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:
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.
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
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
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:
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
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.Home › Celebrity Songs