The 23 Most-Banned Wedding Songs

Would yo Agree with the List?

July 26, 2018
Categories: 

The people at FiveThirtyEight.com asked more than two dozen DJs, who'd worked hundreds of weddings, what songs couples most often banned.  It's not scientific but after scanning the list, it's obvious that it's accurate. 

Here's the list, along with the estimated percent of weddings they're banned at:

1.  "The Chicken Dance" 

2.  "The Cha-Cha Slide", DJ Casper 

3.  "Macarena", Los Del Rio 

4.  "The Cupid Shuffle", Cupid 

5.  "YMCA", Village People

6.  "Electric Boogie (Electric Slide)", Marcia Griffiths

7.  "Hokey Pokey" 

8.  "Wobble", V.I.C.

9.  (Tie) "Happy" by Pharrell

     (Tie) "Shout" by the Isley Brothers 

11.  "Love Shack", The B-52s 

12.  "We Are Family", Sister Sledge 

13.  (Tie) "Blurred Lines", Robin Thicke 

       (Tie) "Celebration", Kool & the Gang

       (Tie) "Cotton Eye Joe", Rednex

       (Tie) "Dancing Queen", ABBA

       (Tie) "Don't Stop Believin'", Journey

       (Tie) "Single Ladies", Beyoncé

       (Tie) "Sweet Caroline", Neil Diamond

       (Tie) "Turn Down for What", DJ Snake and Lil Jon

       (Tie) "Watch Me (Whip / Nae Nae)", Silentó

22.  (Tie) "Hot in Herre", Nelly 

       (Tie) "Mony Mony", Billy Idol