Wedding prelude songs are music to welcome your guests as they arrive to the ceremony. You can set the right mood by hiring a wedding DJ to greet family and friends with the appropriate songs for the occasion.
Playing rhythm and blues (R&B) at a nuptial sets a soulful mood. The genre is ideal for wedding preludes as it combines poignant tones from gospel, jazz, and blues.
Do you need suggestions? These selection should give you enough ideas to create your own playlist.
Stay With You by John Legend
You can trust John Legend to deliver the ideal wedding anthem. This song reflects on couples being together and staying through difficulties. “There will be heartaches and pains,” Legend sings. “But through it all, we will remain.”
This Is Love by Kelly Rowland
This sweet song describes what it’s like to be in love in a very poetic way. When Kelly Rowland sang out, “Can you describe the moment when two people fall in love?” It will help convey to your guests what you feel towards your significant other.
Marry Me by Jason Derulo
Weddings aren’t all tears and “I’ll Miss Yous.” This fun, upbeat song by Jason Derulo reminds everyone to celebrate a new, happy life for the couple. “Wake up every morning with you in my bed… That’s precisely what I plan to do.”
Angel of Mine by Monica
“When I first saw you, I already knew.” How do you know he’s the one? Let this song do the talking for you. If this song reached Number 1 in the US Billboard Hot 100, it will also touch the hearts of your guests.
By Your Side by Sade
The song brings a happy and smooth beat that can curb the awkwardness between guests. Not to mention the poignant meaning behind the song as it talks about fighting for love through rough times.
Rest Of My Life by Bruno Mars
“As I stand here before my woman.” Bruno Mars shows what loving forever is like between married couples. The song is a reminder and a promise to love someone for the rest of their lives.
All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo
This is one of the best romantic hits from the 90s you can request from your wedding DJ. Playing this song on the background lets you belt out on thanking God to have found the one you love.
Nowadays, prelude music doesn’t have to be overly romantic or old fashioned sentimental love songs. Couples can put their spin on it, makings sure it reflect their personality and story. R&B tunes can help them achieve just that.
Want more R&B prelude music? Grab your copy of Bridal Songs Your Guide to Wedding Ceremony Music 2nd Edition a one of a kind wedding ceremony music resource! Find the perfect song for your wedding celebration.
You will find great wedding songs for all parts of your wedding ceremony from 11 genres of music. You can find songs easily as the songs are listed by genre, artist and song title. The book details the different parts of the American wedding ceremony.
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