Wedding

200 Best Wedding Reception Songs

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018

While the ceremony is the highlight of the wedding day, the reception is where all of the memories are made. From teaching your Grandpa the new dance moves to discovering your nephew has a hidden breakdancing talent, your wedding reception needs a solid playlist.

We’ve listed 200 popular wedding reception songs to pick from—from crowd-pleasing favorites to hip hop classics to sing-a-long rock ballads. By filtering based on genre and year, you can create a playlist as eclectic as your guest list. Not to mention, the option to listen to each song and read its lyrics so you can be sure your reception never slows down. Once you have your list of fun wedding songs assembled, shop for wedding favors to wow your guests.

Instructions:
Click on the buttons below to sort songs by decade and genre.

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Mumford & Sons

I Will Wait

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Toto

Africa

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Whitney Houston

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

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Stevie Wonder

Superstition

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James Brown

I Got You (I Feel Good)

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Journey

Don't Stop Believin'

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Bob Seger

Old Time Rock & Roll

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Fleetwood Mac

Don't Stop

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Benny Goodman

Sing Sing Sing

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Billy Joel

Piano Man

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The Foundations

Build Me Up Buttercup

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Justin Timberlake

Suit & Tie

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The Strokes

Last Night

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Outkast

Ms. Jackson

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Ariana Grande

Problem

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TLC

No Scrubs

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M.I.A

Boyz

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Destiny's Child

Jumpin, Jumpin

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Fitz And the Tantrum

Out of My League

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Elton John

Bennie And The Jets

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Selena Gomez

Love You Like A Love Song

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Thrift Store

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Katy Perry

Last Friday Night

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Jennifer Lopez

On The Floor

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Iggy Azalea

Fancy

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Meghan Trainor

All About That Bass

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Amy Winehouse

Valerie

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The Knack

My Sharona

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Mumm-Ra

She's Got You High

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Gwen Stefani

Hollaback Girl

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Rick Springfield

Jessie's Girl

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The Beatles

Twist And Shout

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Queen

Another One Bites The Dust

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Prince

Purple Rain

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Michael Jackson

Billie Jean

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Neil Diamond

Sweet Caroline

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Cherry Poppin Daddies

Zoot Suit Riot

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Stray Cats

Rock This Town

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Soft Cell

Tainted Love

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The Police

Roxanne

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The Mamas and the Papas

California Dreamin'

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Usher

OMG

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The Commodores

Brick House

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Bryan Adams

Summer of '69

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Big And Rich

Save A Horse Ride a Cowboy

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Jackson 5

ABC

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Nelly

Hot in Here

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Gloria Gaynor

I Will Survive

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DJ Kool

Let Me Clear My Throat

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Kanye West

Gold Digger

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Black Eyed Peas

My Humps

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Gnarls Barkley

Crazy

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Rick James

Super Freak

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The Four Seasons

December 1963 (Oh What A Night)

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Lionel Richie

All Night Long (All Night)

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Blondie

Heart of Glass

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The White Stripes

Fell In Love With A Girl

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Rod Stewart

Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?

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Paula Abdul

Straight Up

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R. Kelly

Ignition (Remix)

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Daft Punk

Get Lucky

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Ray Charles

What'd I Say

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Amy Winehouse

Rehab

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Bee Gees

Stayin' Alive

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La Roux

Bulletproof

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Janet Jackson

Nasty

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Taylor Swift

Shake It Off

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Icona Pop

I Love It

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Deee-Lite

Groove Is In The Heart

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Beyonce

Drunk In Love

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Sir Mix A Lot

Baby Got Back

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MC Hammer

U Can't Touch This

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Bell Biv Devoe

Poison

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Madonna

Like A Prayer

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Erasure

A Little Respect

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N Sync

Bye Bye Bye

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The Pussycat Dolls

Dont Cha

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Cee Lo

Forget You

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Rihanna

Only Girl

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Gorillaz

Feel Good Inc.

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Aretha Franklin

Respect

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Arctic Monkeys

Baby I'm Yours

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Depeche Mode

Enjoy the Silence

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Lana Del Rey

Summertime Sadness

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Ben Howard

Only Love

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Death Cab for Cutie

Soul Meets Body

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Philip George

Wish You Were Mine

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Jason Derulo

Talk Dirty

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Jason Aldean

My Kinda Party

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Brad Paisley

American Saturday Night

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Shania Twain

Party For Two

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Gretchen Wilson

Here For The Party

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Lipps Inc.

Funkytown

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Blackstreet

No Diggity

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Salt N Pepa

Push It

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Shakira

Hips Don't Lie

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David Bowie

Let's Dance

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Chic

Good Times

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Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine

Conga

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Haddaway

What Is Love

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N Sync

Girlfriend

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Missy Elliot

Get Ur Freak On

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Soul For Real

Candy Rain

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Nancy Sinatra

These Boots Are Made For Walking

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The Righteous Brothers

You Lost That Loving Feeling

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Jerry Lee Lewis

Great Balls of Fire

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Gotye

Somebody That I Used To Know

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Fleetwood Mac

Go On Your Own Way

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4 Non Blondes

What's Up

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Chicago

You're The Inspiration

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Roxette

It Must Have Been Love

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Duran Duran

Hungry Like The Wolf

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Starship

We Built This City

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Dexys Midnight Runners

Come On Eileen

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Nick Jonas

Jealous

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Kelly Clarkson

Heartbeat Song

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Beenie Man

King Of The Dance Hall

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Lauryn Hill

Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You

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Oh Honey

Be Okay

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Sam Smith

Stay With Me

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Mariah Carey

Fantasy

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Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake

Love Never Felt So Good

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Clean Bandit

Rather Be

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Lady Gaga

Just Dance

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The Isley Brothers

Shout

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The White Stripes

Seven Nation Army

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Queen

Bohemian Rhapsody

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Sean Paul

Temperature

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Cali Swag District

Teach Me How To Dougie

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Sugarland

Baby Girl

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Zac Brown Band

She's Walking Away

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Kenny Chesney

Somewhere With You

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Bryan Adams

Heaven

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Michael Jackson

P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)

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Hall & Oates

You Make My Dreams Come True

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The Romantics

What I Like About You

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Bon Jovi

Livin' On A Prayer

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Bruce Springsteen

Dancing in the Dark

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Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl

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Rolling Stones

Brown Sugar

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Train

Meet Virginia

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The Who

My Generation

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Aerosmith

Walk This Way

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Tina Turner

Proud Mary

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The Eagles

Hotel California

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Billy Idol

Rebel Yell

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Give It Away

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The Clash

Should I Stay Or Should I Go

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Vanilla Ice

Ice Ice Baby

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Kenny Loggins

Footloose

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Rod Stewart

Maggie May

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Jimmy Eat World

Sweetness

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Violent Femmes

Blister in the Sun

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Grouplove

Tongue Tied

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The Ting Tings

That's Not My Name

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Coconut Records

Nighttiming

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SBTRKT

New Dorp New York

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Matt & Kim

Daylight

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Phantogram

Blackout Days

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Ryan Adams

When The Stars Go Blue

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M. Ward

Never Had Nobody Like You

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Nouvelle Vague

Melt With You

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Best Coast

When I'm With You

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MGMT

Kids

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David Bowie

Magic Dance

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Caribou

Sandy

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Vampire Weekend

A-Punk

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Satan Said Dance

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Weezer

Buddy Holly

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The Killers

Somebody Told Me

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Santigold

Say Aha

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Yelle

A Cause Des Garcons

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Ryan Adams

My Winding Wheel

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The Kinks

Lola

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Scissor Sister

If You Feel Like Dancin'

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Stevie Ray Vaughan

Pride and Joy

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Beach Boys

Help Me, Rhonda

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Arcade Fire

Ready to Start

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Neon Trees

Everybody Talks

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Ok GO

Here It Goes Again

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Foster the People

I Would Do Anything For You

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MGMT

Electric Feel

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Broken Social Scene

Windsurfing Nation

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Ellie Goulding

Anything Could Happen

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Jim Sturgess

I've Just Seen A Face

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Simon & Garfunkel

Cecilia

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Miike Snow

Animal

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The Black Crowes

Hard to Handle

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Neko Case

This Tornado Loves You

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Hall & Oates

Rich Girl

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Beck

Loser

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The Beatles

I Wanna Hold Your Hand

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The Beatles

Hey Jude

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Travie McCoy

Billionaire

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Rusted Root

Send Me On My Way

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Hysteric

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Run DMC

It's Tricky

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Pharrell Williams

Happy

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Major Lazer & DJ Snake

Lean On

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The Weeknd

Can't Feel My Face

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Silento

Watch Me

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Justin Timberlake

Can't Stop The Feeling

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Calvin Harris

This Is What You Came For

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Twnety One Pilots

Ride

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Chainsmokers

Don't Let Me Down

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Black Eyed Peas

I Gotta Feeling

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Walk the Moon

Shut Up and Dance With Me

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Ariana Grande

Side to Side

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