Top 30 Cake-Cutting Songs for Your Wedding

February 27, 2024

Stephanie Thomas

As you approach the delicious moment of cutting your wedding cake, the right song can add an extra layer of sweetness to this already joyous occasion. Whether you’re aiming for a classic touch, a modern groove, or something in between, our list of the Top 30 Cake-Cutting Songs has got you covered. Let the music complement the flavor of your love and set the perfect tone for this delightful tradition.

1. “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies
A classic that sets the perfect tone for the sugary celebration ahead.

2. “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by James Taylor
James Taylor’s soulful rendition adds a touch of warmth and sentiment to the moment.

3. “Love on Top” by Beyoncé
Beyoncé’s upbeat and celebratory anthem infuses the air with joy and love.

4. “You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne
A soulful and romantic choice, capturing the essence of finding the best thing in each other.

5. “Sugar” by Maroon 5
Maroon 5’s energetic hit adds a modern and lively vibe to your cake-cutting celebration.

6. “Happy Together” by The Turtles
This classic tune creates an atmosphere of bliss and togetherness, perfect for the occasion.

7. “Better Together” by Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson’s laid-back acoustic style and sweet lyrics make for a charming cake-cutting melody.

8. “You’re My Best Friend” by Queen
Queen’s ode to friendship and love is a perfect choice for this special moment.

9. “L-O-V-E” by Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole’s smooth vocals and the jazzy rhythm of “L-O-V-E” add a touch of sophistication.

10. “All I Want Is You” by Barry Louis Parker
Barry Louis Parker’s romantic ballad sets a heartfelt tone for cutting into your sweet wedding cake.

11. “Everything” by Michael Bublé
Michael Bublé’s crooner style and romantic lyrics make “Everything” an ideal choice for the occasion.

12. “Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch” by Four Tops
This Motown classic adds a lively and soulful energy to your cake-cutting celebration.

13. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli
A timeless and romantic choice that expresses the overwhelming love in the moment.

14. “Sweetest Thing” by U2
U2’s upbeat and romantic track is a sweet addition to your wedding cake-cutting playlist.

15. “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” by Four Tops
Another Motown classic, this song’s joyful rhythm and sweet lyrics add a lively touch.

16. “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars’s modern classic expresses love in its purest form, making it a sweet choice.

17. “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors
This upbeat and joyful song captures the celebratory spirit of your wedding day.

18. “I Got You Babe” by Sonny & Cher
An iconic duet that adds a touch of retro charm to your cake-cutting ceremony.

19. “Sweet Child o’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses
A rock classic with a sweet melody, perfect for couples who appreciate a touch of nostalgia.

20. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)” by Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder’s energetic and soulful hit adds a burst of excitement to your cake-cutting moment.

21. “Sugar and Honey” by Archie Bell & The Drells
A soulful and lively choice that infuses the air with sweetness and rhythm.

22. “I Choose You” by Sara Bareilles
Sara Bareilles’s uplifting and heartfelt song adds a contemporary touch to your celebration.

23. “Love Never Felt So Good” by Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake
A collaboration between two musical legends, this song brings a blend of nostalgia and modern flair.

24. “Sweet Love” by Anita Baker
Anita Baker’s soulful ballad adds a touch of elegance and romance to your cake-cutting ceremony.

25. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams’s infectious hit sets a joyous tone, making your cake-cutting moment truly happy.

26. “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen
Another Queen classic, this upbeat track adds a touch of rock and roll to your celebration.

27. “You’re the One That I Want” by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta
An iconic duet from Grease, perfect for couples who want to add a touch of retro fun.

28. “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond’s classic anthem adds a sing-along element to your cake-cutting celebration.

29. “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz
Jason Mraz’s laid-back and feel-good song creates a relaxed and joyful atmosphere.

30. “Best of My Love” by The Emotions
Ending the list with a disco classic, this song brings a lively and energetic vibe to your cake-cutting ceremony.

Cutting your wedding cake is a moment of shared sweetness, and the right song can enhance this fun part of the wedding reception. Whether you choose a classic love ballad, an energetic pop hit, or a soulful melody, let the music add an extra layer of joy and emotion to the first slice of your wedding cake.

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