Celebrity Wedding Songs

Have you ever wondered about the celebrity wedding songs that were played when the rich and famous tied the knot? What songs added that something special to a star studded union?

Celebrity wedding songs and music (as much as any details about the weddings of the stars) are often kept secret and not released to the press.

But below are a few examples of songs used in celebrity weddings from the bride's entrance to the ceremony, their recessional, first dance and father and daughter dance.

Take some inspiration from the stars and perhaps infuse your own wedding with a little stardust:

Processional Celebrity Wedding Songs:

Celebrity wedding songs

So how can you use celebrity wedding songs to your best benefit?

Well, for one, they often have access to the best wedding advice money can buy, and therefore they make great choices when it comes to a fitting song for the celebrity bride to enter on.

Here are a few of the stars' choices on wedding processional music:

Adam Sandler and Jackie Titone-- Theme from Life Is Beautiful

Ashton Kutcher & Demi Moore-- At Last - Etta James

Barbra Streisand & James Brolin-- The Wedding March

Bethany Joy Lenz & Michael Galeotti--Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield

Bob Guiney ("The Bachelor") and Rebecca Budig-- Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen

Bridgette Wilson & Pete Sampras-- The Wedding March

Courteney Cox and David Arquette-- Maybe I'm Amazed

Donald Trump & Melania Knauss-- Ave Maria

Eddie George (Dallas Cowboys) and Tamara Johnson-- Beautiful Surprise - India Arie

Jamie-Lynn Sigler and A.J. DiScala-- Canon in D - Pachelbel

Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony-- Four Seasons - Vivaldi

Jill Whelan ("The Love Boat") and Michael Chaykowsky-- The love theme from Somewhere In Time

Kate Walsh & Alex Young-- Bless the Broken Road

Kirk Douglas and Anne Douglas-- Love and Marriage

LeAnn Rimes & Dean Sheremet-- Air from Handel's Water Music

Lisa Huber (soap opera "Passions") and Alex Hesterberg-- Theme from Cinema Paradiso

Mariska Hargitay & Peter Hermann-- Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Martie Seidel (Dixie Chicks) & Gareth Maguire-- Ireland's Green Shore

Mary J Blige & Kendu Isaacs-- Here Comes The Bride played by a friend on the piano.

Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban-- Bridal Chorus, At Last, and Ode to Joy

Niki Taylor & Burney Lamar-- Better Together - Jack Johnson

Pink & Carey Hart-- She's Always a Woman - Billy Joel

Prince Andrew & Sarah Ferguson-- Elgars Imperial March

Rena Sofer and Sanford Bookstaver-- The theme from Cinema Paradiso

Rob Thomas (Matchbox Twenty) & Marisol Maldonado-- The Nearness of You

Seal & Heidi Klum: A violinist played Kiss from a Rose on a Stradivarius.

Star Jones & Al Reynolds-- The Best Is Yet To Come

Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel-- Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder

Tori Spelling and Charlie Shanian-- Through The Eyes of Love from the movie Ice Castles.

Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter-- Here Comes The Bride

Yasmine Bleeth ("Baywatch") and Paul Cerrito-- Wicked Game - Chris Isaak


Celebrity Recessional Music:

Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann-- Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross and The Supremes

Jennie McCarthy and John Asher-- I Love Lucy Theme

Bryan McFadden (pop group Westlife) and Kerry Katona-- Oh Happy Day

Tori Spelling and Charlie Shanian-- I Got You Babe - Sonny and Cher


Celebrity First Dance Songs:

Thinking of having your first dance with your husband to a song that has been played at some of the most spectacular weddings in recent years? Below are a few examples of celebrity wedding songs for your first dance:

Royal Wedding Music:

Kate Middleton and Prince William "Your Song" by Elton John (performed by Ellie Goulding)

Read more about the Royal Wedding Music Here!

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth -- Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato--Everybody Loves Somebody - Dean Martin

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan--Last Night on Earth - Green Day

Kate Moss and Jamie Hince -- If There Is Something - Roxy Music

President Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson -- You and I - Stevie Wonder

Eva Longoria and Tony Parker--Book of Love - Peter Gabriel (from the movie "Shall We Dance"

Katherine Heigl & Josh Kelley -- Heavenly Day - Patty Griffin

Katie Holmes & Tom Cruise-- Songbird - Fleetwood Mac

Deryck Whibley and Avril Lavigne-- Iris - Goo Goo Dolls

Usher and Tameka Foster--Before I Let Go - Maze feat Frankie Beverly

Marcia Cross and Tom Mahoney-- At Last - Etta James

Elizabeth Berkley (Showgirls) and Greg Lauren-- Crazy For You - Madonna

Julie Chen ("The Early Show") and Les Moonves-- The Way You Look Tonight

Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner-- Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers

Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels-- My Girl

Mariska Hargitay ("Law and Order: SVU") and Peter Hermann-- Over The Rainbow

Melissa Joan Hart and Mark Wilkerson-- Never Tear Us Apart - INXS

Lisa Huber (soap opera "Passions") and Alex Husterberg-- Ain't No Mountain High Enough as sung by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

Billy Joel and Katie Lee-- Moon River

Lucy Lawless ("Xena") and Rob Tapert-- Beyond The Sea

Kimora Lee and Russell Simmons-- Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye

LeAnn Rimes and Dean Sheremet-- When Did You Leave Heaven

Melissa Rivers and John Endicott-- Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

Fred Savage ("The Wonder Years") and Jennifer Stone-- Baby I Love You - Aretha Franklin

Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards-- Open Arms - Journey

Jamie-Lynn Sigler and A.J. DiScala-- Love of My Life - Jim Brickman

Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey-- Crazy Love

Elizabeth Vargas (ABC newsanchor) and Marc Cohn-- At Last

Scott Wolf ("Party of Five") and Kelly Limp ("The Real World")-- At Last

Billy Joel & Katie Lee--Moon River

Britney Spears & Kevin Federline-- City by the Bay - Journey

Christopher Knight & Adrianne Curry-- The Music of the Night - Phantom of the Opera)

Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott-- Air - Handel's Water Music

Mariska Hargitay & Peter Hermann--Amazed - Lonestar


Celebrity Father Daughter Dance Songs:

The following celebrity wedding songs were played or sang when the bride shared a dance with her father:


Chelsea Clinton -- The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra

Amy Acker & James Carpinello-- My Girl (James sang it while Amy danced with her dad).

Rosa Blasi (Lifetime's "Strong Medicine")-- Landslide

Mariska Hargitay-- You Are My Sunshine

LeAnn Rimes-- Unforgettable

Tori Spelling-- Daddy's Little Girl



If you followed the Royal Weddings in 2011 then perhaps you are enchanted by all things that made these weddings spectacular.

Click here to know what celebrity wedding songs they used.

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