a feel-good song that’s perfect for spreading positivity. The positive message of overcoming obstacles and seeing things in a new light will have you feeling inspired. This song just never gets old.
“Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley & The Wailers
“Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley & The Wailers is perfect for spreading positive vibes and happiness. The uplifting message of not worrying about a thing and embracing life will have you believing that everything is going to be alright. This song has become a beloved classic that continues to inspire and uplift people around the world. It’s fun for a crowd to sing, too!
“You Make My Dreams (Come True)” by Daryl Hall & John Oates
“You Make My Dreams (Come True)” by Daryl Hall & John Oates is a fun and lively song that’s perfect for celebrating love and happiness. This one is perfect for singing and dancing along to. The romantic message of finding someone who makes all your dreams come true has just the right message for a wedding reception.
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Of course, these are just a few of the many great and uplifting happy songs that you can dance to. Once again, when choosing your own wedding playlist, it’s important to consider the tastes and preferences of your guests. Try to choose a mix of classic and modern hits. Let us know what you think below! We’d love to hear from you.