The perfect music playlist will add color to your wedding day. The best wedding songs are rated by their lyrics, beat, rhythm, and the feelings they evoke in the audience. The right wedding music playlist is one that both the couple and guests can relate to and enjoy. Wedding parties are one of the most loved social events because it is a celebration of love. Nevertheless, great music serves as a catalyst for creating a joyful and memorable occasion.
If you are looking for some ideas for romantic wedding love songs, look no further. Here are the top ten perfect Nigerian songs for your big day in no particular order. These songs will give you the lovey-dovey feeling you need on your special day.
1. The Vow by Timi Dakolo:
Timi Dakolo released the single ‘the vow’ to celebrate his fourth wedding anniversary on March 31st 2016. The song contains lyrics that oozes love, promises and deep emotions. This song creates a relaxed atmosphere, calms emotions and helps to relieve stress. You can use it as a wedding background song because of the cool and easygoing rhythm. The lyrics itself are culled wedding vow inspirations if you are looking for wedding vow ideas. It makes a perfect Nigerian wedding song.
2. Roju by Chike:
Chike released this Igbo love tune titled ‘Roju‘ as the sixth track of his amazing album ‘Boo of the Booless’. He released Roju in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Roju was named after ‘Romeo and Juliet’, pulling the first two letters of each of the words. This explains that the song supports unconditional love. This is one song that evokes strong feelings of joy and love. We recommend it as a nice wedding song mostly in Igbo-themed weddings. The danceable rhythm makes the song even more suitable for wedding receptions and after parties.
3. Olulufe by Flavour ft. Chidinma:
No doubt, they filled this track with lots of love and passion. The famous Kedike singer, Chidinma released the song in 2014. The song has a combination of English and Yoruba words, which is ideal for an African themed wedding. Get ready for some public display of affection when this song is played during your wedding as it is a classic wedding song.
4. No one Like You by PSquare:
This track inspires the bride and the groom to appreciate one other. It reminds them of how special their love is. ‘No one like you’ was a massive African hit as the two brothers became popular in the Nigerian music industry during the time of the release of the song. The twin singers released this song in 2007 and it made it their third studio album, ‘Game over.‘ Because of the song release date, it is sure to bring back some good old memories.
5. Orente by Adekunle Gold:
Perfect lines, perfect rhythm! Orente means a loyal, good and beautiful girl. AG released this track on 28 July 2016 by the YBNL Nation. Orente portrays a lover boy confessing his love for his girl and how he fought valiantly to win her heart. The praises and words of appreciation are enough to light the spark in a lover’s eyes. The lyrics exalts the beauty of the bride and makes the couple feel good about the love they have for each other. This wedding song creates a romantic scenery on every wedding occasion.
6. Iyawo Mi by Timi Dakolo:
Timi Dakolo’s Iyawo mi is a song filled with quality lyrics, instrumentation, good voice and great passion. This is a typical definition of a wedding song. He released the hit on February 12, 2014 to celebrate love in the air during the period of Valentine. This song always gets the attention of people during wedding events. In Nigeria, playin this wedding song will give you the spark that you need for your event.
7. Mi Casa Su Casa by Korede Bello:
“Mi casa su Casa” is a Spanish expression meaning ‘my house is yours.’ The meaning of the song depicts how romantic and flirty the song is. It is a perfect Nigerian Wedding song to welcome to union of two lovebirds. The R&B track with a heavy pop influence centers the song around pillow talk and modern-day love with sweet lyrics. The chorus alone is enough to get into the heart of a woman not to talk of what it would do to a woman that you already got her heart. My question, my answer, my heartbeat, my laughter – Romantic, right? Korede Bello released this jam in 2020 while Mavin Records handled the production.
8. Ada Ada by Flavour:
Flavour N’Abania gave his all in this song. Ada Ada music video has a clear description of how a typical Igbo traditional marriage looks like. This song remains an all-time favourite for traditional weddings, bridal showers and even as a background song in wedding video clips. The wedding song was ranked as one of the best in its time. The crew shot the video in Enugu on February 27, 2013. You should consider this wedding song during your planning.
9. Fall In Love by D’banj:
The song ‘Fall In Love’ is a complete confession of love for a person. The song expresses pure love without restrictions. Despite the release date, It remains a perfect Nigerian Wedding song. D’banj released the song in 2008 with Don Jazzy as the producer. The song introduces love at its peak to the environment and sometimes reminds the wedding guests of that special someone in their life too. Remember that your guests are participants at your wedding. They should easily connect to your choice of songs.
10. African Queen by 2Face Idibia:
2Face Idibia (also called 2Baba) released this evergreen song in 2004. It remains one of the greatest and most iconic love-themed songs in Nigeria. The song is an old one but it still stands strong among the top 10 Nigerian Wedding songs. 2Face Idibia is unarguably one of the most decorated and successful Afro pop artists in Nigeria and Africa. This song is forever a classic. Every bride is a queen on her wedding day; hence, the song is perfect.
Whichever songs you put together from here to make up your wedding playlist, be sure to experience the time of your life. these songs exude the perfect emotions you need for a memorable experience. Now that you are sure of what songs to play at your wedding, let us know in the comments, three out of these wedding songs that you DJ must play to liven up your day.