30 African Wedding Songs of All Times

Wedding songs can either add or remove the flavour from your wedding party. Majority find it difficult to choose the appropriate wedding songs for their big day. Wedding season can be very joyous, yet its preparation can be very stressful, with lots of things to be put in place, yet at the end of the day, you still find some loopholes. The loopholes could result from activities that were not considered to be of top priority and such things could end up spoiling the show. One of those things that people usually neglect during wedding preparations is the choice of wedding songs. This is very important because it determines the mood of the wedding. Imagine playing a hymn in a wedding ceremony, how do you think the wedding would turn out to be. In this article, we have listed good African wedding songs for your pleasure.

African Wedding Songs or Recessional Song  Just Before Couple Entrance

When every single event that’s to happen in the church is all done and dusted, here are some songs that will help your guests feel the love in the air. The songs have the capability of making the mood right just before you walk in with your special someone into the reception.

1) Tosin Martins – Olo Mi

2) Becca – Forever

3) Bojo Mujo ft Tequila – Thando Iwam (Marry me)

Wedding Ceremony Entrance Songs

Once wedded, guests will head to the reception arena to party with the couple. The couple will then make their entrance either by dancing to high energy songs or walking in. The duo is usually accompanied by the groomsmen and bridesmaids. These songs will help your wedding party pop.

4) Faze – Am In Love

5) Iyanya – I’m The One

6)Love My Baby – Wizkid

7)Heavy – (Obrafour ft. Kofi B)


8)P-Square No One Like You

African Wedding Ceremony Songs

The wedding begins as soon as the couple arrives. Some couples may prefer a quiet background, a special performance by a friend or to present themselves special songs. Others may decide to have some music playing in the background. If you are one of those that love to have music play in the background or the type that would love to let your spouse know how much you love them through a song, here are some nice melodies to give your guests a blast.

9) “Ife Wa Gbona”- Tiwa Savage featuring Leo Wonder

10) Malaika – Mmatswale


11) Kaysha – One lov10

12) I DO – Guru ft PV wutah

13) Praiz – For You ft. Seyi Shay

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African Wedding Love Song

Couple dance time is one of the biggest moments in a wedding party and soft romantic songs can make it more special. That is why you need to be picky when choosing your “couple dance songs” for your big day. Below are some love songs to make your fantasies a reality on your wedding.

14) eLDee – “Today-Today”

15) R2BEES Ft Wande Coal – KISS YOUR HAND

16) MOG- my wedding day

17) Naeto C – 5&6

18) AiRis – Without You


19) Faze – Share my Heart

20) ASA (asha) –  BE MY MAN

21) CORNEILLE – Too Much Of Everything

African Fun Wedding Songs

Well, when you and your spouse are done with the love song, some of your guests will like to dance and get loose. By loose, we mean shaking it like they don’t care. These songs below will engage your guests and help get every one of them on their feet, grooving along with you. After all, nobody likes to miss out on the action when the music is sufficiently lively.

22) Bracket – Me & U

23) Duncan Mighty – Obianuju

24) P-Square ft. Rick Ross – Beautiful Onyinye

25) Tmax – Oko Ati Iyawo

See Also: 20 Most Romantic Songs: Greatest Ever

African Wedding Cake Cutting Song

This is another program in a wedding that is quite special to the couple. That is why it is a great idea to choose a nice song that will make it more special, and get your guests involved in this moment. So, you need to blast these well-known songs below from different kinds of artists in Africa.

26) Paul Play ft Mo’cheddah – Beautiful Love

27) Sunny Neji – Still The Only One


28) Frank Edwards – Wedding Day

29) Malaika – Never Change My Mind

30) Ary – Teu grande Amor (portuguese)

If you want to make your big day as special as you are, these thirty hit songs of all time are what you need to ensure that you, your spouse and your guests don’t stop busting a few moves throughout the ceremony. They will help bring the mood you need to entertain and engage your guests.

Emeka Chigozie
Emeka Chigozie
Emeka has a keen interest in tech, entertainment, and politics. He likes to stay up to date with global news when he is not thinking about future trends in tech.


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