The wedding day is one of the most important days in one’s lifetime. On this special day, you hope and pray to marry the love of your life, the one you will love and hold, in sickness and in health, for richer or poorer, till death do you part. The day you become one with your significant other should be enjoyed to the fullest and no better way than to celebrate.
Celebrations are for merry and music. Music helps to channel the right emotions to the bride, groom and guests, with lyrics reminding them of their love. The importance of a good wedding playlist at your Nigerian wedding cannot be overemphasized. At your wedding you can’t just play any song, these love songs are top of our list for your Nigerian wedding.
1. Ololufe -Wande Coal
wande coal's ‘Ololufe’ by Wande Coal is the number 1 wedding song. This song has been a part of numerous unions over the years and is so romantic.
2.Oruka – Sunny Nneji
Sunny nneji taking it back in time, the DJ can never miss with Sunny Nneji’s ‘Oruka’.
3. Ife Oloyin – Beautiful Nubia
beautiful nubia ‘Ife Oloyin’ meaning ‘sweet love’ is a sweet song to dance to on your wedding day.
4.Perfect gentleman -Sean Tizzle
Sean tizzle - perfect gentleman, Sean Tizzle captured hearts with this very song, but not as many hearts as couples caught on their wedding day with this song playing.
5. Ekuro – Davido
Davido ekuro regarded as Davido’s first of many love songs, ‘Ekuro’ is perfect for serenading your bride.
6. Angel of My Life - Paul Play Dairo
Paul play dairo - Angel of My Life as sung by Paul Play Dairo is a song that keeps hitting hearts at weddings and never gets old.
7. African Queen – 2Baba
African queen - 2face over a decade ago 2Baba then referred to as Tu/2Face, took West Africa by storm when he released the ultimate love song ‘African Queen’. Till date, this song is a top pick for a wedding playlist.
8. Olo Mi – Tosin Martins
Oloomi - Tosin Martin’s ‘Olo Mi’ is a song that will capture your emotions as dance with the love of your life.
9. Strong thing – Banky W
Strong ting - This song by Banky W simply explains how strong the love he has, is with words of promises to the love of his life.
10.Fine Lady - This smooth track by Lynxx ft Wizkid is the song every girl who played hard to get needs to hear on the day of her wedding to the man she turned down countless time.
11.5 & 6 – Naeto C
Naeto C’s 5&6 perfectly describes what the bond between a husband and wife should be. Side by side through theories yet to come, just like 5 & 6.
12. Duro – Naeto C ft YQ
Duro - naeto c ft YQ ‘Duro’ meaning ‘Wait’ is a fast number by Naeto C ft YQ. It perfectly describes the chasing/dating stage. The moment you begin to fall in love, magical.
13. Fall in Love – D’banj
DBanj Fall in Love, D’banj professes his love for the love of his life. ‘Fall in Love’ is an anthem for all players who never thought they would hang their jerseys until they met the one.
14. Ada Ada – Flavour
Flavour - Ada Flavour N’abania represents the Igbos in this song, describing what it’s like to become one with an Ada, the first daughter. A ceremony of joy and pride, ‘Ada Ada’ is the perfect song for the grand entrance of an Eastern bride.
15. Iyawo mi – Timi Dakolo
Iyawo mi - Timi Dakolo belts amazing notes in his romantic song ‘Iyawo Mi’. Singing about his wife, this song is perfect for your wedding day.
16. On Top Your Matter – Wizkid
On top your matter - ‘On Top Your Matter’ is the perfect way to describe to your spouse how crazy you are in love with them. You are ready to die for them.
17. Orente – Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Gold - Orente, Adekunle Gold serves goals in ‘Orente’. This is a beautiful slow song to play on your wedding especially, first dance especially. It will move you to tears.
18. No One Like You- PSquare
No one like you - PSquare, the list is not complete without a number from PSquare. ‘No One Like You’ took weddings by storm as it’s the perfect way to tell your spouse that he/she is one in 8billion.
19. IF – Davido
IF by Davido, Davido hit other forms of romantic with ‘If’. This song reveals how much in love you can be with your husband or wife to be. The song is also groovy enough to get the crowd moving and spraying money at the sound of ’30 billion for the account’.
20. Marry You – Ric Hassani
Marry You- Ric Hassani, Ric Hassani with his soft vocals reminds us why he’s ready to be married to you in the first place. This song is ideal at a Nigerian wedding as its reminds you of the vows and the life you have chosen to spend together.
By Anuoluwapo Agboke