Nigerian artists have created quite an impressive playlist for weddings with their amazing songs and we can boldly say that a wedding with only Nigerian songs can be achieved. Nigerian wedding party reception songs are vital in a typical Nigerian wedding. In Nigerian weddings, different songs are used at various stages of the ceremony. This includes those used as couples’ entrance songs, first dance songs, couples’ dance with parents, and the after party to mention a few. In no particular order, here are the top 50 Nigerian wedding party reception songs your DJ must play.
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Wedding Entrance Songs
You need a perfect grand entrance song for when you make your debut as newlyweds at your wedding reception. A fun wedding entrance song gets you in the mood to celebrate. We love these hits to use for your wedding entrance:
Like – Iyanya, Kizz Daniel & Davido
Sugarcane Remix – Camidoh, Mayorkun, King Promise & Darkoo
Overloading (Overdose) – Mavins, Crayon, Ayra Starr, LADIPOE, Magixx & Boy Spyce
Wedding First Dance Songs
Committing to eternity is substantive and sentimental, as is finding the best song to encapsulate that forever feeling. You need the perfect wedding first dance song to set the tone and put you at ease. If you’re stuck for that perfect first dance song, here are a few of our favorite wedding songs to get you started:
Promise – Adekunle gold & Simi
Running (To You) – Chiké & Simi
Hard to find – Chiké & Flavour
Obim – Timi Dakolo, Ebuka & Noble Igwe
Romeo & Juliet – Johnny Drille
Songs for The Mother-Son Dance
The mother and son dance is a sweet moment for the groom to honor and recognize his mother or any mother figure in his life. The songs that would be danced to at this special moment that the groom and his mom share should be carefully thought about. If you have been wondering what songs fit this moment, then we’ve got you. Here are few songs that would be the perfect song choices for the mother and son dance:
Ochie Dike (Mama) – Phyno & Onyeka Onwenu
Songs for The Father-Daughter Dance
The father and daughter dance is a special moment between the father and the bride. If there’s another special person in your life whom you see as a father figure, you can share this special dance with them instead. Here are some beautiful father-daughter wedding songs to play for this sentimental dance.
Good Father – Prince Nico Mbarga
Wedding After Party Songs
Once your wedding ceremony is over, it’s party time! When it comes to Nigerian wedding parties, no wedding after-parties are better. It’s time to fill your dance floor dancing to your favorite songs while singing at the top of your lungs. It’s the job of your wedding DJ to play songs that get people out of their chairs and on to the dance floor. You can help by giving the DJ a list of your favourite hits. Here are some trending Nigerian songs to play at your wedding after party:
Sungba (Remix) – Asake & Burna Boy
Holy Father – Mayorkun & Victony
Machala – Carter Efe & Berri Tiga
Peace Be Unto You (PBUY) – Asake
Finesse – Pheelz & Buju (BNXN)
Champion Sound – Davido & Focalistic
Certified Loner (No Competition) – Mayorkun
And if you haven’t booked your DJ or band to play these songs, we’ve got you covered! The top events and wedding DJs whose work inspired this list of Nigerian wedding party reception songs appear below;
Dels Lighting and Entertainment- Wedding DJ in Ocho Rios.
SX Entertainment – Wedding DJ in Jamaica.
Covenant Child Productions – Wedding DJ in Maryland